Events

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.

October 8, 2014

Early Dutch in New Jersey with Firth Haring Fabend: October 9, New Brunswick
Special Collections and University Archives hosts a talk by Firth Haring Fabend on “Patroons and Plowmen, Pietism and Politics: Dutch Settlers in the Hudson Valley in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries” on October 9 at 3 p.m. on the first floor, Pane Room, Alexander Library, College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Hispanic Heritage Month: October 9, Newark
Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences Latino Heritage Committee, Latino Medical Student Association at New Jersey Medical School, and the Hispanic Dental Association at the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine host Arturo Brito as part of Hispanic Heritage Month on October 9 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Rosemary Gellene Room, B-515, Medical Science Building, Newark. Arturo Brito is deputy commissioner of public health services at the New Jersey Department of Health. Learn more here.

The Grapes of Wrath Conference: October 10, New Brunswick
In celebration of the 75th anniversary of the publication of John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath, Undergraduate Academic Affairs presents a daylong, interdisciplinary conference on the novel and film on October 10 from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Assembly Room, Winants Hall, College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Latin Dance Knight: October 11, New Brunswick
Rutgers Recreation hosts Latin Dance Knight on October 11 from 7:30 p.m. to midnight in the College Avenue Gym, College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Search under dance classes for Latin Dance Knight to register. Register and learn more here.

Third New Brunswick Ciclovia: October 12, New Brunswick
Nearly three miles of New Brunswick streets, including College Avenue, will be open to nonmotorized activity to provide opportunities for active and healthy living on October 12 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Writers at Newark Reading Series: Adrian Matejka and Chris Abani: October 14, Newark
The M.F.A. Creative Writing program at Newark College of Arts and Sciences and University College–Newark hosts Adrian Matejka and Chris Abani on October 14 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in rooms 255, 256, 257, Paul Robeson Campus Center, Rutgers University–Newark. Learn more here.

Center on Violence Against Women and Children Lecture: October 14, Camden
The Center on Violence Against Women and Children at the School of Social Work presents “A Conversation with Dr. Donna Chung: An International Perspective to Understanding Batterer Intervention Programs,” on October 14 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in South Conference Room A, lower level, Camden Campus Center, Rutgers University–Camden. Learn more here.

Somalia Unraveled: The Development, Demise, and Destruction of the Somali State: October 16, Newark
The Department of History, Newark College of Arts and Sciences and University College–Newark, hosts Fowsia Abdulkadir on October 16 from 2:30 to 4 p.m. in the Dana Room, John Cotton Dana Library, Rutgers University–Newark. Learn more here.

October 1, 2014

What Women Need to Know: Health and Nutrition Panel and Luncheon: October 9, New Brunswick
Join ACE Women’s Network for a panel discussion and luncheon on October 9 from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at The Rutgers Club, College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. The cost is $18 and seats are limited. RSVP and learn more here.

Mallery Concert Series: October 2014, Camden
The Department of Fine Arts at the Faculty of Arts and Sciences–Camden hosts its free noontime Mallery Concert series throughout the month of October. Learn more here.

Climate Impacts of Methane Emitting Energy Technologies: October 3, New Brunswick
The Rutgers Energy Institute, the Rutgers Climate Institute, and the Center for Energy, Economic, and Environmental Policy at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, host Jessika Trancik, assistant professor in energy studies at Massachusetts Institute of Technology on October 3 at 10:30 a.m. in the Alampi Room, Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, G.H. Cook Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Risky Business: Young People and HIV: October 6, New Brunswick
The Robert Wood Johnson AIDS Program at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and the Center for Diversity and Inclusion at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) host a talk on HIV on October 6 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Arline and Henry Schwartzman Courtyard at RWJUH in New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Addiction and Policy with N.J. Senator Joseph F. Vitale: October 9, New Brunswick
The School of Social Work, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts the annual Harold W. and Marguerite F. Demone Endowed Lectureship on Alcohol and Other Addictions with guest speaker Senator Joseph F. Vitale on October 9 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the Gathering Lounge, Livingston Student Center, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Register and learn more here.

