Announcements

April 19, 2017

Rutgers University Catering Launches New Catering Menu
In response to the “Menus of Change” initiative for providing less processed food and healthier options on college campuses, the catering department at Rutgers UniversityNew Brunswick showcased its new menu on March 31, 2017, in Neilson Dining Hall. Rutgers University Catering’s new “healthier choices” menu, which includes vegetarian and vegan options, is now available and can be accessed here. Rutgers University Catering provides catering services to faculty, staff, and student groups on all four campuses in New Brunswick. Catering services include continental breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and galas, such as weddings and Sweet 16’s. For more information, click here or call 848-932-8044 for the Brower Catering Office on the College Avenue Campus and 848-932-1930 for the Cook/Douglass Catering Office.

Speaking the Language of Diversity in Higher Education: April 21, Piscataway
Attend an interactive event to learn, discuss, and develop conversational tools to promote and support diversity and inclusion in academia on April 21 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation, Auditorium Room 209, Piscataway. Breakfast and light refreshments will be provided. The event is open to all graduate students, advanced undergraduates interested in graduate school, postdoctoral associates, and faculty. Click here for more information and to register.

Public Reception for Atlanta Ladies Memorial Association: April 21, New Brunswick
Attend a reception for the art installation Atlanta Ladies Memorial Association on April 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Kara Walker, Tepper Chair in Visual Arts, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers–New Brunswick, and a student cohort visited sites in Georgia in an investigation of stories and spaces that define the American South and its impact across the nation. The group mounted its response, the immersive Atlanta Ladies Memorial Association installation, which is on display at the Zimmerli through July 2.

Rutgers Remembers: 2017 Student Memorial Service, April 25, New Brunswick
Attend a gathering to remember Rutgers students who passed away this year on April 25 from noon to 2 p.m. in Winants Hall, Conference Room, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Members of the extended Rutgers community who have experienced loss are welcome to join in this time of reflection. This event is sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs and the Alliance to Advance Interfaith Collaboration. RSVP to deanofstudents@echo.rutgers.edu. For more information, call 848-932-2300 or click here.

Lecture: All Who Go Do Not Return: April 26, New Brunswick
Shulem Deen, author of the memoir All Who Go Do Not Return, will speak about his struggles with faith, family, and community growing up in one of America’s most insular Hasidic sects on April 26 at 7:30 p.m. in Trayes Hall, Douglass Student Center, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Sponsored by the Allen and Joan Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life, the lecture is free and open to the public. Free parking is available. To RSVP, email csjlrsvp@rci.rutgers.edu or 848-932-2033. Click here for more information.

OIRT Workshops
The Office of Instructional and Research Technology periodically offers workshops in Sakai and other instructional technology tools. Note the online workshops on April 19 from 2 to 2:45 p.m. (Basics of Lecture Capture); April 20 from 2 to 2:30 p.m. (Gradebook); April 24 from 2 to 2:30 p.m. (Resources); and April 28 from 10 to 10:30 a.m. (Tests and Quizzes). Learn more here.

OID Workshops
The Office of Instructional Design is offering teaching workshops online April 20 at 10 a.m. (Introduction to Canvas) and April 25 at 11 a.m. (Canvas: Assignments and Gradebook), and in person April 20 at 3 p.m. (Canvas: eText Integration). Learn more and register here.

April 12, 2017

Commencement Parking Registration through April 17
Members of Rutgers Class of 2017 are eligible to receive up to two free commencement parking passes for themselves and guests, but only if they register online at commencement.rutgers.edu before April 17 at 9 a.m. Find out more about registration, mass transportation available that day, and other important details here

Pardon My Garden: Sculpture Show in Rutgers Gardens: April 18–25, New Brunswick
Eight sculptures by undergraduate students from Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University–New Brunswick are on view April 18–25 at Rutgers Gardens, Rutgers–New Brunswick. A public walk-through of the sculptures interspersed among the greenery will take place April 18 from 4 to 6 p.m. Click here for more information.

Rutgers Theater Company presents Julius Caesar and As You Like It: April 2030
Rutgers Theater Company presents Julius Caesar, April 20–30, and As You Like, April 21–30. All performances are at the Philip J. Levin Theater, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Tickets are $25 for the general public, $20 for Rutgers alumni, employees, and seniors, and $15 for students with valid ID. Click here for more information.

“The Trees Elude Us: Russian/Soviet Modernity and What Happens with Nature”: April 20, New Brunswick
Jane Costlow, distinguished professor, Bates College, will deliver a lecture in conjunction with the Zimmerli Art Museum exhibit A Vibrant Field: Nature and Landscape in Soviet Nonconformist Art, 1970s–1980s, on April 20 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Zimmerli, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Costlow will explore the ways in which Russian artists and writers have responded to modernity and its impact on the natural world. Click here for more information.

Presidential Transition Lunchtime Conversation: April 24, New Brunswick
Attend an informal brown bag lunch (BYO) conversation to discuss the presidential transition on April 24 at 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at the Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Ruth B. Mandel, Eagleton director and professor, and Kris Shields, historian and assistant research professor, will lead a casual discussion. RSVP is requested. Click here to RSVP.

Bring Your Child to Work Day: April 27, New Brunswick
Faculty and staff are invited to enjoy an afternoon with their child/children on April 27 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the College Avenue Gym, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Climb the rock wall, enjoy open swim time, participate in activities, and take photos with the Scarlet Knight. Participants are asked to support the Rutgers Student Food Pantry by bringing food, personal care products, or cash donations. Click here for more information.

Rutgers Health and Rutgers Health Group Celebratory Events: May 1 and May 2
Members of the Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences community are invited to celebrate the launch of Rutgers Health and Rutgers Health Group: May 1 at 9:30 a.m. in New Brunswick at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Arline and Henry Schwartzman Courtyard, and May 2 at 9 a.m. in Newark at Medical Science Building, Grand Foyer. Celebrations will recognize individuals and teams across Rutgers, RWJBarnabas, and University Hospital that have implemented transformational clinical practice activities, including patient safety initiatives, interprofessional work, and improvement in patient access and satisfaction. Refreshments and giveaways will be provided.

