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Rutgers Geology Museum 46th Annual Open House

T-Rex SkeletonThe Rutgers Geology Museum will be holding their 46th Annual Open House on Saturday, January, 25 from 10 am to 4:00 pm.

Hands-on Activity Sessions for Kids:

  • Earth Impact
  • Drilling into Science
  • Marine Ecology
  • Skeleton Detectives

see flyer for details on time and location


All presentations will be held in Scott Hall, Room 123

10-11 am   “Imaging the Ancient Margin: How the Southeastern United States Was Built”
Presented by Dr. Lara Wagner, University of North Carolina, Department of Geological Sciences

11:30 am to 12:30 pm   “Quarrying Urbanite (Concrete): Treating the City as a Geological Resource”
Presented by Tobias Horton, Rutgers University Department of Landscape Architecture

1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   “Multiple Meteoroid Impacts in Antarctica and the Mid‐‑Brunhes Event/ Marine IsotopeStage 11: If there’s a connection, there are serious implications for humanity”
Presented by Dr. Alan Rice American Museum of Natural History, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm “Rising Tides: What Can the Past Tell Us About Future Sea Level Change?”
Presented by Dr.Robert Kopp, Rutgers University Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences

Mineral Sale–Scott Hall Room 135, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

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2014 Rutgers Day !

Rutgers Day GraphicThe 2014 Rutgers Day will be held on April 26 from 10:00 AM–4:00 PM on the New Brunswick / Piscataway campus of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

This is a great opportunity for everyone, from small children to teenagers to adults to learn more about their state university. The event is free for everyone and will be held rain or shine. Activities include tours, concerts, lectures, art, performances and a chance to meet Rutgers professors, staff, students, and alumni.

Enjoy the engineering open house, agricultural field day, the new medical school, and view construction of the new Rutgers Honors College classroom buildings and dorms.

Sporting events,including the Rutgers Spring Football Game,will go on throughout the day. Food and Rutgers souvenirs will be available for purchase.

Rutgers merchandise is always available at www.rutgersfever.com.

Tours of the Rutgers campus can be arranged anytime throughout the year by calling the Rutgers Visitors Center at 732-445-1000. For more information about Rutgers Day, visit www.rutgersday.rutgers.edu.

LG Cook Summer Camp Registration Open!

LG Cook campers and staff look over the lakeYou can now register for summer camp sessions at the LG Cook 4-H Camp.

And now is a great time to do it! Early Bird rates (a $50 dollar savings) apply until March 14th.

4-H members and Rutgers Employees also receive an additional $50 discount. Please visit the LG Cook Website for details about discounts, programs and the themes for the summer program.

More information to come…

Rutgerscience Saturdays: Parasites and How They Got That Way

Parasites and How They Got That Way

Be prepared to be grossed out! In this program we will work with Dr. Michael Sukhdeo and his graduate students to explore the ecology and evolution of animal parasites. We will look at the diseases they cause and how it impacts the ecological community.

Download our registration and permission form today. We must have both forms by February 8, 2014 to consider your child registered for the program.

Rutgers Science Saturday: Spy Technology

digital hand connected to circuitsIn this program we will explore the world of spies working with Dr. Athina Petropulu, to explore the engineering and technology of forgery detection.

Join graduate students from the Engineering program at Rutgers University to do exciting hands on activities building security systems, exploring face recognition technology, and much more!

Download our registration and permission form today.

When: March 29, 2014

Where: Rutgers University Engineering Department, Busch Campus

We must have both forms by March 14, 2014 to consider your child registered for the program.