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Rowan and Rutgers Universities to Receive $250K for COVID-19 RESEARCH

CHERRY HILL, NJ – U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) today announced that Rowan University and Rutgers University–Camden will receive a combined $250,365 in federal funding from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for research into COVID-19-related medical care. “The work being done at both Rowan and Rutgers–Camden will allow the facilities to support coronavirus-related programs and train our local workforce, as well as students, on how to work best during a pandemic,” said Congressman Norcross. “COVID-19 has already taken the lives of far... Read more →

Nursing graduate leaves a legacy of service to the Rutgers‒Camden and Camden communities

CAMDEN CITY NJ--– Hecmarie Berrios could be considered the mayor of the Rutgers School of Nursing‒Camden. Sometimes working two jobs to support herself, Berrios made time to participate in a variety of activities on campus, hold leadership positions, and do community service work, all while excelling in her courses. “I love caring for and helping others,” says Berrios. The Camden native decided at a young age to become a nurse. “I get a chance to save lives,” Berrios explains. “We’re there for the patients every... Read more →

Searching for a ‘New Normal’ in New Jersey’s Public Schools

MAY 20,2020 The selectively lethal coronavirus spread through New Jersey at a pace that would make a wildfire seem like a wisp of smoke. On Wednesday, March 4, New Jersey had its first diagnosed case. On Tuesday, March 10, New Jersey reported its first coronavirus death. By the time Gov. Phil Murphy signed his historic Executive Order 104, which closed all New Jersey schools on March 18, there were 178 New Jersey cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus. On May 18, only... Read more →

Camden-Rutgers Student Creates Website to Help Struggling NJ Small Businesses

CAMDEN – Truth be told, says Eddy Yeung, he once dreamed of being a surgeon. “As cliché as it may sound, I really enjoy helping people and thought there was no better way to do so than saving one’s life as a surgeon,” says the graduating computer science major at Rutgers University–Camden. Yeung’s focus changed, however, when he saw a YouTube video of Bill Gates talking about the impact that learning to code could make throughout the world. “I realized then that I could still... Read more →

7 Reasons to Choose a DBA Over a Ph.D. in Business Management

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(May 21, 2020)--There has always been a certain kudos around studying for a Ph.D. The ability to earn the title of “Doctor” is an appealing one for many. However, you need to consider whether this is the right choice for you and your career aspirations or whether it is merely a way to boost your ego and appear more qualified. Traditionally a Ph.D. is studied by those who wish to excel in an academic career. For example, becoming a lecturer or working in a research... Read more →

Rutgers-Camden 2020 Graduate Works on the COVID-19 Pandemic as a Paramedic

TO THE POINT: CAMDEN – As a paramedic, Joseph Lutz plays a vital role in treating the sick and injured in emergencies, but during the coronavirus pandemic, his job has evolved into handling patient care in a hospital and performing an administrative role in setting up a field hospital in Secaucus. When coronavirus cases began rising in New Jersey, the Rutgers University‒Camden biology student was mainly performing his usual paramedic duties at University Hospital in Newark, where he is employed. By early April, the hospital’s... Read more →

Experts Join Rutgers Law Center to Study Insurance Crisis

Source https://news.camden.rutgers.edu/ By Mike Sepanic Restaurants, health clubs, stores, and many other businesses large and small have been forced to shut down because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Some of these businesses purchased business interruption insurance, which is designed to cover lost income from closures due to fires, floods, and other catastrophic events. But insurance companies have said that losses from the most catastrophic event imaginable—a global pandemic—are not covered by these insurance policies. In response, legislatures in New Jersey, New York, and other states have... Read more →

TO THE POINT:  Rutgers Law Student Dawn Ericksen Living Her "Second Lfe"

By Jeanne Leong CAMDEN CITY, NJ– After overcoming years of personal struggles, Rutgers Law School student Dawn Ericksen is now living what she calls her “second life,” and is preparing for a career in public interest law. Through hard work, perseverance, and some luck, Ericksen conquered years of drug addiction, unemployment, and intermittent homelessness. “I’ve had two lives at this point, and this one is infinitely better,” says Ericksen, a rising second-year student at Rutgers Law School in Camden. “I spent a lot of years... Read more →

South Jersey School Districts Facing Unprecedented Financial Distress Due to Pandemic

