Research Highlights

VIDEO: Research in the Pine Barrens

VIDEO: Research in the Pine Barrens

Not far from the Rutgers–Camden campus, New Jersey’s Pinelands National Reserve is home to some 850 species of plants within 1.1 million acres of dense forests of pine and oak, bogs, and marshes. It serves as the perfect setting for student research; an outdoor classroom with seemingly endless natural resources.  Watch as doctoral candidates from […]

Professor Gives NBA Executives a Lesson on Teamwork

Professor Gives NBA Executives a Lesson on Teamwork

Coaches and athletes always say that team chemistry can’t be quantified; that it can’t be measured by a statistic found in agate newsprint or an online box score. A Rutgers University–Camden professor begs to differ, and his work has grabbed the attention of the NBA’s general managers and coaches. Chester Spell, an associate professor of […]

Happiness Could Depend on Political Beliefs

Happiness Could Depend on Political Beliefs

Feeling happy? Your answer might depend on your political beliefs. Two Rutgers University–Camden researchers say conservative individuals tend to be happier than their liberal counterparts. On the other hand, people living in liberal countries are happier as a whole than those living in countries with conservative polices. “The happiest countries tend to be welfare states […]

Giving Back to the Community

Film Series to Highlight Metropolitan and Urban Issues

Film Series to Highlight Metropolitan and Urban Issues

Rutgers University–Camden will present a thought-provoking film and discussion series focusing on metropolitan and urban issues, at noon Fridays in the faculty lounge on the third floor of Armitage Hall.

Lecture on Issues Related to Public Housing Elimination

Lecture on Issues Related to Public Housing Elimination

The Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) at Rutgers University–Camden will offer a free lecture addressing issues related to public housing elimination, as evidenced in the city of Atlanta, at noon Friday, Sept. 12. The talk, which is free of charge and open to the public, will be held in the faculty lounge on the third floor of Armitage Hall.

New Student Day of Service

New Student Day of Service

Approximately 250 new Rutgers University–Camden students spent a day working to improve their new host city during the annual New Student Day of Service that connects teams of Rutgers students to multiple city neighborhoods. These first-year Scarlet Raptors engaged in voluntary activities at the Food Bank of South Jersey, the Neighborhood Center, and Urban Promise, […]

Student Achievement

Prestigious Scholarship Brings International Student to Rutgers–Camden for Master’s Degree

Prestigious Scholarship Brings International Student to Rutgers–Camden for Master’s Degree

Moving to a new country to learn an unfamiliar language and pursue graduate-level education can be very intimidating, but a year after first arriving in Philadelphia, Aylin Aydogdu is as familiar with her surroundings as a native resident. “Oh, I’m used to it now,” Aydogdu says, smiling. “I know may way around the city pretty […]

“Scrubbing In”: Freshman Matthew Guariglia Hopes to Make an Impact in the Medical Field

“Scrubbing In”: Freshman Matthew Guariglia Hopes to Make an Impact in the Medical Field

Matthew Guariglia wasn’t alone in his desire to attend medical school and become a doctor. Many of his classmates at Wayne Hills High School shared the same dream, but rather than wait to gain real hospital experience and networking opportunities, Guariglia was eager to get started. As a high school junior, Guariglia started the D.O. […]

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 […]

Campus Life

BA/DO Program Places Undergraduates on Fast Track to Medical School

BA/DO Program Places Undergraduates on Fast Track to Medical School

The path many students must follow to medical school can be a long and arduous one, but a group of new first-year undergraduates in Rutgers University–Camden’s growing BA/DO program aren’t backing down from the challenge. “What excites me most about this program is that because it’s accelerated, I have a clear idea of where I’ll […]

Developing the Next Generation of Global Leaders

Developing the Next Generation of Global Leaders

Globalization is creating the need for transformative international leaders who can help address large international that transcend countries. To develop those leaders, students must participate in multi-disciplinary experiential learning programs that take them abroad, according to a Rutgers University–Camden management professor. “We want our students to make a big difference in the world and to […]

