Events

April 23, 2014

Rutgers Day: April 26, New Brunswick
Rutgers University–New Brunswick invites members of the university and the public to Rutgers Day on April 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with activities and events on the Busch, College Avenue, and Cook/Douglass campuses. This year, special features like health sciences programming, a parade down College Avenue, and displays on information about Rutgers in the Big Ten® conference have also been added. This event has free admission, parking, and on-campus shuttles. Learn more here.

Why Has There Been No Global Warming for the Past Decade?: April 23, New Brunswick
The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents a talk by William Happer on April 23 at 4:30 p.m. in the Physics Lecture Hall on the Busch Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Happer is from Princeton University. Learn more here.

Writers at Rutgers: Jeanette Winterson: April 23, New Brunswick
Writers House, along with the Department of English at the School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents a reading by Jeanette Winterson on April 23 at 8 p.m. in the multipurpose room of the Rutgers Student Center on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Winterson is the winner of the Whitbread Prize UK and the Prix d'argent at the Cannes Film Festival. This event is free and open to the public. Learn more here.

10th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium: April 25, New Brunswick
The Aresty Research Center, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents the 10th annual universitywide Undergraduate Research Symposium on April 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Livingston Student Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. This is a celebration of scholarship and a chance for undergraduates to present their research to faculty and friends. Over 500 students are presenting. Learn more here.

Diagnosing Healthcare Supply Chain Challenges: April 25, Newark
The Center for Supply Chain Management at the Rutgers Business School–Newark and New Brunswick hosts a panel on April 25 at 8:30 a.m. in room 512 of One Washington Park, Rutgers University–Newark. The panel addresses issues surrounding physician-hospital-manufacturer and distributor relations in healthcare supply chains. Learn more here.

New Directions in the Study of Gender and Islam: April 25, New Brunswick
The Institute for Research on Women, the Department of American Studies and the Department of Women's and Gender Studies at the School of Arts and Sciences, and the Women of Color Scholars Initiative, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, cosponsor a symposium on April 25 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Ruth Dill Johnson Crockett Building on the Douglass Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Portraits of Asian America Art Exhibition: April 25, New Brunswick
Undergraduate scholars in the Asian American Studies Learning Community curate an art exhibition illustrating the diverse experiences of Asian Americans on April 25 from 1:30 to 4 p.m. at the Asian American Cultural Center on the Livingston Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. The learning community is a collaboration between the Division of Student Affairs, the Department of American Studies, the Collective for Asian American Studies, and the Asian American Cultural Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

New Brunswick Campus Advisory Committee Meeting: April 29, New Brunswick
The Office of the Chancellor for Rutgers University–New Brunswick holds its first public New Brunswick Campus Advisory Committee meeting on April 29 from 5 to 7 p.m. in room 444 of the Gateway Transit Village Building, 100 Somerset Street, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. The subject of this meeting is “town-gown” relations. Parking is available across the street in Old Queens Lot 1 and on the circle. Please contact Susan English to RSVP at English@oldqueens.rutgers.edu.

What Mothers Want: April 29, New Brunswick
The Rutgers ACE Women's Network, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts a talk by Jocelyn Crowley on April 29 at 3:30 p.m. at the Barnes & Noble University Bookstore on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Crowley is a professor at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers. The cost of $5 includes coffee, tea, cold drinks, and pastries. Learn more and register here.

Film Screening of Joachim Prinz: I Shall Not Be Silent: April 30, Newark
The Institute of Ethnicity, Culture, and the Modern Experience at the Newark College of Arts and Sciences and University College–Newark and the Newark Black Film Festival present the film Joachim Prinz: I Shall Not Be Silent on April 30 at 6 p.m. in the Billy Johnson Auditorium of the Newark Museum. This film captures the life and times of Rabbi Joachim Prinz of Newark. The screening is followed by a Q&A session and a reception. Learn more here.

Discover Rutgers University–Camden Day: May 1, Camden
Rutgers University–Camden invites family, friends, and prospective students to Discover Rutgers University–Camden Day on May 1 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Camden Campus Center. Representatives from academic departments, admissions, student life, financial aid, and many other areas of the campus will be available to answer questions regarding international studies, campus life, research, and civic engagement. Advance registration is requested. Learn more and register here.

Rutgers Theater Company and George Street Playhouse Present Our Town: through May 25, New Brunswick
Rutgers Theater Company at the Mason Gross School of the Arts (MGSA), Rutgers University–New Brunswick, and George Street Playhouse present the Pulitzer Prize-winning Thornton Wilder classic Our Town, through May 25. This landmark collaboration includes several MGSA alumni and current students, as well as four-time Tony Award-winner Boyd Gaines. Special ticket offers are available to the Rutgers community. Learn more here.

