President Barack Obama to Deliver Commencement Address
President Barack Obama to Deliver Commencement Address

President Barack Obama Named Rutgers Commencement Speaker

U.S. President Barack Obama will deliver remarks at Rutgers University’s 250th anniversary Commencement ceremony on May 15 to more than 12,000 graduating students and 40,000 guests. This will be the first time in school history that a sitting president has agreed to speak at commencement. The graduates represent 22 academic units from Rutgers-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences and are scheduled to receive their academic degrees. Read more »

Ranked in the top 20 Best Graduate Nursing Schools

Rutgers School of Nursing has been ranked in the Top 20 by U.S. News and World Report. In the first-ever ranking of Doctor of Nursing Practice programs, our DNP program was ranked #17. Our MSN program was ranked #19.

Rutgers Nursing Student Travels World Caring for the Sick

School breaks are often a time for students to relax, but Rutgers junior Zainab Poonawalla instead spends her time traveling the globe providing healthcare and education to the poor. (Video)

1766-2016 Rutgers 250
1766-2016 Rutgers 250

Revolutionary For 250 Years:

Join the Celebration

Rutgers' tradition of revolutionary teaching, research, and service has endured for nearly 250 years—a milestone few have reached. Join us for the many events planned during the yearlong commemoration of Rutgers 250, which will culminate in the 250th Anniversary on November 10, 2016. Read more »

Rutgers School of Nursing

Defining leadership and excellence in nursing education is the mark of Rutgers Nursing. This heritage of excellence is at the heart of all our degree programs and places Rutgers equal to the most prestigious nursing programs in the nation. Inspired and empowered by the quality of education they receive at the School of Nursing, our graduates are recognized as leaders and industry influencers throughout the profession. The Rutgers School of Nursing has the academic programs to meet your needs. Read more »

HIV Nursing Education

The Rutgers School of Nursing offers a unique Advanced Practice HIV Care Specialization that can be added to any DNP program for just one extra course and is available as a standalone certificate for current nurse practitioners.

Scarlet Nurses

Student leadership plays an integral part in the student experience at the Rutgers School of Nursing. Our students not only have voice but they have a true influence in the make-up of their nursing school. Follow the link below to view the winter edition 2015-2016 issue of Scarlet Nurses, the official publication of the Rutgers School of Nursing Student Senate.

Scarlet Nurses – Winter 2015-2016 Edition »


Calendar of events



Community Engagement

Center for Community Health Partnerships Seminars

New Brunswick, NJ
April 29 & May 7, 2016


Take me to Rutgers day

Rutgers Day

Newark & New Brunswick, NJ
April 30, 2016


Professors Anderson and Tracey at Convocation

Graduation 2016

Commencement - May 15
Convocation - May 18


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Rutgers Nursing News

  • Sung PobletteDr. Sung Poblete to receive highest honor for Rutgers alumni; will be Nursing Convocation Speaker

    Dr. Poblete, who earned three Rutgers nursing degrees, is president and CEO of Stand Up To Cancer. She’ll be inducted into the Rutgers Hall of Distinguished Alumni and give the keynote speech at Rutgers School of Nursing Convocation 2016 
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