NJIT Newsroom tagged with "city" 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 Michael A. Wall Appointed as Executive Director of Constituent Relations http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-089.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-089.phpFri, 21 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Michael A. Wall has been appointed as Executive Director of Constituent Relations in NJIT's Office of University Advancement, effective March 31, 2014. 

Tagged: school of management, celebration, board of overseers, alumni relations, university advancement, michael wall, greater newark enterprises corporation


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NJIT Professor Appointed to National Research Council http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-274.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-274.phpTue, 27 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Professor Michel Boufadel has been appointed a member of a National Research Council (of the National Academies) committee on the Effective Daily Recovery Capacity.  The appointment is through Nov. 14, 2013.  The task includes providing guidelines on the best techniques for skimming oil off the ocean surface following spills.  Such guidelines are important for preparedness of regions regarding oil spills.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, civil and environmental engineering, michel boufadel, center for natural resources development and protection, exxon valdez oil spill


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Hurricane Sandy Small Business Recovery and Matchmaking Summit http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-266.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-266.phpThu, 08 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force teamed up to host the Hurricane Sandy Small Business Recovery and Matchmaking Summit on Aug. 7 at NJIT.  The event, first of its kind in the region since the disaster, educated and connected small businesses to commercial buyers from the private sector and federal, state and local governments.

Tagged: us department of housing and urban development, joel s bloom, small business administration


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NJIT Architecture Students Receive Internship at Enterprise Development Center http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-034.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-034.phpTue, 05 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Fourth year architecture students Ksenyia Kudlai, Nick Jaroni, Liz Opper, and David Perez have been awarded internships with City Hydroponics LLC, a member of NJIT's Enterprise Development Center (EDC), as a result of their outstanding work in a course taught by NJIT Assistant Professor Matt Burgermaster last semester. 

Tagged: college of architecture and design, coad, enterprise development center, edc, uri, matt burgermaster


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NJIT Begins Rebuilding New Jersey at Friday Morning Meeting With Tulane Designer http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-014.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-014.phpWed, 23 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Lessons learned from Hurricane Katrina will be the focus of a Friday morning discussion at NJIT between a New Orleans designer instrumental in helping that city rebuild and planner Thomas Dallessio, the project manager of NJIT's new Center for Resilient Design. 

Tagged: college of architecture and design, coad, hurricane sandy, center for resilient design, alternative spring break, hurricane katrina, thomas dallessio


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NJIT To Host Brick City Tech Meetup on Feb. 29 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-062.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-062.phpThu, 16 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 The NJIT Innovation Acceleration Center, School of Management (SOM) and Enterprise Development Center technology incubator will host the Brick City Tech Meetup on Feb. 29 at 6 p.m. in the Leir Conference Room in SOM. 

Tagged: school of management, enterprise development center, edc, brick city tech meetup, innovation acceleration center


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NJIT To Host Brick City Tech Meetup on Jan. 25 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-025.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-025.phpMon, 23 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0500 The NJIT Innovation Acceleration Center, School of Management and the Enterprise Development Center will host the Brick City Tech Meetup on Jan. 25 at 6 p.m. in the Leir Conference Room in SOM.

Tagged: school of management, enterprise development center, edc, judith sheft, innovation acceleration center, brick city tech meetup


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NJIT Board of Trustees Appoints Joel Bloom President http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-010.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-010.phpTue, 10 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0500 The Board of Trustees of New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) yesterday voted unanimously to appoint Dr. Joel Bloom as President of the University, effective immediately. 

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, robert altenkirch, joel bloom, center for pre-college programs, technology, board of trustees, engineering, management, design, undergraduate research, greek village, njedge, columbia university, newark public schools, njit next campaign, kathy wielkopolski, science park high school, governor thomas kean, central high school


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NJIT Celebration 2011 Coming Up Nov. 11, 2011 http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-405.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-405.phpTue, 25 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will hold its annual black-tie benefit dinner, Celebration 2011, on Nov. 11, 2011 at The Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange. 

Tagged: alumni, celebration, jacquelynn rhodes, ying wu, aecom, nce board of visitors


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Newark Light Rail Station Gets Facelift Thanks To NJIT Students http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-063.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-063.phpMon, 28 Feb 2011 00:00:00 -0500 The Warren Street Newark City Light Rail Station is getting a facelift thanks to the efforts of two NJIT Student Senate presidents (one now an alum), who ceaselessly rallied students to champion and support a plan to beautify the station's walls with custom contemporary murals depicting the university and city. 

Tagged: alumni, student senate, baker assaf, cn communications, nj transit, dominick cirillo, train station


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Removal of Hexavalent Chromium From Your Drinking Water http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-527.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-527.phpWed, 22 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0500 The only way to learn if your water source has hexavalent chromium is to check with your public water supplier and request a water quality report, said NJIT Professor Taha Marhaba, a civil/environmental engineer. 

