June 3, 2015

Family First Sundays

Family First Sundays at the Zimmerli Art Museum: June 7, New Brunswick
Family-friendly activities are offered on the first Sunday of every month, including the museum's popular scavenger hunt. Visit the Studio Z learning center throughout the day for self-guided learning and creativity. Learn more here

Mindfulness in Motion: A Worksite Yoga/Mindfulness Program to Decrease Stress and Improve Resilience: June 3, Newark
The Institute for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, School of Health Related Professions, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, hosts a workshop led by Maryanna D. Klatt, associate professor, Clinical Family Medicine at the Ohio State University College of Medicine, on June 3 from noon to 1 p.m. in Room B963 in the Delta Dental Educational Conference Center, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, Newark. Learn more here.

GlassBook Project: Provisions Reception: June 4, Newark
The Gateway Project presents “GlassBook Project: Provisions,” a collaborative project by artists Nick Kline and Adrienne Wheeler with Endless Editions and Samantha Boardman and Rutgers University–Newark Book Arts Class from June 4 to August 14. The project opens with a reception on June 4 from 6 to 9 p.m. at The Gateway Project Gallery in Newark. Learn more here.

Rutgers Gardens Farmers Market: June 5, New Brunswick
The seasonal Rutgers Gardens Farmers Market features locally grown produce, cheese, baked goods, and prepared food every Friday at Rutgers Gardens in New Brunswick from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Learn more here.

May 27, 2015

Hyperrealism in the Soviet Union

Through the Looking Glass: Hyperrealism in the Soviet Union: Through October 11, New Brunswick
The Zimmerli Art Museum presents Through the Looking Glass: Hyperrealism in the Soviet Union, which charts the development of hyperrealism and photorealism in the Soviet Union during the late 1970s and 1980s, through October 11. Learn more here

Discover Rutgers–Camden Day: May 29, Camden
Prospective undergraduate students and their families are invited to Rutgers University–Camden to learn about admissions, financial aid, and academic services. Learn more and register here.

The Chinese Writing System and Its Dialogue with Sumerian, Egyptian, and Mesoamerican Writing System: May 30–31, New Brunswick
The Confucius Institute hosts the international conference The Chinese Writing System and Its Dialogue with Sumerian, Egyptian, and Mesoamerican Writing System on May 30 from 9 a.m. to 5:40 p.m. and May 31 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Rutgers University Inn and Conference Center in New Brunswick. The conference offers presentations and discussions on a variety of ancient scripts, examining four main aspects: theorizing writing and writing systems; probing origins of writing; proto-writings, art, and symbols; and social and cultural context in the formation of writing. Learn more here.

Our Common Cause: Rutgers University–Newark Students Engaging Women’s Health in Nicaragua, Spring 2015: Through July 30, Newark
This photography exhibition documents a seven-day International Service Learning and Leadership Exchange during which Rutgers University–Newark students worked to improve health conditions for mothers and children in Managua, Nicaragua. It is on view on the Pequod Deck of the Paul Robeson Galleries in Newark through July 30. Learn more here.

May 20, 2015

Blood Drive

Blood Drive: May 21, New Brunswick
The Rutgers University Foundation sponsors a blood drive on May 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Winants Hall Assembly Room, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Walk-ins are welcome, and appointments can be made by contacting Charlotte Mitchell at or 848-932-7007. A valid form of ID is required.

Intro to Macs: May 22, New Brunswick
Learn the basics of navigating Mac's operating system, how to use popular applications, and useful tips and shortcuts on May 22 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Room 118, Tillett Hall, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more and register here.

Art of Science: Through May 29, New Brunswick
The Art Library, Voorhees Hall, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts an exhibition that highlights three-dimensional shapes and symmetries of biological macromolecules that perform the biological jobs needed for life, including examples of structures studied by scientific researchers at Rutgers, through May 29. Learn more here.

Tibet Uncovered: Missionaries and Mystics in the Early 20th Century: Through June 26, Newark
Tibet Uncovered: Missionaries and Mystics in the Early 20th Century, hosted by the Dana Library at Rutgers University–Newark in conjunction with the Newark Museum’s Library and Archives, features works of missionaries and mystics who traveled to Tibet in the early part of the 20th century. It can be seen on the fourth floor of the Dana Library through June 26. Learn more here.

May 13, 2015

Container Gardening Container Gardening Workshop—Terra Cotta and Beyond: May 16, New Brunswick
Learn about plants, soil mixes, and care techniques for container gardens at Rutgers Gardens at Rutgers University–New Brunswick on May 16 from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Learn more here.


MBA Information Session: May 14, Camden
Learn more about the Rutgers University–Camden MBA at this information session on May 14 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in conference room 231 in the Business and Science Building, Rutgers–Camden. Learn more here.