International Conference on Cultural Institutions and Urban Transformation: October 9 and 10, Newark
The School of Public Affairs and Administration, Rutgers University–Newark, and the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) host the International Conference on Cultural Institutions and Urban Transformation on October 9 and 10 at NJPAC. Registration is required. Register and learn more here.

Cooking Demonstration and Showcase Meal at the Rutgers Club: October 17, New Brunswick
Join the Rutgers Club chefs to watch a demonstration, learn to cook, and have the opportunity to participate in the show on October 17 at 6 p.m. at the Rutgers Club, College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Participants receive a free souvenir recipe book including the recipes of the day. The cost is $28.95. Call 848-932-7139 for reservations. Learn more here.

Exhibition of Jesse Krimes: Apokaluptein: Now through December 14, New Brunswick
The Zimmerli Art Museum shows Jesse Krimes: Apokaluptein, who was incarcerated in federal prison for 70 months, throughout December at the Zimmerli Art Museum, College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Admission is free. Learn more here.

September 24, 2014

Translating the Indian Past, the Poets’ Experience: October 2, New Brunswick
The South Asian Studies program hosts a talk by Indian poet and literary critic, Arvind Krishna Mehrotra, on October 2 at 4:30 p.m. in the Pane Room of Alexander Library on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Writers at Rutgers Reading Series with Chris Abani: September 24, New Brunswick
The Department of English, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts Chris Abani on September 24 at 8 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room, College Avenue Student Center, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

After the Fire: A True Story of Heroes and Cowards with Seton Hall University Arson Fire Survivors Alvaro Llanos and Shawn Simons: September 25, New Brunswick
As a part of Campus Fire Safety Month, Rutgers Emergency Services host Alvaro Llanos and Shawn Simons, survivors of the Seton Hall University arson fire, on September 25 from 8 to 10 p.m. in the College Avenue Student Center, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Author Talk with Barbara Kukla and Live Jazz: September 25, Newark
Rutgers University Alumni Association hosts Barbara Kukla and the Leo Johnson quartet on September 25 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on the 4th floor, Dana Room, John Cotton Dana Library, Rutgers University–Newark. Register and learn more here.

Chinese Arts and Culture Day: September 26, New Brunswick
The Confucius Institute hosts Chinese Arts and Culture Day on September 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Busch Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. The day features a Chinese arts and crafts workshop, Chinese lunch, and a showcase of Chinese performing arts. Admission is free. Learn more here.

Metropolitan and Urban Issues Film Series: American Winter: September 26, Camden
The Center for Urban Research and Education and the Digital Studies Center host Joe Willard, vice president of policy, People’s Emergency Center in Philadelphia, on September 26 from noon to 2 p.m. on the 3rd floor, Armitage Hall Faculty Lounge, Armitage Hall, Rutgers University–Camden. Learn more here.

Sara Levy’s World: Music, Gender, and Judaism in Enlightenment Berlin: September 2930, New Brunswick
The Mason Gross School of the Arts (MSGA)School of Arts and Sciences (SAS), Center for European Studies (CES), Allen and Joan Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life, Department of Jewish Studies, Department of Music, Department of History, and Department of German, Russian, and East European Languages and Literatures sponsor a symposium by Nancy Sinkoff, associate professor of Jewish studies and history and director of CES, SAS, and Rebecca Cypess, assistant professor of music, MGSA, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, from September 29–30 on Douglass Campus. Learn more here.

