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The work of 43 students of NJIT's School of Art + Design was featured in the Student Work Exhibit at the 43rd SIGGRAPH conference, the Association of Computing Machinery's (ACM) annual meeting on computer graphics and interactive techniques. This marks the fifth consecutive year that the School of Art + Design was represented in the exhibit, curated and sponsored by ACM's Education Committee. >>
Nearly four years ago, Hurricane Sandy barreled up the New Jersey coast, leaving communities both along the shore and inland decimated in her wake. In the Delaware Bayshore area in Cumberland County, many small towns were flooded by the storm surge. Among them was Greenwich Township, where dikes built in the 1600s to protect its village and farms and already breached were significantly worsened by the hurricane. Also greatly affected was the ecosystem just behind the dikes, which plays a vital role in both the local environment and economy. >>
The model serves as the centerpiece of “Dedicated to Every Block in Newark,” an art exhibition curated by the People Power Planning Newark and artist Bisa Washington, and was crafted by 150 volunteers, including architecture students from the College of Architecture and Design. >>
Since 2004, NJIT has celebrated student leaders with the Highlander Student Achievement Awards. The annual event recognizes student leaders and organizations for their talent and work to enhance the NJIT student experience. >>
Sponsored by the American Design Club in New York City, and curated by its director Kiel Mead, the “Growth” competition featured approximately 50 products and included work by both current and past students from NJIT's industrial design program. >>

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