New A&S Dean peers into a bright future at SHU
Apr13

New A&S Dean peers into a bright future at SHU

Out of the upwards of 50 candidates who applied for Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Dr. Peter Shoemaker almost didn’t make the cut. “It’s funny: I missed the official deadline by a couple of days, so I was unsure whether my application would be considered,” he said in an email. “Luckily, it was.” The Office of the Provost sent a University-wide email on Friday with details of Shoemaker’s appointment, which becomes effective...

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From Delaware to Peru: Finding your passion takes some exploration
Apr06

From Delaware to Peru: Finding your passion takes some exploration

I visited Seton Hall on one of those bitter February days when campus is dead. I tried not to stare at the tri-level of Xavier that reminded me on first glance of prison cells as my mom drove along that stretch of road. We walked around as much of campus as we could bear. The wind whipped my hair around and I buried as much of my face in my scarf as I could, though it still tore through every layer I wore that day. It was as though...

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School of Health and Medical Sciences and College of Nursing set to co-locate to new campus
Feb04

School of Health and Medical Sciences and College of Nursing set to co-locate to new campus

Seton Hall’s School of Health and Medical Sciences (SHMS) and College of Nursing could soon experience much needed growth to their schools as they “continue to explore the feasibility” of co-locating to the new satellite campus, located in Nutley and Clifton, N.J., according to SHMS Dean Brian Shulman. What this means is that when the newest SHU campus is fully operational, a goal for the fall of 2017, the nursing school is set to...

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Package overflow crashes system
Jan28

Package overflow crashes system

The mailroom received a record high number of packages following the Martin Luther King, Jr. long weekend. However, many students still have not picked them up yet due to a malfunction in the notification system. The mailroom updated the tracking software student email list on Jan. 19 and a glitch in the system turned off the package notification emails for the day, according to Peter Trunk, the manager of administrative services....

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Fire safety sends hoverboards rolling off campus

The University has prohibited drones, hoverboards, self-balancing scooters, battery-operated scooters, hands-free Segways, electric-powered skateboards and similar devices on campus. Public Safety notified the community in a university-wide email sent last Thursday. Patrick Linfante, director of Public Safety, cited a warning from the New Jersey Division of Fire Safety that the devices represent a fire hazard while being charged....

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Documentary touches on current issues
Dec02

Documentary touches on current issues

“A Thousand and One Journeys: The Arab Americans” is a documentary set to premiere at the SVA Theatre in New York City this weekend. The audience will see a portrait of the Arab American experience finding the American Dream, painted through the stories of Arab immigrants. “It is my hope that viewers will walk away from the film realizing that the foundation of American history includes Arab Americans who have made and continue to...

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SHU sororities denounce Campus Safety Act
Nov18

SHU sororities denounce Campus Safety Act

Alpha Phi became the first sorority to withdraw its support for two bills regarding sexual assault last Thursday, with many other Greek organizations following suit the next day, including Alpha Gamma Delta, Delta Phi Epsilon and the National Pan-Hellenic Council. The Safe Campus Act, in conjunction with the Fair Campus Act, are currently being debated in Congress, with Rep. Matt Salmon, R-Ariz as its lead sponsor. Their purpose is to...

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Medical school approved for $16.9 million aid
Nov18

Medical school approved for $16.9 million aid

Seton Hall’s School of Medicine was approved for $16.9 million in tax credits for the former Hoffman-La Roche site in Nutley and Clifton, N.J. This financial support, which gives the credit to the medical school over 10 years, comes five months after the school was denied a $20 million New Jersey state grant for the project. In a joint statement released by Seton Hall’s President A. Gabriel Esteban and Hackensack University Health...

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SHU Athletics joins initiative to end sexual assault
Nov11

SHU Athletics joins initiative to end sexual assault

Seton Hall Athletics has partnered with the BIG EAST Conference to take a larger role on campus in support of the It’s On Us initiative, a campaign to end sexual assault on college campuses that President Barack Obama launched last September. This activity comes in conjunction with the national It’s On Us Week of Action, which aims to build momentum for the year-old movement by getting more people involved and aware of the issue. In...

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Medical School plans kept behind closed doors
Nov04

Medical School plans kept behind closed doors

The University has its lips sealed about the progress of Seton Hall’s new School of Medicine, which was announced in January. On Jan. 14, A. Gabriel Esteban sent an email announcing the University’s intent to create the only private medical school in New Jersey and projecting that the School would begin to enroll students at a new campus in Nutley and Clifton, N.J., by fall 2017. Almost a year later, there have been no major updates...

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Suspect arrested following a series of library thefts
Oct07

Suspect arrested following a series of library thefts

The South Orange Police have made one arrest following the series of thefts that occurred in Walsh Library last month. The suspect, identified as Reginald Murph, a 31-year-old resident of Teaneck, was arrested by South Orange detectives on Oct. 2, just days after credit cards, cash and identification were taken from several Seton Hall students who left personal belongings unattended while they were in the library. On Sept. 28, there...

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Salary statistics reveal numbers, not motivation
Sep30

Salary statistics reveal numbers, not motivation

The top 10 best college majors for earning potential, according to Kiplinger, a personal finance and business forecasting service, are all in the applied sciences or business fields. While this may not surprise many people, the categorization of salary by major can be misleading. Gina Aloe, assistant director of The Career Center, said the average or median pay is not the only factor to consider when thinking about a salary. “Often,...

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