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Faculty-Led Program

Poland Spotlight

Based in Warsaw and northeastern Poland, this is an intense two-week international course in which students work with faculty at Warsaw University and workshop leaders at the polish NGO, the borderland foundation, learning and exploring how the art and media-centered reporting can be used to engage local communities to generate positive change at a local, municipal and even national level. Click on the button below to learn more.

Outdoor Educator

Miron Golfman

Miron Golfman is the office's go-to for Outdoor Education and Sustainability. His passion lies at the intersection of outdoor education and social justice. When Miron is not in the wilderness you will likely find him spending quality time with quality people, sharing good conversations, laughter, food, and storytelling with others. Click on the button below to see him in action!

Program Coordinator

Elizabeth Harley, MPA

Elizabeth Harley coordinates the day to day operations and administrative responsibilities of the office. In addition, she also manages all the logistics of the office’s travel programs. Elizabeth is a double alumnus from the Rutgers School of Public Affairs and Administration with a concentration in Nonprofit Management. She has a passion for social justice, sustainability, and criminal justice reform and aims to further her education in the future.


Be The Light

In Spring Break 2018, Rutgers University–Newark’s (RU-N) International Leadership Exchange (ILE) Global Scholars traveled to Puerto Rico with the multimedia icon, executive producer and host, Angie Martinez to help to deploy We Share Solar suitcases in multi-purpose community help centers and a cancer care center in Puerto Rico.

MPA '19

Ngĩma Wambugu

The International Leadership Exchange (ILE) Alumni, Ngĩma Wambugu, traveled as an undergraduate and graduate student to India Puerto Rico and Tanzania to provide solar energy to underserved communities while learning about public administration through engaged interactions. Being a leader and talented individual she balances studying along with hosting her very own radio show called Share Some Mo'.

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Mar. 24th
Deadline - ILE Global Scholars Program

Mar. 30th
Application Faculty-led program Deadline

April 11, 2020
Community engagement day

April 24 - 26, 2020
Pine Barrens Overnight trip

April 16 -19, 2020
AMC Outdoor Leadership training (for staff)

May 11, 2020
De-stress fest opening day

2020 Travel Calendar

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India, January 2020
Social Development and Sustainable Living

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Tanzania, 18 May - 1 June 2020
Community Engaged Leadership

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Puerto Rico, 17 - 29 June 2020
Health, Wellness, and Sustainable Living

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New Hampshire & Ecuador, 5 - 21 July 2020
The Power of Sustainable Living

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Poland, 27 June - 13 July 2020
Civic Dialogue, Democracy, and the Arts

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Cuba, Spring 2020
Legal Field Study

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Italy, Summer 2020
Archaeological Field School

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South Korea, Summer 2020
Public Administration

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Mexico, Summer 2020
Tropical Field Biology

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Dominican Republic, Winter 2019
International Public Interest/Public Charities

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About us

The Rutgers University-Newark, Office of Global Initiatives and Experiential Learning is the central hub for all RU-N global initiatives.

Get in touch

Office of Global Initiatives and Experiential Learning
Rutgers University – Newark
Hill Hall, Room 411
360 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 
Newark, NJ 07102-1814
Phone: 973.353.3711
Email: global.exp@newark.rutgers.edu
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