In This Issue
I. Upcoming Events
Want your club/organization events listed here? Please send an email with the event information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Find out what your fellow students and recent grads are doing in the classroom and out in the wider world at the SEBS & NJAES Newsroom http://sebsnjaesnews.rutgers.edu/category/students/ .
Become a fan of the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences on Facebook http://facebook.com/RutgersSEBS.
Congratulations to Jessica Verpeut, a Ph.D. student in Endocrinology and Animal Biosciences at the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, who finished third among U.S. graduate student candidates in the annual Alltech Young Scientist competition. Learn more about what your fellow students and recent grads are doing in the classroom and out in the wider world by checking out the SEBS/NJAES Newsroom.
5/7/13 - Rutgers Energy Institute - Eighth Annual Energy Symposium on May 7, 2013
The annual energy symposia by the Rutgers Energy Institute (REI) provide faculty, students, staff, government officials, and community members with the opportunity to learn about the new methods, processes, and initiatives being developed by energy thinkers at Rutgers, in New Jersey, and across the country. The symposium will also include awards to the winners of this year's student Energy Innovation Contest, sponsored by the REI, to develop the best plans to reduce student energy consumption and promote eco-friendly practices throughout the Rutgers, New Brunswick Campus. Date: Tuesday, May 7, 2013 Time: 8:30 am (registration and refreshments) - 2:00 pm Location: Fiber Optics Auditorium, Busch Campus, Rutgers University. SPEAKERS: • Steven Chu (former Secretary U.S. Department of Energy) • Steve Corneli (Senior Vice President, Sustainability, Policy and Strategy, NRG Energy, Inc.) • Al Darzins (Research & Development Director, Gas Technology Institute) • Thomas Dietz (Professor of Sociology and Environmental Science and Policy, Assistant Vice President for • Environmental Research, Michigan State University) • Cynthia Warner (Chairman and CEO, Sapphire Energy Inc.) REGISTRATION: Admission is free, but registration is required due to space limitations. Register by May 1: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=ql7mxoiab&oeidk=a07e79h12g529c2ac62 OR Go to web site at http://rei.rutgers.edu/ If you have additional questions, please contact Program Coordinator Beatrice Birrer: E-Mail email@example.com Tel: 848-932-3436
5/17/13 - SEBS CLASS OF 2013 BACCALAUREATE EVENT- 6:00 p.m., at the Cook Campus Center, Multi Purpose Room. Attention all SEBS seniors! You are invited to the 2013 Senior Baccalaureate, the first of three graduation events and a celebration of our class and our time at SEBS. Conclude your undergraduate career with your fellow classmates with a memorable night of student talents, guest speakers, a champagne toast and lit walk around Passion Puddle, as well as many other fun activities. Light refreshments will be served. Bring your family and friends and have a great time! Rsvp to SEBSBaccalaureate@gmail.com.
Seeking undergraduate students or alumnae of Rutgers University with interest in Plant Breeding and/or Horticulture to intern with us at Rutgers Agricultural Reseach & Extension Center (RAREC), Upper Deerfield, near Bridgeton (Cumberland County), NJ, from May 20-August 31, 2013. If interested please email Dr, Tom Orton at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The SEBS Governing Council (SGC) serves the student body of the Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological Sciences (SEBS). By reaching out to both the community and the faculty/administration, the SGC works to amplify the student voice and represent the needs and concerns of the student body. The council also allocates budgets for student groups affiliated with the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences. Please come out and let your voice be heard!
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM SEBS Governing Council General Meeting, CCC 202 ABC
Monday, May 6, 2013
Mindfulness is the art of becoming a compassionate observer of your own experience. Meditation practice helps us to achieve mindfulness and reduce stress. All are welcome, whether you are a beginner or have been practicing meditation for years. Several techniques will be introduced. Participants are encouraged to find their preferred method. No previous experience required. Sponsored by CAPS (Counseling, ADAP & Psychiatry Services).