By Mike Sepanic RUTGERS-CAMDEN South Jersey’s largest school districts are facing unprecedented financial distress due to shortfalls in federal and state funding caused by reactions to the COVID-19 pandemic. A new research report from the Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs at Rutgers University–Camden provides insight into the scope of how this imminent crisis will Gloucester City School District is just one of many in South Jersey that are at risk of being unable to sustain pre-pandemic levels of K-12 education-CNBNews photo impact communities... Read more →

Rutgers Art Students Adapt Their Craft During Quarantine 

Alessandra Puglisi Nick Romanenko/Rutgers University Alessandra Puglisi's senior thesis sculpture "Offering," left, and the MGSA senior, right. When visual art student Alessandra Puglisi learned Rutgers' in-person instruction was ending in March, she knew she needed to incorporate this moment into her art. Her last two days on campus were spent holed up in her studio, scrambling to collect and create items that would tie her unfinished scuplture - a massive macabre banquet - to the pandemic in a personal way. She is not alone. An... Read more →

Rutgers University to Host Virtual Commencement Celebration May 31

Graduates, their families and alums from around the world are invited Rutgers University will stream a virtual celebration of its 2020 graduates on May 31 to honor their academic achievements completed during a pandemic that required remote instruction through the final weeks of the spring semester. President Robert Barchi will preside over and confer degrees during Rutgers University’s 254th Anniversary Commencement celebration, which will feature award-winning NBC News anchor Lester Holt delivering an address to the graduates from his home studio. Holt also will receive... Read more →

Women See Success in Ohio Primary - 

But Most Face Steep Climb to Victory in November Final votes were counted yesterday in Ohio's postponed congressional primary. Full results on women candidates in yesterday's contests from the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University are available on our Election Analysis page. Complete context about women in the 2020 elections, including candidate lists, summaries, results from previous primaries, and historical comparisons, are available via CAWP's Election Watch. Among the most notable results for women: Women are 73.3% of Democratic nominees for the... Read more →

Rutgers-New Brunswick Vice-Chancellor for Student Affairs Provides Support During Pandemic

By Robin Lally/Rutgers Today Salvador Mena struggled with an undiagnosed learning disability during his childhood in the South Bronx. For most of his school years he was far from a model student. The challenges he faced growing up on welfare in an economically disadvantaged neighborhood, living with family who took him in after he emigrated from Puerto Rico before kindergarten instilled in him a deep drive and an understanding of what it takes to overcome adversity to succeed. This experience is what guides Mena in... Read more →

Rutgers President Announces Cost-Cutting Measures and Tuition Freeze

Top University Leadership to Take Pay Cuts Rutgers President Robert Barchi today announced sweeping cost-cutting measures to help the university address the immediate fiscal challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic and called for a budget for the coming fiscal year with no increase in tuition and fees. Barchi informed the university community that he and the university’s most senior leadership will take a 10 percent reduction in salary and that other senior leaders will reduce their pay by 5 percent. The president called for utilizing... Read more →

Some College Students Suffering from Anxiety Because of COVID-19

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 Between exams, jobs and social life, college can be very stressful; social distancing, remote learning and worries about health can raise those anxiety levels exponentially With the COVID-19 pandemic, the anxieties college students often experience trying to balance studies, jobs and social life can become almost overwhelming. Those anxieties can be further exacerbated at the... Read more →

Rutgers–Camden Nursing School Students Helping to Fight COVID-19 in South Jersey

By Mike Sepanic In the battle against COVID-19, the Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden is working at every level to support health care workers and families in South Jersey and across the region. Through its existing health initiatives located in the Ablett Village and Branches housing complexes in Camden, the Rutgers–Camden nursing school is working to establish telehealth services to provide local residents with much-needed access to primary care services. In accordance with Executive Order 112, a Rutgers–Camden nurse practitioner is prepared to assist residents; to... Read more →

Rutgers Increases Use of Telemedicine

By Robin Lally | Rutgers Today A 40-year-old woman with congestive heart failure having shortness of breath, a middle-age man worried about unusual weight loss, a 75-year-old woman concerned about her elevated blood pressure and a 45-year-old man with brain lymphoma testing positive for COVID-19, all needed to see their doctors. But instead of going to their physicians’ offices for medical checkups, these patients, and thousands of others throughout New Jersey, are staying at home during the COVID-19 global pandemic and using computers, smartphones and... Read more →

