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2012 - 4 stories
2011 - 1 story
2010 - 3 stories
2009 - 2 stories
2008 - 7 stories
2007 - 6 stories
2006 - 6 stories
2005 - 3 stories
2004 - 2 stories
2012
A treatise from a German foundation advocating the deceleration of the pursuit of science in higher education has been translated into English by NJIT Professor James Geller.   >>
Basil C. Baltzis, PhD, professor of chemical, biological and pharmaceutical engineering, has been appointed associate dean of academic affairs at NJIT's Newark College of Engineering (NCE).  >>
2011
For the first time, NJIT will host the American Society of Materials (ASM) Camp® for high school teachers on June 27-July 1. >>
2010
Piero Armenante, PhD, distinguished professor in NJIT's Department of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering, received the Master Teacher Award on Sept. 15, 2010 at the NJIT University Convocation, an awards ceremony with a special welcoming ceremony for the freshman class. >>
Carol S. Johnson, PhD, of Oak Ridge, an associate professor in NJIT's Department of Humanities, has won the 2010 National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Award in Technical and Scientific Communication in the category of Best Book in Technical or Scientific Communication for The Language of Work: Technical Communication at Lukens Steel, 1810-1925 (Baywood Publishing Company, Inc., 2009). The award will be announced at the 2011 Association of Teachers of Technical Writing (ATTW) meeting in Atlanta in March. >>
Netflix Prize winners Bob Bell and Chris Volinsky, statisticians at AT&T Labs Research, told 22 science and technology teachers last week that collaboration was key to winning the prize money. The occasion was a teacher luncheon, wrapping up a three-day conference at NJIT highlighting the use of robots in science, math and technology classes. The NJIT Center for Pre-College Programs hosted the event, thanks to Netflix prize money won by an AT&T research team and donated last year to NJIT by the corporation. Teachers walked away with teaching ideas, plus Lego Mind Storm sets to continue building robots back in their classrooms.  >>
2009
James McHugh, PhD, of Bloomfield, professor in the department of computer science, received Master Teacher Designation, at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration held on Sept. 2, 2009.   >>
2008
Methi Wecharatana, PhD, of Parsippany, a professor in the department of civil and environmental engineering at NJIT, received a master teacher designation at NJIT's recent annual convocation. >>
I. Joga Rao, PhD, of Clifton, professor in the mechanical engineering department at NJIT, received an excellent teacher designation at NJIT's recent convocation.  >>
Nirwan Ansari, PhD, of Montville, a professor in the electrical and computer engineering department at NJIT, received an excellent teacher designation at NJIT's recent annual convocation ceremony.  >>
Taha F. Marhaba, PhD, of Bridgewater, a professor in the civil and environmental engineering department at NJIT, received an excellent teacher designation at NJIT's recent convocation ceremony.  >>
Mark J. Somers, PhD, of New York City, a professor in the School of Management at NJIT and the former dean of that school, received an excellent teacher designation at NJIT's recent annual convocation.  >>
Piero M. Armenante, PhD, of Millington, a professor of chemical, biological and pharmaceutical engineering in the Otto H. York Department of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering, received an excellent teacher designation at NJIT's recent convocation.  >>
2007
NJIT Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Timothy Wang, PhD, of Montville, received an excellent teacher designation at NJIT's annual convocation on Sept. 5, 2007. >>
NJIT Mathematics Professor Soha Abdeljaber, of North Bergen, received an excellent teacher designation at NJIT's annual convocation on Sept. 5, 2007. >>
NJIT Mathematics Adjunct Professor Jonathan Porus, of Oakland, received an excellent teacher designation at NJIT's annual convocation on Sept. 5, 2007. >>
NJIT Physics Professor John Federici, PhD of Westfield, received a master teacher designation at NJIT's annual convocation on Sept. 5. This designation is conferred annually on a select number of individuals who have demonstrated the highest level of excellence over a sustained period,” said NJIT Provost Priscilla Nelson. >>
NJIT Chemical Engineering Professor Robert Barat, PhD, of Franklin Park, received an excellent teacher designation at NJIT's annual convocation on Sept. 5, 2007. >>
NJIT Mathematics Professor Amitabha Bose, PhD, of Brooklyn, NY, received a master teacher designation at NJIT's annual convocation on Sept. 5, 2007. >>
2006
NJIT will lead the way for the next four years to train and place more effective science and math teachers in urban high schools in Newark and other high needs districts around the state. “We're sending into the neediest New Jersey high schools, 26 new teachers, who will make math and science come alive for their students,” said principal investigator Bruce Bukiet, PhD, associate professor in the department of mathematical sciences and associate dean of the College of Science and Liberal Arts at NJIT. >>
Louise Castronova, special lecturer in the department of humanities at NJIT, received at NJIT's annual awards convocation an award for her teaching. >>
Haimin Wang, PhD, a distinguished professor in the department of physics at NJIT, received at NJIT's annual awards convocation an award for outstanding teaching. >>
Norbert Elliot, PhD, a professor in the department of  humanities at NJIT, received a master teacher award at NJIT's annual awards convocation. >>
Rajiv Mehta, PhD, associate professor in the School of Management at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), received at NJIT's annual awards convocation today a master teacher award. >>
Starr Roxanne Hiltz, PhD, distinguished professor in the College of Computing Sciences at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), received at NJIT's annual awards convocation today, a master teacher award. >>
2005
John Bechtold, PhD, an associate professor in the department of mathematical sciences at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), was recently named a master teacher during university convocation, NJIT's annual fall awards ceremony. >>
Students at NJIT since the start of the new fall semester can complete the requirements for teaching certification in New Jersey while earning undergraduate degrees. This new option is offered in cooperation with the urban education department at Rutgers University-Newark. “We think our students can play an important role in New Jersey schools,” said Fadi Deek, PhD, dean of NJIT's College of Science and Liberal Arts. Contact: James Lipuma, PhD, James.M.Lipuma@njit.edu, 973-642-4743. >>
Rick Foulds, PhD, a professor of biomedical engineering who has pioneered a new way to educate engineers at NJIT, was recently named Teacher of the Year by the NJIT Student Senate.  "Being named Teacher of the Year is the most important award I have ever received--topping my two national Fellow selections--since it reflects the feelings of our students,” said Foulds. >>
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2004
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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Secondary-school teachers with an interest in adapting pre-engineering curricula in their science classrooms participated in the Engineering Education Mini-Conference held today at NJIT. >>
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