NJIT Newsroom tagged with "humanities" 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 Humanities Professor Presents Papers to American Philosophical Association http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-079.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-079.phpThu, 13 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Eric Katz, professor of philosophy in the Department of Humanities, presented two papers at the recent American Philosophical Association Central Division meetings in Chicago. 

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From Animal Locomotion to Intelligent Transportation Systems: Showcasing NJIT's New Research Talent http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-074.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-074.phpFri, 07 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0500 In a showcase of NJIT's new research talent, a symposium and poster session on campus this week presented the university's growing expertise in scholarly fields ranging from health care informatics, to biochemistry, to architecture, while highlighting the potential for multidisciplinary collaborations to address pressing 21st century challenges.

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NJIT Associate Professor To Receive IEEE Professional Communication Society Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-065.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-065.phpMon, 03 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Bernadette Longo, associate professor in NJIT's Department of Humanities, has been selected as the 2014 recipient of the IEEE Professional Communication Society Emily K. Schlesinger Award for Outstanding Service to the Professional Communication Society. 

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NJIT Assistant Professor Michael Brownstein Receives Prize for Best Paper http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-045.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-045.phpFri, 14 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT Assistant Professor Michael Brownstein will receive the "best paper in the category of untenured faculty" prize for a paper that he will be presenting this month at the North Carolina Philosophical Society. 

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NJIT Professor Nominated for Digital Humanities Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-033.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-033.phpThu, 06 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 A research project by NJIT Humanities Professor Chris Funkhouser has been nominated for a 2013 Digital Humanities Award in the category of "Best Use of DH for Fun." 

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NJIT Professor Publishes Article on Social Media Practices http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-022.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-022.phpTue, 28 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Bernadette Longo, associate professor in the Department of Humanities, has published an article in a special issue of Technical Communication Quarterly, a peer-reviewed academic journal that covers technical communication in a variety of fields.

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NJIT Hosts Regional Science Olympiad on Jan. 16 http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-010.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-010.phpWed, 15 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Hundreds of students representing twenty middle schools and sixteen high schools from throughout Northern New Jersey will assemble at NJIT on Thursday, Jan. 16 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. to compete in the New Jersey Science Olympiad Regional Tournament. 

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NJIT's Jon Curley Contributes to 3D Film Featured at Newark Airport http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-007.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-007.phpWed, 08 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT Senior University Lecturer Jon Curley has collaborated with Newark-based filmmakers Marylou and Jerome Bongiorno on a film about contemporary Newark that will be exhibited at Newark Liberty International Airport. 

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NJIT Humanities Professors Publish Article in Electronic Book Review http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-005.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-005.phpWed, 08 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Christopher Funkhouser and Andrew Klobucar, professor and associate professor, respectively, in NJIT's Department of Humanities, have published a co-authored article in Electronic Book Review, a peer-reviewed journal of critical writing produced and published by the emergent digital literary network.

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NJIT Professor Works as Music Supervisor for an Award-Winning Documentary http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-399.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-399.phpFri, 06 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0500 David Rothenberg, a professor of philosophy and music at NJIT, contributed to a documentary film that has won the grand prize at the International Documentary Film Festival in Amsterdam (IDFA).

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Inventions That Improve Lives Are the Winners at the 2013 Newark Innovation Acceleration Challenge Hosted by Capital One Bank and NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-398.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-398.phpThu, 05 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Sensor equipment to help the visually impaired navigate more safely and a system for recycling computers efficiently were among the seven inventive business concepts to win seed funding from Capital One Bank and a spot in an intensive NJIT accelerator program at the fifth annual Newark Innovation Acceleration Challenge.

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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. 

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NJIT English Professor Receives Distinguished Service Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-357.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-357.phpFri, 01 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Nancy Coppola, professor of English at NJIT, recently received the Distinguished Service Award from the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (CPTSC) for significant long-term contributions to programming in technical communication and for service to the profession and the organization. 

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NJIT Humanities Professor Publishes Eighth Poetry Collection http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-330.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-330.phpMon, 14 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Burt Kimmelman, PhD, of Maplewood, a professor in the Department of Humanities at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), has published his eighth poetry collection, Gradually the World: New and Selected Poems, 1982-2013 (BlazeVOX, 2013). The poems, which represent his poetic practice as it has evolved over the last three decades, are accompanied by drawings by Basil King.

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COAD Undergrad Presents Paper on Post-Automobility http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-320.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-320.phpTue, 08 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 COAD undergrad Esther Zipori recently presented "Anticipating Post-Automobility: Design Policies for Fostering Urban Mobility Transitions" at the Global Conference on Mobility Futures at Lancaster University in the UK. 

