Dr. Jim Grinias used his lab and Rowan-donated materials this week to produce nearly 20 gallons of hand sanitizer. It was delivered to Cooper Medical School of Rowan University in Camden.
The clearinghouse of information about majors, financial aid, careers and university rankings released a study that placed Rowan University’s online bachelor’s degree in psychology at #23 in the nation.
Rowan University, which like most institutions moved to an online format for the duration of the Spring 2020 semester, this week announced changes to its admissions policy, changes that will affect virtually every new student who comes to the institution this fall including transfers and freshmen.
To help faculty across the U.S. and around the world adapt to online teaching, Dr. Eric Liguori in Rowan’s Rohrer College of Business, and Dr. Cheryl Bodnar, in the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering, are leading a series of webinars and podcasts to share expertise in online course conversion.
Another Rowan University researcher just won a National Science Foundation CAREER award. Dr. Ileana Soto-Reyes will take a deep dive into the brain’s biology to learn how neuron growth impacts behavior.
After real-world testing by two regional hospitals, Rowan University is releasing the designs and instructions for a 3D-printed face mask that can be washed, disinfected and reused in case of an emergency shortage.
To be sure, these are unusual and uncertain times. But as Rowan University students and faculty begin online learning and teaching during the coronavirus pandemic, a sophisticated, multi-faceted plan is in place to support students—and help ensure student success. “Thriving in a New Normal” is an initiative developed by a broad group of administrators and staff from offices throughout the University with the single goal of helping students—individually and collectively. It focuses on Rowan’s undergraduate students while graduate and professional programs serve their students with specific support.
Rowan University this week was named to Phi Theta Kappa’s 2020 Transfer Honor Roll, a designation that recognizes excellence in developing pathways to four-year degrees.
A team of Rowan University faculty and students are racing against a pandemic to create 3D-printed face masks to address a predicted shortage of personal protective equipment for South Jersey’s health care workers and emergency responders. 
Rowan University Education Professor Kara Ieva is working to unify the state’s school counselors—and provide precious resources, guidance and support to them as they serve their students—during COVID-19.