NJIT Newsroom tagged with "media" 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 Students Get the Scoop on Landing Jobs in Media http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-116.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-116.phpFri, 11 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 How does a new grad kick-start a career in the fast-paced world of news media? Experts representing three different facets of the field—television, financial blogs and radio—shared their fascinating career trajectories and valuable job-seeking tips with NJIT students at the Careers in Media event on April 4, 2014.

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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.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, department of humanities, bernadette longo


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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. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, humanities, upward bound


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MEDIA ADVISORY: NJIT Sponsors P2B Event with NJ DOL To Help 300 Unemployed Volunteer Professionals http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-188.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-188.phpFri, 11 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Business reporters, editors, TV producers, bloggers and social media gurus are invited to attend an entrepreneurial “Talent Network” (P2B™) for some 300 pre-screened unemployed professionals. 

Tagged: enterprise development center, edc, continuing professional education, research and development, gale spak, workforce development, department of labor, media advisory, unemployment


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NJIT Professor Spoke at the New Jersey Technology Council Workshop on Mobile, Telecom & the Cloud http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-126.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-126.phpTue, 27 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Dr. Cesar Bandera, adjunct professor in the School of Management and College of Computing Sciences,  spoke today at Juniper Networks OpenLab in Bridgewater. 

Tagged: college of computing sciences, school of management, ccs, cesar bandera


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32 NJIT Students Design Glacier for Hip NY Fashion Week Runway Show http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-042.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-042.phpThu, 02 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 It's hard to imagine coming to college to learn how to design and build a 15-foot-tall-glacier, but that's exactly what some 32 industrial design students, all from New Jersey, and enrolled in the NJIT College of Architecture and Design will hope to accomplish on campus next week.

Tagged: college of architecture and design, brooks atwood, industrial design, jeffrey groves, brian hsieh, kristen ciandella, jabeen ali


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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.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, alumni, department of humanities, christopher funkhouser, digital poetry, sophia sobers, digital media


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NJIT Professor To Give Keynote Talk at IEEE's Globecom 2011 Workshop http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-470.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-470.phpFri, 02 Dec 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Nirwan Ansari, PhD, a professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering at NJIT, has been invited to deliver a keynote speech, "On Accelerating Content Delivery," at the IEEE GLOBECOM 2011 Workshop on Multimedia Communications and Services. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of electrical and computer engineering, nirwan ansari, wireless networks, broadband networks and multimedia communications, ieee globecom


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FCC Restricted Ambitions, Scope of Civil Rights Movement, Says NJIT Researcher http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-042.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-042.phpFri, 11 Feb 2011 00:00:00 -0500 If you're looking for a different angle on Black History, speak to NJIT Assistant Professor Allison Perlman.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, federated department of history, verklin program in media ethics and policy, allison perlman


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The 2010 Showtime House Features NJIT's Brooks Atwood http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-526.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-526.phpFri, 17 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT Assistant Professor Brooks Atwood, a principal in POD Design + Media, will have his work featured later this month in The Showtime House airing Dec. 26, 2010-Jan. 1, 2011. 

Tagged: school of art and design, brooks atwood, fablab, pod design, architect, schizophrenia, media, aia merit award


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New Fine Arts Program at NJIT Blends Technology with Creativity http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-382.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-382.phpWed, 27 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Students who enroll in the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) program launching next September at NJIT will be as likely to express their creative vision with software programs and high tech machines as with paint brushes and chisels.

