Student Life

It’s a long way from the East Coast to the West, but much, much farther from college to the heights of Hollywood.

With an entrepreneurial spirit, Smeet Bhimani is determined to work for innovation and change in medical fields.
Nicolette Camishion grew as an engineer--and as a campus leader--during her Rowan years.
A scientific researcher, writer and musician, Erica Avery is bound for the doctoral program in cellular and molecular physiology at Johns Hopkins University.


The Consul General of Italy in Philadelphia, Andrea Canepari, presented New Jersey State Senate President Stephen Sweeney with the Italian Consular General Award May 23 at Rowan University.
Children in first through sixth grades will have the chance to enjoy fun, hands-on, interdisciplinary activities that encourage learning and exploration during Camp EduAdventures from August 8-26 on Rowan University’s main campus in Glassboro.

The 2016 Rowan Television Network (RTN) telethon was special in many ways – from the countless hours of roughly 50 students in the planning, researching,

One of the concluding events on that month-long schedule is Rowan University Art Gallery West’s historic re-staging of “The Sister Chapel,” the landmark installation created at the height of the 1970s women’s art movement getting its first showing anywhere in 36 years. The exhibit serves as just one example of how women are being honored and depicted in a range of artistic and cultural programming presented by the Gallery, the Department of Art, and the College of Performing Arts on campus; and not just during this one month.


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.
With the winter sports season just around the corner, Rowan athletes are gearing up and working hard to take on new challenges in the 2015-16 season.

Arts & Culture

Growing up in Communist-controlled Romania, Associate Professor Diana Nicolae was amazed by the quiet, dignified, and technically illegal lifestyle of monks and nuns in a 16th century abbey just outside her town. As an adult, Nicolae returned to her hometown to revisit the ancient walled monastery, Sucevita, to interview the shy nuns still residing there, and to make a movie about it. Her film, Not Even the Mountain Stays the Same, will screen next month at the Ukrainian Independent International Film Festival.
Rowan Radio 89.7 WGLS-FM has received three Hermes Creative Awards in an annual international competition sponsored by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals.

It may sound cliché, but 12 Rowan film students could be the next Ken Burns, Michael Moore or Spike Lee.

Science, Tech, & Medicine

A research team, led by Dr. Robert Nagele from Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine and Durin Technologies, Inc., has announced the development of a blood test that leverages the body’s immune response system to detect an early stage of Alzheimer’s disease – referred to as the mild cognitive impairment (MCI) stage – with unparalleled accuracy. In a “proof of concept” study involving 236 subjects, the test demonstrated an overall accuracy, sensitivity and specificity rate of 100 percent in identifying subjects whose MCI was actually caused by an early stage of Alzheimer’s disease.
As if finals, internships, summer plans and graduation weren’t enough, five Rowan University Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering students designed a drone cage for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in May that could one day help make air travel safer.
The Research & Development Council of New Jersey is pleased to announce Rowan University, Glassboro, has become its newest member. Vice President of Research Dr. Shreekanth Mandayam will serve as the university’s representative on the Council’s Board of Directors.
Dr. Catherine Yang, a professor of biochemistry at Rowan University, has received a $50,000 Innovation Grant from New Jersey Health Foundation (NJHF) and The Nicholson Foundation to advance research to develop a novel vaccine that will help those affected by peanut allergies, announced James M. Golubieski, president of NJHF.