Events

December 17, 2014

Rutgers IRB Open House: December 18, New Brunswick
The Rutgers Health Sciences Institutional Review Board (IRB) and the Arts and Sciences IRB in New Brunswick host an open house on December 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Liberty Plaza, 3rd floor, suite 3200, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Meet the IRB staff, learn about the services, and enjoy light refreshments. Learn more here (PDF).

Using Cellular Reprogramming to Model Human Pancreatic Cancer: December 18, New Brunswick
The Human Genetics Institute of New Jersey and the Cancer Institute of New Jersey host a talk by Kenneth S. Zaret from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania on December 18 at 11 a.m. in the auditorium, Life Sciences Building, Busch Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Sounds of Camden Programming: Kaplow/Porter Project: December 18, Camden
The Rutgers–Camden Center of the Arts, as a part of the Sounds of Camden, presents a collaboration of Eric Porter’s images of urban settings set against original music composed by Maurice Kaplow on December 18 at 6 p.m. in the Stedman Gallery, Fine Arts Complex, Rutgers University–Camden. Learn more here.

Metropolitan and Urban Issues Film Series: Do the Right Thing: December 19, Camden
The Center for Urban Research and Education and the Digital Studies Center at Rutgers University–Camden host Ed Guerrero, associate professor of cinema studies at New York University and author of the book Do the Right Thing, on December 19 at noon in the 3rd floor faculty lounge, Armitage Hall, Rutgers–Camden. Learn more here.

Music at the Museum: Young Artists: December 20, New Brunswick
The Zimmerli Art Museum hosts a weekend concert series organized by the Mason Gross Extension Division on December 20 from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Zimmerli Art Museum, College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Admission is free but seating is limited. Learn more here.

Rutgers University Alumni Wind Symphony Concert: December 20, New Brunswick
The Rutgers University Alumni Wind Symphony celebrates the holidays with music composed for the Big Ten on December 20 at 8 p.m. at the Nicholas Music Center, Douglass Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Admission is free. Learn more here.

December 10, 2014

Winter Farmers Market: December 12, New Brunswick
Rutgers Gardens hosts farm market vendors on December 12 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Hort Farm Number 1–Office Building, G.H. Cook Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. View a full list of vendors and learn more here.

Kite + Key Faculty and Staff Appreciation Day: December 11, New Brunswick
Kite + Key, the Rutgers Tech Store, hosts its annual faculty and staff appreciation day on December 11 from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the Plaza on Livingston Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. On this day, Kite + Key offers additional discounts off of the reduced education price. For more information, call 848-445-1127. Learn more here (PDF).

CURE Seminar: Does Concentration Worsen Poverty? The Philadelphia Case: December 12, Camden
The Center for Urban Research and Education, Rutgers University–Camden, hosts Lori Minnite, associate professor of public policy and director of the undergraduate urban studies program, Department of Public Policy and AdministrationFaculty of Arts and Sciences–Camden, on December 12 from noon to 2 p.m. in the 3rd floor faculty lounge, Armitage Hall, Rutgers–Camden. Learn more here.

Passport to Art: December 13, New Brunswick
The Zimmerli Art Museum hosts Passport to Art, which invites families to explore their creativity together on December 13 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Zimmerli Art Museum, College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Advanced registration is required and space is limited. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Register and learn more here.

Advent Lessons and Carols: December 14, New Brunswick
The Catholic Campus Ministry hosts an evening of advent lessons and carols from the St. Peter the Apostle University and Community Parish and the Catholic Center at Rutgers on December 14 at 4 p.m. at St. Peter’s Church, 94 Somerset Street, New Brunswick. Refreshments will be served afterward and parking is available in the Gateway deck; parking vouchers will be available. For more information, call Colleen Donahue at 732-545-6663.

Physical Master Plan: December 15, New Brunswick
University Facilities and Capital Planning hosts the second presentation of the physical master plan for Rutgers University–New Brunswick on December 15 from 1 to 3 p.m. in Livingston Hall, Livingston Student Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Vice president of facilities and capital planning Tony Calcado offers an overview of the process, gives an update on its progress, shares planning concepts developed after outreach to the university community and stakeholder input, and takes questions and comments from the Rutgers community. Learn more here.

Blood, Resuscitation, and Blood Substitutes Grand Rounds: December 17, Newark
New Jersey Medical School hosts grand rounds on blood, resuscitation, and blood substitutes with Jonathan S. Jahr, professor at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles on December 17 from 7 to 8 a.m. in room B-552, Medical Science Building, Rutgers University–Newark. Learn more here.

