Tag: History

The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia Awarded Two-Year, $300,000 NEH Grant

The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia Awarded Two-Year, $300,000 NEH Grant

The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia, a pioneering digital resource based at Rutgers University–Camden, is poised to enter an era of unprecedented growth, thanks to a two-year, $300,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The grant will further establish the online civic project, led by the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) […]

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Researchers Named to Historians Speakers Bureau

Researchers Named to Historians Speakers Bureau

Two history scholars, Charlene Mires and Lorrin Thomas, have been named to the prestigious Organization of American Historians’ (OAH) Distinguished Lectureship Program for the period of fall 2014 to spring 2017.

Posted in: Scarlet Pride
Series of Events to Celebrate Women’s History Month in March

Series of Events to Celebrate Women’s History Month in March

A series of events will celebrate women of character, courage, and commitment at Rutgers University–Camden throughout Women’s History Month in March. Wednesday, March 5 A lecture, titled “Combating Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Women,” will be held at 5:30 p.m. in the South ABC Conference Room, located on the lower level of the Campus Center. Speakers […]

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Alumnus Chronicles Racial Integration in Pro Football

Alumnus Chronicles Racial Integration in Pro Football

As Brian Scott explains, the public is very familiar with the story of racial integration in professional baseball. However, notes the Rutgers University–Camden alumnus, we are not informed that other major professional sports, such as football and basketball, were also experiencing racial integration during the 1940s. Scott sheds light on this critical period in pro […]

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The Gleaner Hosts Book Signing for Student Authors

The Gleaner Hosts Book Signing for Student Authors

In recognition of homegrown talent, The Gleaner, Rutgers University–Camden’s student-run newspaper, hosted a book reading and signing for student authors 1st Lt. Mark A. Bodrog and Sean Lynch on Tuesday, Feb. 11. A Rutgers–Camden graduate student and alumnus, Bodrog served as a first lieutenant and infantry officer in the U.S. Marines. The criminal justice major […]

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