NJIT Newsroom tagged with "arena" Updates about what's happening on and around the NJIT campus. http://www.njit.edu/news en-us 2014 New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu/uicomponents/images/sub_logo.gif New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu 60 NJIT 2007 Graduation Fetes Famous Mathematician: Peter D. Lax To Receive Honorary Degree May 17 at Continental Arena http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-195.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-195.phpThu, 03 May 2007 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will award an honorary doctorate to one of the world's foremost living mathematicians, Peter D. Lax, PhD, professor emeritus of mathematics at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University.  Lax will receive the award during NJIT's May 17, 2007 graduation ceremony in Continental Airlines Arena, starting at 9 a.m.

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NJIT President Altenkirch Named To Commission Studying Newark Arena Site http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-029.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-029.phpTue, 23 Mar 2004 00:00:00 -0500 Robert A. Altenkirch, president of New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), has been appointed by Newark Mayor Sharpe James to a commission to study the city's downtown redevelopment plan.  The plan includes a proposal to construct a $300 million arena for the Devils, the prominent New Jersey professional hockey team. The panel will be comprised of a dozen business, education and political leaders throughout the city.

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