News

Looking for something?
Search Newsroom
RSS Feed

Stories Tagged with "law" from 2008

Submit Search
2013 - 2 stories
2012 - 5 stories
2011 - 1 story
2010 - 1 story
2009 - 3 stories
2008 - 2 stories
2007 - 1 story
2006 - 3 stories
2005 - 2 stories
2004 - 1 story
2008
The Great Depression collided with a wave of natural disasters, including the Dust Bowl and devastating floods of the Ohio and Mississippi rivers. Recovering from these calamities—and preventing their reoccurrence—was a major goal of the New Deal. In Nature's New Deal: The Civilian Conservation Corps and the Roots of the American Environmental Movement (Oxford University Press, 2007), NJIT author and professor Neil M. Maher recounts the history of one of Franklin D. Roosevelt's boldest and most successful experiments, the Civilian Conservation Corps. >>
Incoming first-year students took part in a two-day interactive overnight orientation this week as part of NJIT's Connections Miniversity Program. Students are given the opportunity to meet with advisors and receive guidance on academic planning. Beyond the academic orientation, students participate in activities that help orient them to community life and the diverse resources in and around Newark. Lead Coordinators for the 2008 Miniversity are Michael Lawson, of Parsippany, a junior majoring in architecture and Nicole Mavropoulos, of Livingston, a sophomore majoring in mechanical engineering. >>