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NJIT’s Women in Computing Society Volunteers at Nearby STEM Academy for CSEDWeek

29. January 2016

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By Shydale James “It was a woman who wrote the first code in history,” said NJIT graduate student Krupali Patel to an auditorium full of children at the East Orange STEM Academy. “There are a lot of women who’ve contributed immensely to the new ways and strategies that are now changing the world.” National Computer […]

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Rutgers University-Newark, National Urban Leaders Unveil Action Plan for Historic Preservation

15. December 2015

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By Carla Capizzi The newly restored, historic 15 Washington Street building at Rutgers University-Newark (RU-N) was a fitting setting on Dec. 8 for a national conference, “Legacy City Preservation: A National Conversation on Innovation + Practice,” which highlighted innovation in urban development preservation in Newark while releasing a nine-point “Action Agenda for Historic Preservation in […]

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Westward is pursuing “BID” Business Improvement District

14. December 2015

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The City of Newark, the Newark Community Economic Development Corporation, Councilman Joe McCallum, the West Ward Economic Development Corporation, and the Unified Vailsburg Services Organization are sponsoring a Community Meeting to discuss a Business Improvement District (BID) for the West Ward on S. Orange Avenue from Dover St. to Bergen St. A BID is a […]

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Newark’s Holiday Pop’ up stores Launch Party TODAY!!!

11. December 2015

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This week, an eclectic group of local designers, artists and creatives set up shop at 744 Broad Street and introduced shoppers to the Downtown Holiday Market.   The Holiday pop-up shop is up and running at 744 Broad St.   With an assortment of vendors vintage cloths both men and women, designer originals, afro-centric items, to […]

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NJIT Scientists Shed Light on How Solar Blasts Accelerate Particles to Nearly the Speed of Light

7. December 2015

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  For scientists studying the impacts of space weather, one of the central mysteries of solar flares – the colossal release of magnetic energy in the Sun’s atmosphere that erupts with the force of millions of hydrogen bombs – is the means by which these explosions produce radiation and accelerate particles to nearly the speed […]

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NJIT Ground breaking for (WEC) Wellness and Event Center

14. November 2015

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       Under gray skies but in jubilant spirits, some 300 people gathered today at NJIT to celebrate a groundbreaking for the Wellness and Events Center (WEC) — a $102 million building that is the centerpiece of the university’s campaign to revamp the campus. Once finished in the fall of 2017, the 200,000-square-foot building, […]

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BURG Opens in Military Park Today

2. November 2015

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Well its now official, the long awaited opening of the BUR in Military park is open for business.  The new burger establishment had a soft opening on Thursday, and Friday, and officially opening today.  BURG, the hip, casual, burger-centric restaurant from celebrated Chef/Restaurateur Chris Siversen of Maritime Parc fame, , providing the finishing touch on […]

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NJIT NEXT Campaign exceeds its targeted goals

21. October 2015

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The NJIT NEXT comprehensive campaign has surpassed its $150 million goal to become the largest philanthropic fundraising effort in university history, NJIT officials reported today. The 10-year campaign raised $153,700,251 or 102 percent of the goal, two years ahead of schedule, to undergird a campus transformation that has received national attention. “The NJIT NEXT campaign […]

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New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII) receivesTransforming Clinical Practice Initiative Award

6. October 2015

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The New Jersey Innovation Institute is one of 39 health care collaborative networks selected to participate in the Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative, announced today by Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell. NJII will receive up to $49.6 million to provide technical assistance support to help equip clinicians in the New Jersey region with […]

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It’s Official Prudential new Headquarter ribbon cutting ceremony

30. September 2015

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Yesterday, the new Prudential Tower was officially opened at a ribbon cutting attended by John Strangfeld, chairman and CEO of Prudential, Cory Booker, U.S. Senator from N.J., Ras Baraka, Mayor of Newark, Donald Payne, Jr., U. S. Representative from New Jersey, Kim Guadagno, Lieutenant Governor and Secretary of State of N.J., Council President Mildred Crump, […]

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