Tag: Psychology

Professor and Her Students Pioneer Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Program on Campus

Professor and Her Students Pioneer Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Program on Campus

Prof. Courtenay Cavanaugh and students in her Violence Against Women and Women’s Health course have pioneered the novel, peer-facilitated delivery of a sexual assault prevention and awareness program at Rutgers–Camden.

Posted in: Community Outreach
Father’s Employment Status and Extended Family Members Vital to Children’s Language Growth, Says Rutgers–Camden Researcher

Father’s Employment Status and Extended Family Members Vital to Children’s Language Growth, Says Rutgers–Camden Researcher

According to new research from Prof. Rufan Luo, two previously undetected factors could be predictive indicators of future language and literacy success

Posted in: Research Highlights
Picture That: Nostalgia Provides Psychological Benefits, Says New Rutgers–Camden Study

Picture That: Nostalgia Provides Psychological Benefits, Says New Rutgers–Camden Study

Taking a few minutes to reflect on our past experiences and how they have helped shape who we are today can have extraordinary health benefits.

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First-Generation Student Turned Honor Graduate Credits Her Mother’s Support

First-Generation Student Turned Honor Graduate Credits Her Mother’s Support

By Sam Starnes Nur Syazleena “Leena” Ghani has a definitive plan for the message she will write on her mortarboard before she receives her psychology degree from Rutgers University–Camden. “It’s going to say ‘Thanks, Mom,’” says Ghani, a Gibbstown resident who is on track to graduate summa cum laude from the Rutgers–Camden College of Arts […]

Posted in: Student Achievement
Graduate Psychology Student Overcomes Personal Struggles to Pursue Career as Clinical Psychologist

Graduate Psychology Student Overcomes Personal Struggles to Pursue Career as Clinical Psychologist

By Tom McLaughlin David Sherrell vividly remembers being in the throes of addiction – even if he hadn’t realized it at the time. “I was in my early 20s, away at college for the first time, and feeling entitled to party and relax,” recalls the graduating Rutgers University–Camden graduate psychology student. “Alcohol was just a […]

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