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2004/12/21: Engineering, Biology Team Works to Improve Water in Bangladesh

While many Americans will be recovering from holiday indulgences and exploring ways to keep their New Year?s resolutions, a team of Rowan University faculty and students will be traveling about 8,000

2004/12/21: Rowan Faculty and Students Publish, Present at Division of Planetary Sciences Meeting

The Physics and Astronomy Department at Rowan University recently showcased the work of faculty and students. Physics and Astronomy Assistant Professor Dr. Michael Lim, Wynnewood, Pa., published hi

2004/12/15: Glassboro Awards Rowan Computer Science And Electrical and Computer Engineering Students

The Glassboro Economic Development (GED) office honored a team of Rowan University computer science (CS) and electrical and computer engineering (ECE) students on Tuesday, December 14, for work they d

2004/12/09: Rowan Planetarium Hosts Saturn Program

Rowan University will hold the public astronomy program "Ring World" on Friday and Saturday, December 10 and 11 and December 17 and 18 and from January 14 to March 18 at 7 p.m. in the Fredric and Jean

2004/12/03: Rowan Sociology Professor Earns National Recognition

Dr. Mark Hutter, Rowan University professor of sociology and coordinator of the Thomas N. Bantivoglio Honors Program, recently received the National Council on Family Relations? (NCFR) 2004 Jan Trost

2004/12/01: Rowan to Host Speaker on Robotics

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the College of Engineering at Rowan University are co-sponsoring a presentation by Dr. Ayanna Howard, of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), California

2004/11/30: Rowan Students Win Awards at National Engineering Competition

Thirteen Rowan University College of Engineering students recently won awards at the annual American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) meeting held Austin, Texas. The students participated in t

2004/11/30: Rowan University Professor Sees Big Changes, ?Big Fights? Ahead During President Bush?s Next Four Years

Less than a month after the completion of the close presidential race, big changes have already taken place in the Bush administration. However, the recent Cabinet resignations and nominations are ju

2004/11/24: Rowan University Experts Available to Discuss Holiday Issues

The History of Hanukkah?In the late 19th century American Jews hardly ever celebrated Hanukkah. But today, it?s one of two Jewish holidays most likely to be celebrated by American Jews. Rowan Univer

2004/11/16: Rowan Hosts Glassboro Night at Edelman Planetarium

Rowan University will host ?Glassboro Night at Edelman Planetarium? on Monday, November 29, with shows at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m in Science Hall. Admission is free to Glassboro residents. ?Oasis In Space

2004/11/15: Franco Always Busy Making Dreams Come True

Michael Franco doesn?t just dream dreams; he lives them. A short while ago, the 24-year-old decided his calling in life was to become a physician. The senior biological sciences major at Rowan Uni

2004/11/05: Ledgewood Rowan U Student Plays Mom to Seeing Eye Puppy

Rowan University biology junior Kristin Kabis, of Ledgewood, has been cleaning up after one of her new roommates night and day. Literally. But that is part of what she signed up for when she agr

2004/11/03: What?s On Your Face?

Those free makeovers women flock to at counters all over the country may leave them with more than the latest shade of eye shadow or a great new foundation. They also may leave them with a colony of b

2004/11/02: Edelman Planetarium Hosts Laser Shows

The Edelman Planetarium at Rowan University, Glassboro, will begin presenting weekly laser light shows on Saturday, November 6, at 8:30 p.m. The planetarium is equipped with a high-powered multicolor

2004/10/31: Rowan class on forensics stages mock excavation

The yellow crime-scene tape was the first clue that something was amiss at the campus of Rowan University on Saturday morning. The hole being dug by investigators and others searching the open are

2004/10/31: Rowan students start to dig forensics

Find the body. Find the evidence. Find the cause of death. At Rowan University, it's just like on television, if only for one day. Students participating in Rowan University's first forensic anthr

2004/10/26: Rowan Students and Professor Participate in Archeology Project in Chil?

