Health and Wellness

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

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Biology Games

Play games, win prizes, and learn about science!
Biology Club
Division of Life Sciences
School of Arts and Sciences
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BRAIN Blast Trivia

Spin a wheel for a trivia category (like "Nervous Breakdown," "Neuroscience @ Rutgers") and receive a prize for participating.
Building Research, Advocacy, and Innovation in Neuroscience (BRAIN)
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Build a Microbe

Learn all about common microbes and their effects on the human body. Then, build one of your own to take home.
Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)
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Cell Detectives

Spot the difference between normal cells and cancer cells.
Cytotechnology Program , School of Health Professions
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Cheers to the Next 125!

Learn about the exciting and innovative new research and programs paving the way for the next 125 years.
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy Alumni Association
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Clinical Research Jeopardy

Stop by to test your knowledge about clinical research and win prizes.
Rutgers School of Health Professions Biopharma Educational Initiative - Health Informatics
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Color Me Healthy

Bring the whole family to this health-themed coloring station!
School of Public Health Alumni Association
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Community Bingo

Play Community Bingo! Learn about services and support available for individuals with developmental disabilities, as well as historical facts about developmental disabilities.
Community Living Education Project (CLEP), Rutgers School of Public Health
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Dental Corn-hole

Sink a tooth bean bag into a missing tooth space and win a prize!
Rutgers Pre-Dental Society
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Doctor for a Day Photo Booth

Don a white coat and stethoscope, and snap a picture against our medical school backdrop.
Marketing and Communications, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
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Fab Lab

Join in fun, interactive, and hands-on games related to the laboratory.
School of Health Professions Medical Laboratory Sciences Program
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Family Healthcare

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Student Family Health Care Center
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Fishing for Quality Health Information

Cast your line for tips on staying healthy, answer wellness trivia, and learn where to catch dependable health information on the web.
Rutgers University Libraries, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS), Health Science Libraries
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Fun and Games

Meet the SHP Alumni Association members and take your shot at winning fun Rutgers prizes.
School of Health Professions Alumni Association
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Fun in the Sun

Join in for Hawaiian-themed games and prizes.
Rutgers DECA
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Gray Matters

Learn about the human brain and put together a brain model. Play games to learn about brain processing and learning.
Department of Neuroscience and Cell Biology
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Growing Healthy

Plant a variety of seeds in take-home plant containers.
V.O.I.C.E.S: Rutgers School of Public Health Student Volunteer Group
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Head’s Up!

Stop by for children’s activities and information for all.
Neurological Surgery, Neurology & Otolaryngology (Head & Neck Surgery)
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Health Screenings and Tips

Get a blood pressure screening and tips on how to lower your cardiovascular disease risk.
Sonography Programs, School of Health Professions
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Health Trivia

Stop by for some fun health-related trivia and giveaways
Rutgers Allied Health Professions Club of Rutgers University
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Healthcare Innovation

Get inspired to be a leading healthcare disruptor.
Biomedical Entrepreneurship Network.
Student Organization that is part of Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
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Healthy Eating

Can you make a healthy plate of food? With the assistance of medical students, see what’s healthy and what’s not.
Office of Community Health, Homeless and Indigent Population Health Outreach Project (HIPHOP), Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
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How to Become a Medical Student

Meet with students for a mini information session on medical school.
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Office of Community Health, Homeless & Indigent Population Health Outreach Project (HIPHOP)
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How Well do you Know your Body?

Play games centered on the nervous, cardiovascular, and respiratory systems.
Office of Undergraduate Instruction - Division of Life Sciences
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Human Body Puzzles

Put together a life-sizes puzzle, and learn about the parts of the human body from Rutgers pre-med students.
American Medical Student Association (AMSA)
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Hypertension and Diabetes Awareness

Get a blood pressure, body fat percentage, BMI, or grip strength screening.
North American Disease Intervention (NADI)
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Let's Get Active!

Spin the wheel of health and get your daily exercise on.
Rutgers School of Public Health Student Government Association
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Life Sized Operation

See if you can complete the classic board game challenge, this time standing five feet tall with foot-long tweezers.
Phi Delta Epsilon
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Making All the Pieces Fit

Can you put the pieces together to see a medical project through? Draw a project card and create an image with a tangram, using the steps the project would demand in a real-life situation.
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Office of Clinical Affairs
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Medical Trivia

Meet the physician assistant team and test your knowledge with a medical trivia game.
Rutgers School of Health Professions Physician Assistant Program
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Meet the Health Professions Student Government Association

Learn about upcoming events and community impact.
Student Government Association, School of Health Professions
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Mini Health Fair

Interested in learning more about your health? Curious about a career in pharmacy? Receive health screenings and information from from pharmacy students
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy
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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
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Online Learning and Healthcare

