Research Highlights

Moving Forward After Nationalist and Populist Movements

Moving Forward After Nationalist and Populist Movements

Research by two Rutgers Law School professors traces the economic and cultural roots of populist and nationalist movements in the U.S. and Europe

Rutgers Law School Report Recommends Improvements by States to Protect Homeowners Insurance Consumers

Rutgers Law School Report Recommends Improvements by States to Protect Homeowners Insurance Consumers

Homeowners affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma will find that the level of protection in resolving disputes with insurance companies depends on the state where their damaged home is located.

Learning by Doing Through a NASA Internship

Learning by Doing Through a NASA Internship

Kacey Dougherty’s summer research work has given her experience in conducting studies that could be beneficial to NASA projects.

Giving Back to the Community

Rutgers–Camden to Host Second Annual International Conference on Cuba

Rutgers–Camden to Host Second Annual International Conference on Cuba

By Tom McLaughlin For the second consecutive year, leading scholars from the United States and Cuba will gather to discuss sustainable public-private partnerships on the island nation during a global conference at Rutgers University–Camden from Nov. 6 to 10. The “Conference on the Future Directions for a New Cuba: Building Sustainable Partnerships” will be highlighted […]

Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Announces The Big Read Events Planned This Fall

Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Announces The Big Read Events Planned This Fall

By Tom McLaughlin This fall, the Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts will participate in The Big Read for the eighth year with Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine. The two-month celebration features a lecture series, art installation sites, storytelling programs, and more. A copy of Citizen: An American Lyric or an age-appropriate companion book […]

Series of Events Celebrates LGBTQ History Month in October

Series of Events Celebrates LGBTQ History Month in October

Rutgers University–Camden will host a series of free, public events in celebration of LGBTQ History Month in October. Monday, October 16 Poet and performer Raymond Luczak will present “On the Queer Disability Experience: An ASL Performance” at 11:20 a.m. in the Multi-Purpose Room, located on the main floor of the Campus Center. Luczak, who is […]

Student Achievement

Familiar Faces: Quadruplet Sisters Poised to Chart Own Courses for Success

Familiar Faces: Quadruplet Sisters Poised to Chart Own Courses for Success

By Tom McLaughlin At first glance, the similarities are unmistakable. Growing up three-fourths of a set of quadruplets, Casey, Kelly, and Rachel Murphy say they have gotten used to people recognizing them around their hometown of Swedesboro. “Ever since we were young, even if people didn’t know us, they knew of us,” explains Rachel, who […]

Once Homeless, Ph.D. Student Strives to Open Boarding School for Disadvantaged Youth

Once Homeless, Ph.D. Student Strives to Open Boarding School for Disadvantaged Youth

By Tom McLaughlin A stable, secure home environment, explains Alex Cruz, can make all the difference in the world to a child’s education. “Kids shouldn’t have to worry about financial things, or whether they have a roof over their heads,” says the Ph.D. candidate in public affairs at Rutgers University–Camden. Putting words into action, Cruz […]

First-Year Leadership Institute Student Already a Guiding Influence Among His Peers

First-Year Leadership Institute Student Already a Guiding Influence Among His Peers

By Tom McLaughlin Upon arriving as a first-year student at Rutgers University–Camden this fall, Jacob Lapinson will embark on a unique and extraordinary journey via the Leadership Institute, preparing to stand as a guiding force and influence among his peers. But first things first: Lapinson spent time this summer providing critical mentorship and guidance to […]

Campus Life

Rutgers Law Students Represent Prison Inmates in Civil Rights Cases

Rutgers Law Students Represent Prison Inmates in Civil Rights Cases

Rutgers Law School students are receiving actual legal work experience by representing pro se litigants through a federal court system pilot program.

Rutgers–Camden Celebrates Opening of New Nursing and Science Building

Rutgers–Camden Celebrates Opening of New Nursing and Science Building

Strengthening Rutgers University–Camden’s role as a regional leader in health care and the sciences, the 107,000-square-foot Nursing and Science Building, located at Fifth and Federal Sts. in Camden, has opened.

