University Core Fellow and author Chad Thralls, Ph.D., contemplates the changing seasons of basketball play with his noonball contingent along with the lessons of impermanence, joy and community on the Seton Hall courts.
In the Media
Seton Hall faculty are regularly featured in national and international media outlets for their academic expertise and ground-breaking research. Below is a sampling of recent media coverage.
Ines Murzaku, Ph.D., Professor of Religion and Director of the Catholic Studies Program, discusses the Synod on Synodality and the contributions of Eastern Catholic churches around interreligious and intercultural dialogue and liturgical and cultural diversity.
Political Science Professor Matthew Hale discusses concerns around a proposal to the state constitution that would amend Article VII, proposing a new Section IV, that would provide for the suspension and temporary replacement of indicted elected officials with vacancy in office declared upon conviction and could be used to punish political foes, thereby politicizing the courts and law enforcement.
Philosophy Professor Vicente Medina discusses the nature of freedom of speech on college campuses today, political dehumanization and the distinction between friend and enemy in the balance.
Dr. John Travaline, physician and Catholic Studies adjunct professor, discusses caring and dignity for cancer patients, recalling Pope St. John Paul II’s Theology of the Body teachings.
Philosophy Professor Vicente Medina discusses the existential conflict confronting Israelis and Palestinians and the ongoing tragedy from a spirit of understanding and reconciliation.
William Connell, Ph.D., Professor of History and La Motta Endowed Chair in Italian Studies, discusses the life and legacy of Christopher Columbus.
William Connell, Ph.D., La Motta Endowed Chair in Italian Studies, discusses The Routledge History of Italian Americans and a growing interest in Italian American history.
Professor Dongdong Chen, Professor of Asian Studies in the College of Arts & Sciences, was quoted in The Economist regarding the study of Mandarin at universities.
Jose Lopez, Ph.D. shared his expertise in plasma physics with BBC Future in regards to using electrical horticulture to increase agricultural yields.
Politics and Public Policy Expert Matthew Hale discusses Steven Fulop’s transportation policy ideas heading into the NJ Gubernatorial Race.
A visit to the Church of Soccorso informed Religion Professor Ines Angeli Murzaku’s message to youth, echoed by Popes John Paul II and Francis.
Maxim Matusevich, Director, Russian and East European Studies Program, discusses Africa’s complicated relationship with the West, soft power diplomacy, and the Russia-Africa summit.
Political Science professor Matthew Hale shared his expertise with the Gothamist regarding expected low-turnout at the polls for the NJ primaries.
Politics and Public Policy Expert Matthew Hale discusses the lack of competition around the June 6 NJ State Legislature primaries.
Professor William Connell, La Motta Endowed Chair in Italian Studies, discusses Italian American surnames, political scrutiny and Presidential candidate Ron DeSantis.
Experts in healthcare, fintech and other industries shared their insights on the benefits and caveats of AI at the New Jersey Big Data Alliance Symposium, hosted by Seton Hall.
Professor Nicholas Snow wrote an article for LCGC on green chemistry and how it applies to gas chromatography.
A post-Roe America gears up for its first election: How the Catholic vote could shift Congressional races
Professor Jo Renee Formicola, globally recognized expert in church-state relations, discusses how the midterm elections could influence government policies.
William Connell, Professor of History and La Motta Endowed Chair in Italian Studies, discusses the life and legacy of Christopher Columbus, and issues of diversity.
On the Feast of St. Lawrence, the patron saint of the diaconate, Deacon Andrew Saunders (director of the Diaconal Formation Program at the Seminary) spoke about the permanent diaconate, the Church's discernment process for potential deacons and how deacons serve the Church.
Matthew Hale, political scientist and public policy expert, discusses federal funding issues around state subsidies, augmenting social services, and election contributions.
Public and non-profit management expert Alex Torpey discusses the importance of strategic management, civic engagement and the greening of public spaces.
Political scientist and public policy expert Matthew Hale discusses factors leading to the recent surge of homicides in the nation.
Social Psychologist Maureen A. Coyle provides advice concerning social technologies and young people's mental health.
Thomas Staes of the men's swimming and diving team will be presenting research conducted through the chemistry program at the inaugural 2022 BIG EAST Undergraduate Research Symposium.
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