Meet the Interdisciplinary Studies Team, play healthcare BINGO, and learn lots of fun facts about online learning.
School of Health Professions Interdisciplinary Programs
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Opioid Awareness

Grab a prop and “fight” off microorganisms in the photo booth. Or, learn about the opioid toolkit and see how teenagers can raise awareness in their own schools.
Rutgers Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy
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Oral Health Awareness

It can never hurt to “brush up” on your dental health. Learn proper tooth brushing and flossing techniques, play dental trivia games, and learn about nutrition and oral cancer.
School of Dental Medicine
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Participate in Research and Contribute to a Better Understanding of Psychiatric Illness

Stop by to learn how you can earn money while contributing to research on psychiatric illness.
Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care
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Pill vs. Candy

Can you tell the difference between a potential poison and a harmless everyday item? See what can happen to the human esophagus (modeled by a hot dog) when harmful poisons are ingested.
New Jersey Poison Control Center
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Pop the Trivia Question

Enjoy some freshly popped popcorn and play a trivia game.
Office of Enrollment Management, School of Health Professions
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PT Meet and Greet

Meet our members and learn about applying to physical therapy school, the PT school experience, and how we as students can make a positive impact on the community through volunteerism.
Rutgers SHP Student Physical Therapy Association (SPTA)
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Public Health Chat

Chat with faculty and the admissions team about public health, opportunities, and more. Photo booth and props on hand.
Rutgers School of Public Health Office of Student Affairs and Faculty
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Refreshing Mocktails

Cool off with a non-alcoholic mixed drink!
Rutgers Culinary Club
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RU Healthy

Get a health screening and learn more about what it means to be healthy.
Rutgers School of Nursing
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Rutgers Surgery: On the Cutting Edge

Stay sharp! Participate in fun surgical activities for all ages.
New Jersey Medical School (NJMS)
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Say “No" to Big Tobacco

Tell big tobacco how you really feel about smoking, and share your anti-tobacco message on the wall of tobacco advertising.
Center for Tobacco Studies
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School of Public Health Blowout

Play fun activities while you learn more about the different units within the School of Public Health.
School of Public Health
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Skills of a Surgeon

Steady hands required! Do you have the skills of a surgeon?
Alpha Epsilon Delta, The National Premedical Honor Society
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Strawberry DNA Extraction

Extract DNA from strawberries and learn about graduate school in the biomedical sciences.
Molecular Biosciences Graduate Student Organization
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Student Meet and Greet

Meet international students in healthcare, and learn how they spread awareness of global issues.
School of Health Professions International Student Organization (SISO)
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Stuffed Animal Check-Up

Assist medical students and volunteers as they provide a health exam for your favorite stuffed and furry friend!
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Office of Community Health, Homeless & Indigent Population Health Outreach Project (HIPHOP)
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Suit Up!

Learn about and try on personal protective equipment (PPE), like hazmat suits and respirators.
Center for Public Health Workforce Development
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The Power of Food

How can food enhance health and academic performance? Stop by to find out!
Department of Nutritional Sciences, School of Health Professions
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The Power of Perception

Is your mind playing tricks on you? Learn how our biological makeup along with our expectations shape how we perceive the world.
Department of Psychology
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Understanding Protein Cells

Learn about how proteins keep our bodies functioning.
Rutgers Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Society
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We "R" SHP

Learn about the allied health professions programs, talk to the volunteers, participate in activities, play health-related games, and win prizes.
School of Health Professions
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What is your Aerobic Capacity?

Meet the doctoral team and take the pledge to keep moving.
School of Health Professions Doctorate of Physical Therapy Program
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What's in your Air, Water, and Paint?

Learn about portable air monitoring equipment, and see real-time concentrations of particulate matter air pollution. Learn about precautions to take surrounding lead, and how to determine if you have a lead water service line.
Environmental and Occupational Health Science Institute
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Wheel of Misfortune

Spin the wheel and learn facts and statistics about prescription drug abuse in the United States.
Prescription Drug Abuse and Over-prescription Awareness
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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. Your tour begins at the Life Sciences Tent, "Skills of a Surgeon, or you may come directly to the center. Tour runs continuously between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.
W.M. Keck Center for Collaborative Neuroscience, Stem Cell Research Center, Department of Cell Biology & Neuroscience
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1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m.

