Rowan Today


Close to 100 people left Rowan University for Mars recently, and almost another 100 watched them blast off from Glassboro for a journey through the universe. That’s figurative, of course.
An interdisciplinary team made up entirely of Rowan University students took top honors in Techstars StartupWeekend Philly, a 54-hour community startup competition held recently.

Rowan University’s College of Communication & Creative Arts, which for decades has offered a popular and ever-growing

Rowan Professor Nancy Ohanian wins Berryman Award for editorial cartooning.

The National Press Foundation has announced that Rowan Professor Nancy Ohanian, whose syndicated political illustrations publish in some 250 newspapers each week, has won the

A statement on the athletic use policy at Rowan University.
President Ali A. Houshmand releases a statement regarding a recently published article that raised questions about the possibility of Rowan’s women athletes being restricted from wearing sports bras without shirts during training.
A dozen Rowan University students/teams will present business ideas to an audience of Rowan stakeholders and potential investors on Friday, Nov. 16, from noon to 3 p.m., in the Student Center Enyon Ballroom, for a chance to win equity-investments during Rowan’s third annual Idea Challenge.
The Research & Development Council of New Jersey presented Rowan University’s president, Dr. Ali A. Houshmand, with its Educator of the Year award at the 39th Edison Patent Awards Ceremony & Reception held at the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City on Nov. 1.
During a spirited, early morning pep rally on Nov. 3 featuring ESPN reporter and anchor Michele Steele, Rowan University was honored as a national banner Special Olympics Unified Champion School.
College Factual, which publishes data analytics and insights on college outcomes, has ranked Rowan University the #2 college or university in New Jersey for veterans and scored the institution #140 nationally out of 1,820 schools surveyed in its 2019 Best for Veterans report.

For the sixth consecutive year, Rowan University will honor veterans and active duty service personnel with a weeklong series of special programming and events.

Dr. John Giannini interviews George Raveling in Tohill Theater Oct. 30
Sometimes, you just have to ask. That was one of many life lessons that George Raveling, keeper of the sole, original copy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, imparted during an appearance in Rowan’s Tohill Theater Oct. 30.
Senator Cory Booker (center) flanked by President Houshmand and Rep. Donald Norcross with Rowan military personnel

United States Senator Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Rep.