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Rand Institute Leads Burlington County Juvenile Delinquency Prevention Effort

Rand Institute Leads Burlington County Juvenile Delinquency Prevention Effort

The Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs at Rutgers University–Camden will work in tandem with Burlington County community officials and leaders to lead juvenile delinquency prevention efforts in the county.

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Political Science Major Helps Illuminate Gender Biases in U.S. Presidential Race

Political Science Major Helps Illuminate Gender Biases in U.S. Presidential Race

By Tom McLaughlin When Colin Sheehan was enrolling for the fall 2015 semester, the Rutgers University–Camden sophomore needed one more class that fit his schedule. So he decided to take the course “Women and American Politics” with Kelly Dittmar, an assistant professor of political science at Rutgers–Camden. Little did the Gibbsboro resident know that it […]

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Parkinson’s Disease Patients May See Improved Care with New Tool Developed by Rutgers University–Camden Nursing Scholars

Parkinson’s Disease Patients May See Improved Care with New Tool Developed by Rutgers University–Camden Nursing Scholars

By Ed Moorhouse Despite increasing rates of Parkinson’s disease, the chronic and progressive movement disorder affecting as many as one million Americans and up to 10 million people worldwide, many nurses do not have the experience needed to deliver the specialized care required by those patients. A training program under development at the Rutgers School […]

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Cellular Architecture: Rutgers–Camden Students Use 3D Bioprinter to Create Building Blocks for Tissue Generation

Cellular Architecture: Rutgers–Camden Students Use 3D Bioprinter to Create Building Blocks for Tissue Generation

By Ed Moorhouse Advances in technology have made it possible to produce bone, muscle, and even organs using a 3D bioprinter, which allows scientists to generate tissue in a laboratory environment. But before that can be done, cellular building blocks have to be created to lay the foundation for the new tissue, and students at […]

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Bacterial Cell Research to Advance with $1.2 million National Science Foundation Award to Rutgers–Camden Biology Professor

Bacterial Cell Research to Advance with $1.2 million National Science Foundation Award to Rutgers–Camden Biology Professor

By Ed Moorhouse Eric Klein, an assistant professor of biology at Rutgers University–Camden, is the recipient of a prestigious CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation. The five-year grant totaling $1.2 million will fund Klein’s research on the mysterious properties of a bacterial species known as Caulobacter crescentus. The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program […]

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