Utilizing the Science of Ecology to Target Prostate Cancer: December 17, New Brunswick
The Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ), as a part of its distinguished lecture series, hosts Kenneth J. Pienta, professor and director at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine on December 17 from 4 to 5 p.m. in Auditorium A, CINJ, 195 Little Albany Street, New Brunswick. For more information, call 732-235-5679.

December 3, 2014

Heartbeats: The IZZAT Project: A Community Forum about Forced Marriage: December 3, New Brunswick
The Center on Violence Against Women and ChildrenSchool of Social Work, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, in collaboration with Manavi and Tahirih Justice Center, hosts a community forum about forced marriage on December 3 at 6 p.m. in the 1st floor conference room, Ruth Dill Johnson Crockett Building, Douglass Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Register and learn more here.

Brazilian Music Forro Performance and Workshop: December 4, Newark
The Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies and Os Lusíadas: The Portuguese Club at RutgersNewark College of Arts and Sciences and University College–Newark, host a Brazilian music forro performance and workshop with Grammy Award-winner Brazilian percussionist Ze Mauricio and his band on December 4 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the Dana Room, John Cotton Dana Library, Rutgers University–Newark. Learn more here.

Saya Woolfalk on World Building: December 4, New Brunswick
The Institute for Research on Women, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, as a part of their distinguished lecture series, Feminist Optics: Gender and Visual Studies, hosts Saya Woolfalk on December 4 at 4:30 p.m. at the Ruth Dill Johnson Crockett Building, Douglass Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. There is a 4 p.m. reception beforehand. Learn more here.

Douglass Residential College 97th Yule Log: December 7, New Brunswick
Douglass Residential College hosts its 97th Yule Log on December 7 at 4:45 p.m. in Voorhees Chapel, Douglass Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. A dessert reception will follow in the New Jersey Commuter Lounge, second floor, Douglass Student Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. The Traditional Events Committee has partnered with a local food pantry, Hands of Hope, and is asking each guest to bring one canned good to Yule Log. Learn more here.

Holiday Choral Concerts: December 7, 8, and 10: Newark
Rutgers University–Newark hosts three holiday choral concerts on December 7, 8, and 10. On December 7, holiday choral music for choir and organ is from 3 to 4:40 p.m. at St. Mary’s Abbey Church, 528 Dr. M. L. King Bulevard, Newark. Tickets are $25 for preferred seating, $10 for general admission, and $5 for students and seniors. Learn more here. On December 8, choral music for the holiday season is from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Paul Robeson Gallery, 350 Dr. M. L. King Bulevard, Newark. Admission is free. Learn more here. On December 10, holiday choral music for choir and organ is from 2:30 to 4 p.m. in the first floor lounge, Bradley Hall, Rutgers–Newark. Admission is free. Learn more here. For more information, contact John Floreen at jfloreen@earthlink.net

Physical Master Plan Forum: December 8, New Brunswick
University Facilities and Capital Planning hosts one of two presentations about the Physical Master Plan for Rutgers University–New Brunswick on December 8 at 7 p.m. in Trayes Hall, Douglass Student Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Vice president of facilities and capital planning Tony Calcado offers an overview of the process, gives an update on its progress, shares planning concepts developed after outreach to the university community and stakeholder input, and takes questions and comments from the Rutgers community. Learn more here.

Holiday Buffet Lunch: December 8–12, New Brunswick
The Rutgers Club hosts a holiday themed buffet from December 8 to December 12 at the Rutgers Club, College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Reserve a table or room for a holiday party. The buffet is $16. For reservations, call 848-932-7139. Learn more here.

Nursing and Global Health Seminar: December 9, Newark
The School of Nursing hosts a nursing and global health seminar with Judith A. Oulton on December 9 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the 3rd floor Atrium, Ackerson Hall, Rutgers University–Newark. A light lunch will be served. For more information, email Annemarie Linn at annemarie.linn@rutgers.edu. Learn more and reserve a seat here

Hanukkah in America: December 10, New Brunswick
The Allen and Joan Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts Dianne Ashton, professor at Rowan University and author of Hanukkah in America, on December 10 at 7:30 p.m. at the Douglass Student Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

November 26, 2014

Rethinking the Asia "Pivot" Film Screening: December 3, New Brunswick
The Department of Asian Languages and CulturesSchool of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts a film screening of six digital shorts and video art on December 3 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. in meeting room C, Douglass Student Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Art After Hours: First Tuesdays: December 2, New Brunswick
The Zimmerli Art Museum hosts its next Art After Hours: First Tuesday on December 2 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Zimmerli Art Museum, College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. The evening includes a curator led tour of Oleg Vassiliev: Space and Light, and the Rutgers Scarlet Knight Jazz Trombones, led by Conrad Herwig, professor at Mason Gross School of the Arts, perform special arrangements of holiday favorites.