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NJIT Humanities Professor Burt Kimmelman Publishes Eighth Collection of Poetry http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-305.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-305.phpMon, 30 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Humanities Professor Burt Kimmelman has published his eighth collection of poetry, Gradually the World: New and Selected Poems, 1982-2013  (BlazeVOX, 2013).

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NJIT Humanities Professor Launches New Project at National Library of France http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-301.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-301.phpWed, 25 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0400 A new research project by NJIT Humanities Professor Chris Funkhouser launched yesterday at the National Library of France. Combining music, documented artistic performances, lectures, and studio experiments, Funk's SoundBox 2012 draws from hundreds of digital recordings that he produced.

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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.

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NJ Governor Christie Visits NJIT to Spotlight $86m Building Renovation http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-277.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-277.phpTue, 03 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0400 New Jersey Governor Christopher J. Christie today visited the NJIT campus to spotlight the ongoing renovation of NJIT's Central King Building (formerly Newark's Central High) into a state-of-the art technology center. 

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NJIT Expands With 11 New Faculty Members Starting This Fall http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-275.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-275.phpTue, 27 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Eleven new faculty members will soon join NJIT to help realize the goals of the university's strategic plan.  The men and women bring expertise in areas including architecture design, solar physics, biology, biostatistics, biomedical engineering and more.

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NJIT Appoints Professor Jonathan Luke Interim Dean, College of Science & Liberal Arts http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-255.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-255.phpTue, 30 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT has announced the appointment of Jonathan Luke to interim dean of the College of Science and Liberal Arts, effective Aug. 1, 2013.

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High School All-American Jabrill Peppers Participates in Mock Press Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-251.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-251.phpFri, 26 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Paramus Catholic Paladin cornerback Jabrill Peppers, of East Orange, and head football coach Chris Partridge kept more than 50 students in an NJIT Upward Bound Multimedia Journalism class spellbound yesterday as Peppers, with humility and intelligence, answered students' questions for almost an hour. 

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NJIT Salutes Students with Highlander Awards http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-225.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-225.phpFri, 28 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Winners of the 2013 Highlander Student Achievement Awards were recently announced at the annual ceremony which recognizes student leaders and organizations for their talent and work to enhance the NJIT student experience. 

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NJIT's Rothenberg Featured in The New York Times http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-212.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-212.phpWed, 12 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Professor David Rothenberg was recently featured in The New York Times. 

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NJIT Awards 2,643 Degrees to Members of the Class of 2013 at Prudential Center http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-182.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-182.phpMon, 20 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 With woops, cheers and mortarboards flying, NJIT today awarded 2,643 degrees to the members of the class of 2013.  This brings the total number of degrees awarded by the university to more than 74,678.  The ceremony was held at Newark's Prudential Center.  

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Five NJIT New Jersey Students Reach May 20 Commencement Ready to Excel http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-179.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-179.phpThu, 16 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT offers innumerable opportunities and the students who avail themselves of the many campus attributes ranging from 121 degree programs to an enviable 15:1 student-faculty ratio often leave NJIT to enjoy a rich, rewarding future.  Five inspirational stories below exemplify that if you stay in school and work hard, success follows.  

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NJIT To Host Free Forum About Doing Business With the European Union http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-174.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-174.phpFri, 10 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 If you want to learn more about helping your business or company grow in Europe, don't miss a free one day business forum at NJIT on May 15, 2013, which will detail how to use technology and innovation to do business in the European Union. 

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Cisco Technology Evangelist To Speak at NJIT's May 20, 2013 Commencement http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-172.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-172.phpMon, 06 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Technology evangelist and Cisco System Senior Vice President Carlos Dominguez; and alums U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, PhD, and  Edward Cruz, principal of Hop Brook Properties, will receive honorary degrees at the May 20, 2013 NJIT commencement.  The event, set for 9 a.m., will be held at Newark's Prudential Center.  The university will confer close to 2000 doctoral, master's and bachelor's degrees on members of the Class of 2013. 

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PayScale Ranks NJIT in Top 1 Percent for ROI Among US Public Colleges, Universities http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-166.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-166.phpThu, 02 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT continues to demonstrate the value of its educational offerings in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), according to the latest 2013 PayScale college rankings for return on investment (ROI).  NJIT is 6th (top 1 percent) among 437 public universities and 27th (top 2 percent) among 1,511 public and private institutions in the U.S. 

