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212CollegeofScienceandMathematicsWilltheflubringthebestofRow-ansGlassborocampusundertheweatherNotiftheCollegeofScienceandMathematicsnursingstudentshaveany-thingtodoaboutit.StudentsfromAssistantProfessorPatriciaPricesCommunityHealthNursingcoursevolunteeredtheirtimethispastOcto-bertoassistwithfluvaccinationsthatwereofferedtoRowanemployeesaspartofthestudentsmandatoryclinicalcomponent.UndertheleadershipofScottWoodsidedirectorofStudentHealthandServicesatRowanUniversityJanellConroyLisaJohnsonStephanieHummelJessicaSag-giomoandThorbjorgThorisdottirwereabletodotheirpartinensuringahealthycampusduringthecomingwintermonths.Thestudentsobtainedinformationfromthecommunityparticipantsaskingthemaboutspecificallergiesandremindedtheparticipantstopracticegoodhygienebywashingtheirhandsfrequentlyusingtis-suesdisposingofthemproperlyandifsicktheyshouldremainathomeinanefforttoavoidofpotentialcontaminationofotherscausingthespreadoftheflu.Theeventwassuccessfulimmuniz-ingover100people.TheWellnessCenterprovidedthenecessarysuppliesandalsoofferedbloodpressurescreeningsthatday.NursingStudentsGiveBacktotheROWANCommunityThisfallRowanUniversityextendedthereachesofitsfamilytoSouthAmerica.ThankstoRowanUniversitysrecentpartnershipwiththeBrazilianScientificMobilityProgramBSMP17BrazilianstudentsofthescienceandtechnologymajorswillreceivethechancetoexperienceAmericanculturefirsthandwhilemakinguseoftheUniversitysexceptionaleducationalresources.IncoordinationbetweenCAPESandCNPqorganizationswithintheMinistryofEducationinBrazildevotedtoboththeexpansionofhighereducationandscienceandtechnologicaladvancementwiththecooperationoftheInstituteofInterna-tionalEducationIIEtheBraziliangov-ernmentwasabletoaward100000fullscholarshipstothebestBraziliancollegestudentstowardstheirexplorationsacrosstheglobe.ThisisanimportantprogramtobeapartofbecauseitallowsstudentstoviewtheworldthroughadifferentculturallenssaysTimothyTorredirectoroftheRowanInternationalProgram.Thisexperiencewillsetthesestudentsapartinanupandcomingglobal-izedworkforce.TheBSMPhasexistedforseveralyearsandisanapplication-basedpro-gram.Rowanappliedlastfallandoneyearlaterhasthe17studentshousedandscheduledforanacademicyearandahalf.WecannotwaittogotoclasschuckleLuisandThiagobothinthesecondyearoftheirfour-yearchemistryprogramandthelabsherelookamaz-ing.Wecantwaittofinallybeabletousethem.LuisandThiagobothheardofthegovernmentsponsoredprogramandap-pliedimmediately.WhenaskedwhytheychoseRowanoutofallotherinstitutionsinthecountrytheyrespondedwecametoRowanbecausewehavesomefriendshereinNewJerseytheyexplainedwhosaidthatRowanwasoneofthefewschoolsinvolvedintheprogramthathadafantasticchemistryprogram.Beginningthespringsemesterthestu-dentswillbegintheirstudiesandwillhaveasummerbreakwheretheycanstayinthestatesforacademictrainingandinternships.HereinAmericaschoolisverydifferentsaysThiagoinBrazilwejustgotoschoolandcomehome.HereyouhaveacampusandfunthingstodoandsportsBesidestheirstudiesthestudentshopetobeabletoattendthesportingeventsheldatRowanandgetthechancetoparticipateinfriendlypick-upgamesandintramurals.ThroughthisexperiencetheBSMPhopestoachieveitsmissionstatementgoalsofpromotingscientificresearchincreasinginternationalcooperationwithinthescientificandtechnologicalscopeinvestingandfund-ingforeducationalresourcesallocatedbothwithinBrazilandoutsideofthecountryandinitiatingandengagingstudentsinaglobaldialogue.DeanAnsariPresidentHoushmandTimTorreDirectorRowansInternationalProgramandRichardJonesVPofStudentLifegatherwiththenewinternationalstu-dentsattheirinauguralwelcomeevent.RowanTopChoiceforBrazilianScientifcMobilityProgramStudents