NJIT Newsroom tagged with "step" 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 Distinguished Researcher to Speak at NJIT on Preventing Bone Loss http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-097.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-097.phpWed, 26 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Preventing bone deterioration is a critical aspect of combating osteoporosis, improving bone implants, and even making long-term space flight possible, such as voyages to Mars and beyond. On April 9, noted biomedical researcher Stephen C. Cowin will describe a promising model for studying nutrient transport from the vascular system to bone tissue, transport that has a direct bearing on the prevention of bone loss.

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A STEP in the Right Direction: NJIT Hosts Science and Technology Program Graduation Ceremony for High School Students http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-412.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-412.phpFri, 13 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0500 A class of 130 high school students graduated from the Science and Technology Enrichment Program (STEP) on December 7, 2013 at NJIT.

Tagged: college of computing sciences, celebration, stem, pre-college, narain gehani, njit board of overseers, step, nicholas masucci, louis berger international scholar award, berger group holdings


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Wells Fargo Awards NJIT $50,000 to Improve Teaching Math in Middle School http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-206.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-206.phpWed, 05 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Wells Fargo has awarded a grant of $50,000 to the NJIT Center for Pre-College Programs to further the bank's commitment to improving the teaching of mathematics in New Jersey middle schools.  The grant will support a new professional development program to help middle school math teachers adopt the new common core state standards for mathematics.

Tagged: center for pre-college programs, math, stephanie tonic, donation, jacquie rhodes, wells fargo


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C. Stephen Cordes, of Westfield, Is Named to NJIT Board of Trustees http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-192.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-192.phpThu, 23 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 C. Stephen Cordes, of Westfield, has been named to the NJIT Board of Trustees.  Cordes is an equity partner and managing director of Clarion Partners, a leading investment advisory firm headquartered in New York City specializing in real estate with $23 billion in assets under management.  He is a member of the firm's board of directors, management executive board and investment committee.  He serves as chief operating officer of the company and is the head of its portfolio management activities.  Cordes is portfolio manager and chairman of the board of a $2.5 billion investment fund created through the 2005 privatization of a publicly-traded real estate investment trust specializing in multifamily property ownership and development.

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NJIT Center for Pre-College Programs Receives Donation from Wells Fargo http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-173.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-173.phpFri, 10 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Furthering its commitment to improving math teaching in urban middle schools, Wells Fargo has donated $50,000 to the NJIT Center for Pre-College Programs.  Pictured is Senior Vice President, Wells Fargo At Work Director, Northeast Region Stephanie Tonic, a member of the NJIT Board of Overseers with NJIT Associate Vice President for Development Jacquie Rhodes. 

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NJIT NEXT Raises $100 Million http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-422.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-422.phpWed, 19 Dec 2012 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT NEXT, NJIT's comprehensive campaign, has secured more than $100 million towards its $150 million goal, announced national campaign co-chairs Chief Operating Officer of Clarion Partners C. Stephen Cordes; Hatch Mott MacDonald President and CEO Nicholas M. DeNichilo; Chairman/CEO Anchor Industries International and Chairman Emeritus/Founder Tampa Bay Rays Vincent Naimoli.  All three chairs are NJIT alumni.

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NJIT Professor Speaks At Conferences in Europe http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-387.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-387.phpMon, 19 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0500 While on sabbatical this year, Stephen Pemberton, associate professor in the federated department of history, has been speaking at conferences in Europe.

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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.

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NJIT Hemophilia Expert To Speak at Medical History Society on May 16 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-184.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-184.phpThu, 10 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Associate Professor Stephen Pemberton will speak about hemophilia to physicians on May 16, 2012 in Princeton at the Nassau Club at a special meeting of the Medical History Society of New Jersey. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, nce, csla, department of biomedical engineering, federated department of history, stephen pemberton, hemophilia, medicine


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NJIT Author To Speak at UNC About Hemophilia http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-123.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-123.phpMon, 26 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Associate Professor Stephen Pemberton has been invited to speak at the Bullitt History of Medicine Club at the University of North Carolina (UNC) about how hemophilia became manageable in the 20th century. 

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New NJIT Book Examines Hemophilia and Consequences of Medical Progress http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-283.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-283.phpThu, 18 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400 The Bleeding Disease: Hemophilia and the Unintended Consequences of Medical Progress (Johns Hopkins University Press) is the new book by NJIT Associate Professor Stephen Pemberton.  The book recounts the promising and perilous history of medical and social efforts to manage hemophilia in 20th-century America.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, federated department of history, stephen pemberton, hemophilia


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Student Architectural Design Selected by NJ Repertory Theater Company http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-278.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-278.phpTue, 16 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400 An architectural design by NJIT student Joseph Cestaro of Denville has been selected by The Trilogy Repertory Theater Company of New Jersey for fund-raising and eventual construction.

