RU Green

RU Green

Rowan University’s Department of Geography & Environment is seeking assistance from private citizens to help identify areas of growth and development in the state through its new NJ MAP Growth project.

When Gene Elliott first arrived in downtown Glassboro in 1962 with his wife, Connie, she turned to him and said, “This place certainly needs a beauty treatment.”

The Princeton Review recently named Rowan University as one of the 322 most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada.

Nearly 900 students join together to help Glassboro neighbors.

Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU) has received Gold LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) in Washington, D.C.

A grant of one hundred 23-gallon containers provides ample opportunities for students, faculty and staff to throw recyclables in a collection bin and not in the trash.

The Princeton Review (, in collaboration with the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) (, has cited Rowan University in “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 322 Green College: 2012 Edition."  This is the third edition of the book, which salutes the nation's most environmentally responsible "green colleges."

Rowan's new street lighting beautifies campus and helps save money.

Rowan University is one of the most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S.A. and Canada, according to The Princeton Review ( The well-known education services company selected Rowan for inclusion in the just-released second annual edition of its free downloadable book “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 311 Green Colleges: 2011 Edition.”

Rowan University is undertaking a new green initiative, distributing 3,000 compact fluorescent bulbs for existing incandescent bulbs students brought with them from home on Wednesday, Feb. 23, and Thursday, Feb. 24, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Mullica Hall and Evergreen Hall, respectively, on the Glassboro campus.