Tagged: school of architecture, school of art and design, urs gauchat, glenn goldman, bachelor of fine arts


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School of Art+Design Announces Inaugural Industry-Speak Seminar Series with Digital Design http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-340.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-340.phpFri, 08 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Mary Nittolo, president of The Studio, will join the lineup of digital media and visual communication professionals at the Industry-Speak Seminar Series on Oct. 11, 11:30 a.m-1 p.m. Coordinated by Assistant Professor Andrzej Zarzycki, the series brings industry professionals in digital media, industrial design, interior design, and fine arts from the New York City/Northern New Jersey metropolitan area to speak with students and faculty in an intimate setting in the College of Architecture and Design Conference Room. Contact: Andrzej Zarzycki at andrzej.zarzycki@njit.edu

Tagged: college of architecture and design, digital design, andrzej zarzycki, digital media


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NJIT To Help Lead Public/Private Partnership With DuPont Subsidiary To Develop High-Efficiency Homes http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-284.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-284.phpThu, 12 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT and Building Media Inc. (BMI), a DuPont subsidiary, will lead one of 15 research and deployment partnerships to help dramatically improve the energy efficiency of American homes ─ the Building America Retrofit Alliance (BARA). 

Tagged: school of architecture, deane evans, center for building knowledge


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NJIT History Professor Awarded Verklin Program Fellowship http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-276.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-276.phpMon, 09 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Allison Perlman, PhD, an assistant professor in the Federated History Department, has been awarded a one-year research fellowship in the Verklin Program in Media Ethics and Policy at the University of Virginia. Dr. Perlman is the first research fellow in the Verklin Program, which intends to produce high-quality academic research on the ethics of media policy, the reciprocal relationship between the media and the law, and the political and social impact of media regulation. While at the University of Virginia, she will deliver two university-wide talks on her research and will present her research at the inaugural conference of the Verklin Program, which will be attended by the deans of the respective Annenberg Schools, the chair of the communications studies department of the University of Michigan, and other prominent media policy scholars. The fellowship also will support Dr. Perlman's completion of her book manuscript, Reforming Television: Media Activism, Media Policy, Media History. She will spend the 2010-2011 academic year in Charlottesville.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, federated department of history, verklin program in media ethics and policy, allison perlman


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Globetrotting Distinguished Professors Emeriti http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-010.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-010.phpFri, 15 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Distinguished Professors Emeriti Starr Roxanne Hiltz and Murray Turoff of NJIT's Information Systems Department are spending the month of January as visiting professors at the Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawaii.  In October they participated as invited keynoters at a workshop on the Future of Higher Education in Romania, held in Bucharest. In November, a visit to Finland included invited presentations by Hiltz on "The Impact of Online Learning and Social Media on Higher Education" at the Finnish Society for Futures Studies, Helsinki; and "Social Media: Characteristics, Social Issues, and Use in Marketing," at the Turku School of Economics. Turoff's invited presentations included: "Emergency Response Information Systems" at Nokia in Helsinki, and a keynote address on the Delphi Method at the annual Millennium Project meeting in Helsinki. "These are exactly the kinds of opportunities we hoped to have when we transitioned to emeritus and emerita status," said Hiltz. "It is quite wonderful to be able to work with colleagues all over the world." 

Tagged: college of computing sciences, department of information systems, online learning, starr roxanne hiltz, murray turoff, emergency response information systems


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AAAS and NJIT Announce 2009 Fellows http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-438.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-438.phpThu, 17 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Philip R. Goode, PhD, a distinguished professor of physics at NJIT and director of Big Bear Solar Observatory, has been awarded the distinction of AAAS Fellow. Election as a Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers.

Tagged: department of physics, philip goode, science, aaas, fellow, news, media, press release


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So What Makes A Better Business Team Ask NJIT’s Jerry Fjermestad http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-337.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-337.phpFri, 02 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Want to know more about getting productivity from your management team?  Then ask Jerry Fjermestad, an associate professor in NJIT's School of Management. Fjermestad has learned, based on earlier research that high-performing virtual management teams act differently than low-performing ones.

