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Computer Science Student Selected to Participate in International Workshop

Computer Science Student Selected to Participate in International Workshop

  Angela Huang ‘17, a senior computer science major, has been competitively selected to attend the Association for Computing Machinery–Special Interest Group on Programming Languages (ACM SIGPLAN) Mentoring Workshop. The Workshop will be held in conjunction with the 44th ACM SIGPLAN Symposium on Principles of Programming Languages (POPL) in Paris, France in January 2017. Angela…

How a top college is trying to help low-income students succeed in science

How a top college is trying to help low-income students succeed in science

The College of New Jersey generally attracts top students who tend to succeed in college, with high retention and graduation rates. But in the sciences, those numbers sometimes obscured a disappointing gap: Students from low-income families left science majors at higher rates than their peers.  

Women in Tech Panel: Friday, Nov. 11

Women in Tech Panel: Friday, Nov. 11

  Friday, November 11, 2016 12:30 – 1:30 pm Mildred and Ernest E. Mayo Concert Hall   Women in tech industries are far outnumbered by men, despite having once been a powerhouse in the field. How do women make it successfully to the top of the corporate tech ladder today? What are the challenges and obstacles they…

Tri-Beta Biological Honor Society Brings the Slime to Halloween at the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen

Tri-Beta Biological Honor Society Brings the Slime to Halloween at the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen

Student members of TCNJ’s Tri-Beta Biological Honor Society recently served at the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen’s (TASK) annual Halloween party for kids. Along with students from TCNJ’s Bonner Community Scholars program and TASK staff members, Tri-Beta students set up a make-your-own-slime station where kids could make slime that could be taken home. Tri-Beta also set up a Halloween…

Professor Nancy Hingston named Fellow of the American Mathematical Society

Professor Nancy Hingston named Fellow of the American Mathematical Society

Dr. Nancy Hingston, Professor of Mathematics at TCNJ, has been named a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) for 2017, the program’s fifth year. Only 65 mathematical scientists from around the world have been awarded this honor for 2017. The Fellows of the AMS designation recognizes members who have made outstanding contributions to the…

Applications Requested for Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships

Applications Requested for Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships

Exceptional TCNJ sophomore and junior students who intend to pursue a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. in science, mathematics, or engineering are encouraged to apply for Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships.  The scholarship, which provides $7,500 per year for up to two years, is highly prestigious.  Therefore, even those students with full scholarships are encouraged to apply.  Applicants…

Math Professor Dr. Jana Gevertz Wins National Award for Teaching Excellence

Math Professor Dr. Jana Gevertz Wins National Award for Teaching Excellence

  Dr. Jana Gevertz, Associate Professor of Mathematics, was recently awarded the national Mathematical Association of America’s Henry L. Alder Award for Distinguished Teaching by a Beginning College or University Mathematics Faculty Member. The Alder Award is given “to honor beginning college or university faculty whose teaching has been extraordinarily successful and whose effectiveness in teaching…

School of Science Welcomes Six New Full-time Faculty Members

School of Science Welcomes Six New Full-time Faculty Members

The School of Science is pleased to welcome six new full-time faculty members for Fall 2016.  Brief biographical sketches are listed below. Michael Bloodgood (Assistant Professor of Computer Science) is a computer scientist specializing in data science, machine learning, and natural language processing. He received his B.S. from TCNJ with a double major in Computer…

Physics Department Awarded $1.2 Million Grant; More Students To Become Physics Teachers

Physics Department Awarded $1.2 Million Grant; More Students To Become Physics Teachers

There is exciting news from the Physics Department as more and more students will be able to graduate from the Physics Secondary Education program. Just recently, the College was awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program of $1.2 million – one of the largest grants the School of…

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