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Architecture Student Places Third in ACSA/AISC Steel Design Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-262.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-262.phpThu, 28 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Fifth-year architecture student Joann Kwan Lui has won third place in the 2010-2011 Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture/American Institute of Steel Construction Student Design Competition.

Tagged: new jersey school of architecture, american institute of architects, american institute of steel construction, association of collegiate schools of architecture, stephen zdepski, student design competition


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Assistant Professor Displays Custom Furniture at NYC Gallery Exhibition http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-247.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-247.phpWed, 06 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Assistant Professor of Industrial Design Brooks Atwood in collaboration with Virginia Harper Design designed and produced a series of custom D'cay and Cor'cay furniture for an exhibition on May 28-June 30 at the Rouge 58 Gallery in Brooklyn, NY.

Tagged: school of art and design, brooks atwood, industrial design, sara rin, avrami rakovsky


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Art + Design Student and Faculty Member Selected as Finalists at International Digital Graffiti Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-211.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-211.phpFri, 27 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Stephanie Thompson, of Belford, a third-year digital design student, and Polina Zaitseva, of Hackensack, an adjunct faculty member in NJIT's School of Art + Design, have each had work selected for display and competition at the 2011 Digital Graffiti Festival in Alys Beach, Florida.

Tagged: college of architecture and design, school of art and design, andrzej zarzycki, digital design program


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NJIT's Interior Design Program Has Two of Three Regional Winners in 2011 IDEC Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-083.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-083.phpTue, 15 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT's BA in Interior Design program has two of three regional winners in the 2011 Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC) Student Competition.

Tagged: college of architecture and design, tristan pashalian, ida torres, peter khalil


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Sickle Cell Disease and Link to Race Focus of NJIT Researcher at NIH Event http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-416.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-416.phpWed, 10 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0500 The history of sickle cell disease in the 20th century and its link to race is the focus of a Nov. 16, 2010 talk at a national symposium by NJIT Associate Professor Stephen Pemberton, PhD, an expert on the history of diseases. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, federated department of history, national institutes of health, stephen pemberton, genetic medicine


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University Convocation Honors Faculty, Staff; Welcomes Class of 2014 http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-314.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-314.phpThu, 16 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT marked the new academic year yesterday with its annual University Convocation, an awards ceremony coupled with a special welcoming ceremony for the freshman class. NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch provided remarks and introduced the keynote speaker, C. Stephen Cordes '72, managing director and member of the executive board of ING Clarion Partners. Following the ceremony, the students inscribed their names into the class books of their respective colleges.

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Financier Honored Speaker at Upcoming NJIT University Convocation: Teachers, Staff, Students Also Honored http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-301.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-301.phpFri, 03 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will mark the new academic year on Sept. 15, 2010 with its annual University Convocation, an awards ceremony coupled with a special welcoming ceremony for the freshman class. The event will be held at 3 p.m. on Lubetkin Field at J. Malcolm Simon Stadium, on the NJIT campus. A reception for the award winners will follow.  

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, awards, convocation, honors, ian gatley, office of the provost, c. stephen cordes, ing clarion partners


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Young Girls Build Space Stations, Tie-Dye T-Shirts To Learn Science at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-264.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-264.phpTue, 27 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400 More than 100 young girls from throughout New Jersey enrolled in the NJIT FEMME program will complete an assortment of hands-on, exciting science projects—from building space stations to tie-dyeing t-shirts—during the next two final weeks of FEMME.

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NJIT Students Take First and Second Place in ISPE NJ Student Poster Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-195.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-195.phpFri, 21 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Nine students in NJIT's Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Otto H. York Department of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering participated in the 2010 New Jersey Chapter of the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) Student Poster Competition on April 26. They were: Ezinwa Elele, Stephanie Masotti, Sara Mina, Shilan Motamedvaziri, Miraat Patel, Fernando Rivas, Ramana Susarla, Yimin Wang, and Min Yang. Wang took first place with a poster entitled: "Toward a More Reliable USP Dissolution Testing Apparatus II" and also received the highest score among all the participants in this competition. Stephanie Masotti took second place with a poster entitled "Expanded and Simplified Method To Produce In Vitro Axon Stretch Injury." Wang and Masotti will compete in the National Student Poster Competition in November 2010 at the ISPE National Meeting in Orlando, Florida.

