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2013/12/18: Student initiative to assist typhoon victims gets big support from Susquehanna Bank

A generous gift from Susquehanna Bank has given Rowan University students a huge boost in their efforts to assist typhoon victims in the Philippines.

2013/12/06: Middle school students will compete in Rowan's FIRST LEGO League competition

Rowan University will host the Seventh Annual FIRST LEGO League Competition on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2012, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  in the Chamberlain Student Center, Rowan University (Glassboro, NJ). Students from throughout New Jersey will build LEGO-based robots to tackle real engineering challenges.

2013/12/06: Two Rowan biology students pedal more than 4,000 miles to battle cancer

Two Rowan University biology students and New Egypt, N.J., residents, Jaimelynn Kisthardt and Dalton Trembow, achieved the implausible. This summer, Kisthardt and Trembow rode 4,432 miles in 70 days for The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults. The fund’s mission is “to enhance lives by supporting, educating, and connecting young adults and their loved ones affected by cancer,” according to the organization.

2013/11/26: Rowan's Dr. Tom Gallia leaves campus after 51 years

When he was an undergraduate at then-Glassboro State College back in the early 1960s, when he was looking for a quiet place to which to escape, to read or just to think, Tom Gallia would climb a ginkgo tree on the Bunce Green and perch on a branch, far from his classmates.

2013/11/19: Prof pride!

“We, the people of the ProfPack, promise to stand by our Profs..."

2013/11/12: Google funding enables Rowan prof to introduce robotics to worldwide audience

Anyone who’s been tethered to a computer, gathered details on a history topic or on a politician, evaluated the demographics of his neighborhood or the stats of her kids’ school district, searched for a recipe or a long-lost relative, knows that Google can open doors.

2013/11/07: Saluting those who serve: Rowan community to observe Veterans Week

The Rowan University community will come together for a host of events to celebrate Veterans Week, Nov. 11-16.

2013/11/05: Re-accreditation assessment team for Rowan Public Safety invites public comments

A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA), will arrive on Rowan University's campus on Sunday, Nov. 17,  to examine all aspects of the University's Public Safety policy and procedures, management, operations and support services, Senior Director Reed Layton has announced.    

2013/11/04: Training day

Rowan's student EMS squad takes the lead in countywide mass casualty drill.

2013/10/23: Glassboro Schools, Rowan host STEM, Arts open houses

The Glassboro School District and Rowan University will host open houses for the Glassboro Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) and Fine and Performing Arts Academies on Monday, Nov. 4, starting at 6:30 p.m. at Rowan University.

2013/10/18: President's Lecture Series: National Book Award winner Katherine Boo to discuss 'Behind the Beautiful Forevers' on Oct. 21

Katherine Boo will share the story behind her award-winning book, Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity, during a talk on Monday, Oct. 21, at 11 a.m. in the Eynon Ballroom of the Chamberlain Student Center at Rowan University.

2013/10/15: An enterprising approach

On Rowan Boulevard, a home for the College of Graduate & Continuing Education.

2013/10/14: Welcome to the Enterprise Center: New Rowan Boulevard academic building serves as home to College of Graduate & Continuing Education

The College of Graduate and Continuing Education has a new home on Rowan Boulevard.

2013/10/11: Debate 101

Students learn—and shine—as Rowan hosts Booker-Lonegan U.S. Senate debate.

2013/10/11: Rowan's Edelman Planetarium features Astronaut program

Rowan University’s Edelman Planetarium will show Astronaut in Science Hall on Sundays at 3 p.m. through Nov. 17, 2013. The movie focuses on astronauts, their training and what happens to their bodies in space.  

2013/10/11: Rowan hosts Season of Light; Film celebrates holiday customs around the world

Rowan University’s Edelman Planetarium will host a holiday program in Science Hall on Saturdays at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. from Nov. 30 to Dec. 15, 2013.

2013/09/24: Rowan signs agreement with Nova Southeastern medical school

The Rowan University College of Science & Mathematics will sign a new partnership agreement with the Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine on Thursday, Sept. 26, at 2 p.m. in Hollybush Mansion, on the Rowan campus, off Whitney Avenue, Glassboro, N.J.

2013/09/20: Pride, vision, opportunity

Ali A. Houshmand becomes seventh president of Rowan University.

2013/09/17: Rowan hosts programs for future physicians

The Rowan University Office of Health Professions in the College of Science & Mathematics will host Tour for Diversity in Medicine on Wednesday, Sept. 25, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Student Center Ballroom, Rt. 322, Glassboro.

