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Advancing Academic Excellence at Rutgers

Advancing Academic Excellence Across Rutgers 

As the fall semester begins, Dr. Moghe reflects upon the numerous academic achievements that continue to elevate Rutgers. In his welcome letter, learn more about the launch of the new Roadmaps for Collective Academic Excellence Initiative. This five-year, universitywide endeavor is designed to spark large-scale convergence between Rutgers academic and research programs, accelerating both student and faculty success in truly transformative ways. 

Prabhas Moghe

Rutgers Makes Record-Breaking Gains in U.S. News Rankings

Rutgers University advanced significantly in the U.S. News & World Report college rankings, with Rutgers-New Brunswick ranked as the #15 top public university in the nation this year and all three of the university’s locations in Newark, Camden, and New Brunswick among the top 100 national universities for the first time in the ranking’s 40-year history.

Old Queens building with the Rutgers flags on the lamppost

Assistant Professor Victoria Abraira Named a 2023 Rita Allen Foundation Scholar 

Abraira’s research into the sense of touch and how it helps us to move, socialize and feel pain has earned her recognition as a 2023 Rita Allen Foundation Scholar. 

Victoria Abraira standing in a lab

National Academy of Sciences Elects Three From Rutgers

Monica Driscoll, Thomas Banks, and Helen Berman are recognized for their pioneering work and distinguished research.

Thomas Banks, Helen Berman and Monica Driscoll

Academic Affairs by the Numbers

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Faculty Year-End Excellence Awards

Congratulations to the winners of the 2022–2023 Faculty Year-End Excellence Awards!  Winners were selected by their colleagues in recognition of exceptional contributions to teaching, research, or public service.

Shawnika Hull poses with President Holloway