SouthNEXT talks future of art and tech
Nov14

SouthNEXT talks future of art and tech

Now in its fourth year, SouthNEXT brought an art, ideas and music festival to South Orange on Nov. 10 and 11, with activities at South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) and Seton Hall. The two-day event was founded, produced and coordinated by Stephen Schnall and featured “creative collisions” that ignited novel ideas about technology and mindfulness, productivity and purpose, according to the SouthNEXT website. The event kicked...

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Students talk mental health services
Sep06

Students talk mental health services

Seton Hall offers several resources on campus that support students with their mental health. Students can visit Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) and Health Services for support and assistance. “We offer students an opportunity to express their feelings and problem solve,” said Diane Lynch, the director of Health Services. “Our staff are trained to provide basic interventions to help a student cope by providing relaxation...

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Interim President Meehan to the class of 2022
Jun17

Interim President Meehan to the class of 2022

I am very pleased to welcome you to Seton Hall! You have chosen a University that stands on 162 years of educating students in mind, heart and spirit. As a member of our community, you will have the opportunity to achieve your academic, personal and professional goals. You will learn to engage the world as a servant leader, and to use your knowledge and skills to benefit the human family. Like you, I was once a new Setonian. I was...

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Professor turns love of Ireland into a minor
Apr25

Professor turns love of Ireland into a minor

The English Department has announced the introduction of a new Irish Minor. This program started with Dr. Martha Carpentier and her love for author James Joyce and Irish literature. Carpentier started out teaching British literature, but during her studies she couldn’t ignore the presence of Irish culture. After she completed her dissertation on James Joyce, she started developing the minor by asking her colleagues to create ideas for...

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The seal superstition is  contradictory to SHU’s mission
Jan25

The seal superstition is contradictory to SHU’s mission

Seton Hall University is Catholic to its core. In 2017 – for the third consecutive year – the school that was the best university for Christmas celebration. Every year, rain or shine, students gather around the large 60-foot Norway Spruce tree on the Green and wait to see the rainbow of 43,000 lights brighten the spirit of a student body worn down by final exams. I could point to several other examples of the impact that faith has on...

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Lecture connects Plato to modern society
Nov09

Lecture connects Plato to modern society

On Nov. 1 in the Chancellor’s Suite, the Philosophy Department featured a discussion by Dr. Jessica Moss, a philosophy professor at New York University. Moss was invited to Seton Hall to give the lecture as part of the Philosopher’s Speak series which is held by the Dean’s Office of the College of Arts and Sciences and the Philosophy Department. Moss’ primary area of research is ancient philosophy, specifically focusing on ethics and...

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SHU students take their professors to lunch
Oct05

SHU students take their professors to lunch

Undergraduate students will no longer need to eat alone around campus; they will now be able to learn from their professors over a meal starting Oct. 2. The collaborative “Take a Professor to Lunch” program will run until the end of the month, giving students a chance to learn from their professors. The program, sponsored by the Provost’s Office and the Division of Student Services, not only gives students insight into what foods...

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‘Varsity Catholic’ helps SHU athletes connect with their faith
Sep21

‘Varsity Catholic’ helps SHU athletes connect with their faith

One group of athletes have taken advantage of Seton Hall’s deep-rooted Catholic foundation by pursuing bible studies, fellowships, and services. They are Varsity Catholic, an organization comprised of 25 Seton Hall student-athletes dedicated to growing in their faith and developing as both athletes and people. The organization is a division of FOCUS, the Fellowship of Catholic University Students. FOCUS is at 138 campuses across the...

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Facebook group helps students connect on campus
Sep14

Facebook group helps students connect on campus

Social media has become one of the most prominent forms of communication for college students. Seton Hall is expanding its social media presence to help students, faculty and alumni connect with each other and with the University. To help acquaint new students, the admissions department creates a Facebook group for each class to create discussions about events and even find a roommate or a friend on campus. Dr. Tracy Gottlieb, vice...

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Campus groups offer support for disabled students
Sep07

Campus groups offer support for disabled students

Disability Support Services (DSS) at Seton Hall provides students with the ability to acclimate themselves to campus, offering thorough care in the form of follow-ups with students. DSS works closely with academic departments and student affairs to ensure students’ unique needs are met. Kyle Dailey, a senior social and behavioral sciences major shared his experience with DSS. “I have a specific learning disability classified as...

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Students connect with Ukraine
Feb01

Students connect with Ukraine

Dr. James Daly and his students in the EDST Social Education Program are working eye-to-eye, literally, with Ukrainian students via Skype on the Visualization of the Ukrainian Diaspora project. The objective of this project is to create a website containing an abundant amount of information pertaining to the Ukrainian Diaspora. Daly’s definition of Ukrainian Diaspora is, “the spread of Ukrainians around the world.” Four waves occurred...

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