NJIT Newsroom tagged with "borders" 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 Team Competes in the EPA's P3 Student Design Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-158.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-158.phpThu, 21 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400 U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) congratulated NJIT students who participated last week in the EPA's P3: People, Prosperity and the Planet Student Design Competition for Sustainability on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of chemistry and environmental science, engineers without borders, environmental policy studies, sustainable design


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NJIT ECE Student Awarded Tau Beta Pi Scholarship http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-134.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-134.phpMon, 11 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Julia Gayner, an electrical and computer engineering major with a 4.0 GPA, has been awarded a Tau Beta Pi Scholarship for 2011-12.

Tagged: department of electrical and computer engineering, electrical and computer engineering, engineers without borders, student senate, tau beta pi, madame mau outstanding female engineer, julia gayner, nce salute to excellence


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NJIT Student Groups Compete for EPA Earth Day Title and Funding http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-126.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-126.phpThu, 07 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will be a unique contender in the upcoming April 16-17, 2011 P3 award competition on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, albert dorman honors college, students, department of civil and environmental engineering, competition, engineers without borders, environmental protection agency, epa, contests, earth day, green


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NJIT Students Head to Nation's Capital in April for EPA Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-095.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-095.phpWed, 23 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Helping others is an important part of NJIT life. Many students are the children of immigrants, some are even immigrants themselves. Problems and issues around the world hit home. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, albert dorman honors college, students, department of civil and environmental engineering, department of chemistry and environmental science, maurie cohen, engineers without borders, environmental protection agency, epa, jay meegoda


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NJIT Students Win Awards for Doing Good and Being Good At It http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-213.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-213.phpThu, 10 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400 From reviving student communities to co-inventing solar water systems, NJIT students aim to get out into the world and make life better for people. Some 11 students who shined the most when it comes to helping others recently were feted at the annual Highlander Student Achievement Awards.  

Tagged: engineers without borders, student senate, presidential leadership award, highlander student achievement awards, ashish borgaonkar, graduate student association, salman naqvi, paul rodriguez, katrina hornstein, vanessa casteblanco, jaskirat sodhi, graduate biomedical engineering society


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As Two NJIT Engineers March at Graduation, Strong Haitian Memories Remain http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-180.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-180.phpTue, 11 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400 When Kate Boardman, of Montclair, and Paul Rodriguez, of Harrison, march at NJIT's upcoming May 17 graduation at the Prudential Center, their minds may wander to memories of their work as fledgling mechanical engineers  removing bacteria from drinking water and halting water-borne illnesses in a poor Haitian village. Working under the auspices of Engineers Without Borders (EWB), the two made several visits there over the past two years. 

Tagged: civil and environmental engineering, commencement, graduation, engineers without borders, jay meegoda, paul rodriguez, kate boardman


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Student Chapter of Engineers Without Borders at NJIT Receives Recognition http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-124.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-124.phpFri, 16 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400 The 35-member student chapter of Engineers Without Borders at NJIT received the Outstanding Student Chapter Award at the 12th Annual Salute to Engineering Excellence sponsored by NJIT's Newark College of Engineering (NCE).  The event was held March 25, 2010 at NJIT.   

Tagged: newark college of engineering, awards, honors, engineers without borders, salute to engineering excellence


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NJIT Earns Second Place in UNICEF-ACUI Campus Challenge To Raise Funds for Haiti Relief http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-123.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-123.phpThu, 15 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT community's efforts to help the victims of Haiti have earned second place in the UNICEF/ACUI Campus Challenge. NJIT raised $9,281.56 by April 1. The 300-plus schools that participated in the Campus Challenge raised over $230,000 which will be matched by the George Harrison Fund. "This just confirms what we already know--that NJIT is truly a giving community that comes together to help those in need," said Campus Center Director Donna Minnich Spuhler. "Special thanks to all of the individuals who donated and raised funds, and to these groups who raised funds by hosting events: the NJIT Hockey Team for raising over $3,000 in their Hockey for Haiti Winter Classic game vs. Seton Hall; Engineers Without Borders; Phi Beta Sigma; OXFAM; HASAN; ASCE; Athletics, the Campus Center, Career Development Services; the cast of the Faculty, Staff and Student Variety Show, which raised $250; Gourmet Dining Services for their $1,000 contribution, and the Residence Hall Association."

