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Don't Ditch Those Cloth Masks Says Rutgers Dr.

Rutgers Microbiologist: The CDC is considering upgrading its guidance to recommend that people opt for highly protective N95 masks to protect against COVID-19 in the face of growing evidence that cloth masks are not effective against the Omicron variant. Rutgers microbiologist Martin Blaser, M.D., director of the Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine, explains the reason for the evolving guidance and what to do if you only have a cloth mask available. Feel free to run quotes from our Q&A with Martin Blaser or contact Patti Verbanas to schedule an interview with him. What does the data show about cloth... Read more →


Scarlet Knights Travel to Maryland Saturday, 2PM

Saturday, January 15, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. XFinity Center - (College Park, Maryland) TV: Big Ten Network (PXP: Kevin Kugler, Color: Len Elmore) Radio: Rutgers Sports Properties Radio Network (WCTC 1450 AM/WOR 710 AM; PXP: Jerry Recco and Color: Austin Johnson) WRSU 88.7 FM RU Student Radio PISCATAWAY, N.J. – The Scarlet Knights are back on the road for the for the second away game in a row in College Park against the Maryland Terrapins on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. The Scarlet Knights are looking to bounce back from a 66-49 loss at Penn State on Tuesday night in hopes... Read more →


Mens Basketball: Rutgers -Newark Over Rowan 66-60

GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan’s comeback attempt fell just short as Rutgers-Newark held off the Profs, 66-60, despite a career-high 23 points from freshman Josh Wright. The loss drops the Profs to 12-2 (5-2 NJAC) and ends their winning streak at eight games. Rowan, with only seven players available due to injuries and Covid protocols, fell behind by 18 points in the first half, but used a strong second half to come within two points late in the game. Damian Smith scored 15 points and Marcellus Ross added 13 for Rowan. D’Andre Vilmar led the Profs with 11 rebounds while Marko... Read more →


Rowan 2022 Baseball Schedule Released

GLASSBORO, NJ - The Rowan baseball schedule is set for the 2022 season as the Profs look to build on the success from last year when they reached the Division III College World Series and won the NJAC Championship. Rowan heads into the year ranked 16th in the nation in Collegiate Baseball’s Division III Preseason Poll. SCHEDULE​ The Profs will open the season on March 1 at Swarthmore and head to Virginia Wesleyan for a weekend series on March 5-6 before heading to their spring training trip at the Russ Matt Invitational in Florida. The schedule at the Russ Matt... Read more →


Rutgers Receives $10M to Address Health Disparities

Rutgers is launching a new initiative to improve the health and quality of life in economically disadvantaged communities dealing with food insecurity, high unemployment, low high school graduation rates and shrinking household income – funded through a $10 million grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). The four-year grant, part of a larger presidential and universitywide commitment supporting health equity, will create the Rutgers Equity Alliance for Community Health (REACH), joining community-based organizations with university researchers, teachers and students. Participants will come together to find ways to improve health outcomes by focusing on social determinants of health and working... Read more →


“Pericles, Prince of Tyre”

CAMDEN, N.J. — With the spread of the COVID-19 Omicron variant, the pandemic will continue to test people’s resolve in the face of great adversity and loss. Theater enthusiasts looking for respite will soon find a poignant parallel – and a moment to reflect on these challenges – with the Rutgers University–Camden production of what might be the perfect pandemic-era play. The Department of Visual, Media, and Performing Arts will present “Pericles, Prince of Tyre” – one of William Shakespeare’s rarely performed romances – from Thursday, December 9 to Sunday, December 11 in the Walter K. Gordon Theater on the... Read more →


