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Teens From Around The Globe To Meet For Cultural Exchange In Newark

7. August 2015

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    About 100 teenagers from more than a dozen countries around the globe will take part in a cultural exchange with youth from Newark, New Jersey, as part of Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Social Ventures for Social Development Seminar. The program took place at the New Community Corporation, 233 West Market St. in Newark. The […]

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Newark’s Venture Capital Fund Announced

20. July 2015

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With the growing investment in tech start-ups in New York, it makes logical sense to consider tech opportunities in New Jersey, and more specifically in Newark, just 17 minutes away from Mid town Manhattan.  Well,  a new venture capital invest fund for tech start-ups was announced yesterday a new accelerator and early stage venture fund […]

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Institute of Jazz Studies at Rutgers University–Newark prepared to play on a bigger stage, with the selkection of a new Executive Director

20. July 2015

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The Jazz Institute, located on the 4th floor of thew Dana library, has a new Executive Director.  Rutgers University–Newark (RU-N) Chancellor Nancy Cantor has appointed the tandem of a multi-talented jazz champion and a revered keeper of the jazz flame to empower the Institute of Jazz Studies (IJS) to “play on a much bigger stage […]

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Former English Professor John A. Williams Dies at Age 89

10. July 2015

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It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of noted author and former Professor John A Williams, who taught at Rutgers University–Newark from 1979 to 1994 and whose distinguished and prolific career earned him the American Book Award Lifetime Achievement Award and induction into the National Literary Hall of Fame. Williams died on […]

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Rutgers and NJIT go to the Improv “Del Close Marathon”

26. June 2015

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The Rutgers-Newark/NJIT Joint Theatre Program is proud to announce that the student group I.T.: Improv Technicians has been accepted into the 17th annual Del Close Marathon (founded by Amy Poehler), a weekend-long comedy festival held in New York City. The improvisation troupe was selected as one of six hundred out of over two thousand applicants […]

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The economics of Race, a new book that yields context to a complex topic

25. June 2015

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How does Race play a role in the Economy? Now  there is a new book that attempts to quantify this, while yielding a better understanding as to  how economics is impacted by race.   Its author presented his publication last Wednesday at the newark library to a well attended discussion.  Columbia University Professor of Economics, […]

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Newark first Recycle community day

25. June 2015

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There are many good reasons to reduce, reuse and recycle. Everything we use has to come from somewhere and must go somewhere once we’re finished with it.  The environmental cost of an item isn’t just a reflection of what’s needed to make it. It also reflects the energy used in the item’s production and the […]

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NJIT Makes Highlander History with a Top-Ten Finish in the Steel Bridge Nationals

30. May 2015

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With strategic innovations and nimble construction, NJIT placed sixth overall in the 2015 National Student Steel Bridge Competition this past weekend, earning Highlander civil engineers their highest national ranking since they entered the contest for the first time 20 years ago. Assembled under the watchful gaze of five judges at the Kansas City Convention Center […]

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Fashion Revamped Under Construction Part Deux (Part 1)

20. May 2015

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The styles and new trends were presented at Essex County College’s (ECC) 33rd annual fashion show. This years name was “Revamp, Under construction Part Deux”, a continuation from last years exciting lineup of design and couture. Those who attended this show was not disappointed, the show featured over 600 original designs, 53 models, and over […]

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NJIT Confer Nearly 3,100 Degrees at 99th Commencement Graduation TODAY

19. May 2015

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New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) to Confer Nearly 2,700 Degrees at 99th Commencement Exercises on May 19th, TODAY. NACME President and CEO Irving Pressley McPhail to Deliver 2015 Commencement Address and Receive Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters, and Charles Elachi, director of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and a vice president at California Institute of Technology, […]

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