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September 11, 2013

Barnes & Noble at Rutgers University Bookstore Hosts Rutgers Against Hunger Fundraiser
Barnes & Noble at Rutgers University Bookstore locations across the New Brunswick and Piscataway campuses will host their annual Rutgers Against Hunger (RAH) fall semester fundraiser in support of New Jersey-based food pantries, soup kitchens, and shelters. The annual fundraiser runs through September 28. Faculty and staff members are encouraged to donate $1 at checkout. A $1 donation to RAH can provide up to eight meals at a local food bank. Learn more here.

Register for Homecoming Run for RAH Charity 5K and 1-Mile Fun Walk
The Rutgers University Alumni Association is hosting its 5th annual Run for RAH on October 27 at 9 a.m. on the Busch Campus, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Events include a USATF-sanctioned 5K race, a 1-mile fun walk, exhibitor area, music, prizes, and refreshments. Proceeds and food collected at the event helps Rutgers Against Hunger (RAH) support local food banks. Please email RunforRAH@winants.rutgers.edu with questions. Learn more and register here.

August 28, 2013

Alumni Wall Calendar Photography Contest
The Rutgers University Alumni Association invites faculty and staff members to submit campus photos for a chance to be featured in the Rutgers University Alumni Association’s 2014 calendar with printed photo credit. Both amateur and professional photographers are welcome to submit. Participants must be a graduate of Rutgers University, staff, faculty, a current student, or a parent of a current student. Photos must be digital, be at least 10 inches wide and 8 inches high (horizontal orientation), and have a DPI resolution of 300 or higher. The submission deadline is August 31. Learn more here.

In Good Taste: Behavioral Weight Loss and Lifestyle Intervention
The Department of Food Science at the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Rutgers–New Brunswick, seeks women interested in participating in a research study on the influence of taste genetics and weight loss. Volunteers will be screened for a taste gene involved in food preferences and then randomly assigned to a low-fat or low-carbohydrate diet for 6 months. Volunteers must be healthy, 18 to 60 years of age, seeking to lose 30 or more pounds, and able to walk two blocks without stopping. For more information, please contact Beverly Tepper at sensorylab@aesop.rutgers.edu.

August 21, 2013

Alumni Wall Calendar Photography Contest
The Rutgers University Alumni Association invites faculty and staff members to submit campus photos for a chance to be featured in the Rutgers University Alumni Association’s 2014 calendar with printed photo credit. Both amateur and professional photographers are welcome to submit. Participants must be a graduate of Rutgers University, staff, faculty, a current student, or a parent of a current student. Photos must be digital, be at least 10 inches wide and 8 inches high (horizontal orientation), and have a DPI resolution of 300 or higher. The submission deadline is August 31. Learn more here.

Barnes & Noble at Rutgers University Bookstore Hosts Rutgers Against Hunger Fundraiser
Barnes & Noble at Rutgers University Bookstore locations across the New Brunswick and Piscataway campuses will host their annual Rutgers Against Hunger (RAH) fall semester fundraiser in support of New Jersey-based food pantries, soup kitchens, and shelters. The annual fundraiser will run from August 25 through September 28. Faculty and staff members are encouraged to donate $1 at checkout. A $1 donation to RAH can provide up to eight meals at a local food bank. Learn more here.

Cell Phone Drive to Benefit Domestic Violence Survivors
The Rutgers School of Nursing Student Government Association is collecting used cell phones (working and nonworking) and accessories for a donation drive through August 23. Donation drop-off boxes are located in the 10th and 11th floor hallways in the Stanley S. Bergen Jr. Building on the Rutgers Health Sciences Campus at Newark. Cell phones will be donated to Verizon's HopeLine® program, where they will be scrubbed of all data and refurbished for resale. Proceeds and refurbished phones will be given to domestic violence organizations and phone recipients will receive free calls and texting on the Verizon Wireless network. Unusable phones and accessories will be responsibly recycled. Please contact Gwendolyn Ferdinand at ferdingc@sn.rutgers.edu for more information.

In Good Taste: Behavioral Weight Loss and Lifestyle Intervention
The Department of Food Science at the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Rutgers–New Brunswick, seeks women interested in participating in a research study on the influence of taste genetics and weight loss. Volunteers will be screened for a taste gene involved in food preferences and then randomly assigned to a low-fat or low-carbohydrate diet for 6 months. Volunteers must be healthy, 18 to 60 years of age, seeking to lose 30 or more pounds, and able to walk two blocks without stopping. For more information, please contact Beverly Tepper at sensorylab@aesop.rutgers.edu.