April 16, 2014

Earth Day Talk: Plants as Renewable Biofuel Sources: April 19, New Brunswick
Rutgers Gardens, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts a talk given by Rutgers graduate students who are all involved with the Sustainable Fuels Solution Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship Project at 1 p.m. at Holly House, Rutgers–New Brunswick. There is also a Walk and Talk tour at 2 pm. Learn more here.

Cooper River Bird Walk: April 19, Camden
Rutgers University–Camden Honors College students, along with Friends of Cooper River Park West, host a bird walk on April 19 at 9 a.m. at Cooper River Park in Camden. Professional birding guides help identify a vast variety of species for this event that is open to the public. Learn more here.

Live for Health, Not for Weight: A Community Health Education Lecture: April 22, New Brunswick
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School health professionals present a talk on April 22 at 6 p.m. in the RWJ Community Room of the RWJ Fitness and Wellness Center in New Brunswick. The talk focuses on healthy habits, behavior changes, and the Healthy ME program for children in an interactive format for both children and adults.

Premiere of Amiri Baraka's Long-Lost Documentary Film, The New-Ark: April 22, Newark
The Institute on Ethnicity, Culture, and the Modern Experience, the Women’s and Gender Studies Program, the Department of African American and African Studies, and the Federated Department of History, Rutgers University–Newark, cohost the Newark premiere of The New-Ark on April 22 at 6 p.m. in the Essex Room of the Robeson Campus Center, Rutgers–Newark. The film by Amiri Baraka has been recently rediscovered in the Harvard Film Archives. This event is free and open to the public. Learn more here.

Preventing Sexual Harassment at Rutgers: Best Practices: April 22, New Brunswick
Rutgers University–New Brunswick hosts a talk by Lisa Grosskreutz, Sarah Luke, and Anne Newman on April 22 at 3 p.m. in room 103-104 in the Ruth Dill Johnson Crockett Building on the Douglass Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Grosskreutz is the associate director of the Office of Employment Equity, Luke is the senior assistant general counsel for the Office of the Senior Vice President and General Counsel, and Newman is the deputy title IX coordinator at the Office of Student Conduct.

Climate Change and National Security: People, Not Polar Bears: April 23, New Brunswick
The Rutgers Energy Institute, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts a talk by David W. Titley on April 23 at noon in the Alampi Room of the Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences on the G.H. Cook Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Titley is a retired admiral of the United States Navy and the founding director of the Center for Solutions to Weather and Climate Risk at Pennsylvania State University. Learn more here.

Humanism in Medical Schools: Bridging the Years Luncheon: April 23, Newark
New Jersey Medical School hosts a luncheon to celebrate humanism in medicine on April 23 in room B-556 of the Medical Science Building at Rutgers Health Sciences–Newark. Students, faculty, and staff from all years and schools are encouraged to attend. Learn more here.

Making a Difference: Women in Congress: April 23, New Brunswick
The Center for American Women and Politics at the Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents a talk by Congresswoman Donna Edwards (D-MD) as this year’s Senator Wynona Lipman Chair in Women’s Political Leadership on April 23 at 7 p.m. in the Douglass Campus Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. This event is free and open to the public but RSVP is required. Learn more and RSVP here.

This Digital World (That We Must Leave): Fighting Technology through Love: April 23, Newark
The School of Social Work presents a talk by Jack Z. Bratich on April 23 at 5 p.m. in room 100 of Engelhard Hall, Rutgers University–Newark. Bratich is an associate professor and chair of the Department of Journalism and Media Studies at the School of Communication and Information, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. One non-clinical CEU is granted upon request. Learn more and register here.

China’s Urbanization: Implications for Food Security and Rural Well Being: April 24, New Brunswick
The Confucius Institute of Rutgers University at the School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents a talk by Ann Anagnost as part of its Distinguished Lecture Series on April 24 at 4:30 p.m. in the Pane Room of Alexander Library on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Anagnost is a professor of anthropology and Chinese studies at the University of Washington in Seattle. Learn more here.

Tyler Clementi Center Showcase: April 24, New Brunswick
The Tyler Clementi Center, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents as part of its first annual showcase a debut literary reading by Joy Stoffers and a lecture by Ben Sifuentes-Jauregui on April 24 from 3 to 6 p.m. in the Teleconference Lecture Hall of Alexander Library on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Stoffers is a senior in the School of Arts and Sciences Honors Program, and Sifuentes-Jauregui is an associate professor in the Department of American Studies, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

April 9, 2014

Seeing Through the Spin: Sorting Fact from Fiction in Public Information: April 11, Newark
The School of Public Affairs and Administration, Rutgers University–Newark, hosts its third annual conference on media and democratic governance on April 11 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Center for Urban and Public Service, Rutgers–Newark. The keynote speaker is Yuriy Sergeyev, Ukrainian Ambassador to the United Nations. Learn more here.