No registration necessary
OPEN to students, staff and faculty.
Every Thurs 12.00-1.00
Douglass Campus Center Room C.
For further information contact Siobhán Gibbons @ email@example.com
- RU-tv WeatherWatcher brings you the latest in New Brunswick and Piscataway weather throughout the year. Our three time daily (twice on Saturday and Sunday) forecasts are on every 15 minutes on RU-tv channel 6. We are also on Wake Up Rutgers!, the Rutgers morning news show, every Monday and Thursday from 9AM-12:30PM, on RU-tv channels 8 and 60.
If you are in your car going to or from class, you can also find us on WRSU 88.7FM radio during the 1PM and 5PM hours Monday through Friday. We also produce Sports Forecasts for Rutgers athletic events and packages on environmental issues. You can always find us online on facebook.com/RUWeatherWatcher and on Twitter @RUtvWW for the latest weather and information on how to join our program.
SUMMER JOBS AVAILABLE
The Rutgers Cooperative Research and Extension
Vegetable Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Program has:
Positions available statewide
Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Field Technicians are trained and supervised by Rutgers Cooperative Research and Extension IPM personnel to monitor vegetable crop pest and disease levels on farms. Technicians work directly with vegetable growers, enabling growers to develop management strategies for crop pests.
Additionally, technicians participate in research projects designed to further environmentally sound pest management strategies. Field technicians will gain excellent field experience for careers in agriculture, entomology, plant pathology, environmental science, and other science related disciplines. Hours may be full or part time, wages are based on education and relevant experience (starting at $10.00/hr), and mileage is reimbursed ($0.31/mi). Use of your own vehicle is required. Cook students and others may be eligible for college credit for this work experience through the Cooperative Education Program or related program at their college. A biology, entomology, plant pathology, weed science, or agriculture background is highly desirable but not essential. This job requires physical activity in all kinds of weather conditions. Current positions are available in the following areas:
1 part-time (approx. 25 hours/week): Burlington, Camden and Gloucester Counties
1 full time: Hunterdon, Mercer and Somerset Counties
1 full time: Monmouth, Ocean, Middlesex, Mercer Counties
1 full time: Morris, Sussex and Warren Counties
To receive an application or to set up an interview contact:
For South Jersey Positions:
Joe Ingerson-Mahar, Senior Project Coordinator
For North Jersey Positions:
Kris Holmstrom, Research Project Coordinator II
To phone, or visit:
Pest Management Office
Blake Hall, Room 243
93 Lipman Drive
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8524
(732) 932-9751 fax
The purpose of this is to request your participation in a research study investigating collaborative search.Choosing or declining to participate in this study will not affect your class standing or grades at Rutgers. You will not be offered or receive any special consideration if you take part in this research; it is purely voluntary. This study has been approved by the Rutgers Behavioral IRB (IRB Study #E13-046), and will be supervised by Dr. Chirag Shah (firstname.lastname@example.org) at SC&I.
This study requires a team of two/three for two sessions. All two/three participants must be between 18 to 24 years old. You need to sign up in groups of two/three. All two/three participants in a team should have worked on some project before (e.g., a class assignment), it is also required having intermediate typing and online search skills. You should be proficient in English language. The study will be conducted in a computer lab in School of Communication & Information (SC&I) on College Ave campus. Your participation will take about one hour for each session. Approximately 60 participants are being enrolled for this study.
The study will involve using an experimental system, called Coagmento, while surfing the Web for collecting information that will help you to accomplish a task. Coagmento is a plug-in for Firefox browser, which provides support for Web surfing in a team. Each participant in this study will receive $25/person for groups-of-two or $30/person for groups-of-three at the end of both sessions. In addition, you will participate for $25/person in cash if you become the best performing team at the end of the study.
To participate in this study, please visit http://tinyurl.com/cf3mvbh and submit your request. The approval of this request is subject to meeting all the criteria specified above.