LGBTQ students voice their frustration with SHU
Apr03

LGBTQ students voice their frustration with SHU

Seton Hall students, faculty and staff gathered on March 28 to address concerns of the LGBTQ community on campus. The panel featured students Emani Miles, Laura Mendez, Essence Williams and Adam Varoqua and Professors Judith Stark and Richard Blissett. (From left to right) Judith Stark, Laura Mendez, Adam Varoqua, Essence Williams, Emani Miles and Richard Blissett addressed the issues that LGBTQ students face on campus. Mackenzie...

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New medieval and renaissance club comes to campus
Mar20

New medieval and renaissance club comes to campus

Two Seton Hall professors are in the process of forming a new medieval club on campus. Photo via Flickr/Jay Galvin The club is spearheaded by professors Angela Weisl, chair of the English department, and Laura Wangerin, assistant professor of history. Both professors teach a wide variety of medieval courses such as Medieval Literature, Medieval Women and High Middle Ages. The club aims to feature various games, movie nights, banquets,...

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Philosopher sees need for human organ markets
Feb06

Philosopher sees need for human organ markets

On Jan. 30, renowned philosopher James Taylor visited SHU to discuss the need for markets for human organs. The discussion, which was held in Bethany Hall, was part of the “Philosophers Speak” lecture series. Marie Leone/ Staff Photographer Taylor said he presents in these types of discussion panels roughly six to 12 times a year, mainly at universities and medical schools. He discussed how much safer it is to make the selling of...

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Art exhibit uses science to explore global issues
Jan30

Art exhibit uses science to explore global issues

An art exhibit at the Walsh Gallery is combining the aesthetics and principles of both art and science. The exhibit, titled “Strange Attractors,” offers visual works that foster potential new solutions for global problems, according to its website. Marie Leone/Staff Photographer “We have gotten to a point where we’ve exhausted mechanical solutions,” Jeanne Brasile, director of the Walsh Gallery, said. “We really need to start thinking...

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Professor awarded national ranking
Jan23

Professor awarded national ranking

On Jan. 11, Dr. Robert Kelchen, an Assistant Professor with the Department of Education Leadership, Management and Policy, ranked No. 32 out of the top 200 professors a group of national educators ranked, which looked at approximately 20,000 faculty in total. Education Week and American Enterprise Institute made this announcement. Director of Media Relations Laurie Pine, who has worked closely with Dr. Kelchen, commented on his...

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Criminal justice alumna pursues paralegal dream
Jan23

Criminal justice alumna pursues paralegal dream

Alyza Roman (’18) is making her mark as a paralegal at the New York District Attorney’s Office. Photo courtesy of Alyza Roman When Roman graduated with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and a minor in psychology, she said that the career path following college wasn’t always clear to her. “I wasn’t entirely sure what I wanted to do after I graduated career-wise, but I narrowed down my focus and spent about a month applying to...

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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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Concerned 44 continues to protest at SHU
Nov01

Concerned 44 continues to protest at SHU

Seton Hall University Interim President Mary Meehan announced a revised set of responses to the Concerned 44’s demands on Tuesday afternoon after the University’s initial offers were rejected by the activist group over the weekend. The new response included “a commitment to search for a full-time English faculty member specializing in Latin American, Latino/a literature” as well as a pledge to hire a director for Africana studies,...

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Concerned 44 delivers new demands to provost
Oct24

Concerned 44 delivers new demands to provost

Seton Hall’s Concerned 44, an activist group made up of students on campus, delivered a list of five demands to University Provost Karen Boroff on Tuesday morning. The list of demands included sections targeted at restoring the Africana studies program to its former department status, a student review board for Africana studies professors, a mass overhaul of the Latino Studies and Latin American Studies Program and earmarked...

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SHU students reveal how the landscape of news is changing
Oct24

SHU students reveal how the landscape of news is changing

The news landscape is changing as many college students and young adults are consuming news through a variety of different channels and sources. Seton Hall students and professors shared how they consume the news daily along with a few tips and recommendations. While some students said that they get their news from social media, Jordan Lewis, a freshman civil engineering major, said that he uses the Apple News app on his iPhone. “I...

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Seton Hall alumni successfully launch their own businesses
Oct18

Seton Hall alumni successfully launch their own businesses

Two Seton Hall alumni were recently earned the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies’ Emerging Entrepreneur Award after successfully launching their own businesses since their graduation. Luciana Contuzzi, who graduated in 2013 as a finance and information technology major, owns Zest, a café serving gluten free and dairy free food. After graduating from Seton Hall, Contuzzi said the 9-to-5 work life was not for her. She opened Zest in...

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SHU law professors respond to Kavanaugh’s confirmation
Oct18

SHU law professors respond to Kavanaugh’s confirmation

Fourteen Seton Hall Law School professors recently signed a letter that was run in The New York Times entitled, “The Senate Should Not Confirm Kavanaugh.” This letter, which was signed by more than 2,400 law professors from across the United States, urged the Senate to reconsider confirming President Donald Trump’s supreme court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, on the basis that he “displayed a lack of judicial temperament that would be...

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