Apply Now for Position of Honors College Faculty Fellow
The Honors College of Rutgers University–New Brunswick announces the position of faculty fellow in its residential college facility, effective August 2017. Living onsite in this community, faculty fellows work closely with the Honors College’s deans and professional staff to create a residential environment that encourages intellectual inquiry, provides educational resources and support, and develops meaningful faculty interaction with students. Fellows model behavior that fosters a respectful residential environment and active engagement in all aspects of Honors College life. The most important qualification is an enthusiasm for mentoring and engaging undergraduate students. To apply or learn more about the program, submit CV with current academic appointment and a letter of interest to Sunita Kramer, associate dean of academic affairs, by email sunita.kramer@rutgers.edu.

OIRT Workshops
The Office of Instructional and Research Technology periodically offers workshops in Sakai and other instructional technology tools. Note the online workshops on April 13 from 10 to 10:45 a.m. (The Power of Lessons); April 19 from 10 to 10:45 a.m. (Basics of Lecture Capture); and April 20 from 2 to 2:30 p.m. (Gradebook). Learn more here.

OID Workshop
The Office of Instructional Design is offering online teaching workshops on April 14 at 11 a.m. (Canvas: Managing Your Canvas Course) and April 20 at 10 a.m. (Canvas: Introduction to Canvas). Learn more and register here.

April 5, 2017

Commencement Parking Registration through April 17
Members of Rutgers’ Class of 2017 are eligible to receive up to two free commencement parking passes for themselves and guests, but only if they register online at commencement.rutgers.edu before April 17 at 9 a.m. Find out more about registration, mass transportation available that day, and other important details here

America Converges Here Event: A Conversation with Harry Belafonte and Susan Robeson: April 5, New Brunswick
Attend the Annual Paul Robeson Lecture Series: A Conversation with Harry Belafonte and Susan Robeson on April 5 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Rutgers Academic Building, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. In honor of Robeson's birthday, activist, entertainer, and friend to Paul Robeson, Harry Belafonte will be speaking with Susan Robeson, the granddaughter of Robeson about her grandfather's contemporary legacy of civil rights activism. RSVP here. For more information, click here or email the Paul Robeson Cultural Center at prccrutgers@echo.rutgers.edu.

Information Session for Summer Academies for Teens: April 10, New Brunswick
Rutgers Continuing Studies provides Summer Session in New Brunswick for teens 16 to 18. Students can choose from three intensive, one-week summer residential programs focused on engineering, STEM, or leadership. Participants will learn from Rutgers faculty, complete hands-on projects, take field trips, and experience a taste of college. Attend an online information session on April 10 from 6 to 7 p.m. RSVP and learn more here.

Summer Scholars Information Session: April 10, Piscataway
Attend an information session for students interested in attending the Rutgers Summer Scholars Program on April 10 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Busch Student Center, Piscataway. This program allows high-achieving high school students and gifted youth the opportunity to take college courses and earn credits. Click here to RSVP.

Photography in Performance: April 11, New Brunswick
Attend Photography in Performance, a gallery show and performance project highlighting the work of John Evans, dance faculty member, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, on April 11 from 6 to 8:15 p.m. in the Victoria J. Mastrobuono Theater, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Click here for more information.

Korea and U.S. Militarism in the Asia Pacific in the Age of Trump: April 12, New Brunswick
The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents Korea and U.S. Militarism in the Asia Pacific in the Age of Trump on April 12 at 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Frelinghuysen Hall, Room B4, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Reverend Sounghey Kim, co-chair of the Seongju Residents Committee to Stop THAAD (a new missile defense system to be deployed to South Korea), and Hyun C. Lee, a volunteer organizer of the Solidarity Committee for Democracy and Peace in Korea, will introduce the latest on Korea and the American strategy for Asia under the Trump administration.

Writers at Rutgers Reading Series: Eileen Myles: April 12, New Brunswick
The Writers at Rutgers Reading Series, presented by the Department of English, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts Eileen Myles on April 12 at 8 p.m. in the College Avenue Student Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Myles is the author of 19 books including I Must Be Living Twice: New and Selected Poems, Chelsea Girls, and the forthcoming book, Afterglow (A Dog Memoir). A Guggenheim Fellow, Myles has received numerous honors, including a Warhol/Creative Capital Arts Writers grant, four Lambda Book Awards, the Shelley Prize from the Poetry Society of America, and a grant from the Foundation for Contemporary Art. Click here for more information.

Open Call: Honors College Graduate Fellows 
The Honors College of Rutgers University–New Brunswick is seeking Ph.D. candidates from multiple disciplines for its Fellows Program, an innovative scholarly collaboration designed to enrich the educational experience of undergraduates there. This one-year appointment will require Fellows to instruct one or two sections per semester, beginning on September 5. Fellows must invest approximately 12 hours of work per week that comprises some summer training, as well as teaching preparation and lecturing. Applicants must have at least two semesters of successful TA experience, with an enthusiastic interest in mentoring and engaging undergraduates in the Honors College living and learning community. Learn more here.

OID Workshop
The Office of Instructional Design is offering online teaching workshops on April 12 at 11 a.m. (Canvas: Rubrics) and April 20 at 10 a.m. (Canvas: Introduction to Canvas). Learn more and register here.

OIRT Workshops
The Office of Instructional and Research Technology periodically offers workshops in Sakai and other instructional technology tools. Note the online workshops on April 5 from 11 to 11:45 a.m. (Educational Media Basics–Module 3: Editing) and April 13 from 10 to 10:45 a.m. (The Power of Lessons). Learn more here.

March 29, 2017

Recruitment for Commencement Marshals
The Office of the Secretary is seeking commencement marshals for Rutgers University's 251st Anniversary Commencement on May 14 to assist graduates and faculty as they proceed into the stadium to start the ceremony. If you are interested in volunteering as a marshal for this year’s ceremony, click here. For more information, email commencement@rutgers.edu.

