By Tom McLaughlin The Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts is currently showcasing the stunning works of 36 contemporary Israeli artists, exploring the theme of geography through its historical, religious, social, cultural, political, and physical dimensions, in an unprecedented exhibition. The exhibition, “Visions of Place: Complex Geographies in Contemporary Israeli Art,” will run through Dec. 17 […]
By Ed Moorhouse A Rutgers University–Camden professor has been awarded a grant that will fund the development of an algorithm that could better identify large-scale genomic changes, such as those related to evolution or disease-causing mutations. The three-year, $604,475 award from the National Science Foundation allows Andrey Grigoriev, a professor of biology at Rutgers–Camden, along […]
Health-psychology expert Charlotte Markey, a professor of psychology at Rutgers–Camden, gives time-honored tips for avoiding the “Freshman 15.”
Research Center to Host Seminar Examining How World War II Mobilization Transformed Delaware Valley Housing
The Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) at Rutgers University–Camden will offer a free lecture detailing how mobilization for World War II transformed the Delaware Valley into a giant housing laboratory from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4.
By Ed Moorhouse Students and faculty at the Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden will help to improve the health and well-being of Camden teens and their families thanks to a $199,969 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation under its New Jersey Nursing Initiative. The funding will allow Rutgers–Camden to establish a health education program at […]
Rutgers University–Camden will host a free, public lecture series in celebration of LGBT History Month in October.
Brandi Blessett, an assistant professor of public policy and administration at Rutgers–Camden, serves as a program valuator for Renew Camden, a program that helps former incarcerated persons reintegrate back into society.
By Ed Moorhouse Carly Wells decided one year in China just wasn’t enough. Wells, a native of Fanwood in Union County, planned to put graduate school on hold for a year so that she could return to China, where she had spent two weeks while she was an undergraduate student at the University of Mary […]
Gearing Up: Student Prepares to Tackle Business Degree After Career in Outfitting Eagles Fans in NFL Merchandise
By Ed Moorhouse In almost every seat in the stadium, every barstool in the region, and in front of every television at home, the familiar Eagles midnight green — and sometimes Kelly green, for the nostalgic fans — is worn by passionate fans rooting for their team from the end of summer through the chill […]
Three Rutgers University–Camden students are trading their Scarlet Raptor wings for mouse ears this fall. Rachel Clifton, John Han, and Brittany Striewski have been accepted to the prestigious Disney College Program, a paid internship in which students from across the country take part in personal and career development courses while building essential communication, problem solving, […]
By Ed Moorhouse New state-of-the-art, innovative clinical simulation technology is bringing nursing students at Rutgers University–Camden to the cutting edge of nursing education. The students are being trained on 10 new “high fidelity” patient simulator manikins that breathe, have a pulse, and manifest symptoms as if they were real people. By working on the manikins […]
Forty-three incoming Rutgers–Camden students successfully completed the Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) Summer Institute on campus.
By Ed Moorhouse Like many other students with disabilities, Amanda O’Keefe says one of her biggest challenges is that her disability is “hidden” from public view. “I have experienced many situations in which people have challenged my disability,” says O’Keefe, a second-year student at the Rutgers School of Law–Camden. “It’s important to understand that disabilities […]
By Ed Moorhouse Nambaramey Dy, a Camden resident and junior management major at Rutgers University–Camden, is one of 10 New Jersey residents and military service members to receive the 2015 New Jersey Heroes Heart of a Hero Scholarship. The annual award helps advance post-secondary education or vocational training for New Jersey’s military men and women. […]
By Tom McLaughlin Like many of her fellow peers, Alma Aparicio alternately moves between bouts of nerves and excitement these days as she ponders her first steps toward pursuing a college degree. Nonetheless, says the incoming first-year student at Rutgers University–Camden, regardless of the challenges that she’ll face, she is ready to fulfill a lifelong […]
Sonjanit DeFrank, a Rutgers Future Scholar, flourished in the LEAP Academy University Charter School’s STEM High School in Camden, was one of 130 college-bound students from across the country who were welcomed by first lady Michelle Obama at The White House to participate in the “Beating the Odds Summit.” President Barack Obama made a surprise appearance and greeted the guests.
The Rutgers University–Camden theater program will kick off its fall 2015-16 season with a series of plays in the annual Student-Directed One-Act Play Festival.
By Tom McLaughlin This fall, the Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts will participate in The Big Read for the sixth time, celebrating To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee. The Rutgers center aims to connect approximately 2,000 New Jerseyans to the book and to each other through a two-month celebration, featuring a lecture series, performances, […]
Rutgers University–Camden will host a film screening and talk with Academy Award-nominated documentarian and feature filmmaker Robert Pulcini, a 1989 graduate of Rutgers–Camden, from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14.
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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.
By Tom McLaughlin The nation’s top authors, poets, editors, and publishers will once again visit the Rutgers University–Camden campus this fall to lead a series of inspiring and engaging readings and workshops for aspiring authors in the Delaware Valley. Thanks to funding from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Rutgers–Camden master of fine arts […]