Calling all comic book fans! Hot on the heels of last year’s success, Rutgers University–Camden will host the second annual Camden Comic Con from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 7. The event, which is free and open to the general public, will be held in the Campus Center and the Athletic and Fitness […]
Lauren Silver, an assistant professor of childhood studies at Rutgers University–Camden, shines the light on the daily lives and challenges of adolescent mothers and their caseworkers as they navigate the child welfare system in her new book, System Kids, Adolescent Mothers and the Politics of Regulation (The University of North Carolina Press).
As reported by numerous media outlets, a debate has been feverishly heating up the Internet regarding the true color of a blue – or maybe it’s a white? – dress. Sarah Allred, an assistant professor of psychology at Rutgers University–Camden, explains the science of color perception behind “the ambiguously colored dress.” For more about Allred’s […]
Army Education Outreach Program Supports Research Projects for High School and Undergraduate Students at Rutgers University–Camden
A South Jersey high school student and a Rutgers University–Camden undergraduate student will have the opportunity to participate in significant STEM research projects beginning this summer through the highly selective Army Educational Research Program. The Army Research Office has chosen Rutgers–Camden as a host institution for its High School Apprenticeship Program (HSAP) and its Undergraduate […]
A series of events at Rutgers University–Camden will celebrate women’s achievements throughout Women’s History Month in March. Wednesday, March 4 Rutgers–Camden MFA students Cherita Harrell, Micaiah Johnson, Melanie McNair, and Stacey Seidl, along with Philadelphia-based musician Elspeth Tremblay, will present “Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives: A Reading,” from 7 to 9 p.m. in the […]
Access to primary health care remains an important issue for many low-income and uninsured families living in Camden. A new initiative by a Rutgers University–Camden nursing professor seeks to bring the needs of those families to light and to provide them with health education and outreach programs. Kathleen Jackson, an assistant professor at the Rutgers […]
Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities Creates Virtual Walking Tour of Camden’s Waterfront South Neighborhood
With precious little history chronicling Camden’s rich cultural and industrial heritage, there is even less known about the city’s Waterfront South neighborhood – but now that’s changing. Members of the general public can now take a virtual tour of the Waterfront South neighborhood, thanks to a unique partnership between the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the […]
Toy Story: Rutgers–Camden Junior Experiences Toy Fair, Gains Business Insight from Mattel Executives
Hundreds of thousands of brand new toys — from action figures and model trains to puzzles, online games, and robot dinosaurs — transformed the Javits Center in New York City into the world’s largest toy box during this year’s annual Toy Fair. What could be described as any child’s dream come true served as a […]
Field of Dreams: Student-Athlete Uses Business Leader Development Program to Prepare for Management Career
To date, no Major League Baseball team has ever had a female general manager. Brittany Striewski hopes to one day become the first. The Rutgers University–Camden sophomore management major already knows her way around the diamond — she’s a pitcher and a corner infielder for the Rutgers–Camden softball team — but when her playing days […]
As Americans celebrate Black History Month in honor of the contributions of African Americans, a first-year nursing major paused to remember an inspirational trailblazer who had the courage to follow her dreams no matter what obstacles she faced. Jasleen Sevilla, a 2014 graduate of North Plainfield High School, penned an original poem to pay homage […]
Students at Rutgers University–Camden wear many hats throughout the course of their undergraduate experience. They’re researchers, athletes, members of campus clubs and organizations, interns, leaders in the community, and mentors to their peers. All of these activities foster personal growth and allow students to become well-rounded individuals, but it’s not always easy to balance each […]
The Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts invites visitors to share their voices – thoughts, feelings, and memories of Camden – in an interactive recording booth in the Stedman Gallery. These recordings will become part of the “Sounds of Camden exhibition” and be made available for all visitors to hear using a separate listening station.
Sometimes, not all of the parts needed to perform a research lab experiment are readily available, but that isn’t stopping some creative Rutgers University–Camden students from thinking outside the box. If they don’t have it, they’ll invent it. It’s becoming more common for students to use 3D printing technology to build tools for their research […]
When Kate Reilly graduated from Rutgers Law–Camden in 2011, she made a decision that was perplexing for some, and life-changing for her: she joined the Peace Corps. “Many people thought it was a strange move after law school, but it was definitely the right one for me. In addition to being transformative in itself, it […]
When Stanley Kolodziejczak looks back on his career, he can’t help but to linger for a few minutes at the very first doors he opened; doors leading to Rutgers University–Camden classrooms, which would provide him with opportunities to walk through so many others. “I look at my foundation at Rutgers–Camden and think of how it […]
Finding better health care solutions for the global population is an important ongoing conversation, and two Rutgers University–Camden nursing scholars will now be at the forefront of the discussion among international health professionals. Marian Nowak and Patricia Sayers, both assistant professors at the Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden, have been appointed as United Nations delegates by […]
Author David Friedman will deliver a free public lecture on his latest book, Wilde In America: Oscar Wilde and The Invention of Modern Celebrity, which details Wilde’s American lecture tour of 1882, at 12:20 p.m. Thursday, March 12 in the Stedman Gallery.
Rutgers University–Camden will become the central hub for interactive, online, and in-person discussions with leaders in the field of sustainable practice as it presents the free SustainableMondays lecture series through April 27.
The Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts will present photographer Richard Ross’ unflinching images of juveniles in detention in a thought-provoking new exhibition, “Juvenile in Justice.” The display will run from March 8 to April 22 in the Stedman Gallery, located in the Fine Arts Complex.
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The Student Works Gallery will celebrate the unconventional side of photography as it presents an exhibition, titled “Process,” featuring works by students in the Department of Fine Arts’ “Advanced Photography” course, from Feb. 12 to April 9.
Some natural scientists theorize that, if environmental degradation continues at its current rate, Earth will experience a die-off of half of all species of plants and animals by the end of this century. As an artistic response to this notion, Elizabeth Demaray, an associate professor of art at Rutgers University–Camden, created a series of site-specific […]