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June 1, 2016

Transgender Health 2016 Conference: June 10, RBHS, Newark
The Department of Psychiatry, New Jersey Medical School, hosts “Transgender Health 2016” on June 10 from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Medical Sciences Building, Room B-556, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, Newark. A panel of experts will discuss the most recent developments in the field, from the fundamentals of gender identity (and salience of pronouns), to the complexities of working with transgender adolescents and transgender patients who are also ethnic/racial minorities. The conference also features a hands-on practicum on the nuts and bolts of everyday clinical work with transgender people. This event is designed for physicians, nurses, psychologists, social workers, certified counselors, certified alcohol and drug counselors, marriage and family therapists, researchers, students, and trainees. Register here. For additional information call 973-972-4267 or email ccoe@ca.rutgers.edu.  

May 25, 2016

Share Your Experiences with HereNow: Rutgers 250 by May 30
Remember to share your Rutgers experiences from 2015 and 2016—including commencement ceremonies and celebrations—in HereNow: Rutgers 250, the Zimmerli Art Museum’s first crowd-sourced exhibition. To be considered for the HereNow: Rutgers 250 companion book that will be published in the fall, upload images by May 30. Learn more here.

April 27, 2016

Rutgers Day, April 30: Everyone Is Invited
Attend Rutgers Day on April 30 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with expanded activities in Camden, New Brunswick, and Newark to showcase the university in celebration of the university’s 250th Anniversary. Take advantage of the opportunity to learn about a wide range of academic, research, athletic, cultural, recreational, and community-oriented programs as we welcome thousands of visitors to Rutgers—many for the first time. Enjoy an array of free activities, including music, dance, hands-on events, games, and demonstrations hosted by professors, students, and staff. It’s also Alumni Weekend, a perfect time to celebrate your Scarlet pride. Learn more here.

April 13, 2016

Remembering Students: April 19, New Brunswick
Join the memorial gathering to remember students who passed away this year on April 19 at 1 p.m. in the 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.

March 30, 2016

Updates to the University Policy Library Website
The University Policy Library is the official source for the policies governing the academic, administrative, financial, operational, and business affairs of the university. Faculty, staff, and students are required to be conversant with policies that apply to their respective roles. The following are recent updates to the policy library:

60.1.10  Smoking Policy (revised)

60.4.10  Salary and Salary Adjustments for Non-Aligned Employees (revised)

70.1.5  Rutgers University World Wide Web Accessibility Policy (new)

100.1.1  Uses and Disclosures of Health Information With and Without an Authorization (revised)

100.1.2  Facsimile (Fax) Machine Transmittal of Confidential, Sensitive or Protected Health and Other Information (revised)

100.1.3  Accounting of Disclosures of Protected Health Information (revised)

100.1.4  Access of Individuals to Their Protected Health Information (revised)

100.1.6  Protected Health Information - Destruction and Disposal (revised)

100.1.7  Request for Amendment of Individual Health Information (revised)

100.1.8  Requests for Restriction of Uses and Disclosures of Protected Health Information (revised)

100.1.9  Standards for Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information (revised)

100.1.10  Disclosures of Personally Identifiable Health Information to Business Associates (new)

100.1.11  HIPAA Minimum Necessary Requirement (new)

Recent policy updates, including previous versions of updated policies, are available at Recent Policy Updates. For specific questions about policy interpretations, contact the responsible office listed on each policy. For general questions about university policies, contact the Office of the Secretary of the University at secretary@oldqueens.rutgers.edu.

March 23, 2016

Gerald N. Grob Memorial Service: April 1, New Brunswick
A memorial service for Gerald N. Grob, Distinguished Henry E. Sigerist Professor of the History of Medicine (Emeritus), Rutgers University–New Brunswick, will be held on April 1 at 2 p.m. in the Clinical Academic Building, Room 1302, Rutgers–New Brunswick. A reception will follow at the Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research. RSVP to GrobMemorial@ifh.rutgers.edu or 848-932-8413 by March 25. Grob passed away on December 16, 2015, in Evergreen, Colo. 

