Research Highlights

Life-altering Lymphedema Research Underway Thanks to Center for Computational and Integrative Biology Doctoral Student

Life-altering Lymphedema Research Underway Thanks to Center for Computational and Integrative Biology Doctoral Student

Catherine Rosenberg’s potentially life-changing lymphedema work with her physician.

Sociology Researcher’s New Book Explores Social Connections That Help Battle Poverty in Philadelphia

Sociology Researcher’s New Book Explores Social Connections That Help Battle Poverty in Philadelphia

By Tom McLaughlin As Joan Maya Mazelis explains, researchers have long agreed that social ties matter. Studies document two common realities for the poor – either they rely on a dense network of closely connected and supportive kin or, in the absence of such a network, establish fleeting, disposable ties with strangers, says the assistant […]

Public Policy Expert Selected for Distinguished Emerging Education Policy Scholars Program

Public Policy Expert Selected for Distinguished Emerging Education Policy Scholars Program

By Tom McLaughlin Building on his burgeoning reputation as a public policy expert, Michael Hayes, an assistant professor of public policy and administration at Rutgers University–Camden, has been selected as a member of the 2016-17 class of the Emerging Education Policy Scholars (EEPS) program. Offered jointly by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute and the American […]

Giving Back to the Community

Mathematics Teaching Institute Augments Educators’ Teaching Strategies In and Outside the Classroom

Mathematics Teaching Institute Augments Educators’ Teaching Strategies In and Outside the Classroom

By Tom McLaughlin With master’s degrees in special education and mathematics in hand, Casey Dawson just needed to accumulate professional development hours – or so she thought – and turned to the Rutgers–Camden Teacher Development and Performance Institute for Mathematics. The Cherry Hill resident pleasantly discovered, however, that the mathematics teaching institute, run under the […]

Rutgers–Camden Named to President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

Rutgers–Camden Named to President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

By Tom McLaughlin Further bolstering its reputation as a national leader in civic engagement, Rutgers University–Camden was named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll this fall by the Corporation for National and Community Service. This honor recognizes institutions of higher education that support exemplary community service programs and raise the visibility of […]

Researcher Leads Innovative Language Teaching Project in South Jersey Schools

Researcher Leads Innovative Language Teaching Project in South Jersey Schools

By Tom McLaughlin While research in applied linguistics and pedagogy is booming these days, language teachers and their students have yet to benefit from these research advances, explains Próspero García, an assistant professor of Spanish applied linguistics at Rutgers University–Camden. Looking to change that fact, the Rutgers–Camden researcher is now bringing pedagogical innovation to South […]

Student Achievement

Computer Science Major Earns Prestigious National Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Research

Computer Science Major Earns Prestigious National Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Research

By Tom McLaughlin Hoon Oh, a senior computer science major at Rutgers University–Camden, has earned a 2017 Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award from the Computing Research Association – one of the most prestigious honors in the United States awarded to an undergraduate student majoring in computer science. The Pemberton resident is the first Rutgers–Camden student to […]

Rutgers School of Business–Camden Students Give Back to the Community While Learning

Rutgers School of Business–Camden Students Give Back to the Community While Learning

While learning about business applications of social media, students in the Rutgers University–Camden Business Leader Development Program (BLDP) seminar “Marketing in the Social Media Age” had the opportunity to advise leaders of Camden nonprofit organizations on how to enhance their social media presence.

Student Research Creates Pathway to Success for Chemistry Graduates

Student Research Creates Pathway to Success for Chemistry Graduates

Recent graduates Marlene Kim and Kathryn Ribay credit their time in the chemistry department at Rutgers University–Camden as a key element of their success.

Campus Life

First-Generation College Students Get a Summertime Head Start

First-Generation College Students Get a Summertime Head Start

Sixty-three incoming first-year students got a jump on their college careers this summer, thanks to the Rutgers University–Camden Educational Opportunity Fund program.

