Brrrr! It's such a cold day today. However, after such a rainy weekend, I don't really mind.
As for events, there's an Artists Collective Coffeehouse on Thursday at 8, an Artists Collective General Member meeting on Friday, an attempt to set the world record for the number of people planking simultaneously at High Point Stadium, a film Screening for "What the Fields Remember," and free tickets to numerous events!
Student Director of Honors Media
Tea with the Dean: Summer Reading Selection Committee
Would you like to help us choose the 2017 Summer Reading book? The first meeting of the Summer Reading Selection Committee will be at the SASHP Tea on Thursday October 13, 2016 at 4:30 PM in the SAS Honors Program Main Office at 35 College Avenue. All are welcome, including new members! If you would like to get involved, but cannot attend the Tea, please send an email to Dean Dentler at email@example.com.
Date: Thursday, October 13, 2016, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Location: 35 College Ave, CAC Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Schedule of Classes for Winter Now Available for Students
The schedule of classes for the Winter 2016–2017 term is now available. Student can earn up to four credits during winter break and choose from 150 courses in a wide range of subjects. Many courses are offered in online or hybrid formats. Students can plan schedules now and begin registering on October 3. Learn more here.
Spring 2017 Study Abroad: China’s Capitals Across Time and Their Linguistic and Cultural Impacts
As part of a Spring 2017 Interdisciplinary Honors Seminar 01:090:297:01, China's Capitals Across Time and Their Linguistic and Cultural Impacts, Professor Richard V. Simmons will lead students on a twelve-day trip to China. In conjunction with the New Brunswick-based Interdisciplinary Honors Seminar, students will enroll in a Spring one-credit field experience, 01:959:191:01.
Explore Chinese capitals through time, stopping by imperial historic sites in Beijing, Nanjing, Kaifeng, Luoyang, and Xi'an, learn about the linguistic impacts of these primarily northern capitals and how they impact the common koine language, and discover how war, dynastic change, and population upheaval affect cultural development and influence cultural and linguistic norms.
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 email@example.com 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/.
Date: Friday, October 21, 2016, 3 PM - 4:30 PM Location: The Gathering Lounge - Livingston Student Center (LSC), Livi Campus Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dining with Doctors
RSVP to attend a panel of Honors Alumni doctors and medical students. Topics will range from medical school admissions to current trends in health care to advice for pre-meds. Light dinner will be served.
Date: Monday, October 24, 2016, 4 PM - 5 PM Location: Busch Student Center 122B&C, Busch Campus Contact: email@example.com
Honors College Coffee Hour
Come to the Honors College Coffee Hour on Wednesday, October 26 to meet with Matt Winkler to talk about possible GSE Teacher Education programs. He will be in the café from 10am-11am. Free coffee to all who attend!
Date: Wednesday, October 26, 2016, 10 AM - 11 AM Location: South Lounge & Cafe, Honors College, 5 Seminary Place New Brunswick, NJ 08901, CAC Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
SASHP Juniors – Come to a JAM!
Because it is never too early to start thinking about how you will fulfill the SASHP Capstone Requirement. You may be feeling that you are not prepared, you don't know what to do, or you don’t even know how to start. At the JAM, we will give you some basic, and important, information, and try to answer all of your questions.
Date: Friday, November 04, 2016, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Location: RU Academic Building, Room 4225, College Avenue Campus Contact: SAS Honors 848-932-7964, email@example.com
Mindfulness Meditation Noon Workshops
Mindfulness is the art of being a compassionate observer of our own experience.
Mindfulness meditation can help us reduce stress & be calmer. All are welcome whether a beginner or with previous experience. Many techniques are introduced. Participants are encouraged to find their preferred method.
These are drop-in workshops. No registration is required. No fee.
College Diabetes Network is hosting an open mic night filled with performances, pumpkin decorating, a raffle to win free prizes, music, and FREE FOOD! Tickets are only $3 ahead and $5 at the door. Food (Moe's) will be provided. The purpose of this event is to spread diabetes awareness, fundraise for diabetes research, and connect students affected with diabetes.
Remembering the Rutgers Puerto Rican Student Movement of the 1970s
Dear Latino and Caribbean Studies community,
On Friday, October 14th, at the Livingston Student Center, we will be holding an all-day conference/celebration of Puerto Rican and Latino student involvement during the 1970s in helping shape the university Rutgers has become. It will be an opportunity for students of that era to share their memories of what brought them to Rutgers and of their time at the university. In addition to our panelists, we hope to have many people in the audience who were at Rutgers during that period (as well as current students), and we will have ample time for the audience to participate in the conversations about Rutgers past.
