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WHO: 100 faculty members and 18 research partners will be featured at Rowan University WHAT: as it hosts its second annual Faculty Research Day WHEN: on Wednesday, March 27, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. WHERE: in the Eynon Ballroom and Room 221, Chamberlain Student Center, on the main campus, Rt. 322 in Glassboro. DETAILS: The event celebrates outstanding research, scholarship and creative activity by faculty from all Rowan campuses, all colleges and schools that comprise Rowan, and dozens of disciplines -- from medicine to engineering to computer science to writing arts to performing arts. Faculty Research Day highlights Rowan's research accomplishments and collaboration opportunities for faculty, external partners, industry representatives and the broader community. The event includes a research showcase; awards presentations; and keynote addresses by BioNJ President and CEO Debbie Hart and New Jersey State Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker, head of communications and public outreach at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory. Research partners include Rutgers, Princeton and Drexel universities and the University of Delaware; the Coriell Institute for Scientific Research; Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (U.S. Department of Energy); National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; and the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Armaments Center, as well as Rowan internal partners. Presented by the South Jersey Technology Park, Faculty Research Day is sponsored by Elsevier, Inspira Health Network, Ørsted, Saul Ewing, Fisher Broyles and TreMonti Consulting. The day will include an Ørsted/Ocean Wind LLC-Rowan signing ceremony at 2:15 p.m., marking an agreement between the Denmark-based power company and its Massachusetts-based affiliate and the University to collaborate on research on offshore wind-generation facilities. INTERNAL ONLY: Complimentary parking is available in the Townhouse Garage on the Glassboro campus or at the South Jersey Technology Park. Please use this campus map for parking locations. Shuttles will run from the South Jersey Technology Park to the Chamberlain Student Center from 7:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Campus parking lots are open to employees and students with the appropriate decal for each lot.
The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 flight that landed men on the moon will take center stage at Rowan University on Thursday, April 4, as the University community welcomes NASA astronaut Dr. Stan Love.
A message from Rowan University President Ali A. Houshmand regarding an article by The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Dr. Kenneth Lacovara, dean of the School of Earth & Environment, receives The Explorers Club Medal
On Saturday, March 16, Dr. Kenneth Lacovara, founding dean of Rowan’s School of Earth & Environment, director of the Jean & Ric Edelman Fossil Park of Rowan University and discoverer of Dreadnoughtus schrani, the largest fossilized dinosaur ever unearthed, received The Explorers Club Medal during a weekend-long celebration in Manhattan.
Feathers will fly among Rowan University scholars and students as the Rowan Institute for Public Policy & Citizenship (RIPPAC) hosts its inaugural April Fools’ Day Debate-- “The Eagle vs. the Turkey: Which is More American?”—on Monday, April 1.
On Friday, March 15, fourth-year medical students from Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU) and Rowan School of Osteopathic Medicine (RowanSOM) participated in Match Day 2019, the day when senior medical students across the country learn where they will complete their residency training.

Rowan held its 3rd annual College Prep Transition Conference March 16, a daylong bridge program for high school students with disabilities and their parents.

Fourth-year medical students at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU) learned where they will begin the next phase of their medical education as resident physicians around the nation during Match Day, an annual rite of passage for graduating medical students across the country. CMSRU's overall Match Rate was 100 percent!

Rowan University’s American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) student club with host its 4th Annual Rowan Blast Off Model Rocketry Competition and Invitational, science fa

NursingDegrees.Com, a web site that offers guidance and information about careers in nursing, has ranked Rowan’s undergraduate online nursing program #8 in New Jersey.
The U.S. Navy joined more than 40 middle and high school teams from across New Jersey for a day of underwater robotics during the 7th Annual NJ Regional SeaPerch competition at Rowan University in Glassboro, New Jersey on March 9. SeaPerch, a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) program coordinated by the Office of Naval Research, challenges students to construct and compete an underwater Remotely Operated Vehicle, more commonly known as a robot.
Rowan University will host a five-day, non-residential LEGO League summer robotics camp that integrates science, technology and engineering education, while teaching students to design, build and program robots using LEGO technology.
Elyse Baroncini, of Long Island, New York, successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation, titled "Bio-based Thiol-ene Polymer Electrolytes," on March 8, International Women's Day.
Students celebrate RowanGIVES Day 2019

On March 5th, Rowan University held its fifth annual RowanGIVES Day, a 24-hour giving campaign celebrating the importance of philanthropy.

The diseases are very different – cancer and Parkinson’s – but Dr. Mary Alpaugh’s goal is the same: if not to eradicate them, then at least to find effective drugs to treat them.