Rutgers University–Camden, Atlantic Cape Community College sign 3+1 Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Agreement

Rutgers University–Camden, Atlantic Cape Community College sign 3+1 Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Agreement

Rutgers University–Camden and Atlantic Cape Community College signed a conditional acceptance agreement May 11 to enable students to complete three years of requirements for a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Atlantic Cape before seamlessly transferring to Rutgers–Camden for their final year. The agreement offers guaranteed admission into the Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden’s RN-to-BS program […]

On the Frontlines of Health Care: Veterans Take on Leadership Roles as Nursing Students at Rutgers University–Camden

On the Frontlines of Health Care: Veterans Take on Leadership Roles as Nursing Students at Rutgers University–Camden

By Ed Moorhouse As medical professionals on the frontlines of health care, nurses must remain calm, level-headed, and prepared for anything that may arise in order to administer safe and proper care to their patients. In many ways, those qualities are a lot like what is required of someone in the military, who must rely […]

Scarlet Pride

Dedicated to Helping Child Victims of Sex Abuse in Bolivia

Dedicated to Helping Child Victims of Sex Abuse in Bolivia

Rutgers Law graduate Brisa De Angulo’s work to support sexually abused children in her native Bolivia is receiving recognition from organizations across the globe.

Veteran Presence: Rutgers Alumnus is a Study in Staying Positive

Veteran Presence: Rutgers Alumnus is a Study in Staying Positive

By Tom McLaughlin Looking back now, David Christian views his life as a “kaleidoscope” or “multifaceted diamond.” Patriot, Purple Heart recipient, dedicated veterans advocate, successful business owner, devoted husband and father – these are just a few of the many titles that he has earned, often the hard way, over the years. The 2011 Rutgers […]

Rutgers University–Camden Named a “Best Bang for the Buck” University by Washington Monthly Magazine

Rutgers University–Camden Named a “Best Bang for the Buck” University by Washington Monthly Magazine

Rutgers University–Camden once again has been recognized by Washington Monthly magazine as a strong value, while also earning high overall rankings among master’s-level universities across the nation.

Arts and Culture

Images Critiquing Contemporary Culture Focus of New Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Exhibition

Images Critiquing Contemporary Culture Focus of New Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Exhibition

By Tom McLaughlin Pointed images used to comment on contemporary culture – and not merely record it – are front and center as the Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts hosts a provocative exhibition, “Sharp-Tongued Figuration,” through April 21. “These images aren’t focused on being beautiful, but rather serving as critical voices,” says curator Andrea Kirsh, […]

Full Tuition and Living Stipend Now Offered for MFA in Creative Writing Students

Full Tuition and Living Stipend Now Offered for MFA in Creative Writing Students

By Tom McLaughlin Students in the master of fine arts (MFA) program in creative writing at Rutgers University–Camden will now have more time to focus on their literary pursuits, thanks to new funding available to full-time students that will cover tuition and living expenses. The grant, allocated by Rutgers University President Robert Barchi, will enable […]

Writing Programs for Veterans Launch at Rutgers–Camden

Writing Programs for Veterans Launch at Rutgers–Camden

Everyone has a story, but for many veterans, telling it is not an easy task. To help them harness the power of the written word, a new series of public writing programs for veterans is beginning this fall at Rutgers University–Camden. The programs, offered by the Rutgers–Camden Writers House and Office of Veterans Services, include […]

Other Recent Posts

Finding Resolution: Rutgers Researcher Offers Tips for a Healthy New Year

Finding Resolution: Rutgers Researcher Offers Tips for a Healthy New Year

  By Tom McLaughlin Like clockwork, as the New Year arrives, people will once again take stock of their lives and vow to make healthier choices in the year ahead. With holiday indulgences in the rearview mirror, we will make plans to lose weight, exercise more, drink less, stop smoking, spend more time with our […]

Shop ‘Til You Drop – or Until the Final Exam: Researcher Pens Textbook That Uses Consumer Culture to Introduce Students to Sociology

Shop ‘Til You Drop – or Until the Final Exam: Researcher Pens Textbook That Uses Consumer Culture to Introduce Students to Sociology

By Tom McLaughlin Ah, the holidays. Racing here and there to buy presents for loved ones. Stocking up on snacks for family gatherings. Taking advantage of Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales. “Perhaps, more than any other time of the year, the holidays reveal the significant role of consumer culture in our daily lives,” says […]

The Season of Giving: Rutgers Researcher Unwraps the Facts on Charitable Donations

The Season of Giving: Rutgers Researcher Unwraps the Facts on Charitable Donations

By Tom McLaughlin As the clock ticks toward the end of the year, research shows that people are more inclined to make charitable donations. So does this mean that people are more likely to give in the holiday spirit, to seek a tax deduction, or perhaps both? Michael Hayes, an assistant professor of public policy […]