Health and Wellness

Talk with a community of healers, scientists, and scholars.

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Biology Games

Join the Rutgers Biology Club in playing games, winning prizes, and learning about science.
Rutgers Biology Club
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Biomaterials in the Body

Check out our 3D printed models and see how new bioengineered materials can help to heal the body.
New Jersey Center for Biomaterials
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Biopharma Bingo

Get B-I-N-G-O by matching phrases. Enter at our booth to win a prize.
Clinical Trials Program/Biopharma Initiative, School of Health Professions
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Cell Detectives

Check out structures of normal and cancerous cells, and how they simulate items encountered in daily life.
Cytotechnology Program, School of Health Professions
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Circle of Allied Health

Visit the big tent to celebrate our 40th anniversary! Games, prizes, activities, and more, hosted by our 13 programs in the allied health professions.
School of Health Professions
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Clean Plate Club

Assist medical students in choosing healthy food items for your plate. Nutrition tips, too!
Homeless & Indigent Population Health Outreach Project (HIPHOP), Office of Community Health, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
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DNA Sequencing at New Jersey Medical School

Learn how DNA sequencing services at Rutgers are helping physicians to diagnose and treat disease, while kids keep busy with a make-your-own-DNA-molecule project.
Molecular Resource Facility, Clinical Genetics Laboratory, Genomics Center, New Jersey Medical School
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Doctor for a Day Photo Booth

Kids: dress up as a doctor, have your photo taken, and receive a diploma.
Marketing and Communications, New Jersey Medical School
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Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy Alumni Tent

Gear up for a big 2017, as Rutgers pharmacy celebrates its 125th anniversary and opens its new building. Grab some swag, meet students and alumni, and find out how you can join the celebration.
Development Office, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy
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Fishing for Quality Health Information

Cast your line for tips on staying healthy, answer wellness trivia, or learn where to catch dependable health information on the web.
Health Sciences Libraries
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Flexibility for All Ages and Stages

Kids to seniors, have your flexibility tested by physical therapy students. Prizes for those who pledge to be flexibly fit.
Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, School of Health Professions
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Food Facts: See It to Believe It

Find out how much salt, sugar, and fat are in your favorite foods, and review the new U.S. Dietary Guidelines with Rutgers nutritional scientists.
Nutritional Sciences Programs, School of Health Professions
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Fun Facts About Online Learning and Health Care

Stop in, meet our team, and get the latest intel on online learning.
Department of Interdisciplinary Studies, School of Health Professions
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Fun with Health Trivia

Meet the physician assistant team and test your knowledge with a medical trivia game.
Physician Assistant Program, School of Health Professions
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Get to Know Rutgers Neurosurgery, Otolaryngology & Neurology

Activities for all ages pique interest in the advancing world of neurological medicine, with a special focus on patient care and services at Rutgers.
Neurological Surgery, Neurology & Otolaryngology (Head & Neck Surgery)
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Gray Matters

Build a brain model and play games to learn about brain processing and learning.
NeuroConnections, Department of Neuroscience and Cell Biology, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
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Growing Healthy!

Plant seeds in a little pot to grow your own healthy vegetables.
V.O.I.C.E.S., School of Public Health
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Health Care for Kids

Soap up, kids! Learn how to wash your hands and use hand sanitizer properly. Plus vaccination guidance for parents.
The One and the Same Foundation
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Healthy Heart Check-Up

Stop by for blood pressure screenings and expert advice on lowering your risk of cardiovascular disease.
Cardiac and Vascular Sonography Programs, School of Health Professions
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How to Become a Medical Student

Meet with current Rutgers medical students for mini information sessions on medical school.
Homeless & Indigent Population Health Outreach Project (HIPHOP), Office of Community Health, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
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How Well Do You Know Your Body?

