Rutgers Students Make Their Mark at U.N.: Five graduate students selected to intern with U.N. agencies this semester 

Mukund Karwe , Distinguished Professor in the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences (SEBS), receives Lifetime Achievement Award in Food Engineering

Livia Souza , Graduate Student in the School of Arts & Sciences (SAS) from Brazil, leads efforts to document the language of an Amazonian tribe

A Healing Environment : Rutgers Global Health Institute Seed Grants fund projects in Indonesia, Botswana, and Tajikstan

International Student Spotlight:
Gianluca Gazzola -- Making Connections

Rutgers Research : Scientists Discover New Antibiotic in Tropical Forest in Mexico, which may lead to “plant probiotic” and new antibiotics

Student Spotlight: Victor Abril '21 from the School of Engineering (SOE):
As a young child in Ecuador he was fascinated by technology and determined to learn how things worked

Rutgers Professor Seeks to Provide Insight Into the Immigrant Experience:
Peter Guarnaccia ’s research examines how students navigate cultures

RU Social? New Media

"With my newfound confidence and sense of courage, I cannot wait to embark on my next adventure in this great, big world."

Shrea Mitra; Thailand,
Summer 2019 

Have you heard about "Access the World"? It's a new Rutgers Global - Study Abroad initiative that offers 30 semester courses all over the world at or below Rutgers cost!

Learn more here:

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Thanks to everyone who joined us for the  @PeaceCorps tailgate party! It was great to get our students and RPCVs together. If you missed it, stop by our office and talk with recruiter Ryan Jeter to learn more.

Discover Rutgers University from the perspective of some of our Chinese students in this new video.

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

November 1, 8, 15 & 22: Friendship Fridays, 4:00-7:00 p.m., Various Locations

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 food, fun, and conversation--and meet and make new friends from around the world!

November 3 - 17: Rutgers Jewish Film Festival , Various Locations

The Bildner Center is pleased to present the twentieth annual Rutgers Jewish Film Festival, which will feature a diverse array of narrative and documentary films from around the world. Most screenings feature guest speakers, including filmmakers and scholars. 

November 13: Muslims Abroad Student Panel: Navigating Identity in Global Spaces , 5:00-7:00 p.m., Paul Robeson Cultural Center
Gathering Lounge

Join us for a panel discussion and learn more about the Muslims Abroad project and resources, created by Rutgers 2019 graduate, Ifrah Akhtar. Food will be served.

November 17 - 22: International Education Week

International Education Week is a joint initiative of U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education that celebrates the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. Rutgers Global and other university units and departments host on-campus events in recognition of International Education Week. Join us for these special events!

November 18: Rayka Zehtabchi: Anita Ashok Datar Lecture on Women's Global Health 6:00-8:00 p.m., College Ave. Student Center, Multipurpose Room

Join us for the screening of Oscar-winning short film "Period. End of Sentence." followed by a conversation with director Rayka Zehtabchi. Presented by the Institute for Women's Leadership.

More Events
November 3, 2:00 p.m., Spanish Language Tour of "Dimension: Modern Art in the Age of Einstein." Zimmerli Museum. More information.

November 6, 3:00-4:30 p.m., Spain's Pacific Empire and the Chinese Diaspora: Convergence and Intersection, Evelyn Hu-Dehart. Center for Chinese Studies. Van Dyck Hall. More information.

November 7, 4:30-6:00 p.m., China and the U.S.: Why Can't We Just Get Along, Andrew Nathan. Center for Chinese Studies. Alexander Library. More information.

November 8, 12:00-1:30 p.m., Rutgers Climate Institute November 2019 Climate Lunch. Rutgers Global Health Institute core faculty member Shauna Downs, an assistant professor in the Department of Urban-Global Public Health at the School of Public Health, will speak about “Climate, Food Systems, and Nutrition.” Gathering Lounge, Livingston Student Center. More information.

November 14, 4:30-6:00 p.m., How the Chinese Copy became the Protoype: Shenzen and the Moral Perils of Technological Promise, Silvia Lindtner. Center for Chinese Studies. Alexander Library. More information.

November 15, 7:00-9:00 p.m., Friendsgiving With Rutgers University Programming Association (RUPA).Celebrate Thanksgiving with Rutgers Global and RUPA! College Ave. Student Center. More information.

November 19, 7:00-10:00 p.m., Peace Corps Film Screening: "A Towering Task," Douglass Student Center, Trayes Hall. Rutgers Global and the Peace Corps Campus Recruitment Office present a film screening of the documentary, "A Towering Task: The Story of the Peace Corps," directed by Alana DeJoseph and narrated by Annette Bening. More information.

November 20, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., Rutgers Climate Symposium: Science and Society: Perspectives on a Green New Deal, Livingston Student Center, Livingston Hall. Naomi Klein, Rutgers University; Daniel Aldana Cohen, University of Pennsylvania; Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, Ocean Collectiv; Neil Maher, New Jersey Institute of Technology; and J. Marshall Shepherd, University of Georgia. Sponsored by Rutgers Climate Institute. More information.

November 21, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Rutgers Global Town Hall: The State of Global Engagement at Rutgers University--New Brunswick, Livingston Student Center, Livingston Hall. Come to a Town Hall and learn about new globally-focused programs and initiatives at Rutgers. More information.

November 21, 4:00-7:00 p.m., World Exchange Day, Livingston Student Center, Livingston Hall. Rutgers Global and its university partners present World Exchange Day, a comprehensive information and resource fair for students to learn about academic majors and minors, study abroad programs, student organizations, and career and internship opportunities. More information.

November 21, 4:30-6:00 p.m., IRW Distinguished Lecture Series: "Beyond Walls and Borders: Immigration, Citizenship, and Security Reconsidered." Linda Bosniak, Debanuj DasGupta, and Renee Feltz. Ruth Dill Johnson Crockett Bldg., Conference Room. Institute for Women's Leadership. More information.

December 4, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., "Why Africa Matters for U.S. Foreign Policy" with Ambassador Tibor P. Nagy, Jr., Alexander Library, Teleconference Lecture Hall (4th Floor). As part of its Global Visions & Voices series, Rutgers Global is proud to present a presentation by Tibor P. Nagy, Jr., Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of African Affairs at the U.S. Department of State.  More information.

December 5, 7:30-10:00 p.m., World AIDS Day/Day Without Art Signature Program, College Avenue Student Center, Multipurpose Room. Screening and discussion of 5B (2019 Cannes Film Festival selection), the inspirational story of everyday heroes who took extraordinary action to comfort, protect, and care for the patients of the first HIV/AIDS ward unit established in the United States. More Information.
For Students
Get Involved in Global Health

Because a wide variety of factors impact global health, there are many different avenues for your involvement. The Rutgers Global Health Institute has created a resource with Rutgers student organizations, Rutgers chapters of national and international organizations, and noncredit experiential learning opportunities that offer ways to engage in global health issues.

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.