RUTGERS STATE UNIVERSITY-CAMDEN CAMPUS NEWS



Rutgers University–Camden Professor Oscar Holmes Named Among “40 Best Business Professors Under 40”
Campus Life
An assistant professor of management at the Rutgers School of Business–Camden, Holmes, received the honor by PoetsandQuants.com.


Business School Alumnus Raises Rutgers–Camden Banner on Stock Car Circuit
Scarlet Pride
By Tom McLaughlin Now that’s what you call lapping the field. Those tuning into the ARCA General Tire 150, held on May 24 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, would have seen “Rutgers School of Business–Camden” running rings around – and with – the competition. Behind the wheel of the No. 78 Chevrolet – decked out in […]


Graduating Rutgers–Camden Biology Student Aims to Become a Doctor Like Those Who Treated Her
Scarlet Pride
While dealing with some serious health issues, Peyton Conrey exceled in academics, sports, her jobs, and made time for community service work.


Graduating Accounting Major Gives Back to Community
Student Achievement
Krista Wells' education at was enriched through public service projects on campus and in the city of Camden.


Graduating Public History Major Already Working to Preserve History
Student Achievement
By Tom McLaughlin Simply put, where others see an old building, Rachel Craft sees a treasure trove of historical information. Behind the facades, explains the graduating Rutgers University–Camden student, there is much more than meets the eye. “Buildings are very telling of history, so I appreciate the importance of preserving them,” says the graduate public […]


Graduating Health Sciences Major on a Mission to Solve Health Care Issues Around the Globe
Scarlet Pride
A self-proclaimed “talker,” Jasmaine Quashie pursued a bachelor’s degree in health sciences as the first step toward exploring and solving health-care and health-systems issues around the globe


Longtime Camden Spanish Teacher Fulfills Dream of Earning Master’s Degree at Rutgers–Camden
Student Achievement
Graduating senior Nidza Bruno will celebrate her enduring, hand-in-hand pursuits of learning and teaching as she graduates from Rutgers-Camden on May 16 with a master of arts in teaching Spanish degree.


Researcher’s Pioneering Bilingual Preschool Program a Model of Success
Community Outreach
By Tom McLaughlin Bilingual preschool education may one day become the norm in the United States, rather than the exception, thanks to a pioneering initiative run by Rutgers University–Camden researcher Silvia Perez-Cortes in conjunction with Catholic Partnership Schools in Camden. Perez-Cortes, an assistant professor of Spanish, is currently serving as a consultant for a task […]


Meet an Outstanding Law School Graduate: Blair Gerold
Student Achievement
When Blair Gerold was working 10-to-12-hour days in the high-pressure world of the music industry, she didn’t know it at the time, but that experience prepared her for law school.


Rutgers–Camden Announces Commencement 2018 Keynote Speakers
Campus Life
This year's speakers are Anita Hill, Dana Redd, Sandy J. Stewart, Linda J. Stierle, and Stephen Tullman.


Rutgers Law 2018 Graduate Advocates for Civil Rights, LGBTQ Rights
Student Achievement
Christopher Bustamante Osorio became interested in law when he saw injustices his parents faced in the United States after fleeing Colombia's dangerous living conditions.


2018 South Jerseyan of the Year Award Winners Announced by Senator Walter Rand Institute at Rutgers–Camden
Community Outreach
Three prominent southern New Jersey citizens have been named as recipients of the 2018 South Jerseyan of the Year award.


Camden Schoolchildren’s 670-Foot Mural to be Installed on Camden Waterfront
Arts and Culture
By Tom McLaughlin How do you envision Camden’s past, present, and future? That was the question posed to more than 300 Camden schoolchildren, whose vivid, colorful visions of the city will now be part of a stunning 670-foot mural lining construction fencing – spanning 67 panels, measuring 6 by 10 feet each – along the […]


Graduating Social Work Major Seeks to Be Guiding Force That She Once Had
Campus Life
Melissa Velez overcame her own childhood struggles to graduate with a bachelor's degree in social work.


Professor Co-Authors Latest Edition of Preeminent Manual for Writing Research
Research Highlights
William FitzGerald, an associate professor of English at Rutgers University–Camden, teams with Boston University scholar Joe Bizup to revise the ninth edition of Kate L. Turabian’s A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations.


Professor’s New Book Explores Impact of Emerging Technologies on Art
Arts and Culture
Rutgers–Camden Prof. LiQin Tan ventures where many are still reluctant or skeptical to go in his new book Singularity Art: How Technology Singularity Will Impact on Art (China Machine Press, 2018).


Rutgers Law Professor Among a Group of Human Rights Lawyers to Win Groundbreaking Human Rights Case Against Former Bolivian Officials
Campus Life
Human rights attorneys win a landmark case against former Bolivian officials for ordering the military to suppress protests against government policies, killing more than 60 people and injuring hundreds.


Earth Day to be Celebrated (Two Days Early) with Seed Ball-Making Demo
Community Outreach
In celebration of Earth Day – held nationally two days later on April 22 – Rutgers University–Camden students in the art and urban sustainability class and LEAP Academy University Charter School students will demonstrate how to make seed balls


Alumnus Makes Significant Bequest Gift Commitment to Support Students and Research at Rutgers University–Camden
Scarlet Pride
Alumnus Sandy Stewart made a $2.5 million bequest gift commitment.


Rutgers–Camden Program Introduces Camden-area High School Students to Business Disciplines and Careers
Community Outreach
The Rutgers University Student Executive (RUSE) program gives high school students a taste of college life.


Rand Institute Study Reveals State Funding Disparities for South Jersey’s Poorest Municipalities
Research Highlights
By Tom McLaughlin South Jersey’s most economically distressed municipalities receive significantly less state funding assistance than similarly poor municipalities elsewhere throughout the state, according to new research by the Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs at Rutgers University–Camden. “This finding suggests that state policymakers should review the formula for how New Jersey municipalities receive […]


Saving Lives of Patients Affected by Opioid Epidemic
Scarlet Pride
When Serena Natal saw how the opioid epidemic was devastating individuals and families, she knew she had to take action – and, in some situations, resort to using life-saving measures.


Rutgers–Camden to Host Fifth Annual Camden Comic Con
Arts and Culture
Rutgers–Camden will host the fifth annual Camden Comic Con from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 14 in the Campus Center and the Athletic and Fitness Center.


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


Art Professor to Lead Student Workshop in Latvia
Arts and Culture
By Tom McLaughlin Her inspired, mixed-media constructions have appeared in solo and group exhibitions and installations throughout the world. Her original artwork hangs prominently in the U.S. Embassy in Suriname and in the personal collection of U.S. Ambassador to Latvia Nancy Pettit. And she has served as both an instructor and mentor to countless students, […]