Tagged: biomedical engineering, chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, international society for pharmaceutical engineering, sara mina


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NJIT Is Region’s First Named To MIT’s Open Courseware Consortium: Free Talk 4/28 http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-092.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-092.phpMon, 29 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Free college courses ranging in content from English literature to quantum physics are now available on-line through a consortium started by MIT several years ago known as The Open Courseware Consortium. NJIT has recently been named a member of what has become a worldwide organization.

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Decreasing Healthcare Costs Is Focus of New Informatics Book by NJIT Professor http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-085.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-085.phpTue, 23 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0400 A topical new book about using informatics to reduce healthcare costs edited by Stephan Kudyba, an assistant professor in the NJIT School of Management, will be released early this May. Healthcare Informatics: Improving Efficiency and Productivity (CRC Press) addresses the incorporation of information technologies and information management by healthcare providers to increase the efficiencies of their operations to help reduce costs. 

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Princeton Architect Hillier, ING Exec, Savion Glover Highlight NJIT Celebration http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-404.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-404.phpFri, 13 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT will hold its annual black-tie benefit dinner, Celebration, on Friday, Nov. 13, 2009, at Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange.

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Princeton Architect Hillier, ING Exec, Savion Glover Highlight NJIT Celebration http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-380.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-380.phpWed, 28 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will hold its annual black-tie benefit dinner, Celebration, on Friday, Nov. 13, 2009, at Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange. Tony Award-winning dancer, choreographer and producer Savion Glover, who was born and raised in Newark, will provide the entertainment.

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Architect Stephen Kieran To Speak at Evening Lecture Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-142.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-142.phpMon, 13 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Stephen Kieran, FAIA, of KieranTimberlake in Philadelphia, will discuss "Five Dwellings: Nothing, Little, More, Much More, More than Enough" on April 16 at 5:45 p.m. in the Weston Lecture Hall at NJIT's College of Architecture and Design. The AIANJ Endowed Lecture is free and open to the public.

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Wachovia Bank Named NJIT Corporate Partner of the Year at Black-Tie Benefit http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-444.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-444.phpMon, 15 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0500 Wachovia Bank, NA, headquartered in Charlotte, NC, was named the outstanding corporate partner of the year at NJIT's annual black-tie benefit dinner Celebration on Nov. 14, 2008 at the Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange. 

Tagged: school of management, celebration, board of overseers, jacquelynn rhodes, richard codey, aileen davila, duprees, stephanie tonic, wachovia, elysa scharf


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NJIT To Honor Ed Cruz, Steve Kalafer, and Wachovia Bank at Upcoming Black-Tie Benefit http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-387.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-387.phpFri, 24 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will hold its annual black-tie benefit dinner Celebration, on Nov. 14, 2008, at Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange. Former New Jersey Governor and President of the New Jersey State Senate, the Hon. Richard J. Codey, will serve as the special guest master of ceremonies. The world-renowned Duprees, who started their 1960s musical careers in Jersey City with hits like “You Belong to Me,” will provide entertainment.

Tagged: celebration, board of overseers, scholarship, jacquelynn rhodes, outstanding alumnus award, richard codey, edward cruz, black tie benefit, duprees, stephanie tonic, steve kalafer, somerset patriots, wachovia, ee cruz and company, pleasantdale chateau, elysa scharf


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Stephanie Milczarski, 25, of Montclair Follows Unconventional Undergraduate Path: Graduates from NJIT as Physics Major on May 17, 2008 at the Rock http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-209.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-209.phpThu, 15 May 2008 00:00:00 -0400 When Stephanie Milczarski, 25, of Montclair, a future physicist, walks at NJIT's May 17, 2008 commencement in the Prudential Center, more than kudos may be on her mind. Milczarski didn't arrive at NJIT until leaving a competitive physics program elsewhere, working full time several years and then slowly returning to academe as an NJIT undergraduate.    

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NJIT Applauds Students for Studies on Brain Injury, Glaucoma and More http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-194.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-194.phpTue, 06 May 2008 00:00:00 -0400 A better understanding of brain injury, a way to rejuvenate dead nerve endings and a device allowing patients to monitor their glaucoma at home, number among this year's nine winners at NJIT's annual provost's student research day.

