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2014 - 4 stories
2013 - 7 stories
2012 - 3 stories
2011 - 2 stories
2010 - 5 stories
2009 - 2 stories
2008 - 1 story
2007 - 1 story
2006 - 2 stories
2005 - 3 stories
2014
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) awarded 2,649 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees today at the 98th Commencement exercises at the Prudential Center in Newark. >>
Assistant Professor Raquel Perez-Castillejos had three conference publications accepted to the annual conference of the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE). >>
The Society of Women Engineers at NJIT hosted the second annual “Wow! That's Engineering!” outreach event on April 2, 2014. The event, titled “Inventing the Future,” was funded by ExxonMobil and the national SWE.  >>
On March 12, the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and the Murray Center for Women in Technology hosted the final showcase of their First Annual Female Research Showcase and Oral Presentation Workshop. The goal of this series of events was twofold: to highlight research done by undergraduate and graduate female researchers at NJIT and to provide them with detailed critiques (from evaluators outside their fields) that they can use to improve their oral presentation skills. >>
2013
The NJIT Section of Society of Women Engineers (SWE) participated in the SWE Annual Conference (WE13) from Oct. 24-26 in Baltimore, MD.  The SWE executive board members and faculty advisor made a strong presence at the conference by organizing sessions, serving as session monitors and judges and participating as speakers in workshops and panels.  >>
It's been a productive summer for grad and undergrad members of the NJIT Chapter of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE).  >>
The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) recently hosted a “Wow! That's Engineering!” outreach event titled “Innovation through Imagination.”  The event, funded by a grant from ExxonMobil, hosted 55 students from the seventh grade class of the Newark Early College High School (NECHS) and six of their chaperones.  >>
The graduate entity of Society of Women Engineers (GradSWE) at NJIT conducted a workshop on “Applying to Faculty Positions” for PhD students and postdoctoral fellows at NJIT.  The workshop was divided into three sessions on applications, interviews and negotiations.  >>
The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) at NJIT has recently been awarded a grant to support their continued goal of increasing the number of women studying science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).  The award, funded by ExxonMobil, is part of the national SWE grant competition for K-12 (pre-college) outreach programs.  >>
The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) at NJIT received the Second Place Outstanding Collegiate Section Award during the recent Regional SWE Conference held in Wilmington, DE Mar. 8-10.   >>
The Society of Women Engineers at NJIT has been awarded a grant to support its continued goal of increasing the number of women studying science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). >>
2012
With the goal of increasing the enrollment and retention of women students of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) at NJIT, the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and Newark College of Engineering have joined forces to develop a new mentorship program for women in STEM.  >>
NeST Group of Companies Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Javad K. Hassan will deliver an inspiring message after receiving an honorary degree at NJIT's 2012 Commencement to be held Tuesday, May 15, 2012.  >>
The first event of the new graduate chapter of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) at NJIT was held on Jan. 26 in the Campus Center Faculty Dining Room.  >>
2011
It's been a good year for NJIT. For the sixth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges 2012 Edition has named NJIT to the top tier of national universities for its range of undergraduate majors and master's and doctoral degrees.  >>
Two teams of students represented NJIT's School of Management in a student case competition sponsored by the Northern New Jersey Chapter of the Association for Operations Management (APICS) at Quinnipiac University.  >>
2010
For the fifth consecutive year, NJIT was named by U.S. News & World Report's 2011 Annual Guide to America's Best Colleges to the top tier of national universities offering a range of undergraduate majors and master's and doctoral degrees.   >>
“What's Your College Degree Worth?,” a Bloomberg Businessweek survey of 852 colleges and universities in the U.S. looking for the best return on investment (ROI), has highlighted NJIT as one of four undergraduate institutions of higher education in New Jersey that offers the best deal. Overall, NJIT ranks as number 81, in the top 10 percent of all colleges surveyed.  Princeton University, Stevens Institute of Technology and the College of New Jersey were also named among New Jersey's four best buys. >>
Tagged: rankings
Daniel Henderson, chief executive officer of Intellect Wireless, and Dick Sweeney '82, co-founder of Keurig, Inc. will be the guest speakers at the Albert Dorman Honors College 15th Anniversary Colloquium on Innovation and Invention on April 14, 2:30-4 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. Both of the speakers are inventors: Henderson has 26 U.S. patents and Sweeney has several U.S. and international Keurig coffee brewer and packaging patents.    >>
"Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street," a musical thriller by Stephen Sondheim, will be presented by the Rutgers-NJIT Theatre Department on March 3, 4, 5, 6 at 7 p.m. and on March 7 at 2:30 p.m. in NJIT's Jim Wise Theatre. Michael V. Kerley of NJIT's Humanities Department directs.  Reservations: theatre@njit.edu; 973-596-3457. >>
Chrissa Roessner, P.E. '01, a project engineer with The Louis Berger Group Inc., is featured as one of the top 10 "2010 New Faces of Engineering" in the Winter 2010 edition of the Society of Women Engineers Magazine.   >>
2009