Rutgers Dedicates Iconic Building to Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ginsburg’s daughter, Jane Ginsburg, joined Rutgers President Jonathan Holloway and university leaders at the dedication ceremony. Rutgers University dedicated 15 Washington Street as Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hall in honor of the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice, who taught at Rutgers Law School from 1963 to 1972. From left to right: Rutgers Law School Interim Co-Dean Rose Cuison-Villazor; Rutgers Law Professor Suzanne Kim; Chair of the Rutgers Board of Governors, Mark Angelson; Rutgers University-Newark Chancellor Nancy Cantor; Frank Hundley, member of the Rutgers Board of Governors; Columbia Law Professor Jane Ginsburg, Rutgers University President Jonathan Holloway; and Sherri-Ann Butterfield, Executive Vice... Read more →


Rowan's Kristiina Castagnola Top Player

Kristiina Castagnola (photo provided) ROCKPORT, NY - Rowan senior Kristiina Castagnola (Voorhees, NJ/Eastern Regional)has been named the Region IV Player of the Year, as selected by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association. She is one of six regional award winners and is now in the running for NFHCA National Player of the Year honors to be announced on December 16. She becomes the second Rowan player to earn the honor as Rachel Galante received it in 2018. Castagnola was the catalyst and top scorer for the Profs as they reached the NCAA Final Four for the fifth time in school... Read more →


Rutgers Expanding Enrollment of Participants for Pfizer COVID-19 Pediatric Vaccine Clinical Trial

Rutgers, the only New Jersey site for the vaccine trial, will enroll additional children ages 6 months to 4 years Rutgers, a clinical trial site for the global Pfizer-BioNTech research study to evaluate the efficacy of its COVID-19 vaccine in children, is looking for participants for a third clinical trial on children ages 6 months to 4 years. “Children can get sick from COVID-19 and can spread the virus to others even if they are asymptomatic. While most children experience mild or no symptoms, some children can get severely ill and could have long-term effects,” said co-lead investigator Simon Li,... Read more →


Rutgers and Tel Aviv University Enter Partnership to Boost Research Collaboration  

Rutgers University and Tel Aviv University (TAU) signed a memorandum of understanding that will further collaboration and establish a presence by TAU at the NJ Innovation & Technology Hub in New Brunswick, N.J. Rendering of the NJ Innovation & Technology Hub. Rutgers University and Tel Aviv University (TAU) today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that will further the collaboration between the two research universities and establish a presence by TAU at the NJ Innovation & Technology Hub, a 550,000-square-foot, $665 million project in New Brunswick, N.J. The Hub will be home to a new Rutgers Translational Research facility and... Read more →


Emily Krowicki named 2021 Rutgers–Camden Student Veteran of the Year

On Top of the World: Nursing major earns top honor from Rutgers–Camden’s Office of Military and Veterans Affairs Nov. 16, 2021 Emily Krowicki named 2021 Rutgers–Camden Student Veteran of the Year CAMDEN, N.J. – Serving in the United States Marine Corps, recalls Emily Krowicki, she enjoyed a sense of “community and purpose” among her comrades which she lost upon being honorably discharged after six years. “I didn’t realize that sense of connection was even missing,” says the second-year Rutgers University–Camdennursing major. “That is, until I found it again working in the Office of Military and Veterans Affairs at Rutgers–Camden.” In... Read more →


Rutgers University‒Camden,City of Camden partner to create new Chancellor Mayoral Internship

Students will gain valuable hands-on experience in the Camden city government CAMDEN, N.J. — Last night, Camden City Council unanimously approved the Chancellor's Mayoral Internship Program, a new five-year partnership between Rutgers‒Camden and the City of Camden that will allow students to work alongside civic leaders and learn the inner workings of city government. Students selected for the internship program will gain service-learning experience, participate in community outreach and build professional networks for careers in public service. “This innovative internship will give Rutgers‒Camden students a window into how city government operates, supporting those who are already pursuing public service and... Read more →


Rutgers President Announces Student Service Initiative

Holloway outlines a focus on access, research and service in inaugural address Photo: Nick Romanenko/Rutgers University. Jonathan Scott Holloway, whose tenure is being shaped by a profound political reckoning and other global challenges, told an audience gathered for his inauguration as Rutgers’ 21st president that he believes education paired with public service can save democracy as he announced initiatives to make the university a leader in serving the common good. “Our daily news cycles have left us with a national rhetoric about politics, knowledge, citizenship and service that seems to take delight in mocking efforts to shore up institutions, to... Read more →


