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Family enjoying Family Weekend at Rowan

Julie Peterson doesn’t just feel love for Rowan University. She exudes it. And she wants every family member of a Rowan student to exude it, too.

By Robert Strauss, New Jersey Monthly contributor. Little in Ali Houshmand’s childhood suggested that he might someday lead a university as its president. Growing up in the 1960s in the Iranian capital of Tehran, he knew mostly hardship.
Dr. Sreekant Murthy, chief research compliance officer at Rowan University, is co-editor of “The IACUC Handbook (Third Edition),” a book of practices for institutions that conduct research with animals.
Kunal Patel's goal of working in international medicine got a big boost this summer when he completed a medical mission trip in Costa Rica.
For the second time, Rowan University’s Department of Public Safety has been granted national accreditation by CALEA, the Commission on Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc.
With the help of a five-year, $2.8 million grant from the National Institute on Aging and a unique data panel of close to 6,000 older people in New Jersey, Rachel Pruchno, PhD, of RowanSOM, has begun a study that will examine how disasters affect functional limitations of older people, measure the health care expenses associated with those limitations, and develop strategies that increase the likelihood that older people will flourish despite the stress of natural disasters.

SNJ Business People magazine has named Sarah Piddington to its 40 Under 40 list for 2014.

In a great weekend for Rowan sports May 3-4, the baseball and softball teams locked up their New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) Championship tournaments and the men’s and women’s track and field teams both finished second in the NJAC.

By Linda Rohrer

http://www.courierpostonline.com/story/opinion/columnists/2014/04/14/commentary-restructuring-good-rowan-nj/7664451/

The teenager weighing college options, the baby boomer facing a medical crisis and the business owner on Main Street owe thanks to Gov. Chris Christie, Senate President Steve Sweeney and state Sen. Donald Norcross, who have changed the face of higher education and laid the groundwork for major improvements in health care, business and the economy statewide.

 

The Rowan University football team will hold its sixth annual Get In The Game. Save A Life. Be The Match Registry on Wednesday, April 23 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

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