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During Move-In 2016, Rowan University welcomed 2,288 first-year residential students. The freshman class is nearly 2,600 strong.
The Rowan University chapter of the American Council on Education Women’s Network (ACE Net) reorganized this summer with new board members and a new slate of activities for 2016-17.
Rowan University’s Rohrer College of Business and the Kingsway Regional School District have formalized a new partnership to establish a Business Leadership Academy (BLA) at the high school.
Rowan University’s College of Education is teaming up with Williamstown High School on a new program designed to give aspiring teachers a jump start on their career paths.
Researchers in Rowan's School of Earth & Environment this summer unearthed the remains of a 65-million-year-old marine crocodile, one of the best specimens found at the Rowan Fossil Park in some time.
Rowan University has appointed Amy Barraclough as the director of the Fredric and Jean Edelman Planetarium in Science Hall. She replaces founding director Keith Johnson, who retired after 12 years at Rowan.
The fall lecture series in Rowan's Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies will now be known as the Dr. Paul B. Winkler Lecture Series. Winkler served as executive director of the New Jersey Commission on Holocaust/Genocide Education for 42 years before his passing on July 12.
A research team, led by Dr. Robert Nagele from Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine and Durin Technologies, Inc., has announced the development of a blood test that leverages the body’s immune response system to detect an early stage of Alzheimer’s disease – referred to as the mild cognitive impairment (MCI) stage – with unparalleled accuracy. In a “proof of concept” study involving 236 subjects, the test demonstrated an overall accuracy, sensitivity and specificity rate of 100 percent in identifying subjects whose MCI was actually caused by an early stage of Alzheimer’s disease.
Children in first through sixth grades will have the chance to enjoy fun, hands-on, interdisciplinary activities that encourage learning and exploration during Camp EduAdventures from August 8-26 on Rowan University’s main campus in Glassboro.
The Department of Physics and Astronomy and the Edelman Planetarium at Rowan University will offer one final special observing open house on Wednesday, June 1, starting at 8 p.m. and going to at least 10 p.m.