College of Humanities & Social Sciences

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.

For some grads, bonds to Rowan compliment bonds to one another.

Graduating magna cum laude, Jolene Hernandez heads to her next adventure -- teaching abroad.

Route 322, from Bowe Boulevard to Main Street in Glassboro, will close from approximately 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, May 11, for Rowan University's 88th annual undergraduate Commencement ceremony.

Justin Parratt and Jonathan Tang of The Lawrenceville School, in Lawrenceville, N.J., took first place in the 26th annual Rowan University Programming Contest held on April 20.  Second and third place went to two teams from Moorestown High School, Kelsey Blair and Joseph Klinger (second place) and George Elia and Bharath Kalidindi (third).

Former New Jersey Assembly Speaker Jack Collins will be the speaker at Rowan University's undergraduate Commencement ceremony on Friday, May 11, at 10 a.m. on the University Green.

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