Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering

Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering

Dr. Xinhua Chen, of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at RowanSOM, has received a $1.8 million federal grant to lead a five-year study that examines the role diet plays in the higher incidence of preterm delivery among African American and Hispanic women. 

Rowan broke ground for the second Engineering building—and its future—on Oct. 2.

Gov. Chris Christie and State Sen. President Steve Sweeney will be the guests of honor when the Rowan University College of Engineering holds a groundbreaking for its second building on Wednesday, Oct. 2, at 4:30 p.m., on the grounds by Rowan Hall, just off Bowe Boulevard, Glassboro, N.J.

The Rowan University chapter of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) will host a DROPPED competition, during which students will build bridges on Friday, Sept. 27, from 5:30 to 9:45 p.m. in the Student Recreation Center’s Esby Pool.

Ali A. Houshmand becomes seventh president of Rowan University.

The Rowan University Office of Health Professions in the College of Science & Mathematics will host Tour for Diversity in Medicine on Wednesday, Sept. 25, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Student Center Ballroom, Rt. 322, Glassboro.

Ceremony to mark inauguration of Ali A. Houshmand as Rowan’s seventh president.

U.S. News & World Report has ranked Rowan University 18th (tied) among Best Regional Universities in its North category and third among public universities in the same region.

Each year, health professionals at Rowan University provide 12,000 service contacts to students. That number might just increase with the opening of the University’s Wellness Center at Winans Hall, a renovated 21,650-square-foot building that unites medical and mental health services under one roof.

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.