Research Highlights

Patrick Rosal Authors New Book of Poetry

Patrick Rosal Authors New Book of Poetry

Rutgers University–Camden English professor and poet Patrick Rosal is featured in an article in the Philadelphia Inquirer. Photo by David Swanson.

Research Study Maps Availability of Female Condom in Philadelphia Area

Research Study Maps Availability of Female Condom in Philadelphia Area

A Rutgers study assessed the availability of the female condom in the Philadelphia metropolitan area.

Rand Institute Leads Burlington County Juvenile Delinquency Prevention Effort

Rand Institute Leads Burlington County Juvenile Delinquency Prevention Effort

The Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs at Rutgers University–Camden will work in tandem with Burlington County community officials and leaders to lead juvenile delinquency prevention efforts in the county.

Giving Back to the Community

Nursing Students Gain Global Health Perspective During Learning Abroad Trips

Nursing Students Gain Global Health Perspective During Learning Abroad Trips

It isn’t easy to put into words the living conditions for the many people living in poor, underserved countries around the world. It’s something you simply have to see. “You don’t realize how much we have — and waste — until you get someplace where the people have nothing,” says Alyssa Alberto, a senior student […]

2016 South Jerseyan of the Year Award Winners Announced by Rutgers University–Camden

2016 South Jerseyan of the Year Award Winners Announced by Rutgers University–Camden

Three prominent southern New Jersey citizens have been selected to receive the South Jerseyan of the Year Awards from the Senator Walter Rand Institute (WRI) for Public Affairs at Rutgers University–Camden for their leadership contributions to the region. The awards will be presented during the 15th annual Walter and Leah Rand Awards and Scholarship Dinner, […]

Ph.D. Students to Host Conference Highlighting Development Policies on Distressed U.S. Cities

Ph.D. Students to Host Conference Highlighting Development Policies on Distressed U.S. Cities

Ph.D. students in public affairs at Rutgers University–Camden will host a free, public conference exploring the effectiveness of state and local development policies on distressed U.S. cities, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 19.

Student Achievement

Excellence in Science: Undergraduate Students Present Research at the American Physical Society Conference in Baltimore

Excellence in Science: Undergraduate Students Present Research at the American Physical Society Conference in Baltimore

With nearly 10,000 attendees, the March 2016 meeting of the American Physical Society attracted some of the top physicists and researchers to Baltimore to share groundbreaking research initiatives from various industries, universities, and labs around the world. Two Rutgers University–Camden undergraduate students were invited to be among them. “The entire conference experience was really humbling,” […]

Taking the Next Step: Computer Science Students Prepare to Enter Top Graduate School Programs

Taking the Next Step: Computer Science Students Prepare to Enter Top Graduate School Programs

There’s a simple, but common theme that emerges among graduating students at Rutgers University–Camden as commencement comes into focus and they begin to reflect on their undergraduate journey. It’s that hard work pays off. “The most important thing I learned was that success can be found anywhere with enough resilience and perseverance,” Mark Lippincott, a […]

Coming of Age in Troubled Lands

Coming of Age in Troubled Lands

Two alumnae of Rutgers University–Camden have written award-winning fiction for new works that vividly convey life in strife-ridden Nigeria and the West Bank.

Campus Life

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 […]

Diversifying Health Care: Cooper University Health Care Employees Work Toward Earning Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from Rutgers University–Camden

Diversifying Health Care: Cooper University Health Care Employees Work Toward Earning Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from Rutgers University–Camden

By Ed Moorhouse As an emergency room technician at Cooper University Hospital and a certified emergency medical technician, Shanta Rembert spends every day of her professional life on the front lines of healthcare. Her job is an important one and, Rembert says, “it gives me a sense of satisfaction knowing that I can have a […]

Science Safari: Career Opportunities in Biology Come Alive in Special Course for Students

Science Safari: Career Opportunities in Biology Come Alive in Special Course for Students

By Ed Moorhouse Julia Manchester had it all planned out. She would attend Rutgers University–Camden and major in biology, which would serve as the starting point to her final destination: medical school. “I didn’t want to consider any other career paths because I thought that was the one for me,” says Manchester, a junior from […]

