February 2018

Thursday, February 1 -
12:45 pm to 1:45 pm
Campus Center, Multi-Purpose Room

Join the Africana Studies program as we kick off Black History Month 2018 with a special presentation, "Reflections on Slavery in New Jersey." Sandra Turner-Barnes serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Camden County Historical Society, the Benson Multicultural Museum, and IDEA, the Institute for the Development of Education in the Arts. For more information, contact Keith Green.

Thursday, February 1 - 6:00 pm
Campus Center, Multi-Purpose Room

MK Asante, author of the critically acclaimed Buck: A Memoir, will present the Ida B. Wells-Barnett keynote lecture. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and the address will begin at 6:30 p.m. Registration is encouraged

Saturday, February 3 - 1:00 pm
Athletic and Fitness Center, 301 Linden Street

The Scarlet Raptors face Kean University in a home game. Learn more. Live stats.

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

The Scarlet Raptors face Kean University in a home game. Learn more. Live stats.

Monday, February 5 -
11:20 am to 12:20 pm
Campus Center, Raptor Roost

Lynne Vallone, professor of childhood studies, will discuss topics from her new book, Big and Small: A Cultural History of Extraordinary Bodies. Her research explores bodily size difference—particularly unusual bodies, big and small—as an overlooked yet crucial marker that informs human identity and culture. Admission is free and open to the public. Register to attend.

Tuesday, February 6 -
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Welcome Center, 330 Cooper Street

Transfer applicants for fall 2018 can register for their instant decision appointment and learn if they have been accepted. You must complete an undergraduate application at least 48 hours before the instant decision appointment and submit the application fee. Learn more about Transfer Instant Decision Day.

Wednesday, February 7 - 11:20 am
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 a.m. and 1 p.m. on concert days only. See more information about parking for the Mallery Concert Series.

Wednesday, February 7 -
5:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Campus Center, Executive Meeting Room

Celebrate Black History Month with a special screening of Brother Outsider, a film about the openly gay civil rights leader Bayard Rustin. A discussion about the LGBTQ+ community in black history will follow the film. 

Thursday, February 8 -
9:00 am to 10:00 am
(online)

Phase II of the Research Administration and Proposal Submission System (RAPSS) includes an agreements and awards process that requires activities that involve the principal investigator and the departmental staff as well as Sponsored Research. These training sessions focus on RAPSS Agreements and RAPSS Awards (Awards/Modifications/Subawards).

Thursday, February 8 - 6:00 pm
Athletic and Fitness Center, 301 Linden Street

The Scarlet Raptors face Ramapo College in a home game. Learn more. Live stats.

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

The Scarlet Raptors face Ramapo College in a home game. Learn more. Live stats.

Friday, February 9 -
8:00 am to 1:00 pm
Campus Center, 326 Penn Street, Camden

Tour our new Nursing and Science Building and learn about nursing, health sciences, pre-med, pre-vet, pre-pharmacy, and pre-dental programs in this half-day information session for prospective Rutgers–Camden students. All sessions run from 8:45 a.m. until noon; choose from campus tours at 8 a.m. or noon; informal Q&A sessions will be held at 1 p.m. Learn more or register to attend

Friday, February 9 - 10:00 am
Walter K. Gordon Theater

Join us for this humorous musical suite of 14 movements by the French Romantic composer Camille Saint-Saëns, originally written for a private ensemble performance of two pianos and other instruments. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit symphonyinc.org.

Friday, February 9 - 11:20 am
Armitage Hall, Room 121

Miranda Holmes-Cerfon, assistant professor of mathematics at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University, will present "Kinetics of Particles with Short-range Interactions." Admission is free and open to the public. Learn more.

Friday, February 9 - 11:30 am
Walter K. Gordon Theater

Join us for this humorous musical suite of 14 movements by the French Romantic composer Camille Saint-Saëns, originally written for a private ensemble performance of two pianos and other instruments.  For more information or to purchase tickets, visit symphonyinc.org.

