On the Banks

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


Carrie Budoff Brown RC’98 at Politico

The Facts Factory

Alumna Carrie Budoff Brown is the editor of Politico, overseeing the media juggernaut.

Rutgers University Shield

Higher Ed Cred

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education recently reaffirmed Rutgers’ accreditation. 

The new Rutgers Club

Clubbin’ It

The Rutgers Club moves to a new location on the Livingston campus at Rutgers–New Brunswick.

James H. Whitney III RC’02, SSW’05, GSE’16 in his office

The Opportunity of a Lifetime

The Educational Opportunity Fund, an initiative to address higher education inequality, turns 50. 

Rutgers students who rode bikes from New Brunswick to Orlando, Florida

Dream Team

The Dream Project encourages Rutgers students to raise money for nonprofits that help children.

Alumnus John Dramesi ED’55 displaying flag

Farewell to Another Hero

The late John Dramesi was an alumnus whose life paralleled the late senator John McCain.

Gary M. Cohen RC’80, RBS’83

Bullish on a Better World

Alumnus Gary M. Cohen creates the Rutgers Institute for Corporate Social Innovation.

Sandy Stewart CCAS’81, GSC’87, the first Rutgers University–Camden graduate to chair the Rutgers Board of Governors

A Life-Changing Experience

Sandy Stewart is elected to a second term as chair of the Rutgers Board of Governors. 

Gloria Steinem speaks at Rutgers

On Politics, Media, and #MeToo

Naomi Klein is the inaugural Gloria Steinem Endowed Chair in Media, Culture, and Feminist Studies. 

Paul Robeson Class of 1919

Celebrating a Rutgers Icon

Rutgers gets set to celebrate the life and times of Paul Robeson, who graduated 100 years ago. 

Two Greek students look at grape leaves

Greece Turns to Rutgers

A top philanthropy gives the university $27.5 million to help encourage youth to enter a vital industry.

Three Rutgers Degrees graphic

Three Degrees of Graduation

The alumnus who has degrees from Rutgers–New Brunswick, Rutgers–Camden, and Rutgers–Newark.