371 posts categorized "Rutgers-Camden" Feed

TO THE POINT: Researchers Looking for New Ways to Help Chronic Pain Patients

CAMDEN CITY NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)--– For decades, biomedical researchers have used mouse behavior to study pain, but some researchers have questioned the accuracy of the interpretations of how mice experience pain. Now, Rutgers University–Camden neuroscientist Nathan Fried and colleagues from the University of Pennsylvania have developed a method that can more accurately gauge pain in mice, which could lead researchers to... Read more →


Master Gardeners Offering Free Soil PH Testing

(Collingswood, NJ)(Gloucestercitynews.net)--Master Gardeners of Camden County are offering soil pH testing for just $1 at the Collingswood Farmers Market on Saturday, August 10 – 8:00am-11:30pm. Soil pH can affect plant growth. It can affect how green your lawn is, or how much your flowers and vegetables produce. Participants must bring a small bag of soil from their garden for testing.... Read more →


News & World Report names Virtua Voorhees and Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes among Best Hospitals

Virtua hospitals in Mount Holly & Willingboro also earn ‘high-performing’ designations in specific specialties Marlton, N.J. — Virtua Voorhees Hospital and Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital have been recognized among the “Best Hospitals” for 2019-2020 by U.S. News & World Report. The publication also lauded Virtua Memorial Hospital and Virtua Willingboro Hospital for their high performance in specific areas.... Read more →


Considerations for the Future of Education, Re-Training and Choosing the Right Career in the Era of Artificial Intelligence

AI Superpowers: China, Silicon Valley and the New World Order - Kai-Fu Lee Summary and Commentary by Lawrence J. Danks Assistant Professor of Business, Camden County College (Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 31, 2019)--Kai-Fu Lee, a major venture capitalist, appeared on Sixty Minutes in July 2019. He described major changes that will be brought about through the rise of Artificial Intelligence (AI). Any student,... Read more →


Center for Family Services Host Block Party at Whitman Square

Camden City, NJ – (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Nearly 1,000 Camden residents are expected to join Center For Family Services on Saturday, July 27thas it hosts the 2nd Annual Neighborhood Block Party at Whitman Square (Louis & Everett Streets) in Camden. The event will be held from 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm. The Neighborhood Block Party is one of several key community events designed... Read more →


(video) Nancy Cantor, Rutgers-Newark Chancellor, Gives Campus Police a Hard Time

Rutgers-Newark Nancy Cantor yells 'I'm the chancellor!' at campus cops in car accident dispute NEWARK, NJ (July 25, 2019) (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Rutgers-Newark Chancellor Nancy Cantor, the former president of Syracuse University, has apologized to campus police for her behavior during a minor car accident in March in which her car and driver struck another vehicle. (Rutgers-Newark Police body camera footage obtained through... Read more →


The Power of Virtual Classrooms in the Education System

The learning process doesn’t depend on the place for learning. So long as teachers are performing their role correctly, location is no hindrance. The virtual classroom is a new invention that is spreading out in the education sector. When defining it, a virtual classroom is a teaching and learning space where the members can interact and contribute to different subjects... Read more →


Rutgers Joins Big Ten Study to Reduce Concussions

The groundbreaking study involving the nation’s most elite athletic and academic universities Newswise — Data on every consenting Rutgers athlete who experiences a concussion is helping to inform a large-scale, nationwide study aimed at making sports safer for student-athletes. Rutgers is part of the Big Ten-Ivy League Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Research Collaboration, comprised of the nation’s most elite athletic... Read more →


Rutgers Electrical Engineering Alumnus Shares his Journey into Space

From the Challenger disaster to the beginning of cable TV and how a united country can land us back on the moon Newswise — New Brunswick, N.J. (July 11, 2019) – Payload Specialist Astronaut Robert J. Cenker (Bob), a Rutgers-New Brunswick electrical engineering alumnus, was a crewmember on the 1986 space shuttle Columbia, where he changed the face of cable... Read more →


Educating Military Veterans to Become Nurses to Care for Fellow Veterans

For Immediate Release CAMDEN CITY, NJ (July 8, 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net)-- – Military veterans share unique experiences such as overseas deployments, a demanding lifestyle, and challenges such as health problems or needing to find a new career when they transition to civilian life. A new program at Rutgers University–Camden – funded by a three-year, $1.5 million grant from the Health Resources and... Read more →


Educating Military Veterans to Become Nurses to Care for Fellow Veterans 

CAMDEN CITY NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)-–Military veterans share unique experiences such as overseas deployments, a demanding lifestyle, and challenges such as health problems or needing to find a new career when they transition to civilian life. A new program at Rutgers University–Camden – funded by a three-year, $1.5 million grant from theHealth Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) under the U.S. Department of... Read more →


Could E-Scooters Revolutionize Transport in Philadelphia?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 19, 2019)--In a growing number of US cities, including Washington DC, Baltimore, and Los Angeles, electric scooters or e-scooters are becoming an increasingly common sight. These small and energy-efficient vehicles are perfect for personal transportation through cities and other urban environments. They are the perfect personal vehicle for these environmentally conscious times. Royalty Free Photo Philadelphia is one of... Read more →