Writers in Camden Series Presents Percival Everett: April 9, Camden
The Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing Program at the Graduate School–Camden presents a talk by Percival Everett on April 9 at 7:30 p.m. in the 401 Penn classroom of the Paul Robeson Library, Rutgers University–Camden. Everett is an award-winning novelist and poet and author of over 20 novels. Learn more here.

Can a Woman Be a Chief?: April 10, New Brunswick
The Institute for Research on Women, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents a talk by Drucilla Cornell for its Decolonizing Gender/Gendering Decolonization lecture series on April 10 at 4:30 p.m. in the Ruth Dill Johnson Crockett Building on the Douglass Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Cornell is a distinguished professor of political science at Rutgers–New Brunswick. Learn more here (PDF).

Expanding Global Nuclear Energy Generation Capacity with Small Modular Reactors: April 11, New Brunswick
The Rutgers Energy Institute, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents a talk by Elisabeth Gilmore as part of its Energy Policy Seminar Series on April 11 at 10:30 a.m. in the Alampi Room of the Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences on the G.H. Cook Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Gilmore is an assistant professor at the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland. Learn more here.

What Is Health, What Is Illness? Global and Local Forms of World Making: April 14, New Brunswick
The Centers for Global Advancement and International Affairs, the South Asian Studies Program, the Department of Anthropology, and the South Asian Total Health Initiative at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, cosponsor a talk by Veena Das on April 14 at 5:30 p.m. in the fourth floor teleconference lecture hall of the Alexander Library on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Das is the Krieger-Eisenhower Professor of Anthropology at Johns Hopkins University. Learn more here.

Celebrate Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month and Undergraduate Research Month: April 15, New Brunswick
The Department of American Studies and the Collective for Asian American Studies at the School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, present the Fourth Annual Asian American Studies Undergraduate Symposium on April 15 from 3 to 6 p.m. in room 302 of Murray Hall on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. This event features the research of eight undergraduate scholars. Learn more about the presenters and their papers here.

Film Screening of Affordable Green Housing: April 16, Newark
The Joseph C. Cornwall Center for Metropolitan Studies, Rutgers University–Newark, features a film screening of Affordable Green Housing as part of its Exploring Metropolitan and Urban Issues film series on April 16 at 2 p.m. at the Cornwall Center for Metropolitan Studies, Rutgers–Newark. The film is followed by a discussion of themes. Learn more and register here.

(Re)Emerging Political Actors: Nonprofits and Immigrant Incorporation: April 17, New Brunswick
The Eagleton Institute of Politics and its Program on Immigration and Democracy (EPID), Rutgers University–New Brunswick, present a talk by Sayu Bhojwani on April 17 at 4:30 p.m. at the Eagleton Institute of Politics on the Douglass Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Bhojwani is a visiting scholar at EPID and is the founder and president of The New American Leaders Project. This event is free but RSVP is required. Learn more and RSVP here.

International Symposium on Labor Security and Social Welfare: April 18, New Brunswick
The Huamin Research Center at the School of Social Work and the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, along with the Renmin University of China, host a symposium on April 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the forum room of the Civic Square Building on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. This symposium features speakers for labor security and social welfare issues in both China and the United States. Learn more here.

April 2, 2014

Camden Comic Con: April 5, Camden
Rutgers University–Camden hosts Camden Comic Con on April 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Camden Campus Center. This event features current and past creators for panel discussions and vendors selling comics and memorabilia. This event is free and open to the public. Learn more here.

Celebrating Chinese Calligraphy and Cultural Arts: April 2, New Brunswick
The Zimmerli Art Museum and the Confucius Institute of Rutgers University, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, cosponsor an event on April 2 at 6 p.m. at the Zimmerli Art Museum on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. The evening begins with a curator-led exhibition tour, followed by a demonstration by Yi-Zhi Huang, a calligrapher and Rutgers professor of mathematics. Learn more here.

Reclaiming Our Democracy: You Can Make a Difference on Climate, Poverty, and Peace: April 3, New Brunswick
Student Life, Undergraduate Academic Affairs, the Rutgers Climate Institute, and the College Avenue Dean, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, cosponsor a talk by Sam Daley-Harris on April 3 at 7 p.m. in the Rutgers Student Center on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Daley-Harris is the founder of RESULTS. This event is a part of Community Service Awareness Week. Learn more here.

