NJIT Newsroom tagged with "women" 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 Winners of First Annual Female Research Showcase Announced http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-103.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-103.phpWed, 02 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 On March 12, the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and the Murray Center for Women in Technology hosted the final showcase of their First Annual Female Research Showcase and Oral Presentation Workshop. The goal of this series of events was twofold: to highlight research done by undergraduate and graduate female researchers at NJIT and to provide them with detailed critiques (from evaluators outside their fields) that they can use to improve their oral presentation skills.

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Women in Technology: Misfit or Match Made in Heaven http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-099.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-099.phpThu, 27 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Ann Kirschner, university dean of Macaulay Honors College of The City University of New York, will present “Women in Technology: Misfit or Match Made in Heaven?” on April 2 from 2:30-4:00 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom A.

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, colloquium series, women in technology


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Technology and Society Forum Addresses Global Leadership and Careers within the United Nations http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-057.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-057.phpTue, 25 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Michael Emery, director of human resources at the UN Population Fund, will present “Global Leadership and Careers within the United Nations” on March 7 from 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom A. 

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, technology and society forum, career development services, murray center for women in technology


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Two NJIT Sports Accept Invitations to Compete in Division I Conferences http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-042.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-042.phpWed, 12 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Two NJIT sports, women's tennis and men's soccer, have been invited to join and accepted membership in conferences whose championship team receives an automatic spot in the postseason NCAA Division I championship field.

Tagged: highlanders, athletics, division 1, ncaa, lenny kaplan


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NJIT-SWE Makes Strong Presence at National Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-417.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-417.phpThu, 19 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0500 The NJIT Section of Society of Women Engineers (SWE) participated in the SWE Annual Conference (WE13) from Oct. 24-26 in Baltimore, MD.  The SWE executive board members and faculty advisor made a strong presence at the conference by organizing sessions, serving as session monitors and judges and participating as speakers in workshops and panels. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, society of women engineers, swe, raquel perez-castillejos, basil baltzis, yasmine aly


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NJIT Committee on Women's Leadership Recognizes Interim Dean of NCE http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-414.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-414.phpMon, 16 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Basil Baltzis, Interim Dean of Newark College of Engineering, was recognized today by the NJIT Committee on Women's Leadership (CWL) for his commitment to the aspirations and advancement of women in the STEM disciplines.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of electrical and computer engineering, department of biomedical engineering, department of mechanical engineering, stem, raquel perez-castillejos, basil baltzis, hongya ge, wenbo cai


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NJIT Professor Speaks at International Gender Summit http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-396.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-396.phpThu, 05 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Nancy Steffen-Fluhr, PhD, associate professor in the department of humanities and director of the Murray Center for Women in Technology, addressed the third annual international Gender Summit (GS3NA) on Nov. 14 in Washington, D.C. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, humanities, murray center for women in technology, nsf, nancy steffen-fluhr


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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 Grad Student Honored by Executive Women of New Jersey http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-341.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-341.phpFri, 18 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Grad student Megan Litwhiler is currently pursuing a PhD in biology at NJIT and has been awarded a scholarship through Executive Women of New Jersey (EWNJ), a trust that recognizes and invests in the future of women's professional careers. 

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Productive Summer Vacations for SWE Engineers http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-284.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-284.phpWed, 11 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0400 It's been a productive summer for grad and undergrad members of the NJIT Chapter of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE). 

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, society of women engineers, civil engineering, swe, undergraduate students


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SWE Ends Semester With Outreach Event and Annual Banquet http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-184.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-184.phpTue, 21 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) recently hosted a “Wow! That's Engineering!” outreach event titled “Innovation through Imagination.”  The event, funded by a grant from ExxonMobil, hosted 55 students from the seventh grade class of the Newark Early College High School (NECHS) and six of their chaperones. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, murray center for women in technology, stem, chemical engineering, society of women engineers, swe, lisa kardos


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NJIT Men's and Women's Basketball Teams Recognized by NJIT Board of Trustees for Historic 2012-2013 Seasons http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-149.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-149.phpWed, 17 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT men's and women's basketball teams each were presented with resolutions yesterday from the NJIT Board of Trustees in recognition of their historic championship seasons of both athletic and academic accomplishments.

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K-12 Outreach Proposal Grant Awarded to the Society of Women Engineers http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-141.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-141.phpWed, 10 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) at NJIT has recently been awarded a grant to support their continued goal of increasing the number of women studying science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).  The award, funded by ExxonMobil, is part of the national SWE grant competition for K-12 (pre-college) outreach programs. 

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Society of Women Engineers Receives Outstanding Collegiate Section Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-114.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-114.phpTue, 19 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) at NJIT received the Second Place Outstanding Collegiate Section Award during the recent Regional SWE Conference held in Wilmington, DE Mar. 8-10.  

