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2014
Deane Evans, Executive Director of NJIT's Center for Building Knowledge, delivered a presentation on architecture and building science research in the U.S. on May 23, 2014 to architectural faculty and students at Dali University in Dali, China.  >>
For the fifth year, NJIT has been named to The President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, one of the highest federal recognitions a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement. >>
Michael A. Wall has been appointed as Executive Director of Constituent Relations in NJIT's Office of University Advancement, effective March 31, 2014.  >>
2013
NJIT will hold Celebration, its annual black-tie benefit dinner, on Nov. 8, 2013 at the Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange.  Event proceeds will provide endowed scholarship support.  >>
U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges 2014 Edition has once again named NJIT to the top tier of national universities for its range of undergraduate majors and master's and doctoral degrees. This year, NJIT was ranked 150th out of the 200+ institutions earning the distinction of top national universities.  NJIT also ranked 6th in the nation for ethnic diversity. >>
The doors are open to NJIT's new $80 million Warren Street Village, a unique, three-acre, 214,000-square-foot, mixed-use residential housing complex.  Completed as forecast in less than 18 months, the complex, bounded by Colden Street to the east, Warren Street to the north and Raymond Boulevard to the southwest, will add 600 beds to NJIT's existing inventory of residential housing.  In addition, the project will feature a new restaurant, convenience store and fitness center for the NJIT community. >>
Judith Sheft, associate vice president of technology development at NJIT, has been reappointed by Governor Christie to serve on the New Jersey Israel Commission.  >>
Dr. Fanghua Hao, Vice President of Beijing Normal University, Chancellor Dr. Chuansheng Liu and several other representatives of the school met with NJIT President Joel Bloom on the morning of Jan. 28 to discuss similarities between the universities and how the two plan to collaborate together for a mutual beneficial future.  >>
Biotrial S.A., a leading clinical research organization based in France that provides drug discovery and developmental services worldwide, announced today the purchase of approximately 1.2 acres in University Heights Science Park (UHSP) on which it plans to build its North American headquarters. >>
2012
Students, faculty, alumni and staff at NJIT are anticipating three gala days of ceremony, thought-provoking lectures and more, starting Sept. 12, 2012 during a three-day inaugural swirl surrounding the installation of NJIT's eighth president, Dr. Joel S. Bloom. >>
NJIT and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) have forged alliances in diverse disciplines to improve our health and well-being.  >>
Yang Fan, NJIT class of 2011, recently led a team based in Philadelphia at the New Venture Competition of the Carnegie Mellon University US-China Entrepreneurship and Innovation Summit held on April 28th-April 29th in Pittsburgh.  >>
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The Alcoa Foundation, in partnership with national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful (KAB) and the College & University Recycling Coalition (CURC), has given 60 recycling bins to NJIT as part of its national bin grant program to colleges and universities throughout the country during the 2012 RecycleMania collegiate recycling competition. >>

Clean Sweep

March 30, 2012
Members of the NJIT fraternity and sorority community partnered with the Downtown Newark District to organize a mass cleanup of the Raymond Boulevard corridor from University Avenue to Warren Street.  >>
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NJIT, New Jersey's science and technology university, is growing not only in faculty and enrollment, but physical size in order to meet the demand for workforce and economic development in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) professions. >>
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.   >>
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.  >>
Learn about NJIT's graduate programs in high-growth, in-demand fields, meet one-on- one with faculty and admissions representatives and more at a Graduate Open House on Jan. 12, 5-7:30 p.m. in Fenster Hall, Room 100, Admissions Office. >>
2011
NJIT's Office of Continuing and Professional Education will host Graduate Certificate, Weekend University and Professional Development Open Houses and an Online Chat on Dec. 1, 5-7:30 p.m. in Fenster Hall Rm.100. Register here. >>
Vincent Lombardo, of Bayonne, has been named a new development director in the NJIT Office for University Advancement. >>
Jose Alcala, of Montclair, a university lecturer  in the NJIT College of Architecture and Design, has been selected  to receive the “Excellence in Instruction from a University Lecturer Award” at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration to be held Sept. 14, 2011.  >>
NJIT will mark the start of the new academic year on Sept. 14, 2011 with the annual celebration and awards ceremony at its University Convocation.  >>
The NJIT Board of Trustees approved a 4.5 percent tuition and fee increase for in-state undergraduate students for the 2011-2012 academic year. >>
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 NJIT Newark College of Engineering (NCE) will hold its 13th annual Salute to Engineering Excellence on Thursday, March 24, 2011, from 6-9 p.m. in the NJIT Campus Center Atrium. >>
Support for NJIT takes many forms and some are literally concrete. In the case of the The Naimoli Family Athletic and Recreational Facility, it's steel and a host of other materials, including concrete. >>
Michael Gonzalez, a senior majoring in information technology who has held a number of leadership positions in NJIT's Residence Life since his freshman year, has won the Central Atlantic Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls (CAACURH) Distinguished Service Award.  >>
2010
Byron Chen, PhD, an adjunct professor in NJIT's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, received the Excellence in Instruction by an Adjunct Professor Award on Sept. 15, 2010 at the NJIT University Convocation, an awards ceremony with a special welcoming ceremony for the freshman class. >>
Shilan Motamedvaziri, a teaching assistant in NJIT's Department of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering, received the Excellence in Instruction by a Teaching Assistant Award on Sept. 15, 2010 at the NJIT University Convocation, an awards ceremony with a special welcoming ceremony for the freshman class. >>