Commencement Parking Registration through April 17
Members of Rutgers’ Class of 2017 are eligible to receive up to two free commencement parking passes for themselves and guests, but only if they register online at commencement.rutgers.edu before April 17 at 9 a.m. Find out more about registration, mass transportation available that day, and other important details here

National Collaboration of Four Women-Led Colleges, Universities Cultivates BOLD Leaders
At four U.S. colleges and universities distinguished by their visionary women presidents, 40 college women are being cultivated as a cohort to be leaders of their generation in advancing civil discourse around issues of equity and inclusion. They are the vanguard of the national BOLD Women’s Leadership Network, a cutting-edge leadership development and scholarship program for college women from diverse backgrounds. Rutgers University–Newark serves as the lead collaborator among the four, which include Middlebury College, Smith College, and California State University, Fullerton. Learn more here.

OID Workshops: March 30–April 12
The Office of Instructional Design is offering the following online teaching workshops March 30 through April 12: Canvas Exams and Surveys on March 30 at 11 a.m.; Canvas: Introduction to Canvas on April 3 at 10 a.m.; and Canvas: Rubrics on April 12 at 11 a.m. Learn more and register here.

Richard D. Heffner Open Mind Lecture: "Access to Justice": April 3, New Brunswick
Martha Minow, dean, Harvard Law School, will deliver the third annual Richard D. Heffner Open Mind lecture on April 3 beginning at 4:30 p.m. in the Douglass Student Center, Trayes Hall, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Minow's lecture, “Access to Justice,” will offer insights into the crisis in the American legal system and the need for legal reforms. This lecture series celebrates the legacy of Richard Douglas Heffner (1925–2013), the creator and host of The Open Mind, a public affairs television show first broadcast in 1956, and a former professor of communications and public policy at Rutgers. Click here for more information.

“Truth and Consequences: What We Know and Why It Matters”: April 4, New Brunswick
Joy Reid, MSNBC national correspondent, will discuss “Truth and Consequences: What We Know and Why It Matters” on April 4 beginning at 7 p.m. in the Douglass Student Center, Trayes Hall, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Reid will speak under the auspices of the Senator Wynona Lipman Chair in Women's Political Leadership, presented by the Center for American Women and Politics, Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Reid is host of AM Joy, former host of The Reid Report, and author of Fracture: Barack Obama, the Clintons and the Racial Divide. The program is free and open to the public but online registration is required. Click here to register. 

Art After Hours: April 4, New Brunswick
The next Art After Hours event at the Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, on April 4 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., includes a curator-led tour of A Vibrant Field: Nature and Landscape in Soviet Nonconformist Art, 1970s–1980s, live music by the Rutgers Jazz Trombones, and Slide Jam talks with artists Patrick Strzelec and Daonne Huff. This event is free and open to the public. Click here for more information.

New Brunswick Campus Advisory Board Meeting: April 5, New Brunswick
The next meeting of the New Brunswick Campus Advisory Board will take place on April 5 at 4 p.m. in the Seminar Room, Gateway Building, Rutgers University–New Brunswick.

“Science and Fiction: Envisioning Our Region's Future Under Extreme Sea-Level Rise”: April 5, New Brunswick
Best-selling novelist Kim Stanley Robinson will read from and discuss his new novel, New York 2140, which presents a vision of our region in a future of extreme sea-level rise, on April 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the Rutgers Academic Building, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. After his talk, Robinson will join a panel of distinguished Rutgers faculty with expertise in climate science (Robert Kopp), urban planning (Clinton Andrews), urban agriculture (Laura Lawson), and the environmental humanities (Jorge Marcone). Registration is strongly encouraged. Click here for more information.

IRW: “Who Will Save the Children?”: April 6, New Brunswick
The fifth talk in the Institute for Research on Women’s 201617 Distinguished Lecture Series, Feminist In/Security: Vulnerability, Securitization, and States of Crisis, will take place on April 6 from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Ruth Dill Johnson Crockett Building, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Thea Renda Abu El-Haj, associate professor, Graduate School of Education, Rutgers–New Brunswick, will discuss “Who Will Save the Children? Feminist Perspectives on the Contradictions of Education in States of In/Security and Crisis.” The event is free and open to the public. Click here for more information.

OIRT Workshops
The Office of Instructional and Research Technology periodically offers workshops in Sakai and other instructional technology tools. Note: online workshop on April 5 from 11 to 11:45 a.m. (Educational Media Basics–Module 3: Editing). Learn more here.

Early Start Program: June through August, New Brunswick
Rutgers University–New Brunswick Summer Session’s Early Start Program provides the opportunity for graduating high school seniors to take college courses before their fall semester begins. Students can ease their transition from high school to college, explore their interests or potential majors, and prepare for the academic rigors of college. Registration is open from now until late May; program dates vary from June to August depending on the course selection. Learn more here.

March 22, 2017

2017 Hall of Distinguished Alumni Inductions: May 6, New Brunswick
The Rutgers University Alumni Association will induct four individuals into the Rutgers Hall of Distinguished Alumni on May 6 at the Hyatt Regency, New Brunswick, beginning at 6 p.m. The 30th annual awards ceremony will commemorate these Rutgers graduates and their accomplishments in philanthropy and economic development, neurological and genetic research, marine construction and tunneling, and digital media and technology. The honorees are Ray Chambers, School of Business, 1964; Alice Lazzarini, Graduate SchoolNew Brunswick, 1976, 1996; Richard Weeks, School of Engineering, 1950; and SY Lau, Rutgers Business School–Newark and New Brunswick, 2004. Join in celebrating the accomplishments of alumni who have helped to make the world better and brighter. Learn more about them and register for the event here.

Volunteer for University Commencement
The Office of the Secretary is seeking volunteers for Rutgers University's 251st Anniversary Commencement on May 14. Become a commencement ambassador volunteer and invite your coworkers, friends, neighbors, and family members to volunteer, too. All ambassadors will receive event training, a commencement T-shirt, a thank you gift, a light buffet breakfast, snacks, and entry into a volunteer raffle. Click here to register as a commencement ambassador.

