Research Highlights

Historian Compares and Contrasts 1918 Killer Flu to Coronavirus Pandemic

Historian Compares and Contrasts 1918 Killer Flu to Coronavirus Pandemic

Researcher Janet Golden explains that there are similarities and differences of the 1918 “killer flu” and the current one, as well as lessons to be learned from that historic pandemic.

Researcher Explains Potential Impact of Coronavirus Pandemic on Upcoming Presidential Election

Researcher Explains Potential Impact of Coronavirus Pandemic on Upcoming Presidential Election

Researcher Rich Harris explains how public perception of President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic will impact the presidential election.

Researcher Explains Psychology of Coronavirus Fears and the Power of Nostalgia in Coping

Researcher Explains Psychology of Coronavirus Fears and the Power of Nostalgia in Coping

Andrew Abeyta, an assistant professor of psychology, affirms that the coronavirus pandemic may be threatening people’s fundamental sense of meaning in life, thus stoking their fears.

Giving Back to the Community

Innovative Peer-to-Peer Delivery of Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Program Could be Model for Colleges Nationwide

Innovative Peer-to-Peer Delivery of Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Program Could be Model for Colleges Nationwide

An innovative, peer-to-peer delivery of TakeCare – a widely used sexual assault prevention and awareness program – developed at Rutgers University–Camden could serve as a model for psychology courses nationwide.

Writers House to Host Special Event Highlighting Lived Experiences of Marginalized veterans

Writers House to Host Special Event Highlighting Lived Experiences of Marginalized veterans

The Writers House at Rutgers University–Camden will host a special event focusing on the lived experiences of veterans.

Chancellor Phoebe A. Haddon Named Chair of Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Chancellor Phoebe A. Haddon Named Chair of Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Phoebe A. Haddon, chancellor of Rutgers University–Camden, has been named chair of the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.

Student Achievement

Four Rutgers-Camden Students Named Fulbright Semi-Finalists

Four Rutgers-Camden Students Named Fulbright Semi-Finalists

Four Rutgers–Camden students have been selected as semi-finalists in the 2020-21 Fulbright Scholarship competition.

Only Miles to Go: Student Veteran Returns Home for Thanksgiving

Only Miles to Go: Student Veteran Returns Home for Thanksgiving

A Rutgers–Camden student veteran will fulfill a dream many years – and miles – in the making when he returns home for Thanksgiving.

Biology Major Named Outstanding Female Student Veteran of the Year

Biology Major Named Outstanding Female Student Veteran of the Year

Leslie Demark of Gibbsboro has been named Rutgers University–Camden’s outstanding female student veteran from the Office of Military and Veterans Affairs at Rutgers–Camden for 2019.

Campus Life

Evelyn Piazza, Mother of the Late Tim Piazza, to Give Candid Talk on Hazing

Evelyn Piazza, Mother of the Late Tim Piazza, to Give Candid Talk on Hazing

Evelyn Piazza, mother of the late Tim Piazza, will share her personal story of hazing, part of a nationwide tour speaking on behalf of hundreds of families.

Women’s History Month Celebrated With Series of Events February Through April

Women’s History Month Celebrated With Series of Events February Through April

A series of events at Rutgers University–Camden will celebrate Women’s History Month with events spanning February to April.

Leading Advocates for Equality to Receive Honorary Degrees at Rutgers–Camden Commencement

Leading Advocates for Equality to Receive Honorary Degrees at Rutgers–Camden Commencement

Nikole Hannah-Jones, Judy Perry Martinez, and Judith Persichilli will receive honorary degrees from Rutgers University–Camden during commencement ceremonies May 20-21.

Scarlet Pride

Alumna Makes $250,000 Gift to Establish Endowment for Childhood Studies

Alumna Makes $250,000 Gift to Establish Endowment for Childhood Studies

Rutgers University–Camden will continue to be a global leader at the forefront of childhood studies research and initiatives, thanks to a $250,000 gift from alumna Nancy Shuman to establish the Nancy Seagrave Shuman Endowment for Childhood Studies.

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.

Arts and Culture

Book and Podcast Recommendations for a Mental Time-Out

Book and Podcast Recommendations for a Mental Time-Out

Faculty and staff at Rutgers University–Camden offer book and podcast suggestions to bring a little ease to these difficult times.

Camden Students Create Gallery Exhibitions via Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts’ Museum Mentorship Program

Camden Students Create Gallery Exhibitions via Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts’ Museum Mentorship Program

By Tom McLaughlin At the Dr. Charles E. Brimm Medical Arts High School in Camden, old desks from the school basement are getting renewed purpose. But these are no ordinary desks. They will poignantly remain empty, and students will use the backs, arms, and legs as canvases to spread messages of gun-violence awareness. Robin Cogan, […]

Student Works Gallery Presents Mixed-Media Exhibition “HER-Stories: Visual Narrative of Women of the African Diaspora”

Student Works Gallery Presents Mixed-Media Exhibition “HER-Stories: Visual Narrative of Women of the African Diaspora”

The Student Works Gallery at Rutgers University–Camden will showcase powerful mixed-media images by Rutgers–Camden alumna Lavett Ballard as it presents “HER-Stories: Visual Narrative of Women of the African Diaspora.”

Other Recent Posts

Rutgers–Camden Student Researches Using Natural Materials to Power Batteries for Mars Exploration

Rutgers–Camden Student Researches Using Natural Materials to Power Batteries for Mars Exploration

Emily McDermott is conducting cutting-edge research that could lead to applications for NASA to use in space.

Researcher Calls on Others Worldwide to Join Efforts to Understand Role of Sleep in Pediatric Cancer

Researcher Calls on Others Worldwide to Join Efforts to Understand Role of Sleep in Pediatric Cancer

A Rutgers–Camden researcher is now leading an international team of sleep researchers to establish research priorities for better understanding the role of sleep in pediatric cancer.

Digital Politics Expert Explains Impact of Candidates Establishing a Visible Online Presence

Digital Politics Expert Explains Impact of Candidates Establishing a Visible Online Presence

Tim Knievel, an assistant teaching professor of political science, who teaches a course in digital politics at Rutgers University–Camden, explains the impact of candidates establishing a visible online presence.