Research Highlights

Incarceration Can Cause Poorer Cardiovascular Health, Says Rutgers–Camden Study

Incarceration Can Cause Poorer Cardiovascular Health, Says Rutgers–Camden Study

People who experience incarceration have poorer cardiovascular health across a wide range of indicators, especially poor diet, smoking, and high blood pressure, according to new Rutgers University–Camden research.

Consumers Buy More Food When They Order Cold Meals and Drinks, Reports Rutgers‒Camden Researcher

Consumers Buy More Food When They Order Cold Meals and Drinks, Reports Rutgers‒Camden Researcher

The study found that people who purchase cold sandwiches are twice as likely to buy additional food items.

Researcher’s New Book Explores History of Cheap Stuff in America

Researcher’s New Book Explores History of Cheap Stuff in America

Prof. Wendy Woloson explores the country’s long, love-hate relationship with inexpensive goods in her new book Crap: A History of Cheap Stuff in America.

Giving Back to the Community

Storytelling Project Shares Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on New Jersey Communities

Storytelling Project Shares Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on New Jersey Communities

New Jersey communities will soon get a clearer picture of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, thanks to a new NJ YMCA storytelling project informed by the Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs at Rutgers University–Camden.

Faculty and Students Assist in Administering COVID-19 Vaccinations

Faculty and Students Assist in Administering COVID-19 Vaccinations

Nearly 400 nursing students are helping out in vaccination efforts in Camden County.

New Jersey Residents Had a Rollercoaster 2020, Says New Study on Twitter Messages

New Jersey Residents Had a Rollercoaster 2020, Says New Study on Twitter Messages

A new Rutgers–Camden study tracked the emotional highs and lows of New Jersey’s counties during the COVID-19 pandemic by coding the content of residents’ Twitter messages.

Student Achievement

Student’s Forensic Science Research in DNA Analysis Could Help Speed Up the Process of Solving Crimes

Student’s Forensic Science Research in DNA Analysis Could Help Speed Up the Process of Solving Crimes

Nidhi Sheth, a National Institute of Justice grant recipient, will be able to attend forensic science conferences to present her work, and collaborate with other researchers.

Nursing Student Receives Scholarship for Education in Wound Care

Nursing Student Receives Scholarship for Education in Wound Care

Christine Abacan received a scholarship from the Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses Society Foundation.

Rutgers–Camden Honors Student Awarded International Social Justice Fellowship

Rutgers–Camden Honors Student Awarded International Social Justice Fellowship

Melani Cruz Stokes has been selected for a prestigious yearlong fellowship by Humanity in Action.

Campus Life

Rutgers–Camden Receives $3.5 Million Gift From Faculty Member to Create Program for High-Achieving Students

Rutgers–Camden Receives $3.5 Million Gift From Faculty Member to Create Program for High-Achieving Students

The Rayman L. Solomon Scholars program at Rutgers Law School in Camden is created with an anonymous gift.

National Honor Society for Students with Disabilities Awards Chapter to Rutgers–Camden

National Honor Society for Students with Disabilities Awards Chapter to Rutgers–Camden

Rutgers–Camden has been selected as an official member of the Delta Alpha Pi International Honor Society for students with disabilities.

Rutgers–Camden Names Female and Male Student Veterans of the Year

Rutgers–Camden Names Female and Male Student Veterans of the Year

Two Rutgers University student veterans have been selected by their peers to receive the top student award from the Office of Military and Veterans Affairs at Rutgers University–Camden.

Scarlet Pride

Rutgers–Camden Business Graduate Named to Global List of Leaders

Rutgers–Camden Business Graduate Named to Global List of Leaders

Kris Kolluri SBC’91, president and CEO of Cooper’s Ferry Partnership, was named to the 2021 Class of Influential Leaders by AACSB International.

Alumna Pens Award-Winning Book Uncovering Politics Behind Flint Water Crisis

Alumna Pens Award-Winning Book Uncovering Politics Behind Flint Water Crisis

Rutgers–Camden alumna Ashley Nickels couples research with action in her new award-winning book Power, Participation, and Protest in Flint, Michigan: Unlocking the Policy Paradox of Municipal Takeovers.

Undergraduate Research Experience Helps Launch Recent Grad’s Career

Undergraduate Research Experience Helps Launch Recent Grad’s Career

Sydney Truong became passionate about research while working on a federally funded traffic study in Benedetto Piccoli’s lab.

Arts and Culture

Virtual Theater Comes to Rutgers–Camden With “She Kills Monsters”

Virtual Theater Comes to Rutgers–Camden With “She Kills Monsters”

The Department of Visual, Media, and Performing Arts will present “She Kills Monsters: Virtual Realms,” by Qui Nguyen, for three online performances.

Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Earns NJCH Grant to Support Community Art Installation Project Addressing Illegal Dumping in Camden

Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Earns NJCH Grant to Support Community Art Installation Project Addressing Illegal Dumping in Camden

The Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts – a lead partner in “A New View–Camden,” a Bloomberg Philanthropies-funded community art installation project that addresses illegal dumping in Camden – will continue the project where it left off last spring thanks to an NJCH grant.

Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts to Host Free Virtual Holiday Dance Performance

Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts to Host Free Virtual Holiday Dance Performance

The Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts will host a free Zoom presentation of “Three Kings Day: Holiday Dances From Around the Spanish World.”

Other Recent Posts

Prestigious NSF Award Presented to Rutgers‒Camden Researcher to Study the Effects of Climate Change on Ecological Diversity by Examining Millennia-Old Material

Prestigious NSF Award Presented to Rutgers‒Camden Researcher to Study the Effects of Climate Change on Ecological Diversity by Examining Millennia-Old Material

Angélica González will receive nearly $925,000 to support her exploration in the Atacama Desert.

Racism Kills Black People in Inconspicuous Ways, Says Rutgers–Camden Scholar

Racism Kills Black People in Inconspicuous Ways, Says Rutgers–Camden Scholar

Oscar Holmes IV, an expert in organizational behavior, was inspired to to examine other less noticeable ways that racism kills Black people after the killing of George Floyd.

Researchers Study Virus Evolution Trends Relevant for COVID-19 and Other Pandemics

Researchers Study Virus Evolution Trends Relevant for COVID-19 and Other Pandemics

Scholars are studying the RNA genome of the coronavirus behind COVID-19 and trying to anticipate how to combat its mutations in the future.