Commencement Parking Registration Open Through April 17
Members of Rutgers’ Class of 2017 are eligible to receive up to two free commencement parking passes for themselves and guests, but only if they register online at commencement.rutgers.edu before April 17 at 9 a.m. Find out more about registration, mass transportation available that day, and other important details here

Rutgers–Newark Classes to Improve Teaching Skills
Staying on top of your game as an effective college instructor requires constant attention to what drives student learning. But unlike K12 education, higher education has not had the kind of professional development infrastructure needed to support faculty members in making evidence-based refinements to their teaching. That is why Rutgers University–Newark has launched a five-year partnership with the Association of College and University Educators (ACUE) to train and credential instructional faculty through ACUE’s course in "Effective Teaching Practices." Click here for more information.

Poison Prevention Reminder
During this National Poison Prevention Week, a reminder: Anything can be a poison if used in the wrong way, in the wrong amount, or by the wrong person. People of all ages and pets are at risk. When the unexpected happens, call the poison center, NJPIES/NJ Poison Center (part of Rutgers' New Jersey Medical School), for immediate expert help. Program the Poison Help Line (1-800-222-1222) as a contact in your cell phone. For more prevention information, click here and follow NJPIES on Facebook and Twitter.

Screening: Starving the BeastThe Battle Over Public University Funding: March 23, Piscataway 
With a valid RU ID, attend a free screening of Starving the Beast, a documentary by Steve Mims that sheds light on the national debate over funding of public higher education, on March 23 at 5:30 p.m. at Rutgers Cinema, the Plaza, Piscataway. Free popcorn and soda are included. The event is sponsored by the America Converges Here initiative, Graduate School–New Brunswick, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, Graduate School of Education’s Ph.D. in Higher Education Program, and Rutgers University Libraries.

Music Together: March 25–June 17, New Brunswick
The Mason Gross Extension Division is offering a 10-week session of Music Together® beginning March 25. Music Together is an internationally recognized research-based music and movement class for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and the adults who care for them. Two classes are offered on Saturdays, 9:15 or 10:15 a.m. For more information, call the Extension Division at 848-932-8618 or click here.

Public Information Session for Rutgers Police Accreditation: March 27, Piscataway
In its continuing effort to enhance its capabilities and improve service to the university community, the Rutgers University Police Department is seeking re-accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). CALEA representatives will visit the university and seek comment from the community. There will be a public information session on March 27 at 4 p.m. at the Rutgers Visitor Center, Piscataway. The team will also take comments by phone and can be reached at 848-932-4949 between 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on March 27. The nationally recognized CALEA accreditation program requires agencies to comply with nearly 500 standards in four basic areas: policy and procedures, administration, operations, and support services. Click here for more information. 

Golda Meir: A Biographical Sketch: March 27, New Brunswick
The Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts a lecture by Pnina Lahav, a core faculty member of the Elie Wiesel Center for Jewish Studies at Boston University. Drawing on her current book project, Golda Meir: Through the Gender Lens, Lahav explores Meir’s leadership, her political ideology, how she reconciled career and family, and her position on women’s equality and the women’s movement, on March 27 at 7:30 p.m. at the Douglass Student Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. RSVP here

“Seinfeld and Aging”: March 27, New Brunswick
Attend the first David J. Stern Annual Lecture on Innovations in Social Work and Gerontology, “Seinfeld and Aging,” on March 27 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. This lecture by Mark Lachs, director of geriatrics, New York Presbyterian Health Care System, will use pop culture to examine the social, cultural, racial, and economic diversity of citizens 65 or older. Hear a unique perspective on aging and the health care crisis. The event is sponsored by the School of Social Work and part of America Converges Here. Click here to register and for more information.

Celebration of Scholarship: March 2731
Join Rutgers University Libraries in its annual Celebration of Scholarship from March 27 through March 31, calling attention to the work of Rutgers faculty online and with a number of special programs at libraries across the university. Click here for a schedule of events.

OIRT Workshops
The Office of Instructional Research and Technology periodically offers workshops in Sakai and other instructional technology tools. Note the online workshops on March 27 from 10 to 10:30 a.m. (Sakai Tools: Assignments); March 29 from 11 to 11:45 a.m. (Educational Media Basics, Module 2: Shooting); and March 30 from 2 to 2:30 p.m. (Using Kaltura with Student-Created Content). Learn more here.

Exhibition Reception for A Vibrant Field: Nature and Landscape in Soviet Nonconformist Art, 1970s–1980s: March 29, New Brunswick
Attend a reception for A Vibrant Field, the first exhibition at the Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, to explore artists’ diverse, creative approaches to the theme of the natural world, represented in work from its Dodge Collection of Nonconformist Art, on March 29 beginning at 4 p.m. The event includes a curator-led tour, followed by a screening of the 2015 documentary Babushkas of Chernobyl, and is free and open to the public. Click here for more information.

LGBTQ Veterans and Active Military Service: March 30, Newark
“The Courage to Be … LGBT Veterans and Military Service” encourages LGBTQ veterans to share their experiences with the Newark and Rutgers communities on March 30 at Ackerson Hall, Dean’s Lounge, Rutgers University–Newark. Film clips will be shown from 6 to 6:45 p.m., followed by a panel, Q&A, and refreshments from 7 to 9 p.m. Panelists include James Credle, Benny Roman, Danielle King, and Jahari Shears-King. Click here for more information.

Douglass Dean’s Colloquia: “Conversations with Extraordinary Women”: April 6, New Brunswick
Krisellen Maloney, vice president of Information Services and university librarian, and Jacquelyn Litt, dean, Douglass Residential College, invite you to “Conversations with Extraordinary Women” featuring Alice Aycock, an alumna whose works are found in numerous collections, on April 6 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Kathleen W. Ludwig Global Village Learning Center, Albers-Schonberg Room, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Admission is free. Click here for more information.