Saturday, February 10 -
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Fine Arts Building, 314 Linden Street

Are you interested in a career in the arts? During Arts Day, prospective students can learn more about undergraduate visual and performing arts programs offered by the Department of Fine Arts. You can explore career opportunities, meet with fine arts faculty and students, and participate in workshops. Learn more about Arts Day.

Sunday, February 11 - 3:00 pm
Walter K. Gordon Theater

Diocese Gospel Choirs from Camden, Philadelphia, and Delaware will provide a free gospel concert in honor of the African Diaspora. Part of our Black History Month celebration. For more information, contact TiAira Neal.

Monday, February 12 -
11:20 am to 12:20 pm
Fine Arts Building, Digital Studies Lab

Renowned artists Skype in from other parts of the globe to share their work and answer questions from the audience. Natalie Bookchin is an artist and filmmaker who, through virtuosic editing and innovative sonic and visual montage, interrogates the American crisis and its increased inequality and polarization as well as the seismic impact of the digital tools and platforms that determine the shape and texture of contemporary life. Learn more

Monday, February 12 - 6:00 pm
Campus Center, Viewing Room

Conversation on perceptions of Africa, Islam, and the global significance of Timbuktu will be led by internationally recognized scholars Oussenia Alidou, Carolyn Brown, and Guy Weston. Part of our Black History Month celebration. For more information, contact Keith Green.

Tuesday, February 13 -
10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Camden County College, Blackwood Campus

Camden County College students can receive an in-person decision for Rutgers–Camden programs. The application fee will be waived for applicants who apply to Rutgers–Camden programs offered at Camden County College. Individual appointments are available from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. More information about Transfer Instant Decision Day.

Wednesday, February 14 - 11:20 am
Mallery Music Room, Fine Arts Building, second floor

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

Wednesday, February 14 -
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Campus Center, Raptor Roost

Poet Yolanda Wisher and double bassist Mark Palacio present hokkuchi, a meeting of haiku and eros inspired by Sonia Sanchez’s most pulse-stirring and blush-worthy work. Performing original haiku sequences set to blues changes, Wisher and Palacio explore the intimate connection between form and feeling. Learn more and RSVP to attend.

Wednesday, February 14 - 7:30 pm
Black Box Theater, Fine Arts Building

This 2009 Pulitzer Prize finalist is a contemporary comedy of bad manners that tracks the painful ramifications of a blind date gone wrong. Obie Award-winner Gina Gionfriddo's play was a smash-hit off-Broadway that The New York Times described as "ferociously funny." 

Thursday, February 15 -
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
(online)

Phase II of the Research Administration and Proposal Submission System (RAPSS) includes an agreements and awards process that requires activities that involve the principal investigator and the departmental staff as well as Sponsored Research. These training sessions focus on RAPSS Agreements and RAPSS Awards (Awards/Modifications/Subawards).

Thursday, February 15 -
1:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Campus Center Steps

One Billion Rising is a global call to stand in solidarity with survivors of sexual and domestic violence in our campus community and around the world. Student performers and guest speakers will come together to rise, resist, and unite to end sexual and domestic violence. Sweets and hot chocolate will be provided. Sponsored by the Rutgers–Camden Office for Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance. 

Thursday, February 15 -
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Campus Center, Multi-Purpose Room

Students will meet with prominent employers to hear career advice and gain valuable professional contacts with industry experts. This event is open to sophomores through seniors from all majors with a minimum 3.0 G.P.A. (first-semester transfer students must have a 3.0 at their previous institution). Search job posting number 16836 in the RaptorLink job database to see a list of participating employers or to apply to attend. 

Thursday, February 15 - 7:30 pm
Black Box Theater, Fine Arts Building

This 2009 Pulitzer Prize finalist is a contemporary comedy of bad manners that tracks the painful ramifications of a blind date gone wrong. Obie Award-winner Gina Gionfriddo's play was a smash-hit off-Broadway that The New York Times described as "ferociously funny." 

Friday, February 16 -
11:15 am to 12:30 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.

