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A few days ago, the remnants of Hurricane Noel traveled northward to New York and New England with wind speeds approaching 80 miles per hour in Massachusetts. The storm caused significant damages, especially there. >>
The edge in knowledge is not limited to engineering and science: NJIT, the state's science and technology university, is expanding its educational offerings with surprising new degree programs for 2008 (pending approval). The university is accepting applications for Fall 2008 studies in eight new innovative areas including art and design, business and computing. >>
NJIT Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Timothy Wang, PhD, of Montville, received an excellent teacher designation at NJIT's annual convocation on Sept. 5, 2007. >>
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NJIT Mathematics Professor Soha Abdeljaber, of North Bergen, received an excellent teacher designation at NJIT's annual convocation on Sept. 5, 2007. >>
High school students from throughout New Jersey, as well as the surrounding states, spent the day and most of the night at NJIT building a prototypical village of learning environments using only UPS boxes and tape. The event was part of the New Jersey School of Architecture's summer architecture career exploration program. A jury of architects judged the finished projects and selected a winning design. >>
Certain home shapes and roof types can better resist high winds and hurricanes, according to a researcher at NJIT. Civil engineer Rima Taher, PhD, special lecturer in  NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture, spent two years examining the findings of research centers that have studied the best designs, construction materials and methods needed to withstand extreme wind events and hurricanes. >>
The New Jersey School of Architecture at NJIT has been selected to host the Mayors' Institute on City Design (MICD) later this year. A partnership program of the National Endowment for the Arts, the American Architectural Foundation, and the United States Conference of Mayors, the MICD has helped transform communities through design by preparing mayors to be the chief urban designers of their cities. >>
"Ward City” has been named the winner of “Project Exploration: A Playground Design Challenge,” the first architectural design competition presented by the NJIT chapter of the Resident Society of Aspiring Architects. The competition had solicited submissions to redesign the existing playground at the Sarah Ward Nursery on Jay Street in Newark. Members of the winning team—Donna Miller, Danielle Portella, Caitlin Grant (team captain), Carmela Tripodi, and Jason Peist—will implement their design this summer. >>
Nine teams of architecture students from New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) competed earlier in the month in a masonry building competition, with four teams winning nearly $20,000 in prize money. >>
Building with bricks isn't the image that comes to mind for an architect. But that is exactly what more than 120 second-year architecture students at NJIT will do April 14-15 as they roll up their sleeves and dip into the cement for the very popular annual masonry competition run by the Masonry Contractors of NJ at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture. >>
The New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA) at NJIT will host the 2007 Design Showcase, a second annual gala celebration highlighting the design excellence of current and former NJSOA students, on April 19, 3-9 p.m. in Weston Hall. >>
The NJIT chapter of the Resident Society of Aspiring Architects (RSAA) has announced its first architectural design competition, “Project Exploration: A Playground Design Challenge,” which has solicited submissions to redesign the existing playground at the Sarah Ward Nursery on Jay Street in Newark. The public is invited to attend a preliminary presentation showcase to be held on April 4 at 2:30 p.m. in the NJIT Campus Center Ballroom B. >>
Wassim Jabi, PhD, an assistant professor in the New Jersey School of Architecture at NJIT, will lead a research team to apply the traditional studio model of teaching and learning to computing sciences. Earlier this month, the NSF announced support of the project with an 18-month, $200,000 grant. >>
The New Jersey School of Architecture at NJIT will host “Information Models in Practice,” a two-part, four-hour series of presentations and discussions categorized by the use of Building Information Modeling software in design, documentation and construction practices, on March 28, 3-7 p.m. The event is the first in a series sponsored by AIA New Jersey. >>
Empty coffee cups, excitement and innovative web design will be the order of the day on March 14, when more than 300 high school students gather for the second annual web design competition at NJIT. >>
A team of NJIT engineering students received the Egor Popov Award for Structural Innovation and ranked ninth overall in the 2007 Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) Seismic Design Competition for Undergraduates in Civil and Structural Engineering. The competition was held on Feb. 8-9 at the EERI Annual Meeting in Los Angeles. >>