NJIT Newsroom tagged with "redevelopment" 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 Researchers Will Be Featured Speakers at 2013 Redevelopment Forum http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-080.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-080.phpThu, 28 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 How innovation districts can foster economic growth will be the focus of an upcoming panel, moderated by NJIT Senior Vice President of Research and Development Donald H. Sebastian at the 2013 Redevelopment Forum.  The event, sponsored by New Jersey Future, is set for March 1, 2013 in New Brunswick.  Other NJIT speakers will include College of Architecture and Design Dean Urs Gauchat, examining how new construction can “fit” into often delicate existing fabrics.  Colette Santasieri, director of strategic initiatives at NJIT, will sit on a third panel, addressing the tensions between port operations and redevelopments for nonindustrial/nonport related issues. 

Tagged: college of architecture and design, coad, donald sebastian, research and development, urs gauchat, colette santasieri, strategic initiatives


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NJ Monthly Names NJIT's Altenkirch to Top 100 List for 2009 http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-017.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-017.phpThu, 22 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500 New Jersey Monthly magazine this month named NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch one of New Jersey's most important people to watch in 2009. 

Tagged: robert altenkirch, division 1, national science foundation, biomedical engineering, campus center, treena arinzeh, ncaa, patent, student, faculty, gwathmey siegel, gateway project, prudential center, elkus manfredi architects, jones lasalle, newark downtown core redevelopment corporation, adult stem cell research, presidential early career award


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Programs, Sports and More Strengthen Bonds of NJIT and Newark http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-450.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-450.phpTue, 23 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0500 The bond between NJIT and Newark grows stronger every year.  Since NJIT's founding as Newark Technical School in 1881, NJIT has been a vital partner in education, economic growth and civic betterment in the city. 

Tagged: athletics, enterprise development center, division 1, edc, center for pre-college programs, newark, sports, elizabeth del tufo, central high school


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NJIT Architecture Professor Featured on Newark Community Blog http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-254.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-254.phpThu, 26 Jun 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Darius Sollohub, associate professor at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture, is featured today on The Daily Newarker community blog.  During the 31-minute interview, Sollohub provides some insight into the New Urbanism movement and how Newark's future is being guided from an urban design perspective.

Tagged: new jersey school of architecture, newark, darius sollohub, urban design, interview, redevelopment


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Career Development Services Division Hosts Housing Scholars Training Program http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-294.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-294.phpTue, 25 Jul 2006 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT”s Division of Career Development Services hosted an extensive, six-day and evening training seminar on campus earlier this month for the Wachovia Bank/NJ Department of Community Affairs Housing Scholars Program, a partnership between Wachovia Bank, the NJ Department of Community Affairs, and NJIT. Six of the 24 students selected this year were NJIT students. They created a redevelopment plan for a pre-selected neighborhood that included many of the components found in a formal redevelopment plan. Accompanied by NJIT staff as well as planning professionals, they studied the Lower Clinton Hill neighborhood of Newark and produced several maps using GIS technology. Following the training seminar each scholar will complete a 10-week paid internship at a New Jersey nonprofit community housing agency.

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NJIT President Named To Newark Corporation Overseeing Downtown Redevelopment Construction http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-062.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-062.phpTue, 07 Feb 2006 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch was named last week by the City of Newark as board chairman of the newly-formed Newark Downtown Core Redevelopment Corporation, which will have control over the construction of the city's downtown redevelopment project, which includes a hockey arena and new hotel. Altenkirch's work with the corporation is a continuation of his involvement on the Newark Blue Ribbon Commission on Downtown Core Redevelopment. “As Newark works to improve the environment in the City and that in the University Heights area, the more attractive NJIT becomes to potential students and employees who will see NJIT's location as a vibrant and attractive one in which to study, work, and live,” Altenkirch said.

Tagged: robert altenkirch, newark, newark downtown core redevelopment corporation


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NJIT Architecture Students Help to Redevelop and Revitalize Paterson http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-210.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-210.phpWed, 11 May 2005 00:00:00 -0400 A team of architecture students from New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) is helping to redevelop one of the state's oldest cities: Paterson. The students, all of whom attend the New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA) at NJIT, recently briefed Paterson officials on their plan to redesign nine neighborhoods in the city. And on May 17, starting at 6:30 p.m., the students will present their plan to the Paterson City Council. 

Tagged: school of architecture, njsoa


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NJIT President Altenkirch Named To Commission Studying Newark Arena Site http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-029.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-029.phpTue, 23 Mar 2004 00:00:00 -0500 Robert A. Altenkirch, president of New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), has been appointed by Newark Mayor Sharpe James to a commission to study the city's downtown redevelopment plan.  The plan includes a proposal to construct a $300 million arena for the Devils, the prominent New Jersey professional hockey team. The panel will be comprised of a dozen business, education and political leaders throughout the city.

Tagged: robert altenkirch, newark, redevelopment


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