Research Highlights

Army Education Outreach Program Provides Lab Research Experience for Undergraduates and High School Students

Army Education Outreach Program Provides Lab Research Experience for Undergraduates and High School Students

The students are learning about life in the lab and conducting research for Jinglin Fu, assistant professor of chemistry.

Research Explores LGBTQ People of Color’s Experiences with Law Enforcement

Research Explores LGBTQ People of Color’s Experiences with Law Enforcement

By Tom McLaughlin In 2011, the U.S. Department of Justice issued a report on law enforcement in New Orleans that focused primarily on racial bias and discriminatory practices. Nestled in the report, Brandi Blessett noticed an easily overlooked subsection detailing the intimidation, harassment, and targeting of LGBTQ people of color by law enforcement officers. “This […]

Scholar’s Book Explores Politics of Food in Medieval English Romance Literature

Scholar’s Book Explores Politics of Food in Medieval English Romance Literature

By Tom McLaughlin Throughout civilized history, posits Aaron Hostetter, humans have rendered the material world edible in order to define our lives. “We are a collective of consuming agents, and our primary role as citizens of our culture is to use what we obtain, primarily through production and global trade,” says Hostetter, an associate professor […]

Giving Back to the Community

Camden Adults Get a Fresh Start Thanks to Innovative Workforce Development Initiative

Camden Adults Get a Fresh Start Thanks to Innovative Workforce Development Initiative

By Tom McLaughlin In July 2015, 21-year-old Faith Monroe packed up what little she owned, said goodbye to her mom – promising to call her – and set out from her home in Canarsie, Brooklyn, to live with her aunt in Cherry Hill. She didn’t know what was in store for her, she recalls, but […]

New Historic Preservation Certification Program Launched

New Historic Preservation Certification Program Launched

By Tom McLaughlin An innovative new program at Rutgers University–Camden will offer participants a unique opportunity to learn the processes and techniques of historic preservation in the living classroom of Camden and nearby Philadelphia and southern New Jersey. History enthusiasts and scholars, practitioners, and other interested members of the public are invited to engage in […]

Associate Professor Katie Eyer, a Leader in Expanding LGBT Employment Discrimination Rights

Associate Professor Katie Eyer, a Leader in Expanding LGBT Employment Discrimination Rights

Katie Eyer, of Rutgers Law School’s Camden location, has taken a leading role in advocating for greater coverage of LGBT employees in Pennsylvania under sex discrimination provisions.

Student Achievement

Rutgers–Camden Student Veteran Named a Tillman Scholar

Rutgers–Camden Student Veteran Named a Tillman Scholar

A student in the DNP program at Rutgers–Camden, Laura Tolver is one of only five nursing students, and only 61 students overall, to earn this highly competitive scholarship.

Excelling on the Racetrack and in the Classroom

Excelling on the Racetrack and in the Classroom

Rutgers School of Business–Camden graduate Shelby DiIorio likes to do things at a high speed and with finesse, whether it’s on a racetrack, in the classroom, or at work.

Veteran and M.B.A. Graduate’s Expanding Career in Finance

Veteran and M.B.A. Graduate’s Expanding Career in Finance

Eric Carbone’s career has led him from a successful career in the military to the finance industry, and after earning his MBA, he hopes to advance his career even further.

Campus Life

Incoming First-Year Student Melanie Lopez Has Great Hopes for Her Future

Incoming First-Year Student Melanie Lopez Has Great Hopes for Her Future

Melanie Lopez considered other schools, but she chose Rutgers University–Camden because of her strong ties to the campus.

Forming Bonds for Success

Forming Bonds for Success

Rising senior Kyle Kowal understands the value of networking in becoming successful in life and in the business world.

