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 »

Health Center Awarded Federal Funding

Already providing primary care for several years in underserved, low-income areas of the city, the Rutgers School of Nursing community health program has received HRSA 330 funding — a move that will lead to dramatically expanded services available to those in need in the greater Newark area.

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 fall 2015 issues of Scarlet Nurses, the official publication of the Rutgers School of Nursing Student Senate.

Scarlet Nurses – Fall 2015 Edition »

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Nursing

The Rutgers PhD program in nursing was initiated in 1989 and is the first PhD program in nursing in the entire state of New Jersey. The demand for nurses who hold PhDs continues to grow and Rutgers PhD Nurses are tomorrow’s leaders in improving the health and health care of diverse individuals, communities and populations. Inquire about funds and grants to help support PhD prepared nurses! Read more

NIH Grant Helps Prevent Obesity among Mexican Immigrants

Dean D'Alonzo has received National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding for a community academic partnership to prevent obesity in Mexican-American immigrant families in New Brunswick. This three-year grant is led by co-principal investigators, Dr. D’Alonzo, and Jayme Santiago, and vice president of New Brunswick Tomorrow, a community coalition.

Rutgers Global Nursing Research Collaborative

The Rutgers Global Nursing Research Collaborative, hosted its inaugural conference on September 19, 2015 in New Brunswick, NJ. The conference brought together nursing thought leaders from across the nation and around the world, allowing individuals to partner on best practice and research developments. Participating states and countries included: California, Texas, Florida, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Colombia, Kenya, Panama, and China.

Ranked 25th Best Graduate Nursing Program

U.S. News and World Report ranked Rutgers School of Nursing (Newark and New Brunswick) 25th among graduate schools of nursing across the country. The strong showing placed the nursing school in the top 10 percent following Rutgers’ integration with the nursing program at the former University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ).

Calendar of events

Life With a PhD

Life With a PhD - Free Seminar and Luncheon for Prospective PhD Students
Newark, NJ
February 13, 2016

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