Providing Affirmative Services to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Orientation Questioning Clients: April 4, New Brunswick
The Center of Alcohol Studies, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents a seminar on April 4 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Center of Alcohol Studies on the Busch Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. This course focuses on sexuality minority individuals who are often underserved or subject to inequitable or discriminatory practices in health care settings. Learn more and register here.

Alfred W. Lewitt Lecture: Mike Emanuel: April 7, New Brunswick
The Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents a lecture by Mike Emanuel on April 7 at 3 p.m. in room 411 of the Rutgers Student Center on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Emanuel is the chief Congressional correspondent for Fox News Channel. This event is free but RSVP is required. Learn more and RSVP here.

Opening Ceremony for New Jersey Health Care Industry Week: April 7, New Brunswick
The School of Management and Labor Relations, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, in partnership with New Jersey Health Care Talent Network and the N.J. Department of Labor and Workforce Development, holds the opening ceremony for the second annual New Jersey Health Care Industry Week on April 7 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Busch Campus Center, Rutgers–New  Brunswick. Discover employment and training opportunities in the health care industry with a focus on behavioral health, listen to keynote speeches from leading health care and education professionals, and receive free screenings for bullying and depression. Learn more here.

Performance by Warren Lehrer in Residence at Rutgers University–Newark: April 7, Newark
The Center for Migration and the Global City, the Department of English, and the Department of Art, Culture, and Media at the Newark College of Arts and Sciences and University College–Newark, cosponsor a performance by Warren Lehrer on April 7 at 4 p.m. in the Robeson Campus Center, Rutgers University–Newark. Lehrer is the writer and designer of A Life in Books: The Rise and Fall of Bleu Mobley. Learn more here.

Between the Taliban and the Army: Women, Security, and Militarization in Pakistan’s Swat Valley: April 8, New Brunswick
The Center for Women's Global Leadership at the School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts a talk by Saba Gul Khattak on April 8 at 10:30 a.m. in the Ruth Dill Johnson Crockett Building on the Douglass Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Khattak is a member of the Planning Commission of Pakistan and executive director of the Sustainable Policy Institute in Islamabad. Learn more here.

Trayvon Martin and So Many More: Racial Innocence Today: April 9, Camden
The Department of Childhood Studies at the Faculty of Arts and Sciences–Camden presents a talk by Robin Bernstein on April 9 at 7 p.m. in the multipurpose room of the Camden Campus Center, Rutgers University–Camden. Bernstein is a professor at Harvard University and author of the award-winning book Racial Innocence: Performing American Childhood from Slavery to Civil Rights. Learn more here.

Utilizing the Arts to Raise Awareness about Violence Against Women and Children: April 9, New Brunswick
The Center on Violence Against Women and Children (VAWC) at the School of Social Work, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts its speaker series on April 9 at 6 p.m. in the Student Activities Center on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. In this workshop, participants learn how the VAWC, the Office for Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance, Rutgers HOPE, and Artists Mentoring Against Racism, Drugs, and Violence utilize the arts to raise awareness about violence against women. One free nonclinical CE credit may be earned for licensed social workers who participate in this workshop. Learn more and register here.

March 26, 2014

Rutgers Science Festival: March 29, New Brunswick
The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts the first annual Rutgers Science Festival on March 29 from 12:30 to 8 p.m. starting at the Life Sciences Building and concluding in the Physics Lecture Hall on the Busch Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. This event includes live physics and chemistry demo shows, a keynote lecture, an astronomical observing session, and a buffet lunch. This is the culminating event for Geek Week and is free and open to the public. Learn more here.

Caspar David Friedrich’s Sea of Ice: March 26, New Brunswick
The Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents a talk by Nicholas Rennie on March 26 at 4 p.m. at the Zimmerli Art Museum on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Rennie is an associate professor of German at Rutgers University. This talk is part of the interdisciplinary seminar series Polar Perspectives on Art and Science. This event is free for Rutgers faculty, staff, and students. Learn more here.

Cute Girls, Tough Guys: Gender in Algerian Manga: March 27, Camden
Paul Robeson Library and the French Program in the Department of Foreign Languages at the Faculty of Arts and Sciences–Camden, cosponsor a talk by Alexandra Gueydan-Turek about comics and graphic novels in French on March 27 at 3:30 p.m. in the Paul Robeson Library, Rutgers University–Camden. Gueydan-Turek is from Swarthmore College. Learn more here.

The New Minstrels: Telling the Stories That Need to Be Told: March 27, New Brunswick
The School of Communication and Information, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts a talk by Richard Reeves on March 27 at 11 a.m. in the Teleconference Lecture Hall of Alexander Library on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Reeves is a senior lecturer at the Annenberg School of Journalism and Communication at the University of Southern California. Learn more here.

