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School Of Liberal Arts

  1. Photo of President Riverso and Columbia exchange students and faculty

    Manhattan College Signs Articulation Agreement With Rockland Community College

    Partnership will enable students to transfer credits seamlessly and have the opportunity for merit-based scholarships.

  2. Judith Plaskow

    Pioneering Jewish Feminist Theologian Judith Plaskow Inducted into National Women's Hall of Fame

    The  professor emerita of religious studies spent more than three decades teaching at Manhattan College.    

  3. Dean Marcy Kelly

    Manhattan College Names Marcy Kelly, Ph.D., Dean of the New Kakos School of Arts and Sciences

     Kelly joined Manhattan College in 2022 as dean of the Kakos School of Science.    

  4. SOLA Global Engagement Lab

    The School of Liberal Arts Global Engagement Lab Transforms Learning

    The state-of-the-art classroom enables distance education, remote collaboration and immersive learning experiences.     

  5. AI Icon

    Manhattan College Explores the Future of Artificial Intelligence with Three Events in October and November

    These programs will help to explain and understand the vast impact of AI on all aspects of society.    

  6. UN Sustainable Goals

    Manhattan College Professor Pamela Chasek Among International Researchers Calling for Major Reforms of the UN Sustainable Development Goals

    The political science professor is a co-author of an article published on September 15 in the journal Science.      

  7. Dr.Mehanaz Afridi, Dr.Milo Riverso, Dr. ClarenceJones, Rep. Ritchie Torres and Councilman Jeffrey Dinowitz.

    Manhattan College Honors Clarence B. Jones, Lawyer and Confidant of Martin Luther King Jr.

    U.S. Representative Ritchie Torres also presented Mehnaz Afridi, Ph.D., with the first annual “Dr. Clarence B. Jones I Have a Dream Award.”    

  8. Game Design Major

    Manhattan College to Offer a New Major and Minor in Game Design and Production

    The major will prepare graduates for jobs in the rapidly growing video game industry.     

  9. Pax Christi Awards Ceremony

    Professor of Religious Studies Receives Prestigious National Peacemaker Award

    Kevin Ahern was cited for his worldwide peacemaking efforts.    

  10. Manhattan College ESPN+ Crew

    Communication Department Students Nominated as Finalists for the College Sports Media Awards

    It was the College’s first nomination.    

  11. Undergraduate Commencement

    Manhattan College Celebrates the Class of 2023 at Undergraduate Commencement

    Celebrated chef and television host Lidia Matticchio Bastianich delivered the Commencement address and Alixandria James ’23, was the graduating class valedictorian.    

  12. School of Liberal Arts Celebration

    Liberal Arts Alumni Honored at First Annual Alumni Celebration

    The John Paluszek ’55 First Generation Student of Excellence Scholarship Announced  

  13. Eugenia Leigh

    Award Winning Poet Eugenia Leigh to Speak as Part of Major Author Reading Series

    Leigh’s work has appeared in many publications including The Atlantic and Ploughshares.  

  14. Kelly Marin Wins Distinguished Lasallian Award

    Kelly Marin Honored with 2022-23 Distinguished Lasallian Educator Award

    Colleagues describe her as a deserving recipient who is highly trustworthy and ethical.  

  15. Manhattan College Model UN Team

    Manhattan College Represents Ukraine at 2023 National Model UN Conference

    The conference helps students build critical professional and personal skills.  

  16. Peace Pole

    The Legacy of the War in Iraq 20 Years Later is the Focus of Peace and Justice Week at Manhattan College

    This year’s programming will help students gain a better understanding of the war’s legacy and continued relevance today.  

  17. Criminology Class

    Manhattan College to Introduce New B.A. in Criminology Major in Fall 2023

    Criminology classes will have a particular emphasis on social injustice and inequality that impact low-income communities.  

  18. Congressman Michael Lawler and Skylar Rossi

    Congressman Michael Lawler '09 Returns to Manhattan College to Discuss 2023 Congressional Agenda With Students

    The freshman representative spoke about a variety of issues at the February event.

  19. James Patterson

    Newest Class of James Patterson ’69 Scholarships Awarded at Manhattan College

    The best-selling author continues supporting students at his alma mater.  

  20. stained glass window showing holy nativity scene on Christmas

    Merry Christmas from Manhattan College

    From all of us at Manhattan College, we wish you a Merry Christmas, blessed New Year, and a happy and healthy holiday season. 

  21. Caroline King, Emilia O'Neill, and Calissa McNeely

    New Mentoring Program Created to Support School of Liberal Arts Students

    Mentors will help reassure and assist younger students acclimating to college life.

  22. Most Engaged Campus for College Student Voting

    Manhattan College Chosen as one of the “Most Engaged Campuses for College Student Voting”

    The College was recognized for its voter education efforts.

  23. Dorothy Day receives the De La Salle Medal

    Manhattan College Establishes the Dorothy Day Center

    The Catholic activist is currently being considered for sainthood.

  24. Campus Beauty

    Manhattan College to Hold Open House on Sunday, October 30  

    Prospective students and families invited to visit campus and begin exploring their Jasper journey.

  25. Author Chuck Hogan

    Major Author Reading Series Returns on October 13

    Chuck Hogan and CJ Hauser are coming to campus to discuss their work.

  26. Manhattan College Spring Campus

    Whitman on Walls Brings Poetry and Film Performance to Gaelic Park

    The hybrid production kicks off Manhattan College’s celebration of 100 years in The Bronx. 

  27. male and female college students operating radiation technology in front of projector screen

    Pre-Professional Programs Give Students an Edge in the Job Market

    The O'Malley School of Business and the schools of Continuing and Professional Studies, Education and Health, Engineering, Liberal Arts, and Science all offer programs that are designed specifically to prepare students for their careers.

  28. Portrait photo of Paris Lecleir ’24

    Paris Lecleir ’24 Receives Critical Language Scholarship to Study Swahili

    Lecleir receives a Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) to study Swahili in Tanzania during the summer of 2022.

  29. Eunice Nazar at the Spring Honors Convocation

    Eunice Nazar ’22 Receives Joseph J. Gunn ’30 Medal

    Nazar has spent her four years in college serving others and excelling academically.

  30. Portrait photo of Cory Blad

    Cory Blad Appointed Dean of the School of Liberal Arts

    Blad has served as interim dean of the School since March 2021.

  31. Image of a keyboard and notebook

    New Sound Studies Peer-Reviewed Journal to Launch in Fall 2022

    The journal’s mission is to publish critical and engaging work in musicology.

  32. Campus in springtime

    Digital Arts and Humanities Program Flourishing at Manhattan College

    Maeve Adams, Ph.D., and Adam Arenson, Ph.D., are helping other faculty members. develop their own digital humanities programs.

  33. Peace pole on campus

    Peace and Justice Week Begins with Annual Dorothy Day Lecture

    Melissa Cedillo, Colleen Dulle and Eileen Markey will participate in a panel discussion on March 29.

  34. Students working in the mobile production unit

    As March Madness Begins, Sports Media Production Students Bring the Game to You

    Manhattan College students are producing high-level basketball broadcasts on ESPN.

