Tag: Rutgers-Camden

Rutgers Board of Governors Approves Support for Redevelopment of Campbell’s Field

Rutgers Board of Governors Approves Support for Redevelopment of Campbell’s Field

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, will invest up to $7.5 million in the redevelopment of Campbell’s Field in Camden.  The Rutgers Board of Governors approved the resolution during a regularly scheduled public meeting in Camden today. The proposed project envisions the creation of a multi-purpose athletic facility that could include fields for baseball, […]

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Consumerism Has Always Driven Our Holiday Traditions, Says Researcher

Consumerism Has Always Driven Our Holiday Traditions, Says Researcher

By Tom McLaughlin From nonstop Christmas music, to elaborate store displays, and a steady stream of commercials, the unofficial start to the holiday season seems to come earlier and earlier every year. So has our consumerism finally gone too far? Not so fast, says Rutgers University–Camden researcher Aaron Hostetter. While we’d like to believe that […]

Posted in: Research Highlights
Researcher Brings History of Animated Toys to Life

Researcher Brings History of Animated Toys to Life

By Tom McLaughlin Dolls that can walk, talk, and blink their eyes. Personal drawings that magically move on the screen. Physical characters that seemingly “come alive” in an alternate, virtual universe. These and countless other ubiquitous toys are only some recent examples of playthings that cultivate and sustain the fantasy of toys “coming to life” […]

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Writing and Design Lab to Participate in International Write-In

Writing and Design Lab to Participate in International Write-In

By Tom McLaughlin Calling all writers! The Writing and Design Lab at Rutgers University–Camden will participate in the International Write-In on Nov. 30. Students looking for a quiet place to work are encouraged to visit the Writers House at Rutgers–Camden, located at 305 Cooper Street, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The International Write-In is […]

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Professor Named 2018 National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellow

Professor Named 2018 National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellow

By Tom McLaughlin Adding to his already impressive list of honors and awards, Patrick Rosal, an associate professor of English at Rutgers University–Camden, has been named a 2018 National Endowment for the Arts Literature Creative Writing (Prose) Fellow. The $25,000 grant is given to published creative writers, enabling recipients to set aside time for writing, […]

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