February 2017

Wednesday, February 1 - 12:15 pm
Mallery Music Room, Fine Arts Building, second floor

Featuring violinists Gabriel Schaff and Emilie-Anne Gendron. Take a midday break and listen to live music performed by visiting professional artists. Free parking is available between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on concert days only. See more information about parking for the Mallery Concert Series.

Wednesday, February 1 -
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Multi-Purpose Room, Campus Center

Rutgers University–Camden will host Marley Dias, the 11-year-old founder of #1000BlackGirlBooks, for a free, public presentation. Following the presentation, Dias will answer questions from the audience. Guests of all ages are encouraged to attend. For more information, contact Nyeema Watson at 856-225-6738 or ncwatson@camden.rutgers.edu.

Wednesday, February 1 - 6:00 pm
Athletic and Fitness Center, 301 Linden Street

The Scarlet Raptors face Stockton University in a home game. Learn more.

Wednesday, February 1 - 8:00 pm
Athletic and Fitness Center, 301 Linden Street

The Scarlet Raptors face Stockton University in a home game. Learn more.

Thursday, February 2 -
8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Multi-Purpose Room, Campus Center

Celebrate the beginning of African American History Month with Gabriel Ramirez, a writer, poet, playwright, educator, and activist. Sponsored by the Campus Activities Board (CAB). CAB events are open to all Rutgers–Camden students with valid ID. Learn more

Friday, February 3 -
9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Campus Center

Join us at this open house especially for students interested in biology, chemistry, computer science, and physics, as well as nursing and health sciences. Prospective first-year and transfer students will learn about academic opportunities, student life, financial aid, admissions, and more. Learn more about Discover Rutgers–Camden Day for STEM.

Friday, February 3 - 12:15 pm
Faculty Lounge, Armitage Hall

The Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) monthly seminar series provides the Rutgers–Camden community with opportunities to hear about interesting, cutting-edge research and initiatives by scholars, community activists, and others engaged in urban research and/or urban change.

Monday, February 6 -
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Multi-Purpose Room, Campus Center

Ruth Milkman, distinguished professor of sociology at the City University of New York Graduate Center, will give a lecture titled "Immigration and Labor Market Precarity in the 21st-Century U.S." Sponsored by the Department of Public Policy and Administration. A reception will begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by the lecture at 6 p.m. Learn more and register to attend

Monday, February 6 - 7:00 pm
Athletic and Fitness Center, 301 Linden Street

The Scarlet Raptors face United States Merchant Marine Academy in a home game. Learn more.

Tuesday, February 7 -
12:15 pm to 1:15 pm
Writers House, 305 Cooper Street

Thomas Lux is an American poet and teacher who passed away this month. Patrick Rosal, an associate professor of English at Rutgers–Camden and a former student of Lux, will be reading the three-part poem "Triptych: Middle Panel Burning" from Lux's Half-Promised Land. As time allows, attendees will be invited to share their favorite Lux poems as well. For more information, email patrick.rosal@rutgers.edu.

Tuesday, February 7 - 5:00 pm
School of Nursing, 215 North Third Street

Learn how you can advance your career with a school nurse certification from the Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden. Register for the school nurse certification information session.

Wednesday, February 8 - 12:15 pm
Viewing Room, Campus Center lower level

The Office of Student Involvement will present "Bring It to the Table," an open roundtable discussion about what is going on in the world today.

Wednesday, February 8 - 12:15 pm
Mallery Music Room, Fine Arts Building, second floor

Featuring the chamber music ensemble Elysian Camerata. Take a midday break and listen to live music performed by visiting professional artists. Free parking is available between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on concert days only. See more information about parking for the Mallery Concert Series.

Friday, February 10 - 7:00 am
Washington, D.C.

