Research Highlights

Army Education Outreach Program Supports Two Summer Research Projects

Army Education Outreach Program Supports Two Summer Research Projects

Scientific research doesn’t come with a set of instructions or a step-by-step guide that leads to a solution. If that were the case, it would take all of the fun out of discovery. “We get in the lab and something doesn’t quite work, so you have to change your method on the fly to figure […]

New Retail Research Examines Store Access for Disabled Shoppers

New Retail Research Examines Store Access for Disabled Shoppers

By Ed Moorhouse Just getting in the door is not enough. Although advancements have been made to provide accommodations for disabled consumers to access stores, a Rutgers University–Camden scholar says that’s only half the battle. “Maybe they can get in and maybe there is a ramp, but what about the rest?” asks Carol Kaufman-Scarborough, a […]

Too Much of a Good Thing? Researcher Says Electric Utilities Companies Overinvest in Unreliable Renewable Energy

Too Much of a Good Thing? Researcher Says Electric Utilities Companies Overinvest in Unreliable Renewable Energy

By Ed Moorhouse When it comes to weighing the positives of renewable energy, there is little debate: it helps improve the environment while reducing electricity usage and cost. But can there be too much of a good thing? According to a Rutgers University–Camden utilities expert, the answer is yes. “I’ve been promoting and writing articles […]

Giving Back to the Community

TriO Student Support Services Receives $220,000 U.S. Department of Education Grant

TriO Student Support Services Receives $220,000 U.S. Department of Education Grant

Rutgers University–Camden will bolster its mission of providing exceptional educational opportunities for the poorest, most underserved students, thanks to a new $220,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The five-year grant, awarded to the federally funded TriO Student Support Services (TriO SSS) program at Rutgers–Camden, will enable 160 undergraduate students from low-income backgrounds – […]

Rutgers University–Camden Appoints Assistant Chancellor for Civic Engagement

Rutgers University–Camden Appoints Assistant Chancellor for Civic Engagement

Nyeema Watson has been selected as assistant chancellor for civic engagement at Rutgers University–Camden, where she will lead the university’s community and service initiatives. “Across the region and on our campus, Nyeema has a well-earned reputation for collaboration and innovative approaches to strengthening communities while providing exceptional learning opportunities for our students,” says Rutgers University–Camden […]

Aim High Academy Prepares South Jersey Teens for Academic Success

Aim High Academy Prepares South Jersey Teens for Academic Success

Continuing a summer tradition, a group of southern New Jersey teenagers will prepare for the rigors of college while living and studying at Rutgers University–Camden.

Student Achievement

Three Students Accepted to Disney College Program for Fall Semester

Three Students Accepted to Disney College Program for Fall Semester

Three Rutgers University–Camden students are trading their Scarlet Raptor wings for mouse ears this fall. Rachel Clifton, John Han, and Brittany Striewski have been accepted to the prestigious Disney College Program, a paid internship in which students from across the country take part in personal and career development courses while building essential communication, problem solving, […]

Business Major Selected for National Summer Study Delegation in China

Business Major Selected for National Summer Study Delegation in China

By Ed Moorhouse A Rutgers University–Camden finance major is heading to China this summer as part of a highly selective delegation of college students that will learn about the country’s history, culture, international relations, and economic development. Justina Ejiofor, of Burlington Township, has been accepted to the Emerging Leaders U.S.-China Study Delegation, sponsored by the […]

Seizing Opportunity: Graduating Student Took a Chance and Turned it into a Career

Seizing Opportunity: Graduating Student Took a Chance and Turned it into a Career

On May 21, Galina Graulau will earn distinction as an elite, K-12 Spanish teacher, as she and counterpart Aurora Boyette become the first two graduates of Rutgers–Camden’s innovative MAT program.

Campus Life

New Program at Rutgers University–Camden Raises Disability Awareness

New Program at Rutgers University–Camden Raises Disability Awareness

By Ed Moorhouse Like many other students with disabilities, Amanda O’Keefe says one of her biggest challenges is that her disability is “hidden” from public view. “I have experienced many situations in which people have challenged my disability,” says O’Keefe, a second-year student at the Rutgers School of Law–Camden. “It’s important to understand that disabilities […]

Going Viral: Writing Program’s Summer Read Focuses on Ebola Virus

Going Viral: Writing Program’s Summer Read Focuses on Ebola Virus

This year, incoming Rutgers University–Camden students enrolled in any of the writing program’s gateway and developmental English composition courses will read David Quammen’s timely text Ebola: The Natural and Human History of a Deadly Virus.

