Rutgers Global Grants Fifth Anniversary Symposium

Thursday, November 16th 12:00 pm
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Alexander Library, Teleconference Room, 4th Floor
12:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.


Rutgers Global Grants (formerly known as "GAIA Grants") are celebrating our fifth anniversary! If you are a faculty member or a representative of a department or school, join us on November 16, 2017, to hear from past grantees about their experiences, learn about the types of projects we tend to fund, and get some tips for preparing your proposal. 

Please register at bit.ly/RU-Global-Symposium.

Sessions

  • International Collaborative Research (Tenure-Track Faculty)
  • Interdisciplinary Working Groups
  • International Collaborative Research (Tenured Faculty)
  • Internationalizing the Curriculum

 

Agenda

12:00–12:30 p.m.

Lunch

12:30–12:45 p.m.

Welcome Remarks

Rick H. Lee (Rutgers Global)

12:45–1:30 p.m.

Panel I: International Collaborative Research Grants (Tenure-Track Faculty)

Edward Alessi (School of Social Work, Rutgers University–New Brunswick)

Stress, Mental Health, and Resilience among LGBT Forced Migrants in the US and Canada

Shishir Chundawat (Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, School of Engineering, Rutgers University–New Brunswick)

Enabling the Creation of a Sustainable and Economically Viable Cellulosic Biofuels Industry in Brazil

Qingyu Meng (Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, School of Public Health, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences)

Air Pollution Campaign in Uganda

1:30–2:15 p.m.

Panel II: Interdisciplinary Working Group Grants

Susan Caplan (Division of Nursing Science, School of Nursing, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences)

Chronic, Severe Mental Disorders in Rural Areas of the Dominican Republic: Teambuilding and Pilot Work

Mohammad Herzallah (Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience, Rutgers University–Newark)

Collaborative Research on the Cognitive Correlates of Major Depressive Disorders

Mara Sidney and Jamie Lew (Global Urban Studies Doctoral Program, Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–Newark)

Building Global Urban Studies at Rutgers–Newark: Learning from the Global Grassroots

 

2:15 p.m.

Break

 

2:30–3:15 p.m.

Panel III: International Collaborative Research Grants (Tenured Faculty)

Teddy Asefa (Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick)
    
Rational Design and Synthesis of Highly-Crystalline Mesoporous Metal Oxide Thin Films with Bimodal Pores for Efficient Electron Transport, Charge Storage, Electro-Catalysis, and Visible-Light Activation

Karen D’Alonzo (Division of Nursing Science, School of Nursing, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences)

The Contribution of Acculturation Stress to Excess Risk of Obesity among Low-Income Immigrant Latinas in the US: A Bio-Behavioral Study of Allostatic Load (AL) and Coping Styles among Oaxacan Immigrants

Sean Mitchell (Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–Newark)

Imaginaries of Violence: Literary and Anthropological Approaches to the Transformations of Rio de Janeiro

3:15–4:00 p.m.

Panel IV: Internationalizing the Curriculum Grants

DuWayne Battle and Rebecca Davis (School of Social Work, Rutgers University–New Brunswick)

Going Global! A Comprehensive Program to Internationalize the Rutgers Baccalaureate Social Work Curriculum

Ellen Lieberman (Douglass Residential College, Rutgers University–New Brunswick)

Douglass Global Fellows

Michelle Ruidiaz-Santiago (Center for Global Public Health, School of Public Health, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences)

Internationalization of the Master of Public Health Degree, Global Public Health Concentration

 

4:00 p.m.

Closing Remarks

Stephanie Perez (Rutgers Global)