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Fire Department Raises Awareness of Breast Cancer During October

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Driven by the success of raising $7,000 in 2015, the New Brunswick Fire Department (NBFD) will continue to dress in pink for the month of October to raise money and awareness for breast cancer.

The NBFD will be selling custom pink t-shirts and will be donating 100% of the proceeds to The Sisters Network of Central New Jersey, a non-profit organizatioin based in Somerset that offers support and advocates for African-American women affected by breast cancer.

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Rutgers Appoints Physicist From University of Arkansas as Inaugural Claude Lovelace Endowed Chair

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–The Board of Governors at Rutgers University recently announced the appointment of the inaugural holder of the Professor Claud Lovelace Endowed Chair in Experimental Physics to Jak Chakhalian, a University of Arkansas Physicist.

Starting September 1, Chakhalian begins his five-year term at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, during which he will teach and partake in public services while simultaneously working in a high level of research.

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New Brunswick Fire Department Raised $7,000 For Local Breast Cancer Charity

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–In recognition of October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the men and women of the New Brunswick Fire Department served their community in custom-made pink t-shirts in support of the fight against breast cancer.

The department supported the Sisters Network of Central New Jersey, a non-profit gorup based in Somerset, by raising money through the sale of pink breast cnacer awareness shirts.

Altogether the New Brunswick Fire Department raised $7,000 to be donated, raised by selling the shirts for $20 each.

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Sculpture Exhibit at Zimmerli For Rutgers’ 250th Anniversary

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–Until January 10, 2016, the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University will be hosting the work of a former Rutgers profressor in an exhibit titled, "Melvin Edwards: Five Decades."

A professor of sculpture from 1972-2002, Melvin Edwards returns with his best known series, "Lynch Fragments," his barbed wire pieces originally shown at the Whitney Museum of Modern Art in 1970, and many more.

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Rutgers and Food Network Team Up For Hunger Action Month

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—On September 17, in an intimate gathering in the Douglass Student Center at Rutgers University, the Community Food Bank of New Jersey (CFBNJ) and Rutgers Against Hunger (RAH) teamed up to educate the public on hunger.

The meeting began with a brief introduction to the 40-minute special presented by the Food Network, followed by a video showcasing three families across American who struggled with food insecurity.