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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy discussed a host of issues affecting the state's citizens in a talk at Rowan University. His appearance was presented by the Rowan Institute for Public Policy & Citizenship.
US News ranks Rowan among the best schools in the world.
U.S. News & World Report, which in September ranked Rowan #79 among public universities and #166 among National Universities for its “Best Colleges 2020” edition, this week went one better, including the University among the best schools in the world.
In what is a unique partnership between Rowan President Ali A. Houshmand and Bonesaw Brewing Co. of Glassboro, the brewery has created Houshmand’s Hazardous Bonesaw Brew, a limited edition brown ale made from the president’s signature habanero-based hot sauce. Some proceeds from the sale of the beer go to Rowan students in need.
More than 100 competitive gamers vied for trophies in the inaugural Rowan Esports Xtreme Tournament. The event marked the beginning of a partnership with Nerd Street Gamers to bring esports to the University.
Joint Health Sciences Center opens in Camden
The $70 million, four-story JHSC, which houses facilities for Rowan University, Rutgers-Camden and Camden County College, represents completion of Phase I of the Board’s two-phase campus construction.
Internationally recognized director and producer Dr. Gabina Funegra will present “Mother Tongue,” her award-winning documentary that chronicles her quest to save Quechua, the ancient Inca language, at Rowan University on Tuesday, Oct. 29.
Homecoming 2019 reunites generations of friends, family and classmates

For thousands of returning Rowan alumni October 12, Homecoming couldn’t get any better than this: sunny skies, renewed connections and a big game that did not disappoint.

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy will discuss the state of the state’s politics during a talk on Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 7 p.m. at Rowan University.
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Employment website Zippia: The Career Expert, released a study this week that concluded Rowan University is the #2 college or university in the state for job seekers 10 years after graduation.
U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross announced $898,708 in grants, including $445,637 to Rowan University's College of Science & Mathematics.
President's Chief of Staff Dr. Joanne Connor named Honorary Commander of Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst
Dr. Joanne Connor, chief of staff to Rowan University President Ali Houshmand and liaison to the university’s Board of Trustees, has a new title: Honorary Commander.
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) selected the Rowan University Chemical Engineering Professor Zenaida Otero Gephardt as the recipient of this year’s Eminent Engineer Award.
Ribbon cutting of new Rowan Welcome Center on Rowan Boulevard

Rowan University celebrated a grand opening Oct.

Sports CAM students meet Charles Barkley
Charles Barkley, NBA Hall of Famer, 11-time All-Star, 1991 league MVP, Emmy-award winning sports analyst, and a man formerly known as “The Round Mound of Rebound” addressed the Rowan University community Oct. 1.
On Friday, Oct. 4, the Rowan University community will honor former Health & Exercise Science Professor Theresa Cone’s devotion to living an active, healthy lifestyle by hosting the inaugural RU Fit Fest to benefit ALS. An emeritus professor, Cone died from complications of ALS on Sept. 27.