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. >>
Glenn Goldman, professor in NJIT's School of Art and Design, received the Excellence in Lower Division Undergraduate Instruction on Sept. 15, 2010 at the NJIT University Convocation, an awards ceremony with a special welcoming ceremony for the freshman class. >>
Katia Passerini, professor in NJIT's School of Management, received the Excellence in Innovative Teaching Award on Sept. 15, 2010 at the NJIT University Convocation, an awards ceremony with a special welcoming ceremony for the freshman class. >>
Dorairaja Raghu, PhD, professor in NJIT's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, received the Excellence in Upper Division Undergraduate Instruction Award on Sept. 15, 2010 at the NJIT University Convocation, an awards ceremony with a special welcoming ceremony for the freshman class. >>
James Geller, PhD, professor in the NJIT's Department of Computer Science, received the Excellence in Research Award on Sept. 15, 2010 at the NJIT University Convocation, an awards ceremony with a special welcoming ceremony for the freshman class. >>
Dale Gary, PhD, distinguished professor in NJIT's Department of Physics, received the Excellence in Research Award on Sept. 15, 2010 at the NJIT University Convocation, an awards ceremony with a special welcoming ceremony for the freshman class. >>
Jerry Fjermestad, PhD, professor in NJIT's School of Management and Department of Information Systems, received the Excellence in Graduate Instruction Award on Sept. 15, 2010 at the NJIT University Convocation, an awards ceremony with a special welcoming ceremony for the freshman class. >>
Roumiana Petrova, PhD, lecturer in NJIT's Department of Chemistry and Environmental Sciences, received the Excellence in Instruction by a University Lecturer on Sept. 15, 2010 at the NJIT University Convocation, an awards ceremony with a special welcoming ceremony for the freshman class. >>
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. >>
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>>
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. >>
Student teams will present their real-world projects at "Dream without Limit," the 13th Annual Capstone Student Showcase on May 3, 2-5:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium at NJIT. The Spring 2010 showcase will feature real-world projects sponsored by industry or initiated by entrepreneurial students; an active open house for new sponsors, university students, and partners; a one-of-a-kind Fast Career Fair to connect students instantly to job opportunities and connect companies to potential hires; and more. Register online. >>
Ridgewood's Hillside Players proudly present “A Wilder Evening: Two by Thornton,” two one-act plays by Pulitzer Prize winner Thornton Wilder: “Queens of France” and “Pullman Car Hiawatha.” “A Wilder Evening” is directed by Jean Llewellyn of Ramsey, who directs University Communications at NJIT.  Producer is Barry Llewellyn, also of Ramsey. Performances at West Side Presbyterian Church will be on April 23 and April 24 at 7:30 p.m. with matinees on Saturday, April 24 at 3 p.m. and Sunday, April 25 at 2 p.m. The extensive cast and crew includes residents of Westwood, Fair Lawn, Paterson, Rivervale, Midland Park, Bergenfield, Glen Rock and more. Tickets are $15 general admission; $10 for senior citizens and students and may also be purchased after services at West Side Presbyterian Church, 6 South Monroe St., Ridgewood on April 18. Reserve seats now by calling the Hillside Players ticket line at 201-652-1966, ext. 32. >>
Learn about NJIT's graduate programs in high-growth, in-depth fields, meet one-on-one with faculty and admissions representatives and more at a Graduate Study Open House on April 1, 5-7:30 p.m. in Fenster Hall, Room 100.  >>
Learn about NJIT's graduate programs in high-growth, in-demand fields, meet one-on-one with faculty and admissions representatives and more at a Graduate Study Open House on March 11, 5-7:30 p.m. in Fenster Hall, Room 100. >>
The Winter 2010 issue of NJIT Magazine is now available on line. The issue's cover feature is "For Your Health," which gives an overview of how NJIT is promoting synergy among health care, information technology and engineering – a partnership that promises better ways to alleviate illness and injury. >>
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High school students and their families can tour the campus, attend financial aid workshops, meet faculty, staff and students, and more at the NJIT Winter Open House on Feb. 28, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. >>
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. >>
Tagged: online learning
For an up-close look at graduate student life at NJIT, check out one of two upcoming open houses. You'll get way more than just a campus tour and a meeting with an admissions counselor.  >>
Jean Llewellyn of Ramsey, Raymond Gombach of Suffern, Thom Roberts of Westwood, David Osgood of Ridgewood, Scott Smith of Ridgewood, Anne Anderson of Wyckoff, and Gai Grannon of Midland Park will perform in John Brown's Body, a staged version of theatre, music and dance of Stephen Vincent Benét's poem presented by The Hillside Players of West Side Presbyterian Church in Ridgewood. Llewellyn directs University Communications at NJIT. This Pulitzer Prize-winning tale of John Brown, abolitionist and folk hero, is considered by many to be the only true American epic and has special resonance this year as we observe the 200th anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln and the 150th anniversary of Brown's raid at Harpers Ferry. Performances will be held on Friday, Oct. 16, and Saturday, Oct. 17, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10. Ticket reservations may be made by calling 201-652-1966, ext. 50; or e-mailing Hillside@westside.org. >>
The National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) presented NJIT with its Rising University Star Award at its 35th anniversary awards dinner and celebration Sept. 29, 2009 at the Waldorf Astoria. Accepting for NJIT were Robert A. Altenkirch, president; Joel Bloom, vice president for academic and student services and dean, Albert Dorman Honors College; and Tony Howell, executive director of NJIT's Educational Opportunity Program. >>
The Fall 2009 issue of NJIT Magazine is now available on line. The issue's cover feature, "NJIT and the Urban Vision," offers an overview of wide-ranging engagement in efforts to improve the quality of urban life in New Jersey and Newark. >>