Tagged: department of civil and environmental engineering, taha marhaba, environmental protection agency, epa, professor, water, new jersey applied water research center, vegetables, animals, grains


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The 2010 Showtime House Features NJIT's Brooks Atwood http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-526.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-526.phpFri, 17 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT Assistant Professor Brooks Atwood, a principal in POD Design + Media, will have his work featured later this month in The Showtime House airing Dec. 26, 2010-Jan. 1, 2011. 

Tagged: school of art and design, brooks atwood, fablab, architect, media, pod design, schizophrenia, aia merit award


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NJIT President and Overseer Recognized at Brick City Development Corp. Event http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-388.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-388.phpFri, 29 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch and Greater Newark Enterprises Corporation Executive Director Michael A. Wall were honored at the Brick City Development Corporation's Recognize Newark event for their contributions to the economic development accomplishments in the City of Newark. Wall, a member of the NJIT Board of Overseers, is the honorary chair of the Executive Dinner Committee at Celebration, NJIT's annual black-tie fundraiser, on Nov. 12, 2010.

Tagged: robert altenkirch, celebration, njit board of overseers, michael wall, greater newark enterprises corporation


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NJIT Architecture Adjunct's "Fractured Bubble" Design Selected as People's Choice Sukkah of NYC http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-322.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-322.phpWed, 22 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Henry Grosman and Babak Bryan's "Fractured Bubble" design was recently selected as the "People's Choice Sukkah of New York City" in the 2010 Sukkah City Design Competition. Grosman is currently working as an architect in New York and teaches a design studio and a seminar at NJIT's College of Architecture and Design. The temporary structure, which was created by architecture students in NJIT's FABLAB, will be on display in Union Square until October 2.

Tagged: college of architecture and design, fablab, henry grosman


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PREtty FAB House Wins Green Award for NJIT Architecture Professor http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-189.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-189.phpWed, 19 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Assistant Professor Richard Garber will receive next week a Project of the Year Award from Jersey City for the PREtty Fab House, a one-family sustainable home in the Greenville section of Jersey City.

Tagged: college of architecture and design, richard garber, american institute of architects, sustainable housing, gro architects, nicole robertson


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Professional Society To Honor NJIT Architecture Professor http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-034.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-034.phpTue, 09 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Anthony (Tony) Schuman, a professor at NJIT's College of Architecture and Design, has been named a distinguished professor by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA). 

Tagged: college of architecture and design, school of architecture, board of overseers, excellence in teaching award, newark preservation and landmarks committee, association of collegiate schools of architecture, acsa, anthony schuman, service award, michael mostoller, newark municipal council


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How-To of Using Electric Power from Space Will Highlight Talk at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-384.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-384.phpMon, 02 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Imagine beaming electric power from space as a viable solar energy option. Engineer and researcher Martin Hoffert, professor emeritus and former chair of the department of applied science at New York University, will discuss this theory further in a free lecture, open to the public, on Nov. 4, 2009 at NJIT, from 3-4:30 p.m. in the NJIT Campus Center Atrium.

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, technology and society forum, sigma xi, global warming, solar energy


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Artist Matt Gosser at NJIT Creates Three Happening Art Events for Newark In October http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-335.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-335.phpThu, 01 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0400 October will be a busy month for art lovers in Newark thanks to the efforts of resident artist and curator Matthew Gosser, an NJIT adjunct faculty member. Gosser's latest work, “Theater Town,” a huge outdoor mural on the rear wall of 441 Broad Street, has no doubt stirred the interest of downtowners. 

Tagged: college of architecture and design, newark, event, art, matt gosser, ar chaeology, newark arts council, museum


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NJIT Architect Designs Pre-Fab, Sustainable House in Jersey City for Great Price http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-253.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-253.phpTue, 11 Aug 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Like most practicing architects in Lower Manhattan, Richard Garber, a professor at NJIT's School of Architecture and Design and his partner Nicole Robertson, have seen their fair share of oddball requests.

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Department of Mathematical Sciences To Present Colloquium on Feb. 6 http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-029.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-029.phpMon, 02 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500 John Pelesko, PhD, an associate professor in the department of mathematical sciences at the University of Delaware, will discuss "Soap Films, Droplets, Electric Fields, Magnetic Fields, and Elasticity" on Feb. 6 at at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 2. The lecture is the third in the Spring 2009 Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of mathematical sciences


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NEC Foundation of America Awards Grant to NJIT's Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Technology for Children with Orthopedic Disabilities http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-019.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-019.phpFri, 23 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500 NEC Foundation of America has awarded NJIT a $32,000 grant to support the dissemination and use of therapeutic video games to serve children with severe sensory and motor disabilities. 

Tagged: biomedical engineering, richard foulds, assistive technologies


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Symposium on Revitalizing Newark Held Tomorrow at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-406.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-406.phpFri, 07 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0500 “Developing Newark: Which Direction is Forward?”—a multi-university symposium on planning, design, economy and community will be held tomorrow, Nov. 8, 2008, at NJIT.  The theme will be revitalizing Newark and its region.

