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Lula Washington Dance Theatre to perform tomorrow at NJPAC

25. February 2015

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  One of the most admired African-American contemporary dance ensembles in the West is coming to Newark later this month for a special Black History Month Program. The Institute and New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) are co-presenting a special concert by The Lula Washington Dance Theatre, celebrating its 35th anniversary in 2015, in conjunction with the […]

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Wanted: Jazz Champion (Newark) Who Just Can’t Keep A Secret

13. February 2015

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Quick: Where is the largest, most comprehensive jazz archive and research center in the world? New Orleans? St. Louis? Kansas City? Try another river city farther east. Would you believe Newark, New Jersey? It’s true. On a hill above the prosaic Passaic River, where it has been housed at Rutgers University – Newark (RU-N) for […]

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New Jersey Environmental Training

12. February 2015

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* Are you a Newark resident and are 18 or older? * Do you want to represent your community, religious, or educational institution? * Are you willing to accept the challenge to be a change for your environment? Newark Needs You to be an Environmental Champion! 10 week training Saturdays: 10 am – 3 pm […]

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The Grenada Revolution and the US Invasion: A Scholar’s Journey

11. February 2015

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Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm John Cotton Dana Library Dana Room, 4th Floor Apart of Rutgers Universities Black History Month series.  Shalini Puri is Associate Professor of English at the University of Pittsburgh, and author of the award-winning book,”The Caribbean Postcolonial: Social Equality, Post-Nationalism, and Cultural Hybridity.” Her recent book, “The Grenada Revolution in the […]

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Thursday City Hall will be closed for Lincoln Observance

11. February 2015

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Mayor Ras J. Baraka and the Newark Municipal Council reminded residents today that City Hall will be closed. All non-emergency Newark municipal services will be suspended on Thursday, February 12, 2015, in observance of Lincoln’s Birthday. Police, Fire, and other uniformed emergency services will work as usual “I urge all of Newark’s residents to uphold […]

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Black History month celebrations at the Newark Library starts TODAY

5. February 2015

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Today, February 5th, marks the opening reception for the Newark publics library Black history month celebration.  On Thursday, February 5 the Newark Public Library will begin its annual celebration of Black History with an Opening Reception at the Main Library on 5 Washington Street. The festivities will start at 5:30 p.m. in Centennial Hall as […]

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At Rutgers, An Intense Conversation with Sen. Booker about Student Debt

4. February 2015

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A standing-room-only crowd of deeply interested RU-N students packed into University Square residence hall on Feb. 2 for “A Conversation with U.S. Sen. Cory Booker.” Rutgers University-Newark hosted the conversation about student debt with Sen. Booker, the RU-N debate team and RU-N students. The conversation centered on the issue, “The Merits of Student Debt Legislation: […]

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The Most Homophobic Place on Earth? Caribbean Myths and Realities

4. February 2015

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TODAY  Wednesday, February 4, 2015 – 6:00pm – 7:30pm John Cotton Dana Library Dana Room, 4th floor Rosamond S. King is a poet, artist, performer, and assistant professor of English at Brooklyn College. Her poetry has appeared in more than two dozen journals and anthologies, and she has performed widely at spaces such as Poets […]

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Business Insiders rank NJIT No 1

30. January 2015

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Business Insider is an American business and technology news website launched in February 2009 and based in New York City.  The site provides and analyzes business news and acts as an aggregator of top news stories from around the web. Its original works are sometimes cited by other, larger, publications such as The New York […]

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Where Hockey and Engineering Collide

9. December 2014

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Where Hockey and Engineering Collide: NJIT Highlanders Join a Pioneering Concussion Study Adam Finkle, a forward on the Highlanders club hockey team, will never forget the powerful collision that sent him hurtling to the ice in a hotly contested game against Seton Hall his junior year. What hit him harder still, however, was the slow-paced […]

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