Research Highlights

Too Much of a Good Thing? Researcher Says Electric Utilities Companies Overinvest in Unreliable Renewable Energy

Too Much of a Good Thing? Researcher Says Electric Utilities Companies Overinvest in Unreliable Renewable Energy

By Ed Moorhouse When it comes to weighing the positives of renewable energy, there is little debate: it helps improve the environment while reducing electricity usage and cost. But can there be too much of a good thing? According to a Rutgers University–Camden utilities expert, the answer is yes. “I’ve been promoting and writing articles […]

How Do We Remember Colors? Categories Influence Color Memory, Says New Research

How Do We Remember Colors? Categories Influence Color Memory, Says New Research

Sarah Allred, an assistant professor of psychology at Rutgers University–Camden, teams with cognitive scientists to study the phenomenon of working color memory in an illuminating new study.

Prejudice Goes Unnoticed in Organizations, says New Research by Management Scholar

Prejudice Goes Unnoticed in Organizations, says New Research by Management Scholar

By Ed Moorhouse While the emotionally charged conversation surrounding race continues across the country, an assistant professor of management at the Rutgers School of Business–Camden says many people fail to identify acts of prejudice when they are not overt, and he’s hoping a research chapter he co-authored brings those issues to light. Oscar Holmes IV […]

Giving Back to the Community

Aim High Academy Prepares South Jersey Teens for Academic Success

Aim High Academy Prepares South Jersey Teens for Academic Success

Continuing a summer tradition, a group of southern New Jersey teenagers will prepare for the rigors of college while living and studying at Rutgers University–Camden.

Thriving Ecosystem Rising on Vacant Camden Lot Could Represent New Model for Environmental Sustainability

Thriving Ecosystem Rising on Vacant Camden Lot Could Represent New Model for Environmental Sustainability

By Ed Moorhouse An old sneaker lies on the ground on a fenced-in vacant lot between two buildings on Market Street in Camden. Not far from the sneaker, a plastic bag tries to break free from the metal fence, and empty plastic drink bottles hide among the weeds. In the middle of the lot is […]

Rutgers–Camden Presents North Camden Student Art Showcase

Rutgers–Camden Presents North Camden Student Art Showcase

Rutgers University–Camden’s Office of Civic Engagement and its Ignite program, and the Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts, will host a celebration of North Camden students’ artwork from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, June 15, to Thursday, June 18. A special closing reception will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday, June 18.

Student Achievement

Business Major Selected for National Summer Study Delegation in China

Business Major Selected for National Summer Study Delegation in China

By Ed Moorhouse A Rutgers University–Camden finance major is heading to China this summer as part of a highly selective delegation of college students that will learn about the country’s history, culture, international relations, and economic development. Justina Ejiofor, of Burlington Township, has been accepted to the Emerging Leaders U.S.-China Study Delegation, sponsored by the […]

Seizing Opportunity: Graduating Student Took a Chance and Turned it into a Career

Seizing Opportunity: Graduating Student Took a Chance and Turned it into a Career

On May 21, Galina Graulau will earn distinction as an elite, K-12 Spanish teacher, as she and counterpart Aurora Boyette become the first two graduates of Rutgers–Camden’s innovative MAT program.

Course of Action: For Graduating Student, a Challenge is no Foreign Concept

Course of Action: For Graduating Student, a Challenge is no Foreign Concept

On May 21, Aurora Boyette, a Spanish teacher at Absegami High School, will be one of the first two graduates – joining counterpart Galina Graulau – of the master of arts in teaching Spanish (MAT) program at Rutgers University–Camden.

Campus Life

College of Arts and Sciences Commencement Keynote Address by Walter MacDonald (CCAS ’74)

College of Arts and Sciences Commencement Keynote Address by Walter MacDonald (CCAS ’74)

The following is the text of the keynote address delivered by Dr. Walter MacDonald CCAS’74, president and CEO of Educational Testing Services, at the Rutgers University–Camden College of Arts and Sciences/University College commencement ceremony held at the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 21. Good evening! Let me say just one […]

Rutgers–Camden Awards Honorary Degrees to Jon Bon Jovi and Bryan Stevenson

Rutgers–Camden Awards Honorary Degrees to Jon Bon Jovi and Bryan Stevenson

Two nationally recognized leaders in civic justice and equality received honorary degrees from Rutgers University–Camden during a Convocation and Graduate Commencement ceremony held at the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden at 9 a.m. today. Bryan Stevenson, the founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative, received an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree, while musician/philanthropist […]

