Spring 2008

NJIT Technology and Society Forum

Perspectives on the 21st Century and Beyond

Jon Plaut lecture

Sustainability and Society's Priorities video icon

Jon Plaut
President, Global Learning, Inc.

Feb 25, 2008, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Campus Center Ballroom

Lynn Margulis lecture

Evolution of Life: Sex and Other Mergers

Lynn Margulis
Distinguished Professor, Dept. of Geosciences
University of Massachusetts - Amherst

March 31, 2008, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Campus Center Ballroom

NJSO performance

Members of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra

Performing the Schubert octet scored for two violins, voila, cello, double bass, clarinet, bassoon, and French horn

April 2, 2008, 3:00 - 4:30 pm
Campus Center Ballroom

Rieko Kawabata performance

Violinist Rieko Kawabata

Performing Cesar Frank's sonata for violin and piano

April 7, 2008, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Jim Wise Theater

Charles Vest lecture

Engineering Education for the 21st Century video icon

Charles Vest
President, American Academy of Engineering
President Emeritus, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

April 30, 2008, 3:00 - 4:30 pm
Campus Center Ballroom

 

Download the spring 2008 series brochure (PDF, 260 KB)

Sponsored by the NJIT Technology and Society Forum Committee.  The 2007-2008 Technology and Society Forum presentations are also made possible by support from AT&T and Hewlett-Packard.
NJIT welcomes attendees from Essex County College, Rutgers-Newark, and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.