NJIT Newsroom tagged with "sources" 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 CBPE Student Wins Fellowship from the American Petroleum Institute http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-077.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-077.phpTue, 11 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Francisco Guzman, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Chemical, Biological, and Pharmaceutical Engineering (CBPE) working with NJIT's Center for Natural Resources Development and Protection (NRDP), has won a fellowship from the American Petroleum Institute that includes attending the 2014 International Oil Spill Conference (IOSC) in Savannah, Georgia in May of this year.

Tagged: department of chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, michel boufadel, norman loney, center for natural resources development and protection, cbpe


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NJIT To Host "Building a Civil Workplace" Workshop on Nov. 21 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-379.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-379.phpMon, 18 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Terri L. Freeman, a partner in the Morristown, NJ office of Jackson Lewis LLP, will discuss "Building a Civil Workplace: Avoiding Harassment and Discrimination" on November 21, 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Eberhardt Hall, Room 112.  

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NJIT Professor Appointed to National Research Council http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-274.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-274.phpTue, 27 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Professor Michel Boufadel has been appointed a member of a National Research Council (of the National Academies) committee on the Effective Daily Recovery Capacity.  The appointment is through Nov. 14, 2013.  The task includes providing guidelines on the best techniques for skimming oil off the ocean surface following spills.  Such guidelines are important for preparedness of regions regarding oil spills.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, civil and environmental engineering, michel boufadel, center for natural resources development and protection, exxon valdez oil spill


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NJIT Appoints Attorney with Diverse Background as Human Resources Vice President http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-142.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-142.phpThu, 11 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT, New Jersey's science and technology university, today announced the new hire of attorney Kay Turner, as vice president of human resources, effective immediately. Bringing a strong understanding of nonprofit association management, equal opportunity laws and even the inner workings of a notable medical center, Turner, an accomplished human resource and labor relations executive, ushers in a new era for NJIT.  

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NJIT Civil Engineer Receives NSF Grant To Study Storm's Impact on Jersey Shore http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-385.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-385.phpMon, 19 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0500 A few days after Hurricane Sandy hit, NJIT Professor Michel Boufadel was awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to study the impact of the storm on the New Jersey shoreline.  The NSF Rapid Response Research Grant immediately allowed him to take a team of eight researchers to the beaches of Raritan Bay. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, nce, csla, department of civil and environmental engineering, national science foundation, department of chemistry and environmental science, nsf, hurricane sandy, michel boufadel, environmental protection agency, epa, nancy jackson, center for natural resources development and protection


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NJIT Project Wins 2012 Excellence in Water Resources Protection and Planning Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-341.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-341.phpFri, 12 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The New Jersey Section of the American Water Resources Association presented the 2012 Excellence in Water Resources Protection and Planning Award to the NJIT project "Protection of Critical Source Areas for Achieving Long Term Sustainability of Water Resources" under the category of the exceptional water resources planning and management initiatives. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, department of chemistry and environmental science, sustainability, epa, zeyuan qiu


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Michel Boufadel, PhD, Expert in Field of Oil Spill Research, Appointed http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-260.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-260.phpTue, 14 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Michel Boufadel, PhD, a notable voice in the investigation of the Exxon Valdez oil spill and BP's Deep Water Horizon (DWH) blowout in the Gulf of Mexico, has been appointed to the faculty of NJIT's Newark College of Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of civil and environmental engineering, michel boufadel, environmental protection agency, epa, center for natural resources development and protection, exxon valdez oil spill


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Removal of Hexavalent Chromium From Your Drinking Water http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-527.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-527.phpWed, 22 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0500 The only way to learn if your water source has hexavalent chromium is to check with your public water supplier and request a water quality report, said NJIT Professor Taha Marhaba, a civil/environmental engineer. 

Tagged: department of civil and environmental engineering, taha marhaba, environmental protection agency, epa, professor, water, new jersey applied water research center, vegetables, animals, grains


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Women's Basketball Team Holds Off Colgate, 52-41, at Faculty-Staff Appreciation Night http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-434.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-434.phpThu, 10 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT faculty, staff and their families watched the women's basketball team hold off visiting Colgate University, 52-41 last night in the Fleisher Athletic Center. The annual Faculty and Staff Appreciation event was co-hosted by Athletics and Human Resources.

Tagged: highlanders, athletics, division 1, ncaa, faculty, staff, human resources


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Annual Black-Tie Event To Benefit Honors College Endowed Scholarship Fund http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-414.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-414.phpWed, 02 Nov 2005 00:00:00 -0500 Hundreds of guests are expected to attend Celebration 2005, NJIT's annual black-tie benefit, on Nov. 4 at the Pleasantdale Chateau in West Orange. This year's honorees include: Fred Hassan, chairman of the board and chief executive officer, Schering-Plough Corporation; Amy A. Pappas, managing director and chief financial officer, Asset Management America, JP Morgan Chase; Phillip Rinaldi, founder and former chief executive officer, Coffeyville Resources; and The Pepsi Bottling Group Inc. 

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, scholarship, coffeyville resources, phillip rinaldi, jp morgan chase, fred hassan, amy pappas


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Senior Scientist To Discuss the Challenges of Sustainable Urban Development http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-404.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-404.phpThu, 27 Oct 2005 00:00:00 -0400 Allen Hershkowitz, a senior scientist with the Natural Resources Defense Council, an environmental activist group, will discuss the challenges of sustainable urban development on Nov. 9, 3-4:30 p.m., NJIT Campus Center ballroom. The lecture, which is the fifth in NJIT's Technology and Society Forum Series, is open to the public and parking is available.

Tagged: lecture, technology and society, natural resources defense council, allen hershkowitz


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Phillip Rinaldi, Former CEO of Coffeyville Resources, Honored by NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-398.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-398.phpTue, 25 Oct 2005 00:00:00 -0400 Phillip L. Rinaldi, founder and former chief executive officer of Coffeyville Resources, an oil refining and nitrogen chemicals business, will receive NJIT's Entrepreneurial Leadership Award during Celebration, the university's annual benefit dinner, on Nov. 4 at the Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange.

Tagged: celebration, entrepreneurial leadership award, coffeyville resources, phillip rinaldi


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Senior Scientist To Discuss the Challenges of Sustainable Urban Development http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-388.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-388.phpWed, 19 Oct 2005 00:00:00 -0400 Allen Hershkowitz, a senior scientist with the Natural Resources Defense Council, an environmental activist group, will visit New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) to discuss the challenges of sustainable urban development. His lecture will focus on developing an urban and industrial infrastructure that balances ecological concerns with economic growth.Hershkowitz's lecture is scheduled for Nov. 9, 3-4:30 p.m., second floor of the NJIT campus center ballroom. The campus center is located south of the intersection of Summit Street and Central Avenue. The lecture is free, open to the public and parking is available.

Tagged: natural resources defense council, allen hershkowitz


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NJIT Promotes Newark Actitivist To Position of Human Resources VP http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-015.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-015.phpFri, 13 Feb 2004 00:00:00 -0500 Theodore T. Johnson, Ph.D., a long-time advocate for the poor, a long-time Newark resident and an experienced administrator at New Jersey Institute of Technology, has been appointed NJIT's new vice president of human resources. Johnson had been the acting vice president in this capacity.

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