Tagged: school of management, jerry fjermestad, bright idea award


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NJIT Electrical Engineer Cracks Code To Detect Media Tampering http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-123.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-123.phpWed, 01 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0400 An NJIT electrical engineer has cracked the code that will enable researchers around the world to detect tampering with electronic images.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of electrical and computer engineering, yun-qing shi, steganography, digital data forensics, information assurance, guorong xuan


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Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering To Present Seminar on Semantic Event Detection http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-050.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-050.phpMon, 16 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Alexander C. Loui, PhD, of Kodak Research Labs at the Eastman Kodak Company, will discuss his recent work on "Media Content Analysis for Semantic Indexing and Detection" on Feb. 19 at 4:45 p.m. in ECE 202. The seminar is jointly sponsored by the NJIT-IEEE Signal Processing Society North Jersey Section and NJIT's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

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NEC Foundation of America Awards Grant to NJIT's Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Technology for Children with Orthopedic Disabilities http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-019.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-019.phpFri, 23 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500 NEC Foundation of America has awarded NJIT a $32,000 grant to support the dissemination and use of therapeutic video games to serve children with severe sensory and motor disabilities. 

Tagged: biomedical engineering, richard foulds, assistive technologies


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Montville Resident and NJIT Professor Receives Engineering Honors http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-002.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-002.phpWed, 07 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Nirwan Ansari, of Montville, a professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering at NJIT, has received two notable honors. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) has named him a Fellow for his contributions to broadband networks and communications. Ansari also received an award from the IEEE member and geographic activities board.

Tagged: department of electrical and computer engineering, award, national science foundation, ieee, nirwan ansari, excellence in teaching award, ieee communications society, broadband networks and multimedia communications


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Department of Humanities To Host Screening of Student-Produced Videos http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-434.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-434.phpThu, 04 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0500 The NJIT Department of Humanities Communication and Media Program will host a screening of representative works by students enrolled in the Video Narrative course this semester on Dec. 8, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m in Cullimore Hall Room 411. The event concludes the Department of Humanities Videography Den Fall 2008 series of student-faculty produced video screenings. For more information, e-mail Christopher Funkhouser.  

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NJ Awards Grants Totaling $480,000 to NJIT Grad Students, EDC Companies http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-282.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-282.phpTue, 29 Jul 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT postdoctoral students and companies in the Enterprise Development Center (EDC), NJIT's high technology business incubator, were awarded eight grants totaling $480,000 from the New Jersey Commission on Science and Technology to bolster company growth and jumpstart the careers of young scientists.

Tagged: enterprise development center, grants, simphotek


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NJIT Humanities Professor To Perform Multimedia Text-Movie on July 20 in NYC http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-271.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-271.phpWed, 16 Jul 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Humanities Professor Christopher Funkhouser, PhD, will perform while screening his latest multimedia text-movie, this is not a b (pdp remix), which was recently published at trickhouse.org, on July 20, 4-5 p.m. at the Bowery Poetry Club in New York City. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of humanities, christopher funkhouser, digital poetry, computer poetry


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MEDIA ADVISORY: Photo Opportunities at NJIT’s Science Olympiad http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-017.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-017.phpWed, 16 Jan 2008 00:00:00 -0500 More than a dozen local schools will participate in the New Jersey Science Olympiad set for 9 a.m., Jan. 17, 2008 at NJIT. Events will include student competitions to build robots, launch monoplane gliders and construct electric vehicles. 

Tagged: pre-college, john carpinelli, science olympiad, media advisory


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NJIT Humanities Professor To Discuss Recent Experience as Fulbright Scholar in Malaysia http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-151.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-151.phpWed, 11 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400 Christopher T. Funkhouser, PhD, a professor in the department of humanities at NJIT, will discuss his recent experience as a Fulbright Scholar researching hypermedia writing and producing an eBook at Multimedia University in Cyberjaya, Malaysia on April 17 at 4 p.m., Cullimore Hall, Room 411.

Tagged: department of humanities, christopher funkhouser


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Theatre Program To Present Multimedia Piece http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-149.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-149.phpWed, 11 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400 Time Without Number, a multimedia performance piece created by Rutgers-Newark/NJIT students based on research, interviews and ethnographies they conducted on the effects of immigrant detention in the U.S., will be presented by the Rutgers-NJIT Theatre Arts Program on April 18, 19, 20, 21 at 7 p.m. and on April 22 at 2:30 p.m. in the Bradley Hall Theatre at Rutgers-Newark.