Healthcare for Athletes: Six Ways To Recover From An Injury

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 19, 2019)--Whether you’re a professional athlete, or simply someone who takes sport and physical fitness very seriously, suffering an injury can be debilitating and devastating. Not only can it leave you unable to train or compete, but you could also find yourself limited with regards to your daily activities and movements; loss of work, less social interaction and general... Read more →


South Jersey Residents Inducted into Academic Honor Society at Rutgers–Camden

CAMDEN CITY, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net) (June 13, 2019)---- One hundred and nine area residents, all undergraduate students in the Rutgers–Camden College of Arts and Sciences, have been inducted into the Athenaeum Honor Society. Membership in Athenaeum is limited to juniors maintaining a cumulative grade-point average of no less than 3.70 (out of 4.0) and to seniors maintaining a cumulative average of... Read more →


FIRE analysis: Rutgers violated the Constitution by defunding student newspaper

The Daily Targum lost more than $500,000 in funding following an April referendum. FIRE's analysis reveals that the referendum was unconstitutional. (WABC-TV) Student rights aren’t subject to popular vote Defunding followed campaign by student group criticized by the newspaper NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., (Gloucestercitynews.net)-June 3, 2019 — Rutgers University’s student newspaper, the award-winning Daily Targum, lost its funding despite winning the... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic Rams South Jersey Champs

UPDATED BROOKLAWN, NJ-- (Gloucestercitynews.net)(May 31, 2019)--Gloucester Catholic defeated Trenton Catholic 10-0 in the South Jersey Championship Game today at the Joe Barth Field, Brooklawn, NJ. Today's victory was the team's seventh straight win. Offensively they have been on fire at the plate having scored a total of 85 runs which includes today's result. The Rams Anthony Solometo was on the... Read more →


Cooper University Health Care Announces Winner of 2019 Cooper Civic Leadership Award

(Camden, NJ) Nidhi Baxi, an undergraduate biology student at Rutgers University-Camden, was named as the winner of the 2019 Cooper Civic Leadership Award at the Eighth Annual Chancellor’s Awards for Civic Engagement held recently. Cooper University Health Care established the Civic Leadership Award in 2018 to honor a Rutgers University-Camden student who exemplifies outstanding service to the Camden community. “We... Read more →


MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper and Holy Redeemer to Expand

Advanced Cancer Care to Residents of Southeastern Pennsylvania CAMDEN CITY, NJ – MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper and Holy Redeemer Health System have signed a Letter of Intent to develop a joint cancer program at Holy Redeemer Hospital. The agreement will expand the reach of Cooper University Health Care’s partnership with one of the leading cancer centers in the... Read more →


Graduating Student Takes Accelerated Path to a Career in Finance

Harry Harris By Jeanne Leong Harry Harris’ intense focus on an early start to a career in finance led him to pack a four-year Rutgers University‒Camden business curriculum into three years. “There are plenty of people out there with the same skills as you have, and to stand out you need to do something different to show your potential,” says... Read more →


The Advantages of Learning A New Language At A Young Age

Learning a new language as a child at a young age is definitely advantageous. There are various reasons for this, including the fact that it is simply easier for children to accomplish. Additionally, a second language allows for increased potential to open up doors for them in adulthood. To find out what specific benefits your kids could stand to reap... Read more →


NJ News Commons: RUTGERS STUDENT PAPER IN DANGER OF SHUTTING DOWN

For the first time in its history, the daily student paper at Rutgers University, The Daily Targum, failed to pass a student funding referendum that is crucial for its operating budget. The paper is written and edited entirely by students, and it has served Rutgers since 1869. Its future is uncertain because less than 25% of students voted 'yes' on... Read more →


Statement from Former NJ Gov. Jon S. Corzine Re: Camden City

Statement from Governor Jon S. Corzine As Governor, my administration prioritized precious economic development resources in our urban communities with Camden being a city of great need. When I took office, Camden was under state supervision, had a national reputation for violent crime and there was limited economic activity. Working with caring and dedicated community leaders, business and local government... Read more →


“Do You Want To Play Some Football Under The Lights?"

University of Detroit Mercy Athletic History DATELINE DETROIT… OCTOBER 5, 1951 By Fred Lauck, Esq. Under the cool, night skies of a crisp October evening in the year of 1951, a bus load of Fightin’ Irishmen from Notre Dame pulled into Briggs Stadium at “The Corner” of Michigan and Trumbull Avenue. Their mission… to do battle with Detroit’s fightin’ Titans... Read more →


USA Basketball and Red Bull Form Groundbreaking Partnership to Grow 3X3 Basketball

-- Red Bull to Host Qualifiers for a Spot on USA Basketball's Men's and Women's 3x3 National Teams - -- Red Bull Becomes the Official Energy Drink of USA Basketball and Cornerstone Partner of 3x3 Basketball -- USA Basketball announced a multiyear partnership with Red Bull North America to grow 3X3 basketball. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 2, 2019) - USA... Read more →


Is U.S. Population More Educated Than Ever Before?

The current education statistics in America points to the fact that the nation now spots the highest educated populace ratio ever recorded in its history. More of the nation's populace within the ages of twenty-five and older now boast of at having at least a college level degree in a four-year course. An economic development never experienced throughout the history... Read more →