NJIT Newsroom tagged with "fema" 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 Winners of First Annual Female Research Showcase Announced http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-103.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-103.phpWed, 02 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 On March 12, the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and the Murray Center for Women in Technology hosted the final showcase of their First Annual Female Research Showcase and Oral Presentation Workshop. The goal of this series of events was twofold: to highlight research done by undergraduate and graduate female researchers at NJIT and to provide them with detailed critiques (from evaluators outside their fields) that they can use to improve their oral presentation skills.

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FEMA Reps Visit NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-140.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-140.phpWed, 10 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The New Jersey designated Joint Field Office (JFO) of FEMA had reached out to the BEOC Alliance at NJIT to conduct a two-day information based seminar and discussion platform on campus in March for students interested in registering for the national service. 

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NJIT Volunteers Combat Sandy, Providing Aid to Newark Area Victims http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-383.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-383.phpFri, 16 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT's Michael Chumer has been hard at work since Sandy struck, helping hard-hit area urbanites cope with devastation.  Chumer, who has worked on homeland security projects and directs the NJIT MS in Emergency Management and Business Continuity (EMBC) program, is familiar with relief efforts. 

Tagged: college of computing sciences, ccs, department of information systems, hurricane sandy, fema, michael chumer


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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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West Orange Resident Lekshmi Pillai Receives NJIT’s Madame Mau Outstanding Female Engineer Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-139.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-139.phpFri, 16 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Lekshmi Pillai, of West Orange, received the Madame Mau Outstanding Female Engineer 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, 

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New Providence Resident Kate Boardman Receives Madame Mau Outstanding Female Engineer Award in Electrical Engineering http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-135.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-135.phpFri, 16 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Kate Boardman, of New Providence, received the Madame Mau Outstanding Female Engineer Award in electrical engineering at the 12th Annual Salute to Engineering Excellence sponsored by NJIT's Newark College of Engineering (NCE).  The dinner was held March 25, 2010 at NJIT. 

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Stephanie Milczarski, 25, of Montclair Follows Unconventional Undergraduate Path: Graduates from NJIT as Physics Major on May 17, 2008 at the Rock http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-209.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-209.phpThu, 15 May 2008 00:00:00 -0400 When Stephanie Milczarski, 25, of Montclair, a future physicist, walks at NJIT's May 17, 2008 commencement in the Prudential Center, more than kudos may be on her mind. Milczarski didn't arrive at NJIT until leaving a competitive physics program elsewhere, working full time several years and then slowly returning to academe as an NJIT undergraduate.    

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, physics, murray center for women in technology, class of 2008, njit student senate, anne wiley scholarship, stephanie milczarski


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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’s FEMME Girls Dissect Cows’ Eyes, Build Bridges From Popsicle Sticks, More http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-293.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-293.phpMon, 24 Jul 2006 00:00:00 -0400 Learning science has never been more rewarding for young girls than during the next two weeks at NJIT when FEMME, the 25-year-old, five-week, summer enrichment program, whirls to a fabulous finish. Hands-on, sophisticated projects, guaranteed to keep girls (ages 8-15) giggling and learning, include dissecting cows' eyes, building suspension bridges from Popsicle sticks and tie-dyeing shirts.

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NJIT Femme Program Launches Girls Into Science and Engineering http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-266.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-266.phpWed, 21 Jun 2006 00:00:00 -0400 Last summer, Natasha Stroedecke, age 10, studied environmental engineering at NJIT. She delighted in raising tadpoles into frogs, observing earthworms and analyzing the nocturnal habits of owls. This summer, Natasha will return to NJIT to take a class she's even more excited about: aeronautical engineering.

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Architecture Students from NJIT Spend Spring Break in New Orleans: Will Gut Houses and Study Housing Design http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-125.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-125.phpTue, 14 Mar 2006 00:00:00 -0500 A group of 50 students from NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture will spend spring break cleaning out houses in a flood-ravaged neighborhood in New Orleans. "Helping people rebuild their houses, and their lives, is an amazing feeling and a great experience,” says Thomas Reynolds, a senior at NJIT who helped organize the trip. “I'd much rather spend my vacation helping these people than sitting on a beach in Florida.”

Tagged: school of architecture, students, community service, hurricane katrina, fema, new orleans, housing


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New Jersey Institute of Technology Announces Summer Program http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-080.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-080.phpFri, 04 Mar 2005 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT's Center for Pre-college Programs will sponsor summer workshops to encourage students--many of whom are girls and minorities--from post-fourth to post-11th grades to pursue education in science, math and engineering. The workshops run from four to six weeks, and begin either in late June or early July. Applications are due April 8 and can be obtained by calling 973-596-3550 or by visiting the center's website. 

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Special Honors Colloquium Scheduled for October 25 http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-194.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-194.phpFri, 22 Oct 2004 00:00:00 -0400 "Planning for Disaster," a special Honors College Colloquium, will be held on October 25, 2004, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in Weston Hall, Lecture 1 (located on the lower level of the School of Architecture Building). Joseph Picciano, P.E., Acting Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Homeland Security for New York, New Jersey, Puerto RIco and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Kathryn Humphrey, Response & Recovery Division Director for FEMA and Homeland Security, will be the guest speakers at the event, which is open to the university community. For more information, contact Lois Chipepo at Chipepo@njit.edu.

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