Events

August 20, 2014

Snyder Farm Open House and Great Tomato Tasting: August 27, off campus
The New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension present an annual open house and tomato tasting on August 27 from 3 to 7:30 p.m. at Snyder Farm in Pittstown, New Jersey. This event features 60 heirloom and hybrid tomato varieties available for tasting. Learn more and RSVP here.

Disaster Preparedness and Continuity of Operations Training Webinar: August 26, online
The New Jersey Small Business Development Center at Rutgers Business School–Newark and New Brunswick presents a webinar on August 26 from 10 a.m. to noon. This webinar is designed to help businesses cut the cost of physical and economic injury they suffer after a disaster and to help businesses have a plan. This webinar is free but registration is required. Learn more and register here.

Farmers' Market at New Jersey Medical School: August 26, Newark
The University Hospital Auxiliary sponsors a Farmers' Market on August 26 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the plaza on 12th Avenue at New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers Health Sciences–Newark. The market features fresh fruits, veggies, baked goods, and more and is held on Tuesdays through October 28. 

Intro to Macs: August 27, New Brunswick
Digital Classroom Services at Undergraduate Academic Affairs, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents a workshop on August 27 at 2 p.m. in room 118 of Tillett Hall on the Livingston Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. This workshop is tailored toward instructors using the Digital Classroom Podium and anyone who would like to learn the basics of using a Mac. Learn more and register here.

Cooking for Change Exhibition: September 2 through December 24, Newark
The Paul Robeson Galleries, Rutgers University–Newark, presents an exhibition featuring photographer Steve Riskand and writer Doris Friedensohn from September 2 through December 24 in the Criminal Justice Gallery at the Center for Law and Justice, Rutgers–Newark. Their book Cooking for Change documents the work of the Community FoodBank of New Jersey and the Food Service Training Academy. Learn more here.

August 13, 2014

Camden Collects: through September 18, Camden
The Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts presents an exhibition of artworks and objects collected by individuals living and/or working in the city of Camden through September 18 in the Stedman Gallery in the Camden Fine Arts Building. Learn more here.

Garden Field Day and EARTH Center Open House: August 16, off campus
The Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County hosts a field day and open house on August 16 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the EARTH Center in South Brunswick, New Jersey. This event features garden tours, organic gardening and landscape presentations, and activities for children. Learn more here.

Gardens Talk: Composting: August 16, New Brunswick
Rutgers Gardens hosts a composting workshop on August 16 at 3 p.m. at Rutgers Gardens, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn how organic garden debris and waste can be processed and recycled as a soil amendment and the benefits to soil and plants. The fee is $5 or free for members. Learn more here.

Introduction to Food Science: August 18–22, New Brunswick
The Office of Continuing Professional Education presents a series of food science courses from August 18 through August 22 in the Food Science Building on the G.H. Cook Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Topics include food chemistry and microbiology, food safety, and the science of sensory evaluation. Learn more here.

Laptop and Tablet Sale for Faculty and Staff: through August 31, New Brunswick
Kite+key, the Rutgers Tech Store, offers discounted pricing on select laptops and tablets for faculty and staff through August 31 at The Plaza on the Livingston Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Special pricing may be viewed here (PDF). Quantities are limited and only while supplies last. Stay up-to-date on specials and promotions by following kite+key on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram, or subscribe to the mailing list here.

Hub City Sounds Summer Series: through September 27, New Brunswick
New Brunswick Arts presents a free summer concert series through September 27 at locations throughout downtown New Brunswick. The series features bands, dance performances, and singing acts including gospel, kids rock, jazz, 80s dance party, and a Hispanic heritage celebration. Learn more and view the schedule here.

August 6, 2014

Rutgers Gardens Farmers Market: August 8, New Brunswick
Rutgers Gardens hosts a farmers market on August 8 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Rutgers Gardens, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. This weekly farm market provides locally grown and made products such as fruits, vegetables, cheese, breads, and meats. Markets take place on Fridays until November 28. Learn more here.

Mason Gross Summer Series: JACK Quartet: August 6, New Brunswick
The Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents a string ensemble on August 6 at 7 p.m. at Nicholas Music Center on the Douglass Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. JACK Quartet is the winner of New Music USA’s 2013 Trailblazer Award. This event is free and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Learn more here.

