Science, Tech & Medicine

Science, Tech & Medicine

Acclaimed artist Beth Nybeck has proven mettle, and she’s brought it to Rowan in a huge, contemplative work of metal.
The words no one wants to hear: “You have breast cancer.” Unfortunately, close to 300,000 American women are expected to receive that diagnosis each year. For many, their early reactions are fear, anger, and denial. Those feelings may escalate. Dealing with the psychological fallout of such a diagnosis can be crucial to patients’ physical recovery. As they weigh their medical options, patients also should consider their emotional and mental options.
The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) has awarded the newly founded Association for Computing & Machinery-Women in Computer Science (ACM-W) club at Rowan University a $3,000 Student Seed Start-up Funding Award.
Rowan University geologist Harold C. Connolly, Jr. will discuss his work as the Mission Sample Scientist on NASA’s first mission to collect an asteroid sample and return it to Earth during a talk at the Edelman Planetarium at Rowan University on Wednesday, Oct. 5.
It was a busy summer – and will be a great year – from new buildings to new programs to Rowan’s largest enrollment ever!
Its parts move no more than 2.5 miles per hour, but the equipment housed in a hangar just off Rt. 322 and 55 in Mantua Township may be the link to transportation innovation for the Garden State and the nation.
 Rowan University students will enjoy an afternoon with the Henry M.
Children born with Canavan disease – a fatal childhood neurological condition that usually causes death by age 10 – may one day lead a longer and healthier life thanks to Dr. Paola Leone, of the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine.
Rowan geologist Harold C. Connolly, Jr. has an extraordinary role in OSIRIS-REx--the first NASA endeavor to collect an asteroid sample and return it to Earth for analysis. He's the mission sample scientist for the historic mission.
Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering biomedical engineering students, faculty and staff will slip into their favorite superhero attire as they celebrate the beginning of the 2016-2017 school year.