Physics & Astronomy
bullet Research & Development Council of New Jersey welcomes Rowan University to its membership | More

bullet College of Education achieves national accreditation | More

bullet New Jersey Health Foundation and The Nicholson Foundation Award $50,000 Innovation Grant to Rowan University professor working to conquer peanut allergies | More

bullet Retired from KPMG, Maginnis takes new role as voluntary Executive-in-Residence with RCB | More

bullet Another big win: Rowan Radio picks up three Hermes Creative Awards | More


Keep in Touch!

We would like to keep in touch with all our graduates—hear about you, your family, job, promotions, professional honors, etc. Please go to, and fill out, our contact form us and let us know where you are and how you're doing. We can can then update our contact information database and be sure to keep you informed of what's going on in the department through our Physics & Astronomy Newsletter.

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Physics and Astronomy Award Winners

Physics and Astronomy Graduates

The Department of Physics and Astronomy is very proud of its graduates who have gone on to be emplyed in a variety of exciting professions or to graduate schools across the country. Below are lists of just a sample of the organizations that have hired, and schools that have acceted, our graduates.

  • DuPont
  • Fermi National Accelerator Lab
  • Haddonfield High School
  • Ingersoll Rand
  • LAN Engineering
  • Lockheed Marin
  • Sony Music
  • Triton High School
  • Boston College
  • Bryn Mawr College
  • Cornell University
  • Kent State University
  • Lehigh University
  • Michigan State University
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • University of Colorado
  • University of Maryland
  • University of Notre Dame

Additionally, the Department of Physics and Astronomy has tried to involve all our majors with an opportunity to do research, travel to conferences, labs, and observatories. These endeavors are expensive and we ask our alumni help us continue to provide our current students with these opportunities. You can do so by making a gift (on the Make A Gift page you can select Other for the Donation Designation and enter Department of Physics & Astronomy in the box below). All of us appreciate any gift you can make.

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