NJIT Newsroom tagged with "green" 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 Architecture Class Wins Award from Green Building Council http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-355.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-355.phpThu, 31 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The local US Green Building Council (USGBC) recognized NJIT's Spring 2013 Garden State Studio class with an award for their Bay Head Resilient Design Project.  James Giresi, a master's student in the Infrastructure Planning Program, accepted the award on behalf of the class at the recent USGBC NJ 11th Annual Gala.

Tagged: college of architecture and design, coad, school of architecture, us green building council, susan bristol


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NJIT Alums Take Prize in Newark Comp http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-213.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-213.phpWed, 12 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Green Stories, a Montclair-based, minority-owned design and digital media firm won the “most creative” category at a recent #hackNWK event sponsored by the City of Newark. 

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NJIT Trustees Fete Ansari, Lanzerotti for NJ Inventors Hall of Fame Honors http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-374.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-374.phpFri, 09 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0500 The NJIT Board of Trustees yesterday commended in a formal ceremony NJIT Professor of Electrical Engineering Nirwan Ansari who was honored last month by the NJ Inventors Hall of Fame for his cutting edge work. Feted too by the Board, but unable to attend the ceremony, was noted NJIT Distinguished Research Professor of Physics Louis J. Lanzerotti. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, department of electrical and computer engineering, department of physics, nirwan ansari, louis lanzerotti, new jersey inventors hall of fame, njit board of trustees


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NJIT Professor Appointed To Task Force on Green Development and Sustainable Consumption http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-303.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-303.phpTue, 11 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Dr. Maurie J. Cohen, associate professor in the department of chemistry and environmental science and the department of humanities, has accepted an appointment on a Task Force on Green Development and Sustainable Consumption in China.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, department of humanities, department of chemistry and environmental science, maurie cohen


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Future of Green Wireless Networks Will Be Focus of NJIT Talk http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-169.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-169.phpFri, 20 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The future of green wireless networks will be the focus of a lecture on April 23, 2012 at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/ by Gee (George) Rittenhouse, the chairman of the board of the research consortium GreenTouch http://www.greentouch.org/. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of electrical and computer engineering


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NJIT Partners with Alcoa Foundation for RecycleMania Campus Recycling Challenge http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-141.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-141.phpWed, 04 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The Alcoa Foundation, in partnership with national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful (KAB) and the College & University Recycling Coalition (CURC), has given 60 recycling bins to NJIT as part of its national bin grant program to colleges and universities throughout the country during the 2012 RecycleMania collegiate recycling competition.

Tagged: donna spuhler, recyclemania, alcoa foundation


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NJIT Professor Organizes IEEE 2011 IEEE Online Conference on Green Communications http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-330.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-330.phpThu, 15 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Nirwan Ansari, PhD, professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering, along with COMSOC leaders from Europe and Asia, is spearheading the 2011 IEEE Online Conference on Green Communications on Sept. 26-29, 2011.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of electrical and computer engineering, nirwan ansari


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NJIT's Maurie Cohen To Give Presentation at Brick Township's Green Fair http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-165.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-165.phpTue, 26 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Maurie Cohen, PhD, associate professor and director of the Graduate Program in Environmental Policy Studies at NJIT, will discuss "From Sustainable Development to Sustainable Well-Being" at the First Annual Brick Township Green Fair on April 30 at 11:30 a.m. at Brick Township High School.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of chemistry and environmental science, maurie cohen, environmental policy studies


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NJIT Featured Again in Princeton Review's Guide to 311 Green Colleges http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-159.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-159.phpThu, 21 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT is one of the most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S.A. and Canada, according to The Princeton Review.

Tagged: princeton review, us green building council, earth day


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NJIT Student Groups Compete for EPA Earth Day Title and Funding http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-126.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-126.phpThu, 07 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will be a unique contender in the upcoming April 16-17, 2011 P3 award competition on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, albert dorman honors college, students, department of civil and environmental engineering, competition, engineers without borders, environmental protection agency, epa, contests, earth day, green


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Think Green for NJIT: Environmental Awareness Is Part of Campus Culture http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-041.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-041.phpFri, 11 Feb 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Think NJIT. Think green. Environmental awareness is an intrinsic part of the campus culture.

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Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Dec. 3 http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-444.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-444.phpMon, 29 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Leslie Greengard, PhD, of the Courant Institute at New York University, will discuss "A New Formalism for Electromagnetic Scattering in Complex Geometry" at the Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series on Dec. 3 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Hall II.