Essex County College President A. Zachary Yamba, EdD delivered the keynote address yesterday at the annual University Convocation, which recognized faculty, staff and student accomplishments. Yamba, who was one of the early founders of a partnership that has enabled ECC and NJIT, Rutgers-Newark and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey to collaborate on numerous collegiate and community initiatives in the city's University Heights district, discussed the role of education in the revitalization of Newark. "Newark is our home–and home to many of our students," said Yamba. "We must be active participants in the unfolding of its future." >>
NJIT has named Monique Pryor, of West Orange, assistant vice president of planned giving. Pryor has been a development professional for seven years and has been licensed to practice law in both New York and New Jersey for more than 14 years. >>
The National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) will present NJIT with its Rising University Star Award at its 35th anniversary awards dinner and celebration dinner set for Sept. 29, 2009 at the Waldorf Astoria.  >>
Learn about NJIT's graduate programs in high-growth, in-depth fields, meet one-on-one with faculty and admissions representatives and more at a Graduate Study Open House on August 13, 5-7:30 p.m. in Fenster Hall, Room 100. >>
Learn about NJIT's graduate programs in high-growth, in-depth fields, meet one-on-one with faculty and admissions representatives, and more at a Graduate Study Open House on July 16, 5-7:30 p.m. in Fenster Hall, Room 100. >>
New Jersey Institute of Technology has been selected as a winner of the 2009 WealthEngine Award for Educational Fundraising from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). This award honors superior fundraising programs across the country and is a component of CASE's Circle of Excellence program. NJIT will receive an Overall Improvement Award based on the judges' analysis of three years of fundraising data submitted to the council's annual survey. “This is a result of a total University Advancement effort and the significant support and involvement of President Robert A. Altenkirch and the academic deans,” said NJIT Vice President for University Advancement Charles R. Dees, Jr., PhD. >>
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NJIT Magazine, published by NJIT's Office of University Communications, has received the 2009 Award of Excellence sponsored by the International Academy of the Visual Arts and the Communicator Awards. >>
NJIT's 2007-2008 President's Report is hot off the press and posted on line at http://www.njit.edu/president/annualreport/2008/index.php. “The report not only highlights the last year but marks five years of progress under President Altenkirch's leadership," says Jean Llewellyn, executive director of University Communications (UC), publishers of the report edited by UC project manager Carol Pilla. >>
It takes much more than the appropriate technology to create a sustainable green environment and organizational culture. Learn about the challenges of such a transformation at the Technology and Society Forum presentation by Leith Sharp on Wednesday, March 25 from 3-4:30 pm in NJIT's Campus Center Ballroom. >>
Nine lucky NJIT students are testing one of the nation's first application development courses for the Apple iPhone. The upper-level course, taught by Director of University Web Services Jim Robertson, illustrates how to develop applications for the popular iPhone. >>
NJIT will host an open house for high school students and their parents on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2009 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. >>
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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. >>
New Jersey Monthly magazine this month named NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch one of New Jersey's most important people to watch in 2009.  >>
High school students can meet with an admissions representative and receive an instant decision on admission to NJIT for Fall 2009 on Jan. 10, 9 a.m.-12 noon in Fenster Hall, Rm. 100. Space is limited. For more information and to RSVP, contact Mr. Anthony Jackson>>
2008
NJIT's College of Computing Sciences is presenting a seminar entitled, "In Pursuit of Unintended Consequences and Other Thoughts on NJIT's Website Strategy", on Dec. 3, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Rm. 3710.  >>
NJIT has received a donation of $30,000 from Charles Lubetkin, of Verona. The money has been earmarked for the Lubetkin Family Soccer Endowed Scholarship fund.       >>
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 Iowa Corn Promotion Board (ICPB), NJIT and University of Sao Paulo today announced a joint agreement for licensing four pending patents on a safe, building block chemical derived from corn known as isosorbide to chemists. The agreement marks a step forward in developing applications and markets for corn-based chemistry.  >>
High school students enrolled in NJIT's Real World Connections Summer Internship Program will be recognized for their achievements at an awards ceremony on August 7, 12:30-4 p.m. at the Enterprise Development Center 3, 211 Warren Street, Conference Room 407. Through the Capstone Open University Connections Program, students work in small project teams to solve real-world problems based on scenarios drawn from actual industry cases in a broad array of fields, including health, communications, sports, and entertainment. >>
The 2006-2007 President's Annual Report, published by the Office of University Communications, won a Grand Award in the 20th Annual Apex Awards for Publication Excellence Competition. The judges commented, "A striking design...with appealing, first-rate illustrations and an attractive matte paper selection...provides the background for well-written features....".  >>
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Vladislav Goldberg, PhD, distinguished professor in the department of mathematical sciences at NJIT, presented a lecture last month at the fifth annual Abel Symposium at the University of Tromsø in Norway. >>
A group of high school students who participated in the Capstone Real World Open University Connections program at NJIT presented their multi-year Global Microscope project accomplishments to NASA headquarters yesterday in Washington, DC. Through the CCS Capstone Open University Connections Program, middle-school and high school students work in small teams to solve  real-world problems based on scenarios drawn from actual industry cases in a variety of fields, including health, education, sports and entertainment. >>
Tagged: pre-college
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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Learn about NJIT's graduate programs in high-growth, in-depth fields, meet one-on-one with faculty and admissions representatives, and more at a Graduate Study Open House on May 15, 5-7:30 p.m. in Fenster Hall, Room 100. >>