Join the Department of History and the Africana Studies Program for a trip to the Smithsonian's new National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. Tickets are available for $10 at the IMPACT Booth

Friday, February 10 -
12:20 pm to 1:10 pm
429 Cooper Street, Room 104

Can non-human animals have meaningful lives? Duncan Purves, assistant professor and faculty fellow at the Center for Bioethics and Department of Environmental Studies at New York University, will address a question that has been largely omitted from discussions of meaning in contemporary analytic literature and animal ethics literature. Presented by the Department of Philosophy and Religion

Friday, February 10 -
6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Ocean Harbor restaurant, 1023 Race Street, Philadelphia

Join the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association in a celebration of the Lunar New Year. Kris Kolluri, Esq. and Co-Dean Ronald K. Chen will also be honored for their outstanding achievements and commitment to diversity. Learn more and purchase tickets

Saturday, February 11 - 1:00 pm
Athletic and Fitness Center, 301 Linden Street

The Scarlet Raptors face William Paterson University in a home game. Learn more.

Saturday, February 11 -
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Stedman Gallery, Fine Arts Building

Enjoy refreshments, meet the artists, and hear from the curator, Andrea Kirsh, during a gallery walk-through for "Sharp-Tongued Figuration," on exhibit at the Stedman Gallery through April 21. 

Saturday, February 11 - 3:00 pm
Athletic and Fitness Center, 301 Linden Street

The Scarlet Raptors face William Paterson University in a home game. Learn more.

Monday, February 13 -
12:20 pm to 1:00 pm
Executive Meeting Room, Campus Center

Learn about the application process and timelines for applying to graduate school. Register for all seminars and special programs by signing up at the Career Center, emailing careercenter@camden.rutgers.edu (with your first and last name and student ID number), or by logging on to RaptorLink and selecting "Events" to view all workshops.

Monday, February 13 - 6:00 pm
Business and Science Building, 227 Penn Street

Advance your career with the innovative Professional Master of Business Administration (PMBA), a 21-month accelerated degree program. This information session is sponsered by the Rutgers School of Business–Camden. More information and register for the PMBA session.

Monday, February 13 -
8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Multi-Purpose Room, Campus Center

Porsha Olayiwola, 2015 National Poetry Slam Champion, takes the stage for a spoken word performance. Sponsored by the Campus Activities Board and the Office of Student Involvement.

Tuesday, February 14 - 9:00 am
Multi-Purpose Room, Campus Center

Join the Office of Student Involvement and the sisters of Omega Phi Chi for a brunch celebrating Black History Month. 

Tuesday, February 14 -
12:30 pm to 1:20 pm
Room 104, 429 Cooper Street

Joshua Andreson, research fellow in law at the Orville H. Schell Jr. Center for International Human Rights at Yale University and senior policy advisor for Europe, Russia, and Central Asia in the Office of Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, will present this guest lecture hosted by the Department of Philosophy and Religion. Free lunch will be provided. 

Tuesday, February 14 - 8:00 pm
Multi-Purpose Room, Campus Center

Spend Valentine's night at a screening of the film inspired by Barack and Michelle Obama's first date. Sponsored by the Office of Student Involvement.

Wednesday, February 15 -
10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Camden County College, Blackwood Campus

Camden County College graduates and students who plan to transfer in fall 2017 can meet with an admissions counselor and receive an admission decision for Rutgers–Camden programs offered at Camden County College in Blackwood. Individual appointments are available from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Learn more about Transfer Instant Decision Day at Camden County College.

Wednesday, February 15 - 12:15 pm
Mallery Music Room, Fine Arts Building, second floor

Featuring flutist Adeline Tomasone. Take a midday break and listen to live music performed by visiting professional artists. Free parking is available between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on concert days only. See more information about parking for the Mallery Concert Series.

Wednesday, February 15 -
12:20 pm to 1:00 pm
South BC Conference Room, Campus Center

A panel of Rutgers–Camden alumni will discuss their careers in psychology and social sciences. Register for all seminars and special programs by signing up at the Career Center, emailing careercenter@camden.rutgers.edu (with your first and last name and student ID number), or by logging on to RaptorLink and selecting "Events" to view all workshops.

Wednesday, February 15 -
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Writers House, Room 302

Students and members of the community are welcome to submit their work to this free writing workshop with poet Traci Brimhall. Hosted by the Writers House. Learn more and submit your manuscript

Wednesday, February 15 -
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Stedman Gallery, Fine Arts Building

Join us for an interactive gallery tour, hands-on workshop, and an introduction to Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts (RCCA) programs for K-12 students. Explore our new exhibition, "Sharp-Tongued Figuration," in the Stedman Gallery; pick up a free grab bag; and schedule your class for the RCCA Museum Education Program. Light refreshments will be provided. Contact the RCCA for more information. 

