On the Banks

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


Dan Richer LC’02 with pizza

Pies in the Sky

The best pizza around New York City is found in Jersey City, New Jersey—Razza Pizza Artigianale—thanks to its owner and chef, alumnus Dan Richer.

Will's Way dedication Medal

An Acknowledgement Long Overdue

Rutgers dedicates landmarks honoring three important African Americans in the university's history.

Child playing a game at Rutgers Day

A Decade of Display

Rutgers celebrates its 10th anniversary of Rutgers Day, the daylong exposition of the teaching, research, and outreach enterprise at the university.

Rutgers 1766 flag

A Solemn Tribute

The Rutgers Club of Washington, D.C., takes part in Wreaths Across America to pay respect to alumni who served the nation.

Anthony Covington

Trusted Advice

How the Board of Trustees benefits from members' professional expertise and their unique perspectives.

Food items

Food Needed for Thought

Addressing the prevalence of “food insecurity” among students at Rutgers.

Gov. Philip D. Murphy

Wise Counsel

The new governor of New Jersey relies on experts at Rutgers to help him formulate public policy positions.

illustration of hand holding dollar bill

Student Pay Raise

President Robert Barchi raises the minimum wage for student workers. 

Maya, snow leopard

Cat Woman

Alumna Jennifer Robertson is the keeper at the big cat exhibit at the Philadelphia Zoo.

Scarlet Burger

The Sizzling Scarlet Knight

Rutgers finishes third in collegiate competition to serve the healthiest hamburger.

Pamela A. Ohman Strickland with cello

Brain Gain

How a statistician complements her professional life  as an accomplished cellist.

Howard RC’69, CLAW’72 and Vicki DC’69

In the Name of Civility

Howard and Vicki Cabot establish the Cabot Family Scholarship.