The Rutgers Climate Institute is a University-wide effort to address one of the most important issues of our time through research, education and outreach. The Institute draws upon strengths in many departments at Rutgers by facilitating collaboration across a broad range of disciplines in the natural, social and policy sciences.

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RCI's latest Bulletin has just been released.
This annual report features news about our faculty, research, students and events.
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Read it here.

RCI launches Student Support Fund
This new RCI fund provides assistance for Rutgers student travel and related expenses for the purposes of climate change education and research thanks to the generosity of the William H. Greenberg (Rutgers University Class of 1944) Family. Application deadline for travel and related expenses that will occur between January 1 and June 30, is 11:59 pm November 1st.  As the fund grows, RCI intends to expand its reach to undergraduate and master's degree students; however, initial eligibility is limited to Rutgers Ph.D. students whose major area of research is on climate change in the natural, social, health or policy sciences. Complete information here. Help us grow the fund here.

greenberg photoRCI's Newest Greenberg Fellow: Arielle Catalano
Rutgers graduate student, Arielle Catalano has been selected as RCI's next recipient of the William H. Greenberg Fellowship.
Arielle is a candidate for a Ph.D. in Atmospheric Science.
Her dissertation research topic is The effects of climate change on the climatology
of simulated
extratropical cyclones – application of a high-resolution global climate model.
The William H. Greenberg Fellowship was established by Mrs. Phyllis Greenberg to honor her husband who was a graduate of Rutgers University, Class of 1944. Read more about Arielle and the William H. Greenberg Fellowship here

Grass Allergy Study Subjects Needed
RCI Affiliate Dr. Leonard Bielory is looking for people allergic to grass for a Grass Allergy Study. Males and females, 18-50 years old, minimum 2 year history of grass pollen allergy, and have troublesome allergy symptoms despite using anti-allergy medication. Compensation up to $4,500. Call Dr. Bielory to book a screening appointment: 973-912-9817.

Nominations Now Open for Leshner Leadership Institute for Public Engagement on Climate Change. AAAS has announced that nominations are open now through November 1 for the inaugural cohort of the AAAS Leshner Leadership Institute, focused on climate change. The program convenes mid-career scientists who demonstrate leadership and excellence in their research careers, and interest in promoting meaningful dialogue between science and society.

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