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November 2, 2015
Throughout the academic year, St. John’s faculty members who are experts in their fields are called upon to offer their views on contemporary topics of interest. Here are some examples of the breadth and depth of their contributions through a variety of media outlets.
Dr. Milanovic discussed his empirical findings on the recent trends in global income inequality and their political implications.
October 23, 2015
Students, alumni, and prospective students interested in legal careers gathered at the Staten Island campus on October 20 to gain insights from alumni who have achieved success in law-related professions.
Local business participation in the Career Fair doubled over last year, with 14 companies taking part in the event on September 10.
A new documentary film that two St. John’s University professors played a leading role in creating has received the American Historical Association’s prestigious John E. O’Connor Film Award for exploring the 19th-century revolt by 53 African captives aboard a Spanish slave ship.
“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.
Opening this year’s Catholic Lecture Series on October 1, Most Rev. Robert McElroy, bishop of San Diego, posed these and other questions while speaking on “Catholic Teaching and the Emergent Common Good,” part of St. John’s University’s annual Founder’s Week celebration.
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.
Founder’s Week is an opportunity for the entire University community to learn more about the teachings and legacy of St. Vincent de Paul, the 17th-century priest who founded the Congregation of the Mission.
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.

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