Scarlet Pride

Compassion and Community: Rutgers–Camden DNP Student Earns Carpenter Community Nursing Fellowship

Compassion and Community: Rutgers–Camden DNP Student Earns Carpenter Community Nursing Fellowship

By Ed Moorhouse If Kim Geria has one trait that stands out, it’s compassion. Whether she’s providing care for older adults, or helping Camden youth make healthier choices, the Rutgers University–Camden doctoral student sees the big picture. Geria is dedicated to improving healthcare for an entire community, and as a nurse, she sees the value […]

U.S. Ambassador to Give Lecture on Impact of Foreign Policy on Presidential Race

U.S. Ambassador to Give Lecture on Impact of Foreign Policy on Presidential Race

U.S. Ambassador Joseph Mussomeli RLAW ’78 will give a free, public lecture on the impact of foreign policy on the current presidential race, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. Tuesday, April 12.

250 Points of Pride Social Media Contest

250 Points of Pride Social Media Contest

We’ve been sharing our #250PointsOfPride, and now we want to hear from you! Share a post on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter that tells why you’re proud to be part of the Rutgers–Camden community and include the hashtags #Raptortude and #Rutgers250. Be creative! Each post will count as one entry for a chance to win Rutgers–Camden […]

Arts and Culture

Music Program Celebrates Spring with Series of Free, Public Concerts

Music Program Celebrates Spring with Series of Free, Public Concerts

By Tom McLaughlin The Rutgers University–Camden music program will ring in the spring season with a diverse selection of free, public concerts. Five different programs will be presented throughout April and May, featuring music ranging from classical to contemporary. In addition to the collaborative Spring Serenade Concert, each of the music program’s premier ensembles will […]

An Open Book: Rutgers–Camden Professor Channels Love and Loss in Stirring Memoir

An Open Book: Rutgers–Camden Professor Channels Love and Loss in Stirring Memoir

In his newly published memoir, The Narrow Door: A Memoir of Friendship (Graywolf Press), Paul Lisicky, an assistant professor of English, crafts a collage of compelling scenes and images – a conversation in images, as he calls it – drawn from two relationships that he acknowledges helped shape the writer and person that he is today.

A Talk with Actor, Director, and Screenwriter Toni Kalem

A Talk with Actor, Director, and Screenwriter Toni Kalem

By Tom McLaughlin Rutgers University–Camden will host a talk with actress, director, and screenwriter Toni Kalem – perhaps best known for her role as Angie Bonpensiero, the long-suffering wife of Big Pussy on “The Sopranos.” The event, originally scheduled for Wednesday, April 27, is postponed. The new date will be posted once it is available. […]

Other Recent Posts

Political Science Major Helps Illuminate Gender Biases in U.S. Presidential Race

Political Science Major Helps Illuminate Gender Biases in U.S. Presidential Race

By Tom McLaughlin When Colin Sheehan was enrolling for the fall 2015 semester, the Rutgers University–Camden sophomore needed one more class that fit his schedule. So he decided to take the course “Women and American Politics” with Kelly Dittmar, an assistant professor of political science at Rutgers–Camden. Little did the Gibbsboro resident know that it […]

English Professor Named Guggenheim Fellow

English Professor Named Guggenheim Fellow

By Tom McLaughlin Paul Lisicky, an assistant professor of English at Rutgers University–Camden, has been named a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation fellow for general nonfiction. An accomplished writer, Lisicky was one of 178 scholars, artists, and scientists to receive the prestigious award in recognition of prior achievement and exceptional promise, out of a group […]

Sister Mary Scullion, Raymond Ackerman Headline Commencement Speakers for Rutgers University–Camden on May 18 and 19

Sister Mary Scullion, Raymond Ackerman Headline Commencement Speakers for Rutgers University–Camden on May 18 and 19

CAMDEN — Sister Mary Scullion and Raymond Ackerman are among the speakers who will deliver keynote addresses during commencement ceremonies for the graduating Class of 2016 at Rutgers University–Camden. The Rutgers Board of Governors announced the selections during its regularly scheduled meeting on April 6. Rutgers will present honorary degrees to Scullion and Ackerman. More […]