It's hot and it's cold, and all I can say is, maybe I'm the only one but my closet is getting stuffed with clothes for year-round weather. As the semester picks up, so does the SASHP Newsletter, because we have loads of Honors events, Campus events, and Opportunities for you this week!
Our very own Writer-in-Residence Paul Blaney has just finished writing his latest novel, Mister Spoonface, which comes out soon! For more details on his novel (and even a glimpse into Chapter 1!), see the announcement here.
Looking to attend a classy affair? Grab a FREE TICKET to College Night at the Symphony Orchestra right here at the State Theater in New Brunswick. Reserve your ticket by Monday, October 26.
Have you been reading our SAS Honors Blog? Check out the latest posts by bloggers Emilie Broek, Madeline Padner, and Fairooz Khondker at https://rutgershonorsblog.wordpress.com/! If you are now our newest, biggest fan, subscribe to the Blog to be notified of every new post!
Our very own Writer-in-Residence Paul Blaney has just finished writing his latest novel, Mister Spoonface, which will be coming out soon!
A thoroughly modern work on family and the meaning of parenthood, Blaney's book is "a fascinating novel exploring responsibility, desire and the very stuff of existence with verve and sensitivity", as said by Heidi James, author of The Wounding.
Read about the novel, the author, and even Chapter 1, here!
Dress for success! Alpha Epsilon Delta (AED) will be hosting its 5th Annual Health School Symposium tonight, where there will be medical school admissions representatives from schools like RWJMS, NJMS, and PCOM as well as various other premed organizations here at Rutgers. Please see the calendar event here.
Date: Monday, October 19 at 8:00-11:00PM Place: MPR, Busch Student Center, Busch Campus Contact: AED at firstname.lastname@example.org
Enjoy Beethoven’s glorious Ninth Symphony with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra at the State Theater! The concert will be followed by an all-student party, complete with refreshments and entertainment!
For more info, please see the calendar event here. Tickets are first come, first serve. Reserve your ticket by Monday, October 26!
Need help navigating your way to success? Join the ever-helpful SASHP Peer Mentor Program at our upcoming event, Passport to Student Success!
Speak with office representatives from all over campus, including University Career Services, Aresty Research Center, and more! Find out who else will be in attendance here. Plus, speak with Peer Mentors about different SAS majors, minors, and Spring registration.
Connect with us on Facebook here. See the Facebook event here.
Date: Friday, October 23 at 3-5PM Place: Cove, Busch Student Center, Busch Campus Contact: 848-932-7964 or email@example.com
We hope you will join us for a special Honors Event on the Prinicipia Program in Glasgow, Scotland. Amy Vansurksum, International Officer, University of Glasgow, will present on the University's Principia Program, which provides opportunities for honors students to take honors courses in the humanities and sciences. This is also a great opportunity for students interested in studying abroad to Scotland!
Also, consider stopping by the SASHP "Passport to Student Success" event on Friday, October 23, 3-5 PM in the Cove - BSC to talk with Peer Mentors about their majors and to get help and advice from various campus offices about your spring, Rutgers, and post-Rutgers plans! - Dean Kim Lee
The SAS Honors Program invites you to An Evening at the Theater, "Anything Goes" presented by The Livingston Theatre Company. To reserve a ticket, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Order deadline is Friday, November 6.
Date: Thursday, November 12 at 8:00PM Place: Livingston Hall, Livingston Student Center, Livingston Campus Contact: Karen Nagy at email@example.com
Future Healthcare Administrators is hosting a Vaccination Panel: "Should Vaccination Be a Parent's Choice?" Listen to medical professionals discuss free choice in vaccinations: one of the most prevailing bioethical issues of today. Dinner and refreshments will be served. Please see calendar event for more info.
