SHU professor of journalism releases first book
Nov15

SHU professor of journalism releases first book

Dr. Matthew Pressman, an Assistant Professor of Journalism in the College of Communication and the Arts, released his first book, “On Press: The Liberal Values That Shaped the News,” earlier this month. Harvard University Press published the book. “The Liberal Values That Shaped the News” considers the historical foundation of the news media. It explores how the journalism of the 1960s-1980s has shaped contemporary journalism for how...

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Forums held to aid presidential search
Nov08

Forums held to aid presidential search

Seton Hall University continues to search for its new President, and to assist with the search. It has hired the Storbeck/Pimentel consultants. On Nov 16, the Storbeck/Pimentel team will be visiting campus to gather information for the development of the leadership profile for the next President. Student Government Association President Rishi Shah, who also served on the Presidential Search Committee last year, shared his thoughts...

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Seminarians harassed on campus causes concern
Oct25

Seminarians harassed on campus causes concern

On Oct. 15, interim president Dr. Mary Meehan sent an email to the University explaining her “office has been informed of several instances of foul language and incivility being aimed at members of our Immaculate Conception Seminary.” She wrote in an email to The Setonian that since learning about the incident through the Division of Student Affairs, “we will continue to encourage people to become more engaged and building the kind of...

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SHU students “Go Blue for Hurricane Relief”
Oct03

SHU students “Go Blue for Hurricane Relief”

In the wake of the devastation Hurricane Florence has caused for thousands of people throughout the Carolinas, Seton Hall created a “Go Blue for Hurricane Relief” program to help hurricane victims. Michelle Peterson, the director of the Division of Volunteer Efforts, explained how Seton Hall decided to involve itself as a resource for people affected by the hurricane. “Immediately following Hurricane Florence, Seton Hall launched our...

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U.S. national parks being affected by climate change, study finds
Oct03

U.S. national parks being affected by climate change, study finds

I want to bring awareness to a disturbing statistic about how temperature increase is leading to the impending destruction of America’s national parks. As symbols of our country and natural sanctuaries, we need to protect the ecosystems and landscapes reserved for our enjoyment. A September 2018 CNN article, titled, “America’s national parks are warming and drying up faster than the rest of the country, says a new study,” cited a...

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Associate director for leadership development steps down
Sep26

Associate director for leadership development steps down

Chinez Madueke informed students in an email on Sept. 17 that she will be stepping down from her position as Associate Director for Leadership Development. Madueke, who served as Associate Director for nine months and as Assistant Director for two years and five months, leaves behind faculty and students who recall their memories with her. “In regards to my time with Chinez, I have had the opportunity to work with her through MAC and...

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Chair discusses changes in criminal justice department
Sep19

Chair discusses changes in criminal justice department

Last March, 11 criminal justice majors met with the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Peter Shoemaker, and the associate dean for Undergraduate Student Services and Enrollment Management to voice their concerns about issues within the criminal justice department. This year, changes within the department were implemented, as asserted by students and Interim Chairman Dr. Robert Pallitto. “Things are going well,” Pallitto said....

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Students begin classes at Nutley campus
Sep12

Students begin classes at Nutley campus

Students studying disciplines within the School of Health and Medical Sciences will now attend classes at its new campus in Nutley, N.J. which was completed this past summer. Several students who spend most of their time at the Nutley campus shared their thoughts about their new surroundings and commutes. Gabriella D’Amodio, a senior studying athletic training, said she appreciated the technology features and accessibility to study...

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McNulty renovations receive positive reviews
Sep06

McNulty renovations receive positive reviews

This summer, the Helen Lerner Amphitheater in McNulty Hall underwent renovations. The amphitheater now features designs compatible for meeting the learning styles and needs of all students who take classes in it. Michael Marconi, project manager for Facilities Engineering, explained in an email what the renovations entailed. “The finishes for the entire amphitheater were updated with new carpet, new fabric wrapped panels along the...

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SHU students explore study abroad opportunities
Jun11

SHU students explore study abroad opportunities

Many Seton Hall students and professors take advantage of the summer months to study abroad. Some will take part in study abroad programs headed to Italy and China among other places. Director of International Programs Maria Bouzas explained why students choose to study abroad. “Studying abroad allows students to gain new skills and experiences by going outside of their comfort zone. By living abroad for an extended period of time,...

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SGA seeks to improve ‘diversity programming’
May02

SGA seeks to improve ‘diversity programming’

On April 16, the Student Government Association (SGA), mentioned at their Town Hall Meeting that the organization intends to improve “diversity programming” on campus. SGA President Rishi Shah explained the organization’s plans. “Diversity programming is not just having more events, rather, it is the idea of creating a more open-minded, informed and connected campus,” Shah wrote in an email. Shah shared what diversity programming...

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Students present work at State Department
Apr25

Students present work at State Department

On April 12, four Seton Hall University students presented their work for the SHU Abd el Kader Fellowship to the State Department in Washington, D.C. The students began their research in September under the guidance of SHU alumnus, Mohamad Mirghahari, and presented their conclusion to the state department. Mirghahari explained what the research and the students’ overall experiences entailed. “The AEK Fellowship students worked for the...

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