NJIT Newsroom tagged with "law" 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 Life at 2,717 Feet: Engineering the World's Tallest Building http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-376.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-376.phpThu, 14 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Speaking to an audience of civil engineers, architects, concrete specialists, and other height enthusiasts at a recent lecture on campus, Lawrence Novak, the lead structural engineer for the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, related the complex strategy that allowed him to shatter records in constructing the world's tallest freestanding structure.

Tagged: cim, concrete industry management, mohamed mahgoub, structural engineering


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NJIT Student Places 3rd at National Society of Black Engineers Convention http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-137.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-137.phpTue, 09 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Afolawemi Afolabi, fourth year PhD student at NJIT, won 3rd place at the Technical Research Exhibition (Oral Presentation Category) held during the 39th Annual Convention of the National Society of Black Engineers in Indianapolis in March. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, national society of black engineers, ecevit bilgili


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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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NJIT Student Wins Seat in PLUS Program http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-193.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-193.phpTue, 15 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Law, Technology and Culture (LTC) Major Vanessa Espinal has won a seat in the Rutgers Camden School of Law Pre-Law Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) Program. 

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NJIT Professor To Speak at Branch Brook Park http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-148.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-148.phpTue, 10 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Professor Neil Maher will discusses the emergence of the urban park movement in the U.S. and the importance of Frederick Law Olmsted and Essex County's Branch Brook Park in a free talk set for April 12, from 4-5:30 p.m. at the Cherry Blossom Visitors Center in Branch Brook Park. 

Tagged: neil maher, branch brook park, frederick law olmsted


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NJIT Adjunct Professor Receives Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-078.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-078.phpMon, 27 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Software engineer Lawrence "Larry" Bernstein an adjunct professor at NJIT has received the 2011 Industrial Innovation Award from the IEEE Communications Society. 

Tagged: college of computing sciences, ccs, ieee


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NJIT Board of Trustees Appoints Joel Bloom President http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-010.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-010.phpTue, 10 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0500 The Board of Trustees of New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) yesterday voted unanimously to appoint Dr. Joel Bloom as President of the University, effective immediately. 

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, robert altenkirch, joel bloom, center for pre-college programs, technology, board of trustees, engineering, management, design, undergraduate research, greek village, njedge, columbia university, newark public schools, njit next campaign, kathy wielkopolski, science park high school, governor thomas kean, central high school


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NJIT Celebration 2011 Coming Up Nov. 11, 2011 http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-405.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-405.phpTue, 25 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will hold its annual black-tie benefit dinner, Celebration 2011, on Nov. 11, 2011 at The Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange. 

Tagged: alumni, celebration, jacquelynn rhodes, ying wu, aecom, nce board of visitors


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NJIT Astronomy Club To Host Public Talk on Hubble Space Telescope Research http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-348.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-348.phpTue, 12 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT Astronomy Club will host a public talk on research with the Hubble Space Telescope on Oct. 18 at 8 p.m. in Kupfrian 117. The talk is by Slawomir Piatek, senior university lecturer in NJIT's Department of Physics, whose research group has been measuring motions for nearby dwarf satellite galaxies using data taken with the Hubble Space Telescope. Telescopes will be set up after the talk, weather permitting, to view Jupiter and the Moon. Contact: Dale E. Gary at 973-596-5376. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of physics, dale gary, hubble space telescope, astronomy club


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NJIT Swimmers Earn Conference All-Academic Honors http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-218.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-218.phpTue, 09 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT swimmers Pablo Botero, Andrew Helbers, Michael Lawson, James Paccioretti and Karen Cilento were named to the Metropolitan Swimming and Diving Conference All-Academic team for the 2008-2009 season.

Tagged: highlanders, athletics, division 1, swimming, michael lawson


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NJIT Professor To Discuss Digital Data Forensics at Computer Science Department Seminar http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-132.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-132.phpTue, 07 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Yun-Qing Shi, PhD, professor of electrical and computer engineering at NJIT, will discuss "First Digit Law and Its Application to Digital Forensics" at a Computer Science Department Seminar on April 13, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center 4415.