Got Entrepreneurship? Commercializing University Technology via Startups: March 28, New Brunswick
The Office of Technology Commercialization, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts an event on March 28 at 11 a.m. in the auditorium of the Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation on the Busch Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. This free event is for entrepreneurial faculty and students who are interested in learning about launching a university startup. Learn more and register here.

RU SHRM 10th Annual Business Conference: HR Analytics–The Way Forward: March 28, New Brunswick
The School of Management and Labor Relations, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts the 10th annual conference for the Rutgers Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (RU SHRM) on March 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Livingston Student Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Attendees gain insight into how companies are leveraging human resource analytics to stay competitive. This event is free for faculty and staff. Learn more and RSVP here.

Four Years Out: The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on LGBTQ Communities: March 31, Newark
The School of Nursing and the interprofessional LGBTQ Health Working Group host the third annual National LGBT Health Awareness Week event on March 31 at noon in room 1020 of the Stanley S. Bergen Building at Rutgers Health Sciences–Newark. This event includes a light lunch. Please contact Wendy Ritch at wendy.ritch@rutgers.edu with questions.

Digital Advocacy Done Right: Politics and Leadership Online: April 1, New Brunswick
The Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents a talk by Bret Jacobson and Ian Spencer on April 1 at 4:30 p.m. in room 411 of the Rutgers Student Center on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Jacobson and Spencer are the founders of Red Edge (digital media for conservative candidates and causes). This event is free but RSVP is required. Learn more and RSVP here.

Jewish Art and the Struggle of Tradition in Modernity: April 1, New Brunswick
The Allen and Joan Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life at the School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents a talk by Richard I. Cohen on April 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the Douglass Campus Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Cohen is from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Learn more and RSVP here.

Portuguese, Brazilian, and Spanish Music Heritage: April 1, Newark
The Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies at the Newark College of Arts and Sciences and University College–Newark sponsors a lecture and musical performance by Zé Maurício on April 1 at 11:30 a.m. on the fourth floor of the Dana Library, Rutgers University–Newark. Maurício is a Brazilian percussionist and original member of Grammy Award-winning percussion ensemble Cyro Baptista’s Beat the Donkey. Learn more here.

March 19, 2014

Found Objects: A Symposium on Modern Dance and Physical Theater with Brian Sanders’s JUNK: March 26, Newark
The Institute on Ethnicity, Culture, and the Modern Experience at the Newark College of Arts and Sciences and University College–Newark presents its spring dance symposium concert on March 26 at 7 p.m. in the theater of Bradley Hall, Rutgers University–Newark. The concert features Brian Sanders’s JUNK Dance Ensemble from Philadelphia. A discussion with Brian Sanders and the JUNK artists follows the concert. Learn more here.

American Ballet Theatre Day 2014: March 23, New Brunswick
The Extension Division at Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents American Ballet Theatre Day on March 23 from 1 to 8:30 p.m. at Nicholas Music Center on the Douglass Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. This event features a day of master classes, workshops, and a special performance by the American Ballet Theatre's Studio Company. Learn more here.

Competition: American Women and Their Sports: March 24, Camden
The Department of English and the Women's and Gender Studies Program at the Faculty of Arts and Sciences–Camden present a talk by Cathy D’Ignazio on March 24 at 1:20 p.m. in room 121 of Armitage Hall, Rutgers University–Camden. D'Ignazio is a part-time lecturer of history at Rutgers–Camden. Learn more here.

Conjugating Material Culture and Political Power: The Scholars' Robe from Huang Zongxi to Jiang Yong in Early Modern China: March 24, New Brunswick
The Confucius Institute of Rutgers University, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents a talk by Minghui Hu on March 24 at noon in the seminar room of the Confucius Institute on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Hu is a distinguished professor from the University of California, Santa Cruz. Learn more here.

Essex-Passaic Wellness Coalition Quarterly Meeting and Presentation: March 24, Off-Campus
New Jersey Medical School and the School of Public Health cosponsor an event on March 24 at 4:30 p.m. at HackensackUMC Mountainside in Montclair. This event features a talk by Elaine Yoshiuchi of the National Kidney Foundation and a short business meeting of the Essex-Passaic Wellness Coalition. This event is open to all. Continuing education credit is available for Certified Health Education Specialists, health officers, and public school nurses. Learn more here.

Tuberculosis in History and the Arts: March 24, New Brunswick
The Medical Humanities Working Group at the Center for Cultural Analysis and Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, cosponsor a talk for World Tuberculosis Day by Bruce D. Fisher on March 24 at 5 p.m. in room 411 A,B,C at the Rutgers Student Center on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Fisher is from Saint Peter’s University Hospital in New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Peasant, Heiress, Writer, Whore: Korea's Early Communist Women: March 25, New Brunswick
The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at the School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents a lecture by Ruth Barraclough on March 25 at 1:10 p.m. at Brower Commons on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Barraclough is senior lecturer in the School of Culture, History, and Language at Australian National University. Learn more here.