The new issue of NJIT Magazine is now available on line. The issue's cover feature is an interview with NCE Dean Sunil Saigal. A limited number of paper copies are also available to NJIT faculty, students and staff. Copies may be obtained at the Office of University Communications on the fourth floor of Fenster Hall. Copies for mail delivery on campus may be requested by contacting Rosalyn Roberts. >>
Learn about NJIT's graduate programs in high-growth, in-demand fields, meet one-on-one with faculty and admissions representatives and more at a Graduate Study Open House on Jan. 15, 5-7:30 p.m. in Fenster Hall, Room 100. >>
2007
Klaus Lackner, PhD, the Ewing-Worzel Professor of Geophysics in the Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering at Columbia University, will discuss “Energy Options for the 21st Century” on Nov. 30 at 11:35 a.m. in the NJIT Campus Center Ballroom A. >>
Tagged: mathematics
Freshman Kori Washington's pair of goals led the NJIT women in a 5-1 win over Howard University in United Soccer Conference play in a steady rain Wednesday night on Lubetkin Field. Washington, who collected her second and third goals of the season, added an assist, giving her a five-point night. >>
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Irving R. Epstein, PhD, the Henry F. Fischbach Professor of Chemistry at Brandeis University, will discuss "Differential and Cross-Diffusion Effects on Pattern Formation in Reaction-Diffusion Systems" on Oct. 19 at 11:35 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
Tagged: mathematics
NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch will report on the upcoming construction plans and needs of New Jersey's public research universities.  Altenkirch, representing New Jersey's three public research universities, will stress the important role these institutions play in supporting New Jersey's ongoing economic development. >>
NJIT's Office of University Admissions will host an Instant Decision Day program for undergraduate transfer students on June 28, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in Fenster Hall, Room 100. Space is limited. For more information and to RSVP, contact Anthony Jackson. >>

KUDOS - May 2007

May 01, 2007
NJIT Development Director Honored by North Essex Chamber of Commerce   Billy McDermott, director of development for NJIT's School of Management, received the President's Award at the North Essex Chamber of Commerce Leadership Recognition Banquet on May 16, 2007. Three Highlanders Receive Independent Baseball Academic Honors NJIT baseball athletes Austin DeRogatis, Rob Pietrocola and PJ Saporito were named to the NCAA Division I Independent All-Academic team for 2007. The NCAA Division I Academic All-Independent team was selected by sports information directors at member institutions. Nominations from each school were accepted for student-athletes who had a least a 3.25 cumulative grade point average, had reached at least a sophomore academic standing and were a starter or key reserve for their respective program. >>
NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch and Provost Priscilla P. Nelson met with a delegation from Xuzhou Institute of Technology, one of the four universities in Xuzhou, China, yesterday at NJIT. The delegation also toured the NJIT campus. >>
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The NJIT men's volleyball team stayed hot Wednesday night, winning its second Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association Hay Division volleyball match with a 3-0 win over Sacred Heart at the Pitt Center. The Highlanders began their 2007 campaign with a 3-0 sweep against NYU on Jan. 25. >>
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Amobi Armstrong and Leonardo Paludo notched 20 kills apiece, as NJIT opened its 2007 men's volleyball season with a 3-1 win over visiting New York University Thursday night. The Highlanders, who finished second in the EIVA Hay Division in 2006, earned a berth in the six-team EIVA postseason for the first time since 2000. >>
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"Neural Coding and Representation of Visual Information" is the topic of a discussion by , a professor in the department of neurology and neuroscience at Weill Medical College of Cornell University on Jan. 30 at 4 p.m., Cullimore Hall, Room 611. >>
"Ultrasound Contrast Agents: A Problem in Fluid Mechanics" is the topic of a lecture by Kausik Sarkar, PhD, an assistant professor in the department of mechanical engineering at the University of Delaware, on Jan. 22 at 4:15 p.m. in Cullimore Hall Rm. 611. >>
Andrea Liu, PhD, a professor in the department of physics and astronomy at the University of Pennsylvania, will discuss "Jamming" at an Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Jan. 19 at 11:30 a.m., Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
Senior guard Clayton Barker scored 13 points, leading the best-balanced offensive effort of the season for NJIT in its 59-55 win over visiting Longwood University in men's college basketball Wednesday night. Barker was one of four starters to reach double figures scoring. >>
2006
NJIT sophomore forward Nesho Milosevic is the national NCAA Division I Independent Men's Basketball Newcomer of the Week. Milosevic and his teammates, who have not played since Dec. 11 due to exams, resume play on Thursday at 7:30 p.m., when they visit St. John's University for a game against the Red Storm. >>
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James E. Gunn, PhD, the Eugene Higgins Professor of Astronomy at Princeton University, will discuss "Cosmology: A Fifty-Year Perspective," on Dec. 15 at 9 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center, Rm. 3720/3730 at NJIT. The talk will follow the Amateur Astronomers, Inc. club membership meeting at 8 p.m. >>
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NJIT's Office of University Admissions will host an Instant Decision Day program for the Fall 2007 semester on Dec. 9, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in Fenster Hall, Room 100. Space is limited. For more information and to RSVP, contact Anthony Jackson. >>
David Hu, PhD of the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University will discuss "Two Studies in Biolocomotion: Walking on Water and Slithering on Land" at a Fluid Dynamics Seminar on Dec. 4 at 4:15 p.m., Cullimore Lecture Hall Rm. 611. >>
“Electromagnetic Imaging of Small Inhomogeneities” is the topic of a discussion by Michael Vogelius, PhD, a professor in the department of mathematics at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, on Dec. 8 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
