News@Rider http://www.rider.edu/news/archive?& en R-E-S-P-E-C-T Unity Day at Rider http://www.rider.edu/news/2014/09/19/r-e-s-p-e-c-t-unity-day <p><span style="font-size: small;">Miley Cyrus twerking at the VMA’s last year, The Rolling Stones singing the Delta Blues, Madonna voguing a la the Latin culture — these are a few examples from the music industry of white performers “trying on” and exploiting artistic forms that have long been established by minority populations.</span></p><p><a href="http://www.rider.edu/news/2014/09/19/r-e-s-p-e-c-t-unity-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:52:13 +0000 alabrie 55836 at http://www.rider.edu Rider University begins Sesquicentennial Medals distribution http://www.rider.edu/news/2014/09/19/university-begins-sesquicentennial-medals-distribution <p><span style="font-size: small;">On Tuesday, September 16, Rider kicked off their 150th anniversary with several key events, including the distribution of the first-ever sesquicentennial Medals of Excellence. During Cranberry Fest and the Doris Kearns Goodwin events, the first three medals were awarded to the Lawrenceville campus Student Government Association (SGA), Dr. Walter A. Brower '48 and the&nbsp;<i>Times of Trenton.&nbsp;</i></span>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.rider.edu/news/2014/09/19/university-begins-sesquicentennial-medals-distribution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Rider Homepage Bucket 2 Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:43:19 +0000 alabrie 55871 at http://www.rider.edu Win NFL tickets during Madden tournament on Sept. 19 http://www.rider.edu/news/2014/09/18/win-nfl-tickets-during-madden-tournament-sept-19 <p><span style="font-size: small;">Students should be ready to put on their "video-game faces” this Friday to win big. All Rider students are invited to play Madden NFL 25 in a head-to-head tournament on Sept. 19 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Winners will receive two NFL tickets of their choice to an Eagles, Giants or Jets game.&nbsp;</span></p><p><a href="http://www.rider.edu/news/2014/09/18/win-nfl-tickets-during-madden-tournament-sept-19" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Campus & Community Current Students Accounting American Studies Biology & Behavioral Neuroscience Business Majors CDLS Dance Chemistry, BioChem, Physics College of Business Administration GEMS College of Continuing Studies College of Liberal Arts, Education, and Sciences Liberal Programs School of Education School of Fine & Performing Arts Science Programs Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:33:50 +0000 agrybowski 55796 at http://www.rider.edu Summer on Stage: Rider Students performed in the Catskills and beyond http://www.rider.edu/news/2014/09/17/summer-stage-students-performed-catskills-and-beyond <p>Each summer Rider’s theatre and musical theatre students fan out across the country to perform at regional and summer theaters.&nbsp; The summer of 2014 saw 32 students performing in 17 states that included California and Idaho, Alabama and Texas, New York and New Jersey and 11 more in between, plus two cruise lines.</p><p><a href="http://www.rider.edu/news/2014/09/17/summer-stage-students-performed-catskills-and-beyond" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Academics Arts & Culture Campus & Community People School of Fine & Performing Arts Westminster College of the Arts Rider Homepage Bucket 2 WCC Homepage Bucket 2 Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:44:33 +0000 asears 55751 at http://www.rider.edu Doris Kearns Goodwin dazzles crowd as Rider starts its 150th celebration http://www.rider.edu/news/2014/09/17/doris-kearns-goodwin-dazzles-crowd-starts-its-150th-celebration <p><span style="font-size: small;">Rider University officially kicked off its sesquicentennial celebration on Sept. 16, heralding a year of events with an appearance and lecture by Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Doris Kearns Goodwin.</span></p><p><a href="http://www.rider.edu/news/2014/09/17/doris-kearns-goodwin-dazzles-crowd-starts-its-150th-celebration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Campus & Community People About Rider Prospective Students Academics Current Students Faculty & Staff Rebovich Student Life Accounting American Studies Biology & Behavioral Neuroscience Business Majors CDLS Dance Chemistry, BioChem, Physics College of Business Administration GEMS College of Continuing Studies College of Liberal Arts, Education, and Sciences Liberal Programs School of Education School of Fine & Performing Arts Science Programs Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:58:26 +0000 agrybowski 55766 at http://www.rider.edu Scholarships aid student research in the arts, sciences and business http://www.rider.edu/news/2014/09/15/scholarships-aid-student-research-arts-sciences-and-business <p><span style="font-size: small;">Tuition scholarships worth $5,000 each will help five students pursue research in the arts, sciences, economics and psychology this year. Announced in May, the recipients of the Undergraduate Research Scholar Awards will work directly with faculty as they pursue projects that go beyond ordinary coursework, such as sophomore Jessica Stanislawczyk’s research of Westminster’s role in U.S. Cold War foreign policy and senior Derek Lake’s examination of the impact of automation on the U.S. labor market.