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Dennis Williams, Jr. “I’m rooted in South Jersey,” he says. “Camden is the city I’m interested in, and I would like to stay involved here.” Read more ...

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Jason David Rivera and Ashley E. Nickels published in the journal Risk, Hazards, and Crisis in Public Policy

Jason David Rivera and Ashley E. Nickels

“Jason David Rivera and Ashley E. Nickels, students in the public affairs doctoral program, recently published the article “Social Capital, Community Resilience, and Faith-Based Organizations in Disaster Recovery: A Case Study of Mary Queen of Vietnam Catholic Church,” in the … Continue reading

Posted at 11:48 a.m. Dec. 9, 2014, in News, Student News

Prentiss Dantzler receives a Poster Award at 2014 APPAM Fall Research Conference

Prentiss Poster Award

Congratulations to doctoral student Prentiss Dantzler for receiving a Poster Award for his presentation, “Temporary Housing or Permanent Homes? Determinants of Tenure Among Public Housing Residents” at the 2014 APPAM Fall Research Conference: Global Challenges, New Perspectives.

Posted at 1:52 p.m. Nov. 10, 2014, in Student News

Rasheda Simpson-Weaver wins a “Commendation of Excellence” from the NSEE for her poster, “South Sudanese Asylum Seekers in Israel” presented at the 2014 NSEE conference in Baltimore

Rasheda Simpson-Weaver

Congratulations to doctoral student Rasheda Simpson-Weaver in receiving a Letter of Commendation from the National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE)  for her poster entitled, “South Sudanese Asylum Seekers in Israel” which she presented at the NSEE’s 2014 annual conference.

Posted at 1:42 p.m. Nov. 10, 2014, in Student News

3 Rutgers–Camden Graduate Students Design an Innovative Pilot Project to Address the Foreclosure Crisis in Camden County

In 2009, the United States experienced arguably its most depressive economic period since the Great Depression.  The U.S. housing bubble had burst and many individuals were forced to foreclose on their properties in their last desperate attempt to shed debt … Continue reading

Posted at 3:08 p.m. June 24, 2014, in Student News

Christopher Wheeler

Christopher Wheeler

Congratulations to Christopher Wheeler, who has been accepted as a Class of 2015 Eagleton Fellow, receiving the Eagleton Alumni fellowship award.

Posted at 11:10 a.m. May 13, 2014, in Student News

Lori Minnite Cited in LULAC v. Deininger Case

An important decision was handed down in the Wisconsin voter ID case, LULAC v. Deininger.  The judge cited Professor Lori Minnite’s testimony in finding that the law unconstitutional and violation of Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act (pp. 18-19): “As … Continue reading

Posted at 11:02 a.m. May 5, 2014, in Faculty News