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TIAA CREF CIO To Forecast IT's Future at Free NJIT Talk: Public Invited http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-067.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-067.phpWed, 20 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Annabelle Bexiga, the senior managing director and chief information officer at TIAA-CREF, will trace the dramatic changes that have taken place in the field of information technology when she addresses this year's 2013 Gilbreth Colloquium at NJIT. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, albert dorman honors college, murray center for women in technology, sigma xi, office of technology development, lillian moller gilbreth, new jersey innovation acceleration center


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Famous Whistleblower, Founder No FEAR, To Speak at NJIT Lecture Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-050.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-050.phpTue, 12 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 “No FEAR: A Whistleblower's Triumph” is the title of a lecture by the founder of the No FEAR Coalition Marsha Coleman-Adebayo set for Feb. 20, 2013 in the NJIT Campus Center Ballroom.  The event is free and open to the public.  Street parking is available.  Coleman-Adebayo is the Director of the National Whistleblowers Center.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, albert dorman honors college, csla, department of physics, technology and society forum, educational opportunity program, murray center for women in technology, sigma xi, environmental protection agency, epa, graduate student association


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Society of Women Engineers at NJIT Awarded K-12 Outreach Proposal Grant http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-033.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-033.phpTue, 05 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 The Society of Women Engineers at NJIT has been awarded a grant to support its continued goal of increasing the number of women studying science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

Tagged: pre-college, stem, society of women engineers, swe, exxonmobil, yasmine aly


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Society of Women Engineers and NCE Launch New Mentorship Program http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-393.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-393.phpWed, 21 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0500 With the goal of increasing the enrollment and retention of women students of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) at NJIT, the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and Newark College of Engineering have joined forces to develop a new mentorship program for women in STEM. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, stem, society of women engineers, graduate student, sunil saigal, swe


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NJIT's Gale Spak To Serve as Panelist http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-208.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-208.phpWed, 30 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Gale Tenen Spak, associate vice president of Continuing and Distance Education, will participate on the morning panel at the 6th Annual NJ Women in Science and Technology Workforce Summit.  

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NJIT's Judith Sheft To Participate on NJTC's Women in Technology Panel http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-121.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-121.phpFri, 23 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Judith Sheft, associate vice president of Technology Development at NJIT, will serve as a panelist at NJTC's Women in Technology Peer Network:  Adapt, Innovate and Triumph – Women's Entrepreneurship 3.0 on March 28 at the East Brunswick Hilton from 8:30-11:00 a.m.

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NJIT Tech Forum Series: Paving the Way to a Smarter World: Creativity in Engineering Education http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-104.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-104.phpTue, 13 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Imagination and creativity have long energized technological progress.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, albert dorman honors college, department of electrical and computer engineering, department of physics, technology and society forum, murray center for women in technology, sigma xi, lillian gilbreth colloquium, lillian moller gilbreth


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Reception Kicks Off New Graduate Section of Society of Women Engineers at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-031.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-031.phpFri, 27 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0500 The first event of the new graduate chapter of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) at NJIT was held on Jan. 26 in the Campus Center Faculty Dining Room. 

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Female Biz Owners at NJIT's EDC Named Top NJ Entrepreneurs http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-461.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-461.phpTue, 29 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Own It Ventures, in collaboration with New Jersey Monthly magazine will honor three women business owners located at the NJIT Enterprise Development Center (EDC). 

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Women's Track and Field Team Earns Academic Honors http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-279.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-279.phpWed, 17 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT women's track and field team has been honored by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) as an All-Academic team for the 2011 season.

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For Third Straight Year, Tennis Earns ITA All-Academic Team Honors http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-263.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-263.phpMon, 01 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400 For the third straight year, the NJIT men's and women's tennis teams have both been awarded ITA All-Academic Team honors by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. 

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Twenty-Nine Student-Athletes Named to Great West Conference All-Academic Team http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-243.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-243.phpWed, 29 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Twenty-nine student-athletes in six sports were named to the Winter/Spring 2010-11 Great West Conference all-Academic team.

Tagged: highlanders, athletics, division 1, baseball, great west conference, student-athletes, daisy gallegos, jessica gerald, jonathan daudelin, kelsey johnson, megan higgins, joe ju, teddy bickert, ewelina marut, track and field


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NJIT's Nancy Steffen-Fluhr Honored by Soroptimist International http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-189.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-189.phpWed, 11 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Nancy Steffen-Fluhr, PhD, an associate professor in the department of humanities and director of the Murray Center for Women in Technology, was honored recently by Soroptimist International of the Greater Westfield Area for helping women to succeed in academe.  

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of humanities, judith sheft, murray center for women in technology, nancy steffen-fluhr


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NJIT's Nancy Steffen-Fluhr To Be Honored by Soroptimist International Next Week http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-124.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-124.phpTue, 05 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Nancy Steffen-Fluhr, PhD, an associate professor in the department of humanities and director of the Murray Center for Women in Technology, will be honored by Soroptimist International of the Greater Westfield Area on April 14 for the work she has done to help women succeed in academe.

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Columbia Prof To Discuss Good, Bad Aspects of Choice at NJIT March 23 Talk http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-077.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-077.phpTue, 08 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0500 In the NJIT Technology and Society Forum presentation on March 23 in the Campus Center Ballroom at 2:30 p.m., Columbia University Professor Sheena Iyengar will address the psychological and cultural challenges of choice, and suggest answers drawn from her discipline-spanning research. 

