History News

Richard Sher, distinguished professor of history in the Federated History Department of NJIT and Rutgers University-Newark, has been appointed a Senior Warnock Fellow at Yale University for the 2016-17 academic year, while on sabbatical leave. >>
Oligarchy, Dissent and the Culture of Print in Georgian Britain by Professor Karl Schweizer, Department of History, has been awarded the Adelle Mellen Prize for distinguished scholarship. >>
“You are an impressive learning group, which includes more than 1,100 first-year students of exceptional talent,” said NJIT President Joel. S. Bloom, while welcoming the newest batch... >>
Record AttendanceHighlanders—suited and booted with resumes and CVs in hand—turned out in record numbers Sept. 28 to network with employers at NJIT’s 2016 Fall Career Fair.With... >>

Buildings and Meanings

January 14, 2016
Interpreting Cultural Expression in Architecture Past and PresentDistinguished Professor Zeynep Çelik is an internationally honored interpreter — of buildings. Çelik, who has... >>

Historical News

October 15, 2015
Conference presentations on topics ranging from medical care to computing and global environmental awareness were on the schedules of three members of the Department of History for October. >>
Two hundred employers will attend the 2015 Fall Career Fair—the largest technologically-based fair in the metro region. More than 2,500 job seekers will attend the fair – the most ever at NJIT. >>

Celebrating CSLA

May 26, 2015
An awards ceremony recognizing faculty, staff, students and alumni was a concluding highlight of the spring semester for the College of Science and Liberal Arts (CSLA). Held in the Campus Center, the event on May 6 also featured a keynote presentation on biological and electronic olfaction by prominent researcher Dr. Alan Gelperin, who is with the Princeton Neuroscience Institute. >>
What do we expect from new technology, and at times even demand that technical inventiveness deliver? >>

A Legal Edge

March 19, 2015
The verdict is in: law schools and employers with a need for legal acumen are definitely interested in applicants who have a strong, relevant background in science and technology as well as the social sciences and humanities. >>
A single-dose treatment for some forms of hemophilia may be on the horizon. >>
New Jersey Institute of Technology mourns the loss of the 2014 Commencement Speaker and Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters, honoris causa, recipient at the commencement ceremony, Clement Alexander Price.  >>
The regular and honors sections of "The Age of Edison" senior seminar in history (HSS 404) recently visited the Thomas Edison National Historical Park in West Orange, where Edison had his laboratory. >>
Alison Lefkovitz, assistant professor of history, recently wrote a framing essay for the newly launched Child Custody Project website. The site explores child custody issues nationwide within a broad historical and legal context with the goal of providing an impartial, interdisciplinary resource for scholars, practitioners and the public at large.  >>
The second history capstone showcase, "Robots and AI: Histories and Futures," will be on display on April 16 from 2:30 - 5:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. All are invited to explore student presentations and ask presenters about their work. >>