INSPIRE Scientific Teaching Seminar and Lunch Reception: May 15, Piscataway
April Hill, a molecular biologist at the University of Richmond and advocate for undergraduate research, is the featured speaker at the INSPIRE Scientific Teaching Seminar and Lunch Reception on May 15 at 11 a.m. in the West Lecture Hall of Daniel I. Kessler Teaching Laboratories in Piscataway. The seminar is organized by the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Postdoctoral Association and INSPIRE. Learn more here.

May 6, 2015

Spring Flower Fair

Spring Flower Fair: May 8–10, New Brunswick
Bring your own garden cart and check out the offerings—from common to difficult-to-find plants—at the Spring Flower Fair sponsored by Rutgers Gardens from May 8 to May 10. The sale is located at the Log Cabin and Alumni Pavilion. Learn more here.

Professional Master of Business Administration Information Session: May 12, Plainsboro Township
Advance your career with Rutgers University–Camden’s professional master of business administration, a 21-month accelerated degree program. Attend an information session at the Crowne Plaza in Plainsboro Township on May 12 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Learn more here.

Healing Through Art: A Collaborative Exhibition: Through July 30, Newark
The Paul Robeson Galleries of Rutgers UniversityNewark and the Healing Arts Program of Atlantic Health System present a juried exhibition that depicts the restorative effects of art through July 30 in the Orbit 1 Gallery, second floor, Paul Robeson Galleries. Learn more here.

Practice Mindfulness Meditation: Weekly, New Brunswick and Piscataway
Stressed? Learn mindfulness meditation at one of three weekly, hour-long mindfulness meditation noon workshops. The workshops are held from noon to 1 p.m. at three locations at Rutgers University–New Brunswick through May: Tuesdays, Room 122a, Busch Student Center; Wednesdays, Conference Room, Student Activities Center, College Avenue Campus; and Thursdays, Room C, Douglass Student Center. Beginners are welcome. Learn more here.

April 29, 2015

Magical Mystery Tour

Rutgers–Camden Performance Ensemble Concert: May 4, Camden
The Rutgers University–Camden Performance Ensemble takes audiences on a ride of epic proportions with a performance of The Beatles’ Magical Mystery Tour album, as well as some other favorites, such as Eleanor Rigby, on May 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the Walter K. Gordon Theater, Rutgers–Camden. Learn more here

Introduction to Sketching Trees and Other Landscape Plants: May 2, New Brunswick
Rutgers Gardens experts teach beginners pen or pencil drawing techniques on May 2 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at N.J. Garden Club headquarters. Learn more here.

Spring Choral Concert by the Rutgers University–Newark Chorus: May 3, Newark
The Rutgers University–Newark chorus performs seasonal musical selections conducted for the final time by chorus director John Eric Floreen on May 3 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at St. Mary’s Abbey Church in Newark. Learn more here

Art After Hours: May 5, New Brunswick
The Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts its next Art After Hours: First Tuesdays on May 5 from 5 to 9 p.m. The evening includes a curator-led exhibition tour and the next featured work in the Big Ten: Art series, as well as Slide Jam and live music. Admission, activities, and refreshments are free. Learn more here.

April 22, 2015

2X: Painting

2X: Paintings, Pairs, Twins, and Diptychs at the Zimmerli Art Museum: New Brunswick
The Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents 2X: Paintings, Pairs, Twins, and Diptychs, an exhibition exploring the representation of the double in the second half of the 20th century, through July. Learn more here

CFO Lecture Series Features Olena Paslawsky of the Metropolitan Museum of Art: April 23, Newark
The Rutgers Business School, Rutgers University–Newark and New Brunswick, hosts Olena Paslawsky, chief financial officer, senior vice president, and treasurer of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, who presents the lecture “Survival Guide: Transitioning to a Not-for-Profit” April 23 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Bove Auditorium, Rutgers–Newark. Learn more here.

Rutgers Theater Company Presents Henry V: April 24May 3, New Brunswick
A man becomes king. A nation goes to war. And the courage of both is tested. Henry V, produced by Rutgers Theater Company at the Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, with performances April 24 to May 3 at the Philip J. Levin Theater, is a troubling, violent, and imaginative play—a burst of pageantry and sunlight amid turbulent events. Learn more here.

Spring Serenade Concert: April 26, Camden
The Spring Serenade Concert at Rutgers University–Camden features the Rutgers University Singers, Madrigals Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, and Orchestra Ensemble on April 26 at 2 p.m. at the Walter K. Gordon Theater, Rutgers–Camden. Learn more here.

April 15, 2015

Siren Baroque

An Evening of Music and Art with Siren Baroque: April 16, Newark

Rutgers University–Newark presents a concert of Baroque music by women composers performed by the acclaimed ensemble Siren Baroque on April 16 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Robeson Campus Center, Rutgers–Newark. Learn more here.

The Importance of Being Earnest: April 15 to 19, Camden
The Department of Fine Arts, Rutgers University–Camden, presents The Importance of Being Earnest, Oscar Wilde’s comic escapade of epic proportions, April 15–19 at the Walter K. Gordon Theater, Rutgers–Camden. Learn more here.

