Research Highlights

New Course to Explore Video Games and Literature

New Course to Explore Video Games and Literature

Jim Brown, director of the Digital Studies Center, will lead a new course, titled “Video Games and Literature.” The course will explore a range of artifacts, including novels about video games, works of interactive fiction, electronic literature, and modern digital games that take on certain literary qualities.

Researcher to Lead Course on Black Science Fiction

Researcher to Lead Course on Black Science Fiction

As Keith Green recalls, while teaching a course on the African-American novel since World War II, he instantly connected with the stories, concepts, and themes found in black science fiction works. He traveled to the remote Bellona in Samuel R. Delany’s Dhalgren and took up residence in the decadent, post-apocalyptic society of Octavia Butler’s Parable of the Sower. […]

A Q&A with Antitrust Scholar Michael Carrier

A Q&A with Antitrust Scholar Michael Carrier

Rutgers School of Law–Camden Distinguished Professor of Law Michael Carrier has an international reputation as a prominent intellectual property and antitrust law scholar. He’s interviewed regularly by numerous media outlets, including Bloomberg, Financial Times, Forbes, New York Times, NPR, Philadelphia Inquirer, Reuters, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post.  The author of Innovation for […]

Giving Back to the Community

Director Participates in Regional Initiative in South America to Highlight Needs of Children and Families of the Incarcerated

Director Participates in Regional Initiative in South America to Highlight Needs of Children and Families of the Incarcerated

Ann Adalist-Estrin, director of the National Resource Center on Children and Families of the Incarcerated at Rutgers University–Camden, recently returned from a weeklong trip in South America as part of a regional initiative to highlight the needs of children and families of the incarcerated in Latin America and the Caribbean. Adalist-Estrin was invited by Church World […]

Certificate Prepares Leaders to Solve Social Problems

Certificate Prepares Leaders to Solve Social Problems

After years of planning and collaboration, the Rutgers graduate certificate program in community development was launched on July 31 at the Center for Puerto Rico in San Juan. Thirty-seven talented leaders, working in various capacities for organizations in Puerto Rico that focus on neighborhood and economic development, took part in the first course, an intensive seminar on executive leadership and communications.

Collaborative to Provide Nursing Education

Collaborative to Provide Nursing Education

The Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden and Cooper University Health Care are partnering to encourage health care paraprofessionals from underrepresented populations to pursue nursing careers. The Rutgers–Camden/Cooper Collaborative for Upward Mobility in Nursing will provide baccalaureate education to unlicensed, assistive personnel employed at Cooper University Health Care. It is being funded by a $250,000 grant from […]

Student Achievement

“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 […]

Rutgers–Camden Student Finds Her Magic Moment

Rutgers–Camden Student Finds Her Magic Moment

Anything is possible at the proclaimed “happiest place on Earth,” and for the next six months, Walt Disney World will be DeVito’s home, college campus, and place of employment.

Campus Life

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, […]

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

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 […]

Behind the Gun: Ph.D. Graduate and Former Camden County Prosecutor Explores Juvenile Gun Violence

Behind the Gun: Ph.D. Graduate and Former Camden County Prosecutor Explores Juvenile Gun Violence

Diane Marano, a recent Ph.D. graduate in childhood studies, focused her dissertation on the critical issues surrounding juvenile gun violence.

Arts and Culture

Mallery Concert Series Offers Free Noontime Performances

Mallery Concert Series Offers Free Noontime Performances

The annual Mallery Concert Series at Rutgers–Camden will offer a wide range of free lunchtime performances throughout the fall. All performances will be held on Wednesdays at 12:15 p.m. in the Mallery Room.

Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Announces The Big Read Calendar of Events

Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Announces The Big Read Calendar of Events

The Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts announces the calendar of events for The Big Read, celebrating A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway. The two-month celebration will featuring a lecture series, performances, art installation sites, storytelling workshops, and more.

Professor’s Mixed-Media Art Showcased

Professor’s Mixed-Media Art Showcased

In more than 20 years as an installation artist, she has learned to live in that “fluid space between sculpture, painting, and printmaking,” combining aspects of all three mediums into her work.

Other Recent Posts

Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden to Receive WOCN Accreditation

Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden to Receive WOCN Accreditation

The Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden will receive accreditation for its Wound Ostomy Continence Nursing Education Program (WOCNEP), one of only three graduate level specialty nursing certificates in the country. The Wound Ostomy Continence Nurses Society Board of Directors voted earlier this month to approve its accreditation committee’s recommendation to grant a seven-year accreditation to the […]

Researcher and Filmmaker Creates Documentary of Anti-Comics Crusader

Researcher and Filmmaker Creates Documentary of Anti-Comics Crusader

Robert Emmons, an associate faculty member of fine arts and associate director of the Digital Studies Center, has created a documentary, Diagram for Delinquents, chronicling Fredric Wertham’s successful – and scientifically flawed – crusade against the comics industry in the 1950s.

Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Receives Two NJSCA Grants

Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Receives Two NJSCA Grants

Thanks to two grants from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts (NJSCA), totaling more than $176,000, the Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts (RCCA) will continue to serve as a hub of award-winning performances, exhibitions, education programs, and community projects in the South Jersey region.