Research Highlights

Rutgers Law School Report Recommends Improvements by States to Help Homeowners Buy Insurance

Rutgers Law School Report Recommends Improvements by States to Help Homeowners Buy Insurance

Most states don’t require insurance companies to provide adequate coverage, quality, and price information to consumers.

You Are What You Eat: Senior Capstone Course Explores the Politics of Consumption

You Are What You Eat: Senior Capstone Course Explores the Politics of Consumption

By Tom McLaughlin It seems like people are using every means possible these days to make a political statement – but food? Actually, whether we realize it or not, food always makes political arguments, posits Aaron Hostetter, an assistant professor of English at Rutgers University–Camden. “Think about what we are trying to say when we […]

Health Law Experts Including David Frankford of Rutgers Law School Urge State Rate Setting to Brake U.S. Health Spending

Health Law Experts Including David Frankford of Rutgers Law School Urge State Rate Setting to Brake U.S. Health Spending

Two leading health law and policy experts conclude that it’s time for serious consideration of state rate setting to control U.S. health expenditures, according to an issue brief published today by David Frankford, Professor of Law at Rutgers Law School, and Sara Rosenbaum, Harold and Jane Hirsh Professor of Health Law and Policy at Milken […]

Giving Back to the Community

Annual Rutgers Accounting Conference to Feature Top Industry Leaders on May 10 and 11

Annual Rutgers Accounting Conference to Feature Top Industry Leaders on May 10 and 11

Leaders in the accounting profession will discuss industry updates and best practices during the Second Annual Accounting Conference sponsored by the Rutgers School of Business–Camden on Wednesday, May 10, and Thursday, May 11. Accountants licensed in New Jersey and Pennsylvania have an opportunity to earn up to 12 CPE credits for attending the educational sessions. […]

Atari Pioneer Headlines Rutgers–Camden Symposium on Digital Technology

Atari Pioneer Headlines Rutgers–Camden Symposium on Digital Technology

By Tom McLaughlin The Digital Studies Center at Rutgers University–Camden will bring together leading scholars and artists to discuss the historical and cultural significance of digital technology from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, April 21. The Rutgers­–Camden Archive of Digital Ephemera (R-CADE) Symposium will be highlighted by a dinner and conversation with videogame pioneer […]

Rutgers–Camden to Host an Evening with Shaun King

Rutgers–Camden to Host an Evening with Shaun King

By Tom McLaughlin Rutgers University–Camden will host civil rights activist, journalist, and political commentator Shaun King for a free, public talk at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 22. The presentation will be held in the Gordon Theater, located in the Fine Arts Complex, at 314 Linden Street on the Rutgers–Camden campus. A noted civil rights activist, […]

Student Achievement

Computer Science Major Earns Prestigious National Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Research

Computer Science Major Earns Prestigious National Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Research

By Tom McLaughlin Hoon Oh, a senior computer science major at Rutgers University–Camden, has earned a 2017 Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award from the Computing Research Association – one of the most prestigious honors in the United States awarded to an undergraduate student majoring in computer science. The Pemberton resident is the first Rutgers–Camden student to […]

Rutgers School of Business–Camden Students Give Back to the Community While Learning

Rutgers School of Business–Camden Students Give Back to the Community While Learning

While learning about business applications of social media, students in the Rutgers University–Camden Business Leader Development Program (BLDP) seminar “Marketing in the Social Media Age” had the opportunity to advise leaders of Camden nonprofit organizations on how to enhance their social media presence.

Student Research Creates Pathway to Success for Chemistry Graduates

Student Research Creates Pathway to Success for Chemistry Graduates

Recent graduates Marlene Kim and Kathryn Ribay credit their time in the chemistry department at Rutgers University–Camden as a key element of their success.

