July 29, 2020

RBHS Seeks Feedback for Strategic Planning Process

The RBHS Strategic Planning Steering Committee is seeking feedback from RBHS employees and students to aid its mission to review and update the 2014 five-year RBHS Strategic Plan. The new RBHS Strategic Plan will cover a five-year implementation period (2021–2026) and the active planning process is expected to last through the end of this calendar year. To participate in this process, RBHS community members should complete this survey by 5 p.m. on August 3. Stay tuned for more information and updates about committee formation, upcoming town halls, and the launch of a new website to showcase the initiative's progress, timelines, and more ways to contribute feedback.

Help Recognize Past and Present HERE4U Honorees and Stories

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion at RBHS continues to recognize colleagues who have had a positive impact on their communities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please continue to submit nominations for members of the RBHS community as well as your empowering stories to be celebrated and shared on HERE4U. View all past honorees and stories, including those honored for championing the #WhiteCoatsForBlackLives campaign to help demonstrate a shared commitment to improving the health and safety of people of color.

July 15, 2020

Recognition for Past and Present HERE4U Honorees and Stories

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion at RBHS continues to recognize colleagues who have had a positive impact on their communities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please continue to submit nominations for members of the RBHS community as well as your empowering stories to be celebrated and shared on HERE4U. View all past honorees and stories, including those honored for championing the #WhiteCoatsForBlackLives campaign to help demonstrate a shared commitment to improving the health and safety of people of color.

Join the Big Ten Virtual Race Between July 26 and August 1!

This year, the BTN Big 10K is going virtual! Show the world your scarlet pride and walk or run the 5K or 10K from wherever you are! Runners can run or walk inside, outside, or on a treadmill and compete any time between July 26 and August 1. Participants will receive a 2020 race kit, which includes a Rutgers T-shirt, race bib, and a BTN-branded running headband. The event will support three charities this year: Feeding America, Special Olympics Chicago, and Alive Rescue. Race registration for the 5K and 10K this year will be $20, with an option to donate directly to the BTN Big 10K charities during registration. Once registered, runners can connect with Big Ten fans across the country by sharing their races on social media using the hashtag #BTNBig10K and tagging the Big Ten Network at @BigTenNetwork. All ages and fitness levels are welcome. Learn more and register today!

July 1, 2020

Recognition for Past and Present HERE4U Honorees and Stories

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion at RBHS continues to recognize colleagues who have had a positive impact on their communities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please continue to submit nominations for members of the RBHS community as well as your empowering stories to be celebrated and shared on HERE4U. View all past honorees and stories, including those honored for championing the #WhiteCoatsForBlackLives campaign to help demonstrate a shared commitment to improving the health and safety of people of color.

June 17, 2020 - Charting Our Inclusive Path Forward

Past and Present HERE4U Honorees and Stories, Including #WhiteCoatsForBlackLives Leaders

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion at RBHS continues to recognize colleagues who have had a positive impact on their communities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please continue to submit nominations for members of the RBHS community as well as your empowering stories to be celebrated and shared on HERE4U. View this week's and all past honorees and stories, including those honored for championing the #WhiteCoatsForBlackLives campaign to help demonstrate a shared commitment to improving the health and safety of people of color.

June 3, 2020

Call for Volunteers for New Brunswick Crisis Response Advocates

The Office for Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance is recruiting volunteers for the New Brunswick Crisis Response Advocates program. Advocates provide support, information, and referrals at the time of domestic violence or sexual assault crisis. Application for this program is open to Rutgers–New Brunswick students (undergraduate and graduate), staff, and faculty, and there is no deadline to apply at this time. An intensive weekend training will be held in fall 2020 for those accepted. For application materials and additional information, please email Lisa Smith.

Recognition for Past and Present HERE4U Honorees and Stories

The Office of RBHS Diversity and Inclusion continues to recognize colleagues who have had a positive impact on their communities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. View this week's and all past honorees and stories. You're invited to continue to submit nominations for members of the RBHS community as well as your empowering stories to be celebrated and shared on HERE4U.

May 20, 2020

Call for Volunteers for New Brunswick Crisis Response Advocates

The Office for Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance is recruiting volunteers for the New Brunswick Crisis Response Advocates program. Advocates provide support, information, and referrals at the time of domestic violence or sexual assault crisis. Application for this program is open to Rutgers–New Brunswick students (undergraduate and graduate), staff, and faculty, and there is no deadline to apply at this time. An intensive weekend training will be held in fall 2020 for those accepted. For application materials and additional information, please email Lisa Smith.

Support Our Community in the COVID-19 Fight

Rutgers has been fortunate to receive monetary and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) donations to help our community. If you know someone who would like to donate money, medical supplies, or essential supplies, please direct him/her to visit our donation information page to learn more.

