Research Highlights

Mental Health Services Unevenly Received According to Racial and Socioeconomic Factors, Finds Rutgers Research Study

Mental Health Services Unevenly Received According to Racial and Socioeconomic Factors, Finds Rutgers Research Study

By Tom McLaughlin As Wenhua Lu explains, most studies on mental health care disparities have typically focused on either adult populations or youths only, leaving children younger than six years under-investigated. “Accumulating evidence shows that mental health issues are quite prevalent in preschool children,” says Lu, an assistant professor of childhood studies at Rutgers University–Camden. […]

The Age of Declines: Researcher’s New Book Explores Why Millennials are Rejecting Public Office

The Age of Declines: Researcher’s New Book Explores Why Millennials are Rejecting Public Office

By Tom McLaughlin Are politicians and public officials about to become a dying breed? While there is a lack of racial and gender diversity in politics, more subtly, there are actually very few millennials – regardless of race or gender – interested in pursuing elected office, explains Shauna Shames, an assistant professor of political science […]

Life-altering Lymphedema Research Underway Thanks to Center for Computational and Integrative Biology Doctoral Student

Life-altering Lymphedema Research Underway Thanks to Center for Computational and Integrative Biology Doctoral Student

Catherine Rosenberg’s potentially life-changing lymphedema work with her physician.

Giving Back to the Community

Rutgers–Camden Poised to Make Mark on South by Southwest Conferences

Rutgers–Camden Poised to Make Mark on South by Southwest Conferences

By Tom McLaughlin For the past 30 years, the South by Southwest (SXSW) conference and festivals have steadily gained a reputation for their celebration of innovative thinkers and artists in music, film, interactive media, and education. Fittingly, with its own reputation for faculty and administrators turning new knowledge into creative solutions, Rutgers University–Camden is poised […]

Rutgers Forensics Expert to Lead Workshops on Fingerprints for Free Library of Philadelphia Program

Rutgers Forensics Expert to Lead Workshops on Fingerprints for Free Library of Philadelphia Program

By Tom McLaughlin Amateur detectives of all ages are invited to discover how fingerprints are used to catch criminals, as Rutgers University–Camden forensics expert Kimberlee Moran leads a series of fun and engaging workshops from Feb. 7 to March 13 at various branches of the Free Library of Philadelphia. Moran, an associate teaching professor and […]

Professor Michael Carrier Participates in Preparing ABA Transition Report for Trump Administration

Professor Michael Carrier Participates in Preparing ABA Transition Report for Trump Administration

The American Bar Association’s report on antitrust law to the Trump administration includes the work of Rutgers Law Professor Michael Carrier.

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

Sherman Leis and Julianne Baird Performance Begins Spring 2017 Mallery Concert Series

Sherman Leis and Julianne Baird Performance Begins Spring 2017 Mallery Concert Series

The celebrated Mallery Concert Series begins its spring 2017 lineup as Rutgers University–Camden alumnus Sherman Leis, a surgeon, professor, lecturer, and founder of Philadelphia’s Center for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, performs on clarinet with the incomparable Julianne Baird, a distinguished professor of music at Rutgers–Camden, on Wednesday, Jan. 25. All series performances, which are free […]

Images Critiquing Contemporary Culture Focus of New Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Exhibition

Images Critiquing Contemporary Culture Focus of New Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Exhibition

By Tom McLaughlin Pointed images used to comment on contemporary culture – and not merely record it – are front and center as the Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts hosts a provocative exhibition, “Sharp-Tongued Figuration,” through April 21. “These images aren’t focused on being beautiful, but rather serving as critical voices,” says curator Andrea Kirsh, […]

Full Tuition and Living Stipend Now Offered for MFA in Creative Writing Students

Full Tuition and Living Stipend Now Offered for MFA in Creative Writing Students

By Tom McLaughlin Students in the master of fine arts (MFA) program in creative writing at Rutgers University–Camden will now have more time to focus on their literary pursuits, thanks to new funding available to full-time students that will cover tuition and living expenses. The grant, allocated by Rutgers University President Robert Barchi, will enable […]

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Renowned Sociologist to Speak on Immigration and Labor Market

Renowned Sociologist to Speak on Immigration and Labor Market

By Tom McLaughlin Rutgers University–Camden will host Ruth Milkman, an internationally renowned sociologist of labor and labor movements, for a free, public lecture on immigration and the precarious existence of the labor market in the 21st century United States from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6. The Robert Bailey Memorial Lecture, presented by Rutgers–Camden’s […]

Marley Dias, Founder of #1000BlackGirlBooks, to Give Free, Public Talk

Marley Dias, Founder of #1000BlackGirlBooks, to Give Free, Public Talk

By Tom McLaughlin Rutgers University–Camden will host Marley Dias, the 11-year-old founder of #1000BlackGirlBooks, for a free, public presentation from 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1. The engaging talk will be held in the Multi-Purpose Room, located in the Campus Center at 326 Penn Street on the Rutgers–Camden campus. Following the presentation, Dias will […]

Rutgers–Camden and Mercer County Community College Team Up to Offer New Rutgers RN to BS Express Program

Rutgers–Camden and Mercer County Community College Team Up to Offer New Rutgers RN to BS Express Program

Mercer County Community College and Rutgers University–Camden announced the Rutgers RN to BS Express program on Thursday, Jan. 19, allowing MCCC students to complete three years of a bachelor of science in nursing degree at MCCC and seamlessly transfer to Rutgers–Camden for completion. The agreement offers guaranteed admission into the Rutgers–Camden RN to BS program […]