Research Highlights

Rutgers Law School Report Recommends Improvements by States to Protect Homeowners Insurance Consumers

Rutgers Law School Report Recommends Improvements by States to Protect Homeowners Insurance Consumers

Homeowners affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma will find that the level of protection in resolving disputes with insurance companies depends on the state where their damaged home is located.

Learning by Doing Through a NASA Internship

Learning by Doing Through a NASA Internship

Kacey Dougherty’s summer research work has given her experience in conducting studies that could be beneficial to NASA projects.

Weighing the Options: Health-Psychology Expert Gives Tips for Avoiding “Freshman 15”

Weighing the Options: Health-Psychology Expert Gives Tips for Avoiding “Freshman 15”

Health-psychology expert Charlotte Markey, a professor of psychology at Rutgers–Camden, gives time-honored tips for avoiding the “Freshman 15.”

Giving Back to the Community

Scholars Lead Statewide Expansion of New Jersey Health Initiative’s Teen Leadership Program

Scholars Lead Statewide Expansion of New Jersey Health Initiative’s Teen Leadership Program

By Tom McLaughlin As the calendar turns to September, it is once again time to unite for Hunger Action Month, when Feeding America’s food banks urge individuals nationwide to fight hunger in their communities. According to the organization’s “Map the Meal Gap 2017” study, the issue is as pressing as ever in New Jersey, where […]

Camden Adults Get a Fresh Start Thanks to Innovative Workforce Development Initiative

Camden Adults Get a Fresh Start Thanks to Innovative Workforce Development Initiative

By Tom McLaughlin In July 2015, 21-year-old Faith Monroe packed up what little she owned, said goodbye to her mom – promising to call her – and set out from her home in Canarsie, Brooklyn, to live with her aunt in Cherry Hill. She didn’t know what was in store for her, she recalls, but […]

New Historic Preservation Certification Program Launched

New Historic Preservation Certification Program Launched

By Tom McLaughlin An innovative new program at Rutgers University–Camden will offer participants a unique opportunity to learn the processes and techniques of historic preservation in the living classroom of Camden and nearby Philadelphia and southern New Jersey. History enthusiasts and scholars, practitioners, and other interested members of the public are invited to engage in […]

Student Achievement

Once Homeless, Ph.D. Student Strives to Open Boarding School for Disadvantaged Youth

Once Homeless, Ph.D. Student Strives to Open Boarding School for Disadvantaged Youth

By Tom McLaughlin A stable, secure home environment, explains Alex Cruz, can make all the difference in the world to a child’s education. “Kids shouldn’t have to worry about financial things, or whether they have a roof over their heads,” says the Ph.D. candidate in public affairs at Rutgers University–Camden. Putting words into action, Cruz […]

First-Year Leadership Institute Student Already a Guiding Influence Among His Peers

First-Year Leadership Institute Student Already a Guiding Influence Among His Peers

By Tom McLaughlin Upon arriving as a first-year student at Rutgers University–Camden this fall, Jacob Lapinson will embark on a unique and extraordinary journey via the Leadership Institute, preparing to stand as a guiding force and influence among his peers. But first things first: Lapinson spent time this summer providing critical mentorship and guidance to […]

Rutgers–Camden Student Veteran Named a Tillman Scholar

Rutgers–Camden Student Veteran Named a Tillman Scholar

A student in the DNP program at Rutgers–Camden, Laura Tolver is one of only five nursing students, and only 61 students overall, to earn this highly competitive scholarship.

Campus Life

Rutgers Offers Students Legal Assistance on Immigration Issues

Rutgers Offers Students Legal Assistance on Immigration Issues

Rutgers Law School has launched a new service, the Rutgers Immigrant Community Assistance Project (RICAP), which offers Rutgers University students access to legal information and guidance on immigration issues.

Rutgers Law School’s Camden Location Kicks Off  2017-18 Year

Rutgers Law School’s Camden Location Kicks Off 2017-18 Year

Rutgers Law School’s Camden location welcomes 133 first-year students and six transfer students from across New Jersey and 10 other states, including Arizona, California, and Florida, along with two international students.

Incoming First-Year Student Melanie Lopez Has Great Hopes for Her Future

Incoming First-Year Student Melanie Lopez Has Great Hopes for Her Future

Melanie Lopez considered other schools, but she chose Rutgers University–Camden because of her strong ties to the campus.

Scarlet Pride

Rutgers–Camden Receives Bequest Intention Totaling $3 Million for Creation of Endowed Chair and Endowed Scholarship

Rutgers–Camden Receives Bequest Intention Totaling $3 Million for Creation of Endowed Chair and Endowed Scholarship

By Tom McLaughlin Rutgers University–Camden has received a bequest intention totaling $3 million for the creation of a chair in economics and a new endowed $50,000 scholarship for students in the Department of World Languages and Cultures majoring in German or Spanish. The creation of the chair is from the estates of late Rutgers–Camden alumni […]

Alum Brian Greczyn SBC’97, ’00, Shares Expertise and Guides Rutgers University–Camden Students

Alum Brian Greczyn SBC’97, ’00, Shares Expertise and Guides Rutgers University–Camden Students

The senior director of sales at Mattel Toys also gives students a chance to attend the annual Toy Industry Association’s fair in New York City.

Ph.D. Graduate Earns Prestigious Harvard Strategic Data Project Fellowship

Ph.D. Graduate Earns Prestigious Harvard Strategic Data Project Fellowship

By Tom McLaughlin As Abigail Todhunter-Reid recalls, school didn’t quite come so easily to her as a child. A self-described “slow learner,” she later worked as an educator, where she became increasingly frustrated with the emphasis on standardized test scores and the stigma surrounding slow learners. “I knew then that I wanted to dedicate my […]

Arts and Culture

Exhibition Captures Images of Camden’s Past and Future

Exhibition Captures Images of Camden’s Past and Future

By Tom McLaughlin As Cyril Reade explains, the story of Camden’s transformation is a complex one. Like many northeastern American cities, he notes, the city experienced the decline of its traditional manufacturing base and the ensuing departure of its residents to the surrounding suburbs. However, adds Reade, a new chapter has only just begun. “Today, […]

Free Concert Series Offers Morning Performances at Rutgers–Camden

Free Concert Series Offers Morning Performances at Rutgers–Camden

By Tom McLaughlin The annual Mallery Concert Series at Rutgers University–Camden will offer a wide range of free performances throughout the fall. All performances will be held on Wednesdays at 11:20 a.m. in the Mallery Room, located in the Fine Arts Building on Third Street, between Cooper Street and the Benjamin Franklin Bridge on the […]

Scholar and Artist Named One of Graphic Design USA Magazine’s “Educators to Watch”

Scholar and Artist Named One of Graphic Design USA Magazine’s “Educators to Watch”

By Tom McLaughlin For his exemplary efforts leading the next generation of talented artists and designers, Allan Espiritu, an associate professor of fine arts at Rutgers University–Camden, has been named as one of the “Educators to Watch” by Graphic Design USA magazine. “I’m truly honored by this distinction; they have some great teachers on this […]

Other Recent Posts

Call for May 2019 Commencement Speaker and Honorary Degree Nominations

In accordance with University Senate procedure, we are now accepting commencement speaker and honorary degree nominations for the 2019 commencement ceremonies for Rutgers University–New Brunswick (including Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences), Rutgers University–Newark, and Rutgers University–Camden. The university seeks recommendations of nominees who reflect the academic mission, cultural diversity, and international character of Rutgers University. […]

Research Dispels Popular Claims Linking Power Poses to Powers of Persuasion

Research Dispels Popular Claims Linking Power Poses to Powers of Persuasion

By Tom McLaughlin Strike a pose like Wonder Woman or Spider-Man – and the powers of persuasion are yours! Well, not so fast, according to a new study by Rutgers University–Camden researchers. Throwing cold water on popular claims, the study, titled “Power vs. Persuasion: Can open body postures embody openness to persuasion?,” found that adopting […]

Army Education Outreach Program Provides Lab Research Experience for Undergraduates and High School Students

Army Education Outreach Program Provides Lab Research Experience for Undergraduates and High School Students

The students are learning about life in the lab and conducting research for Jinglin Fu, assistant professor of chemistry.