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Total Lunar Eclipse Coming April 15th bringing a Series‏ lunar events this year

14. April 2014

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A lunar eclipse is something quite different. It occurs when the moon passes through the Earth’s shadow. The Earth’s shadow consists of two parts: a dark inner core called the “umbra,” and a lighter outer part called the “penumbra.” Rather than being truly dark, the inner shadow is usually tinted orange or red by light passing through […]

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NJIT University host second annual TechQuest and Innovation Day (TODAY) April 11th

11. April 2014

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The deep range of innovative talent and entrepreneurial skills possessed by NJIT students across programs and disciplines will be on display today (Friday, April 11)  at the university’s second annual TechQuest and Innovation Day to take place on the Campus Center Atrium. Inventions that improve lives, novel business ideas, thrill-packed computer games, and fundamental scientific research […]

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NJPAC’S Brick City Orchestra to make debut at Newark Cherry Blossom Festival Bloomfest

11. April 2014

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On Sunday, April 13th at 11:00-12:00pm, The Brick City Jazz Orchestra (BCJO) features 19 of the most talented teenage jazz players in the Greater Newark area received the extraordinary opportunity to heighten their skills as musicians and band mates this spring with the creation of The Brick City Jazz Orchestra (BCJO), a collaboration between NJPAC and the […]

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A Special Kind of Magic, Short Film to be featured at the Garden State Film Festival

3. April 2014

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The film making bug has hit the Brick city well at least NJIT.  Students in the Theatrical department with a concentration in technology has taken up film making with their second film entry entitled “A Special Kind of Magic”.  The short films was co-directed and co-written by Rodney E. Reyes, staff and Production Manager at NJIT and Rebecca […]

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NJIT Hosted it second Ted Talk Today

3. April 2014

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A TEDxNJIT event will take place again today on April 3, 2014 in the Jim Wise Theatre on the New Jersey Institute of Technology campus and also via an accompanying live simulcast broadcast available to viewers worldwide.  This is NJIT 4th  held Ted talk with the first held in 2011.  The independently organized event, licensed […]

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Diversity “The Artist is Present”

28. March 2014

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For Maureen Maximos does Diversity really matter? Since 1997, the first year that U.S. News & World Report began ranking colleges on the diversity of their student bodies, U.S. News has rated Rutgers Universit-Newark the most diverse national university in the United States; no other school has been so recognized. Does graduating from the nation’s most diverse school really make […]

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Poverty and Obesity: What’s the Connection? [Infographic]

24. March 2014

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We don’t do as much on issues of human health as much as some of our sister sites, but our concern with the environment certainly incorporates wellness… both individually and collectively. So when a friend offered me this infographic exploring the…

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Rutgers University-Newark’s School of Public Affairs and Administration to Host Northeast Region 2014 Policy Solutions Challenge, USA

4. March 2014

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The School of Public Affairs and Administration at Rutgers University-Newark hosted the Northeast Region Policy Solutions Challenge, USA on Feb. 28 and March 1, 2014. The Policy Solutions Challenge, USA (http://PolicyChallenge-USA.org) offers an annual policy analysis competition for U.S. schools of public policy, public affairs, and public administration. Every year, teams of students from the […]

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NJ Actor Cast as ‘Human Torch’ Raises Old Questions About Race on Film

26. February 2014

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I must admit that as a adult,  I still watch comic movies both animated and featured motion pictures series.  So being a Newarker, I was pleasantly surprised to hear the Newark’s Michael B. Jordan is the latest actor to be thrust into a public conversation about what it means to re-imagine a fictional character in popular […]

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15 Washington St. in the James Street Commons Historic District gets Board of Adjusters Approval

25. February 2014

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Last Evening the Board of Adjusters gave site plan and final review , of the building, at 15 Washington St. in the James Street Commons Historic District,  formerly site of the Rutgers law school until it moved to 123 Washington St. in 1999. The 21-story building has been empty since then.  With the goal to to […]

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