Hire Students: 2017 Part-Time and Summer Job Fair: April 27, New Brunswick
The 2017 Part-Time and Summer Job Fair takes place on April 27 in the College Avenue Student Center, multipurpose room, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. University departments and their affiliates interested in hiring students for nonfederal work-study part-time and/or summer jobs, as well as non-Rutgers affiliates such as area businesses, are encouraged to participate. Registration forms are available here. For more information, contact Brittany Cooper at jldp@ofa.rutgers.edu

Our Classroom Summer Enrichment Program Registration Open
The Center for Effective School Practices is now accepting registrations for Our Classroom, an academic enrichment program for middle school and high school students. Classes are geared toward differentiated, dynamic, and flexible learning opportunities to enhance and accelerate content-based knowledge and connect the knowledge students acquire to the real world. The week of classes is held at Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Click here to register and for more information.

March 15, 2017

Discovering Global Timbuktu in New Jersey
A two-day Rutgers symposium examines the legacies of Timbuktu in West Africa and two lost African American communities called Timbuctoo in New Jersey and New York. The event will examine their connections to the freedom struggles of African-Americans. The conference—“Global Timbuktu: Meanings and Narratives of Resistance in Africa and the Americas”—will draw an international assemblage of scholars, including archaeologists, historians, and curators from Timbuktu, Mali. It will begin on March 24 at 10 a.m. at the Teleconference Lecture Hall, Alexander Library, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, and continue on March 25 beginning with a noon site visit at the intersection of Church Street and Rancocas Road, Westhampton, N.J., before moving to Rancocas Valley Regional High School, Mount Holly, N.J. Register here.

Coming Soon to Newark: Kite+Key and Tek Chek
Kite+key, the Rutgers Tech Store, and Tek Chek, Rutgers’ computer repair, will open their second university location this spring in the former Hahne & Co. building in Newark where Express Newark, the arts incubator conceived by Rutgers University–Newark faculty, staff, students, and community arts leaders, occupies 50,000 square feet. Kite+key is an Apple-authorized campus store that offers products, services, and discounted pricing to Rutgers students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Kite+key also facilitates sales, leasing, and device enrollment programs for institutional and departmental sales. Kite+key carries a full line of technology products from top brands such as Asus, Apple, Dell, HP, Microsoft, and Lenovo and accessories from Beats, Skull Candy, GoPro, Razer, and others. Kite+key offers in- and out-of-warranty computer repair, trade-ins, accidental-damage plans, loaner laptops, same-day smartphone repairs, free setup and troubleshooting, and gift cards as well as monthly “appy hours.” For more information, contact kiteandkey@rutgers.edu.

Commencement Parking Hangtag Registration
Faculty and staff commencement parking hangtag registration will be open on March 20. Click here at that time to register and for more information. All faculty and staff interested in attending University Commencement are required to register for parking hangtags. Regular RUDOTS hangtags are not valid for commencement. See the commencement website here for more information.

COHLIT Online Teaching: March 17 and March 22
The Center for Online and Hybrid Learning and Instructional Technologies, Office of Instructional Design, offers the following online workshops: Authentication and Academic Honesty on March 17 at 10 a.m. and Accessibility and Universal Design—Text, Documents, Images, and Video on March 22 at 11 a.m. Click here for more information and to register.

Music at the Museum: March 19, New Brunswick
Attend the season’s final Music at the Museum concert, “Alma Latina,” on March 19 at 1:30 p.m. at the Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Music at the Museum, a monthly weekend concert series, features classical and jazz musicians from the faculty of the Mason Gross School of the Arts Extension Division, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Spanish and Latin American compositions for piano, guitar, and voice will be performed by Yen Lee on classical guitar and Enriquetta Somarriba on piano, accompanied by soprano Emily Gibson. For more information, call 848-932-8618 or click here.

OIRT Workshops
The Office of Instructional Research and Technology periodically offers workshops in Sakai and other instructional technology tools. Note the online workshops on March 21 from 10 to 10:45 a.m. (Using Kaltura in Lessons and Assignments in Sakai); March 21 from 7 to 8 p.m. (Humanizing Online Learning with VoiceThread); March 22 from 11 to 11:45 a.m. (Educational Media Production-Module 1: Planning); and March 24 from 2 to 2:30 p.m. (Sakai: Lessons). Learn more here.

“If Opportunity Doesn’t Knock, Build a Door”: March 22, Piscataway
Barbara A. Lee, senior vice president for Academic Affairs, and Jacquelyn Litt, dean, Douglass Residential College, invite you to a talk by Angela Christiano (DC '87), professor of dermatology and genetics and vice chair and director of basic science research at Columbia University, on March 22 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Fiber Optic Materials Research Building, Piscataway. Christiano will discuss her experiences in STEM and creating opportunities for women to succeed. Parking is available in Lots 59, 60A, and 60B.

Writers at Rutgers Reading Series: Ocean Vuong: March 22, New Brunswick
The Writers at Rutgers Reading Series, presented by the Department of English, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts Ocean Vuong on March 22 at 8 p.m. in the College Avenue Student Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Vuong is the author of Night Sky With Exit Wounds. A 2016 Whiting Award winner and Ruth Lilly fellow, Vuong has received numerous honors, and his writings have been featured in various publications, including New Republic, The New York Times, and American Poetry Review, which awarded him the Stanley Kunitz Prize for Younger Poets. Click here for more information.

Student Affairs S.T.E.A.M. Women’s Empowerment Conference: March 25, Piscataway
Join the Division of Student Affairs for the Jewel Plummer Cobb S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) Women’s Empowerment Conference on March 25 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Busch Student Center, Piscataway. The theme is “Nevertheless, She Persisted,” a phrase that encapsulates the need for women to endure even as those who oppose try to silence them. The goal is to unite, educate, and inspire women to discover their passion and purpose and elevate their understanding of what it means to be a woman in today’s society. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets and join the conference Facebook event here for up-to-date announcements.