Tagged: college of computing sciences, department of electrical and computer engineering, department of computer science, yun-qing shi, digital data forensics


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Urban Land Institute Honors NJIT Prof Jerry English as Educator of Year http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-014.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-014.phpWed, 21 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500 The Urban Land Institute of Northern New Jersey has honored NJIT adjunct professor and attorney Jerry Fitzgerald English as “Land Use Educator of the Year” for her 23 years of leadership and service to the environmental sector especially within the region.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, school of management, port authority of new york and new jersey


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NJIT Professor's Book Examines Great Depression and Modern Environmentalism http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-437.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-437.phpMon, 08 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0500 The Great Depression collided with a wave of natural disasters, including the Dust Bowl and devastating floods of the Ohio and Mississippi rivers. Recovering from these calamities—and preventing their reoccurrence—was a major goal of the New Deal. In Nature's New Deal: The Civilian Conservation Corps and the Roots of the American Environmental Movement (Oxford University Press, 2007), NJIT author and professor Neil M. Maher recounts the history of one of Franklin D. Roosevelt's boldest and most successful experiments, the Civilian Conservation Corps.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of humanities, federated department of history, neil maher, frederick law olmsted


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NJIT’s Miniversity Program Helps First-Year Students Make Connections, Ease Transition from High School to College http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-251.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-251.phpWed, 25 Jun 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Incoming first-year students took part in a two-day interactive overnight orientation this week as part of NJIT's Connections Miniversity Program. Students are given the opportunity to meet with advisors and receive guidance on academic planning. Beyond the academic orientation, students participate in activities that help orient them to community life and the diverse resources in and around Newark. Lead Coordinators for the 2008 Miniversity are Michael Lawson, of Parsippany, a junior majoring in architecture and Nicole Mavropoulos, of Livingston, a sophomore majoring in mechanical engineering.

Tagged: students, new jersey school of architecture, department of mechanical engineering, orientation, michael lawson, miniversity


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NJIT Kicks Off Spring 2007 Fluid Dynamics Seminar Series on Jan. 22 http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-021.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-021.phpThu, 18 Jan 2007 00:00:00 -0500 "Ultrasound Contrast Agents: A Problem in Fluid Mechanics" is the topic of a lecture by Kausik Sarkar, PhD, an assistant professor in the department of mechanical engineering at the University of Delaware, on Jan. 22 at 4:15 p.m. in Cullimore Hall Rm. 611.

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NJIT To Host Intellectual Property Law Workshop http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-431.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-431.phpTue, 31 Oct 2006 00:00:00 -0500 Learn more about intellectual property law, specifically patents, trademarks and copyrights from two United States Patent and Trademark Examiners at a lecture sponsored by the Office of Research and Development at NJIT on Nov. 2 at 6 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Rm. 1400. The event is open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

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Editors of Online Writing and Building Journal To Speak at NJSOA Seminar http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-419.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-419.phpThu, 19 Oct 2006 00:00:00 -0400 Amanda Reeser Lawrence and Ashley Shafer, editors of Praxis: Journal of Writing and Building, will discuss "The Practice of Praxis" on Oct. 23 at 5:45 p.m. in the Weston Lecture Hall at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture. The lecture is free and open to the public. For further information or reservations please call 973-596-3080.

Tagged: seminar, new jersey school of architecture


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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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Highlanders Top Delaware State, 3-1, for Record Seventh Win http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-383.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-383.phpMon, 17 Oct 2005 00:00:00 -0400 Erin Salgado, playing her last career home game, was one of three different players to score for the Highlanders, lifting NJIT to its school-record seventh women's soccer win of the season, 3-1, over NCAA Division I opponent Delaware State on Saturday. NJIT previously won six games in 2001

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Men's Tennis Team Earns 8-1 Victory Over Caldwell http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-152.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-152.phpMon, 11 Apr 2005 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT men's tennis team earned an 8-1 victory over host Caldwell College on Saturday afternoon. Steve Arlt, Ramy Lawandy, Mike Lawandy and Andrew Ma (at left) were double-winners for the Highlanders (3-8).

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Students From Newark’s Five Colleges To Attend The College Town Career Fair: First One In the City’s History http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-007.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-007.phpTue, 27 Jan 2004 00:00:00 -0500 For the first time in the city's history, all five of Newark's colleges will host a collaborative career fair that will allow employers to meet a diversely talented pool of students from the five schools: The New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Essex County College, Rutgers University-Newark, Rutgers University-School of Law-, Seton Hall Law School and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ).

Tagged: newark, career fair, rutgers, umdnj, university of medicine and dentistry


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