#StopAsianHate: Rutgers University leadership has condemned the recent rise in anti-Asian sentiments and violence, and expressed solidarity for members of the Asian and Pacific Islander communities at Rutgers and worldwide. "Unpacking Hate," a virtual event that took place earlier this month fostered conversation.

Our Path Forward: Covid-19 Vaccination and the Fall Term: President Holloway shared the plans for the fall term.

Study Abroad Alumni Spotlight: Meet NASA Aerospace Engineer Jacky Silva-Martinez: She studied abroad in Spain at Rutgers, and currently works at the NASA Johnson Space Center in the Human Health and Performance Directorate

Rutgers Named Fulbright Top Producer for 12th Year: Rutgers University-New Brunswick is on The Chronicle of Higher Education’s annual list of Top-Producers of Fulbright U.S. Student Grants, a distinction shared by some of the nation’s most elite institutions

Online Global Internships Effective for Career Readiness: Students who participated in a remote global internship in 2020 experienced the same or better gains in skill development as peers who completed an in-person international internship the prior year
Two Rutgers Professors Win National Book Critics Circle Awards: Nicole Fleetwood and Cathy Park Hong received awards for their work that tackles contemporary topics of incarceration and Asian identity.

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YouTube: Meet Sthefani Camacho Vasquez, marketing major at Rutgers Business School, who participated in an online global internship with a company in Italy in the fall of 2020. Learn more and apply at:

Instagram: Congratulations to the 28 Summer and Fall 2021 virtual and on-site study abroad applicants who have been awarded the Pell Grant-Eligible Scholarship!

At Rutgers Global, we strive to ensure that finances will not be a barrier to global experiences. Each week these scholarships are awarded to our students!

For more information on our scholarship opportunities, please visit



March 8th marks INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY. How will you help forge a gender-equal world? Celebrate women's achievements. Raise awareness against bias. Take action for equality.

Learn more about International Women's Day:

Happy International Women's Day from Rutgers Global!
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Summer 2017 Study Abroad alum Ifrah Akhtar has been featured on an episode of the A. Gilman Podcast as part of their March Women’s Empowerment Movement podcast for Women’s History Month!

Listen to the episode here:

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For Students
Efficient Business Analysis: Introduction to Data Mining and Decision Making with Professor Isaac Gottlieb

Students are encouraged to register for this professional course.

The course begins on April 1, but has rolling registrations.

No programming knowledge required.

Global Events
B.L.A.C.K. Mentoring Circle: Black and Abroad, 4/5/21, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. (ET)

The Paul Robeson Cultural Center's Black Mentoring Circle program provides a space where students participate in guided educational discourse, leadership development, and out of the classroom engagement. April’s topic is Black & Abroad.

Art After Hours: Musings by Moonlight, 4/6/21, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. (ET)

Explore the Zimmerli’s online exhibition "Musings by Moonlight: The Moon from Japanese Art to Japonism," with the team who created it. We will also learn about the moon in contemporary Japanese manga, upcoming opportunities at the Asian American Cultural Center, and how to make a rabbit and moon in origami!

Workshop: Working with International Students, 4/7/21, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (ET)

Rutgers Global – International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) is offering a workshop on working with international students.

This workshop will provide information and guidance for administrators and academic officials working with international students, and more.

Peace Corps Info Session, 4/8/21, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. (ET)

Meet Jon Thomas, Rutgers Peace Corps Recruiter, to learn more about Peace Corps opportunities available.

Rutgers Got Talent!, 4/8/21
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm (ET)

Join us as we celebrate the finalists of our Rutgers Got Talent! contest, and vote for the winner!

#FriendshipFridays--Join Us! Every Friday this Semester

Rutgers Global hosts a weekly virtual “pop-up lounge” open to all Rutgers students, Fridays from 10:00–11:00 a.m. EST and 4:00–5:00 p.m. EST. Enjoy games, activities, and conversation—and make new friends from around the world!

Self-Care and Wellness Series II:
4/14/21, 4/21/21, 4/28/21
6:00 - 7:00 p.m. (ET)

Rutgers Global hosts the second Self-Care and Wellness series this month, with virtual events focused on Emotional Self-Care, Art Therapy, and Desk Stretch Break.

More Global Events
Be sure to visit the main Rutgers University Events Calendar here: 

Rutgers Global Events Calendar: 

Study Abroad Advising
If you aren’t sure which program you would like to apply to, or if you would like to get a head start on planning for your abroad experience, the first thing you should do is speak with one of our Rutgers Global-Study Abroad advisors!

Online advising is offered at from 1:00–4:00 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.
We are always looking for globally-oriented stories and events to share in Global Connections. If you have suggestions for submissions, please email them to
Rutgers Global is the university-wide office for international affairs at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. The office provides extensive study and service-learning abroad opportunities, academic support for international students, visa and immigration processing for international students and scholars, international partnership facilitation, and on-campus global programming that helps to educate students and professionals alike. Rutgers Global is committed to comprehensive internationalization for both students and faculty, creating resources and opportunities to enhance our global engagement at home and abroad.