1998 Press Releases

  12/08/98- Minority Students Get Hands-On Experience of Technical Careers @ NJIT (Ref. 3379) Some 350 minority high school students from Newark, Irvington and East Orange will travel to the New Jersey Institute of Technology on Thursday, Dec. 10th, to get a first hand look at state-of-the art technology and what it can mean for their careers.
  11/25/98- Students Investigate Careers in Engineering @ NJIT (Ref. 3378) Some 1,200 students from high schools in New Jersy, New York and Pennsylvania plan to attend Engineering Career Days December 3rd and 4th.
  10/27/98- Gifts and Pledges Continue for The Campaign for NJIT: Design for the Future (Ref. 3377) Recent gifts have moved our campaign forward; private giving has reached over $51 million.
  10/03/98- NJIT to Honor Five Alumni for Outstanding Achievement (Ref. 3376) Five distinguisehd alumni, all leaders in their fields, will recieve the Distinguished Alumni Medal for Outstanding Achievement, Wednesday, October 7th, at the university's annual Fall Awards Ceremony
  9/29/98- New Jersey Institute of Technology will recognize Nine Outstanding Faculty Members (Ref. 3375) for their contributions to teaching and research during the public research university's annual Fall Awards Ceremony, Wednesday, October 7, 1998.
  9/21/98- Widow of NJIT Alumnus Creates Scholarship for Mechanical Engineering (Ref. 3374) Mrs. Lilyan Kreitchman has committed $42 thousand a year to NJIT to establish the Morton A. Kreitchman '44 Memorial Scholarship Fund.
  8/13/98- NJIT to hold Corporate Graduation Ceremonies at National Starch and Chemical (Ref. 3373) Corporate employees will recieve graduate certificates for completing, onsite, graduate courses from NJIT.
  8/12/98- Hall of Frame Receiving Nominations for Inventor Awards (Ref. 3372) New Jersey Inventor's Hall of Fame seeks nominations for top New Jersey inventors.
  8/06/98- NASA Student Launch Project to Lift Off (Ref. 3371) A team of NJIT honors students will conclude a two-year NASA project next week when they launch their MAACS air-sample device from the Goddard Space Flight Center in Virginia.
  7/16/98- Houston Scholar Named Dean of Newark College of Engineering (Ref. 3369) University of Houston's Dr. Sheng-Taur Mau, will begin his new post at NJIT effective Sept. 1, 1998.
  7/16/98- NJIT Increases Tuition Per Semester for Fall 1998 (Ref. 3370) The Board of Trustees today approved the per semester tuition increase.
  7/1/98- Tulane University Dean Named Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs at NJIT (Ref. 3368) Dr. William C. Van Buskirk, a prominent biomedical engineer, begins his post effective Oct. 1, 1998.
  6/23/98- Florham Park Resident Named Associate Provost for Research and Development at NJIT (Ref. 3366) Dr. Richard Magee is an expert in pilot testing of innovative prevention, treatment and remediation of environmental technologies.
  5/27/98- Bergen Academies Students Can Start at NJIT as Sophomores through New Joint Curriculum(Ref. 3365) First-year students at the Academies can simultaneously complete NJIT first-year requirements.
  5/27/98- Congressman Payne to Host a Town Hall Meeting on Africa at NJIT (Ref. 3364) The meeting will be a forum to discuss the Africa Trade and Investment Act with diplomats and officials.
  5/12/98- 111th Commencement Is at New Jersey Performing Arts Center; Alice Rivlin to Be Honored (Ref. 3363) Alice Rivlin, Vice Chair of the Federal Reserve Board, will receive an honorary doctorate May 22.
  5/4/98- Washington, D.C. High School Student Wins National Architecture Design Competition (Ref. 3362) First prize, a five-year scholarship, goes to Adam Frampton, 18, for his design of a branch libary.
  4/17/98- Enterprise Development Center Hosts Angel Capital Electronic Network (ACE-Net) (Ref. 3316A) The nationwide Internet-based listing service is for investors interested in startup technology companies.
  4/98- NJIT Ranked #2 in Yahoo! Survey Yahoo! NJIT rockets toward the top of the list in Yahoo! Internet Life magazine's annual ranking of America's 100 Most Wired Colleges, finishing second to Dartmouth College and ahead of No. 3 MIT.
  3/3/98- NJIT Students Place 2nd in National Small Business Competition (Ref. 3343) Master's students case study analyzed a New York-based electrical motor company.
  2/20/98- Students Take 2nd in Hispanic National Science Olympiad (Ref. 3341) NJIT's HOST/SHPE student chapter competed against the top teams.
  2/4/98- School of Architecture's New Building Opens (Ref. 3339) The $26.6 million state-of-the-art structure is the center of a five-building complex.
  1/27/98- NJ Inventors Hall of Fame 10th Annual Induction Banquet (Ref. 3337) Inductees include inventors of New Jersey Knee, Golf Tee and FM Radio
  1/20/98- Industrial Engineering Career Day For High School Students (Ref. 3335)
  1/16/98- Professor Wins Fulbright Scholar Award (Ref. 3333) David Rothenberg heads to Helsinki, Finland to teach philosophy of new media.
  1/16/98- Technology? Good or Evil for Society? (Ref. 3336) You can decide after listening to controversial Neo-Luddite leader Kirkpatrick Sale and Newsweek Magazine senior editor and technology columnist Steven Levy in an Oxford/Union-style debate.
  1/12/98- Aubry Named One of Top Engineering Educators in Nation (Ref. 3331) NJIT professor and Jacobus Chair in Mechanical Engineering Nadine Aubry to receive the Society of Automotive Engineers' Ralph R. Teetor Award.
  1/12/98- Bergen and Geddes To Receive Honorary Degrees at Winter (Ref. 3332) Commencement