South Jersey Tech Park

South Jersey Tech Park

About 50 high school students from throughout the region (Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Gloucester and Salem counties) will learn to build bridges, explore solar power and wind turbines, and step into virtual reality, among many other opportunities, when they participate in Rowan's Introduction for Students to Engineering (RISE).

The Rowan University Board of Trustees has named Dr. Ali Houshmand interim president of the University effective July 1.

About 150 middle school-aged girls from throughout South Jersey (and beyond) will converge at Rowan University for Attracting Women into Engineering (AWE) on Tuesday, July 19, through Thursday, July 21, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. in Rowan Hall (the College of Engineering building off Bowe Boulevard in Glassboro).

Rowan University’s Rohrer College of Business will host an MBA information session at the Cherry Hill Public Library, 1100 Kings Highway North, Cherry Hill, on Tuesday, June 21, at 6:30 p.m.

The United States Economic Development Administration has awarded a $424,962 grant to the Rowan University College of Engineering to support its 3-D virtual reality work on the effects and mitigation of natural disasters in urban settings.

Through a grant from the National Institutes of Health, Rowan University students are researching ways to improve antibiotics by replacing current prescription drugs with naturally occurring parts of the immune system.

Cancer treatments, solar power, robots and video games: Research is flourishing at Rowan University.

Ninth through 11th grade New Jersey girls may attend teentech 2011, a day of hands-on workshops on Tuesday, May 24, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. hosted by Rowan University, Glassboro, in partnership with the American Association of University Women-NJ (AAUW-NJ), the New Jersey Technology Education Association (NJTEA) and the Educational Information & Resource Center (EIRC). The goal of the program, which will be held in Rowan Hall, the College of Engineering building off Bowe Boulevard, is to encourage the girls to explore the many high-demand, well-paying careers in technology areas.

 Close to 250 student and professors from Rowan University’s science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs will showcase their research in the 2011 Rowan University STEM Student Research Symposium on Friday, April 15, in the Eynon Ballroom in the Chamberlain Student Center

Dr. Tom Merrill is on a mission: keep people walking, talking and breathing after a stroke.