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

50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington

August 28th marks the fiftieth anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech.  To commemorate this significant day, Camilo José Vergara, a writer, photographer, and documentarian, posted photographs of murals of Dr. King from around the country on the abandoned Elgin Diner on Mount Ephraim Avenue … Read more of 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington

Rutgers–Camden to Host Writers in Camden Series; First Readings Set for Sept. 11

Rutgers-Camden begins the 2013-2014 Writers in Camden series on September 11th, with readings by Lauren Grodstein, Associate Professor of Creative Writing and English, and Graduate School-Camden alumna Chinelo Okparanta.  This reading series, made possible in part by funding from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), is free and open to the public.  Readings start … Read more of Rutgers–Camden to Host Writers in Camden Series; First Readings Set for Sept. 11

Dr. Janet Golden Pens Article on the Place of Religion in American Medical History

Dr. Janet Golden, Professor of History, recently wrote an article titled “‘Modern Medical Science and the Divine Providence of God’: Rethinking the Place of Religion in Postwar U.S. Medical History,” which examines how many parents who experienced the death of children during the postwar period relied heavily on religion to help make sense of the … Read more of Dr. Janet Golden Pens Article on the Place of Religion in American Medical History