Research Highlights

Public Policy Expert Explains Economic Impact of Legal Marijuana

Public Policy Expert Explains Economic Impact of Legal Marijuana

By Tom McLaughlin New Jersey inched closer toward legalized recreational marijuana use on Nov. 26 when the senate budget and appropriations committee and assembly appropriations committee approved a new plan to regulate and tax it. So what will be the economic impact of legal cannabis and what can we learn from other states that have […]

Adolescent Major Depression On the Rise Nationwide, Warranting Enhanced Efforts, Says Childhood Studies Researcher

Adolescent Major Depression On the Rise Nationwide, Warranting Enhanced Efforts, Says Childhood Studies Researcher

A growing number of adolescents are going untreated for major depression nationwide over the past several years, warranting enhanced educational, policy, and service capacity efforts, according to a new Rutgers University–Camden study.

A Window Into Ant Ecology in Urban Environments

A Window Into Ant Ecology in Urban Environments

Rutgers University‒Camden undergraduate student Sammy Schofield is collecting insects in Camden and Trenton as part of research for biology professor Amy Savage.

Giving Back to the Community

Civic Engagement Class Provides Bilingual Support at Community Health and Wellness Center

Civic Engagement Class Provides Bilingual Support at Community Health and Wellness Center

A group of bilingual Rutgers–Camden students is currently providing bilingual support at the Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center in Camden.

Rutgers Law School Students to Observe Polling Locations on Election Day

Rutgers Law School Students to Observe Polling Locations on Election Day

Students will serve as poll observers on November 6, to keep track of voter demographics and report any issues, such as electioneering or lack of access for voters with disabilities.

Research Center Offers Strategies for Turning New Jersey’s Distressed Properties into Community Assets in New Report

Research Center Offers Strategies for Turning New Jersey’s Distressed Properties into Community Assets in New Report

By Tom McLaughlin Recovery from the historic numbers of distressed properties in New Jersey – especially in South Jersey, which bears the brunt of the burden – may be possible through a coordinated effort of multisector stakeholders, according to a new report from Rutgers University–Camden. “Through such efforts, these ‘toxic liabilities’ can become community assets […]

Student Achievement

A Passion for Children’s Health Care

A Passion for Children’s Health Care

Doctor of Nursing Practice student Sangita Pudasainee-Kapri aims to become an educator to teach the next generation of nurses.

Graduating Accounting Major Gives Back to Community

Graduating Accounting Major Gives Back to Community

Krista Wells’ education at was enriched through public service projects on campus and in the city of Camden.

Graduating Public History Major Already Working to Preserve History

Graduating Public History Major Already Working to Preserve History

By Tom McLaughlin Simply put, where others see an old building, Rachel Craft sees a treasure trove of historical information. Behind the facades, explains the graduating Rutgers University–Camden student, there is much more than meets the eye. “Buildings are very telling of history, so I appreciate the importance of preserving them,” says the graduate public […]

Campus Life

Noted Scholar and Higher Education Leader Howard Marchitello Named Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Rutgers University–Camden

Noted Scholar and Higher Education Leader Howard Marchitello Named Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Rutgers University–Camden

Howard Marchitello is appointed dean of the Rutgers–Camden Faculty of Arts and Sciences.

Rutgers University‒Camden to Offer Master’s Degree Program in Forensic Science

Rutgers University‒Camden to Offer Master’s Degree Program in Forensic Science

Beginning in the fall of 2019, Rutgers‒Camden will offer a master’s in forensic science (MSFS) program, the first of its kind in New Jersey.

Fighting for the Rights of People Who Need Assistance

Fighting for the Rights of People Who Need Assistance

First year Law School student Natima Neily became an activist as a young child, joining her parents to support the rights of the disabled in her hometown of Santa Cruz, Calif.

Scarlet Pride

Senior Graphic Design Major Creates New Logo for New Jersey Women Vote

Senior Graphic Design Major Creates New Logo for New Jersey Women Vote

By Tom McLaughlin Ariel Adels recalls that, ever since she was young, she has enjoyed doing just about anything art-related: “painting, drawing, photography, whatever I could get my hands into.” So the Sewell resident decided on a bachelor’s degree in graphic design with a minor in marketing at Rutgers University–Camden as the most effective way […]

Rutgers–Camden Nursing Scholar Selected for National Honor

Rutgers–Camden Nursing Scholar Selected for National Honor

Marie O’Toole, a professor of nursing at Rutgers University–Camden, has been named as a Fellow in the National League for Nursing’s Academy of Nursing Education.

Archer Law Continues a Long Tradition of Supporting Diversity at Rutgers Law School

Archer Law Continues a Long Tradition of Supporting Diversity at Rutgers Law School

Participants in the Minority Student Program at Rutgers Law School in Camden will have new opportunities to learn inside and outside of the classroom, thanks to a generous gift from Archer Law.

Arts and Culture

Theater Program Opens 2018-2019 Season with Mary Shelley’s Classic “Frankenstein”

Theater Program Opens 2018-2019 Season with Mary Shelley’s Classic “Frankenstein”

The Rutgers University–Camden theater program will open the curtains on its 2018-19 season with Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the classic novel.

Frankenstein at 200: A Q&A with Gothic Literature Expert Ellen Malenas Ledoux

Frankenstein at 200: A Q&A with Gothic Literature Expert Ellen Malenas Ledoux

By Tom McLaughlin This year, Mary Shelley’s classic novel Frankenstein turns 200. Even two centuries since it was published, the novel, Victor Frankenstein’s larger-than-life creature, and the book’s many iterations in print and film continue to leave an indelible mark on our imaginations and the human psyche. Like the famous words “It’s Alive!” uttered in […]

Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Hosts The Big Read Celebration

Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Hosts The Big Read Celebration

This fall, the Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts is participating in The Big Read for the ninth year, with “In the Time of the Butterflies” by Julia Alvarez.

Other Recent Posts

Diversity Builds Productivity, Says Rutgers‒Camden Business Professor

Diversity Builds Productivity, Says Rutgers‒Camden Business Professor

Surface-level and deep-level diversity can foster positive outcomes for organizations, according to a research paper co-authored by Oscar Holmes IV.

New Faculty Spotlight: Jen-Hao Chen

New Faculty Spotlight: Jen-Hao Chen

Jen-Hao Chen, an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice, arrives at Rutgers University–Camden as a Henry Rutgers Chair, a post awarded to outstanding faculty entering the middle phase of their careers.

Undergraduates Named Student Veterans of the Year

Undergraduates Named Student Veterans of the Year

Anina Tyler of Millville and Drew Bendler of Pennsauken have been named Rutgers–Camden’s outstanding female and male student veterans for 2018. The honor is bestowed annually during Rutgers–Camden’s annual Veterans Day observance.