Rutgers Global Announces Global Grants 2020: Learn more about eight grants being offered this year to Rutgers faculty

Coronavirus: How to stay healthy, and updates from Rutgers University

Rutgers Welcomes Ambassador Philippe Etienne: The Ambassador of France to the United States spoke about France's holistic climate plan

In Nepal, A New Generation of Health Risks: Read about a pilot study headed by Professor Shristi Rawal

The Rutgers-Jilin University Chemistry Exchange Program: Learn about a longstanding cultural exchange program where students have the opportunity to do hands-on research outside of their own university—and country.

Rutgers Advances Work on Climate Action Plan: President Barchi's task force outlines key first steps toward climate resilience

Project Map Spotlight on Kenya: Tackling gender-based violence through women's sports

RU Social? New Media

Have you seen the latest video with our students talking about their experiences studying abroad?

"Studying abroad was one of the best experiences of my life.... Studying abroad is more than just discovering a new country. It's more about immersing yourself in a completely new environment and becoming apart of that community."

Bielka Gonzalez; South Korea; Fall 2019 #RUHoSA #RUGlobal

Ryan Jeter, our Rutgers University PeaceCorps Recruiter penned an opinion piece for The Daily Targum about national service. Check it out:


Thanks to everyone who came out to Football 101--just in time for the Super Bowl! #RUGlobal @RUAthletics

Rutgers Global is on LinkedIn! Stay connected .
Global Events
February 7, 14, and 21: Friendship Friday , 4:00 a.m.--6:00 p.m., Various Locations

Join Rutgers Global and its university partners for this weekly “pop-up lounge” from 4:00–6:00 p.m. at various locations across the New Brunswick campus. Enjoy food, fun, and conversation—and meet and make new friends from around the world!

February 7, 18, and 21: Career Exploration and Success (CES) Events for International Students , Various times, 106 Somerset St., 4th Floor

  • Meetup: Group Advising
  • Pursue the Ideal Internship or Job
  • Get Hired

February 25: Migrant Justice is Climate Justice, 6:00 p.m. | Rutgers Academic Building, Room 2400

Around the world, as migrants face exploitation and growing racist attacks, they're also among the most vulnerable to climate disruption.

February 26: Peace Corps Signature Event , 6:30--8:30 p.m., Livingston Student Center

Have dinner on us! Come learn how Returned Peace Corps Volunteers leveraged their experience to create a career path.

More Events
February is Black History Month! Check out Paul Robeson Cultural Center's Black History Month Calendar of Events.

February 4: Rutgers Sustainability Town Hall, 6:00-9:00 p.m., College Ave. Student Center. Details.

February 5: Graduate Student Welcome Reception and Resource Fair, 4:00-8:00 p.m., College Ave. Student Center. Details.

February 6: “The Invention of Energy Scarcity: Fossil Thinking Before and After Oil in Spain and Trinidad," 11:00 a.m., Academic Building 6051. Details.

February 7: Deborah Thomas, "Archiving a Wounded City: Kingston 2010," 3:00 p.m., Tillett Hall 246. Details.

February 8-May 17: Everyday Soviet: Soviet Industrial Design and Nonconformist Art (1959-1989), Zimmerli Museum. Details.

February 15: 40th Annual Marion Wright Lecture, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Paul Robeson Campus Center, Newark. Details.

February 18: "When Islam is Not a Religion: Inside America's Fight for Religious Freedom," 12:00-1:00 p.m., Rutgers Law School, Newark. Details.

February 19: "Cultural Revolution and Cultural History: High Maoism and Uyghur Perceptions of the Past," 1:00 p.m., 64 College Ave. Details.

February 21: "For the War Yet to Come: Planning Beirut's Frontiers," 3:00 p.m., Tillett Hall 246. Details.

February 25: "Educating Conscience in mid-19th Century British India," 5:30-7:30 p.m., Academic Building, Rm. 6051. Details.

February 25: The Adventures of Saul Bellow: A Film Screening, 7:00 p.m., Rutgers Cinema, Livingston Campus. Details.

February 28: Friendship Fridays International Scholars & Postdocs Mixer, 4:00-6:00 p.m., Rutgers Alumni House at Van Nest Hall, 19 College Ave. Details.

February 28: "China's Urban Ideology: New Towns, Creation Cities, and Contested Landscapes of Memory," 5:00-6:30 p.m., Alexander Library. Details.

Rutgers Climate Task Forces Town Hall Events: The President’s Task Force on Carbon Neutrality and Climate Resilience, co-chaired by Rutgers Global Health Institute core faculty members Robert Kopp and Kevin Lyons, is charged with developing a comprehensive climate action plan for Rutgers to consider. The purpose of the town halls is to include the Rutgers community in this process, and to provide an open forum to share ideas.
February 12, New Brunswick
February 17, Piscataway
February 18, Camden
February 25, Newark

March 2: "Marking Feminine Power: Women, the Sacred, and Equity," 7:00-9:00 p.m., College Ave. Student Center. Details.

April 3: Global Spring Festival, 7:00-9:00 p.m., College Ave. Student Center. Details.
For Students

The Rutgers-Eagleton Washington Internship Award: Deadline, 2/7

Attention all students: You are eligible to apply for the Rutgers-Eagleton Washington Internship Award. The award offers grants of up to $5,000 to select undergraduate students who are pursuing summer internships in Washington, D.C. Internships can be in any field or discipline as long as the position is with the government or a public service organization. 

Apply by February 7th at 5:00 p.m.:
Anita Ashok Datar Design Lab for Women’s Global Health Application: Deadline 3/7

A new opportunity for Rutgers students to:

· Learn and practice design thinking
· Gain new perspectives on women’s health
· Apply creative problem solving to address a real-world challenge


A human-centered approach to innovation and problem solving, design thinking requires understanding and empathizing with users before coming up with solutions. Design thinking has proven to be a highly effective approach to solving issues in global health.


Monday, April 6, 2020
6:00 p.m. Dinner
6:30 p.m. Design Workshop with Dr. Sunita Kramer, Assistant Vice Provost for Undergraduate Research and Experiential Education

Institute for Women’s Leadership, Ruth Dill Johnson Crockett Building
162 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick

Application deadline March 1, 2020. Apply here.
For Faculty
The Mandela Washington Fellowship 2020 Reciprocal Exchange Application Now Open: Deadline, 2/18

The Reciprocal Exchange component provides funds for American professionals to travel to sub-Saharan African countries to continue collaborative work with Mandela Washington Fellowship Alumni on the continent. American professionals may include those met during the Mandela Washington Fellowship through site visits, networking, the Summit, Professional Development Experiences or other activities.

American professionals, including previous Award recipients, and Fellow Alumni from all cohorts are eligible to apply. Please help us spread the word by forwarding the email below to your network of Mandela Washington Fellowship collaborators in your area. 

Applications are due February 18, 2020.

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.