Joachim Messing Elected to National Academy of Sciences

 

Joachim Messing, director of Rutgers University's Waksman Institute of Microbiology, has been elected to membership in the National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest honors an American scientist or engineer can achieve. Messing, who is considered to be one of the world's top experts in molecular genetics, was among 84 new members elected and recognized this year for their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. More here... 

RU-Newark is Leveraging the Arts for Newark's Vitality
For decades the visual and performing arts have flourished at Rutgers University-Newark, and the planned opening of Express Newark arts collaboration next year will further anchor RU-Newark as a catalyst of culture in its home city. Opening even sooner, the Gateway Project Gallery has ushered in a vast growth in programs and opportunities for artists.  More here...

A Key Role in US Civic Education     

 

Alan Tarr, a Board of Governors Professor of Political Science and director of the Center for State Constitutional Studies at Rutgers University-Camden, has been named to the Coalition of Freedom Advisory Board for the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. The esteemed panel of scholars, representing the nation's highest caliber educational and public-policy research institutions, will help transform constitutional education and debate in America. More here... 

 
Global Village Learning Center Construction to Start at Douglass

A State-of-the-Art Residential Facility    

 

Announcing that construction will begin this summer on the Global Village Learning Center at Douglass Residential College, Rutgers President Robert Barchi said, "We are proud that the Douglass Residential College has become the national model for women's education at a major public research university. This project will add to that success and supplement the existing programming for students, alumnae and others at Douglass." More here...