2013/09/16: Campbell Library hosts 'Muslim Journeys' discussion series

Campbell Library hosts a free, five-part reading/discussion series - Let’s Talk About It: Muslim Journeys - starting September 19.

2013/09/16: Inauguration 2013

Ceremony to mark inauguration of Ali A. Houshmand as Rowan’s seventh president.

2013/09/10: Rowan rises in U.S. News rankings

U.S. News & World Report has ranked Rowan University 18th (tied) among Best Regional Universities in its North category and third among public universities in the same region.

2013/09/06: Serving students: New Wellness Center unites medical, mental health services under one roof

Each year, health professionals at Rowan University provide 12,000 service contacts to students. That number might just increase with the opening of the University’s Wellness Center at Winans Hall, a renovated 21,650-square-foot building that unites medical and mental health services under one roof.

2013/09/03: Rowan prof designs video game to help save lives

For Rowan University psychology assistant professor Dr. Bethany Raiff, quitting smoking is not a game.

2013/08/16: Cooper Medical School of Rowan University welcomes new med students

This week, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University welcomed back its Charter Class along with group of new first year medical students in the Class of 2017.  

2013/08/01: AT&T contributes $50,000 to Rowan University for Aim High initiative

Recognizing the importance of strengthening science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, AT&T has contributed $50,000 to Rowan University’s Junior Aim High Academy initiative.  The contribution provided 21 underserved high school sophomores from Camden and Gloucester counties the opportunity to participate in a three-week program focused on college prep and STEM careers.

2013/07/03: CMSRU student receives prestigious national award

Imoh Ikpot, a medical student at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, recently received a national award from Conquer Cancer Foundation and American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) to further his interest in oncology research.  

2013/06/18: Editorial: Rowan University's no-hike tuition laudable

By South Jersey Times With the cost of everything Jersey from turnpike hamburgers to state-owned helicopters rising, it’s good to know that undergraduate tuition at Rowan University will hold stable for the next year.

2013/06/18: Editorial: Rowan University's no-hike tuition laudable

With the cost of everything Jersey from turnpike hamburgers to state-owned helicopters rising, it’s good to know that undergraduate tuition at Rowan University will hold stable for the next year.

2013/06/11: Kirk is a physics professor by day, Olympic-aspiring sprinter, soccer coach and author by night

Catch him in the morning and Taryl Kirk circles the indoor track at Rowan University’s Rec Center, running as though on air, posture perfect, feet slicing through space. Catch him later, and Dr. Taryl Kirk is busy explaining complicated physics topics to eager students.

2013/06/05: Moody's, Standard & Poor's give Rowan high credit ratings

As Rowan University undergoes a period of profound transformation, two of the nation’s top credit-rating agencies have given the institution high marks. 

2013/05/29: Zombies descend on Glassboro

Rowan University will host its first Zombie Run on Thursday, May 30, starting at 2 p.m. in front of Bunce Hall off Route 322 on the Glassboro campus.             

2013/05/07: Class of 2013 makes its mark!

Caps. Gowns. Pomp. Circumstance. Achievements. Cheers. Tears. Goodbyes. Hellos.

2013/05/07: Route 322 closure and detour on May 17 for Rowan University commencement ceremonies

Route 322, from Bowe Boulevard to Main Street in Glassboro, will close from approximately 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, May 17, for Rowan University's undergraduate Commencement ceremony. 

2013/04/25: Preparing tomorrow's young professionals: Rowan to offer Career Explorers Camp for students in seventh-ninth grades

To help young people think more about the careers they might consider, this summer Rowan University's Career Management Center is presenting its first Career Explorers Camp for students in seventh through ninth grades.

2013/04/24: From health to computer games, Rowan science and technology symposium showcases cutting-edge research

More than 110 teams of Rowan University and School of Osteopathic Medicine (SOM) students and professors, the largest number ever, will present research conducted throughout the academic year at the University’s 16th Annual STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Student Research Symposium on Friday, April 26, in the Eynon Ballroom of the Chamberlain Student Center, Rt. 322, Glassboro.

2013/04/24: Giving 'Back to the Boro'

Nearly 900 students join together to help Glassboro neighbors.

2013/04/24: Loss. Life. Healing. Hope.

During Relay for Life, more than 1,000 students raise $45,000 to fight cancer.

2013/04/19: Brand ambition / Rowan University is ready to move into the big leagues

  Peter KeyReporter- Philadelphia Business Journal Rowan University wants to be a 21st century research university.

