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Math Refresher for Water & Wastewater Operators
  Wednesday, February 15, 2017 8:30 AM - 3:45 PM
This training course is designed to build confidence in the understanding of basic mathematics and problem solving for water and wastewater operators.
Cook Campus Wide
Pre-College Summer Academies Online Information Session
  Wednesday, February 15, 2017 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Join us for an online information session to learn about the three different precollege academies, offered through the Division of Continuing Studies at Rutgers-New Brunswick. For more information visit http://summer.rutgers.edu/precollege
Online
Creating eBooks for the Classroom
  Wednesday, February 15, 2017 9:45 AM - 11:15 AM
This workshop will look at several resources (Sigil, Calibre, and iBooks Author) for creating ebooks from original materials or collections of course materials, and distributing the ebook "course packs" to students. We will discuss the formats needed to support Kindles, iPads, and other devices.
Ctr Teaching Advancement & Assessment Research
Student Engagement with Poll Everywhere
  Wednesday, February 15, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Poll Everywhere is a student response system that enables students to take polls, ask questions, provide feedback, and more using their mobile devices. In this workshop, DCS will provide an introduction, discuss potential in-class uses, and walk you through the steps of creating and giving polls.
Tillett Hall
Religion before They had a Word for It
  Wednesday, February 15, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Scholars are increasingly critical of the concept of "religion" because of its problematic history and modern invention. This talk addresses these problems, with the aim of keeping the word "religion" as a concept that refers to something real in the world--even before people had a word for it.
Rutgers Student Activities Center
What AeroFarms® has learned about baby leafy greens growing, quality, and community
  Wednesday, February 15, 2017 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
While travelling around rural areas helping farmers, Ed was inspired by the vast amounts of disused warehouse spaces he saw to invent the growing technology behind AeroFarms.
Marine Sciences Building
"Challenges of the 21st Century Global Public Health: Convergence of Demography, Economics, Environment, and Biology
  Wednesday, February 15, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
The rapidly changing and inter-dependent world due to the mega-forces of globalization present unique challenges and opportunities for public health. Professor Narayan will address the contemporary challenges to public health, using the example of India.
Rwjms Research Building And School Of Public Health
Mindfulness Meditation
  Wednesday, February 15, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Mindfulness is the art of being a compassionate observer of your own experience. Meditation practice helps us to achieve mindfulness and reduce stress. All are welcome – faculty, staff & students. No previous experience required.
Rutgers Student Activities Center
Neurology Grand Rounds
  Wednesday, February 15, 2017 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
The Use of Neuroimaging to Examine Cognitive Rehabilitation in MS and TBI
Clinical Academic Building
Jose Antonio Vargas
  Wednesday, February 15, 2017 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Lecture by Jose Antonio Vargas, a Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist, Filmmaker and Undocumented Immigrant.
College Avenue Student Center