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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.
St. John’s University Pharmacy Professor John Conry will run in this year’s New York City Marathon on November 1 to help raise funds for the homeless of New York City. Conry is running to support Project Renewal, a New York–based nonprofit that works to renew the lives of homeless men and women, and is a community partner of St. John’s University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.
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.
The honor is bestowed annually upon exemplary individuals whose support and service impacts Catholic education and the well-being of the nation’s youth.
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.
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.
In this first-person account, Professor David L. Gregory reflects on Pope Francis' recent remarks to the U.S. Congress about activist and Catholic Worker Movement founder Dorothy Day.

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