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2019 Year in Review

Stevens closed out the decade in historic fashion by completing and starting new infrastructure projects that will transform the 150-year-old campus. As the university prepares to celebrate its sesquicentennial this year, it's worth looking back at a remarkable year of Stevens milestones and achievements.


Construction Begins on the Student Housing and University Center

Stevens embarked on the most ambitious infrastructure project in its history – a dazzling new university center and residential towers that will rise from Hoboken's waterfront skyline and unify Stevens' campus community.

Gateway Academic Center Opens

Hoboken elected officials and neighbors joined members of the Stevens community for the ribbon cutting celebration of a $68 million, 89,500 square foot, state of the art teaching and research facility.

Stevens Ranked #14 for 40-Year ROI

The long-term value of a Stevens degree was highlighted in a new report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, "A First Try at ROI."

Stevens Expands Faculty to Bolster Key Research Fields

Stevens welcomed a dozen new faculty members last fall, continuing the university's strategic effort to broaden the impact of its research and teaching in strategic priority areas, including artificial intelligence, data science, financial systems, complex systems, biomedical engineering and sustainability.

A Stevens Icon Comes Down, Temporarily

Stone by stone, the Stevens Gatehouse was carefully disassembled to allow for construction of the Student Housing and University Center project. It will be reassembled with all the original architectural features in place once that project is completed.

NJ Tech Council's 2019 Innovation in Education Award

The award recognizes Stevens ACES, a program that has demonstrated extraordinary success in increasing the participation of students from underserved communities in Stevens' Pre-College Summer and undergraduate STEM degree programs.


Stevens Team Scores Top 3 Finish in CNBC Stock Draft

A six-member team of quantitative finance students concluded a 9-month national stock-picking competition which featured celebrity investors like NFL great Eric Dickerson and investment guru Tim Seymour.

Extracting Ice Water From the Moon and Mars

An undergraduate Stevens team placed 2nd in NASA's collegiate aerospace design challenge to extract water from ice deposits buried beneath simulated lunar or Martian soil.

Goldwater Scholar Prepares for a Career in Medicine via a Business Degree

Aspiring physician Daniel Gulko '21, a business and technology major, was awarded the highly competitive Goldwater Scholarship, considered the nation's highest honor for undergraduates studying math, science or engineering.

Student Software Startup Tops Two Entrepreneurship Competitions

A software product that began as a capstone design project provides life skills training for students with disabilities and has become a real business venture, garnering top prizes in two entrepreneurship competitions.


New York Underwater? Stevens' Resiliency Experts Work to Plan and Prepare

A team of Stevens experts is assisting the city with forecasts and resiliency expertise as climate changes, sea levels rise and floods become more frequent.

Teaching AI to See

Newly developed technologies that can track, locate and analyze everything from stem cells and surveillance footage to LeBron James’ post-up game has a close Stevens connection.

Creating Better Maps for Robots, Self-Driving Cars

Working with MIT and other collaborators, a student-faculty team develops algorithms and novel AI that help unmanned ground robots and autonomous vehicles learn to navigate unfamiliar territory better and faster.

Stevens Researcher Awarded $2.3 Million to Develop AI Healthcare Technologies

With three new grants, computer scientist Samantha Kleinberg will investigate how multiple factors influence the behavior of patients, leading to improved doctor–patient collaborations.

A Green Solution For Getting the Lead Out of Water and Soils

Stevens researchers are developing a natural filtering method using vetiver, a fast-growing Asian bunchgrass, and other solutions that can uptake significant quantities of heavy metals and organic substances.

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Building a House to Survive a Future Hurricane

3D Printing Makes it Easier to Create Tissue for Medical Research

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