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NJIT Honored Joseph M. Sanzari, Others at Annual Dinner http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-127.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-127.phpFri, 04 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Hats off to engineering excellence was the theme of the 2008 annual awards celebrating NJIT's Newark College of Engineering. Three New Jersey engineering executives were honored along with top students.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, alumni, alumni achievement award, owen fitzgerald, picatinny arsenal, indira hernandez, chris sakowski, nce salute to excellence, kevin russell


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Math Department To Host Seminar on Nov. 9 http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-412.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-412.phpMon, 05 Nov 2007 00:00:00 -0500 Stephen Childress, PhD, professor in the department of applied mathematics at New York University, will discuss “Hovering of Passive Bodies in an Oscillating Airflow” on Nov. 9 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.

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KUDOS - February 2007 http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-044.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-044.phpThu, 01 Feb 2007 00:00:00 -0500 Book Co-Authored by History Professor To Receive AAP/PSP AwardStephen Pemberton, PhD, an assistant professor in the federated department of history, has won the 2006 Association of American Publishers award in the History of Science category for his book The Troubled Dream of Genetic Medicine: Ethnicity and Innovation in Tay-Sachs, Cystic Fibrosis, and Sickle Cell Anemia (Johns Hopkins University Press). The award is presented by the Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division.Humanities Professor To Receive CCCC Outstanding Book AwardOn a Scale: A Social History of Writing Assessment in America by Norbert Elliot, PhD, a professor in the department of humanities, has been selected as one of two winners of the 2007 Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) Outstanding Book Award. Dr. Elliot will be presented with the award on March 23, 2007 at the Awards/Retirement Session of the 2007 CCCC Convention in New York.

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High School Students Can Take Free College-Level Classes at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-006.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-006.phpFri, 05 Jan 2007 00:00:00 -0500 New Jersey high school students who are eager to learn hands-on science and technology can apply for a highly selective program at NJIT. The NJIT Science and Technology Enrichment Program (STEP) offers free, non-credit courses on Saturday morning from 10 a.m.-12 noon on the NJIT campus. Classes run from Jan. 27-April 21.

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KUDOS-January 2007 http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-001.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-001.phpThu, 04 Jan 2007 00:00:00 -0500 Humanities Professor Receives Award for Book on Writing AssessmentNorbert Elliot, PhD, a professor in the department of humanities, received the Stephen P. Witte Award for Excellence in Writing Assessment Scholarship for his book On A Scale: A Social History of Writing Assessment (New York: Peter Lang, 2005).  Instituted last year, the Witte Award is given on annual basis by the Journal of Writing Assessment.

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NJIT Appoints Morris Plains Man Director of Admissions http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-521.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-521.phpWed, 20 Dec 2006 00:00:00 -0500 Stephen M. Eck has been appointed director of admissions, announced Joel S. Bloom, EdD, vice president of academic and student services and dean of the Albert Dorman Honors College. “Steve has excelled in all of his past endeavors, and we anticipate that he will continue to do so in his new position,” said Bloom.

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Department of Physics To Present Seminar on Solar Flares http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-459.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-459.phpMon, 13 Nov 2006 00:00:00 -0500 "Interplanetary Energetic Electron Events: Flares or Shocks?" is the topic of a seminar by Stephen Kahler, PhD, of the Air Force Research Laboratory, Hanscom AFB, Mass., on Nov. 17, 3.30-4.30 p.m., ECE Building, Rm. 202. For more information, contact: Ravindra Nuggehalli.

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Five NJIT Experts Available Through Aug. 14 To Discuss Liquid Explosives http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-315.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-315.phpThu, 10 Aug 2006 00:00:00 -0400 “What I think they were talking about today were liquid explosives based on nitroglycerines,” said Daniel Watts. Watts, a professor in the department of chemistry and environmental science at NJIT, is among five NJIT scientists and specialists available through Aug. 14, 2006, to discuss on the phone or in person the science and more of the thwarted terrorist plot in London.

Tagged: physics, mechanical engineering, chemistry and environmental science, information technology, john federici, daniel watts, edward dreizin, robert statica


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New Book by NJIT Professor Highlights Genetic Medicine and Race in America http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-205.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-205.phpTue, 02 May 2006 00:00:00 -0400 The relationship of race and ethnicity to treatments in the U.S. of genetic disorders is the focus of a new book co-authored by Stephen Pemberton, PhD, assistant professor in the federated department of history at NJIT. The Troubled Dream of Genetic Medicine: Ethnicity and Innovation in Tay-Sachs, Cystic Fibrosis and Sickle Cell Disease investigates critical issues arising from efforts to utilize genetics in American health care.

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NJIT Math Club Hosts Second Annual Integral Bee http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-195.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-195.phpThu, 27 Apr 2006 00:00:00 -0400 Students and faculty in NJIT's Department of Mathematical Sciences participated yesterday in the second annual Integral Bee hosted by the NJIT Math Club. The winners included: Abel George, a junior majoring in electrical engineering, first place; Stephen Istivan, a junior majoring in chemical engineering, second place; and Matt Peragine, a freshman majoring in math, third place.

