Special Programs Archive

Special Programs are also offered through the network in addition to our regularly scheduled programming.  (Windows Media player or Flip4Mac are required to view.)

AMESALL Panel Discussion (WMV): Rutgers newest department, the department of African, Middle Eastern, and South Asian Languages and Literatures, held a panel discussion with some of its professors to inform the Rutgers Community about the department and its new minor.

RUSA/NJPIRG Senator Menendez Student Aid Rally (WMV): Watch as Rutgers University students welcome Senator Robert Menendez to Brower Commons to celebrate the passage of the Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act and mark a milestone in higher education funding for students in New Jersey and all over the United States.

Family Feud Game Show (WMV): RU-tv hosted a Family Feud game show on April 20, 2010 in the Rutgers Student Center Multi-Purpose Room.  It was a competition between various student groups with lots of fun, music, prizes, and a battle of wits.

Heritage Workshop Video (WMV): You might have called RU-info or watched RU-tv, but do you know what Campus Information Services (CIS) actually does?  Watch as two employees from different departments learn how they each help CIS inform and connect the Rutgers University community.

Old Queens Bicentennial (WMV): Rutgers students and faculty gathered around the Old Queens building on April 27, 2009 to celebrate its 200th birthday.

Old Queens Live Footage (WMV): Check out RU-tv's coverage of the Old Queens Bicentennial ceremony, as students and faculty come together to celebrate the oldest building in Rutgers New Brunswick.

Alan Leslie, Doctor of Psychology (WMV): Doctor of Psychology Alan Leslie spoke about his latest autism theory, the "theory of mind", as part of the Rutgers Distinguished Faculty Talk Series.

Ishmael Beah ATP (WMV): Ishmael Beah came to Rutgers and spoke about what it was like to grow up as a child soldier, and to promote his autobiographical book recounting his experiences.

Carla Yanni Interview (WMV): Professor Carla Yanni speaks with RU-tv's own Alisa Purifico about Rutgers Day.

Ernest Bai Koroma, President of Sierra Leone (WMV): Ernest Bai Koroma, the first democratically elected President of Sierra Leone, spoke to the Rutgers community on September 21st. He was brought in as a collaborative effort by the Office of the President, the Office of the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, Rutgers' Center for African Studies, the School of Arts and Sciences' Office of International Programs, and members of the local community. He addressed the nation's forward progress, as well as the areas that he is still looking for vast improvements in.

Rutgers Goes Global (WMV): Ru-tv colleagues follwed nine Rutgers students to St. Croix of the US Virgin Islands. We documented their toura through the island while learning about the different people, places, and economy.

Martin Luther King Jr. ATP (WMV): Watch members from the Public Relations Student Society of America present three of Martin Luther King Jr.'s most famous speeches.

Student Voices Episode 1 (WMV): RU-tv and the Rutgers University Association of Black Journalists present the first episode of Student Voices, a half-hour program dedicated to discussing and exploring issues of race, ethnicity, diversity, and today's world. Nia Hamm moderates a panel of students and faculty on the issue of politics of race in modern society.
Panelists include African Studies professor Dr. Kim Butler, Vice President of Rutgers NAACP Chapter Janae Desire, Secretary of DBSC Ashley Sawyer, and Parliamentarian for United Black Council Dan Smith.

Student Voices Episode 2 (WMV): RU-tv and RUABJ collaborate to create Student Voices II: Economic Inequality in America. Nia Hamm, president of RUABJ discusses issues with fellow students and Richard Barber, Chair of Economic Empowerment Committee of the NJ NAACP.

Rutgers Retrospective: Demarest Reminds Us
In this next episode of Rutgers Retrospective, Dr. Demarest reminds us of the historic transition from Queens College to Rutgers College as well as the development of the New Jersey College for Women, also known as Douglass College.  Marianne De Padua and Mr. Tom Frusciano, University Archivist, will guide you through this memorable piece and share more about the origins of Rutgers College history. Be sure to look for Colonel Rutgers, who will also be popping up with more comments and facts!
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