Wednesday, February 15 - 4:30 pm
South BC Conference Room, Campus Center lower level

Student-activist Markenzie Johnson will host a panel discussion of the history of black women and social movements.

Wednesday, February 15 - 6:00 pm
Athletic and Fitness Center, 301 Linden Street

The Scarlet Raptors face Montclair State University in a home game. Learn more.

Wednesday, February 15 -
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Multi-Purpose Room, Campus Center

Traci Brimhall, author of Our Lady of the Ruins, and Paul Goldberg, author of The Yid, will read from their work. RSVP for the reading

Wednesday, February 15 - 8:00 pm
Athletic and Fitness Center, 301 Linden Street

The Scarlet Raptors face Montclair State University in a home game. Learn more.

Thursday, February 16 - 12:20 pm
Multi-Purpose Room, Campus Center

The Political Science Society will host an in-depth conversation on the status of Black America.

Thursday, February 16 -
12:30 pm to 1:15 pm
Room 113, Armitage Hall

Learn about career opportunities with the Philadelphia Police Department. Register for all seminars and special programs by signing up at the Career Center, emailing careercenter@camden.rutgers.edu (with your first and last name and student ID number), or by logging on to RaptorLink and selecting "Events" to view all workshops.

Thursday, February 16 -
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
West AB Conference Room, Campus Center

Learn about career opportunities with Bayada Home Health Care. Register for all seminars and special programs by signing up at the Career Center, emailing careercenter@camden.rutgers.edu (with your first and last name and student ID number), or by logging on to RaptorLink and selecting "Events" to view all workshops.

Thursday, February 16 - 6:00 pm
School of Nursing, 215 North Third Street

Learn how a clinical Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree from the Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden can help advance your career. More information and register for the DNP information session.

Thursday, February 16 -
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Raptor Roost, Campus Center

E.B. Lewis will discuss his prolific career as a pioneer in African-American children's literature.

Monday, February 20 -
9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Campus Center

Join us at Discover Rutgers–Camden Day, and get all of your questions answered on how to make a Rutgers–Camden education yours. Prospective first-year and transfer students will learn about academic opportunities, student life, financial aid, admissions, and more. Learn more about Discover Rutgers–Camden Day.

Monday, February 20 -
12:15 pm to 1:45 pm
Room E-112, Law School Building

The second discussion in this ongoing series will be led by professors Ari Afilalo, Perry Dane, and Philip Harvey, and will cover topics including presidential power and executive orders, religious protections, job creation, and the North American Free Trade Agreement. The program will also include opportunities for audience participation and discussion. Food will be served. Contact Vice Dean Kimberly Mutcherson for additional information. 

Monday, February 20 -
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Writers House, 305 Cooper Street

Join us for a discussion of the history of African-American children's literature led by Nyeema Watson, associate chancellor of civic engagement. Watson earned her doctorate in childhood studies and her research focused on images and representations of African-American children, especially in children's literature. Sponsored by the Africana Studies program, the Office of the Chancellor, the

Tuesday, February 21 -
12:30 pm to 1:15 pm
West C Conference Room, Campus Center

Learn how to apply for a goverment position. Register for all seminars and special programs by signing up at the Career Center, emailing careercenter@camden.rutgers.edu (with your first and last name and student ID number), or by logging on to RaptorLink

Tuesday, February 21 - 5:30 pm
Business and Science Building, 227 Penn Street

The Rutgers–Camden MBA helps ambitious working professionals to get more from their graduate education and achieve their maximum potential. Visit this information session sponsored by the Rutgers School of Business–Camden. More information and register for the MBA information session.

