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Dorm Fire Displaces Rutgers-Camden Students

Some Rutgers-Camden students were displaced Saturday afternoon after a fire broke out in one of the dorms on campus, according to authorities.

11/17/2012

(Surrounded by education and political leaders, Gov. Christie prepares to sign New Jersey's recently enacted Higher Education Reform Law.  Credit: David Madden)

NJ Gov. Christie Signs Scaled-Back Higher Ed Overhaul Law

Some call it controversial, but both political leaders and many educators are calling it necessary.

08/22/2012

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Rutgers-Camden Stores To Help Camden Community

Residents of the financially challenged city of Camden may benefit from the opening of three shops inside a newly opened 12 story dorm on the campus of Rutgers-Camden.

08/19/2012

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Local Expert Discusses Rash Of Hospital Mergers In Philadelphia Area

Rutgers-Camden Law Professor Rand Rosenblatt thinks fewer and bigger health systems is the way of our medical future.

07/12/2012

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Rutgers-Camden Hosts Business Camp For High School Seniors

A few dozen South Jersey high school seniors are spending the next two weeks of their summer at a “business camp” on the campus of Rutgers University in Camden.

07/10/2012

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Rutgers-Camden, Rowan University To Remain Separate Institutions

New Jersey legislators have approved a far-reaching reorganization of the state’s higher education system. But it does not include a plan to, in effect, merge the operations of Rutgers-Camden and Rowan Universities.

06/28/2012

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Proponents Hustle To Move University Merger Bill

Proponents of a higher education restructuring plan are scrambling to get the measure through the Legislature and to the governor’s desk by week’s end.

06/24/2012

(Photo illustration by Ed Fischer)

Camden Water Emergency Throws Rutgers Into Turmoil

Camden’s advisory to boil tap water for consumption by residents west of the Cooper River remains in effect, along with a ban on non-essential use, despite improvements in water pressure levels after Thursday’s dangerous drop.

06/22/2012

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Rowan University Endorses Merger With Rutgers-Camden

Rowan University’s governing board has endorsed legislation merging the school with Rutgers-Camden, while asking to retain its authority over campus matters.

06/11/2012

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Rutgers University’s Boards Approve Set Of ‘Principles’ That Run Against Merger Plans

Both the Board of Trustees and the Board of Governors huddled in a closed session before approving the document which, among other things, insists that both Rutgers-Camden and Rowan retain their autonomy, and that any collaboration abide by a state law that set up Rutgers as an independent institution.

06/06/2012

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Dems Offer Alternative To Planned Merger Of Rutgers-Camden And Rowan University

New Jersey Senate Democrats have come up with an alternative to the Christie Administration’s plan to merge Rutgers-Camden with Rowan University.

06/05/2012

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Rutgers-Camden Holds What Could Be Its Final Commencement

As a decision to merge Rutgers University’s Camden campus into Rowan University is moving forward, nearly 1,700 students from Rutgers-Camden were receiving their diplomas on Thursday.

05/17/2012

(Gov. Christie folds his notes before taking questions at a press conference today in Trenton.  Photo from State of NJ video)

Legislators Working On Compromise In Pending Merger Of Rowan And Rutgers-Camden

The clock is ticking on the proposed merger between Rutgers-Camden and Glassboro-based Rowan University, part of a plan New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has to improve higher education in the state.

04/21/2012

Leap Charter School Students get a lesson in investing. (Credit: Ian Bush)

Future Investors Get A Lesson In Stock Trading

Some South Jersey grade schoolers are trying their hand on Wall Street — and learning how to invest in themselves in the process.

03/23/2012

(Dr. Ali Houshmand, interim president of Rowan University.  Credit: David Madden)

Rowan U. President Attempts To Smooth Rutgers-Camden Takeover Path

Dr. Ali Houshmand went to great lengths on Thursday to stress that any merger would take years to complete.

03/22/2012

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