Welcome to the new Rutgers: School makes history with UMDNJ merger

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The papers are signed. The contracts are finalized. The accreditations are lined up. Hundreds of new signs are hung.

If all goes as planned, at midnight Sunday New Jersey will pull off the largest higher education merger in U.S. history.

Before the sun comes up Monday morning, the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey will be gone and seven of its eight schools will become part of a new, super-sized Rutgers University.

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