Tag: Public Policy and Administration

Rutgers and Center for Puerto Rico Team Up to Prepare Next Generation of Commonwealth’s Leaders

Rutgers and Center for Puerto Rico Team Up to Prepare Next Generation of Commonwealth’s Leaders

In an unprecedented effort to prepare the next generation of leaders in Puerto Rico, Rutgers University–Camden and the Center for Puerto Rico have teamed forces to offer an executive master of public administration (EMPA) degree specializing in community development through the Department of Public Policy and Administration at Rutgers–Camden.

Posted in: Community Outreach
Ph.D. Students to Host Conference Highlighting Development Policies on Distressed U.S. Cities

Ph.D. Students to Host Conference Highlighting Development Policies on Distressed U.S. Cities

Ph.D. students in public affairs at Rutgers University–Camden will host a free, public conference exploring the effectiveness of state and local development policies on distressed U.S. cities, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 19.

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For the Good of It: A Q & A with Ph.D. Candidate Rasheda Weaver on Benefits and Challenges of Social Enterprises

For the Good of It: A Q & A with Ph.D. Candidate Rasheda Weaver on Benefits and Challenges of Social Enterprises

Rasheda Weaver, a Ph.D. candidate in public affairs at Rutgers University­–Camden, explains what drives these social entrepreneurs, explores the pros and cons of owning a social enterprise, and considers what policy changes can be made to bolster revenue-generating organizations that are making a social impact.

Posted in: Research Highlights
A Forest for the Streets: Rutgers–Camden and LEAP Students Team Up to Grow Food Forest in Camden

A Forest for the Streets: Rutgers–Camden and LEAP Students Team Up to Grow Food Forest in Camden

Rutgers–Camden and LEAP Academy University Charter School students received a Social Justice Challenge award for their plan to use composted soil from school waste and grow an urban food forest – one plant bed at a time – on Cooper Street in Camden.

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Camden Students to Perform “To Kill a Mockingbird” Mock Trial

Camden Students to Perform “To Kill a Mockingbird” Mock Trial

By Tom McLaughlin More than 50 years since it was first published, Harper Lee’s timeless novel To Kill a Mockingbird continues to serve as a touchstone for exploring issues of racial inequality in the United States and the U.S. legal system. “Because of events that are still happening in our country today, this book continues […]

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