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