NJIT Named One of The Princeton Review's Best 382 Colleges for 2018
Thursday, August 10, 2017
NJIT is one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education according to The Princeton Review and is featured in the new 2018 edition of its college guide, "The Best 382 Colleges," as well as the list of “Best 229 Northeast Colleges.” Only about 15 percent of America’s 2,500 four-year colleges and two colleges outside the U.S. are profiled in the guide. The Princeton Review uses students' ratings of their schools to compile 62 ranking lists of top 20 colleges in the guide in various categories. The lists in this edition are entirely based on The Princeton Review's survey of 137,...
Sisters Score Career Wins After NJIT
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
At 16 and 15 years old, respectively, Jelena and Jovana Stijovic relocated from abroad to New Jersey with their mother and younger sister. In a matter of years, the siblings from Serbia acclimated successfully to their new country, made their way from Bergen Community College to NJIT’s Newark College of Engineering, and graduated in May 2017 with bachelor’s degrees in industrial engineering. They both also landed their “dream jobs” almost one year before finishing their studies — Jelena as a district manager trainee at Toys”R”Us and Jovana as a sourcing excellence specialist at L’Oreal — and w...
NJIT and NJII to Participate in Military Park Tech Talks
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
NJIT and NJII will be participating in a series of tech talks at Military Park in downtown Newark beginning Aug. 21. The annual series is hosted by the Military Park Partnership and Newark's Office of Information Technology. The goal of the program is to engage local residents, office workers and students in discussions on technology. Each week will feature different panelists from large tech companies and small startup organizations that will speak about the changing tech world in Newark. After the panels, there will be demonstrations of new tech devices along with networking time. Tech Talk...
ManufactureNJ Industry Summit to Focus on Talent Development and Workforce Needs
Monday, August 7, 2017
MEDIA ADVISORY WHO: NJ Advanced Manufacturing Talent Network (ManufactureNJ) will hold an Industry Summit to spotlight the initiatives educators and trainers are taking to help close the manufacturing skills gap in New Jersey. ManufactureNJ also will host the newly formed New Jersey Legislature’s Manufacturing Caucus, which will hold a public meeting at this event. Funded by the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, ManufactureNJ is hosted at and managed by New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). WHAT: The ManfactureNJ Industry Summit will feature presentations by note...
Writing about Nature's Tiniest Engineers: Harry N. Tuvel '74, '79
Friday, August 4, 2017
They build bridges and tunnels, measure two millimeters long, and are unwelcome at picnics. Ants, one of nature’s most minuscule and fascinating creatures, are the subject of a children’s book by civil engineer Harry N. Tuvel P.E., P.P.’74, ’79. Featuring images by his younger son, Eric Tuvel, and whimsical illustrations by Micah Ludeke, Ants, the Tiniest Engineers originated from a humanities class project assigned by the late Dr. Herman Estrin, professor of English, when Tuvel was enrolled in the early 1970s as a student in Newark College of Engineering. Tuvel had shown a copy of the book t...
Biopharmaceutical Product Development and Data Science Symposium
Thursday, August 3, 2017
The New Jersey Innovation Institute and Columbia University’s Data Science Institute, Center for Health Analytics will be conducting a Biopharmaceutical Product Development & Data Science Symposium Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the NJIT Campus Center Atrium, 150 Bleeker Street, Newark, New Jersey. The symposium will present a vision of the promising future in the application of big data and analytics in the development and manufacturing of biopharmaceutical products and precision medicine. Keynote speakers will include Dr. Jacqueline Law, global head and vice president,...
Stone Sculptures Find a New Home
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
For Daniel A. Henderson '11 HON, whose art explores the viral allure of technology and its unintended consequences, the relocation of three of his sculptures to the ground floor of NJIT’s New Jersey Innovation Institute represents a homecoming of sorts. “Fossil Fuel” (2009), “Yellowstone” (2009) and “Premo” (2011) are now situated in an expansive new venue that allows spectators to fully appreciate the scope and grandeur of his work. “It was really a very organic process where you and I can draw a plot for a garden but we really don’t know where we are until it’s finished,” Henderson recalled...
Industry Summit on the Transportation, Logistics and Distribution Industry to Be Held at NJIT
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
MEDIA ADVISORY WHO: The Transportation, Logistics and Distribution (TLD) Talent Network is holding its first Industry Summit. The TLD Talent Network builds partnerships in the TLD industry to develop and support TLD in New Jersey and formulate strategies for competing at the regional, national and global levels. It is led for the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development by Continuing Professional Education at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) and Essex County College Training, Inc. WHAT: The Industry Summit will explore the current state of the TLD industry in the Nor...
A Free Italian Vacation, in Music
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Karan Pinoci, music director and conductor of the NJIT String Ensemble, will conduct a free performance of the Essex County Summer Orchestra August 6 starting at 3 p.m. at Livingston High School, 30 Robert Harp Drive, Livingston, New Jersey. With the title “Italian Vacation,” the concert will feature the music of Italian composers and themes. The concert will also feature Willy Falk, the Tony-nominated star of Miss Saigon.