Rutgers Day

Rutgers Day

Date(s): April 29, 2017 at 10:00am - 4:00pm

Cost: Free

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  • Algal Nutrient Uptake Competition - Attendees can compete in taking up as many nutrients as they can to demonstrate competition between different algal species and why studying their uptake strategies is important for the food web, our ocean, and the air we breathe. Department of Earth and Environmental Science - Phytoplankton Metal Physiology and Biochemistry Lab
  • Astrobiology: Planets on Earth -Visit us and try extracting DNA. Watch how instruments evaluate habitability of Icy Moon environments. Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • Become a Bird Watcher - Create a bird feeder from natural materials. Take it home to watch and identify the birds as they come to feed.  Newark Environmental Sustainability Institute (NESI) and the Earth and Environmental Sciences Department, Rutgers-Newark
  • BOSAA Revitalized! Meet members under the alumni tent and see an exhibit on the Conklin Hall takeover of 1969. Black Organization of Students Alumni Association
  • Campus Tours - Take a 60 minute walking or bus tour of campus and the surrounding neighborhood. Learn about new initiatives like the arts incubator at Express Newark located in the former Hahne's & Co. building and the Honors Living Learning Community. Visit beautifully restored Military Park, 15 Washington Street, and Life Sciences II building. No reservations are needed but space is first-come-first-served Rutgers University Alumni Association and Office of the Chancellor
  • Child Research Labs at Newark - Become a junior scientist through hands‐on activities and fun games! Child Research Labs, Psychology Department, Rutgers-Newark. Child Research Labs, Psychology Department, Rutgers-Newark
  • Color Me Calm - A mindful, relaxing activity—coloring. Explore family-friendly ways to relax and enjoy the moment! Rutgers University - Newark Counseling Center
  • Come Out and Play with Me! Interactive fun for kids of all ages brought to you by CCLC (child care center). Institutional Planning and Operations, Economic Development Group  Institutional Planning and Operations, Economic Development Group
  • Eat Up! Help stop food waste. For each empty plate, we will click a selfie and give out a brochure on the importance of food. School of public health, newark
  • Fun and Games or Is It Learning?  We can’t tell! Challenge yourself in a variety of different games and walk away a winner! Prizes include candy, balloons, face painting, and popcorn. Academic Foundations Center 
  • Fun-Filled Physics for Family and Friends!  - Fun physics demonstrations and hands-on activities for kids of all ages to learn about the world around them and get excited about physics!  NCAS Physics Department, The Physics Club
  • Geologic Hazards: Earthquakes and Tsunami - Create mini earthquakes and generate tsunami waves to learn about the forces unleashed by these geologic phenomena. Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • Geophysics: Seeing the Unseen - Uncover Earth’s mysteries, learning about technologies that allow scientists to “see” under the ground. Rutgers Geophysical Society
  • Give Back with Summer Session! Let’s gear up for Summer Session by giving back! We have teamed up with The Pantry RUN to host a food drive to fight hunger on campus. Donate nonperishable food and receive a giveaway. Office of Summer & Winter Sessions
  • Going Green for Sustainable Development  - Learn how to take local action to tackle this global issue. Promote the United Nation’s Sustainable Development goal of climate change.  Rutgers University Association of International Relations 
  • Health Is Wealth! - Be sure you are caring for your riches by getting FREE assessments and screenings. A team will be on call to answer any questions about our program.  Community & Clinical Affairs Rutgers Community Health Center-New Jersey Children's Health Project
  • Is This Real? Our virtual reality headsets use the latest technology to deliver a total immersion virtual reality experience. Strap on the headsets and be immediately transported to an alternate world! Office of Information Technology, Newark Computing Services
  • It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! No! It’s Your Rutgers Super Heroes in Safety Patrol Come meet and take a selfie with our very own Super Heroes in Safety Patrol. Participate in interactive activities, learn safety information, and receive a prize. Rutgers University Police Department
  • It’s a Family Affair - Blaze a scarlet trail to the alumni tent with your future Rutgers grad! Show your little ones that they too can be scarlet forever as they pose for fun photos in a Rutgers graduation cap and gown that’s just their size! Alumni Relations 
  • Jump Start your Mind and Body - Learn about our community initiatives that promote health, wellness, literacy, and early childhood learning. Jumpstart and learn about methods to promote healthy bodies and healthy minds. Office of University-Community Partnerships
  • Legos Rutgers University-Newark - Recreate the campus with Lego building blocks while learning all about RU-Newark! Office of Communications 
  • Let’s Get Technical!  Explore the technical side of supply chain management.  Business Association of Supply Expertise (BASE)
  • Meet Me in Bollywood - Get your henna designs on your hand and pose for a photo wearing authentic Indian clothing and jewelry. Indian Students Association
  • Meet Rutgers-Newark Dining Service- Nutrition demonstration and resources on how to eat healthy on campus and off. A Dining Services dietitian will be available for questions regarding nutrition as well as food allergies/special dietary concerns Dining Services
