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10 Ways to Write a Perfect Essay

by Henry Mcdowel There may not be such a thing as “perfect,” but in the essay writing world, a student can get pretty close if he has a solid plan for crafting one and is willing to put in the time and effort. Most students have learned the step-by-step process for... Read more →

You May Be Eligible for Free College Tuition

You read that correctly – your next step toward a college degree could be completely free with relaxed financial guidelines and expanded eligibility! Camden County College is one of 18 colleges in New Jersey offering qualified students free tuition through the Community College Opportunity Grant for the upcoming Spring 2021 semester.... Read more →

$1.3 Million Gift for Rutgers’ Miller Center

Funds will support the center’s innovative national and international work on protecting vulnerable populations Rutgers’ Miller Center staff, Paul Miller and members of his family gather at the opening on October 18, 2019. New Brunswick, N.J. (December 23, 2020) — Rutgers’ Miller Center for Community Protection and Resilience announced a $1.3... Read more →

Rowan University Graduate Jess Durnian Keeps The U.S. Navy Fit

GLASSBORO, NJ – When Jess Durnian came to Rowan, she was an Exploratory Studies major. Now, the Health Promotion and Fitness Management graduate is a Moral Welfare and Recreation (MWR) Fitness Coordinator for the U.S. Navy. The former Prof women’s soccer player works at the Naval Weapons Station Earle. The station’s... Read more →

Rowan University/Glassboro State College Athletic Hall of Fame

Rescheduled for October 24, 2021 GLASSBORO, NJ - The induction ceremony for the Shirley O'Day-Joy Solomen Rowan University/Glassboro State College Athletic Hall of Fame has been rescheduled for Sunday, October 24, 2021, to run in conjunction with the University's 2021 Homecoming Weekend. Gloucestercitynews.net files The Class of 2021 is comprised of:... Read more →

Rutgers University Honors Ruth Bader Ginsburg

An iconic building at Rutgers-Newark to be named after the late Supreme Court Justice and former Rutgers law professor The Rutgers Board of Governors unanimously approved renaming 15 Washington Street, a 17-story neoclassical icon of the Newark skyline, as Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hall. Credit: Rutgers University . Download high-res. Rutgers University... Read more →

Rutgers Reports First Instance of COVID-19 Triggering Recurrent Guillain–Barré Syndrome

Newswise — Researchers at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School have reported the first instance of COVID-19 triggering a recurrence of Guillain–Barré Syndrome – a rare disorder where the body’s immune system attacks nerves and can lead to respiratory failure and death. While there have been several reports of Guillain–Barré Syndrome... Read more →

The Race for Governor and The Money Hurdle

A CAWP Women, Money, and Politics Report Only nine women serve as governors in the 50 states, and no new women were elected governor in 2020. To better understand the challenges that women face in running for and winning gubernatorial office, the Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP), a unit... Read more →

Rowan’s Krystyna Hovell Reflects On Foster Care Experience

...and Life Story During Class Project GLASSBORO, NJ - In Krystyna Hovell's screenwriting class, her course's semester project is to write a 45-to-90 page script about a fictionalized version of an important story close to her. Immediately, she thought about her own life story, including her time in the foster care... Read more →

Rowan University's Cormican, Marks, Jarrett and Bean Serving As SAAC Officers

GLASSBORO, NJ (December 3, 2020)--Rowan University’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) has announced its officers and representatives for the 2020-21 academic year. These students lead the group that acts as a liaison between the Profs’ student-athletes and the athletic administration to advance the interests of all athletic programs at the school. Serving... Read more →

Rutgers-Camden Student Bonded with Kids Over Superheroes

Published November 18, 2019 By Mary Anderson Ryan Brady was volunteering at a local school during his senior year at Rutgers–Camden when he bonded with kids over superheroes. “I asked, ‘Do you guys like Batman or Superman?’ Instantly I had a connection.” Ryan Brady CCAS’11 has developed two comic book series.... Read more →

The New Face of Justice in New Jersey

Published November 23, 2020 Photography by Nick Romanenko While an undergraduate majoring in political science at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, Fabiana Pierre-Louis came to realize belatedly that she wanted to be a lawyer. She then attended Rutgers Law School in Camden, graduating magna cum laude. Yet, Pierre-Louis RC’02, CLAW’06 never expected that... Read more →

Drive to Advance Equity Guides Anna Branch in Her New Role at Rutgers

Rutgers’ first senior vice president for equity is uniquely prepared to address inequities and change perceptions across the university By Lisa Intrabartola Rutgers Today Enobong (Anna) Branch can pinpoint the moment she decided to switch lanes from studying medicine to education. She was a third-year biology major at Howard University with... Read more →

College Kids Returning Home for Thanksgiving, Winter Break?