HERE4U Honorees and Stories

The Office of RBHS Diversity and Inclusion continues to recognize colleagues who have had positive impacts in their communities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. View this week's HERE4U honorees and stories. Help recognize those members of the RBHS community who are making a difference by submitting your nomination and submit your empowering stories to be celebrated and shared on HERE4U.

May 6, 2020

HERE4U

The Office of RBHS Diversity and Inclusion continues to recognize colleagues who have had a positive impact in their communities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. View this week's HERE4U stories.

You’re invited to continue nominating members of the RBHS community and submit your empowering stories to be celebrated and shared on HERE4U.

Join the Rutgers Speakers Bureau Today

The Office of Community Affairs is expanding the Rutgers Speakers Bureau, a database of dynamic faculty representing a broad array of fields, and you're invited to join. Requests from organizations across New Jersey—such as libraries, schools, and senior living communities—are matched with faculty speakers and are provided support arranging the details and logistics for confirmed speaking events. Join the Rutgers Speakers Bureau today for the opportunity to connect with a lay audience and give back to the community. Visit the Speakers Bureau website to become a speaker or contact Kat Nathan, Office of Community Affairs, at 848-445-1952 or kathleen.nathan@rutgers.edu.

Support Our Community in the COVID-19 Fight

Rutgers has been fortunate to receive monetary and personal protective equipment (PPE) donations to help our community; however, more supplies are still needed. All departments are encouraged to either donate or internally share medical and essential supplies during this crisis. If you, someone you know, or your department would like to donate money, medical, or other essential supplies, please review or direct them to visit our donation information page to learn more.

April 22, 2020

Show Your Support on Sexual Assault Awareness Month's Denim Day, April 29!

During Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the RBHS Office for Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance asks our campus community members to join us for Denim Day on April 29. Take a stand with us by wearing jeans with a purpose, supporting survivors and protesting violence and victim-blaming attitudes. Take a photo of you or your loved ones in denim and share on Instagram or Twitter @rbhs_vpva using #RBHSDenimDay20 or directly post your photo to the Share Wall.

Support Our Community in the COVID-19 Fight

Rutgers has been fortunate to receive monetary and personal protective equipment (PPE) donations to help our community; however, more supplies are still needed. All departments are encouraged to either donate or internally share medical and essential supplies during this crisis. If you, someone you know, or your department would like to donate money, medical, or other essential supplies, please review or direct them to visit our donation information page to learn more.

April 8, 2020

Support Our Community in the COVID-19 Fight

Rutgers has been fortunate to receive monetary and personal protective equipment (PPE) donations to help our community. If you know someone who would like to donate money, medical supplies, or essential supplies, please direct them to visit our donation information page to learn more.

Diversity Innovation Grant Proposals Sought for 2020-2021

The Division of Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement is accepting applications starting August 15 for the Fall 2020 - Spring 2021 Diversity Innovation Grants. Faculty, staff, and graduate and undergraduate students are encouraged to submit creative ideas that support broader institutional efforts to advance an inclusive campus culture. Special consideration will be given to projects that encourage participation and coordination between two or more areas, schools, departments, organizations, or groups.

February 26, 2020

Earth Day 2020 Poster Contest

The Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute invites all New Jersey students from grade three through graduate school and adult artists to submit a poster commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day. First-place winners in each category win up to $500. The submission deadline is April 15.

Faculty Needed for University Hearing Board

The Office of Student Conduct seeks faculty to serve as members of the University Hearing Board to preside over cases of students accused of major violations of university policy. Learn more and submit an interest form.

February 12, 2020

Town Hall Meetings on Carbon Neutrality and Climate Resilience

Join an upcoming town hall meeting in February to help Rutgers create a Climate Action Plan to achieve carbon neutrality universitywide and enable Rutgers and the broader community to deal with the effects of climate change. See the schedule of meetings. Read the President's Task Force pre-planning report or contribute your feedback online.

Faculty Networking Reception

The Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs will host three faculty networking events open to all Rutgers faculty and postdocs. The first reception will be held at the New Brunswick Theological Seminary on February 13. Learn more and register.

Reminder: Rutgers Day Program Submissions Due February 17

Don't forget to submit your Rutgers Day program by February 17. This is your chance to be part of the largest annual outreach event at Rutgers. All academic and administrative units, student clubs and organizations, and performance groups are encouraged to participate. Mark your calendars for Saturday, April 25, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and submit your program by February 17. If you need help creating an interactive, engaging program, view the Rutgers Day webinar at your convenience, or contact Rutgers Day staff at rutgersday@rutgers.edu, or 848-445-1921.

