NJIT Newsroom tagged with "diversity" 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's Sherlene Ayala to Discuss Social Justice at Columbia Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-034.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-034.phpFri, 07 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Sherlene Ayala, assistant director for Leadership and Diversity, will present the workshop "Moving Beyond Racial Battle Fatigue to Social Justice in Academia" at the 31st Annual Winter Roundtable Conference at Columbia University on Feb. 14 and 15. 

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RESCHEDULED - T&S Forum Series: Universal African Dance and Drum Ensemble http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-030.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-030.phpThu, 06 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 The Universal African Dance and Drum Ensemble will bring an exuberant performance to the NJIT campus for Black History Month on Feb. 19.

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, technology and society forum, educational opportunity program, sigma xi, black history month, diversity programs


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T&S Forum Series: Universal African Dance and Drum Ensemble http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-026.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-026.phpFri, 31 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0500 The Universal African Dance and Drum Ensemble will bring an exuberant performance to the NJIT campus for the first week of Black History Month on Feb. 5.

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NJIT Assistant Director for Leadership and Diversity To Speak at NASPA Annual Event http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-418.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-418.phpMon, 23 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Sherlene Ayala, assistant director for Leadership and Diversity, will present “Latinas Innovate Through Virtual Support: Forming an Online Network to Support Latinas Pursing Doctorates” at the 2014 National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) conference in Baltimore, MD in March. 

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NJIT's Convocation Recognizes 2013 Top Performers: Professors, Staff, Students http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-278.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-278.phpThu, 05 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will mark the start of the school year on Sept.18, 2013, with University Convocation, an annual celebration and awards ceremony.  The event, which recognizes the accomplishments of students, faculty and staff, will be held at 3 p.m., in the Naimoli Family Athletic and Recreational Facility on the NJIT campus. A reception will follow.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, college of architecture and design, nce, college of computing sciences, albert dorman honors college, school of management, csla, coad, ccs, mathematical sciences, convocation, electrical and computer engineering, physics, som, civil and environmental engineering, biomedical engineering, information systems, school of art and design, humanities, federated department of history, adhc, mechanical and industrial engineering, biological sciences, engineering technology, presidential leadership awards, excellence in teaching awards, constance a murray diversity award


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NJIT Assistant Director for Leadership and Diversity To Speak at AADA Summer Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-242.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-242.phpTue, 16 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Sherlene Ayala, assistant director for Leadership and Diversity, will be presenting “Graduate School Transitions: Experiences for Students of Color” at the AADA  Summer Conference 2013. 

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NJIT Assistant Director for Leadership and Diversity Speaks at Student Affairs Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-129.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-129.phpThu, 04 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Sherlene Ayala, assistant director for Leadership and Diversity, recently spoke at The Student Affairs Conference at NYU, a one-day professional development opportunity open to administrators, faculty, and graduate students to share ideas and expertise regarding a wide array of issues in higher education and student affairs. 

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NJIT's Convocation Recognizes 2012 Top Performers: Professors, Staff, Students http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-282.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-282.phpTue, 28 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will mark the start of the new school year Sept. 12, 2012 at University Convocation, an annual celebration and awards ceremony.  The event, which recognizes the accomplishments of students, faculty and staff, will be held at 3 p.m. in the Naimoli Family Athletic and Recreation Facility on the NJIT campus. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, college of architecture and design, nce, college of computing sciences, school of management, csla, coad, ccs, mathematical sciences, joel bloom, convocation, physics, som, provost, humanities, bruce bukiet, christopher funkhouser, chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, michael ehrlich, mechanical and industrial engineering, biological sciences, ian gatley, jacquelynn rhodes, reginald farrow, master teacher, inauguration, norbert elliot, robert barat, university advancement, sanchoy das, michael recce, jorge golowasch, osvaldo simeone, professional development, ankur agrawal, joga rao, wenda cao, cheickna sylla, linda cummings, overseers excellence in research prize and medal, overseers excellence in service award, constance a murray diversity award, william barry, presidential leadership awards, lorenzina laera, excellence in teaching awards


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Free Spring Cultural Event Series at NJIT Opens Feb. 22 with Klang Quartet http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-046.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-046.phpMon, 06 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 “Creative Diversity” will be the theme of this Spring's 2012 NJIT Technology and Society Forum, http://tsf.njit.edu a series of free events open to the public and scheduled from Feb. 22, 2012-April 13, 2012 on the NJIT campus.  

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NJIT Professor Helps Make Case in Science for Better Biodiversity http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-359.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-359.phpFri, 15 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0400 In a Policy Forum article in today's issue of Science, a group of leading biodiversity scientists, including NJIT's Daniel Bunker, have argued that targets to be met by 2020 under the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) must consider the real value of biodiversity if they are to be attained. 

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"Diversity Initiatives: Facing Challenges in Tough Times" Is Theme of Statewide Conference at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-389.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-389.phpWed, 04 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0500 In partnership with NJIT, the American Conference on Diversity will present its Annual Statewide Conference on Issues in Higher Education on Nov. 13, 2009 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at NJIT. Luke Visconti, CEO of Diversity Inc. Media LLC will be the keynote speaker. "Diversity Initiatives: Facing Challenges in Tough Times" is the theme of this year's conference. For a program schedule, click here. 