Tagged: athletics, campus center, asce, donna spuhler, engineers without borders, cds, gourmet dining services, acui, residence hall association, unicef, george harrison fund, campus challenge


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NJIT Alumna Travels To Haiti To Evaluate Safety of Buildings http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-050.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-050.phpTue, 23 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500 An NJIT alumna of Haitian ancestry, who returns summers to teach in NJIT's Educational Opportunity Program (EOP), has just returned from a 10-day visit to Haiti. Mechanical engineer Darlene Clovis, who works at Picatinny Arsenal, flew to Haiti with Engineers Without Borders to evaluate the safety of buildings.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, alumni, department of mechanical and industrial engineering, educational opportunity program, engineers without borders, tony howell, haiti, picatinny arsenal


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Students, Faculty of Haitian Descent Speak at NJIT’s Vigil For Haiti http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-014.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-014.phpTue, 19 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Students, faculty and staff at NJIT have spent the first day of the new semester organizing a variety of events and programs to help the people of Haiti.  As one of the first efforts, a Vigil for Haiti to offer hope and support for the people of Haiti both locally and abroad will be held tomorrow at 4 p.m. in the Jim Wise Theater on the NJIT campus.  (ATTENTION EDITORS: For more information, contact Sheryl Weinstein, 973-596-3436.) 

Tagged: engineers without borders, haiti, earthquake, hillary gillings, mike chumer


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NJIT Engineers Help Clean Up Water Supply for Milot, Haiti http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-236.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-236.phpThu, 09 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0400 More than a dozen NJIT civil and mechanical engineering students, faculty and interested staff members have spent the past three years working with villagers in a poor Haitian village to remove bacteria from their drinking water and halt water-borne illnesses.  Working under the auspices of Engineers Without Borders (EWB), the NJIT group has made four visits, to date, and are planning one last visit in October.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, engineers without borders, jay meegoda, haiti, paul rodriguez, water, kate boardman, mcnair scholar, clean up


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Engineering Dean Discusses Importance and Effectiveness of NJIT Career Center http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-412.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-412.phpThu, 13 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0500 If you are a student and you are considering attending NJIT, check out NJIT's Career Development Center (CDC) http://www.njit.edu/cds/ with the mission to help students find great jobs. Hundreds of top companies from around the region come to CDC's biannual fairs to recruit. CDC also helps students find internships and part-time jobs (co-ops) at these firms.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, alumni, career development services, career fair, sunil saigal, engineers without borders, greg mass, internship, cdc


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Counter-Terrorism Symposium Held at NJIT Tomorrow http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-379.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-379.phpFri, 17 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0400 The public is invited to a counter-terrorism symposium tomorrow at NJIT from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. The forum will focus on ways to secure schools, health and transportation facilities, protect customs, borders and port security, strengthen emergency response times and more.  

Tagged: terrorism, port security


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NJIT Student Chapter of Engineers Without Borders Holds First General Meeting http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-052.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-052.phpWed, 07 Feb 2007 00:00:00 -0500 “With a little bit of effort, we can make a big difference,” Jay Meegoda, PhD, professor of civil and environmental engineering at NJIT told some 100 students who attended the first general meeting today of the NJIT student chapter of Engineers Without Borders (NJIT-EWB). Also providing welcoming remarks were NJIT Provost Priscilla Nelson and Daniel Martin, president of the Northern New Jersey Professional EWB Chapter. The proposed initial project for the NJIT-EWB will be to provide a sustainable water supply and sanitation for the city of Milot in Haiti.

Tagged: priscilla nelson, engineers without borders, jay meegoda


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