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2010/12/23: Fall 2009 issue of CLAS News now available

Our Fall 2009 newsletter, CLAS News, has undergone an exciting "green" revision for this issue.  Recognizing the challenges our environment continues to face, the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences focuses new initiatives on …

2010/12/23: Ieva Zake, Sociology, receives the Amicus Poloniae Award

Ieva Zake, Sociology, has been awarded the Amicus Poloniae Award, one of the most prestigious awards of the Polish American Historical Association (an affiliate of American Historical Association).The Amicus Poloniae Award recognizes …

2010/12/23: 2009-10 Annual Report available

The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences 2009-10 Annual Report is available online:  http://www.rowan.edu/colleges/las/about/CLAS%202009-10%20Annual%20Report.pdf.  We thank everyone who has participated in the development and preparation …

2010/12/21: Computer Science student awards

A total of 24 CS students registered for Software Engineering I/Lab during the Fall 2009 semester successfully presented their work at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in Atlantic City, NJ  and at Mission Solutions …

2010/12/20: Winter 2010 issue of CLAS News now available

Our Winter 2010 newsletter, CLAS News, is now available.  Inside of this issue, we celebrate the accomplishments of our students, faculty and alumni as well as highlight new programs within the college.  The new issue can be found at …

2010/12/09: RU Living Smart?

Improve your academic performance, physical health and overall well-being. School, nutrition and weekend activities all affect your success.  Come learn how to be the smartest student on the block!Finals are stressful. But there are healthy …

2010/12/06: First LEGO qualifier makes the news

The First LEGO qualifier was covered in this past weekend's Courier Post (http://www.courierpostonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=201012050342).  Congratulations on another successful event!

2010/12/02: Dianne Ashton interviewed on National Public Radio's "Morning Edition"

Rowan Professor Dianne Ashton discussed the history of American celebrations of Hanukkah on National Public Radio's "Morning Edition."  The December 1, 2010 edition, "Tracing Hanukkah's U.S. Roots...to Cincinnati?"& …

2010/11/23: FIRST LEGO League 2010 Qualifier

Rowan University will host the Rowan University FIRST LEGO League 2010 Qualifier: Body Forward Challenge on Saturday, Dec. 4, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Student Center.  The top three teams participating in this event will move on to the …

2010/11/22: Edelman Planetarium featured in South Jersey Magazine

The Fredric and Jean Edelman Planetarium was featured in the November issue of South Jersey Magazine.  The Planetarium is managed by the Department of Physics & Astronomy at Rowan University. Details about upcoming shows can be found at …

2010/11/15: Physics Colloquium

David Huse, Princeton University, will lecture at Rowan on Friday, November 19th from 3:30-4:30pm.  The event is free and open to all.  Huse will discuss ultra-cold atoms: A new laboratory for exploring quantum many-particle …

2010/11/10: Department of Philosophy and Religion Studies Colloquium

The Department of Philosophy & Religion is hosting a lecture entitled "Four Environmental Virtues" as presented by Dr. David Clowney.  The lecture will be held from 3:15-4:30pm and is open to the campus community.Global …

2010/11/08: Law School Fair

Thinking about Law School? Please join the Pre-Law Society for Rowan's 6th annual Law School Fair! Meet face-to-face with recruiters from over 20 law schools from New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, New York, Maryland, DC, Connecticut, Massachusetts, …

2010/10/19: Poet CAConrad to read at Rowan

Poet CAConrad will be reading in the Rowan Art Gallery at 7:00 on Monday, November 1, 2010. The reading is free and open to the public, and refreshments will be served.CAConrad is the recipient of The Gil Ott Book Award for The Book of Frank (Chax …

2010/10/13: 2010-11 Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series

The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences has launched its second annual Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series.  During the Fall 2010 and Spring 2011 semesters, three visiting lecturers will be hosted. For details, download the event flier.

2010/10/13: GOOOAAL! Rowan students scoring with computer science

Students at Rowan University are using their computer skills to help score goals on the soccer field. Computer science master's degree students developed Soccer Scoop, a computer application that allows soccer coaches to take player evaluation into …

2010/10/04: Dr. Eli B. Silverman visits Rowan to discuss police crime reporting

Dr. Eli B. Silverman, Professor Emeritus, John Jay College of Criminal Justice and Graduate Center, City University of New York, visited Rowan to launch the second annual Rowan University College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Dean's …

2010/09/23: Law and Justice Day a success

A helicopter lands, a car crashes, the SWAT team shows up and the bomb squad is coming. This isn't a scene from the latest action movie, it's Law and Justice Day at Rowan University. Students decided to organize a rare event that would bring …

2010/09/14: Distinguished scientist to discuss liquid crystals at Physics Colloquium

Students, faculty and guests at Rowan University will have the opportunity to examine the science behind laptop and cell phone screens during Rowan University's Physics Colloquium on Friday, Sept. 17. Guest speaker Dr. Tom Lubensky is scheduled to …

2010/09/13: CLAS commemorates Constitution Day

Constitution Day celebrates the signing of the U.S. Constitution on September 17, 1787, which is one of the most important and influential events in American history establishing the many rights and freedoms that we enjoy today. Celebrate your …

2010/08/31: Computer Science alum, Dan Greenspan '97, featured in Rowan Today

Dan Greenspan '97, graduate of Rowan's Computer Science program, is featured on the cover of the Summer 2010 edition of Rowan Today.  Dan's intellectual curiosity and diverse interests have led him to work for NASA and at Johns Hopkins …