"Boda Mexicana": A Dance Symposium with Calpulli Mexican Dance Company: March 29, Newark
The Price Institute, in partnership with the Rutgers-NJIT Theater Program, presents "Boda Mexicana": A Dance Symposium with Calpulli Mexican Dance Company on March 29 at 7 p.m. in the Jim Wise Theater, Kupfrian Hall, NJIT, Newark. "Boda Mexicana" is about a universal love story of courtship and marriage told through the dance and music of the many different ethnic groups, eras, and traditions throughout Mexico's rich cultural history. Seats are first come, first served, and no tickets are required. Click here for more information.

Employee Appreciation Week at The Wright Cut: through March 18, Piscataway
The Wright Cut welcomes faculty and staff to receive a one-of-a-kind haircut or hairstyle experience at a discounted rate. With an RU ID, receive 15 percent off for the service of your choice through March 18. The Wright Cut is located on the Plaza, Livingston Campus, Piscataway. Click here or call 732-463-1634 to book an appointment.

Now Playing at Rutgers Cinema
Rutgers Cinema is now showing Moonlight (Academy Award winner for best picture), Logan, and Get Out, and Beauty and the Beast opens March 16. Matinee ticket price (before 6 p.m.) is $5 with RU ID and $7 for the general public. Evening ticket price is $7 with RU ID and $9.50 for the general public. The cinema is located at the Plaza, Livingston Campus. For more information, contact Rutgers Cinema at 848-445-1124. Get show times and tickets here.

March 8, 2017

A Vibrant Field: Nature and Landscape in Soviet Nonconformist Art, 1970s–1980s: through July 30, New Brunswick
A Vibrant Field: Nature and Landscape in Soviet Nonconformist Art, 1960s–1980s, is the first exhibition at the Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, to explore the wide range of meanings that the natural world held for unofficial artists in the Soviet Union. Learn more here.

Celebrating International Women’s Day: March 8, New Brunswick
Celebrate International Women's Day with a distinguished group of scholars, teachers, authors, activists, feminists, and peacemakers who will engage in critical dialogue about women's past contributions and future potential in achieving peace with justice. The Centers for Global Advancement and International Affairs, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents two programs on March 8—”Women’s Organizing for Peace: Theories and Praxis (Roundtable Discussion),” including speakers AHN Kim Jeong-Ae, Charlotte Bunch, Krishanti Dharmaraj, Rebecca Johnson, Suzy Kim, Gwyn Kirk, Brinton Lykes, Margo Okazawa-Rey, Cora Weiss, and participants of the 2015 Women's Peace Walk in Korea from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Ruth Dill Johnson Crockett Building; and a screening of Women Cross DMZ: Crossing Boundaries for Peace, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the College Avenue Student Center, which includes a conversation with many of the afternoon’s speakers. Learn more here.

Lessons in Women's Leadership: March 9, New Brunswick
Attend a conversation with veteran Wall Street Journal editor Joann S. Lublin, author of Earning It: Hard-Won Lessons from Trailblazing Women at the Top of the Business World, on March 9 at 7 p.m. at the Kathleen W. Ludwig Global Village Learning Center, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. The event is cosponsored by the Center for Women and Work, School of Management and Labor Relations, Douglass Residential College, Institute for Women’s Leadership, and Office of the Chancellor–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

31st Annual Bishop Lecture: "Through the Eyes of a WWI Combat Engineer": March 9, New Brunswick
Join Rutgers Special Collections and University Archives for the 31st annual Bishop Lecture on March 9 at 6 p.m. in the teleconference hall at Alexander Library, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Virginia A. Dilkes will speak about her father’s experiences during WWI in a lecture titled, “Remembering World War I: Through the Eyes of a Combat Engineer.” The lecture will be followed by a reception and a tour of the new exhibit Heaven, Hell, or Hoboken!: New Jersey in the Great War. Click here for more information.

Drop In to Mason Gross Extension Division: March 11, New Brunswick
Looking for a music teacher or visual arts class for your child? The Mason Gross Extension Division, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, has instructors to meet your needs. Drop in on March 11 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Mason Gross Extension Division to see the programs the division offers, from private lessons to ensembles, ballet, and arts classes. For more information or to register, click here or call 848-932-8618.

Information Session for Summer Academies for Teens: March 16, Online
Rutgers Continuing Studies provides Summer Session in New Brunswick. Teens 16 to 18 can choose from three intensive one-week summer residential programs focused on engineering, STEM, or leadership. Participants will learn from Rutgers faculty, complete hands-on projects, take field trips, and experience a taste of college. Attend an online information session on March 16 from 6 to 7 p.m. RSVP and learn more here.

Women’s Leadership Conference: March 24, New Brunswick
Attend the Sixth Annual Women’s Leadership Conference, “Speak Up, Speak Out: Advocating for Yourself and Others," hosted by the Rutgers Women's Leadership Coalition and the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, on March 24 from 9:30 a.m. to  5 p.m. The conference will highlight tactics professional women use to raise their voices in high-stakes environments. Admission is free but space is limited. Attendees must RSVP here.

UHR Learning and Development
University Human Resources Learning and Development offers all full-time faculty and staff more than 50 different free open-registration programs and online learning opportunities each semester on a broad range of topics, including management, supervision, communication, interpersonal skills, planning, and performance management. Register now for the March to June sessions. All programs combine structured experiences, small- and large-group discussions and activities, and additional resources that complement course learning. Self-study materials and online presentations are also available. Custom programming may be requested to meet unique departmental needs. Learn more and register here or call 732-235-9500.

New Horizons Summer Camp
Rutgers Recreation offers New Horizons Summer Camp from June 27 through August 12 at the Cook Douglass Recreation Center, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Day camp is for children 5 to 11 and adventure camp is for children 11 to 14. Activities include sports, swim lessons, arts and crafts, science, hiking, fitness, surfing, special events, trips, and more. Registration is now open. Contact Paul Fischbach at paul.fischbach@rutgers.edu or 848-445-0466 or click here for more information.