How Families Can Stay Safe During Pandemic Many colleges will soon close until the spring semester as COVID-19 surges nationwide. A Virtua Health expert – and dad of a returning college student – offers advice. (Marlton, N.J.) Like many parents, Dr. Chris Pomrink will bring his son home from college for... Read more →

Head Injury Risk for Soccer Players could be reduced with Simple Adjustments to the Ball (video)

The average soccer player heads the ball 12 times in a game, and each header carries up to 100g acceleration, enough to cause serious brain damage. A Purdue study led by Prof. Eric Nauman quantifies how inflating balls to lower pressures, and subbing them out when they get wet, has the... Read more →

Rutgers-Camden Nursing Student Receives Scholarship for Education in Wound Care

By Jeanne Leong Christine Abacan, a Rutgers University–Camden Wound Ostomy Continence Nursing Education Program (WOCNEP) student, has received a scholarship from the Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses Society Foundation. A resident of Collingswood, she plans to use the $2,000 award to further her education. Christine Abacan During the spring 2020 semester,... Read more →

Rutgers-Camden Professor Says It's Time to Abandon Electoral College

By Tom McLaughlin It seems like clockwork every four years: a U.S. presidential election takes place, the electoral and popular votes are tallied, and the debate over the use of the Electoral College promptly ensues. Shankman explains that the founders had never imagined the Electoral College would be used to determine... Read more →

Four Regional Leaders Named to Rand Institute Advisory Board at Rutgers University-Camden City

By Mike Sepanic Four regional leaders have been named to new roles within the advisory board for the Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs at Rutgers University–Camden. Michael Egenton, executive vice president of government relations for the New Jersey State Chamber of Commerce, has been elected as board chair, and... Read more →

Rutgers Football Signs South Jersey WR Jovanni Bermudez

Rutgers Football made another addition to the class of 2022 today as Cedar Creek High School (NJ) wide receiver Jovanni Bermudez announced his decision to verbally commit. The South Jersey native is listed as a 5-foot-10, 170-pound prospect. He chose the Scarlet Knights over the likes of offers from Central Michigan,... Read more →

CAWP: 126 women (96 Democrats, 30 Republicans) Will Serve in the 117th Congress

Preliminary Results: Women Candidates in the 2020 Elections According to the Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP), a unit of the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University, at least 126 (96D, 30R) women will serve in the 117th Congress. There are 32 congressional races featuring women candidates that remain... Read more →

Top 5 Nursing Scholarship Universities In The USA

(November 3, 2020)--If you are a nursing student and looking for scholarships, these are the top five universities that you should look for. Various government and non-profit organizations offer scholarships for nursing students; however, they don’t provide this money or support directly to the student. They use university or College as... Read more →

Rutgers Pediatricians Sound Alarm on Decreased Flu Vaccinations, Immunizations

Newswise — A recent health survey reveals that only two-thirds of parents say they'll vaccinate their children against the flu this year, raising concerns among pediatricians as the flu season begins, some schools re-open for in-person learning and COVID-19 cases spike. Two Rutgers New Jersey Medical School pediatricians, Joseph Schwab, an... Read more →

Undergraduate research experience helps launch recent Rutgers University‒Camden grad’s career

TO THE POINT: For Immediate Release CAMDEN — As an intern in a Rutgers University‒Camden mathematics lab, Sydney Truong became passionate about research while working on a federally funded study on ways autonomous vehicles can help improve traffic flow and reduce travel time, fuel consumption, and carbon emissions. Since graduating in... Read more →

Rutgers Expert Explains History of the October Surprise

James Comey/Shutterstock What is an October Surprise and where does the term come from? The term was popularized in 1980. As president, Jimmy Carter could not get the Iranian hostages released, and his failure was one of the main reasons he was losing in the polls to Ronald Reagan. The October... Read more →

