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Former physician gifts Rowan University $1 million for new center for healing arts

Left quadriplegic following a fall in his home, Dr. James George credits therapeutic art in his journey to recovery. The former ER doctor is helping to fund a new center for therapeutic art at Rowan University in New Jersey.
3-Jan-2024 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Electrically heated pavements may be an efficient method for removing ice

Researchers from Rowan University's Center for Research & Education in Advanced Transportation Engineering Systems (CREATES) are developing an efficient, cost-effective, electrically heated pavement system designed to melt away snow and ice from...
29-Nov-2023 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Positive views about aging linked to longevity, research shows

The key to a longer life could be the way a person perceives their aging experience, according to a new study led by Rachel Pruchno, Ph.D., professor of medicine at the New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging at Rowan-Virtua School of Osteopathic...
15-Nov-2023 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New study finds 50-year trend in hurricane escalation linked to climate change

New research by Rowan University climate scientist Dr. Andra Garner indicates that there have been great changes to Atlantic hurricanes in just the past 50 years, with storms developing and strengthening faster.
16-Oct-2023 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Researchers find link between plastic additive and autism, ADHD

The incidence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has greatly increased over the last few decades. The reasons are largely unknown although environmental factors are believed to be important.
28-Sep-2023 12:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rowan University brings power of cinematic storytelling and advanced virtual reality to higher education

In another giant step toward reimagining higher education, Rowan University is collaborating with Dreamscape Learn and Arizona State University to launch a new approach to learning using virtual reality (VR)-enabled experiences that combine...
27-Sep-2023 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Businessman donates $3 million for Rowan University pet therapy program

Shreiber’s gift will establish an endowment to create a self-sustaining program to bring certified therapy dogs to Rowan’s Glassboro, N.J. campus.
4-Jun-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rowan University Chemical Engineering students help take java green

Rowan University chemical engineering students are helping make coffee go green. That’s a good thing, as they are exploring ways to reduce waste, recover excess water, and save energy in coffee manufacturing, making the production process more...
2-May-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Back-to-School Tips From Rowan Medicine Pediatrics

Heading back to school after the long summer causes jubilation in many parents but the adjustment and the anxiety for children can make the transition very difficult. To help ease that transition, Rowan Medicine pediatrician Dr. Tanya...
20-Aug-2019 4:45 PM EDT

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When a Lot Is Too Much: Childhood Stress and Extracurricular Activities

After-school activities like sports, clubs, dance lessons and volunteering provide important enrichment opportunities for schoolchildren, but too much participation without enough downtime, or participating for the wrong reasons could lead to...
22-Aug-2017 1:05 PM EDT

Welcome Home. Who Are You?

Those first holidays with college freshmen returning home can be exciting . . . and frustrating. Here's how to cope.
2-Nov-2016 4:05 PM EDT

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Soaring Temperatures Pose Threat to Children, Elderly

The searing, record-setting temperatures in the West and Southwest U.S. warn that extreme heat could be commonplace this summer with the initial heat waves being particularly perilous to children, the elderly and those with chronic medical...
22-Jun-2016 11:05 AM EDT

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