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CURE affiliated scholar Howard Gillette publishes new book:


Howard Gillette, Professor Emeritus of History, Rutgers University – Camden


Class Divide: Yale ’64 and the Conflicted Legacy of the Sixties 

“An exploration of the lasting impact of the “60’s” through the lives of my college classmates, the book investigates the diverging paths of men, famous and not, as they faced central challenges to existing social and cultural patterns at home and abroad.”

Professor Gillette will be speaking about the book at the Barnes and Noble bookstore in Marlton, 200 W Route 70, near the intersection with Rte 73, Saturday June 6th, at 1 PM.  

CURE receives academic civic engagement award at Rutgers University-Camden on May 11, 2015

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Rutgers Chancellor Phoebe Haddon presents the academic civic engagement award to Paul and Natasha of CURE 

Violence & the City conference at CUNY – May 8, 2015

The Murphy Institute, CUNY and
The Center for Urban Research and Education,
Rutgers University-Camden invite you to a conference:

Violence & the City

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Friday, May 8, 2015
Murphy Institute, CUNY, SPS
25 West 43rd St, 18th floor

This day-long, interdisciplinary conference will consider the nature and effects of various types of urban violence, and is organized around two themes: violence and urban society; and, crime, politics, and policy.  Featured speakers will address these concerns in theoretically, methodologically, or empirically innovative ways.

Speakers and Discussants include:

Frances Fox Piven, Distinguished Professor of Political Science, CUNY Graduate Center.

Marie Gottschalk, Professor of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania

Ruth Gilmore, Professor of Earth & Environmental Sciences and American Studies, and Director of the Center for Place, Culture, and Politics, CUNY Graduate Center

Mimi Abramovitz, Bertha Capen Reynolds Professor of Social Policy, Silberman School of Social Work, Hunter College

Lawrence Mead, Professor of Politics, New York University

Paul Jargowsky, Professor of Public Policy and Director of Center for Urban Research and Urban Education, Rutgers University-Camden

John Mollenkopf, Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Director of the Center for Urban Research, CUNY Graduate Center


Students from the Netherlands visit CURE

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Center Director Paul Jargoswky discusses the mission of the Center for Urban Research and Education and its relevance for the City of Camden

On April 23, 2015, a group of 40 students from the Department of Human Geography and Planning at Rijksuniversiteit Groningen in the Netherlands visited our campus.  The Camden Redevelopment Agency and CURE co-hosted the group at our campus to discuss topics such as land use redevelopments that result in revenues for the city and jobs for city residents, the role of government and entrepreneurs in creating revenue, waterfront development, demolition initiatives, wellbeing and safety, infrastructure projects and heritage policy.  

The State Between: A Symposium on New Jersey Urbanism | May 1 , 2015 at Princeton



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For more information on this event and to register, please visit: