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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.

Moorestown, NJ and Glassboro, NJ—Lockheed Martin and Rowan University are kicking off an innovative, strategic partnership to develop new technologies for a broad range of radar system applications in support of national defense. As threats to the United States become increasingly more complex, this next generation of radar technology is critical to protecting national assets and requires the dedication of an educated workforce.

Celebrated and popular, author addresses Rowan for 2014 President's Lecture Series.

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

Since the 1970s, the John Green Team House has served as the home for Rowan University’s athletic teams. Now, thanks to a $4.2 million renovation and expansion of the building on Carpenter Street, every team—and every student-athlete—has a space to call their own.

Rohrer Foundation's donation creates $2 million endowment.

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