Play games to learn about the nervous, cardiovascular, and respiratory systems.
Department of Cell Biology & Neuroscience
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Human Body Puzzle

Put together a life-size puzzle, and learn about the parts of the human body from Rutgers pre-health students.
American Medical Student Organization
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Labs R Us!

Learn fabulous lab facts while playing interactive games like Pin the Tail on the Parasite, Hematwist, and Toss Across with a red blood cell.
Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Medical Laboratory Science Program, School of Health Professions
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Molecular Candy Lab

Explore science at the molecular level by building DNA and other models with your favorite candy.
RCSB Protein Data Bank and the Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre
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Patient Care Outreach

Learn about meditation and other stress relievers, or get healthy eating and exercise tips. Obtain information about coping and dealing with drug abuse and overdose, and the opioid epidemic in the United States.
Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy
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Pharmacy Mini Health Fair

Get a mini health check and advice from pharmacy students on nutrition and healthy lifestyles.
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy
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Public Health Game Booth

Get physical with a slew of fun activities: cornhole, ring toss, hula hoop, obstacle course, and more. Trivia games and raffle, too!
Student Government Organization, School of Public Health
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Respiratory Care: Do Your Numbers Leave You Breathless?

Take a deep breath! Therapists test your lungs and tell you what your numbers mean.
Respiratory Care Program, School of Health Professions
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Rethinking Drinking

Learn about safe alcohol use and try out techniques—from apps to breathing exercises—for coping with negative emotions that can lead to drinking.
Center of Alcohol Studies
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RU Healthy?

Get wellness screenings and info on nutrition, stress reduction, and the nursing profession.
Rutgers School of Nursing and Rutgers Student Nurses' Association
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Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Admissions

Learn your potential value as a medical student and physician, and talk to staff about the balanced consideration we give to life experiences, attributes, and academic metrics.
New Jersey Medical School, Office of Admissions
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Rutgers Red Cross Club Information Booth

Make emergency contact cards for you and your loved ones while learning how this Rutgers club helps to keep communities safe.
Red Cross Club
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Rutgers Science Explorer

Tour this custom-designed mobile laboratory that brings innovative hands-on science explorations to local schools across New Jersey.
Math and Science Learning Center
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Rutgers Surgery: On the Cutting Edge

Stay sharp! Participate in these fun-for-all-ages surgical activities.
Department of Surgery, New Jersey Medical School
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School of Health Professions: Alumni Meet & Greet

Chat with members of the alumni association and take a shot at winning fun Rutgers prizes.
School of Health Professions Alumni Association
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School of Health Professions: Games and Giveaways

Play horseshoes or a quiz game (and snag some swag) while our enrollment team fills you in on our programs.
Office of Enrollment Management, School of Health Professions
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Sink Your Teeth into This!

Open wide! Dental team members provide tips for improving oral health care.
Allied Dental Education Programs, School of Health Professions
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Stem Cells and How They Work

Ask student scientists about the excitement of stem cell research. Plus arts and crafts for kids.
Student Society for Stem Cell Research
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Strawberry DNA Extraction

Extract DNA from strawberries, look at cells under a microscope, and learn about graduate school in the biomedical sciences.
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
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Stuffed Animal Check-Up

Assist Rutgers medical students and volunteers with health exams for your favorite (stuffed and) furry friend.
Homeless & Indigent Population Health Outreach Project (HIPHOP), Office of Community Health, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
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The Community Living Education Project

Play “Community Bingo” and learn about services and supports provided for individuals with developmental disabilities as well as historical facts about developmental disabilities.
Department of Health Systems and Policy, School of Public Health
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Understanding How Cells Work: Proteins

Learn how essential proteins work to keep our bodies functioning, through hands-on activities and discussions with club members.
Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Society
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Hope for Recovery from Spinal Cord Injury

Tour the world-class Keck Center, where cutting-edge research is bringing hope to people who are paralyzed. Continuous tours will be conducted between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Meet at the Life Sciences tent or the Keck Center.
W.M. Keck Center for Collaborative Neuroscience
Stem Cell Research Center
Department of Cell Biology & Neuroscience
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Inside the Cell Bank