Tagged: new jersey school of architecture, symposium, georgeen theodore, design, city of newark, newark revitalization, infrastructure planning, public policy


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NJIT Professor’s Research Suggests Changes in Underwater Data Communications http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-367.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-367.phpFri, 10 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0400 An NJIT professor who has discovered new communication channels in underwater environments and invented a technique to communicate data through these channels will be honored later this month by the New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of electrical and computer engineering, national science foundation, ali abdi, new jersey inventors hall of fame, saul fenster


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NJIT Architecture Prof Opens Newark Sustainability Conference With Challenge To Revitalize Newark’s Older Buildings http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-315.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-315.phpThu, 11 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0400 With a charge not to tear down Newark's older buildings, but to rehabilitate them, NJIT research professor Deane Evans, an architect and executive director of NJIT's Center for Architecture and Building Science Research will open Newark's Green Future Summit tomorrow morning at NJIT. 

Tagged: new jersey school of architecture, sustainability, deane evans, center for architecture and building science research, city of newark, green future summit


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New Jersey School of Architecture To Host Mayors' Institute on City Design http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-236.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-236.phpWed, 06 Jun 2007 00:00:00 -0400 The New Jersey School of Architecture at NJIT has been selected to host the Mayors' Institute on City Design (MICD) later this year. A partnership program of the National Endowment for the Arts, the American Architectural Foundation, and the United States Conference of Mayors, the MICD has helped transform communities through design by preparing mayors to be the chief urban designers of their cities.

Tagged: new jersey school of architecture, njsoa


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Innovative Work by NJIT Students Feted at IBM and History Channel Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-172.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-172.phpMon, 23 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400 A way to provide electricity to New York City in the next century garnered a national award for a team of students at NJIT. The “City of the Future” contest sponsored by IBM, The History Channel, and the American Society of Civil Engineers named four NJIT electrical and computer engineering students “IBM Engineers of the Future.”

Tagged: students, electrical and computer engineering, atam dhawan, american society of civil engineers, competition, ibm


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NJIT Offers Three Accelerated Degree Programs in Fall http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-303.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-303.phpThu, 27 Jul 2006 00:00:00 -0400 Starting this fall, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) will offer three accelerated degree programs--two at universities and one at a community college.  The programs will make NJIT's technological expertise and education available to many more students.

Tagged: students, camden community college, new jersey city university, william paterson university


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NJIT Offers Accelerated BS/MS Program to New Jersey City University Students http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-282.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-282.phpFri, 07 Jul 2006 00:00:00 -0400 Starting this fall, students at New Jersey City University (NJCU) can begin working on master's degrees in computer science or information systems from NJIT, while completing their bachelor's degrees at NJCU. NJIT and NJCU signed an agreement to offer the new degree program yesterday at NJCU. “Inter-institutional cooperation between NJCU and NJIT will have a positive impact on students interested in computer science and information systems, who in five years can have both bachelor's and master's degrees in these fields,” said NJIT President Robert Altenkirch. “The joint degree will be a great advantage to these students both intellectually as well as when they enter the job market.”

Tagged: academics, degree, new jersey city university, njcu, accelerated


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NJIT To Co-Sponsor for Vets Free Procurement Fair in Atlantic City http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-010.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-010.phpMon, 09 Jan 2006 00:00:00 -0500 All veterans are invited to learn how to grow their business at the Jan. 19, 2006,  procurement fair to be held at the Tropicana Hotel, Atlantic City from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. “Admission is free. Veterans are urged to approach representatives of agencies and corporations to market their goods and services,” said attorney Dolcey Chaplin, the executive director of the Defense Procurement Technical Assistance Center at NJIT.

Tagged: defense procurement technical assistance center, small business, procurement fair


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New Jersey City University and New Jersey Institute of Technology To Offer Joint Program Leading to Two Bachelor’s Degrees http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-279.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-279.phpWed, 22 Dec 2004 00:00:00 -0500 Students in New Jersey will soon be able to earn two degrees – one in physics and one in engineering – in just five years, thanks to a new collaboration between New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) and New Jersey City University (NJCU).

Tagged: robert altenkirch, new jersey city university, njcu, carlos hernandez


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NJIT and NJCU Sign Dual-Degree Program Agreement Today http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-275.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-275.phpFri, 17 Dec 2004 00:00:00 -0500 Students will have the opportunity to pursue dual degrees in physics and electrical engineering as the result of an agreement signed today by NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch and New Jersey City University (NJCU) President Carlos Hernandez (at left).  NJIT will award the B.S. degree in electrical engineering at the end of the fifth year of study and NJCU will award the B.S. degree in physics after the fourth year of study.

Tagged: robert altenkirch, new jersey city university, carlos hernandez


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