Research Highlights

More Empathy, Less Hysteria: A Q&A on Ebola With a Rutgers Law-Camden Professor

More Empathy, Less Hysteria: A Q&A on Ebola With a Rutgers Law-Camden Professor

Rutgers School of Law-Camden Professor Kimberly Mutcherson teaches courses in health law policy and HIV/AIDS, bioethics, tort, and family law. Her scholarly work focuses on issues at the intersection of health law, bioethics and family law. Her writing has appeared in a variety of scholarly journals including Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy, Harvard […]

Researcher Unmasks Social Dynamics of Halloween Ritual

Researcher Unmasks Social Dynamics of Halloween Ritual

For 364 days a year, parents raise their children as if it’s a G-rated world, doing their best to shield their underlings from potentially fear-inducing situations. Then Halloween night arrives and, as if waving a magic wand, parents walk a step behind as their kids approach strangers’ doors – often traversing scenes of horror and […]

Engineering Organisms for Renewable Energy

Engineering Organisms for Renewable Energy

In the ongoing race to find new methods of sustainability, two Rutgers University–Camden students have pulled ahead of the pack. Bacteria and other biological organisms can be genetically modified to produce larger amounts of fuel and similar products used for renewable energy. Using a software program they developed, computer science majors Jim Kelley and Tony […]

Giving Back to the Community

Ignite Program “Sparks” Student Discovery With Innovative Extended-Day Classes

Ignite Program “Sparks” Student Discovery With Innovative Extended-Day Classes

Every day after school, more than 200 Camden students grades 4 to 8 participate in Ignite, an innovative expanded-learning program that aims to “spark” student discovery.

Q & A with Rutgers–Camden Civic Scholar Stephanie Bolger

Q & A with Rutgers–Camden Civic Scholar Stephanie Bolger

Rutgers–Camden Civic Scholar Stephanie Bolger “gives back” to the community just as she was given, serving as a 6th grade teacher for the TeenSharp program and an intern for Rutgers–Camden’s Office of Student Engagement.

Student Organizations Run Alex’s Lemonade Stand on Campus

Student Organizations Run Alex’s Lemonade Stand on Campus

Rutgers University–Camden’s very own lemonade stand is open for business! Student groups are working together to raise money for Alex’s Lemonade Stand and help support families that have children who are fighting cancer. The students built and painted a custom lemonade stand that will be set up in the Campus Center during free period once […]

Student Achievement

Doctoral Student Receives Fellowship to Advance DNA Research

Doctoral Student Receives Fellowship to Advance DNA Research

Harish Swaminathan, a doctoral student studying computational and integrative biology at Rutgers University–Camden, has been awarded a prestigious graduate research fellowship from the National Institute of Justice to fund his project, “Computational Methods for the Interpretation of Forensic DNA Samples.” The award program provides funding for research on crime, violence, and other criminal justice-related topics […]

Sharing the Love: Marketing Major Helps Lead Charitable Campaign

Sharing the Love: Marketing Major Helps Lead Charitable Campaign

As the end of the year approaches, so does the season of giving, which typically means an increase in charitable donations to many local and national organizations. Behind the scenes, it’s the culmination of a year’s worth of hard work for Amelia Kaselaan, who is carving out her niche in the marketing industry. Kaselaan, a […]

Law Student Returns to Camden to Make a Difference

Law Student Returns to Camden to Make a Difference

When Rob Ransom attended LEAP Academy University Charter School in Camden, he didn’t see himself as being any different from his peers. After attending Howard University, where he studied political science and community development, the Willingboro native learned to think otherwise. “At LEAP, I thought my friends were the same as me. I lived a […]

Campus Life

Voters’ Rights Project: Connecting Camden Voters to the Polls for 10 Years

Voters’ Rights Project: Connecting Camden Voters to the Polls for 10 Years

The right to vote is powerful, even more so in a city like Camden,” says third-year Rutgers Law–Camden student Kaitlyn Compari about the school’s Voters’ Rights Project. The nationally recognized pro bono program has been connecting Camden voters with the polls for a decade. Established in 2004 by the Association of Public Interest Law at […]