Inside the Cell Bank

Explore the largest university-based cell and DNA repository in the world. Start your tour at the Life Sciences tent.
Rutgers Cell and DNA Repository
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Biomedical Engineering Demonstrations

Meet seniors, faculty, and graduate students, hear about their experiences, and learn about their projects through live demonstrations.
Biomedical Engineering, School of Engineering
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Biometric Vein Matching

Near-infrared light vein images allow physicians to see beneath a patient's skin. See this technology in action!
Alpha Eta Mu Beta Org., School of Engineering
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Engineering Clean Drinking Water

How is drinking water treated before it reaches your tap? Participate in hands-on demonstrations to learn about this and other local water quality issues.
Civil & Environmental Engineering, Fahrenfeld Lab
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Antibiotic Resistance

Antibiotic resistance is a public health crisis that results in the death of over 23,000 Americans annually, yet relatively few people understand how this problem developed and what steps can be taken to address it. Participate in a game-style information session to learn more.
NJPIRG Students
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Bioethics, Science, and Medicine

What are your thoughts on the most current and pressing ethical issues in science and medicine? Join in theoretical discussions with real-world applications.
Rutgers University Bioethics Society
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Eating Disorders Awareness

Participate in interactive activities or contribute to the compliment board.
Rutgers Eating Disorder Organization (REDO)
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Germ Factory

Learn about germs and how to prevent the spread of germs. Create your own little germ monster with clay, and decorate it however you want!
New Jersey Public Health Association (NJPHA)
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Hygiene for Humanity

Tooth decay is the most chronic disease of childhood. Help make dental kits and cards for impoverished kids and their families, to be donated locally and abroad through United Muslim Relief's Dental Relief program.
Rutgers United Muslim Relief
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Stress Relief

Destress with water-painting mini-lessons, or make a stress ball to take home.
Mu Chapter of Chi Alpha Epsilon
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What's on Your Plate?

Do you know your food groups? Pin the foods in the right groups for a prize.
Healthy Kids of New Brunswick
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Case Study

Learn about “special cases” in pediatric surgery, then test your surgical skills by picking up beads in a jar using a laparoscopic tool as well as passing sutures through paper clips. See live demonstrations from real pediatric surgeons.
Division of Pediatric Surgery
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Celebration of Science

Make DNA and participate in hands-on experiments.
Child Health Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
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Creating a Healthy U

Spin the wheel to test your knowledge on food, good dental hygiene, fitness smarts, and more.
Eric B. Chandler Health Center
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Gastro-trivia

Do you trust your gut instinct? Test your knowledge on the digestive system, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas.
Dept. of Medicine
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Genetics and Family Health History

Learn why it’s important to examine your family history, and how genetics impact health.
Perinatal Genetics, Division of Clinical Genetics
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Getting Healthy, Staying Healthy

Learn from university doctors how to stay healthy for a lifetime.
Department of Medicine, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
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Hands Only CPR

Do you know what to do when someone goes into cardiac arrest? Learn when the minutes count. Hands Only CPR can be taught in about five minutes and can potentially save a life! Practice on both high and low fidelity manikins, and learn how easy it is to do.
Rutgers-RWJMS Department of Emergency Medicine and the RWJUH Mobile Health Services (EMS)
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Healthy Skeletons

Learn more about osteoporosis and the steps you can take to improve your bone health.
Rutgers Osteoporosis Center, Department of Endocrinology Medicine
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Let’s Be Healthy Together!

Join RWJBarnabas Health, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School as we explore the mysteries of the brain and liver along with advances in pediatric and robotic surgery with our nationally renowned surgeons and specialists. Learn more about giving the gift of life through blood donation and keep your family safe with helpful information from our Injury Prevention Program.
RWJBarnabas Health
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Prosthetic Devices

Experience what it's like to use a cable prosthetic arm, prosthetic limbs, and the newest in myoelectric hands.
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute
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Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Learn about the community services provided by the medical school.
Department of Communications and Public Affairs, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
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RU a Future Surgeon?

Learn how to tie surgical knots and use laparoscopic instruments with general surgery residents.
Rutgers RWJMS General Surgery Residency
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Today's Treatments, Tomorrow's Cures

Learn about the latest cancer research, treatment, and prevention options from New Jersey's only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
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10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 3:30 p.m.

Robotic Surgical Simulator

See how RWJ surgeons achieve complex outcomes with minimally invasive approaches, and even test-drive our da Vinci surgical system.
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
CASCA-44

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Exploring Language, Linguistics, and Speech

Learn from linguistics students and faculty about how language works, how and why we study language, the diversity of the world's languages, how language is changing, and exciting career opportunities, such as speech pathology and audiology.
Rutgers Speech and Hearing Club, Department of Linguistics
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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Do you know the difference between compostables and recyclables? Test your knowledge and win a prize.
Oxfam Rutgers
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Saint Peter's Free Health Screening

Hamilton Street
Visit the community Mobile Health Unit for free blood pressure and blood sugar screenings, plus other health information.
Saint Peter's Healthcare System
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4-H Sleepaway Summer Camp in Stokes State Forest