&nbsp;</span></p><p><a href="http://www.rider.edu/news/2014/09/15/scholarships-aid-student-research-arts-sciences-and-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Academics About Rider Prospective Students Academics Current Students Faculty & Staff Accounting American Studies Biology & Behavioral Neuroscience Business Majors CDLS Dance Chemistry, BioChem, Physics College of Business Administration GEMS College of Continuing Studies College of Liberal Arts, Education, and Sciences Liberal Programs School of Education School of Fine & Performing Arts Science Programs Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:29:27 +0000 agrybowski 55631 at http://www.rider.edu Annual Cranberry Fest to be held on Sept. 16 http://www.rider.edu/news/2014/09/15/annual-cranberry-fest-be-held-sept-16 <p><span style="font-size: small;">The entire University community is invited to celebrate Rider's annual Cranberry Fest on Tuesday, Sept. 16. Activities begin at 11:30 a.m. on the Campus Mall, and last until 1 p.m. The rain site will be the SRC.&nbsp;</span></p><p><a href="http://www.rider.edu/news/2014/09/15/annual-cranberry-fest-be-held-sept-16" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Campus & Community Student Life Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:49:24 +0000 alabrie 55636 at http://www.rider.edu Faculty Recitals Begin with "Music For a While: Music for Voice and Lute" http://www.rider.edu/news/2014/09/15/faculty-recitals-begin-music-while-music-voice-and-lute <p>Westminster Choir College faculty member Sean McCarther, baritone, accompanied by Carlos Cuestas, Baroque guitar and lute, will perform songs from the 16<sup>th</sup> and 17<sup>th</sup> centuries on Sunday, September 21 at 3 p.m. in Bristol Chapel on the campus of Westminster Choir College of Rider University in Princeton, N.J. Admission is free.</p><p><a href="http://www.rider.edu/news/2014/09/15/faculty-recitals-begin-music-while-music-voice-and-lute" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Academics Arts & Culture Campus & Community Westminster Choir College Westminster College of the Arts All Shared Tag Buckets Rider Homepage Bucket 2 WCC Homepage Bucket 2 Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:23:58 +0000 asears 55646 at http://www.rider.edu Rep at Rider: Fall Kick-Off Performances are September 19 and 20 http://www.rider.edu/news/2014/09/12/rep-fall-kick-performances-are-september-19-and-20 <p><span style="font-size: small;">American Repertory Ballet will return to the Bart Luedeke Center Theatre with its “Rep at Rider: Fall Kick-Off Performance” on Friday, Sept. 19, and Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.</span><br /></p><p><a href="http://www.rider.edu/news/2014/09/12/rep-fall-kick-performances-are-september-19-and-20" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Academics Arts & Culture Dance School of Fine & Performing Arts Westminster College of the Arts All Shared Tag Buckets Rider Homepage Bucket 2 WCC Homepage Bucket 2 Fri, 12 Sep 2014 18:31:52 +0000 asears 55591 at http://www.rider.edu Rider University Art Gallery: Landscape: Social, Political, Traditional http://www.rider.edu/news/2014/09/12/university-art-gallery-landscape-social-political-traditional <p><span style="font-size: small;">The Rider University Art Gallery will present the work of photographers Josh Brilliant, Annie Hogan, Joshua Lutz and Wendel A. White in an exhibition titled “Landscape: Social, Political, Traditional” from Thursday, Sept. 18, through Sunday, Oct. 12. The exhibit will include an opening reception on Thursday, Sept. 18, at 5 p.m. and a program discussing the artists’ work on Thursday, Oct. 2, at 7 p.m. in the Art Gallery. The exhibition is curated by Aubrey J. Kauffman. Admission is free.