It seems as if the weather has really shifted us into fall. We all know what that means: exam season is upon us and… winter is coming.
Check out what the newsletter has in store for you today! We have a Popcorn & Politics: Presidential Debate Watch tonight, Scarlet Day of Service on Saturday, a Transformational Science Presentation with President Barchi and other scholars that counts as an Honors Colloquium event, and a Policing and Its Reform event with Tracey L. Meares that also counts as an Honors Colloquium event. Take a look below for more!
The New Jersey Film Festival has officially kicked off for the fall. All films screened as part of the New Jersey Film Festival are New Jersey or Area Premieres! If you would like to attend any screenings, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, RUID, the film and date that you would like to come. For a complete listing, please click on the title or visit: http://www.njfilmfest.com/.
Join Dean Nazario for a special writing workshop. All are welcome to join!
Date: Monday, September 26, 8:00- 9:00 PM Location: SASHP Main Office, 35 College Avenue, CAC Contact: Julio Nazario at email@example.com.
Climate Change Lecture
Climate Change, Energy, and the Politics of 2016 Featuring the Honorable Bob Inglis is presented by Rutgers Climate Institute, Rutgers Energy Institute, Cook Campus Dean, Undergraduate Academic Affairs, Department of Human Ecology, SEBS 250, and the Eagleton Institute of Politics!
The Youth Political Participation Program and RU Voting™ present Popcorn & Politics: Presidential Debate Watch. Don't miss this historical event and watch the 2016 presidential debate!
Date: Monday, September 26 at 9:00 PM Location: Eagleton Institute of Politics, 191 Ryders Lane, Douglass Campus Contact: Details and RSVP here.
Give Where You Live: Community Service Fair
Want to learn more about community service organizations, but don't have the time to visit them? Well, we'll bring them to you at our Community Service Fair! Take this opportunity to talk to community partners and start a meaningful conversation about how you can make a difference for their organization. Learn about service events, internship opportunities, and more! Stop by on your way to, before, or after class and start a meaningful conversation! Our department in partnership with Rutgers Against Hunger has established the Rutgers Student Food Pantry to service our student community. We are collecting nonperishable items at the fair. Any student who donates 3 items will receive a raffle ticket to win a prize. If you are a community partner in the New Brunswick area and would like to have a table at the fair, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about how to register.
Date: Tuesday, September 27 from 1:00 - 4:00 PM Location: Livingston Student Center Concourse, Livi Campus Contact: email@example.com
Need some laughs? See Honors Alum Ben Rosenfield perform at the Stress Factory!
Center for Latino Arts and Culture workshop: Develop Your Tomorrow, Today!
Join us for a career preparation program geared towards Juniors and Seniors. Co-sponsored by the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Affairs and AEROTEK.
Date: Tuesday, September 27, 7:00 - 9:00 PM
Location: College Avenue Student Center MPR
Contact/RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Racism in America Lecture
From Dialogue to Action: Racism in America and its Impact on Our Community. Join us for a town hall event to share your experiences and opinions about the national events regarding police brutality against people of color, learn about the resources at Rutgers, and connect with others interested in actively engaging to promote change. Co-sponsored by: RUSA & NAACP Town Hall
Panel: Dr. Felicia McGinty, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
Kenneth Cop - Chief of the Rutgers University Police Department
Keywuan Caulk - Assistant Director of the Center for Social Justice and LGBT Communities
David E. Jones- Director of the Paul Robeson Cultural Center
MODERATOR: Jannah Handy- Assistant Director for Intercultural Initiatives
Date: Tuesday, September 27, 7:30 - 9:30 PM Location: MPR, College Ave Student Center, CAC Contact: email@example.com
Ending AIDS in America Lecture
Ending AIDS by 2030? - Not Even Close with Speaker Richard Marlink, PhD.This is part of the Center for Global Public Health Seminar Series. A light lunch will be served.
