Community Information

June 26, 2013

Register for UCDPER's Disaster Behavior Health Conference
Registration is open for the University Center for Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Response's (UCDPER) conference Disaster Behavior Health. UCDPER is a collaborative initiative of Rutgers, UMDNJ–Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. This conference explores disaster behavioral health–the behavioral sciences and the provision of mental health, substance abuse, and stress management services for major public health emergency and disaster survivors and responders. The conference takes place on June 28 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Busch Campus Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Learn more and register here.

Register for Ballroom Dance Bootcamp
Registration is open for Rutgers Recreation's Ballroom Dance Bootcamp, which features fundamental elements of movement in popular American-style social ballroom dances. This course takes place on Tuesdays, from July 9 through August 13, from 7 p.m. to 8:40 p.m. in the Werblin Recreation Center on the Busch Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. A partner is not required for registration. Search and register for the course here.

June 19, 2013

Apply for the OASIS Leadership and Professional Development Program
The Office for the Promotion of Women in Science, Engineering, and Mathematics invites women faculty in STEM, social, and health science fields to apply to the fall 2013 OASIS Program. The program accelerates the career development and advancement of academic participants through a combination of workshops, networking, mentoring, and individual coaching. The application deadline is July 10. Learn more here.

Register for the Zimmerli Art Museum's Summer Art Camp for Children and Teenagers Ages 7–14
Registration is open for the Zimmerli Art Museum's Summer Art Camp for children and teenagers ages 7–14. This program offers morning, afternoon, and all-day sessions that run weekly from June 24 through July 26. More than 20 studio classes explore traditional mediums. Classes include Dinosaur Delights, Japanese Animé, Puppet Power, and Fashion Design. Mason Gross School of the Arts alumnus Wes Sherman leads a faculty of practicing artists and arts educators. View the complete list of classes and registration information here.

Register for the Extension Division's Summer Camps and Intensives for Students Ages 6–18
Registration is open for the Extension Division's summer camps and intensives for students ages 6–18 at the Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Classes include Band and Orchestra Camp, Jazz Institute, Dance Camp and Conservatory, and Graphic Design Camp. Learn more and register here.

June 12, 2013

Register for the Conference on Cyber Terrorism and Health Care
Registration is now open for the Conference on Cyber Terrorism and Health Care held on June 17 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m in the Rutgers Student Center on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. This conference is sponsored by The University Center for Disaster Preparedness & Emergency Response, which is a collaborative initiative of Rutgers University; UMDNJ–Robert Wood Johnson Medical School; and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. This conference is free, but registration is required. Learn more and register here.

May 29, 2013

Register for 2013 DOORS Golf Challenge to Benefit Individuals with Autism
Registration is now open for the 2013 DOORS Golf Challenge hosted by the Douglass Organization for Occupational and Related Educational Services, Inc. (DOORS) at the Douglass Developmental Disabilities Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. The event will be held on June 17 at Trump National Golf Course in Colts Neck, New Jersey. The proceeds from this event will support children and adults with autism at the Douglass Developmental Disabilities Center. Learn more and register here.

Register for Mason Gross Extension Division's Bassoonapaloosa! and Woodwind Chamber Music Workshop
Registration is now open for two events hosted by the Mason Gross Extension Division at Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Bassoonapaloosa! is a day‐long bassoon workshop offering skills needed for successful bassoon playing (solo and ensemble) to students at all levels on June 15, and the Woodwind Chamber Music Workshop offers positive and constructive coaching sessions from Extension Division faculty on June 22. Learn more and register here.

Register for Kids Create Summer Camp for Children Ages 6–12 at Mason Gross School of the Arts
Registration is now open for Mason Gross School of the Arts' Kids Create summer camp. Children develop their imaginations and skills through drawing, painting, collage, movement, music, improvisational theater, creative dramatics, and playwriting. Two summer sessions are available. Learn more here.

May 22, 2013

Audition Registration Is Now Open for "You Need to Be on Broadway" High School Musical Theater Conservatory
The Mason Gross Extension Division hosts auditions for its "You Need to Be on Broadway" high school musical theater conservatory on June 15 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Nicholas Music Center on the Douglass Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. This conservatory aims to provide talented high school students with the essential skills needed to excel in the professional world of musical theater. Students will undergo rigorous training in dance, voice, acting, and stage performance. Conservatory students will receive audition and industry coaching, as well as technical feedback from New York theater professionals. The conservatory is scheduled to run on Saturdays from August 31 through January 25. Learn more and register here.

Registration Is Now Open for Beginning and Intermediate Crew Classes on the Raritan River
Rutgers Recreation offers beginner and intermediate rowing classes on the Raritan River on Monday and Wednesday evenings from June 3 to June 26. Classes meet at the Rutgers Class of 1914 Boathouse in New Brunswick and are taught by Steve Wagner, head coach of the men's crew team. Learn more and register here.