Writers at Newark Reading Series: Ada Limón and Susan Choi: December 2, Newark
The Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program, Newark College of Arts and Sciences and University College–Newark, hosts writers Ada Limón and Susan Choi on December 2 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in room 255/256/257 in the Paul Robeson Campus Center, Rutgers University–Newark. Learn more here.

Mini-Panel: Biogas and Advanced Biofuels—the future of transportation fuels?: December 3, New Brunswick
The Rutgers Energy Institute hosts a mini-panel with David Babson, AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow in the Division of Transportation and Climate at the United States Environmental Protection Agency, and Zane Helsel, specialist in agriculture energy, Department of Plant Biology and Pathology, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, and in the Rutgers Cooperative Extension, New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station, on December 3 at 10:30 a.m. in the Alampi Room, Marine Sciences Building, G.H. Cook Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick.

Catholic Advent Reflection and Luncheon: December 3, New Brunswick
The Catholic Center at Rutgers hosts an advent reflection and luncheon featuring Bishop Paul G. Bootkoski, Bishop of Metuchen, on December 3 from noon to 1:15 p.m. at the Catholic Center, 84 Somerset Street, New Brunswick. The event is free but RSVP to Colleen at coldon@rci.rutgers.edu

Jazz Concert: Richard Wyands: December 3, Newark
The Institute of Jazz Studies, Rutgers University Libraries, hosts its second jazz piano, contemporary currents concert series with jazz pianist Richard Wyands on December 3 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Dana Room, John Cotton Dana Library, Rutgers University–Newark. Admission is free. Learn more here.

Annual Global Health Fair: December 3, New Brunswick
The Office of Global Health at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and the Centers for Global Advancement and International Affairs host the annual global health fair on December 3 at 5:30 p.m. in the Arline and Henry Schwartzman Courtyard, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, 1 Robert Wood Johnson Place, New Brunswick. The keynote speaker is Mafudia A. Suaray, instructor in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Learn more here.

Writers in Camden Series: Reginald Dwayne Betts, Randall Horton, and Linda Perez: December 3, Camden
The Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program, Rutgers University–Camden, hosts writers Reginald Dwayne Betts, Randall Horton, and Linda Perez to read and lead a discussion on “Contemporary Authors and the Prisons” on December 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the Stedman Gallery, Fine Arts Building, Rutgers–Camden. Learn more here.

Holiday Sing-Along with Dee Cannizzaro: December 5, New Brunswick
The Rutgers Club hosts Dee Cannizzaro on the piano for a holiday sing-along on December 5 with the buffet at 5:30 p.m. and music at 6 p.m. at the Rutgers Club. Donate to the local food pantry by bringing non-perishable food items. Dinner is $19. For reservations, call 848-932-7139. Learn more here.

November 19, 2014

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign: November 25December 10, New Brunswick
The Center for Women’s Global LeadershipSchool of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts events from November 25 to December 10 for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign. The 2014 theme is “From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World: Let’s Challenge Militarism and End Gender-Based Violence!” View the full list of events and learn more here.

Narum-Berger Duo: November 19, Newark
The Paul Robeson Gallery and the Cultural Arts Programming Fund at Rutgers University–Newark host classical guitarist Leighann Narum and flautist Sara J. Berger for their seventh performance on November 19 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Paul Robeson Gallery, Rutgers–Newark. Learn more here.

Writers at Rutgers: Kathryn Davis: November 19, New Brunswick
The Writers House, along with the Department of English, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents a reading by Kathryn Davis on November 19 at 8 p.m. in the multipurpose room, College Avenue Student Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead: November 19November 23, Camden
The Department of Fine Arts, Rutgers University–Camden, presents Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead from November 19 to November 23 at the Black Box Studio Theater, Rutgers–Camden. Tickets may be purchased in advance at the Impact Booth at the Camden Campus Center or by phone at 856-225-6211. Learn more here.

