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Rowan University President Dr. Ali Houshmand has announced the appointment of Dr. Kenneth Blank as Rowan's first vice president for health sciences. Blank, an esteemed molecular pathologist and cancer researcher with more than 30 years of experience in research program development, technology commercialization and regional economic development, comes to Rowan from Temple University in Philadelphia, where he served as senior vice provost for research and graduate education.
Attention Health Sciences undergrads! Gain valuable skills, knowledge and experience this summer at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University's Premedical Urban Leadership Summer Enrichment (PULSE) Program, a six-week academic enrichment for college undergraduates interested in careers in the health and science field. There is no cost for the program. Acceptance will be based on academic standing, professor recommendations and community commitment.
New plan leads to B.A. in physics or chemistry and M.S. in Teaching in 4.5 years.
Rowan's Magliaro signs contract to pitch for the Colorado Rockies.  
Specially trained and certified students from the Rowan University Rohrer College of Business will help area residents and other students prepare their federal and state income tax returns through the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program again this year. VITA volunteers will prepare tax returns from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesdays and 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesdays from Feb. 5 through April 10 in Rowan\'s Campbell Library (Room 136), located on Rt. 322 in Glassboro. Additionally, they will offer Saturday sessions on Feb. 23 and March 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (No services will be offered during Rowan’s spring break, March 18 to 22.)
Medical students from Cooper Medical School of Rowan University spent MLK Day mentoring youth and young adults from Camden and beyond on health, exercise and nutrition while empowering them to be "wellness leaders" in their communities.
The Rowan University Foundation Board has named Paul Tully, registered principal, CFP of Eagle Wealth Strategies as chair for a first term. A resident of Wenonah, Tully has been a member of the Board since 2007 and has served on the executive committee since 2008.
Philadelphia Inquirer, by Claudia Vargas--Cooper hopes its first-year students will stick with their assigned patients throughout the four years of school and believes all parties will benefit from the continuity, medical school spokeswoman Sharon Renteria-Clark said.  
On Saturday, March 23, the University’s College of Humanities & Social Sciences (CHSS) will host “A Voyage with Marvin Creamer,” an event that will raise scholarship funds for deserving Rowan students and celebrate the epic voyage around the world by Creamer 30 years ago.
Limited tickets still are available for Rowan University’s 27th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at 9:30 a.m. in the Eynon Ballroom, located in the Chamberlain Student Center on the University’s Glassboro campus. Actor and activist Danny Glover will be the keynote speaker. n  

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