Research Highlights

Youth of Color More Likely To Report Emotional Distress During Witnessed Police Stops, Says New Study

Youth of Color More Likely To Report Emotional Distress During Witnessed Police Stops, Says New Study

Even witnessing police stops is more likely to cause emotional distress for youth of color than for their white counterparts, according to new research.

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Additional Student Loan Debt Cancellations Needed, Says Sociologist

Additional Student Loan Debt Cancellations Needed, Says Sociologist

Rutgers–Camden researcher Joan Maya Mazelis cautions that President Biden’s recent actions on student loan forgiveness is only 0.1% of the $1.7 trillion of outstanding student loan debt.

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New Research Unmasks Impact of COVID on New Jersey Municipalities

New Research Unmasks Impact of COVID on New Jersey Municipalities

A new Rutgers–Camden report shows the broad, regional impact of COVID-19 upon New Jersey municipalities during two waves in 2020.

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Rutgers‒Camden Undergraduate’s Research on Prescribed Fires and Wildfires in The Pinelands Could Help Protect Forest Ecosystems

Rutgers‒Camden Undergraduate’s Research on Prescribed Fires and Wildfires in The Pinelands Could Help Protect Forest Ecosystems

Insects play a key role in the forest because they can drive the cycling of nutrients through the soil.

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Critical Focus on Racism and Misogyny Extends to Greek and Roman Classics, Says Rutgers–Camden Professor

Critical Focus on Racism and Misogyny Extends to Greek and Roman Classics, Says Rutgers–Camden Professor

Prof. Evan Jewell considers the question: “How do we teach an ancient society where misogyny, sexual assault, and harassment were the norm and built into the classic texts that we read?”

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