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


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NJIT Graduate Student Attends World Green Energy Symposium http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-406.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-406.phpMon, 08 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Yang Fan, a graduate student in NJIT's department of chemistry and environmental science and president of the NJIT Chinese Student and Scholar Association, attended the World Green Energy Symposium on Oct. 21-23 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. The symposium demonstrates the power of new energy by providing a platform for connections, education, information exchange, contracting and business networking opportunities in the industry.

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Organic Garden To Grace NJIT Rooftop Thanks to Efforts of Chef and Others http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-300.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-300.phpWed, 01 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Up on the roof of the NJIT Campus Center, NJIT award-winning chef Peter Fischbach eyes a new crop of green goodness.  In about two months, Fischbach hopes a bounty of wholesome organic winter veggies--from kale to arugula--will be ready to harvest into mouth-watering, organic greatness in his kitchen.  

Tagged: department of biological sciences, peter fischbach, great american seafood cookoff, gourmet dining, daniel bunker, green, vegetables, executive chef


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NJIT Professor Presents Paper in Tokyo http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-290.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-290.phpMon, 23 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Paul G. Ranky, PhD, a professor in the department of mechanical and industrial engineering at NJIT, recently presented "Case-Based/Problem-Based Sustainable Green Engineering Teaching /Learning Methods and Experiences for Millennial Generation Engineering Students in the USA, Europe and Asia" at the 2010 International Symposium on Flexible Automation in Tokyo, Japan. He also served as co-chair of the Green Engineering Session at this conference.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of mechanical and industrial engineering, paul ranky


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A Green Campus and Can Your Car Phone Talk to My Car Phone: NJIT Explores the Latest http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-203.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-203.phpThu, 27 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT's commitment to an environmentally friendly, sustainable campus, created through state-of-the-art technology and initiatives involving energy conservation, recycling and members of the university community is revealed in “A Greener Campus,” cover story of the NJIT Magazine, hot off the press. 

Tagged: alumni, njit magazine, cristian borcea, green campus, oak hall, gps


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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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NJIT Featured in New Guide From Princeton Review, US Green Building Council http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-152.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-152.phpTue, 20 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT is one of the country's most environmentally-responsible colleges, according to The Princeton Review. The nationally-known education services company selected NJIT for inclusion in a unique resource it has created for college applicants: The Princeton Review's Guide to 286 Green Colleges.

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NJIT To "Green" Residence Hall with $1.6 Million Stimulus Grant http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-008.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-008.phpWed, 13 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT students will have the option next fall to live in a state-of-the-art, energy efficient, renewable energy building, thanks to $1.6 million in funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA).

Tagged: solar energy, american recovery and reinvestment act, solar photovoltaic, arra


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MEDIA ADVISORY: Habitat Names Winners of Affordable Housing Design Competition on Dec. 14 at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-436.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-436.phpThu, 10 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Habitat for Humanity Newark will announce the winners of an affordable townhouse design competition for Newark's South Ward on Dec. 14, 2009 at 6 p.m. in the 7th Floor Loft at NJIT's College of Architecture and Design.

Tagged: college of architecture and design, robert altenkirch, darius sollohub, habitat for humanity, donald payne, jak inglese, sustainable housing, jim corbett, affordable housing


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GreenBuild Selects Newark's Leean Orama for Scholarship To Attend Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-402.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-402.phpThu, 12 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Leean “Coco” Orama, a senior majoring in engineering technology and president of the NJIT Student Senate, was one of only four students nationwide selected to receive an all-expense-paid scholarship to the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) GreenBuild International Conference and Expo in Phoenix today through tomorrow.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, alumni, scholarship, engineering technology, student senate, ace mentor program


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A Bright Idea: Residence Life Green Team at NJIT Joins Forces with Project Porchlight http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-390.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-390.phpThu, 05 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0500 The Residence Life Green Team at NJIT joined forces with Project Porchlight last month to educate NJIT students on the energy savings offered by compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulbs. Sixteen volunteers helped Project Porchlight distribute a total of 314 CFL bulbs throughout Redwood and Cypress Halls. The CFL bulb distribution was part of Project Porchlight New Jersey's campaign to distribute energy-efficient light bulbs to residents across the state. “The distribution was a really great experience for the Green Team volunteers,” said NJIT residence coordinator Mark Bullock. “A lot of people talk about helping the environment, but the Green Team actually got a chance to do something about it.” 

