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Time to Panic? Rutgers-Camden Medical Historian Assesses Bird Flu

Time to Panic? Rutgers-Camden Medical Historian Assesses Bird Flu

On April 27, China reported its first case of bird flu in the southern province of Hunan, bringing unwelcome news that the virus that had already claimed 23 lives in that nation since it was first detected in March is spreading. This week, the World Health Organization weighed in, calling the virus – officially, H7N9, […]

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Photography Student Combines New and Old Processing Techniques

Photography Student Combines New and Old Processing Techniques

Working for more than a decade in the photography field, Robin Miller watched as advances in photo printing technology drastically improved the clarity and color of photographs. “Even when I pick up a picture from the 80s when I was a toddler, they have a certain look to them,” says Miller, who graduated in January […]

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New Jersey Pinelands Helps Student Research Characteristics of Model Fungus Species.

New Jersey Pinelands Helps Student Research Characteristics of Model Fungus Species.

CAMDEN — For students like Ryan Pachucki, New Jersey’s Pinelands National Reserve is a living, growing classroom. Pachucki, a senior biology major at Rutgers-Camden, is studying Neurospora, a type of fungus that grows in the Pine Barrens. He is seeking answers to many interesting and important ecological questions, such as how the fungus adapts to […]

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Students Create 3-D Exhibit As a Metaphor for U.S.-China Relations

Students Create 3-D Exhibit As a Metaphor for U.S.-China Relations

CAMDEN — As Brandon Borrelli explains it, throughout the past century, the relationship between the United States and China has oscillated between being “open,” “restricted,” and “closed,” with each country’s respective leaders repeatedly changing their attitudes toward one another. That point comes alive thanks to Borrelli and fellow electronic art majors Javier Diaz, Chris Hengen, […]

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Student Examines American Combat Experience in World War II and the Vietnam War

Student Examines American Combat Experience in World War II and the Vietnam War

CAMDEN — They fought in different wars, with different enemies, objectives and challenges, but Eugene Sledge and Philip Caputo both endured heavy emotional and physical tolls that came with serving in combat as members of the United States Marine Corps. In Sledge’s stirring memoir, With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa, he gives a […]

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