  35. Portrait photo of Lindsay Chervinsky

    Lindsay Chervinsky to Deliver Annual Christen Lecture on George Washington’s Cabinet

    Chervinsky will speak about the importance of our first president’s Cabinet and what those precedents mean today.

  36. Photo of a Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Center event

    Spring 2022 HGI Center Events Start with Holocaust Remembrance Day

    Robert Williams of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum will speak on January 27.

  37. Kevin Ahern speaking to group

    Kevin Ahern Closes Chapter as International President of Catholic Lay Movement

    Pope Francis recognized the work Ahern has done in international Catholicism.

  38. 2021 Manhattan College Model UN team

    Manhattan College Shines During In-Person Model UN Conference

    Students earned an honorable mention award and recognition for two position papers.

  39. Portrait photo of Maria Maust-Mohl

    Maria Maust-Mohl to Receive the Brother Casimir Gabriel Costello Excellence in Teaching Award

    The award will be given as part of the annual Costello Lecture.

  40. Portrait photo of Suzanne Cope

    Major Author Reading Series Returns for 12th Year at Manhattan College

    Suzanne Cope and Mark Doty will be the featured readers this semester.

  41. Chapel of De La Salle and His Brothers

    Discussion on How Immigrants Have Impacted the Church Set for October 6

    Deborah Kanter, Ph.D., has chronicled the impact that Mexican immigrants have had on Catholic parishes in Chicago.

  42. HGI signage in O'Malley Library

    HGI Center Celebrates 25 Years with Full Fall Schedule

    On October 5, the Center will host the authors of “We Refuse to be Enemies,” a story about an unlikely friendship.

  43. Portrait photo of Cristina Perez Jimenez

    Cristina Pérez Jiménez One of Nine to Receive U.S. Latino Digital Humanities Grant

    The grant will support the development of a digital humanities project entitled “The Latino Catskills.”

  44. HGI signage in O'Malley Library

    Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education Center to Celebrate 25th Anniversary

    The Center has educated students and the community for a quarter century.

  45. Portrait photo of Paul Droubie

    What do the Olympics Mean to Japan? History Professor Paul Droubie Explains

    Droubie has been a go-to scholar on the history of the Olympics in Japan.

  46. Portrait photo of Ally Mejia

    Ally Mejia ’22 Selected for Television Academy Foundation’s Summer Fellows Program

    A first-generation college student, Mejia is one of 50 students selected from across the country.

  47. James Patterson signing books on campus

    Twenty Manhattan College Students Receive James Patterson ’69 Scholarships

    The best-selling author and philanthropist continues to support students from his alma mater.

  48. Kerianne Costello portrait photo

    A Trio of Jaspers Continue Postgraduate Service Tradition

    Three Manhattan College students are moving on to opportunities with national service organizations.

  49. Model UN team on Google Meet

    Outstanding Delegation: Manhattan College Team Honored at Virtual Model UN

    The group dealt with many pandemic obstacles to shine at the global conference.

  50. De La Salle statue on quadrangle

    Lasallian Education Symposium on De La Salle’s Feast Day

    Kevin Ahern, Ph.D., associate professor of religious studies, will be the keynote speaker.

  51. Portrait photo of Cory Blad

    Cory Blad Appointed Interim Dean of the School of Liberal Arts

    Blad has been a member of the Manhattan College faculty since 2009.

  52. Portrait photo of Eunice Nazar

    Eunice Nazar ’22 Named One of 212 Newman Civic Fellows Nationwide

    Nazar has interned at Mekong NYC in support of the Bronx community.

  53. O'Malley Library entrance

    Acclaimed Poet Richard Blanco to Give Virtual Reading

    On March 3, Blanco will participate in Manhattan College’s Major Author Reading Series.

  54. Concentration camp uniform hanging in O'Malley Library

    HGI Center Earns Grant to Expand Ziering Collection

    Herman Ziering was a Holocaust survivor and justice seeker after he fled a concentration camp.

  55. Peace pole standing outside Smith Auditorium

    Peace Pole Dedication to Cap Peace and Justice Week

    The events will take place virtually and at a safe distance during the final week in February.

  56. Mehnaz Afridi standing in front of HGI Center banner

    Six HGI Events Begin with Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27

    The HGI Center will also host an interdisciplinary teach-in on white nationalism on February 2.

  57. Digital media student project

    Digital Media Art Major Introduced for Spring 2021 Semester

    Students can develop a critical awareness of digital media art as an agent of social change.

  58. Portrait photo of Julie Leinginer Pycior

    Julie Leininger Pycior, Ph.D. to Deliver Annual Dorothy Day Lecture

    The Manhattan College professor emeritus will reflect on Day’s life on November 8.

  59. Aerial photo of campus

    Jia Tolentino Takes Part in Major Author Reading Series on October 22

    A staff writer at The New Yorker, Tolentino will host a virtual reading and Q&A.

  60. Smith Auditorium as seen from O'Malley Library

    Manhattan College Recognizes Fair Trade Month

    Events scheduled from October 8-28 celebrate our status as a Fair Trade College.

  61. Smith Auditorium as seen from O'Malley Library

    Just Peace Students Receive Peacemaker Award from New York State Group

    The group has worked to raise on-campus awareness for the peace and justice movement.

  62. The Palazzo Venier dei Leoni on the Grand Canal in Venice

    Art History Department Partners with Peggy Guggenheim Collection for Long-Term Internship Program

    The partnership gives students a chance to experience Italian art and museums.

  63. HGI Center event from November 2019

    Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education Center to Host Virtual Fall Events

    The fall calendar begins on Sunday, Sept. 27 with an information session on the Uyghurs.

  64. Campus quadrangle and sky

    Tuesday, September 22: Manhattan College to Host Shoe Strike for Climate Justice

    The event will take place on the main campus quadrangle.

  65. Four students holding up their festival winning award certifcate and prize check, smiling.

    Film Studies Students Receive Awards For Short Films Created During Quarantine

    Five Manhattan College students earned recognition for their short films which competed in multiple film festivals.

  66. Photograph of Professor Adam Arenson smiling.

    Adam Arenson, Ph.D., to Receive 2020 Costello Excellence in Teaching Award

    Adam Arenson, Ph.D., professor of history and director of the Urban Studies program at Manhattan College, has been selected as the recipient of the 2020 Costello Award for Excellence in Teaching.

  67. Photograph of MBA student in class

    Virtual Information Sessions for Graduate Programs

    Graduate students are invited to learn more about Manhattan College’s graduate programs from home.

  68. Photo of Skotnicki, Coll smiling in office

    Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Provides Support for E3MC Program

    A grant from the foundation supports the criminal justice education initiative.

  69. members of student newspaper the quad holding up newspapers

    The Quadrangle keeps students informed during COVID-19

    The student-run campus newspaper delivers news online and on social media during the pandemic.

  70. Top of chapel with sky beyond it

    Mary Elizabeth Pizzimenti Receives Italian Language Fellowship

    Pizzimenti is one of fifteen college students nationwide to be awarded the fellowship.

  71. Aerial photo of Manhattan College campus

    Manhattan College Introducing Geography Minor within Sociology Department

    Students will acquire skills useful in analyzing the current global pandemic.