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Biomed Innovations, Architecture, Nano Carbons Take Top Honors at NJIT Research Day http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-156.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-156.phpMon, 22 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 From exciting architectural plans for the August 2013 Chinese Solar Decathlon to a better hospital rating system, six student research projects recently captured the imagination of judges at the 2013 NJIT Dana Knox Student Research Showcase, held last week on April 17, 2013.  Seventy-two graduate and undergraduate students participated.

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NJIT Professors Featured Tonight on Television and Radio http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-152.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-152.phpThu, 18 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Watch Richard Garber, associate professor in COAD's School of Architecture, tonight on One-on-One with Steve Adubato.  The program, which will discuss the subject of sustainability, is scheduled to air at 5:30 p.m. (WHYY), 7:00 p.m. (NJTV) and 12:30 a.m. (WNET).    

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NJIT Author's New Book "Bug Music" Makes Case How Insects Gave Us Rhythm and Noise http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-150.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-150.phpThu, 18 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 In the spring of 2013 the cicadas in the Northeastern United States will yet again emerge from their 17-year cycle—the longest gestation period of any animal.  Those who experience this great sonic invasion compare their sense of wonder to the arrival of a comet or a solar eclipse.  NJIT Professor David Rothenberg's newly-released and latest opus, Bug Music:  How Insects Gave Us Rhythm and Noise (St. Martin's Press), looks at this unending rhythmic cycle. 

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TEDxNJIT Event on April 4 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-124.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-124.phpMon, 01 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 A TEDxNJIT event will take place again on April 4, 2013 in the Jim Wise Theatre on the New Jersey Institute of Technology campus and also via an accompanying live simulcast broadcast available to viewers worldwide.  The independently organized event, licensed by TED, will focus on connections and will feature leaders in the various fields discussing mechanisms for developing connections to expand the human experience and the role of technology in creating and enhancing connectivity.  It will bring together faculty and students to share their passion for innovation and new ideas. 

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NJIT Board of Trustees Approves Submission of Nearly $200 Million in Campus Construction and Infrastructure Projects in Response to State's RFPs http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-107.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-107.phpWed, 13 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The Board of Trustees of New Jersey Institute of Technology has approved $200 million in construction and infrastructure projects on the university's Newark campus, designed to enhance and expand NJIT's role as the state's science and technology university and a leader in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and research. The university will apply to the Secretary of Higher Education for $152 million from the Building Our Future Bond Act, state revolving funds and other sources to support the projects.

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NJIT To Host Spring Career Fair on March 6 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-084.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-084.phpFri, 01 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT's annual spring Career Fair, sponsored by NJIT's Career Development Services (CDS), will be held March 6, 2013 from 12:30 -5 p.m. throughout the campus.  It is expected to be the largest ever, with more than 175 companies and government agencies coming to interview upwards of 2,000 students and alumni. 

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NJIT Humanities Professor To Lecture in Portugal http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-044.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-044.phpFri, 08 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Digital poetry expert Christopher Funkhouser, associate professor in the department of humanities, will be consulting on a project called PO.EX'70-80, which focuses on experimental poetry, on Feb. 14 at Universidade Fernando Pessoa in Porto, Portugal. 

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NJIT President Joel Bloom Named To NJ Biz Power 100 List http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-022.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-022.phpTue, 29 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT President Joel S. Bloom was named to the NJ Biz prestigious power list of the 100 most powerful people in New Jersey business.  Dr. Bloom was ranked 55. 

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The Battle of the Brains Again Comes to NJIT: Science Olympiad Set for 1/17 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-005.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-005.phpFri, 11 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Once again the brainiest of the brainy will descend Jan. 17, 2013 upon NJIT when 600 middle and senior high school students compete vigorously in the Northern New Jersey Science Olympiad Regional play-offs. 

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Humanities Professor Gives Presentations in Saudi Arabia http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-003.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-003.phpMon, 07 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Humanities associate professor Carol Johnson recently gave two presentations in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. 

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NJIT NEXT Raises $100 Million http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-422.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-422.phpWed, 19 Dec 2012 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT NEXT, NJIT's comprehensive campaign, has secured more than $100 million towards its $150 million goal, announced national campaign co-chairs Chief Operating Officer of Clarion Partners C. Stephen Cordes; Hatch Mott MacDonald President and CEO Nicholas M. DeNichilo; Chairman/CEO Anchor Industries International and Chairman Emeritus/Founder Tampa Bay Rays Vincent Naimoli.  All three chairs are NJIT alumni.

