Global News
The ROSE Program Launches Successfully in China
The ROSE Initiative (Rutgers Overseas Semester Experience) kicks off in three cities in China

Virtual Celebration of Scholarship 2020
The Rutgers University – New Brunswick Libraries are launching the Virtual Celebration of Scholarship to celebrate the accomplishments of Rutgers authors

Rutgers–Camden Honors Student Awarded International Social Justice Fellowship
Melani Cruz Stokes, a criminal justice major, has been named among 135 international scholars selected for a prestigious Humanity in Action Fellowship

Virtual Worlds Transform Remote Learning to Engage Students During Pandemic
The university’s tech innovators are rolling out alternatives to the web conferencing format that has become a hallmark of life in the pandemic 

Rutgers Selected as Site for COVID-19 Vaccine Clinical Trial
New Jersey Medical School has been selected by Moderna as one of over 90 sites across the United States to recruit adults to volunteer for the COVID-19 vaccine trial

Rutgers Welcomes the Class of 2024, Full of Hope in Uncertain Times
Members of the Class of 2024 are bringing a belief in better days, a dedication to learning and a determination to get the most out of their time at Rutgers, even from afar

Scarlet Speakers in the Heart of Your Home
Check out this series of virtual events with Rutgers faculty members and alumni that you can participate in from the comfort of your own home

RU Social? New Media
What is ROSE? Check out this video overview of the Rutgers Overseas Semester Experience (ROSE) Program.

"Welcome New Rutgers International Students!

Meet your 2020 Rutgers International Student Orientation Leaders"


".@RutgersU is the birthplace of the iconic fat sandwich—a greasy tradition that appeared on the fast food scene in the late 1970s. Now, over 40 years later, we're inviting YOU to re-imagine the fat sandwich as we know it. #RUGlobal
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"Hey Scarlet Knights! Have you heard about the Rutgers International Buddy (RIB) Program? It connects Rutgers University students—international and domestic, undergraduate and graduate—with other Rutgers students from around the world. Check it out and apply here 

Virtual Events
Virtual Friendship Fridays: Speed Friending Edition, 9/25/20, 9:00-11:00 a.m. and 4:00-6:00 p.m. ET

Friendship Fridays, Rutgers Global's popular weekly pop-up lounge continues this fall on September 25 at 9:00 a.m. and again at 4:00 p.m. It is the Speed Friending Edition and you don't want to miss it.

Join Us for a Virtual Study Abroad Fair, 9/29/20, 2:00-5:00 p.m. ET

The Rutgers Global Study Abroad virtual fair is a chance for students to learn about the assortment of global experiences available to Rutgers students. You can click through and read more about the different programs, as well as chat live with program faculty and representatives.

Global Collaborative Education Lab Symposium, 10/1/20, 12:00-2:00 p.m. ET

The Global Collaborative Education Lab (GCEL) assists Rutgers faculty in providing all students access to
global experiences through virtual exchange in collaboration with peers from around the globe. During this
Symposium, faculty will discuss their plans for including virtual exchange in designing their courses, with
guidance from TLT colleagues. The Rutgers Global team will share information about resources, including an introduction to virtual exchange and a new grant competition to seed fund course development.

More Events
Thursday, September 17 | 1:00 p.m.
Center for Chinese Studies
Xian Huang (Rutgers University), Social Protection under Authoritarianism: Health Politics and Policy in China

Thursday, September 17 | 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Department of American Studies
Naomi Paek (University of Illinois), Ban, Walls, Raids, and Sanctuary: Understanding U.S. Immigration for the Twenty-First Century

Tuesday, September 22 | 4:00 p.m.
Center for Middle Eastern Studies
Steven A. Cook (Council on Foreign Relations)

Friday, September 25 | 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Center for Chinese Studies
Ian Johnson (Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist), “Twenty Years in China: A Journalist’s Experience on Trends and Developments”

Monday, September 28 | 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
South Asian Studies Program
“Surviving the Pandemic in South Asia: How COVID, Lockdowns, and Flooding are Impacting the Most Vulnerable”

Thursday, October 1 | 8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Rutgers Global Asias
Screening and Panel Discussion of A Thousand Cuts 

Thursday, October 1 | 8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Center for Chinese Studies
David Goodman (Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University), “China’s Ruling Class: Elite Persistence and the Ironies of Social Change”
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.