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2010 - 2 stories
2009 - 2 stories
2005 - 1 story
2003 - 1 story
2010
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.  >>
The Hebrew Culture Club and the African Student Association of NJIT will jointly sponsor a talk by Zion Uness, an Ethiopian-Israeli, about his exodus from Ethiopia. The event, set for Tuesday, April 20, 2010, from 4-5 p.m. in Ballroom B on the second floor of the NJIT Campus Center, will be in honor of Israel Independence Day. >>
2009
NJIT ranked eleventh in the nation for conferring bachelor's degrees in engineering to African Americans, according to Diverse: Issues in Higher Education (formerly Black Issues in Higher Education).NJIT graduated 48 African-American undergraduate engineers in the 2008-2009 academic year—a 50 percent increase from the previous academic year. >>
NJIT wraps up Black History Month with an unusual three-dimensional interactive art installation, celebrating diversity and created by a group of more than a dozen diverse architecture students of Latino, Asian and African American descent.     >>
2005
NJIT ranked ninth in the nation for conferring bachelor's degrees in engineering to African Americans, according to Diverse: Issues in Higher Education (formerly Black Issues in Higher Education). NJIT graduated 48 African-American undergraduate engineers in the 2003-2004 academic year--a 50 percent increase from the previous academic year. “Historically, NJIT's commitment has included academic programs, services, financial support and a climate conducive to enrolling and graduating minority students,” said Joel S. Bloom, EdD, vice president for academic affairs and student services and dean of the Dorman Honors College. “All of this produces results, and it's great for the university to be recognized for its hard work and commitment.” >>
2003
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) is doing its part to bridge the digital divide between the West and the developing world: students in 14 sub-Saharan African countries are benefiting from NJIT courses without leaving their continent, thanks to NJIT's collaboration with the African Virtual University (AVU). >>