Buster Williams Quartet: Something More: August 7, Newark
The Newark Museum presents a jazz performance on August 7 at 12:15 p.m. at the Newark Museum. Williams is a Grammy-nominated composer and arranger. Learn more here.

Predictive Models and Tools for Food Processing: August 8, New Brunswick
The Center for Advanced Food Technology (CAFT), Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts a talk by Shige Koseki on August 8 at 11 a.m. at CAFT on the G.H. Cook Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Koseki is an associate professor at Hokkaido University in Japan. Learn more here.

MBA Information Session: August 13, Camden
The School of Business–Camden hosts an information session about the master of business administration program on August 13 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in room 231 of the Business and Science Building, Rutgers University–Camden. Learn more and register here.

What Are They Thinking? Taking the Pulse of Your Class: August 13, New Brunswick
Digital Classroom Services at Undergraduate Academic Affairs, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents a workshop on August 13 at 1 p.m. in room 101 of Scott Hall on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Staff demonstrate web-based options for posing discussion topics, giving quizzes, and receiving questions in real time from students through their phones, laptops, or tablets. Learn more and register here.

July 30, 2014

Discover Rutgers University–Camden Day: August 8, Camden
Rutgers University–Camden invites family, friends, and prospective students to Discover Rutgers–Camden Day on August 8 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Camden Campus Center. Representatives of the campus are available to answer questions regarding admissions, financial aid, campus life, and more. Advance registration is requested. Learn more and register here.

Mason Gross Summer Series: Douglas Dunn and Dancers: July 30, New Brunswick
The Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents a contemporary dance performance on July 30 at 7 p.m. at the Victoria J. Mastrobuono Theater on the Douglass Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. This event is free and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Learn more here.

Getting Started with Keynote: August 1, New Brunswick
Digital Classroom Services at Undergraduate Academic Affairs, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents a workshop on August 1 at 10 a.m. in room 210 of Hickman Hall on the Douglass Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. This workshop provides an introduction to Keynote and demonstrates the basic steps involved in making and projecting presentations including importing, exporting, and iCloud. Learn more and register here.

Gardens Talk: Presenting the Harvest: August 2, New Brunswick
Rutgers Gardens, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts a presentation on August 2 at 3 p.m. at Rutgers Gardens, Rutgers–New Brunswick. This presentation covers drying, freezing, pickling, jam and jelly, canning, gifting, and donating methods for produce. Learn more here.

Traumatic Brain Injury: The Anesthesiologist's Perspective: August 6, Newark
The Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine at New Jersey Medical School presents a talk by Deepak Sharma on August 6 at 7 a.m. in room B-552 of the Medical Science Building at Rutgers Health Sciences–Newark. Sharma is an associate professor at the University of Washington. Learn more here.

NJMS White Coat Ceremony: August 8, Newark and online
New Jersey Medical School (NJMS) presents its Class of 2018 on August 8 at 4 p.m. via a live stream that may be viewed online and in rooms B-552 and B-556 of the Medical Science Building at Rutgers Health Sciences–Newark. This ceremony also includes the induction of Gold Humanism Honor Society members. The live stream may be viewed here.

RWJMS White Coat Ceremony: August 8, New Brunswick
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (RWJMS) presents its Class of 2018 on August 8 at 2 p.m. in the Arline and Henry Schwartzman Courtyard of the Clinical Academic Building on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Please contact hansenmp@rwjms.rutgers.edu with any questions.

July 23, 2014

Rutgers Gardens Open House and Wine Tasting: July 26, New Brunswick
Rutgers Gardens, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts an open house on July 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This event features tours, lectures, a Garden Market Place, and a wine tasting provided by local New Jersey wineries. Learn more here.

Mason Gross Summer Series: Summer Airs: July 24, New Brunswick
The Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents a dance performance of original choreography from Randy James and Doug Elkins on July 24 at 7 p.m. at the Victoria J. Mastrobuono Theater on the Douglass Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. This event is free and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Learn more here.

Family Fair at Theater Square: July 26, Newark
New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) hosts an outdoor celebration on July 26 from 1 to 4 p.m. at NJPAC in Newark. This event features arts and crafts, refreshments, tours, an instrument "petting zoo," contests, and demonstrations. This event is free. Learn more here.

