Research Highlights

Rutgers–Camden Nursing Scholar Says Mother-Daughter Relationship Inspires Healthy Living

Rutgers–Camden Nursing Scholar Says Mother-Daughter Relationship Inspires Healthy Living

CAMDEN — As the mother of a 15-year-old girl, Wanda Williams is very familiar with the bond between moms and their teenage daughters. “Daughters want to emulate their mothers’ style and behavior, and mothers want what is best for their daughters,” says Williams, an assistant professor at the Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden. As the spotlight […]

Dodge Foundation Grant to Support Rutgers Law Research on Digital Journalism

Dodge Foundation Grant to Support Rutgers Law Research on Digital Journalism

In an information age fueled by ever-evolving technologies, the job of a journalist has become highly complex, and the rights of those reporters can be difficult to navigate. Thanks to a grant from the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, Rutgers Law–Camden Professor Ellen Goodman, with the help of law students, will provide legal guidance on newsgathering […]

New Course Allows Rutgers University–Camden Students to Perform Original Research

New Course Allows Rutgers University–Camden Students to Perform Original Research

A new course at Rutgers University–Camden is allowing undergraduate students to design and test their own original hypotheses and publish their work in an online journal for student research. “Research is a significant component of undergraduate education and experiential learning,” says Kwangwon Lee, an associate professor of biology at Rutgers–Camden, who is teaching the course […]

Giving Back to the Community

Women’s and Gender Studies Students Earn Multimedia Award for It Gets Better Project Video

Women’s and Gender Studies Students Earn Multimedia Award for It Gets Better Project Video

Women’s and Gender Studies students have earned a 2015 Margery Somers Foster Undergraduate Multimedia Award for a video they produced for the It Gets Better Project.

Scholar Named to Coalition of Freedom Advisory Board for the National Constitution Center

Scholar Named to Coalition of Freedom Advisory Board for the National Constitution Center

Alan Tarr, a Board of Governors Professor of Political Science and director of the Center for State Constitutional Studies at Rutgers University–Camden, has been named to the Coalition of Freedom Advisory Board for the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.

Rutgers/LEAP Health and Wellness Center Established

Rutgers/LEAP Health and Wellness Center Established

The Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden and the LEAP Academy University Charter School opened a new school-based health center on April 2 that will serve as a primary care facility for approximately 1,000 LEAP students and their families. The Rutgers/LEAP Health and Wellness Center, located inside LEAP’s Lower School on Cooper Street, is being staffed by […]

Student Achievement

A Leader to Count On: Rutgers–Camden Student is Ready to take on the Accounting World

A Leader to Count On: Rutgers–Camden Student is Ready to take on the Accounting World

For many college students, life after commencement is like taking a leap of faith without seeing what’s on the other side, but the destination is in plain view for Victoria Cardis, who used her Rutgers–Camden internship to create her own roadmap to success. A senior accounting and finance major at the Rutgers School of Business–Camden, […]

Business Major Helps Classmates Hone Public Speaking Skills

Business Major Helps Classmates Hone Public Speaking Skills

Upon meeting Kim Didenko, one would think that talking in front of a group of people would come naturally to her. The friendly, outgoing Rutgers University–Camden student seems comfortable talking to just about anyone. Public speaking is a different ball game. “I had to do a class presentation and I got so nervous,” Didenko explains, […]

Two Students Named McNair Scholars

Two Students Named McNair Scholars

Rutgers–Camden students Nyuma Waggeh and Kadeem Pratt have been named scholars in the highly competitive Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program.