Jersey Journalists: Local News, Political Coverage, and the Changing Media Landscape: September 30, New Brunswick
The Eagleton Institute of Politics hosts a panel discussion featuring Justin Auciello, Debbie Galant, and John Mooney on September 30 at 1:15 p.m. in Room 411, College Avenue Student Center, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Networks, Connectivity, and Neuropsychology: The Latest in Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury: October 2, New Brunswick
Children’s Specialized Hospital Distinguished Lecture Series hosts Erin Bigler on October 2 at noon in the auditorium of PSE&G Children’s Specialized Hospital in New Brunswick. RSVP is requested by September 29 to Heather Ferreri, Coordinator of Research, at hferreri@childrens-specialized.org or 732-258-7174. Learn more here.

September 17, 2014

President of Tanzania's Public Lecture on Academic Partnerships: September 26, New Brunswick
The Centers for Global Advancement and International Affairs and the Center for African Studies at the School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, host a talk by President Jakaya Mrisho Kilwete of the United Republic of Tanzania on September 26 from 11 a.m. to noon at the College Avenue Student Center, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

The Ghazal Among the Nations Lecture: September 17, New Brunswick
The Department of African, Middle Eastern, and South Asian Languages at the School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents a lecture by Aamir Mufti as part of its Distinguished Lecture Series on September 17 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the Teleconference Lecture Hall of the Alexander Library on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Mufti is a professor at the University of California, Los Angeles. Learn more here.

The Edge of Encounter: Sexual Narratives and the Limits of Representation: September 18, New Brunswick
The Institute for Research on Women at the School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts a lecture by Juana Maria Rodriguez on September 18 at 4:30 p.m. at the Ruth Dill Johnson Crockett Building on the Douglass Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Rodriguez is a professor at the University of California, Berkeley. Learn more here.

ACE Women’s Networking Coffee Talk and Brown Bag Lunch: September 19, New Brunswick
ACE Women’s Network hosts its monthly networking event on September 19 at noon in the Starbucks Café of the Barnes & Noble at Rutgers in the Gateway Transit Village on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

A Place in America: Celebrating the Legacy of Ralph and Barbara Voorhees: September 20 through February 8, New Brunswick
The Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, shows a selection of prints and drawings made between 1880 and 1940 in the exhibition A Place in America: Celebrating the Legacy of Ralph and Barbara Voorhees. The exhibit runs from September 20 to February 8 at the Zimmerli Art Museum on the College Avenue Campus. Learn more here.

Inside Newark: Decline, Rebellion, and the Search for Transformation Book Talk: September 22, New Brunswick
The Eagleton Institute of Politics and Rutgers University Press, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, host a book talk by Robert Curvin on September 22 at 6:30 p.m. at Wood Lawn Mansion on the Douglass Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Curvin is a visiting scholar at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers–New Brunswick. General admission is free but reservations are required. Register and learn more here.

Are Our Brains Wired to Ignore Climate Change? Lecture and Book Signing by George Marshall: September 23, New Brunswick
The Climate Institute, along with the Department of Human Ecology, Cook Campus Deans, the Rutgers Ecology and Evolution Graduate Student Association, and the Rutgers Oceanography Club, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, sponsor a lecture and book signing by George Marshall on September 23 at 7 p.m. in the multipurpose room of the Cook Student Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Learn more here, and register here.

The Gender of Memory: Rural Women and China’s Disappearing Collective Past: September 23, New Brunswick
The Confucius Institute of Rutgers University at the School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents a talk by Gail Hershatter on September 23 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in lecture hall 401 of the Alexander Library on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Hershatter is a professor at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Learn more here.

Ain’t I a Woman: My Journey to Womanhood with Laverne Cox: September 24, Newark
Rutgers University–Newark hosts a talk by actress and activist Laverne Cox on September 24 from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the Essex Room of the Paul Robeson Campus Center (PRCC), Rutgers–Newark. The lecture is free but tickets are required and must be obtained in advance. All faculty and staff must stop by the PRCC accounting office with their staff ID to acquire a ticket. Learn more here.