Tagged: technology and society forum, murray center for women in technology, lillian gilbreth colloquium, lillian moller gilbreth, sheena iyengar


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Twelve NJIT Athletes Named to the 2010 Great West Conference Fall Academic Team http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-029.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-029.phpMon, 07 Feb 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Twelve NJIT student-athletes in three sports were named to the Fall 2010 Great West Conference All-Academic team. 

Tagged: highlanders, athletics, great west conference, student-athletes, daisy gallegos, kelsey johnson, jonathan daudelin, christi taylor, ewelina marut, megan higgins


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Mapping Faculty Social Networks Helps Female Faculty Move Ahead at NJIT: Research Reveals Hidden Gender Patterns and Ways To Overcome Them http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-521.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-521.phpWed, 15 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Long before Facebook introduced its hot new Social Graph app, researchers in the ADVANCE project at NJIT were pioneering the use of social network mapping to help women scientists and engineers supercharge their careers.

Tagged: humanities, murray center for women in technology, research, nsf, katia passerini, nancy steffen-fluhr, robert friedman, engineers, njit advance, modeling, women scientists, interdisciplinary


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NJIT SWE Collegiate Section Wins Award for Outstanding Website http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-423.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-423.phpThu, 18 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0500 The NJIT Society of Women Engineers (SWE) received the Outstanding Collegiate Section Website Award at the  2010 National Society of Women Engineers Conference held on Nov. 3-7 in Orlando, Florida. NJIT SWE President Hanisha Patel, a master's student in industrial engineering, accepted the award from SWE President Sidika Demir.

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NJIT Women's Soccer Team Tops Saint Peter's in 2-1 Road Win http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-296.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-296.phpMon, 30 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT newcomers Camille Billing and Amanda Redden collected their first college goals, lifting the Highlanders to their first women's soccer victory of 2010, a 2-1 win at Saint Peter's Sunday afternoon. The Highlanders (1-1) also got the first college assist from freshman Rebecca Tustin, who helped out on Billing's goal, in taking the road win.

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NJIT Women's Track and Field Earns Academic Honors http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-285.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-285.phpMon, 16 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT women's track and field team has been named by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) as an All-Academic team for the 2010 season.

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NJIT Places 29 Student-Athletes on 2009-10 Winter/Spring Great West Conference All-Academic Team http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-237.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-237.phpWed, 30 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT placed 29 student-athletes in six sports on the 2009-10 Winter/Spring Great West Conference All-Academic team. Selection to the team requires that student-athletes achieve a minimum cumulative 3.2 grade-point average and also must have participated in at least 50 percent of their respective teams' contests.

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Maude Barlow To Speak on Global Water Crisis, Coming Battle for Right to Water http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-051.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-051.phpTue, 23 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Water ― life on our planet would be impossible without it, and clean water is vital for human health and well-being. Yet close to three billion people have no running water within a kilometer of their homes, and every eight seconds a child dies of water-borne disease. In the NJIT Technology and Society Forum presentation on March 10, 2010, Maude Barlow will outline a three-part strategy for achieving a water-secure world. 

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NJIT Tabs Nine Athletes on 2009 Great West Conference All-Academic Team http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-029.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-029.phpWed, 03 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Nine NJIT student-athletes in four sports were named to the Fall 2009 Great West Conference All-Academic team. The honorees were: Joe Ju (men's cross country); Cara Constantino, Iulia Doci, Daisy Gallegos, Kelsey Johnson (women's cross country); Christi Taylor (women's soccer); Sabrina Baby, Katrina Hornstein and Erica Schultz (women's volleyball).

Tagged: highlanders, athletics, division 1, great west conference, all-academic team, daisy gallegos, sabrina baby, katrina hornstein, erica schultz, cara constantino, iulia doci, christi taylor, kelsey johnson, joe ju


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Highlander Women Score Season-High 83 Points http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-011.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-011.phpTue, 19 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT scored a season-high 83 points Saturday evening recording its first Great West Conference victory, 83-70, over Houston Baptist at Sharp Gymnasium in women's basketball action.

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NJIT Alumna Featured in SWE Magazine as One of Top 10 New Faces of Engineering http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-007.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-007.phpTue, 12 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Chrissa Roessner, P.E. '01, a project engineer with The Louis Berger Group Inc., is featured as one of the top 10 "2010 New Faces of Engineering" in the Winter 2010 edition of the Society of Women Engineers Magazine.  

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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.

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Sabrina Baby Named to ESPN Magazine’s Academic All-America Volleyball Team http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-422.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-422.phpTue, 01 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT senior Sabrina Baby was named to the ESPN Magazine's Academic All-America third-team for volleyball, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America. She is NJIT's first Highlander student-athlete in any sport to receive Academic All-America laurels at the Division I level.

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NJIT Women's Soccer Team Blanks Longwood on Senior Day http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-374.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-374.phpMon, 26 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT women's soccer team celebrated Senior Day and Breast Cancer Awareness Day with a 2-0 win over visiting Howard Sunday afternoon in Great West Conference action at J. Malcolm Simon Stadium at Lubetkin Field. The Highlanders recognized senior Briana Morales in pre-game ceremonies. With 58 career games played, Briana is among the program's all-time leaders.