TO THE POINT:  Innovative new scholarship at Rutgers University–Camden

will support learning experiences for every student For Immediate Release CAMDEN -- A new scholarship program at Rutgers University–Camden will provide every undergraduate student with financial support for engaging in immersive learning experiences that will amplify their coursework and provide impressive credentials upon earning their Rutgers degrees. The first of its kind among New Jersey’s public four-year colleges and universities, the Experiential Scholarship takes to the next level Rutgers–Camden’s commitment to providing access to a world-class Rutgers degree with significant financial aid packages, says Rutgers University–Camden Chancellor Antonio D. Tillis. “This path-defining new program provides Rutgers–Camden students with the support... Read more →


RUTGERS 2020 and 2021 Graduates Recognized at Weekend Celebrations

2020 and 2021 graduates of the School of Arts and Sciences. Photo: Nick Romanenko/Rutgers University. Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences celebrated the Classes of 2020 and 2021 in an extended weekend of pomp and circumstance that recognized their resilience and gave recent grads a chance to participate in beloved traditions missed during the pandemic. “We didn’t get the closure that we wanted, and I lacked it for both of my graduations,” said Alya Bukhari, who received an undergraduate degree in 2020 from the School of Arts and Sciences and a degree from the Graduate School of... Read more →


TO THE POINT:  Rutgers‒Camden Nursing Scholar earns American Academy of Nursing Fellowship

CAMDEN CITY, NJ— Robin Cogan, a lecturer at Rutgers University–Camden, and a school nurse in Camden, has been named a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN), one of the highest honors that can be bestowed in the field. Robin Cogan MEd, RN, NCSN Clinical Coordinator of the School Nurse Program Cogan is among 225 Fellows of the class of 2021, joining a small group of school nurse leaders inducted into the Academy. FAAN selection criteria include contributions to nursing and health care, reducing health disparities and inequalities, and influencing health policies and health care delivery. “School nurses have... Read more →


Salisbury Wins over Rowan Football 24-7

GLASSBORO, NJ – A pair of second-half touchdowns helped #13/16 Salisbury pull away from Rowan, 24-7, in an NJAC football matchup today at Coach Richard Wackar Stadium. Rowan (0-5; 0-2 NJAC) pulled within 10-7 in the third quarter when James Fara lept over the pile at the goal line on fourth-and-one for his second touchdown of the year, capping a drive that started at the Salisbury 30. Greg Harris had a 15-yard gain to the get the Profs to the nine-yard line. Salisbury (4-1; 2-0) scored on its next possession, as Shamar Gray ran it in from nine yards out... Read more →


Rowan Men's Basketball Schedule Released

GLASSBORO, N.J. -- The Rowan men’s basketball team has announced its schedule for the 2021-22 season and a return to the hardwood for the student-athletes and coaches, after missing last year due to the pandemic. Coach Joe Crispin’s squad will open the year against the U.S. Coast Guard Academy on Friday, November 12 at the TownePlace Suites Tip-Off hosted by Messiah (PA), marking the first game for Rowan since February 26, 2020. The consolation and championship will be held on November 13, with Clarkson rounding out the field. Rowan makes its return to its home court, Esby Gym, for the... Read more →


GREAT IDEA! Rutgers welcomes second-year students with new orientations to acclimate them to in-person college experience

Rutgers-New Brunswick sophomore Bianca Caproni, center, at a Rutgers football game with new friends she made during second-year orientation. Courtesy Bianca Caproni By Lisa Intrabartola Rutgers Today COVID-19 robbed us all of milestones and memorable moments, but few have lost out on more traditional rites of passage than this year’s sophomore class. They were the high school Class of 2020 who didn’t get to dance at a senior prom, walk at a graduation or experience the first year of college in person. “I think freshman year is the perfect time to make friends. Everyone is deciding what they want to... Read more →


