Students receive Fulbright Scholarship
Nov15

Students receive Fulbright Scholarship

Seton Hall University graduates Aidan Miller and Kylie Lan Tumiatti received Fulbright Scholarships due to their dedication and hard work aiming toward a better future. The Fulbright Program is the international exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government aimed toward building relationships between Americans and people from other countries. These relationships are built to help solve global challenges. The application process...

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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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SGA pushes textbook affordability initiative
Nov15

SGA pushes textbook affordability initiative

Student Government Association’s Academic Affairs Committee Chair Emma Murphy and SGA Senator Arthur Adriano are currently working on a campus-wide “Textbook Affordability and Transparency Initiative” to evaluate textbook relevance in the classroom, as well as to gauge the average dollar amount students spend each semester on required texts. Emma Murphy, a junior Secondary Education major and Arthur Adriano, a sophomore History major,...

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SGA urges students to vote in midterm elections
Nov15

SGA urges students to vote in midterm elections

On Nov. 5, 2018, Student Government Association (SGA) President Rishi Shah and Senate Secretary Alyssa Futa signed a proclamation into effect. The purpose of this proclamation was simple: to encourage Seton Hall University students to vote in the 2018 midterm elections. Futa, a sophomore Diplomacy and International Relations and Modern Languages major, said via email that, “I signed this proclamation because I really believe that...

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Seton Hall students react to midterm election results
Nov15

Seton Hall students react to midterm election results

The midterm elections were on Tuesday, November 6 and for many, the election can redefine the political climate of the nation for the coming years. At the end of a stressful period of ballots being sent in and counted, Republicans won a majority in the Senate with a total of fifty-one to forty-seven while Democrats won a majority in the House of Representatives with a total of 229 to 198. The election not only signaled a change in the...

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U.S. Dept. of Health awards SHU grant for opioid research
Nov15

U.S. Dept. of Health awards SHU grant for opioid research

Every day in the United States more than 115 people die after an overdose on opioids, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. The national epidemic accrues an annual bill of seventy-eight billion dollars, which accumulates through prescription opioid misuse, healthcare costs, addiction treatment, among other factors according to the institute’s website. Amid this present crisis, the United States Department of Health and...

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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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