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Shanthi Gopalakrishnan, an NJIT professor of management, spent several weeks last summer as a Fulbright specialist at the Universidad Pablo de Olavide in Seville, Spain, giving lectures on innovation and technology management and helping the university set up a syllabus for related business courses to be taught in English. >>
Megan Guidry is by her own estimation “an adventurous person.” She decided on NJIT following a single snowy visit her senior year of high school, unfazed by the more than 1,000 miles between home in Baton Rouge, La. and college in Newark. >>
When it comes to animals, Martina Jackson '14, a biology major from South Brunswick heading to veterinary school next fall at the University of Pennsylvania, is a scientist, philosopher and devotee, all rolled into one. >>
New Jersey Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno today visited the Enterprise Development Center (EDC) at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), culminating her month-long tour of life-science companies across the Garden State.  The EDC is home to nearly 90 high-tech and life-science companies. >>
The Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) in the Department of Health and Human Services has awarded Menssana Research Inc., a company in the NJIT Enterprise Development Center, a contract for $4.2 million to develop a breath test for radiation exposure. >>
NJIT's Enterprise Development Center (EDC) has given startups an edge since 1988.  Now celebrating its 20th anniversary, this high-tech business incubator housed at NJIT is open to early-stage companies that have, or will have, a proprietary technology as a significant source of revenue. >>
Bogdan Georgescu, PhD, of Siemens Research Labs will discuss "Database-Guided Segmentation of Anatomical Structures with Complex Appearance" on Oct. 4, 2:30-3:30 p.m., in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center, Rm. 4415. >>
Menssana Research, located in the small business incubator program at NJIT, is seeking companies to license its federally-approved Heartsbreath test, a life-saving technology that determines whether patients with heart transplants are showing signs of rejecting their new heart. It is non-invasive and risk-free. The Enterprise Development Center at NJIT, which keeps new technology businesses alive and growing in New Jersey, operates the incubator program. >>
The NJIT swim teams ended their fall semester schedules with victories over host Mount St. Mary College earlier this week. The Highlander men earned an 83-52 victory, while the women won, 92-66. >>
The NJIT men's basketball team has volunteered to assist Cherished Creations, a New Jersey-based charity, throughout the 2004-05 season. Cherished Creations is a non-profit corporation that helps create better lives for seriously ill children and the underprivileged. The Highlanders have adopted the wish of a 12-year-old girl with leukemia for a pet puppy. >>
Sophomore guard Clayton Barker (at left) scored five points in 1.5 seconds to lift the Highlanders to a 68-65 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference men's basketball victory over visiting Holy Family University on Saturday afternoon at the Fleisher Athletic Center. >>
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Freshman forward Brett Johnson made the go-ahead basket with 2.0 seconds left in overtime to lift NJIT to a 64-63 victory over Philadelphia University last night at the Fleisher Athletic Center. NJIT forced the extra session on a three-point field goal from Clayton Barker (at left) with just over eight seconds remaining in regulation. >>
Menssana Research, a tenant in the Enterprise Development Center, an incubator program at NJIT for young businesses, was named by the Wall Street Journal as the second runner-up in the biotechnology and medical category of the publication's annual technology innovation awards. >>
NJIT graduate student Mario Douglas has been named to the College Sports Information Directors of America Academic All-District II Men's Soccer Second Team for the University Division. Douglas, a defender and co-captain, is the first player in school history to win an NCAA Division I postseason award. >>
The NJIT men's basketball team will spend the 2004-05 academic year as mentors to the students of Warren Street Elementary School in Newark. They will serve as teaching assistants in the school's English and math programs and conduct a basketball clinic. The Highlanders play their first home game against nationally-ranked Philadelphia University on Nov. 23 at 7 p.m. >>
The NJIT men's soccer team plays its first match as a member of Division I today when it hosts Monmouth University at 6:30 p.m. at Lubetkin Field. “The match will be a good opportunity to see where we stand at the Division-I level,” says Head Coach Pedro Lopes. >>
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Team practice is looking a lot different for NJIT's men's soccer this season.   The time alloted has not changed. Under the rules of college athletics, players are limited to 20 hours of practice a week.   But according to team members, those 20 hours are lot tougher than last year's--longer runs, grueling drills, more sessions.   There's a reason for that: Coach Pedro Lopes. Hired this season with a goal of making NJIT's entry into Division One soccer a success, Lopes and his new assistant coach Javier Velasco have  a major challenge ahead. With backing from NJIT's president Robert A. Altenkirch, they intend to turn NJIT into a soccer-loving school and the team into a winner.   As the Highlanders face their first Division One game Saturday, September 7 at Long Island's Adelphi University, the pressure is on like never before.   How do you take a team that won only two games last year and turn it  into a winner?   "Our biggest challenge is that NJIT is very good academically, but athletics has not been seen as a priority here. We have to make athletics an equal concern to achieve success," he says.   That's the big picture. The more narrow focus is on creating a soccer team that plays with sustained intensity and teamwork.   Last year's game statistics show that the team has the raw talent, Lopes says.   "We do have the athletes, there's no question there," says Lopes.   But they were unable to translate their efforts into wins.   Their passes weren't sharp enough.   Their game strategy seemed often to be two steps behind the play.   "Players have to play within a system. These players were thinking too much as individuals, now they are learning to work as a group, with discipline and professionalism," Lopes says.   He says he's seeing a change of attitude already. "These players are eager to learn," he says.   You don't shoot just because you have the ball, he says.   You always play to your opponent's weaknesses.   You teach players to recognize certain situations and capitalize on them.   First he says, you work on the team's physical conditioning. "Our players have been injury-prone partly because they are taking longer to get fit," says Lopes,a Somerset resident who formerly worked as an assistant soccer coach at Rutgers University.   That means more long runs, more intense drills, and the expectation that players log time in the weight room on their own. Even routine passing drills have been stepped up in speed, to give the team a harder workout.   "Is it harder than last year? I don't know. I didn't ask anyone what they used to do. I'm concentrating on what we need to do now," he says.   A native of Portugal, Lopes says he grew up with a soccer ball in his hands.   His father was a fisherman and the family lived on a farm until they came here to live in the Ironbound Section of Newark when Lopes was 11 years old. "I missed the freedom of living in the countryside, but as a kid you adjust quickly. It was exciting to move," he says.   He attended Newark's St. Benedict's Prep and played there before attending Rutgers.   Assistant Coach Velasco, a S. Plainfield resident, is a native of Ecuador whose family moved here when he was 16 years old. He played varsity soccer at North Brunswick High School. He expects to spend much of his time recruiting, since the team has only 19 players compared to the 30 most schools have. Further, nine are seniors and  they will be leaving next year. Most of the Highlander players are from soccer-loving nations, including Trinidad and Tobago, Nigeria, Haiti, and Ecuador.   The team's first home game is Sunday at 1 p.m. versus Millersville University.   Any season predictions from Coach Lopes? "I won't get too specific on games. But we're going to do better than last year. That's a promise." >>
CyberExtruder is on the verge of deploying a technology that can take a single, two-dimensional photograph from multiple angles and create a front-facing, three-dimensional version. >>