1997 Press Releases

  12/24/97- NJIT's Distance Learning: A Virtual ClassroomŪ Trademark (Ref. 3328) Broadcasting from Newark to the world, New Jersey Institute of Technology is an unchallenged universal leader in the field of distance learning.
  11/7/97- The Campaign for New Jersey Institute of Technology: Design for the Future (Ref. 3286) Total reaches $85 million and several gifts exceed $1 million.
  11/25/97- NJIT, Bergen Community College Sign Joint Admissions Agreement (Ref. 3321) BCC students can simultaneously earn an associate's degree and meet degree requirements for the first two years toward a bachelor's degree at NJIT.
  11/6/97- Nostalgic Music and Videos Help to Stimulate Minds of People with Alzheimer's Disease (Ref. 3308) Big band music and the antics of '50s comedians can help Alzheimer's patients.
  10/24/97- NJIT Volunteers Help New Community Corporation Transform Empty Lot Into Neighborhood Playground (Ref. 3300) The Home Depot, Habitat for Humanity, Miss New Jersey, Pathmark, Kaboom! and The City Kids Foundation Join NJIT and NCC in Celebration of USA Weekend’s National Make A Difference Day.
  10/22/97- Melo Named World's Best in Computer-Aided ArchitectureDesign (Ref. 3301) For the second consecutive year, NJIT wins CADALYST magazine's International CADDIE Award in the full-time undergraduate still images category.
  10/16/97- NJIT Housing Projects Good Bet to Spark Atlantic City Redevelopment (Ref. 3295) Two NJIT projects come to fruition when the Atlantic City Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) breaks ground, Monday, Oct.20, on 30 prototype homes coinciding with construction on a Housing Demonstration Park.
  10/14/97- Fall Open House October 26 at NJIT (Ref. 3299) Explore the high-tech fields of laser optics, environmental science, computer engineering and more.
  9/26/97- Perna, Deek & Sirkar honored for teaching, service and research (Ref. 3290) University presents faculty trio with highest awards.
  9/26/97- 1997 Distinguished Alumni Medals presented to six graduates University honors professional achievements of alumni.
  8/15/97- Money Magazine Ranks NJIT #6 in Science and Technology (Ref. 3276) Money's annual rankings of the best values in higher education.
  7/2/97- Caltech Transfers Big Bear Solar Observatory Management to NJIT Premier solar observatory to be operated by NJIT's Center for Solar Research.
  4/24/97- $120 Million Fund-Raising Drive Underway at NJIT Largest fundraising campaign in NJIT history targets endowment.
  4/9/97- American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business Accredits School of Management School of Management passes review by national business school panel.
  3/26/97- Mathematical Analysis Predicts Yankees, Indians, Mariners, Marlins, Cardinals and Padres to Win Major League Baseball Divisions Math Professor and baseball fan uses operations research model to predict baseball pennant races.
  2/20/97- Big Bear Solar Observatory to Become Part of NJIT Caltech to transfer management of Big Bear to NJIT Solar Physics Center.
  2/14/97- Manufacturing Extension Program Begins Operation New program focused on helping the state's manufacturing industries.
  2/13/97- New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame Inducts Six Six inventors and Johnson & Johnson honored for inventiveness.
  1/17/97- Two Receive Honorary Degrees During Winter Commencement State Sen. John Ewing and Otto York honored during Winter Commencement.