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DesignIntelligence Names NJIT's Schuman One of 30 "Top Professors" for 2013 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-416.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-416.phpThu, 13 Dec 2012 00:00:00 -0500 The influential architecture and design publication DesignIntelligence has named College of Architecture and Design Associate Professor Anthony Schuman, a registered architect, one of 30 most-admired educators for 2013. 

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NJIT's Jonathan Curley To Participate in Local Poetry Reading on Dec. 6 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-406.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-406.phpMon, 03 Dec 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Jonathan Curley, a senior university lecturer in NJIT's Department of Humanities, will give a poetry reading at the Intrinsic Cafe on December 6 at 7 p.m. The Intrinsic Cafe is located on 5 Sussex Avenue in Newark, across from the NJIT campus. 

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TEDxNJIT Event on Nov. 1 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-347.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-347.phpTue, 16 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 A TEDxNJIT event will take place again on Nov. 1, 2012 in the Jim Wise Theatre on the New Jersey Institute of Technology campus and also via an accompanying live simulcast broadcast available to viewers worldwide.  The independently organized event, licensed by TED, will focus on connections and will feature leaders in the various fields discussing mechanisms for developing connections to expand the human experience and the role of technology in creating and enhancing connectivity. 

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NJIT Featured In The Princeton Review's "Best 296 Business Schools: 2013 Edition" http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-339.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-339.phpThu, 11 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT  has been named by the Princeton Review an outstanding business school in the 2013 edition of The Best 296 Business Schools (Random House / Princeton Review).

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Tonight NJIT Researcher Who Invented A Method for Fabricating Arrays of the World's Smallest Probe for Investigating Electrical Properties of Living Cells to Receive NJIT Overseers Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-329.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-329.phpThu, 04 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Tonight NJIT Research Professor Reginald C. Farrow, PhD, who with his research team have discovered how to make nanoscale arrays of the world's smallest probe for investigating the electrical properties of individual living cells will receive the NJIT Board of Overseers Excellence in Research Prize and Medal. 

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Researcher Who Invented A Method for Fabricating Arrays of the World's Smallest Probe for Investigating Electrical Properties of Living Cells to Receive NJIT Overseers Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-327.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-327.phpMon, 01 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Research Professor Reginald C. Farrow, PhD, who with his research team have discovered how to make nanoscale arrays of the world's smallest probe for investigating the electrical properties of individual living, cells will receive on Oct. 4, 2012 the NJIT Board of Overseers Excellence in Research Prize and Medal. 

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Technology and Society Forum Presentation on Oct. 3 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-323.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-323.phpThu, 27 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The History of 3D Film: Starring Newark and New York will be the first 2012 featured lecture this fall of the NJIT Technology and Society Forum presentations. The Emmy-nominated, award-winning Newark filmmakers Marylou and Jerome Bongiorno will screen and discuss their short 3D films on Newark and the Brooklyn waterfront on Oct. 3 from 3-4:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom. 

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Dr. Joel S. Bloom Installed Sept. 14, 2012 as 8th President of NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-308.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-308.phpFri, 14 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Beneath a blue sky and past an arch of colorful international flags representing the nationalities of some 106 NJIT students who held them, marched this morning's processional into the Naimoli Family Athletic and Recreational Facility for the installation of Dr. Joel S. Bloom. 

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U.S. News Once Again Names NJIT Among Nation's Best National Universities http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-305.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-305.phpWed, 12 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0400 U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges 2013 Edition has once again named NJIT to the top tier of national universities for its range of undergraduate majors and master's and doctoral degrees. 

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MEDIA ADVISORY: NJIT Convocation Tomorrow Promises Bright New Start: New President Speaks http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-304.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-304.phpTue, 11 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0400 WHAT: NJIT marks the start of the new school tomorrow at University Convocation, an annual celebration and awards ceremony. 

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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.

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The History of 3D Film: Starring Newark and New York http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-295.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-295.phpThu, 06 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The History of 3D Film: Starring Newark and New York will be the first 2012 featured lecture this fall of the NJIT Technology and Society Forum presentations. 

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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. 

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Bernadette Longo, PhD, Expert in Technical Communications, Appointed http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-266.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-266.phpThu, 16 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Bernadette Longo, PhD, who has spent her academic career questioning the relationships people have with their technologies, has been appointed to the faculty of NJIT's College of Science and Liberal Arts in the Department of Humanities as an associate professor. 

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New NJIT Faculty Will Energize Interdisciplinary Vision http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-258.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-258.phpTue, 14 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The talents of more than 20 new faculty members will soon add momentum to NJIT's strategic plan for impacting the quality of life in the 21st century. The interdisciplinary initiative focuses on convergent life science and engineering, “digital everyware”-- ubiquitous computing-- and sustainable systems.

