[George H. Cook Campus]

Cook Community Weekly News

October 5, 2015 | Vol. 19 | No. 6

In This Issue

  1. Happening This Week
  2. Important Announcements
  3. Upcoming Events Calendar

I. Happening This Week

JERSEY FRESH FARMER'S MARKET ON COOK CAMPUS - THURSDAYS IN SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER - Jersey Fresh Farmer's Market on Cook Campus - Every Thursday 11 am - 3 pm on Nichol Ave behind the bookstore on Cook Campus.

RESUME CRITIQUE DROP-IN HOURS - Tuesdays, 2pm – 4pm, Martin Hall, Room 210, Cook Campus, Larry Jacobs, Career Specialist

10/6/15 - Cook Business Club - Resume and Cover Letter Critique Workshop in the DCC Meeting Room B at 9pm

10/6/15 - Taste of Italy at the Hot Spot - in the Douglas Cafe from 11am-3pm. This special themed meal event is a joint effort from students in the Nutritional Sciences Department and Rutgers University Dining Services. We hope to see you there! 

10/7/15 - Rutgers Urban Forestry Program - Tree Care Industry & Urban Forestry Program Open House from 5:30 - 9:00pm at the University Inn & Conference Center, 178 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick. 

10/8/15 - Nutritional Science Club - Meet The Professors at 5:30 in Douglass Lounge.

Want your club/organization events listed here? Anyone can submit information for publication through the online submission form located at: http://www.rci.rutgers.edu/~acampbel/ccwn.htm or by submitting items directly with an email to studentmail@aesop.rutgers.edu..

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II. Announcements

  1. Follow the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences on Facebook  http://facebook.com/RutgersSEBS and on Twitter: https://twitter.com/RutgersSEBS.

  2. Mindfulness Meditation

    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 introduced. Participants are encouraged to find their preferred method. No previous experience required. Sponsored by CAPS  (Counseling, ADAP & Psychiatry Services).

    Free. No registration necessary
    OPEN to students, staff and faculty.
    Every Thurs 12.00-1.00
    Douglass Campus Center Room C.

  3. Department of Exercise Science researchers are looking for male and female participants ages 18-50 for a study investigating the effects of a new supplement on fat loss and increased lean mass via enhanced growth hormone secretion. To be eligible, you must consider yourself overweight (BMI > 27) and have been on a moderate exercise program for at least 6 months. Also, you cannot be highly trained. For more information contact mmr213@scarletmail.Rutgers.edu

  4. Energy Globe Award

    The objective of the ENERGY GLOBE Award is to present successful sustainable projects to a global audience and to demonstrate that for many environmental problems feasible solutions already exist. Projects submitted from over 170 countries take part each year in the awards.
    For 2016 innovative projects and smart technologies from around the world are invited to take part again. Participation is open to projects with focus on resource conservation, improving air and water quality, energy efficiency and renewable energies. But also projects that focus on the creation of awareness in these areas will be eligible to participate.
    Every individual, private or public institution, companies, NGOs, etc. can submit a project. The submission is free.

    Deadline for submission: 20th November 2015.
    More details - http://www.energyglobe.info/en/participation

  5. Rutgers Department of Transportation Services (DOTS) and University Planning and Development will be popping up across Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS). Stop by the information table to ask questions or provide feedback about the transportation system and learn more about DOTS' current programs and services, such as BikeRU (bikes.rutgers.edu). We will also be introducing and providing information on the University's Transportation Master Plan effort, which is currently underway. For more information about this event, go to rudots.rutgers.edu or please contact Leigh Ann Kimber, Senior Transportation Planner at lkimber@aps.rutgers.edu.

    Dates and locations are as follows:

    Tuesday, October 6, 1-3 pm: Rutgers Student Center at Morrell Street, Rutgers University-New Brunswick Tuesday, October 13, 1-3pm: Busch Student Center, Rutgers University-New Brunswick Thursday, October 15, 1-3pm: Douglass Student Center, Rutgers University-New Brunswick Tuesday, October 20, 12-2pm: Woody's Cafe, RBHS at Piscataway

III. Upcoming Events Calendar

10/12/15 - Come join Students for Environmental Awareness.  We do a variety of activities promoting environmentalism and sustainability on campus through various campaigns and hosting a film screening every semester. We participate in community service through beach and trail cleanups and do some fun activities such as hiking trips as well. If you're interested, our meetings are every other Monday at 9PM in the Merle V. Adams building of the Cook Student Center. Our meeting dates for the semester are 10/12, 10/26, 11/23, and 12/7. Feel free to join at any time and contact us through email at rusea@eden.rutgers.edu or on Facebook.

10/13/15 - Nutrition Club Healthy Fall Bake Sale 11 AM - 2 PM in Douglass Student Center

10/13/15 Tuesday 5:30 7:30 p. m. Undergraduate Research Mixer
The Fall Undergraduate Research Mixer provides an opportunity for undergraduate students to be introduced to research programs by Cook Faculty and staff.  Some of these programs require research assistants and are sometimes paid positions.   Undergraduates can be recruited for independent research projects or senior honors program for the spring or fall semesters.  During this event, faculty and department staff is invited to provide information about their projects and meet individually with students.  The Research Mixer also welcomes groups outside Cook Campus that express a willingness to work as research assistants.  Refreshments will be served.  Please RSVP to joan.bjones@rutgers.edu by Friday, October 9 so that we can include you in the refreshments.  Cook Campus Center multipurpose room.

10/16/15 - Nutrition Club "Meet the Professors" Night 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM in Douglass Lounge

10/27/15 - Speaker Event- On Tuesday, October 27th at 7:30pm, RD Maria Sakowitz from Weigh to Healthy in East Brunswick is coming to speak to the club about her career in dietetics!

10/28/15 Wednesday 10:55AM-12:15PM.  Knowledge and Power Plenary: Pam Fessler, NPR correspondent and Douglass alumna.  Voorhees Chapel, Douglass Campus..

Save the Date: October 31 (Saturday, 10-2) Graduate & Professional Admissions and Career Services event. Representatives from Rutgers masters and professional degree programs across the Camden, Newark, and New Brunswick campuses will be available to discuss their areas of study and the admissions process to prospective applicants. Programs/departments that will be represented at this years’ Open House will be listed on the Graduate Admissions website prior to the event.
Rutgers Student Center, 126 College Avenue.