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Army Education Outreach Program Provides Lab Research Experience for Undergraduates and High School Students

Army Education Outreach Program Provides Lab Research Experience for Undergraduates and High School Students

The students are learning about life in the lab and conducting research for Jinglin Fu, assistant professor of chemistry.

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Research Explores LGBTQ People of Color’s Experiences with Law Enforcement

Research Explores LGBTQ People of Color’s Experiences with Law Enforcement

By Tom McLaughlin In 2011, the U.S. Department of Justice issued a report on law enforcement in New Orleans that focused primarily on racial bias and discriminatory practices. Nestled in the report, Brandi Blessett noticed an easily overlooked subsection detailing the intimidation, harassment, and targeting of LGBTQ people of color by law enforcement officers. “This […]

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Ph.D. Graduate Earns Prestigious Harvard Strategic Data Project Fellowship

Ph.D. Graduate Earns Prestigious Harvard Strategic Data Project Fellowship

By Tom McLaughlin As Abigail Todhunter-Reid recalls, school didn’t quite come so easily to her as a child. A self-described “slow learner,” she later worked as an educator, where she became increasingly frustrated with the emphasis on standardized test scores and the stigma surrounding slow learners. “I knew then that I wanted to dedicate my […]

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New Historic Preservation Certification Program Launched

New Historic Preservation Certification Program Launched

By Tom McLaughlin An innovative new program at Rutgers University–Camden will offer participants a unique opportunity to learn the processes and techniques of historic preservation in the living classroom of Camden and nearby Philadelphia and southern New Jersey. History enthusiasts and scholars, practitioners, and other interested members of the public are invited to engage in […]

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Scholar’s Book Explores Politics of Food in Medieval English Romance Literature

Scholar’s Book Explores Politics of Food in Medieval English Romance Literature

By Tom McLaughlin Throughout civilized history, posits Aaron Hostetter, humans have rendered the material world edible in order to define our lives. “We are a collective of consuming agents, and our primary role as citizens of our culture is to use what we obtain, primarily through production and global trade,” says Hostetter, an associate professor […]

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