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University Alumni Adelaide Marcus Zagoren and Susan Lester spoke at this year’s Zagoren Lecture 2013 at Trayes Hall on Douglass campus.

The Rutgers University Programming Association presented the “Luck O’ the Irish Coffeehouse” yesterday as a part of celebration for St. Patrick’s Day.

The event featured live alternative Irish music, food and dancing.

Students tap danced, ate Irish food and listened to alternative Irish music yesterday at the Rutgers University Programming Association’s “Luck O’ the Irish Coffeehouse” last night on the Douglass Campus Center.

The Center for Latino Arts and Culture hosted a fundraiser and panel discussion yesterday for Haitian artists and those who were impacted by the 2010 earthquake.

Kevin Volpp, director at the Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics at the University of Pennsylvania, discussed his research on obesity yesterday at the Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research.?

The exhibit featured the work from artists such as Scherezade Garcia, who used the color brown in her work to highlight the many different cultures in the United States.

Students write their positive and negative technology experiences on post-it notes at the Institute of Women and Art’s “Trans Technology: Circuits of Culture, Selfm and Belonging” symposium yesterday at the Mabel Smith Douglass Library.

Arne Jacobson, of the Schatz Energy Research Center, speaks to students and faculty yesteday, underlining an increase in handheld solar technology for the marketplace.

Mahboubeh Abbasgholizadeh, far left, is an exiled Iranian women’s rights activist and filmmaker. She described her experiences in prison in Iran yesterday at the Ruth Dill Johnson Crockett Building on Cook campus.

Fabien Cousteau speaks yesterday in the Cook Campus Center about his aquatic adventures and achievements, such as the development process for his shark-shaped submarine. Cousteau, an oceanographic explorer, has also produced films depicting sharks in a new light.

Dr. Sheldon J. Kukafka speaks at the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital’s annual “Matters of the Heart,” yesterday about cardiac disease affecting young people.

Students helped create explanatory panels for the “Curating Guantanamo” exhibit at the Mabel Smith Douglass Library. The exhibit, which highlights the conflicts surrounding the history of the  detention center in Guantanamo Bay, will run from Feb. 18 to March 29.

The exhibit is a collaboration between 11 universities to explore the variable history of the Guantanamo Bay site.

Menachem Teitelbaum, a School of Arts and Sciences first-year student, pours chocolate over his food.

Left to right: Kirby Mavino, a School of Arts and Sciences first-year student, and Amy Hawley, a Brookdale Community College senior, pick from a variety of chocolate-covered delectables as a part of the University Dining Services’ “Chocolate Fantasy” last night at the Nielson Dining Hall on Douglass campus.

Raritan County College students Angelo Benedetto and Cecilia Salvino played music at the event.

Students who attended the “Student Thrift” yesterday at the basement of 25 Huntington St. were able to sell or buy a number of miscellaneous items ranging from old clothing to insects.

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