Safety Requirements for NJ School Districts

Gloucester High School, Gloucester City NJ (CNBNews photo files) Last Updated: 09/02/2021 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR All students will be back for full-time, in-person instruction for the 2021-2022 school year. All students, educators, staff, and visitors will be required to wear face masks inside of school buildings, regardless of vaccination status, for the start of the 2021-2022 academic year. By October 18th, 2021, all workers in preschool through Grade 12 schools will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be subject to COVID-19 testing at minimum one to two times per week. Parents or guardians will not be able... Read more →


Camden native, Rutgers–Camden Ph.D. student, create positive learning spaces for children.

TO THE POINT: CAMDEN – Elaysel Germán had already made her mark. For the past several years, the Rutgers University–Camden doctoral student had served as an award-winning educator in New York City, designing and implementing culturally sustaining literacy programs with books that reflect New York’s diverse population. “What I wanted to do from the beginning of my career was to create safe spaces that centered my students’ identities and their experiences, so that they can critically engage with their lives and the world around them,” says the Ph.D. student in childhood studies, who was named to the International Literacy Association’s... Read more →


Rowan Volleyball Begins NJAC Play with Win over William Paterson

WAYNE, N.J. -- Rowan kicked off New Jersey Athletic Conference play with a 3-0 win at William Paterson on Tuesday evening. Set scores were 25-20, 25-20, and 25-19. As a team, the Profs used a 39-15-110 hitting line (.218) with five players finishing with five more kills, led by Brianna Newson with 12. Newson also added a personal-eight digs. Cassidy Abdalla and Natalie Ogden each produced seven kills apiece while Isabel Kirchnerand Geena Edmanson both had five respectively. Defensively, Kirchner and Edmanson registered two block each while Simone Sparano picked up a match-high 19 digs. Rowan used two big scoring... Read more →


As of October 11 Kimberly Hopely Will Head the Rutgers University Foundation

Kimberly Hopely will be the next president of the Rutgers University Foundation and executive vice president for development and alumni engagement, President Jonathan Holloway announced today. Hopely will join Rutgers on Oct. 11, 2021, after serving as senior vice president and chief development officer at Arizona State University, where she led a successful fundraising campaign totaling $2.35 billion. The Rutgers Board of Governors and Rutgers University Foundation Board of Directors approved Hopely’s appointment earlier today following a national search for the position. “Kimberly Hopely brings a wealth of experience in organizational leadership and fundraising strategy to Rutgers at a key... Read more →


GOOD NEWS: Rutgers Campaign for Student Aid Passes $10 Million Mark

President Jonathan Holloway called for broad support for Rutgers’ Scarlet Promise Grants on his first day Photo credit: Nick Romanenko/Rutgers University Helping close financial gaps for thousands of Rutgers students, the university’s alumni and friends contributed more than $10 million in one year to support the Scarlet Promise Grants, President Jonathan Holloway announced. On his first day as president on July 1, 2020, Holloway called on the Rutgers community to support the grants, which provide need-based financial aid and emergency support to more than 9,000 Rutgers students annually. He pledged university funds and a personal donation to kick-start the campaign... Read more →


NJ WEATHER: Looking Back at A Sticky August and Hot Summer

Dr. David A. Robinson NJ State Climatologist NJ Agricultural Experiment Station Rutgers University Whether the thermometer was reading high or low this August or whether rain was falling or not, one factor that most always had to be considered was the high level of humidity. The “Dog Days” of summer indeed. Of course, there was much else to consider this month, including contributions of rain from two tropical storms, one of which brought the largest crests on some rivers since May 1, 2014, 11 days where one or more locations received at least 2.00” of rain, and 16 days where... Read more →