Modeling Climate Impacts in Europe: The JRC PESETA II Project: November 20, New Brunswick
The Rutgers Energy Institute and the Rutgers Climate Institute host Juan Carlos Ciscar, scientific officer of the European Commission on November 20 at 10:30 a.m. in the Alampi room, Marine Sciences Building, G.H. Cook Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

The Legacy of Kate Bornstein: November 20, New Brunswick
In observance of Trans* and Gender Variant Awareness Week, the Tyler Clementi Center, the Department of Women’s and Gender StudiesSchool of Arts and Sciences, and the Center for Social Justice Education and LGBT Communities, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, host a screening and discussion of the documentary film Kate Bornstein Is a Queer & Pleasant Danger on November 20 at 7:30 p.m. in Livingston Hall, Livingston Student Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Black Friday Tech Sale at Kite + Key: November 21, New Brunswick
Kite + Key hosts their Black Friday tech sale on November 21 from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the Plaza on Livingston Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

The Investigation of a Circumstantial Case: The Suitcase Murder: November 25, New Brunswick
The Program in Criminal JusticeSchool of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts attorney Patricia Prezioso on November 25 at 11:45 a.m. in the Gathering Lounge, 1st floor, Livingston Student Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Learn more here (PDF).

Inside Newark: A Conversation with Robert Curvin and Kenneth T. Jackson: December 3, Newark
The Office of the Chancellor, Rutgers University–Newark, and Rutgers University Alumni Association host Robert Curvin, distinguished senior policy fellow at Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, and Kenneth T. Jackson, Jacques Barzum professor in history and the social sciences at Columbia University, on December 3 from 4 to 6 p.m. in room 225, Paul Robeson Campus Center, Rutgers–Newark. Seating is limited and registration is required by December 1. Register and learn more here.

November 12, 2014

Kabuki Dance-Drama and Kimono, a Lecture and Performance: November 19, Newark
The Department of Spanish and Portuguese StudiesNewark College of Arts and Sciences and University College–Newark, hosts a lecture and performance on November 19 from 2:30 to 3:50 p.m. on the fourth floor, Dana Room, John Cotton Dana Library, Rutgers University–Newark. Learn more here.

The Biology and Disease of Size and Growth Control: November 13, New Brunswick
The Joint Molecular Biosciences Graduate Student Association, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, hosts its distinguished lectures series featuring Tian Xu, professor and vice chair of genetics and investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Yale University, on November 13 at noon in the Waksman Auditorium, Waksman Institute of Microbiology, Busch Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Treasurer Town Hall Meeting: November 14, Camden
The senior vice president for finance and treasurer hosts a Treasurer Town Hall Meeting on November 14 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the multipurpose room, Camden Campus Center, Rutgers University–Camden. Topics this month include a presentation and discussion about plans for consolidating Rutgers’ financial information systems and management reporting, and a report on the Physical Master Plan for Rutgers–Camden. Learn more here.

Discovering Islamic Art: November 17, New Brunswick
The Center for Middle Eastern Studies, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents a one-day program featuring five artists and calligraphers practicing live demonstrations and displaying their art on November 17 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Zimmerli Art Museum, College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Special Screening of When Cancer Calls…: November 17, New Brunswick
The Department of Communication at the School of Communication and Information and the Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, sponsor a special screening of When Cancer Calls… with writer Wayne A. Beach, professor at San Diego State University. The screening takes place on November 17 at 6 p.m. on the 1st floor, auditorium A and B, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. Light refreshments are served. Learn more here.

Art Library Book Sale: November 18, New Brunswick
Rutgers University Libraries hosts a book sale on November 18 from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Art Library, College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. For more information, please contact Megan Lotts at megan.lotts@rutgers.edu or 848-932-7189.

Trans and Gender Lounge with Poet J. Mase III: November 18, New Brunswick
The Center for Social Justice Education and LGBT Communities, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts poet J. Mase III as a part of Trans* and Gender Variant Awareness Week on November 18 from 7:30 to 10 p.m. in the gathering lounge, Livingston Student Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. View the complete list of events and learn more here.

Defining Neighbors: Religion, Race, and the Early Zionist-Arab Encounter: November 18, New Brunswick
The Allen and Joan Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts author Jonathan Gribetz on November 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the Douglass Student Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. RSVP and learn more here.

