It's a lovely day to be outside and skim the SASHP Newsletter! We've just about reached the halfway mark of this semester, and while things seem to have finally fallen into routine, know that there are always new things to do!
Change things up by checking out new events and opportunities below :)
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!
Would you like to become or continue as a SAS Honors Program Ambassador for 2015-2016?
Student Ambassadors are an integral part of recruitment for the SAS Honors Program. Ambassadors are trained early in the spring semester for participation in the SAS Honors Program Scholars Days serving as panelists and luncheon hosts.
SAS Honors Program Ambassadors participate in Rutgers Day, Open House, and may host prospective students on campus and/or in classes. We hope you will apply!
Spring 2016 Registration is just around the corner! Why not try something completely new next semester? Spend some "quality time" with the online schedule of classes.
If you haven't already, you should meet with your Honors Program Dean and major/minors advisors to talk about spring courses and as soon as possible!
Also please be reminded that today is the last day to withdraw from a class this semester. Be sure to speak with your instructor and/or your advisor if this is an option you might want or need to consider.
The American Studies Department will host its annual Career Night featuring former students who have gone on to distinguished careers in media, education, law, and government. It shows, through the life stories of these former students, how a liberal arts education proved to be their ticket to success. Each former student will make a presentation and then the floor will be open to questions of any kind. Career Night is open to all students.
Attend a presentation by Etienne Meunier, graduate student in the Department of Sociology, on "Organizing Sexuality, Intimacy, and Community: How Sex Clubs Owners and Public Health Authorities Shape the Private Lives of Gay Men in NYC."
Rutgers School of Arts & Sciences presents the SAS Major & Minor Fair! Information will be available for Majors, Minors, Certificates, and Careers! Over 50 departments and programs will be represented. Refreshments and prizes too!
Date: Wednesday, October 28 at 1PM-4PM Place: MPR, College Ave Student Center, College Ave Campus Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Attend a lecture on "Data Methodologies for Studying Inequalities" by the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy! Presentations will be by Radha Jagannathan ("The cultural origins of youth unemployment: A comparative study in Europe"), Yana Rodgers ("Big Data and Dusty Data: Merging Data Worlds Apart to Examine Minimum Wage Impacts in India"), and Marc Weiner ("Surveying in an Armed Conflict Zone: Making Sense of it After the Fact").
For more details on each presentation, please see the calendar event here.
Date: Wednesday, October 28 at 4:30PM-6:00PM Place: Special Events Forum, Civic Square Building, 33 Livingston Ave Contact: Bloustein School 848-932-5475
The Rutgers Bioethics Society will be hosting "Control Birth, Save the Earth? The Ethics of Overpopulation and Environmental Protection." Do we have an obligation to protect the environment and resources for civilization at all costs? Or would doing so be highly unethical, as it could inflict too much control on people's free will? Please see calendar event here.
Want to receive academic credit by engaging with the New Brunswick community?
The Collaborative Center offers students involvement opportunities through programs like: advancing community development, Rutgers Bonner Leader Program, Rutgers Mentoring Program, Rutgers Behavioral Assistant Program, Community Research Assistant Program, and the Conversation Tree
To find out more about how you can be involved, stop by any one of our info sessions for 15-20 minutes. See flyer and other open house dates here.
Date: Thursday, October 29 at 7:00PM-9:00PM Place: Room 116A, Busch Student Center, Busch Campus Contact: email@example.com
Check out "Black on the Banks: African-American Students at Rutgers in the 1960s", a part of the Rutgers 250th Anniversary celebration! Join in for a public conversation on the struggle for equity and access in higher education in the 1960s. Panel sessions to feature Rutgers College and Douglass College African-American alumni from 1964 to 1973.
Let's get revolutionary! Faculty, staff, students and alumni are invited to ring in Rutgers' 250th anniversary year. Enjoy food, gather around kettle fires, have your picture snapped in historical garb, get some Rutgers 250 swag, listen to a fife-and-drum corps, and pose with the Scarlet Knight on horseback. Catch the film premiere of "Our Revolutionary Spirit," and test your knowledge of Rutgers history in a quiz bowl. Unwrap the giant birthday gift. The event concludes with a community bell ringing. #rutgers250
Date: Tuesday, November 10 at 4:00PM Place: Old Queens Lawn, College Ave Campus For more information, visit 250.rutgers.edu
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
Explore program offerings at the 2015 Rutgers Graduate and Professional School Open House. Meet with representatives from Rutgers Graduate and Professional degree programs, including arts and sciences, business, communication, education, engineering, human resources, mathematical finance, public policy, social work, and others, to discuss programs of study and the admissions process.
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.
The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans provides up to $ 90,000 in support for immigrants and children of immigrants who are pursuing graduate school in any field and at any institution in the United States.