Explore the largest university-based cell and DNA repository in the world. Meet at the Life Science tent to begin your tour.
Rutgers Cell and DNA Repository
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Engineering Clean Water

How is drinking water treated before it reaches your tap? Hands-on demonstrations and displays.
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
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Brain Blast

Get cerebral with Rutgers brainiacs: brain-themed games, teasers, and fun facts.
Rutgers BRAIN
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Germ Factory

Make your own germs using play dough, and learn about safe handwashing techniques.
New Jersey Public Health Association
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GlobeMed

Spin the wheel to answer trivia questions about global public health.
GlobeMed
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Healthy Kids of New Brunswick

Show your food and fitness smarts while learning how this student group promotes healthy lifestyles among local kids and families.
Healthy Kids of New Brunswick
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Hygiene for Humanity

Help students put together dental hygiene kits for donation to impoverished kids and families. Join the fight against tooth decay, a chronic childhood disease with global impact.
United Muslim Relief
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Rutgers Ronald McDonald House Club

Learn more about the Northern and Central New Jersey Ronald McDonald House located in New Brunswick. Play kid-friendly games and get a prize.
Rutgers Ronald McDonald House Club
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Rutgers Veg Society

Learn more about veganism and pick up a vegetarian starter kit.
Rutgers Veg Society
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Soka Nichiren Buddhists Club

See how club members unlock hidden potential and achieve creative harmony through Buddhist philosophy and practice.
Soka Nichiren Buddhists Club
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The Crossroads of Art and Medicine

Join club members in arts and crafts projects that demonstrate the benefits of art therapy in human health and happiness.
Rutgers Art in Medicine Society
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The Importance of Sight

No peeking! These card games and touching exercises will really open your eyes.
Envision: Rutgers
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Celebration of Science for Kids

Kids! Make DNA and other fun stuff with hands-on lab experiments.
Child Health Institute of New Jersey, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
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Create a Healthier You

Learn about better health through infection prevention, healthy eating, good dental hygiene, and more.
Eric B. Chandler Health Center
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Genetics and Family Health History

Learn about the impact of genetics on health and the importance of examining your family health history.
Perinatal Genetics, Division of Clinical Genetics, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
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Hands-On Heart Surgery

Try your hand at open heart surgery under the guidance of the Rutgers Cardiac Surgery Team, using demonstration models.
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
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Keep Your Skeleton Rocking

Don't let osteoporosis come knocking! Talk with experts about building strong bones in all stages of life.
Rutgers Osteoporosis Center, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
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One Health-For Everyone

Learn about integrative efforts to attain optimal health for people, animals, and the environment.
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences and Women's Health Institute, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
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Poppin' for Health with Rutgers/RWJ Pediatrics

Learn fun ways to stay active with music, dance, and hula hoops. Snag a healthy snack—popcorn.
Department of Pediatrics, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
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Prosthetics and Orthotics: A Look to the Future

Try out innovative artificial limbs and other rehabilitative devices. Talk with experts about how modern prosthetics and orthotics transform lives.
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
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Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Learn more about the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
Department of Communications & Public Affairs, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
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South Asian Total Health Initiative

Learn about this group's multi-pronged efforts to empower the South Asian community and promote health and wellness.
Department of Pediatrics/Division of Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Disease, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
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Today's Treatments, Tomorrow's Cures

Learn how we're outsmarting cancer with science, by transforming cutting-edge research into advanced treatment options.
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
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Health & Wellness

Play games, ask questions, and learn about health and wellness services provided to the Rutgers community.
Health Outreach, Promotion & Education (HOPE) and Rutgers Recreation
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Rutgers Environmental Services

Rutgers Environmental Services...helping to lead Rutgers to a sustainable future!
Environmental Services
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Saint Peter's Teddy Bear Clinic