  • ContinuousNeurological Institute of New Jersey (NINJ) - Departments of Neurological Surgery, Neurology and Otolaryngology (Head & Neck Surgery) at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School - At Rutgers Day the departments of Neurological Surgery, Neurology and Otolaryngology will be giving the community an opportunity to get to know our departments and the services we provide to our patients. As well as providing fun activities for children of all ages that will pique their interest into the advancing world of Neurological medicine. Neurological Surgery, Neurology & Otolaryngology (Head & Neck Surgery)
  • Newark City Learning Collaborative (NCLC) Learn about a citywide collaborative that seeks to expand Newark residents’ opportunities to complete college and obtain other high-quality credentials.  The Cornwall Center of Metropolitan Studies
  • Operation: Map It Out! Your foot bone is connected to your leg bone! Learn about the human body by mapping out its parts Minority Association of Pre-Health Students (MAPS)
  • Paint and Pin Create your own pin-back buttons, have your face or hand painted, and find out more about the Paul Robeson Galleries’ exhibitions and programs.  Paul Robeson Galleries
  • Particles in the Air - There are small particles, called aerosols, in the air around us at Newark as well as in far places such as Antarctica. These tiny particles affect our lives and affect the climate on the planet. We will show how these air particles look and how they work. Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • Playhouse: Fit for All Ages Join the Health Promotion Division of Health Services (HPD) in exploring different dimensions of fitness. Some activities include: obstacle course, musical fun, arts and crafts, free prizes, and so much more! Health Services 
  • R U a Dreamer? Spin the prize wheel and learn more about the undocumented community.  RU Dreamers
  • Records at Play: The Institute of Jazz@50 Did you know Rutgers–Newark is home to the largest archive of jazz memorabilia in the entire world? Come see Miles Davis’s trumpet along with many other treasures. Open 12 to 5 p.m., Paul Robeson Main Gallery, Hahne & Co., 54 Halsey Street. Institute of Jazz Studies, John Cotton Dana Library, Rutgers University Libraries
  • Soak the Polluter - Learn about environmental protection and the impact of pollution with the Meadowlands Environmental Research Institute’s Soak the Polluter. Discuss issues in environmental science while giving the polluter a soaking! Earth & Environmental Sciences
  • Social Justice and Validity- The School of Criminal Justice will provide a series of interactive activities across the criminal justice continuum around social justice, the credibility of eyewitness testimony, and criminal justice terminology. The School of Criminal Justice Rutgers-University Newark
  • Make your own art projects. Glitter tattoos, sand art designs in bottles and animal shape balloons with face painter and personalized fun tattoos. Lots of giveaways. Office of Undergraduate Academic Services Office of Undergraduate Academic Services
  • Start Your Own Business and Market Your Brand at Rutgers Business School - Make your own art projects: glitter tattoos, sand art designs in bottles, and animal shape balloons with face painter and personalized fun tattoos. Lots of giveaways Office of Undergraduate Services
  • Take a Brain Selfie - Complete an interview and lie inside a medical imaging (fMRI) scanner, and make conclusions about what you see on the screen. Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care; Rutgers Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Teeth Are Always in Style - Project Dental ALL members will provide dental facts through the means of colored eggs. Make your smile using sliced apples, marshmallows, and peanut butter. Project Dental ALL, Pre-Health
  • ContinuousThe John Cotton Dana Library: “Libraries as Cornerstones of Democracy: Building an Informed Citizenry One Fact at a Time- Learn how the library is adopting user-centered services to better serve 21st-century Rutgers students, faculty and staff, and patrons from the community. Get tips on identifying fake news, test your knowledge of current events, or learn how to get involved in public affairs. John Cotton Dana Library, Rutgers University Libraries
  • We R International! Fun activities that will shine a spotlight on the diverse cultures represented by the large population of international students.  Office of International Student & Scholar Services
  • What Do Philosophers Do? Participants will be introduced to the major areas of philosophical research, as well as some of the key tools used by philosophers such as logic (with fun logic riddles and puzzles). Rutgers-Newark Philosophy Club
  • What does Public Service mean to you? Make your Mark on Public Service Express how important public service is to you through illustrations and word art. School of Public Affairs and Administration
  • What’s New in Technology? Come and experience the technology world through our lens. Apple/Dell virtual reality demo. kite+key, The Rutgers Tech Store
  • When I Grow Up, I Want to Be...Draw or color your dream profession, then learn which Rutgers majors can make your dreams come true. Office of Academic Services
  • You be the Judge! You are out of order! Bang that gavel and get a glimpse of life as a Judge! Learn more about Rutgers Law School. Pose for a picture in a judge’s robe, and stick around to add to our sidewalk chalk hopscotch. Rutgers Law School - Newark
  • Your Baby’s Brain! Calling all baby scientists! Bring your little ones to build sand castles, play with bubbles, and make balloon animals while you learn about your baby’s development! Infancy Studies Laboratory- Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience

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