NJIT Newsroom tagged with "summer" 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 Participates in Summer Food Service Program http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-101.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-101.phpTue, 01 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 The New Jersey Institute of Technology will be participating in the 2014 Summer Food Service Program from June 30, 2014 to August 15, 2014. The Summer Food Service Program is a federal Program of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food and Nutrition Services.

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NJIT's Educational Opportunity Program Celebrates Student Achievement at Academic Enrichment Closing Ceremony http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-257.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-257.phpFri, 02 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT's Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) held a closing ceremony yesterday for 125 students who participated in the Summer Academic Enrichment Program. 

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IBM Engineers to Present Seminar on Surface Mount Technology http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-246.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-246.phpFri, 19 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The Provost's Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP-2013) will host a seminar on July 24, 2013 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium on surface mount technology. 


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NJIT Participates in Summer Food Service Program http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-139.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-139.phpWed, 10 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The New Jersey Institute of Technology will be participating in the 2013 Summer Food Service Program from June 26, 2013 to August 8, 2013.  The Summer Food Service Program is a federal Program of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food and Nutrition Services. 

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NJIT Hosts Fifth Annual International Summer Research Symposium http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-244.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-244.phpThu, 26 Jul 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The Fifth International Summer Research Symposium was held today at NJIT to encourage more than three dozen students studying at NJIT to seek post-baccalaureate education in science, engineering and technology fields. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of biomedical engineering, joel bloom, national science foundation, educational opportunity program, uri, durgamadhab misra, sunil saigal, raquel perez-castillejos, bryan pfister, angelo perna, diverse issues in higher education, mcnair achievement program, reu, research experience for undergraduates


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NJIT Welcomes Bernard Harris, the First African-American To Walk in Space http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-228.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-228.phpWed, 11 Jul 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Bernard Harris, MD, the first African-American to walk in space returns to NJIT July 18, 2012 to inspire 54 middle school youngsters from New Jersey who want to learn more about science careers. 

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Dean's Design Competition Winner Announced http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-174.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-174.phpMon, 30 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The College of Architecture and Design recently held its second annual Dean's Design Competition for New Jersey high school students naming Montclair's Jordan Sabourin first place winner. 

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NJIT Participates in Summer Food Service Program http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-155.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-155.phpThu, 12 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will participate in the 2012 Summer Food Service Program from July 2, 2012 to August 15, 2012. 

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Apply Now for Provost's Summer Undergraduate Research Program http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-093.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-093.phpMon, 05 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT undergraduate students interested in a summer research opportunity are encouraged to apply for a limited number of summer research awards. Any current NJIT student who will be an undergraduate in the fall semester 2012 may apply. The program runs from May 21 to July 27, 2012.

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NJIT Alum, Power Expert, Advisor During Exxon/Valdez Clean-up, Gets Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-384.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-384.phpFri, 14 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Robert Sommerlad, of Gurnee, IL, has thought a lot about the challenges of power generation since he completed his bachelor's in mechanical engineering at Newark College of Engineering in 1960.

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NJIT's Educational Opportunity Program Celebrates Student Achievement at Academic Enrichment Program Closing Ceremony http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-274.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-274.phpThu, 11 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT's Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) held a closing ceremony for students who participated in the 2011 Summer Academic Enrichment Program on August 2 in the Jim Wise Theatre. 

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Students Present Summer Research Projects at Fourth International Symposium at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-264.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-264.phpTue, 02 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Thirty-five students presented their summer research projects at the Fourth International Summer Research Symposium on July 28 in the Campus Center Atrium. 

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Students To Present Research at Fourth International Summer Research Symposium on July 28 http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-255.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-255.phpMon, 18 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Undergraduate students from NJIT's Ronald E. McNair Program, Heritage Institute of Technology, BRCM College of Engineering and Technology, the Provost's Summer Research Program and graduate students from the NJIT/Beijing, China Engineering Management Program will present their summer research projects on July 28, 9:30-11:30 a.m. in the Campus Center Atrium.  

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He's Back at NJIT: Bernard Harris, the First African-American To Walk in Space http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-252.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-252.phpMon, 11 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400 The first African-American to walk in space returns to the NJIT campus on July 19, 2011 to inspire 55 middle-school students from throughout New Jersey (47) and New York City (8) to seek a career in science. 

