Research Highlights

Study Uses Mindfulness Meditation to Help Camden Residents Cope With Stress and to Improve Overall Health Before, During, and After the Pandemic

Study Uses Mindfulness Meditation to Help Camden Residents Cope With Stress and to Improve Overall Health Before, During, and After the Pandemic

Research shows that mindful meditation has long-term effects on improving physical and mental health.

Companies that Survived the Pandemic Will Recover Just as Many Overcame Extreme Threats in the Past

Companies that Survived the Pandemic Will Recover Just as Many Overcame Extreme Threats in the Past

Natural disasters, such as hurricanes and floods, have proven that businesses both big and small have the ability to survive and thrive.

Community Policing That Encourages Building Relationships May Reduce Police Violence, Says New Research

Community Policing That Encourages Building Relationships May Reduce Police Violence, Says New Research

Community policing that encourages relationships with local citizens may reduce police violence, while proactive policing strategies are associated with higher police violence, according to new Rutgers University–Camden research.

Giving Back to the Community

Initiative to Deliver COVID-19 Vaccinations to Camden County Residents Where They Live and Congregate

Initiative to Deliver COVID-19 Vaccinations to Camden County Residents Where They Live and Congregate

At events at churches, playgrounds, and parks, Rutgers–Camden nursing students administer the shots to people who cannot get to a vaccination site and answer questions about the safety and efficacy of the vaccine.

Camden Barbers Become Messengers of COVID-19 Vaccine Importance, Thanks to Innovative Collaboration

Camden Barbers Become Messengers of COVID-19 Vaccine Importance, Thanks to Innovative Collaboration

Camden barbers have now taken on the role of community ambassadors for the safety and importance of the COVID-19 vaccine, thanks to an innovative new awareness campaign led by Rutgers University–Camden and the Center For Family Services in Camden.

Rutgers-Camden Spearheads Launch of New Jersey Innocence Project

Rutgers-Camden Spearheads Launch of New Jersey Innocence Project

New Jersey now has an organization associated with the national Innocence Network to help exonerate wrongly convicted people.

Student Achievement

Rising Senior Earns National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates

Rising Senior Earns National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates

By Tom McLaughlin Truth be told, recalls Aliyah Jones, it all started with a bout of procrastination. The rising Rutgers University–Camden senior was browsing her emails, trying to do anything other than start her work, when she spotted an email from one of her professors touting a National Science Foundation research experience for undergraduates (REU) […]

Honors Graduate, a Champion of Immigrants, Committed to Public Service

Honors Graduate, a Champion of Immigrants, Committed to Public Service

Melani Cruz Stokes completed her degree in three years while earning a perfect 4.00 grade point average.

Personal and Pandemic Crises Are No Match For Student Earning Her Nursing Degree This Spring

Personal and Pandemic Crises Are No Match For Student Earning Her Nursing Degree This Spring

 Through illness, financial insecurity, and family issues, Sabrina Bertsch persevered to achieve her goal.

Campus Life

Law School Graduate Aims to Make An Impact in Criminal Justice Reforms and Civil Rights

Law School Graduate Aims to Make An Impact in Criminal Justice Reforms and Civil Rights

Morgan Humphrey decided to pursue a career in law after witnessing injustices against Black and Latinx people.

Nursing Graduate Persevered Through Family Tragedy in Ecuador and Other Hardships in a 20-Year Quest to Earn a College Degree
Regional Leaders Named to Business School Advisory Board

Regional Leaders Named to Business School Advisory Board

Veronica Hawkins, Chaya Pamula, and Toni Pergolin are the newest members of the board.

Scarlet Pride

Success Times Three: Three-quarters of a Set of Quadruplets Graduate from Rutgers University–Camden Nursing School

Success Times Three: Three-quarters of a Set of Quadruplets Graduate from Rutgers University–Camden Nursing School

From a young age, they all decided to become nurses and follow in the footsteps of their mother, who passed away when the sisters were toddlers.

College of Arts and Sciences Commencement Keynote Speaker Spotlight

College of Arts and Sciences Commencement Keynote Speaker Spotlight

Angela Wismar Majors: Psychology and Gender Studies Residence: Philadelphia Wismar was selected as a student keynote speaker at the virtual Rutgers–Camden College of Arts and Sciences Commencement ceremony on June 4. Driven to Understand My first major is psychology, and I’ve always been interested in this discipline. I knew that I wanted to be a […]

Graduating Forensic Science Student Creates New Fingerprinting Powder

Graduating Forensic Science Student Creates New Fingerprinting Powder

Graduate student Kristen Smith creates a novel formulation for a fingerprint powder that she now intends to patent.

Arts and Culture

Professor Earns Prestigious International Award for Book Cover Design

Professor Earns Prestigious International Award for Book Cover Design

By Tom McLaughlin With its roots dating back to 1923, AIGA’s “50 Books | 50 Covers” competition – recognizing the 50 best-designed books and book covers in a given year – is one of the longest-standing, most highly selective graphic design contests in the world. For Allan Espiritu, it is a crowning achievement in his […]

Graphic Design Graduate Leans on Lessons Learned to Design Logo for New Jersey Innocence Project

Graphic Design Graduate Leans on Lessons Learned to Design Logo for New Jersey Innocence Project

Graphic design major Emiliano Alquezada’s learned at an early age how determination and hard work can help overcome disadvantages.

Alumni Create Invincible Cat for Public Art Installation Project Addressing Illegal Dumping

Alumni Create Invincible Cat for Public Art Installation Project Addressing Illegal Dumping

The 36-foot long, 7-foot tall, and 10-foot wide sculpture is one of six art installations featured in A New View – Camden.

Other Recent Posts

Lecturer Earns Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Native American Scholars Initiative Predoctoral Fellowship

Lecturer Earns Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Native American Scholars Initiative Predoctoral Fellowship

Anabelle Rodriguez will serve a predoctoral fellowship at the American Philosophical Society’s Library and Museum.

Theater Program Presents Virtual Productions of Student-Directed One-Act Plays

Theater Program Presents Virtual Productions of Student-Directed One-Act Plays

Rutgers University–Camden theater students will kick off the summer with virtual productions of four witty one-act plays.

Doctoral Student Serves Camden Community, Addressing Childhood Health and Education Inequities

Doctoral Student Serves Camden Community, Addressing Childhood Health and Education Inequities

Over the course of her doctoral work, Mary Mitsdarffer would gain further context for some of the insights – and questions – that she had on the job serving the Camden community.