What Ferguson Can Teach Us about Race, Politics, and Journalism in the Network: September 26, Camden
The Center for Urban Research and Education and the Digital Studies Center, Rutgers University–Camden, sponsor a panel on September 26 at 6 p.m. in room 110 of the Fine Arts Building, Rutgers–Camden. This panel is moderated by Richard Aregood, visiting professor of English from the University of North Dakota. Learn more here.

September 10, 2014

Inventing Odessa: Jewish Culture on the Edge of the Russian Empire: September 14, 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, along with the Zimmerli Art Museum, host a lecture on September 14 at 3 p.m. at the Zimmerli Art Museum on the College Avenue Campus. Olga Litvak, professor at Clark University, gives a lecture at 3 p.m., and a guided tour of the art exhibit Odessa’s Second Avant-Garde: City and Myth begins at 2 and 4:15 p.m. Learn more here.

Fall Career and Internship Mega Fair: September 11 and 12, New Brunswick
Rutgers University–New Brunswick hosts the largest career and internship fair in its history on September 11 and 12 from noon to 5 p.m. in the Werblin Recreation Center on the Busch Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. More than 300 employers are expected to attend. This event is open to Rutgers University–New Brunswick students and alumni in all majors. Learn more here.

New Jersey Film Festival Fall 2014: September 11 through October 16, New Brunswick
The Rutgers Film Co-op/New Jersey Media Arts Center, in association with the Cinema Studies Program, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents the fall 2014 lineup featuring over 25 film screenings. View ticket information and more here.

Jose Antonio Vargas film DOCUMENTED: September 12, Newark
The Center for Migration and the Global City, Rutgers University–Newark, hosts Jose Antonio Vargas as he screens and discusses his new film DOCUMENTED on September 12 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Essex Room of the Robeson Campus Center, Rutgers–Newark. A panel discussion featuring Marisol Conde Hernandez, cofounder of the NJ DREAM Act Coalition, and Giancarlo Tello, campaign chair for NJ Unity Tuition Equity for DREAMers Campaign, follows the screening. Learn more here.

Brown Bag Lunch with Melissa Gasparotto: September 15, New Brunswick
The Art Library at Rutgers University Libraries, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts a brown bag lunch event with artist Melissa Gasparotto on September 15 at noon in the Reading Room of the library at Voorhees Hall on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Gasparotto’s exhibit MINUTIAE is on display through September 26.

Cook/Douglass Campus Community Day: September 17, New Brunswick
The executive dean of the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, executive dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, dean of Mason Gross School of the Arts, dean of students, and the Cook Campus dean sponsor Cook/Douglass Campus Community Day on September 17 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Passion Puddle on the Douglass Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. The rain date is September 18. Learn more here.

The Whats, Whys, and Hows of Translational Science to Improve Patient Outcomes: September 17, Newark
The Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience at the Newark College of Arts and Sciences and University College–Newark, hosts a talk by Kalpana Merchant on September 17 from 11 a.m. to noon in room 103 at the Aidekman Research Center, Rutgers University–Newark. Merchant is the president of TransThera Consulting Company. Learn more here.

Raised at Rutgers: A President’s Story with Richard L. McCormick: September 18, New Brunswick
Rutgers University Press presents a reading of Raised at Rutgers: A President’s Story by Richard L. McCormick on September 18 at 7 p.m. at the Barnes & Noble at Rutgers in the Gateway Transit Village on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. 

September 3, 2014

Rutgers LGBTQA Fall Reception Featuring Glee Star Alex Newell: September 11, New Brunswick
The Center for Social Justice Education and LGBT Communities, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts its annual LGBTQA fall reception on September 11 at 6:30 p.m. in the multipurpose room of the College Avenue Student Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. This event is open to all new and returning members of the Rutgers LGBTQA community. Learn more here.

Fall 2014 Student Involvement Fair: September 5, New Brunswick
The Office of Student Involvement hosts its annual involvement fair on September 5 from 2 to 6 p.m. on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Over 400 student organizations, university departments, and community partners participate to show various opportunities that Rutgers has to offer. Learn more here.

