NJIT featured in the Princeton Review’s ‘Best 386 Colleges’ guide for 2021

NJIT featured in the Princeton Review’s ‘Best 386 Colleges’ guide for 2021

NEWARK, NJ — New Jersey Institute of Technology has been named a top college according to the Princeton Review in the newest edition of its college guide, “The Best 386 Colleges,” a designation only about 14 percent of America’s 2,800 four-year colleges have earned. NJIT also received honors as a top college in the Northeast […]

NJIT ranks 74th in national ranking, third in NJ

NEWARK, NJ — New Jersey Institute of Technology has been ranked third in New Jersey and 74th nationally in a Quacquarelli Symonds World University Ranking USA 2020 list, placing NJIT in the top 10 percent of universities nationwide. More than 700 universities were evaluated according to 17 metrics falling into the following broad categories: employability, […]

Heroes Salute Parade held at SBMC

Heroes Salute Parade held at SBMC

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Spearheaded by the Livingston Police Department, more than 20 of Essex County’s municipalities held a Heroes Salute Parade past Saint Barnabas Medical Center to recognize the incredible efforts of medical staff battling the coronavirus. Essex County has the third highest number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in New Jersey, according to statistics from […]

NJIT designers fabricate masks, shields and swabs to battle COVID-19

NJIT designers fabricate masks, shields and swabs to battle COVID-19

NEWARK, NJ — As emergency response teams in the region scramble to acquire dwindling medical supplies to combat the surge in COVID-19 infections, diverse members of the New Jersey Institute of Technology community — from engineers to physicists to advanced manufacturing specialists to students — are designing and fabricating devices to help address the shortfall. […]

NJIT a top graduate school for engineering for the 17th consecutive year

NEWARK, NJ — U.S. News & World Report has released its 2021 rankings for the nation’s top graduate schools, with NJIT ranked among the best for graduate degree programs in engineering. The university moved up two slots this year to No. 87 — up 24 slots in the past five years — and has been […]

NJIT Athletics teams up with Prosecutor’s Office to honor students

NJIT Athletics teams up with Prosecutor’s Office to honor students

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office of Newark isn’t just about arresting and prosecuting the bad guys. The Prosecutor’s Office has paired up with NJIT Athletics to create a program for youth called Highlander Star Students, which began in September with East Orange schools participating in the program. According to a list […]

Man sentenced to 26 years for killing NJIT student

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II announced Feb. 7 that Taquan Harris, 24, of Newark, was sentenced to 26 years in New Jersey State Prison for the fatal shooting of New Jersey Institute of Technology student Joseph Micalizzi, 23, of Freehold. Presiding Criminal Division Judge Ronald D. Wigler also sentenced […]

East Orange woman arrested for fatal hit and run of NJIT student

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II and New Jersey Institute of Technology Police Chief Joseph Marswillo announced Nov. 28 that Brianna Williams, 21, of East Orange, was arrested for the fatal hit and run that resulted in the death of NJIT student Naomi R. Segura, 25, of Byram Township. On […]

NJIT student killed in hit and run in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II and New Jersey Institute of Technology Police Chief Joseph Marswillo announced Nov. 14 that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office is investigating a fatal hit and run that resulted in the death of NJIT student Naomi R. Segura, 25, of Byram Township. On Tuesday, Nov. […]