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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 […]

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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.

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Sociology Researcher’s New Book Explores Social Connections That Help Battle Poverty in Philadelphia

Sociology Researcher’s New Book Explores Social Connections That Help Battle Poverty in Philadelphia

By Tom McLaughlin As Joan Maya Mazelis explains, researchers have long agreed that social ties matter. Studies document two common realities for the poor – either they rely on a dense network of closely connected and supportive kin or, in the absence of such a network, establish fleeting, disposable ties with strangers, says the assistant […]

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Public Policy Expert Selected for Distinguished Emerging Education Policy Scholars Program

Public Policy Expert Selected for Distinguished Emerging Education Policy Scholars Program

By Tom McLaughlin Building on his burgeoning reputation as a public policy expert, Michael Hayes, an assistant professor of public policy and administration at Rutgers University–Camden, has been selected as a member of the 2016-17 class of the Emerging Education Policy Scholars (EEPS) program. Offered jointly by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute and the American […]

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Finding Resolution: Rutgers Researcher Offers Tips for a Healthy New Year

Finding Resolution: Rutgers Researcher Offers Tips for a Healthy New Year

  By Tom McLaughlin Like clockwork, as the New Year arrives, people will once again take stock of their lives and vow to make healthier choices in the year ahead. With holiday indulgences in the rearview mirror, we will make plans to lose weight, exercise more, drink less, stop smoking, spend more time with our […]

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