‘What! Still Alive?!’”: Professor writes book about Holocaust survivors
Nov16

‘What! Still Alive?!’”: Professor writes book about Holocaust survivors

Dr. Monika Rice, adjunct professor of Catholic Studies and Jewish-Christian Studies, published her first book “‘What! Still Alive?!’: Jewish Survivors in Poland and Israel Remember Homecoming.” Rice earned her Ph.D. in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies at Brandeis University, and her M.A. and B.A. in cultural anthropology at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poland. An expert in the field of Jewish studies, Rice has received multiple...

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Freshmen mentors honored with role model distinction
Nov16

Freshmen mentors honored with role model distinction

Seton Hall recently became a member of Minority Access, Inc., which is an organization that recognizes and supports underrepresented students for their academic and social contributions. Minority Access implements and administers programs and services that advance the recruitment, retention and enhancement of minority populations, to improve diversity in higher education, scholarships and employment. The Freshman Studies Department at...

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GroupMe chat designed to feed the hungry shut down
Nov16

GroupMe chat designed to feed the hungry shut down

Violet Reed, the vice president of the Student Government Association created the GroupMe chat, “Free Food at SHU.” The groupchat was created to help alleviate food waste on campus while also feeding hungry students. However, the GroupMe was terminated shortly after its creation. Many clubs and organizations throw away good food after an event was hosted because they do not know what else to do with the leftovers. Reed, and other...

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Seton Hall ranked 24th in financial mobility
Nov16

Seton Hall ranked 24th in financial mobility

Seton Hall University ranked in the top 25 among private, non-profit, four-year institutions nationwide in a study published last month by the Chronicle of Higher Education for colleges, with the highest financial mobility rates for students. According to The Chronicle, the mobility rate is the “measure of the percentage of all students in a birth cohort at a particular college whose parents were in the bottom 20 percent for household...

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SHU still searching for new president
Nov16

SHU still searching for new president

Seton Hall continues to search for a new president to take over for interim president, Dr. Mary Meehan. Meehan has been temporarily filling the position, since April 11, 2017. She began after Dr. A. Gabriel Esteban decided to step down from his position, effective July 1, 2017. The Board of Regents has appointed a Presidential Search Committee who is responsible for conducting a nationwide search to find someone who will fill this...

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Communication and Religion institute launched
Nov09

Communication and Religion institute launched

On Thursday Nov. 2, the new Institute of Religion and Communications held its inaugural event in Jubilee Hall. The new Institute recently opened at Seton Hall and its mission is to provide curriculum that will explore communication topics important to religion and society. Dr. Mgnr. Dennis Mahon, associate professor of communication will lead operations for the institute. The inaugural event included: Msgr. Mahon, keynote speaker...

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Nursing graduates honored at Margaret C. Haley Awards

On Oct. 23, the College of Nursing held its annual Margaret C. Haley Awards ceremony, which honored four graduates who made a positive impact in nursing and healthcare professions. Dr. Marie Foley, dean of the College of Nursing, explained what it meant to be honored at the Margaret C. Haley Awards ceremony. “The legacy of the SHU College of Nursing is the nurses who have dedicated their work to a very noble profession and who live...

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Dr. Brian Shulman elected to Distinguished Fellowship

Dr. Brian Shulman, dean of the School of Health and Medical Sciences, was elected to the Distinguished Fellowship of the National Academies of Practice in Speech-Language Pathology. The fellowship recognizes notable leaders in the speech-language pathology profession. Shulman’s national recognition was conferred by the National Academies of Practice (NAP), a non-profit organization that advises governmental bodies on the United...

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Playing with a purpose: Jordan Walker’s  journey to Seton Hall
Nov09

Playing with a purpose: Jordan Walker’s journey to Seton Hall

Six months ago, Jordan Walker sat at a table in the gym of The Patrick School, the same gym that he spent countless hours in working on his game to reach this moment. Dressed in a shirt and tie, Walker was getting ready to announce in front of his family, friends, teammates, coaches and members of the media that he would be playing college basketball at the only school he truly wanted to play for – Seton Hall University. On the...

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RAD program only offered to women on campus
Nov08

RAD program only offered to women on campus

About half of the Seton Hall community had the opportunity to learn basic self-defense techniques on Oct. 28 and 29 in a program called Rape Aggression Defense (RAD). The program was offered exclusively to female students. According to Sergio Oliva, associate director of Public Safety and Security, the course is restricted to women only in an effort to create a sense of privacy and comfort for the participants. An email from Oliva to...

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Prayer for Peace concert brings SHU community together
Nov02

Prayer for Peace concert brings SHU community together

Seton Hall’s Prayer for Peace concert on Oct. 27 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) was not only held to bring current Seton Hall students together but it was also intended to facilitate a welcoming environment for refugee students at the University. The concert, which featured Peteris Vasks’ “Dona Nobis Pacem,” Moshe Knoll’s “Psalm 133,” and “A Survivor from Warsaw” by Arnold Schönberg paired with Beethoven’s Ninth...

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SHU grad students receive grant for cancer research
Nov02

SHU grad students receive grant for cancer research

A cancer immunotherapy research project has been in development at Seton Hall under the leadership of Dr. David Sabatino, associate professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. Marianna Philips Ph.D., a recent graduate student, laid the ground work for the project. This innovative research has led to a federally funded grant awarded by the National Institute of Health (NIH) under the umbrella of the National Cancer...

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