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Global Scholar and Distinguished Professor Appointed Vice President for International and Global Affairs

May 25, 2016

After a thorough national search, distinguished professor of chemistry and physics Eric (Rick) Garfunkel has been appointed vice president for international and global affairs effective July 2016. Garfunkel is responsible for the university’s internationalization efforts, including study abroad and global education, cross-cultural and global programming, development and support of international relations and partnerships, and services for visiting students and scholars.

   

GAIA Centers Seeking Marketing and Outreach Interns

April 29, 2016

The GAIA Centers are seeking applications for two marketing internship positions.

   

From Classroom to Social Change: Students Pursue Significant Opportunities for Global Progress

April 7, 2016

When Sarah Lin came to Rutgers, she wouldn’t have been able to say much in depth about international human trafficking. But in 2016, the planning and public policy sophomore met with world leaders like former President Bill Clinton as a result of a human trafficking awareness campaign she designed while taking a course she found by chance.

   

Technology, Science, and Quality of Life

Botswana delegation explores Rutgers collaborations for improved quality of life

April 7, 2016

On March 20, 2016, Rutgers welcomed three delegates from the Botswana Institute of Technology, Research, and Innovation (BITRI)—Nelson Tonto, CEO; Shedden Malupe, executive director of technology; and Jose Jackson-Malete, director of research and partnerships—for a week-long tour and exploration of the various ways in which Rutgers and BITRI can collaborate for social improvements.

   
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The Clintons Welcome Rutgers Students to Prestigious Annual Global Conference

April 8, 2016

 

From Classroom to Social Change: Students Pursue Significant Opportunities for Global Progress

 

 

When Sarah Lin came to Rutgers, she wouldn’t have been able to say much in depth about international human trafficking. But in 2016, the planning and public policy sophomore met with world leaders like former President Bill Clinton as a result of a human trafficking awareness campaign she designed while taking a course she found by chance.

   
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20 Years in the Making: CWGL Leader Appointed to Co-Chair of UN Civil Society Advisory Committee

March 2, 2016

Aims to spread awareness to faculty and students on human rights, gender equality, and other global issues

There’s nothing quite like capping off the year with a major achievement, and Dr. Radhika Balakrishnan, faculty director of the  Center for Women’s Global Leadership (CWGL), did just that.

   
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RECAP: 2016 Study Abroad Fair


February 9, 2016

On Wednesday, February 3, 2016, the Center for Global Education at the GAIA Centers hosted its annual Spring 2016 Study Abroad Fair to showcase the short-term and summer study abroad and service-learning abroad options for students.

   
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Rutgers Selected by State Department to Host Business and Civic Leadership Institutes for Obama Initiative

February 9, 2016

Rutgers doubles cohort of fellows to offer brand new sustainable business institute

For the third consecutive year, the U.S. Department of State selected Rutgers to offer the six-week Mandela Washington Fellowship (MWF) program as part of President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI)—the only New Jersey university chosen to do so.

   

Rutgers China Office Offering Grants to Students for Study Abroad to China

Since 2014, the Rugers China Office (RCO) has administered the Rutgers China Study Abroad Scholarship for Rutgers students to pursue traditional study abroad, career-oriented internships, and other non-traditional credit-bearing study in China. The opportunity aims to better prepare students for employment or graduate work that will have a significant impact on the increasingly important interdependence between the United States and China.

   
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GAIA Centers Hosts First Study Abroad Diversity Fair

October 6, 2015
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Last month, the GAIA Centers held its first annual Study Abroad Diversity Reception for a select group of attendees to explore what it means to be a global citizen in the 21st century. More than 100 globally engaged students and study abroad returnees attended the event.

   

 

 

 

 


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2016 International Research Conference

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2016 International
Research Conference
Advancing International Research Collaborations: Policy and Practice
July 20–21, 2016


Rutgers Around the World

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