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NJIT Community Celebrates Annual Fall Festival on Oct. 10 http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-362.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-362.phpFri, 16 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0400 An estimated 3,000 students, faculty, staff, alumni and their families participated in the university's annual fall festival, NJIT Day 2009, on Oct. 10. NJIT Day highlights included carnival rides and student organization game booths. Other weekend events included the Young Alumni Club Chili Cook-Off (at left), wins for men's soccer and women's volleyball, Highlander Games, NJIT Parents Association Sports and Celebrity Memorabilia Auction, 30th Anniversary of Residence Life alumni reception, and the Tour de Tech bike race.

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Women's Volleyball Sweeps Great West Conference Honors http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-356.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-356.phpWed, 14 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT women's volleyball players Baaba Hughes and Sabrina Baby have been selected Great West Conference Volleyball Players of the Week. Hughes and Baby led the Highlanders to a five-set victory over Utah Valley Saturday afternoon to clinch first-place in the Great West Conference.

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NJIT's Home Soccer Venue Renamed http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-329.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-329.phpMon, 28 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT has renamed its on-campus soccer venue as Lubetkin Field at J. Malcolm Simon Stadium, adding the name of the great former coach, director of athletics and physical education, and professor to the facility's title. J. Malcolm Simon's name was added this year in a special recognition ceremony held in the NJIT Campus Center in conjunction with the home soccer game played the evening of Sept. 12. 

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NJIT's Sabrina Baby Named Great West Conference Defensive Player of the Week http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-323.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-323.phpThu, 24 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT senior Sabrina Baby has been named the latest Great West Conference women's volleyball Defensive Player of the Week.

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NJIT Women's Soccer Team Blanks Rider http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-311.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-311.phpMon, 14 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT scored twice in the second half and the Highlanders, backstopped by junior goalkeeper Sadie Mele, posted their first shutout of the season in a 2-0 win over visiting Rider University Sunday afternoon on Lubetkin Field at J. Malcolm Simon Stadium.

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Sabrina Baby Claims Great West Conference Defensive Player of the Week Honors http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-304.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-304.phpWed, 09 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT women's volleyball captain Sabrina Baby has been named Great West Conference Defensive Player of the Week. Baby, a senior from Florianopolis, Brazil, led the Highlanders to a 4-0 record last week helping NJIT extend their winning streak to seven matches. 

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Kori Washington's OT Goal Sends NJIT Women's Soccer Team Past Drexel http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-301.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-301.phpTue, 08 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Kori Washington scored a breakaway goal in the sixth minute of the second overtime, lifting NJIT to a thrilling come-from-behind 2-1 win over visiting Drexel in the Highlanders' 2009 home opener Friday night on Lubetkin Field.

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NJIT Women's Volleyball Team Rolls in Season Opener http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-267.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-267.phpMon, 31 Aug 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Three Highlanders produced double-figure kill totals to lead NJIT in its season-opening 3-0 women's volleyball win over St. Francis (NY) in the opening round of the St. Francis Tournament on Friday afternoon.

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Women's Soccer Selected First in East Division of Great West Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-261.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-261.phpThu, 20 Aug 2009 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT women's soccer team has been selected first in the East Division of the Great West Conference in the inaugural preseason coaches' poll. NJIT will begin the Great West Conference women's soccer season on October 2, with a 7 p.m. home match on Lubetkin Field against South Carolina State. Read more.

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Highlander Achievement Awards Ceremony Recognizes Outstanding Student Leaders and Programs http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-188.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-188.phpWed, 06 May 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT senior Felicia Amaechi, president of the NJIT section of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE), accepted the award for Outstanding Student Group yesterday from Dean of Students Jack Gentul at the Highlander Student Achievement Awards ceremony. The awards recognize outstanding student leaders, student staff, campus organizations and programs as well as NJIT department and college award recipients.

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NJIT To Honor Timonium Resident and Alum Jean Graziano, Former Sports Star http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-183.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-183.phpMon, 04 May 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will induct Jean Graziano, of Maryland, into its 2009 Athletics Hall of Fame on May 9, 2009 in the Campus Center Atrium.

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Panel Discussion To Wrap Up Women's History Month at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-111.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-111.phpThu, 26 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0400 The Society of Women Engineers and NJIT's Murray Center for Women in Technology will wrap up Women's History Month at NJIT with an evening panel discussion focusing on how women can take the lead to save the planet. The talk will be held on March 30, 5:30-9 p.m. in Eberhardt Hall, Rm. 112 at NJIT. Dora Maria Abreu, assistant vice president and senior business analyst for the global technology integration group of Pershing LLC, will moderate a panel of successful female business executives, engineers and architects. For more information, contact Sara Mina or Talina Knox.

