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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.
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.
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.
St. John’s University School of Law and the St. John’s Center for International and Comparative Law are pleased to announce their formal affiliation with the Chinese Business Lawyers Association.

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