March 2, 2016

Artists' Discussion and Celebration of Feminist Art Project's 10th Anniversary: March 3, New Brunswick
Join the Mary H. Dana Women Artists Series and The Feminist Art Project on March 3 at 5 p.m. for a discussion at Douglass Library, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, with artists from the group exhibition TFAP@TEN, on view through April 8 in the library’s Mary H. Dana Women Artists Series Galleries. Artists include Anonda Bell, Nancy Cohen, Jaz Graf, So Yoon Lym, Babs Reingold, and Adrienne Wheeler. The moderator is Midori Yoshimoto, associate professor of art history and director of the Visual Arts Gallery at New Jersey City University. The Feminist Art Project's 10th anniversary celebration follows at 6 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. RSVP to womenart@rci.rutgers.edu. Learn more here.

February 24, 2016

Submit Proposals by February 29 for Camden's Women's History Month Conference
The Women’s and Gender Studies Program and the Community Leadership Center, Rutgers University–Camden, invite faculty, undergraduate and graduate students, activists, scholars, and artists in all fields to propose panels, papers, roundtable discussions, workshops, and performances for the Women’s History Month Conference, March 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Camden Campus Center. Proposals may address the conference theme, “Disrupting Power and Privilege to Empower Women,” or focus on other topics related to gender. Submit proposals by February 29 to askwgs@camden.rutgers.edu. Learn more here.

Register by March 1 for Discount in Mason Gross Summer Programs
Take advantage of the early-bird discount by registering by March 1 for any of the innovative summer programs at Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Summer intensives in music, dance, and visual arts are strong opportunities for students to explore, create, and perform under the expert guidance of New Jersey’s most distinguished teaching artists at the state’s premier arts conservatory. Register and learn more here.

Artists' Discussion and Celebration of Feminist Art Project's 10th Anniversary: March 3, New Brunswick
Join the Mary H. Dana Women Artists Series and The Feminist Art Project on March 3 at 5 p.m. for a discussion at Douglass Library, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, with artists from the group exhibition TFAP@TEN, on view through April 8 in the library’s Mary H. Dana Women Artists Series Galleries. Artists include Anonda Bell, Nancy Cohen, Jaz Graf, So Yoon Lym, Babs Reingold, and Adrienne Wheeler. The moderator is Midori Yoshimoto, associate professor of art history and director of the Visual Arts Gallery at New Jersey City University. The Feminist Art Project's 10th anniversary celebration follows at 6 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. RSVP to womenart@rci.rutgers.edu. Learn more here.

February 10, 2016

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Rutgers Day Program Submission Deadline: February 15
Don’t miss the opportunity to participate in statewide Rutgers Day on April 30, with expanded programming in Camden and Newark as part of the university’s yearlong 250th anniversary celebration. Learn more here and submit your program by February 15. Have questions or need assistance in creating a program? Contact your designated Rutgers Day representative:

Flu Vaccine Still Available
Influenza activity is increasing across the country. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has received reports of severe influenza illness. One of the predominant influenza strains is causing severe illness in young to middle-aged people. The Occupational Health Department, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, still has flu vaccine. Call the department at 848-932-8254 as soon as possible for an appointment.

Recent Updates to the University Policy Library
The University Policy Library is the official source for policies governing the university's academic, administrative, financial, operational, and business affairs. Faculty, staff, and students are required to be conversant with policies that apply to their respective roles; 40.2.20 Internal Bank Capital Project Financing Program (new) (PDF) is a recent policy library update. Recent policy updates, including previous versions of updated policies, are available at Recent Policy Updates. For specific questions about policy interpretations, contact the responsible office listed on each policy. For general policy questions, contact the Office of the Secretary of the University at secretary@oldqueens.rutgers.edu.

February 3, 2016

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Rutgers Day Program Submission Deadline: February 15
Don’t miss the opportunity to participate in statewide Rutgers Day on April 30, with expanded programming in Camden and Newark as part of the university’s yearlong 250th anniversary celebration. Learn more here and submit your program by February 15. Have questions or need assistance in creating a program? Contact your designated Rutgers Day representative:

Recent Updates to the University Policy Library
The University Policy Library is the official source for policies governing the university's academic, administrative, financial, operational, and business affairs. Faculty, staff, and students are required to be conversant with policies that apply to their respective roles; 30.1.9 Protection of Minors (revised) [PDF] is a recent policy update. Recent policy updates, including previous versions of updated policies, are available at Recent Policy Updates. For specific questions about policy interpretations, contact the responsible office listed on each policy. For general policy questions, contact the Office of the Secretary of the University at secretary@oldqueens.rutgers.edu.

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