NJIT Newsroom tagged with "teacher" 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's Convocation Recognizes 2012 Top Performers: Professors, Staff, Students http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-282.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-282.phpTue, 28 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will mark the start of the new school year Sept. 12, 2012 at University Convocation, an annual celebration and awards ceremony.  The event, which recognizes the accomplishments of students, faculty and staff, will be held at 3 p.m. in the Naimoli Family Athletic and Recreation Facility on the NJIT campus. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, college of architecture and design, nce, college of computing sciences, school of management, csla, coad, ccs, mathematical sciences, joel bloom, convocation, physics, som, provost, humanities, bruce bukiet, christopher funkhouser, chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, michael ehrlich, mechanical and industrial engineering, biological sciences, ian gatley, jacquelynn rhodes, reginald farrow, master teacher, inauguration, norbert elliot, robert barat, university advancement, sanchoy das, michael recce, jorge golowasch, osvaldo simeone, professional development, ankur agrawal, joga rao, wenda cao, cheickna sylla, linda cummings, overseers excellence in research prize and medal, overseers excellence in service award, constance a murray diversity award, william barry, presidential leadership awards, lorenzina laera, excellence in teaching awards


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NJIT Computer Scientist Advocates Deceleration of Science http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-072.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-072.phpWed, 22 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 A treatise from a German foundation advocating the deceleration of the pursuit of science in higher education has been translated into English by NJIT Professor James Geller.  

Tagged: college of computing sciences, ccs, computer science, master teacher, james geller, excellence in teaching award


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NJIT Board of Trustees Appoints Joel Bloom President http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-010.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-010.phpTue, 10 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0500 The Board of Trustees of New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) yesterday voted unanimously to appoint Dr. Joel Bloom as President of the University, effective immediately. 

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, robert altenkirch, joel bloom, center for pre-college programs, technology, board of trustees, engineering, management, design, undergraduate research, greek village, njedge, columbia university, newark public schools, njit next campaign, kathy wielkopolski, science park high school, governor thomas kean, central high school


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Wayne Resident Becomes Associate Dean at NJIT's Newark College of Engineering http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-007.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-007.phpFri, 06 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Basil C. Baltzis, PhD, professor of chemical, biological and pharmaceutical engineering, has been appointed associate dean of academic affairs at NJIT's Newark College of Engineering (NCE). 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, sigma xi, sunil saigal, master teacher, basil baltzis, american institute of chemical engineers, omega chi epsilon


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NJIT To Host Materials Science Workshop for High School Teachers http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-232.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-232.phpThu, 16 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400 For the first time, NJIT will host the American Society of Materials (ASM) Camp® for high school teachers on June 27-July 1.

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Piero Armenante Receives the Master Teacher Award at NJIT's University Convocation http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-449.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-449.phpTue, 30 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Piero Armenante, PhD, distinguished professor in NJIT's Department of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering, received the Master Teacher Award on Sept. 15, 2010 at the NJIT University Convocation, an awards ceremony with a special welcoming ceremony for the freshman class.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, ian gatley, university convocation, piero armenante


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NJIT Humanities Professor Wins NCTE Award for Best Technical Communication Book http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-320.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-320.phpTue, 21 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Carol S. Johnson, PhD, of Oak Ridge, an associate professor in NJIT's Department of Humanities, has won the 2010 National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Award in Technical and Scientific Communication in the category of Best Book in Technical or Scientific Communication for The Language of Work: Technical Communication at Lukens Steel, 1810-1925 (Baywood Publishing Company, Inc., 2009). The award will be announced at the 2011 Association of Teachers of Technical Writing (ATTW) meeting in Atlanta in March.

Tagged: department of humanities, carol johnson, technical communication, ncte


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Netflix Prize Winners Tout Collaboration for Success at NJIT Teacher Event http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-254.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-254.phpThu, 15 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Netflix Prize winners Bob Bell and Chris Volinsky, statisticians at AT&T Labs Research, told 22 science and technology teachers last week that collaboration was key to winning the prize money. The occasion was a teacher luncheon, wrapping up a three-day conference at NJIT highlighting the use of robots in science, math and technology classes. The NJIT Center for Pre-College Programs hosted the event, thanks to Netflix prize money won by an AT&T research team and donated last year to NJIT by the corporation. Teachers walked away with teaching ideas, plus Lego Mind Storm sets to continue building robots back in their classrooms. 

Tagged: awards, honors, center for pre-college programs, event, howard kimmel, teacher


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James McHugh of Bloomfield Honored for Achievement by NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-289.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-289.phpFri, 04 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 James McHugh, PhD, of Bloomfield, professor in the department of computer science, received Master Teacher Designation, at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration held on Sept. 2, 2009.  