The Museo Arqueologico of La Serena, Chil?, an archeological field school, and Rowan University, teamed up and ?dug deep? to develop an exciting summer research activity for students. Three Rowan s

2004/10/26: ?CSI: Rowan? ? Forensic Anthropology Students to Get ?Real-life? Lesson

On Saturday, October 30, Rowan University students will assume the roles of crime scene investigators as part of a hands-on assignment for a Forensic Anthropology course taught for the first time this

2004/10/25: Rowan Business, Math Professors Honored

Rowan University?s Drs. Gulser Meric, of Voorhees, and Larissa Kyj, of Wallingford, PA, of the Accounting and Finance Department, and Dr. Christopher Lacke, of Pitman, of the Mathematics Department, r

2004/10/20: NSF Awards $190.000 Grant to Rowan Biology Professor

The National Science Foundation has awarded a three-year, $190,000 grant to Rowan University?s Dr. Gregory Hecht, of Washington Township, an associate professor in and interim chair of the Biological

2004/10/19: Rowan Initiates Exchange Agreement with Chilean University

Rowan University has initiated a collaborative program with La Serena University in Chile that will lead to opportunities for student and faculty exchanges, joint research projects, and cooperative ac

2004/10/18: Rowan Political Science Professor to Discuss Presidential Campaign Issues During Nov. 1 Lecture and Booksigning

Rowan University political science professor Dr. Larry Butler will discuss his recently released book, "Claiming the Mantle: How Presidential Nominations Are Won and Lost Before the Votes Are Cast," a

2004/10/18: Edelman Planetarium Offers Eclipse Viewing

The Edelman Planetarium at Rowan University, Glassboro, will provide viewing of the total lunar eclipse on Wednesday, October 27, at Rowan's rooftop observatory. Telescopes and binoculars will be s

2004/10/14: Something?s Secret at Rowan University

While students at Rowan University aren?t prone to espionage, a class of them is hard at work learning how to ensure what is meant to be a secret stays a secret. The 14 students are taking the Comp

2004/10/13: Rowan Team Reaches Out to Communities on Watershed Work

Rowan University professors and students are bringing their research into the classroom ? the elementary school classroom. The researchers -- a multidisciplinary team including civil and environmen

2004/10/10: Booksignings for Rowan Alum and Professor?s Haunted New Jersey to be Held During Homecoming Celebration

Getting geared up for Halloween? If so, your ?to-do? list should include picking up Haunted New Jersey: Ghosts and Strange Phenomena of the Garden State, the perfect guidebook to New Jersey ghosts an

2004/10/01: Rowan Planetarium Hosts Public Programs

Rowan University will hold public astronomy programs starting Friday, October 22, in the Fredric and Jean Edelman Planetarium in Science Hall. The planetarium is a focal point of the new Science Ha

2004/10/01: Rowan Hosts Technology Expo

Rowan University will host Technology Expo 2004 -- Rowan?s recruiting event for engineering and computer science graduates -- on Tuesday, October 19, from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. in the Student Center

2004/10/01: Rowan Hosts Technology Expo

More than 200 students are expected to attend when Rowan University hosts Technology Expo 2004 for prospective May 2005 graduates on Tuesday, October 19, from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. in the Student Cen

2004/09/28: Rowan Teams with Local Towns to Spur Economic Development

The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) and the Liberal Arts & Sciences Institute (LASI) at Rowan University are building bridges they hope will help build the South Jersey community.

2004/09/23: Rowan Professor?s New Book Outlines How Presidents are Really Nominated

Nominating a president involves polling places, primary elections and national conventions, right? That may be what every American kid is taught in seventh and eight grade civics class, but it?s far

2004/09/20: Haddonfield Resident Gives $1 Million for Rowan University Honors Program

Stanley LaBruna, chair of the Rowan University Foundation, today announced the $1 million gift of Haddonfield resident Thomas N. Bantivoglio to Rowan?s Honors Program. The gift was announced during R

2004/09/02: Garden State Ghosts Highlighted in Rowan Professor?s <+>Haunted New Jersey<+>

Everyone loves a good New Jersey ghost story and has an interesting one to tell. At least that?s what Rowan University geography professor Dr. Charles A. Stansfield, Jr. and co-author Patricia Martin

2004/09/02: Garden State Ghosts Highlighted in Rowan Professor?s Haunted New Jersey

Everyone loves a good New Jersey ghost story and has an interesting one to tell. At least that?s what Rowan University geography professor Dr. Charles A. Stansfield, Jr. and co-author Patricia Martin

2004/09/02: Rowan to Host ?Invention to Venture? Workshop For Technology Entrepreneurs

The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Rowan University and the National Collegiate Inventors & Innovators Alliance will host the Greater Delaware Valley Invention to Venture, a one-day wor

2004/08/21: Local colleges rank well on U.S. News list

Local colleges remained competitive in the annual U.S. News and World Report 2005 Best Colleges listings. The Chemical Engineering Department ranked third, the Mechanical Engineering Department tied f

2004/08/11: Rowan Forms Exchange Program with Korea University

First Germany, then Greece and Ecuador. Now, add Korea to the list of countries in which Rowan University students and faculty can participate in a host of research, teaching and study exchanges.

