Academics

Rick Hong, MD, FACEP, assistant professor of emergency medicine at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU) and head of the Division of Emergency Medical Services, Disaster Medicine and Transport Medicine at Cooper University Health Care, has been named president-elect of the National Disaster Life Support Education Consortium (NDLSEC).

From building bottle rockets to conducting science experiments to creating ceramics to presenting their own news casts, 16 youngsters with high functioning autism or Asperger’s syndrome will explore various academic fields—and enhance their social skills—during Rowan University’s fourth annual Young Profs Exploration Camp.

More 100 middle school-aged girls from throughout New Jersey will converge at Rowan University for Attracting Women into Engineering (AWE) on Tuesday, July 22, through Wednesday, July 23, from 8:30

By Jonathan Lai/Philadelphia Inquirer Staff Writer

Karen Murray had left Rowan University without a degree and gone back once before. When she left a second time, the lack of a bachelor's degree, just a few classes away, nagged at her.

Twenty-one rising high school seniors from five South Jersey counties will get an introduction to the field of teaching, particularly in urban settings, during the annual Rowan Urban Teacher Academy (RUTA), Monday, July 14-Friday, July 25.

With the help of a five-year, $2.8 million grant from the National Institute on Aging and a unique data panel of close to 6,000 older people in New Jersey, Rachel Pruchno, PhD, of RowanSOM, has begun a study that will examine how disasters affect functional limitations of older people, measure the health care expenses associated with those limitations, and develop strategies that increase the likelihood that older people will flourish despite the stress of natural disasters.

Rowan University graduate student Deandra Turchi of Turnersville has received a $1,000 scholarship from Beta Gamma Sigma, the international honor society that recognizes business excellence.

Fifty-two rising high school juniors and seniors will gain exposure to careers in science and technology—and develop college readiness and leadership skills--during Rowan University’s Aim High Science and Technology Program this summer.

CMSRU Receives Provisional LCME Accreditation

The Liaison Committee for Medical Education (LCME) has granted Provisional Accreditation to Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU).

Seven graduate students in Rowan University’s College of Education are among the first Woodrow Wilson New Jersey Teaching Fellows announced on Tuesday, June 10, by Gov. Chris Christie.

 

 

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