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Contact Information: Tanya Klein Public Relations 973-596-3433

Author Keith Boykin To Speak At NJIT on Feb. 13

What: Keith Boykin, author of “Beyond the Down Low: Sex, Lies, and Denial in Black America,” will discuss HIV, AIDS and the black community at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). His lecture celebrates National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. The lecture is free and open to all.

Who: Boykin has become one of the nation's leading commentators on race, sexuality and politics. A former White House aide to President Clinton, he is also a best-selling writer, reality-television star, a lawyer, an educator and a political activist. 

When: Monday, Feb. 13, 2006, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: NJIT’s Campus Center Atrium, on the main campus

Sponsors: The lecture is sponsored by the NJIT Graduate Student Association and the NJIT Campus Center Leadership and Diversity Programs.

NJIT, New Jersey's science and technology university, enrolls approximately 10,000 students pursuing bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in 120 programs. The university consists of six colleges: Newark College of Engineering, College of Architecture and Design, College of Science and Liberal Arts, School of Management, College of Computing Sciences and Albert Dorman Honors College. U.S. News & World Report's 2012 Annual Guide to America's Best Colleges ranked NJIT in the top tier of national research universities. NJIT is internationally recognized for being at the edge in knowledge in architecture, applied mathematics, wireless communications and networking, solar physics, advanced engineered particulate materials, nanotechnology, neural engineering and e-learning. Many courses and certificate programs, as well as graduate degrees, are available online through the Division of Continuing Professional Education.