Research Highlights

Researcher Unmasks Social Dynamics of Halloween Ritual

Researcher Unmasks Social Dynamics of Halloween Ritual

For 364 days a year, parents raise their children as if it’s a G-rated world, doing their best to shield their underlings from potentially fear-inducing situations. Then Halloween night arrives and, as if waving a magic wand, parents walk a step behind as their kids approach strangers’ doors – often traversing scenes of horror and […]

Making History in Marriage Equality

Making History in Marriage Equality

While more than half of the states in the nation recognize marriage equality — including five just this month —only one national Christian denomination has fought and won a challenge to a state’s ban on same-sex marriage. This unprecedented win, based on the free exercise of religion, was delivered in North Carolina by Rutgers Law–Camden […]

Research Center to Host Lecture Exploring Worldview of Gang Youth

Research Center to Host Lecture Exploring Worldview of Gang Youth

The Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) will offer a free lecture exploring how young gang members develop their worldview and identity at noon Friday, Oct 17.

Giving Back to the Community

Student Organizations Run Alex’s Lemonade Stand on Campus

Student Organizations Run Alex’s Lemonade Stand on Campus

Rutgers University–Camden’s very own lemonade stand is open for business! Student groups are working together to raise money for Alex’s Lemonade Stand and help support families that have children who are fighting cancer. The students built and painted a custom lemonade stand that will be set up in the Campus Center during free period once […]

Rand Institute Helps Schools Reduce Juvenile Delinquency

Rand Institute Helps Schools Reduce Juvenile Delinquency

The Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs at Rutgers University–Camden is assisting the Cumberland County Positive Youth Development Coalition in its focus on schools for reducing juvenile delinquency in the county.

Heart in Hand: Rutgers–Camden Civic Scholars Serve Thousands

Heart in Hand: Rutgers–Camden Civic Scholars Serve Thousands

As Amy Mallon recalls, while she didn’t have any official culinary training, she did have just the right ingredient – an overwhelming passion to help others. The Rutgers–Camden Civic Scholar quickly matured from her role volunteering in the community kitchen at The Neighborhood Center in Camden, to becoming the assistant chef and volunteer coordinator for […]

Student Achievement

Law Student Returns to Camden to Make a Difference, Starts with Safe Halloween Event

Law Student Returns to Camden to Make a Difference, Starts with Safe Halloween Event

When Rob Ransom attended LEAP Academy University Charter School in Camden, he didn’t see himself as being any different from his peers. After attending Howard University, where he studied political science and community development, the Willingboro native learned to think otherwise. “At LEAP, I thought my friends were the same as me. I lived a […]

A Q&A with Jen Lee, Woodrow Wilson New Jersey Teaching Fellow

A Q&A with Jen Lee, Woodrow Wilson New Jersey Teaching Fellow

A Q & A with Jen Lee, a graduate student in the master of science in teaching program and a member of the first cohort of Woodrow Wilson New Jersey Teaching Fellows at Rutgers University–Camden

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 […]

Campus Life

Why Access to Justice Matters: Law Students Fight Domestic Violence Throughout the Year

Why Access to Justice Matters: Law Students Fight Domestic Violence Throughout the Year

Across the nation, October marks Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  Each May at Rutgers–Camden, when law students graduate they embark on their legal professions already having made some worlds safer for hundreds of local residents, thanks to work done in the school’s domestic violence programs the whole year through. For almost two decades, law students – […]

Rutgers–Camden Named Military Friendly School

Rutgers–Camden Named Military Friendly School

For the fifth consecutive year, Rutgers University–Camden has been named a Military Friendly School by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs magazine. The honor recognizes the university as one of the elite post-secondary schools for student veterans in the nation. Rutgers–Camden will be listed in the forthcoming 2015 Guide to Military Friendly Schools and profiled […]

BA/DO Program Places Undergraduates on Fast Track

BA/DO Program Places Undergraduates on Fast Track

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 […]

Scarlet Pride

Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden Presents Annual Distinguished Lecture on Nov. 5

Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden Presents Annual Distinguished Lecture on Nov. 5

Robert Hess, an internationally renowned educator, author, and nursing scholar, will deliver the third annual Distinguished Nursing Lecture for the Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden during 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5. “Empowering Evidence for Shared Governance” will be held in the Multi-Purpose Room on the main level of the Campus Center on the Rutgers […]

Law School Alumna Creates Life-Saving App

Law School Alumna Creates Life-Saving App

Downloading apps is part of everyday modern life. But a Rutgers Law–Camden alumna has developed an app that could save your life. Theresa Lyons ’01, one of the first graduates of a Rutgers dual-degree program that combines a J.D. with a M.S.W., has with her New Jersey family and divorce law firm, Lyons & Associates, […]

Student Earns Scholarship as Exemplary Intern

Student Earns Scholarship as Exemplary Intern

Laura Sosa, a management major at the Rutgers School of Business–Camden, served a highly competitive internship for 12 weeks – the first three months of the company’s management training program – and placed third out of 21 interns in the Delaware Valley region for her superior sales and customer-service abilities. In recognition of her excellence, she was awarded a $500 scholarship.

Arts and Culture

Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Presents “Cinema in Early Camden” Film Series

Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Presents “Cinema in Early Camden” Film Series

Opening on June 6, 1933, the nation’s first drive-in, the 400-acre Automobile Movie Theatre in Camden, promised “motorists and their guests will see and hear talking pictures while they smoke, talk, or partake of refreshments without annoying others in the audience.” Located at the corner of what is now Admiral Wilson Boulevard and Lee Avenue, […]

Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Receives $10,000 Grant

Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Receives $10,000 Grant

The Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts continues its successful Camden Art Gardens program, thanks to a $10,000 grant from the Campbell Soup Foundation for 2014-15.

Musical About African-American Recording Artists to Premiere

Musical About African-American Recording Artists to Premiere

Red-hot new musical about African-American recording artists set to premiere at Rutgers University–Camden For Immediate Release The Rutgers University–Camden theater program, in conjunction with the Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts exhibition, “Sounds of Camden,” will open the curtains on its 2014-15 season with a world-premiere new musical, “Hand Me Down the Silver Trumpet.” The musical […]

Other Recent Posts

Rutgers Law Journal’s State Constitutional Law Issue Turns 25

Rutgers Law Journal’s State Constitutional Law Issue Turns 25

Some constitutions aren’t even 25 years old.  The Rutgers Law Journal has been publishing an issue dedicated to state constitutional law since 1989 and its 25th issue is now in print. As the journal’s state constitutional law advisor, Rutgers Law–Camden Distinguished Professor Robert Williams has been reading, analyzing, and advising the journal on publishing innovative […]

Rutgers Law–Camden to Host Distinguished Alumni Awards Celebration on Nov. 19

Rutgers Law–Camden to Host Distinguished Alumni Awards Celebration on Nov. 19

Three outstanding graduates from Rutgers Law–Camden will be honored for their distinct contributions to the legal profession, remarkable service to the community, and achievements in the legal community since graduating law school, during the fifth annual Distinguished Alumni Awards Celebration. At 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, the Rutgers Law–Camden Alumni Association will present the 2014 […]

Researcher Studies Presence of Religion in Social Media

Researcher Studies Presence of Religion in Social Media

As Adam Okulicz-Kozaryn explains, religion is alive and well in America, with 94 percent of Americans believing in God – a statistic that has remained constant for decades. The survival of any religion is dependent on its ability to replicate, he notes, both among peers and younger generations. “Naturally, with the advances in social media, […]