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Student Team Places in Top Six in ASME Undergraduate Design Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-234.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-234.phpTue, 21 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Angela Calderon, Bushra Hossain, Marieme Dembele, and Yamin Noor, all students in NJIT's Biomedical Engineering Department, placed in the top 6 in the Undergraduate Design Competition held at the ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of biomedical engineering, richard foulds, rehabilitation engineering research center, yamin noor, bushra hossain, angela calderon, marieme dembele


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NJIT Receives $80,000 Grant to Host Summer Science Camp http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-174.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-174.phpTue, 03 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT is the recipient of an $80,000 grant from the ExxonMobil Foundation and Bernard A. Harris, Jr., MD, to provide funding for the ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp.

Tagged: award, center for pre-college programs, grant, bernard harris, suzanne berliner-heyman, exxonmobil, summer science camp


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NJIT Participates in Summer Food Service Program http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-154.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-154.phpTue, 19 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will participate in the 2011 Summer Food Service Program from July 5, 2011 to August 11, 2011. The Summer Food Service Program is a federal Program of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food and Nutrition Services.

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Newark Innovation Acceleration Challenge Finalists Present Projects; Four Winners Named http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-507.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-507.phpFri, 03 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Six finalists in the Newark Innovation Acceleration Challenge presented their projects this week at NJIT's Enterprise Development Center (EDC). In the end, Anson Wilson (Mave), Harsh Mehta (T-Shirt Tech), Mario Rannamae (Elect Charge); and Daniel Cerone (WordHerd) were awarded Capital One Summer Innovation Acceleration Fellowships of $2000 each to help support them during the summer so that they can spend time working in the New Jersey Innovation Acceleration Center Entrepreneurial Learning Lab at the EDC. 

Tagged: robert altenkirch, donald sebastian, judith sheft, jerry creighton, newark innovation acceleration challenge, robert english, john ason


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High School, Middle School Students Demonstrate High Tech Smarts at NJIT Event http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-281.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-281.phpTue, 10 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Sixteen high school and middle school students will show off their high tech prowess to parents and business sponsors on Aug. 11, 2010, during the closing ceremony of the NJIT 2010 Summer Capstone and Real World Connections Programs for high school students.  Both programs, which are sponsored by the NJIT College of Computing Sciences (CCS), enable pre-college and college students to collaborate on projects for area businesses, corporations and others.

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Math Department Seminar on August 5 http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-269.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-269.phpMon, 02 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Roy H. Goodman, PhD, an associate professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at NJIT, will discuss "What to Do with Your Numerical Simulations" at the Summer Program Seminar Series on August 5, 2-3 p.m. in Cullimore Hall Room 611 (Math Conference Room).

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Students To Present Research at Third International Summer Research Symposium on July 28 http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-259.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-259.phpTue, 20 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Undergraduate students from the Heritage Institute of Technology in Kolkata, India, NJIT Ronald E. McNair scholars and graduate students from NJIT and Beijing, China, will present their summer research projects under the guidance of NJIT STEM faculty on July 28, 9:30-11:30 a.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. The symposium is the culminating event of their summer research efforts at NJIT for the visiting student scholars as well as the NJIT McNair Summer Research Institute participants. The symposium is open to NJIT faculty, staff and students as well as the general public. 

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Campers To Nip Summer Boredom With Free Science Experience at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-255.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-255.phpThu, 15 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Bernard Harris, MD, the first African American astronaut to walk in space, inspired middle schoolers at NJIT yesterday to pursue careers in science, technology engineering and math by detailing what it really was like to be an astronaut and live in space. The 54 campers, all enrolled at the ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp, sat spellbound for more than an hour as the medical doctor, an internist by training, recounted what was needed to be successful. 

Tagged: pre-college, center for pre-college programs, science, bernard harris, suzanne berliner-heyman, exxonmobil bernard harris summer science camp, harris foundation, astronaut


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First African-American Astronaut Bernard A. Harris Visits Summer Science Camp Today http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-253.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-253.phpWed, 14 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Bernard A. Harris, MD, of Houston, the veteran of two space shuttle missions and the first African-American to walk in space, visited NJIT today, first teaching in the morning, then speaking to youngsters participating in the ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp. NJIT once again served as one of 30 locations throughout the nation and the only NJ venue for the two-week residential camp, which offers middle-school students a first-hand experience with experiments, role models and innovative programs to stimulate their interest in engineering and science as a potential career path.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: First African-American To Walk in Space Will Visit NJIT on July 14, 2010 http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-250.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-250.phpTue, 13 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Bernard Harris, MD, of Houston, veteran of two space shuttle missions and the first African-American to walk in space, visits NJIT  July 14, 2010. He'll teach in the morning, then speak to youngsters at a luncheon. During the class, students will design and build a straw and tin foil raft, then see how many pennies the raft can hold before sinking. It is based on Archimedes' principle. 

