NJIT Newsroom tagged with "may" 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 Recent Digital Design Graduates Present at SIGGRAPH 2013 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-253.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-253.phpTue, 30 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0400 AJ Polanco Jr., Woodbridge, and Danielle Esmaya, Union, recently presented “Social Reform Through Mobile Gaming (Seed.Genesis)” in the mobile apps session of SIGGRAPH 2013, the world's premier annual conference on computer graphics and interactive media, held this year in Anaheim, California.

Tagged: college of architecture and design, college of computing sciences, coad, ccs, school of art and design, digital design, information technology, siggraph


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NJIT Picks Winner: Up for Emmy is WTC Movie Sponsored by NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-313.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-313.phpThu, 20 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0400 This Sunday while you're watching this year's Emmy® Awards, here's some news.  “Engineering Ground Zero,” a production of the prominent Boston-based NOVA, was named among six titles for best documentary. 

Tagged: joel bloom, world trade center, port authority, anthony cicatiello, pbs


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Installation of NJIT President Joel S. Bloom Set for Sept. 14, 2012 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-306.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-306.phpWed, 12 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Idealism, celebration and commentary from leading state dignitaries will mark the installation of NJIT's eight president, Dr. Joel S. Bloom on Sept. 14, 2012, at 11:30 a.m. in the Naimoli Family Athletic and Recreational Facilty on the campus green.

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, joel bloom, center for pre-college programs, president, inauguration, us news and world report, rochelle hendricks, mayor cory booker, c. stephen cordes, governor thomas kean


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NJIT Student Wins Best Student Presentation Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-146.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-146.phpMon, 09 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 During the 2012 TMS Annual Meeting in Orlando (http://www.tms.org/meetings/annual-12/AM12home.aspx), Vijay Kasisomayajula, PhD student in Physics, won the Emerging Materials Research (EMR) best student presentation award in the 2012 symposium on “Recent developments in biological, electronic, functional and structural thin films and coatings.” 

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Cranes, Bulldozers, Hard Hats Dot NJIT Campus as Building Begins for Village http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-100.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-100.phpFri, 09 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT, New Jersey's science and technology university, is growing not only in faculty and enrollment, but physical size in order to meet the demand for workforce and economic development in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) professions.

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, joel bloom, stem, board of trustees, warren street village, board of visitors, mayor cory booker, economic development, campus gateway development project, bot, kathy wielkopolski, alliance for action


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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. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, college of architecture and design, alumni, humanities, admissions, matt burgermaster, richard garber, campus life, continuing education, thom mayne, rhett russo, daniel libeskind


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Twenty-Nine Student-Athletes Named to Great West Conference All-Academic Team http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-243.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-243.phpWed, 29 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Twenty-nine student-athletes in six sports were named to the Winter/Spring 2010-11 Great West Conference all-Academic team.

Tagged: highlanders, athletics, division 1, baseball, great west conference, student-athletes, daisy gallegos, jessica gerald, jonathan daudelin, kelsey johnson, megan higgins, joe ju, teddy bickert, ewelina marut, track and field


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NJIT To Honor Generations of Newark College of Engineering Families http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-096.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-096.phpThu, 19 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT's Newark College of Engineering (NCE) will hold its 11th annual Salute to Engineering Excellence on Thursday, March 26, 2009, from 6-9 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium at NJIT. The event will celebrate the 90th anniversary of NCE, the predecessor institution of NJIT.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, salute to engineering excellence, nce board of visitors


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Entrepreneurs Wanted for NJIT Workshops About How To Launch a Business http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-006.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-006.phpWed, 14 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Have a great idea or invention but don't know where to turn? Then consider yourself a candidate for an upcoming day of four workshops for first-time entrepreneurs sponsored by the NJIT Enterprise Development Center and the Alumni Association of NJIT.

Tagged: seminar, enterprise development center, edc, judith sheft, workshop, research and development, entrepreneur, business, jerry creighton, office of alumni relations, leon baptiste, marge perry


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Architect Thom Mayne Addresses Graduates at NJIT's Commencement Ceremony at the Rock http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-216.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-216.phpMon, 19 May 2008 00:00:00 -0400 "You'll find that as you transition from the nurturing, intuitive world of academe into the outside world, it may not be easy to maintain your integrity,” Thom Mayne told more than 2,100 graduating students and their families at the 2008 commencement ceremony on May 17 at the Prudential Center in Newark. The 2005 Pritzker Architecture Prize laureate, who is the founder and design principal of Morphosis, an interdisciplinary and collective architectural practice in Los Angeles, received an honorary doctor of humane letters. “Aim to keep your creativity alive and remember, no one else will ever be you,” Mayne said. NJIT also awarded honorary doctorates to Norman Li, PhD, president of NL Chemical Technology Inc. in Illinois, and longtime Newark historian Elizabeth Del Tufo.

