Muslims Abroad: Rutgers Grad Creates Guide to Navigating Identity While Studying Abroad: Read about Gilman Scholar Ifrah Akhtar's Service Project

Global Engagement Initiatives at Rutgers University--New Brunswick: A Town Hall event focused on innovative research and learning opportunities at home and abroad

Air Pollution and TB, Exploring the Connections: A Special Feature on Rutgers Global Health Institute Seed Grants

Rutgers Global Hosts First-Ever Alumni Reception in Shanghai: More than 70 alums and past visiting scholars came to celebrate Rutgers

When Math Meets Medicine: Learn More about the Global Work of Benedetto Piccoli

Friendsgiving at Rutgers : International Students Experience an American Tradition

RU Social? New Media

Learn about the multifaceted, international work of Dr. Karen Lin in Rutgers Global's latest "Global Profile."

"As someone who works with livestock in the states, traveling to Belize I was able to learn new techniques and compare how operations on my farm function in comparison to Belize farms."

Kayla Coleman; Belize,
Summer 2019 

Congratulations to the winners of our Rutgers Global International Education Week Photo Contest! We had many exceptional semi-finalist photos this year. Over the past two weeks, we invited the Rutgers community to vote on Facebook and in person at our #IEW2019 events to help us choose the winners. We tallied hundreds of votes and here are the winning photos! 

Great article via @jerseybites
 about food insecurity at this time of year, and our recent event on this topic with @dreamprojectnj and @RutgersSEBS. #RUGlobal

Rutgers Global is now on LinkedIn! Stay connected .
Global Events

December 3: Optimizing Breast Cancer Therapy in LMICs: The Botswana Experience
A Health Equity in Africa Seminar , 12:00-1:00 p.m., Luncheon Lecture, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Presented by Rutgers Global Health Institute. Faculty, staff and students are all welcome to attend. Lunch will be available.

December 4: “Why Africa Matters for U.S. Foreign Policy” with Tibor P. Nagy, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. | Alexander Library, Teleconference Lecture Hall (4th Floor)

As part of its Global Visions & Voices series, Rutgers Global is proud to present Tibor P. Nagy, Jr., Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of African Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. 

December 4: “RWJMS Annual Global Health Fair," 5:30-8:30 p.m., Arline & Henry Schwartzman Courtyard, RWJ University Hospital

The Office of Global Health at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, in collaboration with Rutgers Global, presents its Annual Global Health Fair, featuring poster presentations and keynote speaker Joanna Regulska, vice provost and associate chancellor of Global Affairs at the University of California, Davis.

December 5: World AIDS Day/Day without Art Signature Program: The Duty to Care, 7:30-10:00 p.m., College Ave. Student Center, Multipurpose Room

Join Rutgers Global and its university partners at a screening of the documentary, 5B, to commemorate this year's World AIDS Day and Day without Art.

December 6: Friendship Friday: Holiday Edition! 4:00-7:00 p.m., Rutgers Alumni House at Van Nest Hall

Join Rutgers Global and its university partners for this weekly "pop-up lounge" from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. at various locations across the New Brunswick campus. Enjoy making gingerbread cookies, and meet and make new friends from around the world!

More Events
December 4, 9:00-11:00 p.m., Rutgers Red Cross Panel Discussion on Global Health, College Ave. Student Center, Multipurpose Room. Rutgers Red Cross, in coordination with the student chapter of the Foundation for International Relief of Children, hosts a panel discussion on the professional, educational and experiential learning avenues available at Rutgers for students interested in global health.  More information.

December 5, 4:00-5:00 p.m., "Antimones in Planning," with Hongyang Wang, professor of urban planning and design at Nanjing University, China, CSB room 490. The Bloustein School International Development Interest Group (IDIG) is hosting this talk about the ways in which modern planning has been shaping human settlement environment. For any questions please email

December 10, 7:30 p.m., “More Than Just Mosaics: The Ancient Synagogue at Huqoq in Israel’s Galilee,” with Jodi Magness, Douglass Student Center, Trayes Hall. More information.
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.