Monmouth University’s Institute for Global Understanding (IGU) enhances cultural education and citizenship through academic and arts programs, scholarly research and events, networking of partnerships, and initiatives from local to global platforms. The IGU advances the University’s objective of captivating students, faculty, and staff in increasing diversity, equality, global understanding, leadership, and social justice.
Author: LOWELL KELLY
Alumna Esosa Ruffin Secures Fellowship
Political science graduate, Esosa Ruffin ‘20, has recently secured a graduate fellowship at the New Jersey Office of the Secretary of Higher Education (OSHE).
The Black and African Diaspora Forum United
The Black and African Diaspora Forum United (BADFU) was established as an organization consisting of Black and African American faculty members and allies at Monmouth University, which evaluates African American academics at dominant white institutions of higher education.
Students Present Research in D.C.
Biology students Jive Jacob, and Subah Soni presented their research on the effects of manuka essential oil on the viability of cancer cells at the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) annual meeting in Washington, D.C. in December.
Guardians Club Welcomes NJ State Police Captain
The Monmouth University Guardians club hosted and welcomed NJ State Police Captain Michael Zimmerman, to discuss careers in law enforcement to students this past Wednesday in Bey Hall, Room 133.
Nursing School Ranked 3rd Best in State
The Marjorie K. Unterberg School of Nursing and Health Studies has been ranked the third best nursing school in New Jersey, according to the 2019 Nursing Schools Almanac report. Monmouth has also been nationally recognized as a Top 100 school, ranking at No.91 in the United States, and No.38 for elite nursing schools in the Mid- Atlantic Region.
Interdisciplinary Panel on White Terrorism
The Wayne D. McMurray School of Humanities and Social Sciences hosted their annual forum event, White Supremacist Terrorism: A Multidisciplinary Roundtable Discussion, where Monmouth faculty from various disciplines discussed white supremacist history and culture on Thursday, Oct. 17.
Springsteen Honored with Campus Exhibit
Melissa Ziobro, a Specialist Professor of Public History, in collaboration with Monmouth County Historical Association (MCHA) Curator of Collections, have formed Springsteen: His Hometown, a historical exhibit that will be displayed through Fall 2020.
New Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations
Chris Hellstrom has appointed himself with the Monmouth University community as Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations in the Division of University Advancement.
Athletic Department Hosts Barbecue
The Monmouth University Athletic Department and MSAAC (Monmouth Student Athlete Advisory Committee) hosted a Welcome Back Event barbecue for over 500 student athletes this past Sunday at Kessler Stadium.