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Contact Information: Tanya Klein Public Relations 973-596-3433

NJIT's Top Newsmakers for 2011 Lauded

At the start of every year, the Office of Strategic Communications looks back at NJIT’s top ten press releases from the previous year which generated the most major media coverage from not only national sources but from around the world.  The top ten stories for 2011 are listed below with the release that generated the most coverage, listed first.   For more information or to receive copies of the clips, contact Sheryl Weinstein, director of public relations, 973-596-3436.

Facelift for Newark Light Rail Station 


Nanotubes, Graphene Attract Attention


5 Hot Spots Where Medicine, Tech Meet


Team New Jersey Builds Solar House


Math Prof Predict Baseball Winners


Edison Invented Concrete House


Headlines for NJIT Grad


NJIT Laptop Orchestra


AGU Gives Lanzerotti Medal


Success With Robots as Learning Tool


One of the nation’s leading public technological universities, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) is a top-tier research university that prepares students to become leaders in the technology-dependent economy of the 21st century. NJIT’s multidisciplinary curriculum and computing-intensive approach to education provide technological proficiency, business acumen and leadership skills. With an enrollment of 11,400 graduate and undergraduate students, NJIT offers small-campus intimacy with the resources of a major public research university. NJIT is a global leader in such fields as solar research, nanotechnology, resilient design, tissue engineering and cybersecurity, in addition to others. NJIT ranks 5th among U.S. polytechnic universities in research expenditures, topping $121 million, and is among the top 1 percent of public colleges and universities in return on educational investment, according to PayScale.com. NJIT has a $1.74 billion annual economic impact on the State of New Jersey.