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The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, has awarded a five-year, $2 million grant to Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU) for its Champions for Health Advancement through Mentoring and Primary Care Partnerships (CHAMPP) program.
The results of a five-year, international multi-center trial studying the efficacy of a "blood purification" technique to treat sepsis has been published this week The Journal of the American Medical Association. Cooper was the flagship investigative center and also the coordinating center for the study.
Funded by a $1.5 million U.S. Department of Education (USDoED) Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) grant, the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering (HMRCOE) at Rowan University will support a multidisciplinary Ph.D. fellowship program in Big Data Analytics, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence.
A team of engineers and researchers at the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering (HMRCOE) at Rowan University – in collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania – discovered a new method to assemble nanoparticles into periodic patterns using cholesteric liquid crystals, resembling the textures of fingerprints, with future plans to potentially design solar cells, batteries or microelectronics.
Rowan will launch Access & Inclusion Week, which this year is themed “Finding Your Voice,” with a welcome program and awards ceremony Monday, Oct. 22.
Homecoming 2018 graphic image portraying theme Rowan Goes Hollywood

In a sense, Rowan University has been going Hollywood for decades.

Research Day at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU) kicked off a new era for the school and researchers in the region. The October event featured nationally noted speakers at two plenary sessions and research performed on Rowan’s campuses in Camden, Stratford and Glassboro.
The Rowan University student section of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers will host its 16th annual Pumpkin Chunkin' competition on Oct. 26, from 9 a.m. to approximately 4 p.m., at the South Jersey Technology Park, 107 Gilbreth Parkway, Mullica Hill (off the Rt. 55 exit).
Radio, Television & Film Professor Sheri Chinen Biesen organized and hosted the conference Sept. 27-29, an interdisciplinary program that spanned the decades and, at times, the galaxies.
Ten Rowan University students—all aspiring educational leaders—recently became the third group of students inducted into Project IMPACT, a program in Rowan’s College of Education designed to address a national shortage of diverse male classroom teachers.
In collaboration with leading employers, Rowan University and Rowan College at Burlington County have enhanced their partnership to create more opportunities for students seeking careers in growing engineering technology fields.
South Jersey educational professionals and parents of children with disabilities have a new resource at Rowan University, thanks to a three-year, $1.2 million per-year grant from the New Jersey Department of Education.

By A. Houshmand, President, Rowan University, Oct. 1, 2018


In what will be his first public address since leaving office, former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will discuss the future of the Republican Party during a talk at Rowan University on Thursday, Oct. 18., an educational ranking website, this week named Rowan the sixth best college or university in New Jersey for online,