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14195335_1217525498298002_5124426293345411804_oWant an opportunity to help your fellow Rutgers students and make a lasting impression? Volunteer to be a member of the Move-In Team for Fall 2017 Move-In Days! You’ll receive a “Move-In Team” t-shirt, get to move in early, and help your fellow students move into their halls! 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…

IMG_2852Jena Leonardo is a sophomore from Buena, N.J. majoring in english and planning to complete the Graduate School of Education (GSE) five-year joint bachelor’s degree/master’s degree program. A resident of Hardenbergh Hall, she currently serves on the Residence Hall Association Executive Board as the Director of Advocacy. Jena recently helped organize the Campus Safety Walk in conjunction with the Student Affairs Knights’ Watch campaign. We recently caught up with Jena to talk about the Knights’ Watch and her involvement with RHA. 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…

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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