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 in a wide variety of subjects, including business, diplomacy and international relations, theology, education, science, arts and humanities, communication, law, healthcare, government and politics.
Below is a sampling of recent media coverage.
Philly City Council bars hospitals from carrying out ‘medical deportations’ of undocumented immigrants
The Law School’s Center for Social Justice research and findings on the practice of medical repatriation was highlighted with the passage of landmark legislation by the Philadelphia City Council to stop “medical deportations” of seriously ill, undocumented patients.
Finance Professor Andrew Schwartz discusses how inflation and supply and demand are affecting consumer prices.
Diplomacy Professor Yanzhong Haung, Center for Global Health Studies director, discusses global health security and the need for a détente between the US and China, transcending geopolitical tensions and moving to substantive collaboration and dialogue.
Diplomacy Professor Brandon Valeriano discusses the resurgence of soft power in terms of both domestic and foreign policy and what cybersecurity threats we need to address as Instagram, Snapchat, and TikTok take over the information space.
Monsignor Thomas Guarino, STD, Professor Emeritus of Systematic Theology, reflects on the theological achievements and legacy of Avery Cardinal Dulles, SJ, on the fifteenth anniversary of his death.
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.
Professor Ruchin Kansal, MBA, discusses Artificial Intelligence (AI) in leadership and how AI can help leaders improve their effectiveness and efficiency.
Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology Professor and Chair of Moral Theology Justin M. Anderson, Ph.D., discusses the intersection of the virtues of prudence and hope in relation to financial decision making.
Professor Ann Marie Murphy, Center for Foreign Policy Studies director provides context around policies toward Southeast Asia, the rise of transnational security issues, the Xi-Biden summit and US-China strategic competition.
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.
Nationally known practitioner and Sports Law Professor Robert Boland, J.D., discusses legal issues around privacy and proprietary information concerning the first-of-its-kind Knicks-Raptors lawsuit.
Professor of Undergraduate Theology Jeffrey Morrow, Ph.D., discusses Pope Francis’s Evangelii Gaudium, The Joy of the Gospel, extending the Second Vatican Council’s important teaching on the universal call to holiness to the universal call to evangelize.
Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Madame Leymah Gbowee told Seton Hall students and future leaders that peace starts with them.
Finance Professor Xiaoqing Eleanor Xu, Ph.D., CFA, provides advice on how inflation and supply chains impacts consumers putting together a holiday menu.
Pandas and partnership: Was Xi's US trip a success?
Diplomacy Professor Zheng Wang, Center for Peace and Conflict Studies director, describes Chinese President Xi’s U.S. visit and the “Biden-Xi” summit as symbolizing a potential turning point in bilateral ties after the hostility of recent years.
Monsignor Thomas G. Guarino, STD., Professor Emeritus of Systematic Theology, explores the 25th anniversary of the encyclical Fides et Ratio and the relationship between faith and reason.First Things | November 17, 2023
Professor Ruchin Kansal discusses the Stillman School Department of Management research team’s groundbreaking work on how emerging business leaders view leadership development, including their sentiments around remote work.
Seton Hall research: Employers, beware of broad return-to-office mandates ... but, you might be surprised what younger workers think.ROI-NJ | November 15, 2023
Finance expert Xiaoqing Eleanor Xu, Ph.D., CFA, discusses economic conditions and mortgage challenges facing many U.S. households.
Maestro Jason Tramm, the MidAtlantic Philharmonic Orchestra and the Seton Hall University Chorus receive accolades for their collective artistry in the performance of Cavalleria Rusticana.Seton Hall University Classical Concert Series 2023 Review: Cavalleria Rusticana
OperaWire | November 14, 2023
Commemorating the 50th anniversary of Watergate and Congressman Peter Rodino’s leadership and legacy are Professors Paula Franzese and Eugene Mazo.Paul Caron's TaxProf Blog | November 9, 2023
Economist Danielle Zanzalari discusses energy economics and governmental policies around climate change resulting in lawsuits against major energy companies.
Associate Provost Christopher Cuccia discusses the unique career challenges that adults face today and how Seton Hall equips them for the future of work.
Jess Rauchberg, assistant professor of communication technologies in CHDCM, weighs in on the new social networks launched in the wake of Musk’s acquisition of Twitter.
Finance Professor Andrew Schwartz discusses how pet owners are balancing caring for their pets and their personal finances during the economic downturn.
Diplomacy Professor and author David Wood looks at the ethics of political commemoration, discussing the complexities around mediation and national reconciliation, focusing on the recognition of injustices and trauma suffered by all parties for authentic peacebuilding that is more likely to lead to a peaceful future.
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.
Diplomacy Professor Brendan Valeriano, an expert in military intelligence and emergent technology, discusses the security dilemma of depending on advanced weapons systems to solve the Russia and Ukraine war.
Finance expert Andrew Schwartz, Ph.D., provides advice on improving your credit score.
William Connell, Ph.D., Professor of History and La Motta Endowed Chair in Italian Studies, discusses the life and legacy of Christopher Columbus.
Finance expert Elven Riley provides guidance to recent college graduates on credit cards and financing purchases.
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.
Renu Ramnarayan, Ph.D., co-director of the Business Analytics program, discusses the global automotive supply chain and challenges facing overseas chip production.
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.
Vaughn Calhoun, Ed.D., MPA, Assistant Vice President and Dean of the Center for Academic Success, discusses how the U-Life course empowers a new generation of students to succeed.
Politics and Public Policy Expert Matthew Hale discusses Steven Fulop’s transportation policy ideas heading into the NJ Gubernatorial Race.
Finance expert Elven Riley discusses the importance of understanding services contracted in your insurance policy before an automobile accident occurs.
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.
Martin Edwards, International Diplomacy thought leader, positively reflects on the UN Secretary-General’s approach to Russia’s war with Ukraine.
Professor Yanzhong Huang, global health policy thought leader, discusses the impact of the U.S. suspending funding to China’s Wuhan Institute of Virology.
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.
Cardinal Giorgio Marengo of Mongolia discusses the personal journey of faith and the importance of this first-ever papal visit for the country’s small Catholic population.
Brian Sheppard, Law Professor and Associate Dean, discusses the financial obligations when your workplace calls for an ambulance service, but you are not injured and refuse service.
The School of Diplomacy and UNITAR have created a new leadership program to equip mid-level professionals with the necessary skills to positively impact today’s world with an online M.S. in International Affairs and Diplomatic Practice.
Professor Edmund Adjapong, Ph.D., discusses Hip-Hop, culturally responsive teaching and the multimodal approach to learning
Economist Danielle Zanzalari discusses factors that hinder small businesses in New Jersey.
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.
Vaughn Calhoun, Ed.D. explains how parents can help their freshman students transition on their journey to academic success.
Finance expert Xiaoqing Eleanor Xu, Ph.D., CFA, discusses how economic market conditions can affect housing prices and the future direction of mortgage rates.
Sharing his academic policy expertise, Vaughn Calhoun, Ed.D., discusses how to integrate AI and ChatGPT into higher education responsibly.
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.
Interim Dean Kip Cornwell discussed Seton Hall Law achieving the best overall ranking in its history in U.S. News & World Report.
Management expert A.D. Amar, Ph.D. discusses FOMC and market forces, cautioning about inflation vs. recession.
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