Rutgers-Camden Receives $188,253 for COVID-19 Research

CHERRY HILL, NJ – U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) announced today that Rutgers University–Camden will receive $188,253 in federal funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for a project titled “RAPID: Factors Contributing To Sequence Conservation in the SARS-CoV-2 Genome.” This research will investigate the biology of COVID-19 and its interactions with the human host to stem the spread of the disease and mitigate its devastating impacts on the global human population. “To fight this disease, we must first understand it. The work being done... Read more →

RutgersBioblitz and other nature-based apps help students honor 50th Earth Day at home

By Lisa Intrabartola | Rutgers Today There are not many upsides to being stuck at home during a pandemic. But since our shelter-in-place orders overlap with the start of spring and the 50th anniversary of Earth Day (April 22), it does present a unique opportunity to get acquainted with the plant and animal life native to our neighborhoods. “When people think about nature, they think of places like Yellowstone National Park, but we have nature in our backyard that’s important to study, because that is... Read more →

New Implementation of Remote Online Notaries

Addressing COVID-19 | s (RON): In this ever-changing environment we are all currently in, it is increasingly apparent that we at American Notary Association need to be adaptive and forward thinking. In an effort to stay in front of the curve and provide value-added services while keeping your clients, our employees, notaries and the general public as safe as possible, we have now implemented Remote Online Notaries (RONs) to the suite of services we provide. Remote Online Notarization, or RON, is the use of audio/visual... Read more →

Area residents inducted into academic honor society at Rutgers–Camden

TO THE POINT: CAMDEN CITY (April 7, 2020)---- One hundred and thirty-six 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 no less than 3.50. Athenaeum is the undergraduate honor society at Rutgers University–Camden. Atlantic County ABSECON – Erin Whale ALLOWAY – Cristina Paleschic ATLANTIC... Read more →

Eight Reasons Remote Collaboration Apps Will Astonish the Legal Community During Isolation

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(April 4, 2020)A few reasons why applications like Google Hangouts and Microsoft Teams may change the general operating procedures of legal organizations even after isolation. As we all know, the entire world is under lockdown for an indeterminate time due to the Coronavirus. As we also know, most of us cannot afford to simply stop and take a break from life. Even if we could, the damage to our various institutions and economies would likely be worse than the virus itself. That means the show... Read more →

Essay writing - Rules you don't have to forget about

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(March 31, 2020)--Every student must master the art of writing an essay. But there are several rules you have to understand. Find out what they are here. Learn the basic rules of essay writing, and you'll be making a positive impact on your grade from just writing. Writing an essay is one of the best ways you can express your opinions, improve your grade, and show your knowledge on a certain topic. It's also the perfect way educators and teachers use to understand the writing... Read more →

Will Schiano thrive in second Rutgers spell?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(March 26, 2020)--Greg Schiano has returned to the Rutgers Scarlet Knights after an absence of nine years. Schiano left the team after the 2011 season when he was appointed as head coach of the NFL franchise Tampa Bay Buccaneers after a successful tenure in New Jersey. However, his time in the NFL was brought to an end after only two seasons. The Buccaneers fired Schiano at the conclusion of the 2013 campaign as a result of their 4-12 record. Schiano also built a tough-nosed reputation,... Read more →

Rutgers center awarded $525K to study treatment for opioid use disorder 

Project is one of 19 to receive inaugural grants from FORE NEW BRUNSWICK (March 2020) — The Center for Health Services Research at Rutgers University has been awarded funding from the Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts (FORE) for a project that aims to build knowledge and evidence on effective treatment strategies to improve access and outcomes of medications for opioid use disorder in primary care settings in New Jersey. The need to increase treatment for opioid use disorder is particularly urgent in states like New... Read more →

Rutgers Medical School Research Team Participates in Groundbreaking Covid-19 Test

Newswise — Dr. David Alland, Director of the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Public Health Research Institute, which is within the Rutgers Biomedical Health Sciences Institute for Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases (i3D), along with his colleagues Drs. Padmapriya Banada and Sukalyani Banik, have conducted the first evaluation of an innovative point-of-care test to detect COVID-19, the disease caused by the SARS CoV2 coronavirus that has affected citizens around the world. Cepheid has received Emergency Use Authorization clearance of this test by the Food and Drug... Read more →

Rutgers-Camden Cancelling Spring Athletic Season

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. (March 13, 2020) – The safety of our students, faculty and staff is our biggest concern at Rutgers University-Camden, especially with news emerging every moment about the threat from the COVID-19 pandemic. To that end, and in conjunction with the NCAA’s decision to cancel all Spring Championships, Rutgers University-Camden is officially cancelling all athletic activity for the remainder of the academic year. Read more →

