Africana Studies Presents “Stories from Home Care” with Dr. Cati Coe

The Africana Studies Program will host Dr. Cati Coe, Professor of Anthropology, for a conversation about her film “Stories from Home Care,” a 13-minute documentary exploring the life of a Ghanian home care worker, Madam Gifty Thompson. The film illuminates issues related to senior health care, West African immigrant labor, gendered experience, and the meaning … Continue reading Africana Studies Presents “Stories from Home Care” with Dr. Cati Coe

Health Sciences Speaker Series Continues Oct. 19

The Health Sciences Program will offer two virtual speaker events this October. On Tuesday, October 12, Dr. Irene Headen, Assistant Professor of Black Health from the Department of Community Health and Prevention at the Drexel Dornsife School of Public Health, will present “Structural Racism and Maternal Health: Unpacking Systems of Inequity Towards Action.” This event … Continue reading Health Sciences Speaker Series Continues Oct. 19

Announcement of Faculty Promotions and Tenure Appointments

Congratulations to the following faculty members who received promotions and tenure appointments approved by the Board of Governors at a meeting on Wednesday, April 14: Department of Childhood Studies Dr. Meredith Bak – Associate Professor  Dr. Daniel Cook – Distinguished Professor Department of English and Communication  Dr. M.A. Rafey Habib – Distinguished Professor  Department of … Continue reading Announcement of Faculty Promotions and Tenure Appointments

Registration is Open for the Discussion with Leslie Lehr, Author of “A Boob’s Life”

It’s the body part that gets the most media attention. But, why don’t we talk about them – like, really talk about “boobs”? Five percent of women in the U.S. have had breast implants. New research indicates that more than 2/3 of women – in 40 countries around the world – are dissatisfied with their … Continue reading Registration is Open for the Discussion with Leslie Lehr, Author of “A Boob’s Life”

Register Now for “Communal Coping: Implications for Relationships and Health”

The Health Sciences Center will host Vicki Helgeson, Ph.D., a faculty member in the Department of Psychology at Carnegie Mellon University on Tuesday, March 30, at 12:45 p.m. Dr. Helgeson will discuss, “Communal Coping: Implications for Relationships and Health.”  Registration is required to receive the Zoom link. 

Register Now for a Discussion with Alumnus Louis Bezich about his Book “Crack the Code”

Life is filled with potential health challenges, especially as we get older. What keeps us focused on staying healthy? How can we motivate ourselves to improve our diets, behaviors, and attitudes? Join author, educator, and Rutgers alumnus Louis Bezich in a discussion of his book Crack the Code: 10 Proven Secrets that Motivate Healthy Behavior and Inspire Fulfillment … Continue reading Register Now for a Discussion with Alumnus Louis Bezich about his Book “Crack the Code”

Veterans and Family Members Virtual Retreat to Take Place Feb. 20

The Writers House‘s Outside the Wire program focuses on the impact of service on veterans’ families. As part of this program, two virtual retreats invite veterans and/or military family members to participate in a menu of workshops that encourage reflection and self-care.  The first retreat, on Saturday, February 20, features the following workshops. Attend the … Continue reading Veterans and Family Members Virtual Retreat to Take Place Feb. 20

Registration Open for the Fifth Annual Faculty Fellow Lecture

Join us Tuesday, September 29, for the Fifth Annual Faculty Fellow Lecture and First Scarlet Scholars Lecture, featuring Dr. Charlotte Markey, Professor of Psychology. Dr. Markey will present, “Raising Body Positive Girls.”  All are welcome to attend this virtual lecture. The event will begin at 12:30 p.m. on September 29. Registration is required and due … Continue reading Registration Open for the Fifth Annual Faculty Fellow Lecture

Faculty Research Week Begins Nov. 26

The Office of the Chancellor presents Faculty Research Week, beginning November 26, with the Chancellor’s New Faculty Research Symposium. The event begins at 11:30 a.m. in the Campus Center’s Multi-Purpose Room. The following Faculty of Arts and Sciences–Camden faculty will present: Dr. Craig Agule, Assistant Professor of Philosophy; Dr. Nathan Fried, Assistant Professor of Biology;  … Continue reading Faculty Research Week Begins Nov. 26

CURE Seminar Series Continues Nov. 16 with Dr. Corianne Payton Scally

The Center for Urban Research and Education’s (CURE) Seminar Series will continue its fall season on Friday, November 16, with a presentation by Dr. Corianne Payton Scully, a senior research associate in the Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center at the Urban Institute.  Dr. Scully will present, “Emerging Strategies for Integrating Health and Housing.”  The event will … Continue reading CURE Seminar Series Continues Nov. 16 with Dr. Corianne Payton Scally