College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Senior sociology majors Danielle Larsen and Jordan Ortiz are making important strides--large and small--about disability awareness in Rowan University's classrooms, in campus activities, in their work in the community, and even on the playing field.

Funded through a grant from New Jersey's Division of Highway Traffic Safety, researchers from Rowan University are offering an Aggressive Driving Prevention Program aimed at helping drivers deal with anger and aggression issues on the roads.

From San Francisco to Florida to Glassboro to Camden, 19 Rowan University undergraduate students will volunteer their time on three different service projects during Alternative Spring Break 2011.

The New Jersey Space Grant Consortium has awarded two grants to the Rowan University Department of Physics & Astronomy: $18,000 to support the Physics Summer Research Program and $2,000 for programming for the Edelman Planetarium.

Dr. Ian Spielman of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), will speak at Rowan University as part of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series on Friday, March 4 from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. in the Betty Long Rowan Lecture Hall in Rowan Hall.

In a presentation that will kick off Rowan University's observance of Women's History Month, Elyssa Ford will explore the role of women in rodeo in her talk, "Rodeo as Refuge or Rodeo as Rebellion?: Women, Race and Identity in American Rodeo" on Thursday, March 3, at 3 p.m. in Room 2012 of Education Hall.

Dr. Jennifer Kay doesn’t mind mixing a little fun with education. In fact, the associate professor of computer science at Rowan University knows that in some ways entertainment can be a valuable teaching tool.

New York-based poet Eileen Myles will read her poetry and prose on Monday, March 28, at 7 p.m. in the Westby Hall Art Gallery at Rowan University.

Rowan University currently is seeking area businesses, government agencies and non-profit organizations to attend its annual career fair during the Spring 2011 semester. Each year, the career fair puts business representatives in contact with well-prepared Rowan University students and alumni to discuss career opportunities, specific job openings and internships. Students in all majors who are looking for summer internships, part-time jobs or full-time professional careers are encouraged to attend, as the fair is the University’s major spring recruiting event. Both the 2009 and 2010 career fairs had more than 80 companies and 500 students in attendance.

New York Times bestselling author Nathaniel Philbrick, whose award-winning works have included historical narratives on the true stories of the Mayflower, Moby Dick and Little Big Horn, will speak at Rowan University on Wednesday, March 23, at 11 a.m., in the Eynon Ballroom of the Chamberlain Student Center.