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Campers To Nip Summer Boredom With Free Science Experience at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-244.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-244.phpWed, 07 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will once again serve as one of 30 locations throughout the nation for an ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp from July 11-22, 2010.  This year's theme is “A Toy Story: Motion On Earth And In Space."

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NJIT Professor David Horntrop To Speak at July 8th Math Seminar http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-240.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-240.phpTue, 06 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400 David Horntrop, PhD, a professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at NJIT, will discuss "Stochastic Simulation with Application to Materials" at the Summer Program Seminar Series on July 8, 2-3:30 p.m. in Cullimore Hall 611 (Math Conference Room).

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NACME To Honor NJIT at Upcoming 35th Anniversary Celebration in NYC http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-251.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-251.phpTue, 04 Aug 2009 00:00:00 -0400 The National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) will present NJIT with its Rising University Star Award at its 35th anniversary awards dinner and celebration dinner set for Sept. 29, 2009 at the Waldorf Astoria. 

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, joel bloom, educational opportunity program, eop, saul fenster, nacme, national action council for minorities in engineering, summer academic enrichment program, rising university star award


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Students To Present Research at McNair Summer Symposium http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-242.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-242.phpWed, 22 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Thirty-five students enrolled in the Ronald E. McNair Tenth Summer Research Institute, the NSF/REU Particle Research Center Programs, Heritage Institute of Technology in Kolkata, India and graduate students from the NJIT's Beijing, China Engineering Management Program will present their research at the third Summer Research Symposium on July 29, 9:30-11:45 a.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. The symposium is open to the public.

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Mathematical Sciences Department To Host Seminar on July 21 http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-237.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-237.phpMon, 13 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Matt Malej, a doctoral student in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at NJIT, will discuss "A Reduced Uni-Directional Model for the Evolution of Nonlinear Ocean Surface Waves" on July 21, 10-11 a.m. in Cullimore Hall Rm. 611 (Math Conference Room).

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Campers To Nip Summer Boredom With Free Science Experience at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-231.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-231.phpWed, 24 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will once again serve as one of 30 locations for an ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp this summer. The camp will be held July 12-24, 2009 at the NJIT campus.

Tagged: commencement, pre-college, center for pre-college programs, bernard harris, suzanne berliner-heyman, honorary doctorate, exxonmobil bernard harris summer science camp, harris foundation, exxon mobil foundation


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NJIT Commencement To Fete Newark Mayor, Former Astronaut, Bay Rays Founder http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-190.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-190.phpThu, 07 May 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT's 2009 Commencement Ceremony will be held Saturday, May 16, 2009, 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 2009.

Tagged: alumni, commencement, vincent naimoli, office of the provost, bernard harris, cory booker, exxonmobil, tampa bay rays, summer science camp, harris foundation, prudential center, major league baseball, anchor industries international


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NJIT Students To Attend Prestigious Summer Program at Top Research Facility http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-175.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-175.phpTue, 28 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Two NJIT undergraduates will attend an elite 11-week paid summer internship program sponsored by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, MD. Some 150 students from universities throughout the nation will participate in the prestigious program which involves a rigorous acceptance process. 

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, research, scholarship, david reibstein, national institute of standards and technology, summer program


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Jheryl Wilson Named Star-Ledger College Summer League All-Star http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-309.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-309.phpMon, 08 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT rising sophomore men's basketball guard Jheryl Wilson was named a Star-Ledger College Summer League All-Star for his play this summer in the top college summer league in New Jersey. The Star-Ledger College Summer League, an NCAA-sanctioned summer league, brings together men's college players from all levels to compete in regular competition in New Brunswick, NJ.

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Capstone Ceremony at NJIT To Thank Volunteer Corporate Teachers, Mentors and Parents for Running Free Program and Highlight Student Projects http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-293.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-293.phpThu, 07 Aug 2008 00:00:00 -0400 The Summer Internship Program Award Ceremony will close a free NJIT summer program for 17 middle and high school students.  The program offered a real-world education using parents, industry partners, college students, alumni and community leaders as mentors, advisors, staff and sponsors. Classes this summer included  

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NJIT's Educational Opportunity Program To Host Academic Boot Camp Closing Ceremony on August 6 http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-285.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-285.phpMon, 04 Aug 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT's Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) will host a closing ceremony for the annual Summer Academic Enrichment Program on August 6, 12 noon-2 p.m. in the Jim Wise Theater. Some 250 students spent five weeks in the academic "boot camp," living on campus and attending a grueling schedule of classes from Monday to Thursday before heading home for the weekend. The program helps incoming students, most of who are minorities, make a smooth transition from high school to college.

