Events

August 14, 2013

University Human Resources Blood Drive: August 21, New Brunswick
University Human Resources and New Jersey Blood Services host a blood drive on August 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Administrative Services Building II on the G.H. Cook Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Apheresis donation is available for those who wish to donate platelets, plasma, or red blood cells. Donors will be entered into a sweepstakes for a pair of tickets to Super Bowl XLVIII at Met Life Stadium on February 4, 2014. Learn more here.

EARTH Center Garden Field Day: August 17, Off Campus
The EARTH Center, home to Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County, hosts its Garden Field Day on August 17 at 10 a.m. at RCE of Middlesex County in North Brunswick, New Jersey. The Extension Agriculture Department as well as Rutgers master gardeners will be on hand, offering sound advice on horticulture and environmental stewardship while guiding visitors through their various teaching gardens and learning projects. This event is free and open to the public. Learn more here.

International Conference and Exhibition on Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: August 19, New Brunswick
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School hosts the International Conference and Exhibition on Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation on August 19 at 9 a.m. in room 010 of the Life Sciences Building on the Busch Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

RUAA Summer Gathering: Alumni House Kickoff Reception: August 21, Off Campus
The Rutgers University Alumni Association (RUAA) hosts a kickoff reception to celebrate the opening of the first-ever alumni house on August 21 at 6 p.m. at the Camden County Boathouse at Cooper River in Pennsauken, New Jersey. The alumni house will serve as a permanent gathering space for Rutgers alumni in South Jersey. All Camden alumni are invited to join; advance registration deadline is August 18. Learn more and register here.

Introduction to Sakai Training Session: August 21 and 29, New Brunswick
The Office of Instructional and Research Technology, Rutgers–New Brunswick, offers introduction to the Sakai course management system on August 21 and 29 in Davidson Hall on the Busch Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. These sessions are open to new faculty, part-time lecturers, or veterans of the university who have either never used Sakai or are in need of a refresher. Learn more and view additional dates for webinars here.

Horizon Foundation Sounds of the City at NJPAC: Through August 29, Newark
The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) hosts its 2013 Horizon Foundation Sounds of the City through August 29 in NJPAC's Theater Square in Newark, New Jersey. This is a free outdoor concert series featuring performances in reggae, pop, funk, Latin, world, hip-hop, soul, and pop music. Learn more here.

August 7, 2013

Discover Rutgers–Camden Day: August 16, Camden
Rutgers–Camden invites family, friends, and prospective students to Discover Rutgers–Camden Day on August 16 at 9 a.m. in the Camden Campus Center. Representatives from academic departments, admissions, student life, financial aid, and many other areas of the campus will be available to answer questions regarding international studies, campus life, athletics, research, and civic engagement. Advance registration is requested. Learn more and register here.

Aresty Summer Science Poster Session: August 8, New Brunswick
The Aresty Research Center at Undergraduate Academic Affairs hosts its Summer Science Poster Session on August 8 at 11:30 a.m. in the International Lounge of the Busch Campus Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Rutgers undergrads will present their work in physics, cell biology, chemistry, engineering, and more. Faculty and staff members are invited to help celebrate their accomplishments. Learn more here.

Rutgers Football 2013 Kickoff Celebration: August 10, New Brunswick
Intercollegiate Athletics hosts its 2013 Kickoff Celebration on August 10 at 5:30 p.m. in Athlete’s Glen near the Scarlet Walk, and a team autograph session inside High Point Solutions Stadium at 7 p.m. Posters are distributed at the gate and on the field for fans. Admission to all events is free. Learn more here.

Hub City Sounds: Free Music, Dance, and Arts Festival: August 10September 28, New Brunswick
The New Brunswick Cultural Center presents its second annual Hub City Sounds festival from August 10 through September 28 on the weekends at the city’s riverfront amphitheater at Elmer B. Boyd Park and locations in the city’s downtown area. Concertgoers are welcome to bring blankets or chairs for lawn seating. Refreshments and cold beverages are available for sale at all events. Performances are free. View the performance schedule here.

New Jersey Pest Management Association's 66th Annual Clinic and Trade Show: August 15, New Brunswick
The Office of Continuing Professional Education sponsors New Jersey Pest Management Association's 66th Annual Clinic and Trade Show on August 15 at 8:30 a.m. in Hickman Hall on the Douglass Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Gather useful and up-to-date information on industry topics to assist in making intelligent decisions in dealing with pest problems. Learn more and register here.

