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Sixteen of the 17 students in Reiner Schmidt’s Conceptual Physics class at Glassboro High School recently got a lesson on apples, the moon, Newton, inertia and gravity. One of the 17 students in the class got a lesson on how to be a physics teacher.
Members of Rowan’s Class of 2016 have the opportunity to celebrate their Commencement in a special way—by contributing to a scholarship fund that will support the freshman Class of 2020.
Take Back the Night and Rowan’s first-ever student-led summit on Title IX are planned for Sexual Violence Prevention Week at Rowan the week of April 4.
THE SISTER CHAPEL exhibition
One of the concluding events on that month-long schedule is Rowan University Art Gallery West’s historic re-staging of “The Sister Chapel,” the landmark installation created at the height of the 1970s women’s art movement getting its first showing anywhere in 36 years. The exhibit serves as just one example of how women are being honored and depicted in a range of artistic and cultural programming presented by the Gallery, the Department of Art, and the College of Performing Arts on campus; and not just during this one month.
The Rowan University community is marking Autism Awareness Week April 2-8 with events designed to raise awareness and provide support to those on the autism spectrum.
More than 50 Rowan students--including nine women--will shave their heads to support pediatric cancer research during the University's sixth annual St. Baldrick's Day celebration.
In all the hustle and bustle of the day, we sometimes miss all the great stories happening all around us. The Strategic Priorities Council reviewed more than three dozen stories about Rowan that had appeared in the press over the fall semester and then asked the University community to vote for those which it thought best described the breadth, depth, and energy of what Rowan University is today. The survey was a great success, more than 2,600 votes were cast! Below are our TOP 10 stories—with a few ties at the end.
The Sister Chapel, a historic collaborative installation created at the height of the women’s art movement, opens at Rowan University Art Gallery West for its first public exhibition
The annual US News & World Report rankings of America’s top medical schools again includes the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine
Rowan University this year launched Rowan Digital Works (RDW), a searchable, centralized, online repository for scholarship, data and research.