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2004/07/22: Visiting Scientist Sends Physics World Spinning

Einstein was right (though for the wrong reason!) At least that's what the work of Shahriar S. Afshar, a visiting research professor at Rowan University, seems to be proving about an 80-year-old de

2004/07/21: Rowan Political Experts to Provide Democratic Convention Commentary in Boston and Philadelphia

Rowan University Political Science Professor Dr. Bruce Caswell will continue his ?on the ground? observations of the presidential campaign process as at the site of the Democratic Convention in Boston

2004/07/13: Rowan Partners with Clayton on Economic Development Project

Rowan University?s Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (CIE) and Liberal Arts and Sciences Institute (LASI) are partnering with Clayton to explore options for economic development in the Gloucest

2004/07/06: Rowan Hosts College Students from Across Country for Pollution Research Projects

Close to a dozen college students from campuses across the country (from Rowan to the University of Texas at Austin, from the University of Louisiana to Dartmouth) are spending 8 weeks at Rowan Univer

2004/07/06: State Awards Funds to South Jersey Technology Park

The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, Office of Smart Growth has awarded The Gloucester County Department of Economic Development and the South Jersey Technology Park at Rowan University (SJ

2004/06/24: Rowan University Hosts Summer Tech Institute for H.S. Students

Close to two dozen high school students, as well as science teachers, from throughout the state are participating in the Third Annual Summer Institute in Materials Science at Rowan University. The

2004/06/21: Rowan Forms Exchange Program with University in Ecuador

After more than a year of planning, Rowan University has entered into a cooperative exchange program with the University of San Francisco at Quito (USFQ) in Ecuador that will allow Rowan students to s

2004/06/17: Rowan Graduate Awarded One-Year Fellowship to Study State Legislative Process

South Plainfield native and recent Rowan University graduate Christine Buteas has been awarded a one-year Raimondo Fellowship from the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University. As one of

2004/06/16: Rowan, UMDNJ Accepting Applications for RN-to-BSN Program

Rowan University and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) ? School of Nursing currently are accepting applications for the fall semester for their new joint RN-to-BSN Program

2004/06/14: Rowan Names Planetarium Director

Rowan University has named Keith Johnson as director of the Fredric and Jean Edelman Planetarium, part of Science Hall that opened in September. Johnson comes to Rowan from the University of Nevada

2004/06/14: Research award bestowed

Michael J. Lim of Rowan University's Department of Chemistry and Physics received an award of $41,176 for his work with fast recombination in strongly coupled, ultra-cold plasmas from the Research Cor

2004/06/14: Rowan Professor?s Book Provides History, Highlights of the Jersey Shore

Jersey?s the ?in? place to be during the summer, at least that?s what Rowan University geography professor and Pitman resident Charles A. Stansfield Jr. determined while writing his book ?Vacationing

2004/06/09: Rowan Professor Awarded American Sociological Association Grant

Dr. Harriet Hartman, Rowan University professor of sociology, has been awarded a $1,000 grant from the Teaching Enhancement Fund of the American Sociological Association to develop sociology curriculu

2004/06/09: Rowan gets a rare glimpse of Venus silhouette on sun

Area astronomy enthusiasts huddled around three telescopes on the roof of the Science Hall at Rowan University Tuesday morning to catch a rare glimpse of a silhouetted Venus passing in front of the su

2004/05/25: Planetarium brings outer space indoors

Rowan University in Glassboro opened its Fredric and Jean Edelman Planetarium to the public Saturday, offering programs including "Oasis in Space" about the search for other worlds like Earth; a tour

2004/05/20: Planetarium open at Rowan

The public will soon get its first peek inside Rowan University's new planetarium with a series of shows that range from educational to sheer entertainment. The 102-seat Fredric and Jean Edelman Plan

2004/05/12: Rowan U. reaches toward the stars

Rowan University plans to open a $940,000 planetarium to the public next week after a construction mishap delayed its opening for several months. The 102-seat planetarium --part of a $45 million n

2004/05/10: Planetarium Opens to Public

Rowan University will open the Fredric and Jean Edelman Planetarium to the public starting Saturday, May 22. The planetarium is a focal point of the new Science Hall on the Glassboro campus, and it

2004/05/05: Planetarium associate director leaving for New Jersey Job

Keith Johnson, the associate director of the Fleischmann Planetarium in Reno will become the director of the new Edelman Planetarium at Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ. ?I?ll miss a lot of things

2004/05/03: Cherry Hill Students Tops in Programming Contest at Rowan University

The Computer Science Department at Rowan University hosted the 18th Annual South Jersey Regional High School Programming Contest on April 24. The contest was open to students who had previously won a

