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March 2014 Newsletter

News and Events

Welcome to the March 2014 edition of the Graduate School news bulletin.

Graduate School Dean’s Office News

Office Hours

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. 

Spring Workshops


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. 

 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


Our Graduate Funding page lists links to funding opportunities and scholarships.

Graduate Housing News

Housing & Residence Life is accepting contracts for on-campus housing for this coming summer and next academic year.  Please visit  for more information and to apply.

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: 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 

Student News

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.

Computational and Integrative Biology (PhD): Matthew Niepielko received a Genetics Society of America DeLill Nasser Award. Ammar Naqvi and Dr. Andrey Grigoriev were interviewed for Science Codex.

Alumni News

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. 

Upcoming Events

3/4 12:20-1:20PM CCIB Seminar: Buz Barstow “Understanding the Bridge Between Renewable Electricity and Biological Metabolism”, Science

Lecture Hall

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

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)


Newsletter Contributions

If you have upcoming department events or news you would like included in future newsletters, please email Amy Liberi, Graduate Student Services Coordinator,