College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Passing the Torch
Part pep rally and part academic ceremony, the President’s Welcome and Picnic gave the more than 2,200 members of the Class of 2018 a warm welcome to Rowan University and its traditions.
From the moment they walk onto campus, the more than 2,400 members of the largest freshman class in Rowan University history will hit the ground running. That’s by design.
Leah Seyfert in front of the liberty bell
Leah Seyfert's work as an interpretation intern with the Student Conservation Association in Philadelphia has put her on the fast track to her ultimate goal: Becoming a ranger with the National Park Service.
Twenty-one rising high school seniors from five South Jersey counties will get an introduction to the field of teaching, particularly in urban settings, during the annual Rowan Urban Teacher Academy (RUTA), Monday, July 14-Friday, July 25.

Nationally recognized educator Dr. Arthur Levine will give the address and prominent Philadelphia-area team physician Dr. Arthur R. Bartolozzi will receive an honorary degree during Rowan University’s main Graduate Commencement ceremony on Thursday, May 15, at 10 a.m. in Coach Richard Wackar Stadium.

To accommodate more than 20,000 graduates and guests expected on campus across two days of Commencement celebrations on May 15 and 16, Rowan University’s undergraduate and graduate ceremonies have been moved from the University Green to Coach Richard Wackar Stadium.

Participants to consider topic of crime control versus due process

The Rowan University Foundation, the philanthropic and fundraising arm of Rowan University, committed to allocate $5 million to a new venture capital fund to fuel new research initiatives by faculty, students and alumni.
 

Juanita Jones Abernathy

Juanita Jones Abernathy recalls women's critical role in historic Civil Rights Movement.

Rowan University has appointed long-time higher education administrator and innovator Carl “Tobey” Oxholm III as executive vice president for Administration and Strategic Advancement.

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