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NJIT's Open University will offer a crash course in PHP/MySQL on Nov. 9, 4-6 p.m., Guttenberg Information Technologies Center, Room 1100. Faculty, students, external businesses and those interested in acquiring practical knowledge, career development and real-world problem-solving skills are invited to participate. Contact: Osama Eljabiri, oe2@njit.edu. >>

KUDOS - November 2005

November 01, 2005
The NJIT Chapter of the Hispanic Organization of Students in Technology/Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (HOST/SHPE) was the big winner at the 2005 SHPE Eastern Technical Career Conference held in October. NJIT was awarded the Orlando Montan Chapter Leadership Award and students Danny Lozano and Hermes Alverez won the Most Promising Engineer award and the Technical Poster Competition, respectively. Raymond A. Calluori, PhD, Office of Institutional Research and Planning, served as a member of the Juvenile Delinquency Advisory Board for McGraw-Hill's recently released reader, Annual Editions: Juvenile Delinquency and Justice 06/07. Articles on school shootings and Ecstasy use by youth, suggested by Dr. Calluori, were included in the collection. >>
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More than 1,500 high school and transfer students and their families attended NJIT's Fall Open House on Oct. 30. In addition to campus tours, departmental presentations and financial aid workshops, participants had the opportunity to observe a trebuchet competition, which had been postponed from Oct. 8 due to inclement weather. >>
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High school and transfer students and their parents are invited to attend NJIT's Fall Open House on Oct. 30, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Campus tours, workshops, exhibits, and opportunities to meet faculty, staff and students will be available. >>
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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. >>
During New Jersey Institute of Technology's annual fall festival – known as NJIT Day – student teams will compete in a catapult-building contest. The night before the contest, five teams will be given piles of junk – wood planks, wheels, rods, rope, bolts, baskets, etc.  For the next 18 hours, the teams will use their engineering savvy to transform these materials into old-fashioned catapults. Modeled after the TV show Junkyard Wars, the contest is called Junkpile Wars. The teams will fire bean bags from the catapults at a target placed on the campus green, and a panel of NJIT deans will select the best-built and most accurate-shooting catapult. >>
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New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) recently named 1,514 undergraduate students to the dean's list for the spring semester of 2005. There were a total of 5,366 full-time undergraduate students enrolled during that semester. >>
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Nine students from Newark College of Engineering (NCE) at NJIT will be honored for academic excellence during the NCE Awards Banquet on April 8, 2005, at the Newark Airport Marriott Hotel. The awards are given annually by NCE to students who not only excel academically but also contribute to their college in diverse and important ways. Shawn Chester (at left) was named Outstanding Senior, Department of Mechanical Engineering. >>
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NJIT's Center for Pre-college Programs will sponsor summer workshops to encourage students--many of whom are girls and minorities--from post-fourth to post-11th grades to pursue education in science, math and engineering. The workshops run from four to six weeks, and begin either in late June or early July. Applications are due April 8 and can be obtained by calling 973-596-3550 or by visiting the center's website>>
The Department of Computer Science will host its second annual computer programming contest for high school students on February 25, 2005. Fifty-three teams from New Jersey schools have registered for the contest, which will take place in NJIT's computer lab in the student mall. >>
College students now have a cheap and easy on-line alternative to buying textbooks: Four NJIT students have created a website, urShelf.com, where all college students can buy textbooks at reduced prices and sell them back for a fair market price. >>
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