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Senior Kelly Crowe became the all-time women's basketball career scoring leader for NJIT, raising her career total to 1,325 points in Saturday afternoon's 70-44 loss to visiting Lehigh. Crowe, who finished with five points, scored the historic basket on a three-pointer with 9:49 left in the second half. >>
Tagged: highlanders
NJIT women's soccer coach Alyssa Radu and players Amanda Bayiokos, Katie Hepfinger and Briana Morales will participate in the NCAA Division I Women's College Cup YES Clinic for girls and boys ages 10-16 on Dec. 2 in Cary, NC. The three players were selected from among student-athletes from across the country who applied to take part as volunteers in the clinic. >>
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Integrating new location-aware computer networks with old-fashioned human networks, researchers at NJIT have developed an innovative solution to the problem of isolation that faces women in the academic science and engineering workforce. >>
Freshman Katie Piekielski's personal career-high and game-high 21 points led four double-figure scorers and NJIT rolled to an 86-54 women's basketball win over Wilmington College of Delaware Tuesday night. NJIT got 13 points from Jill Dickinson and 10 points each from co-captains Aine O'Dwyer and Kelly Crowe. >>
Tagged: highlanders
NJIT, playing its third game of women's basketball against NCAA Division I competition, surged into the win column emphatically, blasting Norfolk State University, 91-70, in Saturday's consolation game of the Lancer Invitational, hosted by Longwood University. >>
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Nancy Steffen-Fluhr, PhD, director of The Murray Center for Women in Technology at NJIT, provided an overview of NJIT's National Science Foundation-funded ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Grant at the first in a series of partnership seminars on Nov. 15 in Eberhardt Hall. The grant initiative, which is part of NJIT's Strategic Plan commitment to enhanced faculty diversity, positions the university as a leader among peer institutions in the national effort to advance women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields. >>
Kristy Haeckel's superb attacking led the way for NJIT in the Highlanders' dominant 3-0 win over visiting St. Francis in women's volleyball Wednesday night in the Fleisher Athletic Center. >>
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NJIT rolled past visiting Wagner, 3-0, Wednesday for the Highlanders' seventh women's volleyball win in their inaugural season of competition at the NCAA Division I level. It was NJIT's second win over Wagner this season. >>
More than 70 women faculty and staff members at NJIT gathered recently for breakfast to mingle and greet new faculty and staff plus commend others for recent outstanding accomplishments. Shweta Dhadiwal, a master's degree candidate in electrical engineering, and Theresa Benony, a junior in the biomedical engineering program, were recognized as this year's winners of scholarships sponsored by the Murray Center. >>
Nancy Steffen-Fluhr, PhD, director of the Murray Center for Women in Technology and associate professor in the humanities department, received at NJIT's annual awards convocation The Constance A. Murray Diversity Award. >>
Talina Knox, assistant director of the Murray Center for Women in Technology at NJIT, received the 2006 President's Award from Women in Engineering Programs and Advocates Network (WEPAN). The award was presented at WEPAN's annual conference held earlier this year in Pittsburgh. >>
The NJIT women's volleyball team made history Friday night, registering its first victory as an NCAA Division I program in a 3-0 (30-19, 30-25, 30-23) win over Manhattan College in the American Invitational. >>
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The NJIT women's soccer team kicks off the 2006 season at home against Marshall University on August 25 at 4 p.m. in the first of this doubleheader action. Admission: adults-$5; staff/faculty-$4; children/senior citizens-$3; NJIT students-free with ID. >>
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A group of 143 high school girls were honored at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) for excelling in science and technology. >>
Tagged: women
Robots have been to the moon, to Mars and even, in the form of vacuum cleaners, to shopping malls. But where they haven't been, and where they might be most useful, is in our homes, said Cynthia Breazeal, PhD, one of the nation's leading roboticists who spoke yesterday at NJIT. “For robots, the final frontier isn't space; it's your living room," Breazeal said. >>
NJIT sophomore Erika Taugher has been called up to join Portugal's national women's soccer team for the upcoming Algarve Women's Soccer Cup to be contested by the national teams of 11 countries, including the United States, between March 9 and March 15. >>
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Join robot designer, researcher, author and inventor Cynthia Breazeal, PhD, when she introduces her robotic world to students, faculty and staff at NJIT on March 20. The public is invited to the event, which will take place 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom. >>
Jacquelynne S. Eccles, PhD, a nationally recognized expert in adolescent psychology and career choice and the director of a research program about gender and achievement at the University of Michigan, speaks at NJIT on March 6, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the NJIT Campus Center. Eccles will discuss how to encourage women to choose careers in science and  technology plus understand and overcome barriers. >>
Tagged: women, science
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. >>
More than a dozen unique events ranging from a robot demonstration to free massages, roses and chocolates will number among the featured offerings when Women's History Month gets underway on March 1 at NJIT. All events are free, open to the public and sponsored by NJIT's Murray Center for Women in Technology. Jacquelynne Eccles (left), a nationally recognized expert in adolescent psychology and career choice, will speak on March 6, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Campus Center second floor ballroom. >>
It took a late spurt by sophomore guard Jackie McCaffrey (at left) before the NJIT women's basketball team could breathe easily in its 68-55 win over Goldey-Beacom College on Saturday. >>
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NJIT scored 22 of the game's first 24 points and went on to a 79-66 road win over Post University in a meeting of the two top women's basketball teams in Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Thursday night. The win for NJIT was its fourth straight and fifth in the last six games. >>
NJIT held visiting Felician College without a point for nearly 10 minutes in the second half and the end result was a 51-33 win for the Highlanders in Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference women's basketball Tuesday night. >>
Holding a second straight opponent to just 46 points, the NJIT women's basketball team won a defensive struggle, toppling Philadelphia University, 49-46, Thursday night. The Highlanders raised their record to 8-4 overall and 6-3 in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference. >>
Dena Baskous was honored by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America on its 2005 all-New England Region second team. Baskous, a sophomore, was a key player in helping NJIT post new program records for overall wins and conference wins while also making postseason play for the first time. >>
The NJIT women's basketball team defeated the University of Virginia's College at Wise, 79-63, in the consolation game of the South Padre Island Shootout on Dec. 29. Kelly Crowe, who led all scorers with 23 points, became the fifth woman in NJIT history to cross the 1,000 career point threshold. Read more. >>