Date: Friday, October 14, 2016, 9 AM - 6 PM Location: Multipurpose Room, Livingston Student Center, Livi Campus Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 Contact: http://hackru.org/
*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.
SAGAR: A South Asian Research Journal Seeking Submissions
SAGAR: A South Asia Research Journal is now accepting full-length research articles and translations for its next print volume, to be published in Spring 2017. The theme of this issue is “Space.” We welcome papers that:
Analyze South Asian history, culture, politics, arts, and society in comparison with other regions of the world, look at space in terms of scope, latitude, margin, position, range, and location, and engage different kinds of narratives that can be located in but not restricted to local, global, (trans)national, institutional, digital/virtual, media, performative, literary, domestic, religious, political, cultural, social, ecological, and communal spaces
International Friendship Program’s Holiday Dinner Program
This specific initiative provides an opportunity for Rutgers and local community members to invite international guests into their homes for Thanksgiving with the goal of participants sharing in friendship and cross-cultural learning. This is meant to be a fun exchange between people during the Thanksgiving holiday, a time when many international students are left without any way to experience this American tradition.
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.
Openings for Research Assistants in the Language Acquisition and Processing Lab
Research assistants will work on studies investigating how children and adults speak and understand sentences. RAs will learn how to design, conduct and analyze the results of psycholinguistics experiments including learning how to use PRAAT phonetics analysis software, E-prime experimental software and SPSS statistical software. Research assistants are expected to work between 10 - 12 hours per week and may receive research credit through Psychology, Linguistics or Cognitive Science. Students should have a strong interest in language. Coursework and/or research experience in cognitive psychology, linguistics, cognitive science or computer science is desirable but not required, and first year students are encouraged to apply. If you are interested in learning more, email at email@example.com!
Fall Internships Available with Congressman Frank Pallone
The Pallone for Congress Campaign is looking for interns to work in its campaign office for the upcoming General Election. We are seeking student interns interested in learning about campaigns and the election process. We are looking for energetic and ambitious students who would like to learn in depth about the political process. Campaigns provide for an exciting and grounded learning experience that teaches what it’s like to interact with voters, organize communities, and get a person elected to public office. The internship will involve communications, finance, and field operations, giving students a well-rounded campaign experience. Interns must be 16 years old or older and will be provided with class credit (if applicable), but will be responsible for providing the paperwork and any additional information to the Intern Coordinator. If interested in applying, please send cover letter and updated resume to Lizbeth at Lizbeth@PalloneForNewJersey.com with Fall Political Internship in the subject line.
Fitness Writing Scholarships
Garage Gym Planner is awarding a scholarship of $3000 to deserving candidates which will help them cover the academic costs for the future.Words are a powerful medium and we understand that they are more important than ever when you consider good and effective content is what separates our website from the rest of our competitors. Students who are currently engaged with any course are free to apply. All that’s needed is a flair for writing with insights into different fitness regimens. Additional information can be found on this page: http://garagegymplanner.com/scholarship/
River Road Rescue Squad EMT Scholarship Program
The River Road Rescue Squad is actively seeking applicants for its “Community Higher Education Program.”Those who make themselves available for a regular “duty crew” shift as defined by the SOG’s and assigned by the Chief will be eligible to apply for this program. As a regular member, you will also be expected to help with house duties, fundraising, community outreach, and in times of disaster beyond your regular scheduled shift.This scholarship/debt repayment is renewable every six (6) months in the amount of $1,250.00 until the Applicant is no longer a student, has repaid all educational debt, or for a period covering up to two (2) years if there are no other interested and qualifying members provided he/she has met their requirements. Further, the benefits of this program shall be transferable to the immediate family members (spouse, children, sibling by blood, or parent) of the Applicant.
The University Inn and Conference Center, located on the Cook/Douglass campus, is accepting applications for the position of Residence Coordinator. This is a live-in position with on-call responsibilities.
Duties include, but are not limited to: • Providing stellar customer service to all guests in person or via telephone and electronic media • Coverage of Guest Services Desk for a minimum of (3) 8-hour shifts per week • On-call rotation during the week and weekends at Guest Services Desk • Responding to emergency facility situations • Resolving any issues related to conferences after supervisory staff has gone home
Compensation includes: • A private room with bathroom, A/C, DirecTV, Wireless Internet, and mini-fridge/microwave • A stipend per semester deposited to your Knight Express card • Potential for incentives based on performance
Requirements Current Rutgers student, either 4th year or Graduate level preferred, leadership potential as shown through past leadership experiences, strong interpersonal, critical thinking, and communication skills. Some weekends and holidays required. Fluency in a foreign language a plus. Previous customer service, operations, and supervisory experience or hospitality experience preferred.
Interested? Email your resume to Maria Panlilio at firstname.lastname@example.org.