Women in Computer Science: Discussion with Rane Johnson: March 26, New Brunswick
The Douglass Project for Rutgers Women in Math, Science, and Engineering, the Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science, and the Department of Computer Science, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, cosponsor a talk by Rane Johnson on March 26 at 6 p.m. in room 116 ABC of the Busch Campus Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Johnson is the education and scholarly communication principal research director at Microsoft. Learn more here.

March 12, 2014

Douglass Campus Film Series: Screening of Girl Rising: March 13, New Brunswick
Douglass Residential College and the Rutgers Center for Digital Filmmaking at the Mason Gross School of Arts, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, cosponsor a film screening on March 13 at 6 p.m. in the NJC Lounge of the Douglass Campus Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Come see this groundbreaking film about eliminating barriers to education that exist for girls around the world. Learn more here.

Battlefield Intimacies: Reconfiguring the Family in Early Korean War Films: March 12, New Brunswick
The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at the School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents a lecture by Theodore Hughes on March 12 at 4:30 p.m. at Brower Commons on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Hughes is an associate professor in modern Korean literature at Columbia University. Learn more here.

IndaPlant Project: An Act of Trans-Species Giving: March 12, New Brunswick
The Department of Landscape Architecture at the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts a talk by Elizabeth Demaray on March 12 at 4 p.m. in the Cook/Douglass Lecture Hall on the G.H. Cook Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Demaray is an associate professor of fine arts at Rutgers University–Camden. Learn more here.

Indentured Servants, Sickly Children, and Invalid Women: Claiming Disability in Harriet Wilson's Our Nig: March 12, Camden
The Department of English and the Women's and Gender Studies Program at the Faculty of Arts and Sciences–Camden cosponsor a talk by Keith Green on March 12 at 1:20 p.m. in room 124 of Armitage Hall, Rutgers University–Camden. Green is an assistant professor of English at Rutgers–Camden. Learn more here.

Annual Humanism Day: March 13, Newark
The Healthcare Foundation Center for Humanism and Medicine at New Jersey Medical School celebrates its annual Humanism Day on March 13 at 2:30 p.m. in room B-610 of the Medical Science Building at Rutgers Health Sciences–Newark. This year's event includes an educational session led by Pathways: Women's Cancer Teaching Project, a keynote address, and a reception immediately following the lecture. Learn more and register here.

Community Health Centers and Access to and Costs of Health Care: March 13, New Brunswick
The Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research (IHHCPAR), Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents a talk by Sandra L. Decker on March 13 at noon at IHHCPAR on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Decker is a Distinguished Consultant at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Learn more here.

Take This Job and Change It: Health Care Transformation and Implications for Employment: March 14, New Brunswick
The School of Management and Labor Relations, the Center for Work and Health, and the Centers for Global Advancement and International Affairs sponsor a talk by Susan Dentzer on March 14 at noon in the Labor Education Center on the G.H. Cook Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Dentzer is a health policy expert, journalist, and commentator. This event is free. Learn more and RSVP here.

RU Ready for Interprofessional Education?: March 17, New Brunswick
The Master Educators' Guild Interprofessional Education Steering Committee at Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences hosts a spring symposium titled RU Ready for Interprofessional Education? on March 17 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Busch Campus Center, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. This full-day program is cosponsored by the Center for Teaching Advancement and Assessment Research. Learn more here (PDF).

Spring Luncheon with Julie Hermann: March 18, New Brunswick
Rutgers ACE-Net, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts a luncheon featuring Julie Hermann on March 18 at noon at the University Visitor Center on the Busch Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Hermann is the director of Intercollegiate Athletics at Rutgers. Learn more and register here.

March 5, 2014

Women's and Gender Studies Annual Symposium: Women and Health: March 6, Newark
The Program in Women's and Gender Studies at the Newark College of Arts and Sciences and University College–Newark hosts a symposium on March 6 from 9:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. in Essex West Room 231 of the Robeson Campus Center, Rutgers University–Newark. This event is free. Learn more here.

Gender, Legality, and Public Ethics: Sites of Contestation: March 6, New Brunswick
The Institute for Research on Women, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents the fifth talk of its Distinguished Lecture Series, Decolonizing Gender/Gendering Decolonization, by Zakia Salime on March 6 at 4:30 p.m. in the Ruth Dill Johnson Crockett Building on the Douglass Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Salime is an associate professor of sociology at Rutgers University. Learn more here.

