Research & Grants

Hanukkah is a relatively minor festival on the Jewish calendar. But that’s not so in the United States, where American Jews have transformed an almost forgotten celebration into the most visible of American Jewish holidays, according to Rowan University Religion Studies Professor Dianne Ashton.

Dr. Xinhua Chen, of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at RowanSOM, has received a $1.8 million federal grant to lead a five-year study that examines the role diet plays in the higher incidence of preterm delivery among African American and Hispanic women. 

Department of Theatre & Dance's Rebekah Maggor earns NEA, Fulbright grants for Middle East theatre projects.

For Rowan University psychology assistant professor Dr. Bethany Raiff, quitting smoking is not a game.

Rowan University President Dr. Ali Houshmand has announced the appointment of Dr. Kenneth Blank as Rowan's first vice president for health sciences. Blank, an esteemed molecular pathologist and cancer researcher with more than 30 years of experience in research program development, technology commercialization and regional economic development, comes to Rowan from Temple University in Philadelphia, where he served as senior vice provost for research and graduate education.

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. by Kristen Kushiyama--The U.S. Army and Rowan University establish a relationship when it comes to their collaborative research in support of the Army and training America's future workforce.

On June 17, Rowan University will mark the 20th anniversary of the transformational $100 million gift that Burlington County businessman and philanthropist Henry Rowan and his late wife, Betty, pledged in 1992 to then-Glassboro State College (GSC).

Rowan University physics major Zachary Buck is about to say konnichiwa to a whole new school, country and way of life.

The Rowan University Board of Trustees has appointed three area professionals and one student representative to the South Jersey Technology Park at Rowan University Board of Directors for three-year and one-year terms, respectively.

They’ve been suite mates, classmates, study partners and officers of the Newman Club (Catholic Campus Ministry) at Rowan University.

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