Taking Nursing to New Heights

Taking Nursing to New Heights

By Ed Moorhouse It’s known as the golden hour — the time it takes to transport a patient suffering from a traumatic injury from the field to the hospital. It’s a matter of life or death. “Patients’ chances for survival are greatest if they receive care during that narrow window of time,” says Marian Nowak, […]

Scarlet Pride

Beating the Odds: Rutgers Future Scholar Student Attends White House Summit

Beating the Odds: Rutgers Future Scholar Student Attends White House Summit

Sonjanit DeFrank, a Rutgers Future Scholar, flourished in the LEAP Academy University Charter School’s STEM High School in Camden, was one of 130 college-bound students from across the country who were welcomed by first lady Michelle Obama at The White House to participate in the “Beating the Odds Summit.” President Barack Obama made a surprise appearance and greeted the guests.

Prestigious National Honor Bestowed Upon Nursing Scholar

Prestigious National Honor Bestowed Upon Nursing Scholar

By Ed Moorhouse Janice Beitz, a professor at the Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden and director of its wound, ostomy, and continence graduate certificate program, has been selected for induction into the prestigious Academy of Nursing Education by the National League for Nursing. Beitz, a Cherry Hill resident, is one of 22 nurse educators who have […]

McCormick Recognized as One of Region’s Top Nurses for 2015

McCormick Recognized as One of Region’s Top Nurses for 2015

By Ed Moorhouse Barbara McCormick, an adjunct professor at the Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden, has been recognized by Nurse.com as one of the top nurses in the region in 2015. McCormick, a Turnersville resident, is one of six Philadelphia-area recipients of the distinguished Giving Excellence Meaning (GEM) Award, which honors outstanding nurses throughout the country […]

Arts and Culture

Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Receives Two New Jersey State Council on the Arts

Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Receives Two New Jersey State Council on the Arts

Thanks to two grants from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts totaling more than $182,000, the Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts (RCCA) will continue to serve as a hub of award-winning performances, exhibitions, education programs, and community projects in the South Jersey region.

Literary Stars Offer Free Readings During 30th Annual Rutgers University–Camden Summer Writers’ Conference

Literary Stars Offer Free Readings During 30th Annual Rutgers University–Camden Summer Writers’ Conference

Rutgers University–Camden celebrates three decades as the premiere literary hub in South Jersey as it presents the 30th Annual Rutgers University–Camden Summer Writers’ Conference from June 22 to July 1.

Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Presents Summer Activities for Kids

Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Presents Summer Activities for Kids

The Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts will present a series of free public arts and cultural activities for children of all ages throughout the summer on the Rutgers University–Camden campus.

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Summer BizEd Camp Provides Local High School Students with Collegiate Business Education

Summer BizEd Camp Provides Local High School Students with Collegiate Business Education

By Ed Moorhouse The best and the brightest high school students who will one day be leaders in the business community are learning what it takes to succeed in the industry during Rutgers University–Camden’s annual BizEd program. During “BizEd: Building Business Leaders,” a select group of rising high school seniors participate in a two-week summer […]

How Do We Remember Colors? Categories Influence Color Memory, Says New Research

How Do We Remember Colors? Categories Influence Color Memory, Says New Research

Sarah Allred, an assistant professor of psychology at Rutgers University–Camden, teams with cognitive scientists to study the phenomenon of working color memory in an illuminating new study.

Prejudice Goes Unnoticed in Organizations, says New Research by Management Scholar

Prejudice Goes Unnoticed in Organizations, says New Research by Management Scholar

By Ed Moorhouse While the emotionally charged conversation surrounding race continues across the country, an assistant professor of management at the Rutgers School of Business–Camden says many people fail to identify acts of prejudice when they are not overt, and he’s hoping a research chapter he co-authored brings those issues to light. Oscar Holmes IV […]