Rutgers-Camden Grad Named ETS President

Walt MacDonald, who graduated from the Camden College of Arts and Sciences in 1974, has recently been named president and CEO of Educational Testing Service (ETS).  He will take over his new post on January 1, 2014. Read the full article at NewsNow.

Mallery Concert Series Kicks Off New Season on September 18th

The annual Mallery Concert Series at Rutgers–Camden begins its new season on Wednesday, September 18th, with a performance by pianist Clipper Erickson and violinist Andrew Kirkman.  The concert begins at 12:15 p.m. in the Mallery Room, located on the second floor of the Fine Arts Building. For the full Fall 2013 concert schedule, visit NewsNow.

Dr. Wayne Glasker to Lead Free Documentary Series

Dr. Wayne Glasker, an associate professor of history at Rutgers-Camden, will kick off his free documentary film series, titled “Freedom, Equality, Democracy: Looking Back, Moving Forward,” on Wednesday, September 18th, at the Burlington County Lyceum of History and Natural Sciences.  Dr. Glasker will show the film “The Abolitionists,” and will then lead a 30-45 minute discussion … Read more Dr. Wayne Glasker to Lead Free Documentary Series

Senator Walter Rand Institute Partners with United Way

Rutgers-Camden’s Senator Walter Rand Institute is working with the United Way of Salem County, helping them to target where resources are needed most.  Learn more about this partnership at NJ.com. 

Biology Professor Studies Glacial Ecosystems

Dr. Andrey Grigoriev, Professor of Biology, is studying Alaska’s Byron Glacier in an attempt to learn more about the structure of the glacial ecosystem.  Dr. Grigoriev is conducting this research with Sulbha Choudhari, a doctoral student in Rutgers-Camden’s computational and integrative biology program. Read the full article at NewsNow.

Lauren Grodstein Publishes New Novel

The Explanation for Everything, the newest novel from Lauren Grodstein, Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing and Graduate Director of the Creative Writing program, explores the debate between Darwinism and intelligent design through the lens of a college professor and the student he is advising on a research project. Learn more about The Explanation … Read more Lauren Grodstein Publishes New Novel

Senator Walter Rand Institute Evaluates Healthy Living Initiative

Rutgers-Camden’s Senator Walter Rand Institute worked with the Food Bank of South Jersey (FBSJ) to evaluate their Healthy Living Initiative, which strives to educate the public about healthy eating habits.  Ultimately, the Rand Institute determined that the FBSJ’s Healthy Living Initiative was beneficial to its participants. Read the full article at NewsNow.

Arts and Sciences Dean’s Undergraduate Research Fund Applications Due September 25th!

Rutgers University-Camden is a proud research institution, and we encourage undergraduate students to become involved with research.  To that end, we offer the Arts and Sciences Dean’s Undergraduate Research Fund, which supports the costs of research.  Visit http://fas.camden.rutgers.edu/student-experience/undergraduate-research/support-for-undergraduate-research/, and click on the Arts and Sciences Dean’s Undergraduate Research Fund link for the application.  The application … Read more Arts and Sciences Dean’s Undergraduate Research Fund Applications Due September 25th!

Dr. Robert Emmons: Rotary Peace Fellow

Dr. Robert Emmons, the associate director of the FASC Digital Studies Center, which will open this academic year, worked as a Rotary Peace Fellow in Bangkok, Thailand, over the summer.  Check out the video he made about his experience abroad!

Win a copy of Lauren Grodstein’s new novel or Chinelo Okparanta’s new collection of short stories!

Wouldn’t you love to curl up with a good book? In honor of next week’s reading, which will feature Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing Lauren Grodstein and Graduate School-Camden alumna Chinelo Okparanta, we are giving away a copy of Ms. Grodstein’s new novel, The Explanation for Everything, and Ms. Okparanta’s new short story … Read more Win a copy of Lauren Grodstein’s new novel or Chinelo Okparanta’s new collection of short stories!