2010/08/30: GeoLab featured in The New York Times

The work of Rowan's Geospatial Research Laboratory, the GIS and Planning research unit housed in the Geography and Anthropology Department, was featured in The New York Times on Friday, August 27th.  The article highlighted the research …

2010/08/27: Dr. Larry Butler, Political Science, contributes to party primer

The work of Dr. Larry Butler is featured in The State of the Parties: The Changing Role of Contemporary Political Parties (Green & Coffey, 2010).  Now in its sixth edition, the primer provides updated information on party action …

2010/07/27: 2010 CLAS Summer Grant Awards Reception held

The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences held a reception on July 28th to honor its first group of Summer Grant Awards recipients.  With its new initiative to support scholarship and grant activity, the College has funded  …

2010/07/12: Michael Lim, Physics, has research highlighted

Michael Lim, Associate Professor of Physics, is a co-author on a paper that was recently highlighted by the American Physical Society.  Dr. Lim's research is a collaboration among colleagues at Nanyang Technological University, National …

2010/06/29: Harriet Hartman, Sociology, awarded fellowship

Professor Harriet Hartman of the Department of Sociology has been awarded the Berman Summer Research Fellowship on the topic of "The effect of Jewish identity on family and secular behaviors: a cross community comparison."  For her …

2010/05/05: Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony

The Undergraduate Ceremony will be held on the University Green on Friday, May 14, 2010 at 10 a.m.For official information, visit the Commencement website at www.rowan.edu/commencement.Congratulations to some of our College's notable graduates, who …

2010/05/05: Graduate Commencement Ceremony

The Graduate Commencement Ceremony will be held at Wackar Stadium on Thursday, May 13, 2010 at 5:30 p.m.For official information, visit the Commencement website at www.rowan.edu/commencement.

2010/04/29: Spring 2010 edition of CLAS News available

Our Spring 2010 newsletter, CLAS News, is now available.  Inside of this issue, we celebrate the accomplishments of our students, faculty and alumni as well as highlight new programs within the college.  The new issue can be found at …

2010/04/28: Fulbright Scholarship Orientation

If you have an outstanding academic record and would like to study, conduct research, or teach English abroad in fall 2011, consider applying for a Fulbright scholarship!  Interested students should go to the Fulbright …

2010/04/20: 13th Annual Rowan Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM) Student Research Symposium

The 13th Annual Rowan Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM) Student Research Symposium will be held on Friday, April 23, 2010 in the Eynon Ballroom of the Chamberlain Student Center.  The posters will be presented in three …

2010/04/20: Paris-based poet, Alice Notley, reads at Rowan

Paris-based poet Alice Notley read from her works on Monday, April 26, at 7 p.m. in the Rowan University Art Gallery in Westby Hall.The author of more than 20 books of poetry, including The Descent of Alette and Mysteries of Small Houses, Notley was …

2010/04/06: Dr. Bruce Berndt, expert in Ramanujan's life and notebooks, to visit Rowan

2010/03/23: 2010 New Jersey Geographic Bee to be hosted at Rowan

Rowan University is pleased to announce that it will host the 2010 New Jersey finals for the National Geographic Bee, sponsored by Google and Plum Creek. The National Geographic Bee is an annual geography contest sponsored by the National Geographic …

2010/03/04: CLAS Faculty Scholarship Showcase

A reception was held to celebrate the viewing of the showcase of various scholarly works of the faculty of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. The showcase will be up through the end of February, at which time the collection will move to …

2010/03/01: Law & Justice and Sociology Career Exploration Fair

Law & Justice and Sociology Career Exploration FairWednesday March 3, 2010 2:00pm—6:00pm Camden County College Conference Center 601 Cooper Street, Camden New Jersey 08102 For more information contact the CAP Center 856-256-4456 or visit …

2010/02/24: Princeton University scholar Benjamin Elman visits Rowan

Princeton University scholar Benjamin Elman was the guest speaker as part of the 2010 Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series presented by Rowan University's College of Liberal Arts & Sciences on Wednesday, March 3 in the Eynon Ballroom of the …

2010/02/15: Dr. Geronimo Villanueva, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, visits Rowan

Dr. Geronimo Villanueva from the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center visited Rowan to present the second lecture in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series.  Dr. Villanueva discussed his recent …

2010/02/05: Dr. Carl Decicco visits Rowan, discusses innovation in drug discovery

Dr. Carl Decicco, senior vice president, Discovery Chemistry, Bristol Myers Squibb (BMS), was the inaugural speaker for the Rowan University College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series on Friday, January 29.  His …

2010/01/21: Engineering firm awards $100,000 contract to Rowan University computer science team

Mission Solutions Engineering (MSE), of Arlington, Va., and Moorestown, has awarded a $100,000 one-year contract to Rowan University to help the firm improve the capabilities of a software system called Advanced Display Infrastructure (ADI).Dr. …

2010/01/21: 2010 Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series

The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences is launching its first annual Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series.  During the Spring 2010 semester, four visiting lecturers will be hosted. For details, download the event flier.

2010/01/05: New Associate Dean named

We are pleased to announce that the new Associate Dean for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is Dr. Cindy L. Vitto, a Professor of the English Department. Dr. Vitto is a well-known and well-respected faculty leader. She is a former Chair …