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Ines Murzaku, Ph.D.
Tuesday, April 16, 2024
Inside the Core, the Scholars' Forum Hosts Ines Murzaku

Inside the Core, we are happy to host Ines Murzaku, Ph.D., as our speaker for our final spring Scholars' Forum in the CIT discussing her book 'The History of the Jesuits in Albania' (1841-1946).

St. Oscar Romero
Tuesday, March 26, 2024
Inside the Core Romero-King Week

We are holding two Vigils-on-the-Green in honor of St. Oscar Romero and Rev./Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Jonathan Heaps, Ph.D.
Tuesday, March 19, 2024
Scholars' Forum in CIT Welcomes Jonathan Heaps

The Scholars' Forum in the Catholic Intellectual Tradition will host Jonathan Heaps, Ph.D., Core faculty member and editor of The Lonergan Review, discussing his new book, The Ambiguity of Being.

Father Ian Boyd, CSB
Wednesday, March 13, 2024
Obituary: Father Ian Boyd, CSB

Obituary of Father Ian Boyd, CSB, founder of the G. K. Chesterton Institute for Faith & Culture and The Chesterton Review.

black and white headshot of Slavoj Žižek
Monday, March 11, 2024
Žižek Returns – Again

Internationally renowned academic Slavoj Žižek is once again coming to Seton Hall, this time to present a talk entitled “Why Authoritarian Leaders Are Obscene.”

Kevin Cummings
Thursday, March 7, 2024
The Twelfth Annual Servant Leadership Day

The Twelfth Annual Servant Leadership Day will be held on Tuesday, April 16, and is a celebration of Seton Hall University’s commitment to forming students as "servant leaders in a global society."

A painting of St. Thomas Aquinas by Sandro Botticelli.
Wednesday, February 14, 2024
Inside the Core, We Read of Faith and Reason

Inside the Core we are reading medieval scholars Moses Maimonides, Ibn Rushd, and Thomas Aquinas. The latter is linked closely to the origins of the Catholic University.

Chad Thralls, Ph.D.
Wednesday, February 14, 2024
University Core Names Teacher and Scholar of the Year

The University Core is pleased to announce our Teacher of the Year, Chad Thralls, Ph.D., and Scholar of the Year, Roger Alfani, Ph.D. They bring a standard of excellence to the Core and to Seton Hall.

Rev./Dr. Forrest Pritchett
Friday, January 26, 2024
Inside the Core, we celebrate Prayer for Christian Unity

Several of us in the Core participated in a service of Prayer for Christian Unity at St. Helen's Church in Westfield where Seton Hall's Rev. Pritchett gave the sermon, and Cardinal Tobin presided.