Tagged: commencement, graduates, class of 2008, thom mayne


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NJIT Commencement 2008 at the Rock, May 17, 9 a.m. http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-184.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-184.phpThu, 01 May 2008 00:00:00 -0400 The University Commencement Ceremony for NJIT will be held Saturday, May 17, 2008, at the Prudential Center, Newark from 9 a.m.-noon. During the ceremony, more than 2,000 honorary doctoral degrees and earned doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degrees will be conferred on the Class of 2008.

Tagged: commencement, class of 2008, newark preservation and landmarks committee, aia, prudential center, thom mayne, elizabeth del tufo


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NJIT Raises $400,000 at Celebration Dinner: Newark Mayor Booker Honored http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-470.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-470.phpWed, 19 Dec 2007 00:00:00 -0500 Newark Mayor Cory A. Booker was the guest master of ceremonies at NJIT's Celebration 2007 at the Somerset Palace. Celebration is NJIT's annual black-tie event.

Tagged: students, celebration, newark, board of trustees, cory booker, fundraiser, mayor, endowed scholarship


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New Jersey School of Architecture To Host Mayors' Institute on City Design http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-236.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-236.phpWed, 06 Jun 2007 00:00:00 -0400 The New Jersey School of Architecture at NJIT has been selected to host the Mayors' Institute on City Design (MICD) later this year. A partnership program of the National Endowment for the Arts, the American Architectural Foundation, and the United States Conference of Mayors, the MICD has helped transform communities through design by preparing mayors to be the chief urban designers of their cities.

Tagged: new jersey school of architecture, njsoa


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Educational Opportunity Program at NJIT Celebrates 35th Anniversary at Annual Awards Ceremony http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-181.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-181.phpFri, 27 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400 "I'm here because this program inspires me," Newark Mayor Cory A. Booker told NJIT students and their families yesterday at the Educational Opportunity Program's Annual Awards Ceremony. "You are evidence of what is truly great in America." Mayor Booker presented EOP Executive Director Tony Howell with a proclamation recognizing the 35th anniversary of the program.

Tagged: educational opportunity program, eop, tony howell, mayor cory booker


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Cory Booker To Speak at NJIT’s Upcoming Convocation http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-333.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-333.phpThu, 31 Aug 2006 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will hold University Convocation, an annual celebration and awards ceremony to mark the start of the academic year, on Sept. 6 at 3 p.m. in the Jim Wise Theater in NJIT's Kupfrian Hall. The event recognizes students, faculty, staff and alumni. Newark Mayor Cory Booker will be the keynote speaker.

Tagged: alumni, students, awards, university convocation, faculty, staff, academics, mayor cory booker


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NJIT To Collaborate With Mayor Booker’s Safe Neighborhood Summer Initiative http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-279.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-279.phpThu, 06 Jul 2006 00:00:00 -0400 In a strong show of collaboration to strengthen the City's public safety, Newark's newly inaugurated Mayor, Cory Booker, held a press conference for two major announcements: the Safe Neighborhood Summer Initiative and the appointment of Anthony Campos as acting police chief.  NJIT's Department of Public Safety was personally invited to participate. “I've known Chief Campos for a long time and he is a good friend to this department,” said NJIT Chief of Police Michael Kirk, director of NJIT's Department of Public Safety. “We look forward to working with him on this new community initiative.” The initiative will involve all surrounding agencies including federal, state, Campus Police and Transit Police, as well as the Prosecutor and Sheriff's offices.

Tagged: public safety, mayor, community, safety, corey booker


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NJIT Hosts Newark Mayor-Elect's Transition Team Kick-Off Event http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-238.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-238.phpTue, 30 May 2006 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch met with Newark Mayor-Elect Cory Booker whose transition team kick-off event was held on May 25 in NJIT's Campus Center Ballroom.

Tagged: robert altenkirch, cory booker, mayor


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Women's Cross Country Team Captures Highlander Invitational Crown http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-356.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-356.phpTue, 11 Oct 2005 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT women's cross country team took the team championship of its own Highlander Invitational on Sunday in Branch Brook Park. Liz Mayo was the top individual finisher for NJIT, placing seventh and covering the 5-kilometer course in a school-record 21:08.