  72. Cort Koss courtside with camera

    Sports Media Production Gives Cort Koss ’21 Chance for Second Degree

    The Texas native has immersed himself in Manhattan College’s sports media production program.

  73. Rachel Roca with panoramic background

    Rachel Roca ’21 One of 396 Students Nationwide to Receive Goldwater Scholarship

    Roca is a mathematics major in the School of Science.

  74. Olympics rings

    Japan Historian Paul Droubie on the Future of 2020 Olympics in Tokyo

    Coronavirus may cause the 2020 Summer Olympics to be postponed or canceled.

  75. Priya Varanasi smiling

    Priya Varanasi ’22 Named a Newman Civic Fellow

    Varanasi is a double major in peace and justice studies and political science.

  76. Gayatri Gopinath portrait photo

    Women’s Week Events Begin on March 3

    The celebration begins with Gayatri Gopinath delivering the annual Women and Gender Studies lecture.

  77. Fulbright top producing institution mark

    Manhattan College is a Top Producer of Fulbright U.S. Students

    Three graduating seniors received Fulbright awards in the 2019-20 academic year.

  78. Barrio America book cover

    Urban Studies Annual Lecture to Focus on How Latino Immigrants Revitalized American Cities

    A.K. Sandoval-Strausz, author of Barrio America, will speak on campus on February 27.

  79. 23rd Street subway showing uptown and the Bronx

    NYC Media Lab Consortium to Provide Students, Faculty with New Opportunities

    The collaboration will include internships, research and funding for entrepreneurial endeavors.

  80. manhattan college students smiling in front of historic building in munich germany

    For Jaspers Abroad in January, Travel Propels Cultural Learning

    Study abroad trips held during the January intersession provided unforgettable experiences for Manhattan College students traveling during winter break.

  81. De La Salle statue in shadows

    Sister Norma Pimentel on Crossing Borders: A Catholic Response to Migration

    Sister Pimentel will address the relationship between immigrants along the Texas-Mexico border and the Catholic Church on February 19.

  82. Photo of Autumn Herndon walking

    Autumn Herndon ’19 Receives Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship

    Herndon will graduate in December with a bachelor’s degree in international studies.

  83. Photo of campus quadrangle with fall colors

    Margaret Scull to Discuss Religious and Political Structures in Northern Ireland

    Scull will examine the 'soft power' influence religious leaders still possessed in British and Irish politics after the Second World War.

  84. Sarah Grieve smiling in front of a wall

    Major Author Reading Series Returns on October 24

    Helen Phillips and Sarah Grieve will discuss their writing on campus.

  85. James Patterson smiling during a book signing

    James Patterson ’69 Supports Newest Class of Patterson Scholars

    Twenty students will receive a James Patterson scholarship for the 2019-20 academic year.

  86. Poster for A Midsummer Night's Dream

    American Shakespeare Company’s Travelling Troupe to Perform A Midsummer Night’s Dream

    Shakespeare’s beloved comedy comes to campus on October 18.

  87. ESPN mobile production unit outside Draddy Gymnasium

    Manhattan College to Broadcast All 27 Home Basketball Games on ESPN Streaming Services

    Students in the College’s sports media production concentration will be part of the game-day crew.

  88. Headshot of Rev. James Martin, SJ

    Manhattan College to Host Rev. James Martin S.J. on Monday, Oct. 7

    The conversation will focus on building a bridge between the LGBTQ+ community and Catholic Church.

  89. Student working on laptop with notebook

    10th Annual Newman Lecture Tackles the Future of Knowledge in the Information Age

    Lance Strate, a founder and first president of the Media Ecology Association, will deliver the keynote lecture.

  90. HGI Center exhibit in O'Malley Library

    Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Center to Open Lea and Herman Ziering Archive Collection

    Dedicated to the memory of Holocaust survivors and justice seekers, the exhibit opens in November.

  91. woman holding clipboard stands in park with green leaves behind her

    Summer Research in 2019 Has a World View

    Manhattan students who completed projects this summer presented their findings to the public on Sept. 26-27.

  92. The audience at the 2018 Costello Lecture

    Costello Lecture Event Includes Mack Holt Lecture, Award Presentation

    Mehnaz Afridi, Ph.D., will receive the Costello Excellence in Teaching Award.

  93. Sound board in performing arts space

    Manhattan College to Offer Sound Studies Major in Fall 2020

    The new major will incorporate studies in music recording, audio technology and critical theory. 

  94. Manhattan College faculty and staff in Bethlehem

    #300LaSalle: Cory Blad, Ph.D., Chair and Professor of Sociology

    Throughout the year, the Manhattan College community will reflect on the meaning of the Lasallian tradition.

  95. Tyler McCloskey portrait photo

    Academic Intersections

    Manhattan’s latest interdisciplinary projects highlight the many upsides to crossing academic lines.

  96. Mehnaz Afridi at podium in O'Malley Library

    Mehnaz Afridi, Ph.D., to Receive Costello Excellence in Teaching Award

    Afridi is a widely recognized interfaith scholar and dynamic classroom presence.

  97. Portrait photo of Cristina Perez Jimenez

    English Professor is One of 24 Nationwide to Receive Ford Postdoctoral Fellowship

    Cristina Pérez Jiménez, Ph.D., earns competitive national fellowship. 

  98. Madison Richards at Guggenheim Collection in Italy

    Art History Major Enjoying Guggenheim Internship in Italy

    Madison Richards ’19 is in Italy this summer in advance of graduating in December.

  99. Portrait photo of Ellison Madsen

    Computer Science Major Sees Blockchain As Future Factor

    A hands on experience at Booz Allen provided Ellison Madsen ’19 with experience in blockchain technology.

  100. Rob Walsh, Vincent Wiedemann and Brother Dan Gardner on quadrangle

    Vincent Wiedemann ’19 Selected to Join NYC Neighborhood 360° Fellowship Program

    Wiedemann will learn about commercial revitalization and develop leadership skills.

  101. Donya Quhshi in front of De La Salle Hall

    Donya Quhshi ’19, Ray Maresca ’18, ’19 (M.S.) are 2019 Valedictorians

    Quhshi will speak on behalf of the class of 2019 at Undergraduate Commencement; Maresca will be the student speaker at Spring Commencement.

  102. Autumn Herndon facing camera

    Autumn Herndon ’19 Receives Gilman Scholarship to Study Abroad in Panama

    The international studies major will travel to Panama this summer.

  103. Fulbright award winners

    For First Time, Multiple Manhattan College Students Receive Fulbright Awards

    Three Manhattan College graduating seniors have earned Fulbright English Teaching Assistant awards.

  104. woman with glasses watches male teacher as he explains lesson in laboratory

    Urban Studies Major Finds Strength in Mindfulness

    Graduating senior David Caiafa teaches yoga and mindfulness to help New York City teens prepare for the future. 

  105. Experiencing Veterans and Artists Collaboration logo

    Art Exhibit at Manhattan College Showcases Veterans’ Experiences

    The exhibition will open on Wednesday, April 10 and is open to the public through mid-June.

