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In an enthusiastic display of support for St. John’s and the young men and women it serves, the University’s 18th Annual President’s Dinner drew 860 alumni, friends, faculty, students, and administrators on October 29, raising $2.1 million in scholarship funds while honoring those who embrace the Vincentian mission of service.
Elizabeth Ciabocchi, Ed.D., vice provost for digital learning at St. John’s University, was recently appointed to the board of directors of the Online Learning Consortium (OLC) for a three year term commencing in January 2016.
Dr. Milanovic discussed his empirical findings on the recent trends in global income inequality and their political implications.
On Tuesday, October 27, 2015, the Law School’s Center for Law and Religion presented a discussion with Hon. Richard J. Sullivan, United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York, about current and potential issues before the U.S. Supreme Court involving religious freedom.
A standing-room-only audience of St. John’s University students came to the D’Angelo Center this month to hear hip-hop legend Darryl McDaniels (“DMC”) of Run DMC and comic book writer/artist Greg Pak discuss how elements of popular culture such as music, film, and graphic novels inspired them as young people, helping them to create better worlds for themselves and others.
On Monday, October 26, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit sat in official session in the Belson Moot Court Room at St. John’s Law.
October 23, 2015
Students, alumni, and prospective students interested in legal careers gathered at the Staten Island campus on October 20 to gain insights from alumni who have achieved success in law-related professions.
Local business participation in the Career Fair doubled over last year, with 14 companies taking part in the event on September 10.
More than 400 members of the St. John’s community came together recently for a talk by bestselling author, civil rights lawyer, and social activist Bryan Stevenson on “American Injustice: Mercy, Humanity, and Making a Difference.” The event was co-sponsored by the Ronald H. Brown center for Civil Rights and Economic Development, and was part of a set of special events that continued the Law School's vital conversation on race, justice, and the law.
In July, a pH sensor created by a team of research and development engineers, including James G. Connery ’67G,’69Ph.D., received the $250,000 second-place award. Twenty-four teams took part in the global competition.