October 24, 2018

Call for May 2020 Commencement Speaker and Honorary Degree Nominations

Rutgers is now accepting commencement speaker and honorary degree nominations for the May 2020 Rutgers University–New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences ceremony. The deadline for receipt of nominations is November 30. Learn more here.

 

Updates to University Policy Library

The Office of the Secretary of the University announces recent updates to the University Policy Library.

University Policy 60.2.1: Educational Benefits (PDF) 

University Policy 10.2.7: Course Attendance (PDF) 

University Policy 30.1.7: Emergency Management (PDF)

Recent updates, including previous versions of policies, are available at Recent Policy Updates. For specific questions about policy interpretations, contact the responsible office listed on each policy. For general questions, email the Office of the Secretary of the University.

Students: Review Your Accounts Before Spring Registration

Students should review their accounts to make sure they are in good financial standing. Unpaid balances will prevent spring registration. Students can view the balances of their accounts here

Rutgers Teaching and Learning with Technology Workshops

Rutgers Teaching and Learning with Technology has scheduled the following workshops: Course Materials: Copyright and OER (October 25), Accessibility in Canvas (October 30), Moodle Rubrics (November 2) and Kaltura for Sakai (November 5). Register here.

School of Health Professions Open House

The School of Health Professions hosts an open house November 15 at New Jersey Medical School to showcase its more than 40 degree and certificate programs. Register here.

October 10, 2018

Updates to Influenza Immunization Policy

The Office of the Secretary of the University announces a recent update to the University Policy Library.

University Policy 100.3.1: Influenza Immunization Policy for Covered Individuals (PDF)

Recent updates, including previous versions of policies, are available at Recent Policy Updates. For specific questions about policy interpretations, contact the responsible office listed on each policy. For general questions, email the Office of the Secretary of the University.

Rutgers Teaching and Learning with Technology Workshops

Rutgers Teaching and Learning with Technology offers the following workshops: Canvas Communication Tools (online) on October 11, and Accessibility and Universal Design Basics (in-person) on October 12. Read more and register online.

Faculty Scholarship for Autism Spectrum Disorder Clinical Course Development

The New Jersey Autism Center of Excellence is offering the New Jersey Governor’s Council Faculty Scholarship, a one year, $10,000 funding opportunity for faculty from relevant clinical disciplines.

Human Resource Management Open House

The School of Management and Labor Relations hosts a Human Resource Management Open House on November 7 at the Livingston Student Center to showcase HR programs at the undergraduate and graduate level and job opportunities. Register online. If you register but cannot attend, email Dave Ferio.

Institutional Planning and Operations Launches New Website

Institutional Planning and Operations recently launched a new, more user-friendly website that features easier navigation.

Registration Open for Rutgers Brain Health Institute Symposium

The fourth annual Rutgers Brain Health Institute Symposium on November 30 will feature faculty talks, a post-doc and student poster session, and keynote speaker Richard Youle from the National Institutes of Health. Register by November 1.

September 26, 2018

Updates to University Policy Library

The Office of the Secretary of the University announces these recent updates to the University Policy Library:

Policy 40.2.22: Employee Relocation Expense Reimbursement (PDF)
Policy 10.3.13: Student Immunizations and Health Requirements (PDF)

Recent policy updates, including previous versions of updated policies, are available at Recent Policy Updates. For specific questions about policy interpretations, contact the responsible office listed on each policy. For general questions, please send a message to the Office of the Secretary of the University.

An Evening with Jeremy McCarter: Hamilton, Hope & Change

Tickets are on sale for a special event with Jeremy McCarter, the bestselling writer, director, and producer who cowrote the No. 1 New York Times bestseller Hamilton: The Revolution with Lin-Manuel Miranda. McCarter will speak at the College Avenue Student Center on January 19.

Neuroscience Pilot Grants

Submit grants by October 8 for the 2018 Rutgers Brain Health Institute, Rutgers University–Newark, New Jersey Institute of Technology Pilot Grants Program in Neuroscience.

Small Group Classes at Rutgers Recreation

Improve your wellbeing in one of the many small group and specialty classes offered by Rutgers Recreation.

Filmmaking Classes

Rutgers Digital Filmmaking Academy, for students 14 to 18 seeking to learn the video and film industry, begins September 29 at Mason Gross School of the Arts. Rutgers faculty and staff receive a 10 percent discount.

September 12, 2018

Free Flu Shots

Free flu shots for Rutgers and RBHS faculty and staff will soon be available. View dates and locations.

Program for Early Career Excellence Call for Application

Early career Rutgers faculty are invited to apply to the Program for Early Career Excellence, a cohort program for early career Rutgers faculty that provides up to three years of career development support through workshops, one-on-one coaching, and peer/senior mentorship.

Hot Jobs of the Season

Departments interested in hiring Rutgers students for part-time and seasonal employment are invited to participate in the Hot Jobs of the Season Program hosted by the Rutgers University Student Employment Office in the Office of Financial Aid.  

Farmers Market

The New Brunswick Community Farmers Market brings Jersey Fresh produce, baked goods, and more from local farms into the city of New Brunswick, and onto Cook Campus, on multiple days each week through October.

Rutgers Inn and Conference Center Holiday Party Showcase

Tour the Rutgers Inn and Conference Center during its Holiday Party Showcase and learn how to save on holiday party rentals on September 13. RSVP requested.

Mason Gross Extension Division Drop-In Day

Preview programs, classes, and lessons in music, visual arts, and dance offered at Mason Gross Extension Division during its Drop-In Day on September 22. Discounts are available for Rutgers faculty and staff. Call 848-932-8618 for more information or register online.

kite+key Beats

kite+key is offering Beats wireless headphones with the purchase of an eligible Mac or iPad Pro. A gift card is also available with eligible purchases. Use payroll deduction as your preferred payment method. Sale ends September 25. View PDF flyer for details.

Faculty Development

The Center for Educational Research and Innovation offers the faculty development workshop series, Innovative Strategies to Transform Learning, on October 12 in the Stanley S. Bergen Building in Newark. Register online.

Urban Public Health Conference

The Rutgers School of Public Health hosts its first urban public health conference, Urban Public Health: New Findings and Approaches, on October 18 at the Paul Robeson Campus Center in Newark. Register online.

Conference on Reading and Writing

The 51st Annual Conference on Reading and Writing, hosted by the Center for Literacy Development, will be held on October 26 in New Brunswick. Learn more and register online.

Addiction Medicine Fellowship

New Jersey Medical School Department of Psychiatry announces a new, one-year Fellowship in Addiction Medicine that begins in July 2019. Applications are being accepted for three fellowship positions.