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Researching summer at Rowan

Researching summer at RowanKimberly Saint Jean took one step closer to becoming a physician this summer. Deep in Science Hall on the Glassboro campus of Rowan University, the 21-year-old biochemistry major from Roselle, New Jersey, spent 10 …

Congratulations, Class of 2015!

The engineers graduated today, the scientists, the computer programmers, the math whizzes, the psychologists, the athletic trainers and more—the people who will invent medical devices, uncover ways to power fossil-fuel-less cars of the future, …

Nathaniel Nucci: The power of Zen

Honk! Beep! The rattle of an idling engine and the occasional shout of obscenities — it is 6 p.m. on the Schuylkill Expressway. For some, the day's work started before the sun. For others, the day's work continues well into darkness.While most …

Claude Krummenacher: From the Field to the Lab

At 28 years old, Claude Krummenacher told his parents he would stay in America for one year, minimum. With the ink still drying on his doctorate in Biology, he packed his things, bid his village of Champtauroz, Switzerland goodbye, and boarded a …

Dr. Luke Holbrook: Biological Sciences professor helps trace evolution of horses and other fossils in India

Joining with researchers from Johns Hopkins University and elsewhere, Dr. Luke Holbrook, professor of Biological Sciences at Rowan University, assisted in tracing the evolution of a group of animals via fossils that indicate the ancestor of today's …

Bethany Raiff Earns Accolades from Journal of Applied Behavioral Analysis

The Journal of Applied Behavioral Analysis [ABA] is considered a flagship journal for both doctors and educators. When Assistant Professor of Psychology Bethany Raiff received word that her manuscript was named best article of the year, she was …

Svjetlana Vojvodic: Buzzing with Curiosity

To some, she is Lana. To others, she is just one of many colleagues and to students, she is the professor with all the information that they need to learn before graduation. While on the surface Dr. Svjetlana Vojvodic, of the Department of …

Linode donates 15 Servers to the College

A recent donation from Linode, a Galloway, N.J. based cloud server company, will provide Rowan University's College of Science and Mathematics 15 servers to establish and grow the computational capabilities of its research programs. "What …

College is What You Make of It: Jessica Healey

The transition from high school to college is a pivotal chapter in life that many have gone through and still do; it is a time for growth, for change and for making mistakes. For Class of 2014 graduate Jessica Healey, college can be overwhelming …

Dayalan Srinivasan: Committed to Learning

Being a professor in higher education isn't limited to assigning tests, creating lesson plans and mandatory office hours; for assistant professor of biology Dayalan Srinivasan, being a professor is about adapting and implementing new teaching styles …

Star Doc

In a corner office, overlooking the campus quad, John Herrmann often feels like the captain of the Star Trek Enterprise; with a perfect view of the budding spring campus, Herrmann sees the whole world as an observatory. Professor Herrmann has …

Philadelphia Science Festival

As the weather warms and students and faculty take to the outdoors after a chilly winter, so too will the College of Science and Mathematics be making its way outside.In an inaugural appearance, CSM will be included in this year's …

Archimedes & Quest for Theory of Everything

APRIL SERIES:  Archimedes and the Quest for the Theory of EverythingChris Rorres, Ph.D. Lecturer in Epidemiology, University of PennsylvaniaProfessor Emeritus of Mathematics, Drexel UniversityApril 11, 20141:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.Boyd …

Evolution & Cancer

The Dean's Distinguished Speaker Series presents:  Evolution & Cancer Speaker David Botstein, Ph.D., Anthony B. Evnin Professor of Genomics Director at Princeton University and Director at the Lewis-Sigler Institute Princeton …

The Quiet Side

The projector screen slid down the wall and computer fans whirled, as students prepared for just another presentation – their shoulders hunched and eyes closing; in just two minutes however, spines rose upright and eyes brightened from …

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