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On Monday, March 20, 2017, St. John’s Public Interest Center and Coalition for Social Justice hosted program titled “Families, Neighbors, Refugees: How New Immigration Policies Impact Our Community.”
Reviving an effort that encourages young women to pursue math and science careers, St. John’s invited students from eight local high schools to the Queens campus this month for mentoring, workshops, and other activities as part of the University’s Sonia Kovalevsky Day for High School Girls.
Two St. John's Law students were on Capitol Hill last week advocating for underserved investors.
“Being a student means learning from every situation—and from the people around you,” said Amber Hatcher ’18C about a recent trip St. John’s University’s Debate Society (SJUDS) took to five tribal colleges in Montana, where they helped students strengthen their skills at public speaking, deliberation, and advocacy.
The Public Interest Center sent students to New Orleans, LA and San Antonio, TX over spring break to assist local legal services organizations.
Thirteen high schools on the island took a unique field trip Thursday morning.
A team of students from The Peter J. Tobin College of Business (TCB) at St. John’s University’s (SJU) Staten Island campus placed first in the Maiden Lane Division of the 2016 Federal Reserve Bank (FRB) of New York’s College Fed Challenge.
“If you lose your birth certificate, there’s nothing to keep someone from claiming it as their own and stealing your identity,” said Ying Liu, Ph.D., explaining his award-nominated paper on the value of linking the crucial document to a person’s DNA.
Today’s students are savvy when searching for both their university of choice and the place of employment to launch their career.
The University of Florida School of Law fended off a tough challenge from the University of Miami School of Law to win the 25th annual Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition.