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November 26, 2014

I-Corps Information Session for Entrepreneurial Researchers and Graduate Students
The Office of Technology Commercialization hosts a National Science Foundation Innovation Corps info session on December 9 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. in room 174, Busch Student Center, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. The session provides details on the I-Corps process and gives interested participants opportunities to speak with fellow Rutgers colleagues who have participated in the program. Register and learn more here.

November 12, 2014

Registration Is Open for Global Summit: Women's Health and Dignity for the 21st Century
Douglass Residential College invites undergraduates, faculty, staff, and the surrounding community to attend its first annual Global Summit: Women's Health and Dignity for the 21st Century on November 22 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Trayes Hall at the Douglass Student Center, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. The event is open to the public and commemorates the 20th anniversary of the United Nations International Conference on Population and Development. Please register by November 14. Learn more and register here.

November 5, 2014

Call for Proposals: Sixth Annual Online and Hybrid Learning Conference
The Center for Online and Hybrid LearningContinuing Studies, is now accepting presentation proposals for the 6th Annual Online and Hybrid Learning Conference on January 14 at the New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark and January 15 at the Hilton Conference Room, Hilton Hotel, East Brunswick. The deadline for submissions is November 10. Submit a proposal and learn more here.

Registration Is Open for Take the Floor Tonight: Break Free from Pelvic Floor Disorders
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) host Take the Floor Tonight: Break Free from Pelvic Floor Disorders on November 13 from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. in the Arline and Henry Schwartzman Courtyard, RWJUH, New Brunswick. Topics include advice about signs, symptoms, and treatment options for these conditions; demonstrations of quick and easy exercises; tips to strengthen the pelvic floor; and anecdotes from women who have overcome a pelvic floor disorder and regained their quality of life. Register here and learn more here.

Registration Is Open for the Clinical Neuroscience Symposium
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, and the Center for Continuing and Outreach Education at Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences host a clinical neuroscience symposium on November 21 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. and November 22 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Heldrich Hotel and Conference Center, New Brunswick. Register and learn more here.

October 29, 2014

Call for Proposals: Mid-Atlantic Regional Climate Symposium
The Rutgers Climate Institute hosts a symposium on Climate Change and the Tropics: Implication and Adaptation on November 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Cook Student Center, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Faculty, staff, and postdoctoral researchers, as well as university students are welcome to submit posters related to climate change. Abstract submissions are due November 10. The event is free but registration is required by November 17. A limited number of public registrations are available. Submit a proposal, register, and learn more here.

Register Now for Free Symposium on Gynecologic Cancer
New Jersey Medical School and Saint Barnabas Medical Center: Barnabas Health host a free symposium on gynecologic cancer on November 8 from 8:30 to noon beginning with a full breakfast at Essex County Hospital Center, 204 Grove Avenue, Cedar Grove, New Jersey. Advance registration is strongly encouraged but walk-ins are welcome if space permits. Continuing education credits are provided for nurses, certified health education specialists, and health officers; professional development hours for school nurses. For more information, contact Lisa Schoenherr at schoenli@njms.rutgers.edu or 973-972-4623. RSVP and learn more here.

October 22, 2014

Register for the Integrative Medicine Seminars
The Institute for Complementary and Alternative Medicine in the Department of Primary Care at the School of Health Related Professions hosts a seminar on Art Therapy, Chronic Pain, and Illness on November 7 from 10 a.m. to noon at Rutgers Health Sciences at Newark. Location will be given after registration. The seminars are free and open to Rutgers faculty, fellows, medical students, and graduate students but registration is required. Please register by November 3. Register and learn more here.

Register Now for the Second Annual Update in Liver Diseases
The Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, New Jersey Medical School and the Center for Continuing and Outreach Education, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, host the second annual update in liver diseases on November 22 from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Delta Dental Education Conference Center, Rutgers University–Newark. Register and learn more here.

Registration is Now Open for the Third Annual Winter Institute for Comprehensive Systematic Review
The Northeast Institute for Evidence Synthesis and Translation at the School of Nursing, Winter Institute, hosts the third annual Winter Institute for Comprehensive Systematic Review: Examining Economic Evidence in Health Care January 7-9, 2015, at the Stanley S. Bergen, Jr. Building, Rutgers Health Sciences at Newark. Discounts are available for Rutgers staff, students, and alumni. The deadline for proposal submissions is December 6. Registration deadline is December 16. Register and learn more here

October 15, 2014

Call for Proposals: National Science Foundation Planning Workshop
The Center for Sensory Sciences and InnovationOffice of Economic Development, invites Rutgers researches to submit a short research proposal for the National Science Foundation (NSF) Planning Workshop on November 6–7 in the Lecture Hall, Computing Research and Education (CoRE) Building, Busch Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. This is an opportunity to position for funding, present research ideas, obtain feedback from the industry and NSF, and help shape research and industry-university collaboration in this field. The deadline for proposals is October 31. For more information, contact David Sadowski at 848-445-3344 or d.sadowski@rutgers.edu. Register here.

Call for Proposals: 6th Annual Online and Hybrid Learning Conference
The Center for Online and Hybrid Learning, Continuing Studies, is now accepting presentation proposals for the 6th Annual Online and Hybrid Learning Conference on January 14 at the New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark, and January 15 at the Hilton Conference Room, Hilton Hotel, East Brunswick. The deadline for submissions is November 10. Submit a proposal and learn more here.