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ACE-Network Spring Workshop Presents Seminar on Greener Living http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-094.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-094.phpThu, 19 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Green farmer and sustainability activist Carolyn Llewellyn provided timely information on buying and growing organic food, eco-friendly recycling and other actions toward living a greener lifestyle last week at the ACE-Network Spring Workshop.  "Little steps make a huge difference, so we shouldn't be scared to start changing things, said Llewellyn. "As you get used to one change, take on another." The event was part of NJIT's celebration of Women's History Month 2009. For more information, contact Talina Knox at 973-642-4671 or view the calendar.

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NJIT's Women's History Month Focuses on Women Taking Lead To Save Planet http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-080.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-080.phpThu, 05 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0500 “Women Taking the Lead to Save Our Planet” is the inspirational theme of a plethora of intriguing events this month at NJIT to celebrate Women's History Month. Join NJIT for activities ranging from green, money-saving tips to a lecture from a Harvard sustainability guru about saving the planet. Except where noted, all events are free and open to the public. For further information, please contact: Talina Knox at 973-642-4671 or view the calendar.

Tagged: judith sheft, workshop, murray center for women in technology, sustainability, society of women engineers, donna spuhler, event, talina knox, lillian gilbreth colloquium, monique hutchinson, us green building council, lectures, felicia amaechi, tau kappa epsilon, sigma psi kappa, department of public safety, green living, nomas, ace network, leadership in energy and environmental design, leith sharp, meagan hopper


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Seven Highlanders Named to Great West Conference Fall 2008 All-Academic Team http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-032.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-032.phpTue, 03 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Seven NJIT student-athletes in three sports were named to the Fall 2008 Great West Conference All-Academic team.

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Dickinson Leads NJIT Women's Basketball Team Past Texas-Pan American, 69-54 http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-020.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-020.phpMon, 26 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Senior guard Jill Dickinson produced a game-high 22 points for NJIT to pace the Highlanders' 69-54 win over visiting Texas-Pan American in the Estelle and Zoom Fleisher Athletic Center.

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Sustainability, Whale Music, Plus More Highlight Upcoming Free NJIT Lectures http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-007.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-007.phpTue, 13 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500 There's something for everyone this spring at NJIT's semi-annual Technology and Society Forum Series.  In two weeks, Ralph Izzo, chairman and chief executive officer of Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) opens the event with a closer look at sustainability.  

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, seminar, department of humanities, technology and society forum, david rothenberg, workshop, murray center for women in technology, lecture, sustainability, jay kappraff, whale music, ralph izzo, public service enterprise group, new jersey symphony orchestra


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Team Defense, Key Play in Women's Basketball Win at Albany http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-439.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-439.phpThu, 11 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT's defense held University at Albany scoreless in the second half over nine minutes en route to a 58-47 victory in women's basketball action at the SEFCU Arena Tuesday night. The Highlanders recorded its second win of the season having two double-figure scorers on the night led by sophomore guard Jessica Gerald scoring a game-high 20 points—15 coming in the second half. 

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NJIT EOP Students Take Second Place in 2009 ExxonMobil SME Bowl http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-422.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-422.phpWed, 19 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0500 Felicia Amaechi, a senior majoring in biomedical engineering, and Karen Martinez, a junior majoring in chemical engineering, captured second place in the ExxonMobil Subject Matter Expert (SME) Bowl at the 2009 Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Conference on Nov. 8 in Baltimore. The SME Bowl is a competition with a "College Bowl" atmosphere where student teams representing the 10 SWE regions compete to answer engineering, math and science questions. Felicia and Karen, who are both in NJIT's Educational Opportunity Program, were part of a five-member team that included fellow region members from the Rochester Institute of Technology. Each team member received a $75 cash prize and $1500 for the region. Felicia is president of NJIT's SWE section and a Murray Women's Center Ambassador.

Tagged: department of biomedical engineering, department of chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, educational opportunity program, murray center for women in technology, society of women engineers, exxonmobil, felicia amaechi


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For Up-Close Look at NJIT, Make Time To Attend Open House Tour http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-414.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-414.phpFri, 14 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0500 For an up-close look at life at NJIT, make time this fall and winter to attend an upcoming open house. The take-away will be more than a campus tour and meeting with an admissions counselor. You'll learn about NJIT's graduate and undergraduate programs in high-growth in-demand fields and meet one on one with faculty and admissions representatives.

Tagged: highlanders, athletics, division 1, new jersey school of architecture, civil and environmental engineering, open house, admissions, online learning, ncaa, robotics, soccer, financial aid, peter fischbach, graduate certificate, gwathmey siegel, gourmet dining, michael graves, vincent stabile laboratory


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NJIT Women's Soccer Team Opens Conference Play with 2-0 Win http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-357.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-357.phpMon, 06 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Erika Taugher and Emma Vinski each scored goals and visiting NJIT came away with a 2-0 women's soccer win Sunday afternoon at South Carolina State in the United Soccer Conference opener for each team. The Highlanders will host Longwood University this Saturday at 11 a.m. on Lubetkin Field as part of NJIT Day.

