October 31, 2016-November 3, 2016    
All Day


Campus Center
326 Penn St., Camden, NJ, 08102

Sustainable Community Development and STEAM Fields: What We Can Learn from a Changing Cuba

Academic experts and scholars from the U.S. and Cuba will share best practices and expand knowledge across a variety of STEAM disciplines (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) and Community Development. The week begins with a public conference, followed by faculty collaboration meetings and site visits to community projects. The collaboration culminates in a strengthened relationship between Rutgers University and the University of Havana, including a spring trip to Cuba.

Visit https://clc.camden.rutgers.edu/Cuba_Conference_2016.html for conference and registration information.

Research Topics:

• Arts and Humanities

• Environmental Justice

• Population Health

• STEM Fields (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)

• Urban Policy and Community Participation


October 31: Opening of the Conference
November 1: Faculty roundtables with visiting Cuban scholars discussing collaborative research projects.
November 2: Site visits to community projects.
November 3: Concluding meetings and wrap-up.


  • Community Leadership Center, Rutgers Centers for Global Advancement and International Affairs (GAIA)
  • Rutgers University Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Rutgers–Camden Office of the Chancellor
  • Rutgers–Camden Office of the Provost
  • Dean’s Office of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences
  • Rutgers–Camden School of Nursing
  • Department of Public Policy and Administration
  • Rutgers-Camden Conferenceand Symposium Funding Grant Program