5 real-life tips from women working in tech
Asbury Park Press covered a panel discussion at iCIMs on Tuesday night that discussed obstacles women face in the male-dominated tech industry. This article was written by Michael L. Diamond.
Jersey City school wins national STEM contest 2 years in a row
JERSEY CITY -- Five Jersey City students have been named grand-prize winners in a national science competition, thanks to their work improving the environment with special mushrooms. Winning the Lexus Eco Challenge competition means that the student team, from P.S. 28's environmental club Project Reservoir, has won $30,000 in total: $7,000 goes to the school, $4,000…
NJIT Hosts Minicon 2016
On Sunday, NJIT hosted its third annual Minicon, hosted by the Gaming club, the Anime club, the Association of Computing Machines, Brick City Tech Meetup and Ventures, and a number of merchants and artists, commenced for the third time on the Campus Center second floor. By Collin Urban / NJIT
What Happened to Newark's Obama-touted High-tech Job Training?
When President Barack Obama visited Newark in November to discuss criminal justice issues, he brought along the announcement that a technology training program would be expanded to Newark. The first class in Newark's TechHire program, which involves the New Jersey Institute of Technology and local employers, including Amazon.com's Audible Inc., Prudential Financial and Panasonic…
5 N.J. girls are finalists in $2M national science contest
JERSEY CITY -- Five Jersey City girls and their science teacher are on a cleaning spree. They're cleaning up at a national contest run by Samsung -- winning their school tens of thousands of dollars worth of technology-- because contest officials are so impressed by how the girls are trying to clean up their school's air…