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2014
NJIT's Murray Center for Women in Technology hosted the Women's International Hackathon, part of an international crowdsourcing event sponsored by Microsoft Research Connections to encourage young women to become producers of future innovations in technology. >>
2013
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. >>
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.   >>
NJIT Professor Michel Boufadel has been appointed a member of a National Research Council (of the National Academies) committee on the Effective Daily Recovery Capacity.  The appointment is through Nov. 14, 2013.  The task includes providing guidelines on the best techniques for skimming oil off the ocean surface following spills.  Such guidelines are important for preparedness of regions regarding oil spills. >>
The NJIT Research Committee will host the NSF CAREER Award Workshop on April 3 from 11:30 – 2:30 p.m. in 112 Eberhart Hall.  The objectives of the workshop are to provide an open forum for the newly hired faculty members to interact with the NSF CAREER awardees on campus and help them jump-start their CAREER proposal preparation and submission.  >>
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.  >>
The NJIT Faculty Council Standing Committee on Research will host a Pre-award and Grantsmanship Seminar on Jan. 30, from 11:30 am - 2:30 p.m. in Eberhardt Hall (Room 112).  The Office of Provost and Office of Research and Development are sponsors.  >>
2012

Bubbles 4 Autism

May 15, 2012
On April 26, Caitlyn Ragni, Student Athlete Advisory Committee President and NJIT Women's Soccer Co-Captain, hosted a community service event along with the SAAC to raise awareness for autism.  >>
Tia Montalto, 22, of Old Bridge, grew up a tomboy, with a passion for cars.   Her long-time boyfriend, Walter Vittitoe, 29, of Laurence Harbor,   industrious and persistent, bright and able, good-hearted and grateful, worked for eight years as a machinist before enrolling at Middlesex County College, where they met.   >>
The future of green wireless networks will be the focus of a lecture on April 23, 2012 at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/ by Gee (George) Rittenhouse, the chairman of the board of the research consortium GreenTouch http://www.greentouch.org/.  >>
The Department of Engineering Technology has appointed three new BCANJ (Building Contractors Association of New Jersey) members to its Industrial Advisory Committee.  >>
2011
Attorney Dolcey E. Chaplin, director of the NJIT Procurement Center, participated last week in an invitation-only panel discussion on behalf of the U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Committee's Defense Business Panel.   >>
Gautham Rao, PhD, director of the Law, Technology and Culture major in NJIT's Federated Department of History, has been appointed by the American Society for Legal History to chair the Kathryn T. Preyer Committee.   >>
The NJIT student chapter of the Association of Computing Machinery has invited NJIT College of Computing Sciences Associate Dean Barry Cohen to speak on Nov. 16, 2011, about the Open Source file distribution technology BitTorrent. >>
"A Place," a play by Michèle Raper Rittenhouse, director of theatre arts and technology, will be read as part of the ID Theatre Reading Series on Sept. 19 at 6:30 p.m. at Jimmy's No. 43 in New York City. . >>
Gale Tenen Spak, associate vice president of Continuing and Distance Education at NJIT, and co-authors Cesar Bandera and Peter Schmitt received the 2011 American Society for Engineering Educators Annual Conference and Exposition Best Paper Award. >>
Gale Tenen Spak, associate vice president of Continuing and Distance Education at NJIT, will present the co-authored paper, “M-Outreach for Engineering Continuing Education: A Model for University-Company Collaboration” at the Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Educators on June 26-29 in Vancouver, Canada.  >>
NJIT Associate Professor Tony Schuman, of Montclair, will receive the notable Charles Cummings Award from the Newark Preservation and Landmarks Committee (NPLC) for his tireless efforts to help Newark recover its status as a first class city.  >>
Education changes lives and it will be no different this year when more than 2300 graduates march down the aisle at the Prudential Center to accept their diplomas from NJIT. >>
A play by Michele Rittenhouse, managing director of the Rutgers-NJIT Theatre Arts Program, will be read on May 16 at 6:30 p.m. as part of the ID Theater NYC's "The Return of id-iots at Play II: The Prequel" at Jimmy's No. 43.   >>
2010
Kyle Devitt, Andre Moses and Hagop Bouchakjiane (shown here with NJIT Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Special Lecturer Harry Kountouras and Professor Bernard Koplik) have been awarded 2010 American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Clarke Scholarships. NJIT has won the award five times in the last six years. The scholarship is awarded nationally based on a competitive proposal; six are awarded at $6,000 per winning university. >>
The Rutgers-NJIT Theatre Program will present The Directors' Project 2010on Dec. 1, 2, 3 and 4 at 7 p.m. in the Jim Wise Theatre, Kupfrian Hall at NJIT. For show information and reservations, contact Rodney Reyes or Michele Rittenhouse at theatre@njit.edu; 973-353-3737. >>
A delegation from Ningguo in the People's Republic of China was named a Sister City of Newark on Nov. 18, 2010 during a special visit to NJIT. Donald H. Sebastian, PhD, senior vice president for research and development, represented Newark during the later signing since city officials were unable to attend. Earlier in the day, the group toured technology laboratories at NJIT to learn more of sustainable urban living and solar energy.  >>
