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GLORIA STEINEM VISITS RUTGERS
Media: More Real than Reality

  Gloria Steinem

The Institute for Women's Leadership presents
The 2013-2014 Susan and Michael J. Angelides Lecture

Public Lecture: Thursday, February 27, 2014• 7:00 P.M. Livingston Student Center
84 Joyce Kilmer Avenue, Piscataway, NJ

Gloria Steinem is awriter, lecturer, editor, feminist activist and leading media spokeswoman on issues of equality. In 1972, she co-founded Ms. magazine, and remained one of its editors forfifteen years. Previously, she helped to found New Yorkmagazine, where shewas a political columnist andwrote feature articles. Steinem’s books include the bestsellers Revolution from Within: A Book of Self-Esteem, Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions, Moving Beyond Words, and Marilyn: Norma Jean, on the life of Marilyn Monroe. Her accomplishments as a writer and social change leader have been recognized nationally and globally. In November, 2013, President Barack Obama awarded Gloria Steinem the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor.

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A Career Forum for Graduate Students & Postdocs in all Disciplines
Date: Friday, April 25, 2014 - 1:30pm to 6:00pm
Location: 600 Bartholomew Road Piscataway, NJ 08854-8002 - Busch
Speakers: Ansley Abraham, PhD Director, SREB* Doctoral Scholars Program; Robert L. Belle Jr, EdD Assoc Dir, SREB* Doctoral Scholars Program
Date: Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 7:00pm
Location: Mason Gross Nicholas Music Center - College Ave
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Date: Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 11:00am to 2:30pm
Location: The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Pier 86, W 46th St and 12th Ave New York, NY 10036-4103
On Scout Days, children will participate in fun, educational activities with Museum educators. The program is designed to help children gain credit towards their Scouting requirements. Scouts will participate in activities related to topics such as aviation, water conversation, civic duty, engineering, and much more. The Scout Day on May 17 will have a water theme.
Date: Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 11:00am to 2:30pm
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My Story

Areas of Interest: Neurobiology.
My Story: When I was growing up, I did not have a strong scientific influence in my life. Neither of my parents were scientists and I was born in Taiwan and raised during World War II. Needless to say, my education was not very steady. My father died young, so I was raised by my mother in a family of five children. She made sure education was the focus of the household. As the middle child, I felt blessed with more space away from parental scrutiny. I always loved to observe things. I could watch lines of ants for hours. After WWII, the island was still at war with mainland China and there were routine...