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.
We sat down with Philosophy Professor Kirk-Giannini to discuss his foray into AI research, his recent paper on catastrophic risks posed by AI, and other issues related to AI safety.
The Queer Newark Oral History Project recently published an anthology of essays, oral histories, documents and images drawn from the organization’s archival collection.
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''
Video Professor Kimi Takesue’s latest documentary film, Onlookers, will achieve another milestone later this month when it gets its theatrical release at New York’s renowned arthouse cinema Metrograph.
Professor Lynnette Mawhinney, Chair of Rutgers University–Newark’s Urban Education Department, is releasing her second non-academic title, this one a graphic novel for young adults titled, Mamie Phipps Clark: A Champion for Children.
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.
He is able to do this work in part thanks to a recently awarded competitive Rutgers Global International Collaborative Research grant.
Two SASN Psychology researchers are examining how activity in certain brain regions correlates with math performance in adolescents, a population that historically has been understudied. The research, which is in its early stages, could help scientists and educators design learning strategies to help underperforming students.
“Meleagris Gallopavo Day” is a bit of a mouthful. Which may be why this Thanksgiving, most people will opt for the less ornithologically precise “Turkey Day.”
And just as turkey is a versatile meat – think of those leftover options! – so too is the word “turkey,” which can refer to everything from the bird itself to a Externalpopulous Eurasian country to Externalmovie flops.