Winter 2017 Stories

Mary Howard in studio

Creating a Scene

Alumna Mary Howard designs alluring sets for the world's top photographers.

Enriching the Student Experience

Rutgers University–New Brunswick unveils a new academic building and an apartment complex.

The Power of Place

Alumnus Paul Gardullo is a curator at the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Fireworks over New Brunswick NJ
On the Banks 

Happy Birthday!

The university celebrates its 250th anniversary.

A Major Decision

Sharing a dorm with students having the same major.

Financial Sense

Rutgers wins the 13th annual College Fed Challenge.

Open-Sight Night

Viewing the heavens from Rutgers.

The Oz of Investment

Rutgers business students visit Warren Buffett.

Club Setting

The Rutgers Club turns 60.

All Rutgers, All the Time

Rutgers Day takes place in April.

Paint It Scarlet

Rutgers Giving Day raises more than $1.27 million.

Soap Opera

Laundry service alerts students to available washers.

Joining the Conversation

Alumnus leads the Los Angeles Police Commission.

From the left, Patrick Hobbs, director of athletics at Rutgers University–New Brunswick;  New Jersey State Senator Raymond J. Lesniak RC’71; Barry H. Ostrowsky RC’72, president and CEO of RWJBarnabas Health; Robert Barchi, president of Rutgers
Scarlet Sports 

A Winning Team

Rutgers Athletics and RWJBarnabas Health team up to build a facility that will have top sports doctors.

Football, by Any Other Name

Scarlet Sports Shorts: The latest in athletics.

Heavy Lifting

 Ron and Joanna Garutti champion supporting Rutgers Athletics.

Big Ten Moments

Scarlet Sports Shorts: The latest in athletics.

Mural of the late Sakia Gunn by Tatyana Fazlalizadeh
The Arts 

Gateway to a New Life

A new entry in the multimedia series Newest Americans reveals a new mural in Newark.

Coming Home

Philip Roth gives his book collection to Newark.

Disco's Last Stand

Shyrley Rodriguez is cast in the Netflix series The Get Down.

On the (Silk) Road Again

Cristina Pato performs with Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble.

Temperature's Rising

Rutgers University–Camden once again hosts the Big Read.

Job Well Done

Alumnus Matthew DiCarlo and his role as the production stage manager for The Color Purple.

A Tableau of Testimony

Alumna Barbara Seyda wins the Yale Drama Series Prize.

Art and the City

The arts facility Express Newark opens in Newark.

Subway Series

Art in New York's new subway features Rutgers' Kara Walker.

Back Where It Began

Poet Gregory Pardlo returns to teach at Rutgers–Camden.

Harry Zohn, of Rutgers School  of Dental Medicine
Health Matters 

Best Evidence

Harry Zohn, of Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, is an expert in forensic dentistry.

A Fellowship of Experts

Researchers named fellows at top science association.

A Foundation for Hope

A charitable organization that supports Rutgers research into saving newborns.

A New Direction

Steven K. Libutti will facilitate collaborations with Rutgers and RWJBarnabas Health.

Global Perspective

Marie O’Toole, of the School of Nursing–Camden, receives Fulbright Specialist grant.

Deborah Gray White, left, Marisa J. Fuentes, right.

An Uncomfortable Truth

Telling the story of slavery's role in the  university’s founding.


Rutgers’ first-ever alumni house opened recently in downtown Camden’s former Red Cross building at 312 Cooper Street.
Alumni Notes 

Open House

The first alumni house opens, at Rutgers University–Camden.

Follow the Leaders

Winners of the Rutgers Excellence in Alumni Leadership Awards.

Writing That Clicks

Saeed Jones engages readers across the media spectrum.

The Big Picture

Loria Pollack, a public health physician, fights cancer for entire populations.

Class Notes and Alumni Events

Find out what's going on with the Rutgers University Alumni Association.

Maintaining Student Connections

The value of the RUAA's chartered organizations.

Shared Experience

A successful mentoring program at the School of Business–Camden.

Small World

Karen Anderson’s miniature doors as art.

Team Player

Joel E. Miller and his legacy of supporting Rutgers athletics.

Robert Barchi

Serving Students Better

From the President: Improving the undergraduate experience.

Rutgers on Capitol Hill

The State We're In: Congressman with university roots holds a key post in Washington.

The Influence of Rutgers

From the Editor: Alumni's indebtedness to the university.

Celebrating 250 Years

Readers Respond: Comments on the 250th anniversary issue.