Education

New Jersey school buses among EPA awards

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded more than $9.3 million to replace 473 older diesel school buses. The funds are going to 145 school bus fleets in 43 states or territories, each of which will receive rebates through EPA’s Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) funding. The new buses will reduce pollutants that are ...

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NJIT expands to Jersey City

The New Jersey Institute of Technology’s Ying Wu College of Computing will offer part-time and full-time graduate-level programs in data science at a location just steps from the Exchange Place PATH station in the waterfront district of Jersey City. The new location will expand NJIT’s $2.8 billion annual impact on the state’s economy by serving ...

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Stanley Bergen Jr., founding president of UMDNJ dies at 89

Bergen was the first senior vice president of the New York City Health and Hospitals Corp. when he was selected by the state of New Jersey to direct the creation of the College of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Before Bergen established UMDNJ, the state had no medical school and had a shortage of physicians and dentists.

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