On the Banks

News, stories, and points of interest from around the university


Frog on a leaf

The Frog Prince

Alumnus Jonathan Kolby comes to the rescue of frogs in Honduras—and worldwide.

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Upward Mobility

Top publications single out Rutgers as a strong return on investment for parents and students.

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Diversity and the Law

The Minority Student Program at Rutgers Law School launches a fundraising campaign.

family members who graduated from Rutgers, Christopher M. Sinko, Kathryn M. Sinko, Donald E. Seccia

Family Ties

Three generations of a family, spanning 60 years, are proud to proclaim they are alumni.

Newark skyline

Gainful Employment

Rutgers–Newark partners with Newark and city businesses to set goals in hiring residents by 2020.

Nelson Mandela

Tomorrow's Nelson Mandela?

Mandela Washington Fellows visit Rutgers–Camden and attend classes at Rutgers–New Brunswick.

The Anatomy of an Apology

How to say you are sorry, just like the rich and famous, according to Rutgers sociologists.

Mabel Smith Douglass

A College of One's Own

Douglass kicks off a yearlong celebration of its 100th anniversary as a premier women's college.

Gloria Steinem

A Mirror Onto Ourselves

Rutgers unveils the new Gloria Steinem Endowed Chair in Media, Culture, and Feminist Studies.

Two students watching storm

Close Encounters of the Real Kind

Summer session course invites students to track tornadoes in the Midwest to better understand them.

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6.7 Million

Lots of meals served by Rutgers Dining Services each year.

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This Old House

Rutgers–Camden offers new program in historical preservation of old buildings in the mid-Atlantic.

Two Rutgers Students with Bill Clinton

The Nobel Prize for Students

Student team from the Rutgers Business School wins the Hult Prize, which comes with a $1 million gift.

former vice president Joe Biden

Stop the Violence

Former vice president Joe Biden speaks at Rutgers–New Brunswick in plea to combat sexual violence.