Undergraduate Students Gain Research Experience

Undergraduate Students Gain Research Experience

There’s a lot of trial and error in research and, as many students can attest, it takes quite a number of tries before a study yields an optimal result. “It doesn’t always go smoothly, but you have to learn as you go. There’s a lot of value in that,” says Coraima Medellin, a Camden County […]

Scarlet Pride

Rutgers Law-Camden Alumnus Continues in the JAG Corps Tradition

Rutgers Law-Camden Alumnus Continues in the JAG Corps Tradition

The demands of law firm life can be challenging enough. But Robert Foster ‘13, a contract attorney at Blank Rome in Philadelphia, is asking for more. He is continuing in a Rutgers Law—Camden tradition made most notable by ‘86 alumna Lieutenant General Flora D. Darpino, who is the Army’s first female Judge Advocate General. Foster, […]

Annual Public Interest Award to Honor Activist Alumna Involved in Reshaping LGBT Law

Annual Public Interest Award to Honor Activist Alumna Involved in Reshaping LGBT Law

Garden State legal pioneer Mary Philbrook continues to be honored at Rutgers Law–Camden as an annual public interest award in her name will recognize the efforts of two pro bono advocates who promoted social justice and equality by representing the LGBT community. At 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, the Rutgers School of Law–Camden will present […]

Rutgers–Camden Alumnus Named Rutgers Board of Trustees Chair

Rutgers–Camden Alumnus Named Rutgers Board of Trustees Chair

One of Rutgers University–Camden’s own graduates has been selected to lead the Rutgers University Board of Trustees. Sandy Stewart (CCAS ’81, GSC ‘87) was appointed chair of the board on July 1. “I received an incredible education at Rutgers–Camden and I consider it a major part of my success, so it’s always been important to […]

Arts and Culture

“Sounds of Camden” Exhibition Brings City’s History to Life in Stedman Gallery

“Sounds of Camden” Exhibition Brings City’s History to Life in Stedman Gallery

The Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts will host an exhibition, titled “Sounds of Camden,” from Oct. 6 to Dec. 18 in the Stedman Gallery on the Rutgers University–Camden campus.

Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts to Host “Camden Collects” Closing Reception

Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts to Host “Camden Collects” Closing Reception

The Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts will host a closing reception for the “Camden Collects” exhibition, from 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 18 in the Stedman Gallery. The engaging exhibition features artworks and objects collected by individuals living or working in the City of Camden. The celebration is held in conjunction with Camden Third Thursday events.

Writers in Camden Series to Begin Sept. 24

Writers in Camden Series to Begin Sept. 24

The master of fine arts (MFA) in creative writing program will host its celebrated Writers in Camden series, which is free and open to the public.

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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 has been recognized by Washington Monthly magazine as a strong value, also earning high overall rankings among master’s-level universities across the nation. Rutgers–Camden achieved the highest ranking among New Jersey institutions in Washington Monthly magazine’s “Best Bang for the Buck” category in its 11th spot. Other New Jersey schools listed in this category […]

Rutgers Law—Camden to host talk on “The Real Cyberwar”

Shawn Powers, an assistant professor of communication at Georgia State University, will discuss his forthcoming book The Real Cyberwar: The Political Economy of Internet Freedom at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, at the Rutgers School of Law—Camden. Sponsored by the Rutgers Institute for Information Policy and Law (RIIPL), the free and public lecture will take […]

Management Professor Pens Essay on Ferguson

Management Professor Pens Essay on Ferguson

Oscar Holmes IV, an assistant professor of management at the Rutgers School of Business–Camden, has penned an essay titled, When the Life Coach Needs Coaching: An Analysis of Iyanla Vanzant’s ‘Healing in Ferguson’ Episode. Holmes discusses the recent events in Ferguson, Mo., in which the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a police officer sparked […]