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Vice Dean Larry Cunningham was in Cambodia for four weeks this fall as a participant in the Fulbright Specialist Program, which sends U.S. faculty and professionals to serve as expert consultants on curriculum, faculty development, institutional planning, and related subjects at academic institutions abroad.
“There are a lot of veterans out there who are really suffering,” said Dan Libby ’09Ph.D., Founder and Executive Director of the Veterans Yoga Project (VYP). “But if you can teach somebody a practice that helps them feel a little less pain—it makes it all worthwhile.”
Stephen Mildenhall joined the School of Risk Management, Insurance and Actuarial Science as a member of the research faculty in August. Dr. Mildenhall was previously the Global CEO of Analytics for Aon plc, based in Singapore, and head of Aon Benfield Analytics. Prior to joining Aon, he worked at Kemper Insurance and CNA Insurance.
“Technology is an investment in the future.” With that message, Conrado “Bobby” Gempesaw, Ph.D., President of St. John’s, opened the University’s annual Faculty Technology Forum this fall.
The allocation makes use of the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE), a virtual system for scientists to share computing resources, data, and expertise.
The first meeting of the Center for Law and Religion’s Tradition Project took place on October 20-22, 2016, bringing together legal scholars, judges, political theorists, historians, and journalists for a sustained round-table discussion “Tradition in Law and Politics.”
The Hugh L. Carey Center for Dispute Resolution and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) hosted the eighth annual Securities Dispute Resolution Triathlon on October 15 and 16, 2016 at St. John’s new Manhattan campus.
The Center for Law and Religion at St. John’s Law has received a major grant from the Achelis and Bodman Foundation for its ongoing Tradition Project.
All received $495,000 to support their research programs within St. John’s University.
After receiving a fellowship last year from the East Asia Institute (EAI), Government and Politics Associate Professor David W. Kearn, Ph.D., will serve for the 2016-2017 academic year as a fellow with the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) in the Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Section of the Office of the Secretary of Defense.

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