Research Highlights

Rutgers‒Camden Scholar Aims to Prevent Harm to Agriculture by Studying How Plants Cope With Stress

Rutgers‒Camden Scholar Aims to Prevent Harm to Agriculture by Studying How Plants Cope With Stress

Biology professor Xingyun Qi’s research on salinity stress to plants could help uncover ways to protect crops from destruction.

The Babadook’s Lo-Fi Effects Construct Image of Motherhood Interpreted as Authentic, Says Scholar’s Analysis

The Babadook’s Lo-Fi Effects Construct Image of Motherhood Interpreted as Authentic, Says Scholar’s Analysis

By Tom McLaughlin Popular films often reflect the values and beliefs of the societies that produce them, says Meredith Bak. The horror genre in particular, explains the Rutgers University–Camden scholar, can tap into both surface-level and deeply rooted cultural fears. For example, she notes, recurring motifs of evil children and murderous mothers in horror movies […]

Nostalgia May Have Harmful Impact on Those With Negative Past, Says Rutgers–Camden Study

Nostalgia May Have Harmful Impact on Those With Negative Past, Says Rutgers–Camden Study

A New Rutgers–Camden study shows that nostalgia – previously shown to be positive – does not have the same psychological benefits for those with a negative past.

Giving Back to the Community

Innovative Peer-to-Peer Delivery of Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Program Could be Model for Colleges Nationwide

Innovative Peer-to-Peer Delivery of Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Program Could be Model for Colleges Nationwide

By Tom McLaughlin An innovative, peer-to-peer delivery of TakeCare – a widely used sexual assault prevention and awareness program – developed at Rutgers University–Camden could serve as a model for psychology courses nationwide. Courtenay Cavanaugh, an associate professor of psychology at Rutgers–Camden, outlines the implementation and results of her novel approach, which enabled an initial […]

Writers House to Host Special Event Highlighting Lived Experiences of Marginalized veterans

Writers House to Host Special Event Highlighting Lived Experiences of Marginalized veterans

The Writers House at Rutgers University–Camden will host a special event focusing on the lived experiences of veterans.

Chancellor Phoebe A. Haddon Named Chair of Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Chancellor Phoebe A. Haddon Named Chair of Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Phoebe A. Haddon, chancellor of Rutgers University–Camden, has been named chair of the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.

Student Achievement

Only Miles to Go: Student Veteran Returns Home for Thanksgiving

Only Miles to Go: Student Veteran Returns Home for Thanksgiving

A Rutgers–Camden student veteran will fulfill a dream many years – and miles – in the making when he returns home for Thanksgiving.

Biology Major Named Outstanding Female Student Veteran of the Year

Biology Major Named Outstanding Female Student Veteran of the Year

Leslie Demark of Gibbsboro has been named Rutgers University–Camden’s outstanding female student veteran from the Office of Military and Veterans Affairs at Rutgers–Camden for 2019.

Student Veterans Group President Named Outstanding Male Student Veteran of the Year

Student Veterans Group President Named Outstanding Male Student Veteran of the Year

Jaron Brown of Mount Laurel have been named Rutgers University–Camden’s outstanding male student veteran from the Office of Military and Veterans Affairs at Rutgers–Camden for 2019.

Campus Life

Monica Adya named business dean at Rutgers University–Camden

Monica Adya named business dean at Rutgers University–Camden

Dr. Adya is a noted business education innovator and a scholar in the area of IT workforce issues.

Nursing School First South Jersey Institution to Earn National Accreditation for Excellence in Simulation Teaching

Nursing School First South Jersey Institution to Earn National Accreditation for Excellence in Simulation Teaching

Rutgers University–Camden has been named South Jersey’s first accredited institution in the area of teaching/education by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare.

Rutgers–Camden Students Engage in Conversations about Diversity and Inclusion Thanks to Innovative Program

Rutgers–Camden Students Engage in Conversations about Diversity and Inclusion Thanks to Innovative Program

  By Jeanne Leong A Rutgers University‒Camden speaker series aims to help students feel comfortable while they are learning and developing friendships and support systems on campus. “Beyond the Mill” provides a welcoming environment for the campus community to join host Oscar Holmes IV, an associate professor of management, and other faculty and area business […]

Scarlet Pride

Alumna Makes $250,000 Gift to Establish Endowment for Childhood Studies

Alumna Makes $250,000 Gift to Establish Endowment for Childhood Studies

Rutgers University–Camden will continue to be a global leader at the forefront of childhood studies research and initiatives, thanks to a $250,000 gift from alumna Nancy Shuman to establish the Nancy Seagrave Shuman Endowment for Childhood Studies.

Rutgers University–Camden Named “Best Bang for the Buck” University by Washington Monthly Magazine

Rutgers University–Camden Named “Best Bang for the Buck” University by Washington Monthly Magazine

Rutgers University–Camden once again has been recognized by Washington Monthly magazine as a great value.

School of Nursing Professor Selected for National Honor

School of Nursing Professor Selected for National Honor

Nancy Pontes, an assistant professor at the Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden, was selected as an American Academy of Nursing fellow, one of the highest honors in nursing scholarship.

Arts and Culture

Theater Program Continues 2019-20 Season With William Shakespeare’s Hamlet

Theater Program Continues 2019-20 Season With William Shakespeare’s Hamlet

The Rutgers University–Camden theater program will continue its 2019-20 season with William Shakespeare’s Hamlet.

New Craft-Based Exhibition Highlights Questions of Identity, Race, and Religion

New Craft-Based Exhibition Highlights Questions of Identity, Race, and Religion

Visitors are invited to explore questions of identity, race, and religion in a new craft-based, multisensory exhibition at Rutgers University–Camden.

Camden Seniors Rediscover Art Through Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Program

Camden Seniors Rediscover Art Through Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Program

The Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts’ participation in the Seeding Vitality Arts program is giving older Camden residents the opportunity to rediscover their creativity and the joys of art.

Other Recent Posts

Elderly Camden Residents Receive Health Support through Home Visits from Rutgers‒Camden Nursing Students

Elderly Camden Residents Receive Health Support through Home Visits from Rutgers‒Camden Nursing Students

The experience is educational, rewarding, and helps to boost the students’ confidence in their nursing skills.

Expert Offers Tips to Help Teens Deal with Social Media-Related Stress This Holiday Season

Expert Offers Tips to Help Teens Deal with Social Media-Related Stress This Holiday Season

Psychology expert Charlotte Markey explains that teens could experience greater social media-related anxiety during holidays; offers tips to help them deal with these issues

A New Rutgers University–Camden Center Provides Free Health Screenings for Camden Residents

A New Rutgers University–Camden Center Provides Free Health Screenings for Camden Residents

The health center at The Branches at Centerville allows residents to access free health care without having to leave their apartment complex.