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Professor Details Security Threats and Safety Measures for Sochi Olympics

Professor Details Security Threats and Safety Measures for Sochi Olympics

Wojtek Wolfe, an assistant professor of political science, assesses the security threats and safety measures for the XXII Olympic Winter Games.

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Researcher Authors Revealing Study on Concentrated Poverty in the U.S.

Researcher Authors Revealing Study on Concentrated Poverty in the U.S.

New analysis by the Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) at Rutgers–Camden and The Century Foundation (TCF) reveals that concentrated poverty has increased by 50 percent since 2000, and more than 11 million Americans now reside in neighborhoods where at least two in every five households live below the poverty line. Authored by Paul […]

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History Professor’s Book Explores Origins of the Military-Industrial Complex

History Professor’s Book Explores Origins of the Military-Industrial Complex

In his 1961 farewell address, President Dwight D. Eisenhower popularized the phrase “military-industrial complex,” summing up the complicated relationship between government and private industry dominating the United States during the Cold War era. But just how did this relationship come to be? Rutgers–Camden professor Kate Epstein explores the origins of this merger between the state […]

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Promoting Physical Fitness Among Girls and Women in Urban Communities

Promoting Physical Fitness Among Girls and Women in Urban Communities

Most people know that one of the keys to reducing or preventing health problems is to get more exercise, but determining how to best integrate physical activity into their daily lives — and having access to exercise programs — remains a significant hurdle to clear on the path to a healthier lifestyle. Wanda Thompson, an […]

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Holiday Shopping Can Be a Problem for Disabled Consumers

Holiday Shopping Can Be a Problem for Disabled Consumers

Before chestnuts roast on the fire and sugarplums dance in the dreams of youngsters, the holiday season elicits visions of crowded parking lots and malls overrun by shoppers while retailers try to keep up with the demand. The conditions aren’t ideal for anyone seeking the perfect gift, but a Rutgers–Camden marketing scholar says they are […]

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