Research Highlights

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 […]

Capital Goodness: Political Climate May Boost Social Enterprises, Says Business Researcher

Capital Goodness: Political Climate May Boost Social Enterprises, Says Business Researcher

By Tom McLaughlin Given the rise in social awareness and activism across the nation these days, the political climate may very well be a boost for social enterprises – businesses established with the express purpose to make a social impact, posits Shoko Kato, an assistant professor of management at the Rutgers School of Business–Camden. “There […]

Rutgers Law School Report Recommends Improvements to State Homeowners Insurance Protections

Rutgers Law School Report Recommends Improvements to State Homeowners Insurance Protections

When a homeowner files a claim with their insurance company, many times the company raises the premium or refuses to renew the policy in a practice known as “Use It and Lose It.”

Giving Back to the Community

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, […]

Philadelphia History Gleaned from Historical Human Remains, Thanks to Rutgers–Camden Contingent

Philadelphia History Gleaned from Historical Human Remains, Thanks to Rutgers–Camden Contingent

By Tom McLaughlin Historical human remains, discovered at a Philadelphia construction site, will be properly reinterred in another location, thanks to exhaustive efforts made by Rutgers University–Camden forensic scientists and students, working in collaboration with a network of forensics professionals. Kimberlee Moran, an associate teaching professor and director of forensics center at Rutgers–Camden, explains that […]

Resource Center to Host Free, Public Discussion on “Alternative Facts”

Resource Center to Host Free, Public Discussion on “Alternative Facts”

By Tom McLaughlin With truth itself seemingly on trial these days, Rutgers University–Camden faculty and students will lead a free, public discussion on living, learning, and teaching in an era of “alternative facts,” from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Monday, March 6. “Alternative Facts: A Forum on Speech and Politics in a Post-Truth Era,” hosted by […]

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

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 […]

First-Generation College Students Get a Summertime Head Start

First-Generation College Students Get a Summertime Head Start

Sixty-three incoming first-year students got a jump on their college careers this summer, thanks to the Rutgers University–Camden Educational Opportunity Fund program.

Scarlet Pride

Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden Dean Selected for Prestigious National Leadership Program

Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden Dean Selected for Prestigious National Leadership Program

Marlton resident Joanne Robinson, the inaugural dean of the Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden, has been named as one of nine fellows of the National League for Nursing’s Executive Leadership in Nursing Education and Practice program. The highly selective program is for experienced executive leaders in nursing education and practice who have held their positions for […]

Zachary King’s Interest in Pursuing His Ph.D. Fostered at Rutgers–Camden

Zachary King’s Interest in Pursuing His Ph.D. Fostered at Rutgers–Camden

Zachary King aspired to work in financial advising or becoming a trader on Wall Street, but he soon discovered that his real passion is becoming an educator.

Dedicated to Helping Child Victims of Sex Abuse in Bolivia

Dedicated to Helping Child Victims of Sex Abuse in Bolivia

Rutgers Law graduate Brisa De Angulo’s work to support sexually abused children in her native Bolivia is receiving recognition from organizations across the globe.

Arts and Culture

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 […]

Masked Hero: Alumnus is Wizard Behind the Curtain for Camden Comic Con

Masked Hero: Alumnus is Wizard Behind the Curtain for Camden Comic Con

By Tom McLaughlin Now approaching its fourth year on April 8, the Camden Comic Con has quickly gained a reputation in the region for offering guests a free, enriching, all-ages comic convention on the Rutgers University–Camden campus. But unbeknownst to convention-goers, there has been an unheralded superhero – Barrington resident and 2011 Rutgers–Camden graduate Bill […]

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Rutgers–Camden to Host Fourth Annual Camden Comic Con

Rutgers–Camden to Host Fourth Annual Camden Comic Con

By Tom McLaughlin Since debuting in 2014, the Camden Comic Con has offered an authentic, fun-filled experience for all ages that is as much a celebration of comics as it is an educational event. Like an exciting new comics issue that’s even better than the last, the latest installment – featuring an ever-growing list of […]

Rutgers–Camden Professor’s heart-warming, heart-breaking and humorous novel about cancer, single motherhood and mortality

Rutgers–Camden Professor’s heart-warming, heart-breaking and humorous novel about cancer, single motherhood and mortality

Lauren Grodstein’s poignant novel, Our Short History, is about a single mother dying of cancer who tells the story of their lives to her six-year-old son, so he’ll remember her when he’s older.

Grandma Moses Painting Donated to Rutgers–Camden by Alumna

Grandma Moses Painting Donated to Rutgers–Camden by Alumna

  By Tom McLaughlin Anna Mary Robertson Moses, known affectionately as Grandma Moses, became a renowned American folk artist for her pastoral landscape paintings often depicting her family farm, which were reproduced and distributed on greeting cards, fabrics, tiles, and wallpapers. One of the legendary artist’s original, lyrical landscapes, “In Snow Drift,” now graces the […]