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NJIT Student Wins Scholarship to International Greenbuild Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-364.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-364.phpMon, 19 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Leean “Coco” Orama, a senior majoring in engineering technology and president of the NJIT Student Senate, was one of only four students nationwide selected to receive an all-expense-paid scholarship to the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) GreenBuild International Conference and Expo in Phoenix next month. Former Vice President Al Gore will be the conference keynote speaker. 

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Architect Martin Hamm To Discuss Strawbale Construction on Oct. 12 http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-350.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-350.phpFri, 09 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Architect Martin Hamm will discuss strawbale construction at a seminar on Oct. 12, 5:45 p.m. at NJIT's College of Architecture and Design, Weston Lecture Hall 1. Co-sponsored by the NJIT Campus Center and the student chapter of the US Green Building Council, the talk is free and open to the public.

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NJIT Places in Top 22 Percent of Schools Competing in Recyclemania 2009 http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-165.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-165.phpWed, 22 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT placed 46 out of 210 college campuses who participated in the Recyclemania 2009 competition with 3.35 lbs. recycled per person (in 2008 NJIT recycled 1.67 lbs. per person). "Thanks to everyone who helped promote recycling and the many incentive activities we offered," said NJIT Campus Center Director Donna Minnich Spuhler. The winners of RecycleMania and the Energy Reduction contest will be announced today at NJIT's Earth Day Green Fest.

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ACE-Network Spring Workshop Presents Seminar on Greener Living http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-094.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-094.phpThu, 19 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Green farmer and sustainability activist Carolyn Llewellyn provided timely information on buying and growing organic food, eco-friendly recycling and other actions toward living a greener lifestyle last week at the ACE-Network Spring Workshop.  "Little steps make a huge difference, so we shouldn't be scared to start changing things, said Llewellyn. "As you get used to one change, take on another." The event was part of NJIT's celebration of Women's History Month 2009. For more information, contact Talina Knox at 973-642-4671 or view the calendar.

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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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Organizational Change Management for Sustainability: The Harvard Case Study http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-066.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-066.phpThu, 26 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500 It takes much more than the appropriate technology to create a sustainable green environment and organizational culture. Learn about the challenges of such a transformation at the Technology and Society Forum presentation by Leith Sharp on Wednesday, March 25 from 3-4:30 pm in NJIT's Campus Center Ballroom.

Tagged: seminar, technology and society forum, workshop, lecture, jay kappraff, sustainability, leith sharp


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British Journal Publishes Inorganic Chemistry Research of NJIT Professor http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-047.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-047.phpFri, 13 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500 “Long-range solid-state ordering and high geometric distortions induced in phthalocyanines by small fluoroalkyl group,” by lead author Sergiu M. Gorun, PhD, an associate professor in the department of chemistry and environmental science at NJIT, will be the cover article and artwork published in the Feb. 21, 2009 print edition of Dalton Transactions, An International Journal of Inorganic Chemistry.

Tagged: department of chemistry and environmental science, research, sergiu gorun, royal society of chemistry


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NJIT Joins More Than 400 Colleges and Universities in National Recycling Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-046.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-046.phpThu, 12 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT has joined more than 400 colleges and universities in RecycleMania 2009, a national recycling competition to determine who can reduce and recycle the most campus waste. Over a 10-week period ending March 28, NJIT will compete in various categories measuring the success of campus recycling and waste prevention efforts. "This is our second year competing, our first as the entire university," said Campus Center Director Donna Minnich Spuhler. We are working closely with Residence Life to promote recycling and are hoping to make it to the top 25 percent of schools participating." NJIT's progress can be checked on the RecycleMania website and on posters in the Campus Center.  

Tagged: campus center, recycling, donna spuhler, residence life, green campus, recyclemania, go green initiative


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NJIT's Enterprise Development Center To Host Eighth Annual SBIR/STTR Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-419.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-419.phpTue, 18 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT's Enterprise Development Center (EDC) will host the Eighth Annual New Jersey Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)/Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Conference on Nov. 19 and Nov. 20. Companies will be reimbursed by the EDC for the attendance fee and will receive a free proposal review just for attending. Phase I (Proposal Development) and Phase II (Cost Proposal Preparation) program attendees will be eligible to receive a complimentary proposal critique by the Greenwood Consulting Group. Inc. within one year of the programs. For more information and online registration visit www.njsbdc.com/scitech.

