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Summer Offerings for International Graduate Students and Postdocs

Summer Course OfferingsLooking for summer writing and communication support? Interested in practicing your English conversation skills, learning more about US culture, and social activities in the local area? The Graduate ELL Program offers flexible, low-commitment summer activities and academic support, both on Zoom and in-person.

Summer Conversation and Activity Groups

Join Grad ELL’s Conversation Group Program either as a participant or a facilitator. Make new friends around campus, engage in small group discussion, and join one of our nature hikes in the local area!

Register here by May 20, 2022!

Summer Peer Review Writing Retreats

Engage in low-stress writing, share your work in-progress, and receive faculty and peer feedback. Begin with a nutritious breakfast followed by 6-7 hours of writing with breaks for lunch, coffee/tea, writing consultations, and physical warm-up exercises.

Register here by May 20, 2022!

Summer Graduate Tutoring

Graduate students or postdocs looking for expert feedback on their written work and oral presentations can make two appointments for tutoring with a RELI faculty member during the summer. Receive advice on your planning, drafting, revising, and presenting your research.

Make an appointment here!

Graduate Research Symposium Spring 2022

Poster with schedule"Diverse Voices, Diverse Audiences II"
Tuesday, May 3rd
12pm-5pm

Alexander Library- Teleconference Lecture Hall and Pane Room
OR
online via Zoom

This semester’s symposium, a second iteration of “Diverse Voices, Diverse Audiences,” features graduate students from all disciplines showcasing their current research in 10-minute panel presentations intended for general audiences.

Register here!

EAP Conversation Café

Jpg EAP Conversation CafeThe Rutgers English Language Institute (RELI) and the Rutgers Writing Centers would like to invite multilingual students to join a Conversation Café group. These are informal, bi-weekly meetups led by two tutors from the Writing Center. In the sessions, you'll discuss topics related to your interests while practicing your speaking and listening skills, and meeting other students.

Online and in-person groups available. Indicate your preference and availability on the sign-up form.

Register here by March 22, 2022! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Student Health & Mental Wellness

Mental Wellness Spring 2022Mental health issues can affect student energy levels, concentration, dependability, mental ability, and optimism, hindering academic performance and general well-being. Our bi-lingual panelists will address common student mental health concerns, and discuss strategies to improve overall mental wellness. They will also field audience questions.

Watch the video here: https://youtu.be/OhrpXeTR4nI

 

  

 

 

Developing a Disciplinary Identity: March 24, 2022

Developing a Disciplinary IdentityChoosing a field of study is often one of the most difficult parts of the undergraduate experience. There are so many options and possibilities. During this Global Conversation, Rutgers Graduate students from a variety of subject disciplines will discuss their academic journeys, how they chose their field of study, and preparing for graduate school. All students welcome!

This Global Conversation will:

  • Explore the meaning of "Disciplinary Identity"
  • Discuss what to consider when choosing a field of study or major/minor
  • Provide small group discussion with Graduate Students in the field
  • Give direction to first-year and undeclared students
  • Answer YOUR questions

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Graduate Research Symposium: Diverse Voices, Diverse Audiences

Graduate Research Symposium: Diverse Voices, Diverse AudiencesGraduate Research Symposium: Diverse Voices, Diverse Audiences

Friday, December 10, 2021
1 - 4 pm EST

This interdisciplinary symposium features short presentations about current, in-progress research by graduate students from across Rutgers University, including cross-disciplinary conversations about research methods, findings, and implications.

Register here: Tinyurl.com/Dec21GRS

 

 

 

POP! Global Media & Cross Cultural Exchange

POP! Global Media & Cross Cultural Exchange Part of the RELI Fall 2021 Global Conversations Series

Wednesday, November 17, 2021
8:30 - 9:30 pm EST

From K-Pop to Tik Tok, Squid Game to Ted Lasso, Pop Culture drives global trends and creative exchange. Panelists, Lauren Bertoni and Gunnar Rohrbacher of Actors Comedy Study in Hollywood, CA, and Andrew Park and Vivian Lee of HARU K-Pop Dance Cover Club of Rutgers University will discuss Pop Culture's role in globalizing media, education, and setting cultural norms through language, music, fashion and streaming media trends.

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Developing a Disciplinary Identity

 Developing a Disciplinary IdentityUndeclared? Undecided?

Choosing a field of study is often one of the most difficult parts of the undergraduate experience. There are so many options and possibilities. During this Global Conversation, Rutgers Graduate students from a variety of subject disciplines will discuss their academic journeys and how they chose their field of study. Open to EAP I & II and 152 students, Basic Comp 100 and Expos 101 students.

Watch Event: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJUZ1B0jN7M

 

 

  

 

 

Collected Voices Inaugural Edition Launch

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Rutgers English Language Institute (RELI) is proud to present the inaugural edition of our ezine, "Collected Voices," which features the work of undergraduate multilingual students exploring what it means to be writers across cultures. We cordially invite you to our publication launch on Wednesday, September 29, from 9:00-10 am EST. Zoom link below.

Watch the event: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wyq4OkZUGYs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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