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NJIT bestowed 2,063 degrees during its May 18 graduation ceremony held at the Continental Airlines Arena. NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch called the 2006 graduating class, which marks the 125th anniversary of the founding of NJIT, one of the largest and finest in the history of the university. >>
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Anyone who has seen the award-winning film The Ditchdigger's Daughter will know the story of Rita Thornton. When she was a child, her father, who worked as a ditchdigger, wanted all six of his daughters to become doctors. Back then, her father's dream seemed farfetched. But next week, during NJIT's spring commencement, Thornton will fulfill her father's dream. >>