Tagged: donald sebastian, awards, department of computer science, convocation, honors, provost, essex county college, zachary yamba, master teacher, james mchugh


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A. Zachary Yamba To Be Keynote Speaker at Upcoming NJIT University Convocation: Teachers, Staff, Students To Be Honored http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-256.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-256.phpThu, 13 Aug 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT marks the start of the new school year on September 2, 2009 with University Convocation, an annual celebration and awards ceremony.  The event, which recognizes the accomplishments of students, faculty and staff, will be held at 3 p.m., in the Jim Wise Theatre in Kupfrian Hall on the NJIT campus. A reception follows.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, college of architecture and design, college of computing sciences, school of management, donald sebastian, mathematical sciences, convocation, honors, physics, civil and environmental engineering, award, judith sheft, biomedical engineering, provost, humanities, computer science, zachary yamba, dale gary, student, faculty, haim grebel, haimin wang, sergei adamovich, cristian borcea, frank shih, carol johnson, jerry fjermestad, presidential leadership award, robert friedman, richard moore, jim wise theatre, laurence howell, staff, victor matveev, laurent simon, baker assaf, eric katz, ashish borgaonkar, keynote speaker, teacher, mesut sahin, kupfrian hall, james mchugh, peter small memorial scholarship, thomas ogorzalek, quaison carter, honorees, wei xu


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Parsippany Resident Receives NJIT Master Teacher Designation http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-328.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-328.phpWed, 17 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Methi Wecharatana, PhD, of Parsippany, a professor in the department of civil and environmental engineering at NJIT, received a master teacher designation at NJIT's recent annual convocation.

Tagged: convocation, civil and environmental engineering, award, master teacher, methi wecharatana


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Clifton Resident Receives Excellent Teacher Designation http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-327.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-327.phpWed, 17 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0400 I. Joga Rao, PhD, of Clifton, professor in the mechanical engineering department at NJIT, received an excellent teacher designation at NJIT's recent convocation. 

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Montville Resident Receives Excellent Teacher Designation http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-326.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-326.phpWed, 17 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Nirwan Ansari, PhD, of Montville, a professor in the electrical and computer engineering department at NJIT, received an excellent teacher designation at NJIT's recent annual convocation ceremony. 

Tagged: department of electrical and computer engineering, convocation, award, nirwan ansari, excellent teacher


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Bridgewater Resident Receives Excellent Teacher Designation http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-325.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-325.phpWed, 17 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Taha F. Marhaba, PhD, of Bridgewater, a professor in the civil and environmental engineering department at NJIT, received an excellent teacher designation at NJIT's recent convocation ceremony. 

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Mark Somers at NJIT School of Management Receives Excellent Teacher Designation http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-324.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-324.phpWed, 17 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Mark J. Somers, PhD, of New York City, a professor in the School of Management at NJIT and the former dean of that school, received an excellent teacher designation at NJIT's recent annual convocation. 

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Millington Resident Receives Excellent Teacher Designation http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-323.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-323.phpWed, 17 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Piero M. Armenante, PhD, of Millington, a professor of chemical, biological and pharmaceutical engineering in the Otto H. York Department of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering, received an excellent teacher designation at NJIT's recent convocation. 

Tagged: convocation, award, chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, piero armenante, excellent teacher


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NJIT Awards Set Sept. 3, 2008; Bell Labs Physicist Delivers Keynote Address http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-298.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-298.phpMon, 25 Aug 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will mark, once again, the new school year with University Convocation, an annual celebration and awards ceremony recognizing students, faculty and staff accomplishments. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, college of computing sciences, school of management, mathematical sciences, convocation, electrical and computer engineering, new jersey school of architecture, civil and environmental engineering, award, information systems, humanities, mechanical engineering, david rothenberg, computer science, atam dhawan, priscilla nelson, nirwan ansari, master teacher, john carpinelli, taha marhaba, katia passerini, excellence in research award, nancy coppola, john federici, zeyuan qiu, rajesh dave, yehoshua perl, rajiv mehta, piero armenante, bruce kirchoff, roy goodman, kwabena narh, jonathan curley, promotions, zeynep celik, andrei sirenko, zoi-heleni michalopoulou, jorge golowasch, quentin jones, shanthi gopalakrishnan, robert herrera, joga rao, methi wecharatana, michael booty, mark somers, excellence in service award, alice white, peter papanicolaou, edward weston medal for professional achievement


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Montville Resident Timothy Chang Receives Excellent Teacher Designation http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-343.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-343.phpTue, 18 Sep 2007 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Timothy Wang, PhD, of Montville, received an excellent teacher designation at NJIT's annual convocation on Sept. 5, 2007.

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North Bergen Resident Soha Abdeljaber Receives Excellent Teacher Designation http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-340.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-340.phpTue, 18 Sep 2007 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Mathematics Professor Soha Abdeljaber, of North Bergen, received an excellent teacher designation at NJIT's annual convocation on Sept. 5, 2007.

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Oakland Resident Receives Excellent Teacher Designation http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-331.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-331.phpFri, 14 Sep 2007 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Mathematics Adjunct Professor Jonathan Porus, of Oakland, received an excellent teacher designation at NJIT's annual convocation on Sept. 5, 2007.