Panel Discussion: Islam and the Media Debate: November 19, Camden
The Department of Philosophy and Religion, Faculty of Arts and Sciences–Camden, hosts a faculty panel discussion titled Islam and the Media Debate on the Source of Violence and Terrorism on November 19 at 12:20 p.m. in room 121, Armitage Hall, Rutgers University–Camden. Learn more here.

Talk and Book Signing with Ray Lucas: November 19, New Brunswick
Barnes & Noble at Rutgers hosts former NFL quarterback and current Rutgers Football Radio Color analyst Ray Lucas on November 19 at 6:30 p.m. at the Gateway Transit Village, College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

November 5, 2014

Charter Day: November 10, Camden
Rutgers University–Camden hosts a celebration for the 248th anniversary of the founding of Queen’s College on November 10 at 12:15 p.m. in the main lounge of the Camden Campus Center. Share photos of the event with the hashtags #RutgersCharterDay, #RutgersCamden, and #248YearsOfScarlet. Learn more here.

Taikoza Japanese Taiko Drum: November 5, Newark
The Office of Student Life and Leadership, Rutgers University–Newark, presents the Annual Asian Pacific Islander Month Program featuring Taikoza Japanese Taiko Drums live performance on November 5 at 7 p.m. in the Essex Room, Paul Robeson Campus Center, Rutgers University–Newark. Learn more here.

The Physics of Politics: November 7, New Brunswick
The Rutgers Energy Institute hosts Andrew Zwicker, head of science education, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, on November 7 at 10:30 a.m. in the Alampi Room, Marine Sciences Building, G.H. Cook Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

The Next Missions: Politics and Public Service: November 10, New Brunswick
The Office of Veteran and Military Programs and Services and the Center for American Women and Politics, Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, host a conversation on veterans in politics, public service, and community engagement on November 10 at 1:15 p.m. at Winants Hall, College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. The panel is moderated by Debbie Walsh and features Elisa Basnight, Seth Lynn, and Senator Samuel Thompson. Register and learn more here.

Ron Rice Lecture Series on Criminal Justice and Public Policy: November 11, Newark
Rutgers University–Newark hosts the inaugural lecture featuring the Honorable Ronald L. Rice on November 11 from 4 to 6 p.m. on the 1st floor, Baker Trial Courtroom, Center for Law and Justice, Rutgers–Newark. Advanced registration is required. Register and learn more here.

The Fight for Public Things: Totality and Political Collectives: November 11, New Brunswick
The Center for Cultural Analysis, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts Bonnie Honig, Brown University, and Bruce Robbins, Columbia University, on November 11 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Teleconference Lecture Hall, Alexander Library, College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Writers in Camden Series: Justin Torres and Gina Apostol: November 12, Camden
The master of fine arts program in creative writing, Faculty of Arts and Sciences–Camden, hosts writers Justin Torres and Gina Apostol on November 12 at 7:30 a.m. in the Stedman Gallery, Camden Fine Arts Building, Rutgers–Camden. Learn more here.

Pre-Thanksgiving Luncheon Buffet: November 19 and 20, New Brunswick
The Rutgers Club, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts a Thanksgiving luncheon on November 19 and November 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Rutgers Club, College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. The luncheon costs $16. For reservations, call 848-932-7139. Learn more here.

October 29, 2014

Sport and Recreation in France, 18401900: November 4, New Brunswick

The Zimmerli Art Museum, College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts its next Art After Hours: First Tuesdays on November 4 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Zimmerli Art Museum. The Rutgers Afro-Caribbean ensemble performs, and the artist collective BroLab discusses new projects during Slide Jam. Learn more here.

Energy Café: A Conversation with the Rutgers Energy Institute: October 29, New Brunswick
The Rutgers Energy Institute sponsors a morning café hour for conversation on Rutgers Internships in Energy on October 29 from 8:45 to 9:45 a.m. at The Cove in the Busch Student Center, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. A light breakfast will be served at 8:30 a.m. Learn more here.

Writers at Rutgers Reading Series: Toward a Sense of Place with Kathleen Graber and Robin Robertson: October 29, New Brunswick
The Department of English, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts Kathleen Graber and Robin Robertson on October 29 at 8 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room, College Avenue Student Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Diabetes Awareness Day: November 1, Camden
Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station, along with other organizations, hosts Diabetes Awareness Day on November 1 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Walt Whitman Cultural Arts Center, Rutgers University–Camden. The day includes food, music, zumba, yoga and more. Learn more here.