Mathematician James Glimm, PhD, chairman of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics at Stony Brook University and Brookhaven National Laboratory, will discuss "Turbulent Mixing in Real (Non-Ideal) Fluids" on Dec. 1 at 11:30 a.m., Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
Charles R. Dees, Jr., vice president of University Advancement at NJIT, poses with a 44x18-inch replica cake of Eberhardt Hall at Celebration, NJIT's annual black-tie benefit dinner, on Nov. 10 at the Pleasantdale Chateau in West Orange. This year's event recognized the founding in 1881 of Newark Technical School, NJIT's earliest predecessor institution, and the 25th anniversary of the College of Science and Liberal Arts. >>
NJIT, playing its third game of women's basketball against NCAA Division I competition, surged into the win column emphatically, blasting Norfolk State University, 91-70, in Saturday's consolation game of the Lancer Invitational, hosted by Longwood University. >>
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Benjamin J. Glasser, PhD, an associate professor in the department of chemical and biochemical engineering at Rutgers University, will discuss “"Segregation and Spatio-Temporal Dynamics of Granular Shear Flows" on Nov. 27 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Mechanical Engineering Center, Rm. 224. >>
Emre Aksay, PhD, an assistant professor in the department of physiology and biophysics at Cornell University, will discuss “Functional Roles of Excitation vs. Inhibition in a Neural Integrator” at a Mathematical Biology seminar on Nov. 21 at 4 p.m., Cullimore Hall, Rm. 611. >>
Maxim Shkarayev, a PhD student at The University of Arizona, will discuss "Large Deviation Principles in Optical Communication Systems: Theoretical and Experimental Study" on Nov. 15 at 4 p.m., Cullimore Hall Rm. 611. >>
Daniel Attinger, PhD, an assistant professor in the department of Mechanical Engineering at Columbia University, will discuss "Dynamics of Microscale Transport Phenomena in the Presence of Interfaces" on Nov. 22 at 1 p.m., Mechanical Engineering Center Rm. 224. >>
Stan Allen, an internationally recognized architect and dean of the School of Architecture at Princeton University, will speak at the NJSOA Fall Lecture Series on Nov. 13 at 5:45 p.m. at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture, Lecture Hall I. The event is free and open to the public. For more information or reservations call 973-596-3080. >>
"Spinning Rods, Microfluidics, and Mucus Propulsion by Cilia in the Lung" is the topic of a lecture by Roberto Camassa, PhD, George Kane Professor of Mathematics at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, on Nov. 10 at 11:35 a.m., Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
Christopher Funkhouser, PhD, an associate professor in the department of humanities at NJIT, will give a lecture/presentation titled "Augusto de Campos, Digital Poetry, and the Anthropophagic Imperative" on Nov. 4 as part of the POEM/ART conference at Yale University. >>
"Instability and Complex Electrokinetic Flow in Microchannels" is the topic of a lecture by Hao Lin, PhD, an assistant professor in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at Rutgers University on Nov. 8 at 1 p.m., Mechanical Engineering Center, Rm. 224. >>
Agissilaos Athanassoulis of Princeton University will speak on the topic "Homogenization of Wave Propagation with the Use of Nonlinear Phase-Space Densities: The Wigner Transform Method and Generalizations" on Oct. 18 at 3 p.m., Cullimore Lecture Hall, Room 611 >>
The Capstone Open University will offer a web development training package during the month of October. Training sessions in PhP, Mysql, ASP.NET and Java script will be held on Oct. 10, 11, 17 and 18 in GITC Rm. 1400. >>
Benjamin J. Glasser, PhD, an associate professor in the department of chemical and biochemical engineering at Rutgers University, will discuss "Segregation and Spatio-Temporal Dynamics of Granular Shear Flows" on Oct. 9, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Mechanical Engineering Center Rm. 224. >>
Alexander Kiselev, PhD, a professor in the department of mathematics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will discuss "Enhanced Relaxation for Passive Scalar" on Sept. 29 at 11:35 a.m., Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
Upkar Varshney, PhD, an associate professor in the department of  computer information systems at Georgia State University, will present his research on pervasive healthcare at the Information Systems Seminar on Oct. 2, 1-2 p.m. in GITC 3730. His talk will introduce the concept of wireless and pervasive healthcare, present several pervasive healthcare applications, derive requirements and wireless solutions and discuss current and future research challenges. Contact: Katia Passerini. >>
The NJIT men's tennis team made history Saturday afternoon, registering its first victory as an NCAA Division I program in a 4-3 win over Rider University. >>
Paul Takhistov, PhD, an associate professor of food engineering in the food sciences department at Cook College, Rutgers University, will discuss “Formation of Oil/Water Emulsions Due to Electrochemical Instability at the Liquid/Liquid Interface” on Sept. 20 at 1 p.m., Mechanical Engineering Center 224. >>
Since 1990, NJIT has trained 57,700 people working at 546 New Jersey companies in leading-edge practices covering manufacturing, management, computing, engineering, information technology and computer science. >>
NJIT will hold University Convocation, an annual celebration and awards ceremony to mark the start of the academic year, on Sept. 6 at 3 p.m. in the Jim Wise Theater in NJIT's Kupfrian Hall. The event recognizes students, faculty, staff and alumni. Newark Mayor Cory Booker will be the keynote speaker. >>
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The NJIT women's soccer team kicks off the 2006 season at home against Marshall University on August 25 at 4 p.m. in the first of this doubleheader action. Admission: adults-$5; staff/faculty-$4; children/senior citizens-$3; NJIT students-free with ID. >>
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Starting this fall, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) will offer three accelerated degree programs--two at universities and one at a community college.  The programs will make NJIT's technological expertise and education available to many more students. >>
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This fall, distance learning students at NJIT can listen and watch lectures on their iPods. NJIT is one of an elite group of universities invited to join Apple's iTunes University. NJIT has been using podcasting to enhance its classes, but through iTunes U, it will be even easier for students to listen and view classes on their computers or iPods. >>