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Women's Volleyball Team Scores Close Sweep over Wagner http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-312.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-312.phpWed, 10 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT swept Wagner, 3-0, in women's volleyball Tuesday night, but it wasn't easy, as the Highlanders edged the Seahawks, 25-23, 25-21 and 27-25. Baaba Hughes led the NJIT attack with 10 kills, Danielle Thompson had 25 assists and three players—Agnieszka Pregowska, Hughes and Renata Pandolfo—had two service aces apiece.

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Sophomore Goalkeeper Sadie Mele Named Great West Defensive Player of the Week http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-307.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-307.phpFri, 05 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT sophomore goalkeeper Sadie Mele earned the first Great West Conference Defensive Player of the Week award, as the league began to recognize student-athletes within the membership. The Highlanders will return to action on Friday, when they host Canisius at 7 p.m. on Lubetkin Field.

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Bell Labs North America VP Alice White To Deliver Address at NJIT Convocation http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-300.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-300.phpTue, 26 Aug 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Alice E. White, vice president, Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs North America, will be the keynote speaker at NJIT's annual University Convocation on Sept. 3, 2008, 3 p.m. at NJIT. A reception follows.

Tagged: awards, convocation, murray center for women in technology, priscilla nelson, bell labs, alice white, alcatel-lucent


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NJIT Receives $27,000 from National Starch for Pre-College Programs http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-295.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-295.phpMon, 18 Aug 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT received $27,000 from Bridgewater-based National Starch and Chemical Foundation to support two NJIT's pre-college programs, both benefiting women. The Women in Engineering Technology Initiative FEMME received $12,000 while a similar initiative to promote positive changes in the educational environment in Newark classrooms received $15,000.

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NJIT Humanities Professor Receives University Change Agent Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-238.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-238.phpMon, 16 Jun 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Nancy Steffen-Fluhr, PhD, an associate professor in the department of humanities and the director of NJIT's Murray Center for Women in Technology, received the University Change Agent Award on June 9 from the Women in Engineering ProActive Network (WEPAN). The award recognizes and honors an individual who has driven positive change at his/her institution with regard to the climate for women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields, with an emphasis on engineering. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of humanities, award, murray center for women in technology


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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's Doci Named National Division I Independent Women's Tennis Player of the Year http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-200.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-200.phpTue, 13 May 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT junior Iulia Doci was selected as the 2007-08 national Division I Independent Player of the Year in women's tennis and she joined three other Highlanders on the all-Independent women's tennis team.

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NJIT Provost To Be Honored at Executive Women of New Jersey's Annual Awards Dinner http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-187.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-187.phpFri, 02 May 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Provost Priscilla Nelson, of West Orange, will be honored at the Executive Women of New Jersey's 2008 "Salute to the Policy Makers" awards dinner on May 15 at the Hyatt Regency, New Brunswick. The event recognizes New Jersey women directors and officers of major corporations as well as women leaders of comparable achievement in the public sector. 

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NJIT Society of Women Engineers Plans Annual Networking Night and Awards Reception http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-158.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-158.phpFri, 18 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Lisa Simone, PhD, assistant research professor in the department of biomedical engineering at NJIT, will be the guest speaker at the NJIT Collegiate Section of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) annual Networking Night and Awards Reception on April 24 at 5:30 p.m. in the Faculty/Staff Dining Hall (Campus Center, 3rd Floor). RSVP by April 21 to Felicia Amaechi.

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Jessica Gerald Named Division I Independent Women's Basketball Newcomer of the Year http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-084.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-084.phpThu, 06 Mar 2008 00:00:00 -0500 Freshman guard Jessica Gerald has been named Division I Independent women's basketball Newcomer of the Year. Gerald, the six-time NCAA Division I Independent Newcomer of the Week recorded 65 out of a possible 70 points for all-Newcomer team selection.

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Portuguese Women's National Team Recalls NJIT's Erika Taugher http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-071.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-071.phpWed, 27 Feb 2008 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT women's soccer player Erika Taugher is set to return to the international stage, having been called to train with the women's national team of Portugal in preparation for the prestigious 2008 Algarve Cup.

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Highlanders Win Big, 90-61, Led by Guards on Women's Basketball Alumnae Day http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-058.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-058.phpMon, 18 Feb 2008 00:00:00 -0500 Freshman Jessica Gerald led the way with a game-high 23 points, joining NJIT's other two starting guards to combine for 54 points in the Highlanders' 90-61 win over visiting Savannah State Saturday afternoon on women's basketball Alumnae Day in the Estelle and Zoom Fleisher Athletic Center.

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ESPN Sportscaster Linda Cohn To Speak at 25th Anniversary of Women’s Athletics at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-047.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-047.phpFri, 08 Feb 2008 00:00:00 -0500 ESPN network's SportsCenter anchor Linda Cohn will be the guest speaker at the 25th Anniversary of Women in Athletics, NJIT's first celebration dedicated to its letterwomen. Alumnae-athlete pioneers from basketball to swimming, soccer to volleyball, will rally on Saturday, March 29, 2008 in the Campus Center Atrium at NJIT.

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Jessica Gerald Earns Division I Independent Newcomer of the Week http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-036.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-036.phpThu, 31 Jan 2008 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT freshman guard Jessica Gerald was named Division I Independent women's basketball Newcomer of the Week. 

