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2012/12/13: Mr. Rowan, Unveiled

University honors benefactor with sculpture at Savitz Hall.

2012/11/02: Holiday Helper: Rowan students raising money and awareness for Progeria Research Foundation

Members of Rowan’s Student University Programmers (SUP) and Student Government Association (SGA) are teaming up to raise money for the Progeria Research Foundation during the University’s annual Holiday Helper Auction on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 6 p.m. in the Pit of the Chamberlain Student Center.

2012/10/31: Rowan to welcome 'Henrietta Lacks' author Rebecca Skloot

Rebecca Skloot, author of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, will present a lecture and lead a discussion on the many moral and ethical issues raised in her New York Times bestselling book on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 11 a.m., in the Eynon Ballroom of the Chamberlain Student Center at Rowan University, 201 Mullica Hill Road, Glassboro, N.J.

2012/10/09: Come on home!

Rowan's offering tons of Homecoming activities for students, alumni & more.

2012/08/29: 'The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks' unites new students, Rowan community

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is the first book in the RU Reading Together Common Reading Program.

2012/07/31: Rowan University nursing program heads west

The R.N.-to-B.S.N. program at Rowan University continues to grow, adding new locations for health care employer-based cohorts — the latest about 2,500 mile west of the Glassboro campus.

2012/07/31: Rowan names administrators for new School of Biomedical Sciences

A current dean and two long-time professors will serve as the administrative backbone of Rowan University’s new School of Biomedical Sciences, which was founded this summer.

2012/07/03: Rowan University names Dr. Ali Houshmand 7th president

The Rowan University Board of Trustees on June 13 named Dr. Ali A. Houshmand seventh president of the University.

2012/06/28: Rowan University nursing program earns accreditation

The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) recently accredited the baccalaureate program (R.N.-to-B.S.N.) at Rowan University for five years. According to CCNE, the organization determined that the program met all four accreditation standards and did not exhibit any compliance concerns related to key elements. The standards include mission and governance, institutional commitment and resources, curriculum and teaching-learning practices and aggregate student and faculty outcomes.

2012/06/20: Rowan tuition and fees to increase by 3 percent

Tuition and fees for students at Rowan University will increase by 3 percent under a $285.5 million fiscal year 2013 budget approved by the University's Board of Trustees earlier this month.

2012/06/14: Rowan marks 20th anniversary of $100 million gift

On June 17, Rowan University will mark the 20th anniversary of the transformational $100 million gift that Burlington County businessman and philanthropist Henry Rowan and his late wife, Betty, pledged in 1992 to then-Glassboro State College (GSC).

2012/06/13: With a little help from the PROS: Rowan welcomes freshmen, parents to orientation sessions

More than 1,300 freshmen and their families are getting an up-close-and-personal introduction to Rowan during the University's annual orientation. They're being aided by close to 40 Rowan students who are members of the PROS (Peer Referral Orientation Specialists).