January 29, 2020

Mental Health First Aid Training

The Division of Student Affairs Health and Wellness Committee and Health Outreach, Promotion, and Education offers free Mental Health First Aid Training to Rutgers faculty, staff, and students beginning in February through June. This interactive, skills-based course teaches participants about mental health and substance-use issues to increase mental health literacy and the ability to recognize when someone may need assistance with a mental health issue.

Campus Connect Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training

Rutgers Health Outreach, Promotion, and Education will facilitate the Campus Connect Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training open to faculty, staff, and students. This free two-hour training will provide information about mental health, suicide, and risk factors as well as the skills to recognize an individual in crisis, initiate a conversation and, ultimately, a referral to the university mental health support service. Training workshops will be offered every month through June. Register for a workshop.

December 18, 2019

Blood and Platelets Drive

Give back in a different way this season by signing up to donate blood and platelets. A blood drive is being hosted by Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey on January 13. Appointments are recommended and are available at rwjuhdonorclub.org or by calling 732-235-8100 ext. 221 or ext. 248. All participating donors will receive a free t-shirt.

November 20, 2019

#GivingTuesday

Join the Rutgers community on December 3 for #GivingTuesday, an effort to support Rutgers food pantries as they help the next generation of leaders fill their plates while they feed their minds.

November 6, 2019

The Power of a Question

Do you ever wish your students were more engaged in your class, formulating deeper questions, and owning more of their own learning? Join Digital Classroom Services on November 12 to learn about the Question Formulation Technique developed by the Right Question Institute, which enables students to develop high-level curiosity, critical thinking, and make creative contributions. Register to attend.

Advanced Degrees for Higher Ed Professionals Information Session

Thinking about furthering your education? The Rutgers Graduate School of Education invites you to an information session on November 12 to learn more about doctoral and master’s level programs for individuals currently working in the field of higher education. Learn more and register.

October 23, 2019

Rutgers Student Food Pantry 10-23-19

The Rutgers Student Food Pantry accepts food and personal care donations Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 39 Union Street, New Brunswick.

Code Blue Program Seeks Volunteers

The City of New Brunswick's Code Blue Program is seeking volunteers to help welcome guests and assist staff at warming center locations when a Code Blue is declared—temperatures drop below 20 degrees and/or snow accumulation of six inches or more. Warming centers are opened for residents without adequate shelter.

September 25, 2019

Suicide Awareness Walk

The South Brunswick School District and the Rutgers school-based youth services program (BRIDGE) will host a Suicide Awareness Walk on September 29 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Woodlot Park in Monmouth Junction. The event will feature a 1.5-mile walk, wellness activities, food trucks, and music. Learn more and register to attend by emailing jn447@ubhc.rutgers.edu.

Bee-ginner's Beekeeping: The Basics of Apiculture

Bee-ginner's Beekeeping, a three-day course, will provide the information that new beekeepers need to start and care for a honeybee colony. From October 10 to12, participants will learn about bee biology and management, how to assemble hives, open and examine colonies, and see how honey and beeswax are harvested. Learn more and enroll.

September 11, 2019

Research Patent and Trademark Training

Rutgers University Libraries invites community members and state residents to attend a free training by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on September 24 at Alexander Library on College Avenue Campus. The event includes a campus invention and innovation panel discussion. Register to attend.

Apply to be a Confidential Crisis Response Advocate

The Office for Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance is looking for volunteer confidential crisis response advocates to provide support at the time of a domestic violence or sexual assault crisis. Training will be held in October. Learn more and apply on the VPVA website. Applications are due September 27.

Call for Applications: Faculty Development Programs

The Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs encourages female faculty to apply to the OASIS Leadership and Professional Development program and all faculty in their first three years at the university to apply to the Program for Early Career Excellence. Applications close on October 15 and November 1 respectively.

August 28, 2019

Pilot Grants Program in Neuroscience

The Brain Health Institute announces the 2019 pilot grants program in neurosciences, which fosters new collaborative, interdisciplinary research in neurosciences among full-time resident faculty across Rutgers–New Brunswick and RBHS. Six pilot awards are available in this cycle. Applications are due September 30.

Maternal Child Health Project ECHO

Robert Wood Johnson Medical School's Maternal Child Health Project ECHO program offers free, online video education for primary care providers who screen and treat pregnant women in substance recovery. Join this program now through August 31.

April 24, 2019

Support the Rutgers Student Food Pantry

The Rutgers Student Food Pantry accepts food and personal care donations Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 39 Union Street, New Brunswick.

