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The bond between NJIT and Newark grows stronger every year.  Since NJIT's founding as Newark Technical School in 1881, NJIT has been a vital partner in education, economic growth and civic betterment in the city.  >>
NJIT received $27,000 from Bridgewater-based National Starch and Chemical Foundation to support two NJIT's pre-college programs, both benefiting women. The Women in Engineering Technology Initiative FEMME received $12,000 while a similar initiative to promote positive changes in the educational environment in Newark classrooms received $15,000. >>
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ABC-TV World News tonight featured a news segment highlighting NJIT's FEMME program, now in its 27th year, sponsored by the Center for Pre-College Programs. ABC-TV Science Correspondent Ned Potter and his producer Diane Mendez interviewed girls from the program along with program director Suzanne Berliner-Heyman.  >>
Learning science has never been more rewarding for young girls than during the next few weeks at NJIT when FEMME, the 27-year-old, five-week, summer enrichment program, whirls to a fabulous finish. Hands-on, sophisticated projects guarantee to keep girls (ages 8-15) giggling and learning. Among the lessons: building paper roller coasters to learn physics and tie-dyeing shirts to study chemistry.   >>
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It's okay to be a geek because geeks rule the world, astronaut Bernard Harris told 52 middle school youngsters during a special luncheon at NJIT's ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp.  >>
The first African-American astronaut, Bernard Harris, ExxonMobil engineers and 52 middle school students will design and construct at NJIT small rafts of aluminum and straw designed to hold pennies. >>
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 Exploration Program, which introduces exceptional high school sophomores, juniors and seniors to the study of architecture as a major in a professional, state-of-the-art learning environment. >>
NJIT will be the only New York metropolitan location to host the ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp from June 30-July 17, 2008.  Fifty-two area middle school students from 36 schools will attend. >>
A group of high school students who participated in the Capstone Real World Open University Connections program at NJIT presented their multi-year Global Microscope project accomplishments to NASA headquarters yesterday in Washington, DC. Through the CCS Capstone Open University Connections Program, middle-school and high school students work in small teams to solve  real-world problems based on scenarios drawn from actual industry cases in a variety of fields, including health, education, sports and entertainment. >>
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New Jersey public and private high schools will participate in a national test of engineering aptitude, mathematics, and science on March 17, 8:30 a.m-2 p.m. in the NJIT Campus Center. Hosted by NJIT's Center for Pre-College Programs, the NJ JETS/TEAMS competition is a one-day, two-part academic exam coordinated by the Junior Engineering Technical Society (JETS) designed to introduce students to an engineering team work environment. >>
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More than 600 whooping, smiling and fiercely competitive future scientists of America completed an exhaustive qualifying first round at NJIT last week in the New Jersey Science Olympiad. >>
Livingston High School took first place yesterday in the NJ Regional Science Olympiad serving northern and parts of central New Jersey. Pioneer Academy Middle School, Clifton, took first place in the middle school division. Both schools along with 10 other participating schools in their divisions were invited to the upcoming statewide competition. More than 30 NJIT professors and staff members and 25 students volunteered their time and energy to run more than a dozen science experiments for the 600 students from 39 schools who participated. >>
More than a dozen local schools will participate in the New Jersey Science Olympiad set for 9 a.m., Jan. 17, 2008 at NJIT. Events will include student competitions to build robots, launch monoplane gliders and construct electric vehicles.  >>
NJIT will once again open its doors for College Goal Sunday, a free financial aid workshop designed to help lower-income high school seniors and their parents navigate the sometimes confusing world of financial aid opportunities for college-bound students.   >>
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Excitement mounts for the New Jersey Science Olympiad set for 9 a.m., Jan. 17, 2008 at NJIT. Events will include student competitions to build robots, launch monoplane gliders and construct electric vehicles.  >>
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Constructing an electric car, building a robot, and launching monoplane gliders will number among the two dozen exciting opportunities for more than 500 New Jersey middle and high school students participating in the upcoming New Jersey Science Olympiad at NJIT.
More than three dozen local schools will participate Jan. 17, 2008 in these and other equally challenging events in the annual regional competition.   An awards ceremony will be held that day at 3 p.m. in NJIT's Campus Center Ballroom.  >>