Rowan Soccer Winning Streak Continues

HAVERFORD, PA - The 15th-ranked Rowan men's soccer team (4-0) rallied with three straight goals to earn a 4-3 overtime win over Haverford in the Jimmy Mills Tournament. Wilby Alfred scored two goals within a span of 27 seconds to tie the score and Aaron Robertson had the gamewinner in overtime. With the Profs trailing 3-1 early in the second half, Alfred scored his first at 67:23, taking a pass from Leo Montesinos and one-timing it into the top of of the net. Just 27 seconds later, the duo teamed up again as Montesinos sent a ball over the top... Read more →


Rutgers’ Class of 2025: A Resilient Group Ready for New Challenges

Rutgers welcomes more than 13,000 students this fall, one of the most diverse classes in history Photo credit: Wesley Roberts/Rutgers University The incoming Class of 2025 – more than 9,200 first-year and 3,800 transfer students, among the most diverse in university history – is coming to Rutgers after having stood up to challenges unseen in generations that disrupted their education and their lives. They adjusted and sometimes struggled to meet the demands of remote learning that filled many school days since the start of the pandemic. They overcame tragedy and faced difficult circumstances but are accomplished and eager for a... Read more →


Enlightening summer fellowship in Washington, D.C., for Rutgers Law School in Camden student

TO THE POINT: CAMDEN — Anthony Papageorgiou is starting his second year at Rutgers Law School in Camden with a new perspective on his future career in law after a summer fellowship in Washington, D.C., exploring topics in law, economics, and public policy. The Rutgers–Camden student participated in the Fund for American Studies summer law fellowship program, which delves into issues of constitutional interpretation, limited government, and free enterprise. Papageorgiou, the president of the Federalist Society chapter at Rutgers Law School in Camden, attended guest lectures and panel discussions including sessions on law and policy. The speakers included Judge Douglas... Read more →


RUTGERS UNIVERSITY–CAMDEN PERSPECTIVE Assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse

Dr. Eliezer Marcellus, an assistant dean in the College of Arts and Sciences at Rutgers University–Camden and an active member of the nonprofit New Jersey for Haiti, is available to offer his thoughts following the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse. “My condolences go out to President Moïse’s family, and we are praying for his wife who is currently in the hospital,” says Marcellus, who teaches classes on Haitian history and organizes learning-abroad experiences in the country. “The main thing is to keep Haiti in everyone’s prayers. The people are suffering. Haiti has seen a lot of bad days, but... Read more →


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Scrapbook of Carmen Palmiero, Outstanding GHS/Penn State Athlete Who Died Too Soon

BROOKLAWN NJ (July 2, 2021)(CNB SPORTS)—Carmen Palmiero formerly of Brooklawn was an outstanding all around athlete at Gloucester City High School in mid 1950’s. Palmiero was a 4 sport star playing Football, Basketball, Baseball and Track. Palmiero headed to Penn State after his graduation where he excelled in Basketball. Tragically Palmiero and a friend died in an auto accident driving home for Christmas in his Sophomore year. We were recently provided with a copy of a scrapbook by Rose Van Eck, Carmen’s sister. Today we see the beginning of the Brooklawn American Legion's Dynasty in the State of New Jersey.... Read more →


THINKS TO DO IN CAMDEN COUNTY

R.E.A.L. Sports Continues to Support Individuals Combating Addiction R.E.A.L. Hosts Multiple Athletic Events Throughout the Year Including Golf, Yoga and More Camden County Commissioner Al Dyer joined a group of individuals in addiction recovery for golf lessons at the Camden County Golf Academy. The Commissioner Board’s Addiction Awareness Task Force hosts Recovery Encouragement Athletic Leagues (R.E.A.L.) like this to support individuals combating addiction. “R.E.A.L. Golf is about giving folks in recovery something healthy that they can focus their mind, body, and energy on,” Dyer said. “In addition to golf, we host R.E.A.L. yoga and other athletic leagues throughout the year.... Read more →


