Research Highlights

Truth in Fiction: A Q&A with Co-Authors on New Book on Dystopian Politics

Truth in Fiction: A Q&A with Co-Authors on New Book on Dystopian Politics

Co-authors and political scientists Shauna Shames and Amy Atchison look to fiction to shed light on dystopian governments in their new book, Survive and Resist: The Definitive Guide to Dystopian Politics (Columbia University Press).

Loneliness and Transportation Among the Biggest Obstacles to Health in South Jersey

Loneliness and Transportation Among the Biggest Obstacles to Health in South Jersey

A Rutgers University–Camden research report examines challenges to public health in South Jersey.

Blood-Sucking Vampires? Nope, Says Forensic Scientist, Just Nature’s Way of Recycling

Blood-Sucking Vampires? Nope, Says Forensic Scientist, Just Nature’s Way of Recycling

By Tom McLaughlin For centuries, tales of blood-sucking vampires have scared the daylights out of people around the world. These fictional tales largely originated in eastern European folklore, says Kimberlee Moran, but they are actually rooted in the natural – but little understood – science of human decomposition. For instance, explains the Rutgers University–Camden researcher, […]

Giving Back to the Community

Rutgers Law School’s Medical-Legal Partnership Helps Resolve Complex Care Issues for South Jersey Residents

Rutgers Law School’s Medical-Legal Partnership Helps Resolve Complex Care Issues for South Jersey Residents

The program helps patients improve their quality of life by obtaining the health care they need and receiving assistance to resolve legal issues.

Veterans Writing Program Earns New Jersey Council for the Humanities Action Grant

Veterans Writing Program Earns New Jersey Council for the Humanities Action Grant

“Outside the Wire” – encompassing monthly writing workshops, a public program focusing on veterans’ experiences, and an exhibit of wartime communications – has earned a new $9,100 action grant from the New Jersey Council for the Humanities.

Innovative Rutgers–Camden Course Providing Healthy Dose of Bilingual Support in Area Healthcare Facilities

Innovative Rutgers–Camden Course Providing Healthy Dose of Bilingual Support in Area Healthcare Facilities

However, Spanish-speaking residents in Camden and the southern New Jersey region are now getting a healthy dose of assistance, thanks to an innovative curriculum in Spanish for medical professionals at Rutgers–Camden.

Student Achievement

Undergrad Gives Fellow Student-Veterans a Helping Hand

Undergrad Gives Fellow Student-Veterans a Helping Hand

By Tom McLaughlin Since March, Theresa Trujillo has been a familiar and welcoming presence in the Office of Military and Veterans Affairs at Rutgers University–Camden. Her fellow student-veterans have routinely relied on her to help initiate their benefits and ensure that their required information is sent to government certifying officials each month. And that’s not […]

Accounting Major Earns Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

Accounting Major Earns Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

Rutgers–Camden accounting major Bielka Gonzalez has earned a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, which she will use to study at Ewha Woman’s University in South Korea this fall semester.

From Patient to Nurse: Graduating Nursing Student Brooke Trigiani

From Patient to Nurse: Graduating Nursing Student Brooke Trigiani

Inspired by nurses who cared for her when she was a patient, Rutgers University‒Camden nursing student Brooke Trigiani is fulfilling a dream to take care of others.

Campus Life

Reduce Anxiety About Writing College Papers with These Tips from Rutgers–Camden Professor

Reduce Anxiety About Writing College Papers with These Tips from Rutgers–Camden Professor

William FitzGerald, an associate professor of English at Rutgers–Camden, offers a few key points for tackling college papers and staying on track throughout the writing process.

Regional Leaders Named to Rand Institute Advisory Board

Regional Leaders Named to Rand Institute Advisory Board

Three regional leaders have been named to the advisory board for the Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs at Rutgers–Camden.

Rutgers–Camden Celebrates Class of 2019

Rutgers–Camden Celebrates Class of 2019

Graduates of Rutgers University-Camden were encouraged to be champions for social justice and a force for good as they take their place to shape the country’s future during recent commencement ceremonies.

Scarlet Pride

Rutgers University–Camden Named “Best Bang for the Buck” University by Washington Monthly Magazine

Rutgers University–Camden Named “Best Bang for the Buck” University by Washington Monthly Magazine

Rutgers University–Camden once again has been recognized by Washington Monthly magazine as a great value.

School of Nursing Professor Selected for National Honor

School of Nursing Professor Selected for National Honor

Nancy Pontes, an assistant professor at the Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden, was selected as an American Academy of Nursing fellow, one of the highest honors in nursing scholarship.

Recent Graduate Earns German Academic Exchange Service Scholarship

Recent Graduate Earns German Academic Exchange Service Scholarship

Sarah Filippi-Field, a graduating urban studies and community development major at Rutgers University–Camden, has earned a German Academic Exchange Service scholarship.

Arts and Culture

Gut Instinct: Live Sculpture Shows the Environmental Power of a Plastic Stomach

Gut Instinct: Live Sculpture Shows the Environmental Power of a Plastic Stomach

Elizabeth Demaray and her Biodesign Challenge students designed a “plastomach” – a stomach where plastic debris is fed and digested by white rot fungi – inspired by research conducted in the lab of Rutgers–Camden biologist John Dighton.

Artist and Researcher’s Book Explores World of Subversive Bioart

Artist and Researcher’s Book Explores World of Subversive Bioart

Artist and researcher LiQin Tan explores the unchartered world of bioart in his new book, Singularity: Subversive BioArt.

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month at Rutgers University–Camden

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month at Rutgers University–Camden

Rutgers University–Camden will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a schedule of activities.

Other Recent Posts

Content Lacking in Children’s Book-Sharing Experiences in Low-Income, Ethnic-Minority Households, Says Rutgers–Camden Study

Content Lacking in Children’s Book-Sharing Experiences in Low-Income, Ethnic-Minority Households, Says Rutgers–Camden Study

By Tom McLaughlin The lack of content in books that children can access – and not merely the total number of books – has profound implications for efforts to narrow long-term language and achievement gaps in low-income, ethnic-minority households, according to new Rutgers University–Camden research. The study – conducted by Rufan Luo, an assistant professor […]

Self-Employed Workers Face Job Threats and Opportunities from Artificial Intelligence, Says Rutgers–Camden Researcher

Self-Employed Workers Face Job Threats and Opportunities from Artificial Intelligence, Says Rutgers–Camden Researcher

Professor Chester Spell says workers can remain relevant by leveraging their skills.

NJ-STEP Program a “Prison-to-Prosperity Pipeline” for Former Inmates

NJ-STEP Program a “Prison-to-Prosperity Pipeline” for Former Inmates

Rutgers–Camden students chart a path to success via the New Jersey Scholarship and Transformative Education in Prisons Consortium (NJ-STEP) program.