Stillman ranked as a top undergraduate program
Feb14

Stillman ranked as a top undergraduate program

The Stillman School of Business has been “riding a hot streak,” according to Poets & Quants (P&Q), which recently ranked Seton Hall’s business school as one of the top 10 Undergraduate Business Schools to Watch. Over the past year, the business school has jumped 22 spots from P&Q’s 2018 rating and is now regarded alongside other schools such as Boston College, Emory, University of California – Berkley, Babson, University...

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Students share the benefits of double majoring
Dec05

Students share the benefits of double majoring

Some students said that no major in college is a walk in the park and struggle with just one major. On the other hand, some students said that being a double major is not as bad it seems. Divina Tanamal, a junior marketing and economics major, said she never expected to double major. She said that once she began to take Principles of Microeconomics and Principles of Macroeconomics, she realized that it was difficult but she liked it....

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Faculty members to teach seminar on racism
Nov29

Faculty members to teach seminar on racism

Seton Hall faculty members will host a weekly, two hour seminar about racism for faculty members next semester. The seminar will be held every Tuesday, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Jan. 22 through April 30, and will be taught by Drs. Mary Balkun, Anthony Haynor, and Anthony Ziccardi. Racism is the notion that members of certain social groups, who share physical and ethnic characteristics, are innately inferior to the those of other groups....

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Psychological studies open doors for students
Nov07

Psychological studies open doors for students

According to Dr. Marianne Lloyd, a professor of psychology, it is a longstanding tradition for the department to encourage students to participate in psychological studies for a variety of reasons. “I have helped transition it to online signups and even some online studies to make [it] more convenient for students,” Lloyd said. “The benefits of these studies are that it allows students to make early contact with faculty, graduate...

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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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History majors learn the past, look to the future
Apr25

History majors learn the past, look to the future

Throughout college, students often wonder why certain courses are required, especially if they have no relation to their choice of study. One of those courses is often history. According to Michael Ciccone, a sophomore secondary education, social studies and history major, history is way more important than we might realize. “[It] allows us to compare and contrast the events of today with events of the past that may have similar...

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Psychology students win awards for proposals
Apr11

Psychology students win awards for proposals

Five Psychological Studies Masters students who have concentrations in Sport Psychology were chosen to represent Seton Hall at the North Atlantic Sport Psychology (NASP) Conference in Philadelphia on March 23-24. Their program director, Dr. Sandra Lee, who is also a professional psychology professor, explained that the student posters and proposals were carefully selected. “The students, and their research topics, were chosen by...

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Biochem major recieves sole program internship
Apr11

Biochem major recieves sole program internship

Upon graduation in May, senior biochemistry major Sara Lamcaj will be the only intern selected for the Department of Energy and Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship program at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico. Lamcaj recently completed research on the use of amino acids in therapeutic drugs and at Los Alamos she will be researching algae as a possible alternative to petroleum-based fuels. On March 5, Lamcaj...

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OT majors help patients regain lost skills
Feb22

OT majors help patients regain lost skills

For OT Program Scholar Leah Ogrodnik, her reason for her career choice hits close to home. “The reason that I pursued OT was because of my younger brother,” she explained. “My younger brother is diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and received Early Intervention services in my home. It truly inspired me to help children with disabilities succeed in their daily lives.” Sometimes what is lost can soon be found – and regained....

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Seton Hall adds new programs to curriculum
Feb17

Seton Hall adds new programs to curriculum

Seton Hall administrators are focusing their attention on raising awareness for new programs on campus. Recently, three new programs were added to the university curriculum: a minor in Irish literature, a minor in medieval and renaissance studies, and a certificate program in cybersecurity. The Office of the Provost annually updates the University Catalog and promotes the new programs through academic advisors that share information...

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Student presents paper at philosophy conference
Nov30

Student presents paper at philosophy conference

In October, sophomore philosophy major Felipe Pereira was selected to present his research paper, “Libertarianism and a Counterfactual Account of Freedom” at the Undergraduate Philosophy Conference at Southern Illinois University. In the paper, Pereira argued that we all have free will. The paper began as just an assignment for his meta-physics class, but Pereira later found himself editing the paper multiple times with feedback from...

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PR majors keep busy with classes, internships and clubs
Nov09

PR majors keep busy with classes, internships and clubs

While film and art majors have projects to work on, there is another program that keeps busy: public relations (PR). Public relations students have their hands full with internships, classes and other on-campus involvement. Senior public relations majors Brianna Bell and Lindsay McGowan are familiar with the busy life of a PR major. They both discussed how they balance the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA),...

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