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Our Partnerships

Douglass partners with organizations both inside and outside Rutgers who share the College's vision of gender diversity, equity, and inclusion in all spheres of society. Alongside these trusted partners, Douglass provides transformational programs in academic excellence, career success, and leadership development that advance students in the classroom and the workplace.

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The Rutgers School of Engineering

In collaboration with the School of Engineering, Douglass offers the Reilly Douglass Engineering Living-Learning community (LLC) to support Douglass students in engineering. This LLC retains students in the major at a higher rate than the national average.

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The Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences & DIMACS

Alongside the School of Arts and Sciences, Douglass offers critical programming for students in computer science including The Douglass – SAS – DIMACS Computer Science Living-Learning Community and AWiCS (Advancing Women in Computer Science). Both of these initiatives guide students as they navigate one of the most demanding majors on campus.


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The Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences – Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

In the humanities, Douglass works with the Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences (SAS) to offer programs in social justice. Douglass students take Knowledge and Power: Issues in Women's Leadership, the College's required course in feminist theory. Students also may join the Global Village Living-Learning Community that focuses on global research, service-learning, & funded study abroad. Douglass & SAS also co-sponsor the Blanche, Edith, and Irving Laurie Chair in Women’s Studies.


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Rutgers Mason Gross School of the Arts

The Artist-in-Residence program, in collaboration with Rutgers Mason Gross School of the Arts, allows students to work hands-on in the fine arts with an established artist and scholar. Students have worked on personal projects, curated museum exhibitions, and studied art history.

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The Rutgers Honors College

Students dually enrolled in Douglass and the Honors College live in a specialized living-learning community in which they work hands-on with a scholar called the Innovator-in-Residence. 10 percent of Douglass students are enrolled in the Honors College as compared to three percent of Rutgers students overall.

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The Rutgers Institute for Women’s Leadership

The Blanche, Edith, and Irving Laurie Chair in Women’s Studies brings cutting edge scholars and practitioners to campus to share research, give public lectures and interact with students and faculty associated with Douglass Residential College, the Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and the Institute for Women’s Leadership Consortium.