Catholic studies receives grant
Nov08

Catholic studies receives grant

This week, in collaboration with Sacred Heart University and Seton Hall’s Catholic Studies department, both institutions have received a Lilly Grant for a conference that will be held at Sacred Heart in April 2020. The conference’s theme will be “The Catholic Intellectual Tradition: Challenges and Opportunities for the Catholic University in the 21st Century.” Seton Hall’s Msgr. Liddy and Director of the Core Nancy Enright are...

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Concerned 44 sit-in comes to a close
Nov08

Concerned 44 sit-in comes to a close

After nine days of occupying Presidents Hall, the Concerned 44 student activist group abruptly ended their sit-in after administrators and student organizers agreed to return to the negotiating table to work together on fulfilling their demands. Interim President Mary Meehan announced the end of the sit-in in a campus-wide email in which she reaffirmed the University’s commitment to continuing the “ongoing dialogue” and promised...

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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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University launches new institute
Nov08

University launches new institute

The Buccino Leadership Institute, a “first-of-its-kind interdisciplinary program designed to develop undergraduates from a wide array of academic majors to become the next generation of leaders,” officially launched this fall, according to an email from the Office of the Provost. The Institute has chosen “83 high-caliber students from around the globe … for the inaugural class,” said the Office of the Provost. These students come from...

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SHU professor becomes Eisenhower Defense Fellow
Nov01

SHU professor becomes Eisenhower Defense Fellow

The NATO Defense College (NDC) recently selected Seton Hall University Assistant Professor Sara Bjerg Moller of the School of Diplomacy and International Relations as an Eisenhower Defense Fellow. Moller, who heads the School of Diplomacy’s International Security concentration, is a specialist on alliance politics and military interventions. In an interview with The Setonian, Moller explained precisely what her involvement as a...

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Newly formed computer committee addresses concerns
Nov01

Newly formed computer committee addresses concerns

Seton Hall University Interim Provost Karen Boroff, along with the help of the Student Government Association (SGA), has recently established “The Mobile Computing Task Force” in order to address the issues involving the computer program at Seton Hall. The committee is commissioned by Karen Boroff. SGA President Rishi Shah, a junior with a major in finance, economics, and philosophy, has stated that there have been a number of...

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Police arrest man in Maplewood rape case
Nov01

Police arrest man in Maplewood rape case

On Oct. 16, a 24-year old woman was followed into her Maplewood home and sexually assaulted around 11:30 a.m. The man forced his way inside her house and assaulted her according to CBS New York’s website. Muhammed Sharif, a 40-year-old from Irvington, was arrested and charged with aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault and burglary, according to CBS New York. The woman was treated and released from an area hospital. The township of...

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Dr. Karen Boroff wins 2018 Curtis E. Tate Jr. Award
Nov01

Dr. Karen Boroff wins 2018 Curtis E. Tate Jr. Award

Seton Hall interim provost, Karen Boroff has received the 2018 Curtis E. Tate Jr. Award from the North American Case Research Association for co-authoring the “Incident in Kabul Case.” Boroff expressed that the power of collaboration, along with the integration of research has come along with this award as a personal gain. Boroff recalled her time co-authoring the case and everything that went into it from her time at the United...

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Syrian refugee dinner builds bridges on campus
Nov01

Syrian refugee dinner builds bridges on campus

On Monday Oct. 29, the Syrian Supper Club held an event called “Breaking Bread and Building Bridges” that hosted recently settled Syrian refugees. The event was part of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) week at Seton Hall University. The week’s events were organized by the Middle Eastern Studies Interdisciplinary Program. It was sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences in cooperation with the Departments of History and...

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Concerned 44 continues to protest at SHU
Nov01

Concerned 44 continues to protest at SHU

Seton Hall University Interim President Mary Meehan announced a revised set of responses to the Concerned 44’s demands on Tuesday afternoon after the University’s initial offers were rejected by the activist group over the weekend. The new response included “a commitment to search for a full-time English faculty member specializing in Latin American, Latino/a literature” as well as a pledge to hire a director for Africana studies,...

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Q&A with Dr. Karen Boroff, “On Being in Charge”
Oct25

Q&A with Dr. Karen Boroff, “On Being in Charge”

Dr. Karen Boroff is a lot of things. A scholar, a mother, an administrator, a Catholic, and a wise soul, among others. Despite all these roles, most Seton Hall students know her as the woman who delivers the bad news via email. She’s been working here since 1989, but it turns out a lot of students here don’t know much about her – until now. IS: What do you have your degree in? Where did you go to school? KB: I studied at Cornell...

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Seton Hall ranked sixth in applicant increase
Oct25

Seton Hall ranked sixth in applicant increase

Seton Hall was recently ranked sixth in the nation by MSN Money thanks in large part to an increase in applicants to the school. In the past five years, Seton Hall has experienced a massive 139.7 percent surge in the number of applicants, and according to Dr. Alyssa McCloud, the vice president for enrollment management, this is no coincidence. When asked via email what draws prospective students to Seton Hall, McCloud emphasized the...

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