Hey School of Arts and Sciences Honors Program Students!
Wow, what a weekend! The New England Patriots won the Superbowl and U.S. District Senior Judge James Robart issued a temporary ban on the immigration ban. The White House did say it would challenge the decision.
Aside from pop culture and politics, we ushered in February and there are a whole lot of events coming up this week
Want to know more about what fellowships are available? Come out to the SASHP's Tea with the Dean with Arthur D. Casciato, who is the Director of Rutgers' Office of Distinguished Fellowships. Learn how others were selected. Apply them and you might be selected too! This event is on Thursday, February 9 at 4:30 PM at the SASHP Main Office at 35 College Ave.
Thursday is also National Pizza Day, so if you want to share your love of pizza with your fellow students at the Honors Program, come to the Artists Collective National Pizza Day Coffeehouse on Thursday, February 9 from 8 - 10 PM at the SASHP Main Office at 35 College Ave.
Maybe you don't love pizza that much. That's fine. You can go to the Annual Careers in the Law Panel on Thursday, February 9 at 8 PM at the Eagleton Institute in Politics to learn about different careers available in law.
Or maybe you want an opportunity to dance, after a long week. The SASHP is having its Second Annual SASHP Formal: A Midwinter Night's Dream on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 6:30 PM. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased here. If you're interested in attending, be sure to get your tickets before 5 PM today, which is when it closes! Come! I know from experience that it'll be super fun.
See you all next week! (Hopefully, I'll see you all before that at the dance!)
Student Director of Honors Media
Drop-In Crafting at the SASHP!
Feeling crafty? Need a study break? Come out to this event sponsored by the SASHP Student Advisory Board to help create decorations for the winter formal this Saturday! Come any time you're free during the day on Tuesday to embrace your creative side!
Tea with the Dean with Dr. Arthur D. Casciato, Office of Distinguished Fellowships: Win a fellowship!
Rhodes? Marshall? Fulbright? Gates Cambridge? Goldwater? Udall? Truman? You can win one of these!
We invite you to come celebrate Rutgers’ success in the competitions for the Churchill and Luce Scholarships as well as the Fulbright Grant, and hear from Dr. Arthur D. Casciato, Director of Rutgers’ Office of Distinguished Fellowships, about how students just like you were selected for these prestigious national awards.
Date: Thursday, February 9 | 4:30 - 5:30 PM Location: SASHP Main Office - 35 College Ave Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Apply to be an SASHP Honors House Peer Mentor-in-Residence!
We are happy to announce the continuation of the SAS Honors Program Peer Mentor in Residence on Livingston Campus, located in North Tower, 8th Floor, for the 2017-2018 Academic Year.
Honors Housing is a community of first-year students who share a common residential and academic experience while making new friends, exploring common interests, and being a part of a close community of peers.
We are inviting you to apply for the position if you meet the following requirements: full-time School of Arts and Sciences Honors Program student, in good academic (GPA of 3.5) and judicial standing, and must have completed at least one SASHP Colloquium.
Completed Applications are due by Monday, February 13, 2017.
IMPORTANT HOUSING ANNOUNCEMENT: SASHP Housing and Lottery!
SAS Honors Housing Sign Up for Continuing Students
SASHP Doubles and Suites Notification Day is on TODAY, February 6, 2017. SASHP Doubles and Suites Room Selection is on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 (tomorrow). Check your email to find out your individual Room Selection time. You must have a lottery number to participate in online Room Selection. If you have any problems, questions, or concerns, please contact the Residence Life Assignments Office at email@example.com or (848) 445-0750
Please read all of the information on the SAS Honors Housing Sign-Up for Continuing Students website and the RU Residence Life Lottery Website carefully and download the SASHP Housing Calendar.
It's a new year. Resolve to Get Involved at RU. Learn ways to get involved through the SAS Honors Program Opportunities, and check out getinvolved.rutgers.edu to learn about clubs and organizations on campus. Can’t find what you want? Start a new club! You can also sign up for a weekly email that lists upcoming events and special opportunities.
Your Honors Program Deans
Rutgers University Student Association (RUSA) Allocations Board Recruitment Info Session
If you're looking to get involved on campus and expand your experience with teamwork, look no further! Come out to the RUSA Allocations Board Recruitment Info. Session. The RUSA Allocations Board is a group of student leaders responsible for the funding of 400 student organizations on campus. Meet us and learn about our recruitment process for the 2017-2018 academic year! Food will be provided.