2004/04/27: Robots Take Over Rowan

Robots with a range of abilities will take over Rowan University (figuratively, of course) on Thursday, April 29, 2004, starting at 10:50 a.m. in Robinson Hall, Room 201A. Students in the Computer

2004/04/21: Two Cumberland County Residents Honored by Rowan University Dean

GLASSBORO? Two Rowan University students from Cumberland County were honored as outstanding graduating seniors by Dr. Jay Harper, dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Harper cited one st

2004/04/21: Two Middlesex County Residents Honored by Rowan University Dean

GLASSBORO? Two Rowan University students from Middlesex County were honored as outstanding graduating seniors by Dr. Jay Harper, dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Harper cited one stu

2004/04/20: NSF Funds Rowan Prof?s Comet Research

The National Science Foundation has awarded Dr. Karen Magee-Sauer, a Rowan University physics and astronomy professor, a three-year, $155,000-grant to support her research on comets, Infrared Spectros

2004/04/16: Rowan University to Host Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Symposium

The Department of Biological Sciences, The Biology Club and The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences at Rowan University will host the 7th Annual Rowan Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM) St

2004/04/14: Three Burlington County Residents Honored by Rowan University Dean

GLASSBORO? Three Rowan University students from Burlington County were honored as outstanding graduating seniors by Dr. Jay Harper, dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Harper cited one

2004/04/14: Two Camden County Residents Honored by Rowan University Dean

GLASSBORO? Two Rowan University students from Camden County were honored as outstanding graduating seniors by Dr. Jay Harper, dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Harper cited one studen

2004/04/14: Seven Gloucester County Residents Honored by Rowan University Dean

GLASSBORO? Seven Rowan University students from Gloucester County were honored as outstanding graduating seniors by Dr. Jay Harper, dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Harper cited one

2004/04/12: Glassboro Economic Development Office Tapping Into Rowan?s Technical Resources

Rowan University?s software engineering classes presented by Dr. Adrian Rusu have partnered with Glassboro?s Economic Development office to conduct a real-world project to help the students gain hands

2004/04/02: Rowan University to Hold Summer Institute in Materials Science for High School Students

Rowan University?s College of Engineering, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, and Department of Physics and Astronomy will hold their Third Annual Summer Institute in Materials Science for high

2004/03/26: Lucille Clifton to Read Her Poetry at Rowan University

On Wednesday, March 31, at 7 p.m., noted American poet Lucille Clifton will read from her works in the Eynon Ballroom of the Rowan University Student Center. The reading is free and open to the publi

2004/03/24: Dean to Honor Outstanding Students

Dr. Jay Harper, dean of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences at Rowan University will host a recognition ceremony honoring 16 outstanding seniors (one from each Liberal Arts & Sciences major) on Mon

2004/03/17: Rowan to Host Physics Students

The Rowan Chapter of the Society of Physics Students will hold a Zone 3 meeting for students from New Jersey, Delaware and eastern Pennsylvania on Saturday, April 17, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Science

2004/03/08: Three Rowan professors receive NSF grant

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $130,773 grant to three Rowan University professors for a project that uses writing to help students better understand how they learn. The professors a

2004/03/04: Rowan Hosts Spring Equinox Lecture

The Department of Physics & Astronomy and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Rowan University will host their annual Spring 2004 Equinox Lecture on Wednesday, March 24, 2004, at 7:30 p.m. in

2004/02/15: State Colleges Seeking Cash for Classrooms

Ask Montclair State University President Susan Cole about college funding and she'll whip out a sheet of numbers she carries wherever she goes. The numbers talk about enrollment growth, tuition hik

2004/02/11: Rowan Mathematics Professor Named <+>Outstanding Educator<+> by New Jersey Curriculum Development Organization

Dr. Janet Caldwell, Rowan University professor of mathematics, recently received the 2004 Dr. Ernest L. Boyer Outstanding Educator Award from the New Jersey Association of Supervision and Curriculum D

2004/02/09: Three Rowan Students Earn Undergraduate Research Award

The Society of Physics Students has selected Rowan University's Bart Seider, a 21-year-old Physics major from Williamstown; Leo Wong, a 20-year-old Electrical and Computer Engineering major from Mt. L

2004/01/05: Mars Expert Available at Rowan University

Rowan University?s resident Mars expert, Dr. David Klassen, is available for interviews about the safe landing of the robotic rover, called Spirit, on Mars this weekend. Klassen earned a Ph.D. in P