NJIT Newsroom tagged with "gender" 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 Professor Speaks at International Gender Summit http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-396.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-396.phpThu, 05 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Nancy Steffen-Fluhr, PhD, associate professor in the department of humanities and director of the Murray Center for Women in Technology, addressed the third annual international Gender Summit (GS3NA) on Nov. 14 in Washington, D.C. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, humanities, murray center for women in technology, nsf, nancy steffen-fluhr


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Historian Alison Lefkovitz Appointed to NJIT Faculty http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-289.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-289.phpThu, 30 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Historian Alison Lefkovitz, PhD, whose research interests cover law, gender, and the political economy, has been appointed an assistant professor to the faculty of NJIT's College of Science and Liberal Arts in the Federated Department of History. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, federated department of history, technology, gender


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Mapping Faculty Social Networks Helps Female Faculty Move Ahead at NJIT: Research Reveals Hidden Gender Patterns and Ways To Overcome Them http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-521.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-521.phpWed, 15 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Long before Facebook introduced its hot new Social Graph app, researchers in the ADVANCE project at NJIT were pioneering the use of social network mapping to help women scientists and engineers supercharge their careers.

Tagged: humanities, murray center for women in technology, research, nsf, katia passerini, nancy steffen-fluhr, robert friedman, engineers, njit advance, modeling, women scientists, interdisciplinary


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Princeton Professor To Discuss Gender Differences in Computing http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-093.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-093.phpThu, 23 Feb 2006 00:00:00 -0500 "Sex, Lies, and Video Games: The Truth About Females and Computing" with Maria M. Klawe, PhD, professor of computer science and dean of the School of Engineering at Princeton University, will be videocast to NJIT on March 1, 12 noon-1:15 p.m., GITC 1400.


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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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Bridging the Gender Gap in Science and Technology http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-091.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-091.phpTue, 29 Jun 2004 00:00:00 -0400 More than 100 post-fourth through eighth-grade girls will be offered the opportunity to overcome the gender gap in math, science and technology through an intensive, four-week summer program organized by NJIT's Center for Pre-College Programs. The Women in Engineering and Technology Initiative-FEMME program, which runs from July 6 through August 5, 2004, combines the fun of hands-on discovery with learning about the basic principles of engineering and encourages girls to choose careers in scientific and technological fields in which women are traditionally underrepresented.

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NJIT Summer Program Helps Girls Overcome Gender Gap in Math and Science http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-069.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-069.phpTue, 08 Jul 2003 00:00:00 -0400 The FEMME program (Women in Engineering and Technology Initiative) helps girls overcome the gender gap in math, science and engineering. Elementary school girls perform as well as boys in math and science, yet fall behind them during middle school and high school. To redress that imbalance, 120 girls – fourth through eighth graders – will come to New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) campus to study aeronautical, biomedical and mechanical engineering.

Tagged: mathematics, engineering, femme, gender gap


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