Research Highlights

Algorithm Helps Identify Proper Surfaces for Pressure Ulcer Treatment and Prevention

Algorithm Helps Identify Proper Surfaces for Pressure Ulcer Treatment and Prevention

Patients suffering from painful pressure ulcers — commonly known as bed sores — must have the proper support surface to lie on while immobilized. A new algorithm developed in part by a Rutgers University–Camden nursing scholar will help guide nurses and other health care providers in choosing the proper surface to meet individual patient needs. […]

Taxes De-Coded: A Q & A with Researcher Michael Hayes

Taxes De-Coded: A Q & A with Researcher Michael Hayes

Michael Hayes, an assistant professor of public policy and administration, digs into current tax policy and related issues in an informative Q & A.

Women Face Implicit Stereotypes when Interviewing for Jobs, Says Researcher’s Study

Women Face Implicit Stereotypes when Interviewing for Jobs, Says Researcher’s Study

Ioana Latu, an assistant professor of psychology at Rutgers–Camden, teams with researchers Marianne Schmid Mast and Tracie Stewart in an eye-opening new study examining the roles of interviewers’ and applicants’ implicit and explicit stereotypes in predicting women’s job interview outcomes. The researchers document their findings in the forthcoming issue of Psychology of Women Quarterly

Giving Back to the Community

Equal Opportunities for Children Focus of Inaugural Global Public Health Lecture

Equal Opportunities for Children Focus of Inaugural Global Public Health Lecture

Rutgers University–Camden will host its inaugural global public health lecture, focusing on equal opportunities for children around the world, from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 7.

Series of Events Celebrate Women’s History Month in March

Series of Events Celebrate Women’s History Month in March

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 […]

Nursing Research Will Help Deliver Health Care Education and Outreach in Camden

Nursing Research Will Help Deliver Health Care Education and Outreach in Camden

A new initiative by the Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden seeks to bring the needs of Camden families to light and to provide them with health education and outreach programs. Later this year, Rutgers–Camden nursing students will be participating in a critical health care needs assessment in the Camden community as part of an American Association […]

Student Achievement

Toy Story: Rutgers–Camden Junior Experiences Toy Fair, Gains Business Insight from Mattel Executives

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

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 […]

Nursing Student Honors Trailblazing African American Woman With Original Poem

Nursing Student Honors Trailblazing African American Woman With Original Poem

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 […]

Campus Life

School of Business Prepares Students for Success

School of Business Prepares Students for Success

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 […]

Visitors Invited to Add Their Voices to “Sounds of Camden” Exhibition

Visitors Invited to Add Their Voices to “Sounds of Camden” Exhibition

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.

Students Use 3D Printing Technology

Students Use 3D Printing Technology

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 […]

Scarlet Pride

Two Researchers Receive Cottrell College Science Awards

Two Researchers Receive Cottrell College Science Awards

Grace Brannigan and Jinglin Fu, assistant professors at Rutgers University–Camden, are among a select group of researchers from around the country to receive Cottrell College Science Awards from the Research Corporation for Science Advancement (RCSA). Cottrell awards recognize outstanding scholars for the quality and innovation of their research programs and their academic leadership skills, covering […]

Law Alumna Credits Peace Corp for Positive Professional Life

Law Alumna Credits Peace Corp for Positive Professional Life

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 […]

Rutgers–Camden Business and Law Alumnus Reconnects with Campus to Mentor Students

Rutgers–Camden Business and Law Alumnus Reconnects with Campus to Mentor Students

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 […]

Arts and Culture

On a Simple Yarn: Film Studies Lecturer Interviews Writer/Director Thomas McCarthy

On a Simple Yarn: Film Studies Lecturer Interviews Writer/Director Thomas McCarthy

By Matthew Sorrento, a film studies lecturer at Rutgers University–Camden Thomas McCarthy makes movies about the common man yearning for something greater. Featuring a “lost soul” with a new world awaiting him, his works are a lot like fables. His stories are informed by Shakespearean comedy, in which characters abandon the ordinary world for a […]

Rutgers–Camden Madrigal Ensemble Presents Free Concert of Handel’s “Acis and Galatea”

Rutgers–Camden Madrigal Ensemble Presents Free Concert of Handel’s “Acis and Galatea”

The Rutgers University–Camden Madrigal Ensemble will perform a free concert of George Frideric Handel’s popular English opera, “Acis and Galatea,” under the direction of world-renowned soprano Julianne Baird, a distinguished professor of music at Rutgers–Camden. The concert, which is open to the public, will begin at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, in the Walter K. […]

Comic Book Icon Scott McCloud to Deliver Free Lecture

Comic Book Icon Scott McCloud to Deliver Free Lecture

Award-winning cartoonist, author, and comics theorist Scott McCloud will present a free public lecture on visual communication on the Rutgers University–Camden campus at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 7.

Other Recent Posts

Rutgers University–Camden Biophysicist Making Contributions to Computational Research

Rutgers University–Camden Biophysicist Making Contributions to Computational Research

Grace Brannigan is quickly making an impact on the scientific community through innovative computational biophysics research. An assistant professor of physics at Rutgers University–Camden, Brannigan is a recipient of a 2015 Cottrell College Science Award — given to only 33 early career scientists around the country, including two from Rutgers–Camden — and is part of […]

Researcher’s Book Shines Light on Flawed, Child Welfare System

Researcher’s Book Shines Light on Flawed, Child Welfare System

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).

Author David Friedman to Discuss New Book on Oscar Wilde in Free Public Lecture

Author David Friedman to Discuss New Book on Oscar Wilde in Free Public Lecture

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.