Explore Centers & Institutes

Centers and institutes serve as hubs of collaboration in areas as diverse as microbiology and papermaking. As innovative and interdisciplinary forums for trailblazing ideas, they allow scholars from across the university to tackle problems and make lasting contributions to the world’s body of knowledge.


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3 Centers & Institutes

  • The Office of Advanced Research Computing (OARC) is the university’s centralized research computing and data science resource. Reporting to both the Office of Information Technology and the Office for Research, OARC provides Rutgers researchers with essential computing, networking, storage, and data-handling capabilities, and students with necessary exposure and training, through centralized resources, services, and education.

  • Within the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, the Center for Oral Infectious Diseases is a modern, state-of-art basic research science facility whose faculty members investigate both host mediated and bacterially-mediated factors that contribute to the cause of various oral diseases by biochemical, immunological, and microbiological means.

  • The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Rutgers University (OLLI-RU) is for individuals over 50 years old who are looking for an opportunity to expand their horizons, learn in an engaging environment, and meet new friends. OLLI-RU offers noncredit education that is stimulating, friendly, and informal–there are no tests and no grades! You will be part of a learning community that is full of diversity, insight, wisdom, intellectual and cultural stimulation, and friendship.