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2012 - 5 stories
2011 - 6 stories
2010 - 7 stories
2009 - 3 stories
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2014
Stephanie Santos and Thomas Olenik, assistant professor and associate professor, respectively, in the John A. Reif, Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at NJIT, gave a presentation this spring at the Tri-State Best Practices Conference at Bergen Community College. >>
A large crowd was hosted in Elly's Loft at the College of Architecture and Design for an event sponsored by NJIT SIGGRAPH (the local student chapter of ACM's Special Interest Group in Graphics and Interactive Techniques) on April 21, 2014. Six recent graduates met with students to talk about career options for those studying Digital Design at the School of Art + Design.  >>
Nearly 150 students from high schools throughout northern and central New Jersey received graduation certificates on April 26 for successfully completing the semester-long Science Technology Enrichment Program (STEP) at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). >>
The advent of big data provides a tremendous opportunity for organizations to more fully understand the factors that drive their processes, from product sales, to consumer responses, to risk parameters. However, harnessing this vast resource comes with a cost, and it can be difficult to estimate the return on investment of time and resources, according to Stephan Kudyba, an associate professor in the School of Management at NJIT. >>
Preventing bone deterioration is a critical aspect of combating osteoporosis, improving bone implants, and even making long-term space flight possible, such as voyages to Mars and beyond. On April 9, noted biomedical researcher Stephen C. Cowin will describe a promising model for studying nutrient transport from the vascular system to bone tissue, transport that has a direct bearing on the prevention of bone loss. >>
2013
Wells Fargo has awarded a grant of $50,000 to the NJIT Center for Pre-College Programs to further the bank's commitment to improving the teaching of mathematics in New Jersey middle schools.  The grant will support a new professional development program to help middle school math teachers adopt the new common core state standards for mathematics. >>
C. Stephen Cordes, of Westfield, has been named to the NJIT Board of Trustees.  Cordes is an equity partner and managing director of Clarion Partners, a leading investment advisory firm headquartered in New York City specializing in real estate with $23 billion in assets under management.  He is a member of the firm's board of directors, management executive board and investment committee.  He serves as chief operating officer of the company and is the head of its portfolio management activities.  Cordes is portfolio manager and chairman of the board of a $2.5 billion investment fund created through the 2005 privatization of a publicly-traded real estate investment trust specializing in multifamily property ownership and development. >>
Furthering its commitment to improving math teaching in urban middle schools, Wells Fargo has donated $50,000 to the NJIT Center for Pre-College Programs.  Pictured is Senior Vice President, Wells Fargo At Work Director, Northeast Region Stephanie Tonic, a member of the NJIT Board of Overseers with NJIT Associate Vice President for Development Jacquie Rhodes.  >>
2012
While on sabbatical this year, Stephen Pemberton, associate professor in the federated department of history, has been speaking at conferences in Europe. >>
Idealism, celebration and commentary from leading state dignitaries will mark the installation of NJIT's eight president, Dr. Joel S. Bloom on Sept. 14, 2012, at 11:30 a.m. in the Naimoli Family Athletic and Recreational Facilty on the campus green. >>
NJIT Associate Professor Stephen Pemberton will speak about hemophilia to physicians on May 16, 2012 in Princeton at the Nassau Club at a special meeting of the Medical History Society of New Jersey.  >>
NJIT Associate Professor Stephen Pemberton has been invited to speak at the Bullitt History of Medicine Club at the University of North Carolina (UNC) about how hemophilia became manageable in the 20th century.  >>
2011
The Bleeding Disease: Hemophilia and the Unintended Consequences of Medical Progress (Johns Hopkins University Press) is the new book by NJIT Associate Professor Stephen Pemberton.  The book recounts the promising and perilous history of medical and social efforts to manage hemophilia in 20th-century America. >>
An architectural design by NJIT student Joseph Cestaro of Denville has been selected by The Trilogy Repertory Theater Company of New Jersey for fund-raising and eventual construction. >>
Fifth-year architecture student Joann Kwan Lui has won third place in the 2010-2011 Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture/American Institute of Steel Construction Student Design Competition. >>
Assistant Professor of Industrial Design Brooks Atwood in collaboration with Virginia Harper Design designed and produced a series of custom D'cay and Cor'cay furniture for an exhibition on May 28-June 30 at the Rouge 58 Gallery in Brooklyn, NY. >>
Stephanie Thompson, of Belford, a third-year digital design student, and Polina Zaitseva, of Hackensack, an adjunct faculty member in NJIT's School of Art + Design, have each had work selected for display and competition at the 2011 Digital Graffiti Festival in Alys Beach, Florida. >>
NJIT's BA in Interior Design program has two of three regional winners in the 2011 Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC) Student Competition. >>
2010
The history of sickle cell disease in the 20th century and its link to race is the focus of a Nov. 16, 2010 talk at a national symposium by NJIT Associate Professor Stephen Pemberton, PhD, an expert on the history of diseases.  >>