Governing Risky Technologies: The Case of Climate Engineering Strategies: March 7, New Brunswick
The Rutgers Energy Institute at the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents a talk by Rachel Shwom on March 7 at 10:30 a.m. in the Alampi Room of the Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences on the G.H. Cook Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Shwom is an assistant professor in the Department of Human Ecology at Rutgers University. Learn more here.

School of Public Health Open House: March 8, New Brunswick
The School of Public Health hosts an open house on March 8 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the RWJMS Research School of Public Health Building on the Busch Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Prospective students may learn more about public health certificates, degrees, and careers, and meet with faculty and students. Learn more here.

Ecologies of Asian Empires: The Qing Empire in World History: March 11, New Brunswick
The Confucius Institute of Rutgers University presents a talk by Peter Perdue on March 11 at 4:30 p.m. in the Pane Room of the Alexander Library on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Perdue is a distinguished professor from Yale University. Learn more here.

Journalism and Media Studies Lecture Series Features Todd Brewster: March 11, New Brunswick
The Department of Journalism and Media Studies at the School of Communication and Information (SC&I), Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents a talk by Todd Brewster on March 11 at 10:30 a.m. in room 323 at SC&I on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Brewster is a leading American journalist working in film, television, print, and new media. Learn more here.

The Governors of New Jersey: Biographical Essays: March 11, New Brunswick
The Eagleton Institute of Politics and Rutgers University Press, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, present a talk by Michael Birkner on March 11 at 6 p.m. at the Eagleton Institute of Politics on the Douglass Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Birkner is the Benjamin Franklin Professor of Liberal Arts at Gettysburg College. This event is free but RSVP is required. Learn more and RSVP here.

Fiddler’s Fortunes: The Mighty Afterlife of a Broadway Musical: March 12, New Brunswick
The Allen and Joan Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life at the School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents a talk by Alisa Solomon on March 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the Douglass Campus Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Solomon is a journalism scholar, writer, and theater critic from Columbia University. Learn more here.

Writers in Camden Series: Publishing Panel with Agents and Editors: March 12, Camden
The Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing Program at the Graduate School–Camden presents a panel on March 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the multipurpose room of the Camden Campus Center, Rutgers University–Camden. Insight into the roles of literary agents and editors is given during this special discussion. Learn more here.

George Frideric Handel: From Library to Stage Exhibit and Concert Series: through April 29, New Brunswick
The Department of Music at the Mason Gross School of the Arts and Rutgers University Libraries, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents a series of events through April 29 focusing on the Baroque composer George Frideric Handel. The series includes a library exhibit, an orchestral/chamber concert, a lecture, and performances of the opera Acis and Galatea. All events are free and open to the public. Learn more here.

February 26, 2014

Youth in Crisis: Learning from Student Suicides: March 4, New Brunswick
The Tyler Clementi Center, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts a panel discussion on March 4 at 4 p.m. in room 444 of the Gateway Transit Village on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. The panel addresses suicide risk and resilience among college students. Learn more here.

The Awareness and Deterrence of Human Trafficking at Home and Abroad: February 26, Newark
The Women’s Law Forum at the School of Law–Newark presents a panel discussion on February 26 at 5:30 p.m. in the Baker Trial Courtroom of the Center for Law and Justice, Rutgers University–Newark. Panelists discuss their roles in the effort to eradicate trafficking and how their various agencies and nonprofit organizations work together to raise awareness. Learn more here.

Trajectories of Neoliberal Transformation in European Industrial Relations: February 26, New Brunswick
The School of Management and Labor Relations and the Center for European Studies at the School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, sponsor a talk by Chris Howell on February 26 at noon in the Labor Education Center on the Douglass Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Howell is a professor of politics at Oberlin College. This free event is part of the Centers for Global Advancement and International Affairs-sponsored working group Capitalism and Democracy in Conflict?: Governing Work in the Global Economy. Learn more here (PDF).

Writers at Rutgers: Ghassan Zaqtan: February 26, New Brunswick
Writers House, along with the Department of English at the School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents a reading by Ghassan Zaqtan on February 26 at 8 p.m. in the multipurpose room of the Rutgers Student Center on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Zaqtan is a Palestinian poet and winner of the Griffin International Prize for Poetry. Learn more here.

Ethics/Legal Issues Surrounding Alcohol and Drug Treatment and Prevention: February 27, New Brunswick
The Center of Alcohol Studies, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts a seminar on February 27 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Center of Alcohol Studies on the Busch Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. This seminar uses case studies, practical applications, and checklists to deliver foremost legal principles including counselor licensing statutes and regulations. Learn more and register here.

