Research Highlights

Rutgers University Scholar and Collaborator Receive Prestigious Grant for Health Policy Research

Rutgers University Scholar and Collaborator Receive Prestigious Grant for Health Policy Research

A Rutgers University scholar and her collaborator have received a prestigious grant from a highly competitive, national funding program dedicated to addressing important health policy issues. Margaret Marsh, a University Professor of history and Haddonfield resident, and Wanda Ronner, her sister and long-time co-author, have received one of eight awards through the Robert Wood Johnson […]

Rutgers–Camden Professor Collaborates on General Anesthetics Research

Rutgers–Camden Professor Collaborates on General Anesthetics Research

General anesthetics put patients “to sleep,” rendering them unconscious and immobile during a surgical procedure.  But understanding how they actually work in the brain can be as hazy as patients are when they wake up. “When anesthetics are at work, you have much less electrical activity going on in your brain,” says Grace Brannigan, an […]

Researcher Explores Slave Narratives in Forthcoming Book

Researcher Explores Slave Narratives in Forthcoming Book

Keith Green, an associate professor of English, examines slave narratives in his forthcoming book, Bound to Respect: Antebellum Narratives of Imprisonment, Servitude and Captivity, 1816 to 1861.

Giving Back to the Community

Business Students Plan Fundraising Projects for Nonprofit Organizations

Business Students Plan Fundraising Projects for Nonprofit Organizations

Future business leaders at Rutgers University–Camden are putting their management skills to use in the real world by planning fundraising projects for area non-profit organizations. The “Organizational Behavior” course is giving more than 70 students practical experience while developing leadership skills they can use to serve the needs of the community. “It allows the students […]

Distinguished Service Professor Pens Memoir Chronicling Triumph over Tragedy

Distinguished Service Professor Pens Memoir Chronicling Triumph over Tragedy

Gloria Bonilla-Santiago, Board of Governors Distinguished Service Professor of Public Policy and Administration at Rutgers–Camden, reflects on her arduous and inspirational journey in her engaging new autobiography, A Miracle on Cooper Street: Lessons from an Inner City, published by Archway Publishing.

Symposium to Explore Immigration Policy and Reform

Symposium to Explore Immigration Policy and Reform

Rutgers University–Camden’s free public Symposia on Urban Poverty and Inequality series will conclude with the fourth and final installment, “Immigration Policy and Reform: The Imperative for Creating Pathways to Citizenship and Prosperity,” from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday, April 22. The symposium will illuminate the causes of failed immigration policy and its consequences for both […]

Student Achievement

Former International Figure Skater is on Cutting Edge of Business World

Former International Figure Skater is on Cutting Edge of Business World

She’s not gracefully gliding and leaping across the ice in front of international audiences anymore, but Maria Tsakiris, once an Olympic hopeful, is finding that her figure skating background is giving her a cutting edge in the business world. “To be in the financial industry, you have to be competitive and you have to be […]

Ten Ph.D. Students in Public Affairs Present Research Papers at Urban Affairs Association Conference

Ten Ph.D. Students in Public Affairs Present Research Papers at Urban Affairs Association Conference

Ten Ph.D. students in public affairs are making research presentations – each unique in its focus on policies and practices – at the 44th annual conference of the Urban Affairs Association, held from March 19 to 22 in San Antonio.

Taking Flight: Student Designs Robot to Observe Bird Patterns

Taking Flight: Student Designs Robot to Observe Bird Patterns

Like something out of a science fiction movie, Scott Davis’s remote controlled “octocopter” hovers above the ground and then soars over treetops, attracting the attention of onlookers who glance skyward. With eight arms that branch out of a gear-shaped centerpiece, each topped with black propellers, and wheels affixed to four legs to ensure a soft […]

Campus Life

A Place of their Own: Students Learn Blogging Skills to Supplement Expertise

A Place of their Own: Students Learn Blogging Skills to Supplement Expertise

Jennifer Pope, a web designer for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, gave in-class lessons on blogging to students of Próspero N. García, an assistant professor in the Department of Foreign Languages.

