Dr. Katrina Hazzard-Donald to Lecture at Swarthmore College

Dr. Katrina Hazzard-Donald, Associate Professor of Sociology, will give a lecture at Swarthmore College on Monday, October 7th, at 4:30 p.m. in the Kohlberg Scheuer Room.  The lecture topic is “Mojo Workin’: The Old African American Hoodoo System,” which is also the title of Dr. Hazzard-Donald’s recent book. To learn more about Dr. Hazzard-Donald’s research, … Read more of Dr. Katrina Hazzard-Donald to Lecture at Swarthmore College

Dr. Gwendolyn Harris to Serve as Panelist at Fannie Lou Hamer Civil Rights Symposium

Dr. Gwendolyn Harris, Executive Director of the Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs, will serve as a panelist for the Tenth Annual Fannie Lou Hamer Civil Rights Symposium.  This year’s theme is “Voice of Courage: The Enduring Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement.”  Dr. Cornel West will serve as the keynote speaker. The symposium will … Read more of Dr. Gwendolyn Harris to Serve as Panelist at Fannie Lou Hamer Civil Rights Symposium

Drs. Grace Brannigan and Joseph Martin’s Research Could Lead to Important Medical Advances

Dr. Grace Brannigan, Assistant Professor of Physics, and Dr. Joseph Martin, Professor of Biology, are studying the GABA(A) receptor, which is a protein fundamental to our understanding of the brain.  Their findings could lead to advances in treatments for neurological disorders and thyroid diseases.  Learn more about their research at NewsNow.      

Rutgers-Camden Presents “SkypeOnArt” this Fall

This fall, the Rutgers-Camden community will have the opportunity to learn from and speak to artists who are based in places as far away as Australia, Germany, and Serbia, through the new “SkypeOnArt” program.  Learn more about this new program and see the schedule at NewsNow.

Dr. Kriste Lindenmeyer Writes Op-Ed in Courier-Post

Dr. Kriste Lindenmeyer, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences-Camden, discusses college access in a commentary published in the Courier-Post: “Greater access to college must be a top priority.” Read the full op-ed in the Courier-Post.

Karen Russell Awarded Prestigious MacArthur Genius Grant

For the second time in two years, a Rutgers–Camden educator has been named a MacArthur Fellow. Pulitzer Prize-nominated author Karen Russell, a distinguished guest teacher in Rutgers–Camden’s master of fine arts (MFA) in creative writing program, has earned the prestigious award, known popularly as the “genius grant.” Learn more about Russell and the MacArthur fellowship. … Read more of Karen Russell Awarded Prestigious MacArthur Genius Grant

Rutgers-Camden To Host Digital Humanities Lecture on September 30th

Dr. Joan Neuberger, Professor of Russian History at the University of Texas at Austin, will present “Not Even Past: Public History in the Digital Age,” a lecture that explores the burgeoning field of digital humanities, on Monday, September 30th, from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m., in the Campus Center’s Multi-Purpose Room. To learn more about this … Read more of Rutgers-Camden To Host Digital Humanities Lecture on September 30th

Exhibit “(re)collecting (re)constructing” available at the Stedman Gallery

The exhibit “(re)collecting (re)constructing” will be available at the Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts’ Stedman Gallery until Wednesday, October 30th.  The exhibit features the work of sculptors Scott Pellnat and Allen C. Topolski.  These artists will be on campus on Thursday, October 17th, at 5 p.m., for a roundtable discussion in the Stedman Gallery. To … Read more of Exhibit “(re)collecting (re)constructing” available at the Stedman Gallery

Seniors Must Attend Senior Graduation Information Sessions

Senior graduation information sessions have been planned for prospective graduates from CCAS and UC. Information will be provided regarding the online diploma application and the paperless certification process. January and May 2014 graduates can review their academic progress with professional and faculty advisors from their respective majors in the meantime. Attendance is MANDATORY to one … Read more of Seniors Must Attend Senior Graduation Information Sessions