Rutgers Recovery Housing Highlighted In The Washington Post

From the Washington Post: "Ryan had a pattern: He'd enroll in college with the best of intentions, start drinking and drugging, then drop out. Three years ago, as he prepared to enroll at the University of Miami, his fifth school, he had what he called a "white light moment." So Ryan decided to try something different. He enrolled at Rutgers University, the state university of New Jersey, and moved into the Recovery House, a special dorm that offers " substance-free" housing and activities for students in recovery from alcohol and drug addiction." Read the full story here.
RU-Camden Nursing Instructor Brings Fresh Produce to City
Kathleen Jackson, of the School of Nursing-Camden, has partnered with Farmers Against Hunger and the City of Camden to bring good food to residents. Together, they've brought 22,350 pounds of fresh produce to Ablett and Branch villages, two lower-income housing communities in the City. The produce program is part of her ongoing community health work in these vulnerable neighborhoods. Read more here.
Chancellor Cantor, in The Atlantic, on the Admissions Meritocracy
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"One of the pivotal questions of our time that merits debating is merit itself. In the context of higher education, this translates into questions such as: Who merits admission? Whose talents do we as a nation need to cultivate? Crucial in this debate would be addressing the perfect storm of conditions that constrict the pathways to educational opportunity for large and growing swaths of our nation." Read more here.  
The Rutgers 250 Mosaic: Please Submit Your Photos!
There's still time to submit photos demonstrating your Rutgers pride to the online Rutgers 250 Mosaic! Visit the Mosaic web page to upload photos, or share images on Twitter and Instagram using #RU250Mosaic. Your submissions will be added to the digital mosaic, which is fully searchable by names of individuals pictured. The final composite image will be revealed on Charter Day 2016 - November 10 - and printed for display in various Rutgers locations. Learn more here.