Research Highlights

Defining the Words of Healing (and Hurting)

Defining the Words of Healing (and Hurting)

Marie O’Toole of Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden has spent the last 20 years as editor of a definitive medical dictionary.

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Research Center Receives National Science Foundation Grant to Study Causes of Concentrated Poverty

Research Center Receives National Science Foundation Grant to Study Causes of Concentrated Poverty

By Tom McLaughlin In summer 2013, a groundbreaking report by the Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) at Rutgers University–Camden and The Century Foundation revealed 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 […]

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Trauma of Nurses in War Chronicled in New Book by Nursing Professor

Trauma of Nurses in War Chronicled in New Book by Nursing Professor

A new book by Elizabeth Scannell-Desch chronicles the stories of 35 nurses adjusting to and reflecting upon reintegrating into civilian life after serving in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

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Along the Great Divide: A Q&A with Political Expert Shauna Shames

Along the Great Divide: A Q&A with Political Expert Shauna Shames

As convention season reaches a fever pitch, the 2016 U.S. presidential election is shaping up to be one of the most divided – and perhaps divisive – contests in American history. Key issues, clear-cut policy differences, gender, and age are all playing major roles in deepening this divide, explains Shauna Shames, an assistant professor of […]

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Molding Young Researchers: Undergraduates Unlock Potential of Fungus as Future of Sustainable Energy

Molding Young Researchers: Undergraduates Unlock Potential of Fungus as Future of Sustainable Energy

By Tom McLaughlin Ugh, moldy bread. Few things can make you lose your appetite quicker than the sight of a few unwelcome spots on your sandwich. But these spores just might hold the key to something greater – as in the future of sustainable energy – thanks to a study being conducted in the Research […]

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