Rowan Today


Two popular science programs, the STEAM pre-college academy and the Bachelor’s of Science in Nutrition, received national recognition this week.

Dr. Kenneth Lacovara in Patagonia where he discovered Dreadnoughtus schrani.
Dr. Kenneth Lacovara, founding dean of Rowan University’s School of Earth & Environment and a world-renowned paleontologist, will join the ranks of Jane Goodall, Neil Armstrong, James Cameron and Neil DeGrasse Tyson when he receives The Explorers Club Medal in New York City next month.

Students in the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering at Rowan University will put their design skills to work when they prepare a 100-foot hoagie on Tuesday, Feb. 19, starting at 12:15 p.m.

Rowan University is introducing two brand new degree programs to meet companies' growing need for skilled technologists — and they can be completed entirely on a community college campus at a sharp discount.
Monika Williams Shealey has been named senior vice president of the newly created Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Rowan University.
An article in the Feb. 7 issue of the journal Nature, co-authored by Rowan Assistant Professor Luke Trusel, predicts new and dire consequences from climate change, much of it the result of rapidly melting polar ice entering the oceans.
Rowan University and Rowan College at Burlington County (RCBC) have announced two new 3+1 programs in engineering technology to meet the great demand for workers who are experts in the practical application of science and engineering concepts in the workplace.

The Spring 2019 season is rich with dance, music, theatre, and visual art programming from the College of Performing Arts and Rowan University Art Gallery.

Rowan in January announced the creation of the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, a space within the University that will affect virtually all of its students, faculty and staff.
Stephen Trzeciak, MD, MPH, was appointed Chief of Medicine for Cooper University Health Care and Chair of the Department of Medicine for Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, announced leadership from both organizations.
Rowan University’s Edelman Planetarium will host a variety of shows this season, from musical laser lights to exploring outer space to one-hour live presentations open to the public each weekend until March 17.
New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney will discuss the state’s fiscal condition—and its future—on Monday, Feb. 4, at 7 p.m. at Rowan University.
Eric Liguori, the William G. Rohrer Chair of Entrepreneurship in Rowan University’s Rohrer College of Business, is the new president of the United States Association for Small Business & Entrepreneurship (USASBE).

Rowan University has announced the first grants of the Camden Health Research Initiative, a $50 million pledge by the University to fund research in and/or impacting the City of Camden during the n

Lori Feldman-Winter, MD, MPH, professor of pediatrics at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University in Camden, NJ, was co-author on a new paper published in Pediatrics that links successful implementation of Baby-Friendly™ practices in the southern U.S. with increases in breastfeeding rates and improved, evidence-based care. The changes were especially positive for African-American women.