Women Entrepreneurs’ Network Business Breakfast: August 15, Newark
The Women Entrepreneurs' Network at the New Jersey Small Business Development Center, Rutgers–Newark, hosts a business breakfast on August 15 at 8:30 a.m. at One Washington Park, Rutgers–Newark. These intimate business breakfast meetings give women entrepreneurs an opportunity to meet role models in business and make contact with professional career women who are power brokers in their private or public professional sectors. The registration fee is $15. Learn more here.

July 31, 2013

New Brunswick Community Farmers Market: July 31, New Brunswick
Rutgers Cooperative Extension and Johnson & Johnson present the New Brunswick Community Farmers Market on July 31 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Kilmer Square Park in New Brunswick. The market strives to support the development of a sustainable community by bringing healthy food from local farms to families and households across the city. The market runs at this location on Wednesdays through September 25. Learn more here.

Reimagining Our Watershed: A Renaissance on the Raritan: August 1, Television
The Sustainable Raritan River Initiative at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy and Rutgers iTV Studio, Rutgers–New Brunswick, with the support of the Cape Branch Foundation, present the film Reimagining Our Watershed: A Renaissance on the Raritan on August 1 at 10 p.m. on NJTV. Additional airings take place on August 3 at 4 a.m., August 5 at 10:30 p.m., and August 7 at 4:30 a.m. The film is the first to celebrate the many environmental achievements made in the Raritan River Watershed. Learn more here and view the cable channel provider line-up here.

Political Worlds of Women: Activism, Advocacy, and Governance in the Twenty-First Century: August 6, New Brunswick
Rutgers–New Brunswick Summer Session and the Rutgers University Libraries present the final summer Writer’s Reading and Reception event featuring Mary Hawkesworth on August 6 at 4 p.m. in the Scholarly Communication Center of Alexander Library on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Hawkesworth is a distinguished professor in the Department of Women's and Gender Studies at the School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers–New Brunswick. This event is free. Learn more and register here.

2013 Capacity Building Conference: August 7–August 9, Newark
The Rutgers Business School–Newark and New Brunswick cosponsors the 2013 Capacity Building Conference from August 7 through August 9 at the New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark, New Jersey. The conference features local as well as national nonprofit experts, leaders, and organizations, and focuses on nonprofit organizations from the leadership (staff and board) perspective. Nonprofit CEOs, board members, and emerging leaders as well as capacity builders, academics, and funders are welcome to this three-day event. Learn more and register here.

Student Affairs Professional Staff Welcome: August 7, New Brunswick
The Office of Student Affairs hosts its Professional Staff Welcome on August 7 from 9 a.m. to noon in the Livingston Student Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. The guest speaker is Daniel Seddiqui, author of the book 50 Jobs in 50 States. Please contact Sherylyn Tucker at sherylyn@rutgers.edu with questions. Learn more here and RSVP here.

New Jersey Medical School Class of 2017 White Coat Ceremony: August 8, Newark
New Jersey Medical School hosts its Class of 2017 Barbara and Norman Seiden White Coat Ceremony on August 8 at 4 p.m. in the plaza behind the Medical Science Building at the Rutgers Health Sciences Campus at Newark. A reception sponsored by the Alumni Association of New Jersey Medical School immediately follows the ceremony. Please RSVP to Marcia Tabakin at 973-972-4783 or marcia.tabakin@rutgers.edu.

Summer Session Movie Night Features 42: August 8, New Brunswick
Rutgers–New Brunswick Summer Session and the Rutgers Film Co-op host a movie night featuring the film 42 on August 8 at 7 p.m. in room 105 of Voorhees Hall on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. This event is free. Learn more here.

Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Class of 2017 White Coat Ceremony: August 9, New Brunswick
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School hosts its Class of 2017 White Coat Ceremony on August 9 at 2 p.m. in the Arline and Henry Schwartzman Courtyard at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick. Becky Quick, coanchor of CNBC’s “Squawk Box” is the keynote speaker. Please contact Jeanette Evans at evansje1@rwjms.rutgers.edu with any questions. Learn more here.

July 24, 2013

Rutgers Gardens Open House and Wine Tasting: July 27, New Brunswick
Rutgers Gardens, Rutgers–New Brunswick, hosts its open house and wine tasting festival on July 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Rutgers Gardens, Rutgers–New Brunswick. The open house features informative tours of Rutgers Gardens, including the Donald B. Lacey Display Garden, and a wine tasting event featuring New Jersey wineries. Admission is $7 per person, and an additional $10 fee for those wishing to enter the wine tasting area. Admission is free for children under 13. Learn more here.

Newark Black Film Festival: Now through July 31, Newark
The Newark Museum hosts the 2013 Newark Black Film Festival on Wednesdays through July 31 at 7 p.m. at the Newark Museum. The festival is a showcase for films that focus on the experiences and concerns of contemporary African Americans, as well as an outlet for films about the African-American experience from earlier eras. This festival is free to the public and provides emerging filmmakers, writers, directors, and producers with a high profile outlet for their work. Learn more and view the schedule here.

