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Since 2004, NJIT has celebrated student leaders with the Highlander Student Achievement Awards. The annual event recognizes student leaders and organizations for their talent and work to enhance the NJIT student experience. >>
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) has received a $1 million grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation for a three-year project titled “Engineering New Materials Based on Topological Phonon Edge Modes.” This project, a partnership with Yeshiva University, will seek to elucidate the fundamental dynamics of cell division and other functions of living cells, as well as lay the groundwork for the fabrication of a new class of metamaterials with novel physical properties and functionalities. >>
Twenty-two NJIT students have won first place in a student journalism contest on the environment. A cash prize was awarded for the winning entries, which were included in a collaborative investigative reporting project on the local effects of New Jersey's toxic environmental legacy and published on brickcitylive.com, a Newark website. Twenty-two NJIT students have won first place in a student journalism contest on the environment. >>
NJIT's Edgardo Farinas, associate professor and chair of the Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science, is the recipient of a Salute to Excellence Award from the North Jersey Section of the American Chemical Society for his leadership in helping to make the New Jersey Chemistry Olympics a success for all participants. >>
Four new performances, all part of the STEAM Plays Project, will premiere on June 2 at the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools (MCVTS)  auditorium in East Brunswick, New Jersey.  The STEAM Plays Project is a series of performances created and presented by MCVTS students in collaboration with the McCarter Theatre Center and NJIT Theatre Arts and Technology Program.  >>