College of Humanities & Social Sciences

College of Humanities & Social Sciences

For the second consecutive year, Rowan University will host the state's top young geographers in the New Jersey finals of the National Geographic Bee.

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Rowan University will host its annual Spring Equinox Lecture on Wednesday, March 30, at 7 p.m., in the Edelman Planetarium in Science Hall.

During St. Baldrick's Day, Rowan students who have reached their fundraising goals through support from donors will line up in the Pit of the Chamberlain Student Center on Tuesday, March, 22, to have their heads shaved to benefit pediatric cancer research.

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.