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Hand taking Narcan box

Rutgers University is providing free Narcan kits supplied by the New Jersey Department of Human Services on its New Brunswick, Camden and Newark campuses as a preventive measure to enhance the safety and well-being of community members. Naloxone kits are available on campuses in New Brunswick, Camden and Newark. Read more of this article from Rutgers Today here! 

Rutgers Center for Adult Autism Services

Douglass campus is known for its grassy lawns and towering trees, Douglass Residential College, and Rutgers’ Department of Animal Science, among much else. However, a lesser-known building stands a few blocks down Nichol Ave: the Rutgers Center for Adult Autism Services (RCAAS), which provides support programs for autistic adults who want to live independent and fulfilling lives. Read more about the center and its partnership with Dining! 

Naomi Kutin poses for a photo next to a weight rack.

At just nine years old, Naomi Kutin shattered a world record for her weight class in 2011. Today, in her fourth year at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, the young athlete maintains her powerlifting skills, but now she’s weighing options in the field of social work as well. While continuing to train one to two hours a day, five days a week, and competing as a member of the Rutgers Powerlifting Club, Kutin is completing her undergraduate degree and studying for her master's degree at Rutgers’ School of Social Work. Read more in this article from Rutgers Today!

The Clothesline Project 2023 in Douglass Library

At Rutgers—New Brunswick, the Office of Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance (VPVA), with campus partners, has taken a lead on providing support and programming during Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Month (DVAM) through their Turn the Campus Purple campaign. One crucial resource that will remain available throughout the rest of the month—and the entire calendar year—is VPVA’s crisis intervention hotline, which aims to help survivors cope with the effects of interpersonal violence.