Welcome to kite+key, Rutgers Tech Store.
The history of Rutgers is the history of the nation, a story that begins in the political maelstrom of colonial America; hurtles through the Civil War, the Industrial Revolution, and two world wars; wrestles with the social upheaval of the second half of the 20th century; and emerges in the fast-paced universe of today’s global digital age.
Delve into the rich history of Rutgers, and experience 250 years of tradition and innovation. It is with that sense of tradition and innovation that we take the motivation for kite+key, Rutgers Tech Store.
In 1752, Benjamin Franklin, along with his son William, conducted the infamous lightning experiment, utilizing a kite and key. In 1766, William Franklin signed the charter for Queen’s College that later became Rutgers University.
kite+key, Rutgers Tech Store, is named for their tools of invention + discovery.