Grimanesa Amorós: Momentum: Women/Art/Technology: July 28 through November 7, New Brunswick
The Institute for Women and Art, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, features an art exhibition on July 28 through November 7 in the Mary H. Dana Women Artists Series Galleries of the Douglass Library, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Grimanesa Amorós is a multidisciplinary artist with interests in the fields of social history, scientific research, and critical theory. Learn more here.

Author Talk: How the Music Industry's War on Sharing Destroys Markets and Erodes Civil Liberties: July 29, New Brunswick
Rutgers University Libraries and Rutgers University–New Brunswick Summer Session sponsor an author talk by Aram Sinnreich on July 29 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Pane Room of Alexander Library on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Sinnreich is an assistant professor at the School of Communication and Information, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Disaster Preparedness and Continuity of Operations Training Webinar: July 29, online
The New Jersey Small Business Development Center at the Rutgers Business School–Newark and New Brunswick presents a webinar on July 29 from 10 a.m. to noon. This webinar is designed to help businesses cut the cost of physical and economic injury they suffer after a disaster and to help businesses have a plan. This webinar is free but registration is required. Learn more and register here.

Red Cross Blood Drive: July 31, Camden
Rutgers University–Camden hosts a Red Cross blood drive on July 31 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the multipurpose room of the Camden Campus Center. Learn more and schedule a donation here.

July 16, 2014

Mason Gross Summer Series: Rutgers Jazz Faculty: July 23, New Brunswick
The Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents a jazz concert featuring Rutgers faculty on July 23 at 7 p.m. in the Nicholas Music Center on the Douglass Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. This event is free and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Learn more here.

Performance: From Salsa to Samba: July 17, Camden
The Camden Center for the Arts, Rutgers University–Camden, sponsors a performance by Josh Robinson & The Rhythm Poets on July 17 at 10 a.m. in the Gordon Theater of the Fine Arts Building, Rutgers–Camden. This event is free but reservations are required. Please contact Miranda Powell at 856-225-6202 or miranda.powell@rutgers.edu to reserve. Learn more here.

Gardens Walk: What's in Bloom: July 19, New Brunswick
Rutgers Gardens, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts a one-hour walk and tour of the gardens on July 19 at 2 p.m. starting at the Holly House parking lot. The fee is $5 or free for Rutgers Gardens members. Learn more here.

Who's in Charge? Leadership During Epidemics, Bioterror Attacks, and Other Public Health Crises: July 21, Newark
New Jersey Medical School hosts the Public Health and Preventive Medicine Grand Rounds on July 21 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in room B-610 of the Medical Science Building at Rutgers Health Sciences–Newark. The speaker is Laura H. Kahn, research scholar at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. Learn more here.

Advance Your Career: Learn about Upcoming Ethical Leadership Development Opportunities: July 22, online
The Institute for Ethical Leadership at the Rutgers Business School–Newark and New Brunswick presents a webinar on July 22 from 1 to 1:30 p.m. The webinar is free but registration is required. Learn about customized training and mini-MBA programs. Learn more and register here.

Learn the Facts about Gynecologic Cancer: Free Symposium: July 22, off campus
The Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health at New Jersey Medical School sponsors a free educational symposium on gynecologic cancers on July 22 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the United Way in Montclair, New Jersey. This event is open to the public, and free dinner is provided. Learn more and register here.

Perfecting Prezi: July 23, New Brunswick
Digital Classroom Services
 at Undergraduate Academic Affairs, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents a workshop on July 23 at 1 p.m. in room 118 of Tillett Hall on the Livingston Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Prezi is a presentation alternative to PowerPoint. Learn more and register here.

Horizon Foundation Sounds of the City: Red Baraat: July 24, Newark
The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey sponsors a performance by Red Baraat on July 24 at 5 p.m. at NJPAC in Newark. Red Baraat is a North Indian bhangra band from Brooklyn. This event is free. Learn more here.

Fifth Annual New Brunswick Restaurant Week: through July 26, New Brunswick
New Brunswick City Market hosts its fifth annual New Brunswick Restaurant Week through July 26. Over 36 restaurants offer special menus and pricing for patrons. Learn more and view a list of participating restaurants here.

