Research Highlights

Along the Great Divide: A Q&A with Political Expert Shauna Shames

Along the Great Divide: A Q&A with Political Expert Shauna Shames

As convention season reaches a fever pitch, the 2016 U.S. presidential election is shaping up to be one of the most divided – and perhaps divisive – contests in American history. Key issues, clear-cut policy differences, gender, and age are all playing major roles in deepening this divide, explains Shauna Shames, an assistant professor of […]

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Molding Young Researchers: Undergraduates Unlock Potential of Fungus as Future of Sustainable Energy

Molding Young Researchers: Undergraduates Unlock Potential of Fungus as Future of Sustainable Energy

By Tom McLaughlin Ugh, moldy bread. Few things can make you lose your appetite quicker than the sight of a few unwelcome spots on your sandwich. But these spores just might hold the key to something greater – as in the future of sustainable energy – thanks to a study being conducted in the Research […]

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Researcher: Summer Games No Winning Proposition for All Rio Residents

Researcher: Summer Games No Winning Proposition for All Rio Residents

For many residents in Rio, the Olympics and the preceding 2014 FIFA World Cup haven’t always been winning propositions.

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Why Do Teens Reject Drugs? Communication Is the Key, says Rutgers Researcher

Why Do Teens Reject Drugs? Communication Is the Key, says Rutgers Researcher

Prof. Stacia Gilliard-Matthews led a research study showing that, among Camden youth, non-marijuana use is not just predicated on peer attributes, but how adolescents communicate to their friends about who they are and how they communicate with one another about drug users.

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Clinton’s Victory Provides New Opportunity to Analyze Gender Dynamics, Says Researcher

Clinton’s Victory Provides New Opportunity to Analyze Gender Dynamics, Says Researcher

While Hillary Clinton’s victory as the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee marks a historic moment in the nation’s history, it also lays new and important ground for analysis of gender dynamics in American politics, explains Prof. Kelly Dittmar

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