  106. Susan Gallardo looking at pile of garbage

    Upcoming Urban Studies Lecture Focuses on Managing City Pollution

    Susan Gallardo will discuss her work in Asia on Monday, April 8.

  107. Rabea Ali in front of John Baptist de La Salle statue

    Rabea Ali '20 Named Newman Civic Fellow

    Ali is one of 262 students nationwide to receive this award.

  108. Students in virtual reality room

    Digital Arts and Humanities Program Combines Liberal Arts and Tech

    The minor is designed to create critical thinkers for the digital age.

  109. Students working on ESPN equipment in Bristol

    ESPN Mobile Unit Gives Sports Media Production Students a New Classroom

    Students will produce live Manhattan College sporting events beginning with the 2019-20 basketball season.

  110. Top of chapel on Smith Auditorium

    Manhattan College to Host Six Events During Peace and Justice Week

    The week's programming will explore institutions that have participated in unethical behavior.

  111. Adam Arenson pointing to headstone in Drake Park

    Manhattan College Students Studying History of Slavery in the Bronx

    Students are learning about little-known areas in their backyard.

  112. students standing behind flint sign in grass

    Standing Together with Flint

    A winter break volunteer experience in Michigan helped business student and graduating senior Olivia Gartland understand the reality of the Flint water crisis.

  113. Brother Jack Curran with students in Kelly Commons

    Manhattan College a Tight-Knit On-Campus Faith Community

    Kevin Ahern, Ph.D., is spotlighting on-campus faith communities in a new book.

  114. Quadrangle in spring time

    Major Author Reading Series Returns for Spring Semester

    Alvaro Enrigue, Laura Sims and Erika Meitner will speak on campus.

  115. Headshot of S. Max Edelson

    Christen Program to Explore How Britain Imagined America Before 1776

    University of Virginia history professor S. Max Edelson will discuss the colonial period on Monday, Feb. 4.

  116. Student lighting candle at HGI Center event

    Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education Center Hosts Four Spring Events

    The spring schedule of events begins on Thursday, January 24.

  117. The president and others holding shovels at the Higgins Center groundbreaking

    2018 Year in Review

    2018 Year in Review

  118. Students speaking with NYC public official after event

    NYC Public Service Leaders Engage Students with Fellowship Opportunities

    Members of the city’s public sector presented to students about post-grad opportunities in government and non-profits.

  119. Jay Friedenberg's painting of different shapes

    Psychology Professor Jay Friedenberg On What Makes Something Beautiful

    Friedenberg conducted experiments with student participants, comparing which types of shapes are most attractive.

  120. Panelists at Refugee Migrant Education Conference

    International Contingent Shares Best Practices at Refugee and Migrant Education Conference

    Manhattan College hosted the three-day event focused on higher education’s role in refugee and migrant education.

  121. 300 years of the Lasallian Mission

    Celebrating 300 Years of the Lasallian Mission

    The Manhattan College community dedicates a community artwork to commemorate the life and legacy of St. John Baptist de La Salle for the Tercentenary.

  122. Student veterans at map of the world

    Religious Studies Course Welcomes Student Veterans

    An introductory religious studies course helps student veterans transition to college life.

  123. Student lighting candle during memorial for Pittsburgh victims

    80 Years after Kristallnacht, HGI Center Continues to Shine Light on Antisemitism

    Prior to the annual Schweitzer Lecture, students lit candles to remember victims of the recent tragedy in Pittsburgh.

  124. James Patterson at June 2018 book signing

    Twenty Students Receive James Patterson ’69 Scholarships

    The best-selling novelist and Manhattan College alum continues to give back.

  125. Refugee Migrant Education Conference poster

    November Conference to Highlight Global Initiatives in Refugee and Migrant Education

    Manhattan College will host the conference from November 15-17.

  126. Student at club fair

    The Top 5 Things All Manhattan College Students Should Know

    From Yelping the greatest slice of New York City pizza near campus to balancing your academic and extracurricular interests.

  127. De La Salle Hall wide photo

    Hara Woltz to Discuss Observations on Works of Art and Science at Annual Newman Lecture

    Woltz addresses the destruction and conservation of ecological systems through visual media.

  128. Mehnaz Afridi at HGI Center event

    Holocaust, Genocide, and Interfaith Center to Host Four Fall Events

    The Center will continue to advance its mission to eradicate human suffering, prejudice, and racism through education.

  129. Actor in The Winter's Tale production

    American Shakespeare Center Returns to Manhattan College

    The touring troupe will perform The Winter’s Tale on Friday, October 12.

  130. Student and faculty doing research in rooftop garden

    Research Scholars Day Highlights Summer’s Work in Several Areas

    Students present on topics in liberal arts, business, health, science and engineering.

  131. Keith Brower presents award to Joan Cammarata

    Joan Cammarata Nominated by Students to Receive Costello Excellence in Teaching Award

    Cammarata is a beloved professor in the Modern Languages and Literatures department.

  132. 2018 W.I.S.E. Participant Mikeisha Kelly at work for Rubenstein Public Relations in New York City

    NYC Summer Internship Program Prepares Students for Career Success

    In its inaugural year, the W.I.S.E. (Women Inspiring Successful Enterprise) professional development summer internship program was a resounding success.

  133. Student with Bryan Wilkins in science lab

    Manhattan College Again Among Top Schools Recognized by U.S. News

    Student veterans and engineering programs highlighted as standout programs.

  134. Fatimah Asghar headshot photo

    Major Author Reading Series Starts with Poet Fatimah Asghar

    Asghar’s work has been featured on PBS, NBC, Teen Vogue and Huffington Post.

  135. Students on laptops in library

    What Can You Do with a Manhattan College Education? Anything.

    Manhattan College graduates are landing jobs in their desired fields with strong salaries.

  136. Students moving into residence halls

    Welcome, Class of 2022!

    Fun Fact: 75% of Manhattan College freshmen live on campus — making Move-in Day kind of a big deal!

  137. An image of students standing in park holding shovels.

    Arches Students Become Part of New York City

    While living together in a community in Lee Hall, freshmen in the Arches program take one class together per semester that incorporates service projects and cultural excursions in New York City.

  138. An image of female professor and student looking at plants in greenhouse

    Summer Research Discoveries

    Students from all five undergraduate schools are conducting Manhattan College research in 2018.

  139. Painting from Refugee Migrant Education Network

    November Conference to Highlight Global Initiatives in Refugee and Migrant Education

    Manhattan College will host the conference from November 15-17.

  140. Students at Model UN competition

    Government Department to Be Known as Political Science Department

    Political science better describes the ways people engage in political activity.

  141. Alannah Boyle receiving Gunn Alumni Medal

    Gunn Medal Goes to Alannah Boyle ’18 for Her On-Campus Leadership, Service

    The Joseph J. Gunn ’30 Alumni Medal is known as Manhattan College’s most prestigious undergraduate award.

  142. Kirsten Battocchio at opening of Veterans Success Center

    Student Veteran Kirsten Battocchio ’18 Named Undergraduate Valedictorian

    Battocchio will receive the Carty valedictory medal and speak on behalf of her classmates at Commencement.

