Announcements

September 11, 2013

Rutgers Child Care Survey
The current Nutritional Sciences Preschool on the Douglass Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick, is in the process of expanding its days and hours. Under the new schedule, the preschool will still serve children 3 and 4 years of age, but each group would come daily, instead of Monday-Wednesday-Friday or Tuesday-Thursday. The preschool is currently gathering input as to the optimal hours of operation in order to better their services, and requests that faculty and staff members with small children or who are planning to have children take the survey here.

Registration Is Open for the Rutgers Faculty Wine and Cheese Reception
The Office of the Chancellor at Rutgers–Newark, the Office of the Dean at New Jersey Medical School, the Office of the Dean at Faculty of Arts and Sciences–Newark, the Office of the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, and the Office for the Promotion of Women in Science, Engineering, and Mathematics host a faculty wine and cheese reception on October 8 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the University Club at the Robeson Campus Center, Rutgers–Newark. The registration deadline is September 13. Learn more and register here.

September 4, 2013

Registration Is Open for the Rutgers Faculty Wine and Cheese Reception
The Office of the Chancellor at Rutgers–Newark, the Office of the Dean at New Jersey Medical School, the Office of the Dean at Faculty of Arts and Sciences–Newark, the Office of the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, and the Office for the Promotion of Women in Science, Engineering, and Mathematics, host a faculty wine and cheese reception on October 8 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the University Club at the Robeson Campus Center, Rutgers–Newark. The registration deadline is September 13. Learn more and register here.

Registration Is Open for Swim for Life: Free Adult Swim Instruction
Rutgers Recreation offers Swim for Life, a day of free adult swim instruction, on September 13 at Werblin Recreation Center on the Busch Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Sessions offered are from 1 to 3 p.m., 3 to 5 p.m., and 5 to 7 p.m. This event is open to members of the Rutgers community of all swimming abilities. Spots are limited and registration is required. Learn more here.

Mason Gross Extension Division Is Forming Adult Amateur Chamber Music Ensembles
The Extension Division at the Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers–New Brunswick, seeks to identify interested individuals to form an adult chamber music program. The ensembles will be coached by Extension Division faculty and end-of-semester performance opportunities will be available. Learn more here.

August 28, 2013

Registration Is Open for Mason Gross Extension Division's Young Artist Program
The Young Artist Program at the Extension Division in the Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers–New Brunswick, has recently partnered with the Bravura Youth Orchestra and the Mason Gross Collegiate Department of Music to offer precollege instrumentalists ages 9–18 and vocalists ages 14–20 opportunities to grow and develop as performing artists while preparing for collegiate-level music study. Learn more about the Young Artist Program and view additional audition dates here.

Registration Is Open for Free Prostate Cancer Screening
The Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital offer free prostate cancer screenings for men ages 40 and older on September 23, 24, and 25, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Cancer Institute of New Jersey on the New Brunswick Campus. Screenings are free but appointments are required. Please call 1-888-MD-RWJUH (637-9584) to schedule an appointment. Learn more here.

Registration for Fall 2013 Recreation Classes Opens September 3
Rutgers Recreation offers 250 classes in dance, group fitness, yoga/holistic health, aquatics, outdoor recreation, martial arts, self-defense and safety, and sports. Registration can be completed online and continues throughout the semester but varies by course or trip. Please contact 848-932-8204 or email recclass@rci.rutgers.edu with questions. See a complete list of classes here.

August 21, 2013

Mason Gross Online Is Now Arts Online
Mason Gross Online, a program offering online instruction in the visual and performing arts by the Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers–New Brunswick, is now known as Arts Online. Learn more here.

Share Your Career Success
University Career Services (UCS) at Undergraduate Academic Affairs is conducting video interviews with Rutgers alumni about their careers and postgraduation experiences. These videos will appear on the UCS website for students and other alumni to watch as a resource. Faculty and staff members are invited to share the names of one to three successful alumni in their respective academic programs (or Rutgers faculty or staff who are alumni) with whom video interviews are recommended. UCS seeks alumni in a variety of work fields and career levels. The deadline for submission is September 13. Submit recommendations here or email nominations to careerservices@echo.rutgers.edu.

August 14, 2013

Registration Is Open for the 18th Annual Award of Hope Gala
Registration is now open for the 18th Annual Award of Hope Gala to benefit the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ). The gala takes place on October 24 at The Palace at Somerset Park in Somerset, New Jersey. Please contact Leanne Kochy, director of development for CINJ, at lkochy@cinj-ruf.rutgers.edu with questions or to register. Learn more here.

Rutgers Study Abroad and Center for International Faculty and Student Services to be Renamed
To further align the offices that make up the Centers for Global Advancement and International Affairs (GAIA), Rutgers Study Abroad will be renamed the Center for Global Education, and the Center for International Faculty and Student Services will be renamed the Center for Global Services as of August 16. These new names better reflect the roles of these offices as university leaders in the GAIA Center's efforts to provide high quality programs and services for Rutgers students studying around the world and for the more than 5,000 international students and nearly 1,000 international faculty and scholars from more than 125 countries that come to the university.

August 7, 2013

Registration Is Open for Free Prostate Cancer Screening
The Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital offer free prostate cancer screenings for men ages 40 and older on September 23, 24, and 25 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Cancer Institute of New Jersey on the New Brunswick Campus. Screenings are free but appointments are required. Please call 1-888-MD-RWJUH (637-9584) to schedule an appointment. Learn more here.

Registration Is Open for Confucius Institute’s Chinese Opera Workshop
The Confucius Institute of Rutgers University at the School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers–New Brunswick, sponsors an eight-week trial session in Chinese opera performance in fall 2013. Enrollment in this program is open to children of Rutgers faculty and staff, ages 12 to 18, as well as to a select number of Rutgers students. The program is taught by a prominent Chinese opera singer and takes place every Saturday starting September 7 at the Confucius Institute on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. This program is free but space is limited. Please contact ciru@rci.rutgers.edu with questions or to register.

July 24, 2013

New Jersey Hopeline Website Has Launched
The website for New Jersey Hopeline, a peer support and suicide prevention hotline, has launched. The hotline is directed by University Behavioral Health Care at Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences. Specialists are available for confidential telephone counseling and support 24 hours a day, 7 day per week. The number for the hotline is 1-855-NJ-HOPELINE (654-6735). Learn more here.

Registration Is Open for Polestar Pilates Teacher Training Program at Mason Gross School of the Arts
The Extension Division at Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers–New Brunswick, offers the first evidence-based comprehensive Pilates Teacher Training Program at the university level in partnership with Polestar Pilates. The 453-hour program is open to movement professionals with prior Pilates training or experience in kinesiology, yoga, or dance. After completion of five courses, including a studio-based internship, students will sit for the Pilates Method Alliance Board Certification Exam to become credentialed teachers of the practice. Upon passing this exam, candidates will receive the Pilates Method Alliance-Certified Pilates Teacher credential—the only third-party credential in the Pilates industry to date. Learn more and register here.

July 10, 2013

Rutgers University Wellness Program Launches New Website
The Rutgers Occupational Health Department launched a new section on its website called RU Healthy? which provides information and guidance on various health and wellness issues for the Rutgers community. The site contains educational information and links to other online resources related to preventive medicine, cancer screening, mental health/stress management, physical fitness, smoking cessation, and other health care topics. The site is updated periodically with new information on topics of interest. View the new website here.

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