Welcome to the March 2014 edition of the Graduate School news bulletin.
Graduate School Dean’s Office News
The Graduate School has extended office hours on Wednesday evenings throughout the semester until 6PM. If you have questions or need to drop off any forms, please stop by the Arts and Sciences Dean’s Office, Armitage Hall 3rd Floor.
Learn about the graduation application process, required documents, and university thesis/dissertation style guidelines.
Thesis and Dissertation Style Guidelines
A review of the University style guidelines for thesis and dissertation submissions.
- Tuesday, April 8, 4:30-5:30PM, Armitage Hall 3rd Floor Faculty Lounge (RSVP)
- Wednesday, April 22, 4:30-5:30PM, Armitage Hall 3rd Floor Faculty Lounge (RSVP)
Grant and Scholarship Applications
Learn about how to search and apply for outside grant funding and scholarships.
- Thursday, March 25, 4:30-5:30PM, Armitage Hall 3rd Floor Faculty Lounge(RSVP)
May Graduation Deadlines and Commencement
- The Online Diploma Application must be submitted by Monday, March 31. No exceptions!
- PhD paperwork and dissertation submissions are due by Monday, May 5 (dissertation style guide).
- All other graduates must submit their paperwork and thesis (if applicable) by Friday, May 9 (thesis style guide).
- A Graduation Checklist is available on our website, http://graduateschool.camden.rutgers.edu/graduation/.
- Arts and Sciences Commencement will take place on Thursday, May 22 at 6PM at the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden.
Our Graduate Funding page lists links to funding opportunities and scholarships.
- Rutgers Eagleton Institute of Politics fellowship application deadline is March 28.
- Atlanta University Center Robert Woodruff Library Research Travel Grant deadline is April 14.
Graduate Housing News
Do you want a chance at winning a free semester of housing (value up to $5000)? Find out how by attending an upcoming Housing Information Session! Please see the website for dates and more information.
Career Center News
Services include assistance with career decisions, resume / CV writing, interview coaching, job search assistance and PhD/professional school advising. Individual appointments can be scheduled by calling 856.225.6046 or stop by the Career Center in the lower level of the campus center.
- RaptorLink Jobs & internships: http://cc.camden.rutgers.edu. Click on the Raptor Icon. If it is your first time logging in click “Generate/Forgot Password”.
- CareerShift Search Engine within our Raptorlink system. This is an excellent platform to help students find jobs/internships and network with professionals including Rutgers alumni.
- Career Center Office Hours – M&TH 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM, T,W,F 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Public Affairs (PhD): Students Kirk Leach and Patricia Ciorici, successfully defended their PhD dissertation proposals. The Department of Public Policy and Administration congratulate them on their success.
Congratulations to Chinelo Okparanta (English, ’06) has been named one of four finalists for a prestigious mentorship with Booker Prize-winning novelist Michael Ondaatje through the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative, which pairs promising talents with world-renowned masters for a year of creative collaboration in seven artistic disciplines – dance, film, literature, music, theatre, film, visual arts, and architecture.
3/4 12:20-1:20PM CCIB Seminar: Buz Barstow “Understanding the Bridge Between Renewable Electricity and Biological Metabolism”, Science
3/5 11AM-2PM Public Service Job Fair
3/6 5PM Reception, 6PM Lecture: Graduate English Department presents Jean Howard, “Staging Rape in the Renaissance Theater” Armitage Hall 3rd
Floor Faculty Lounge
3/6 12:20-1:20PM CCIB Seminar: Amin S. Ghabrial “Tube Morphogenesis”, Science Lecture Hall
3/8 10AM: Rutgers-Camden Alumni St. Patrick’s Day Riverline Cultural Tour
3/10 English Graduate Student Association Conference Submission Deadline. Email proposals to email@example.com
3/10 12:20-1:00PM Careers in Criminal Justice West C Conference Room
3/10 12:20-1:10PM CCIB Seminar: Christopher C Govern “Fundamental Limits on the Precision of Cellular Sensing” Science Lecture Hall
3/11 12:20-1:10PM CCIB Seminar: Joanna Slusky “The Ins and Outs of Membrane Proteins”, Science Lecture Hall
3/12 12:20-1:00PM Manufacture NJ Talent Network (Careers in science and technology), Raptor Roost
3/27 12:30-1:10PM CIA Information Session, Executive Meeting Room
4/2 9AM-Noon: The Chancellor’s Signature Series Symposia on URBAN POVERTY and INEQUALITY
Symposium III – Marian Wright Edelman “Youth, Civil Unrest, and the Fate of Urban America”
4/4 English Graduate Student Association Student Led Conference “Reactions, Revolutions, and Revisions”
4/9 4:00PM Psychology Department Spring Colloquium, Dr. Uri Simonsohn, Armitage Hall Faculty Lounge
4/9 6PM Reception, 7PM Lecture Childhood Studies Annual Lecture: Dr. Robin Bernstein, “Trayvon Martin and So Many More: Racial Innocence
Today,” Multi-Purpose Room
4/11 12:00PM Graduate Student Lunch with Admitted Students (More Information to follow)
If you have upcoming department events or news you would like included in future newsletters, please email Amy Liberi, Graduate Student Services Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org.