Rutgers-Camden’s Hunter earns NJAC Rookie of the Week

CAMDEN, N.J. (March 9, 2020) – Rutgers University-Camden freshman right fielder Jayden Hunter (Marlton, NJ/Lenape) played her first two collegiate games when the Scarlet Raptors split a season-opening doubleheader Sunday. One day later, she earned her first collegiate softball honor. Hunter was named the New Jersey Athletic Conference Softball Rookie of the Week today when the NJAC announced its weekly honors in each sport. Hunter started both games in right field as the Scarlet Raptors split with SUNY-New Paltz Sunday, winning the opener, 2-0, before... Read more →

Hilt adds All-Region honor from USTFCCCA

NEW ORLEANS (March 9, 2020) – Rutgers University-Camden track star Emily Hilt (Mickleton, NJ/Kingsway Regional) continues reaping rewards for her outstanding indoor season with the Scarlet Raptors. Hilt, who has sophomore eligibility in indoor track and will have junior eligibility in outdoor track, was one of 1,595 athletes across the country who were named to the 2020 NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field All-Region teams. The all-region teams were announced today by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (UTFCCCA). In... Read more →

Yanick gets 100th hit as Raptors win fourth straight

COLLEGEVILLE, Penn. (March 2, 2020) – The Rutgers University-Camden baseball team received strong pitching, a milestone performance and broke open a tie game with a five-run seventh inning on the way to an 8-2 victory here Monday at Ursinus College. The win was the third in two days for the Scarlet Raptors, who swept a doubleheader from Oneonta Sunday, have now won four straight games and stand at 4-1 overall. It was the season opener for Ursinus. The Scarlet Raptors had heroes up and down... Read more →

Raptors Split Opening Doubleheader; 12-Run Inning Helps

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. (Feb. 23, 2020) – Big innings were the deciding factors here Sunday as the Rutgers University-Camden baseball team opened its season by splitting a doubleheader at Immaculata University. The Mighty Macs scored seven runs in the bottom of the eighth inning in the opening game as they broke open a tie contest and posted an 11-4 victory, evening their record at 1-1. In the nightcap, Rutgers-Camden exploded for a program-record 12 runs in the top of the fifth inning on its way... Read more →

Montclair State Men Over Scarlet Raptors 75-72

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. (Feb. 19, 2020) – The Montclair State University men’s basketball team rallied from an early 19-3 deficit and went on to outlast Rutgers University-Camden, 75-72, in a thrilling New Jersey Athletic Conference game that was the final contest of the season for both programs. Despite their comeback win, the Red Hawks missed the six-team NJAC playoffs, finishing one game behind the three-way tie for seeds 4-6 between Rutgers-Newark, New Jersey City and Rowan, a trio of 10-8 teams. Montclair State finished 9-9... Read more →

Big first half sparks MSU women past Raptors in season finale

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. (Feb. 19, 2020) – Freshman guard Nickie Carter scored 22 of her 32 points in the opening half as the Montclair State University women’s basketball team opened up a 20-point halftime lead and the Red Hawks went on to defeat Rutgers University-Camden, 74-59, in the final regular-season game for both New Jersey Athletic Conference teams here Wednesday night. Montclair State earned a first-round bye in the NJAC playoffs, which start Saturday, and will take a 20-5 overall record into the conference semifinals... Read more →

Raptors Eliminated from Playoff Contention by NJCU Women

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. (Feb. 15, 2020) – Entering their New Jersey Athletic Conference showdown here Saturday afternoon, the Rutgers University-Camden women’s basketball team had its playoff hopes on life-support, while New Jersey City University was on the verge of program history. The Gothic Knights made history, earning their first NJAC playoff berth since 1989. In the process, they eliminated Rutgers-Camden from a post-season berth with a 54-49 victory. NJCU, which started the day two games ahead of Rutgers-Camden with two remaining in the fight for... Read more →

NJCU Over Rutgers-Camden

CAMDEN City, N.J. (Feb. 15, 2020) – The New Jersey City University men’s basketball team outscored Rutgers University-Camden, 51-28, in the second half to overcome a one-point halftime deficit and went on to defeat the Scarlet Raptors, 90-70, in a New Jersey Athletic Conference game here Saturday afternoon. The contest served as Senior Day for four-year Scarlet Raptor letterman Isaac Destin, who closes out his stellar career Wednesday night when the Scarlet Raptors host Montclair State University at 8 p.m. NJCU, which entered the day... Read more →