Date: Wednesday, September 28, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Location: Room 3 A/B, School of Public Health, 683 Hoes Lane West, CAC Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
250th Anniversary Presidential Symposium on Higher Education: Transformational Science
Join President Robert Barchi and leading scholars for the second in a series of symposia. Participants will examine “Transformational Science,” focusing on the changing roles of the research university and the challenges and opportunities presented by these changes. Keynote speakers are the Honorable Rush D. Holt, the chief executive officer of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and former U.S. Representative for New Jersey's 12th congressional district, and Eric Green, the director of the National Human Genome Research Institute at the National Institutes of Health. The event will also feature a panel discussion with Rutgers' scientists and Transformational Research Presentations by Rutgers faculty. A reception will follow the presentations.
Date: Wednesday, September 28, 1:00 - 5:00 PM Location: Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School-Main Auditorium Daniel I. Kessler Teaching Laboratories, 675 Hoes Lane West, Piscataway, Busch Campus Contact: RSVP to email@example.com. Sign-in is from 12-1 p.m. in the Great Hall Lobby. *This will count as an Honors Colloquium event.*
Constitution Day Lecture with Tracy L. Meares
Rutgers University is proud to welcome Professor Tracey Meares to deliver the 2016 Constitution Day lecture Policing and Its Reform in the 21st Century: Creating a New Narrative of Public Security. Professor Meares is the Walton Hale Hamilton Professor and director of the Justice Collaboratory at Yale Law School and was nominated by President Obama to serve on his Task Force on 21st Century Policing.
Date: Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 7:00 PM Location:Eagleton Institute of Politics, 191 Ryders Lane, Douglass Campus Contact: Registration is required, RSVP here. *This will count as an Honors Colloquium event.*
If you are interested in helping commuter students, consider joining a committee in the Rutgers Commuter Student Organization (RCSA) ! A committee is a specialized branch in RCSA that allows you to take part in the programs and events that we organize for commuter students. Meet our entire E-Board and find out how you can get involved with a committee that fits your interest.
Date: Wednesday, September 28 at 8:15 PM Location: Douglass Student Center, NJC Lounge Contact: For more information about our committee, visit our website!, Add RCSA General Interest Meeting to your Facebook calendar here.
Join RUPA’s Scarlet Day of Service!
Start this semester right by giving back to your community! Scarlet Day of Service is a day-long event for students to give back to their community by engaging in meaningful service. Scarlet Day of Service is the one of the largest service events of the year at Rutgers University planned by the Rutgers University Programming Association (RUPA) and Rutgers Student Affairs. On this day, students come together as part of the State University of New Jersey to volunteer at different community organizations throughout central New Jersey. This Fall, Scarlet Day of Service will be held on Saturday, October 1, 2016. This event will provide 1000+ students the opportunity to serve New Jersey by cleaning up communities, revitalizing outdoor spaces, working with youth and senior citizens, and more. Students must register prior to the event to participate.
Food Drive for the Highland Park Community Food Pantry
Students will be traveling to many sites in NJ that can be chosen the day of. Free breakfast, lunch, transportation, equipment, AND t-shirt will be provided. Highland Park Community Food Pantry is partnering with the Highland Park Native Plant Reserve, Stop & Shop, and the Rutgers University Scarlet Day of Service to provide an opportunity for you to donate to help those in our community who need food. Drop off locations are at the Highland Park Stop&Shop and—a unique drive-in collection--at the Highland Park Native Plant Reserve on River Road. The Food Pantry especially needs cereal, hot and cold; shelf-milk (non-refrigerated milk), rice, peanut butter canned fruit, canned fish (tuna, salmon, sardines), canned meat, canned soup and vegetables. Students can volunteer to help at Stop n Shop and at the Native Plant Reserve. The sign up for this community service project is through RUPA. http://rupa.rutgers.edu/scarletdayofservice/
Date: Saturday, October 1, 12:00 - 4:00 PM Location: Stop and Shop; Native Plant Reserve, Highland Park, NJ Contact: For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Angela Davis Lecture
Please join us for "Justice in Action," a day-long series of events in honor of Professor of Criminal Justice Lennox Hinds, which will culminate in public lectures by Angela Davis, "Radical Visions of Justice," and Professor Hinds, "Reflections of a People's Lawyer." A reception hosted by the Paul Robeson Cultural Center will follow. For more details and to reserve your free ticket, click on the title above.
