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Encyclopedia > Mason Gross School of the Arts

Mason Gross School of the Arts is the arts conservatory at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey named for Mason W. Gross, the sixteenth president of Rutgers. Mason Gross is a professional school that offers the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance, Theater Arts and Visual Arts, Bachelor of Music, Master of Fine Arts in Theater Arts and Visual Arts, Master of Music, Doctor of Musical Arts, Artist Diploma in Music, and MA and Ph.D. in composition, theory, and musicology. Rutgers redirects here. ... Nickname: Hub City The Healthcare City Location of New Brunswick in Middlesex County Coordinates: Country United States of America State New Jersey County Middlesex Established 1714 Incorporated 1736 Government  - Type Faulkner Act (Mayor-Council)  - Mayor James Cahill Area  - City  5. ... Mason Welch Gross (1911 in Hartford, Connecticut – 11 October 1977 in Red Bank, New Jersey) was the sixteenth President of Rutgers University serving from 1959 to 1971. ...


Mason Gross was founded in 1975 as a school of the fine and performing arts within Rutgers and in 1976 became a separate degree-granting institution from the other Undergraduate colleges. The performing arts are those forms of art which differ from the plastic arts insofar as the former uses the artists own body, face and presence as a medium, and the latter uses materials such as clay, metal or paint which can be molded or transformed to create some...


All fine arts departments at the other Rutgers colleges were merged into Mason Gross in 1981 and as of 2005 has expanded to ten buildings including the Livingston Theater, visual arts studios at the Livingston campus, and the Downtown Arts Building in the center of New Brunswick. The buildings are all situated within Rutgers' Douglass College campus with the exception of the Civic Square Building (located in downtown New Brunswick) and the sculpture facilities (located on the Livingston campus). 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The Blanche and Irving Laurie Music Library houses approximately 15,000 recordings and 30,000 monographs and scores, serving as a research and reference library at all levels.


With approximately 85 full-time faculty, 1000 undergraduate students, and 250 graduate students in dance, music, theater arts, and visual arts, Mason Gross was ranked the 19th most selective school/college in the nation in a recent Kaplan/Newsweek survey. On average, the school accepts only 22% of its applicants per year.


Some current notable professors are:


Michael Rees- Sculpture Professor. Image:Putto 2x2x4. ...


Hasan M. Elahi- Media Professor. Hasan M. Elahi is an interdisciplinary media artist with an emphasis on technology and media and their social implications. ...


Notable alumni include mime Bill Bowers and actress Calista Flockhart. Bill Bowers is an American mime artist and actor based in New York City. ... Calista Kay Flockhart (born November 11, 1964) is an Emmy Award-nominated and Golden Globe-winning American actress. ...


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New Brunswick-Piscataway Campus
School of Arts and SciencesSchool of Environmental and Biological Sciences • College of Nursing • Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public PolicyErnest Mario School of Pharmacy • Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology • Graduate School of Education • Mason Gross School of the ArtsRutgers Business School • School of Communication, Information and Library Studies • School of Engineering • School of Management and Labor Relations • School of Social Work The School of Arts and Sciences is an undergraduate constituent school at the New Brunswick-Piscataway campus of Rutgers University. ... Martin Hall from Passion Puddle One of Cook College Fields The School of Environmental and Biological Sciences (SEBS) is a constituent school within Rutgers Universitys flagship New Brunswick-Piscataway campus. ... The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy of Rutgers University serves as a center for the theory and practice of planning and public policy scholarship. ... Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy is a part of Rutgers University. ... Rutgers Business School is the graduate and undergraduate business school tied to the Newark and New Brunswick campuses of Rutgers University Rutgers Business School Categories: | ...


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Newark College of Arts and Sciences • University College • Graduate School • College of Nursing • Rutgers Business School • School of Criminal Justice • School of Law The Newark campus of Rutgers University was formerly known as the University of Newark, which was merged with Rutgers in 1946 by an act of the New Jersey legislature. ... University College is an undergraduate constituent college of Rutgers University established in 1934 to serve adult, part-time and non-traditional students. ... The Newark campus of Rutgers University was formerly known as the University of Newark, which was merged with Rutgers in 1946 by an act of the New Jersey legislature. ... Rutgers Business School is the graduate and undergraduate business school tied to the Newark and New Brunswick campuses of Rutgers University Rutgers Business School Categories: | ... Rutgers School of Law - Newark is one of two law schools of Rutgers University, the other being Rutgers School of Law - Camden. ...


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Camden College of Arts and Sciences • University College • Graduate School • Rutgers School of Business - Camden • School of Law The Camden campus of Rutgers University is located in Camden, New Jersey, and was formerly known as the South Jersey Law School and the College of South Jersey (founded 1926 and 1927, respectively) which were merged with Rutgers in 1950 by an act of the New Jersey Legislature. ... University College is an undergraduate constituent college of Rutgers University established in 1934 to serve adult, part-time and non-traditional students. ... The Camden campus of Rutgers University is located in Camden, New Jersey, and was formerly known as the South Jersey Law School and the College of South Jersey (founded 1926 and 1927, respectively) which were merged with Rutgers in 1950 by an act of the New Jersey Legislature. ... The School of Business in Camden teaches accounting, management, organizational behavior, marketing, and related arts of the business world in Camden, NJ, not too far from Adventure Aquarium, the River Line and the Benjamin Franklin Bridge. ... Rutgers School of Law-Camden is one of two law schools of Rutgers University. ...

