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Reflecting St. John’s Catholic and Vincentian heritage, Hugh Evans, chief executive officer, Global Poverty Project, and David Ushery, news anchor at WNBC-TV, will deliver the University’s 144th Commencement Addresses at the Queens and Staten Island campuses.
In the face of a changing legal profession and the challenges confronting law schools across the country, St. John’s Law remains steadfast in its commitment to opening its doors to a highly qualified and highly diverse student body.

At a recent conference held at St. John’s University, several speakers—including the country’s most prominent librarian—emphasized a common message: libraries change lives...

Over the last two years, St. John’s Law has redesigned its externship program to give students a unique opportunity to learn the law by doing. An externship is an internship pursued for academic credit. Through externship placements in a range of public and private practice settings, students get to test substantive areas of the law as they identify and chart their career paths.
The clinical legal education program at St. John’s Law embodies and animates St. Vincent de Paul’s zeal for serving the poor. Through clinics offered in house and in partnership with outside organizations, students build essential lawyering skills. Clinic students and directors gathered recently to share their experiences in the program with Rev. Hugh O'Donnell, C.M., the Vincentian Chair for Social Justice and Board of Trustee member, and Rev. Gerard Luttenberger, C.M., Executive Vice President for Mission at St. John’s University.

Epsilon Kappa, the St. John’s chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a series of events planned from April 2-23...

Lawrence E. Walsh, who died on March 19 at age 102, was the 1980s Iran-Contra “independent counsel,” the special prosecutor of the biggest White House scandal and range of crimes since Watergate.

Devon Harris, a member of the legendary...

This week the New York State Legislature is debating an increase in funding to the Tuition Assistance Program (TAP). St. John’s University, in partnership with the Commission on Independent...

The Writing Center and Writing Across the Curriculum program have received a certificate of excellence from the Conference on College Composition and Communication, the world’s largest organization dedicated to research, theory, and teaching in the field.

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