For Women's History Month, Rutgers Today asked some of our acclaimed scientists to share their own history of what inspired them to enter their field, including SASN's Fei Zhang, Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry at Rutgers University-Newark.
The Center for Politics and Race in America at Rutgers University-Newark was named in honor of the late-Lt. Gov. Sheila Y. Oliver, the first Black woman in New Jersey to hold statewide office, at a ceremony attended by Lt. Gov. Tahesha Way, Oliver’s family, members of the Sheila Y. Oliver Civic Association, and leaders from Johnson & Johnson.
Since 1981, the MTWright Lecture Series has found new ways of exploring Black history and culture. The tradition continues on 2/17 with “The Power of Black Voices: Afro Latin Identities in America''
The Center for Politics and Race in America will host a conversation with national experts Clay Cane and Keith Boykin, who’ve authored recent books on Black Republicans and common racial myths exploited by politicians.
CMBN's Mark Gluck and fellow Rutgers professor Michal Schnaider Beeri, both leading Alzheimer's disease researchers, have partnered with Tel Aviv University and Hebrew University to organize the US-Israel Alzheimer’s Disease Conference.
The Modern Language Association of America today announced it is awarding its first annual Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for African Studies to Belinda Edmondson for her book Creole Noise: Early Caribbean Dialect, Literature, and Performance.