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NJIT Professor Joins Literary Advisory Board http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-247.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-247.phpMon, 30 Jul 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Chris Funkhouser, an associate professor in the department of humanities and director of the undergraduate program in professional and technical communication at NJIT, was invited to join the Literary Advisory Board of the Electronic Literature Organization (ELO). 

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NJIT Author To Discuss Newest Book at Morris Museum on May 9 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-178.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-178.phpTue, 01 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Professor David Rothenberg, author of Survival of the Beautiful (Bloomsbury Press, 2011) will present his revolutionary examination of the interplay between beauty, art and culture in evolution in a lecture May 9, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. at the Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Road, Morristown. 

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New Publications on Disability Rights by NJIT's Doris Zames Fleischer, PhD http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-157.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-157.phpFri, 13 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Written by Doris Zames Fleischer, PhD, of the NJIT Humanities Department, a 2011 updated edition of The Disability Rights Movement: From Charity to Confrontation (Philadelphia: Temple University Press), originally published in 2001, as well as chapters on disability rights in two different volumes, have recently been published.

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NJIT Humanities Professors Featured in New Video Project http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-137.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-137.phpMon, 02 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Christopher Funkhouser and Andrew Klobucar, associate professor and assistant professor, respectively, in NJIT's Department of Humanities, are featured in CAPTA: Conversations with Poets About Technology http://glia.ca/2012/capta/, a new video project produced by the Canadian artist/professor Dr. Jhave Johnston. 

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NJIT's David Rothenberg To Be Part of Morris Museum's Lecture Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-125.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-125.phpTue, 27 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 David Rothenberg, professor of Philosophy and Music, will present “The Survival of the Beautiful” as the final lecture in the spring series at the Morris Museum on Wednesday, May 9 at 7:30 p.m.

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Survival of the Beautiful: Scientists and Artists Face Off on Aesthetics of Evolution http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-056.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-056.phpFri, 10 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Why did the peacock's tail vex Charles Darwin?

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NJIT Humanities Professor and Digital Poetry Expert To Participate in Digital Media Studio http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-041.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-041.phpThu, 02 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT Humanities Professor and digital poetry expert Christopher Funkhouser will participate in Interrupt 2012, a three-day international studio celebrating writing and performance in digital media, on Feb. 10-12 at Brown University.

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Love Design NJIT's Free Architecture Lectures Featuring Top Pros Are the Ticket http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-029.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-029.phpWed, 25 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Check your calendars so as not to miss one of NJIT's famous free architecture lectures scheduled from February through April. 

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NJIT Professor Publishes Seventh Poetry Collection http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-023.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-023.phpFri, 20 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Burt Kimmelman, PhD, professor in the Department of Humanities at NJIT, has published his seventh poetry collection.

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NJIT Humanities Professor Publishes New Book on Digital Poetry http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-021.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-021.phpThu, 19 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT Humanities Professor Christopher Funkhouser has published New Directions in Digital Poetry (Continuum Books, 2012), an informed look at digital poetry in its contemporary state. 

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NJIT's Top Newsmakers for 2011 Lauded http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-015.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-015.phpTue, 17 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0500 At the start of every year, the Office of Strategic Communications looks back at NJIT's top ten press releases from the previous year which generated the most major media coverage from not only national sources but from around the world. 

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NJIT Humanities Professor Publishes New Multimedia Piece in Online Digital Art/Writing Journal http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-479.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-479.phpThu, 15 Dec 2011 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT Humanities Professor Christopher Funkhouser has published a new multimedia piece in The New River, one of the oldest online digital art/writing journals.

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NJIT Humanities Professor Publishes Seventh Collection of Poetry http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-453.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-453.phpWed, 23 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT Humanities Professor and poet Burt Kimmelman, of Maplewood, has published his seventh collection of poetry, The Way We Live (Dos Madres Press, 2011).

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NJIT Humanities Professor To Read His Poetry in Hoboken http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-417.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-417.phpTue, 01 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Humanities Professor Burt Kimmelman, of Maplewood, who has published six poetry collections, will read from his collected works on Nov. 6 at 3 p.m. at the Monroe Center for the Arts in Hoboken. 

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New Book From NJIT Professor Focuses on Art, Science and Evolution http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-401.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-401.phpFri, 21 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Professor David Rothenberg's newest book Survival of the Beautiful: Art, Science, and Evolution (Bloomsbury Press) will be released at the end of this month. 

