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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Students talk writing and publishing
Oct24

Students talk writing and publishing

Two Seton Hall students have recently fulfilled their passion for storytelling by writing and publishing novels. Aubrey Casterline, a sophomore creative writing and philosophy major, is now a published author before she’s made it halfway through her Seton Hall career. Her book, “Stay,” is currently available on Amazon. Casterline said she got the inspiration for her book partially from her own life experiences and her love for South...

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Letter to the Editor
May13

Letter to the Editor

Many college students in the twenty first century come to a university with the idea of learning a specific skill. Perhaps the student wants to become a doctor, a pharmacist, a teacher, a computer specialist, or a journalist, a diplomat, a financial analyst. With a little luck these students will achieve their ultimate goal. The road to that goal is sometimes a straight line. However, just as often the route is circuitous. On May 20,...

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Professor Jason Scully publishes book on Syriac theology
Mar24

Professor Jason Scully publishes book on Syriac theology

Seton Hall Professor Jason Scully recently published a book entitled “Isaac of Nineveh’s Eschatology” in Oxford’s Early Christian Studies series. Scully’s book is about the theology of Isaac of Nineveh, who was born in Qatar in the seventh century and was the former bishop of Nineveh. Isaac wrote in the Syriac language–a dialect of Aramaic. His book interprets Isaac’s thought through the lens of his Syriac...

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Dr. Paul Christiansen publishes book
Mar13

Dr. Paul Christiansen publishes book

Seton Hall associate professor of music Dr. Paul Christiansen has conducted research on music in political advertisements for nearly a decade. Christiansen, who is a musicologist specializing in Czech music and music in political advertisements, had his book, “Orchestrating Public Opinion: How Music Persuades in Television Political Ads for U.S. Presidential Campaigns, 1952-2016,” published this year by the Amsterdam...

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Alumna’s physics research developed at SHU
Feb17

Alumna’s physics research developed at SHU

Many alumni made good use of their time at Seton Hall and one in particular who stands out is Fernanda Duarte. Duarte is currently attending the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University, where she is pursuing a Master’s degree in management studies. Before that, she was a physics major and a music minor who contributed to her major and her community in an enormous way. During her undergraduate years she worked under physics...

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United Greek Council stands with protestors
Feb08

United Greek Council stands with protestors

The United Greek Council (UGC) passed a resolution on Jan. 31 that expressed their support and solidarity for the list of demands published by Seton Hall students who recently protested on campus about the unjust treatment of students of color and a disregard for the Africana Studies program at Seton Hall. The council, which is comprised of Black, Latino and Multicultural Greek letter organizations, is devoted to representing and...

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Matusevich published in literary magazines
Jan25

Matusevich published in literary magazines

Dr. Maxim Matusevich, a Seton Hall professor and director of the Russian and East European Studies program, recently had his narrative, The Road to Battambang published in the nationally acclaimed literary magazines the New England Review and The Kenyon Review. The Road to Battambang centers around a French-Cambodian woman whose comfortable life dramatically changes when she returns to her country of origin, Cambodia. She reencounters...

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Journalism professor article published in WaPo
Dec07

Journalism professor article published in WaPo

Dr. Matthew Pressman, an assistant professor of Journalism in the College of Communication and the Arts, recently had his article about the proposed merger between AT&T and Time Warner published in The Washington Post. In his piece entitled “The Justice Department’s move to block the AT&T-Time Warner merger sweeps aside centuries of government policy,” Pressman explains that the United States Department of Justice sued...

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SHU grad students receive grant for cancer research
Nov02

SHU grad students receive grant for cancer research

A cancer immunotherapy research project has been in development at Seton Hall under the leadership of Dr. David Sabatino, associate professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. Marianna Philips Ph.D., a recent graduate student, laid the ground work for the project. This innovative research has led to a federally funded grant awarded by the National Institute of Health (NIH) under the umbrella of the National Cancer...

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SHU professor uncovers real Rosie the Riveter
Nov17

SHU professor uncovers real Rosie the Riveter

The world spent years thinking that the Rosie the Riveter poster was Geraldine Hoff-Doyle and that is what is remembered in the history of World War II. This view changed when Dr. James Kimble, Associate Professor of Communication, decided to research the identity of Rosie the Riveter and made sure that there is actual evidence pointing to Hoff-Doyle. For many years, Rosie the Riveter’s identity was mistaken to be Hoff-Doyle when in...

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SHU student published in college composition textbook
Jan13

SHU student published in college composition textbook

Have you ever wondered just how far your goals and passions can take you? Rachel O’Connor, a junior biology major in the physician assistant dual degree program, will have her literary analysis of Shirley Jackson’s short story “The Lottery” published in the 13th edition of “The Bedford Reader.” O’Connor said she was excited after hearing about the opportunity from her former English professor, Dr. Nancy Enright. “I jumped at the...

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