</span></p><p><a href="http://www.rider.edu/news/2014/09/12/university-art-gallery-landscape-social-political-traditional" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Academics Arts & Culture School of Fine & Performing Arts Westminster College of the Arts All Shared Tag Buckets Rider Homepage Bucket 2 WCC Homepage Bucket 2 Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:44:39 +0000 asears 55561 at http://www.rider.edu Rider places in top tier of U.S. News & World Report rankings for 2015 http://www.rider.edu/news/2014/09/09/places-top-tier-us-news-world-report-rankings-2015 <p><span style="font-size: small;">In its annual “America’s Best Colleges” issue for 2015,&nbsp;<i>U.S. News &amp; World Report</i>has once again placed Rider University in the top tier of its Regional Universities – North category at number 23. In addition to the&nbsp;<i>U.S. News &amp; World Report</i>rankings, The Princeton Review has named Rider among its “Best 378 Colleges” in the nation for 2015. Both publications have ranked the University favorably in their respective surveys for more than a decade.&nbsp;</span></p><p><a href="http://www.rider.edu/news/2014/09/09/places-top-tier-us-news-world-report-rankings-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Academics Tue, 09 Sep 2014 15:37:02 +0000 agrybowski 55536 at http://www.rider.edu Doing time to solve the crime http://www.rider.edu/news/2014/09/08/doing-time-solve-crime <p></p><p><a href="http://www.rider.edu/news/2014/09/08/doing-time-solve-crime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Academics Campus & Community About Rider Prospective Students Academics Mon, 08 Sep 2014 15:25:30 +0000 agrybowski 55516 at http://www.rider.edu General Assembly speaker to visit Rider to discuss state politics http://www.rider.edu/news/2014/09/08/general-assembly-speaker-visit-discuss-state-politics <p><span style="font-size: small;">The Rebovich Institute for New Jersey Politics at Rider University will present “The State of Politics Today: An Evening with Hon. Vincent Prieto,” Speaker of the New Jersey General Assembly, on Tuesday, Sept. 23. &nbsp;A light reception begins at 6 p.m. and remarks begin at 7 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer session with the audience. The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place in the Mercer Room in Daly Dining Hall on Rider’s Lawrenceville campus.</span></p><p><a href="http://www.rider.edu/news/2014/09/08/general-assembly-speaker-visit-discuss-state-politics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Campus & Community People Accounting American Studies Biology & Behavioral Neuroscience Business Majors CDLS Dance Chemistry, BioChem, Physics College of Business Administration GEMS College of Continuing Studies College of Liberal Arts, Education, and Sciences Liberal Programs School of Education School of Fine & Performing Arts Science Programs Mon, 08 Sep 2014 20:21:53 +0000 agrybowski 55526 at http://www.rider.edu Video series garners award for Rider Libraries http://www.rider.edu/news/2014/09/05/video-series-garners-award-libraries <p><span style="font-size: small;">At the 2014 annual New Jersey Library Association Conference, Rider University Libraries received the NJLA Public Relations-Tech Shoutout Award for "The Rider Libraries Minute," a series of short videos that educate students on library resources in a creative way.</span>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.rider.edu/news/2014/09/05/video-series-garners-award-libraries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Campus & Community About Rider Prospective Students Current Students Faculty & Staff Accounting American Studies Biology & Behavioral Neuroscience Business Majors CDLS Dance Chemistry, BioChem, Physics College of Business Administration GEMS College of Continuing Studies College of Liberal Arts, Education, and Sciences Liberal Programs School of Education School of Fine & Performing Arts Science Programs Fri, 05 Sep 2014 14:07:41 +0000 agrybowski 55466 at http://www.rider.edu Want to study abroad? Visit Rider's Study Abroad Fair on Sept. 9 http://www.rider.edu/news/2014/09/05/want-study-abroad-visit-riders-study-abroad-fair-sept-9 <p><span style="font-size: small;">On Sept. 9, the <a target="_blank" title="Center for International Education" href="http://www.rider.edu/cie">Center for International Education</a> will host its semi-annual Study Abroad Fair, giving students the chance to learn about studying, interning or volunteering abroad. Students can now travel to more than 50 countries in Europe, Asia, Africa, the South Pacific, and Central and South America. About 12 of Rider’s study abroad providers will be on hand to explain what their programs offer and to share one-on-one information.