Harvard professor discusses race relations on campus
Apr25

Harvard professor discusses race relations on campus

On April 19, Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad, professor of history, race and public policy at The John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University spoke at Seton Hall. His lecture, which was entitled “Beyond Diversity: Anti-Racism and the Struggle for American Democracy,” explored “the function of systems within American democracy,” such as systemic racism and its relationship in today’s culture. Muhammad discussed everything...

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ROTC seniors say goodbye to juniors at training
Apr25

ROTC seniors say goodbye to juniors at training

ROTC senior cadets faced a bittersweet ending to their college careers on April 20 at South Mountain Reservation, as they assisted junior cadets with their last technical field training before junior cadets attend an assessment course in the summer. “It’s a weird feeling knowing that I am not coming back,” said Patrick Hurley, a senior political science major. For eight hours, two groups consisting of all class rankings were led by...

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Students present work at State Department
Apr25

Students present work at State Department

On April 12, four Seton Hall University students presented their work for the SHU Abd el Kader Fellowship to the State Department in Washington, D.C. The students began their research in September under the guidance of SHU alumnus, Mohamad Mirghahari, and presented their conclusion to the state department. Mirghahari explained what the research and the students’ overall experiences entailed. “The AEK Fellowship students worked for the...

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Eco-Fest celebrates Earth Day on campus
Apr25

Eco-Fest celebrates Earth Day on campus

Seton Hall’s Ecology Club hosted the annual Eco-Fest on the Green to celebrate Earth Day, on April 18. Festivities throughout the day included a yoga class, music, tabling to promote various environmental issues and a Ben & Jerry’s truck. Environmental studies students participated in tabling to raise awareness to the SHU community about issues pertaining to the environment, including Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and...

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Science society presents new research
Apr25

Science society presents new research

On April 20, Seton Hall University hosted the Theobald Smith Society (TSS) Meeting inside the Main Lounge of the University Center. The event showcased new research and included various speakers. TSS is the New Jersey Branch of American Society for Microbiology (ASM), the largest single life science society in the world. The society includes over 50,000 scientists and health professionals. Photo courtesy of Tin-Chun Chu Tinchun Tina...

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Nursing alumni share post-grad experiences
Apr25

Nursing alumni share post-grad experiences

On April 5, the College of Nursing at Seton Hall University sponsored its first alumni panel of Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) graduates, who work professionally in the industry and have two to three years of experience. During the panel, each panelist gave the audience an introduction about themselves and discussed their post-college experiences in the workforce. The event provided current students with real-life experiences...

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Mind Body Spirit Fest brings miniature horses to campus
Apr25

Mind Body Spirit Fest brings miniature horses to campus

Health Services held its second annual “Mind Body Spirit Fest” in the Living Room on April 25. Students received tips on how to de-stress before final exams and interacted with two miniature horses that came to visit. Health Services director Diane Lynch said in an email that the departments held this event last spring as a way to offer students the opportunity to have fun while picking up valuable tips on stress management and...

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Public relations and marketing department wins awards
Apr18

Public relations and marketing department wins awards

The Department of Public Relations and Marketing at Seton Hall University has received five awards from two different national program competitions: the 2017 Collegiate Advertising Awards and the 33rd Annual Educational Advertising Awards, sponsored by Higher Ed Marketing Report. In previous years, the department has been recognized for different awards from the same two entities. Last year, the department was recognized for their...

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Criminal justice forum draws mixed reviews
Apr18

Criminal justice forum draws mixed reviews

On April 12, a forum was held for criminal justice majors to voice their concerns about the department and the rumored changes with its curriculum. Some issues that were addressed were concerns about the rigor of the curriculum, lack of stability within the faculty and lack of adequate funding for the department. The forum was moderated by political science and film professor Jeffrey Togman. He began by asking the students in...

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Seton Hall to stop funding medical school
Apr18

Seton Hall to stop funding medical school

On July 1, Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH) will assume full financial responsibility of Seton Hall’s new Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine. Interim president Dr. Mary Meehan shared in an email that this agreement between the university and HMH was made to lower the financial burden imposed upon SHU. However, the change does not affect the College of Nursing or School of Health and Medical Sciences. When asked why this decision...

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Pirates Pitch held for eighth consecutive year
Apr18

Pirates Pitch held for eighth consecutive year

The final round of the eighth annual Pirates Pitch competition was held on April 6 in the Jubilee Auditorium. Sponsored by the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies in the Stillman School of Business, the contest began in January and concluded with a panel of judges selecting the victors. Professor Susan Scherreik, who is the founding director of the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, provided details about the competition and its...

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Faculty and students discuss ‘fake news’ on campus
Apr18

Faculty and students discuss ‘fake news’ on campus

Faculty, administrators and students gathered in the Walsh Library on April 11 to reflect on Pope Francis’ message about fake news and peace in journalism for the upcoming World Communications Day in May. Msgr. Dennis Mahon and Dr. Ki Joo Choi were the featured speakers of the event that referenced Pope Francis’ message in their respective speeches. On Jan 24, Pope Francis released his message for the 2018 World Communications Day...

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