April 10, 2019

Annual Book Sale at New Brunswick Free Public Library

The New Brunswick Free Public Library is looking for volunteers to help out with their annual book sale on April 10 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., April 12 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., and April 13 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Volunteers do not have to stay for the entire shift. Help is needed to lift boxes of books, load boxes onto trolleys, and remove books from the boxes and organize them. Email htang@lmxac.org for details.

March 27, 2019

Call for University Commencement Volunteer Ambassadors and Marshals

Help make University Commencement an exciting experience for the Class of 2019 by volunteering as a marshal or ambassador on May 19. Training, parking, food, and a gift is provided to each volunteer. Learn more and sign up for one of two key roles.

March 13, 2019

3/13: Rutgers Giving Day

On March 27, Rutgers Giving Day, the university community comes together to make an impact. Share your scarlet pride by making a gift and taking part in on‐campus events and social media challenges throughout the day.

3/13 Kindred Hospice

Kindred Hospice patient support volunteers in Piscataway offers compassionate care for patients facing life-limiting illnesses. Volunteer opportunities include companionship and socialization, emotional and spiritual support, music and art therapy, and being a supportive presence to patients and families. For more information, contact Emily Johnson at 732-562-8800 or emily.johnson@gentiva.com.

February 13, 2019

1/30 Submit Programs for Rutgers Day

All academic and administrative units and student organizations at Rutgers–New Brunswick and RBHS are encouraged to submit a program by February 15 to participate in Rutgers Day, the university's largest annual outreach event. Rutgers Day provides an opportunity to showcase your area to thousands of New Jersey residents on Saturday, April 27.

January 30, 2019

1/30 Submit Programs for Rutgers Day

All academic and administrative units and student organizations at Rutgers–New Brunswick and RBHS are encouraged to submit a program by February 15 to participate in Rutgers Day, the university's largest annual outreach event. Rutgers Day provides an opportunity to showcase your area to thousands of New Jersey residents on Saturday, April 27.

Support the Rutgers Student Food Pantry

The Rutgers Student Food Pantry accepts food and personal care donations Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 39 Union Street, New Brunswick.

January 16, 2019

Blood and Platelets Drive

Donate blood and platelets at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey on January 31 at 195 Little Albany Street, Auditorium A from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Register for an appointment.

December 5, 2018

Toy Drive

Give back this holiday season with the annual toy drive for the Eric B. Chandler Health Center. Drop off new, unwrapped toys at the Clinical Academic Building reception desk, located in New Brunswick, through December 11. The Eric B. Chandler Health Center is a federally-qualified community health center that offers high-quality outpatient care services to the region’s medically underserved, including infants, young children, and adolescents.

November 20, 2018

11/21/18: The Big Chill Rutgers 5K

On December 1, thousands of people will hit the streets of New Brunswick to run or walk in The Big Chill, the largest 5k race in New Jersey. The Big Chill is a unique charitable event. Participants are asked to bring a new, unwrapped toy valued at $15 or more, or an equivalent cash donation, for a child between the ages of 3 and 14. Register by November 27.

November 7, 2018

11/7/18: Scarlet Knights Team Up to Clean Up

Help clean up New Brunswick on November 11! This initiative focuses on cleaning up after football games to foster a cleaner environment. Registration is required

October 24, 2018

GI 10-24:Blood Drive

The Rutgers School of Dental Medicine hosts a blood drive on October 31 in rooms B723 and B842 in honor of Fran Devonshire, nursing care coordinator, on her retirement. Lunch is available for donors, along with a coupon for a free sandwich. Make an appointment and use group code 14901.

October 10, 2018

GI 10-10:Office of Student Conduct Seeks Campus Advisors

The Office of Student Conduct seeks faculty and staff to volunteer as Campus Advisors to assist members of the Rutgers community in negotiating the student disciplinary process. Advisors provide support, guidance, and advice to accused students and complaint parties.

September 26, 2018

GI 9-26:Seeking Faculty Mentors

The McNair Scholars Program is seeking faculty members to mentor and work with undergraduate students on research projects, particularly a project during the annual summer institute for 2019.

GI 9-26:For Freedoms on Campus

From September 25 to 28, you can fill out a lawn sign declaring your definition of freedom and place it among the hundreds that will be displayed on Voorhees Mall during the For Freedoms event held September 25 to October 1. The event is organized by the Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University Programming Association, Rutgers Student Affairs, and Eagleton Institute of Politics.

GI 9-26:Crisis Response Advocates Needed

The Office for Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance is recruiting volunteers for New Brunswick Crisis Response Advocates. The deadline to apply is September 28 and training will begin in October. Contact Lisa Smith with questions.

September 12, 2018

New Brunswick Ciclovia

New Brunswick Ciclovia is looking for volunteers. This popular open-streets event returns October 14. Positions include pre-event promo crew, road heroes, and activity team members.