Tuesday, February 21 -
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Treno Pizza Bar, 233 Haddon Ave., Westmont, NJ

Rutgers Law alumni from all class years are invited to the annual gathering of South Jersey and Philadelphia Rutgers Law alumni. The gathering is a terrific opportunity to reconnect and network with fellow graduates and professors in a casual setting. Joining the gathering this year will be legacy Newark Law alumni who live and/or work in the region. Learn more and register to attend

Tuesday, February 21 - 8:00 pm
Multi-Purpose Room, Campus Center

The sisters of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority at Rutgers–Camden will present a showcase of black art.

Wednesday, February 22 - 12:15 pm
South A Conference Room, Campus Center lower level

After an initial session on Wednesday, Feb. 8, The Office of Student Involvement will present another edition of "Bring It to the Table," an open roundtable discussion about what is going on in the world today.

Wednesday, February 22 - 12:15 pm
Mallery Music Room, Fine Arts Building, second floor

Featuring pianist Bradley Burgess. Take a midday break and listen to live music performed by visiting professional artists. Free parking is available between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on concert days only. See more information about parking for the Mallery Concert Series.

Wednesday, February 22 -
12:20 pm to 1:00 pm
Science Lecture Hall, Science Building, 315 Penn Street

A representative from the AtlantiCare Health System will be on campus to talk about career opportunities. Register for all seminars and special programs by signing up at the Career Center, emailing careercenter@camden.rutgers.edu (with your first and last name and student ID number), or by logging on to RaptorLink and selecting "Events" to view all workshops.

Wednesday, February 22 -
3:45 pm to 6:00 pm
Room 207, Law School building (west)

The Honorable Jack Landau of the Oregon Supreme Court will speak about "State Constitutionalism and the Limits of Judicial Power." For more information, contact Bob Williams, distinguished professor of law, at rfw@camden.rutgers.edu or 856-225-6372.

Wednesday, February 22 - 5:00 pm
Rutgers–Camden campus

Ready to fast track your nursing career? Our accelerated Bachelor of Science in nursing degree offers a 15-month fast-track program for students who already hold a bachelor’s degree in another field. Register for a Bachelor of Science in Nursing information session.

Wednesday, February 22 - 7:30 pm
Walter K. Gordon Theater, Fine Arts Building

This tension-packed rendition of a classic play exposes an age-old problem, the unreliability of perception. A poignant and timely production,12 Angry Jurors calls into question the prejudice and personal beliefs of jurors and audiences alike. Directed by Paul Bernstein, associate professor of theater.

Wednesday, February 22 - 8:00 pm
Multi-Purpose Room, Campus Center

Loving celebrates the real-life courage of interracial couple Richard and Mildred Loving, and their landmark civil rights case. Sponsored by the Office of Student Involvement.

Thursday, February 23 -
9:30 am to 5:00 pm
Atlantic Cape Community College, Mays Landing

Atlantic Cape Community College graduates can meet with an admissions counselor and receive an in-person decision for Rutgers–Camden programs offered at Atlantic Cape Community College in Mays Landing. To register, email Jason Jankowski, academic program manager, or call 609-837-2900 x. 2912. Learn more about Rutgers at Atlantic Cape Community College.

Thursday, February 23 -
11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Campus Center Lobby

Have your résumé critiqued by experts from the Career Center. Register for all seminars and special programs by signing up at the Career Center, emailing careercenter@camden.rutgers.edu (with your first and last name and student ID number), or by logging on to RaptorLink and selecting "Events" to view all workshops.

Thursday, February 23 -
12:15 pm to 1:30 pm
Room 202, Writers House

Want to be more civically engaged, but don't know where to start? Want to add your voice to conversations about legislation that affects your block, city, county, state, and nation? Come to this workshop to learn how to effectively write to your elected representatives so that they know where you, their constituent, really stand on the issues. Bring postcards and stamps if you can.

Thursday, February 23 -
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Law School Faculty Lounge (Room E403), Law School Building

Mary Celeste Kearney, associate professor of film, television, and theatre, and director of the Gender Studies Program at the University of Notre Dame, will give a lecture titled "Always Extras? Black Girlhood, U.S. Media, and Girls' Studies." A reception will follow. This lecture is free and open to the public. Learn more

Thursday, February 23 - 5:30 pm
Multi-Purpose Room, Campus Center

Rutgers University–Camden is honored to host the annual "State of the City" address by Camden Mayor Dana Redd SBC’96. Register here.