After Lunch Webinar Series: All About Insurance: July 25, Online
The New Jersey Small Business Development Center, at the Rutgers Business School–Newark and New Brunswick, hosts a webinar on July 25 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Please call 973-353-5950 or email rnsbdc@newark.rutgers.edu to register. Learn more here.

Food Truck Friday at the Camden Waterfront: July 26, Camden
The Camden Waterfront hosts its weekly Food Truck Friday on July 26 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Camden Waterfront in the Adventure Aquarium parking lot. This event occurs every Friday until Labor Day. Trucks include Kevin's Salad Stand, Reuben on Rye, Cupcakes 2 Go Go, and Lil Trent's Treats. Learn more here.

What are They Thinking?: Taking the Pulse of Your Class: July 26, New Brunswick
Digital Classroom Services at Undergraduate Academic Affairs hosts a showcase workshop on July 26 at 1 p.m. in room 206 of Scott Hall on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. This workshop demonstrates ways that instructors can poll students and receive instant feedback during class using the Poll Anywhere and Socrative applications in real time through phones, laptops, or tablets. Learn more here.

New Jersey Green Infrastructure Forum: July 31, Hillsborough
Rutgers Cooperative Extension at the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station, Rutgers–New Brunswick, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency cosponsor the New Jersey Green Infrastructure Forum on July 31 at 8:30 a.m. at Duke Farms in Hillsborough, New Jersey. The conference highlights the critical importance of using green infrastructure to manage storm water and enhance treatment of sewage and better withstand storms like Sandy. Learn more and register here.

July 17, 2013

New Jersey 4-H County Fairs: Now through August 25
New Jersey 4-H, a program of Rutgers Cooperative Extension at the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station, Rutgers–New Brunswick, presents its 2013 4-H County Fair line-up until August 25 throughout New Jersey. New Jersey 4-H fairs offer affordable family fun and feature carnival rides, animal shows, food vendors, and more. Learn more and view the complete summer fair schedule here.

New Brunswick Restaurant Week: Now through July 27, New Brunswick
New Brunswick City Market presents New Brunswick Restaurant Week through July 27. Over 35 restaurants are participating in this event. View the entire list of participating restaurants and corresponding deals here.

Simply Being Human Expressive Arts for Health Care Students and Providers: July 17, Newark
University Behavioral Health Care at the Rutgers Health Sciences Campus at Newark presents a workshop on July 17 at 5:30 p.m. in room 1444 on the F Level of the Behavioral Health Sciences Building. The guest facilitator is Marilynn Schneider, founder and director of the Wellness Arts Enrichment Center of the Jewish Service for the Developmentally Disabled. Simply Being Human is a research project on the impact of creative arts in health care. Please email Diana Kaufman at kaufmadi@rutgers.edu with questions or to register.

Summer Session Movie Night Features Admission: July 18, New Brunswick
Rutgers Summer Session–New Brunswick and the Rutgers Film Co-op host a movie night featuring the film Admission on July 18 at 7 p.m. in room 135 of Scott Hall on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. This event is free. Learn more here.

W.M. Keck Center for Collaborative Neuroscience Summer Open House: July 18, New Brunswick
The W.M. Keck Center for Collaborative Neuroscience, Rutgers–New Brunswick, hosts its summer open house on July 18 at 4:45 p.m. at the Nelson Biology Laboratories on the Busch Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. This open house features exhibits, displays, and refreshments. Learn more here.

M.B.A. Information Session: July 23, Camden
The School of Business–Camden hosts an information session about its Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program on July 23 at 5:30 p.m. in conference room 231 of the Business and Science Building, Rutgers–Camden. Learn more and register here.

July 10, 2013

Mason Gross Summer Series 2013: July 10July 31, New Brunswick
The Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers–New Brunswick, presents Summer Series 2013. The four-event program takes place July 10 through July 31 at the Mason Gross Performing Arts Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. The series includes the Rutgers Jazz Faculty Annual Performance on July 10, the Princeton Brass Band on July 23, A Midsummer Night's Leap on July 24, and Summer Airs on July 31. Performances are free. Learn more here.

Free Credit Clinic Sponsored by Bank of America: July 11, New Brunswick
The New Jersey Small Business Development Center, at the Rutgers Business School–Newark and New Brunswick, hosts a free credit clinic sponsored by Bank of America on July 11 at 4 p.m. in the Livingston Classroom Building, Rutgers–New Brunswick. This program addresses how critical credit issues impact the achievement of important and complex personal and business financial aspects. This event is free. Learn more here.