Friday, February 16 - 11:20 am
401 Penn Classroom

James Davis CCAS'10, senior data scientist at Uber, will give the talk "Pricing Uber's Marketplace." Following the lecture, alumni Stephen Alessandrini, Nicholas Sanchirico, Max Steel, and Nicole Stouffer will present a panel discussion. Sponsored by the Department of Mathematical Sciences. Learn more about the lecture

Friday, February 16 -
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Campus Center, Student Works Gallery

Celebrate the artists and artwork of Community, an exhibit of New Jersey community college student-created artwork. Learn more about Student Works Gallery.

Friday, February 16 - 7:30 pm
Black Box Theater, Fine Arts Building

This 2009 Pulitzer Prize finalist is a contemporary comedy of bad manners that tracks the painful ramifications of a blind date gone wrong. Obie Award-winner Gina Gionfriddo's play was a smash-hit off-Broadway that The New York Times described as "ferociously funny." 

Saturday, February 17 - 7:30 pm
Black Box Theater, Fine Arts Building

This 2009 Pulitzer Prize finalist is a contemporary comedy of bad manners that tracks the painful ramifications of a blind date gone wrong. Obie Award-winner Gina Gionfriddo's play was a smash-hit off-Broadway that The New York Times described as "ferociously funny." 

Sunday, February 18 - 2:00 pm
Black Box Theater, Fine Arts Building

This 2009 Pulitzer Prize finalist is a contemporary comedy of bad manners that tracks the painful ramifications of a blind date gone wrong. Obie Award-winner Gina Gionfriddo's play was a smash-hit off-Broadway that The New York Times described as "ferociously funny." 

Monday, February 19 -
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Campus Center, Multi-Purpose Room A

Recent graduates from the Department of Childhood Studies will present a panel discussion about their careers. Speakers are: Stacy Cooper, Burlington County Community Action Program; Traven Harris, behavioral health worker; Anna Perry, Bells Elementary School; Darnell Williams, Strafford Intermediate School. Free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Please register to attend

Monday, February 19 -
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Campus Center, Conference Room South ABC

Join the School of Social Work and the Campus Center as they host a panel discussion about athletes kneeling during the National Anthem, how it has brought attention to activism in sports, and how it affects our society. Panelists will include: Preston Brown, football coach, Woodrow Wilson High School; Lorraine Howard, field education coordinator and teaching instructor, School of Social Work; and student-athletes.

Tuesday, February 20 -
12:45 pm to 1:45 pm
Campus Center, Raptor Roost

Club 26, the Office of Student Involvement, and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion invite you to an ice cream mixer for LGBTQIA+ students, allies, and "out" faculty and staff members. 

Wednesday, February 21 - 11:20 am
Mallery Music Room, Fine Arts Building, second floor

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

Wednesday, February 21 - 5:00 pm
Campus Center, 326 Penn 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 21 - 5:00 pm
Webinar

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

Wednesday, February 21 -
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Writers House

This award-winning documentary unites the narratives of four women around the world who use art to create positive change and contribute to the women's movement. Learn more and RSVP to attend

Thursday, February 22 - 4:00 pm
Rutgers Law School

The Honorable Jeffrey S. Sutton of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit will speak about "States and the Making of American Constitutional Law: Negative and Positive Examples." For more information, contact Bob Williams, distinguished professor of law, at rfw@camden.rutgers.edu or 856-225-6372.

Friday, February 23 -
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Rowan College at Gloucester County, 1400 Tanyard Rd, Sewell

Rowan College at Gloucester County students can receive an in-person admission decision for Rutgers–Camden programs. Individual appointments are available between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. The application fee will be waived for applicants who apply to the B.A. in business administration program offered at this location. To register, email John Ortiz, Director of Transfer Services. More information about Transfer Instant Decision Day.

Friday, February 23 - 10:00 am
Walter K. Gordon Theater, Fine Arts Building

The phenomenal impact of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is chronicled in the Virginia Repertory Theatre's compelling dramatization of the life and times of one of the most influential and charismatic leaders of the American Century. Inspired by the arrest of Rosa Parks, Dr. King puts his philosophy of nonviolent protest to work. He gains recognition and becomes the dominant force in the Civil Rights movement during its decade of greatest achievement. For grades 3 and up. Tickets: $10; $8 for Camden students and residents.

