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2007
Eric Katz, PhD, a professor in the department of humanities at NJIT, will discuss the role of science, technology and engineering in the development of the Holocaust on Nov. 12, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom. >>
Christopher Funkhouser, PhD, associate professor in the department of humanities at NJIT, has published Prehistoric Digital Poetry: An Archaeology of Forms 1959-1995 (University of Alabama Press), a documentary study and analytic history of digital poetry that highlights its major practitioners and the ways that they have used technology to foster a new aesthetic. >>

KUDOS - October 2007

October 01, 2007
Chemical Engineering Professor Receives 2007 Robert Swanson Award Reginald PT (Reg) Tomkins, PhD, a professor and interim chairperson in the department of chemical engineering, was the 2007 recipient of the annual Robert Swanson Award for his continuing support of the athletic program in his 30 years on the NJIT faculty. Named for the late NJIT professor and athletic director, the Bob Swanson Award is presented to the faculty or staff member who has shown continued support for the Highlander athletic program. AIChE at NJIT Receives Award for Outstanding Student Chapter   The NJIT student chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) received an Outstanding Student Chapter award from the national organization. The awards are presented annually to those Student Chapters that show an exceptional level of participation, enthusiasm, program quality, professionalism, and involvement in the university and community. Humanities Professor Publishes Book on Founder of Macedonian Dynasty Norman Tobias, PhD, an associate professor in the department of humanities, has published Basil I, Founder of the Macedonian Dynasty: A Study of the Political and Military History of the Byzantine Empire in the Ninth Century (Mellen Press, 2007). The book provides a re-examination of the life and accomplishments of Emperor Basil the First. Read more. >>
An op-ed on whale song by David Rothenberg, PhD, a professor in the department of humanities at NJIT, was published last week in the New York Times. Rothenberg commented on recent events concerning a humpback whale and her calf that were stranded in the San Francisco River. >>

KUDOS - June 2007

June 01, 2007
Humanities Professor Elected A Fellow of the International Biographical Association Karl W. Schweizer, PhD, a professor in the department of humanities, was elected a Fellow of the International Biographical Association in Cambridge, England. Graduate Student Receives Schering-Plough Science and Innovation Award Amit Goyal, a chemical engineering major at NJIT, was one of 13 graduate students throughout the country who received the 2007 Schering-Plough Science & Innovation Award. Selected by the academic faculty at their respective schools, the students have the opportunity to present their individual research during a two-day symposium attended by their faculty advisors and researchers from Schering-Plough Research Institute, the company's research and development arm. Architecture Student Awarded Scholarship at National Consulting Firm Joshua Prol, an architecture major at NJIT, was awarded a paid internship at GreenbergFarrow, the national planning, architectural, engineering and development consulting firm, as part of its University Partnership scholarship program. >>
Christopher Funkhouser, PhD, a professor in the department of humanities at NJIT, will speak on the topic "Creative Cannibalism and Digital Poetry" and perform "States of Malaysia 2.0" on May 20-21 at the E-Poetry 2007 event in Paris, France. >>
The Heartwood Regional Theater Company will produce a staged reading this coming weekend of a new play by Nancy Steffen-Fluhr, PhD, associate professor in the department of humanities at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). The play, Heartbreaker, a new dark comedy based on the life of the legendary Swedish tenor Jussi Bjorling (1911-1960), will be offered April 13-14, 2007, at the theater in Damariscotta, Maine. For more details, see http://www.heartwoodtheater.org. >>
Christopher T. Funkhouser, PhD, a professor in the department of humanities at NJIT, will discuss his recent experience as a Fulbright Scholar researching hypermedia writing and producing an eBook at Multimedia University in Cyberjaya, Malaysia on April 17 at 4 p.m., Cullimore Hall, Room 411. >>
Ahmed Soliman, a journalist and filmmaker and the current senior anchor and producer of the Daily World News Program on Bridges TV, will speak at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). The talk is entitled: “Reaching Your Potential:  How One NJIT Graduate Made It to the International Forum.”  Soliman received his bachelor's degree in communication from NJIT.  Students in the Albert Dorman Honors College, communication program, faculty members of the humanities department, staff members of the school newspaper and others are expected to attend >>

KUDOS - February 2007

February 01, 2007
Book Co-Authored by History Professor To Receive AAP/PSP AwardStephen Pemberton, PhD, an assistant professor in the federated department of history, has won the 2006 Association of American Publishers award in the History of Science category for his book The Troubled Dream of Genetic Medicine: Ethnicity and Innovation in Tay-Sachs, Cystic Fibrosis, and Sickle Cell Anemia (Johns Hopkins University Press). The award is presented by the Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division.Humanities Professor To Receive CCCC Outstanding Book AwardOn a Scale: A Social History of Writing Assessment in America by Norbert Elliot, PhD, a professor in the department of humanities, has been selected as one of two winners of the 2007 Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) Outstanding Book Award. Dr. Elliot will be presented with the award on March 23, 2007 at the Awards/Retirement Session of the 2007 CCCC Convention in New York. >>
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KUDOS-January 2007

January 04, 2007
Humanities Professor Receives Award for Book on Writing Assessment
Norbert Elliot, PhD, a professor in the department of humanities, received the Stephen P. Witte Award for Excellence in Writing Assessment Scholarship for his book On A Scale: A Social History of Writing Assessment (New York: Peter Lang, 2005).  Instituted last year, the Witte Award is given on annual basis by the Journal of Writing Assessment. >>
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