&nbsp;</span></p><p><a href="http://www.rider.edu/news/2014/09/05/want-study-abroad-visit-riders-study-abroad-fair-sept-9" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Campus & Community About Rider Explore Your Interests Prospective Students Academics Current Students Student Life Summer Accounting American Studies Biology & Behavioral Neuroscience Business Majors CDLS Dance Chemistry, BioChem, Physics College of Business Administration GEMS College of Continuing Studies College of Liberal Arts, Education, and Sciences Liberal Programs School of Education School of Fine & Performing Arts Science Programs Fri, 05 Sep 2014 20:15:19 +0000 agrybowski 55486 at http://www.rider.edu Westminster Choir College Celebrates the 2014-2015 Academic Year http://www.rider.edu/news/2014/09/04/westminster-choir-college-celebrates-2014-2015-academic-year <p>Westminster Choir College of Rider University celebrated the opening of the 2014-2015 academic year by holding the traditional Opening Convocation in the new Marion Buckelew Cullen Center’s Hillman Performance Hall.&nbsp; It was standing room only for this historic event as 400 students, faculty and staff were joined online by alumni, parents and friends watching a live webcast around the world.</p><p><a href="http://www.rider.edu/news/2014/09/04/westminster-choir-college-celebrates-2014-2015-academic-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Academics Arts & Culture Campus & Community All Shared Tag Buckets WCC Homepage Bucket 2 Thu, 04 Sep 2014 16:54:51 +0000 asears 55426 at http://www.rider.edu Tickets for MAGIC! concert available Sept. 8 http://www.rider.edu/news/2014/09/03/tickets-magic-concert-available-sept-8 <p><span style="font-size: small;">Tickets for the Fall Concert featuring MAGIC! will be available on Sept. 8 from 1 to 5 p.m. and Sept. 9 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Bart Luedeke Leadership Suite on the Lawrenceville campus. Tickets will be available on the Princeton campus on Sept. 8 in the Associate Dean of Students office.&nbsp;</span></p><p><a href="http://www.rider.edu/news/2014/09/03/tickets-magic-concert-available-sept-8" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Campus & Community Current Students Faculty & Staff Student Life Accounting American Studies Biology & Behavioral Neuroscience Business Majors CDLS Dance Chemistry, BioChem, Physics College of Business Administration GEMS College of Continuing Studies College of Liberal Arts, Education, and Sciences Liberal Programs School of Education School of Fine & Performing Arts Science Programs Wed, 03 Sep 2014 14:44:15 +0000 agrybowski 55381 at http://www.rider.edu "R" Factor brings fresh faces, fresh changes http://www.rider.edu/news/2014/08/28/r-factor-brings-fresh-faces-fresh-changes <p><span style="font-size: medium;">Do you like music? Have you always wanted to perform? Do you think you have what it takes to be a star?</span></p><p><a href="http://www.rider.edu/news/2014/08/28/r-factor-brings-fresh-faces-fresh-changes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Culture Campus & Community People Student Life Student Life Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:38:03 +0000 alabrie 55151 at http://www.rider.edu Scholarship student describes her experience abroad in Xian, China http://www.rider.edu/news/2014/08/27/scholarship-student-describes-her-experience-abroad-xian-china <p><span style="font-size: small;">We asked one of our study abroad students to reflect on her time in another country. Petra Gaskins traveled to Xian, China, this spring as part of the Alliance for Global Education.&nbsp;Gaskins&nbsp;was a recipient of&nbsp;the Gilman Scholarship and The Alliance for Global Education Scholarship. This extra support helped her fulfill her dream of traveling abroad.&nbsp;<i style="font-size: small;">&nbsp;</i></span></p><p><span style="font-size: small;"><b>Why did you choose China as your study abroad destination?</b></span></p><p><a href="http://www.rider.edu/news/2014/08/27/scholarship-student-describes-her-experience-abroad-xian-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Academics Arts & Culture Campus & Community Prospective Students Current Students Student Life Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:42:04 +0000 alabrie 55136 at http://www.rider.edu Fall Opening will welcome the class of 2018 http://www.rider.edu/news/2014/08/27/fall-opening-will-welcome-class-2018 <div class="disabled name formatted_content"><span style="font-size: medium;">The long summer that held so much promise in June is about to come to an unofficial close after Labor Day. As fall approaches, pools and beaches will close, the days will shorten, and students, of course, will return to school.&nbsp;</span></div><div class="document_body"><div class="disabled body formatted_content"><br /><span style="font-size: medium;">This year's freshmen class is expected to exceed 1,000 students, nearly a 13% increase from last year.&nbsp;</span></div></div><p><a href="http://www.rider.edu/news/2014/08/27/fall-opening-will-welcome-class-2018" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Campus & Community Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:36:16 +0000 alabrie 55141 at http://www.rider.edu