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New Book by NJIT Humanities Professor Reviewed by Online Publication http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-366.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-366.phpWed, 05 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Electro Þerdix, a book published earlier this year by NJIT Humanities Professor Christopher Funkhouser, was reviewed by Jacket 2, an online publication associated with PennSound and the Kelly Writers House at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Humanities Lecturer Publishes Comprehensive Analysis of Northern Irish Poetry http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-341.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-341.phpWed, 21 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Jon Curley, university lecturer in the Humanities Department at NJIT, has just published Poets and Partitions: Confronting Communal Identities in Northern Ireland, a comprehensive analysis of Northern Irish poetry focusing on the colonial, political, and cultural underpinnings that have shaped artistic expression in a variety of ways. 

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International Society Honors NJIT Professor http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-324.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-324.phpMon, 12 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400 The Society for Technical Communication honored Nancy Coppola, a professor of English at NJIT and founding director of the Master of Science in Professional and Technical Communication program, in a ceremony at its annual conference in Sacramento, CA on May 17.

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NJIT's Department of Humanities Announces Return of Literary Arts Journal http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-268.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-268.phpMon, 08 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT's Department of Humanities announces the return of its literary arts journal, Newark Review, in an expanded capacity.

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Technical Writing Class Exhibits Work at New York Gallery http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-246.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-246.phpTue, 05 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Mark Arnowitz of the Humanities Department and his Technical Writing class presented "Utopians at Play," a collection of games and models that were on display during the month of June at the Utopian Direction Gallery in Warwick, NY.

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Humanities Department Announces Winners of Enid Dame Poetry Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-192.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-192.phpMon, 16 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400 The Humanities Department is pleased to announce the 2011 winners of the Enid Dame Poetry Competition. All winners will be honored in the fall semester and their work will be published in The Vector newspaper and the new online poetry magazine, Newark Review.

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NJIT's Nancy Steffen-Fluhr Honored by Soroptimist International http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-189.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-189.phpWed, 11 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Nancy Steffen-Fluhr, PhD, an associate professor in the department of humanities and director of the Murray Center for Women in Technology, was honored recently by Soroptimist International of the Greater Westfield Area for helping women to succeed in academe.  

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My Most Memorable College Experience: The NJIT Laptop Orchestra http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-172.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-172.phpFri, 29 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Room 311 of Cullimore Hall may not fit the image of a techno band's garage studio, but to the dozen members of the NJIT Laptop Orchestra, who just released their first CD, it's perfecto. 

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NJIT's Nancy Steffen-Fluhr To Be Honored by Soroptimist International Next Week http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-124.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-124.phpTue, 05 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Nancy Steffen-Fluhr, PhD, an associate professor in the department of humanities and director of the Murray Center for Women in Technology, will be honored by Soroptimist International of the Greater Westfield Area on April 14 for the work she has done to help women succeed in academe.

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How Do Your Habits Work For You NJIT Assistant Professor Michael Brownstein Will Explain at ADHC Colloquium http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-067.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-067.phpWed, 02 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Michael Brownstein, PhD, assistant professor in NJIT's Department of Humanities, will discuss "How Your Habits Work for You: An Ethics of Automatic Behavior" at the Albert Dorman Honors College Colloquium Series on March 7, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom A.

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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.

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NJIT's Jon Curley Will Be Featured Poet at Jersey City Event http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-502.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-502.phpWed, 01 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Jon Curley, PhD, university lecturer in NJIT's Department of Humanities, will be the featured poet on Dec. 2 at 8 p.m at Art House Productions in Jersey City. He will read from his book of poems New Shadows (Dos Madres Press, Inc., 2009). 

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Researcher’s Book Spotlights Morristown’s Seeing Eye Dog Guide-School http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-394.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-394.phpMon, 01 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Miriam Ascarelli, a lecturer in the NJIT Department of Humanities, has published Independent Vision: Dorothy Harrison Eustis and the Story of the Seeing Eye (Purdue Univ. Press), a short biography of Dorothy Harrison Eustis, founder of The Seeing Eye, Inc., the oldest existing dog guide-school in the world, located in Morristown.

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NJIT's David Rothenberg To Debut Multimedia Piece in New York City http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-383.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-383.phpThu, 28 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Humanities Professor and clarinetist David Rothenberg will perform with Charles Lindsay in The Electrosense of Paddlefish, a multimedia piece on water in the American West on Nov. 1 at 8 p.m. at the Frederick Loewe Theater, 35 West 4th St. (between Washington Square Park E. and Greene St.). Rothenberg was awarded the third annual NJIT Board of Overseers Excellence in Research Prize and Medal on October 6.

