March 2014 News

  1. Manhattan College Ranks 15th in the Nation for Return on Investment According to Survey of Graduates

    The Payscale 2014 College Return on Investment (ROI) Report cites Manhattan College as No. 15 out of more than 900 institutions nationwide.

  2. Mission Makers: Recast, A Campus Tradition Highlights Community’s Faithful Practice

    In April, Manhattan College celebrates Mission Month, an affirmation of events and activities that highlight ways that Jaspers bring to life the hallmarks of our Lasallian heritage.

  3. College Statement on Head Men's Basketball Coach Steve Masiello

    As a result of a background check commissioned by the University of South Florida, Manhattan College has learned there is a question of the validity of head men’s basketball coach, Steve Masiello’s undergraduate degree from the University of Kentucky.

  4. College to Conduct Emergency Drill with FDNY and Con Edison

    As part of Manhattan College’s ongoing planning in the event of an emergency situation on campus, the College will conduct a scenario exercise on April 3.

  5. Social and Political Philosopher To Speak at Manhattan College’s Aquinas Lecture

    Charles W. Mills to discuss liberalism at the annual lecture on April 10.

  6. Trailblazer Katie Geneva Cannon To Present at College’s Judith Plaskow Lecture on April 9

    Expert on the topics of Women’s and African-American Theology and Ethics to speak at lecture.

  7. Manhattan Partners with Barnes & Noble to Open New College Bookstore

    The new bookstore will feature cost-saving options and expanded services, and is open to the public.

  8. Manhattan College Professor Hears Call of the Wild

    Maria Maust-Mohl, professor of psychology, and a leading authority on animal communication and behavior, hopes to learn more about the sounds animals make and how the environment affects these sounds for species in zoos and in the wild.

  9. Star Wars Research Reveals Philosophy Behind The Force

    Robert Geraci, Ph.D., and Manhattan College students conduct interdisciplinary research to decipher the power and presence of meaning in virtual worlds, with funding from the National Science Foundation.

  10. Celebrating Coeducation at Manhattan College

    As the nation celebrates Women’s History Month, we take a look back at the history of women at Manhattan College. The College officially welcomed women during the 1973-74 academic year, though assorted programs for women have been available since the 1920s.

  11. President Receives Robert Fitzgerald Prosody Award

    Brennan O’Donnell receives prestigious literary award on June 4.

  12. Major Author Reading Series Continues with Poet Jane Springer

    Jane Springer is the second author in the College’s three-part Major Author Reading Series, following poet Kwame Dawes’ appearance on March 12.

  13. Eastward Bound: West Coast Natives Make their Mark on Manhattan

    Jaspers from the west coast discover that New York City is the ideal backdrop to an exceptional education.

  14. Manhattan College Kinesiology Professor Advocates for Health and Physical Education on Capitol Hill

    Shawn Ladda will travel to Washington D.C. to advocate for the PHYSICAL Act as part of SPEAK Out! Day.

  15. Peace Week Examines The Future of Afghanistan

    The Manhattan College community gathered for a series of events, which promoted peace and understanding for a war-torn nation.

  16. Tennis Champion Monica Seles to Speak at Manhattan College on March 11

    Seles, formerly ranked No. 1 in the world, will speak about her career as part of Women’s Lecture Series.

  17. Critically Acclaimed Author To Speak at Manhattan College on Russian Cosmism

    George Young to present book on Russian cosmism, a philosophical and cultural movement in Russia during the 20th century.

  18. Esteemed Journalist to Discuss Coolie Woman at Manhattan College on Wednesday, April 2

    Gaiutra Bahadur, a frequent writer on the culture and politics of global migration, will discuss her 2013 book.