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Rowan Radio 89.7 WGLS-FM brought home a national College Broadcasters Inc. (CBI) award in the category of “Best Documentary” for “Heroin High,” a piece focusing on the drug culture in South Jersey schools. The award was presented during CBI’s annual conference in San Antonio on Nov. 2.

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.

Sophomore political science major Rebecca Roberts, who serves in the Air National Guard, has the heart of a hero—and a $5,000 scholarship to prove it.

During "CHSS Career Connections: Our Alumni Today," Rowan's College of Humanities & Social Sciences will join with the Career Management Center and the Office of Alumni Relations to present an evening in which Rowan liberal arts alumni will discuss how their humanities and social science studies prepared them for successful careers.

The Rowan University community will come together for a host of events to celebrate Veterans Week, Nov. 11-16.

Come help build the bond between Special Olympics athletes and Rowan University students  as Rowan’s Rec Center hosts the third annual “Miles for Medals” 5K and one-mile fun run on Saturday, Nov. 9, at 11 a.m. on the Glassboro campus.

David G. Tarr, former lead economist with The World Bank, will discuss “The Financial Crisis of 2008 and What We Have/Have Not Learned From It” during a presentation on Tuesday, Nov. 12, at 10:50 a.m. in the Eynon Ballroom of the Chamberlain Student Center at Rowan University.

Katherine Boo will share the story behind her award-winning book, Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity, during a talk on Monday, Oct. 21, at 11 a.m. in the Eynon Ballroom of the Chamberlain Student Center at Rowan University.

Robert and Susan Brooks are hoping that their $100,000 gift to Rowan University will help take the University’s athletics program to the next level. That next level might just be construction of facilities on the university’s West Campus.

The College of Graduate and Continuing Education has a new home on Rowan Boulevard.

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