RU-C School of Nursing Partners with Farmers Against Hunger
As part of her ongoing community health project to help Camden families live healthier lifestyles, Kathy Jackson, an assistant professor at the Rutgers School of Nursing-Camden, partnered with Farmers Against Hunger and the Camden Housing Authority to bring  fresh produce to the Branch and Ablett villages, which include more than 500 housing units. The deliveries began July 6 and continued through Thanksgiving, when the families received 3,200 pounds of produce. Read more here.

RU-N Chancellor Cantor Publishes Op-Ed Regarding Student Protests
"Why is it that when it comes to the social world, not all speech is deemed equally worthy of protecting? That is a question that has been dogging me of late, as I listen to commentator after commentator caution student protesters about the importance of respecting freedom of speech and the trap of political correctness." Read Nancy Cantor's Huffington Post Op-Ed here.
RBHS Research Seeks Cure for Crohn's Disease

When Karen Edelblum was diagnosed with Crohn's disease at age 13, she had three questions for doctors. Am I going to die? Is there a cure? Is this something that gets passed along in families? No, not today, came the answers to the first two. Very likely, but we don't know the cause, was the response to her third query. It took a misdiagnosis of leukemia before doctors figured out she had Crohn's disease. She took the news hard but wondered if there might be a reason why she had Crohn's. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are chronic inflammatory conditions of the gastrointestinal tract known as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Crohn's disease often affects the end of the small bowel, known as the ileum, and beginning of the colon, but it may affect any area of the GI tract.  Read more here.
Alums: Escape to Italy with Rutgers Alumni Travel!

Experience Italy the Italian way with fellow Rutgers Alumni and the Rutgers University Alumni Association! Whether you are visiting glacial lakes on the border of Switzerland, delving into the culture of Sorrento or eating your way through Sicily, Rutgers Alumni Travel offers exciting adventures throughout the entire country beginning in April through October. Find more information on these trips and all of the 2016 alumni adventures here.