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New measures the president spearheaded to strengthen the University this past year.
Conrado “Bobby” Gempesaw, Ph.D., president of St. John’s, led the University community in an enthusiastic welcome for more than 3,000 freshmen and transfer students at this fall’s New Student Convocation.
Knowing several languages helped philosophy and French major Carlos Alvarez ’15C secure two internships in Paris, France, during the Spring 2014 semester.
Bright sunshine matched the smiles and high spirits of new resident students and their parents as the St. John’s University community welcomed them to the Queens and Staten Island, NY, campuses for Move-In 2015.
When Susan Rosenberg, Ph.D., was a teenager, she happened upon the Trisha Brown Dance Company in rehearsal and knew she was in the presence of a genius.
Christopher Newton '13, an attorney with Queens Legal Services Corp. and an alumni of the Law School's Consumer Justice for the Elderly: Litigation Clinic, was on hand for a recent press conference called by NYC council members to raise awareness of banks' refusal to properly consider loan modifications for homeowners facing foreclosure, and the banks' failure to send representatives with authority to negotiate to court-run settlement conferences. Newton's client, Maria Patronas, spoke about her experience.
"The key for trial lawyers is to work backwards, knowing what they're going to have to prove." Dean Larry Cunningham, a former prosecutor, shares practical tips on jury instructions in this Law 360 article.
Thirty-nine college sophomores and juniors from across the country gathered in celebration at St. John’s School of Law on July 29 to mark their completion of a selective summer program that prepares underrepresented students to pursue a degree in the field.

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