PDE, Rutgers Create Rain Garden at Salem High School

Salem Rain Garden 1: Kate Hutelmyer, collaborative programs manager for Partnership for the Delaware Estuary, tamps down sand and soil during construction of a rain garden in front of Salem High School in Salem, New Jersey. Salem Rain Garden 2: Left to right, Salem High School Science Teacher Theresa Derham; Sarah... Read more →

Rutgers Board of Governors Approves Revised University Budget

The $4.45 billion budget reflects sharp decline in revenues due to pandemic, despite restored state aid (October 7, 2020)--The Rutgers University Board of Governors today adopted a revised $4.45 billion budget that adjusts for restored proposed cuts in state support, an unprecedented collapse of dining, housing and other revenues related to... Read more →

Pandemic-related modifications safeguard training for Rutgers‒Camden’s future nurse workforce 

TO THE POINT: CAMDEN CITY — When the global COVID-19 pandemic forced Rutgers University‒Camden to switch from in-person classes to remote learning in the spring, the School of Nursing faced a special challenge: at a time when nurses were needed more than ever before, how could the school provide students with... Read more →

Rutgers University–Camden City Student receives scholarship for education in wound care

TO THE POINT: CAMDEN CITY, NJ— Christine Abacan, a Rutgers University–Camden Wound Ostomy Continence Nursing Education Program (WOCNEP) student, has received a scholarship from the Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses Society Foundation. A resident of Collingswood, she plans to use the $2,000 award to further her education. During the spring 2020... Read more →

Camden County Man Charged with Fentanyl Trafficking and Possession of Firearm

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. – A Camden County man has been charged with possessing fentanyl with the intent to distribute and possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced today. Tyquan Burrell, 28, is charged by criminal complaint with one count of possession with intent... Read more →

Campus survey: 42 percent of students say their college doesn't empower free speech

By Bethany Blankley | The Center Square Gloucestercitynews.net files (The Center Square) – Conservative students on college campuses across the U.S. are more likely to self-censor than their more liberal classmates out of fear of backlash or retribution, according to a first-of-its-kind student survey commissioned by RealClearEducation and the Foundation for... Read more →

Rutgers' President Outlines Vision in University Senate Address (Video)

President Jonathan Holloway Guiding values focus on creating a culture of community, excellence and clarity In his first address to the University Senate, President Jonathan Holloway pledged to follow three guiding values as he steers decision-making at Rutgers during a challenging time: The ideal of a beloved community, the relentless pursuit... Read more →

EPA to Fund Projects at 2 NJ Universities

EPA Selects over 40 Organizations to Receive $9.3 Million in Pollution Prevention Grants NEW YORK (September 23, 2020) – Today, during Pollution Prevention (P2) Week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing the selection of 42 organizations across 39 states to receive grant funding totaling $9.3 million, supporting pollution prevention... Read more →

Federico Solmi: The Bacchanalian Ones

On view November 2, 2020 – January 9, 2021 GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan University Art Gallery presents The Bacchanalian Ones, an exhibition that investigates the contradictions and inaccuracies in historical narratives that have led society to a chaotic era of misinformation, corruption, and hypocrisy. On view by appointment from November 2,... Read more →

Bat Ticks Found for the First Time in New Jersey

Live larval bat ticks (Carios kelleyi) removed in 2019 from big brown bats in Mercer County, New Jersey. Photo: J. Occi, Rutgers Center for Vector Biology. A tick species associated with bats has been reported for the first time in New Jersey and could pose health risks to people, pets and... Read more →

Rutgers University–Camden earns strong marks from U.S. News and World Report, Washington Monthly magazine  

TO THE POINT: CAMDEN CITY – Rutgers University–Camden once again has been recognized nationally as a research university that provides great value and opportunity for its students. Washington Monthly magazine again ranks Rutgers University–Camden as a “Best Bang for the Buck” university, which recognizes those institutions that help non-wealthy students attain... Read more →

Rutgers Alumnus $5 Million Gift will Advance Fight Against Alzheimer and Dementia

Herbert C. Klein, a Rutgers alumnus, longtime donor and former U.S. congressman, and his family have made a $5 million gift to the university to support Rutgers’ leadership in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease and other devastating neurodegenerative conditions. This generous donation has Herbert C. Klein. Photo: Marian Goldman transformative implications... Read more →

Rutgers Welcomes the Class of 2024

Full of Hope in Uncertain Times By James Foley Rutgers Today Members of the class of 2024 are starting the school year during an unprecedented time, but are bringing a belief in better days, a dedication to learning and a determination to get the most out of their time at Rutgers,... Read more →

CNBNews Sports: Pioneer in Women's Golf at Rutgers Celebrates Perfect 100

By Kevin Lorincz Rutgers Today More than 40 years after scoring a memorable hole -in- one, Agnes Olsson – one of the original charter members, and the lone surviving matriarch of the Rutgers Women’s Golf Association (RWGA) – returned to the Rutgers University Golf Course to celebrate another major milestone: her... Read more →

TO THE POINT:  High School/College Students engage in summer research through remote U.S. Army program

Led by Rutgers University‒Camden scientists CAMDEN CITY— Makeda Smalls is spending the summer immersed in cutting-edge research in Jinglin Fu’s Rutgers University‒Camden chemistry lab that could lead to methods that can rapidly diagnose illnesses, including coronavirus. “I have already learned so much new information in just this short amount of time,... Read more →

Rutgers‒Camden Offers Virtual Research to Undergraduate & Camden HS Students

TO THE POINT: CAMDEN CITY (August 11, 2020)-- – Brittany Ruiz, a rising senior at Rutgers University‒Camden, is getting an early start on a career in a science field by transforming her home into a research lab. Ruiz is among eight students ranging from middle school to Rutgers‒Camden undergraduates who are... Read more →

Rutgers' Graduate School of Education/Abbot Leadership Provide Summer Training for Educators/Parents

By Lisa Intrabartola After navigating remote learning on the fly this spring, educators will be tackling the challenges of teaching during the pandemic again this fall. Rutgers has been rolling out services to help teachers and families prepare for an anticipated hybrid approach to in person and remote learning in public... Read more →

CAWP REPORT: New Record for Women U.S. House Nominees

; Tennessee Primary Sets Up Likely Republican Woman Pick-Up in U.S. House As of today, 243 women have secured nominations for U.S. House seats in the 2020 election, a new record high, according to the Center for American Women and Politics, a division of the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers... Read more →

YOUR MONEY: State Pays Private Contractor Millions for COVID-19 Work Rutgers is Doing

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. LILO H. STAINTON Vendor hired to do contact tracing but not clear how — or if — two will work together... Read more →


Annual program incentivizes Rutgers faculty to use free or low-cost learning materials that save students money More faculty than ever before are participating in a program through the Rutgers University Libraries to provide open and affordable textbooks for the fall. The program is estimated to be able to save students more... Read more →

Preparing for the Vice Presidential Announcement with CAWP

At the March 15th Democratic presidential debate, former Vice President Joe Biden pledged to select a woman as his running mate, should he win his party's presidential nomination. With his selection imminent, prepare for the announcement with experts and resources from the Center for American Women and Politics, a unit of... Read more →

Public Colleges Whose Graduates EARN the Most; TCNJ in the Top 15

Lattice Publishing Jul 16, 2020 THE CENTER SQUARE The William M. Hausdoeffer Sundial at The College of New Jersey Higher education is a significant investment, and the cost of pursuing an undergraduate degree has grown exponentially over the past few decades. According to data from the National Center for Education Statistics,... Read more →

Rutgers Announces 15% Campus Fee Reduction for Students

Rutgers University President Jonathan Holloway today announced a 15% reduction in the “Campus Fee,” in addition to a tuition and fee freeze announced in June. Below is Holloway’s message to Rutgers students. July 16, 2020 Dear Rutgers Students, Over the past week I have heard from many people in our community... Read more →

Rutgers Outlines Plans for Fall Semester

July 6, 2020 – The fall semester at Rutgers University will combine a majority of remotely delivered courses with a limited number of in-person classes, President Jonathan Holloway said today. President Jonathan Holloway shared plans for the fall 2020 semester The decision was not made easily or hastily, Holloway said, but... Read more →

Jonathan Holloway Begins Tenure as Rutgers University's 21st President

New president announces personal salary cut, donations “in the spirit of shared sacrifice” On his first day as the 21st president of Rutgers University, Jonathan Holloway said he will take a 10 Jonathan Holloway, 21st president of Rutgers University. Photo: Nick Romanenko//Rutgers University percent pay cut “in the spirit of shared... Read more →


COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has selected the Rowan University men’s and women's swimming and diving teams for Scholar All-American honors. Rowan was one of 461 schools to receive the award for the Spring semester. Teams were selected on the basis of... Read more →