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The Rowan University community is marking Autism Awareness Week April 2-8 with events designed to raise awareness and provide support to those on the autism spectrum.
More than 50 Rowan students--including nine women--will shave their heads to support pediatric cancer research during the University's sixth annual St. Baldrick's Day celebration.
Anousheh Ansari wanted to be the logical Spock, the half human-half Vulcan science officer, when she was nine or 10 and watching the original Star Trek dubbed in Farsi in her native Iran. Episode after episode, she was hooked as the stoic first officer joined Captain Kirk, McCoy, Uhura and others boldly going where no man—or woman—had gone before.
In all the hustle and bustle of the day, we sometimes miss all the great stories happening all around us. The Strategic Priorities Council reviewed more than three dozen stories about Rowan that had appeared in the press over the fall semester and then asked the University community to vote for those which it thought best described the breadth, depth, and energy of what Rowan University is today. The survey was a great success, more than 2,600 votes were cast! Below are our TOP 10 stories—with a few ties at the end.
The student chapter of the National Wellness Institute at Rowan University will hold online registration for its second annual 5K for Soldiers to support the Wounded Warrior Project through April 15 at raceforum.com/nwi.
Three! Two! One! R-r-r-rip! It felt almost like New Year’s Eve, as more than 40 fourth-year medical students – and hundreds of supporters – loudly counted down in the airy lobby of Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU) in Camden. Instantly, the students tore open thin white envelopes that would reveal which medical residency program had accepted them – and where they’ll spend the next three to seven years, depending on their specialty.

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