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Taking a first-hand look at the social and cultural impact of global development, 12 St. John’s graduate students joined their professor for a winter intersession in India, touring villages, attending a symposium at a local college, and visiting ancient historic sites.
His Holiness Pope Francis’s deep concern for the global ecological crisis and its impact on the poor was the topic of the Ninth Biennial Vincentian Chair of Social Justice Conference.
Last week, the St. John’s Law community came together for the second annual Day One Dialogues: Fear and Freedom. Participants broke into small groups facilitated by student volunteers, where they discussed mass shootings and terrorism in America and the implications for immigration policy, gun control legislation, and religious tolerance.
Beginning in February 2016, Conrado “Bobby” Gempesaw, Ph.D., president, will host a new television talk show on the Telecare Catholic Network.
A quality education and experiential learning both contribute to a student’s total college experience. Opportunities made available through on-campus student employment and internships are excellent ways to positively impact the student experience and increase the return on investment made by students and their families.
St. John’s University will be hosting the Vincentian Summer High School Theology Institute, which is made possible by a $596,847 grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. The Institute, which will begin in July 2017, will allow high school students to experience Catholic teaching and Vincentian spirituality through the lens of social justice.
Over the course of his 22-year career in St. John’s athletics, women’s soccer coach Ian Stone has had many reasons to be proud.
The University updated its Mission Statement in October, officially characterizing itself as a “metropolitan and global university.”
SPWG was originally charged with enlisting various sectors of the University community in developing approaches to the implementation of the four strategic priorities.
St. John’s University teaches students not only to succeed as leaders in their careers and communities, but as generous citizens who make a positive difference in the world.

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