Research Highlights

Researcher Builds Archive of Translated Anglo-Saxon Narrative Poetry

Researcher Builds Archive of Translated Anglo-Saxon Narrative Poetry

In a labor of loving dating back seven years, Aaron Hostetter, an assistant professor of English, has translated 66 percent of extant Old English poetry – and counting – on his web-based Anglo-Saxon Narrative Poetry Project.

Researcher Explores Sustainable Ties Among the Poor in Philadelphia-Based Organization

Researcher Explores Sustainable Ties Among the Poor in Philadelphia-Based Organization

Through her extensive research, Joan Mazelis, an assistant professor of sociology at Rutgers University–Camden, has discovered further evidence of non-kin social ties among the poor with greater longevity than disposable ties. Focusing on the Kensington Welfare Rights Union in Philadelphia, she found that these bonds are based on a mutual understanding of support, often take on familial roles, and function according to set norms of reciprocity.

Preventive Care Remains a Low Priority for Some Urban Women

Preventive Care Remains a Low Priority for Some Urban Women

Regular check-ups and screenings are among the best ways to stay healthy and catch potential health problems before they become serious, but preventive care rates are lower than they should be among Hispanic women in Camden, according to Rutgers University–Camden researchers. A series of studies by two Rutgers–Camden nursing professors is shedding some light on […]

Giving Back to the Community

Rutgers–Camden/Cooper Collaborative to Provide Baccalaureate Nursing Education to Underrepresented Health Care Workers

Rutgers–Camden/Cooper Collaborative to Provide Baccalaureate Nursing Education to Underrepresented Health Care Workers

The Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden and Cooper University Health Care are partnering to encourage health care paraprofessionals from underrepresented populations to pursue nursing careers. The Rutgers–Camden/Cooper Collaborative for Upward Mobility in Nursing will provide baccalaureate education to unlicensed, assistive personnel employed at Cooper University Health Care. It is being funded by a $250,000 grant from […]

Home Work: Graduate Students Assist Regional Partnership Aimed at Reducing Foreclosures

Home Work: Graduate Students Assist Regional Partnership Aimed at Reducing Foreclosures

Prentiss Dantzler and Zach Wood, Ph.D. candidates in public affairs, and Jeanette Holdbrook, a graduate student in the master of public administration (MPA) program, are assisting an innovative partnership of seven Camden County towns focused on addressing vacant properties.

Four Student Veterans Named First Kane Scholarship Recipients

Four Student Veterans Named First Kane Scholarship Recipients

Four Rutgers University–Camden student veterans have been named the inaugural recipients of the Jeremy Kane Scholarship: Carla Cooper, Mark Bodrog, Nam Dy, and Henderson Tyrrell. Each recipient has received an award in the amount of $750.

Student Achievement

Fellowship Fuels Fight for Labor Justice

Fellowship Fuels Fight for Labor Justice

What fuels the fight for justice? For David Boehm, it began during his career as an automotive technician, which evolved into him becoming an educator, and then a union member. His passion now is to look out for the legal rights of employees everywhere, which is why he enrolled at Rutgers Law–Camden. Boehm, a third-year […]

Rutgers–Camden Student Finds Her Magic Moment through Disney College Program

Rutgers–Camden Student Finds Her Magic Moment through Disney College Program

Anything is possible at the proclaimed “happiest place on Earth,” and for the next six months, Walt Disney World will be DeVito’s home, college campus, and place of employment.

Senior Earns Stedman Art Purchase Award

Senior Earns Stedman Art Purchase Award

The Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts has named Jennifer Jakimiak, a graduating senior art student at Rutgers University–Camden, as the 2014 recipient of the Stedman Art Purchase Award. The Haddon Township resident earned the nod for her senior thesis exhibit, “Nothing is Ever as it Seems,” currently on display in the Stedman Gallery.

