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Speaking Out on Men's Role in Preventing Sexual Assault

Kevin Powell | Posted 04.14.2014 | College
Kevin Powell

I asked males in the audience how they defined manhood. A lot of the usual terms came up like "provider" and "strong" and "responsibility." I responded those words could also apply to my single mother and most women I know.

Rachel Sherman's First Hurt

Loren Kleinman | Posted 04.11.2014 | Books
Loren Kleinman

Rachel Sherman holds an MFA in fiction from Columbia University. Her first book, The First Hurt, was short-listed for the Story Prize and the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award, and was named one of the 25 Books to Remember in 2006 by the New York Public Library.

The Evidence Is in: Taxpayers Need Protections

Donald Cohen | Posted 03.19.2014 | Politics
Donald Cohen

As cities and states look for creative ways to solve budget shortfalls, predatory private companies always seem to pop up claiming to have the perfect answer.

Rutgers Faculty: Don't Let 'War Criminal' Condi Rice Give Speech

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 03.17.2014 | College

Faculty at two branches of Rutgers University have asked the school to cancel plans for Condoleezza Rice to speak at this May's commencement ceremony....

The Brain Bowl: Academics and Athletics

Clark Power | Posted 03.10.2014 | Sports
Clark Power

Whereas we as Americans once took pride in our educational preeminence internationally, we have fallen to 16th place in college degree completion. We have not kept pace internationally because in spite of our national wealth, we have neglected our poor children.

WATCH: UCF Player TRUCKS Through Defender

Posted 11.22.2013 | Sports

UCF freshman running back William Stanback showed how difficult he is to tackle on Thursday night when laid a big, bruising hit on Rutgers defender An...

Another Rutgers Coach Accused Of Player Abuse

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — There's another coaching problem at Rutgers. A Scarlet Knights football player has left the team after alleging that a coac...

Rutgers To Offer Bruce Springsteen Theology Class

BroBible | Posted 11.14.2013 | College

The path to heaven is Thunder Road. Azzan Yadin-Israel, a professor in theology, will offer a one-semester course on the music of Bruce Springsteen ne...

Awesome Move From Rutgers University President

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.17.2013 | College

Robert Barchi, president of Rutgers University in New Jeresey, was awarded a $90,000 bonus this month, but he doesn't plan to keep a dime of it. B...

WATCH: Paralyzed Former Football Player Delivers Inspirational Speech

AP | TOM CANAVAN | Posted 09.14.2013 | Sports

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Moments after becoming the first player in the 144-year history of Rutgers football to have his jersey retired, Eric LeGrand told ...

Rutgers Board of Governors Plays 'Blame Game' in Athletics

Dr. Arthur F. Kirk, Jr. | Posted 10.28.2013 | College
Dr. Arthur F. Kirk, Jr.

There is little doubt: the Rutgers athletic department has been a mess for the better half of the past year, damaging a great university's image nationally. There are important lessons to be learned from how this happened.

Time For An Overhaul Following Scandal

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 09.21.2013 | College

A report commissioned by Rutgers University after a scandal led to the ousting of its basketball coach and athletic director finds breakdowns in commu...

Lessons From Rutgers

Richard D. Legon | Posted 08.26.2013 | Sports
Richard D. Legon

To the extent that Rutgers offers a lesson, it is about the need for institutional leadership to provide a higher level of attention to athletics programs, most especially those programs that are or have moved more intentionally to greater national prominence.

How An Event At Rutgers Changed James Gandolfini

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.21.2013 | College

While James Gandolfini was a student at Rutgers University, something happened that he once said could be the reason he became an actor. Gandolfini...

Controversial Rutgers Official Has Her First Day At Work

AP | TOM CANAVAN | Posted 08.17.2013 | College

PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Saying she has already rolled up her sleeves and is ready to work, Julie Hermann took over as Rutgers' athletic director with...

A Brief History Of Recent Rutgers' Scandals

AP | TOM CANAVAN | Posted 08.01.2013 | Sports

On Nov. 20 of last year, Rutgers was on top of the college athletics world. On that date, decades of building a once-moribund athletic ...

Rutgers Chief Gets Big Endorsement

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL and KATIE ZEZIMA | Posted 05.29.2013 | College

NEWARK, N.J. -- Rutgers University's president, a neuroscientist, was brought in last year to turn the school into a medical sciences powerhouse, but ...

Still in a Very Deep Rut

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 07.28.2013 | Sports
Robert J. Elisberg

For a school like Rutgers that specifically is trying to clean up a scandal of physical and verbal abuse by a coach -- what on earth kind of due diligence are they doing?? Is anyone in charge there?!

Rutgers Pushes Back In Wake Of New Scandal

AP | TOM CANAVAN | Posted 07.28.2013 | Sports

NEWARK, N.J. — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Tuesday that he has "absolute confidence" in the president of Rutgers University even as some...

Rutgers Official Resists Calls For Resignation

AP | TOM CANAVAN | Posted 07.27.2013 | Sports

NEWARK, N.J. — Julie Hermann is not resigning as Rutgers' incoming athletic director following a report that 16 years ago she humiliated and emo...

Rutgers Introduces New Basketball Coach

AP | TOM CANAVAN | Posted 06.23.2013 | Sports

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — With his voice quivering at times, Eddie Jordan returned to Rutgers and took over as coach of the scandal-marred basketbal...

Rutgers Suspends Lacrosse Coach

AP | Posted 04.19.2013 | Sports

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. -- Rutgers University has suspended its head men's lacrosse coach as it investigates allegations of verbal abuse. The university ...

Rutgers To Pay Fired Coach $475,000

AP | ANGELA DELLI SANTI | Posted 06.18.2013 | Sports

TRENTON, N.J. — Rutgers University has reached a $475,000 settlement agreement with Mike Rice, agreeing to pay the fired men's basketball coach ...

Report: Rutges Close To Landing New Coach

AP | DAN GELSTON | Posted 04.14.2013 | Sports

-- A person familiar with the situation tells the Associated Press that Eddie Jordan is nearing an agreement with Rutgers to replace Mike Rice as coa...

Moody's Credit Warning To Rutgers

Reuters | Posted 06.12.2013 | Business

By Hilary Russ April 12 (Reuters) - The scandal over abusive behavior by the now-fired men's basketball coach at Rutgers University thr...