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2014
The NJIT Department of Public Safety has made two important promotions: Joseph Marswillo was promoted to chief and Charles Tighe to deputy chief. Both are long-term NJIT employees who have advanced through the ranks of the department. >>
2013
Deeply concerned about major federal budget cuts to research and higher education at a time when other nations are steadily increasing investments in those areas, NJIT President Joel S. Bloom today joined 164 other university presidents and chancellors in calling on leaders in Washington to close what they call the innovation deficit.   >>
The NJIT Board of Trustees has approved a 3.2 percent or $239 per semester tuition and mandatory fee increase for in-state undergraduate students for the 2013-2014 academic year. Total annual tuition and mandatory fees for full-time in-state students will be $15,218 for 2013-2014. Tuition and fees for out-of-state undergraduate students for the 2013-2014 academic year will increase by 4.2 percent to $28,274. >>
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2012
A three-day professional development workshop for high school teachers took place at NJIT on July 2, 3, and 5.  >>
NJIT's Career Development Services is hosting the 2nd Annual Culminating service-learning presentations for elementary and middle school students from Bragaw Avenue School (The Service-Learning Academy), Newark Public Schools, on Tuesday, April 17th from 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom A.   >>
Dr. Cesar Bandera, adjunct professor in the School of Management and College of Computing Sciences,  spoke today at Juniper Networks OpenLab in Bridgewater.  >>
Burt Kimmelman, PhD, professor in the Department of Humanities at NJIT, has published his seventh poetry collection. >>
The Board of Trustees of New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) yesterday voted unanimously to appoint Dr. Joel Bloom as President of the University, effective immediately.  >>
2011
NJIT's Department of Public Safety, the Campus Center, Inter Fraternity Sorority Council and Spectrum will be sponsoring a presentation "Cyber-Bullying in a College Environment" on Jan. 26 from 2:30-4:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom A.  >>
2010
The only way to learn if your water source has hexavalent chromium is to check with your public water supplier and request a water quality report, said NJIT Professor Taha Marhaba, a civil/environmental engineer.  >>
A delegation from Ningguo in the People's Republic of China will visit NJIT Nov. 18, 2010 to learn more about sustainable urban living and solar energy.  The delegation would like to transform Ningguo into China's “Solar City.”  The trip follows a visit this past July from an NJIT delegation led by Donald H. Sebastian, PhD, senior vice president for research and development, in which an agreement was signed with  city officials to help them achieve their solar goals. Ningguo is located in eastern China in the province of Anhui. The city has a population of 380,000. >>
Each year since 2005, colleges and universities across the United States have recognized September as National Campus Safety Awareness Month. Following the ninth anniversary of 9/11, higher education institutions continue to work collaboratively to improve the safety and security of students, faculty, staff and guests on their campuses by sharing information regarding policies and strategies to consistently maintain safe campuses throughout the State. >>
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. >>
U.S. Food and Drug Administration district staff recently spoke to a group of some 25 graduate students and professors in NJIT's Graduate Biomedical Engineering Society (GBMES). The presentation centered on the history of the U.S. Public Health Service and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration with an additional focus on the FDA's role in the regulation of medical devices. >>
A poem from NJIT Humanities Professor Burt Kimmelman's new collection As If Free (Talisman House, 2009) will be the featured literary work on The Writer's Almanac program on April 20.  Garrison Keillor will read Kimmelman's poem “Taking Dinner to My Mother” on his National Public Radio show. Kimmelman, of Maplewood, is chair of the department of humanities at NJIT. In the New York City area, the show will air at noon on WQXR-FM 105.9, and will air at various times during the day depending on where in the country you are tuning in. If you can't catch the reading “live” then you can pick it up on the NPR or Writer's Almanac websites in the show's archive; the poem will be posted there along with a podcast. >>
The Department of Public Safety has introduced Your Everything Tracking Inventory (YETI), a secure, user-friendly web app that stores information about valuable property, thus improving the chance of recovery if items are lost or stolen. Members of the NJIT community can enter information such as make, model, and serial number into an NJIT database. In the event that valuables are lost or stolen, police officers will be able to retrieve the description and serial number of the missing property and enter this information into a national database--significantly improving the chances of recovery. "We would like to thank CCS Capstone students Kaushal Patel, David Holl, and Daniel Rose for their participation in creating YETI," said NJIT Director of Public Safety Robert Sabattis. >>
Design through Dialogue: A Guide for Architects and Clients by Karen A. Franck, a professor in both the NJIT College of Architecture and Design and the NJIT College of Science and Liberal Arts, was published last month by Wiley & Sons. The book explores the relationship between client and architect through the lens of four overlapping activities that occur during any project: relating, talking, exploring and transforming. Teresa von Sommaruga Howard is the co-author.  >>
NJIT students will have the option next fall to live in a state-of-the-art, energy efficient, renewable energy building, thanks to $1.6 million in funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). >>
2009
Gale Tenen Spak, PhD, associate vice president of NJIT's Division of Continuing and Distance Education, served as a panelist at the 122nd Annual Meeting of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) on Nov. 15 in Washington, DC. "Testing the APLU Institutional Assessement Tool To Enhance Regional Innovation and Prosperity: Three Case Studies from NJIT, Virginia Tech and the University of Missouri" was the topic. >>
