College of Humanities & Social Sciences

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is the first book in the RU Reading Together Common Reading Program.

Plan will restructure higher education, transform Rowan.

Beaches, bathing suits and barbecues?

The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) recently accredited the baccalaureate program (R.N.-to-B.S.N.) at Rowan University for five years. According to CCNE, the organization determined that the program met all four accreditation standards and did not exhibit any compliance concerns related to key elements. The standards include mission and governance, institutional commitment and resources, curriculum and teaching-learning practices and aggregate student and faculty outcomes.

Tuition and fees for students at Rowan University will increase by 3 percent under a $285.5 million fiscal year 2013 budget approved by the University's Board of Trustees earlier this month.

On June 17, Rowan University will mark the 20th anniversary of the transformational $100 million gift that Burlington County businessman and philanthropist Henry Rowan and his late wife, Betty, pledged in 1992 to then-Glassboro State College (GSC).

More than 1,300 freshmen and their families are getting an up-close-and-personal introduction to Rowan during the University's annual orientation. They're being aided by close to 40 Rowan students who are members of the PROS (Peer Referral Orientation Specialists).

Rowan University's astronomical observatory and the Edelman Planetarium will hold an open house during the transit of Venus across the Sun on Tuesday, June 5, from 5:45 p.m. until sunset on the observing deck atop Science Hall.

Rowan University invites middle school-aged girls in sixth and seventh grades to Attracting Women into Engineering (AWE), a program designed to expose them to the broad field of engineering, on July 17, 18 and 19. The workshops will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. in Rowan Hall, the engineering building on Rowan’s Glassboro campus. Girls may participate in one of the three one-day sessions, selecting their preferred date when registering.

Students who hope to enter various health care professions or focus on specific types of technology studies will have a new option in the School of Biomedical Sciences at Rowan University.

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