Campus Life

Executive Lunch Connects Business Leaders with MBA and PMBA Students

Executive Lunch Connects Business Leaders with MBA and PMBA Students

James McCarthy looked around a table of 19 aspiring and established business professionals and wished for a moment that he could switch places with them. “I’d be interested in sitting in your seats to ask you questions and get your perspective,” McCarthy told the group. The Rutgers School of Business–Camden alumnus was as eager to […]

Rutgers University–Camden Establishes Leadership Institute

Rutgers University–Camden Establishes Leadership Institute

To help undergraduate and transfer students navigate their first year of college, Rutgers University–Camden has established the Leadership Institute, which will connect students to programs, events, and other opportunities to enhance their college experience. “We have seen many students embark on successful careers as a result of their training at Rutgers–Camden. We want to develop these […]

Business Leader Development Program

Business Leader Development Program

Through the Business Leader Development Program at the Rutgers School of Business–Camden, undergraduate students gain enhanced leadership training and develop critical networking and mentoring skills through seminars with faculty members and local business leaders from a wide variety of industries. View a video of the program below and learn more about it by clicking here.

Scarlet Pride

English Alumnus Earns Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

English Alumnus Earns Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

Gregory Pardlo, a 1999 graduate of Rutgers–Camden with a bachelor’s degree in English, has earned the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his poem collection Digest (Four Way Books, 2014).

From Student to Teacher: Rutgers University–Camden Graduate to Earn Doctoral Degree and Begin Teaching Career

From Student to Teacher: Rutgers University–Camden Graduate to Earn Doctoral Degree and Begin Teaching Career

Not long ago, James Davis sat in a Rutgers University–Camden classroom, soaking in all he could learn about the intricate details of computer science and taking on complicated research problems that could sometimes take months to solve. “That’s what attracted me to pursue an advanced degree,” Davis said back in 2013, while he was working […]

Instructor Named FLENJ Teacher of the Year

Instructor Named FLENJ Teacher of the Year

Dana Pilla, a part-time lecturer of Spanish at Rutgers University–Camden and a Spanish teacher at Haddonfield Middle School, has been named 2015 Teacher of the Year by the Foreign Language Educators of New Jersey (FLENJ).

Arts and Culture

Music Program Celebrates Spring with Series of Free, Public Concerts

Music Program Celebrates Spring with Series of Free, Public Concerts

The Rutgers University–Camden music program will ring in the spring season with a diverse selection of free, public concerts. Four different performances will be presented throughout April and May, featuring music ranging from classical to contemporary.

Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest” Concludes Theater Season

Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest” Concludes Theater Season

The Rutgers University–Camden theater program will conclude its 2014-15 season with a production of Oscar Wilde’s classic and most successful comedy, “The Importance of Being Earnest.”

On a Simple Yarn: Film Studies Lecturer Interviews Writer/Director Thomas McCarthy

On a Simple Yarn: Film Studies Lecturer Interviews Writer/Director Thomas McCarthy

By Matthew Sorrento, a film studies lecturer at Rutgers University–Camden Thomas McCarthy makes movies about the common man yearning for something greater. Featuring a “lost soul” with a new world awaiting him, his works are a lot like fables. His stories are informed by Shakespearean comedy, in which characters abandon the ordinary world for a […]

Other Recent Posts

Researcher and Student Team Up to Offer Spanish Language Pilot Program

Researcher and Student Team Up to Offer Spanish Language Pilot Program

Próspero Garcia, an assistant professor of Spanish at Rutgers–Camden, is leading the design and implementation of a successful pilot program at Absegami High School featuring “concept-based instruction,” a revolutionary pedagogical approach that he has been carrying out in his research.

Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden Students visit United Nations to Present Global Health Research

Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden Students visit United Nations to Present Global Health Research

At the United Nations, world leaders are making concerted efforts to improve healthcare, eradicate poverty, create a sustainable environment, and improve access to education, among other critical global issues. Rutgers University–Camden nursing students recently had a chance to offer their own solutions to improve upon these issues by presenting original research posters at United Nations […]

Rutgers University–Camden Junior Accepted to Summer Computer Science Research Program

Rutgers University–Camden Junior Accepted to Summer Computer Science Research Program

The opportunity to perform research is one of the hallmarks of a student’s undergraduate academic experience, and a computer science major at Rutgers University–Camden will spend her summer doing just that. Katherine Scola, a Marlton resident and graduate of Paul VI High School, has been accepted to a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program at […]