Joseph Derella, Cumberland County Freeholder Director – 2017 South Jerseyan of the Year (Public Sector)

In recognition of over 20 years of service to the citizens of the City of Millville and Cumberland County, the Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs is honoring Cumberland County Freeholder Director Joseph Derella as its Public Sector South Jerseyan of the Year on Thursday, May 4th at the 16th Annual Walter and Leah Rand … Read more of Joseph Derella, Cumberland County Freeholder Director – 2017 South Jerseyan of the Year (Public Sector)

WRI Selects ’16-’17 Faculty Fellow

The Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs has selected its newest Faculty Fellow: Dr. Bonnie Jerome-D’Emilia.  An associate professor at Rutgers School of Nursing-Camden, Dr. Jerome-D’Emilia’s proposed research will  focus on breast cancer screening effectiveness and treatment variation in the southern counties of New Jersey as compared to the rest of the state.  Her current research involves … Read more of WRI Selects ’16-’17 Faculty Fellow

WRI Participates in Rutgers Giving Day

Last month, WRI participated in Rutgers’ 2nd Annual Giving Day, which coincided with a new national effort known as Giving Tuesday.  In total, the University received over $1,000,000 in donations from nearly 6,500 donors.  WRI ranked 8th among Rutgers-Camden groups, making it eligible for a proportioned share of $20,000 in challenge money, in addition to the contributions … Read more of WRI Participates in Rutgers Giving Day

Faculty Council Meeting: Recap

On Monday, November 7, 2016, the Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs’ Faculty Council convened for its first meeting of the ’16 – ’17 academic year. Dr. Gwendolyn Harris welcomed returning and newly appointed council members, who now represent over a dozen academic departments at Rutgers University – Camden. Also in attendance were Provost … Read more of Faculty Council Meeting: Recap

Now Accepting Applications: WRI Endowed Graduate Scholarship

In an effort to effect more original research about Southern New Jersey while amplifying the education and professional experiences of Rutgers University – Camden students, the Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs welcomes applications for its endowed graduate scholarship. The Graduate Scholarship for Southern New Jersey Initiatives at the Walter Rand Institute for Public … Read more of Now Accepting Applications: WRI Endowed Graduate Scholarship

The Forum About South Jersey ‘Fair Share’ Recap

On December 6th, 2016 WRI Faculty Fellow Shauna Shames, in collaboration with Graduate Assistant and Ph.D candidate Spencer T. Clayton presented findings from their report.  Over 70 people attended the Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs’ Forum About South Jersey to learn more about the allocation of public goods in New Jersey. It has long been … Read more of The Forum About South Jersey ‘Fair Share’ Recap