June 24, 2015

Zeltsman Marimba Festival

Zeltsman Marimba Festival: June 28 to July 11, New Brunswick
The Zeltsman Marimba Festival, cosponsored by Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, features 10 public concerts from June 28 to July 11 at the Marryott Music Building, Nicholas Music Center, and Mortensen Hall. Learn more here.

Tibet Uncovered: Missionaries and Mystics in the Early 20th Century: Through June 26, Newark
View the Tibet Uncovered exhibition on the fourth floor of the Dana Library at Rutgers University–Newark before it closes June 26. The show features books, images, and objects that tell the story of missionaries and mystics who traveled to Tibet in the early part of the 20th century. Learn more here.

Hutcheson Memorial Forest Tour: June 28, New Brunswick
Tour William L. Hutcheson Memorial Forest—a unique area consisting of one of the last uncut forests in the mid-Atlantic states—with a member of the Rutgers University faculty on June 28 from 2 to 4 p.m. Trips leave from the entrance of the woods at 2150 Amwell Road (Route 514) about 3/4 mile east of East Millstone. There is no charge and reservations are not required. Learn more here.

Mallery Concert Series: June 30, Camden
Enjoy a concert by percussionist Eric Polack and vocalist Susan Polack in the Mallery Room in the Fine Arts Building, Rutgers University–Camden, on June 30 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Learn more here.

Bits and Pieces: Selections from the RutgersCamden Collection of Art: July 6August 7, Camden
View intimate two- and three-dimensional artworks in various media from the Rutgers University–Camden collection of art from July 6 through August 7 at the Stedman Gallery, Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts. Learn more here

June 17, 2015

Mark Doty

Poetry Reading: June 18, New Brunswick
Mark Doty, award-winning poet, professor, and acting director of Writers House, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, reads from Deep Lane, his new collection of poems, on June 18 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in Alexander Library, Rutgers–New Brunswick. Learn more here.  

Underused and Underrated Native Perennials: June 20, New Brunswick
An expert at Rutgers Gardens hosts this class focused on commonly grown wildflowers on June 20 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Holly House and Rutgers Gardens. Learn more here.

Colloquium Series on Research in Psychiatric Rehabilitation: June 22, Scotch Plains
The Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Counseling Professions Department at the School of Health Related Professions, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, hosts two colloquia on June 22 in Room 330 at the School of Health Related Professions Allied Health Technology Building in Scotch Plains. The first, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., provides an overview of Hanze University of Applied Sciences in Groningen, Netherlands; its Research and Innovation Center for Rehabilitation; and previous and current psychiatric rehabilitation research and innovation projects. The presenters from the university will also discuss psychiatric rehabilitation curricula and its inclusion in the School of Social Work and the School of Nursing.

The second session, from 4 to 6 p.m., examines the history of supported education in the Netherlands and describes the European ImpulSE and national SEd projects. Registration is not required. Email for information. Learn more here.  

New Jersey Business Registration Workshop: June 23, Newark
The New Jersey Small Business Development Center at Rutgers–Newark offers a hands-on class on registering a small business on June 23 from 1 to 4 p.m. Learn more here.

Public Speaking Workshop: June 23, New Brunswick
Learn effective presentation and communication skills at the Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, on June 23 at 9 a.m. Registration is required. Learn more here.

June 10, 2015

Mallery Concert Series

Mallery Concert Series: Atlantic City Jazz Band: June 16, Camden
The Atlantic City Jazz Band is the featured performer at this installation of the annual Mallery Concert Series at Rutgers University–Camden on June 16 at noon in the Mallery Room of the Fine Arts Building. The concerts are presented by the Rutgers–Camden Department of Fine Arts and directed by Joe Schiavo, associate dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences–Camden. Learn more here

Ironclad Trees: June 13, New Brunswick
An expert from Rutgers Gardens hosts this class focused on visually interesting trees that will flourish in tough conditions on June 13 from 10 a.m. to noon at Holly House and Rutgers Gardens. Learn more here

Intro to Entrepreneurship Q&A: June 17, Newark
The Introduction to Entrepreneurship Q&A seminars are roundtables that provide opportunities for those interested in starting a business to address startup issues or questions. It is offered twice a month on Wednesdays. The next workshop is June 17 from 10 a.m. to noon at the New Jersey Small Business Development Center @ Rutgers University–Newark. Pre-registration is required. Learn more here

Juneteenth: Past, Present, and Future: June 17, Newark
In observance of Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States, the African American Heritage Committee at Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences presents Walter L. Fields Jr., chief executive officer and executive editor of the North Star News, on June 17 at noon in the third floor auditorium of the Stanley S. Bergen Building, Newark.  

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.