CURE Lecture: Driving Detroit: The Quest for Respect in the Motor City: February 28, Camden
The Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE), Rutgers University–Camden, presents a seminar and book signing event by George Galster on February 28 at 12:15 p.m. in the executive dining room of the Camden Campus Center, Rutgers–Camden. Galster is the Clarence Hilberry professor of urban affairs at Wayne State University. Learn more here.

Global Policy Change: Shaping International Action for the Environment: March 3, New Brunswick
The Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences at the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts a talk by Sarah Green on March 3 at 3:45 p.m. in the Alampi Room of the Marine Sciences Building on the G.H. Cook Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Green is from Michigan Technological University. Learn more here.

Continuous EEG Monitoring after Acute Brain Injury: March 5, New Brunswick
The Department of Neurology at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School hosts a talk by Jan Claassen on March 5 at 1:30 p.m. in room 1302 of the Clinical Academic Building on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Claassen is a professor of neurology at New York Presbyterian Hospital. Learn more here.

Women's History Month Guest Lecture: Brenda Dixon Gottschild: March 5, New Brunswick
The Department of Dance at the Mason Gross School of the Arts and the Center for African Studies at the School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, present a talk by Brenda Dixon Gottschild on March 5 at 12:30 p.m. in the Nicholas Music Center on the Douglass Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Gottschild is a dance historian and winner of the 2013 Outstanding Scholar Award by the International Association of Blacks in Dance. Learn more here.

Ballroom Dance Workshops and Social: March 8, New Brunswick
Rutgers Recreation and Rutgers Ballroom present Rockin' the 70s ballroom dance social and workshops on March 8 beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the College Avenue Gym, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Rumba and Bolero workshops for experienced dancers and a Hustle workshop for all are held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., and the ballroom social begins at 8 p.m. and ends at 11:30 p.m. Please email recclass@rci.rutgers.edu with questions. Learn more here.

February 19, 2014

2014 Rare Disease Day: February 25, Newark and New Brunswick
The School of Health Related Professions hosts a 2014 Rare Disease Day event on February 25 at 5 p.m. in the third-floor auditorium of the Stanley S. Bergen Building at Rutgers Health Sciences–Newark, and in the main lecture hall of the RWJMS Research Tower on the Busch Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Light refreshments will be served at both locations. Learn more here.

The Potential of Urban Agriculture: February 19, New Brunswick
The Department of Landscape Architecture at the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts a talk by Carolin Mees on February 19 at 4 p.m. in the Cook/Douglass Lecture Hall on the G.H. Cook Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Mees is an architect and researcher living in New York City. Learn more here.

National Arts Program Reception: February 20, Newark
New Jersey Medical School hosts the third annual exhibit and awards reception for the National Arts Program on February 20 from 4 to 6 p.m. on the B-level of the Medical Science Building at Rutgers Health Sciences–Newark. Attendees may meet and greet many of this year's artists at this event.

An Evening of Gospel Choirs: February 22, New Brunswick
The Department of American Studies at the School of Arts and Sciences, and the Committee to Advance Our Common Purposes at Student Affairs, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, sponsor a public concert for Black History Month on February 22 at 7 p.m. in Voorhees Chapel on the Douglass Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. This celebration features five local gospel choirs and a keynote lecture. This event is free. Learn more here.

Tackling Jim Crow Screening and Discussion: February 24, Camden
The Department of History at the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–Camden, sponsors a talk by Brian Scott and a film screening of his documentary Tackling Jim Crow on February 24 at 1:20 p.m. in room 106 of Camden Law School, Rutgers–Camden. The film explores racism in professional football. Learn more here.

Recent Trends and Patterns in Racial and Socioeconomic Academic Achievement Gaps: February 26, New Brunswick
The Graduate School of Education, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts a talk by Sean Reardon on February 26 at 3:30 p.m. in the Civic Square Building on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Reardon is the director of the Interdisciplinary Doctoral Training Program in quantitative education policy analysis at Stanford University. Learn more and RSVP here.

Science and Monstrosity in 19th-Century Spanish-American Literature: February 26, Newark
The Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies at the Newark College of Arts and Sciences and University College–Newark presents a talk by Elisabeth Austin on February 26 at 2:30 p.m. in room 100 of Conklin Hall, Rutgers University–Newark. Austin is from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Learn more here.

Rutgers Special Collections: Occult and Esoteric Sciences Exhibition: through July 3, New Brunswick
The Rutgers University Libraries invites members of the Rutgers community and the general public to view Unheard-of Curiosities: An Exhibition of Rare Books on the Occult and Esoteric Sciences through July 3 at Alexander Library on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. The exhibition showcases rare books from Special Collections and University Archives that illuminate the enduring popular interest in a diverse constellation of “occult” topics from the 16th century to the present day. Learn more here.