Research Highlights

NIH Awards Prestigious Grant to Support Research on Preventing Medical Toxicity in New Medications

NIH Awards Prestigious Grant to Support Research on Preventing Medical Toxicity in New Medications

Chemistry professor Hao Zhu is conducting research to help drug manufacturers produce medications that won’t cause liver damage.

Research Center Studying How Local Environments Influence COVID-19 Mortality

Research Center Studying How Local Environments Influence COVID-19 Mortality

The Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs is researching how local place-based communities contribute to a person’s chances of dying from COVID-19.

Philosophy Professor Earns Fellowship to Greater Understand Blame and Forgiveness

Philosophy Professor Earns Fellowship to Greater Understand Blame and Forgiveness

Prof. Craig Agule has received a 2020-2021 fellowship from the Wolf Humanities Center at the University of Pennsylvania to develop his choice model of blame.

Giving Back to the Community

Rhetoric Expert Explains Strengths and Weaknesses of Government COVID-19 Messaging

Rhetoric Expert Explains Strengths and Weaknesses of Government COVID-19 Messaging

Bill FitzGerald weighs in on the rhetorical strengths and challenges of elected leaders in reaching their constituents during the pandemic.

Rand Institute Studies Support Services for South Jersey Children and Families

Rand Institute Studies Support Services for South Jersey Children and Families

Support services for children and families in Burlington and Salem counties soon may receive a boost from an analysis being conducted by the Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs at Rutgers University–Camden.

Rutgers Law Professor Katie Eyer Instrumental in Forming Legal Strategy in U.S. Supreme Court Ruling that Civil Rights Law Protects Gay and Transgender Workers

Student Achievement

MPA Student Named to Pitman Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion

MPA Student Named to Pitman Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion

Joe Warburton, master of public administration student, has been named to Pitman’s first task force focusing on diversity and inclusion.

Virtual Ceremonies Honor Rutgers University–Camden Class of 2020

Virtual Ceremonies Honor Rutgers University–Camden Class of 2020

An array of dignitaries congratulated Rutgers University–Camden graduates in five virtual ceremonies.

Graduating Nursing Student Served in The Army National Guard to Care for COVID-19 Patients

Graduating Nursing Student Served in The Army National Guard to Care for COVID-19 Patients

Taylor Lorchak was called to serve when coronavirus cases began to surge in New Jersey,

Campus Life

Rutgers University‒Camden Professor Assists Small Businesses Locally And Globally

Rutgers University‒Camden Professor Assists Small Businesses Locally And Globally

Justin Deng is conducting a feasibility study for a commissary kitchen in Camden for food entrepreneurs.

Rutgers University–Camden Makes Standardized Tests Optional for 2021

Rutgers University–Camden Makes Standardized Tests Optional for 2021

Standardized tests will be optional for students applying for admission to Rutgers–Camden during the spring or fall semesters in 2021.

First Bridging the Gap Students Graduate

First Bridging the Gap Students Graduate

The possibilities and promise envisioned since Bridging the Gap’s inception have come to fruition as the first students graduate this May.

Scarlet Pride

Rutgers Law School GraduateTurned Her Life Around and Achieved Her Goal of Becoming A Lawyer

Rutgers Law School GraduateTurned Her Life Around and Achieved Her Goal of Becoming A Lawyer

Through grit and perseverance, Carmen Day overcame hurdles to become an attorney.

International student found new community at Rutgers–Camden

International student found new community at Rutgers–Camden

A triple major in finance, management, and marketing, Manush Kathrotia was the men’s soccer team manager, a member of the Campus Activities Board, and a Raptor Ambassador.

Rutgers Law School in Camden Graduate Fabiana Pierre-Louis Nominated to NJ Supreme Court

Rutgers Law School in Camden Graduate Fabiana Pierre-Louis Nominated to NJ Supreme Court

NJ Supreme Court nominee Fabiana Pierre-Louis graduated from the Camden location of Rutgers Law School in 2006.

Arts and Culture

“Tall Tales with Kyle J” Offers Virtual, Interactive Storytelling for Kids

“Tall Tales with Kyle J” Offers Virtual, Interactive Storytelling for Kids

The Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts (RCCA) invites kids to join everyone’s favorite storyteller, Kyle Jakubowski, for “Tall Tales with Kyle J” – a series of virtual, interactive storytelling sessions – all summer long.

Shakespeare Studies Relevant to Current Social Unrest, Says Professor and Author

Shakespeare Studies Relevant to Current Social Unrest, Says Professor and Author

Chris Fitter, a professor of English and author of a new book on Shakespeare’s works, said the playwright’s works are surprisingly relevant and familiar in this current period of social unrest.

Pandemic Will Be “Devastating” for Future of Live Theater, Says Professor

Pandemic Will Be “Devastating” for Future of Live Theater, Says Professor

Prof. Ken Elliott explains how the novel coronavirus pandemic will impact the future of live theater for the foreseeable future.

Other Recent Posts

Researcher’s Book Explores Latinos’ Contributions to 1970s Civil Rights Advancements

Researcher’s Book Explores Latinos’ Contributions to 1970s Civil Rights Advancements

Lorrin Thomas, an associate professor of history, is currently working on her ambitious book, Minority: Latinos and the Making of Multiracial America after the 1960s, funded by a $60,000 research grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

In Defense of our Values of Equality and Inclusion

Sent Saturday, May 30, 2020 To the Campus Community: In recent days, we have witnessed images of horror and sadness surrounding the death of George Floyd at the hands of police officers in Minneapolis – a tragedy made all the more painful by its similarity to occurrences involving matters related to race and the law […]

Bridging the Gap Spotlight: Alexis Kapij

Bridging the Gap Spotlight: Alexis Kapij

In four years, Alexis Kapij transitioned from a shy, uncertain first-year student to a “go-getter,” embracing every opportunity that came her way. Learn about her transition and dreams for the future in this Bridging the Gap spotlight.