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Stephen Shaw, a Builder and Mayor of Mountain Lakes, To Be Honored by NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-162.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-162.phpFri, 07 Apr 2006 00:00:00 -0400 Stephen Shaw, president of Shaw Built Homes and mayor of Mountain Lakes, will be named an outstanding alumnus by the Newark College of Engineering (NCE) at NJIT. Shaw, who earned a civil engineering degree from NCE in 1982, will be honored during the annual NCE Awards Banquet on May 5 in NJIT's Campus Center.

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NJIT To Host NJTC Information Technology Industry Expo http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-455.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-455.phpFri, 02 Dec 2005 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT will host the New Jersey Technology Council IT Industry Expo on Dec. 7, 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Guttenberg Information Technologies Center. Stephane Gagnon, an assistant professor in NJIT's School of Management, will present results from an industrywide IT forecast conducted by NJIT and the NJTC.

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Chemical Engineering Department To Host Seminar on Inductive Teaching Strategies http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-393.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-393.phpFri, 21 Oct 2005 00:00:00 -0400 Stephanie Farrell, PhD, a professor in the chemical engineering department at Rowan University, will discuss inductive teaching strategies for engineering courses on Oct. 31, 2:45 p.m., Guttenberg Information Technologies Center, Room 3710.

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NJIT Announces Enrichment Program for High School Students Who Love Science http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-204.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-204.phpFri, 06 May 2005 00:00:00 -0400 High school students who want to design their own video games and electronic circuits--as well as understand the chemistry of fireworks and the physics of explosions--can now study these subjects at NJIT. This fall, the university will launch the Science and Technology Enrichment Program (STEP), where high school students eager to learn hands-on science and technology can enroll in exciting courses taught by some of NJIT's best professors. For more information, contact Associate Professor Michael Baltrush at 973-596-3386.

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WebSphere User Group to Explore Testing Process Integration http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-082.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-082.phpFri, 04 Mar 2005 00:00:00 -0500 Jim Bernstein of Solstice Software will speak on the topic of "Testing Process Integration with Integra Enterprise" at the monthly meeting of the NJ-Metro WebSphere User Group (WUG) on March 16, 2005, 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Campus Center Room 240. Sponsored by NJIT's e-business Laboratory, the group is the only university-based WUG and helps members to identify learning and training opportunities. The meeting is open to all and is free of charge. Details and online registration are available on the WebSphere User Group website. Contact: Stephanie Gagnon, School of Management, at gagnon@njit.edu.

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NJIT Announces Provost Fellowship http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-074.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-074.phpTue, 01 Mar 2005 00:00:00 -0500 A Provost Fellowship that will offer partial scholarships to students admitted for full-time study in master's degree programs is now available at NJIT. To be considered for the fellowship, master's students must have earned bachelor's degrees with cumulative GPAs of at least 3.0 and also submit results of the GRE or GMAT standardized graduate admissions tests. For more information, contact Stephen Eck, director of graduate admission at NJIT, at eck@njit.edu or 973-596-3300.

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NJIT Students Win 2004 Autodesk Innovation Awards for Second Consecutive Year http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-021.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-021.phpWed, 19 Jan 2005 00:00:00 -0500 Students from the New Jersey School of Architecture won both first place and honorable mention in the student section of the building division of the 2004 Autodesk Innovation Awards competition. First-place award went to fifth-year undergraduate student Elliot Glassman for his proposed River Vale Public Safety Complex (at left) created in the design studio of Professor Glenn Goldman. Graduate student Hector Camps won honorable mention for his project, a proposed addition to the Uffizi Gallery created in the design studio of Professor M. Stephen Zdepski.

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Architecture Students Win CADDIE Awards http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-060.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-060.phpThu, 20 May 2004 00:00:00 -0400 Students of New Jersey School of Architecture once again dominated the student divisions of the annual CADDIE Awards. Hector Camps, Akekarach Palbulkulsiri and Hyunsuk Kim took first, second and third place, respectively, in the graduate division, while Tom Senger and Victor Keto won first and second prize in the undergraduate division.  All five are students of Stephen Zdepski.   Sponsored in part by Cadalyst magazine, the annual international competition celebrates excellence in digital imaging and presents awards in student and professional categories. NJIT has produced 25 CADDIE winners in the past nine years with 13 students of Zdepski, 11 students in the studios and classes of Glenn Goldman, and one student of Amado Batour.

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