NJIT Newsroom tagged with "exxonmobil" 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 Society of Women Engineers at NJIT Awarded K-12 Outreach Proposal Grant http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-033.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-033.phpTue, 05 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 The Society of Women Engineers at NJIT has been awarded a grant to support its continued goal of increasing the number of women studying science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

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NJIT Welcomes Bernard Harris, the First African-American To Walk in Space http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-228.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-228.phpWed, 11 Jul 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Bernard Harris, MD, the first African-American to walk in space returns to NJIT July 18, 2012 to inspire 54 middle school youngsters from New Jersey who want to learn more about science careers. 

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He's Back at NJIT: Bernard Harris, the First African-American To Walk in Space http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-252.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-252.phpMon, 11 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400 The first African-American to walk in space returns to the NJIT campus on July 19, 2011 to inspire 55 middle-school students from throughout New Jersey (47) and New York City (8) to seek a career in science. 

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NJIT Receives $80,000 Grant to Host Summer Science Camp http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-174.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-174.phpTue, 03 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT is the recipient of an $80,000 grant from the ExxonMobil Foundation and Bernard A. Harris, Jr., MD, to provide funding for the ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp.

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Campers To Nip Summer Boredom With Free Science Experience at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-255.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-255.phpThu, 15 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Bernard Harris, MD, the first African American astronaut to walk in space, inspired middle schoolers at NJIT yesterday to pursue careers in science, technology engineering and math by detailing what it really was like to be an astronaut and live in space. The 54 campers, all enrolled at the ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp, sat spellbound for more than an hour as the medical doctor, an internist by training, recounted what was needed to be successful. 

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First African-American Astronaut Bernard A. Harris Visits Summer Science Camp Today http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-253.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-253.phpWed, 14 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Bernard A. Harris, MD, of Houston, the veteran of two space shuttle missions and the first African-American to walk in space, visited NJIT today, first teaching in the morning, then speaking to youngsters participating in the ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp. NJIT once again served as one of 30 locations throughout the nation and the only NJ venue for the two-week residential camp, which offers middle-school students a first-hand experience with experiments, role models and innovative programs to stimulate their interest in engineering and science as a potential career path.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: First African-American To Walk in Space Will Visit NJIT on July 14, 2010 http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-250.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-250.phpTue, 13 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Bernard Harris, MD, of Houston, veteran of two space shuttle missions and the first African-American to walk in space, visits NJIT  July 14, 2010. He'll teach in the morning, then speak to youngsters at a luncheon. During the class, students will design and build a straw and tin foil raft, then see how many pennies the raft can hold before sinking. It is based on Archimedes' principle. 

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Campers To Nip Summer Boredom With Free Science Experience at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-244.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-244.phpWed, 07 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will once again serve as one of 30 locations throughout the nation for an ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp from July 11-22, 2010.  This year's theme is “A Toy Story: Motion On Earth And In Space."

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Campers To Nip Summer Boredom With Free Science Experience at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-231.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-231.phpWed, 24 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will once again serve as one of 30 locations for an ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp this summer. The camp will be held July 12-24, 2009 at the NJIT campus.

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NJIT Commencement To Fete Newark Mayor, Former Astronaut, Bay Rays Founder http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-190.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-190.phpThu, 07 May 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT's 2009 Commencement Ceremony will be held Saturday, May 16, 2009, at the Prudential Center, Newark from 9 a.m.-noon. During the ceremony, more than 2,000 honorary doctoral degrees and earned doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degrees will be conferred on the Class of 2009.

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NJIT EOP Students Take Second Place in 2009 ExxonMobil SME Bowl http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-422.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-422.phpWed, 19 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0500 Felicia Amaechi, a senior majoring in biomedical engineering, and Karen Martinez, a junior majoring in chemical engineering, captured second place in the ExxonMobil Subject Matter Expert (SME) Bowl at the 2009 Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Conference on Nov. 8 in Baltimore. The SME Bowl is a competition with a "College Bowl" atmosphere where student teams representing the 10 SWE regions compete to answer engineering, math and science questions. Felicia and Karen, who are both in NJIT's Educational Opportunity Program, were part of a five-member team that included fellow region members from the Rochester Institute of Technology. Each team member received a $75 cash prize and $1500 for the region. Felicia is president of NJIT's SWE section and a Murray Women's Center Ambassador.

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Okay To Be A Geek, Astronaut Bernard Harris Tells NJIT Campers To Encourage Them To Choose STEM Careers http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-273.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-273.phpThu, 17 Jul 2008 00:00:00 -0400 It's okay to be a geek because geeks rule the world, astronaut Bernard Harris told 52 middle school youngsters during a special luncheon at NJIT's ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp. 

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MEDIA ADVISORY: First African-American Astronaut Who Walked in Space Visits NJIT July 15 http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-269.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-269.phpTue, 15 Jul 2008 00:00:00 -0400 The first African-American astronaut, Bernard Harris, ExxonMobil engineers and 52 middle school students will design and construct at NJIT small rafts of aluminum and straw designed to hold pennies.

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NJIT Will Be Only Metro NY Location for ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-259.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-259.phpTue, 01 Jul 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will be the only New York metropolitan location to host the ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp from June 30-July 17, 2008.  Fifty-two area middle school students from 36 schools will attend.

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NJIT Named Among Hosts of 2007 ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camps http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-100.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-100.phpWed, 07 Mar 2007 00:00:00 -0500 Former astronaut Bernard Harris and the ExxonMobil Foundation have named NJIT to be among 19 university campus locations that will host the 2007 ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camps. NJIT will be the only New Jersey participant in the program.

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Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science To Host Seminar http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-506.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-506.phpMon, 11 Dec 2006 00:00:00 -0500 "Computational Chemistry Analysis of Semiconductor Substitution into Zeolite Catalysts" is the topic of a seminar by Preeti Kamakoti, PhD, of ExxonMobil Research and Engineering on Dec. 12 at 11:30 a.m., Tiernan Hall, Rm. 373.

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