Invincible Cat for A New View Created by Rutgers University Alumni and Artists

Invincible Cat for A New View – Camden public art installation project addressing illegal dumping. For Immediate Release CAMDEN – Approaching the area of Whitman Avenue and Pershing Street in Camden, a larger-than-life animal form comes into view. The once-forgotten grass lot here is now home to Invincible Cat – a majestic panther whose gaze is ready to engage the senses and imaginations of viewers. The 36-foot long, 7-foot tall, and 10-foot wide sculpture, made with a structural steel armature and repurposed black car hoods, is one of six art installations featured in A New View – Camden – a... Read more →


Your Money: Rutgers Students Face 2.6% Tuition Increase

Board approves $4.8 billion 2021-2022 budget following tuition freeze during pandemic The Rutgers University Board of Governors today approved a $4.8 billion budget that includes a 2.6 percent increase in tuition and fees for the 2021-2022 academic year, following a freeze in tuition and a fees reduction for the past year in recognition of pandemic-related hardships. “We know that tuition increases are difficult for our students, especially after a challenging year, and we would avoid any increase if the numbers would allow it,” said Mark Angelson, chair of the Board of Governors. “We are committed to providing an affordable, high-quality... Read more →


Rutgers-Camden Students Presenting Virtual Production of One-Act-Plays

For Immediate Release CAMDEN – Rutgers University–Camden theater students will kick off the summer with virtual productions of four witty one-act plays. The Student-Directed Summer Fest will be held from Friday, June 25 to Sunday, June 27. Patrons will be sent an access link to view the production any time on June 25 through 11:45 p.m. June 27. Tickets are $10 for general admission; $7 for seniors; and $5 for students, faculty, staff, and alumni, and can be purchased at showtix4u.com/events/18480. The program consists of four one-act comedies: “3 a.m. Wake-up Call” by E. R. Schultz, directed by senior Rachel... Read more →


Students from NJ Graduate from University of the Sciences

PHILADELPHIA, PA (06/17/2021)-- University of the Sciences recognized graduates as part of the University's 200th Commencement celebration held virtually on Wednesday, May 26, 2021. Adam Khanu of Bordentown (NJ) graduated with a MS in Health Psychology . Alana Pullen of Southampton (NJ) graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree . Alexa Malerba of Wall Township (NJ) graduated Cum Laude with a Doctor of Occupational Therapy degree . Alexa Mock of Sicklerville (NJ) graduated with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree . Alyssa Wiley of Salem (NJ) graduated with a BS in Pharmaceutical Sciences and a minor... Read more →


ROWAN ALUM JESSE NOVAK ’17 COMPETES IN 100 METER FREESTYLE

AT USA SWIMMING OLYMPIC TRIALS OMAHA, NE – Rowan alum Jesse Novak ’17 competed in the 100 meter freestyle at the USA Swimming Olympic Trials at the Chi Health Center on June 16. Novak finished 38th overall with a time of 50.01 in heat seven of the eight prelim heats in wave II of the Olympic Trials. He qualified with a time of 49.18 and was seeded 18th out of 71 swimmers in the event. The wave II cut was 49.74. USA Swimming split the meet into two waves because of Covid restrictions. The first wave was June 4-7 and... Read more →


Rutgers–Camden rising senior earns National Science Foundation research experience

TO THE POINT: CAMDEN CITY– Truth be told, recalls Aliyah Jones, it all started with a bout of procrastination. The rising Rutgers University–Camden senior was browsing her emails, trying to do anything other than start her work, when she spotted an email from one of her professors touting a National Science Foundation research experience for undergraduates (REU) at Duke University. “I saw that it was a great opportunity to work with children in a development lab,” says Jones, a double major in psychology and social work. With some advice from Rutgers–Camden’s Office of Scholar Development and Fellowship Advising, the Sicklerville... Read more →


