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The Mayor Presents metals of merit to cultural exchange students from Puerto Rico (Hatillo)

23. April 2014

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  The mayor Luis Quintana gave metals and awards to the middle school “Colegio Nuestra Señora Del Carmen” for their part in an cultural exchange basketball tournament .  Founded in 1962 “Colegio Nuestra Señora Del Carmen” is a catholic school in the municipality of Hatillo.  The director of the school is William Acevedo. The school […]

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Recovering the New-Ark: Amiri Baraka’s Lost Chronicle of Black Power in Newark, 1968

22. April 2014

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by Whitney Strub Amiri Baraka’s lost Chronicles have been recovered and will premiere to a new audience today.  The Black Power movement has been defined cinematically by the iconography of black-and-white grain of groups like Newsreel, and in national memory through the lens of a white-dominated media awash in reductive and violent imagery. The city […]

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Earth Day in Newark “Plant Responsively”

22. April 2014

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What started as a teach-in has flowered into an international phenomenon. Earth Day will be celebrated around the world Tuesday. The observance was first held in 1970, the idea of Sen. Gaylord Nelson, a Democrat from Wisconsin, who took the idea from the Vietnam war opposition movement and the proliferation of teach-ins during that time, […]

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Technology & Entrepreneurship Talent Network

21. April 2014

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The Technology & Entrepreneurship Talent Network will host a series of events next week to discuss and promote the technology sector in New Jersey. Starts  Monday, April 21, 2014 at 1 p.m. According to a recent press release, “the tech sector is one of the fastest growing in the state and early stage entrepreneurial companies […]

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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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