  143. Students in Manhattan College lab

    Manhattan College Ranks Among Forbes Best Value Colleges

    Forbes rates Manhattan College among the top 10 Catholic colleges and universities.

  144. Campus at night

    “Aging While Female” the Focus of Women and Gender Studies Annual Lecture

    An expert on ageism, Ashton Applewhite will serve as the keynote speaker on Tuesday, April 17.

  145. Carolyn Enger

    Holocaust Memorial Day to Feature Carolyn Enger’s Mischilinge Expose

    Enger is a musician who tells the story of a little-known aspect of the Holocaust.

  146. Manhattan College quadrangle

    Strawbridge Making Good Use of Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship

    Marshall Strawbridge ’21 is thriving in Manhattan College’s government and economics departments.

  147. Smith Auditorium and Chapel of De La Salle and His Brothers

    New Yorker Writer Larissa MacFarquhar to Speak about Radical Goodness

    MacFarquhar will be the keynote speaker at the annual Aquinas Lecture on April 10.

  148. Students at rooftop garden on parking lot top level.

    Reilly Rebhahn’s Community Service Leads to Newman Civic Fellowship

    A history and peace studies major, Rebhahn is an active leader on campus.

  149. Becky Nicolaides in suburban setting

    Urban Studies Historian to Examine Changes in Suburbia

    On March 22, Becky Nicolaides, Ph.D., will discuss the contours of change in diversifying suburbia.

  150. Female student looking at screen.

    Women's Week at Manhattan College

    From March 18 - 24, the College will host a series of events that aim to address women's issues worldwide, and empower women in their personal and professional lives.

  151. Unilever competitors scoop ice cream on campus.

    College Students Scoop Top 10 Ranking in Unilever Competition

    A team of Manhattan students recently placed in the Top 10 of the UniGame, an international business contest from the owners of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream.

  152. Slow Burn podcast art

    Leon Neyfakh of Slow Burn Podcast to Discuss Covering Watergate Four Decades Later

    Neyfakh’s popular Slate podcast on Watergate details how it’s relevant today.

  153. Hayden Hall, site of many M.A.R.S. events

    Ernesto Quiñonez, Kaveh Akbar and Jo Ann Beard Lead Major Author Reading Series

    This semester’s version of the Major Author Reading Series begins on Thursday, February 15.

  154. Photo of Students Visiting United Nations

    Brendan Pastor, Associate for the United Nations PRME Secretariat, Visits Campus to Discuss Ethics in Management Education

    A leader in the international organization will speak at the College on February 21.

  155. Two paintings from Bethlehem Beyond the Wall exhibition.

    Palestinian Artists Capture Bethlehem’s Storied Past and Present in Striking New Campus Exhibit

    Bethlehem Beyond the Wall, a multimedia exhibition, will be on view at the College from Monday, Feb. 19 to Tuesday, Feb. 27.

  156. Bethlehem Beyond the wall exhibit example

    Exhibit Brings Stories of Everyday Life in Bethlehem to New York

    The exhibition will take place on campus from February 19-27.

  157. Inside of driverless car

    Philosophy Professor to Study Ethics of Self-Driving Cars

    Heidi Furey is part of a National Science Foundation grant focused on the dilemmas surrounding autonomous vehicles.

  158. Crowd laughing at Scatterbomb performance.

    Laughing Their Way to the Top: College Students Find Confidence in Comedy

    Students involved in the extracurricular improvisational comedy troupe Scatterbomb develop the social prowess to excel both personally and professionally.

  159. Matt Marcello at Al Roker Entertainment

    Internship with Al Roker Puts Communication Major Behind and In Front of the Camera

    Matt Marcello traveled all over New York City at a summer internship that gave him unique, valuable experience.

  160. Sports media production at Manhattan College

    Sports Media Production Concentration to Allow Students On Campus Experience

    Communication majors will have the ability to take advantage of the College's partnership with ESPN to gain experience for working in the production field.

  161. Students in library

    Manhattan College Now Offers Minor in Chinese

    Undergraduate students have the ability to learn the most spoken language in the world.

  162. Susannah Heschel

    Susannah Heschel to Deliver Talk on Christians, Nazis and the Bible

    The chair of Jewish Studies at Dartmouth, Heschel is the keynote speaker at the College’s annual Schweitzer Lecture on Nov. 7.

  163. a courtroom

    30-and-Under Alumni Thrive in Government Careers

    Four recent graduates from Manhattan College prove that a staunch commitment to our cities and the nation can yield success in the professional sphere.

  164. book shelf

    Student Discovers and Repairs Collection of Books at the College Library

    What started as a summer job at the O'Malley Library has turned into a career calling for Tim Gress ’19 whose discovery of a book collection prompted him to learn about book restoration and pursue a graduate degree in library science.

  165. Keith Brower presenting David Bollert with Costello Excellence in Teaching Award

    Students Support Bollert to Receive Costello Excellence in Teaching Award

    A faculty member in the philosophy department, Bollert is highly regarded by his students and peers.

  166. Carissa Harris, Ph.D.

    Carissa Harris, Ph.D., to Deliver 16th Annual Costello Lecture

    A Manhattan College faculty member will also receive the annual Costello Award for Excellence in Teaching.

  167. Summer research scholars

    Research Scholars to Present Findings at Daylong Symposium

    Manhattan College students will share their research on current issues in a wide variety of disciplines

  168. New York State seal

    College Hosting Debate on New York State Constitutional Convention on Sept. 26

    Representatives from opposing sides will debate on the upcoming vote.

  169. NYPD officers

    Alumna Partners with the NYPD to Get Struggling Teens on the Right Track

    As the founder of NYC Together, Dana Rachlin ’08 is reshaping communities by helping build positive relationships between Brooklyn police officers and local teenagers.

  170. Fall 2016 MARS event

    Major Author Reading Series Features High Profile Writers for Eighth Straight Year

    Robert Greens, Meghan Kenny and David Eye will come to campus this fall.

  171. students pose around a mini cooper car in london

    Connecting Classrooms, Careers & Communities

    An advanced communication course led to a transformative 11-week paid summer internship with West Harlem nonprofit, SoHarlem.

  172. Semester in New York City

    Urban Studies Program Launches Semester in New York

    Starting in the spring of 2018, the College will offer a study-away Semester in New York City program for students from across the country.

  173. leaves

    Summer Outreach Program Prepares City Teens for College

    From July 24 – 28, the Center for Academic Success hosted its seventh annual Summer Literacy Institute, an immersive learning experience that this year helped 30 rising high school seniors in New York City plan for college.

  174. Zarqa Nawaz

    Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education Center Continues Innovative Programming

    Comedy writer Zarqa Nawaz and Dartmouth professor Susannah Heschel highlight fall slate.

  175. alumni of the branigan scholars grant program

    One Summer, Infinite Rewards

    Alumni of the College’s Branigan Scholars Grant program remember the projects that helped shape their career paths.

  176. Veterans in caps and gowns

    Student Veterans Build Community Centered Around Success at Manhattan College

    A homegrown Veterans Success Program has provided a way for student veterans to acclimate to college life and find their place among peers.

