Archive: March 2013

This month in Lions’ sports history: 1991 baseball team

The baseball team’s 1991 Florida road trip featured two memorable developments. Find out what they were.

Brian Bishop captures 200th career win

Brian Bishop, head coach of the men’s swimming and diving team, captured his 200th career coaching victory when his Lions beat William Paterson, 171-100, on January 19.

’80s alumni gather in Morristown, NJ

Alumni from the 1980s got together in January at The Madison Hotel in Morristown, NJ.

Reunion 2013 set for April 26–28

Return. Reconnect. Renew. Find out what’s in store for Reunion 2013.

A special education pioneer looks back on her life and work

“I’ve had a very good life,” Ann (McCormack) Korinda ’47 said more than once while sharing stories of campus life in the 1940s, her experiences as a special education pioneer, and her extensive travels. The College was a “delightful” place to live and attend classes back in the mid 1940s, she recalls. From the cultural […]

Student wins $100,000 scholarship on national TV

When Navid Radfar stopped in to see his economics professor in late November, he was looking for advice on the proposal he was preparing to enter in the Mayo Business Plan Competition—a contest that features a $12,000 top prize. But it was Professor Howard Nelson’s advice on throwing a football that has already made Radfar $100,000 richer.

Professor’s work with lasers is advancing the development of next-generation smartphone displays

Physics Professor David McGee and his team of students are currently trying to use dye molecules as a type of film, somewhere in between old-style photographical film and the camera in a cellphone.

Not your average “muggle” college

With a flick of the wrist and a little incantation of Wingardium Leviosa, members of TCNJ’s Order of the Nose-Biting Teacups, a student club composed of Harry Potter fans, recently helped the College land at the No. 9 spot in’s rankings of the Top Colleges for Harry Potter Fans.

TCNJ partners with state initiative to address shortage of math and science teachers

The College of New Jersey and four other institutions of higher education have partnered with a Princeton-based foundation to develop a program to recruit top science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) college graduates and career changers, and prepare them to teach in 12 New Jersey school districts.