Starting this fall, students at New Jersey City University (NJCU) can begin working on master's degrees in computer science or information systems from NJIT, while completing their bachelor's degrees at NJCU. NJIT and NJCU signed an agreement to offer the new degree program yesterday at NJCU. “Inter-institutional cooperation between NJCU and NJIT will have a positive impact on students interested in computer science and information systems, who in five years can have both bachelor's and master's degrees in these fields,” said NJIT President Robert Altenkirch. “The joint degree will be a great advantage to these students both intellectually as well as when they enter the job market.” >>
Starting this fall, William Paterson University (WPU) students can start working on master's degrees in computer science or math from NJIT while completing their bachelor's degrees at WPU. “This new agreement will allow William Paterson students and alumni as well as professionals who live or work near the WPU campus to advance their educations without leaving their backyards,” said Gale Tenen Spak, associate vice president of Continuing and Distance Learning Education at NJIT. >>
The first game of Saturday's baseball doubleheader was decided early and the second game was in doubt until the final pitch, but the end result was the same, as NJIT swept Philadelphia University, 12-3 and 9-6, Saturday at Bears and Eagles Riverfront Stadium. >>
Rob Forbes (at left) singled down the right field line, scoring Derrick McCain from second with the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning, as NJIT rallied for a 9-8 win over powerful West Chester University (PA) in non-conference baseball last night at Bears and Eagles Riverfront Stadium. The win raised NJIT's season record to 17-14. >>
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"Innovation and Commercialization in Nanotechnology," a panel discussion featuring Kees Eijkel, technical-commercial director at the MESA+ Research Institute at the University of Twente, The Netherlands, will be held on April 19, 2:30-4 p.m., Campus Center Ballroom A. >>
Mahesh M. Bandi, a graduate student researcher in the department of physics and astronomy at the University of Pittsburgh, will discuss "Entropy Extraction Rate and a Test for Fluctuation Relation in Compressible Turbulence" on April 17, 11:30 a.m., Cullimore Hall, Room 611. >>
“MEMS Research at Rutgers University: Micro and Nano Manufacturing Lab” is the topic of a discussion by Yenwen Lu, PhD, an associate professor in the department of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Rutgers University, on April 5 at 1 p.m., Mechanical Engineering Center, Room 224. >>
New Jersey's Environments, a new book of essays examining New Jersey's environmental problems and solutions, was released this month. Edited by Neil Maher, PhD, an assistant professor in the federated history department at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), the book was published by Rutgers University Press. Featured are eight essays and an introduction examining where the state has been environmentally and where it should be going. >>
Roberto Camassa, PhD, George Kane Professor of Mathematics at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, will discuss "Spinning Rods, Microfluidics, and Mucus Propulsion by Cilia in the Lung" on March 24 at 11:35 a.m., Cullimore Lecture Hall II. Contact: John Bechtold. >>
Dan Robey (at left), John B. Zellars Professor of Information Systems at Georgia State University, will speak on the topic "Human Agency and the Use of Information Technology Applications" on March 20, 1-2 p.m., Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Room 3710. >>
A new A to Z search index of NJIT web pages was launched by the Office of University Communications late last week. The search index complements the new NJIT Google search engine introduced in November. >>
Nick G. Glumac, PhD, an associate professor in the department of mechanical and industrial engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will discuss "Aluminum Combustion Studies in the UIUC Heterogeneous Shock Tube" on March 22 at 1 p.m., Mechanical Engineering Center Room 224. >>
The NJIT men's volleyball team extended its winning streak to six straight matches, taking a 3-1 decision at Sacred Heart University. All six wins have come in the Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association Hay Division. >>
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Alex X. Liu, a PhD candidate in the department of computer sciences at the University of Texas at Austin, will discuss "Firewall Design Methods" on March 20, 2:30-3:30 p.m., Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Room 4415. >>
Jacquelynne S. Eccles, PhD, a nationally recognized expert in adolescent psychology and career choice and the director of a research program about gender and achievement at the University of Michigan, speaks at NJIT on March 6, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the NJIT Campus Center. Eccles will discuss how to encourage women to choose careers in science and  technology plus understand and overcome barriers. >>
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Paul Oh, PhD, a professor of mechanical engineering at Drexel University, will discuss "Micro-Air-Vehicles for Flying in Near-Earth Environments" on March 8 at 1 p.m., MEC Rm. 224. Contact: Dr. Edward Dreizin, 973-596-3327. >>
Esther da Costa Meyer, a professor of art and archaeology at Princeton University, will discuss "Redefining Modernism: The Work of Lina Bo Bardi" on Feb. 20 at 5:45 p.m. in the Weston Lecture Hall at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture. The lecture is free and open to the public. >>
The NJIT mens' tennis team got on track Saturday night, scoring its first win of the spring semester—a 6-3 victory over East Stroudsburg University that evened the Highlanders' season record at 3-3. >>
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The NJIT women's tennis team rolled to a 9-0 win over visiting East Stroudsburg University Saturday night at the Tenafly Racquet Club. The Highlanders, now 8-3 in 2005-06, dominated the singles competition, taking all six spots and winning four. >>
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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. >>
Energy security demands innovation and innovation requires an investment in intellectual security,” Shirley Ann Jackson, PhD, president of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute told some 200 faculty, staff, students and others on Feb. 9. Jackson said that energy security and the “quiet crisis”—stemming from the gap between the nation's growing need for scientists, engineers, and other technically skilled workers and its production of them—are “inextricably linked” and, if permitted to continue unmitigated, could reverse the global leadership Americans currently enjoy. “We can no longer drill our way to energy security,” Jackson said. “We must innovate our way to energy security.” >>