July 9, 2014

New Brunswick Ciclovia: July 12, New Brunswick
The City of New Brunswick closes three miles of public streets for Ciclovia on July 12 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This is an opportunity to walk, jog, bike, skateboard, dance, and safely enjoy the streets of New Brunswick. This event is free. Learn more here.

Discover Rutgers University–Camden Day: July 11, Camden
Rutgers University–Camden hosts an open house on July 11 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Camden Campus Center. This is the opportunity to meet with admissions and financial aid counselors, tour the campus, and learn about academic services. Registration is required. Learn more and register here.

Treasurer's Town Hall Meeting: July 14, Camden
The Senior Vice President for Finance and Treasurer invites faculty and staff to the Treasurer's Town Hall Meeting on July 14 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the multipurpose room of the Camden Campus Center. Topics for this month include a presentation and discussion about Responsibility Center Management and a report by Larry Gaines, Camden Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance, on the reorganization of services across the university.

Beyond PowerPoint: July 16, New Brunswick
Digital Classroom Services at Undergraduate Academic Affairs, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents a workshop on July 16 at 10 a.m. in room 118 of Hickman Hall on the Douglass Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. This workshop introduces participants to some of the most commonly used presentation alternatives to PowerPoint, including Prezi, Keynote, SlideShark, and Adobe. Learn more and register here.

Mason Gross Summer Series: Boston Brass: July 16, New Brunswick
The Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents a brass and classical music performance on July 16 at 7 p.m. in the Nicholas Music Center on the Douglass Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. This event is free and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Learn more here.

Rebellious Literatures: Our Words, Our Voices: July 16, Newark
The Department of African American and African Studies and the Program in Women's and Gender Studies, Rutgers University–Newark, cosponsor a performance and talk by artist-activists Yvonne Fly Onakeme Etaghene and Grace Detrevarah on July 16 at 6 p.m. at Gallery Aferro in Newark. Light refreshments are served. Learn more here.

Unheard-of Curiosities: An Exhibition of Rare Books on the Occult and Esoteric Sciences: extended through August 1, New Brunswick
Special Collections and University Archives at Rutgers University Libraries, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, extends its exhibit Unheard-of Curiosities through August 1 at the Alexander Library on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. The Special Collections and University Archives galleries are open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Learn more here.

July 2, 2014

Mason Gross Summer Series Features Free Music and Dance: July 16 through August 6, New Brunswick
The Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents a five-event music and dance program on July 16, 23, 24, 30, and August 6. The series includes music concerts ranging from jazz to contemporary and dance performances showcasing both up-and-coming and established talent. Admission is free and no tickets are required. Learn more here.

Bugs and Frogs and Toads! Oh My! Original Children's Book Illustrations by Nancy Winslow Parker: July 5, New Brunswick
The Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, opens a new exhibit on July 5 on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. These original drawings–some playful and humorous, others scientifically instructive–encourage learning about the most diverse creatures on the planet. Learn more here.

Creative Media in the Classroom: July 9, New Brunswick
Digital Classroom Services at Undergraduate Academic Affairs, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents a workshop on July 9 at 1 p.m. in room 120 of Hickman Hall on the Douglass Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. This workshop presents tips for how to incorporate relevent media. Learn more here and register here.

Universal African Dance and Drum Ensemble Performance: July 10, Camden
The Camden Center for the Arts, Rutgers University–Camden, sponsors an award-winning traditional African dance and drum group, Universal, on July 10 at 10 a.m. in the Gordon Theater of the Fine Arts Building, Rutgers–Camden. This program is free but reservations are required. Please contact Miranda Powell at 856-225-6202 or miranda.powell@rutgers.edu to reserve. Learn more here.

Horizon Foundation Sounds of the City: July 10 through August 28, Newark
The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey kicks off its free outdoor concert series with an outdoor music dance party on July 10 at 5 p.m. at NJPAC in Newark. Concerts take place on Thursday evenings. Learn more here.

June 25, 2014

Rutgers Gardens Farmers Market: June 27, New Brunswick
Rutgers Gardens hosts a farmers market on June 27 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Rutgers Gardens, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. This weekly farm market provides locally grown and made products such as fruits, vegetables, cheese, breads, and meats. Markets take place on Fridays until November 28. Learn more here.

