Explore your ambitions
Take a direct route to research and hands on learning in a variety of fields through Douglass Discovery. Build your resume and expand your horizons by collaborating directly with faculty, professionals, corporate leaders, artists, and other Douglass Fellows on their work including laboratory research, arts initiatives, public health projects, and more!
Project SUPER (Science for Undergraduates: A Program for Excellence in Research) offers STEM students the opportunity to participate in funded academic STEM research early in their education.
The Faculty Fellows program brings world-renowned experts to campus to collaborate with students on research projects, headline speakers series, and offer mentorship.
The Blanche, Edith, and Irving Laurie Chair in Women’s Studies brings cutting edge scholars and practitioners to campus to share research, give public lectures and interact with students and faculty associated with Douglass Residential College,
The Global Village is a set of opportunities that prioritize the intersection of community outreach, experiential learning, and global initiatives.
Programming, networking, mentorship, and other unique opportunities for students who are enrolled in both Douglass and the Honors College.
The Gender and Arts Program provides offerings in the arts for Douglass students including an elective seminar course, capstone project, the annual Douglass Arts Exhibition, and the Douglass Arts Certificate.
Stories from Douglass Discovery
The esteemed Center for Women in the Arts and Humanities is evolving into the Center for Women in the Arts at Douglass Residential College, reflecting its commitment to empowering women in the arts and humanities. The move to Douglass Residential College, known for its strong focus on empowering women through education, is a strategic and progressive step that will bring an array of exciting opportunities for the entire Rutgers community.
The Douglass Discovery Gender and Arts Program at Douglass Residential College is pleased to announce that artist, Amina Ross has been named the 2023-24 Estelle Lebowitz Artist-in-Residence at Rutgers University. The Gender and Arts Program provides offerings in the arts for Douglass students and brings to the University community the work and ideas of exceptional women and femme identifying artists through exhibitions and year-long campus residencies.
This past month, Douglass held the second annual Douglass Discovery Day, a student showcase celebrating Douglass excellence in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. Student cohorts participating in experiential learning opportunities through Douglass Discovery programs and the Global Village gave presentations on their ongoing or completed projects, highlighting the student population's wide range of interests and talents.
The College is excited to announce a new cohort of Faculty Fellows for the 2022-2023 school year!
The Douglass Faculty Fellows Program is a new Douglass initiative open to all students that brings cutting-edge professionals to campus to work directly with Douglass students on their projects and research. Fellows include innovators from a variety of fields, including the fine arts, social justice, medicine, academia, activism, and more. Students may be eligible to receive a stipend for their work.
The Global Village Art as Activism House, a Douglass living-learning community focused on the global role of art in social justice, wrapped the academic year by putting on their annual exhibition.
The Douglass Global Village and the Douglass Discovery Faculty Fellows program held the first annual Douglass Day, an event in which students presented the projects they worked on this past semester. The evening offered students the opportunity to share their work, showing the entire college community all that can be achieved through Douglass programs!
Internationally renowned artist Kameelah Janan Rasheed is the 2021-2022 Douglass Artist-in-Residence. The program is a unique collaboration between Mason Gross School of the Arts and Douglass’ new Faculty Fellows initiative, which brings cutting-edge professionals to campus to work hands-on with Douglass students. Rasheed’s workshops and seminars offer a cohort of Douglass artists a direct path to experiences as artists, scholars, and activism. For student artist and filmmaker Lance Margarett O. Panes DRC’23, working with Rasheed has been a dynamic experience that empowers her creativity and encourages her artistic passions across a variety of mediums.
This fall, Kameelah Janan Rasheed will begin an artist’s residency at Rutgers University–New Brunswick through a partnership between Douglass College and Mason Gross School of the Arts. Her residency will offer students from both institutions the chance to express their creativity alongside a nationally and internationally known artist.