End_Sexual_Violence_Graphic_ProfileFrom October 9 through 13, our website will be purple in support of “Turn the Campus Purple” week, an annual campaign to raise awareness for dating and domestic violence. Visit http://endsexualviolence.rutgers.edu/events-programs/ for featured events throughout the week.

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Celebrating the department’s accomplishments after another successful year, Rutgers Residence Life hosted its annual End of the Year Banquet at the Heldrich Hotel on Sunday, Apr. 23.  Learn more…

The Rutgers National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH) welcomed 24 new members on Friday, Apr. 21 during its Spring Induction Ceremony in the B.E.S.T. Multipurpose Room on Busch Campus.

A national honorary, NRHH is dedicated to recognizing individuals who have contributed to the advancement of college and university housing. Created at the University of Denver during the annual National Association of College and University Residence Halls (NACURH) on April 25, 1964, NRHH focuses on two pillars of recognition and service. Learn More…

Hairitage, a three-day conference, in honor of Black History Month, was held on the Livingston Campus on Thursday, Feb. 9-11. Sessions, workshops, and events focused on the topic of Black and Afro-Latino hair and its influence in the United States and abroad. Learn more…

Coming together for a good cause, Rutgers Residence Life helped host the first-ever Rutgers University Dance Marathon (RUDM) Auction and Tag Sale on Monday, Feb. 20.

The largest student-run philanthropic event in New Jersey, RUDM’s mission is to provide emotional and financial support for children who are a part of the Embrace Kids Foundation. A successful partnership between Residence Life, RUDM, and Livingston Plaza’s Rutgers Cinema, the auction and tag sale raised $1,910.50 towards dancer registrations and the Dance Marathon general fund. Learn More…

The College Avenue Apartments in the heart of Rutgers’ historic New Brunswick campus on Wednesday were named for abolitionist and women’s rights activist Sojourner Truth, a former slave who was owned as a young girl by the family of Rutgers’ first president Jacob Hardenbergh. The Rutgers Board of Governors approved the naming of the landmark 440-bed apartment building as the university moves forward to enact recommendations by the Committee on Enslaved and Disenfranchised Populations in Rutgers History – created to examine the institution’s ties to slavery and the displacement of Native Americans. Learn More…


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Zinah, Johnson Apartments
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“My name is Zinah and I am from Iraq. I will complete my degree in material science and engineering, specifically about bio-material. I was drawn to this because my brother and sister are both dentists. I chose Rutgers because it allows me to study in a specialized area of filling cavities.” Read more…

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