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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Students conflicted about potential  relocation to new medical school campus
Sep22

Students conflicted about potential relocation to new medical school campus

With the opening of Seton Hall’s Interprofessional Health Sciences campus (IHS), many nursing and health sciences students are conflicted about changing campuses in the middle of their college careers. The IHS campus, located in Nutley, which is miles from South Orange, will house the College of Nursing, the School of Medicine and the School of Health and Medical Sciences “with a focus on interprofessional education and...

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Students lend a helping hand in tutoring
Apr27

Students lend a helping hand in tutoring

With the semester nearing a close, many students are feeling the looming pressure of exams and final grades. Sometimes the best way to combat these pressures is with the help of other students. In some courses, Seton Hall offers Supplemental Instruction. Supplemental Instruction courses are student-run to help others in the class study and prepare for exams. Students who have taken specific courses such as Anatomy and Physiology or...

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Column: Adjuncts deserve better compensation
Apr05

Column: Adjuncts deserve better compensation

    Over the past four years I’ve absolutely loved being part of the Seton Hall community. Looking back, I realize that my satisfaction stems from a combination of SHU’s atmosphere, finding lifelong friends, joining a top-notch student-run newspaper, and a selection of professors that have had meaningful impacts on me. As a student of the College of Communication and the Arts, many of my professors have been adjuncts. They are hired...

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