Mary Nittolo, president of The Studio, will join the lineup of digital media and visual communication professionals at the Industry-Speak Seminar Series on Oct. 11, 11:30 a.m-1 p.m. Coordinated by Assistant Professor Andrzej Zarzycki, the series brings industry professionals in digital media, industrial design, interior design, and fine arts from the New York City/Northern New Jersey metropolitan area to speak with students and faculty in an intimate setting in the College of Architecture and Design Conference Room. Contact: Andrzej Zarzycki at andrzej.zarzycki@njit.edu >>
NJIT is one of the country's best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company features NJIT in the 2011 edition of its annual college guide, The Best 373 Colleges (Random House). >>
Michele R. Rittenhouse, managing director of the NJIT Theatre Arts Program, has had her play “Red Rover” accepted for the Double X Festival in London this September. Only six American and Canadian plays were chosen for a public rehearsed reading by North American Actors Association (NAAA) members to be presented during the week of Sept. 6-11 at The Webber Douglas Studio Theatre, Central School of Speech and Drama.  >>
Yeheskel Bar-Ness, PhD, of Marlboro, Newark College of Engineering Distinguished Professor in the electrical and computer engineering department at NJIT was selected as one of two recipients of the Communication Theory Technical Committee Service Award for 2009. >>
2009
Michele Rittenhouse, managing director of the NJIT Theatre Arts Program, has had her play “Red Rover” accepted for development at the Seven Devils Playwright Conference in Idaho this June.  Rittenhouse will work there for two weeks with a director and dramaturg to develop the play for a staged reading. She will also mentor high-school writers from the town. >>
Red Rover, a new play by Michèle Raper Rittenhouse, managing director of the Rutgers-NJIT Theatre Arts Program, will be read at a benefit for the Abingdon Theatre Company in New York City on March 15 at 6 p.m. Rittenhouse is a member of their playwrights group to develop new work for the theatre.  >>
2008
The Computer Science Research Committee at NJIT in conjunction with the Department of Information Systems is organizing a series of four talks titled "Funding Experiences in CCS" during the coming academic year. NJIT Professors Guiling (Grace) Wang, James Calvin and Michael Recce will share their experiences with obtaining funding on Nov. 19, 2:30-4 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Rm. 3730. Donald Sebastian, PhD (at left), Senior Vice President for Research and Development at NJIT, will provide opening remarks.    >>
The University Commencement Ceremony for NJIT will be held Saturday, May 17, 2008, 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 2008. >>
2007
Time Without Number, a multimedia performance piece created by Rutgers-Newark/NJIT students based on research, interviews and ethnographies they conducted on the effects of immigrant detention in the U.S., will be presented by the Rutgers-NJIT Theatre Arts Program on April 18, 19, 20, 21 at 7 p.m. and on April 22 at 2:30 p.m. in the Bradley Hall Theatre at Rutgers-Newark. >>
Fiorello!, a musical directed by Bill Gile, will be presented by the Rutgers-NJIT Theater Program on Feb. 28 and March 1, 2, 3 at 7 p.m. and on March 4 at 2:30 p.m. at NJIT's Jim Wise Theater. >>

KUDOS-January 2007

January 04, 2007
Humanities Professor Receives Award for Book on Writing Assessment
Norbert Elliot, PhD, a professor in the department of humanities, received the Stephen P. Witte Award for Excellence in Writing Assessment Scholarship for his book On A Scale: A Social History of Writing Assessment (New York: Peter Lang, 2005).  Instituted last year, the Witte Award is given on annual basis by the Journal of Writing Assessment. >>
2006
Daniel J. Carroll, Jr., '65, president and CEO of Telcordia in Piscataway, NJ and a member of the NJIT Board of Overseers, was appointed to President Bush's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee. The advisory committee provides recommendations to the executive branch regarding national security and emergency preparedness. >>
NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch and his wife, Beth, hosted a gathering at their home yesterday for members of the NJIT Young Alumni Club Steering Committee. Pictured at left are Dr. Altenkirch; Kevin Boland '90, co-chair; and Don Blazina '87. >>
A staged reading of a play by Michele Rittenhouse, managing director of the Rutgers-NJIT Theatre Arts Program, will be held on Nov. 13 at 7:30 p.m. at the Dorothy Strelsin Theatre, NYC. The event is free and open to the public. Reservations are strongly encouraged by calling Smarttix at 212-868–4444. >>
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) has been asked by Educational Testing Service (ETS) to join its prestigious advisory committee focused on literacy assessment.   The committee was established in 2003 to ensure the test's initial development.  Now that the test is available, the committee serves in a consultative role. >>
NJIT was recently named as one of six new higher education institutions to join the National Advisory Committee for the Educational Testing Service (ETS) Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Literacy Assessment, which is used voluntarily by higher education institutions and high schools that want to assess the ICT skills of its students. >>