Coming Soon to Rutgers Cinema
Rutgers Cinema welcomes three new blockbuster films this month: Logan, Beauty and the Beast, and Power Rangers. Matinee ticket price is $5 with RU ID and $7 for the general public. Evening ticket price is $7 with RU ID and $9.50 for the general public. Get show times and tickets here.

March 1, 2017

Save the Date: Rutgers Alumni Weekend
Rutgers Alumni Weekend will be held on April 28 and April 29 at all university locations in collaboration with Rutgers Day (April 29). Take part in activities and create new connections to Rutgers. Click here to sign up for events.

Save the Date: Rutgers Hall of Distinguished Alumni Awards
Join in celebrating the accomplishments of four individuals who will be inducted into the prestigious Hall of Distinguished Alumni on May 6. Don't miss the opportunity to be a part of this high-profile event and help honor alumni who have helped to make the world better and brighter. Click here for more information.

Chancellor’s Student Leadership Awards: Call for Nominations 
Rutgers University–New Brunswick is providing students an opportunity to be recognized and rewarded for remarkable contributions to the university and the community. These are students who consistently demonstrate collaboration, leadership, and resourcefulness; have a tremendous passion for Rutgers; and go beyond their normal responsibilities to achieve goals. Student Affairs and Undergraduate Academic Affairs invite you to nominate a deserving student or student organization for this honor. Nominations are due on March 10. This year’s award winners will be honored at the Chancellor’s Student Leadership Gala on May 3 at 7 p.m. Nominate a student or student organization here.

Save 20 Percent, Enroll Early for Mini-Master in Public Administration
University employees receive a 20 percent discount if they enroll by March 31 in the Rutgers Mini-Master in Public Administration (Mini-MPA™) Program, a partnership between the Rutgers University–Camden Department of Public Policy and Administration and the Center for Executive Leadership in Government (CELG), at CELG headquarters, New Brunswick. The Mini-MPA™ is designed to develop leadership and management skills for public- and nonprofit-sector managers. Students meet five Thursdays, with the first class April 6. Learn more and register here.

Construction Alert on Davidson Road, Piscataway
During the week of March 13, a utility installation under Davidson Road near the intersection of Taylor Road in Piscataway will reduce traffic flow to one lane in that area between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Online Teaching Workshops: March 2–March 8
The Office of Instructional Design is offering the following workshops between March 2 and March 8: Accessibility and Universal Design in Canvas (March 2); Introduction to Canvas (March 6); Kaltura MediaSpace: Recording and Streaming Videos (March 7); and Adding and Editing Content in Canvas (March 8). Learn more and register here.

OIRT Workshops
The Office of Instructional Research and Technology periodically offers workshops in Sakai and other instructional technology tools. Note the workshops on March 6 from 2 to 2:45 p.m. (Using Kaltura in Sakai); March 8 from 11 to 11:45 a.m. (Using Kaltura outside an LMS); and March 10 from 10:30 to 11 a.m. (VoiceThread webinar). Learn more here.

Celebration of Scholarship: Submissions Due March 8
The Celebration of Scholarship is Rutgers University Libraries' weeklong recognition of the academic achievements of the university’s faculty. Join in from March 27 to March 31 as we call attention to scholarship universitywide. All faculty are invited to participate. Submissions are due by March 8. To have your work included and to learn more, check here.

“Religious Zionism, the Media, and the Changing Role of the Rabbi”: March 8, New Brunswick
Bildner visiting scholar Yakir Englander delivers a public lecture on March 8 at 7:30 p.m. at the Douglass Student Center, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, in which he will address how advances in technology have had an impact on the role of the rabbi. Sponsored by the Allen and Joan Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life, the lecture is free and open to the public. Free parking is available. RSVP is requested to csjlrsvp@rci.rutgers.edu or at 848-932-2033.

“Successful Grant Writing” Master Class: March 9, New Brunswick
The Department of English and Rutgers Writing Program, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, present the informative master class “Successful Grant Writing” led by preeminent grants professional Stacey Abate on March 9 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in Murray Hall 302, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Abate will discuss the fundamentals of grant writing and explore the high-paying in-demand career of grantsmanship. Abate, who has raised more than $32 million from foundations and government agencies, is founding president of the Grant Professionals Association New Jersey Chapter and a Grants and Foundations Review contributing author. Learn more here.

PEP Workshop: Op-Ed Writing: March 23, New Brunswick
Thaler Pekar, chief executive, Thaler Pekar & Partners, internationally recognized pioneer in the field of organizational narrative, leadership storytelling, and persuasive communication, leads a Public Engagement Project workshop on transforming academic work to op-eds aimed at a general audience on March 23 from 10:30 a.m. to noon in the Ruth Dill Johnson Crockett Building, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Participants will complete an op-ed outline, receive takeaway materials, and have an opportunity to follow up with the speaker for review and editing services. Learn more and register here

February 22, 2017

Encourage New Brunswick Students to Take Survey
Student Affairs was asked by Rutgers University–New Brunswick chancellor Richard Edwards to conduct a formal assessment of the New Brunswick campus climate as it relates to diversity and inclusion. Intended for undergraduates enrolled prior to summer 2016 and accessible until February 28, the Diverse Learning Environments Survey captures student perceptions regarding institutional practices, academic environments, student support services, and cocurricular diversity activities as experienced with faculty, staff, and peers. Student Affairs is anticipating that faculty and staff will encourage students to complete this important survey through announcements during class and organizational meetings. Survey information and a link to the survey are found here. Contact Dayna Weintraub, director, student affairs research and assessment, at dayna.weintraub@rutgers.edu or 848-932-8576 with questions or for additional marketing materials. 

