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MU Sustainability Club Talks Recycling

Monmouth’s Sustainability Club hosted an event centered on recycling on Friday, April 1. The event was supported by Mazza Recycling Services, a waste and recycling management company located in Tinton Falls, NJ. There were two guest speakers representing Mazza Recycling, both of whom gave separate presentations, one based on careers in sustainability and the other […]

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Undergraduate IT Minors Collaborate Outside of University Community

This semester, Monmouth students from different academic disciplines came together for their Information Systems Project Management class (IT-450) to develop a website for a local business, the Children’s Center of Monmouth County. Jamie Kretsch, MS, Senior Specialist Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Software, teaches the course. “IT-450 is the Capstone course in […]

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IGU Presents Global Visionary Award

Monmouth University’s Institute for Global Understanding (IGU) hosted a Global Visionary Lecture titled “From War to Peace and Human Dignity: The United Nations and a Transformative Global Order” on Thursday, March 31. Ramu Damodaran, former chief of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), was awarded the University’s Global Visionary Award, followed by a lecture and […]

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Dept. of World Languages and Cultures Celebrates Accomplishments and Prof. Barrea-Marlys Retirement as Chair of the Department

The Department of World Languages and Cultures at Monmouth University has pursued many unique initiatives to promote the campus’s mission for increased inclusivity and diversity. As Mirta Barrea-Marlys, PhD, Associate Professor of Spanish/Italian and Chair of the Department retires from her eleven-year tenure as chair, the Department’s faculty reflect on the programs and advancements that […]

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Spanish Professor and Students Promote Afro-Caribbean Literature Course

The World Language Department’s faculty and students are working to promote Spanish elective courses while also brainstorming ways for curriculum enhancements. For example, Professor of Spanish, Luis Mora-Ballesteros, Ph.D., not only wants to emphasize the importance of studying a language, but also encourage the University’s language elective course, Afro-Caribbean Literature (FS-398). This course is commonly […]

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Phi Eta Sigma Hosts Induction Ceremony

The Phi Eta Sigma National Freshman Honor Society welcomed its latest group of inductees in a ceremony at Pollak Theatre on Friday, March 11. The honor society is a leadership organization based on students’ scholarly performance, rewarding academic excellence specifically among freshmen in institutions of higher education. The ceremony was hosted by the Honors School […]

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School of Nursing and Health Studies Faces Concerns

The Marjorie K. Unterberg School of Nursing and Health Studies has experienced concerning enrollment trends and questions about academic leadership, presenting potential issues for students in the Nursing, Health and Physical Education, Occupational Therapy, and Physician Assistant departments. Concerns regarding student enrollment have been especially prevalent for the University’s Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) […]

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LHBS Faculty Speak on Nation’s Inflation

Professors of the Leon Hess Business School have raised concerns about current inflation rates in the U.S. and how it affects Monmouth students. Richard Roberts, MBA, former executive of the Federal Reserve System and current Specialist Professor in the Department of Economics, Finance, and Real Estate, explained the concept of inflation, “Inflation is an increase […]

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An Open Letter: Why Pay Equity Can’t Be Studied in a Vacuum

Recently, the University announced it would pull out of an agreement with the faculty union to jointly conduct a gender salary equity study meant to examine and resolve faculty gender pay discrepancies, citing differences in the intended scope of the equity project. Instead the University plans to go forward with their own gender salary equity […]