Research Rutgers redirects here. ...

Rutgers University Press • Center for Alcohol Studies • Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine • Center for Urban Policy Research • Eagleton Institute of Politics • Institute of Jazz Studies • National Transit Institute • Waksman Institute of MicrobiologyBioMaPS Institute for Quantitative Biology Rutgers University Press is a nonprofit academic publishing house, operating in Piscataway, New Jersey under the auspices of Rutgers University. ... The Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine is located on Busch Campus in Piscataway, New Jersey. ... The Institute of Jazz Studies is the largest and most comprehensive library and archive of jazz and jazz-related materials in the world, located at the Newark campus of Rutgers University. ... The Waksman Institute of Microbiology is a research facility on the Busch Campus of Rutgers University. ... The BioMaPS Institute for Quantitative Biology at Rutgers University is an interdisciplinary Institute whose principal aims are: (a) to establish a nationally and internationally recognized research program in quantitative biology; and (b) to respond to the need of educating a new generation of life-science researchers with strong quantitative backgrounds...

Rutgersiana // In its early days, Rutgers athletes were known as Queensmen in reference to the institutions first name, Queens College. ...

History of Rutgers UniversityList of Rutgers University peoplePresident of Rutgers University • Henry Rutgers • On the Banks of the Old Raritan • Rutgers-Princeton Cannon War • The Bells Must RingTraditions at Rutgers University Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (also known as Rutgers University) is an institution of higher learning with campuses across the State of New Jersey its main flagship campus in New Brunswick and Piscataway, and two other campuses in the cities of Newark and Camden, New Jersey. ... This is an enumeration of notable people affiliated with Rutgers University, including graduates of the undergraduate and graduate and professional programs, former students, and former professors. ... The President of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (also known as Rutgers University) is the chief administator of Rutgers University and—in an ex officio capacity—a presiding officer within the Universitys 59-member Board of Trustees and its eleven-member Board of Governors. ... Henry Rutgers (October 7, 1745 - February 17, 1830) was a United States Revolutionary War hero from New York. ... On the Banks of the Old Raritan is the alma mater of Rutgers University. ... In the dark of night on 25 April 1875 a group of ten sophomores from Rutgers College (now Rutgers University) in New Brunswick, New Jersey travelled sixteen miles south to the campus of the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) in Princeton, New Jersey and stole a cannon in... The Bells Must Ring is the fight song (or spirit song) of the Rutgers University Scarlet Knights. ... // In its early days, Rutgers athletes were known as Queensmen in reference to the institutions first name, Queens College. ...

Campus & Student Life Rutgers redirects here. ...

Old QueensVoorhees MallRutgers GardensJane Voorhees Zimmerli Art MuseumBusch CampusStudent OrganizationsGreek LifeThe Daily TargumRutgers CenturionThe MediumPhiloclean SocietyRutgers University Glee ClubCap and SkullOrder of the Bull's BloodWRSUGrease Trucks Winter at Old Queens, the oldest building at Rutgers, built between 1809-1825. ... Statue of Prince William the Silent on the Voorhees Mall Voorhees Mall is a grassy area of about 28 acres (0. ... Rutgers Gardens (50 acres) are horticultural, display, and botanical gardens, including arboretums, located at on the campus of Cook College, Rutgers University, 112 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick in Middlesex County, New Jersey. ... The Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum is located on the Voorhees Mall of the campus of Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. ... Busch Campus is at Rutgers University in Piscataway, New Jersey. ... Rutgers University hosts over 700 student organizations, covering a wide range of interests. ... Rutgers University is home to chapters of many Greek organizations, and a significant percentage of the undergraduate student body is active in Greek life. ... The Daily Targum is the official student newspaper of Rutgers University, the State University of New Jersey. ... The Rutgers Centurion is a conservative magazine at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, founded in September of 2004 by retired Daily Targum columnist James OKeefe, astrophysicist Matthew Klimek and artist Justine Mertz. ... The Medium is the student-run entertainment newspaper of Rutgers University. ... The Philoclean Society at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey is one of the oldest collegiate literary societies in the United States, and among the oldest student organizations at Rutgers University. ... Founded in 1872, the Rutgers University Glee Club (RUGC) is the eighth oldest Glee Club in United States of America, as well as a world-renowned mens chorus based at Rutgers University, in New Brunswick, New Jersey. ... Cap and Skull is a senior-year honor society at Rutgers University, founded on January 18, 1900. ... Order of the Bulls Blood (also known as Lodge 443) is a secret society at Rutgers University, established in 1834 by Frederick T. Frelinghuysen, William Newell and Joseph P. Bradley. ... College radio station of Rutgers University, in New Brunswick, New Jersey. ... The Grease Trucks at Rutgers University The Grease Trucks are a group of food truck vendors located on the College Avenue campus of Rutgers University at New Brunswick, New Jersey. ...

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George B. Stauffer is Dean of the Mason Gross School of the Arts and Professor of Music History at Rutgers University.
As Dean of the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers, Stauffer oversees the departments of Dance, Music, Theater Arts, and Visual Arts.
Stauffer's future plans for Mason Gross include increasing the school's national profile, raising additional endowment funds for student scholarships and faculty recruitment and building a new facility on the Douglass campus for the Music and Dance Departments.
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