Register Now for the Women’s Health and Dignity for the 21st Century Summit
Douglass Residential College, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts a global summit on women’s health and dignity for the 21st century on November 22 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Trayes Hall, Douglass Student Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Please register by November 14. Register and learn more here.

Comprehensive Breast Care: Prevention, Treatment, Reconstruction, and Recovery
The Department of SurgeryNew Jersey Medical School, sponsors a free education event on comprehensive breast care on October 18 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Calabria Restaurant in Livingston, New Jersey. Seating is limited; reserve a seat by emailing surgery@njms.rutgers.edu or call 973-972-5017.

October 8, 2014

MTV: Momentum Technology Videos
The Institute for Women and Art hots MTV: Momentum Technology Videos, which present video works by women and transgender artists in a juried online film festival playlist from October 1 to April 1. View the videos and learn more here.

Save the Date: Moving from Message to Action: The Role of the Learner in Feedback 
The Master Educators’ Guild at Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences sponsors a talk for its Academic Grand Rounds on November 5 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the Oral Health Pavilion at the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine. The presentation is preceded by the formal induction of 2014 Master Educators and followed by a brief reception.

Call for Proposals: Technology in Education Showcase
The Office of Instructional and Research Technology is now accepting proposals from members of the university who wish to participate in the 9th Annual Teaching and Learning with Technology Showcase on December 11 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in room 101, Office of Instructional and Research Technology, Administrative Services Building I Annex, Busch Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Fill out the form here.

October 1, 2014

Call for Posters: Annual Global Health Fair
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, in collaboration with the Centers for Global Advancement and International Affairs, invites all Rutgers faculty and students to submit posters for the annual Global Health Fair, which takes place on December 3 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. Learn more here.

Register Now for the 11th Annual Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology Cultural Conference
The Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology hosts its 11th annual cultural conference on New Ways of Addressing Diversity in Clinical and School Practice on October 24 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Busch Student Center, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Register and learn more here.

Apply Now for the Nonprofit Executive and Emerging Leaders Certificate Program
The Institute for Ethical Leadership hosts the Nonprofit Executive and Emerging Leaders Certificate Program from October 8 to October 10 at 1 Washington Park, Rutgers University–Newark. The admission is $1,500 and partial scholarships are available. Apply and learn more here.

September 24, 2014

Register Now for the Garden State Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation Annual STEM Research Conference Featuring Senator Cory Booker
Registration is now open for the 2014 Garden State Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (GSLSAMP) Annual STEM Research Conference featuring Senator Cory Booker. GSLSAMP is on October 3 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room, College Avenue Student Center, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Register and learn more here.

Registration Is Now Open for the 2014 Health Care Delivery Idea-thon
Register now for the 2014 Idea-thon, a health care innovations competition, sponsored by the Nicholson FoundationOffice of Research and Economic Development, and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences on October 13 from 6 to 9 p.m. and October 27 from 3 to 8 p.m. at Trayes Hall, Douglass Student Center, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Register and learn more here.

Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services: Hot Topics and Emerging Trends
The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, hosts Robin Cooper, director of technical assistance of the National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services on October 30 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton, Mt. Laurel. There is no registration fee but you must register to attend. Learn more and register here.

Register Now for the 23rd Children’s Hospice International World Congress
New Jersey Medical School, Department of Pediatrics, and the Center for Continuing and Outreach Education at Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences sponsor the 23rd Children’s Hospice International World Congress from November 5 to November 7 at Newark Liberty International Airport Marriott, Newark, NJ. Register online by October 30. Register and learn more here.

September 17, 2014

Call for Applications: Faculty Learning Community
For faculty in mid-to advanced-career levels, the Office for the Promotion of Women in Science, Engineering, and Mathematics is accepting applications for the 2014–2015 Faculty Learning Community. This year’s topic is Leadership and Professional Development for Faculty in STEM—Developing an Advanced Program. Applications are due September 17. Learn more and apply here.

Registration Is Open for Hot Topics Update in Internal Medicine
The Department of Medicine at New Jersey Medical School (NJMS) and the Center for Continuing and Outreach Education at Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) sponsors a conference for health care professionals on September 27 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Delta Dental Education Conference Center at the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine at Rutgers Health Sciences–Newark. The registration fee is $100 for health care professionals, $50 for RBHS and University Hospital faculty and staff, $25 for residents and fellows, and no charge for NJMS residents and fellows. Online registration closes on September 24. Learn more, and register here.

Registration Is Open for Harvey “Smokey” Daniels Workshop
The Center for Literacy Development at the Graduate School of Education, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts a talk by Harvey Daniels as he shares a number of short informational and persuasive short texts that can be used for in-class reading and comprehension practice on October 20 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. and on October 21 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Busch Student Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Registration Is Open for the Innovations in Dermatological SciencesUniversity, Industry, and Government Partnerships
The Center for Derma Research, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts a conference on October 8 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Heldrich Hotel in New Brunswick. Early bird registration is now available. Register online and learn more here.

RSVP for the Estelle Lebowitz Lecture with Visiting Artist Grimanesa Amoro
The Institute for Women and Art and the Mary H. Dana Women Artist Series sponsor a reception and lecture with Grimanesa Amoros on October 28 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Douglass Library, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. The exhibit is on view until November 7 at the Douglass Library. Please email womenart@rci.rutgers.edu to RSVP. Learn more here.

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