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2011/05/31: New Jersey Association for Behavior Analysis One-Day Summer Conference

Rowan's Center for Behavior Analysis is co-sponsoring a one-day conference of the New Jersey Association for Behavior Analysis to be held in the Eynon Ballroom, Chamberlain Student Center on July 15, 2011.  NJABA is a non-profit …

2011/05/12: Spring 2011 edition of CLAS News now available

Our Spring 2011 newsletter, CLAS News, is now available.  Inside of this issue, we celebrate the many accomplishments of our students, faculty and alumni.  The new issue can be found under the Publications section of our …

2011/05/04: 37th Annual Psychology Research Conference celebrates excellence

The psychology department and psychology alliance held its 37th annual psychology research conference on April 20th. The conference recognized students' academic accomplishments and research.Both graduate and undergraduate students presented their …

2011/05/02: Alumna Kristen Brozina launching national book tour; holding book signing at Rowan

Alumna and author Kristen Brozina will launch the national tour for her brand new book, The Reading Promise: My Father and the Books We Shared (Grand Central Publishing), on Tuesday, May 3.Brozina's book outlines the lessons she learned during the 3, …

2011/04/25: "Top Secret Rosies" film screening and reception

Through the efforts of the Physics Club President, Emma Cortes, and Math Department Chair Larry Howe, Rowan will host a screening of "Top Secret Rosies" at Rowan on Friday, April 29, in the auditorium of Bozorth Hall. The event begins with …

2011/04/18: Rowan team for the COMAP Mathematical Contest in Modeling achieves honors

This year's Rowan team for the COMAP Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM) was rated "Meritorious Winner," which placed them in the top 15% out of 2,775 entries from around the world. The team consisted of Malik Ahmed (Mathematics …

2011/04/13: Stanley Yeldell selected as "Advisor of the Year"

Congratulations to Dr. Stanley Yeldell, Law & Justice Studies, who was selected as Advisor of the Year during Leadership Rowan's Celebrating Leadership Awards on Saturday, March 26, 2011. This award is granted to an advisor of a student …

2011/04/10: 2011 Sciences Day a success!

The College's fifth annual Sciences Day was held on Friday, April 8, 2011.  Just under 100 students from area high schools were hosted, and all sessions were well received.  Sciences Day received coverage in the online Gloucester …

2011/03/31: Goldwater Scholarship awarded to Physics and Mathematics major, Jasen Scaramazza

Jasen Scaramazza (class of 2012) was awarded a Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship for his theoretical Physics research with Dr. Hong Ling.  Currently in Paris doing a semester study abroad, Jasen has a double-major in Physics and Mathematics …

2011/03/28: Rowan to host National Geographic Bee NJ State finals

For the second year, Rowan University will host the state's top young geographers in the New Jersey finals of the National Geographic Bee.The state finals, which will be held on April 1, in Boyd Recital Hall (Wilson Hall), will include 103 students …

2011/03/24: Poet Eileen Myles to read at Rowan

Poet Eileen Myles reads on Monday, March 28 at 7 p.m. in the Westby Gallery.  Readings are possible through the generosity of Robert Norton, English Department alumnus, who funds the Norton Fund for Excellence in the Study of Literature. …

2011/03/21: Physics & Astronomy Department presents Annual Spring Equinox Lecture

The Department of Physics & Astronomy will host its annual Spring Equinox Lecture on Wednesday, March 30th in the Edelman Planetarium. Dr. Jessica Sunshine will speak on "Deep Impact DIXI Missions: Exploring Comets." The free public …

2011/03/15: Hong Ling, Physics & Astronomy, receives 2011 Faculty Research Achievement Award

Hong Ling, Physics & Astronomy, has been awarded Rowan University's 2011 Faculty Research Achievement Award and will be honored during the Celebrating Excellence Awards Ceremony on April 7 at 11:30 a.m. in the Eynon Ballroom of the …

2011/03/07: Summer Internship at Camp Bright Feathers: A life changing experience for college credit

If you're looking for something to do this summer or need more credits, volunteering at Camp Bright Feathers might be for you. The weeklong residential camp provides fun, outdoor activities to children living with or affected by HIV/AIDS. Camp …

2011/02/24: NIST Physicist Ian Spielman to lecture at Rowan

Ian Spielman of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), will speak at Rowan in the final segment of this year's College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series on Friday, March 4, 2011 from 12:15 to 1:30 …

2011/02/22: Computer Science professor, Jennifer Kay, awarded NSF grant

Dr. Jennifer Kay, associate professor of Computer Science, together with co-PI Dr. Tom Lauwers, (chief roboticist, BirdBrain Technologies in Pittsburgh) have been awarded $6,283 by NSF  and $3,500 by iRobot  in support of the "Robot …

2011/02/18: UPenn Historian Daniel Richter to visit Rowan

University of Pennsylvania Historian Daniel Richter will visit Rowan University as part of the second annual College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series on Wednesday, February 23, from 1:45 to 3:00pm in the Betty Long …

2011/02/17: CLAS welcomes second postdoctoral fellow

Dr. Yaquan Sun has joined the department of Chemistry & Biochemistry as the College's second postdoctoral fellow.  Dr. Sun is working on the optimization of drug delivery using nano-materials, a project sponsored by Rose Pharmaceutical …

2011/02/04: Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series

The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences' second annual Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series is underway.  We have two visiting lecturers scheduled for the Spring 2011 semester:  Dr. Daniel K Richter, William Penn and Native Americans, …

2011/02/01: Computer Science students for their contribution to MSE's real-world projects

Computer Science students were recognized by Mission Solutions Engineering (MSE) with certificates for their contribution to MSE's real-world projects. Teams began with a half-page vague description that they turned into working useful software …

2011/01/31: Fulbright scholar Chanelle Wilson blogs about her experience in South Africa

English department alum Chanelle Wilson won an extremely competitive Fulbright scholarship to study in South Africa.  She has recently published new blog entries about her experience.To read her entries, visit:  http://www.travelpod.com/ …

2011/01/04: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Addresses Fulbright FLTAs

On Wednesday, December 8, 2010, the Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant cohort of 2010-11 gathered in Washington, D.C. for the annual mid-year conference.  Chinese Fulbright FLTA, Yinan Li, was among those participating. …