Rutgers–Camden to Offer Health Sciences Degree Program

Rutgers–Camden to Offer Health Sciences Degree Program

Rutgers University–Camden is taking another significant step forward in contributing to the advancement of health education in southern New Jersey while expanding the region as a leading center for health sciences. The Rutgers University Board of Governors has approved a bachelor of arts in health sciences degree program for Rutgers–Camden’s College of Arts and Sciences.  […]

Race-Based Perceptions of Innocence Among Youth to be Examined During Public Lecture

Race-Based Perceptions of Innocence Among Youth to be Examined During Public Lecture

Rutgers University–Camden will offer a free public lecture addressing the disparate, race-based perceptions of innocence among youth at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 9. Scholar and award-winning author Robin Bernstein will present Rutgers–Camden’s Second Annual Childhood Studies Lecture, titled “Trayvon Martin and So Many More: Racial Innocence Today.” A reception will precede the event at 6 p.m.

Scarlet Pride

Criminal Justice Debate Team Wins Inaugural South Jersey Criminal Justice Debate Invitational

Criminal Justice Debate Team Wins Inaugural South Jersey Criminal Justice Debate Invitational

The results are in and there’s no debate – Rutgers University–Camden is the champ! The campus’ criminal justice debate team took home the hardware as Top School at the inaugural South Jersey Criminal Justice Debate Invitational, held on Saturday, April 12, at Rowan University. A perpetual plaque, featuring a gavel on it, will be engraved […]

Rutgers-Camden to Graduate First Ph.D. Student in Computational and Integrative Biology

Rutgers-Camden to Graduate First Ph.D. Student in Computational and Integrative Biology

Matt Niepielko’s Rutgers–Camden education has been like creating an ice cream sundae with all of the best ingredients.  Instead of having just one “flavor,” the Toms River resident has combined biology, chemistry, and physics with the analytic methods of mathematics and computer science to gain the ultimate collaborative experience. On May 22, Niepielko will become […]

MBA Student Proves no Challenge is too Difficult to Overcome

MBA Student Proves no Challenge is too Difficult to Overcome

Angad Patheja is used to the questions and the curiosity.  Most people wonder how he manages simple tasks as an upper bilateral amputee, but the Rutgers University–Camden student is focused on another challenge: completing his MBA while also earning a law degree. “Other people see me and are curious as to how I manage, and […]

Arts and Culture

Get Rid of National Poetry Month, Says Rutgers Scholar and Poet

Get Rid of National Poetry Month, Says Rutgers Scholar and Poet

In celebration of National Poetry Month in April, we check in with J.T. Barbarese, an associate professor of English at Rutgers University–Camden. Barbarese knows a thing or two about poetry, having published five books of poems, including his most recent, Sweet Spot. His poems and translations have appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, Boulevard, Poetry, The […]

Conference to Focus on Women and Gender in Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Comics

Conference to Focus on Women and Gender in Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Comics

Rutgers University–Camden will host an interdisciplinary conference, “Buffy to Batgirl: Women and Gender in Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Comics,” from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 2 and 3.

Theater and Music Programs Present Henry Purcell’s “The Fairy Queen”

Theater and Music Programs Present Henry Purcell’s “The Fairy Queen”

Inspired by Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Henry Purcell’s musical adaptation The Fairy Queen is a sumptuous feast of sight and sound. It’s part play, part opera, and entirely entertaining – as guests at Rutgers University–Camden will soon discover. The Rutgers–Camden theater and music programs will present a fully staged performance of this rarely produced […]

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Rutgers School of Business–Camden Alumnus to Deliver Keynote Commencement Speech

Rutgers School of Business–Camden Alumnus to Deliver Keynote Commencement Speech

James McCarthy, managing director and co-head of global liquidity management business for Goldman Sachs Asset Management, will deliver the keynote address during the 2014 commencement ceremony for the Rutgers School of Business–Camden. The event occurs at noon on Wednesday, May 21, at the Susquehanna Bank Center on the Camden waterfront. “I am honored to be […]

Noted Physician Jeffrey Brenner to Receive Honorary Degree from Rutgers–Camden

Noted Physician Jeffrey Brenner to Receive Honorary Degree from Rutgers–Camden

Jeffrey Brenner, a primary care physician at Cooper Health whose efforts to improve the delivery of health care to the nation’s most impoverished citizens earned a MacArthur “Genius Grant” Fellowship in 2013, will receive an Honorary Doctor of Science degree from Rutgers University–Camden during the campus’ Commencement and Honors Convocation ceremony on Wednesday, May 21. […]

Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden Announces Commencement Speaker

Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden Announces Commencement Speaker

Robert Hess, executive vice president for global programming at Gannett Education, will deliver the keynote address during commencement for the graduating Class of 2014 at the Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden. The ceremony occurs Thursday, May 22 at 10 a.m. in the Walter K. Gordon Theater, located in the Fine Arts Complex on the Rutgers University–Camden […]