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Music To Their Ears

December 05, 2006
Dee and Gail Clarke, PE (NCE '44) shared information about three rare mechanical musical instruments from their extensive collection—including a 1300-pound Wurlitzer 153 Duplex Orchestral Carousel Organ built for a West Virginia amusement park—at a Mechanical Engineering Department Seminar held yesterday in the Campus Center Atrium. Paul Manganaro, who has restored almost 500 music machines to date and enjoys a national reputation for expertise in his craft, demonstrated the process of a typical restoration at the seminar. >>
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. >>
NJIT bestowed 2,063 degrees during the 2006 commencement ceremony yesterday at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford. New Jersey Governor Jon S. Corzine, Nancy Kopell, PhD, a mathematics professor at Boston University, and Jaron Lanier, a computer scientist, composer, visual artist and author, were awarded honorary degrees. >>
Tagged: commencement
When he was 12, Carl Robinson faced a family trauma that was shocking in its brutality. But Robinson never lapsed into despair. He instead managed to use the life-altering events to motivate himself academically and altruistically. On May 18 he will graduate from NJIT with a degree in electrical engineering. >>
Charles M. Forman, a senior partner at the law firm of Forman Holt and Eliades and a widely respected leader of bankruptcy law in the region, was named an outstanding alumnus by the Newark College of Engineering (NCE) at NJIT on May 5 during the college's awards banquet. >>
NJIT is offering a summer class in astronomy and physics for high school students who love the subjects and are considering careers in the fields. During the two-day class—held June 27-28 on the NJIT campus—high school sophomores and juniors will learn about careers in physics and astronomy, do hands-on science projects and learn from prominent NJIT physicists and astronomers. >>
Tagged: students, physics