New Works Dance Concert: September 5 and 6, New Brunswick
The Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents a concert featuring adjunct faculty on September 5 and September 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the Loree Gymnasium on the Douglass Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Learn more and how to purchase tickets here.

Rutgers University–Camden Jazz Ensemble Auditions: September 5, Camden
The Rutgers University–Camden Jazz Ensemble holds auditions for new members on September 5 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. in the Mallery Room on the second floor of the Fine Arts Building, Rutgers–Camden. Spots are open for alto and tenor saxophones, trumpets and trombones, piano, guitar, and drum set. Learn more here.

Gardens Talk: Composting: September 6, New Brunswick
Rutgers Gardens, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts a composting workshop on September 6 at 3 p.m. at Rutgers Gardens. This workshop teaches participants how to build well-balanced compost piles that can help forgo the use of pesticides and fertilizers. Learn more here.

HYCIDE: The Newark Issue: September 6, Newark
Rutgers University–Newark and the Newark Museum cosponsor a launch and exhibition of HYCIDE magazine’s issue #7, the Newark Issue, on September 6 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Newark Museum. This event features an installation of photographs made around the city of Newark, including a selection of critically acclaimed work by artist Manuel Acevedo, and live music. Learn more here.

Flies and Alcohol: How Social Experience Affects Behavior: September 8, Newark
New Jersey Medical School hosts a talk by Ulrike Heberlein on September 8 at noon in room B-610 of the Medical Science Building at Rutgers Health Sciences–Newark. Heberlein is the scientific program director and laboratory head at Howard Hughes Medical Institute–Janelia. Learn more here.

Postnatal Neurogenesis, Depression, and Epilepsy: September 10, New Brunswick
The Department of Neurology at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, hosts a talk by Helen E. Scharfman on September 10 at 12:30 p.m. in room 102 of the Medical Education Building on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Scharfman is a professor at New York University Langone Medical Center. Learn more here.

August 27, 2014

From Here to There: September 2 through December 24, Newark
The Paul Robeson Galleries, Rutgers University–Newark, presents an exhibition through December 24 in the Main Gallery of the Robeson Campus Center, Rutgers–Newark. This exhibition focuses on the work of artists who explore all aspects of the migrant and immigrant experience. Learn more here.

Art After Hours: First Tuesdays: September 2, New Brunswick
The Zimmerli Art Museum celebrates the new school year with Art After Hours on September 2 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Zimmerli Art Museum on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. This year, Art After Hours moves to the first Tuesday of every month with a new lineup of events. The evening features refreshments and DJ-curated music. Admission, activities, and refreshments are free. Learn more here.

Carnival Day at The Plaza: September 3, New Brunswick
The Plaza celebrates its one-year anniversary on September 3 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on the Livingston Campus, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. View a complete list of activities and specials here.

Grand Opening of the Rutgers University–Camden Interfaith Meditation Room: September 3, Camden
Rutgers University–Camden presents a new Interfaith Meditation Room on September 3 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. on the lower level of the Camden Campus Center. The space provides a sanctuary where people of all faiths and religious traditions may retreat for prayer, meditation, and spiritual activities. Learn more here.

The American Climate Prospectus: Economic Risks in the United States: September 3, New Brunswick
The Rutgers Energy Institute (REI) and the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, sponsor a talk by Bob Klopp on September 3 at noon in the auditorium of the Wright Rieman Laboratories on the Busch Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Klopp is the associate director of REI. Learn more here.

Emerging Technology Now: September 5, New Brunswick
Digital Classroom Services at Undergraduate Academic Affairs, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents a workshop on September 5 at 3:30 p.m. in room 118 of Tillett Hall on the Livingston Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. This is an opportunity for faculty members to learn about and test classroom technology. Learn more and register here.

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.