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Student Life

American City Business Journals, the parent company of the Philadelphia Business Journal, has ranked Rowan 108 out of 499 public colleges and universities it surveyed across the United States.
#RowanGIVES Day, the third annual event dedicated to celebrating the generous spirit of the Rowan University community, was supported by 1,162 donors who contributed $80,150 to support students, scholarships, initiatives and programs.
Long or short, dark or light, real or fake, Glassboro’s finest facial fuzz will be on display for the sixth annual Mustache March at Rowan University on Thursday March 2.
On Saturday, Feb. 4 at 7:30 p.m., members of the Rowan University and Glassboro communities will gather together to attempt a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the most people waving foam fingers simultaneously during halftime of the Rowan men’s basketball game versus New Jersey City University.

Community

Demonstrating support for survivors of sexual assault, members of the Rowan University community will gather for “Take Back the Night” on Tuesday, April 4, at 6:30 p.m. on the patio of the Chamberlain Student Center, 201 Mullica Hill Road, Glassboro.
Children of all ages will venture to a galaxy far, far away on Friday, March 31, during “Literacy Alive”, a Star Wars-themed literacy event sponsored by Kappa Delta Pi, Rowan University’s education honor society.
Local children will gather to explore their creativity with Rowan University students during the first free “RU Crafty” event on Friday, March 24.
The Fredric and Jean Edelman Planetarium at Rowan University continues its speaker series with a presentation on Wednesday, March 15, at 6 p.m., on “One Woman's Universe: Expanding our Future Through the Imaginations of Children.”

Athletics

Registration is now being accepted for the sixth annual Miles for Medals 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run to benefit Special Olympics on Saturday, Nov. 12, from 10:30 a.m.-noon outside of the Rowan Rec Center.
Through their charitable fundraising, their event planning and their community service, Rowan students had a banner semester of assisting others by sharing their talents--and giving of themselves.
The Rowan University football team holds its eighth annual Get In The Game. Save A Life. Be The Match Registry on Wednesday, April 20, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Pit of the Chamberlain Student Center.

Arts & Culture

Stephanie Rothenberg’s "Reversal of Fortune: The Garden of Virtual Kinship "
The exhibition "How Food Moves: Edible Logistics" uses art to examine the issues with and patterns of food distribution, on display at Rowan University Art Gallery from March 27 – May 27.
Dr. Richard Dammers, current chair of the Department of Music at Rowan, will succeed the retiring Dr. John Pastin as Dean of the College of Performing Arts.
An author and award-winning faculty member, Dr. Sanford Tweedie is making a big impact on the College of Communication & Creative Arts.
The arts flourish once again with the start of the spring semester at Rowan University, featuring a packed schedule of performances, exhibits, and events presented by the College of Performing Arts and the Rowan University Art Gallery. The campus community and audiences from across the region can experience visual art, musical variety, dynamic productions, special guests, unique collaborations, and more.

Science, Tech, & Medicine

The National Science Foundation has awarded a prestigious CAREER grant – one of its highest honors for young faculty members – to Dr. Vince Beachley, an assistant professor of biomedical engineering in the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering at Rowan University.
A creative approach to the study of the environment has landed a $100,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
U.S. News & World Report named Rowan's School of Osteopathic Medicine as one of America's best medical schools
The Nutrition Program at Rowan University is hosting the first South Jersey Nutrition Symposium on Friday, March 10, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Chamberlain Student Center on its Glassboro campus.