Over the next few months, and hopefully years, the Paul Robeson library on the Rutgers-Camden campus will undergo drastic changes that will enhance the educational experience of university district community members. Right now, the Robeson Library is experiencing the second of two renovations since its beginning in 1955. The current renovation will take three phases to complete. By the end of the third phase there will be about 195 new computers, multiple library rooms, and many student workstations. In an interview with Gary Golden, the Paul Robeson Library Director, Gleaner staff learned what the scope of the renovations will be, who would be paying the bill, and why they were needed.
Dr. Cindy Dell Clark, a visiting Professor of Anthropology at Rutgers-Camden, has published a new book entitled In a Younger Voice. The piece, published by the Rutgers University Press, is a book that aims to help adults understand the culture of childhood.
In an effort to maintain and strengthen issues dealing with company ethics and compliances, Rutgers-Camden engineered the school’s very first Center for Government Compliances and Ethics on January 10.
Rutgers-Camden professor Carol Kaufman Scarborough is an expert in the field of holiday retail. Retail is defined as the sale of goods directly to the consumer; to sell at retail, or in small quantities directly to customers; to repeat or circulate (news or rumors) to others; of, or relating to the sale of goods directly to the customer; in retail quantities, or at retail prices.
Thursday evening, a presentation entitled “Finding Your Passion within the Business World” was headed by several organizations and sponsored by the Rutgers-Camden School of Business. The event was held in the Campus Center’s multipurpose room.
Rutgers-Camden has begun construction on the new John S. and James L. Knight Early Learning Research Academy at 501 Cooper Street. The facility, which will cost $3.9 million once completed and will feature both classrooms and research facilities, is expected to be completed in the spring of 2011.
Rutgers Camden’s own Jaishankar Ganesh, Dean of the Business School, along with Chancellor Wendell Pritchett just returned from a trip to India to attempt expansion into the Indian Education Market.
Members of the Rutgers-Camden community seeking internship possibilities or looking to network with possible employers were given an opportunity to do so on Wednesday November 10th during the Career Center’s semi-annual Fall Internship Fair.
For the second year, Rutgers-Camden Chancellor Wendell Pritchett held a Faculty Research Day on campus to highlight the projects of a number of Rutgers professors. A group of junior faculty members discussed their research briefly during the Chancellor’s faculty research day on November 4, 2010 in the multipurpose room of the Campus Center.
Students at Rutgers-Camden will be happy to know that they can be “scarlet” with pride and “green” at the same time. Every student has spare cans and waste lying around, and as a school it only gets worse when all of that waste adds up.