Student Life

Ken Burns

Ken Burns, considered by many to be among the greatest documentary filmmakers of all time, returns to Rowan at 4 p.m. Feb.

Members of the Rowan University community will join with the business community and state and local officials on Wednesday, Jan. 6, to celebrate the completion of the steel framework on the new, $63.2 million home of the William G. Rohrer College of Business (RCB).

Community

Claudia Rankine
New York Times bestselling poet and National Book Award finalist Claudia Rankine, whose work resonates with unrelenting candor as she addresses some of the nation’s most relevant and troubling social themes, will speak at Rowan University on Thursday, Feb. 11, as part of the President’s Lecture Series.
Acclaimed actor and monologist Mike Daisey explores a connection between Moby Dick and Star Trek on Friday, January 29 at 8:00 p.m. as he kicks off the 2016 Marie Rader Presenting Series offered by the College of Performing Arts at Rowan University.
In recognition of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Holocaust survivor David Tuck will share his story of survival with the Rowan University community on Wednesday, Jan. 27.
Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, filmmaker--and undocumented immigrant--Jose Antonio Vargas will explore America's changing identity during "Define American: An Evening with Jose Antonio Vargas” on Wednesday, Feb. 3, at Rowan University in Glassboro.

Athletics

Ninety-four Rowan University student-athletes helped local children shop for holiday gifts for members of their families on Dec. 6 through the Gifts For Giving event, presented by An Opportunity's Knockin'.
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.
Jesse Novak became the first Rowan swimmer in nearly 40 years—and only the second swimmer in the program’s history--to win two Division III titles when he won both the 50 freestyle and the 100 freestyle at the NCAA Division III Men's Swimming and Diving Championships in Shenandoah, Texas.

Arts & Culture

A Rowan filmmaker’s nearly 10-year quest – making a movie about a man named Quest – last month earned a huge vote of approval in the form of a $100,000 MacArthur Foundation grant.

New York Times bestselling poet and National Book Award finalist Claudia Rankine, whose work resonates with unrelenting candor as she addresses some of the nation’s most relevant and troubling social themes, will speak at Rowan University on Thursday, Feb. 11, as part of the President’s Lecture Series.
Acclaimed actor and monologist Mike Daisey explores a connection between Moby Dick and Star Trek on Friday, January 29 at 8:00 p.m. as he kicks off the 2016 Marie Rader Presenting Series offered by the College of Performing Arts at Rowan University.

The feature film Carol, a period piece about two women who fall in love in 1950s New York City, made its collegiate premier in Rowan University’s King Auditorium Nov.

Science, Tech, & Medicine

Gabrielle Rochino draws like an artist, dreams like an entrepreneur, calculates like an engineer and thinks like a girl.
Dr. Anthony Lowman and Dr. Kenneth Blank, of Rowan University, have been named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
The Department of Family Medicine at the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine has entered into a two-year $973,000 agreement with the New Jersey Department of Human Services Division of Mental Health Addiction Services (DMHAS) to provide early intervention and treatment services for individuals who have, or are at risk for, substance abuse disorders. The agreement adds five South Jersey sites to an ongoing five-year program at DMHAS made possible by a grant from the federal government’s Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).