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A Rowan University pilot program starting this spring is aimed at eliminating the cost of texts for some classes by substituting free, online materials for pricey, paper-bound books.
As most of Rowan University prepared for the holiday break Dec. 21, two graduating seniors prepared to serve their nation with a commissioning ceremony to become officers in the U.S. Army.
Russell J. Buono, PhD, and Thomas N. Ferraro, PhD, professors in the department of biomedical science at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU), collaborated on an important study published December 10 in Nature Communications that identifies 11 new epilepsy genes not previously linked to the disease. The discovery triples the number of known susceptibility genes for epilepsy and provides critical clues for further research.
Accreditation allows medical school to provide physicians with advanced training.
A mobile handheld device that tests the safety of water and provides immediate results took top honors at the third annual Idea Challenge at Rowan University.
As the season for interviewing for jobs and internships heats up, Rowan President Ali A. Houshmand is launching a 100-day challenge to fill the University’s Suit Our Students Career Closet with professional attire.
The Coriell Institute for Medical Research, Cooper University Health Care and Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU) are launching the Camden Opioid Research Initiative (CORI), a first-of-its-kind undertaking to investigate the genetic and biological factors that contribute to the development of opioid use disorder (also referred to as opioid dependence or addiction).
Rowan University, which for years has taken a wide-ranging approach to preventing and addressing sexual violence, was this week named one of the “Top 25 Affirmative Consent Schools.”
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.