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NJIT Biology Professor Co-Edits New Ecology Textbook http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-238.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-238.phpTue, 14 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Daniel E. Bunker, PhD, an assistant professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at NJIT, is a co-editor of Biodiversity, Ecosystem Functioning, and Human Wellbeing: An Ecological and Economic Perspective (Oxford University Press, 2009). The graduate-level text incorporates the latest developments in the field of biodiversity and ecosystem functioning, one of the most controversial and high-profile areas of ecological research.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of biological sciences, daniel bunker, biodiversity


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NJIT Community Celebrates Campus Diversity during One World Week 2009 http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-151.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-151.phpWed, 15 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Multicolored flags symbolizing those who died in the Holocaust were placed on the Campus Green this week by NJIT students to commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day. The Field of Flags event was part of NJIT's One World Week 2009 celebration of campus diversity. "We hope that staff and faculty will engage in conversations about what it means to be part of our multicultural community and how we can share our knowledge in the world, as well as celebrate our many differences that make our multicultural community an exciting place to live and learn," said Joseph Rios, assistant director for Leadership and Diversity Programs.

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NJIT's Women's History Month Focuses on Women Taking Lead To Save Planet http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-080.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-080.phpThu, 05 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0500 “Women Taking the Lead to Save Our Planet” is the inspirational theme of a plethora of intriguing events this month at NJIT to celebrate Women's History Month. Join NJIT for activities ranging from green, money-saving tips to a lecture from a Harvard sustainability guru about saving the planet. Except where noted, all events are free and open to the public. For further information, please contact: Talina Knox at 973-642-4671 or view the calendar.

Tagged: judith sheft, workshop, murray center for women in technology, sustainability, society of women engineers, donna spuhler, event, talina knox, lillian gilbreth colloquium, monique hutchinson, us green building council, lectures, felicia amaechi, tau kappa epsilon, sigma psi kappa, department of public safety, green living, nomas, ace network, leadership in energy and environmental design, leith sharp, meagan hopper


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Art Installation at NJIT Highlighting Civil Rights Wraps Up Black History Month http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-062.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-062.phpTue, 24 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT wraps up Black History Month with an unusual three-dimensional interactive art installation, celebrating diversity and created by a group of more than a dozen diverse architecture students of Latino, Asian and African American descent.    

Tagged: college of architecture and design, educational opportunity program, school of art and design, black history month, fraternity, african americans, nomas, inc.


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NJIT Community Celebrates Campus Diversity during One World Week 2008 http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-151.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-151.phpWed, 16 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT faculty, staff and students marked their countries of origin on maps displayed in the Campus Center as part of the One World Week 2008 celebration of campus diversity. Other activities scheduled this week include a Global Dinner and the "Dancing with the Staff" Latin dance competition on April 18.

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Two NJIT Staff Members Invited To Present at Statewide Conference on Student Volunteerism http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-117.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-117.phpTue, 01 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Two NJIT staff members were invited by the NJ Governor's Office of Volunteerism to give presentations at The Serve, a statewide conference on student volunteerism, national service, service learning and philanthropy, on April 4 at Rutgers University-New Brunswick. Joseph Rios (left), assistant director for Leadership and Diversity Programs, will give tips on “Resume Writing for Student Leaders” and Humberto "Humby" Baquerizo, assistant director of Greek Life and Wellness Programs, will discuss “Greek Life and Community Service.” 

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NJIT Opens Women’s History Month Hosting Female Engineering Conference: Diversity Is Theme, Says Priscilla Nelson, Provost http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-092.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-092.phpThu, 01 Mar 2007 00:00:00 -0500 A weekend conference drawing East Coast female engineers and students headlines the upcoming month-long events set for Women's History Month at NJIT. The month kicks off this weekend, March 2-4, as more than 200 female engineering students and professionals from 68 engineering schools descend on the NJIT campus for the Eastern regional conference of the Society of Women Engineers. NJIT Provost Priscilla Nelson, PhD, will drive home this year's theme—Diversity in Engineering—when she speaks at 8 a.m. on March 3.

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NJIT Humanities Professor Receives Diversity Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-354.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-354.phpWed, 13 Sep 2006 00:00:00 -0400 Nancy Steffen-Fluhr, PhD, director of the Murray Center for Women in Technology and associate professor in the humanities department, received at NJIT's annual awards convocation The Constance A. Murray Diversity Award.

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Arts High Chorus Performs at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-054.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-054.phpThu, 02 Feb 2006 00:00:00 -0500 The NJIT Technology and Society Forum's spring program kicked off on Feb. 1 with a performance by the Advanced Mixed Chorus from Newark's Arts High School and vocalist Yvette Glover. Co-sponsored by the NJIT Educational Opportunity Program, the concert is part of the university's recognition of Black History Month and celebration of our nation's rich diversity.

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New Jersey Institute of Technology Staff Member Receives Diversity Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-367.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-367.phpThu, 13 Oct 2005 00:00:00 -0400 Talina Knox, program coordinator for the Murray Center for Women in Technology at New Jersey Institute of Technology's (NJIT), received the Constance A. Murray Diversity Award during university convocation. The award recognizes Knox, of Hillside, for fostering diversity on the NJIT campus.

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New Jersey Project Spring Conference at NJIT to Focus on Gender and Diversity Issues http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-141.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-141.phpTue, 05 Apr 2005 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will host the all-day New Jersey Project Conference “Multicultural Perspectives on Science and Technology: Why Race, Class, and Gender Matter” on April 8, 2005 in the Campus Center. Sue V. Rosser (at left), dean of the Ivan Allen College at Georgia Institute of Technology, will be the keynote speaker. Participants must register in advance and there is a small fee. For more information, call 973-720-2296.

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