Tagged: department of mathematical sciences, awards, provost, priscilla nelson, fadi deek, excellent teacher


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Westfield Resident Receives Master Teacher Designation http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-330.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-330.phpFri, 14 Sep 2007 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Physics Professor John Federici, PhD of Westfield, received a master teacher designation at NJIT's annual convocation on Sept. 5. This designation is conferred annually on a select number of individuals who have demonstrated the highest level of excellence over a sustained period,” said NJIT Provost Priscilla Nelson.

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Franklin Park Resident Robert Barat Receives Excellent Teacher Designation http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-320.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-320.phpThu, 13 Sep 2007 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Chemical Engineering Professor Robert Barat, PhD, of Franklin Park, received an excellent teacher designation at NJIT's annual convocation on Sept. 5, 2007.

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Brooklyn, NY Resident Receives Master Teacher Designation http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-319.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-319.phpThu, 13 Sep 2007 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Mathematics Professor Amitabha Bose, PhD, of Brooklyn, NY, received a master teacher designation at NJIT's annual convocation on Sept. 5, 2007.

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NJIT Gets $500,000 NSF Grant To Train Math, Science Teachers http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-370.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-370.phpMon, 25 Sep 2006 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will lead the way for the next four years to train and place more effective science and math teachers in urban high schools in Newark and other high needs districts around the state. “We're sending into the neediest New Jersey high schools, 26 new teachers, who will make math and science come alive for their students,” said principal investigator Bruce Bukiet, PhD, associate professor in the department of mathematical sciences and associate dean of the College of Science and Liberal Arts at NJIT.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, mathematical sciences, national science foundation, bruce bukiet, high school, grant, teacher


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NJIT Teacher and Newark Resident Louise Castronova Receives Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-363.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-363.phpWed, 13 Sep 2006 00:00:00 -0400 Louise Castronova, special lecturer in the department of humanities at NJIT, received at NJIT's annual awards convocation an award for her teaching.

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NJIT Professor Haimin Wang Receives Honor for Outstanding Teaching http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-362.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-362.phpWed, 13 Sep 2006 00:00:00 -0400 Haimin Wang, PhD, a distinguished professor in the department of physics at NJIT, received at NJIT's annual awards convocation an award for outstanding teaching.

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NJIT Professor Norbert Elliot Receives a Master Teaching Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-359.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-359.phpWed, 13 Sep 2006 00:00:00 -0400 Norbert Elliot, PhD, a professor in the department of  humanities at NJIT, received a master teacher award at NJIT's annual awards convocation.

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NJIT Gives Sales and Marketing Guru Rajiv Mehta Award for Excellent Teaching http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-351.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-351.phpWed, 13 Sep 2006 00:00:00 -0400 Rajiv Mehta, PhD, associate professor in the School of Management at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), received at NJIT's annual awards convocation today a master teacher award.

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NJIT Awards Starr Roxanne Hiltz Master Teacher Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-350.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-350.phpWed, 13 Sep 2006 00:00:00 -0400 Starr Roxanne Hiltz, PhD, distinguished professor in the College of Computing Sciences at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), received at NJIT's annual awards convocation today, a master teacher award.

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NJIT Professor John Bechtold Named Master Teacher http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-382.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-382.phpMon, 17 Oct 2005 00:00:00 -0400 John Bechtold, PhD, an associate professor in the department of mathematical sciences at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), was recently named a master teacher during university convocation, NJIT's annual fall awards ceremony.

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NJIT Students Can Now Receive Teacher Certification Through Collaborative Program With Rutgers-Newark http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-353.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-353.phpMon, 10 Oct 2005 00:00:00 -0400 Students at NJIT since the start of the new fall semester can complete the requirements for teaching certification in New Jersey while earning undergraduate degrees. This new option is offered in cooperation with the urban education department at Rutgers University-Newark. “We think our students can play an important role in New Jersey schools,” said Fadi Deek, PhD, dean of NJIT's College of Science and Liberal Arts. Contact: James Lipuma, PhD, James.M.Lipuma@njit.edu, 973-642-4743.

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NJIT Biomedical Engineering Professor Named Teacher of the Year by Student Senate http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-264.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-264.phpWed, 22 Jun 2005 00:00:00 -0400 Rick Foulds, PhD, a professor of biomedical engineering who has pioneered a new way to educate engineers at NJIT, was recently named Teacher of the Year by the NJIT Student Senate.  "Being named Teacher of the Year is the most important award I have ever received--topping my two national Fellow selections--since it reflects the feelings of our students,” said Foulds.

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NJIT Professor Receives Award for Outstanding Online Teaching http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-221.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-221.phpFri, 12 Nov 2004 00:00:00 -0500 Roxanne Hiltz, PhD, a distinguished professor of information systems at NJIT, today received the Sloan Consortium 2004 Award for Most Outstanding Achievement in Online Teaching and Learning by an Individual.

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Strengthening the Pipeline to Success http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-163.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-163.phpFri, 01 Oct 2004 00:00:00 -0400 Secondary-school teachers with an interest in adapting pre-engineering curricula in their science classrooms participated in the Engineering Education Mini-Conference held today at NJIT.

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