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Black Enterprise magazine has named Treena Livingston Arinzeh, 37, one of “40 under 40” to watch in 2008. Arinzeh, an associate professor in NJIT's Department of Biomedical Engineering, has earned national recognition for her pioneering adult stem cell research to find ways to use biomaterials to re-engineer tissues. >>
Central New Jersey voters can learn more tonight about stem cell research and the upcoming Nov. 6 referendum to fund stem research in New Jersey at the last of three statewide panel discussions.  Representatives of the state's major public research universities will be available from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at a question-and- answer session in the Hilton Hotel, 3 Tower Center Blvd, East Brunswick. >>
Central New Jersey voters can learn more tonight about stem cell research and the upcoming Nov. 6 referendum to fund stem research in NJ at the last of three statewide panel discussions. Representatives of the state's major public research universities will be available from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at a question-and-answer session in the Hilton Hotel, East Brunswick. “It is important for the voters to have the plain facts on stem cell research before they make up their minds on the referendum question,” said Donald H. Sebastian, PhD, senior vice president for research and development at NJIT, representing the Newark Institute for Regenerative Healthcare. >>
Min Song, PhD, assistant professor in the department of information systems at NJIT, will discuss “A Hybrid Abbreviation Extraction Technique for Biomedical Literature” on Nov. 5, 2:30-3:30 p.m., Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Room 4415. >>
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. >>
Those seeking first-hand information and responses to questions about stem cell research are invited to attend a regional Stem Cell Public Information Forum at NJIT on Oct. 23, 6:30-9 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center (GITC), 3rd Floor. >>
Tiffany Small, systems manager of NJIT's Office of International Students and Faculty (OIS&F), served as the program chair for the fsaATLAS track for the March 2007 SunGard Summit conference. This is only the second year that SunGard Higher Education has had a track solely dedicated to its fsaATLAS software, used by OIS&F and the Office of University Admissions to report international student and exchange visitor data to the Department of Homeland Security. As a result of her efforts, the number and variety of fsaATLAS sessions increased, as well as the number of session attendees. >>
Volunteers from grassroots organizations are often the first to respond in a local emergency. These first responders often do not have adequate training and practice with quick-response tactics and mobile two-way device usage. Elizabeth Avery Gomez, who will graduate on Thursday from NJIT with a doctorate in information systems, has devoted much of her research to changing this situation. She will speak about her research during NJIT's graduation ceremony on May 17. >>
Those seeking first-hand information and responses to questions about stem cell research are invited to attend the first regional Stem Cell Public Information Forum on May 22, 7-9 p.m. at the County College of Morris in Randolph. Donald Sebastian, PhD, senior vice president for research and development and Treena Arinzeh, PhD, associate professor of biomedical engineering, will participate in a panel discussion. Registration is free; seating is limited. Reserve seats by registering at www.stemcellhealing.org or e-mail info@stemcellhealing.org. >>
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. >>
David Mendonça, an associate professor in the department of information systems at NJIT, has received a $700,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to study creativity by first responders following the 2001 World Trade Center attack and the 1995 bombing of the Murrah Federal Building. >>