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Updates & Announcements
Events & Workshops
College of Science & Mathematics Dean's Distinguished Speaker Series
CSM is pleased to host distinguished speaker, Dr. Rhodora Romero-Aldemita, for two talks on November 15. Dr. Romero- Aldemita is a recipient of numerous international awards for her work in agricultural biotechnology and sustainability. Currently, she serves as the Director of the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications, and the Director of the Global Knowledge Center on Crop Biotechnology.

Both of the following talks will be held on Monday, November 15 in hybrid format:

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Chamberlain Student Center, RM 127
“Biotechnology Innovations for Food Security and Environmental Sustainability in the Changing Times.”

3:30 – 4:30 pm
Chamberlain Student Center, RM 127
“Raising Public Consumer Understanding and Perception of Agricultural Technologies.”

Pre-registration is required. Learn more about Dr. Romero-Aldemita at go.rowan.edu/CSMspeaker.

Biological Sciences Seminar Series
Jan Thompson Gorniak, D.O.
Chief Medical Examiner, Clark County Office of the Coroner
Medical Examiner, Las Vegas

"Death Investigation Systems and Forensic Pathology"

Tuesday, November 30
3:30-4:45 p.m., Zoom Link
MCB Seminar Series
Dr. Hacene Boukari
Division of Physics, Engineering, Mathematics, and Computer Science
Delaware State University

Friday, November 12
12:30 p.m.
Science Hall 126 or via Zoom
Psychology CARBBS Speaker Series
Dr. Daisy Singla
Clinical Psychologist
Sinai Health System and
Lunenfeld Tanenbaum Research Institute

Friday, November 19
12 p.m., via Zoom

Contact Brenda Harkins at harkinsb@rowan.edu for registration information.
Internships & Opportunities
Cold Spring Harbor Lab Summer Research Program
This program provides an opportunity for undergraduate scientists from around the world to conduct first-rate research. Students learn the scientific process, technical methods, and theoretical principles, and communicate their discoveries to other scientists. Approximately 20 students come to CSHL each summer for the 10-week program, living and working in the laboratory environment.

Research at CSHL focuses on:
  • Molecular Biology & Cancer
  • Genetics & Genomics
  • Neuroscience
  • Plant Biology
  • Quantitative Biology

Application deadline is January 15, 2022.

Broad Summer Research Program (BSRP)
BSRP is an intensive nine-week summer research opportunity designed for undergraduates with a commitment to biomedical research and an interest in genomics. BSRP has a strong record of success in helping students to nurture their passion for research and succeed in graduate school and scientific careers.

Students spend the summer performing original computational or experimental-based research in labs across research areas, from cancer to infectious disease to computational biology. Stipend available.

Application deadline is January 10, 2022.

Pediatric Oncology Education program at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
The POE program offers a unique opportunity for students preparing for careers in the biomedical sciences, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, psychology, or public health to gain biomedical and oncology research experience.
St. Jude's is particularly interested in highly qualified students with a serious career interest in cancer research, either as a clinical scientist or laboratory-based research scientist.

The POE program provides a short-term training experience (summer internship) in either laboratory research or clinical research.

Goldwater Scholarship 2022
The Barry Goldwater Scholarship application for 2022 has opened.  This scholarship opportunity is for students “who intend to pursue research careers in the natural sciences, mathematics and engineering.” The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation was established by the U.S. Congress in 1986 to help ensure “that the U.S. is producing the number of highly-qualified professionals the Nation needs in these critical fields.”

This program awards scholarships of up to $7,500/year to current sophomores and juniors for their remaining two or one years, respectively, of undergraduate education. 

Eligible students must: 
  • Be current Sophomores or Juniors
  • Be U.S. citizens or permanent residents (who intend to become U.S. citizens) 
  • Have earned a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0. 
  • Successful candidates plan to pursue Ph.D. degrees and already have extensive research experience. 

Each University may nominate only 4 students to the national competition. More information

If you are interested in applying for this scholarship, please complete the Student Profile and Pre​-application​ by Friday, November 19, 2021. If you are approved to submit a full application, we will work to ensure that this is complete by Friday, January 7, 2021.  Please contact Jennifer Ravelli at ravelli@rowan.edu with any questions.
NIDDK Postbaccalaureate Scholars Program
Attention undergraduate seniors and recent college graduates! The NIDDK Distinguished Postbaccalaureate Scholars Program is for STEM graduates who wish to pursue full-time, paid research for one to two years in a research lab/clinic in NIDDK in Bethesda, MD or Phoenix, AZ. NIDDK researchers explore basic biological processes and clinical research on health conditions that disproportionately burden underserved communities. Completed applications (including three letters of recommendation) must be received by 5 pm EST, December 31, 2021. Learn more
Pre-Health Programs
The Office of Pre-Health Programs supports students interested in pursuing a health professions degree after Rowan. This includes students pursuing medicine, dentistry, occupational therapy, optometry, physical therapy, physician assistant (associate), podiatry, veterinary medicine, or any healthcare profession. 

Services include pre-health advising, resources, quality programming, and much more. It is important to access our services by creating a personal file to receive individualized support toward a path to a health profession. Please create a file with the office by completing the Office Pre-Health Student Information Form. Once the Student Information Form is complete, you will be notified of our upcoming workshops and events. We also welcome you to make an appointment with our pre-health advisor. Visit the Office of Pre-Health Programs website to learn more! 
Office of Pre-Health Programs November Newsletter
Stay up-to-date on pre-health programs, events, and opportunities! Check out the November newsletter.
Celebrate Health Professions Week
Create a short video to highlight why you chose the health profession and post to your social media with #RowanHPW, #why.

Join us:

November 9, 5-6 p.m.
Admission Test Planning Workshop
James Hall 2101

November 10, 3-9 p.m.
Health Professions Week Virtual Fair

This email is distributed to undergraduate and graduate students in the College of Science & Mathematics. Past newsletters are available here. If you have questions or would like to submit content for future newsletters, please contact Brigid Milone at milone@rowan.edu.