Research Highlights

Researcher’s New Book Explores Cultural Significances – and Struggles – of Those with Extraordinary Bodies

Researcher’s New Book Explores Cultural Significances – and Struggles – of Those with Extraordinary Bodies

By Tom McLaughlin Recognizing other people as bigger and smaller than ourselves is a natural part of “the human measure,” a way of viewing and knowing the world, explains Lynne Vallone. However, contends the Rutgers University–Camden researcher, this natural inclination to compare bodies is so obvious, so universal, that it paradoxically goes unnoticed. “Certainly, big […]

Professor Co-Authors Latest Edition of Preeminent Manual for Writing Research

Professor Co-Authors Latest Edition of Preeminent Manual for Writing Research

William FitzGerald, an associate professor of English at Rutgers University–Camden, teams with Boston University scholar Joe Bizup to revise the ninth edition of Kate L. Turabian’s A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations.

Rand Institute Study Reveals State Funding Disparities for South Jersey’s Poorest Municipalities

Rand Institute Study Reveals State Funding Disparities for South Jersey’s Poorest Municipalities

By Tom McLaughlin South Jersey’s most economically distressed municipalities receive significantly less state funding assistance than similarly poor municipalities elsewhere throughout the state, according to new research by the Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs at Rutgers University–Camden. “This finding suggests that state policymakers should review the formula for how New Jersey municipalities receive […]

Giving Back to the Community

Rutgers-Founded Ignoble Shakespeare Company Opens Curtains on Second Summer Season

Rutgers-Founded Ignoble Shakespeare Company Opens Curtains on Second Summer Season

The Ignoble Shakespeare Company, founded by and comprised in part of several Rutgers University–Camden students and alumni, will present William Shakespeare’s comedy “Twelfth Night” at the Matrimony Garden at Newton Lake Park in Collingswood from June 21 to 24.

Giving a Strong Start to Young Children Experiencing Homelessness in Philadelphia

Giving a Strong Start to Young Children Experiencing Homelessness in Philadelphia

A new program will provide services to families and homeless shelters in Philadelphia to allow young children participate in high-quality early childhood education.

Researcher’s Pioneering Bilingual Preschool Program a Model of Success

Researcher’s Pioneering Bilingual Preschool Program a Model of Success

By Tom McLaughlin Bilingual preschool education may one day become the norm in the United States, rather than the exception, thanks to a pioneering initiative run by Rutgers University–Camden researcher Silvia Perez-Cortes in conjunction with Catholic Partnership Schools in Camden. Perez-Cortes, an assistant professor of Spanish, is currently serving as a consultant for a task […]

Student Achievement

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.

Graduating Public History Major Already Working to Preserve History

Graduating Public History Major Already Working to Preserve History

By Tom McLaughlin Simply put, where others see an old building, Rachel Craft sees a treasure trove of historical information. Behind the facades, explains the graduating Rutgers University–Camden student, there is much more than meets the eye. “Buildings are very telling of history, so I appreciate the importance of preserving them,” says the graduate public […]

Meet an Outstanding Law School Graduate: Blair Gerold

Meet an Outstanding Law School Graduate: Blair Gerold

When Blair Gerold was working 10-to-12-hour days in the high-pressure world of the music industry, she didn’t know it at the time, but that experience prepared her for law school.

Campus Life

Student Success Coach Office Helping Students Bring Their “A” Game

Student Success Coach Office Helping Students Bring Their “A” Game

Since the 2017-18 academic year, the Student Success Coach Office has provided individualized one-on-one coaching services to any incoming first-year student not already affiliated with other specialized cohort groups on campus.

Rutgers University–Camden Professor Oscar Holmes Named Among “40 Best Business Professors Under 40”

Rutgers University–Camden Professor Oscar Holmes Named Among “40 Best Business Professors Under 40”

An assistant professor of management at the Rutgers School of Business–Camden, Holmes, received the honor by PoetsandQuants.com.

Rutgers–Camden Announces Commencement 2018 Keynote Speakers

Rutgers–Camden Announces Commencement 2018 Keynote Speakers

This year’s speakers are Anita Hill, Dana Redd, Sandy J. Stewart, Linda J. Stierle, and Stephen Tullman.

Scarlet Pride

Nursing is a Family Affair

Nursing is a Family Affair

Following in the footsteps of their mother, Susan, Greg and Erin Gullo are also Rutgers Nursing–Camden graduates. A fourth family member, brother Joey, will receive his degree in 2019.

Business School Alumnus Raises Rutgers–Camden Banner on Stock Car Circuit

Business School Alumnus Raises Rutgers–Camden Banner on Stock Car Circuit

By Tom McLaughlin Now that’s what you call lapping the field. Those tuning into the ARCA General Tire 150, held on May 24 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, would have seen “Rutgers School of Business–Camden” running rings around – and with – the competition. Behind the wheel of the No. 78 Chevrolet – decked out in […]

Graduating Rutgers–Camden Biology Student Aims to Become a Doctor Like Those Who Treated Her

Graduating Rutgers–Camden Biology Student Aims to Become a Doctor Like Those Who Treated Her

While dealing with some serious health issues, Peyton Conrey exceled in academics, sports, her jobs, and made time for community service work.

Arts and Culture

Camden Schoolchildren’s 670-Foot Mural to Be Installed on Camden Waterfront

Camden Schoolchildren’s 670-Foot Mural to Be Installed on Camden Waterfront

By Tom McLaughlin How do you envision Camden’s past, present, and future? That was the question posed to more than 300 Camden schoolchildren, whose vivid, colorful visions of the city will now be part of a stunning 670-foot mural lining construction fencing – spanning 67 panels, measuring 6 by 10 feet each – along the […]

Professor’s New Book Explores Impact of Emerging Technologies on Art

Professor’s New Book Explores Impact of Emerging Technologies on Art

Rutgers–Camden Prof. LiQin Tan ventures where many are still reluctant or skeptical to go in his new book Singularity Art: How Technology Singularity Will Impact on Art (China Machine Press, 2018).

Rutgers–Camden to Host Fifth Annual Camden Comic Con

Rutgers–Camden to Host Fifth Annual Camden Comic Con

Rutgers–Camden will host the fifth annual Camden Comic Con from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 14 in the Campus Center and the Athletic and Fitness Center.

Other Recent Posts

Graduating Health Sciences Major on a Mission to Solve Health Care Issues Around the Globe

Graduating Health Sciences Major on a Mission to Solve Health Care Issues Around the Globe

A self-proclaimed “talker,” Jasmaine Quashie pursued a bachelor’s degree in health sciences as the first step toward exploring and solving health-care and health-systems issues around the globe

Longtime Camden Spanish Teacher Fulfills Dream of Earning Master’s Degree at Rutgers–Camden

Longtime Camden Spanish Teacher Fulfills Dream of Earning Master’s Degree at Rutgers–Camden

Graduating student Nidza Bruno will celebrate her enduring, hand-in-hand pursuits of learning and teaching as she graduates from Rutgers-Camden on May 16 with a master of arts in teaching Spanish degree.

Rutgers Law 2018 Graduate Advocates for Civil Rights, LGBTQ Rights

Rutgers Law 2018 Graduate Advocates for Civil Rights, LGBTQ Rights

Christopher Bustamante Osorio became interested in law when he saw injustices his parents faced in the United States after fleeing Colombia’s dangerous living conditions.