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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. >>
"Opportunistic Architecture" is the topic of a lecture by Paul Lewis of the Lewis.Tsurumaki.Lewis design firm on Nov. 6 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 please call 973-596-3080. >>
Amanda Reeser Lawrence and Ashley Shafer, editors of Praxis: Journal of Writing and Building, will discuss "The Practice of Praxis" on Oct. 23 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. For further information or reservations please call 973-596-3080. >>
Colin Cathcart of Kiss + Cathcart Architects will discuss "Building the Right Shade of Green" on Oct. 16 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. For further information or reservations please call 973-596-3080.  >>

KUDOS October 2006

October 01, 2006
Professor Emeritus To Receive Mathematics Prize from National Cultural AssociationVladislav Goldberg, PhD,  professor emeritus in the department of mathematical sciences, will receive the Mathematics Prize for 2006 from the National Cultural Association at an awards ceremony in November in Reggio Calabria, Italy.Professor Named Associate Editor of International JournalPaul G. Ranky, PhD, a professor in the department of industrial engineering, was named associate editor of Assembly Automation, a well-established international journal by Emerald Publishers in the UK.Alumna Named To Who's Who of American WomenRita Thornton, PhD, who received her doctorate in environmental science from NJIT and was the graduate student speaker at the May 2006 commencement ceremony, was selected to be in the 2007 edition of Who's Who of American Women.Architecture Professor Appointed Assistant Editor of Multi-Volume Series on US BuildingsGabrielle Esperdy, assistant professor at New Jersey School of Architecture, has been named assistant editor of the Buildings of the United States, a multi-volume series sponsored by the Society of Architectural Historians, and appointed to the Editorial Board of the Journal of Architectural Education, published by the Associate of Collegiate Schools of Architecture. She also received a grant from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts for her continuing research on "The Architectress in United States: Perceptions and Realities of Women in Practice Since WWII." >>
NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture is one of 13 educational institutions that are participating in an exhibition of student work at the Center for Architecture in New York City now through Nov. 10, 2006. Peter Schubert/Hillier Architecture are the lead sponsors of the event. >>
Anthony W. Schuman, an associate professor at the New Jersey School of Architecture at NJIT, received at NJIT's annual awards convocation, the Foundation Overseers Public and Institute Service Award. >>
A group of high school students spent the day and most of the night at NJIT building meditation rooms out of nothing more than UPS boxes and tape. The project is part of the New Jersey School of Architecture's Summer Architecture Career Exploration Program, a two-day intensive class that teaches students what it is like to attend architecture school. A jury of architects judged the finished projects and selected a winning design (at left). >>
The Masonry Contractors of NJ donated 200 books valued at more than $30,000 to the Littman Library at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture. The books are references designed to help students who wish to learn more about masonry construction. The organization sponsors Masonry Day--in which master masons visit the school and teach aspiring architects about the intricacies of working with brick--as well as an annual scholarship. >>
Students and alumni from NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA) presented their work on April 20 at the Design Showcase 2006. “New Orleans East,” a report by architecture students on their design and construction work this semester helping residents in New Orleans return to their homes, was featured at the annual event. >>
“New Orleans East,” a report by architecture students at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA) on their design and construction work this semester helping residents in New Orleans return to their homes, will be held on April 20 at 6 p.m. in Weston Lecture Hall I, NJSOA. Students Hyung Kang and John Rado and their instructor, James Dart, will present their designs for retrofitting existing houses, designing new prototype houses for flood-prone conditions, and discuss their impressions of conditions on the ground. The event is free and open to the public. >>
Nine teams of architecture students from NJIT competed in a masonry building competition, with four teams winning nearly $20,000 in prize money. The contest, sponsored by the Masonry Contractors of NJ, taught the students techniques they do not encounter in design studios: how to spread mortar and lay brick. >>
During the Masonry Design Build Competition, students from NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA) will spend Saturday and Sunday, April 1-2, working on building projects with the masons. >>
Environmental psychologist Richard Olsen, PhD, and research architect Lynn Hutchings are people on a mission. The researchers, based in the New Jersey School of Architecture at NJIT, would like to see older people and people with dementia live better, safer and more comfortable lives staying in their homes. “The thing to keep in mind when assessing a home is to remain flexible and honest when assessing the capabilities of the individual,” said Olsen. >>
Architect Pablo Campos will discuss "The Educational Campus: Architecture + Learning - The Innovative University of Salamanca Campus at Villamayor" on March 29 at 12:30 p.m. in the Weston Lecture Hall at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA). The lecture is free and open to the public. >>
A group of 50 students from NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture will spend spring break cleaning out houses in a flood-ravaged neighborhood in New Orleans. "Helping people rebuild their houses, and their lives, is an amazing feeling and a great experience,” says Thomas Reynolds, a senior at NJIT who helped organize the trip. “I'd much rather spend my vacation helping these people than sitting on a beach in Florida.” >>
Douglas Gauthier and Jeremy Edmiston (at left) of SYSTEM Architects will discuss "SYSTEMs in Play" on March 20 at 5:45 p.m., in the Weston Lecture Hall at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA). The lecture is free and open to the public. >>
"Watch Your Figure" is the topic of a lecture by Ron Witte of WW Architects on March 6, 5:45 p.m., in the Weston Lecture Hall at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA). The lecture is free and open to the public. >>
Gabrielle Esperdy, PhD, an assistant professor in NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA), will moderate "Women in Architecture, Past, Present, and Future,” a panel discussion featuring prominent women architects on March 1, 2:30-4 p.m., in Weston Hall, 2nd Floor Gallery, NJSOA. >>
The NJIT community mourns the loss of Juliet Ashton Gauchat, late wife of Urs Gauchat, dean of the New Jersey School of Architecture. Dr. Gauchat was a clinical social worker and supervisor at McLean Hospital in Belmont, Mass., where she counseled women suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and depression. Dr. Gauchat was active in the Cambridge community, serving as a member of the Cambridge Children and Family Services Board and on the Shady Hill School board of directors. Services for Dr. Gauchat will be held on Thursday, February 23 at 10 a.m. at First Parish Church in Cambridge, Mass. >>
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. >>
Matt Gosser, an adjunct instructor of architecture at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), will be honored by the Newark Preservation and Landmarks Committee for making furniture, sculpture and art from objects he salvaged at the former Pabst Brewery. >>
James Wines, founder of SITE Environmental Architects, will discuss "Identity in Density" on Feb. 6, 2006 at 5:45 p.m. in the Weston Lecture Hall at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA). The lecture, which kicks off the NJSOA Spring 2006 Lecture Series, is free and open to the public. >>
Laurie Hawkinson will discuss her recent architectural work on Feb. 13, 2006 at 5:30 p.m. in the Weston Lecture Hall at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture. The lecture is free and open to the public. >>