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“The world hates change, yet it is the only thing that has brought progress.” Originally spoken by inventor Charles Kettering, the famous quote became the conversational springboard for Kiran Ismail, associate professor of management, who moderated this year’s Women in Leadership Breakfast hosted by the Peter J. Tobin College of Business and the Office of Alumni Relations.
Members of the St. John’s University community, including Johnny Thunderbird, were on hand manning water stations and encouraging runners, including members of the St. John’s University Student Veterans Association.
For the free market to work as intended, people need to be able to warn others about bad products or services, notes Professor Jeff Sovern in a story at NBC.com.
The award honors outstanding individuals whose professional dedication to Catholic education has enhanced the well-being of our nation’s youth and American Catholic schools
The series, part of an international research effort sponsored by NASA’s astrobiology program, promotes student research on humanity’s ethical obligations to potential extraterrestrial life.
Rachel Zufferey, Ph.D., associate professor and graduate director of biological sciences, has received a $495,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)’s Support of Competitive Research (SCORE) Program to fund research that may lead to the development of a leishmaniasis vaccine.
The third annual St. John’s University Expo and Academic Internship Fair provided students and alumni with the opportunity to meet with 150 prospective employers.
In the winter of 1949, Francis Spellman, then the Archbishop of New York, broke a strike by 240 Catholic gravediggers at the largest Catholic cemetery in New York City. The events are described in detail in a law journal article by David L. Gregory, the Dorothy Day Professor of Law at St. John’s University.
Russell DiGate, Ph.D., was appointed dean of the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in 2013.
The Peter J. Tobin College of Business is proud to announce that the College’s accounting program has earned endorsement by Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), one of the largest and most respected associations focused exclusively on advancing the management accounting profession.

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