South Jersey Tech Park

South Jersey Tech Park

Musicians all, four electrical and computer engineering students at Rowan University are very comfortable playing a wide range of instruments:

The five top student teams will compete head-to-head in the 5th Annual Rohrer Business Plan Competition at Rowan University on Saturday, April 2, from 9 a.m. to 1 p .m. in the Student Center ‘s Eynon Ballroom.  This year the competition started out with more than 50 competitors and has been narrowed down to the top five, who will present their business concepts at the event. 

The New Jersey Space Grant Consortium has awarded two grants to the Rowan University Department of Physics & Astronomy: $18,000 to support the Physics Summer Research Program and $2,000 for programming for the Edelman Planetarium.

With many Americans concerned about rising gas prices, state budgets and inflation — and with battle lines drawn in several states between governments and unions — the U.S. can expect more social media “wars" in the near future.

Dr. Ian Spielman of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), will speak at Rowan University as part of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series on Friday, March 4 from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. in the Betty Long Rowan Lecture Hall in Rowan Hall.

Dr. Mary Staehle stashes the collaborators on her latest research project in Tupperware-like storage containers.No worries, though. She feeds them regularly – every Tuesday, they eat their special diet of beef liver paste. It may not sound appetizing, but they’re not complaining. After all, with their water, a steady food supply and the roof of the South Jersey Technology Park over their heads, what more could a flatworm ask for?Staehle, a Rowan University assistant professor of chemical engineering, has been working with these partners, called planaria but better known as flatworms, since last fall. Staehle, whose background is in not only chemical engineering but also biomedical engineering, oversees an undergraduate clinic team that is working to gain insight into Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) by exposing the worms to alcohol.  

Mission Solutions Engineering announced that the company is renewing its collaboration effort with Rowan University’s Department of Computer Science, awarding the University a three-year, $425,000 contract to develop innovative enhancements for several of the company’s initiatives.

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 Thursday, Feb. 24 at 6:30 p.m.

The Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship at the South Jersey Technology Park at Rowan University, Mantua Township, has contracted with Washington Township-based Incutate, LLC, to provide counseling, advice, mentoring and support for the businesses in the Rohrer College of Business Incubator housed at the Technology Park.

Rowan University’s Rohrer College of Business continues its new “Venture-preneur-in-residence” program in which outstanding entrepreneurs lend their expertise to Rowan students by lecturing in selected courses, presenting in student forums, leading faculty discussions and mentoring and advising students about creating new businesses.