Tagged: highlanders, athletics, branch brook park


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KUDOS - May 2005 http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-192.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-192.phpSun, 01 May 2005 00:00:00 -0400 CSLA Recognizes Professors, Alumni, Staff and Students at Annual Awards Luncheon More than 100 people recently gathered at an annual awards luncheon to honor the exceptional work and commitment of more than a dozen individuals associated with the College of Science and Liberal Arts at NJIT. Professors who received awards included: Ken K. Chin, PhD, professor, in the department of physics; John Bechtold, PhD, an associate professor in the department of mathematical sciences; and James Lipuma, PhD, a special lecturer in the humanities department. Alumni awards were presented to Jaime Mosquera, who graduated in 1998 with a degree in actuarial science; and Daniel Bubb, PhD, one of the very first doctoral graduates of the department of physics. Leslie Williams, an administrative staff member of the physics department, received an award for her help assisting professors in that department obtain and manage more than $2 million in annual funds. Graduate students who received awards included Christina Ambrosio, a doctoral student in mathematical sciences; Yubing Wang, a doctoral student studying chemistry; and Aiquin Jiang, a doctoral student studying physics. Undergraduate student awards were presented to Kunj Patel, Hinna Chaudhry, Gerardo Giordano, and George Roa. Student Senate Recognizes Biomedical Engineering Professor Rick Foulds, PhD, professor in the department of biomedical engineering, received the annual Faculty Recognition award from the NJIT Undergraduate Senate. NJSOA Professor Quoted in NAHB Online Publication Deane M. Evans, FAIA, director of the Center for Architecture and Building Science Research at NJIT, was quoted in “Good Design: The Best Kept Secret in Community Development,” a recent report published in Nation's Building News Online, the online newspaper of the National Association of Home Builders. Mechanical Engineering Professor Receives Award from ICT and IPS Mirko Schoenitz, PhD, assistant research professor in the department of mechanical engineering, has been awarded travel and registration expenses by the Institute for Chemical Technology (ICT) and the International Pyrotechnics Society (IPS) to present a paper in Germany.

Tagged: kudos, deane evans, rick foulds, aiquin jiang, yubing wang, mirko schoenitz, christina ambrosio, george roa


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KUDOS - April 2005 http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-132.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-132.phpFri, 01 Apr 2005 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT Professor Designated As Fulbright Scholar Christopher Funkhouser, PhD, assistant professor, department of humanities, has been designated as a Fulbright Scholar for teaching and research in Malaysia in 2006. Dr. Funkhouser, a specialist in digital poetry and literature, will be working at Multimedia University in Cyberjaya, Malaysia, next spring. His project, dealing with multimedia database communication, involves half-time lecturing and half-time research at the University. His proposal was selected by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board and was endorsed by the Council for International Exchange of Scholars.  Professors Recognized for Article in IEEE Publication Nancy W. Coppola, associate professor of humanities, has won the Rudolph J. Joenk Jr. Award for best article published in IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication for 2004. The article, "Swift Trust in Virtual Teams," was written with  Roxanne Hiltz, PhD, distinguished professor of information systems, and Naomi Rotter, PhD, professor of management. The Joenk Award winner is invited to present a paper at the IEEE International Professional Communication Conference in Limerick, Ireland, in July 2005.  NCE Staff Recognized at Annual Awards Banquet Brenda Walker and Geny Moreno, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, were recognized for their service and dedication to Newark College of Engineering (NCE) at the school's annual Awards Banquet on April 8, 2005 at the Newark Airport Marriott Hotel. Ms. Walker received the NCE Outstanding Staff Award and Ms. Moreno was presented with the NCE Excellence in Advising Award. SPE Student Chapter Receives Outstanding Student Organization Award The Society of Plastics Engineers student chapter was presented with the Outstanding Student Organization Award at the NCE Awards Banquet on April 8, 2005 at the Newark Airport Marriott Hotel.  Six Highlanders Named Arthur Ashe Sports Scholars Six NJIT student-athletes were named Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholars in the most recent issue of Black Issues In Higher Education magazine. Each awardee must have had a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.20, been an active member of an intercollegiate athletics team in 2004-05, and have demonstrated a record of service to his/her university or community. They are: Jennifer Dorn, cross-country; Elizabeth Mayo, cross-country; Mario Douglas, soccer;  Sita Kulkarni, volleyball; Deepti Sanjai, fencing;  and Donelle Small, swimming. NCE 70th Reunion Website Wins Admissions Advertising Award The Newark College of Engineers 70th Reunion Website received an honorable mention in the twentieth annual Admissions Advertising Awards sponsored by Admissions Marketing Report. 

Tagged: kudos, christopher funkhouser, nancy coppola, society of plastic engineers, jennifer dorn, elizabeth mayo, mario douglas, deepti sanjai


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NJIT Senior Earns Second Academic Athlete Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-078.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-078.phpThu, 03 Mar 2005 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT senior Elizabeth Mayo has been named a USTCA-NCAA Division II All-Academic Athlete by the United States Cross-Country Coaches Association. Additionally, her NJIT women's cross-country team received that body's All-Academic Team designation.

Tagged: highlanders, athletics, all-academic team, elizabeth mayo


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