Campus Life

Rutgers–Camden and Camden County College Expand Premier Partnership to Offer Political Science Degree

Rutgers–Camden and Camden County College Expand Premier Partnership to Offer Political Science Degree

By Tom McLaughlin Beginning this fall, an expanded partnership between Rutgers University–Camden and Camden County College (CCC) will enable students to earn a bachelor of arts degree in political science seamlessly from Rutgers–Camden upon completion of their CCC associate’s degree. “Camden County College is proud to add a fifth bachelor’s degree program on our Blackwood […]

Nation’s First African American and Woman to Serve as Librarian of Congress to Receive Honorary Degree from Rutgers–Camden May 17

Nation’s First African American and Woman to Serve as Librarian of Congress to Receive Honorary Degree from Rutgers–Camden May 17

By Tom McLaughlin Carla D. Hayden, the first woman and the first African American to serve as the U.S. Librarian of Congress, will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Rutgers University–Camden during the College of Arts and Sciences commencement ceremony on Wednesday, May 17, the Rutgers University Board of Governors announced at its […]

Black History Month Celebrated with Series of Events in February

Black History Month Celebrated with Series of Events in February

By Tom McLaughlin A series of activities will celebrate cultural diversity at Rutgers University–Camden throughout Black History Month in February. The events, which are free of charge and open to the public, will be held at various locations in the Campus Center, located on Third Street, between Cooper Street and Benjamin Franklin Bridge on the […]

Scarlet Pride

Pamela Wright RLAW ’91, Children’s Rights Advocate,  Children’s Books Author

Pamela Wright RLAW ’91, Children’s Rights Advocate, Children’s Books Author

Pamela Wright’s career has taken her from handling toxic tort and civil litigation cases, to family law, and now, to juvenile dependency law, representing abused and neglected children.

Nursing Professor Named Fellow of the National Academies of Practice

Nursing Professor Named Fellow of the National Academies of Practice

Nancy Pontes, an assistant professor at the Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden, has been inducted as a Fellow of the National Academies of Practice, an interprofessional, national organization that advises governmental bodies on health care delivery in the United States. A resident of Wenonah, Pontes was inducted into this prestigious fellowship during the NAP’s annual conference […]

Rutgers Law in Camden Honors Founders of Student Cultural Groups

Rutgers Law in Camden Honors Founders of Student Cultural Groups

The Law School’s Minority Student Program is paying tribute to the Honorable Ronald Freeman, the Honorable Carmen Garcia, and David Oh.

Arts and Culture

Two Creative Writing Professors Named Guggenheim Fellows

Two Creative Writing Professors Named Guggenheim Fellows

By Tom McLaughlin Since its inception in 2008, the master of fine arts (MFA) in creative writing at Rutgers University–Camden has served as a launching pad for successful poets, and nonfiction and fiction writers alike. A testament to the world-class quality of the MFA program, two affiliated Rutgers–Camden faculty members – Patrick Rosal, an associate […]

Professor’s Artwork Selected for Display at New U.S. Embassy in Suriname

Professor’s Artwork Selected for Display at New U.S. Embassy in Suriname

By Tom McLaughlin Over the course of her distinguished career, Margery Amdur has served as a veritable ambassador of the arts. The associate professor of art at Rutgers University–Camden has displayed her inspired, mixed-media constructions in solo and group exhibitions and installations throughout the world, while offering countless students insight into her intuitive, meticulous, and […]

Theater Program Caps Season with Broadway Hit “Proof”

Theater Program Caps Season with Broadway Hit “Proof”

By Tom McLaughlin The Rutgers University–Camden theater program will present David Auburn’s award-winning drama Proof in the Walter K. Gordon Theater on the Rutgers–Camden campus. Evening performances are 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, to Saturday, April 8. A special high school matinee will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, April 7, and a matinee performance […]

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Rutgers Law’s Kimberly Mutcherson in “We Love the Constitution” Videos

Rutgers Law’s Kimberly Mutcherson in “We Love the Constitution” Videos

Rutgers Law School’s Kimberly Mutcherson, shares her thoughts on the U.S. Constitution through an initiative by the National Constitution Center and iCivics to celebrate America’s founding document.

Fine Arts Department to Host Arts Day for Prospective First-Year and Transfer Students

Fine Arts Department to Host Arts Day for Prospective First-Year and Transfer Students

  By Tom McLaughlin The Rutgers University–Camden Department of Fine Arts will present the inaugural “Arts Day” for prospective first-year and transfer students from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 1. The event, which is free of charge and open to the public, will be held in the Fine Arts Complex, located at 314 […]

Professor Showcases “Graphical Interventions” in Philadelphia-Based Exhibition

Professor Showcases “Graphical Interventions” in Philadelphia-Based Exhibition

By Tom McLaughlin Living in a world built for speed – “the quicker, the better, where people are zombies just getting from point A to B” – Allan Espiritu believes it is time for an intervention.  A “graphical intervention,” that is. “I want to disrupt your everyday by distracting you to think about the language […]