By Ed Moorhouse The best and the brightest high school students who will one day be leaders in the business community are learning what it takes to succeed in the industry during Rutgers University–Camden’s annual BizEd program. During “BizEd: Building Business Leaders,” a select group of rising high school seniors participate in a two-week summer […]
Scientific research doesn’t come with a set of instructions or a step-by-step guide that leads to a solution. If that were the case, it would take all of the fun out of discovery. “We get in the lab and something doesn’t quite work, so you have to change your method on the fly to figure […]
By Ed Moorhouse Just getting in the door is not enough. Although advancements have been made to provide accommodations for disabled consumers to access stores, a Rutgers University–Camden scholar says that’s only half the battle. “Maybe they can get in and maybe there is a ramp, but what about the rest?” asks Carol Kaufman-Scarborough, a […]
Too Much of a Good Thing? Researcher Says Electric Utilities Companies Overinvest in Unreliable Renewable Energy
By Ed Moorhouse When it comes to weighing the positives of renewable energy, there is little debate: it helps improve the environment while reducing electricity usage and cost. But can there be too much of a good thing? According to a Rutgers University–Camden utilities expert, the answer is yes. “I’ve been promoting and writing articles […]
Rutgers University–Camden will bolster its mission of providing exceptional educational opportunities for the poorest, most underserved students, thanks to a new $220,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The five-year grant, awarded to the federally funded TriO Student Support Services (TriO SSS) program at Rutgers–Camden, will enable 160 undergraduate students from low-income backgrounds – […]
Nyeema Watson has been selected as assistant chancellor for civic engagement at Rutgers University–Camden, where she will lead the university’s community and service initiatives. “Across the region and on our campus, Nyeema has a well-earned reputation for collaboration and innovative approaches to strengthening communities while providing exceptional learning opportunities for our students,” says Rutgers University–Camden […]
Continuing a summer tradition, a group of southern New Jersey teenagers will prepare for the rigors of college while living and studying at Rutgers University–Camden.
Three Rutgers University–Camden students are trading their Scarlet Raptor wings for mouse ears this fall. Rachel Clifton, John Han, and Brittany Striewski have been accepted to the prestigious Disney College Program, a paid internship in which students from across the country take part in personal and career development courses while building essential communication, problem solving, […]
By Ed Moorhouse A Rutgers University–Camden finance major is heading to China this summer as part of a highly selective delegation of college students that will learn about the country’s history, culture, international relations, and economic development. Justina Ejiofor, of Burlington Township, has been accepted to the Emerging Leaders U.S.-China Study Delegation, sponsored by the […]
On May 21, Galina Graulau will earn distinction as an elite, K-12 Spanish teacher, as she and counterpart Aurora Boyette become the first two graduates of Rutgers–Camden’s innovative MAT program.
By Ed Moorhouse Like many other students with disabilities, Amanda O’Keefe says one of her biggest challenges is that her disability is “hidden” from public view. “I have experienced many situations in which people have challenged my disability,” says O’Keefe, a second-year student at the Rutgers School of Law–Camden. “It’s important to understand that disabilities […]
This year, incoming Rutgers University–Camden students enrolled in any of the writing program’s gateway and developmental English composition courses will read David Quammen’s timely text Ebola: The Natural and Human History of a Deadly Virus.
By Ed Moorhouse It’s known as the golden hour — the time it takes to transport a patient suffering from a traumatic injury from the field to the hospital. It’s a matter of life or death. “Patients’ chances for survival are greatest if they receive care during that narrow window of time,” says Marian Nowak, […]
Sonjanit DeFrank, a Rutgers Future Scholar, flourished in the LEAP Academy University Charter School’s STEM High School in Camden, was one of 130 college-bound students from across the country who were welcomed by first lady Michelle Obama at The White House to participate in the “Beating the Odds Summit.” President Barack Obama made a surprise appearance and greeted the guests.
By Ed Moorhouse Janice Beitz, a professor at the Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden and director of its wound, ostomy, and continence graduate certificate program, has been selected for induction into the prestigious Academy of Nursing Education by the National League for Nursing. Beitz, a Cherry Hill resident, is one of 22 nurse educators who have […]
By Ed Moorhouse Barbara McCormick, an adjunct professor at the Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden, has been recognized by Nurse.com as one of the top nurses in the region in 2015. McCormick, a Turnersville resident, is one of six Philadelphia-area recipients of the distinguished Giving Excellence Meaning (GEM) Award, which honors outstanding nurses throughout the country […]
Thanks to two grants from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts totaling more than $182,000, the Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts (RCCA) will continue to serve as a hub of award-winning performances, exhibitions, education programs, and community projects in the South Jersey region.
Literary Stars Offer Free Readings During 30th Annual Rutgers University–Camden Summer Writers’ Conference
Rutgers University–Camden celebrates three decades as the premiere literary hub in South Jersey as it presents the 30th Annual Rutgers University–Camden Summer Writers’ Conference from June 22 to July 1.
The Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts will present a series of free public arts and cultural activities for children of all ages throughout the summer on the Rutgers University–Camden campus.
Other Recent Posts
Sarah Allred, an assistant professor of psychology at Rutgers University–Camden, teams with cognitive scientists to study the phenomenon of working color memory in an illuminating new study.
By Ed Moorhouse While the emotionally charged conversation surrounding race continues across the country, an assistant professor of management at the Rutgers School of Business–Camden says many people fail to identify acts of prejudice when they are not overt, and he’s hoping a research chapter he co-authored brings those issues to light. Oscar Holmes IV […]