Research Highlights

Checks and Balances: Public Policy Expert Michael Hayes Explains Candidates’ Positions on Taxes

Checks and Balances: Public Policy Expert Michael Hayes Explains Candidates’ Positions on Taxes

By Tom McLaughlin When U.S. presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump square off in four televised debates this fall, aside from the likely steady exchange of personal barbs, the candidates will challenge one another on a range of critical issues. Inevitably, at some point the discussion will turn to what Benjamin Franklin called one […]

Bumper Crop: Scholar Explains How Presidential Election is Ripe for Rhetorical Studies

Bumper Crop: Scholar Explains How Presidential Election is Ripe for Rhetorical Studies

By Tom McLaughlin For students of rhetoric, this year’s presidential election is a “bumper crop” of rhetorical strategies and devices, posits Bill FitzGerald, an associate professor of English at Rutgers University–Camden. “The candidates present a study in contrast the like of which we haven’t seen in many, many years,” says FitzGerald, an expert in rhetorical […]

Defining the Words of Healing (and Hurting)

Defining the Words of Healing (and Hurting)

Marie O’Toole of Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden has spent the last 20 years as editor of a definitive medical dictionary.

Giving Back to the Community

Rutgers–Camden Named Purple Heart University

Rutgers–Camden Named Purple Heart University

Rutgers University–Camden has been named a Purple Heart University by the Military Order of the Purple Heart – the first higher education institution in the state of New Jersey to earn the distinction.

Research Center Launches Historic Preservation Continuing Education Program

Research Center Launches Historic Preservation Continuing Education Program

By Tom McLaughlin This year marks not only the 250th anniversary of Rutgers University, but also the 50th anniversary of the National Historical Preservation Act. In the midst of such historical celebrations, a new program at Rutgers University–Camden is offering a unique opportunity to learn the processes and techniques of historic preservation in the living […]

Doing Justice: Graduating Psychology Major Puts Her Beliefs Into Action

Doing Justice: Graduating Psychology Major Puts Her Beliefs Into Action

Alexis Wilson, a graduating senior psychology major at Rutgers–Camden, takes a stand for social justice.

Student Achievement

Undergraduate Helps Develop Regional Patient Locator Service

Undergraduate Helps Develop Regional Patient Locator Service

A Rutgers University-Camden senior is part of a team developing a patient locator service for the greater Philadelphia area that could help families connect with their loved ones during times of chaos or dislocation.

Looking Out: Once a Victim, Rutgers Student Veteran Pursues Career as Victims’ Rights Advocate

Looking Out: Once a Victim, Rutgers Student Veteran Pursues Career as Victims’ Rights Advocate

Once a victim of sexual assault, Rutgers student veteran Loria McGruder is now determined to become a victim-rights advocate, pursuing juris doctor and master of social work degrees in a dual-degree program offered jointly through Rutgers Law School and Rutgers School of Social Work.

Ahead of the Game: Scarlet Raptor Named 2016 Phillies RBI Jackie Robinson Scholar

Ahead of the Game: Scarlet Raptor Named 2016 Phillies RBI Jackie Robinson Scholar

Skyler Glover, a sophomore urban studies major and a member of the Scarlet Raptors baseball squad, has been named the 2016 Phillies Jackie Robinson Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) Scholar.

Campus Life

First-Generation College Students Get a Summertime Head Start

First-Generation College Students Get a Summertime Head Start

Sixty-three incoming first-year students got a jump on their college careers this summer, thanks to the Rutgers University–Camden Educational Opportunity Fund program.

Rutgers University–Camden, Atlantic Cape Community College sign 3+1 Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Agreement

Rutgers University–Camden, Atlantic Cape Community College sign 3+1 Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Agreement

Rutgers University–Camden and Atlantic Cape Community College signed a conditional acceptance agreement May 11 to enable students to complete three years of requirements for a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Atlantic Cape before seamlessly transferring to Rutgers–Camden for their final year. The agreement offers guaranteed admission into the Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden’s RN-to-BS program […]

On the Frontlines of Health Care: Veterans Take on Leadership Roles as Nursing Students at Rutgers University–Camden

On the Frontlines of Health Care: Veterans Take on Leadership Roles as Nursing Students at Rutgers University–Camden

By Ed Moorhouse As medical professionals on the frontlines of health care, nurses must remain calm, level-headed, and prepared for anything that may arise in order to administer safe and proper care to their patients. In many ways, those qualities are a lot like what is required of someone in the military, who must rely […]

Scarlet Pride

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

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

Rutgers University–Camden once again has been recognized by Washington Monthly magazine as a strong value, while also earning high overall rankings among master’s-level universities across the nation.

TRiO Program Provides New Levels of Student Support

TRiO Program Provides New Levels of Student Support

A Rutgers University–Camden program designed to support students who come from disadvantaged circumstances has expanded its reach to give even more opportunities to the undergrads it serves.

Law Professor Named Among Top Five Antitrust Scholars in the Nation

Law Professor Named Among Top Five Antitrust Scholars in the Nation

Michael Carrier, a distinguished professor at Rutgers Law School, is among the nation’s most influential legal scholars.

Arts and Culture

Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts to Host The Big Read for Seventh Consecutive Year

Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts to Host The Big Read for Seventh Consecutive Year

Full schedule of events planned around Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 By Tom McLaughlin Camden residents are once again invited to join an avid book club potentially numbering in the thousands, as the Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts celebrates Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury through lively discussions and innovative activities in fall 2016. Thanks to a […]

Rutgers Writer’s Book Subject of Forthcoming Movie Starring Penelope Cruz

Rutgers Writer’s Book Subject of Forthcoming Movie Starring Penelope Cruz

By Tom McLaughlin Director Toni Kalem to give talk on film on Sept. 28 at Rutgers–Camden Since Layover first captured the hearts and minds of readers in 1999, plans have been in the works to bring the critically acclaimed novel to the silver screen. The bestseller – written by Lisa Zeidner, a professor of English […]

MFA Program in Creative Writing to Host Celebrated Writers in Camden Series

MFA Program in Creative Writing to Host Celebrated Writers in Camden Series

By Tom McLaughlin The nation’s top authors, poets, editors, and publishers will once again visit Rutgers University–Camden this fall to lead a series of inspiring and engaging readings and workshops for aspiring writers in the Delaware Valley. Thanks to funding from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Rutgers–Camden master of fine arts (MFA) program […]

Other Recent Posts

Call for May 2018 Honorary Degree Nominations

A call for honorary degree nominations for the 2018 commencement ceremony for Rutgers University–Camden, Rutgers University–Newark, and Rutgers University–New Brunswick (including Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences).

Writers House Sets the Scene for Cooper Street Writing Workshops

Writers House Sets the Scene for Cooper Street Writing Workshops

By Tom McLaughlin Rutgers University–Camden alumni and students of the master of fine arts (MFA) program in creative writing will lead a series of workshops for aspiring writers this fall. The MFA program will host the “Cooper Street Writing Workshops,” which are open to the public, in the newly opened Writers House at Rutgers–Camden, located […]

Renowned American Sculptor George Segal Featured in New Exhibition and Related Programs

Renowned American Sculptor George Segal Featured in New Exhibition and Related Programs

The Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts will host a free, public exhibition of the work of renowned American sculptor George Segal.