Student Achievement

Ph.D. Student Combines Street Smarts with Academic Success

Ph.D. Student Combines Street Smarts with Academic Success

As Clovis Bergere explains, there is an underlying tension in the city. It is one that exists between the spontaneous and creative ways that young people utilize public spaces, and local governments’ attempts to regulate these informal actions. “It is important to understand how to regulate planning and implement programs for young people without clashing […]

Rutgers–Camden Students Earn Gilman Scholarships

Rutgers–Camden Students Earn Gilman Scholarships

Three Rutgers–Camden students, Claudia Black, You You Jiang and Jaclyn Barber, have been awarded the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Named in honor of the longtime member of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Gilman Scholarship awards students $5,000 to study […]

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Inspired by Alumna, Rutgers Law–Camden Team Triumphant in Abolishing Rape-Marriage Law in Bolivia.

Inspired by Alumna, Rutgers Law–Camden Team Triumphant in Abolishing Rape-Marriage Law in Bolivia.

Victims of rape around the world all struggle with whether to tell, fearful of not being believed or even being accused of attracting an attack. This hesitancy to come forward is heightened still in the more than 20 countries where rape-marriage laws encourage rapists to marry their victims as a way to have their crimes […]

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Louder than Words: Rutgers–Camden Student Earns Scholarship for Social Activism

Louder than Words: Rutgers–Camden Student Earns Scholarship for Social Activism

As Lauren Carlbon recalls, growing up in her household, social- and environmental-justice issues were often a part of casual dinner conversation. Her first experience with activism came as the result of her parents’ involvement with a citizen-led effort to prevent the City Council of Ocean City, N.J., from using rainforest wood on the boardwalk, pushing […]

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Breaking New Ground: Rutgers–Camden Student and Archeologist Honored with 2013 New Jersey Historic Preservation Award

Breaking New Ground: Rutgers–Camden Student and Archeologist Honored with 2013 New Jersey Historic Preservation Award

As Brian Albright explains it, performing an excavation is more than just finding artifacts; it’s learning to put these pieces together in order to form a coherent narrative about the past. The Rutgers–Camden graduate student likens it to doing a jigsaw puzzle, only you don’t know how many pieces there are, and you don’t know […]

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