Is summer camp a fit for your child? 4-H Camp offers the same classic 1951 camp experience it always has: a tech-free, positive environment where kids can try new things, build self-confidence, gain independence, and make friendships that last a lifetime.
4-H Camp, 4-H Youth Development, and RCE
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Child Seat Inspection

Next to Lipman Hall
The proper use of child car seats is one of the simplest and most effective methods available for protecting the lives of our young children in the event of a motor vehicle crash. Learn about inspection stations available at Rutgers and more.
University Public Safety - Rutgers University Police Department
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Dorm Room Fire

Next to Lipman Hall
See simulated fires throughout the day. At 2 pm, see a live fire demonstration showing how sprinklers can save lives.
University Public Safety - Rutgers University Emergency Services
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How To Use a Fire Extinguisher

Learn a skill that can potentially save your life.
University Public Safety - Rutgers University Emergency Services
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Know Your Limits

Put on the “drunk goggles” and experience firsthand the perceptual changes that occur during intoxication.
Center of Alcohol Studies, Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, Center for Communication and Health Issues - RU SURE Program, Rutgers University Police Department
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People Puzzles

Test your knowledge about what people do, think, and feel (and why!). Sociologists will answer your most pressing questions about human behavior.
Department of Sociology
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Science Communication

Meet the faculty and get your questions answered.
Pathology
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Walk Through a Burning Building

Experience a fire situation firsthand by walking through a simulated fire safety trailer. See how fires start, learn what you can do to prevent them, and find out how to establish a plan for escape.
University Public Safety - Rutgers University Emergency Services
CDPP-102
11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m.

Athlete for a Day

How does it feel to train like a Division 1 athlete? Challenge yourself with the conditioning training of Rutgers Women's Soccer.
Center for Health and Human Performance, Institute of Food, Nutrition, and Health, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
CDPP-572

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Build Your DNA

Put together a large DNA model puzzle, or build your own model with fuzzy pipe cleaners and paper clips.
G. H. Cook Biochemistry and Microbiology Club
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Climb That Tree

Climb a famous Rutgers Red Oak by way of a rope ladder.
Outdoors Club
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Go Bananas for Biotechnology

Watch student scientists extract DNA from bananas using everyday reagents like salt water and alcohol.
Designer Genes Biotechnology Club
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Nutrition Myth or Fact

Can you spot the nutrition myths?
Rutgers University Nutrition Club
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Pre-med/Pre-dent

Learn about the pre-medical and pre-dental curriculum, what it takes to be admitted into medical and dental schools, and what a career in these areas looks like.
Pre-Medical Society, Pre-Dental Society
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Sugar Overload

How much sugar do the foods you eat contain? Learn about healthier alternative.
Nutritional Sciences
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Veg Society

Pick up a vegetarian starter guide and learn about a plant based-diet from your friendly local vegans!
Rutgers Veg Society
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Vermicompost Demonstration

Don’t have a big yard? Live in a small space? You can still compost using a technique called vermicomposting. Learn more about this technique, and play an interactive game to test your knowledge on what can and can’t be composted.
RU Compost
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What is the Purpose of Life?

Navigate our interactive display to ask life’s deepest questions.
InterVarsity Multi-Ethnic Christian Fellowship
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Pet a Puppy

Greet the pups and learn more about The Seeing Eye Puppy Raising Club.
The Rutgers University Seeing Eye Puppy Raising Club
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Tour the Equine Lab

Red Barn, Equine Physiology Lab
Tour the Equine Exercise Physiology Lab, get an equine anatomy lesson with “Wishbone,” the center’s life-size articulated equine skeleton, and learn about the Equine Science 4 Kids program. Plus, color a horse sports bag to take home.
Rutgers Equine Science Center
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Your Baby's Brain

Calling all parents with baby scientists! Bring your little ones to build sand castles and play with bubbles, while you learn about baby brain development.
Infancy Studies Lab
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1:00 p.m.

High-Speed Horses

Red Barn, Equine Physiology Lab
Watch a horse run on a high-speed treadmill, and learn about the research conducted by the Rutgers Equine Science Center.
Rutgers Equine Science Center
CDF-114

Cook/DouglassLoree Building Area

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Re-energize with Kinesiology and Healthy

Lot 78
Learn about the dynamics of human movement while competing with a Rutgers athlete! Race on special exercise bikes that charge your phone, or see who can jump higher with our vertical jump measure.
Department of Kinesiology and Health
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Rutgers University–Newark

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Outbreak Detective

Play an epidemiology game and become a disease detective.
Rutgers School of Public Health Student Government Association!
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