September 2015 News

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    Around the World : 2015 Apostolic Journey of Pope Francis

    Manhattan’s faculty experts and administration weighed in on the papal visit to give a global context to this historic event.Mehnaz Afridi, Ph.D.Assisant Professor of Religious Studies and Director of the College’s Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith (HGI) Education Center

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    On Campus : 2015 Apostolic Journey of Pope Francis

    Pope Francis stood before the United Nations on Sept. 25 to address a worldwide congregation that included prominent leaders, environmentalists, and Manhattan College students who listened to his historic speech on campus via a live telecast of the event.

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    Manhattan College Bears Witness to the Pope’s 2015 Apostolic Journey

    New York City has a way of dwarfing historic moments in the contiguous and contagious movement of its 8 million-plus inhabitants. But from Sept. 24-25, even the Big Apple couldn’t overshadow the arrival of Pope Francis, as thousands stopped their daily activities to hear a word from or catch a glimpse of His Holiness. From faculty and administrators to students and alumni, the Manhattan College network was there to bear witness: in person, on campus and around the world.

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    In Person: 2015 Apostolic Journey of Pope Francis

    Vespers - St. Patricks CathedralPresident Brennan O'Donnell and Br. Jack Curran reflect on the Thursday night prayer service.Read More [+]

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    Research Scholars’ Presentations Highlight Student-Faculty Collaboration

    On Sept. 18, more than 65 students from five schools presented a summer of discovery with support from faculty mentors.

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    Meghan Roberts, Ph.D., to Deliver 14th Annual Costello Lecture

    Roberts will deliver a lecture titled “Savant Spouses: Love, Marriage and Collaboration in Enlightenment France.”

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    Jasper Educators Find “Sea of Good” in Seedy Italian Suburb

    Twelve students enrolled in Manhattan’s education programs spend the summer bonding with underprivileged adolescents in Scampia, Italy.

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    Biology Professor Ghislaine Mayer, Ph.D. Participates in PRIDE Program

    Mayer invited to join faculty from across the country in research career advancing opportunity.

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    Manhattan College Welcomes Pope Francis to New York City

    In preparation for the Pope’s visit to the U.S. and New York City, members of the Manhattan College community share a special message with Pope Francis.

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    Dirty Paki Lingerie, an Acclaimed One-Woman Play, Comes to Campus

    Actor and writer Aizzah Fatima is the sole performer in a show that draws rave reviews.

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    Counseling Alum Becomes Agent of Change as Missioner in El Salvador

    Serving a rural village in Central America, Melissa (Blythe) Altman ’06 and her family are operating programs for local children in an effort to better their futures.

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    Manhattan College Welcomes Three Speakers for Annual Student Activities Lecture Series

    Best-selling author, chef and entrepreneur Bethenny Frankel, Extra’s New York City correspondent AJ Calloway, and violence prevention educator Ted Bunch to speak at lecture series from Sept. 14-16.

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    Manhattan College Ranks No. 17 in U.S. News’ America’s Best Colleges Report

    U.S. News & World Report recognizes Manhattan College among top schools and as a standout college for veterans.

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    Purposeful Networks Recognizes Manhattan College’s Commitment to Service

    Manhattan’s students honored for ongoing sustainability projects.

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    Manhattan Student Strives to Make a Difference as a Tribute to Fallen Father on 9/11

    Olivia Siller ’18 works alongside family to promote the mission of her father’s legacy, The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation.