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Rowan researcher awarded 2.8M to study Sandy effects

In the fall of 2012, New Jersey was ravaged by Hurricane Sandy. While the population sustained damage statewide, one of the most affected groups was New Jersey's elderly. Statistics show seniors accounted for 65 percent of storm-related deaths, but little to no research has been conducted regarding the lasting effects on senior survivors,...

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Grants fund college’s nursing scholarships

Thomas Edison State College has received $700,000 in grants that will enable it to provide scholarships to about 50 nursing students over the next three years. They will participate in an intensive one-year program that addresses a looming nurse shortage in New Jersey — as older nurses retire and aging baby boomers need more medical care.

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Restructuring Act is transforming Rowan

The New Jersey Medicinal and Health Sciences Education Restructuring Act has, within its first year, brought changes that Rowan President Dr. Ali Houshmand is calling in a news release “the most tremendous and promising transformation we have celebrated in our 90-year history.”

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