Garlic Growing Workshop: November 2, Off-Campus
The Rutgers Master Gardeners, New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station, hosts a free workshop on November 2 from 10 a.m. to noon at the EARTH Center, Davidson’s Mill Pond Park, South Brunswick. The workshop will begin with an indoor presentation followed by an outdoor, hands-on planting session. The workshop is free but preregistration is required, no walk-ins are permitted. For more information, call 732-398-5262. Learn more here.

The Morning After: Grading the Midterm Elections: November 5, New Brunswick
The Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts a panel discussion on the decisions rendered by New Jersey’s electorate on November 5 at 9:30 a.m. at the Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers–New Brunswick. The panel is moderated by John Weingart, with Ross Baker, Gail Gordon, Julie Roginsky, and Jonathan Tamari. Event is free but RSVP is required. Register and learn more here.

Finns and Swedes and the Delaware Valley’s Earliest History: November 6, New Brunswick
Rutgers University Libraries present a talk by Lorraine E. Williams, retired State of New Jersey archaeologist, on November 6 at 4 p.m. in the Pane Room, Alexander Library, College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

First Annual Women’s Forum: November 7, Newark
The Rutgers University–Newark chapter of the ACE Women’s Network hosts the 1st Annual Women’s Forum on Chancellor Nancy Cantor’s journey to leadership at Rutgers–Newark on November 7 from 9 to 11 a.m. in room 010, Center for Law and Justice, Rutgers–Newark. A light breakfast will be provided. The deadline to RSVP will be extended for all faculty and staff that receive this bulletin until October 31. RSVP and learn more here.

Ballroom Workshops and Social with Brian Nash: November 8, New Brunswick
Rutgers Recreation hosts Brian Nash on November 8 for the Galactic Gala at the College Avenue Gym, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Workshops in quickstep and cha-cha are from 7:30 to 9 p.m., and the dance social is from 9 p.m. to midnight. The workshop and social are $15 each or $20 for a combination of both, paid prior to workshop. Search under dance for the workshops and social here. Learn more here.

Bucky Pizzarelli and His New York Swing Trio: November 14, New Brunswick
The Rutgers Club hosts Bucky Pizzarelli and His New York Swing Trio at the Rutgers Club, College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, on November 14 at 5:30 p.m. for the buffet dinner and at 7 p.m. for the show. The dinner and show are $40. Please call 848-932-7139 for reservations. Learn more here.

October 22, 2014

Fat Man in Bronzeville: Archibald Motley’s Witness to the Modern City: October 28, New Brunswick
The Department of Art HistorySchool of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts Richard Powell, John Spencer Bassett professor of art and art history and dean of humanities at Duke University on October 28 at 4:30 p.m. in the Lower Dodge Gallery, Zimmerli Art Museum, College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick.

Emerging Threats: Illicit Trade and the Funding of Terrorist Networks: October 22, Newark
Rutgers University–Newark hosts Vanessa Neumann, president and CEO of Asymmetrica and a leading expert on illicit trade on October 22 from 11 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. in the John Cotton Dana Library, Rutgers–Newark. Learn more here.

An American Diplomat in Franco Spain and Navy Crazy: October 22, New Brunswick
Barnes & Noble at Rutgers hosts a talk by Michael Aaron Rockland, professor, Department of American Studies, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, on October 22 at 7:30 p.m. at the Gateway Transit Village, College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick.

Cinderland: A Memoir with Author Amy Jo Burns: October 23, New Brunswick
The Department of English and the Rutgers Writing ProgramSchool of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts author Amy Jo Burns on October 23 from 7 to 9 p.m. in meeting room E, Douglass Student Center, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. For more information, call 848-932-5787.

Climate Engineering and the Future of Energy Policy with David R. Morrow: October 24, New Brunswick
The Rutgers Energy Institute, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts David R. Morrow, visiting fellow, Institute of Philosophy and Public Policy, George Mason University, on October 24 at 10 a.m. in the Alampi Room, Marine Sciences Building, G.H. Cook Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Public Lecture by Grimanesa Amorós: October 28, New Brunswick
The Institute for Women and Art, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts a public lecture with Grimanesa Amorós, Estelle Lebowitz Visiting Artist in Residence, on October 28 at 5 p.m. in the Mabel Smith Douglass Library, Douglass Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. RSVP at womenart@rci.rutgers.edu. Learn more here.