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NJIT Humanities Professor To Read Poetry at Kelley Writers House in Philadelphia http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-368.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-368.phpTue, 19 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Burt Kimmelman, PhD, a professor in NJIT's Department of Humanities, will read his poetry at the Kelley Writers House at the University of Pennsylvania on Oct. 27 at 6 p.m. in the Arts Cafe.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of humanities, burt kimmelman, kelley writers house


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Beyond an Environmental History of the Space Race: Free Lecture at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-346.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-346.phpTue, 12 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Historians usually depict the space race of the 1960s and 1970s as a pitched technological battle between Cold War political rivals. Yet while U.S. and Soviet spacecraft forced the world to look upward towards the Moon, they also, quite ironically, encouraged citizens across the globe to gaze back down at “spaceship Earth” with a newfound environmental awareness. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of humanities, technology and society forum, federated department of history, neil maher


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NJIT Board of Overseers Awards Third Annual Research Prize and Medal To Interspecies Music Expert http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-337.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-337.phpThu, 07 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0400 The exotic world of interspecies music was revealed yesterday when the third annual NJIT Excellence in Research Prize and Medal was bestowed upon David Rothenberg, PhD, a member of NJIT's faculty, best-selling author and acclaimed jazz clarinetist, by the NJIT Board of Overseers. "As an NJIT Overseer, I am especially appreciative of David's accomplishments in reaching out and building relationships with readers and listeners beyond what is generally considered the traditional boundary of academia," said NJIT Board of Overseers Chairman Emil Herkert.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of humanities, board of overseers, david rothenberg, excellence in research prize and medal, whale music, emil herkert, interspecies music


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NJIT Humanities Professors To Read Poetry at Rutherford's Williams Center http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-329.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-329.phpMon, 04 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Jon Curley, of Jersey City, and Burt Kimmelman (at left), of Maplewood, associate professor and professor, respectively, in NJIT's Department of Humanities, will participate in a poetry reading presented by the William Carlos Williams Poetry Cooperative on Oct. 6 at 7 p.m. at the Williams Center for the Arts in Rutherford.   

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of humanities, burt kimmelman, jon curley


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Scholarly Look at Lukens Steel 1810-1925 Garners Award for NJIT Author http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-324.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-324.phpFri, 24 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Carol S. Johnson, PhD, an associate professor in NJIT's Department of Humanities, has won the 2010 National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Award in Technical and Scientific Communication in the category of Best Book in Technical or Scientific Communication for The Language of Work: Technical Communication at Lukens Steel, 1810-1925 (Baywood Publishing Company, Inc., 2009). The award will be announced at the 2011 Association of Teachers of Technical Writing (ATTW) meeting in Atlanta in March.  She is a resident of Oak Ridge.

Tagged: department of humanities, honors, award, carol johnson, technical communication, ncte


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The Art of Choosing: How Does Anyone Make Vital and Mundane Choices http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-323.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-323.phpThu, 23 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400 A customer at an Apple store asks for the latest iPhone in black, but then suddenly changes his preference to white when he sees everyone else buying black . . .  Although the child knows she shouldn't press the big red button, she finds her hand inching toward it. . . . In some cultures, young men and women who decide to marry know that they will see each other in person for the first time on their wedding day.  How did these people make their choices? How do any of us make vital and mundane choices?

Tagged: department of humanities, technology and society forum, jay kappraff, sheena iyengar, presidential early career award


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NJIT Humanities Professor Wins NCTE Award for Best Technical Communication Book http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-320.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-320.phpTue, 21 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Carol S. Johnson, PhD, of Oak Ridge, an associate professor in NJIT's Department of Humanities, has won the 2010 National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Award in Technical and Scientific Communication in the category of Best Book in Technical or Scientific Communication for The Language of Work: Technical Communication at Lukens Steel, 1810-1925 (Baywood Publishing Company, Inc., 2009). The award will be announced at the 2011 Association of Teachers of Technical Writing (ATTW) meeting in Atlanta in March.

