South Jersey Tech Park

Ryan Ritchie, a junior social science/humanities major from West Deptford, took top honors — and a $5,000 prize — in the recent 6th Annual Rohrer Business Plan Competition at Rowan University.

Rowan University and the Entrepreneurs Forum of Southern New Jersey (EFSNJ) on Friday, May 18, will host their first Angel Investor Panel Discussion at The South Jersey Technology Park, 107 Gilbreth Parkway Mullica Hill, N.J. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m., and the forum begins at 8 a.m.

Students who hope to enter various health care professions or focus on specific types of technology studies will have a new option in the School of Biomedical Sciences at Rowan University.

Good engineering and good business just may lead to good health in South Jersey in the near future.

They’re flashy, modern and tech-savvy. What better way to get a student’s attention than through video games?

Close to 100 teams of Rowan University students and professors will present research conducted throughout the academic year at the University’s 15th Annual STEM Student Research Symposium on Friday, April 20, in the Eynon Ballroom of the Chamberlain Student Center, Rt. 322, Glassboro.

This academic year has been exceptional for Dr. Zenaida Otero Gephardt. The Rowan University associate professor of chemical engineering from Wilmington, Del., recently received not one but two honors. The American Institute of Chemical Engineers named Gephardt as a Delaware Valley Section recipient of the 2011 Institute Volunteer Award. Gephardt also was recently elected vice president for Accreditation Activities of the non-profit organization Latin American and Caribbean Consortium of Engineering Institutions.

Anthony Ortiz turned his first business profit when he was 10.

At Rowan University, engineering education never stays still for long. And with $25,000 of funding from local sponsor Lockheed Martin, it’s now more mobile than ever.

For just $75 — roughly the cost of 240 half-liter bottles of Poland Spring bottled water — a family in El Salvador, Central America, can consume clean H2O for years.

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