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2009
“We came together as a NJIT community on this historic day,” said Humberto “Humby” Baquerizo, NJIT's assistant director of Greek Life and Wellness, as more than 1000 NJIT students, faculty and staff gathered at several campus locations on Jan. 20 to watch live broadcasts of the presidential inauguration ceremonies. President Obama's comments on science and technology elicited spontaneous applause from the NJIT audience. “We will restore science to its rightful place, and wield technology's wonders to raise health care's quality and lower its cost. We will harness the sun and the winds and the soil to fuel our cars and run our factories. And we will transform our schools and colleges and universities to meet the demands of a new age.”  >>
Members of the NJIT community will have the opportunity to view live broadcasts of the historic Presidential Inauguration on Jan. 20, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom A (light refreshments provided) and in the Highlander Pub. Inaugural Bash evening events include a band and other activities in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center 1400 (broadcast only) and in Weston Lecture Hall 2 (broadcast only).  >>
NJIT Humanities Professor and digital poet Christopher Funkhouser was among the 10 American poets commissioned for the Presidential Inauguration by the Associated Press and featured by the New York Times. >>