May 15, 2013

Register for Project Move Out
Rutgers University and the City of New Brunswick partner for Project Move Out to recover discarded furniture, appliances and textiles in order to keep these items out of landfills. Project Move Out provides for free curbside pick-up of bulk items for Rutgers students only who preregister by May 22 at noon. The collection will take place from May 23–29. An RUID is required for registration. Register and learn more here.

Registration Is Open for Rosetta Stone Intensive Program
The Center for Continuing Professional Development offers an intensive language certificate program, Rosetta Stone COURSe. This program is available in 26 languages. Participants can complete Level 1 in eight weeks and gain a solid foundation in a language for travel or business. The next session begins on June 3 for $89. Learn more here.

Registration Is Open for the Rutgers University Inn and Conference Center's Open House
The Rutgers University Inn and Conference Center hosts an open house on June 5 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the University Inn and Conference Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. The open house will feature free tours and refreshments. Learn more and register here.

May 8, 2013

Avenue E on Livingston Campus to Close Due to Roadwork
University Facilities and Capital Planning announces that on or about May 21 through June 3, a portion of Avenue E east of Hospital Road and west of the Beck Hall Service Drive will be closed due to roadwork on the Livingston Campus. Hospital Road will remain open. Please follow the detour signs.

Registration Is Open for Summer Recreation Classes
Registration is now open for Rutgers Recreation's summer classes in dance, group fitness, yoga, swimming, and scuba. Classes begin on May 28 and registration may be done online. Please email recclass@rci.rutgers.edu or call 732-932-8204 with questions. Learn more and view the full schedule of classes here.

May 1, 2013

Registration Is Open for UMDNJ-Rutgers Faculty Networking Wine and Cheese Reception
Registration is now open for the UMDNJ-Rutgers faculty networking wine and cheese reception hosted by the Office for the Promotion of Women in Science, Engineering, and Mathematics, the Office of the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, Rutgers–New Brunswick, and the Office of the Vice President for Research at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) on June 4 at 4 p.m. in the Busch Campus Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Registration deadline is May 3. Learn more and register here.

Registration Is Open for Rutgers Recreation Junior Lifeguarding Course
Rutgers Recreation has expanded its public aquatics programs to include the American Red Cross Junior Lifeguarding Course. The Junior Lifeguarding Course guides youths aged 11–14 in the foundation of knowledge, attitudes, and skills in preparation for the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course. This course teaches water safety and introduces participants to the duties and responsibilities of lifeguarding but will not certify anyone to be a lifeguard. The Junior Lifeguarding Course is held at the Cook/Douglass Recreation Center on Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 14 through June 27. Search and register for the course here.

Registration Is Open for Mason Gross Summer 2013 Camps for Students
Registration is now open for summer programs at the Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Programs include Jazz/Fusion Workshop, Band and Orchestra Camp, Dance Conservatory, and Design Camps I and II. Learn more and register here.

Registration Is Open for Rutgers Children's Choir and Scarlet Singers Auditions
Registration is now open for Rutgers Children's Choir (grades 3–8) and Scarlet Singers (grades 8–12) auditions on May 21 and 23 from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in room 104 of Nicholas Music Center on the Douglass Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Learn more and register here.

April 24, 2013

Register Now for the Eighth Annual Rutgers Energy Institute Energy Symposium
Registration is now open for the Rutgers Energy Institute's eighth annual Energy Symposium on May 7 in the Fiber Optics Materials Research Building on the Busch Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. This symposium will provide faculty, students, staff, government officials, and community members the opportunity to learn about new methods, processes, and initiatives being developed by energy thinkers at Rutgers, in New Jersey, and across the country. Admission is free, but the registration deadline is May 1. Learn more and register here.

April 17, 2013

Register for Women Take Flight at Rutgers STEM Workshop
The Office for the Promotion of Women in Science, Engineering, and Mathematics (SciWomen), Rutgers–New Brunswick, invites STEM faculty members to participate in Women Take Flight on May 21 and 22 at Alexandria Field Airport in Pittstown, New Jersey. This two-day workshop will help develop a greater understanding and level of confidence in leadership abilities by placing participants in the driver’s seat of a single-engine C172 training aircraft. This event is free for Rutgers faculty but space is limited. Register and learn more here.

Request for Proposals for 2013–2015 Biennial Theme: Global Health!
The Centers for Global Advancement and International Affairs is now accepting proposals for its 2013–2015 Biennial Theme: Global Health! The center is particularly interested in proposals for events that tie into one or more of three cross-cutting subthemes: social and economic justice; environment, science, and innovation; and systems, policy, and delivery. All faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to submit proposals for the 2013–2014 academic year. Completed proposal forms must be submitted by June 10 at 5 p.m. Learn more here.

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