  177. Malaga, Spain

    Diana Balaj ’19 Gains Gilman Scholarship to Study Abroad

    An international studies major with a concentration in global issues and a minor in Spanish, Balaj will travel to Spain this summer.

  178. catwalk

    Young Alumni Find Niche in Fashion and Beauty

    Recent college graduates of the Schools of Liberal Arts, Business, Engineering and Science begin their careers working at top brands in the world's most stylish industries.

  179. Seniors volunteering

    Five Graduating Seniors Accepted into Postgraduate Volunteer Programs

    The students will continue the College’s mission of service and social justice.

  180. Paulina Ochoa-Figueroa

    Paulina Ochoa-Figueroa ’17 Named a Fulbright Finalist

    Ochoa-Figueroa is Manhattan College’s first Fulbright finalist since 2004.

  181. John Evans

    John Evans ’17 Receives Carty Valedictory Medal, Addresses Class of 2017

    Blind since the age of 5, Evans is a published author and graduated with an English major, a history minor and a medieval studies minor.

  182. Pamela Chasek at the United Nations

    Chasek Commemorates 20 Years of Model UN in Closing Remarks

    Longtime adviser and co-founder of Earth Negotiations Bulletin encourages students to think globally but act locally.

  183. Italian American cooking show hosts

    Italian American Food on TV

    In a modern languages and literatures presentation, Rocco Marinaccio, Ph.D., professor of English, discusses Italian American cooking shows as a potent vehicles for the representation of Italian American Identity.

  184. Ambassador Kamau

    Kenyan Ambassador Speaks to Government Students About World Peace

    The Republic of Kenya’s permanent representative to the United Nations (U.N.), Ambassador Macharia Kamau, visited campus on Apr. 6 to discuss world affairs with College seniors studying conflict resolution.   

  185. Jaena Sigue

    Jaena Sigue ’18 Named a 2017 Newman Civic Fellow

    An environmental science major, Sigue was honored for her work in advocating for local causes and strengthening the Bronx community.

  186. peace dove

    50 Years of Peace: A Pacem in Terris Retrospective

    50 years ago this month, a landmark peace education conference at Manhattan College was lauded by esteemed educators, a U.N. official, and even the Pope.

  187. Author at lecture

    Acclaimed Author of Young Adult Literature Motivates Students to Start Writing

    Christine Seifert, author of the widely popular young adult novel, The Predicteds, gave a lecture on Apr. 5 that outfitted aspiring writers with the skills to draft and publish their own stories.

  188. Panel of speakers

    World Water Day Panel Takes a Stand on Standing Rock

    JustPeace invited four speakers of different disciplines to share their perspectives on the Dakota Access Pipeline build for World Water Day 2017.

  189. Stained glass window

    Kristin Heyer to Discuss Civic Kinship at Annual Aquinas Lecture

    On April 6, Heyer will discuss topics surrounding migration and political justice within the frame of Catholicism.

  190. Students on walking tour of Bronx

    Community-Based Learning Helps Grow Culture of Service at Manhattan College

    Manhattan College is increasing its efforts to include more community-based learning courses in the curriculum and forge more dynamic local partnerships.

  191. United Nations

    Renowned Writer Corey Robin to Examine Conservative Political Tradition

    Robin will deliver a presentation on The Reactionary Mind: Conservatism from Edmund Burke to Donald Trump.

  192. Ben Santer

    Noted Climate Scientist Ben Santer Speaks at Manhattan College

    Santer will share research discoveries in the field of atmospheric science.

  193. student creates clothing line with sewing machine

    English Study Abroad Course Explores Literary London

    A beloved intersession course whisks Manhattan College students into the world of Shakespeare, Austen and Dickens.

  194. Manhattan College campus

    Major Author Reading Series Continues at Manhattan College

    Heidi Julavits, Stephen P. Kiernan, Keetje Kuipers, and John Hoppenthaler will speak during spring semester’s M.A.R.S. events.

  195. Professors from the College scout research and study abroad opportunities with Bethlehem University.

    College Faculty Find Inspiration in Bethlehem

    Faculty from the Schools of Business, Engineering and Liberal Arts spent Jan. 1-9 forging research and other academic partnerships with students and faculty at Bethlehem University, Palestine, and meeting prominent leaders and NGOs in Bethlehem, Hebron, and Jerusalem, including the Catholic Relief Services (CRS).

  196. Fr. Bryan Massingale

    Leading Catholic Social Ethicist to Discuss Catholicism and Racial Equality

    Fr. Bryan Massingale will speak about cross-racial solidarity within the Catholic Church.

  197. model un team

    Just keep swimming: Professor connects her passion to everyday spirituality

    Michele Saracino, Ph.D., professor and chair of religious studies, is researching swimming as a spiritual practice, relating our connection with water to our interactions with God and others in everyday life. 

  198. Hamilton on Broadway

    Joanne Freeman Discusses Hamilton: The Man, the Myth, the Musical at Annual Christen Lecture

    Yale University professor of history will examine Alexander Hamilton’s life and legacy.

  199. model un team

    Model UN Team Earns Distinguished Delegation Award

    Manhattan College represented the United States at the National Model United Nations Conference in Washington, D.C. from Nov. 11-13 and earned a Distinguished Delegation Award.

  200. Andrew Skotnicki

    Andrew Skotnicki, Ph.D., Receives Costello Award for Excellence in Teaching

    Religious studies professor has been a member of the College’s faculty since 2002.

  201. Election Day is on November 8.

    Government Faculty Members Analyze 2016 Election

    Government faculty members Pamela Chasek, Margaret Groarke and Jonathan Keller share their thoughts on the 2016 election, as the campus discusses the issues raised throughout the campaign.

  202. Katie Kerbstat '11, Laura Ricciardi '92

    Two Jasper Alumnae Win Emmy Awards

    Katie Kerbstat ’11 and Laura Ricciardi ’92 were honored for their work on two highly popular series.

  203. June Dwyer

    Former English Professor’s Love for the College Lives On Through Liberal Arts Scholarship

    The June Dwyer Liberal Arts Scholarship was established in 2011, and will be funded in the coming years by an estate gift to Manhattan.

  204. Students attending panel

    Medieval Scholar Examines Unlikely Reflections at 15th Annual Costello Lecture

    What do a saint and a heretic have in common? Plenty, according to Sean L. Field, Ph.D.

  205. Major Author Reading Series speakers

    Megan Sexton, Nicole Dennis-Benn, Christine Poreba to Speak During Semester’s Major Author Reading Series

    The trio of writers will read their works, then participate in a one-on-one discussion.

  206. Kevin Ahern, Ph.D. and Alannah Boyle '18

    Summer Research Scholars Take On Challenges

    Manhattan College's Summer Research Program includes five students working on Lasallian-focused research projects, plus a collaboration with students from Bethlehem University.

  207. Mark Pottinger

    Mark A. Pottinger, Ph.D. One of 23 Scholars to Receive Berlin Prize for 2016-17 Academic Year

    Pottinger is the first Manhattan College faculty member to receive the prestigious Berlin Prize.

  208. Jeanette Settembre '13

    Jeanette Settembre '13: From Quad Editor to Daily News Reporter

    Jeanette Settembre has been a reporter for the New York Daily News since June of 2013.