Horizon Foundation Sounds of the City at NJPAC: July 11August 29, Newark
The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) hosts its 2013 Horizon Foundation Sounds of the City beginning July 11 through August 29 in NJPAC's Theater Square in Newark, New Jersey. This is a free outdoor concert series featuring performances in reggae, pop, funk, Latin, world, hip-hop, soul, and pop music. Learn more here.

Introduction to Sakai Training Session: July 15, New Brunswick
The Office of Instructional and Research Technology, Rutgers–New Brunswick, offers an introduction to the Sakai course management system on July 15 at 2 p.m. in Davidson Hall on the Busch Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. This session is open to new faculty, part-time lecturers, or veterans of the university who have either never used Sakai or are in need of a refresher. Learn more here.

Pharmacology and Physiology Graduate Student Seminar: July 15, Newark
The Department of Pharmacology and Physiology at New Jersey Medical School at the Rutgers Health Sciences Campus at Newark presents a graduate student seminar titled Mechanism for Photoreceptor Axon Retraction After Retinal Detachment on July 15 at noon in room H609b of the Medical Science Building.

Parrots of the Caribbean: July 15, Newark
The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School presents the seminar Parrots of the Caribbean: The Hidden Genomes, and Other Tales from the Enchanted Island...Or How to Build a Genomics Program with Undergraduate Student Research on July 15 at noon in the RWJMS Research Tower on the New Brunswick Campus. Taras Oleksyk from the University of Puerto Rico is the guest speaker.

Rutgers–Camden Summer Arts and Events: Through August 6, Camden
The Center for the Arts, the Department of Fine Arts, and the Summer Session Office, Rutgers–Camden, present concerts, readings, and other activities through August 6. Events include the Mallery Concert Series, Summer Art Soup, and open houses and information sessions. All events are free and open to the public. Learn more here (PDF).

July 3, 2013

Zimmerli Art Museum's First Free Sundays and Spotlight Tour: July 7, New Brunswick
The Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers–New Brunswick, hosts its First Free Sunday on July 7 from noon to 5 p.m. at the Zimmerli Art Museum. Free activities include guided tours with family-oriented themes at 1 p.m. and an informative introduction to the collection at 2 p.m. Scavenger hunts and Family Activity Guides are offered from 12:30 to 4 p.m. Learn more here.

Food Truck Friday at the Camden Waterfront: July 5, Camden
The Camden Waterfront hosts its weekly Food Truck Friday on July 5 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Camden Waterfront in the Adventure Aquarium parking lot. This event occurs every Friday until Labor Day. Trucks include Kevin's Salad Stand, Reuben on Rye, Cupcakes 2 Go Go, and Lil Trent's Treats. Learn more here.

Resilience: The Science of Mastering Life’s Greatest Challenges: July 9, Online
The Rutgers School of Nursing at the Rutgers Health Sciences Campus at Newark and the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation cosponsor a webinar as part of their Meet the Scientist Webinar Series on July 9 from 2 to 3 p.m. Registrants may also participate via phone. Learn more and register here.

Twin Towers: The Life of New York City’s World Trade Center: July 9, New Brunswick
Rutgers University Libraries and Rutgers Summer Session–New Brunswick cosponsor a book talk by Angus Gillespie on July 9 at 4 p.m. in the Scholarly Communication Center at the Alexander Library on the College Avenue Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Gillespie is a professor in the Department of American Studies at the School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers–New Brunswick. This event is free but space is limited. Learn more and reserve a seat here.

New Technologies in Nanofabrication: July 10, New Brunswick
The Microelectronics Research Laboratory (MERL) and the Office of Research Alliances, Rutgers–New Brunswick, and Carl Zeiss Group cosponsor a nanofabrication lecture series and a tour of MERL on July 10 at 11 a.m. in the Busch Campus Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. This event is free but registration is required. Learn more and register here.

Rutgers Jazz Faculty Annual Performance: July 10, New Brunswick
The Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers–New Brunswick, presents the first concert of its 2013 Summer Series featuring Rutgers Jazz Faculty on July 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the Nicholas Music Center on the Douglass Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. This performance is free. Learn more here.

School of Public Affairs and Administration Open House: July 10, Newark
The School of Public Affairs and Administration, Rutgers–Newark, hosts an open house on July 10 at 5:30 p.m. at the Center for Urban and Public Service, Rutgers–Newark. Attendees may learn about the school's undergraduate (B.A.), master of public administration (M.P.A.), executive M.P.A., Ph.D., and professional and graduate certificate programs. This event is free but registration is required. Learn more and register here.

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