NJIT marked the new academic year yesterday with its annual University Convocation, an awards ceremony coupled with a special welcoming ceremony for the freshman class. NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch provided remarks and introduced the keynote speaker, C. Stephen Cordes '72, managing director and member of the executive board of ING Clarion Partners. Following the ceremony, the students inscribed their names into the class books of their respective colleges. >>
Tagged: alumni
NJIT will mark the new academic year on Sept. 15, 2010 with its annual University Convocation, an awards ceremony coupled with a special welcoming ceremony for the freshman class. The event will be held at 3 p.m. on Lubetkin Field at J. Malcolm Simon Stadium, on the NJIT campus. A reception for the award winners will follow.   >>
More than 100 young girls from throughout New Jersey enrolled in the NJIT FEMME program will complete an assortment of hands-on, exciting science projects—from building space stations to tie-dyeing t-shirts—during the next two final weeks of FEMME. >>
Tagged: science
Nine students in NJIT's Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Otto H. York Department of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering participated in the 2010 New Jersey Chapter of the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) Student Poster Competition on April 26. They were: Ezinwa Elele, Stephanie Masotti, Sara Mina, Shilan Motamedvaziri, Miraat Patel, Fernando Rivas, Ramana Susarla, Yimin Wang, and Min Yang. Wang took first place with a poster entitled: "Toward a More Reliable USP Dissolution Testing Apparatus II" and also received the highest score among all the participants in this competition. Stephanie Masotti took second place with a poster entitled "Expanded and Simplified Method To Produce In Vitro Axon Stretch Injury." Wang and Masotti will compete in the National Student Poster Competition in November 2010 at the ISPE National Meeting in Orlando, Florida. >>
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. >>
Tagged: online learning
A topical new book about using informatics to reduce healthcare costs edited by Stephan Kudyba, an assistant professor in the NJIT School of Management, will be released early this May. Healthcare Informatics: Improving Efficiency and Productivity (CRC Press) addresses the incorporation of information technologies and information management by healthcare providers to increase the efficiencies of their operations to help reduce costs.  >>
2009
NJIT will hold its annual black-tie benefit dinner, Celebration, on Friday, Nov. 13, 2009, at Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange. Tony Award-winning dancer, choreographer and producer Savion Glover, who was born and raised in Newark, will provide the entertainment. >>
Stephen Kieran, FAIA, of KieranTimberlake in Philadelphia, will discuss "Five Dwellings: Nothing, Little, More, Much More, More than Enough" on April 16 at 5:45 p.m. in the Weston Lecture Hall at NJIT's College of Architecture and Design. The AIANJ Endowed Lecture is free and open to the public. >>
2008
Wachovia Bank, NA, headquartered in Charlotte, NC, was named the outstanding corporate partner of the year at NJIT's annual black-tie benefit dinner Celebration on Nov. 14, 2008 at the Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange>>
NJIT will hold its annual black-tie benefit dinner Celebration, on Nov. 14, 2008, at Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange. Former New Jersey Governor and President of the New Jersey State Senate, the Hon. Richard J. Codey, will serve as the special guest master of ceremonies. The world-renowned Duprees, who started their 1960s musical careers in Jersey City with hits like “You Belong to Me,” will provide entertainment. >>
When Stephanie Milczarski, 25, of Montclair, a future physicist, walks at NJIT's May 17, 2008 commencement in the Prudential Center, more than kudos may be on her mind. Milczarski didn't arrive at NJIT until leaving a competitive physics program elsewhere, working full time several years and then slowly returning to academe as an NJIT undergraduate.     >>
A better understanding of brain injury, a way to rejuvenate dead nerve endings and a device allowing patients to monitor their glaucoma at home, number among this year's nine winners at NJIT's annual provost's student research day. >>
Hats off to engineering excellence was the theme of the 2008 annual awards celebrating NJIT's Newark College of Engineering. Three New Jersey engineering executives were honored along with top students. >>
2007
Stephen Childress, PhD, professor in the department of applied mathematics at New York University, will discuss “Hovering of Passive Bodies in an Oscillating Airflow” on Nov. 9 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
Tagged: mathematics

KUDOS - February 2007

February 01, 2007
Book Co-Authored by History Professor To Receive AAP/PSP AwardStephen Pemberton, PhD, an assistant professor in the federated department of history, has won the 2006 Association of American Publishers award in the History of Science category for his book The Troubled Dream of Genetic Medicine: Ethnicity and Innovation in Tay-Sachs, Cystic Fibrosis, and Sickle Cell Anemia (Johns Hopkins University Press). The award is presented by the Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division.Humanities Professor To Receive CCCC Outstanding Book AwardOn a Scale: A Social History of Writing Assessment in America by Norbert Elliot, PhD, a professor in the department of humanities, has been selected as one of two winners of the 2007 Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) Outstanding Book Award. Dr. Elliot will be presented with the award on March 23, 2007 at the Awards/Retirement Session of the 2007 CCCC Convention in New York. >>
Tagged: humanities
New Jersey high school students who are eager to learn hands-on science and technology can apply for a highly selective program at NJIT. The NJIT Science and Technology Enrichment Program (STEP) offers free, non-credit courses on Saturday morning from 10 a.m.-12 noon on the NJIT campus. Classes run from Jan. 27-April 21. >>
