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The honor is bestowed annually upon exemplary individuals whose support and service impacts Catholic education and the well-being of the nation’s youth.
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 on Tuesday, September 25, 2015 at the 3 West Club in New York City.
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.
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
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.