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NJIT's Enterprise Development Center To Host Colgate EMPOWER Summer Biz Camp Graduation http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-279.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-279.phpThu, 24 Jul 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Twenty youngsters enrolled in the Colgate EMPOWER Summer Biz Camp will receive certificates of recognition as well as participate in a business plan competition at a graduation ceremony on July 25 at 10 a.m. in NJIT's Enterprise Development Center III, 211 Warren Street, Newark. The Honorable Robert L. Bowser, Mayor of the City of East Orange, M.J. Peterson, Manager of the Division of Employment and Training, and Councilwoman Virginia Cross will be on hand at the event.   

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Okay To Be A Geek, Astronaut Bernard Harris Tells NJIT Campers To Encourage Them To Choose STEM Careers http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-273.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-273.phpThu, 17 Jul 2008 00:00:00 -0400 It's okay to be a geek because geeks rule the world, astronaut Bernard Harris told 52 middle school youngsters during a special luncheon at NJIT's ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp. 

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MEDIA ADVISORY: First African-American Astronaut Who Walked in Space Visits NJIT July 15 http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-269.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-269.phpTue, 15 Jul 2008 00:00:00 -0400 The first African-American astronaut, Bernard Harris, ExxonMobil engineers and 52 middle school students will design and construct at NJIT small rafts of aluminum and straw designed to hold pennies.

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NJIT Will Be Only Metro NY Location for ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-259.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-259.phpTue, 01 Jul 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will be the only New York metropolitan location to host the ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp from June 30-July 17, 2008.  Fifty-two area middle school students from 36 schools will attend.

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Mathematical Sciences Department To Host Seminar on July 2 http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-257.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-257.phpMon, 30 Jun 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Sundar Subramanian, PhD, an associate professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at NJIT, will discuss "Survival Analysis: An Overview" on July 2 at 10 a.m. in Cullimore Hall Room 611. The lecture is part of the Department of Mathematical Sciences Summer Program Seminar Series at NJIT.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of mathematical sciences, sundar subramanian, summer seminar series


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Department of Mathematical Sciences To Host Summer Seminar Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-221.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-221.phpFri, 23 May 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Peter Gordon, PhD, assistant professor in the department of mathematical sciences at NJIT, will describe some major mathematical ideas used in analysis of reaction diffusion equations and systems on May 28 at 10 a.m. in Cullimore Hall, Room 611. "Reaction Diffusion Equations 101" is the title of his lecture, which kicks off the Summer Program Seminar Series. 

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NJIT Named Among Hosts of 2007 ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camps http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-100.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-100.phpWed, 07 Mar 2007 00:00:00 -0500 Former astronaut Bernard Harris and the ExxonMobil Foundation have named NJIT to be among 19 university campus locations that will host the 2007 ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camps. NJIT will be the only New Jersey participant in the program.

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NJIT’s FEMME Girls Dissect Cows’ Eyes, Build Bridges From Popsicle Sticks, More http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-293.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-293.phpMon, 24 Jul 2006 00:00:00 -0400 Learning science has never been more rewarding for young girls than during the next two weeks at NJIT when FEMME, the 25-year-old, five-week, summer enrichment program, whirls to a fabulous finish. Hands-on, sophisticated projects, guaranteed to keep girls (ages 8-15) giggling and learning, include dissecting cows' eyes, building suspension bridges from Popsicle sticks and tie-dyeing shirts.

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NJIT To Host Campus Visit Day for High School Students http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-286.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-286.phpThu, 13 Jul 2006 00:00:00 -0400 High school students and their parents can discover the wide range of NJIT's undergraduate degree programs and minors, meet with students, faculty and staff, and more at Summer Tech @ NJIT on July 26, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

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NJIT Femme Program Launches Girls Into Science and Engineering http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-266.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-266.phpWed, 21 Jun 2006 00:00:00 -0400 Last summer, Natasha Stroedecke, age 10, studied environmental engineering at NJIT. She delighted in raising tadpoles into frogs, observing earthworms and analyzing the nocturnal habits of owls. This summer, Natasha will return to NJIT to take a class she's even more excited about: aeronautical engineering.

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Summer Fun and Learning for Teens at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-225.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-225.phpThu, 18 May 2006 00:00:00 -0400 High school students can gain practical experience in game development, build a telescope, learn how computers and electronic devices are designed and much more through NJIT's summer programs for teens.

