• NJCU STEM students present posters and receive awards at the GS-LSAMP 5th Annual S.T.E.M. Research Conference

    Majors from the Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science and Geoscience Departments at NJCU presented posters with the result of their research at the GS-LSAMP Research Conference at Rutgers University.


    Physics major James Leiter


     Chemistry major Jennifer Rak explaining her research results



    Students who received awards for their posters, including NJCU STEM majors James Leiter, Jennifer Rak, Aziz Mamur, Unnati Shah and Shobika Sivaram.

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    Garden State LSAMP 5th Annual S.T.E.M. Research Conference 2013: Sandy’s Fury

    October 11th, 2013 10 AM – Busch Campus Center-Center Hall

    604 Bartholomew Road *Piscataway, New Jersey * 08854

    The 5th Annual GS-LSAMP Conference showcase research abstracts of selected GS-LSAMP students "assistantships" funded by the National Science Foundation from 2012-2013. Overall, the purpose of this research symposium, is to find ways to better support and mentor the academic success of our under-represented minority students and possibilities of STEM careers. The Garden State Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation Program primary role is to provide research opportunities to minority students. Providing undergraduate opportunities to participate in scientific research is an effective means of motivating them to pursue graduate education and, ultimately, careers in science, technology, engineering and math.

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    Gene Therapy and Immune System - Partners Against Cancer

    Dr. Shirley Bartido
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

    September 25th, 3PM
    GSUB 129

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    Faculty Professional Development: Math and Science Education Summer Institute

    Math Education Presentation-Wednesday, June 19

    Science Education Presentation-Thursday, June 20
    9:30-2:30 PM

    Stipend $375 for Each Day
    Center for Teaching and Learning Vodra Hall
    Room 143


    NJ has adopted the Common Core State Standards and the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (CCSS and PARCC) to standardize and improve K-12. This institute will provide a summary of CCSS and PARCC and all that is intended. Curriculum examples and curriculum content materials will be provided. Information on teacher education programs will be addressed. Math Education: Dr. Robert Price, Director of Curriculum and Instruction Science Education: The Office of STEM Education, NJ Department of Education.

    Please click here to RSVP to June 19th Math Education  

    Please click here to RSVP to June 20th Science Education  

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    NJCU students present posters at the 2013 NJSGC Annual Meeting

    Mr. Aziz Mamur, a Chemistry major, and Mr. Jeffrey Mejia, a Computer Science Major, were the recipients of the 2012 fellowships from the New Jersey Space Grant Consortium. They presented poster with the results of their research at the Annual meeting of the Consortium

    Mr. Aziz Mamur was joined by Ms. Brigitte Rivera, Ms. Unnati Shah, coauthors of the research, and Dr. Robert Aslanian, their mentor. Mr. Jeffery Mejia was joined by Dr. Liu, his mentor.



    Professional Development Committee and The STEM Institute at UCC - 4-T Luncheon


    Wednesday, May 1, 2013
    "The 21st Centutry Professor Challenges of Digital Learning" by Kenneth Ronkowitz
    12:00 PM - 2:00PM or 3:00PM - 5:00 PM

    "STEM-Ready Graduates" by NASA representative
    2: 00 p.m. - SKYPE session

    Room Location: Seminar A & B, Cranford Campus Union County College

    RSVP by April 24, 2013 or  

    "The 21st Century Professor: Challenges of Digital Learning"
    The 21st century professor designs curriculum to support student success and creates an engaging classroom whether it is face-to-face, online, or in a blended learning environment. This professor engages students through a variety of learning strategies, creates effective instructional materials and assesses student learning with a variety of tools and strategies. This workshop will examine the professional practices of the 21st century educator and the tools and strategies being used now. This includes mobile learning, apps, learning networks (such as Angel), open education resources (including open textbooks), and collaborative learning online from Google Docs to Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC).

    Guest Speaker : Kenneth Ronkowitz was the Manager of Instructional Technology at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) for seven years. He managed the design of online courses for the University as well as for corporate clients. During that time, he transitioned faculty from WebCT to Moodle, and brought NJIT into Apple's iTunes U as one of the initial sixteen universities offering courseware freely online. He completed directing a five-year Federal writing grant at Passaic County Community College in 2012. He continue to teach both online and faceto- face at PCCC and in the graduate program in Professional Technical Communication at NJIT. Ken has also been teaching in a MOOC environment for Peer To Peer University and Canvas Network. He started his career in education in 1975 as a secondary school teacher of English. His website is at

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    Fundamentals of Protein X-ray Crystallography

    In celebration of Women's History Month, the Biology and Chemistry Clubs present a talk from Dr. Giovanna Scapin, Merck Pharmaceutical.

    Thursday, March 25, 2013
    3:00pm to 5:00 pm
    GSUB 129
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    STEM Leadership Symposium

    The STEM Leadership Symposium is an exciting opportunity for students to network with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) professionals and faculty. A panel discussion with students, staff, faculty and STEM professionals will engage the topics that are relevant to this specific population. Come learn about leadership and career development as well as the many resources available to students entering STEM-related fields.

    Guest Speaker : Dr. Roger A. Mitchell, Jr. MD, New Jersey State Medical Examiner in Charge.
    Dr. Roger A. Mitchell, Jr. leads the Medical Examiner Service in New Jersey as the Assistant State Medical Examiner in Charge of the Northern and Southern Regional Medical Examiner Offices. He has performed over 1200 autopsy examinations in his career. As a native of New Jersey, Dr. Mitchell believes the medical examiner serves a critical role in public health prevention initiatives and continues to be at the forefront of issues relating to Elder Abuse & Neglect and Youth Violence.

    Wednesday, April 10, 2013
    Gothic Lounge, Hepburn Hall
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    Voyages of Epidemiology

    Sharlette Everett, MPH, who has worked on international clinical trials in NYC for an NGO, in pharmaceuticals, and continues to develop her career in epidemiology, will talk about careers in Public Health .

    Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 4:00pm
    GSUB 317
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    NJCU students present posters at the 2012 NJSGC Annual Meeting

     NJCU students Rohit Gupta (Computer Science) and Akim Abdullahi (Chemistry), presented the results of their research of the Annual Meeting of the New Jersey Space Grant Consortium





    A Career in Biomedical Engineering

    Dr. Emerson Hawley, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology SUNY Downstate Medical Center Brooklyn, NY on February 27 at 4:00 PM in GSUB 317. All are invited! R.S.V.P
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     Mr. Robert Ehrmann is the Managing Director at the Penn State Center for Nanotechnology Education and Utilization. This center has a national mission to facilitate the development of nanotechnology education programs. He will be presenting a seminar on nanotechnology on February 6 at 3:00 PM in GSUB 129. All are invited! FEBRUARY 6TH 2013 3:00PM, GSUB 129 R.S.V.P. 

    CMCHUGH@NJCU.EDU 201.200.2453


    Winning Research Project

    Bernard Lipat and Rusty Laracuenti, undergraduate students at the Mathematics Department, presented their research on “Modeling the Effects of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Meltdown on the Marine Environment," at the 2012 Joint Mathematics Meetings (JMM) of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) and Mathematical Association of America (MAA).
    Misters Lipat and Laracuenti received an Outstanding Presentation award during the meeting’s Undergraduate Student Poster Session.


    2012-13 NJCU LSAMP Activities