Research Highlights

Adverse Childhood Experiences Can Lead to Mental Health Disorders in Adolescence, Says New Research Study

Adverse Childhood Experiences Can Lead to Mental Health Disorders in Adolescence, Says New Research Study

By Tom McLaughlin Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) can lead to mental health disorders in adolescence, and healthy family functioning and civic engagement can mitigate such damaging impact, according to a new Rutgers University–Camden study. Furthermore, low household income and low parent education increase the chances that children will have adverse experiences, explains Wenhua Lu, an […]

Rutgers‒Camden Professor Aims to Help Find Alternatives to Opioids for Pain Relief

Rutgers‒Camden Professor Aims to Help Find Alternatives to Opioids for Pain Relief

Neuroscientist Nathan Fried is working to find a non-addictive treatment to aid chronic pain patients.

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 […]

Giving Back to the Community

ROSES at Rutgers Program Provides Intervention for Girls in Camden County Juvenile Justice System

Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) can lead to mental health disorders in adolescence, and healthy family functioning and civic engagement can mitigate such damaging impact, according to a new Rutgers University–Camden study.

Rutgers University–Camden Partners with City, Cooper’s Ferry on $1 Million Bloomberg Philanthropies Grant to Transform Illegal Dumping Sites into Art Spaces for Camden Neighborhoods

Rutgers University–Camden Partners with City, Cooper’s Ferry on $1 Million Bloomberg Philanthropies Grant to Transform Illegal Dumping Sites into Art Spaces for Camden Neighborhoods

The Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts will be a lead partner in a new public art project funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies.

Rutgers Law School Assists Camden Residents with Medical and Legal Issues

Rutgers Law School Assists Camden Residents with Medical and Legal Issues

The Medical Legal Partnership lends a hand to improve the health and well-being of vulnerable populations in and around Camden.

Student Achievement

Rutgers University‒Camden Senior Honored with Future Leader Award

Rutgers University‒Camden Senior Honored with Future Leader Award

David Bushta, a Rutgers‒Camden senior majoring in computer science received the Future Leader Award from the Society of Information Management’s Philadelphia chapter.

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.

Campus Life

Rutgers School of Nursing‒Camden Professor Named Fellow of National Academies of Practice

Rutgers School of Nursing‒Camden Professor Named Fellow of National Academies of Practice

As a fellow, Janice Beitz will participate in advising governmental bodies on health care delivery in the United States.

Digital Commons Connects Research and Support Centers Under One Roof

Digital Commons Connects Research and Support Centers Under One Roof

By Tom McLaughlin When it comes to digital technologies, you can say that Rutgers University–Camden students are well-connected. Undergraduates have regularly found guidance and support to explore their disciplines in the digital age at the campus-based Digital Studies Center and Writing and Design Lab. While these research and support centers once functioned separately on campus, […]

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.

Scarlet Pride

Rutgers School of Business–Camden receives prestigious reaccreditation from AACSB International

Rutgers School of Business–Camden receives prestigious reaccreditation from AACSB International

Rutgers School of Business–Camden has received reaccreditation from the premier accrediting body for business schools.

Rutgers–Camden Chancellor Phoebe Haddon Selected for National Honors

Rutgers–Camden Chancellor Phoebe Haddon Selected for National Honors

Chancellor Phoebe Haddon has been honored with awards from the Association of American Law Schools Section on Women in Legal Education and Smith College.

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 […]

Arts and Culture

Technically Dating: A Q&A with Jim Brown on Romance in the Digital World

Technically Dating: A Q&A with Jim Brown on Romance in the Digital World

By Tom McLaughlin Over the past decade, online dating has become a common, fast, and efficient way to connect with a potential mate. A Valentine’s Day celebration could include swiping right or sending a winking emoji as much as the traditional flowers, chocolates, and a romantic dinner. So, for better or worse, how have digital […]

Rutgers University–Camden Celebrates Black History Month with Free, Public Events in February

Rutgers University–Camden Celebrates Black History Month with Free, Public Events in February

Rutgers–Camden will host a series of free, public events throughout February in honor of Black History Month.

Theater Program Continues 2018-2019 Season with Award-Winning Clybourne Park

Theater Program Continues 2018-2019 Season with Award-Winning Clybourne Park

By Tom McLaughlin The Rutgers University–Camden theater program will continue its 2018-19 season with Bruce Norris’ Clybourne Park. The production – directed by Kenneth Elliott, an associate professor and chair of the Department of Fine Arts at Rutgers–Camden – will run from Wednesday, Feb. 13, to Sunday, Feb. 17 in the Walter K. Gordon Theater […]

Other Recent Posts

Researcher Studies Effect of Probation and Parole Fines and Fees on Individuals’ Prospects of Success

Researcher Studies Effect of Probation and Parole Fines and Fees on Individuals’ Prospects of Success

By Tom McLaughlin For many paroled inmates, release from jail may signal a new beginning, but their freedom is anything but free. Nate Link explains that, when these released inmates attempt to integrate back into society, they typically need to fulfill an array of new financial obligations – monthly community supervision, electronic monitoring, and mandatory […]

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.

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.