Recruiting Former Cancer Treatment Patients for Study
The Department of Family Medicine and Community, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, and Shawna Hudson, research division chief and project director, are seeking participants in a National Cancer Institute EXCELS Study (Extended Cancer Education for Longer-Term Survivors) to better understand the needs and concerns faced after cancer treatment has ended and to help design a wellness program. Participants receive a small gift. Contact Dena O’Malley (848-932-0218, omalledm@rwjms.rutgers.edu) or Shawna Hudson (848-932-0215, hudsonsh@rutgers.edu) for details.

Registration for Zimmerli Children's Summer Art Camp
Registration is open for the Zimmerli Art Museum’s Summer Art Camp for children 7 to 14, with full- and half-day sessions available from June 26 to July 28. New this year is a collaboration with Rutgers Gardens, offering a week of camp in beautiful surroundings exploring art and nature. Learn more here. For more information call 848-932-6787 or write to education@zimmerli.rutgers.edu.

OIRT Workshops
The Office of Instructional Research and Technology periodically offers workshops in Sakai and other instructional technology tools. Note the following webinars: Adobe Connect (February 27, 2 to 3 p.m.) and Sakai Tools: Resources (February 28, 10 to 10:30 a.m.). Learn more here.

Fulbright Scholars Application Workshop: February 28, New Brunswick
The 2018–2019 Fulbright Scholars Program Catalog is opening soon. On February 28 from 4 to 6 p.m., the Centers for Global Advancement and International Affairs (GAIA Centers), Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts a Fulbright Scholars application workshop to discuss application strategies and finding the right award to pursue. RSVP here. Space is limited. Learn more here. Contact Greg Costalas at gcostalas@gaiacenters.rutgers.edu with questions. 

Eating Disorder Awareness Symposium: March 1, New Brunswick
To help educate the university community about the manifestations of eating disorders during National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, the Rutgers University Nutrition Club and Rutgers Eating Disorder Organization present an Eating Disorder Awareness Symposium on March 1 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Institute for Food, Nutrition, and Health, Rutgers–New Brunswick. This event is open to the public. Send questions to runutritionclub@gmail.com. RSVP is requested here.

RWJMS Retired Faculty Meeting: March 3, Piscataway
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School’s (RWJMS) Retired Faculty Association hosts Josh Kohut, associate professor, Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, to present “A Robot's View of Our Ocean Planet” on March 3 from noon to 1:30 pm. in the dean’s conference room, RWJMS Research Tower, Piscataway. Lunch will be available and contributions to the lunch may be made at the meeting. Learn more here

February 15, 2017

Book Talk with Professor Andrew R. Murphy: February 16, New Brunswick
Andrew R. Murphy, Rutgers professor of political science, offers the first full-length treatment of William Penn's political thought in nearly 50 years on February 16 at 3 p.m. at the Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Register here

“Amiri Baraka, Ed Dorn and Revisionist Narratives of American Literary History”: February 16, Newark
The Rutgers University–Newark Department of African American and African Studies hosts a talk by Dorothy Wang, “Amiri Baraka, Ed Dorn and Revisionist Narratives of American Literary History,” on February 16 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the John Cotton Dana Library, Rutgers–Newark. Learn more here

Department of Geography Speaker Series: February 17, New Brunswick
The Department of Geography, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents "New Spaces of Dystopia or Sustainability? Geographic Dynamics of Biodiversity in Land Use and Food Systems," with Karl Zimmerer, Pennsylvania State University Department of Geography professor and director of the GeoSyntheSES Lab, Earth, and Environmental Systems Institute, on February 17 at 3 p.m. at Tillett Hall-246, Livingston Campus. Learn more here.

New Universitywide Office of Postdoctoral Affairs Hosts Open Houses
Reporting to the Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs is committed to advancing the university’s mission to conduct cutting-edge research and advanced training and supports postdoctoral researchers and their faculty mentors by providing a central hub for professional development, knowledge sharing, and community-building opportunities. The office will host career-development workshops and other activities open to all postdocs and help build community and expand their professional networks. To learn more about how the office can support postdocs and partner with faculty to make the most of the postdoctoral experience at Rutgers, all postdocs, their faculty mentors as well as all faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend an upcoming open house event. Learn more and register here by February 17 for the Rutgers University–New Brunswick open house.

Sakai Workshops
The Office of Instructional Research and Technology periodically offers workshops in Sakai and other instructional technology tools. The following workshops are offered from February 20 to February 23: Tests and Quizzes (February 20, webinar, 10 to 10:30 a.m.); Sakai 11 Pop-up Shop @ Cook/Douglass (February 22, noon to 1 p.m.); and Gradebook (February 23, webinar, 2 to 2:30 p.m.). Learn more here.

Writers at Newark Reading Series: Ian Frazier and Kathryn Schulz: February 21, Newark
The Writers at Newark Reading Series hosts author Ian Frazier and author and New Yorker staff writer Kathryn Schulz on February 21 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Robeson Campus Center, Rutgers University–Newark. Learn more here

Writers at Rutgers Reading Series: Lidia Yuknavitch: February 22, New Brunswick
The Writers at Rutgers Reading Series, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts Lidia Yuknavitch on February 22 at 8 p.m. at the College Avenue Student Center multipurpose room, Rutgers–New Brunswick. She is an acclaimed author of seven books, including The Small Backs of Children and The Chronology of Water, and a teacher of writing and literature who has crafted her body-centered art-making philosophy into a groundbreaking workshop practice, corporeal writing. She’s won a Ken Kesey Award for fiction and two Readers’ Choice Awards. Learn more here.

Artists and Activism: A View from Behind the Gorilla Mask: February 27, New Brunswick
For more than 30 years, the Guerrilla Girls have been exposing inequalities within the art world and beyond with witty and incisive posters, performances, and protests. The exhibit Guerrilla (And Other) Girls: Art/Activism/Attitude, featuring posters by the Guerrilla Girls and artwork by women aligned with the group’s mission, is on view at the Zimmerli Museum, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, through July 30. On the occasion of the exhibit, the Zimmerli hosts Artists and Activism: A View from Behind the Gorilla Mask on February 27 at 7 p.m. followed by a reception. The event is free and open to the public. Learn more here.

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