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NJIT Sustainability Expert To Discuss High Performance Schools at Seminar http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-410.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-410.phpTue, 11 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT sustainability expert Deane Evans will provide an introduction to the basics of building green, high performance primary and secondary schools at a free seminar, open to the public, at NJIT. The talk, set for Nov. 19, 2008, at 3 p.m. in Kupfrian Hall Rm. 117, will include a review of the status of the NJ schools' construction program.

Tagged: seminar, new jersey school of architecture, sustainability, american institute of architects, deane evans, architecture, center for architecture and building science research, construction technology, building performance, architectural design, high performance schools, sustainable buildings industry council


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POSTPONED-NJIT Sustainability Expert To Discuss High Performance Schools at Seminar http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-393.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-393.phpWed, 29 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0400 A free seminar by NJIT sustainability expert Deane Evans scheduled for Nov. 5, 2008, at 3 p.m. in Kupfrian Hall Rm 117 has been postponed.            

Tagged: new jersey school of architecture, sustainability, american institute of architects, deane evans, architecture, center for architecture and building science research, kupfrian hall, construction technology, building performance, us department of housing and urban development, architectural design, sustainable buildings industry council, high performance schools, green technology


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NJIT Professor To Discuss Unsustainability of American Society at Green Lecture Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-373.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-373.phpWed, 15 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Maurie J. Cohen, PhD, an associate professor in the department of chemistry and environmental science at NJIT, will discuss "The Unsustainability of American Consumer Society" at NJIT's Green Lecture Series on October 22 at 3 p.m. in Kupfrian 117.   

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NJIT Talk by South Bronx Leader To Focus on Sustainability of Newark http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-320.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-320.phpWed, 17 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Miquela Craytor, executive director of Sustainable South Bronx (SSBx), will speak Oct. 1, 2008, at NJIT about how green technology can meet the growing climate crisis and also benefit the nation's distressed urban centers.

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NJIT Physics Professor Directs Effort To Install 1.2 Meter Telescope in NJ http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-318.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-318.phpMon, 15 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT physics professor Andrew Gerrard hopes by the end of October to be able to peer through what will be the second largest optical telescope east of Texas. Under his direction, a 1.2-meter diameter, fully-steerable Itek optical telescope will soon be installed far from city lights atop Jenny Jump Mountain, Hope. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of physics, louis lanzerotti, andrew gerrard, united astronomy clubs of new jersey


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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. 

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NJIT Architecture Professor To Provide Welcoming Remarks at Newark's Green Future Summit http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-308.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-308.phpFri, 05 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Deane M. Evans, FAIA, a research professor and executive director of the Center for Architecture and Building Science Research at NJIT, will provide welcoming remarks at Newark's Green Future Summit on Sept. 12-13 in the NJIT Campus Center. The two-day summit, which is free and open to the public, will highlight existing Newark sustainability initiatives and programs, present best practices from across the country, and offer an opportunity for participatory dialogue to chart priorities and next steps. Registration is required. 

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


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New Recycling Bins Arrive at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-292.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-292.phpThu, 14 Aug 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Look for 50 new blue plastic recycling containers that will be placed in classrooms and in Kupfrian and Tiernan Halls over the next few weeks. NJIT was chosen as one of 75 grant recipients from 1,100 applicants throughout the country to receive the containers as part of The National Recycling Coalition and The Coca-Cola Company Spring 2008 Recycling Bin Grant program. 

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Campus Book Drive Helps Promote Global Literacy, Recycling Initiatives http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-290.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-290.phpMon, 11 Aug 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT's Campus Center collected 25 boxes of used books donated by the NJIT community this summer for the Better World Books book drive. The books will benefit the National Center for Family Literacy (NCFL), which provides services and advocacy for the more than 6,000 family literacy programs across the country.

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NJIT Architects Featured on NJN Green Building Program http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-224.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-224.phpTue, 27 May 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Architects Deane M. Evans, FAIA, executive director of the Center for Architecture and Building Science Research at NJIT, and Christine Bruncati, RA, will be interviewed on a rebroadcast of NJN's Green Builders, which profiles green building pioneers who have taken the leap into making their part of the “built environment” a more energy-efficient and environmentally friendly place. Air times are June 1 at 11 p.m.; June 11 at 9 p.m.; and June 14 at 3 p.m.

Tagged: new jersey school of architecture, deane evans, center for architecture and building science research, christine bruncati


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NJIT IT Student Captures First Place in Recycling Container Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-188.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-188.phpMon, 05 May 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Hansika Hegde, of Old Bridge, a information technology major, took first place in the "Can It!" recycling container design competition at NJIT. Contestants were challenged to build a recycling container for paper and/or bottles and cans made entirely of recycled or reusable materials.