Richard A. Register, PhD, a professor of chemical engineering at Princeton University, will discuss "Crystallizable Block Copolymers: Directing Crystallization via Polymer Architecture" on Feb. 6, 2:45 p.m., Guttenberg Information Technologies Center, Rm. 3710. Contact: Sharon Pettiford, 973-596-3570. >>
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Local college students who are hunting for jobs will have a chance to interview with officials from prominent companies during a collaborative career fair hosted by NJIT, Essex County College, Rutgers University-Newark, and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey on Feb. 1, 2-6 p.m. at The Robert Treat Hotel, Newark. >>
NJIT began its brief Midwest men's volleyball trip with a rousing 3-2 win over traditional power Lewis University Friday night. The Highlanders, now 2-0, will take on Loyola University of Chicago on Saturday night. >>
NJIT's Capstone Open Unviersity will host the next meeting of the New Jersey Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) chapter on Jan. 30, 2006, 5:45-9 p.m., GITC Building, Rm. 3710. The NJ OWASP is a technical group that brings together technology professionals including application developers, database administrators and engineers. For more information, call 973-642-7123; e-mail tomb@accessitgroup.com. >>

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
Hng Huey Hoon, PhD, an assistant professor at Nanyang Technological University, will discuss the "Processing-Properties Relationship of Nanostructured Ni-Fe-Mo Magnetic Materials” on Dec. 9, 3:30-5 p.m., Tiernan Hall Room 406. Contact: N.M. Ravindra, 973-596-3278; ravindra@njit.edu.   >>
Edward Ritter, PhD, a professor in the department of chemical engineering at Villanova University, will discuss "Experimental Flow Tube and Computational Study on Unimolecular Hydrogen Fluoride Elimination" on Dec. 5, 2:45 p.m., Guttenberg Information Technologies Center, Rm. 3710. Contact: Robert Barat, 973-596-5605; barat@njit.edu. >>
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Mun Choi, PhD, of Drexel University will discuss "New Observations of Droplet Combustion Behavior Under Microgravity Conditions" on Dec. 7, 11:30 a.m., Mechanical Engineering Center, Rm. 224. Contact: Edward Dreizin, 973-596-3327 or 973-596-5751; dreizin@njit.edu. >>
John Scelfo, an information technology manager for a major food distributor, wanted to return to college to earn a degree in information technology. But he wasn't sure he had the time or the patience to pursue such a degree. Most colleges, he thought, would make him take entry-level courses, the contents of which he already knew from his job. And working a busy schedule, he suspected he wouldn't have time to commute. >>
NJIT's Open University will offer a crash course in ASP.NET development and security on Nov. 30, 4-6 p.m., GITC Room 1100. David Beekman of the CIT Group will be the guest speaker. Contact: Osama Eljabiri, oe2@njit.edu. >>
Laurie Hawkinson, an associate professor of architecture at Columbia University and a partner in the Smith-Miller + Hawkinson design firm, will discuss her recent work on Nov. 7 at 5:30 p.m. in the Weston Lecture Hall of New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA). The event, which is free and open to the public, is the fifth in the NJSOA's Fall Lecture Series. For more information or reservations, call 973-596-3080. >>
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. >>
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Erin Salgado, playing her last career home game, was one of three different players to score for the Highlanders, lifting NJIT to its school-record seventh women's soccer win of the season, 3-1, over NCAA Division I opponent Delaware State on Saturday. NJIT previously won six games in 2001 >>
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. >>
Michael Mostoller, a distinguished professor at the New Jersey School of Architecture, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), was named a master teacher during university convocation, NJIT's annual fall awards ceremony. >>
During a lecture at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Kenneth Deffeyes, professor emeritus at Princeton University, sounded a dire warning about global oil production and consumption: Major oil-producing nations and energy companies, he said, know that the production and consumption of oil are decreasing oil reserves that cannot be replaced. >>
Kenneth Deffeyes, PhD, an esteemed geologist and professor emeritus at Princeton University, will give a lecture titled “The Impending Oil Shortage: A Crisis in Public Policy" on Sept. 19, 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m., in the NJIT Campus Center atrium. The lecture is free, open to the public and parking is available. Deffeyes's talk is the first in this year's Technology and Society Forum series. >>
Marsha Roberts, project leader for internet services in University Communications (UC) at NJIT retired today. Marsha had been with the university since 2001, first working for the information resources development division, then earlier this year with UC. “New Jersey Institute of Technology's website has improved measurably thanks to Marsha's tireless efforts,” said UC Executive Director Jean Llewellyn. >>
Khatmeh Osseiran-Hanna, of Cliffside Park, was promoted to assistant vice president of planned giving in the Office of University Advancement at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT).Osseiran-Hanna has 20 years of progressive experience in development and fundraising. For more than four years at NJIT, Osseiran-Hanna has served as director of development in a multitude of areas including the College of Science and Liberal Arts, the School of Management, Leadership Circle, the Otto York Center for Environmental Engineering and Science, athletics, and planned giving. >>
“Although sophisticated electronics gadgets are making the world appear smaller, distance should not die,” said computer guru Darl Kolb earlier this week at NJIT. Kolb, a visiting professor from the University of Auckland Business School, New Zealand, championed redefining the notion of distance as the electronic world changes lives.  UPS Information Services, Mahwah, funded the lecture series sponsored by NJIT's College of Computing Sciences. “Improvements in communication technology cannot completely overcome human needs for personal space, privacy and disconnections from others,” Kolb said. >>
