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2009 Newsmakers at NJIT

December 23, 2008
Searching for an up-and-coming newsmaker for 2009 to round-off your new year's spotlight? Why not take a closer look at three young, dynamic NJIT professors with a visit to “Spotlight” in the NJIT Newsroom.  There you'll find the following three winning professors with contact information so you can reach them today!  >>
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. >>

KUDOS - January 2008

January 01, 2008
History Professor Receives NASA Research GrantNeil Maher, associate professor in the federated department of history at NJIT, has been awarded a $45,000, three-year research grant from the NASA History Division and NASA's Science Mission Directorate, in the area of History of the Scientific Exploration of Earth and Space (HSEES).  The grant will support research on his next book, tentatively titled Ground Control: An Environmental History of NASA and the Space Race. >>