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NJIT Women's Basketball Team Closes Out Chicago State, 66-57 http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-030.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-030.phpMon, 28 Jan 2008 00:00:00 -0500 The NJIT women's basketball team won for the third time in its last six starts, holding off a late rally by visiting Chicago State for a 66-57 win by the Highlanders Saturday afternoon in the Prudential Center in downtown Newark.

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Gerald's Record 37 Points Lead Highlanders Past CSUB, 76-61 http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-014.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-014.phpMon, 14 Jan 2008 00:00:00 -0500 Freshman guard Jessica Gerald exploded for a school-record 37 points, pacing NJIT to a 76-61 neutral-site win over California State University, Bakersfield in women's basketball action on the campus of Texas-Pan American Friday night. Her 37-point outburst was the highest single-game total in the 21-season history of NJIT women's basketball.

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Highlanders Record First Road Victory of the Season, 67-61, Over UTPA http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-011.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-011.phpThu, 10 Jan 2008 00:00:00 -0500 Four Highlanders posted double-figure totals as they went on to a 67-61 road win over Texas-Pan American Wednesday night in women's basketball action. The win for NJIT was its third of the season and first road victory under new head coach Margaret McKeon.  

Tagged: highlanders, division 1, margaret mckeon, njit athletics, taiwo oyelola


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NJIT To Host Women's Basketball Clinic http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-007.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-007.phpTue, 08 Jan 2008 00:00:00 -0500 Girls in grades 3-8 will have the opportunity to practice their basketball shooting techniques at a clinic sponsored by the NJIT Women's Basketball Program on Jan. 21, 9 a.m.-12 noon in the Fleisher Athletic Center. Fee: $25 early registration; $35 walk-ups. Contact: Head Coach Margaret McKeon, 973-596-3633; e-mail: margaret.m.mckeon@njit.edu. 

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NJIT Names Margaret McKeon Head Women's Basketball Coach http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-243.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-243.phpWed, 13 Jun 2007 00:00:00 -0400 Margaret McKeon was recently named the new head coach of the NJIT women's basketball program. McKeon, whose track record includes five NCAA Division I postseason tournament appearances, will take over a program that completed its first season of Division I competition in March 2007.

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NJIT To Graduate Inspiring Late-Bloomer on Second Career Who Can Do It All http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-198.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-198.phpFri, 04 May 2007 00:00:00 -0400 Maureen Sturgeon, a non-traditional, adult student who is on her second career, may be the most industrious student to graduate May 17, 2007, from NJIT. Sturgeon will graduate with an almost-perfect grade-point average, while holding down a full-time job as the engineering inspector for Franklin Township.

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Free Talk at NJIT: UCLA Scientist To Outline Future of Computer Networking http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-116.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-116.phpMon, 19 Mar 2007 00:00:00 -0400 Computer scientist Deborah Estrin, PhD, professor of computer science at University of California, Los Angeles, will discuss computer networking systems at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) on March 21, 2007, at 2:30 p.m. in the NJIT Campus Center Ballroom. 

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CENS Director Deborah Estrin To Discuss Wireless Sensing Systems at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-111.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-111.phpWed, 14 Mar 2007 00:00:00 -0400 Deborah Estrin, PhD, director of the Center for Embedded Networked Sensing at the University of California, Los Angeles, will discuss "Wireless Sensing Systems: From Ecosystems to Human Systems" on March 21, 2:30-4 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom at NJIT. The event is sponsored by the NJIT Distinguished Lecture Series in Environmental Science, Engineering and Policy, the Murray Center for Women in Technology Lillian Gilbreth Colloquium, the NJIT ADVANCE Program and Albert Dorman Honors College.

Tagged: murray center for women in technology, lillian gilbreth colloquium, environmental science, deborah estrin


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NJIT Opens Women’s History Month Hosting Female Engineering Conference: Diversity Is Theme, Says Priscilla Nelson, Provost http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-092.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-092.phpThu, 01 Mar 2007 00:00:00 -0500 A weekend conference drawing East Coast female engineers and students headlines the upcoming month-long events set for Women's History Month at NJIT. The month kicks off this weekend, March 2-4, as more than 200 female engineering students and professionals from 68 engineering schools descend on the NJIT campus for the Eastern regional conference of the Society of Women Engineers. NJIT Provost Priscilla Nelson, PhD, will drive home this year's theme—Diversity in Engineering—when she speaks at 8 a.m. on March 3.

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Record-Setting Swimmer To Represent NJIT at National Girls and Women in Sports Day http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-065.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-065.phpFri, 09 Feb 2007 00:00:00 -0500 Record-setting swimmer and scholar-athlete Ana Ossa will represent NJIT as part of the National Girls and Women in Sports Day celebration on Feb. 11 at Seton Hall.