NJIT's new Program for Professional Advancement: The Weekend University makes it convenient for working adults to earn either an undergraduate certificate or a bachelor's degree. The program (http://adultlearner.njit.edu/weekendu), which will begin in the fall of 2005, is a perfect match for high-tech professionals who want to first earn a certificate either in Information Systems Management or in Network Applications, and then continue to earn a bachelor's degree in information technology. For more information, call NJIT's Division of Continuing Professional Education at 800-624-9850. >>
Freshman relief pitcher Pedro Rivera escaped a bases-loaded, one-out jam to save NJIT's 3-2 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference baseball victory over visiting Post University on Friday afternoon at Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium. >>
Michael Oppenheimer, PhD, the Albert G. Milbank Professor of Geosciences and International Affairs at Princeton University, will discuss the role of fossil fuel in global warming on March 2, 2005, 3–4:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be webcast live that day beginning at 3 p.m. by logging on to http://speakerforum.njit.edu. >>
Eduardo Welter had 22 kills as the NJIT men's volleyball team defeated host Princeton University, 3-1 (18-30 30-27 32-30 30-27) in EIVA interdivision action Saturday afternoon at Dillon Gymnasium. Welter, a freshman, had a .368 attack percentage and added six digs and four aces. >>
2004
Students in New Jersey will soon be able to earn two degrees – one in physics and one in engineering – in just five years, thanks to a new collaboration between New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) and New Jersey City University (NJCU). >>
Students will have the opportunity to pursue dual degrees in physics and electrical engineering as the result of an agreement signed today by NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch and New Jersey City University (NJCU) President Carlos Hernandez (at left).  NJIT will award the B.S. degree in electrical engineering at the end of the fifth year of study and NJCU will award the B.S. degree in physics after the fourth year of study. >>
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. >>
NJIT will host a free public concert featuring musical groups from NJIT, Rutgers-Newark, Essex County College and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey on Dec. 8, 7:30 p.m-9:30 p.m. in the Jim Wise Theatre at Kupfrian Hall. The concert is open to the public and parking is available. >>
Sophomore Kelly Crowe scored 22 points as the NJIT women's basketball team defeated East Stroudsburg University, 66-55, on Friday afternoon at Kutztown University. The game marked the opener of the two-day Golden Bear Classic. >>
Will the emerging revolution in genetic engineering and biotechnology change the course of Darwinian evolution - drastically altering the nature of life on earth? >>
The NJIT women's tennis team concluded its fall season with a 4-1 record following a 9-0 home victory over Georgian Court University last week >>
The NJIT men's soccer team plays its first match as a member of Division I today when it hosts Monmouth University at 6:30 p.m. at Lubetkin Field. “The match will be a good opportunity to see where we stand at the Division-I level,” says Head Coach Pedro Lopes. >>
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Scheryl Davis has assumed the role of Director of Special Events, effective June 14, 2004. She brings 19 years of broad-based professional experience in event planning, customer care/telemarketing management, corporate sales, marketing communications, fulfillment operations and advertising. Her most recent position was as District Manager of Fulfillment Operations at AT&T. Scheryl attended Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ, majoring in Journalism and Communication. In addition, she holds numerous certifications including a Mini-MBA in Organizational Behavior, Project Management and Six Sigma Certification. Scheryl is also a licensed Notary Public in the state of New Jersey and a member of the National Notary Association. Christina Crovetto joined the Office of University Communications on May 17, 2004 as a Senior Project Manager/Editor. In addition to other duties, she serves as editor of the on-line Newsroom. She has more than 18 years of progressively responsible experience in corporate communications, public relations and graphic design in a variety of fields, including social services, health care, environmental engineering and finance. Her most recent position was Director of Communications for Catholic Community Services, the social services agency for the Archdiocese of Newark. Christina received her master of science in Professional and Technical Communication from NJIT in May 2003 and her bachelor of arts in Journalism and Mass Media from Douglass College. She is a member of the Alpha Epsilon Lambda Honor Society at NJIT and serves as newsletter editor of the NJIT chapter of the Society for Technical Communication. >>
For the first time in the city's history, all five of Newark's colleges will host a collaborative career fair that will allow employers to meet a diversely talented pool of students from the five schools: The New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Essex County College, Rutgers University-Newark, Rutgers University-School of Law-, Seton Hall Law School and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). >>
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 For the first time in the city's history, all five of Newark's colleges will host a collaborative career fair that will allow employers to meet a diversely talented pool of students from the five schools: The New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Essex County College, Rutgers University-Newark, Rutgers University-School of Law-, Seton Hall Law School and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ).  >>
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2003
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) is doing its part to bridge the digital divide between the West and the developing world: students in 14 sub-Saharan African countries are benefiting from NJIT courses without leaving their continent, thanks to NJIT's collaboration with the African Virtual University (AVU). >>
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Combining medical expertise, engineering innovation and cutting-edge technology, Saint Peter's University Hospital, Drexel University and the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) have come together to form the first biomedical technology center in the region geared specifically for infants and children. Located at Saint Peter's, The MedTech Center for Infants and Children will develop leading device technology to improve pediatric care. >>