Tagged: rutgers-njit theatre arts program, michele rittenhouse


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NJIT Communication Grad To Discuss His Accomplishments in Media http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-118.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-118.phpMon, 19 Mar 2007 00:00:00 -0400 Ahmed Soliman, a journalist and filmmaker and the current senior anchor and producer of the Daily World News Program on Bridges TV, will speak at NJIT. The talk is entitled: “Reaching Your Potential: How One NJIT Graduate Made It to the International Forum.” The public may also attend the free lecture on March 26, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center, Rm. 1100.

Tagged: alumni, graduate, media, communications


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NJIT Humanities Professor To Perform at Thailand New Media Arts Festival http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-192.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-192.phpWed, 26 Apr 2006 00:00:00 -0400 Christopher Funkhouser, PhD, an assistant professor in the department of humanities at NJIT, will present a lecture, “Digital Poetry: An Introduction,” as well as two digital poetry performances with writer and musician Eric Curkendall at the Thailand New Media Arts Festival 2006 in Bangkok on May 2-4. The performance will combine original poems, poems generated from Google search strings, poems made from spam e-mail messages, live music, and more. Funkhouser is currently teaching at Multimedia University in Cyberjaya, Malaysia, on a Fulbright Scholarship.

Tagged: department of humanities, christopher funkhouser, lecture, digital poetry


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NJIT Cited for Innovative Teaching of Architecture by Campus Technology http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-296.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-296.phpMon, 29 Aug 2005 00:00:00 -0400 New Jersey Institute of Technology's (NJIT) new architectural curriculum received high praise from Campus Technology magazine. In the magazine's August issue, NJIT was recognized for allowing freshmen architecture students to work immediately with electronic digital media in their design studio classes.

Tagged: school of architecture, urs gauchat, freshman


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NJIT Authority on E-Learning Takes Prestigious Sloan Honor http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-087.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-087.phpMon, 07 Mar 2005 00:00:00 -0500 The Sloan Consortium recently honored Starr Roxanne Hiltz, PhD, distinguished professor of  information systems at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) for achievement in online teaching and learning.  Hiltz is a recognized authority on computer-mediated communication and learning networks.  The consortium is an association of more than 450 institutions and higher education groups engaged in on-line learning

Tagged: information systems, online learning, starr roxanne hiltz, distinguished professor


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New Jersey Institute of Technology Professor Publishes New Book Offering Fresh Insights into Internet Multimedia Security http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-257.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-257.phpFri, 03 Dec 2004 00:00:00 -0500 Terrorists might use it to mask their messages: it's called data hiding - the subject of a new book by Ali Akansu, PhD, professor of electrical and computer engineering at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). Akansu's book, Data Hiding Fundamentals and Applications: Content Security in Digital Multimedia, published by Elsevier-Academic Press (2004), develops a theoretical framework for different data hiding techniques, including watermarking.

Tagged: electrical and computer engineering, ali akansu, book


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NJIT Professor Publishes New Book Offering Fresh Insights into Internet Multimedia Security http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-254.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-254.phpFri, 03 Dec 2004 00:00:00 -0500 Data hiding is the subject of a new book by Ali Akansu, PhD, professor of electrical and computer engineering at NJIT. Akansu's book, Data Hiding Fundamentals and Applications: Content Security in Digital Multimedia, develops a theoretical framework for different data hiding techniques, including watermarking, and is the first to place data hiding techniques within a framework that tells readers how to calculate the allowable hidden bits of information and crack the code of data hiding.

Tagged: ali akansu, book


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MEDIA ADVISORY http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-122.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-122.phpFri, 24 Oct 2003 00:00:00 -0400  “This storm is predicted to be a strong event, but events of this size are not too unusual,” says Dale Gary, Ph.D., professor of physics at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT).  “We don't expect to see it cause an unusually large amount of activity on earth. We see an event of this sort happening on the average of once every 30 days or during an 11-year solar cycle, about 200 times.”

Tagged: department of physics, dale gary, media advisory, solar storm, auroras


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