Rowan Today


Rohrer College of Business Dean Sue Lehrman presents award to Dr. James Roh.
On Nov. 6, Rowan Global Learning & Partnerships, which is leading the university charge into online study, held its inaugural Excellence in Online Learning Awards ceremony to celebrate some early leaders.

Rowan University celebrated the generosity, vision and love of South Jersey business executive Gerry Shreiber Nov. 7 with a ribbon cutting for the pet therapy center he funded this spring.

Rowan was again ranked among the best schools for Veterans.
Releasing the results of its annual study on veteran friendly campuses, website College Factual named Rowan #67 out of 1,751 colleges and universities nationally and #2 out of 33 in New Jersey.
It’s common knowledge that the DNA passed down by parents is what determines a child’s genetic traits, down to hair and eye color. What Dr. Benjamin Carone, assistant professor in the Department of Molecular & Cellular Biosciences at Rowan University, is studying is somewhat different: not genetics, but epigenetics.
For Dr. Gaëtane Jean-Marie, joining Rowan University as dean of the College of Education was absolutely the right fit. She knew so immediately.
Rowan #11 for percentage growth in new applicants

Undergraduate enrollment across America has declined for eight consecutive years, according to an

Miranda Massie, director of The Climate Museum in New York City, will present “No Time to Waste: What We Need to Do for Sustainability and Climate Progress” during a talk at Rowan University on Wednesday, Nov. 13.
The organization noted that Houshmand, Rowan’s seventh president, has led great change since his 2013 inauguration that’s been centered on four goals: increasing access to a college degree, improving quality of instruction, ensuring affordability and leveraging Rowan as an engine of economic development.
A three-year, $300,486 grant from the U.S. Department of Education will provide full fellowships for Rowan University graduate students from underrepresented populations to pursue studies focusing on artificial intelligence or cybersecurity.
Pich and Frei with Pich’s therapy dog, Vivian.
Rowan will host the symposium in conjunction with the annual Kennel Club of Philadelphia’s National Dog Show.
Dr. Richard T. Jermyn

The American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF) has honored Richard T. Jermyn, DO, with the 2019 AOF W. Douglas Ward, PhD Educator of the Year Award. The award was presented to Dr.

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.