Rutgers University–Camden is open and operating. The spring semester combines a majority of remotely delivered instruction with a limited number of face-to-face classes. In-person events are canceled until further notice. Use the My Campus Pass app before coming to campus and remember the three Ws: Watch Your Distance, Wash Your Hands, Wear Your Face Covering.
As a first-year student getting ready to transition into your sophomore year, find out what opportunities are available to support your continued success. You will learn about various programs and cohorts that you can join to build community, any associated application requirements, and the exciting benefits. This information session will feature representatives from: TriO, the Honors College, the Institute for Leadership & Action, and the Business Leader Development Program. Learn more.
The past few years have been a period of dramatic and consequential political change, on a local as well as a national level. What can be learned about the prospects for creating a better informed, more fully engaged electorate in the future? In a roundtable conversation, scholars will discuss their research on voting trends, electoral rules, and the influence of gender, race, and ethnicity on political candidacies and election outcomes, with particular reference to urban communities. Please register to attend.
Kimberly Mutcherson, co-dean at Rutgers Law School, will be joined by law school faculty from around the country during this free event. In a virtual roundtable, panelists will focus on women of color in legal academia and the importance of their voices in creating law schools that live out their claims of being committed to antiracism. Please register to attend.
This workshop encourages participants to share their immigrant and refugee stories, whether they are first-generation immigrants, or those whose families came here a long time ago. It will encourage story ideas that go beyond the legalization debate that the subject of immigration is often reduced to in political discourse, and give participants the tools to start drafting their personal stories. Stories related to immigration can portray pain and struggle, as well as beauty, strength, and humor, and this workshop aims to create an empowering space where those stories can be told.
In attempts to provide solutions to the issue of racialized police violence, prevailing perspectives have often called on racial diversity as a means to decrease racialized police violence and increase police legitimacy in communities of color. While claims of racial diversity have, at times, been supported by empirical research, this body of literature has been filled with mixed and inconsistent findings.
Lisa Zeidner, professor of English, presents ideas from her new book, Who Says? Mastering Point of View in Fiction. Please register to attend.
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 in Men Over 50. Bezich GSC'80 will describe how his passion for health and fitness was formed through a lifetime of experiences that included divorce, single parenthood, and his 40-year professional journey as an executive in the public and private sectors.
Area business leaders will assess the southern New Jersey economy. Monca Adya, dean of the Rutgers School of Business–Camden, will give opening remarks. Presented by the Chamber of Commerce of Southern New Jersey and Flaster Greenberg. Register to attend.
The 19th Amendment was adopted a century ago, on Aug. 18,1920. This Women’s History Month, join Rutgers alumni on a virtual tour of the National Constitution Center’s exhibit, "The 19th Amendment: How Women Won the Vote." A National Constitution Center museum educator will lead a live guided tour that will help viewers to better understand the long fight for women’s suffrage, and highlight some of the many women who transformed constitutional history. The event is free and educational for all ages.
This workshop will explore the role of the natural world in literature, and of literature in the natural world. Using observation and prompts, participants will practice de-centering the human perspective and using the natural world as a north star in creative work. Writers from all backgrounds and all genres are encouraged to join. Learn more. Register to attend.
Similar to the popular escape rooms around the country, students will work together to complete a virtual challenge. Do you have what it takes to make it out in time? Meet other Scarlet Scholars and work together to compete for prizes. Strengthen your skills in problem solving, critical thinking, teamwork, and more. Create your team and RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 15.
Hosted by the Student Success Coach Office.
Learn some of the basics of researching genealogy with digital and archival resources, and how you can integrate genealogical research into many facets of your college historical research and writing, in addition to getting some starting points for finding the many personal histories of your family. Adrienne Whaley, president of African American Genealogy Group of Philadelphia, joins the first event in this virtual event series.
The past year has changed everything. But Rutgers has forged ahead, and now we have an opportunity to create a brighter future—to innovate, to amplify marginalized voices, to share our knowledge and our resources, to improve the human condition. On Rutgers Giving Day, March 24, our global community will come together to create a whole that is greater than the sum of its parts. A union forged with a single purpose: to help Rutgers help the world. Learn more at givingday.rutgers.edu.
This annual event introduces participants to the way a book moves from manuscript to the bookshelf, and features a publisher, an editor, and an agent. This year's guests are: Selena Beaumont, Pande Literary; Craig Popelars, Tin House Books; and Youmna Chlala, Coffee House Books (Spatial Species Series). Admission is free. Learn more.
In her forthcoming book Toward Camden, Mercy Romero writes about the relationships that make and sustain the largely African American and Puerto Rican Cramer Hill neighborhood where she grew up in Camden, N.J. In this virtual roundtable, Romero will be joined by Vedra Chandler, project manager at Cooper's Ferry Partnership; Rev. PJ Craig, senior pastor, Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Germantown, Tenn., and Ph.D. candidate in public affairs at Rutgers–Camden; and Sis. Anetha Ann Perry, Ph.D.
Current students are invited to join the campus community and administrators to share feedback about online learning and the overall academic experience at Rutgers–Camden. Please register to attend.
Hosted by the Rutgers University–Camden Student Governing Association.
Join veterans, military family members, and scholars and writers whose work focuses on veterans' issues for a discussion about the impact of service on families. Featuring poet Jehanne Dubrow, medical anthropologist and folklorist Gala True, Army veteran Joe Nygard, and his mother Nancy Nygard. Learn more.
The Student Governing Association will be joined by Mary Beth Daisey, vice chancellor for student affairs; Neuza Maria Serra, director of the Student Wellness Center; and staff from the Office of Disability Services and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. Students are invited to share questions or concerns about mental health and related services on campus. Please register to attend.
Margaret Betz, assistant teaching professor of philosophy at Rutgers University–Camden, and Venessa Voss, associate professor of philosophy at Lone Star College–University Park, will hold a virtual panel discussion. Betz and Voss authored chapters in the new book Who's Laughing Now?: Feminist Perspectives on Humour and Laughter (2021, Demeter Press). Please register to attend.
Hosted by the Gender Studies program.
Richard Harris, professor emeritus of political science, will present "A House Divided: Nationalism and the Three Faces of Legitimacy in America" for the thirteenth annual Jacob Abraham and Mildred Amelia Baron Lecture Series. Please register to attend.
Hosted by the Department of Political Science.
Faculty, staff, and student guest speakers will share what they wanted to be growing up as a child, compared with where they are now. How did they get there? What have been their passions and drives? Join the Zoom event here (Rutgers NetID required to attend).
Hosted by the Student Governing Association.