Dickson D. Despommier, a professor of environmental health sciences at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, discussed vertical farms, the agriculture for the 21st century, at the NJIT Technology and Society Forum Series yesterday.  Vertical urban farms could help to repair many of the world's damaged ecosystems and moderate global climate change, says Despommier. Social benefits include fostering a sustainable urban environment that encourages good health, new employment opportunities, fewer abandoned lots and buildings, cleaner air, and an abundant supply of safe drinking water. Despommier's lecture drew a large number of community organizers, including Newark Councilman Donald M. Payne, City of Newark Sustainability Officer Chelsea Arbusher, and Greater Newark Conservancy Executive Director Robin Dougherty, in addition to representatives from the Trust for Public Land, Newark Public Schools, Rutgers University and the Ironbound Community Corporation. >>
“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. >>
Ralph Izzo believes that our society is steering a very unsustainable course when it comes to energy — and he speaks with authority. In the first Technology and Society Forum presentation at NJIT for spring 2009, Izzo will explore how the impacts of climate change and an uncertain economy make it imperative to redefine our complex relationship with energy. >>
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.   >>
2008
“Developing Newark: Which Direction is Forward?”—a multi-university symposium on planning, design, economy and community will be held tomorrow, Nov. 8, 2008, at NJIT.  The theme will be revitalizing Newark and its region. >>
The 2006-2007 President's Annual Report, published by NJIT's Office of University Communications, has won platinum awards in the categories of overall annual report and front cover design from the MarCom Creative Awards international competition. Administered by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals, the MarCom awards are the latest for the report, which has also received the Grand Award in the 20th Annual Apex Awards for Publication Excellence Competition, the Gold Award from the Art Director's Club of New Jersey and the 2007 New Jersey (IABC) IRIS Award in the Publications category. >>
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The public is invited to a counter-terrorism symposium tomorrow at NJIT from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. The forum will focus on ways to secure schools, health and transportation facilities, protect customs, borders and port security, strengthen emergency response times and more.   >>
The Emerald Literati Network has awarded a 2008 honor to NJIT School of Management Professor Hindy Lauer Schachter for excellence based on her contributions as a reviewer in 2007 to the Journal of Management History.   >>
The 2006-2007 President's Annual Report, published by NJIT's Office of University Communications, recently won two awards for excellence in communications: the Gold Award from the Art Director's Club of New Jersey and the 2007 New Jersey (IABC) IRIS Award in the Publications category.   >>
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Robert Sabattis has been appointed NJIT's Director of Public Safety. Sabattis, of Annandale, a practicing attorney with a law firm in Middlesex County, retired in 2003 as captain of the Union Township Police Department after serving the department for 25 years. >>
2007
Those seeking first-hand information and responses to questions about stem cell research are invited to attend a regional Stem Cell Public Information Forum at NJIT on Oct. 23, 6:30-9 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center (GITC), 3rd Floor. >>
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. >>
Those seeking first-hand information and responses to questions about stem cell research are invited to attend the first regional Stem Cell Public Information Forum on May 22, 7-9 p.m. at the County College of Morris in Randolph. Donald Sebastian, PhD, senior vice president for research and development and Treena Arinzeh, PhD, associate professor of biomedical engineering, will participate in a panel discussion. Registration is free; seating is limited. Reserve seats by registering at www.stemcellhealing.org or e-mail info@stemcellhealing.org. >>
2006
Anthony W. Schuman, an associate professor at the New Jersey School of Architecture at NJIT, received at NJIT's annual awards convocation, the Foundation Overseers Public and Institute Service Award. >>
In a strong show of collaboration to strengthen the City's public safety, Newark's newly inaugurated Mayor, Cory Booker, held a press conference for two major announcements: the Safe Neighborhood Summer Initiative and the appointment of Anthony Campos as acting police chief.  NJIT's Department of Public Safety was personally invited to participate. “I've known Chief Campos for a long time and he is a good friend to this department,” said NJIT Chief of Police Michael Kirk, director of NJIT's Department of Public Safety. “We look forward to working with him on this new community initiative.” The initiative will involve all surrounding agencies including federal, state, Campus Police and Transit Police, as well as the Prosecutor and Sheriff's offices. >>
To insure safer trips for students on spring break and peace of mind for their parents, Donna Minnich Spuhler, assistant dean of students, with the assistance of NJIT's Public Safety Department, have put together a list of dos and don'ts for young travelers. “Common sense can prevent many a mishap or crime,” Spuhler said. >>
2005
Howard Kimmel, PhD, professor of chemical engineering and executive director of New Jersey Institute of Technology's (NJIT) Center for Pre-College Programs, received the NJIT Foundation Overseers Public and Institute Service Award. >>
2004
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) will host a free public concert on Dec. 8 featuring musical groups from NJIT, Rutgers-Newark, Essex County College and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ).  The concert is scheduled for 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. in the Jim Wise Theatre at NJIT's Kupfrian Hall, just north of the intersection of Warren and Summit Streets. The concert is open to the public and parking is available. >>
In the latest example of institutional collaboration proposed by the presidents of New Jersey's research universities and envisioned by Gov. James E. McGreevey, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, and the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) have announced a new dual-degree program. >>
2003
Three minority students from New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) are featured in a public television documentary about the National Action Council for Minorities in Education (NACME), a nonprofit group whose mission is to increase the number of minority engineers. >>