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October 2021

Tuesday, October 5 - 8:00 am to 9:00 am
Campus Center, Main Lounge

Chancellor Antonio D. Tillis invites students, faculty, and staff for Coffee with the Chancellor, an opportunity to meet and speak with Rutgers–Camden's new chancellor. Complimentary coffee and donuts will be served. Read Chancellor Tillis's invitation

Public health and safety guidelines will be followed during this event.

Wednesday, October 6 - 11:20 am
Fine Arts Building, Mallery Room

This event has been canceled. 

Featuring Gabriel Schaff, violin, and Melody Fader, piano. Take a midday break and listen to live music performed by visiting professional artists. Members of the public are welcome to attend, but they must show proof of vaccination and wear a mask at all times when indoors. More information about the Mallery Concert Series.

Thursday, October 7 - 12:30 pm to 1:45 pm
Armitage Hall, Faculty Lounge

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. This month, Andrew Zitcer (associate professor, Drexel University) will present "Practicing Cooperation: Mutual Aid Beyond Capitalism." 

Thursday, October 7 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Virtual Event

What does it take to create successful public art projects? Learn about artists' journeys from inspiration to installation of large-scale work with widespread community impact.

Tuesday, October 12 - 1:30 pm
Virtual Event

The Health Sciences Speaker Series hosts Irene Headen, assistant professor of Black health in the Department of Community Health and Prevention at the Drexel Dornsife School of Public Health, for a virtual talk titled "Structural Racism and Maternal Health: Unpacking Systems of Inequity Toward Action." Learn more

Hosted by the health sciences program

Wednesday, October 13 - 11:20 am
Fine Arts Building, Mallery Room

Featuring Milena Zhivotovskya, piano. Take a midday break and listen to live music performed by visiting professional artists. Members of the public are welcome to attend, but they must show proof of vaccination and wear a mask at all times when indoors. More information about the Mallery Concert Series.

Thursday, October 14 - 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Campus Center

Join the TAG Day festivities in front of the Campus Center and learn how Rutgers alumni are supporting the student experience. Take a whirl at the trivia wheel, play a game of matching, and enjoy a round of Plinko. Students who participate in the activities can visit the prize table to pick up Rutgers swag and enjoy a quick snack. They can also vote for their favorite fund to win award money and take a fun photo to remember their time at TAG Day.

Hosted by the Office of Alumni Engagement.

Thursday, October 14 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Virtual Event

What does it take to create successful public art projects? Learn about artists' journeys from inspiration to installation of large-scale work with widespread community impact. This event is part of the "Artist as Activist: Creators Who Inspire Change" speaker series, featuring the artists behind A New View – Camden public art installations and moderated by Kimberly Camp, multimedia artist and A New View – Camden curator.

Monday, October 18 - 11:20 am to 12:20 pm
Campus Center, Multi-Purpose Room, Virtual Option Available

Brennah Lambert SBC'20 will deliver the opening keynote for Women Entrepreneurship Week 2021. Lambert is chef and owner of LesbiVeggies, a restaurant located in Audubon, N.J. This event will be offered in person at Rutgers–Camden, and virtually. Please register to attend

Hosted by the Rutgers School of Business–Camden.

Tuesday, October 19 - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Please register for virtual event link

A virtual collaborative symposium bringing together early modernists, medievalists, and classicists. Learn more and register to attend

Tuesday, October 19 - 12:30 pm
Virtual Event

The Health Sciences Speaker Series hosts Medina S. Jackson-Browne, assistant professor in the epidemiology program at the University of Delaware, for a virtual talk titled "Urinary Biomarkers and Asthma Morbidity in the School Inner-City Asthma Intervention Study." Learn more.

Hosted by the health sciences program.

Wednesday, October 20 - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Please register for virtual event link

A virtual collaborative symposium bringing together early modernists, medievalists, and classicists. Learn more and register to attend

Wednesday, October 20 - 11:20 am
Fine Arts Building, Mallery Room

Featuring Diane Goldsmith, piano, and Vivian Barton Dozor, cello. Take a midday break and listen to live music performed by visiting professional artists. Members of the public are welcome to attend, but they must show proof of vaccination and wear a mask at all times when indoors. More information about the Mallery Concert Series.

Wednesday, October 20 - 12:45 pm to 1:45 pm
Campus Center, Multi-Purpose Room, Virtual Option Available

Janet Davis is a guest speaker for Women Entrepreneurship Week 2021. Davis is CEO and executive chef of JADE Jamaican Grill, a food, hospitality, and events corporation. This event will be offered in person at Rutgers–Camden, and virtually. Please register to attend

Hosted by the Rutgers School of Business–Camden.

