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St. John’s University will host a conference that explores the relationships of poverty, human trafficking, modern slavery, and slavery’s links to consumerism and the cost of products.
Reflecting St. John’s Catholic and Vincentian heritage, Hugh Evans, chief executive officer, Global Poverty Project, and David Ushery, news anchor at WNBC-TV, will deliver the University’s 144th Commencement Addresses at the Queens and Staten Island campuses.
In the face of a changing legal profession and the challenges confronting law schools across the country, St. John’s Law remains steadfast in its commitment to opening its doors to a highly qualified and highly diverse student body.
Through silent and live auctions and other festivities, the Law School's Public Interest Auction had another successful year, raising over $116,000 to support public interest fellowships for St. John’s Law students.

At a recent conference held at St. John’s University, several speakers—including the country’s most prominent librarian—emphasized a common message: libraries change lives...

The clinical legal education program at St. John’s Law embodies and animates St. Vincent de Paul’s zeal for serving the poor. Through clinics offered in house and in partnership with outside organizations, students build essential lawyering skills. Clinic students and directors gathered recently to share their experiences in the program with Rev. Hugh O'Donnell, C.M., the Vincentian Chair for Social Justice and Board of Trustee member, and Rev. Gerard Luttenberger, C.M., Executive Vice President for Mission at St. John’s University.
Elisa Garcia handles the big jobs for the big companies. She helped usher the Boca Raton, Fla.-based office-supply chain Office Depot Inc. through its November merger with Office Max Inc., a $1.2 billion transaction that had to clear antitrust regulators. In December, Garcia rose from general counsel to chief legal officer, a job in which she oversees regulatory, compliance and government-affairs matters.

Epsilon Kappa, the St. John’s chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a series of events planned from April 2-23...

Lawrence E. Walsh, who died on March 19 at age 102, was the 1980s Iran-Contra “independent counsel,” the special prosecutor of the biggest White House scandal and range of crimes since Watergate.
Created on April 17, 1964, Epsilon Kappa has brought to the University some of the most famous literary figures from both Spain and Latin America.

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