  209. Manhattan College campus

    Brendan Murphy '19 Receives Gaeltacht Summer Award To Study in Ireland

    Lindenhurst, N.Y., resident will study the Irish language in the Gaeltacht regions of Ireland.

  210. Natalie Heinitz Gunn Medal

    Natalie Heinitz ’16 Receives Joseph J. Gunn ’30 Alumni Medal

    A communication and government double major, Heinitz is recognized for her leadership and service to the College community.

  211. Leo communication studio

    Manhattan's Broadcast Studio Gets State-of-the-Art Upgrade

    Manhattan College is the first in New York City's metro area to install 4K video equipment.

  212. Ali Isabella '19

    Freshman Singer-Songwriter Poised to Break into Global Pop Music Scene

    A budding pop star on two continents, Ali Isabella ’19 is studying the business of music at Manhattan College.

  213. international border

    Examining the Psychology of Borders

    As part of this year’s Peace Week events, Nuwan Jayawickreme, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology, discussed the psychology of borders, and suggested that borders can be traced all the way back to our hunter-gatherer ancestors who formed groups and alliances to survive.

  214. Mehnaz Afridi, Ph.D.

    Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education Center to Host Abrahamic Religions Conference

    The two-day event, Feb. 29 – March 1, explores challenges in an age of extremism.

  215. Left to right: Brandy Wilson, Sam Lipsyte, Jennifer Perrine

    Major Author Reading Series Continues as Three Acclaimed Writers Visit Campus

    Students will hear insights from author Brandy Wilson on Thursday, Feb. 25.

  216. Kyleigh Panetta at NY1

    The Sky’s the Limit for Manhattan Students Interning for Dream Jobs in New York City

    Four College students share their experiences working in journalism, education, fashion, and technology.

  217. Laura Ricciardi '92 (left) on the set

    Jasper Alumna Takes the Spotlight as Creator of Netflix’s "Making a Murderer" Docu-series

    Laura Ricciardi ’92 is an executive producer, writer and director of the true crime series.

  218. Mercedes Ellington

    Mercedes Ellington to Visit Campus During Celebration of Black History Month

    The president of the Duke Ellington Center for the Arts will lead a series of dance and musical performances in Smith Auditorium.

  219. If But When

    Bronx Beats: If But When Embraces Riverdale Roots in Its Music

    The pop/rock quartet includes two brothers who are Manhattan College graduates.

  220. Jenifer Martin

    Martin Becomes First Manhattan College Student to Receive Gilman Scholarship

    Jenifer Martin ’17 will study abroad in Madrid after receiving the award.

  221. students at international mun

    Manhattan Earns Highest Honor at International Model UN

    Eight Manhattan College students earned an outstanding delegation award – the highest award a group can receive – at the National Model United Nations international conference in Olomouc, Czech Republic during Thanksgiving week. 

  222. betty draper

    History Major Plots the Portrayal of Women

    History major Kimberly Hickey ’16 set out to investigate the disappearance of Rosie the Riveter by researching the portrayal of women in advertising from 1950-1959.

  223. vatican council logo

    Religious Studies Professor Serves as Guest Speaker to Vatican Conference

    Kevin Ahern, Ph.D., assistant professor of religious studies, participated in a two-day seminar in Rome, which was hosted by the Pontifical Justice and Peace Council to mark the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council document Gaudium et Spes.

  224. panelists in hayden hall room 100

    Redefining Religious Life in the 21st Century

    Manhattan College religious studies professors Kevin Ahern and Natalia Imperatori-Lee recently sat down with Sister Arlene Flaherty, OP, and Brother Ernest Miller, FSC, to explore the future of the prophetic mission during a panel sponsored by the College’s departments of Catholic Studies, Religious Studies, Peace Studies and the office of Mission.

  225. abounaddara logo

    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.

  226. Pamela Chasek receiving award

    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.

  227. Meghan Roberts

    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.”

  228. Chasek introduces the sustainable development goals

    Chasek Discusses International Development Policy From Front Lines

    On Sept. 8, Chasek presented on the process of sketching out the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) among 194 countries.

  229. a student reads the constitution aloud

    Manhattan Gives Voice to the U.S. Constitution

    This year, the Manhattan College community took to the sun-drenched Quad to reflect on this enduring document. One by one, over the course of an hour, students, faculty and administrators volunteered to read passages from the text from beginning to end, bringing each word of the Constitution and its 27 amendments to life.

  230. Sustainable September

    College Hosts Sustainable September to Focus on Climate Change

    Driven by the papal encyclical, the month-long series of events tackles several current environmental issues.

  231. br_berger

    Br. Robert Berger Celebrates 40 Years as Brother, Teacher, Mentor and Friend

    Since 1988, Br. Robert has made a wide-ranging impact on his alma mater.

  232. Syed Shabab, Mahamoud Diop

    Inside the United Nations: Two Students Take On Summer Internships

    International studies majors report to the United Nations headquarters to attend intergovernmental meetings and prepare briefs that often go directly to mission ambassadors.

  233. Bridge into woods

    Jaspers Seek the Good Life Off the Grid in Maine

    A new Study Away program asks students to consider grand questions in the great outdoors through a religious studies course taught by Philip Francis, Ph.D.

  234. Manhattan College

    Nearly 90% of May 2014 Graduates Have Secured Jobs or Enrolled in Grad School, Survey Suggests

    Results of a Manhattan College career survey indicate students’ progress in securing a full-time job and/or enrolling in a graduate or professional school within nine months of graduation.

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    Manhattan College to Formally Recognize School of Liberal Arts in Fall 2015

    Formerly the School of Arts, the name change clarifies its emphasis on liberal arts.

  236. students pose with research awards

    Competing Against Ph.D. Candidates, Undergrad Wins Research Award

    Jared Boyles ’16 received a fellowship award from The Dispute Resolution Research Center at Northwestern University during the International Association for Conflict Management conference.

  237. students pose in front of united nations building in nyc

    MUN Delegation Brings Home Three Accolades

    Twenty-five Manhattan College students brought home three awards from the 2015 National Model United Nations conference in midtown from March 29 - April 2. 

  238. Seniors at Commencement Mass

    Seven Seniors to Take on Positions of Service and Faith after Graduation

    Six students to take on year-long volunteer positions; one to enter Catholic seminary.

  239. Jennifer Edwards

    History Professor Jennifer Edwards Receives the 2015 William Koren, Jr. Prize

    Edwards honored for article in the Journal of Medieval History.

  240. Veterans in Bahamas

    Veterans Discover Healing Power of Yoga and Meditation

    An old course in a new venue specifically tailored to veterans affected by combat-stress, PTSD, and trauma, takes students to Paradise Island in the Bahamas to discover the healing power of yoga and meditation.

  241. student panelists at racial justice teach-in

    Students, Faculty Examine Racial Issues on Campus and Beyond

    In light of the widely publicized deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner and the social unrest that followed, the professors and students at Manhattan College recently organized a Racial Justice Teach-In to recognize and challenge structural racism and white privilege.