Thursday, February 23 - 7:30 pm
Walter K. Gordon Theater, Fine Arts Building

This tension-packed rendition of a classic play exposes an age-old problem, the unreliability of perception. A poignant and timely production, 12 Angry Jurors calls into question the prejudice and personal beliefs of jurors and audiences alike. Directed by Paul Bernstein, associate professor of theater.

Friday, February 24 - 10:00 am
Walter K. Gordon Theater, Fine Arts Building

This tension-packed rendition of a classic play exposes an age-old problem, the unreliability of perception. A poignant and timely production, 12 Angry Jurors calls into question the prejudice and personal beliefs of jurors and audiences alike. Directed by Paul Bernstein, associate professor of theater.

Friday, February 24 - 4:00 pm
Campus Center

The Art Students League and the Campus Center will host a social justice-inspired art show.

Friday, February 24 -
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Writers House, 305 Cooper Street

Adaptable is a new Friday night series highlighting film adaptations of short stories, novels, plays, and long-form journalism, accompanied by discussions with authors and Rutgers–Camden faculty. Admission is free and community members are welcome. Sponsored by the Writers House, the Campus Center, and the Division of Student Affairs.

Friday, February 24 - 7:30 pm
Walter K. Gordon Theater, Fine Arts Building

This tension-packed rendition of a classic play exposes an age-old problem, the unreliability of perception. A poignant and timely production, 12 Angry Jurors calls into question the prejudice and personal beliefs of jurors and audiences alike. Directed by Paul Bernstein, associate professor of theater.

Saturday, February 25 - 1:00 pm
Tennis Courts, Second and Pearl Streets

The Scarlet Raptors face McDaniel College in a home game. Learn more.

Saturday, February 25 - 7:30 pm
Walter K. Gordon Theater, Fine Arts Building

This tension-packed rendition of a classic play exposes an age-old problem, the unreliability of perception. A poignant and timely production, 12 Angry Jurors calls into question the prejudice and personal beliefs of jurors and audiences alike. Directed by Paul Bernstein, associate professor of theater.

Sunday, February 26 - 2:00 pm
Walter K. Gordon Theater, Fine Arts Building

This tension-packed rendition of a classic play exposes an age-old problem, the unreliability of perception. A poignant and timely production, 12 Angry Jurors calls into question the prejudice and personal beliefs of jurors and audiences alike. Directed by Paul Bernstein, associate professor of theater.

Monday, February 27 -
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Multi-Purpose Room, Campus Center

The Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) and Healing10, a cross-sector coalition of Camden organizations that share a transformative vision for the city, are co-hosting this half-day event. A Community in Healing: Rolling Out Trauma Informed Practices will raise awareness of how adversity, trauma, and toxic stress impact Camden communities, individuals, and organizations. The event will focus on the implementation of trauma-informed practices in Camden and the surrounding area.

Monday, February 27 -
11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Campus Center Lobby

Have your résumé critiqued by experts from the Career Center. Register for all seminars and special programs by signing up at the Career Center, emailing careercenter@camden.rutgers.edu (with your first and last name and student ID number), or by logging on to RaptorLink and selecting "Events" to view all workshops.

Monday, February 27 -
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Black Box Theater, Fine Arts Building

The acclaimed Electric Café series returns this spring with a performance by Joo Won Park and special guests Adam Vidiksis and the Boyer Electroacoustic Ensemble Project (BEEP). Throughout the series, professional musicians bring new and cutting-edge music, with an emphasis on digital music and intermedia performances, to Rutgers–Camden.

Tuesday, February 28 - 3:00 pm
Law School, Room 206

Learn about the traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree, a four-year program designed for first-year students who complete all requirements at Rutgers–Camden. Register for a Bachelor of Science in Nursing information session.

Tuesday, February 28 -
7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Raptor Roost, Campus Center

Rutgers University–Camden will present the fifth annual "Tunnel of Oppression," an immersive program presented with interactive skits, videos, sounds, images, and role-playing designed to raise awareness of acts of oppression that exist globally and in our American society. This event is open to current Rutgers–Camden students, faculty, and staff. Learn more