NJIT’s Eberhardt Hall: Notable in Newark
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 by Julie Jacobs
Picture it: More than 100 boys and girls, most between 2 and 10 years old, living and learning in the three-story Elizabethan Gothic castle-like edifice fronting Martin Luther King Boulevard near the corner of Central Avenue. Where today there is a rear entryway leading to a small courtyard outside the building, in the 1800s that area was a pantry and kitchen. And while the present décor is rich in color, back then it likely featured an institutional palette of drab grays and greens.
PSE&G Honors Michael Thompson with Power Partner Award
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 by
Mike Thompson ’79, long-tenured employee in NJIT’s technical services department, was honored Jan. 26 with the PSE&G Power Partner Award. Thompson is only the third recipient of this award, given to customers demonstrating outstanding results in energy efficiency, sustainability and business growth.
New Labs Provide CoAD Students Access to Modern Means for Invention
Friday, February 10, 2017 by Shydale James
In 2008, the School of Art + Design joined the New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA) to form the College of Architecture and Design (CoAD) at NJIT, making the top polytechnic university the first school in New Jersey to house interior design, industrial design, digital design and architecture under one roof.
Rocco Palmieri ’72, ’77: NCE Outstanding Alumnus
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 by Christina Crovetto
During the years that Rocco Palmieri ’72, ’77 was an undergraduate student at NJIT, the first man walked on the moon, the Mets won their first World Series, the Jets won their first — and only — Super Bowl and there were demonstrations on campus concerning the Vietnam War.
Opening New Digital Doors to the World
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 by Dean Maskevich
From working with students in another state on an assignment in American history, to speaking with pioneering scientists about their research, to a virtual guided tour of the pyramids in Egypt, digital technology can give young people at every educational level an exciting breadth of learning experiences. Skill in using the digital resources that make such experiences possible is also critical for success in the 21st-century workplace.
President Bloom Named to NJBIZ List of the 100 Most Influential Business People
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 by
NJIT President Joel S. Bloom has once again been named to The Power 100, NJBIZ's annual ranking of the most powerful people in New Jersey business. This year, Bloom ranked No. 64. NJBIZ states, “Bloom, the president, continues to make NJIT a shining example for higher education. A leader in STEM education before anyone understood how important STEM was. NJIT has also been a leader in collaborating with the other New Jersey companies. Its New Jersey Innovation Institute, headed by another power player, Don Sebastian, is a model other schools should follow.”
High School Students “Build It Better” During ManufactureNJ Design Challenge
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 by Julie Jacobs
Students from Trenton Central High School were “carmakers” for a day when they participated in the Build It Better (BiB) Design Challenge, a program created to spark interest in STEM and entrepreneurship among pre-college students. The challenge, held Jan. 24 at Trenton Central, was a joint effort of Piscataway Public Library, educational firm MacEwan Consulting and Dream It. Do It., which works to educate teachers, guidance counselors and parents about manufacturing as a career option for students.
NJIT Records 10th Win; First-Ever ASUN Road Victory; Regular Season Sweep of Lipscomb
Monday, February 6, 2017 by
The NJIT women's basketball team picked up its 10th win of the season, first-ever ASUN Conference road win and regular season sweep in NJIT's 76-53 victory at Lipscomb Saturday afternoon at Allen Arena. The Highlanders recorded its third ASUN Conference victory on the season, improving to 3-5 in the league and 10-13 overall while Lipscomb falls to 2-6 in the ASUN and 5-18 overall.