[George H. Cook Campus]

Cook Community Weekly News

December 5, 2016 | Vol. 20 | No. 14

In This Issue

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


I. Happening This Week

12/7/16 - Wednesday - SPEED NETWORKING! 6-9 PM. Come and network with RU Alumni.  Every 3 minutes students move to a different alumni mentor for another round of networking.  Each alum is an important potential resource for you.  College Ave Student Center.  Register at https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07edbulonod1620f66&oseq=&c=&ch=

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.

Looking for More Events on Campus and at Rutgers?
SEBS Calendar | G. H. Cook Campus Calendar | Rutgers Calendar


II. Other Upcoming Events

12/13/16 - Tuesday  6:30 PM.  Talk by Dean Paranicas, President of the HealthCare Institute of NJ (HINJ).  New Jersey’s Life Sciences Community:  Economic Impact, Medical Innovation and Career Opportunities.  Center Hall at Busch Student Center 604 Bartholomew Rd, Piscataway.  Mr. Paranicas will present an industry briefing, touching on how NJ became ‘The Medicine Chest of the World,’  and the economic impact, opportunities, and challenges facing the Life Science community in NJ.  Reception to follow. 

1/29/17 - Sunday - Noon - Life After College.  The Cook Community Alumni Association will be hosting its Fourth Annual "Life After College" mentoring event early next semester at the Cook Student Center multipurpose room.  Food and beverages will be served.  A brief introduction will start the afternoon, followed by Alumni Mentor Round Table discussions for individual majors, going over industry trends and opportunities. This event has been very much appreciated by the students in past years! If you can spare some time on January 29th, please join us! Cosponsored by the SEBS Governing Council and the Office of the Cook Campus Dean.  Register at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSckHZd43VUsMoEbWKD2FXr97a8JHKM0vNma5XEAunK7TlAq0Q/viewform

III. Announcements


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



A2E is a tutoring and mentoring program for 50 first and second grade students in New Brunswick. Volunteers are paired with around 2 students one day each week from 3:15 - 5:15pm for the Spring 2017 semester at Roosevelt Elementary School in New Brunswick, a two block walk from the Rockoff Hall bus stop on the EE Route. Sign up to make a difference in our community! For more information, email rutgersa2e@gmail.com. Sign up through the following application: https://docs.google.com/a/scarletmail.rutgers.edu/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfD-6CjI6CvP4cU84H8urabuhE3QHz_qAGkU2gKQzsOXBLALw/viewform



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.


Students for Environmental Awareness

If you're interested, our meetings are every Monday in the Merle V. Adams room of the Cook Student Center at 9:15pm. We do a variety of activities promoting environmentalism and sustainability on campus through various campaigns, film screening, and community service. We do some fun activities such as hiking trips, trail restoration, beach clean ups, etc. as well. Feel free to join at any time and contact us through email at rutgers.sea@gmail.com or on Facebook.


ENERGY INNOVATION CONTEST!  The Rutgers Energy Institute (REI) announces the Energy Innovation Contest inviting undergraduates to help reduce energy consumption at Rutgers.  Awards will go to students who develop the best innovative plans to make our campus more carbon neutral, reduce energy consumption and promote eco-friendly practices throughout the New Brunswick Campus. Three prizes ($2,500, $1,500, $1,000) will be awarded.  Open to all New Brunswick Undergraduates. Register by sending an email indicating intent to submit an entry to Beatrice Birrer at bea@marine.rutgers.edu no later than Feb. 24, 2017, subject line: "Energy Innovation Contest." Details, application form and full rules, are available on the REI website (http://www.rei.rutgers.edu/). Proposals due March 27, 2017.


Rutgers Student Food Pantry is dedicated to helping students in need. Its primary mission is to provide necessary food and personal care products to members of the Rutgers community. Donations are accepted at The Office of Off-Campus Living & Community Partnerships, located at 39 Union Street anytime between the hours of 8:30AM-5:00PM. Donation pick-up can be arranged as well. For more information contact (848) 932–5500  or ruoffcampus@echo.rutgers.edu


Green Print

Wanna hear about campus events or current issues from your fellow classmates? Check out the Cook campus newsletter Green Print at www.rugreenprint.com!!

Want us to address a school-related concern, or advertise your club's event? E-mail us at sebsgreenprint@gmail.com

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Rutgers Recreation Spa Services

Did you know that Rutgers Recreation offers SPA SERVICES at the Cook/Douglass Recreation Center? Come and relax in our aromatherapy filled spa room. Our licensed massage therapists will help you unwind and rebalance from your busy week.

Threading is available every Wednesday from 3-8PM/cost $5.00. No appointment necessary.

Massages are scheduled on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Fridays.

30 minute massage $25. students rate / 60 minutes $45 student rate.

SPA TREATS ARE OFFERED EVERY FRIDAY - 30 MINUTE MASSAGES ARE ONLY $20.00 (cannot be combined for 60 minutes)

Please call to schedule your appointment!

Cook/Douglass Recreation Center 848-932-8600

Check our website at: rec.rutgers.edu