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ThemottooftheCollegeofScienceandMathematicsisSapereaudewhichmeansDaretobewiseorDaretoknowWetakethiscallforlearningfromtheAgeofEnlightenmenttheerainwhichmodernscienceuniversaleducationandthequestioningoftraditionalformsofauthorityemerged.ThemottochargesourCollegeofScienceMathematicsstudentsandfacultytousereasonandintellectforselfliberationthroughpursuitofknowledgeandtruth.Ourgonfalonincludescirclesthatevokeatreetrunklensessymmetryandotherconceptsinthesciencestheinfinitysymbolthatrepresentsaquantitywithoutlimitinmathematicsandthecarbonnucleusrepresentingthesearchforfundamentalcomponentsandhowtheyconstitutetheuniverse.NewCSMGonfalonMayisamonthofcelebrationforgraduatingstudents.KickingoffthemonthwastheannualcelebrationrecognizingdistinguishedseniorsattheDeansSeniorRecognitionAwardsCeremonyonMay3.Eachyearseniorswithdistinctacademicresearchandprofessionalperformances28TopSeniorsCelebratedforExcellenceCollegeofScienceandMathematicsareselectedbytheirdepartmentforthistopaward.AttheceremonytheadmirablestudentswerecelebratedbybeingintroducedbyhisorherfacultymentorasDeanAnsaripresentedthemtheawardsinfrontofadelightedcrowdofparentsdepartmentchairsanduniversityguests.LtoRCoryWrightMathematicsMichaelYanakasPhysicsAstronomyKathleenTwomeyChemistryBiochemistryKatelynnToomerBiologicalSciencesDeanAnsariThomasRennComputerScienceLyleZancaPsychologyMalikahTaylorNursingandJoyHankeLiberalStudiesMathScienceRecentOutcomesofourInternationalEffortsInfall201311internationalstudentshavebeenacceptedintoCSMincluding2graduatestudentsand9undergraduatestudents.Thesestudentswillcomefrom6differentcountriesincludingBoliviaChinaEritreaIndiaNigeriaandSaudiArabia.CSMestablishedapermanentInternationalEducationTeamwhichpromotesinternationaleducationandevaluatescurriculaofforeignpartnerinstitutionsforcredittransfer.CSMpreparedalistoffacultysresearchprojectsthatwassharedwithpartnerinstitutionswithstudentsseekingstudyabroadexperienceatRowan.ResearchcollaborationsestablishedwithinternationalcompaniesresultinginincreasedexternalfundingandpostdoctoralresearchersintheDepartmentofChemistryandBiochemistry.