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This week, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University welcomed back its Charter Class along with group of new first year medical students in the Class of 2017.  
When Gene Elliott first arrived in downtown Glassboro in 1962 with his wife, Connie, she turned to him and said, “This place certainly needs a beauty treatment.”
The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research has awarded Durin Technologies, Inc., a grant of $351,200 to expand the development of Durin’s novel blood test that can detect the presence of Parkinson’s disease. The test was created by Robert Nagele, PhD, a professor of medicine and the director of the Biomarker Discovery Center at RowanSOM, and the founder of Durin Technologies.
Emmy winner Adam Chazen, 27, will accept the University's Distinguished Young Alumnus Award on Sept. 1.
For Dr. Jennifer Caudle, a family physician at RowanSOM, the letter from a sixth-grade student – one of hundreds she has received – summed up the terrible impact that bullying can have.  “Last year my best friend turned on me all of a sudden,” Allison wrote, adding that she was glad she had failed sixth grade because she would “finally get away” from the kids who bullied her. 
The first grant awarded to the newly aligned Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine (RowanSOM) – a four-year $998,895 grant from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation – will help fund a program to expand interprofessional medical education for students, residents and faculty members at the school’s nationally known New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging (NJISA). RowanSOM was one of just 10 academic health centers nationally that successfully competed for a grant from the Reynolds Foundation, a philanthropic organization headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA) has named Margaret Van Brunt, assistant dean of the Rohrer College of Business at Rowan University, to its inaugural Top 50 Over 50 list. She and her fellow honorees are featured in the organization's magazine, New Jersey CPA, in its July/August edition
Emmy-nominated actor Jeffrey Tambor will be the keynote speaker at the second annual Fall Gala hosted by the Rohrer College of Business at Rowan University on Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, in the Eynon Ballroom of the Chamberlain Student Center, 201 Mullica Hill Road, Glassboro.
Forty rising high school seniors from Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, Atlantic, Salem, Cape May and Cumberland counties who participated in Rowan University’s four-week residential Aim High Science and Technology Academy   will demonstrate forensic technology and other topics  on Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, at 1 p.m. in the Eynon Ballroom of the Chamberlain Student Center at Rowan University.
Recognizing the importance of strengthening science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, AT&T has contributed $50,000 to Rowan University’s Junior Aim High Academy initiative.  The contribution provided 21 underserved high school sophomores from Camden and Gloucester counties the opportunity to participate in a three-week program focused on college prep and STEM careers.

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