Good to the Last Drop

November 04, 2009
Joel Bloom, vice president for academic and student services and dean, Albert Dorman Honors College, Charles R. Dees, Jr., vice president for university advancement, and Dick Sweeney '82, co-inventor of the Keurig single-cup coffee machine, recently participated in a coffee “cupping" session at Green Mountain Coffee Roasters in Waterbury, Vermont. Green Mountain and its partner Simatelex, in China, the manufacturer of the Keurig single-cup coffee maker, have endowed a $100,000 scholarship at NJIT. >>
Richard B. Sher, PhD, a professor of history at NJIT and a former Guggenheim Fellow, has received a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Fellowship to edit a volume of the correspondence of James Boswell, the eighteenth-century Scottish writer. Boswell was best known for his biography of Samuel Johnson. Sher's research focuses on the thought and culture of 18th century Scotland. >>
2008
A team of four students received the platinum (first place) award for their project "A Real Time Wireless Data Acquisition System" at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Senior Design Workshop on May 5. From left: Atam Dhawan, PhD, chair of the department of electrical and computer engineering at NJIT; William Contrares; Fernando Delgado; Darren Coppola; Yevgeniy Voronin; and Kevin Carswell, chair of the ECE/IAB at IBM. >>
2007
The Biology Society at NJIT sponsored a trip to the 22nd Annual Clean Ocean Action Beach Sweep on April 28 in Sandy Hook, NJ. They joined an estimated 700 volunteers in Sandy Hook and 3,000 volunteers statewide who removed tons of debris and recorded their collections for later use in identifying pollution trends. >>
2006
Dick Sweeney, who co-founded Keurig in 1993, received NJIT's Entrepreneurial Leadership Award during NJIT's annual black-tie benefit dinner, Celebration, on Nov. 10 at the Pleasantdale Chateau in West Orange. “Dick Sweeney is an example of an outstanding alumnus who has made major strides in corporate America, while still finding the time to help NJIT,” said Jacquelynn Rhodes, associate vice president for development at NJIT. >>
Tagged: alumni, celebration
Richard Sweeney, University librarian at NJIT, will be the featured speaker in the NJEDge.Net DLAAB Faculty Colloquium "How Does the Millennial Generation Differ from Other Generations at the Same Age?" on Feb. 17, 2-4 p.m., in GITC 1400. Sweeney will present the results of his research and conduct a panel discussion via video conferencing with students from NJIT, the County College of Morris, Mercer County College and Ramapo College. >>
2005
Betty Shanahan, executive director and chief executive officer of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE), will be the special guest speaker at the NJIT SWE Networking Night and Awards Reception on April 25, 2005, 6–8 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. Light refreshments will be served. To RSVP or for more information, e-mail Chisom Maduike at cnm2@njit.edu or Talina Knox at knoxt@njit.edu or call 973-642-4671. >>
The Society for Women Engineers at NJIT will be conducting a cell phone drive during the months of February and March. Cell phones can be dropped off at designated boxes located around campus, including the Campus Center, Campbell Hall, and the residential halls. Funds raised from the drive will go to the American Red Cross to aid victims of the tsunami disaster in Southeast Asia. >>

KUDOS - February 2005

February 01, 2005
Tremaine Designated Professor Emeritus; Receives CHI Lifetime Service Award Marilyn Tremaine, PhD, professor of information systems, was designated Professor Emeritus effective February 1, 2005, in recognition of her service to the university and her continuing involvement with its students. In addition, Tremaine received the 2005 Lifetime Service  Award from the Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction (SIGCHI). The CHI Lifetime Service Award is given to individuals who have contributed to the growth of SIGCHI in a variety of capacities and carries an honorarium of $1,000. Student Section of Society of Women Engineers Receives Award at National Conference The NJIT student section of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) was honored with the Student Net Increase Award for Medium Sections at this year's national SWE conference. The NJIT SWE achieved an 86% increase in student members over the past year.  Also, NJIT SWE student section president Chisom Madiuke served as a member of the Region E team during the conference "SME Bowl" competition. The Subject Matter Expert (SME) Bowl, sponsored by ExxonMobil, is a competition that challenges SWE students in their knowledge of science, math, physics, engineering, and technology as well as SWE history, policies, and procedures. The region won first prize, netting a $1,500 team award for region programming. Bloom Appointed to Mathematics Task Force Joel S. Bloom, interim provost and senior vice president of academic affairs at NJIT, was appointed to the Governor's Mathematics Task Force. >>