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Upcoming events (list in formation):
3/29/17- An Evening with The New York Times' Frank Bruni... He Has Opinions!
4/4/17- Truth and Consequences: What We Know and Why It Matters
with Joy Reid
4/13/17- MARCH, a Book Talk with Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell
4/14/17- Eagleton Science and Politics Workshop: SciPolicy in Transition
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An Evening with The New York Times' Frank Bruni...
He Has Opinions!

 

About Frank Bruni:

  • Veteran New York Times op-ed columnist; first openly gay Times columnist
  • Former Times White House correspondent, Rome correspondent, and restaurant critic
  • Former Detroit Free Press war correspondent, movie critic and religion writer
  • Author of three bestselling books and a forthcoming cookbook:

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
7:00 PM

Trayes Hall, Douglass Student Center
100 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ

General admission FREE - RSVP required
Register here!

Directions available here

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The Center for American Women and Politics and
The Senator Wynona Lipman Chair in Women's Political Leadership present

Joy Reid

National Correspondent, MSNBC

Truth and Consequences: What We Know and
Why it Matters

Joy Reid is a national correspondent for MSNBC. She is the author of Fracture: Barack Obama, the Clintons and the Racial Divide (William Morrow). Earlier, Reid was  managing editor of theGrio.com, a daily online news and opinion platform delivering stories and perspectives that reflect and affect African-American audiences. During the 2004 presidential campaign, Reid served as the Florida deputy communications director for the 527 "America Coming Together" initiative and was a press aide in the final stretch of Barack Obama's 2008 Florida campaign. Reid graduated from Harvard University in 1991 with a concentration in film.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
7:00 PM
Trayes Hall, Douglass Student Center
100 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ


General admission FREE - RSVP required
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Directions available here

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The Louis J. Gambaccini Civic Engagement Series and America Converges Here present

MARCH
A Book Talk with Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell


Andrew Aydin, Congressman John Lewis, and Nate Powell

The authors will discuss MARCH, the National Book Award-winning graphic novel trilogy depicting Congressman Lewis's life as a central figure in the civil rights movement, including the Nashville sit-ins, the Freedom Rides, the 1963 March on Washington, the Mississippi Freedom Summer, and the 1965 marches in Selma, Alabama that led to the Voting Rights Act.

Thursday, April 13, 2017
12:45 PM

Nicholas Music Center
85 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ

Copies of MARCH will be available for purchase and signing
*Students will receive FREE trilogy sets!*

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Major support for this program has been provided by the America Converges Here initiative of the Office of the Chancellor-New Brunswick. America Converges Here is a series of events at Rutgers University-New Brunswick that explores and celebrates the unique coming together of our people, big ideas, and sense of place. Additional support provided by Undergraduate Academic Affairs.

*First 300+ current Rutgers students to register and attend. While supplies last.

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Eagleton Science and Politics Workshop
SciPolicy in Transition

Top government affairs experts will share a report from Washington, D.C. and advice for what scientists need to know, should be watching, and can do.

Speakers:

  • Andrew Black
    Chief of Staff and Director
    Executive Office, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Julie Groeninger
    Associate Director of Government Affairs
    Princeton University
  • Francine Newsome Pfeiffer
    Vice President for Federal Relations
    Rutgers University

Friday, April 14, 2017
9:00 AM
- 1:30 PM
Networking lunch included
Institute for Food, Nutrition, and Health Building
61 Dudley Road, New Brunswick, NJ

Open to current Rutgers graduate students,
postdoctoral fellows, and faculty only
.
General admission FREE - RSVP required
Register here!

Directions available here 

The 2016-2017 Eagleton Science and Politics Workshop is offered in collaboration with the following partners (list in formation):
The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Rutgers Biomedical & Health Sciences; Departments of Neuroscience & Cell Biology and Pediatrics, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School; Division of Life Sciences; Graduate School-New Brunswick; Office of the Executive Dean, Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological Sciences; The Rutgers University iJOBS program, which is funded by a Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training grant from the NIH.

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Questions
If you have questions, please contact Danielle Cohen at (848) 932-8366 or email events@eagleton.rutgers.edu