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The Tipping Point

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The Tipping Point

Alumnus Lester Brown, one of the founders of the environmental movement, continues to influence policy prescriptions for addressing global challenges.

  • Legacies for Tolerance

    At the Tyler Clementi Center, Beth Loffreda remembers the life of a young gay man, Matt Shepard.

  • By the Numbers

    Rutgers gets top marks for its students, scholars, and research and teaching efforts.

True Grit

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True Grit

The Lady Ice Knights club hockey team takes aim at winning its third straight championship.

  • Golf, All Year Long

    Players can relive the game’s great moments at the USGA museum, where alumnus Robert Alvarez minds its collection.

  • The Comeback Kid

    After playing just a year for the Scarlet Knights basketball team, Briyona Canty underwent open-heart and knee surgeries. Miraculously, she’s back.

Patron Saint of the Arts

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Patron Saint of the Arts

The generous alumnus behind the new Robert E. Mortensen Hall, which is benefiting aspiring artists at the Mason Gross School of the Arts.

  • The Making of an Oscar

    Alumnus Kevin Goetz, Hollywood’s go-to market researcher, measures audience reaction to a film before the producer’s final cut.

  • Painting by Numbers

    Alumna Olena Paslawsky, the top financial officer at the Met, oversees the books at the famous art museum.

Look, Ma, No Hands

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Look, Ma, No Hands

Surgeon Tomer Davidov, of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, is adept at using the latest technology in laproscopic procedures that are minimally invasive for the patient. 

  • A Doctor in Demand

    A fellowship program at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey trains physicians to become skilled breast-cancer surgeons and oncological experts.

  • The Rub on Knee Pain

    A study underway will evaluate the effects of massage in alleviating chronic knee pain. 

Fair Game?


Fair Game?

Ronald Clarke, at the School of Criminal Justice, has lent his expertise to a particular kind of crime: wildlife poaching.

  • Death in the Jungle

    Alumna Kristin Davis, who starred in HBO’s hit Sex and the City, is now in the role of a lifetime: advocating for threatened elephants.

  • Discoveries

    Recent breakthroughs and findings in faculty research.

Enough Said

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Enough Said

For close to half a century, alumnus Bob Braun was a fixture at the Star-Ledger, producing columns that had an impact on both the subjects and the readers of his stories.

  • No Place Like Home

    The first Rutgers Alumni House opens on the Camden Campus.

  • A Student of Government

    James Kern, New Jersey’s youngest mayor, applies the theoretical gleaned at Rutgers to the practical in running Pohatcong Township.