Reviving Filiality in China Today: From Bodily Intensity to Intergenerational Psychology: April 16, New Brunswick
In 2013, China’s amendments to the General Law for Care of the Elderly made it a crime to “ignore and cold-shoulder” parents. In preparation for these new rules, the government undertook a propaganda campaign and issued a revised set of the original 24 filial paragons. The Confucius Institute of Rutgers University, Rutgers–New Brunswick, sponsors a lecture by Angela Zito, a professor at New York University, who places the new 24 filial paragons in context with traditional versions and a previous socialist period update, on April 16 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in Room 401BC at the College Avenue Student Center. Learn more here.

NovaCOM ’15: What’s New/What’s Next in Communication and PR: April 17, New Brunswick
The School of Communication and Information, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents NovaCOM ’15, a networking and professional development event for students, faculty, and industry professionals on April 17 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Heldrich Hotel, New Brunswick. The conference will feature the latest and future trends, strategies, and tactics in the communication and PR worlds. Learn more here.

Reunion Weekend: April 24, New Brunswick
Mingle with faculty, staff, and alumni and enjoy complimentary hors d'oeuvres at the Rutgers Club, New Brunswick. Buffet dinner begins at 5 p.m. Cost: $20. Learn more here

April 8, 2015

Brandon McCune

Brandon McCune Jazz Concert: April 14, Newark

Enjoy an afternoon of jazz by Brandon McCune, who has been a bandleader, music director, or sideman for such artists as Betty Carter, Abbey Lincoln, and Wynton Marsalis, from 2 to 4 p.m. on April 14 in the John Cotton Dana Library, Rutgers University–Newark. Learn more here.

Writers at Rutgers Reading Series: Andrew Solomon: April 8, New Brunswick
The Department of English, School of Arts and Sciences, hosts National Book Award recipient Andrew Solomon, whose books and essays explore the subjects of politics, culture, and psychology, on April 8 at 8 p.m. in the multipurpose room at the College Avenue Student Center, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. The free reading is followed by a book signing and dessert reception. Learn more here.

100 Days Symposium: Global Climate Change and Inequality: April 10, New Brunswick
A changing climate will affect all life on the planet, but the effects will not be shared equally. Explore who is likely to be affected by a changing climate and related disasters, in what ways they will be most vulnerable, and how might those vulnerabilities be addressed through various social actions at the 100 Days Symposium on April 10 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the multipurpose room in the College Avenue Student Center, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. The free symposium is sponsored by the First 100 Days initiative, Centers for Global Advancement and International Affairs, Climate Institute, Departments of Geography and Sociology at the School of Arts and Sciences, and the Department of Human Ecology at the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences. Learn more here.

Rutgers Brass Ensemble: The Power and Glory of Brass and Organ: April 11, New Brunswick
Hear the Flentrop and Rodgers organs as the Rutgers Brass Ensemble presents “The Power and Glory of Brass and Organ” on April 11 at 7:30 p.m. at Kirkpatrick Chapel, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Organ soloists include Renée Anne Louprette, university organist, and George B. Stauffer, dean of the Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Tickets are $15 for the general public; $10 for Rutgers alumni, employees, and seniors; $5 for students. Learn more here.

Sustainable Mondays Lecture Series: Skype with Eco-Artist Mary Mattingly: April 13, Camden
Rutgers University–Camden presents a Skype talk by eco-artist Mary Mattingly, who creates site-specific human habitats, on April 13 at 12:20 p.m. in the Stedman Gallery, Fine Arts Building. Learn more here.

April 1, 2015

Bobbi Brown

Bobbi Brown, CCO and founder of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, Talks Lipstick, Business, Confidence, and More: April 2, New Brunswick

Douglass Residential College hosts a lecture and Q&A with Bobbi Brown, the founder and chief creative officer of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, on April 2 from 7 to 8 p.m. in Trayes Hall, Douglass Student Center. Learn more here

Opening Ceremony for New Jersey Health Care Industry Week: April 6, New Brunswick
The New Jersey Health Care Talent Network, in partnership with the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development and Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts the opening ceremony for the third annual New Jersey Health Care Industry Week on April 6 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Cook Student Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Writers at Newark Reading Series: April 7, Newark
The Rutgers University–Newark MFA in Creative Writing Program’s Writers at Newark Reading Series hosts Carmen Giménez Smith and Ernesto Quiñonez on April 7 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in rooms 255/256/257 in the Paul Robeson Campus Center, Rutgers–Newark. Learn more here.

Rutgers Theater Company presents Gabriel: April 7–12, New Brunswick
Step into the opulent, rock ’n’ roll masquerade of Rutgers Theater Company’s production of Gabriel, running April 7 through April 12 at Jameson Studio Theater, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. A prince discovers on his 16th birthday that he’s a girl and proceeds to explore the possibilities, limitations, and transcendence of gender in a play written almost 100 years before Virginia Woolf’s groundbreaking and similarly themed novel, Orlando. Learn more here.