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Rutgers-Camden Researcher Seeking Participants for Diabetes Study

A Rutgers–Camden researcher is seeking participants for a study that examines how family, friends, and health care providers are involved in diabetes management. Kristin August, an assistant professor of psychology, hopes to determine the appropriate norms for social network involvement in diabetes management and how these norms differ by age, gender, and race. The study […]

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Adjunct Faculty Member Publishes Business Etiquette Book

Adjunct Faculty Member Publishes Business Etiquette Book

Barbara Pachter, an adjunct faculty member at the Rutgers School of Business–Camden, has published her 10th book, The Essentials of Business Etiquette: How to Greet, Eat, and tweet Your Way to Success (McGraw-Hill, 2013). The book offers 101 crucial etiquette tips for improving behavior when greeting, dining with, and engaging in social media with customers, […]

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Journal Publishes Article by Rutgers-Camden Medical Historian

Journal Publishes Article by Rutgers-Camden Medical Historian

In her article “‘Modern Medical Science and the Divine Providence of God’: Rethinking the Place of Religion in Postwar U.S. Medical History,” Rutgers-Camden medical historian Janet Golden discusses how many parents who experienced the death of children during the postwar period relied heavily on religion to help make sense of the tragedies medicine could not […]

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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 […]

Scholarly Work Selected for Publication

Scholarly Work Selected for Publication

Paul Jargowsky, a professor of public policy and director of the Center for Urban Research and Urban Education at Rutgers-Camden, and Lorraine Minnite, a professor of public policy at Rutgers-Camden, have had their entry “Underclass” accepted for publication in the upcoming  International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2nd ed., edited by James D. Wright. […]

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