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NJIT To Co-Sponsor Sustainable Entrepreneurship Symposium and Expo on May 2 http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-168.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-168.phpWed, 23 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0400 The Sustainable Business Incubator at Fairleigh Dickinson University, in association with NJIT, the Rothman Institute of Entrepreneurial Studies and other institutions and sponsors, is hosting a one-day symposium, expo, and workshop on on the opportunities and challenges of sustainable technology entrepreneurship on May 2, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at Fairleigh Dickinson University's Silberman College of Business in Madison. For more details and to register, log on to http://www.invention2venture.org/greenventures08/.

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Green Energy Council President To Speak at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-144.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-144.phpTue, 15 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Ralph Avallone, president and co-founder of the International Green Energy Council, will discuss the Council's Shades of Green Initiative on April 16 at 3:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom A.

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Green Energy Council President To Speak at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-134.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-134.phpWed, 09 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Ralph Avallone, president and co-founder of the International Green Energy Council, will discuss the Council's Shades of Green Initiative on April 16 at 3:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom A. The event is sponsored by Students Concerned with Efficient Environmental Design (SCEED) and the Campus Center. 

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Leading the Way Toward a Greener Campus http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-092.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-092.phpThu, 13 Mar 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT's progress toward becoming a greener campus was the topic of discussion at the Green Academics meeting this week. Formed in November 2007, a planning team comprised of faculty, administrators and students is working toward achieving the university's sustainability objectives, including the development of criteria for green courses.

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NJIT Joins 400 Colleges and Universities in National Recycling Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-049.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-049.phpMon, 11 Feb 2008 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT has joined more than 400 colleges and universities in Recyclemania 2008, a national recycling competition to determine who can reduce, reuse and recycle the most campus waste. Over a 10-week period from Jan. 27 to April 5, 2008, the NJIT Campus Center will compete in various categories measuring the success of their recycling and waste prevention efforts. "This is our first year competing, but we hope to make a good showing," said Campus Center Director Donna Minnich Spuhler.

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NJIT's Go Green Initiative Announces Logo Contest Winner http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-021.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-021.phpTue, 22 Jan 2008 00:00:00 -0500 Benjamin Griffin, a sophomore majoring in architecture at NJIT, designed the award-winning artwork in the Little Green Monster logo contest sponsored by NJIT's Go Green Initiative. Developed by Campus Center Director Donna Minnich Spuhler, the Go Green Initiative proposes to increase and promote recycling, non-carbon-emitting transportation, and eco-friendly products. Benjamin's design, called R3ufus, was chosen after polling numerous students, faculty, staff and visitors and will be featured on Go Green promotional materials.  

Tagged: campus center, donna spuhler, recycling, go green initiative, green, rufus


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Campus Center To Host Green Day Vendor Fair on Nov. 28 http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-434.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-434.phpTue, 27 Nov 2007 00:00:00 -0500 As part of its ongoing Green Initiative, the NJIT Campus Center will host a Green Day vendor fair on Nov. 28, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Vendors include Organic Universe, AERC Recycling Solutions and more. Contact: Donna Minnich Spuhler.

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NJIT Chemistry Workshop Touts Value of Process Analytical Chemistry http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-242.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-242.phpTue, 12 Jun 2007 00:00:00 -0400 Dan Watts is on a crusade. The NJIT research professor would like the pharmaceutical industry to adopt safer, greener, more efficient and more effective manufacturing processes. Last week Watts brought his crusade down to the grass roots level at a five-day workshop at which 16 faculty from universities around the nation developed ways to encourage their students to pursue careers in the pharmaceutical industry so this new way of thinking can flourish.

Tagged: department of chemistry and environmental science, chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, somenath mitra, chemistry, piero armenante, daniel watts


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Global Positioning System (GPS) at New Jersey Institute of Technology Numbers Among Nation’s Best: Expert Available To Discuss System http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-026.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-026.phpThu, 20 Mar 2003 00:00:00 -0500 If an act of terrorism were to occur again in the New York City region, the Global Positioning System (GPS) base station, located at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) would go into immediate action. The system, which was used extensively by rescuers during the World Trade center recovery effort, provides very high accuracy positioning, says Joshua Greenfeld, Ph.D., professor of civil and environmental engineering at NJIT.

Tagged: department of defense, terrorism, gps


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