Kids, bring your teddy bear and play doctor. Parents, a pediatrician will answer your questions.
Saint Peter's Healthcare System
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Water for the World, presented by RU GenUN

Quench your thirst while learning about water as a humanitarian issue. Carnival games and prizes, too!
RU GenUN
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Child Seat Safety Inspections

The Rutgers Police Department and Rutgers Emergency Services have partnered with the NJ Division of Highway Traffic Safety (NJDHTS) to provide instruction on the proper use of child car seats. Drop by for more information!
Rutgers University Police Department and Emergency Services
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Fire Safety for Dorm Rooms

See simulated fires and learn prevention and escape techniques throughout the day. View a live fire demo at 2 p.m. to learn how sprinklers save lives.
Rutgers University Emergency Services
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Home Food Preservation Station

Can, freeze, or dry the bounty of fruits and vegetables from your garden, co-op program, or farmer's market. Our experts teach you how!
Department of Family and Community Health Sciences
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How To Use a Fire Extinguisher

Learn a skill that can potentially save your life, in hands-on demonstrations led by fire-safety experts.
Rutgers University Emergency Services
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Know Your Limits

Educate yourself about and feel the simulated effects of alcohol intoxication by wearing our "drunk goggles."
Center of Alcohol Studies, Center for Communication and Health Issues, RU SURE Program, Rutgers University Police Department
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Master Gardener Plant Sale

Ask an expert and shop unusual and popular vegetables, fruits, herbs, and flowers. Our Rutgers and Ramapo tomatoes go fast—so stop by early!
Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County
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South Asian Total Health Initiative

Learn about a group providing health outreach and education tailored to the needs of central New Jersey's South Asian community.
Department of Family and Community Health Sciences
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Harvest Restaurant: Eat Well, Live Well

Enjoy free samples of delicious, healthful fare, fresh fruit juices, and smoothie shots prepared by the chefs of Rutgers' new whole-foods dining venue. (Open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.)
New Jersey Institute for Food, Nutrition, & Health
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Designer Genes: Go Bananas for Biotechnology!

Watch us extract DNA from bananas using everyday reagents like salt water and alcohol. Find out why biotechnology is a hot major.
Undergraduate Program in Biotechnology
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Fight the Knight!

Who dares to challenge the Black Knight? Children who are 12 years old and younger can learn basic martial arts techniques in a fun and safe environment.
Martial Arts Club
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New Jersey Suicide Prevention Hopeline

Learn how this free, confidential, 24-hour hotline offers support and referrals to all New Jerseyans experiencing crises.
University Behavioral Health Care
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Nutrition Game Wheel

Win a prize in a kid-friendly game—while expanding your nutrition knowledge.
Nutrition Club
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Operation for Goodies

Try your hand at the classic game or pick up a handmade mini doctor's bag.
SEBS Pre-Medical/Pre-Dental Society
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Exercise Science and Sport Management Club

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Challenge your friends and family in games of speed, dexterity, and strength while learning more about exercise science and sports management.
Exercise Science and Sport Management Club
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Kinesiology and Health Showcase

Lot 78
Explore the dynamics of human movement through hands-on activities and learn about Rutgers' new academic department and its Center for Aging.
Department of Kinesiology and Health
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Rutgers University Seeing Eye Puppy Raising Club

Meet our puppies in training, and learn more about this program dedicated to raising puppies to become service dogs to blind individuals.
Rutgers University Seeing Eye Puppy Raising Club
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Visit the Rutgers Equine Science Center

Red Barn, Equine Exercise Physiology Lab
Pony up for fun: meet Wishbone, a life-sized articulated equine skeleton; create horse-themed crafts to take home; take a tour, and other fun activities and giveaways.
Equine Science Center
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1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m.

High-Speed Horses

Red Barn, Equine Exercise Physiology Lab
Watch a horse run on a high-speed treadmill, and learn about the research and education conducted by the center.
Equine Science Center
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