Campus Life

South Jersey Gains Critical Mass for Nursing Education Thanks to Merger

South Jersey Gains Critical Mass for Nursing Education Thanks to Merger

Two nursing programs in southern New Jersey have come together to grow nursing higher education, research, and practice in the region. On July 1, the legacy University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Nursing at Stratford merged with the Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden, combining 800 nursing students, 33 full-time nursing faculty, and […]

Five High School Students Win Rutgers-Camden BizEd Competition

Five High School Students Win Rutgers-Camden BizEd Competition

Five high school students proved they are ready to become future business leaders by winning BizEd, an intensive two-week summer program at the Rutgers School of Business–Camden. The winning students are: Elizabeth Angelucci (Cherry Hill/Cherry Hill High School East); Blaise Leonchuck (Runnemede/Triton Regional High School); Mike Miller (Southampton/Seneca High School); Yasmeen Torres (Camden/Camden Academy Charter […]

Local High School Students Participate in BizEd Camp

Local High School Students Participate in BizEd Camp

They’re budding entrepreneurs, marketing professionals, accountants, and finance experts, but before they make their mark on the business world, a group of talented high school students must first sharpen their skills and learn the ropes. During “BizEd: Building Business Leaders,” 27 rising high school seniors will participate in a two-week summer camp to prepare for […]

Scarlet Pride

Behind the Gun: Ph.D. Graduate and Former Camden County Prosecutor Explores Juvenile Gun Violence

Behind the Gun: Ph.D. Graduate and Former Camden County Prosecutor Explores Juvenile Gun Violence

Diane Marano, a recent Ph.D. graduate in childhood studies, focused her dissertation on the critical issues surrounding juvenile gun violence.

A Friend in Deed: Piccoli Plans to Serve as Advocate for Veterans

A Friend in Deed: Piccoli Plans to Serve as Advocate for Veterans

Joshua Piccoli, a United States Marine Corps veteran of the Iraq War, will graduate on May 22 with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. He plans to earn his law degree and serve as an advocate for fellow veterans.

Criminal Justice Debate Team Wins South Jersey Invitational

Criminal Justice Debate Team Wins South Jersey Invitational

The results are in and there’s no debate – Rutgers University–Camden is the champ! The campus’ criminal justice debate team took home the hardware as Top School at the inaugural South Jersey Criminal Justice Debate Invitational, held on Saturday, April 12, at Rowan University. A perpetual plaque, featuring a gavel on it, will be engraved […]

Arts and Culture

Exhibition Features Works of Late Rutgers–Camden Educator and Artist

Exhibition Features Works of Late Rutgers–Camden Educator and Artist

Several works by the late Olga Moore, a former Rutgers University–Camden professor of art, will be featured in the new exhibition, “Camden Collects,” courtesy of Schiavo and Roberta Tarbell, professor emerita of history. The exhibit, to be held from July 7 to Sept. 18 in the Stedman Gallery on the Rutgers–Camden campus, showcases artworks and objects collected by individuals living or working in the City of Camden.

Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Presents “Camden Collects” Exhibition

Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Presents “Camden Collects” Exhibition

The Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts will present an engaging exhibition of artworks and objects collected by individuals living or working in the City of Camden. The exhibition, “Camden Collects,” will be held from July 7 to Sept. 18 in the Stedman Gallery on the Rutgers–Camden campus. Summer hours are Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A “Third Thursday” closing reception will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 18.

Art Prof Named Featured Artist for National Conference

Art Prof Named Featured Artist for National Conference

Elizabeth Demaray, an associate professor of fine arts, was the featured artist at the 2014 Association of Environmental Science Studies (AESS) national conference, titled “Welcome to the Anthropocene: From Global Challenge to Planetary Stewardship.”

Other Recent Posts

Acting Dean Oberdiek to Lead Law School

Acting Dean Oberdiek to Lead Law School

On July 1, John Oberdiek will begin serving as acting dean of Rutgers Law–Camden. A noted scholar in the areas of legal philosophy and tort law, Oberdiek holds a secondary appointment with the Department of Philosophy on the Rutgers–New Brunswick campus and co-directs the Rutgers Institute of Law and Philosophy. In 2004, a practicing attorney […]

Biology Professor Edits First Book in Series on Biodiversity

Biology Professor Edits First Book in Series on Biodiversity

John Dighton, a professor of biology at Rutgers University-Camden and director of the Rutgers Pinelands Field Station, has co-edited the book Interactions in Soil: Promoting Plant Growth (Springer, 2014), the first volume in a new series on biodiversity, community, and ecosystems. Dighton’s co-editor, Jennifer Krumin, earned her doctoral degree from Rutgers-New Brunswick in 2007. The […]

Law Alumna Creates Life-Saving App

Law Alumna Creates Life-Saving App

Downloading apps is part of everyday modern life. But a Rutgers Law–Camden alumna has developed an app that could save your life. Theresa Lyons ’01, one of the first graduates of a Rutgers dual-degree program that combines a J.D. with a M.S.W., has with her New Jersey family and divorce law firm, Lyons & Associates, […]