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Sixteen of the 17 students in Reiner Schmidt’s Conceptual Physics class at Glassboro High School recently got a lesson on apples, the moon, Newton, inertia and gravity. One of the 17 students in the class got a lesson on how to be a physics teacher.
Three students in Rowan University’s Rohrer College of Business have each received a $6,000 scholarship from the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Members of Rowan’s Class of 2016 have the opportunity to celebrate their Commencement in a special way—by contributing to a scholarship fund that will support the freshman Class of 2020.
Rowan University paleontologist Ken Lacovara enticed his audience to dig deeper into their knowledge and understanding of the Earth—its ancient past and its unsettled future--during his TED Talk earlier this semester in Vancouver. Lacovara was the first Rowan professor invited to deliver a TED Talk.
Rowan University will host dozens of activities on Sunday, April 24, from 1 to 3 p.m. on the Glassboro campus and at the South Jersey Technology Park on Rt. 322 at the Rt. 55 exchange as part of the sixth annual Philadelphia Science Festival.
Want a glimpse of infinity? Look up! On April 22 at 7:30 p.m., Rowan University will host an Astronomy Night as part of the 2016 Philadelphia Science Festival running from April 22 through April 30, 2016. The stargazing extravaganza will be held at Science Hall on the Glassboro campus.
Film professor Jonathan Olshefski’s ten-year movie project documenting the life of a North Philadelphia family will soon come to PBS. Now in post-production, Olshefski’s Quest: the Fury and the Sound, has been awarded a post-production grant through The Independent Television Service (ITVS), which funds, presents, and promotes documentaries and dramas on public television and cable, often for PBS.
Health care (including vaccines, cancer treatments and neurodegeneration), biology (from honey bees to seagrass to Siamese fighting fish), engineering (joint implants containing antibiotics, contact lenses that deliver drugs and barcodes for tissue samples) and much more will be featured when a record 171 teams of Rowan University undergraduate, graduate and medical students and professors present research conducted throughout the academic year at the University’s 19th Annual STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Student Research Symposium, sponsored by South Jersey Industries. STEM will be held on Friday, April 22, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (in four sessions) in the Eynon Ballroom of the Chamberlain Student Center, Rt. 322, Glassboro.

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