Date: Wednesday, October 21 at 7:00PM Place: Trayes Hall, Douglass Student Center, Douglass Campus Contact: Loretta/HPO at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ), Rutgers Discovery Informatics Institute (RDI2), and the Institute for Biomedicine at Rutgers (iQB@R) invite you to Advances in Computational and Data Science for Investigative Discovery in Biology and Medicine. This exciting, cross disciplinary workshop for Rutgers researchers will focus on identifying research opportunities in the areas of computational and data-enabled biology and medicine, and exploring collaborations that can effectively respond to these opportunities. Advance registration requested please.
Date: Thursday, October 22 at 8:30am-4:30pm Place: Proteomics Bldg, Busch Campus Contact: email@example.com
Nell Irvin Painter frequently explores issues of racial and gender identity and how they have figured into the history of America and the West. She will speak about the museum's current exhibition Melvin Edwards: Five Decades and sign copies of her most recent book, The History of White People, which guides audiences through more than 2000 years of Western civilization, illuminating not only the invention of race but the frequent praise of "whiteness."
The public event is free but requires prior registration. For registration and details, visit the webpage.
Date: Tuesday, October 27 at 5-7:30pm Place: Zimmerli Art Museum, College Ave Campus Contact: 848-932-7237
Check out Chitra Ganesh's lecture and exhibition as part of the Estelle Lebowitz Endowed Visiting Artist event! The solo exhibition will be available for viewing from Sept 1 - Dec 10, 2015 at Mary H. Dana Women Artists Series Galleries, Douglass Library. Gallery hours are Monday to Friday, 9am-4:30pm.
The Collective Bill Caspare Memorial Scholarship will support diversity in the New Media, Data Science and Product Development disciplines within advertising and media.
Three talented, diverse students will be awarded $6,000 based on outstanding talent. Additionally, scholarship recipients will be eligible to receive an internship opportunity between their junior and senior year at a Collective's New York Headquarters, as well as access to the many industry events and conferences conducted by the 4A's.
The scholarship will open to applicants on Tuesday, October 6, 2015 through Tuesday, November 10, 2015. To learn more about Collective's Bill Caspare Memorial Fund, please click here.
Join the Rutgers Film Co-op/New Jersey Media Arts Center Intern Program!
The Rutgers Film Co-op/New Jersey Media Arts Center (presenters of the highly acclaimed New Jersey Film Festivals and the U.S. Super 8 Film + Digital Video Festival) is currently looking for individuals, who are passionate about film exhibition and production, to participate in our Intern Program. Interns receive on-the-job training and networking in the film/video/media arts field, while assisting with the development and implementation of our programs. Interns can receive college credit and free admission to our screenings and huge discounts on our film/video workshops. Interns put in between 5 to 10 hours a week and need not be enrolled at Rutgers University and can be taken for University Credits.
Anne E. Greb, MS., CGC., Director, Joan H. Marks Graduate Program in Human Genetics, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY
Genetic counselors work at the crossroads of medicine, technology and bioethics. They ascertain the usefulness of genetic technologies for individuals and their families and facilitate an informed decision-making process that elicits and respects the spectrum of personal beliefs and values that exist in society. Genetic counseling is a health care field that is growing faster than most other fields. Come and learn more about this very
Host: Gary Heiman and AUG (Association of Undergraduate Geneticists),
Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2015, 12PM - 1PM Place: Auditorium, Life Sciences Building, 145 Bevier Road, Busch Campus, Piscataway, New Jersey Contact: 848-445-9576 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Are you a JUNIOR interested in public policy, American politics or government? Apply now for the Class of 2017 Eagleton Institute of Politics Undergraduate Associates Program. The application deadline is Monday, October 19, 2015. Please see "Read More" for details.
Interested in joining the Rutgers University Alternative Breaks Program? If so, come out to info sessions to get more information on the service trips that are going on this winter and spring! Upcoming info sessions are on Tuesday, October 20th 7pm at the Gathering Lounge in the Livingston Student Center; Wednesday October 28th at 8pm at the Red Lion Cafe in the Rutgers Student Center on College Avenue; and Thursday, November 5th at 8pm at the Cove in the Busch Student Center.