HackRU is a 24 hour hackathon at Rutgers University. We welcome hundreds of students to join us in building awesome software and hardware projects. Industry experts and mentors come from all over the country to foster an environment for learning through tech talks and one-on-one guidance. We encourage beginner and advanced hackers alike to challenge themselves and expand their skills. Registration fills quickly so Register NOW on their website!
Date: Saturday, October 22 - Sunday October 23 Location: College Ave Student Center, CAC
*SAVE THE DATE: Major & Minor Fair 10/26
The Rutgers School of Arts & Sciences (SAS) is hosting the SAS Major & Minor Fair in late March! Information will be available on different majors, minors, certificates, and careers! Over 50 departments and programs will be represented. Refreshments and prizes will be offered.
Junior Intern Program with the Asian American Cultural Center
The Junior Intern Program is an exciting opportunity for current Rutgers students to be mentored in leadership, program planning, and community building skills. Interested students must submit an application, recommendation, and complete an in-person interview. At the end of the fall semester, 10-15 students will be selected as Junior Interns for the spring semester. During the spring semester, the Junior Interns will work closely with current Senior Interns, gaining knowledge and experience in the programming and marketing of various events for the Asian American Cultural Center. At the end of the academic year, four Junior Interns will be selected to become paid staff Senior Interns, for the following academic year.
CLASS OF 2018 JUNIORS – Are you interested in public policy, American politics or government?APPLY NOW for the 2018 Eagleton Institute of Politics Undergraduate Associates Program. Application and recommendation letter deadline is October 20, 2016. This interdisciplinary certificate program is open to junior undergraduate students from ALL Rutgers schools, departments and campuses – including transfer and international students. Associates learn about real-world politics, public policy and government from experienced practitioners. Students selected for the program take a course at the Eagleton Institute during the second semester of their junior year and each semester of their senior year, as well and complete an internship in government or politics during the summer or fall of senior year.
Rutgers University Press seeking Honors student Editorial Intern
Rutgers University Press is seeking an editorial intern for the fall semester for their Clinical Health and Medicine list. This internship is an opportunity for students with a serious interest in publishing or health sciences to gain a worthwhile educational experience in scholarly publishing. The position involves reading, editing, formatting academic and clinical medical books, facilitating the peer review process, handling contracts, and writing/editing endorsements for our published books. Interns will have the opportunity to observe and ask questions about the internal operations of the Press. Students of any major are urged to apply, though sophomore applicants and those with dual interests in the sciences and humanities are especially welcome. If interested, please contact Kel McGowan, Executive Editor for Clinical Health and Medicine at Kel.McGowan@rutgers.edu. Provide a one-page resume that includes your expected graduation date, as well as a brief cover letter.
Audeamus: A National Multidisciplinary Honors Journal Looking for Submissions
University Honors at UC Riverside is proud to announce open submissions for Audeamus, the National Multidisciplinary Honors Journal. To be eligible to submit, students are required to be CURRENT undergraduates enrolled (full-time or part-time) at a two-year or four-year college or institution of higher education. Students who will graduate from an eligible institution are eligible to apply for the 2016-2017 journal if they have, for example, a senior thesis paper/project they completed upon graduation and would like to submit this piece to the journal. Entries from students who graduated further back than the previous academic year are not accepted. Categories include: (1) non/fiction, (2) research papers, (3) poetry, (4)artwork/photography, (5) video/film, (6) other. Do you have what it takes to submit? We dare you. Deadline for submissions is Saturday, October 8, 2016. Website: http://www.audeamus.ucr.edu.
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