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Dear Rutgers University – Newark community members,

I am thrilled to announce the return of Rutgers-Newark’s grant program to seed innovative work that advances our collective commitment to boundary-crossing scholarship, diverse talent cultivation, and engagement as an anchor institution in the world through collaboration. You will find the full description of the Chancellor’s Impact Seed Grants here:

I am equally thrilled to announce the return to Rutgers-Newark of a program that celebrates individuals and teams whose accomplishments exemplify outstanding achievement in pursuit of that commitment. The Chancellor’s Impact Awards recognize faculty, staff, and student work in teaching, community engagement and partnerships, research and creative accomplishment, enhancing the student experience, and enhancing the faculty and/or staff experience. You will find the full description of this re-imagined, institution-level award program here:

Through these complementary programs that seed and celebrate impact, we hope to continue to inspire more of the work that has advanced us so far toward our goals to leverage our institutional strengths to make a difference in the world. I look forward to seeing your seed grant proposals and award nominations!

Nancy Cantor