Feature Stories

Past stories tagged with "woman"

Student Profile
April 27, 2012
Luz Angela Zidziunas is the top-ranked student in the senior class, with a perfect 4.0 GPA. But what’s more impressive about her is this: she’s also a mother of three children who,... read more!
Student Profile
August 2, 2011
It was when she enrolled in graduate school that Gloria Portocarrero realized how lucky she was to have a Gates Scholarship.  The Gates scholarship, which paid for her undergraduate studies,... read more!
Student Profile
August 2, 2011
The second-richest man in the world pays for Elaine Gomez to attend NJIT.Elaine is a Gates Millennium Scholar, which means Bill Gates, by way of his foundation, pays her tuition.  Elaine, a... read more!
Alumni Profile
July 18, 2011
After graduating in 2005 with a degree in mechanical engineering, Corina Koca started work as an aerospace engineer for NASA.She works for the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt... read more!
Faculty Profile
May 11, 2011
Math Professor Soha Abdeljaber was recently named one of the top 25 professors on RateMyProfessors.com -- a website where students evaluate their professors. That her students consider her an... read more!
Student Profile
April 29, 2010
Lekshmi Pillai, a senior who majors in chemical engineering, recently received the Madame Mau Outstanding Female Engineer Award.The Newark College of Engineering gives the award annually to a... read more!
Scene & Heard
April 26, 2010
Two NJIT students spent their spring break in Haiti, helping a medical team that set up a temporary health clinic in Port-au-Prince.The students, Roli Kushwaha and Mownika Yadlapalli, assisted... read more!
Student Profile
March 30, 2010
Mariya Tohfafarosh was recently named the Outstanding Senior in her major, biomedical engineering.In her four years at NJIT, she has accomplished much.  She has the second highest... read more!
Student Profile
March 12, 2010
Maria Plummer grew up in St. Lucia, a Caribbean Island known for its natural beauty. As a girl, Maria and her friends spent time on the beach, playing cricket. But life on the island was not all... read more!
Scene & Heard
February 11, 2010
If you want to travel widely, see the world with your own eyes, eat unfamiliar foods, imbibe foreign cultures, see great buildings and observe the modern wonders of the world -- NJIT will help... read more!