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2014
Members of the NJIT community joined the ranks of the more than 15,000 volunteers who provided a warm welcome to the thousands of visitors descending upon the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area when Super Bowl XLVIII kicked off on February 2, 2014.  >>
2013
AffordableCollegesOnline.org (ACO) has released its “Million Dollar ROI” rankings for 2013, a new list of public universities whose graduates out-earn non-degree holders by at least one million dollars during their careers.  NJIT has been ranked sixth out of sixteen institutions on the list that make up the top 1 percent of U.S. colleges as measured by return on investment (ROI).   >>
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2011
Learn how to create and deploy iPhone/iPod Touch and iPad applications in NJIT's online iPhone and iPad Application Development Course; classes begin Jan. 18, 2012. >>
Learn how to build mobile applications for the Google Android Mobile platform in NJIT's Android OS Application Development Course; classes begin Jan. 18, 2012.  >>
NJIT is offering a noncredit, 100 percent online Android OS Application Development Course for entrepreneurs and anyone who is interested in learning how to build mobile applications for the Google Android Mobile platform. >>
Nirwan Ansari, PhD, professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering, along with COMSOC leaders from Europe and Asia, is spearheading the 2011 IEEE Online Conference on Green Communications on Sept. 26-29, 2011. >>
NJIT's Division of Continuing Professional Education will host an Open House and Online Chat on August 4, 5-7:30 p.m. (ET) in Fenster Hall, Room 100.  >>
Learn about NJIT's professional development training programs, non-credit classes, Weekend University, online learning, and more at the Continuing Professional Education Open House on July 14, 5-7:30 p.m. in Fenster Hall, Rm. 100. >>
The battle between Android and Apple applications for tablet devices is yet in its infancy. But give it two months, said NJIT's Tim Kellers, an instructor who's teaching an on-line course at NJIT in Android apps, and you may see a very different landscape.  >>
2010
Want to learn more about creating and deploying the world's fastest growing mobile operating system? >>
NJIT's Division of Continuing Professional Education will host a Graduate, Weekend University and Professional Development Open House and Online Chat on August 12, 5-7:30 p.m. (ET) in Fenster Hall, Room 100. To register, click here>>
NJIT Humanities Professor and poet Burt Kimmelman, PhD, of Maplewood, discussed his recent collection As If Free and more with the critic, scholar and poet Thomas Fink in an interview that has been published in Jacket Magazine. Published in Australia, Jacket is probably the best known/widest readership publication of avant-garde English-language poetry and poetics, and recently affiliated itself with the Kelly Writers House at the University of Pennsylvania where Kimmelman will give a reading this October.  >>
Gale Tenen Spak, PhD, associate vice president of Continuing and Distance Education at NJIT, moderated a panel at the Association of Public Land-grant Universities' Joint Summer meeting of the Commission on Innovation, Competitiveness, and Economic Prosperity and Council on Engagement and Outreach at the Hyatt Regency in Austin, Texas. Spak moderated the session "Technology as a Tool for University Engagement and Outreach" on June 22, at which panelists discussed technology tools – from social networking to engagement web portals – that facilitate economic and community engagement. >>
Adult learners looking to start or re-start meaningful 21st century careers will not want to miss NJIT's upcoming open house July 15 from 5-7:30 p.m. (EST). Geared to busy adults, the open house will feature and demonstrate specially selected NJIT academic and training programs structured for weekend learning and/or online learning. The event will take place in Fenster Hall, room 100, on the NJIT campus.  >>
Learn about NJIT's graduate programs in high-growth, in-demand fields, meet one-on-one with faculty and admissions representatives, and hear about graduate-certificate and online learning options at a Graduate Open House on May 20, 5-7:30 p.m. in Fenster Hall, Room 100. >>
Free college courses ranging in content from English literature to quantum physics are now available on-line through a consortium started by MIT several years ago known as The Open Courseware Consortium. NJIT has recently been named a member of what has become a worldwide organization. >>
Distinguished Professors Emeriti Starr Roxanne Hiltz and Murray Turoff of NJIT's Information Systems Department are spending the month of January as visiting professors at the Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawaii.  In October they participated as invited keynoters at a workshop on the Future of Higher Education in Romania, held in Bucharest. In November, a visit to Finland included invited presentations by Hiltz on "The Impact of Online Learning and Social Media on Higher Education" at the Finnish Society for Futures Studies, Helsinki; and "Social Media: Characteristics, Social Issues, and Use in Marketing," at the Turku School of Economics. Turoff's invited presentations included: "Emergency Response Information Systems" at Nokia in Helsinki, and a keynote address on the Delphi Method at the annual Millennium Project meeting in Helsinki. "These are exactly the kinds of opportunities we hoped to have when we transitioned to emeritus and emerita status," said Hiltz. "It is quite wonderful to be able to work with colleagues all over the world."  >>
The Division of Continuing Professional Education at NJIT will host an open house for Weekend University on Jan 7, 2010, from 5-7:30 p.m. in Fenster Hall on the NJIT campus. If you can't attend the open house, an online chat session will provide similar information. The chat will be held on Jan 6, 2010, from 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Register at http://adultlearner.njit.edu/about/chat.php. >>