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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. >>
Tagged: humanities
2006
Stephen M. Eck has been appointed director of admissions, announced Joel S. Bloom, EdD, vice president of academic and student services and dean of the Albert Dorman Honors College. “Steve has excelled in all of his past endeavors, and we anticipate that he will continue to do so in his new position,” said Bloom. >>
Tagged: joel bloom
"Interplanetary Energetic Electron Events: Flares or Shocks?" is the topic of a seminar by Stephen Kahler, PhD, of the Air Force Research Laboratory, Hanscom AFB, Mass., on Nov. 17, 3.30-4.30 p.m., ECE Building, Rm. 202. For more information, contact: Ravindra Nuggehalli. >>
Tagged: physics
“What I think they were talking about today were liquid explosives based on nitroglycerines,” said Daniel Watts. Watts, a professor in the department of chemistry and environmental science at NJIT, is among five NJIT scientists and specialists available through Aug. 14, 2006, to discuss on the phone or in person the science and more of the thwarted terrorist plot in London. >>
The relationship of race and ethnicity to treatments in the U.S. of genetic disorders is the focus of a new book co-authored by Stephen Pemberton, PhD, assistant professor in the federated department of history at NJIT. The Troubled Dream of Genetic Medicine: Ethnicity and Innovation in Tay-Sachs, Cystic Fibrosis and Sickle Cell Disease investigates critical issues arising from efforts to utilize genetics in American health care. >>
Students and faculty in NJIT's Department of Mathematical Sciences participated yesterday in the second annual Integral Bee hosted by the NJIT Math Club. The winners included: Abel George, a junior majoring in electrical engineering, first place; Stephen Istivan, a junior majoring in chemical engineering, second place; and Matt Peragine, a freshman majoring in math, third place. >>
Tagged: students
Stephen Shaw, president of Shaw Built Homes and mayor of Mountain Lakes, will be named an outstanding alumnus by the Newark College of Engineering (NCE) at NJIT. Shaw, who earned a civil engineering degree from NCE in 1982, will be honored during the annual NCE Awards Banquet on May 5 in NJIT's Campus Center. >>
2005
NJIT will host the New Jersey Technology Council IT Industry Expo on Dec. 7, 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Guttenberg Information Technologies Center. Stephane Gagnon, an assistant professor in NJIT's School of Management, will present results from an industrywide IT forecast conducted by NJIT and the NJTC. >>
Stephanie Farrell, PhD, a professor in the chemical engineering department at Rowan University, will discuss inductive teaching strategies for engineering courses on Oct. 31, 2:45 p.m., Guttenberg Information Technologies Center, Room 3710. >>
Tagged: seminar
High school students who want to design their own video games and electronic circuits--as well as understand the chemistry of fireworks and the physics of explosions--can now study these subjects at NJIT. This fall, the university will launch the Science and Technology Enrichment Program (STEP), where high school students eager to learn hands-on science and technology can enroll in exciting courses taught by some of NJIT's best professors. For more information, contact Associate Professor Michael Baltrush at 973-596-3386. >>
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Jim Bernstein of Solstice Software will speak on the topic of "Testing Process Integration with Integra Enterprise" at the monthly meeting of the NJ-Metro WebSphere User Group (WUG) on March 16, 2005, 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Campus Center Room 240. Sponsored by NJIT's e-business Laboratory, the group is the only university-based WUG and helps members to identify learning and training opportunities. The meeting is open to all and is free of charge. Details and online registration are available on the WebSphere User Group website. Contact: Stephanie Gagnon, School of Management, at gagnon@njit.edu. >>
A Provost Fellowship that will offer partial scholarships to students admitted for full-time study in master's degree programs is now available at NJIT. To be considered for the fellowship, master's students must have earned bachelor's degrees with cumulative GPAs of at least 3.0 and also submit results of the GRE or GMAT standardized graduate admissions tests. For more information, contact Stephen Eck, director of graduate admission at NJIT, at eck@njit.edu or 973-596-3300. >>
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Students from the New Jersey School of Architecture won both first place and honorable mention in the student section of the building division of the 2004 Autodesk Innovation Awards competition. First-place award went to fifth-year undergraduate student Elliot Glassman for his proposed River Vale Public Safety Complex (at left) created in the design studio of Professor Glenn Goldman. Graduate student Hector Camps won honorable mention for his project, a proposed addition to the Uffizi Gallery created in the design studio of Professor M. Stephen Zdepski. >>
2004
Students of New Jersey School of Architecture once again dominated the student divisions of the annual CADDIE Awards. Hector Camps, Akekarach Palbulkulsiri and Hyunsuk Kim took first, second and third place, respectively, in the graduate division, while Tom Senger and Victor Keto won first and second prize in the undergraduate division.  All five are students of Stephen Zdepski.   Sponsored in part by Cadalyst magazine, the annual international competition celebrates excellence in digital imaging and presents awards in student and professional categories. NJIT has produced 25 CADDIE winners in the past nine years with 13 students of Zdepski, 11 students in the studios and classes of Glenn Goldman, and one student of Amado Batour. >>