Tagged: department of humanities, carol johnson, technical communication, ncte


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Exotic World of Interspecies Music Spotlighted as NJIT Professor Is Honored: Whale and Bird Song Experts Join Jazz Musicians for Unique Event http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-316.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-316.phpMon, 20 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400 The exotic world of interspecies music will be revealed on Oct. 6, 2010 when the New Jersey Institute of Technology Excellence in Research Prize and Medal is bestowed upon David Rothenberg, a member of NJIT's faculty, best-selling author and acclaimed jazz clarinetist, by the NJIT Board of Overseers. “Harmonic Connections in Nature, Science and Music,” held at 5 p.m. at the Jim Wise Theater in Kupfrian Hall, will include a presentation by Rothenberg, PhD, professor of philosophy and music, on how and why music enables him to communicate with birds and whales—the subject of his two best-selling books. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of humanities, donald sebastian, board of overseers, david rothenberg, excellence in research prize and medal, interspecies music, marilyn crispell


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NJIT's David Rothenberg Performs Whale Music on Scandinavian Tour http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-268.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-268.phpMon, 02 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Professor of Humanities and interspecies music expert David B. Rothenberg, PhD, is on tour this week performing whale-related music throughout Finland, Sweden and Arctic Norway with Whale Kit, a group of electronic musicians from Russia. Rothenberg will receive the third annual NJIT Board of Overseers Excellence in Research Prize and Medal on October 6, 2010. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of humanities, david rothenberg, excellence in research prize and medal, whale music, njit board of overseers, interspecies music


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Interview with NJIT Humanities Chair Burt Kimmelman Published in Online Poetry Magazine http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-242.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-242.phpWed, 07 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Humanities Professor and poet Burt Kimmelman, PhD, of Maplewood, discussed his recent collection As If Free and more with the critic, scholar and poet Thomas Fink in an interview that has been published in Jacket Magazine. Published in Australia, Jacket is probably the best known/widest readership publication of avant-garde English-language poetry and poetics, and recently affiliated itself with the Kelly Writers House at the University of Pennsylvania where Kimmelman will give a reading this October. 

Tagged: department of humanities, burt kimmelman, kelley writers house


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NJIT Professor Receives Top Honor From Technical Communication Society http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-224.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-224.phpWed, 16 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Nancy Coppola, of Mountain Lakes, a professor in the department of humanities at NJIT and the director of the Master of Science program in Professional and Technical Communication, received the Jay R. Gould Award for Excellence in Teaching Technical Communication from the Society for Technical Communication.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of humanities, awards, honors, fadi deek, nancy coppola


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NJIT Professor Performing in Free Public Event at NYC’s Jazz at Lincoln Center http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-214.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-214.phpThu, 10 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Professor David Rothenberg, a best-selling author and acclaimed clarinetist, will perform with pianist Marilyn Crispell for Jazz at Lincoln Center's next Listening Party on Tuesday, June 22nd at 7 p.m. Featured will be their album, One Dark Night I Left My Silent House, released this month by ECM Records.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of humanities, david rothenberg, event, marilyn crispell


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NJIT Humanities Professors Participate in International Electronic Literature Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-208.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-208.phpMon, 07 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Christopher Funkhouser and Andrew Klobucar, professor and assistant professor, respectively, in the Department of Humanities, participated in The 4th International Conference & Festival of the Electronic Literature Organization on June 4 at Brown University. Klobucar gave a paper titled "The Broken Mirror" and Funkhouser gave a paper called "From Capacity to Truncation" and a multimedia performance titled "Multi-MIDI-a Poetry." 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of humanities, christopher funkhouser, andrew klobucar


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NJIT To Offer Graduate Certificate in Sustainability Policy and Environmental Management http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-198.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-198.phpMon, 24 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will launch this fall a new 12-credit graduate certificate in sustainability policy and environmental management. The program will require students to complete four courses. Maurie Cohen, PhD, associate professor in the department of chemistry and environmental science, will be the program coordinator.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of humanities, continuing professional education, maurie cohen, sustainability, environmental policy studies


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NJIT Board of Overseers To Present 3rd Excellence in Research Prize and Medal to Best-Selling Author and Acclaimed Clarinetist http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-194.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-194.phpThu, 20 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT Board of Overseers will present the third New Jersey Institute of Technology Excellence in Research Prize and Medal on October 6, 2010, to best-selling author and acclaimed clarinetist David B. Rothenberg, PhD. Through music and writing, Rothenberg, a professor of humanities at NJIT, explores the world of interspecies music.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of humanities, awards, board of overseers, david rothenberg, excellence in research award, whale song, interspecies music, medal


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NJIT Humanities Professor Presents Paper at Colorado School of Mines http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-188.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-188.phpWed, 19 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Eric Katz, PhD, of Bay Shore, NY, a professor in the department of humanities at NJIT, presented a paper entitled "The Nazi Engineers: Reflections on Technological Ethics in Hell" at the 2010 Forum on Philosophy, Engineering and Technology on May 10, 2010 at the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of humanities, eric katz


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