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The newly-organized NJIT Student Choir made its first public appearance at a free public concert hosted by NJIT last evening (Dec. 8). >>
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Dolcey Chaplin  likes to say that she helps put New Jersey to work.  Chaplin, an attorney by profession, is the executive director of the Defense Procurement Technical Assistance Center (DPTAC) at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). The Center is a free source of practical education and useful assistance for the New Jersey business community to help obtain government contracts. >>
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. >>
As Freeman Dyson tells it, "If we are wise, science gives us opportunities to leave things better than the way we left it." To a packed ballroom of more than 500 faculty, staff, students and alumni, Dyson expanded on how the the proliferation of genetic engineering and biotechnology soon will circumvent the Darwinian principles that have governed evolution for three billion years. His lecture, "Life After Darwin: The Open Software of Gene Transfer," spoke to the social and economic consequences of this biotechnological upheaval and the resulting explosion of biodiversity. "Biotechnology will become domesticated--no longer seen as weird and alienated," he predicts. "With new tools come new questions and new responsibilities." >>
Will the emerging revolution in genetic engineering and biotechnology change the course of Darwinian evolution—drastically altering the nature of life on earth? Internationally-known physicist and futurist Freeman Dyson of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, NJ will explore this possibility during the Nov. 10 technology forum at 3 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom. “Life After Darwin: The Open Software of Gene Transfer” is the third in NJIT's Technology and Society Forum Series, which is free and open to the public. >>
Will the emerging revolution in genetic engineering and biotechnology change the course of Darwinian evolution - drastically altering the nature of life on earth? >>
Entrepreneurs and small business people interested in tapping into government and university resources to obtain lucrative grants won't want to miss two free workshops at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). The workshops, designed to help entrepreneurs in the life sciences and engineering sciences, will be offered Sept. 20, 2004.  The morning panel, from 8:30 a.m. - noon, will focus on telling engineers what they need to get ahead.  It will take place in Room 3730 of the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center (GITC) on the NJIT campus. The building is located at the intersection of Central Avenue and Lock Street. >>