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NJIT Sets Sustainable Goals to Achieve Higher Ranking

Yukthi Sangoi, Editor-in-Chief May 9, 2023

This story was produced in collaboration with CivicStory and the NJ Sustainability Reporting project. In a year-long assessment submitted to the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating...

Covering COP27 

Covering COP27 

Mrunmayi Joshi, Managing Editor December 30, 2022

(Photo from COP Civic Space) From Nov. 6 to Nov. 20, the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference, known better as COP27, took place in the coastal Egyptian city of Sharm el-Sheikh. The event...

Manufacturing Patent Leather - and Pollution

Manufacturing Patent Leather – and Pollution

Mrunmayi Joshi, Managing Editor November 14, 2022

Newark is one of the oldest cities in the United States, founded in 1666 by Puritan colonists. The Newark Public Library’s records state that in 1680, the township of Newark invited Samuel Whitehead,...

First Assistant Director of Sustainability on Campus 

First Assistant Director of Sustainability on Campus 

Yukthi Sangoi, Editor-in-Chief May 2, 2022

Feb. 7 marked the official start date of NJIT’s new assistant director of sustainability, Dr. Prabhakar Shrestha. “I have always been an environmentalist dating back to my high school and early college...

Swapping Out Fast Fashion for a Sustainable Style: NJIT’s Clothing Swap

Swapping Out Fast Fashion for a Sustainable Style: NJIT’s Clothing Swap

Annmary Ibrahim April 8, 2022

We have reached a point in society and the media where climate change is at the forefront of our lives. Rising temperatures, ocean pollution, and the petroleum industry are constantly being portrayed...

Murray Centers Upcoming Sustainability Conference

Murray Center’s Upcoming Sustainability Conference

Annmary Ibrahim March 24, 2022

Sustainability issues are so prominent that we cannot help but worry about them, but they are also so prominent that it feels like there's no feasible way to worry about them. According to an article...

Professor Maurie Cohen Publishes New Book: “Sustainability”

Professor Maurie Cohen Publishes New Book: “Sustainability”

Sreya Das, Alumni February 23, 2021

Maurie J. Cohen, Professor of Sustainability Studies and Director of the Program in Science, Technology and Society at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, recently released a new book titled...

Honors College Continues Freshman Sustainability Projects Online

Honors College Continues Freshman Sustainability Projects Online

Ethan OMalley and eomalley December 2, 2020

A large part of the socially-conscious mission of the Albert Dorman Honors College involves the sustainability projects that it has its freshmen perform as part of their Freshman Seminar class. A...

NJIT Embraces Sustainability

NJIT Embraces Sustainability

Katherine Ji, kji, and divanov November 22, 2019

Sustainability has become a priority at NJIT, becoming a major theme in the latest drafts of NJIT’s Strategic Plan 2025 Vision. Endeavoring to improve this commitment to sustainability, NJIT has become...

Getting Stroppy About Straws

Getting Stroppy About Straws

Sreya Das, Alumni September 19, 2018

Have you ever seen anyone drinking with a straw at the NJIT cafeteria? Personally, in the three weeks since move-in, I have not seen a single person using a straw. Perhaps it is because the small cardboard...

Green—but Green Enough?

Green—but Green Enough?

Shanee Halevi September 19, 2018

Contrary to popular belief, NJIT does recycle. These efforts are led by Charlie Nieves, the Director of Building Services, and Henry Rzemieniewski, the Manager of Custodial Services. It is their job to...

Club Spotlight: Engineers Without Borders

Adrian Wong September 13, 2018

Engineers Without Borders (EWB) is a club at NJIT that provides sustainable engineering solutions to underprivileged communities around the world. Current President, Matt Reda, worked to organize a trip...

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