Rowan Seventh in the Final D3Baseball.com National Poll

GLASSBORO, NJ - The Rowan baseball team, which participated in the NCAA Division III College World Series, is ranked seventh in the final D3baseball.com national poll, which is the Profs’ highest ranking in the poll that began in 2010. The Profs, who ended the year with a 29-6 record, won the NCAA Marietta Regional championship, to make their sixth trip to the World Series and the first under head coach Mike Dickson. Rowan also captured the 17th NJAC Championship in its history and the second in three years. SEASON RECAP: • The Profs were well-recognized for their accomplishments this season... Read more →


Wheaton Knocks Rowan into Loser's Bracket

Rowan's baseball team was knocked into the double-elimination loser's bracket on Friday by Wheaton. The Profs play today, Saturday at 5:30pm. The photo was taken at Veterans Memorial Stadium, Cedar Rapids, IA CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – Wheaton (21-5) scored two runs in the first inning and never looked back as it handed Rowan a 6-0 defeat in the Profs’ first game of the NCAA Division III World Series at Veterans Memorial Stadium. Rowan (29-5) will next play on Saturday at 5:30 p.m. against the loser of the Salisbury-SUNY Cortland game, which is being played late Friday night. Wheaton jumped out... Read more →


Rowan's Murphy, McIsaac, Atiya Named to Annual D3baseball.com All-American Team

GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan’s Ryan Murphy (Reading, PA/Wilson), Ryan McIsaac (Millville, NJ/Millville) and Eli Atiya (Cherry Hill, NJ/Cherry Hill) have been named to the 13th annual D3baseball.com All-America team, as the World-Series bound Profs joined a select list of players selected from more than 800 nominated. Murphy, a junior right fielder, was named the All-America Third Team in his first year with the Profs. One of Rowan’s top hitters all season, he is now batting .393 with team-highs of 35 RBI, a .693 slugging percentage and nine home runs, which includes two grand slams. He has also been named the... Read more →


Graduating Rutgers-Camden Forensic Science Student Creates New Fingerprinting Powder

TO THE POINT: CAMDEN CITY – Kristen Smith had a problem. The Rutgers University–Camden graduate student was conducting research in her forensics lab, following the recipe for a florescent-based fingerprint powder, when she realized that she couldn’t get a vital component in time to complete the project. So she took matters into her own hands and considered what else could work. She ended up creating a novel formulation – used in the recovery of latent fingerprints, consisting of oils or sweat left from the fingertips or face – which she now intends to patent. “It was the best mistake in... Read more →


Rowan Off To NCAA Division III World Series at Veterans Memorial Stadium

GLASSBORO, NJ – The Rowan baseball team begins its quest for the national championship on Friday, June 4 when it takes on Wheaton (MA) in the NCAA Division III World Series at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Cedar Rapids, IA. First pitch is set for 5:30 p.m. Eastern (4:30 p.m. local). The winner of that game will advance to play on Saturday at 8:45 p.m. ET to meet the winner of the Salisbury vs. SUNY-Cortland contest. The Rowan-Wheaton (18-5) loser will face the Salisbury-SUNY loser on Saturday at 5:30 p.m. ET. Rowan (29-4), which won the Marietta Ohio Regional, is making... Read more →


Rutgers-Camden Jude Misko earns NCAA championship in Men’s Hammer Throw

GREENSBORO, N.C. (May 29, 2021) – Rutgers University-Camden senior Jude Misko (Philadelphia, PA/Cherry Hill East) entered the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championship having won every one of his competitions this season in the men’s hammer throw. Misko completed his perfect season here Saturday at North Carolina A&T State University by finishing first of 17 athletes to capture the Division III national title in the hammer. Misko’s winning throw of 60.48 meters came on his first throw, which proved to be enough to beat runner-up Jacob Bugella of Wisconsin-Stout, who recorded a 60.01-meter toss on his second throw.... Read more →


Rutgers University–Camden film studies graduates accepted into prestigious film schools

