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Rowan offers a large selection of hybrid and fully online degrees, from the baccalaureate to the doctorate.
In December, Professor of Geography John Hasse and a team were among the recipients of the 2019 Governor's Environmental Excellence Awards.
With a five-year National Science Foundation CAREER grant expected to total $749,406, Dr. Nathaniel Nucci is working to solve some decades-long mysteries surrounding how protein molecules work.
Through a grant from the National Institutes of Health, clinical psychologist Meredith Joppa is working to help teen moms avoid dating violence and risky sexual behavior.
Junior physics major Kyril Kavetsky recently won the Under 1800 Section of the three-day Philadelphia National Chess Congress.
The Ed.D. program in Rowan University’s College of Education has been ranked among the top 60 doctorate education degree programs in the nation for 2020 by Intelligent.com.
Supporting would-be entrepreneurs, from those who dream of being their own boss to those who hope to change the world, the Rowan Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship provides expert guidance in developing a start-up, seed money to get it going and a vast network of mentors to nurture its development.
The online magazine Education Dive this month named Rowan President Ali A. Houshmand “President of the Year” in a feature-length editorial that recognized many of the hallmarks of his time in office.
In my 45 years in higher education, the string of tragic losses this semester has been the most difficult thing I’ve experienced, both as an educator and as an individual. My heart is heavy with the struggles of so many students and others who bravely shared their grief, frustration, anger, questions and suggestions at a Monday meeting attended by more than 400. All evening, we saw and heard the intensity of emotion, as well as students’ and employees’ strong commitment to do better for those around us. As the meeting went on, I became more hopeful and confident that we, as a community, can respond with shared hope, strength and effective resources. Our goal is to reshape the conversation about mental health, the stresses of life and the responsibility and opportunity we have—as peers and professionals—to influence and care for others at pivotal moments.
A new study published in the Journal of Pediatrics shows increased rates of implementation of hospital-based breastfeeding initiatives are associated with decreased rates of infant deaths in the first six days after birth, dispelling speculation that such practices might increase infant death. Lori Feldman-Winter, MD, MPH, professor of pediatrics at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU) and a pediatrician at Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper University Health Care, was a co-author of the study.