Rutgers–Camden Celebrates Opening of New Welcome Center

Rutgers–Camden Celebrates Opening of New Welcome Center

By Tom McLaughlin Basked in sunlight – and the promise of a bright future – Rutgers University–Camden hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony on June 19 to celebrate the opening of its new Welcome Center, located on the ground floor of the 330 Cooper Street student housing complex. Rutgers–Camden Chancellor Phoebe A. Haddon praised the new Welcome […]

Scarlet Pride

Alum Brian Greczyn SBC’97, ’00, Shares Expertise and Guides Rutgers University–Camden Students

Alum Brian Greczyn SBC’97, ’00, Shares Expertise and Guides Rutgers University–Camden Students

The senior director of sales at Mattel Toys also gives students a chance to attend the annual Toy Industry Association’s fair in New York City.

Ph.D. Graduate Earns Prestigious Harvard Strategic Data Project Fellowship

Ph.D. Graduate Earns Prestigious Harvard Strategic Data Project Fellowship

By Tom McLaughlin As Abigail Todhunter-Reid recalls, school didn’t quite come so easily to her as a child. A self-described “slow learner,” she later worked as an educator, where she became increasingly frustrated with the emphasis on standardized test scores and the stigma surrounding slow learners. “I knew then that I wanted to dedicate my […]

Nursing Scholar Earns Highly Coveted American Academy of Nursing Fellowship for Contributions to Nursing Profession

Nursing Scholar Earns Highly Coveted American Academy of Nursing Fellowship for Contributions to Nursing Profession

Elizabeth Scannell-Desch, an associate dean at the Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden, has been selected as one of only three New Jersey nursing professionals for induction as a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing.

Arts and Culture

Exhibition Captures Images of Camden’s Past and Future

Exhibition Captures Images of Camden’s Past and Future

By Tom McLaughlin As Cyril Reade explains, the story of Camden’s transformation is a complex one. Like many northeastern American cities, he notes, the city experienced the decline of its traditional manufacturing base and the ensuing departure of its residents to the surrounding suburbs. However, adds Reade, a new chapter has only just begun. “Today, […]

Free Concert Series Offers Morning Performances at Rutgers–Camden

Free Concert Series Offers Morning Performances at Rutgers–Camden

By Tom McLaughlin The annual Mallery Concert Series at Rutgers University–Camden will offer a wide range of free performances throughout the fall. All performances will be held on Wednesdays at 11:20 a.m. in the Mallery Room, located in the Fine Arts Building on Third Street, between Cooper Street and the Benjamin Franklin Bridge on the […]

Scholar and Artist Named One of Graphic Design USA Magazine’s “Educators to Watch”

Scholar and Artist Named One of Graphic Design USA Magazine’s “Educators to Watch”

By Tom McLaughlin For his exemplary efforts leading the next generation of talented artists and designers, Allan Espiritu, an associate professor of fine arts at Rutgers University–Camden, has been named as one of the “Educators to Watch” by Graphic Design USA magazine. “I’m truly honored by this distinction; they have some great teachers on this […]

Other Recent Posts

NEA Selects Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts for The Big Read

NEA Selects Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts for The Big Read

By Tom McLaughlin Camden residents are once again invited to join an avid book club potentially numbering in the thousands, as the Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts celebrates Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine through lively discussions and innovative activities in fall 2017. Thanks to a $10,500 National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) grant, […]

American Treasures: Donated George Segal Artwork to Be on Permanent Public Display on Campus

American Treasures: Donated George Segal Artwork to Be on Permanent Public Display on Campus

By Tom McLaughlin Beginning this fall, the new Welcome Center at Rutgers University–Camden will host guests of all ages – including countless prospective students and their families – offering a gateway for all that the university has to offer. Upon arriving, guests will get an early introduction to the impressive art collection that defines Rutgers–Camden […]

Graduate Student Earns Prestigious Eagleton Institute Fellowship

Graduate Student Earns Prestigious Eagleton Institute Fellowship

By Tom McLaughlin Looking back now, says David Spector, his family actually didn’t have much interest in politics. But they did believe in connecting with their community through their constant volunteering efforts. “It was those personal experiences that got me thinking, ‘How can I make a career out of serving others?’” recalls Spector, a 2010 […]