As Seton Hall continues its efforts to be more environmentally friendly, professors are feeling pressure to minimize their printing, though they are not bound by the free printing limits that the university's Digital Sustainability Committee imposed this semester.
In an attempt to keep the Seton Hall community informed about the affects of the Holocaust, Norbet Bikales, one of the Jewish children rescued in Chabannes, France during the devastation will be the guest speaker at the Sister Rose Thering Endowment Colloquium on Dec. 6 in the Beck Room of the Walsh Library.
Seton Hall will be instituting a new schedule for the Summer 2010 session. The decision to institute the new schedule was made to maintain the standard three-week gap between the conclusion of the summer session and start of the fall semester, due to the late end of the Spring 2009 semester.
World AIDS Day is on Dec. 1 and the Students Activities Board (SAB) is taking significant steps to spread awareness about the disease to the Seton Hall community.
With the new core in its second official year, the University has had some difficulty in filling positions to teach the Signature II Christianity and Culture in Dialogue course for the spring semester and has offered full-faculty the option to teach the course in addition
A new high-powered telescope will be presented during the opening of the observatory in the McNulty Science and Technology building, dedicated by the College of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Physics Center, on Monday Nov. 23 at 7 p.m.
As Thanksgiving approaches, students who will be remaining on campus for the holiday are invited to join local families for dinner. But even students who will be away for the holidays can get to know nearby families throughout the year through the Home Away from Home program.
The Cecil Group, a planning and design firm based in Boston, Mass., presented the final "South Orange Vision Plan" at a town hall meeting in the South Orange Performing Arts Center loft on Nov. 12. The Vision Plan provides South Orange with a plan to encourage future economic growth within the Village's downtown, Valley St. and Irvington Ave. business corridors.
The Student Government Association granted a total of $10,000 in co-sponsorships to various clubs on campus at Monday night's meeting. The first group was the Student Activities Board, who requested $2,500 to help pay for the 2009 Winter Ball, "Santa's Workshop."
Data from the Career Center from last year's graduating class, in which the university maintained its graduate employment rate from 2008, as well as the Career Center's new efforts this year to help students find employment, might help quell student worries about their job search.
Seton Hall's radio station, WSOU 89.5 FM, is presenting the "LOUDEST Thanksgiving 2009" concert at the School of Rock on Nov. 28. The concert consists of several metal and post hardcore bands such as In Fear & Faith and In This Moment.
In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Slavic Club and The Russian and East European Studies Program are sponsoring an event on Nov. 12 where students can both learn about and discuss one of the most recognized events in Western history.
Seton Hall will play host to the 10,000 Villages Fair Trade Fair on Nov. 18 as part of the Division of Volunteer Efforts Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week.