October 2015 News

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    Veterinarian Alumnus and Lifelong Beach Boys Fan Hears Pet Sounds

    Jim Murphy ’79 not only used his liberal arts education to attend and graduate from veterinary school many years after college, but his fascination with the Beach Boys enticed him to write a book on the true story of how the band formed and went on to become one of America’s most popular rock groups.

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    Media Ethics and Human Rights: Dignified Images of the Syrian Civil War

    How do you defend the rights of the nameless during a humanitarian crisis? What is truth in the midst of civil war? These were just a few of the questions discussed at Manhattan College’s screening of Syria: Snapshots of a History in the Making, a film by the anonymous Syrian film collective, Abounaddara.

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    Racial Justice Teach-in Held to Increase Understanding of Racism

    A prominent Muslim-American activist, Linda Sarsour, will deliver the keynote address on Wednesday, Nov. 4.

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    Women & Islam Course Promotes Understanding Through Study & Site Work

    An unexpected roster of students is enrolled in Mehnaz Afridi’s seminar.

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    Motherhood, Social Advocacy and Grad School All in a Day’s Work for Algerian Scholar

    Selma Chirouf ’16 is pursuing an M.S. in organizational leadership from Manhattan College while raising her two-year-old daughter and continuing efforts for climate change awareness.

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    Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Set for Nov. 7

    Two championship teams and eight individuals make up the 2015 Hall of Fame class.

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    Open House Takes Place on Sunday, Oct. 25

    Prospective students and families invited to explore different College departments and programs.

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    Top 10 Fall Activities for Jaspers

    Mid-terms are over and there’s still plenty of fall left to enjoy! Every Jasper should make room on their calendar for these events on campus, in the Bronx and around the city.

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    Pamela Chasek Earns Sigma Iota Rho Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award

    An expert in international policy and climate change, the longtime Manhattan College professor is recognized by the international studies honor society.

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    Manhattan Students Bond Over Similar Interests in New Residence Life Communities

    New Common Interest Communities bring together like-minded residents.

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    Br. Patrick Horner Receives Costello Excellence in Teaching Award

    Nominated by one of his students, Br. Patrick is honored for 38 years of service to Manhattan College.

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    Students & Faculty Advance Common Good Through Research

    Thirteen Manhattan College students recently presented their research projects at the 2015 Saint Mary’s University International Symposium on Lasallian Research in Minneapolis. In addition, several Manhattan professors attended the conference to share their research and findings along with the students from Sept. 27-29.

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    Major Author Reading Series Continues This Fall

    Manhattan College to host three notable authors during the fall semester.

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    College Honors Fair Trade Month

    A series of events will take place around campus in October to raise awareness about sustainable labor practices in the free market.

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    Former New York Gubernatorial Candidate Zephyr Teachout to Discuss the Influence of Money on Politics

    Teachout will visit the Riverdale campus on Thursday, Oct. 15.

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    William J. Kennedy ’63, Ph.D., To Be Honored at Fall Honors Convocation

    Students inducted into prestigious Epsilon Sigma Pi honor society during event.