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Research Explores LGBTQ People of Color’s Experiences with Law Enforcement

Research Explores LGBTQ People of Color’s Experiences with Law Enforcement

By Tom McLaughlin In 2011, the U.S. Department of Justice issued a report on law enforcement in New Orleans that focused primarily on racial bias and discriminatory practices. Nestled in the report, Brandi Blessett noticed an easily overlooked subsection detailing the intimidation, harassment, and targeting of LGBTQ people of color by law enforcement officers. “This […]

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Scholar’s Book Explores Politics of Food in Medieval English Romance Literature

Scholar’s Book Explores Politics of Food in Medieval English Romance Literature

By Tom McLaughlin Throughout civilized history, posits Aaron Hostetter, humans have rendered the material world edible in order to define our lives. “We are a collective of consuming agents, and our primary role as citizens of our culture is to use what we obtain, primarily through production and global trade,” says Hostetter, an associate professor […]

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Interdisciplinary Education at Rutgers–Camden Center for Computational and Integrative Biology

Interdisciplinary Education at Rutgers–Camden Center for Computational and Integrative Biology

The Rutgers–Camden Center for Computational and Integrative Biology is delivering an innovative, interdisciplinary approach to solving complex biological questions while also teaching the next generation of leaders in science.

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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 […]

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