On the Banks

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

Salamishah Tillet

Agents of Change

The impact of professors Naomi Klein and Salamishah Tillet on our public discourse.

From the left, alumni James Dougherty, Mary DiMartino, and Ken Johnson.

A Promise Kept

Scarlet Promise Grants, an effort to raise a $3 million endowment, will help students with aid. 

Joachim Messing

Remembering Joachim Messing

The director of the Waksman Institute of Microbiology was a pioneer of DNA sequencing.

Military man reading letter

Letters Home

Upcoming exhibition will feature Rutgers veterans and their correspondence with loved ones while serving.​

From the left, Phillip Garcia, the assistant dean of Livingston College; Ernest Lynton, dean of the college; and students Judy Byrnes and Timothy Harris days before the opening of the college in 1969.

The Roots of Rutgers’ Diversity

Three events from 50 years ago that shaped the makeup of the student body.​

 Ellie Siegel SBC’06, CLAW’06

The Cannabis Consultant

Alumna Ellie Siegel, consultant and lawyer, helps businesses navigate the evolving cannabis industry.

Kimberly Dickstein Hughes

Causes for Celebration

Alumna Kimberly Dickstein Hughes is named New Jersey’s Teacher of the Year. ​