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Nov 14 2016

Rutgers historian Jennifer Mittelstadt says the military has relied on cash bonuses more heavily to quickly recruit and retain people in needed occupational specialties.

Jan 25 2016

David Greenberg’s new book explores the history of spin – from Theodore Roosevelt to Barack Obama – and what it has meant for American democracy.

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Apr 1 2015

With the Civil War ending and the nation asking itself what would come next, Lincoln laid out what he had in mind. His assassin was in the crowd.

May 13 2014

Peter L. Bergen, who produced the historic 1997 CNN interview with Osama bin Laden, will be honored on Friday with the Stephen E. Ambrose Award for Oral History.

Mar 24 2014

Two history scholars, Charlene Mires and Lorrin Thomas, have been named to the prestigious Organization of American Historians’ (OAH) Distinguished Lectureship Program for the period of fall 2014 to spring 2017.

Feb 14 2014

Brian Scott, a 2010 graduate of Rutgers University–Camden with a bachelor’s degree in history, chronicles racial integration in pro football in the 1940s in his new documentary, Tackling Jim Crow.

Feb 6 2014

In recognition of homegrown talent, The Gleaner, Rutgers University–Camden’s student-run newspaper, will host a book reading and signing for student authors 1st Lt. Mark A. Bodrog and Sean Lynch at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11.

Dec 16 2013

Rutgers–Camden professor Kate Epstein explores the origins of the merger between government and private industry in her new book, Torpedo: Inventing the Military-Industrial Complex in the United States and Great Britain, to be published i

Oct 23 2013

Rutgers–Camden will host a free forum on the future of public history in U.S. National Parks from 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6.

Oct 18 2013

The Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts (RCCA) will host an engaging lecture explaining how modern United States warfare depends upon technology and consumerism

Sep 30 2013

Wayne Glasker, an associate professor of history at Rutgers–Camden, will present the second installment in a free documentary film series titled “Freedom, Equality, Democracy:  Looking Back, Moving Forward” at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7.

Sep 9 2013

Although medicine and religion often intersect when people cope with illness or death, religious faith receives little attention from medical historians. A Rutgers–Camden scholar says that’s a mistake.

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