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2012-07-26 23:02:24

Stevens Institute of Technology has named David W. Dodd Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, starting on August 15, 2012. Over his 30-year career, Dodd has held leadership positions in higher education, research and development, business, law, and government. Hoboken, N.J. (PRWEB) July 26, 2012 Stevens Institute of Technology has named David W. Dodd Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, starting on August 15, 2012. Over...

2012-07-14 23:02:59

Stevens Institute of Technology, Rutgers University and New Jersey Institute of Technology are now accepting submissions to the New Jersey Apps Challenge, a mobile apps competition designed to spur homegrown innovation in New Jersey. “Mobile apps are a rapidly growing sector of the U.S. economy,” said Christos Christodoulatos, associate provost of academic entrepreneurship at Stevens. “This competition will showcase the talents of New Jersey´s brightest students,...

2012-06-19 23:03:21

Through a new educational relationship with Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD), the national university of Brunei, Stevens is enhancing efforts to diversify the economy of the small, oil-producing Southeast Asian nation. “The government of Brunei is looking to advance new sectors of the economy in order to drive growth. Technological education is instrumental to this effort,” said Stevens Provost George Korfiatis. Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) June 19, 2012 Through a new educational...

2012-05-31 23:02:45

Stevens Institute of Technology is hosting Alumni Weekend 2012, entitled “True to the Red and Gray,” from June 1-3, 2012 on the Hoboken, N.J. campus. This year´s event will feature a special lecture by Stevens alumni Christopher Frank ´89 and Paul Magnone ´88, authors of “Drinking from the Fire Hose: Making Smarter Decisions without Drowning in Information” (Portfolio, 2011). Hoboken, N.J. (PRWEB) May 30, 2012 Alumni Christopher Frank and Paul...

2012-04-26 23:03:24

For the seventh time in five years, the State of New Jersey has awarded a major healthcare workforce development grant to the Stevens Healthcare Educational Partnership (SHEP), which works to build the state´s healthcare education infrastructure through long-term partnerships with various organizations. Hoboken, N.J. (PRWEB) April 26, 2012 For the seventh time in five years, the State of New Jersey has awarded a major healthcare workforce development grant to the Stevens Healthcare...

2012-04-17 23:03:32

Leaders in the Financial Engineering field, as well as Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno (R-NJ), joined officials at Stevens Institute of Technology to open the Hanlon Financial Systems Lab, a state-of-the-art financial teaching and research facility that will serve as a classroom and laboratory to graduate and undergraduate students in the Financial Systems Center at Stevens. The lab comes courtesy of a gift from Stevens alumnus and Board of Trustees member John “Sean” J. Hanlon...

2012-03-05 18:05:00

In recognition of the enormous potential of his pioneering research and sustained excellence in teaching, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has honored Dr. David Cappelleri, assistant professor of Mechanical Engineering at Stevens Institute of Technology, with the illustrious CAREER Award. As one of the most competitive programs the NSF conducts, the CAREER Award supports early career development of faculty in the sciences who are most likely to become leading researchers and teachers....

2011-11-21 18:10:00

Stevens Institute of Technology has launched a new Masters degree in Business Intelligence and Analytics (BI&A) beginning in Spring 2012. The program, part of the Howe School of Technology Management, is one of the first programs of its kind in the US and the only currently offered in the NYC area. The Program is designed to meet the growing industry demand for analytics skills across diverse industries. Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) November 21, 2011 Stevens Institute of Technology has launched...

2011-07-02 00:00:32

July 1, 2011 Marks Dr. Farvardin's First Official Day on Campus Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) July 01, 2011 Dr. Nariman Farvardin officially takes office as the seventh president of Stevens Institute of Technology today, July 1, 2011. When first announced in January, Larry Babbio, Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Stevens said of the appointment: "Following an extensive and thorough search for a new president, we are very pleased to introduce Dr. Farvardin to the community. He has the vision and...

2011-05-24 00:00:29

Two innovative leaders in education and industry will address graduates at Stevens Institute of Technology's 139th Commencement ceremonies to be held Thursday, May 26, 2011 on the University campus in Hoboken, NJ. In addition, several members of the Stevens community will be honored and the undergraduate ceremony will feature a very special musical performance. Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) May 23, 2011 Special guests to be honored at both undergraduate and graduate Commencement ceremonies Two...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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