Diplo Dean Bartoli lectures in the Village of SO
Apr20

Diplo Dean Bartoli lectures in the Village of SO

The dean of the School of Diplomacy and International Relations, Andrea Bartoli, will speak at the First Presbyterian and Trinity Church’s annual Yamba/Manley Lecture Series on April 24. “Dean Bartoli would be a perfect guest speaker to invite since the committee focuses on matters that promote peace, tolerance, and justice,” lecture host Maria Ricardo said in an email interview. The lecture will be held at the church from 3-5 p.m....

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Liberal arts education proves more than meets the eye
Apr20

Liberal arts education proves more than meets the eye

Dr. Kerry Cronin of Boston College defends a liberal arts education, “The philosopher and theologian, Bernard Lonergan, claimed that human beings have a natural capacity for wonder. But for most of us, our wondering and asking questions has been stifled through the years.” Cronin gave a lecture at the Center for Catholic Studies sponsored event “The Value of a Liberal Arts Education” on the topic of liberal arts education as a...

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Students bring UNF’s Girl Up to campus
Apr20

Students bring UNF’s Girl Up to campus

The United Nations-partnered organization Girl Up at Seton Hall continues to attract student involvement for the fall 2016 semester after its first interest meeting on April 7. The first interest meeting gathered about 20 students interested in joining Girl Up on campus, one of which was a male, according to Cheyenne Crawford, president, and Kristal Corona, vice president. Crawford, a junior political science major, and Corona, a...

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Skolnick to represent SHU at UPitchNJ
Apr13

Skolnick to represent SHU at UPitchNJ

Inspired entrepreneurs statewide will have the opportunity to experience the reality of the reality television show “Shark Tank” at New Jersey’s own UPitchNJ competition on April 15. Students from 12 universities in New Jersey, including Seton Hall, will pitch their ideas at the business model competition held from 1p.m. to 5p.m. at Rutgers University Business School in Piscataway, N.J. Awards include cash prizes and coaching sessions...

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Students criticize largest donation made in SHU history
Apr13

Students criticize largest donation made in SHU history

Patrick Murray, chair of the Board of Regents and a Seton Hall alum, along with his wife, Mary Ann Pfaff Murray, have made a $5 million donation to Seton Hall University, the largest single donation in university history. The Murrays’ donation will be used to establish merit and needbased scholarships for students, to fund a faculty chair in the Stillman School of Business and to fund renovations to athletic facilities. “We are...

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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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Peace Corps and SHU launch fellows program
Apr13

Peace Corps and SHU launch fellows program

Seton Hall has partnered with the Peace Corps to launch a new Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program that provides financial assistance to returned Peace Corps volunteers who want to pursue graduate school. “The Coverdell program emphasizes service by returned Peace Corps volunteers in underserviced American communities, while returned Peace Corps volunteers study in Master’s programs,” Andrea Bartoli, dean of the School of Diplomacy and...

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International students seek options after graduation
Apr13

International students seek options after graduation

About 400 international students are currently registered to attend classes at Seton Hall, according to the Office of International Programs (OIP). These students face a unique set of challenges after graduation, but OIP offers them assistance. According to an email interview with Michael Paultz, OIP Coordinator, OIP will “assist students in applying for work authorization through the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services...

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Dorm space limited, students seek off-campus options
Apr13

Dorm space limited, students seek off-campus options

With less than one month remaining of the academic year, many students are transitioning out of dorms and secured houses or apartments and into off campus residences next semester. Chris Prast, a sophomore finance major said, “The apartments (in South Orange) were too expensive, it’s cheaper to rent a house. We were looking at a two bedroom apartment in Brookglen (on South Orange Avenue), but it was $1600 a month.” Apartment complexes...

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SHU commemorates Chinese scholar at symposium
Apr13

SHU commemorates Chinese scholar at symposium

Seton Hall will honor the life of Dr. John Ching Hsiung Wu, a renowned jurist, writer and SHU professor who was also a key figure in Chinese history and the Chinese Christian community, with the two-day symposium “The Asian Experience at Seton Hall University” on April 21 and 22, starting at 9 a.m. in the Beck Rooms at the Walsh Library. The event was organized by the Department of Catholic Studies, the Asian Studies program and Seton...

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Bars mean business when it comes to fake IDs
Apr13

Bars mean business when it comes to fake IDs

Bars in South Orange have their own methods of ensuring that their customers are of legal drinking age, especially college students. A Livescience study done in 2013 revealed that 1,000 surveyed U.S. students used fake IDs about 25 percent of the time they drank alcohol before they turned 21 years old. Mario LaVecchia, Above Restaurant and Bar general manager, said he catches people trying to come in to Above with Fake IDs “all the...

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Students struggle choosing a major
Apr13

Students struggle choosing a major

Pay or passion? Choosing a major and a career based on salary or based on interest is one of the toughest decision any Seton Hall student must make. “I certainly believe that given the very high cost of a college education-what students and their families have to go through to put a child through college- that (salary) is a major consideration,” said Dr. Anthony Haynor, an associate professor of sociology. Graduating SHU seniors...

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