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Grantsmanship Skills: A Key Skill Set for Graduate Students

Finding and applying for grants and fellowships is a normal and recurring part of the graduate student’s academic life and scholarly career. Whether you are seeking a career in academia or planning to pursue your research in another professional setting, you will benefit from the acquisition of grantsmanship skills. Learning how to best communicate your … Continue reading Grantsmanship Skills: A Key Skill Set for Graduate Students

Graduating Doctoral Student Studies Children’s Role in Remembering Colombia’s Turbulent Past

In 2016, Diana García had just started her Ph.D. in childhood studies at Rutgers University–Camden when news came from her native Colombia: the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia and Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos had signed an historic peace accord, ending years of a bloody narcotics trafficking war that engulfed the country. The childhood studies scholar watched curiously how, … Continue reading Graduating Doctoral Student Studies Children’s Role in Remembering Colombia’s Turbulent Past

Ph.D. Student Leads Camden’s Return to Urban Gardening Roots

  Lew Bivona, a PhD student in the Public Affairs doctoral program at RUC, explored the rich history behind Camden and urban gardens.  “The city’s rich legacy of gardening was built on maintaining cultural and historical ties,” says the Ph.D. student in public affairs. “Many gardeners had grandparents who were sharecroppers and much of the … Continue reading Ph.D. Student Leads Camden’s Return to Urban Gardening Roots