Thursday, October 21 - 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Campus Center, Multi-Purpose Room, Virtual Option Available

Orly Zeewy will lead a workshop for Women Entrepreneurship Week 2021. Zeewy is a brand architect and is part of the Philadelphia startup community. This event will be offered in person at Rutgers–Camden, and virtually. Please register to attend

Hosted by the Rutgers School of Business–Camden.

Thursday, October 21 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Virtual Event

What does it take to create successful public art projects? Learn about artists' journeys from inspiration to installation of large-scale work with widespread community impact. This event is part of the "Artist as Activist: Creators Who Inspire Change" speaker series, featuring the artists behind A New View – Camden public art installations and moderated by Kimberly Camp, multimedia artist and A New View – Camden curator.

Thursday, October 21 - 7:30 pm
Walter K. Gordon Theater, Fine Arts Building, 314 Linden Street

Washington may be brimming with crooked politicians, but ex-showgirl Billie Dawn learns that knowledge is power in this classic screwball comedy. Learn more and buy tickets. Attendees must wear masks at all times while in the theater.

Friday, October 22 - 7:30 pm
Walter K. Gordon Theater, Fine Arts Building, 314 Linden Street

Washington may be brimming with crooked politicians, but ex-showgirl Billie Dawn learns that knowledge is power in this classic screwball comedy. Learn more and buy tickets. Attendees must wear masks at all times while in the theater.

Saturday, October 23 - 7:30 pm
Walter K. Gordon Theater, Fine Arts Building, 314 Linden Street

Washington may be brimming with crooked politicians, but ex-showgirl Billie Dawn learns that knowledge is power in this classic screwball comedy. Learn more and buy tickets. Attendees must wear masks at all times while in the theater.

Sunday, October 24 - 2:00 pm
Walter K. Gordon Theater, Fine Arts Building, 314 Linden Street

Washington may be brimming with crooked politicians, but ex-showgirl Billie Dawn learns that knowledge is power in this classic screwball comedy. Learn more and buy tickets. Attendees must wear masks at all times while in the theater.

Wednesday, October 27 - 11:20 am
Fine Arts Building, Mallery Room

Featuring Margarita Rovenskaya, piano. Take a midday break and listen to live music performed by visiting professional artists. Members of the public are welcome to attend, but they must show proof of vaccination and wear a mask at all times when indoors. More information about the Mallery Concert Series.

Wednesday, October 27 - 11:20 am to 12:20 pm
Virtual Event

Cati Coe, professor of anthropology, will discuss her latest film, Stories from Home Care, a 13-minute documentary exploring the life of a Ghanaian home-care worker. The film illuminates issues related to senior health care, West African immigrant labor, gendered experience, and the meaning of loss. The program will feature a screening of the documentary followed by Q&A with Dr. Coe. Please register to attend.

Wednesday, October 27 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Virtual Event

According to the CDC, 26% of adults in the United States live with a disability. Yet, disclosing a disability on job applications or to receive necessary accommodations at work can bring feelings of fear and uncertainty. Is it OK to disclose a disability on a job application? What are some ways to disclose a disability when you're already working? Whether you are a job seeker living with a disability, a caregiver, or an HR professional, join us as we discuss the challenges and opportunities of disclosure in the workplace.

Thursday, October 28 - 12:45 pm to 1:45 pm
Virtual Event

The semester's first Scarlet Scholars virtual event features poet Patrick Rosal, professor of English and co-director of the Rutgers–Camden Institute for the Study of Global Racial Justice (ISGRJ). Rosal's lecture, "Race, Climate, and the Communal Imagination," will address how poetry prepared him to think about racial justice in the context of community and place.

Thursday, October 28 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Virtual Event

What does it take to create successful public art projects? Learn about artists' journeys from inspiration to installation of large-scale work with widespread community impact. This event is part of the "Artist as Activist: Creators Who Inspire Change" speaker series, featuring the artists behind A New View – Camden public art installations and moderated by Kimberly Camp, multimedia artist and A New View – Camden curator.

Friday, October 29 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Campus Quad, 326 Penn Street

Camden children are invited to this free, outdoor Halloween event including a 5 p.m costume contest and parade. All children must be accompanied by an adult 18 or older. Hosted by the Black Law Students Association at Rutgers Law School in Camden.