Overheated Brings the Heat Against Capitalism

Climate journalist Kate Aronoff’s book Overheated serves as a call to action against climate change, focusing primarily on how politicization and polarization have effectively stalled meaningful mitigation. The first section of the book, titled “New Denial, Old Ideas,” deals with the history of climate denialism in order to provide a more comprehensive understanding of where […]


PRSSA Hosts Virtual Speaker Series with Cassidy Lunney

Monmouth University’s Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) and Shadow PR Firm hosted its first speaker series of the semester with Cassidy Lunney on Wednesday, Jan. 26. Lunney, an Account Executive at Push The Envelope PR, spoke to PRSSA members in a Zoom discussion about pursuing a career in public relations and gave advice […]

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Booster Dose Required for All Students and Employees this Spring Semester

Monmouth University will require all students, faculty, and staff to get the appropriate booster dose for their initial COVID vaccination series by Tuesday, March 1. Students who do not receive their appropriate booster dose by March 1 will be subject to a weekly testing requirement and will have to quarantine if exposed to a COVID-positive […]


University Condemns Hate Speech on Yik Yak

President Patrick Leahy Ed.D. sent an email to the University community condemning hateful comments made on Yik Yak, a popular social media platform known for its anonymity, on Monday, Jan. 17. “It has been brought to the University’s attention that there are a number of offensive posts targeting members of the Monmouth University community circulating […]


Faculty Reflect On The COP26 Climate Summit

Monmouth University hosted a virtual discussion panel with Tony MacDonald and Randall Abate to explore their impressions of the UN’s COP26 climate change summit on Thursday, Dec. 2. MacDonald, Director of Monmouth University’s Urban Coast Institute (UCI), and Abate, Rechnitz Family/UCI Endowed Chair in Marine and Environmental Law, attended the conference in Glasgow as observers […]


Director Murray Talks End of “Horse Race” Polling

Patrick D. Murray, Director of The Polling Institute at Monmouth University, appeared on the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast to discuss his opinion about putting an end to horse-race polling on Monday, Nov. 15. Murray’s appearance on the podcast came following an article he wrote for titled “‘I Blew It.’ Maybe It’s Time To Get Rid […]


University Hosts Interdisciplinary Conference On Race

The Department of History and Anthropology hosted a virtual Interdisciplinary Conference on Race on Friday, Nov. 12.The event consisted of four panel discussions followed by a conclusionary participant roundtable and reflection. One panel, titled Politics and Social Change, featured panelists Katherine Parkin, Julius Adekunle, Justin Montana, and Rajnarind Kaur. In this session, panelists provided a […]