Newark’s historic 17 Academy Street building acquired by real estate investment firm Paramount Assets

The acquisition of the 100,000-square-foot, 12-story office building increases the company’s growing presence in Newark’s downtown district.

Newark HS students begin taking credited classes at Rutgers-Newark

Nearly 40 high school students will have the opportunity to receive college credit for select courses.

Rutgers-Newark awarded $1.5 Million to revolutionize humanities education

The grant will help “cultivate the next diverse generation of humanities scholars.”

Students from Rutgers Law School and Seton Law University School of Law compete for $5k

It’s like American Idol for law students.

Rutgers says they’re on track to hit Hire.Build.Live.Newark goals

Rutgers University–Newark have reported that they are on track to meet a series of Hire.Buy.Live goals laid out more than one year ago.

Rutgers-Newark athletic field’s new name will reflect Frederick Douglass’s recently uncovered city connection

Frederick Douglass delivered a speech near modern-day University Avenue and Warren Street in 1849.

Amazon-backed VOICE Summit will test Newark’s destination city bona fides

Newark beat out New York, Philadelphia and Los Angeles to host the Amazon-backed VOICE Summit. When the event comes to town on July 24th, it will also be a test of Newark’s destination city potential.

Newark takes on Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s afflicts African-Americans at twice the rate of white Americans, and Rutgers Newark’s African American Brain Health Initiative is doing something about it.

Rutgers-Newark is now the official home of jazz legend Count Basie’s life artifacts

New Jersey native and jazz icon Count Basie’s full collection is now archived at The Institute of Jazz Studies (IJS) at Rutgers-Newark.

NJIT cuts the ribbon on state-of-the-art wellness and events center

A new, state-of-the-art Wellness and Events Center has opened on NJIT’s campus in Newark.