Theorising Transnational Childhoods: Networks, Capital, and Social Reproduction: October 28, Camden
The Department of Childhood Studies, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–Camden, hosts the third annual childhood studies lecture with Karen Wells, assistant dean for the Department of Geography, Environment, and Development Studies at Birkbeck, University of London on October 28 at 5:30 p.m. in the multipurpose room, Camden Campus Center, Rutgers–Camden. Learn more here.

Lecture Series in Molecular and Cellular Medicine with Cori Bargmann: October 31, New Brunswick
The Child Health Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, hosts the annual Dr. Kenneth S. and Audrey S. Gould Lecture Series in Molecular and Cellular Medicine on October 31 at noon in conference room 3101, 89 French Street, New Brunswick. Cori Bargmann, Torsten N. Wiesel professor and head of the Lulu and Wang Laboratory of Neural Circuits and Behavior at Rockefeller University, will present a talk on Using Fixed Circuits to Generate Flexible Behaviors. Learn more here.

Illustrated Talk on George Hammell Cook: November 5, New Brunswick
The Office of Alumni and Community Engagement, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts Tom Frusciano, university archivist, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Alampi Room, Marine Sciences Building, G.H. Cook Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Refreshments will follow. Please register before October 28. Register and learn more here.

October 15, 2014

Out in Newark! Queer Club Spaces as Sanctuary: October 16, Newark
The Queer Newark Oral History Project of Rutgers UniversityNewark presents a public, integrated discussion of LGBT club life in Newark on October 16 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Essex Room, Paul Robeson Campus Center, Rutgers University–Newark. This panel discussion is part of a broader, month long celebration. Learn more here.

The Future of the Republican Party: An Evening with Steve Schmidt: October 15, New Brunswick
The Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts public affairs and political analyst Steve Schmidt on October 15 at 7 p.m. in Trayes Hall, Douglass Student Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. This event is free and RSVP is required. Learn more and reserve a seat here.

From Socialist Ideology to Cultural Heritage: The Changing Basis of Legitimacy in Contemporary China: October 16, New Brunswick
The Confucius Institute, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, as a part of its distinguished lecture series, hosts a talk by Richard Madsen, professor at the University of California, San Diego on October 16 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in lecture hall 403, Alexander Library, College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Hand Me Down the Silver Trumpet: October 16–19, Camden
Rutgers–Camden Theater, in association with the Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts, Sounds of Camden exhibition, presents a new musical, Hand Me Down the Silver Trumpet, from October 16–19 at the Walter K. Gordon Theater, Rutgers University–Camden. Purchase tickets and learn more here.

Researching the Middle East and North Africa after 2011: October 17, New Brunswick
The Middle East Studies Graduate Forum, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts scholars from 10 universities on October 17 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Teleconference Room, Alexander Library, College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. The panel discusses how the region’s changing landscape has affected academic production and more. Please RSVP to MESGFconference@gmail.com. Learn more here.

Asian American Cultural Center's 15th Annual Open House: October 17, New Brunswick
The Asian American Cultural Center invites everyone to its 15th anniversary celebration on October 17 from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Asian American Cultural Center, Livingston Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Coming Out Muslim: Radical Acts of Love: October 17, New Brunswick
The Institute for Women’s Leadership, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts a night of live music, food, and stories with educators and activists Terna Tilley-Gyado and Wazina Zondon on October 17 at 8:30 p.m. in Trayes Hall A, Douglass Student Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Music at the Museum: October 19, New Brunswick
The Zimmerli Art Museum and the Mason Gross Extension Division at the Mason Gross School of the Arts (MGSA), Rutgers University–New Brunswick, host a new weekend concert series beginning October 19 at 2 p.m. at the Zimmerli Art Museum, College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick, with performances by MGSA faculty members. Admission is free. Learn more here.

Create Your Ideal Medical Clinic: October 20, Newark
The New Jersey Medical School Primary Care Progress hosts Pamela Wible, family physician, on October 20 at 6 p.m. in room B-515, Rosemary Gellene Room, Medical Science Building, Rutgers Health Sciences–Newark. For more information, please contact primarycareprogressnjms@gmail.com

Public Lecture with “Dr. Ruth” Westheimer: October 22, New Brunswick
The School of Arts and Sciences Honors Program cosponsors with other university departments, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, the Richard D. Heffner Open Mind Lecture with “Dr. Ruth” Westheimer on October 22 at 7 p.m. in Trayes Hall, Douglass Student Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Learn more here.