Rutgers Impact on the World
Rutgers leads the way with COVID-19 research and innovations
Rutgers has created a new center to coordinate the university’s myriad research and public health and outreach efforts to combat COVID-19.
Rutgers Leads Globally
$15 million Mellon Foundation Grant for Global Racial Justice
The establishment of the Institute for the Study of Global Racial Justice marks a new direction among higher education institutions by using humanistic theories, methods and approaches to study global issues of race and social justice. The institute will span the entire university, and will include centers at Rutgers’ campuses in Newark, New Brunswick and Camden.
In Her Memory
$5 Million Gift Will Advance Fight against Alzheimer’s and Dementia
“My wife was a wonderful woman whose life was cut down by this disease,” Klein says. “She suffered for nine years. Sadly, there was really nothing that could be done to treat her. It feels wonderful to associate her with Rutgers’ efforts to defeat this dreadful disease, and I’m very proud of that.”
The number of students who learn at Rutgers each year.
The percentage of Rutgers undergraduates who receive financial aid.
How much Rutgers spent in research and development in 2018 - 2019.
Making a Difference
Spurred by a pressing need for comprehensive mental health services for New Jersey’s adolescents and young adults, Rutgers University alumna Marlene Brandt has committed $30 million to the university, launching an initiative leveraging Rutgers’ deep resources in behavioral health. Hear about Marlene Brandt’s vision.
Prudential Creates New Scholarship Program
Prudential, a corporate stalwart in Newark, committed $10 million to the Honors Living-Learning Community (HLLC). The gift, the largest ever for Rutgers–Newark, underwrites the Prudential Scholars Program, providing scholarships to Newark residents who enroll in the HLLC to pursue a bachelor’s degree.
Exceptional faculty who hold endowed chairs and professorships inspire new approaches and solutions to the world’s challenges, thanks to generous donor support.
Every Gift Makes a Difference
No matter the size of your donation, your gift changes lives. Read stories about donors like you who have improved the quality of life for students, the Rutgers community, New Jersey residents, and beyond.