Rutgers Offers Students Legal Assistance on Immigration Issues

Rutgers Offers Students Legal Assistance on Immigration Issues

Rutgers Law School has launched a new service, the Rutgers Immigrant Community Assistance Project (RICAP), which offers Rutgers University students access to legal information and guidance on immigration issues.

Scarlet Pride

Rutgers–Camden Receives Bequest Intention Totaling $3 Million for Creation of Endowed Chair and Endowed Scholarship

Rutgers–Camden Receives Bequest Intention Totaling $3 Million for Creation of Endowed Chair and Endowed Scholarship

By Tom McLaughlin Rutgers University–Camden has received a bequest intention totaling $3 million for the creation of a chair in economics and a new endowed $50,000 scholarship for students in the Department of World Languages and Cultures majoring in German or Spanish. The creation of the chair is from the estates of late Rutgers–Camden alumni […]

Alum Brian Greczyn SBC’97, ’00, Shares Expertise and Guides Rutgers University–Camden Students

Alum Brian Greczyn SBC’97, ’00, Shares Expertise and Guides Rutgers University–Camden Students

The senior director of sales at Mattel Toys also gives students a chance to attend the annual Toy Industry Association’s fair in New York City.

Ph.D. Graduate Earns Prestigious Harvard Strategic Data Project Fellowship

Ph.D. Graduate Earns Prestigious Harvard Strategic Data Project Fellowship

By Tom McLaughlin As Abigail Todhunter-Reid recalls, school didn’t quite come so easily to her as a child. A self-described “slow learner,” she later worked as an educator, where she became increasingly frustrated with the emphasis on standardized test scores and the stigma surrounding slow learners. “I knew then that I wanted to dedicate my […]

Arts and Culture

Worth the Wait: Student Health Services Receives New Student- And Alumni-Created Art Mural

Worth the Wait: Student Health Services Receives New Student- And Alumni-Created Art Mural

By Tom McLaughlin Visitors to the Student Health Services office at Rutgers University–Camden will have a “brighter” and perhaps more cheerful wait, thanks to a new student- and alumni-created art mural that now adorns the walls. Throughout the summer, Emily Ramos, a graphic design major; Logan Fleig, a digital studies major; and Jacob Foster, a […]

English Professor Wins Esteemed Award for Most Outstanding Book of Poetry of the Year

English Professor Wins Esteemed Award for Most Outstanding Book of Poetry of the Year

By Tom McLaughlin Equipped with the tools of his trade – a pen and notepad, a napkin, the back of his hand, anything he can write on – Patrick Rosal quickly jots down a few notes and files them away in his pocket. Like a scientist in the field, explains Rosal, a poet’s work begins […]

Visiting Artists Program Brings World-Renowned Artists to Campus

Visiting Artists Program Brings World-Renowned Artists to Campus

By Tom McLaughlin The Department of Fine Arts at Rutgers University–Camden will usher in its new Visiting Artists Program with presentations by world-renowned artists Dona Nelson, Courtney Puckett, and Alex Da Corte this fall. The talks, which are free of charge and open to the public, will be held from 11:20 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. […]

Other Recent Posts

Rutgers–Camden Food Pantry Serving the Underreported Population of Students Who Need Help

Rutgers–Camden Food Pantry Serving the Underreported Population of Students Who Need Help

A new Rutgers–Camden food pantry, the Raptor Pantry, aims to provide sustenance to students, with no questions asked.

Weighing the Options: Health-Psychology Expert Gives Tips for Avoiding “Freshman 15”

Weighing the Options: Health-Psychology Expert Gives Tips for Avoiding “Freshman 15”

Health-psychology expert Charlotte Markey, a professor of psychology at Rutgers–Camden, gives time-honored tips for avoiding the “Freshman 15.”

Scholars Lead Statewide Expansion of New Jersey Health Initiative’s Teen Leadership Program

Scholars Lead Statewide Expansion of New Jersey Health Initiative’s Teen Leadership Program

By Tom McLaughlin As the calendar turns to September, it is once again time to unite for Hunger Action Month, when Feeding America’s food banks urge individuals nationwide to fight hunger in their communities. According to the organization’s “Map the Meal Gap 2017” study, the issue is as pressing as ever in New Jersey, where […]