2013/04/18: New Jersey Senate president to speak at Rowan commencement

New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney will be the keynote speaker at Rowan University\'s 88th undergraduate commencement ceremony on Friday, May 17, at 10 a.m. on the Glassboro campus\' University Green

2013/04/16: Rowan students to take to the streets to help beautify Glassboro

Close to 900 Rowan University students will don their gardening gloves, paint brushes, and positive attitudes to help out their neighbors in the Borough of Glassboro on Sunday, April 21 at 10 a.m

2013/04/08: Relay at Rowan: Senior duo leads University-wide effort to raise $70K to fight cancer

Led by two dynamic seniors, 1,000 Rowan students will look to raise $70,000 for the American Cancer Society during the University's ninth annual Relay for Life event.

2013/04/07: Four professors to be honored during Celebrating Excellence Ceremony

Four Rowan University faculty members will be honored for their distinguished teaching, research, service to the University, and mentorship of students during the Celebrating Excellence Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, April 9, at 11 a.m. in the Eynon Ballroom of the Chamberlain Student Center.

2013/04/05: RTN's sixth annual telethon to raise funds for hurricane relief

Eighty Rowan University students will share their talents as broadcasters, producers, and camera operators for a good cause on Wednesday, April 10, when Rowan Television Network (RTN) presents its sixth annual telethon.

2013/04/02: Rowan researchers aim high to target lower back pain

Lower back pain causes distress for millions of people, but this enormous problem often can be traced to a tiny piece of tissue — a cushioning disc between the vertebrae in the spine.

2013/03/28: Rowan speaker to address Higgs Boson

Dr. Sarah Eno from the University of Maryland will present “In Search of the Higgs Boson: The LHC and Results from the Energy Frontier” as part of the College of Science & Mathematics Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series on Friday, April 19, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the auditorium of Rowan Hall (the College of Engineering building off Bowe Boulevard on the Glassboro campus).

2013/03/28: Rowan, medical school take physician education virtual

Intricate swirls of color — a patient’s blood, a sample of tissue — magnified under microscopes help students at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU) learn some important fundamentals in the histopathology and diagnosis of  diseases.

2013/03/27: Let's go blue: Rowan to 'light it up blue' for autism awareness

Rowan University’s colors are brown and gold, but during the first week in April, the University will go “blue” to spread awareness about autism.

2013/03/22: Campus buzz: Students look to raise $20,000 for pediatric cancer research during St. Baldrick's Day

Fifty-four Rowan University students will publicly shave their heads during St. Baldrick’s Day on Tuesday, March 26, to raise funds for pediatric cancer research.

2013/02/25: Interns bridge classwork, careers

Varied programs build experience, create contacts and lead to jobs. 

2013/02/15: Physics and Astronomy to host telescope workshop

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Rowan University will host an Astronomy/Telescope Workshop on Saturday, Feb. 23, from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Edelman Planetarium in Science Hall on the Glassboro campus.

2013/02/15: Rowan to hold annual 2013 Career Fair

Students seeking full-time jobs and internships and businesses seeking exceptional new talent can connect at the Spring 2013 Career Fair at Rowan University on Tuesday, Feb. 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Eynon Ballroom of the Chamberlain Student Center on Rt. 322 on the Glassboro campus.

2013/02/14: Rowan hits critical milestones in transformation

Rowan University's Board of Trustees adopted several measures on Feb. 13 that maintain institutional momentum as Rowan evolves as an economic engine and educational hub for the 21st century. Key among the actions, the Board extended President Ali Houshmand's contract for five years, formally changed the name of the School of Osteopathic Medicine that will become part of Rowan in July, designated funding for the construction of three new academic buildings and expansion of a fourth, and amended the University's master plan.

2013/01/30: Rowan increases push to become major academic, economic force; names Dr. Kenneth Blank new VP for Health Sciences

Rowan University President Dr. Ali Houshmand has announced the appointment of Dr. Kenneth Blank as Rowan's first vice president for health sciences. Blank, an esteemed molecular pathologist and cancer researcher with more than 30 years of experience in research program development, technology commercialization and regional economic development, comes to Rowan from Temple University in Philadelphia, where he served as senior vice provost for research and graduate education.

2013/01/28: Applications now being accepted for CMSRU's summer enrichment program

Attention Health Sciences undergrads! Gain valuable skills, knowledge and experience this summer at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University's Premedical Urban Leadership Summer Enrichment (PULSE) Program, a six-week academic enrichment for college undergraduates interested in careers in the health and science field. There is no cost for the program. Acceptance will be based on academic standing, professor recommendations and community commitment.

2013/01/28: Teach sooner: Rowan's new path to a Master of Science in Teaching for Physics and Chemistry majors

New plan leads to B.A. in physics or chemistry and M.S. in Teaching in 4.5 years.