Advice to the Class of 2015

Advice to the Class of 2015

As a new class of Rutgers University–Camden students prepares to graduate and embark on a new journey in their lives, two Rutgers–Camden alumni offer a few words of wisdom to prepare them for the next chapter. Adrienne Kirby (CCAS ’79), President and CEO of Cooper University Health Care Advice to the Class of 2015 Be […]

Scarlet Pride

Prestigious National Honor Bestowed Upon Nursing Scholar

Prestigious National Honor Bestowed Upon Nursing Scholar

By Ed Moorhouse Janice Beitz, a professor at the Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden and director of its wound, ostomy, and continence graduate certificate program, has been selected for induction into the prestigious Academy of Nursing Education by the National League for Nursing. Beitz, a Cherry Hill resident, is one of 22 nurse educators who have […]

McCormick Recognized as One of Region’s Top Nurses for 2015

McCormick Recognized as One of Region’s Top Nurses for 2015

By Ed Moorhouse Barbara McCormick, an adjunct professor at the Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden, has been recognized by Nurse.com as one of the top nurses in the region in 2015. McCormick, a Turnersville resident, is one of six Philadelphia-area recipients of the distinguished Giving Excellence Meaning (GEM) Award, which honors outstanding nurses throughout the country […]

Rutgers University–Camden PMBA Graduate Goes Back to School to Learn the Language of Business

Rutgers University–Camden PMBA Graduate Goes Back to School to Learn the Language of Business

Dan Zuccarello has just four words to say when asked about his decision to enroll in the professional master of business administration degree program at the Rutgers School of Business–Camden. “This is my time,” he says, emphatically. Thirty-five years after earning his bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Delaware, Zuccarello, a Hightstown resident, […]

Arts and Culture

Literary Stars Offer Free Readings During 30th Annual Rutgers University–Camden Summer Writers’ Conference

Literary Stars Offer Free Readings During 30th Annual Rutgers University–Camden Summer Writers’ Conference

Rutgers University–Camden celebrates three decades as the premiere literary hub in South Jersey as it presents the 30th Annual Rutgers University–Camden Summer Writers’ Conference from June 22 to July 1.

Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Presents Summer Activities for Kids

Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Presents Summer Activities for Kids

The Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts will present a series of free public arts and cultural activities for children of all ages throughout the summer on the Rutgers University–Camden campus.

Book Mark: A Q & A with Lisa Zeidner on 30th Annual Rutgers University–Camden Summer Writers’ Conference

Book Mark: A Q & A with Lisa Zeidner on 30th Annual Rutgers University–Camden Summer Writers’ Conference

By Tom McLaughlin Rutgers University–Camden will celebrate three decades as the premiere literary hub in South Jersey when it presents the 30th Annual Rutgers University–Camden Summer Writers’ Conference from June 22 to July 1. For more details, visit NewsNow. To celebrate the milestone event, we check in with conference founder and longtime director Lisa Zeidner, […]

Other Recent Posts

Bad Eating Habits? A Thinner Partner Might be a Problem in a Same-Sex Relationship, say Researchers

Bad Eating Habits? A Thinner Partner Might be a Problem in a Same-Sex Relationship, say Researchers

Although research has shown the influence of social relationships on these behaviors, a groundbreaking study by Rutgers–Camden researchers shows the influence of romantic relationships on eating habits for same-sex couples.

Rutgers University–Camden Celebrates 20 Years of Signature Spring Break Trip to South Africa

Rutgers University–Camden Celebrates 20 Years of Signature Spring Break Trip to South Africa

By Ed Moorhouse It has become a rite of spring for Rutgers University–Camden students; an annual tradition woven into the fabric of the Rutgers–Camden experience. Since 1996, more than 1,000 students and faculty have spent spring break in South Africa, exploring historic Cape Town and Johannesburg, getting to know the culture and traditions of the […]

Students From Across the Country Spending Summer Conducting Research at Rutgers University–Camden

Students From Across the Country Spending Summer Conducting Research at Rutgers University–Camden

By Ed Moorhouse Ten undergraduate students from across the country are gaining critical research and professional development skills through a summer program at Rutgers University–Camden. The Computational Biology Summer Program introduces participants to an integrated approach to research that incorporates the biological sciences, mathematics, computer science, chemistry, and physics. This marks the third year for […]