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Rowan students lose hair, raise big money for pediatric cancer research.

Rowan University’s colors are brown and gold, but during the first week in April, the University will go “blue” to spread awareness about autism.

Fifty-four Rowan University students will publicly shave their heads during St. Baldrick’s Day on Tuesday, March 26, to raise funds for pediatric cancer research.

Students seeking full-time jobs and internships and businesses seeking exceptional new talent can connect at the Spring 2013 Career Fair at Rowan University on Tuesday, Feb. 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Eynon Ballroom of the Chamberlain Student Center on Rt. 322 on the Glassboro campus.

Rowan University's Board of Trustees adopted several measures on Feb. 13 that maintain institutional momentum as Rowan evolves as an economic engine and educational hub for the 21st century.
Key among the actions, the Board extended President Ali Houshmand's contract for five years, formally changed the name of the School of Osteopathic Medicine that will become part of Rowan in July, designated funding for the construction of three new academic buildings and expansion of a fourth, and amended the University's master plan.

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.

Medical students from Cooper Medical School of Rowan University spent MLK Day mentoring youth and young adults from Camden and beyond on health, exercise and nutrition while empowering them to be "wellness leaders" in their communities.

Philadelphia Inquirer, by Claudia Vargas--Cooper hopes its first-year students will stick with their assigned patients throughout the four years of school and believes all parties will benefit from the continuity, medical school spokeswoman Sharon Renteria-Clark said.
 

Haddonfield attorney Steven D. Weinstein has been named general counsel and vice president for governmental relations at Rowan University, Rowan President Ali Houshmand has announced.

University honors benefactor with sculpture at Savitz Hall.

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