2009
If you have an idea for an iPhone application, but don't know how to make it happen, here's your chance. NJIT will again offer an online iPhone application development non-credit course. >>
Have an idea for an iPhone application, but don't know how to make it happen or can't afford to take a course?  NJIT will offer free tuition for an online iPhone application development non-credit course. The 10-week online course will begin Oct. 19, 2009. An NJIT instructor will teach it and students who successfully complete it will receive three continuing education units from NJIT. >>
NJIT will break new ground this summer with a new and affordable graduate online tuition rate for out-of-state students. “The new tuition will make it possible for students anywhere in or outside the U.S. to study full or part-time at NJIT,” said Gale Tenen Spak, associate vice president of the Division of Continuing Professional Education. >>
Fascinated by gadgets? Then you won't want to miss out on NJIT's first online iPhone application development course. Offered by the Division of Continuing Professional Education, the 30-hour online course (conducted over 10 weeks) starts May 11, 2009. Registration will be open through May 10, 2009. The cost for the class is $1000. >>
2008
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. >>
It's not easy these days attending school, working, plus worrying about increased commuting costs.  That's why NJIT is pleased to announce a new online master's degree program in management as well as five new online business-related certificate programs starting Sept. 2, 2008. Registration is currently underway.  >>
2007
Dale Gary, PhD, professor and chairman of the department of physics at NJIT, was quoted in the cover story that appears in the June 9, 2007 edition of Science News Online as well as the July 2007 issue of Sky & Telescope magazine. Gary provided comments on last December's outburst of solar radio noise, which caused massive disruptions of Global Positioning Satellite receivers worldwide. >>
2006
Prospective graduate students will have the opportunity to meet faculty and learn more about academic degrees, certificates, online learning and more at NJIT's Graduate Open House on January 5, 5-7:30 pm, Fenster Hall, Room 100. >>

KUDOS - January 2006

January 03, 2006
Cohen Receives AT&T Faculty Fellowship AwardMaurie Cohen, PhD, an assistant professor in the department of chemistry and environmental science, received an Industrial Ecology Faculty Fellowship award from the AT&T Foundation.  NJIT's Communications Group Receives Awards for Exemplary WorkThe online Newsroom sponsored by NJIT, which is available for both public and internal viewing, has won an Apex Award from Communications Inc. of Virginia, and a gold award from MarCom Creative Awards, of Texas. The university's 2003-2004 annual report received a commendation for non-traditional design from the International ARC Awards.  >>
2005
Establishing trust quickly is the key to effective Internet communication, especially when it comes to teaching online, according to researchers at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT).“While our study focused on trust formation among teachers and students in online courses,” said Nancy Coppola, PhD, associate professor, in the humanities department at NJIT, “our results are applicable for any group or team that interacts online.  For example, we think our results could be applied to emergency response teams, which although it may be temporary, uses computer-mediated communication.” “Swift Trust in Virtual Teams,” appeared in Transactions on Professional Communication, published by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc (IEEE).  Starr Roxanne Hiltz, PhD, distinguished professor in the department of information systems and Naomi Rotter, PhD, professor in the School of Management, also participated in the research, which was partially funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and the National Science Foundation.  Last month, the article received the 2005 Rudolph J. Joenk Jr. Award for best article in 2004 in that journal.   >>
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The Sloan Consortium recently honored Starr Roxanne Hiltz, PhD, distinguished professor of  information systems at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) for achievement in online teaching and learning.  Hiltz is a recognized authority on computer-mediated communication and learning networks.  The consortium is an association of more than 450 institutions and higher education groups engaged in on-line learning >>
2004
Roxanne Hiltz, PhD, a distinguished professor of information systems at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), today received the Sloan Consortium 2004 Award for Most Outstanding Achievement in Online Teaching and Learning by an Individual. >>
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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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Employees at Verizon Wireless can now earn college-level credits from New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) without once setting foot on campus. NJIT has designed an undergraduate certificate program in information technology for Verizon Wireless employees – a program that will not only keep employees abreast of the latest technological advances but allow them to take classes right in their offices.    >>
2003
The first on-line annual report of its kind (www.njit.edu/annualreport2003) was published this month by New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), the nation's perennially most-wired university. "It is an appropriate achievement for this university, one which will dramatically increase state and national awareness of NJIT's role in technological research, education, and economic development. Produced by NJIT staff, this model demonstrates that greater reach and cost savings are not mutually exclusive goals," said Jean Llewellyn, executive director of University Communications at NJIT. >>