Veterans Affairs to Host Sixth Annual Veterans Day Luncheon

Veterans Affairs to Host Sixth Annual Veterans Day Luncheon

The Office of Veterans Affairs will host the sixth annual veterans day luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 6. The luncheon, a special thanks to Rutgers–Camden students and alumni who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces, will be held in the Multi-Purpose Room on the main level of the Campus Center. The keynote speaker […]

Why Access to Justice Matters: Law Students Fight Domestic Violence Throughout the Year

Why Access to Justice Matters: Law Students Fight Domestic Violence Throughout the Year

Across the nation, October marks Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  Each May at Rutgers–Camden, when law students graduate they embark on their legal professions already having made some worlds safer for hundreds of local residents, thanks to work done in the school’s domestic violence programs the whole year through. For almost two decades, law students – […]

Scarlet Pride

Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden Presents Annual Distinguished Lecture on Nov. 5

Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden Presents Annual Distinguished Lecture on Nov. 5

Robert Hess, an internationally renowned educator, author, and nursing scholar, will deliver the third annual Distinguished Nursing Lecture for the Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden during 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5. “Empowering Evidence for Shared Governance” will be held in the Multi-Purpose Room on the main level of the Campus Center on the Rutgers […]

Law School Alumna Creates Life-Saving App

Law School 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, […]

Student Earns Scholarship as Exemplary Intern

Student Earns Scholarship as Exemplary Intern

Laura Sosa, a management major at the Rutgers School of Business–Camden, served a highly competitive internship for 12 weeks – the first three months of the company’s management training program – and placed third out of 21 interns in the Delaware Valley region for her superior sales and customer-service abilities. In recognition of her excellence, she was awarded a $500 scholarship.

Arts and Culture

Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Presents “Cinema in Early Camden” Film Series

Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Presents “Cinema in Early Camden” Film Series

Opening on June 6, 1933, the nation’s first drive-in, the 400-acre Automobile Movie Theatre in Camden, promised “motorists and their guests will see and hear talking pictures while they smoke, talk, or partake of refreshments without annoying others in the audience.” Located at the corner of what is now Admiral Wilson Boulevard and Lee Avenue, […]

Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Receives $10,000 Grant

Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Receives $10,000 Grant

The Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts continues its successful Camden Art Gardens program, thanks to a $10,000 grant from the Campbell Soup Foundation for 2014-15.

Musical About African-American Recording Artists to Premiere

Musical About African-American Recording Artists to Premiere

Red-hot new musical about African-American recording artists set to premiere at Rutgers University–Camden For Immediate Release The Rutgers University–Camden theater program, in conjunction with the Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts exhibition, “Sounds of Camden,” will open the curtains on its 2014-15 season with a world-premiere new musical, “Hand Me Down the Silver Trumpet.” The musical […]

Other Recent Posts

Making History in Marriage Equality

Making History in Marriage Equality

While more than half of the states in the nation recognize marriage equality — including five just this month —only one national Christian denomination has fought and won a challenge to a state’s ban on same-sex marriage. This unprecedented win, based on the free exercise of religion, was delivered in North Carolina by Rutgers Law–Camden […]

Research Center to Host Lecture Exploring Worldview of Gang Youth

Research Center to Host Lecture Exploring Worldview of Gang Youth

The Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) will offer a free lecture exploring how young gang members develop their worldview and identity at noon Friday, Oct 17.

Rutgers Law Journal’s State Constitutional Law Issue Turns 25

Rutgers Law Journal’s State Constitutional Law Issue Turns 25

Some constitutions aren’t even 25 years old.  The Rutgers Law Journal has been publishing an issue dedicated to state constitutional law since 1989 and its 25th issue is now in print. As the journal’s state constitutional law advisor, Rutgers Law–Camden Distinguished Professor Robert Williams has been reading, analyzing, and advising the journal on publishing innovative […]