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Student activists on Rowan's campus pushed for a food pantry to help those dealing with food insecurity.
Chris Smith’s route to becoming a doctor was unusual: beer delivery driver, line cook, press room helper, data analyst, Ikea worker, and office administrator. He collected unemployment for a while. Now, the 36-year-old father of two is about to graduate from Cooper Medical School of Rowan University. He hopes to “match” on Friday with a hospital residency in emergency medicine.

CHICAGO, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- A new study has found that delirium affects nearly 18 percent of nursing home residents and has a one-year mortality rate of 40 percent.

Researchers from Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine found that delirium, a syndrome of altered mental status shown to produce disorganized thinking, deficits in attention and a fluctuating course, plays a significant role in mortality of nursing home patients.

From cancer to migraines to arthritis, researchers have recently made some exciting advances in early diagnosis and treatments.
The husband-and-wife founders of a financial planning firm said Monday that they are donating $25 million to Rowan University, their alma mater, to create a museum, visitor center, and other amenities at a former quarry that is a rich source of fossils from the dinosaur era.
New Jersey's dinosaur dig is about to expand. Ric and Jean Edelman, the founders of Edelman Financial Services, pledged $25 million to expand the Rowan University Fossil Park in Mantua Township, the school said Monday.
Rowan Paleontologist and founding dean of the School of Earth and Environment Ken Lacovara addresses the Anthropocene, the time of human influence on the planet.


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