August 14, 2013

Rutgers Football Tickets Available for Rutgers Faculty Appreciation Day
Intercollegiate Athletics invites faculty and staff members from all Rutgers campuses to the home opener against Norfolk State for Rutgers Faculty Appreciation Day on September 7 at noon at High Point Solutions Stadium, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Tickets for this event are $35 for sideline or $25 for end zone seating. Season tickets are also available for $196 for end zone or $280 for sideline seating. Faculty and staff members may purchase up to four season tickets at these prices. Please call Andrew Granzio at 732-907-1583 Mondays through Fridays between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. with questions or to order tickets. Follow Rutgers Football on Facebook and on Twitter and Instagram @RFootball. View the Rutgers Football schedule here.

August 7, 2013

Cell Phone Drive to Benefit Domestic Violence Survivors
The Rutgers School of Nursing Student Government Association is collecting used cell phones (working and nonworking) and accessories for a donation drive through August 23. Donation drop-off boxes are located in the 10th and 11th floor hallways in the Stanley S. Bergen Building on the Rutgers Health Sciences Campus at Newark. Cell phones will be donated to Verizon's HopeLine® program, where they will be scrubbed of all data and refurbished for resale. Proceeds and refurbished phones will be given to domestic violence organizations and phone recipients will receive free calls and texting on the Verizon Wireless network. Unusable phones and accessories will be responsibly recycled. Please contact Gwendolyn Ferdinand at ferdingc@sn.rutgers.edu for more information.

Century for the Cure Charity Bike Ride
The Cancer Institute of New Jersey hosts a charity bike ride on September 7 at Camp Riverbend in Warren Township, New Jersey. This charity event benefits the Cancer Institute of New Jersey with 100 percent of the proceeds going directly to the Cancer Institute's efforts to help a countless number of patients who are battling cancer. Cycling enthusiasts, community supporters, and volunteers are invited to participate. Learn more and register here.

July 31, 2013

RBHS Faculty Input Needed for ESL Student Services
The Program in American Language Studies at the Newark College of Arts and Sciences and University College–Newark has constructed a survey to help determine the need for English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL)-related student services. This form has been created in order to determine the various English needs for ESL students within Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS), and how various programs within Rutgers may assist these students with their English needs. Respondents will be entered into a drawing to receive a $25 Barnes & Noble gift card and two winners will be announced in September. Completion of this survey is strictly voluntary and the deadline is August 16. RBHS faculty may complete the survey here.

July 24, 2013

Rutgers Football Tickets Available for Rutgers Faculty Appreciation Day
Intercollegiate Athletics invites faculty and staff members from all Rutgers campuses to the home opener against Norfolk State for Rutgers Faculty Appreciation Day on September 7 at noon at High Point Solutions Stadium, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Tickets for this event are $35 for sideline or $25 for end zone seating. Season tickets are also available for $196 for end zone or $280 for sideline seating. Faculty and staff members may purchase up to four season tickets at these prices. Please call Andrew Granzio at 732-907-1583 Mondays through Fridays between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. with questions or to order tickets. Follow Rutgers Football on Facebook and on Twitter and Instagram @RFootball. View the Rutgers Football schedule here.

July 17, 2013

Companies Wanted for RBS Experiential Learning Program–Fall 2013
The Experiential Learning Program at the School of  Business–Newark and New Brunswick (RBS) is looking for companies grossing over $300,000 to work with senior and junior RBS undergraduate students in accounting, supply chain management and marketing, and management and global business. The program gives students the opportunity to engage in experiential learning using a Problem Solving Approach to small business case study clients in northern and central New Jersey. Learn more and apply here.

July 10, 2013

Participants Needed for RU Walking Study
Faculty and staff members are invited to participate in the RU Walking Study. The RU Walking Study aims to increase daily levels of physical activity in participants through the use of pedometer feedback. Participants will attend three in-person Wednesday sessions at the Livingston Student Center, Rutgers–New Brunswick, at noon or 1 p.m. on July 17, 24, and August 7. A light lunch is served at each session, and participants receive up to $40 in gift cards. Learn more and register here.

July 3, 2013

Century for the Cure Charity Bike Ride
The Cancer Institute of New Jersey hosts a charity bike ride on September 7 at Camp Riverbend in Warren Township, New Jersey. This charity event benefits the Cancer Institute of New Jersey with 100 percent of the proceeds going directly to the Cancer Institute's efforts to help a countless number of patients who are battling cancer. Cycling enthusiasts, community supporters, and volunteers are invited to participate. Learn more and register here.

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