Attend an Interesting Talk: Utonal Life: A Genealogy of Global Ethics
RCHA Public Lecture: Leela Gandhi (John Hawkes Professor of the Humanities and English, Brown University) presents "Utonal Life: A Genealogy for Global Ethics."
Date: Tuesday, February 7 | 4:30 - 6 PM Location: Rutgers Academic Building, 15 Seminary Place, West Wing Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Join the Zimmerli Art Museum for Feb. 7 Art After Hours: Winter Exhibition Celebrations!
This event celebrates two new exhibitions with special guest speakers. Independent art historian Christina Weyl provides insight into "Innovation and Abstraction: Women Artists and Atelier 17" and artist Terrence A. Reese (also known as TAR) discusses his portrait series "Reflections: Photographs of Iconic African Americans." Central New Jersey musician Brandon Broderick also performs. Free admission and complimentary refreshments!
Rutgers Commuter Student Association (RCSA) General Interest Meeting
If you are interested in helping commuter students, consider joining a committee in 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.
For more information about our committee, visit our website.
Date: Wednesday, February 8 | 8:15PM Location: Livingston Student Center, Coffeehouse, Livi Campus Contact: email@example.com
International Friendship Program (IFP) Conversation Partner Program MATCH Party!
are you interested in learning another language? Are you interested in practicing your English? Come learn about our program and meet your 'match.'
Come to the "Who Will Save the Children?" Lecture!
Across the globe, optimistic globally circulating "policyscapes" posit education as the balm to heal myriad social and political conflicts that are producing dispossession and extreme vulnerability for so many people today. Overlooked in these policy courses are teachers state actors who are charged with "securing" the future of the nation. Drawing on feminist perspectives, and looking closely at the case of educational policy-making in Lebanon, this talk analyzes the contradictory nature of teaching the midst of conflict and crisis.
Date: Thursday, February 9 | 4:30 PM Location: Ruth Dill Johnson Crockett Building, 162 Ryders Lane, Douglass Campus Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Attend Panels at Political Economies of Global Neoliberalism
The symposium explores complicated and long histories of how neoliberal economic transformations shaped global and local political economies and political and economic ideas. With scholarship from India to Africa and from the United States to Eastern Europe, the symposium examines how classical and neoclassical economic theory both molded and responded to global economic change, and how new regimes of labor, wages and racial hierarchy reshaped both local and global political economies. Panel 1: Theorizing Political Economy; Panel 2: Political Economy in Action
Want to become a student leader at Rutgers? Interested in learning about funding for student organizations? Like working with others? If so, consider learning about the RUSA Allocations Board.
The RUSA Allocations Board is a group of student leaders who are responsible for the funding of 400student organizations on campus. Serving on the Board provides students a unique opportunity to develop leadership skills and form connections with staff and other students. We are looking for members for the 2017-2018 academic year!
There will also be an information session on Monday, February 6th at 8pm in the Cove (BSC) as a kick off to our Spring Recruitment process. We invite you to meet us and learn more about this opportunity.Link to the event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/771308933016764/
Apply to the NEW Leadership New Jersey program!
Energized by recent events, young women across the country are seeking ways to become more involved.
NEW Leadership™ New Jersey is a nonpartisan program developed by the Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP) that educates and inspires college women to make the world a better place by becoming actively engaged in the civic life of their state and nation. During the six-day residential institute students interact with women leaders with a wide range of backgrounds, connect with like-minded peers, and practice leadership skills such as public speaking, networking and advocacy.
NEW Leadership™ NJ is scheduled for June 8-13, 2017 at the Eagleton Institute of Politics here at Rutgers. Participants are selected through a competitive application process. Applicants are required to identify a faculty or staff member on their campus who will approve their application and assist them in finding a sponsor to cover the $500 program fee.
NEW Leadership™ has a proven track record; our alumnae have gone on to run for public office and work with advocacy organizations, on local and national campaigns, and even on Capitol Hill.
Apply online. The application deadline is Monday March 27, 2017.
Leadership & Experiential Learning (LEX) Leader Applications Are Open!
If you're looking for a resume booster, a new way to get involved, to grow your leadership skills or help other students tap into their own potential, you should become a LEx Leader! Get involved through event planning, community service and professional programs! We have over 180 positions available in the Leadership Department and are looking for stellar students and future leaders to fill them!
The application is due on February 13. After that date, you will no longer be able to apply forCamp UKnight, Discovery or Intern positions. However,we will still be accepting applications for Mark Conference Captain, Alternative Breaks, RUAB and Ambassadors until March 21. You MUST attend a LEx Leader Info Session prior to applying.