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Murray Center Event Raises Money for Women's Scholarships http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-033.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-033.phpThu, 25 Jan 2007 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT women faculty, staff and administrators raised more than $800 for women's scholarships yesterday at the annual Women's Networking Luncheon in the Campus Center Ballroom. The luncheon was co-hosted by the Murray Center for Women in Technology, the ACE-Network and the Committee on Women's Issues. At left are the winners of the 10 gift baskets that were raffled off at the event.

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Crowe Becomes NJIT Career Scoring Leader vs. Lehigh http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-504.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-504.phpMon, 11 Dec 2006 00:00:00 -0500 Senior Kelly Crowe became the all-time women's basketball career scoring leader for NJIT, raising her career total to 1,325 points in Saturday afternoon's 70-44 loss to visiting Lehigh. Crowe, who finished with five points, scored the historic basket on a three-pointer with 9:49 left in the second half.

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NJIT Women’s Soccer Coach and Three Players Will Go to College Cup http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-480.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-480.phpWed, 29 Nov 2006 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT women's soccer coach Alyssa Radu and players Amanda Bayiokos, Katie Hepfinger and Briana Morales will participate in the NCAA Division I Women's College Cup YES Clinic for girls and boys ages 10-16 on Dec. 2 in Cary, NC. The three players were selected from among student-athletes from across the country who applied to take part as volunteers in the clinic.

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NJIT Women Scientists and Engineers Use New Information Technologies To Tackle Isolation on Campus http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-478.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-478.phpTue, 28 Nov 2006 00:00:00 -0500 Integrating new location-aware computer networks with old-fashioned human networks, researchers at NJIT have developed an innovative solution to the problem of isolation that faces women in the academic science and engineering workforce.

Tagged: murray center for women in technology, nancy steffen-fluhr, women scientists


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Highlanders Top Wilmington College, 86-54 http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-472.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-472.phpWed, 22 Nov 2006 00:00:00 -0500 Freshman Katie Piekielski's personal career-high and game-high 21 points led four double-figure scorers and NJIT rolled to an 86-54 women's basketball win over Wilmington College of Delaware Tuesday night. NJIT got 13 points from Jill Dickinson and 10 points each from co-captains Aine O'Dwyer and Kelly Crowe.

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Highlander Women Claim First Division I Win by 21 points http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-466.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-466.phpMon, 20 Nov 2006 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT, playing its third game of women's basketball against NCAA Division I competition, surged into the win column emphatically, blasting Norfolk State University, 91-70, in Saturday's consolation game of the Lancer Invitational, hosted by Longwood University.

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NJIT Kicks Off Women Faculty Partnership Seminar Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-464.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-464.phpThu, 16 Nov 2006 00:00:00 -0500 Nancy Steffen-Fluhr, PhD, director of The Murray Center for Women in Technology at NJIT, provided an overview of NJIT's National Science Foundation-funded ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Grant at the first in a series of partnership seminars on Nov. 15 in Eberhardt Hall. The grant initiative, which is part of NJIT's Strategic Plan commitment to enhanced faculty diversity, positions the university as a leader among peer institutions in the national effort to advance women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields.

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Highlanders Dominate St. Francis, 3-0 http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-439.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-439.phpThu, 02 Nov 2006 00:00:00 -0500 Kristy Haeckel's superb attacking led the way for NJIT in the Highlanders' dominant 3-0 win over visiting St. Francis in women's volleyball Wednesday night in the Fleisher Athletic Center.

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Highlanders Sweep Wagner for Seventh Win http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-428.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-428.phpFri, 27 Oct 2006 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT rolled past visiting Wagner, 3-0, Wednesday for the Highlanders' seventh women's volleyball win in their inaugural season of competition at the NCAA Division I level. It was NJIT's second win over Wagner this season.

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NJIT Women’s Center Holds Annual Breakfast Applauding Females at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-383.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-383.phpMon, 02 Oct 2006 00:00:00 -0400 More than 70 women faculty and staff members at NJIT gathered recently for breakfast to mingle and greet new faculty and staff plus commend others for recent outstanding accomplishments. Shweta Dhadiwal, a master's degree candidate in electrical engineering, and Theresa Benony, a junior in the biomedical engineering program, were recognized as this year's winners of scholarships sponsored by the Murray Center.

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NJIT Humanities Professor Receives Diversity Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-354.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-354.phpWed, 13 Sep 2006 00:00:00 -0400 Nancy Steffen-Fluhr, PhD, director of the Murray Center for Women in Technology and associate professor in the humanities department, received at NJIT's annual awards convocation The Constance A. Murray Diversity Award.

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National Women’s Engineering Network Gives NJIT Staffer Top Honor http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-338.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-338.phpThu, 07 Sep 2006 00:00:00 -0400 Talina Knox, assistant director of the Murray Center for Women in Technology at NJIT, received the 2006 President's Award from Women in Engineering Programs and Advocates Network (WEPAN). The award was presented at WEPAN's annual conference held earlier this year in Pittsburgh.

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First Division I Win for NJIT, 3-0 Over Manhattan http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-334.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-334.phpFri, 01 Sep 2006 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT women's volleyball team made history Friday night, registering its first victory as an NCAA Division I program in a 3-0 (30-19, 30-25, 30-23) win over Manhattan College in the American Invitational.

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