TO THE POINT:CAMDEN – As Starla Blatcher sees it, film can capture the magic that is happening in real life, whether it stems from romance, ambition, death, or something that is completely intangible. “I love when I’m watching a movie and I feel my heart flutter,” says the graduating theater major with afilmmaking concentration, with minors in writing and digital studies at Rutgers University–Camden. “That’s how I want to make others feel in the stories that I tell.” For Audrey Johnson, film is one of the greatest visual learning tools, and to preserve and share it is to view history... Read more →


Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts awarded Funding for “Portraits of Camden” Exhibit

CAMDEN – Camden’s cultural heritage will be celebrated – and viewers will be offered a deeper social understanding of the city – thanks to a $25,000 National Endowment for the Arts award to the Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts to support “Portraits of Camden.” The Stedman Gallery exhibition, which focuses on Camden residents’ strength and resilience through portraiture by contemporary artists, is among the more than 1,100 projects across America totaling nearly $27 million that were selected during a second round of the NEA’s 2021 Grants for Arts funding. “As the country and the arts sector begin to imagine returning... Read more →


Francine Conway named chancellor-provost of Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Francine Conway will be chancellor-provost of Rutgers University-New Brunswick, President Jonathan Holloway announced. This new position combines elements of the chancellor's portfolio with those of the provost's to establish a clear focus on academic excellence for students and faculty. Francine Conway will be chancellor-provost of Rutgers Universty-New Brunswick. Photo courtesy of Rutgers University. Conway, the New Brunswick provost since November 2020, will assume the position on July 1, following approval today of the three-year appointment by the Rutgers Board of Governors. Holloway said the new role will support and advance academically centered leadership in New Brunswick, Rutgers’ largest campus and... Read more →


Food Business Basics Virtual Workshop for Food Entrepreneurs

Food Business Basics Workshop Food Business Basics is a unique opportunity for food entrepreneurs to learn critical aspects of entering or growing their business in the prepared food and beverage industry. Attendees will be in front of movers and shakers working in the industry, who will give advice on to how create, commercialize, market and sell in this competitive market. The Food Innovation Center at Rutgers is having a for early stage entrepreneurs on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 1 -2, 2021 from 9:00am-1:00pm. This is a WEBEX virtual workshop. On day one, there will be an introduction to the Food... Read more →


Rutgers Virtual 255th Anniversary Commencement on Sunday, May 16, at 2 p.m.

On Sunday, May 16, 2021, at 2 p.m., Rutgers University will hold the 255th anniversary Commencement online to honor the 2021 graduates of Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences. Watch Rutgers 255th Anniversary Commencement: https://go.rutgers.edu/22uovxt7 About the Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences Sunday, May 16, 2 p.m. (Virtual University Commencement) An estimated 13,329 graduates will receive degrees, certificates and diplomas from Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical Health Sciences this year. Award-winning author and former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey will address the graduates at the 255th anniversary commencement of Rutgers University-New Brunswick... Read more →


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Doctoral Student Studies Children’s Role in Colombia’s Turbulent Past

TO THE POINT: CAMDEN CITY– In 2016, Diana García had just started her Ph.D. in childhood studies at Rutgers University–Camden when news came from her native Colombia: the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia and Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos had signed an historic peace accord, ending years of a bloody narcotics trafficking war that engulfed the country. The childhood studies scholar watched curiously how, in this post-accord period – hailed as a new chapter in the country’s history – children were incorporated into a collective memory construction – in essence, a rethinking – of the past. “In the field of... Read more →


Rutgers‒Camden nursing graduate persevered through family tragedy in Ecuador

TO THE POINT: CAMDEN — When Silvia Tenezaca encounters obstacles thrown her way, she conquers them with grace. She overcame a family tragedy and medical crisis, economic challenges, and a language barrier to complete her bachelor’s degree in nursing at Rutgers University‒Camden. To escape poverty and a dearth of jobs in Ecuador, Tenezaca came to the United States in 2002 at the age of 21 to join family members in Brooklyn. Working at a dry cleaning business, she improved her English language skills by speaking to people at her job and by watching TV. “My desire to attend college was... Read more →