Tag: Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice

Researcher Earns NSF Grant to Examine Impact of Student Loans on Lives of College Graduates

Researcher Earns NSF Grant to Examine Impact of Student Loans on Lives of College Graduates

Funded by the NSF grant, researchers Joan Mazelis and Arielle Kuperberg will further examine how loans play a role in the transition to adulthood among college graduates.

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Four Rutgers-Camden Students Named Fulbright Semi-Finalists

Four Rutgers-Camden Students Named Fulbright Semi-Finalists

Four Rutgers–Camden students have been selected as semi-finalists in the 2020-21 Fulbright Scholarship competition.

Posted in: Student Achievement
Sociology Researcher’s New Book Explores Social Connections That Help Battle Poverty in Philadelphia

Sociology Researcher’s New Book Explores Social Connections That Help Battle Poverty in Philadelphia

By Tom McLaughlin As Joan Maya Mazelis explains, researchers have long agreed that social ties matter. Studies document two common realities for the poor – either they rely on a dense network of closely connected and supportive kin or, in the absence of such a network, establish fleeting, disposable ties with strangers, says the assistant […]

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Why Do Teens Reject Drugs? Communication Is the Key, says Rutgers Researcher

Why Do Teens Reject Drugs? Communication Is the Key, says Rutgers Researcher

Prof. Stacia Gilliard-Matthews led a research study showing that, among Camden youth, non-marijuana use is not just predicated on peer attributes, but how adolescents communicate to their friends about who they are and how they communicate with one another about drug users.

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Side by Side: Rutgers–Camden Students and New Jersey Inmates Explore U.S. Correctional System Together

Side by Side: Rutgers–Camden Students and New Jersey Inmates Explore U.S. Correctional System Together

Twenty students – comprised of nine Rutgers–Camden students and 11 New Jersey inmates – attended a Confinement and Corrections course at South Woods State Prison in Bridgeton.

Posted in: Community Outreach