The Masonry Contractors of NJ donated 200 books valued at more than $30,000 to the Littman Library at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture. The books are references designed to help students who wish to learn more about masonry construction. The organization sponsors Masonry Day--in which master masons visit the school and teach aspiring architects about the intricacies of working with brick--as well as an annual scholarship. >>
Road by Jim Cartwright will be presented by the Rutgers-NJIT Theatre Arts Program on April 26-29 at 7 p.m. and April 30 at 2:30 p.m. in the Bradley Hall Theatre. For more information, contact Michele Rittenhouse or call 973-596-3457. >>
Mahesh M. Bandi, a graduate student researcher in the department of physics and astronomy at the University of Pittsburgh, will discuss "Entropy Extraction Rate and a Test for Fluctuation Relation in Compressible Turbulence" on April 17, 11:30 a.m., Cullimore Hall, Room 611. >>
More than 125 people gathered at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) last week to see NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch receive the highest annual honor from Newark Preservation and Landmarks Committee President William Mikesell, a Newark architect.  The Donald T. Dust Recognition Award honored NJIT's two-year, $13-million restoration of the oldest building on campus, a 35,000-square foot, three-story gothic Victorian castle. >>
NJIT received the highest annual honor from the Newark Preservation and Landmarks Committee for the restoration of Eberhardt Hall NJIT Alumni Center. NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch accepted the Donald T. Dust Recognition Award at a ceremony last evening. "This award recognizes much more than the successful physical restoration of an elegant and historic building," said Dr. Altenkirch. "It honors a commitment to the well-being of a city and its people that spans a hundred and fifty years, and which looks forward to a prosperous future. " >>
"Watch Your Figure" is the topic of a lecture by Ron Witte of WW Architects on March 6, 5:45 p.m., in the Weston Lecture Hall at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA). The lecture is free and open to the public. >>
Matt Gosser, an adjunct instructor of architecture at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), will be honored by the Newark Preservation and Landmarks Committee for making furniture, sculpture and art from objects he salvaged at the former Pabst Brewery. >>
NJIT will receive the highest annual honor from the Newark Preservation and Landmarks Committee for the restoration of the first building on campus, a 35,000-square foot, three-story gothic Victorian castle known to generations of students, alumni, staff and faculty as Eberhardt Hall. NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch will receive the Donald T. Dust Recognition Award at a ceremony on Feb. 28 , 5-7 p.m. >>
2005
Edward Ritter, PhD, a professor in the department of chemical engineering at Villanova University, will discuss "Experimental Flow Tube and Computational Study on Unimolecular Hydrogen Fluoride Elimination" on Dec. 5, 2:45 p.m., Guttenberg Information Technologies Center, Rm. 3710. Contact: Robert Barat, 973-596-5605; barat@njit.edu. >>
The Final Trial of Richard III by Mary W. Schaller will be presented by the Rutgers-NJIT Theatre Program on Oct. 19-22 at 7 p.m. and Oct. 23 at 2:30 p.m. in the Jim Wise Theatre. Contact: Michele Rittenhouse, Rittenhouse@njit.edu or call 973-353-5119 ext. 17 for reservations. >>
2004
The New Jersey State Chamber Environment Committee held its public meeting at NJIT on Friday, Dec. 10. The group of about 25 members met in room 3140 of the GITC building. Assemblyman John McKeon, the chairman of the Assembly's Environment Committee, was a guest speaker. Don Sebastian, PhD, senior vice president of research and development, spoke to the committee about NJIT's efforts to develop technology, such as biometrics and strategic airships, which will help the state improve homeland security.  NJIT President Robert Altenkirch also briefly spoke to the group. >>
Craig Schwitter, a partner in the Buro Happold engineering firm, will speak on “Engineering Complexity: Performance-Based Design in Use” today at 5:30 p.m. in the Weston Lecture Hall of New Jersey School of Architecture. The event, which is free and open to the public, concludes the school's Fall Lecture Series. For more information or reservations, call 973-596-3080. >>
The Committee on Space Research (COSPAR) will present next week the William Nordberg Medal for space science to Louis J. Lanzerotti, distinguished professor of physics at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT).  Lanzerotti, a member of the National Academy of Engineering and the International Academy of Astronautics, is chairing the 20-person, blue-ribbon panel to study whether or not to prolong the mission of the Hubble Space Telescope (HST).  Lanzerotti is also a consulting physicist to Bell Laboratories-Lucent Technologies, Murray Hill. >>
The Committee on Space Research (COSPAR) will present the William Nordberg Medal for space science to Louis J. Lanzerotti, distinguished professor of physics at NJIT, on July 19, 2004. Lanzerotti, a member of the National Academy of Engineering and the International Academy of Astronautics, is chairing the 20-person, blue-ribbon panel to study whether or not to prolong the mission of the Hubble Space Telescope (HST). The Nordberg Medal is awarded to a scientist who has made a distinguished contribution to the application of space science in a field covered by COSPAR. >>