Student Life

Student Life

Rowan University paleontologist Ken Lacovara enticed his audience to dig deeper into their knowledge and understanding of the Earth—its ancient past and its unsettled future--during his TED Talk earlier this semester in Vancouver. Lacovara was the first Rowan professor invited to deliver a TED Talk.
Health care (including vaccines, cancer treatments and neurodegeneration), biology (from honey bees to seagrass to Siamese fighting fish), engineering (joint implants containing antibiotics, contact lenses that deliver drugs and barcodes for tissue samples) and much more will be featured when a record 171 teams of Rowan University undergraduate, graduate and medical students and professors present research conducted throughout the academic year at the University’s 19th Annual STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Student Research Symposium, sponsored by South Jersey Industries. STEM will be held on Friday, April 22, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (in four sessions) in the Eynon Ballroom of the Chamberlain Student Center, Rt. 322, Glassboro.
The Rowan University football team holds its eighth annual Get In The Game. Save A Life. Be The Match Registry on Wednesday, April 20, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Pit of the Chamberlain Student Center.
At Rowan University, entrepreneurship isn’t just for business students. Nor should it be, says Rohrer College of Business (RCB) Dean Sue Lehrman.
WGLS-FM alumna Jennifer O’Donnell will be honored by the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation with a Gracie Award June 21 in New York.
Take Back the Night and Rowan’s first-ever student-led summit on Title IX are planned for Sexual Violence Prevention Week at Rowan the week of April 4.
The Rowan University community is marking Autism Awareness Week April 2-8 with events designed to raise awareness and provide support to those on the autism spectrum.
More than 50 Rowan students--including nine women--will shave their heads to support pediatric cancer research during the University's sixth annual St. Baldrick's Day celebration.
In all the hustle and bustle of the day, we sometimes miss all the great stories happening all around us. The Strategic Priorities Council reviewed more than three dozen stories about Rowan that had appeared in the press over the fall semester and then asked the University community to vote for those which it thought best described the breadth, depth, and energy of what Rowan University is today. The survey was a great success, more than 2,600 votes were cast! Below are our TOP 10 stories—with a few ties at the end.
The Sister Chapel, a historic collaborative installation created at the height of the women’s art movement, opens at Rowan University Art Gallery West for its first public exhibition