Student Achievement

Digging Deeper: Graduate Public History Student Gets Hands-On Lessons in Archeology

Digging Deeper: Graduate Public History Student Gets Hands-On Lessons in Archeology

By Tom McLaughlin Samantha Muller vividly remembers the day. In February 2017, the Rutgers University–Camden graduate student was showing some friends around Philadelphia when her phone rang. On the other end was Kimberlee Moran, an associate teaching professor and director of forensics at Rutgers–Camden, with whom Muller worked closely while earning bachelor’s degrees in anthropology […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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