Rutgers University–Camden Summer Writers’ Conference: now through July 2, Camden
The Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program at the Graduate School–Camden hosts afternoon readings through July 2 in the Stedman Art Gallery at the Camden Fine Arts Building. All readings feature conference faculty and conference participants and are free and open to the public. Learn more and view the schedule of writers here.

Blue Star Museums Family Day: June 27, New Brunswick
The Zimmerli Art Museum and Rutgers Geology Museum, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, host free activities on June 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. The Zimmerli features a scavenger hunt and photo booth as part of its exhibition Striking Resemblance, and the Geology Museum invites visitors to explore its permanent collection with a scavenger hunt and make-and-take arts and crafts. Learn more here.

4-H County Fairs: June 29 through September 28, statewide
The New Jersey 4-H Youth Development program, a part of Rutgers Cooperative Extension and the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts 4-H county fairs throughout New Jersey from June 29 through September 28. Many of the county fairs feature games, amusement park rides, petting zoos, contests, competitions, and other attractions for children and adults. Learn more and view the fair schedule here.

Author Talk: Worried Sick: How Stress Hurts Us and How to Bounce Back: July 8, New Brunswick
Rutgers University Libraries hosts a talk by Deborah Carr on July 8 at noon in the Scholarly Communication Center of Alexander Library on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Carr is a professor in the Department of Sociology at Rutgers and reads selections from her new ebook released by Rutgers University Press. Please email events@rulmail.rutgers.edu to attend. Learn more here.

June 18, 2014

Created Equal: America's Civil Rights Struggle: June 25, Newark
The Institute on Ethnicity, Culture, and the Modern Experience at the Newark College of Arts and Sciences and University College–Newark sponsors a film screening of Freedom Riders on June 25 at 7 p.m. at the Newark Museum. This film is part of the Newark Black Film Festival and is free and open to the public. Learn more here.

Nature, Theory, and Parameterization of Atmospheric Stable Planetary Boundary Layers: June 19, New Brunswick
The Department of Environmental Sciences at the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts a talk by Sergej Zilitinkevich on June 19 at 11 a.m. in the Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences Building on the G.H. Cook Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Zilitinkevich is from the Finnish Meteorological Institute and the University of Helsinki in Finland. Learn more here.

All about Apps: Google Tools: June 20, New Brunswick
Digital Classroom Services at Undergraduate Academic Affairs, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents a workshop on June 20 at 10 a.m. in room 118 of Tillett Hall on the Livingston Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Participants are introduced to several mobile apps offered by Google or designed for use with Google products, including Chrome, Drive, YouTube, and PlayTube. Learn more and register here.

Rutgers Gardens Walk–What's in Bloom: June 21, New Brunswick
Rutgers Gardens, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts a walk on June 21 at 2 p.m. departing from the Holly House parking lot. A volunteer docent escorts visitors on a tour of the gardens, focusing on what is of interest at that particular time of the year. This tour is free. Learn more here.

The Soldier and the Seer: J.F.C. Fuller, Aleister Crowley, and the British Occult Revival: June 23, New Brunswick
Rutgers University Libraries hosts a colloquium on June 23 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Remigio U Pane Room at the Alexander Library on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. This event features an international panel of scholars and an exhibition. Learn more here.

Warrior Centric Healthcare Training Interprofessional Education Program: June 23, New Brunswick
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School hosts a program on June 23 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the RWJMS Research Tower on the Busch Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Rutgers University Inn Garden Party and Open House: June 25, New Brunswick
The Rutgers University Inn and Conference Center, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts an open house on June 25 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the University Inn and Conference Center on the Douglass Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Take a free tour of the inn and its newly converted meeting spaces. Learn more and register here.

Apple Sale at kite+key, the Rutgers Tech Store: through June 28, New Brunswick
Kite+key, the Rutgers Tech Store, invites faculty and staff to take advantage of additional savings off of everyday Apple education pricing while supplies last now through June 28 at kite+key at The Plaza on Livingston Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Promotions may be viewed here (PDF). Up-to-date promotions may also be viewed through the kite+key Facebook page.

Rutgers University–Camden Summer Writers’ Conference: June 24 through July 2, Camden
The Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program at the Graduate School–Camden hosts afternoon readings through July 2 in the Stedman Art Gallery at the Camden Fine Arts Building. All readings feature conference faculty and conference participants and are free and open to the public. Learn more and view the schedule of writers here.