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NJIT Offers a Summer Class in Physics and Astronomy for High School Students http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-191.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-191.phpWed, 26 Apr 2006 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT is offering a summer class in astronomy and physics for high school students who love the subjects and are considering careers in the fields. During the two-day class—held June 27-28 on the NJIT campus—high school sophomores and juniors will learn about careers in physics and astronomy, do hands-on science projects and learn from prominent NJIT physicists and astronomers.

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High School Students Win an Unusual Design Contest at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-274.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-274.phpThu, 07 Jul 2005 00:00:00 -0400 A group of high school students from New Jersey, New York and Maryland won an architectural design competition held recently at NJIT with an unusual twist: The students had to design and build a meditation room out of nothing more than cardboard UPS boxes and tape. “They won because of the clarity of their design idea and elegant solution they came up with in the building process,” said Darius Sollohub, an assistant professor at the New Jersey School of Architecture who judged the student projects, which were part of the school's Summer Architecture Career Exploration Program.

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Future Architects Build Meditation Rooms With Boxes at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-272.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-272.phpWed, 06 Jul 2005 00:00:00 -0400 A group of 117 high school students will spend the day, and most of the night, at NJIT today building meditation rooms out of nothing more than cardboard boxes – namely, UPS boxes. The project is part of the New Jersey School of Architecture's Summer Architecture Career Exploration Program, a two-day intensive class that teaches students what it is like to attend architecture school. On July 7 at 10 a.m., a jury of architects will examine the finished projects and select a winner.

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New Jersey Institute of Technology Announces Summer Program http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-080.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-080.phpFri, 04 Mar 2005 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT's Center for Pre-college Programs will sponsor summer workshops to encourage students--many of whom are girls and minorities--from post-fourth to post-11th grades to pursue education in science, math and engineering. The workshops run from four to six weeks, and begin either in late June or early July. Applications are due April 8 and can be obtained by calling 973-596-3550 or by visiting the center's website. 

Tagged: pre-college, workshop, science, engineering, femme, math, summer, pre-engineering program, minorities, female students


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NJIT Hosts NASA SHARP Students http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-108.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-108.phpTue, 27 Jul 2004 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT hosted students enrolled in the NASA Summer High School Apprenticeship Research Program (SHARP) in science and engineering, three of whom are working one-on-one with faculty in the Department of Mechanical Engineering this summer. The faculty mentors are: Dr. Edward L. Dreyzin, professor; Dr. Boris Khusid, associate professor; and Dr. Chao Zhu, associate professor. 

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Summer Visit Day http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-107.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-107.phpMon, 26 Jul 2004 00:00:00 -0400 More than 100 high school students and their parents will have the opportunity to meet with NJIT faculty, student services staff and current students, tour the campus and explore degree options at Summer Visit Day on July 29, 2004 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Openings are still available. For more information or to RSVP, contact Debbie Gabbidon in the Office of University Admissions at 973-596-3308. E-mail: gabbidon@njit.edu.

Tagged: high school students, parents


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Thinking Outside the Box http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-102.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-102.phpWed, 14 Jul 2004 00:00:00 -0400 The second of three sessions of the fourth annual New Jersey School of Architecture (SOA) Summer Architecture Career Exploration Program concluded today with an awards ceremony and closing remarks from NJSOA Dean Urs Gauchat. High school juniors and seniors with an interest in architecture participate in this intensive, two-day program. Students attended classes in design, computer graphics and drawing, plus built a learning center using UPS boxes. John J. Nallin, Vice President, United Parcel Service and a member of the NJIT Board of Overseers, donated more than 3,000 UPS boxes.

Tagged: school of architecture, urs gauchat, soa, ups, summer architecture career exploration program


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Building Blocks to a Career in Architecture http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-094.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-094.phpWed, 30 Jun 2004 00:00:00 -0400 High school juniors and seniors with an interest in architecture participated in the first of two sessions of the fourth annual New Jersey School of Architecture Summer Architecture Career Exploration Program on June 29 and June 30, 2004. In addition to classes in design, computer graphics and drawing, students were assigned a hands-on project in which they were instructed to build a learning center using UPS boxes. The winning design, shown at left, was judged based on criteria including process and product, teamwork, and completing a project within a short time period.  “It was very difficult to choose the winning design,” said Darius Sollohub, assistant professor and associate director of the Master in Infrastructure Planning Program.

Tagged: school of architecture, pre-college, high school, darius sollohub, soa, ups, summer architecture career exploration program


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New Jersey Institute of Technology Announces Summer Program http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-018.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-018.phpMon, 03 Mar 2003 00:00:00 -0500 Where do grade-school girls launch rockets, design roller coasters and analyze chocolate? … At the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), which offers eight summer workshops for elementary and high-school students.

Tagged: high school, femme, summer, women in technology


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