Friday, February 23 - 11:20 am
Armitage Hall, Room 121

Katherine Newhall, assistant professor of mathematics at UNC Chapel Hill, will give the talk, "Metastability of the Nonlinear Wave Equation." Sponsored by the Department of Mathematical Sciences. Learn more about the lecture. 

Monday, February 26 -
11:20 am to 12:20 pm
Fine Arts Building, Digital Studies Lab

Renowned artists Skype in from other parts of the globe to share their work and answer questions from the audience. Eban Goodstein is the author of three books: Economics and the Environment, (John Wiley and Sons: 2017), now in its eighth edition; Fighting for Love in the Century of Extinction: How Passion and Politics Can Stop Global Warming (University Press of New England: 2007); and The Trade-off Myth: Fact and Fiction about Jobs and the Environment (Island Press: 1999). Learn more.

Tuesday, February 27 -
8:00 am to 9:45 am
Crowne Plaza Hotel, 2349 West Marlton Pike, Cherry Hill

Area business leaders will assess the southern New Jersey economy in their business sectors. The panel will consist of four experts who will discuss current and six-month outlooks in their respective fields. Presented by the Chamber of Commerce of Southern New Jersey and Flaster Greenberg. Learn more.

Tuesday, February 27 - 12:15 pm
Law School Building, Room 207

The Federalist Society presents a panel discussion on health care policy and legislation across the United States.

Tuesday, February 27 -
12:45 pm to 1:45 pm
Fine Arts Building, Room 110

Nationally and internationally acclaimed visual artists present lectures about their work and professional practices. Visiting artists have a chance to meet with students and the community to continue the dialogue about perspectives on contemporary art. The spring 2018 theme is "Represent." Learn more

Wednesday, February 28 -
11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Campus Center, Multi-Purpose Room

Representatives from more than 50 nonprofit, government, and health care employers will be on campus to discuss job and internship opportunities with Rutgers–Camden students and alumni. Employment opportunities will include full-time jobs, internships, and summer jobs. Students from all majors and years of graduation are encouraged to attend. Learn more

Wednesday, February 28 - 11:20 am
Mallery Music Room, Fine Arts Building, second floor

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

Wednesday, February 28 -
11:20 am to 12:20 pm
Campus Center Lobby

Student Health Services will have a table in the Campus Center lobby featuring information on how to reach out to someone who may be struggling with an eating disorder. 

Wednesday, February 28 -
12:15 pm to 1:30 pm
Law School Building, Room 207

Join the National Security Law Association for the second annual National Security Law Lecture featuring Alexander Joel, chief of the Office of Civil Liberties, Privacy, and Transparency for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. Joel will discuss his career and the field of intelligence law, along with an opportunity for questions and answers. Lunch will be provided. 

Wednesday, February 28 - 12:30 pm
Law School Complex, faculty lounge

Newly elected Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner will discuss his thoughts on mass incarceration during this talk. 

Wednesday, February 28 -
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Law School Building, Room E403

In the 1970s, college athletes who became known as the Syracuse Eight sacrificed their athletic careers to protest racial inequities. Two of these athletes, Clarence "Bucky" McGill and Dana Harrell, will share their experiences and autograph copies of the book about their activism, Leveling the Playing Field by David Marc. Light refreshments will be served. Part of our Black History Month celebration. Please register to attend

Wednesday, February 28 -
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Campus Center, Multi-Purpose Room

Alianza's 15th annual Defensores de la Justicia Banquet will honor Joanne Gottesman, clinical professor of law and director of the Immigrant Justice Clinic, and Senator Nilsa Cruz-Perez of the 5th Legislative District of New Jersey. 

Tickets: $50.00 general; $40.00 faculty/staff & past honorees; $20.00 student

Wednesday, February 28 - 6:00 pm
Nursing and Science Building, Room 101

International health care executive Suzanne Garber CCAS'92 produced, wrote, and directed the short documentary Gauze: Unraveling Global Healthcare, which focuses on the quality of care and patient outcomes in countries around the world as compared with the United States. Join us for a viewing of the film and a panel discussion comprised of local experts about global health care.