  242. My Mommy, M.S. and Me

    Manhattan Student Writes Children’s Book to Raise MS Awareness

    Mommy, MS and Me, a new children’s book written by religious studies major Stephanie Garcia ’15, is designed to create a dialog.

  243. Campus

    Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education Center to Host Several EventsDuring Spring Semester

    Manhattan College’s HGI Center will focus on the Holocaust and its lingering effects throughout the 2015 spring semester.

  244. Fresh Air Fund

    Bronx Native John McMahon ’73 Leads Urban Youth Programming

    The Manhattan College alumnus has served as a longtime board member at the Fresh Air Fund.

  245. Small Batch Book Cover

    Visiting Professor of English Explores Contemporary Craft Industry Through Creative Nonfiction

    Suzanne Cope, Ph.D., published a new book “Small Batch: Pickles, Cheese, Chocolate, Spirits and the Return of Artisanal Food”

  246. Jen McClanaghan

    Esteemed Authors To Visit Manhattan College this Fall

    The College’s Major Author Reading Series (M.A.R.S.) will commence on Sept. 18 with writer Jen McClanaghan.

  247. Virtually Sacred Book Cover

    Professor Investigates Connection Between Virtual Worlds in Video Games and Religion; Fosters Student Research and Publications

    Robert Geraci releases new book on how video games might play a role in the religious options of modern life and publishes paper with student as a result of NSF grant.

  248. dylan gray

    HGI Center and Religious Leaders Discuss Current Issues in the Middle East

    Manhattan College’s Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education (HGI) Center hosted a series of roundtable discussions among more than 100 religious leaders, scholars and individuals from New York City and the local community. The event was planned as a way to discuss and examine the current extremism, prejudice and violence occurring in the Middle East. 

  249. Keith Brower

    Keith Brower Joins College as the new Dean of the School of Arts

    Seasoned professor of modern languages and former associate dean at Salisbury University began on July 1.

  250. Manhattan College

    Professor of Spanish Culture and Literature To Present atCervantes Lecture on April 23

    Ana Maria Laguna to discuss Cervantes’ "Don Quixote" at annual lecture.

  251. George Young

    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.

  252. Alon Tal

    Environmental Expert to Discuss Middle East Peace Process at Manhattan College

    Alon Tal to present The Environment and the Middle East Peace Process: A Blueprint for Progress on March 5.

  253. NYC flowers

    History Major Facilitates Interfaith Learning in Lower Manhattan

    Courtney Slack ’14, a 2013 intern at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, spent a semester teaching 20th century Jewish history and the Holocaust to New York City youth.

  254. campus shot

    Major Author Reading Series Concludes WithPoet and Critic Alicia Ostriker

    Award-winning poet will read her works on Nov. 14.

  255. fall honors convocation

    High Achieving Seniors Join College’s Academic Honor Society

    More than 100 students were recognized for their academic merit and leadership at the Fall Honors Convocation.

  256. campus flowers

    Father of Flight 93 Hero To Speak at Manhattan College on Oct. 22

    David Beamer will speak about the courage, honor and sacrifice his son, Todd Beamer, and the passengers aboard Flight 93 displayed on Sept. 11, 2001.

  257. campus shot

    Huffington Post Religion Editor to Speak at Manhattan College

    Rev. Paul Brandeis Raushenbush will discuss the crucially important issue of how religion is covered by the media.

  258. communication studio

    Communication Major’s Internship at CNBC Takes Her to the Floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Dominique Girardi ’14 interned at CNBC’s Power Lunch where her skills learned at Manhattan College led to an unforgettable summer.

  259. campus shot

    Major Authors Reading Series Continues with Writer Jill Bialosky

    Nationally acclaimed memoirist, novelist, poet and editor will visit Manhattan College on Oct. 8.

  260. campus shot

    Manhattan College To Host National Hispanic Heritage Month Series of Events

    The series features a visit from bestselling author Sonia Nazario and First Deputy Commissioner of the NYPD Rafael Pineiro.

  261. Othello poster

    The American Shakespeare Center To Perform Othello as part ofManhattan College’s Family Weekend on Oct. 18

    The ASC brings one of Shakespeare’s great tragedies to campus.

  262. Lynn Hunt

    Manhattan College Hosts 13th Annual Costello Lecture

    On Sept. 25, Manhattan College continues the Costello Lecture series with historian and UCLA professor emerita Lynn Hunt, Ph.D.

  263. campus shot

    Great Cities Lecture Series Welcomes Speakers from Yeditepe University on Oct. 10

    Banu Koçer Reisman and Dila Çelik will discuss the recent protest in Istanbul’s Taksim Gezi Square.

  264. campus shot

    Renowned Authors to Visit Manhattan College

    Major Authors Reading Series continues this fall with Mary Gaitskill, Jill Bialosky and Alicia Ostriker.

  265. Kathryn Wojtkiewicz

    Senior Humanities Student Aims to End Economic Inequality

    Jasper Summer Research Scholar Kathryn Wojtkiewicz ’14 joins a centuries-long dialog with her sights on the future.

  266. Rokas Kirlys

    Senior International Student Examines Predictability of Baltic Equity Markets

    Rokas Kirlys ’14, developed a new skill set while conducting summer research.

  267. Siva Vaidhyanathan

    College Hosts Fourth Annual Cardinal Newman Lecture

    On Sept. 9, Manhattan College continues the Newman Lecture series with cultural historian and media scholar Siva Vaidhyanathan, Ph.D.

  268. Gabriella Coleman

    Expert on the Ethics and Culture of Hacking to Speak at Center for Ethics Inaugural Event on Sept. 19

    Gabriella Coleman, author of “Coding Freedom: The Aesthetics and the Ethics of Hacking” will visit campus.

  269. campus shot

    Manhattan College Welcomes 17 New Full-time Faculty Members

    New tenure-track professors will join faculty in the Schools of Arts, Business, Education and Health, Engineering and Science.

  270. katie kerbstat

    Alumna Builds Her Career Behind the Scenes at 60 Minutes

    Katie Kerbstat ’11 pursued her passion for media as a writer for The Quadrangle, and now works for one of television's most successful broadcasts.

  271. Amanda Cromwell

    Manhattan College Recent Graduate Accepted into NYC Teaching Fellows

    Amanda Cromwell ’13, a resident of Jackson, N.J., will join the selective program in fall 2013.

  272. Commencement

    College Celebrates the 171st Commencement Ceremonies

    Nearly 1,000 bachelor's and master's students awarded degrees.

  273. Perry Rizopoulos

    Entrepreneur and Philosophy Major Delivers Valedictory Address at Manhattan College’s Commencement

    Perry Rizopoulos ’13 and Pelham, N.Y., resident, receives Donald J. Carty Valedictory Medal.

  274. Spring Honors

    Seniors Celebrate Scholastic Achievement at Spring Honors Convocation

    More than 100 students were recognized for their academic merit and leadership.

  275. campus shot

    What's Next for the Class of 2013

    As the class of 2013 prepares to head out into the world, 13 seniors tell us about their plans for after graduation and reflect on what made their Manhattan College experience special.

  276. Andrew Kranichfeld

    Bound by Love: Alumnus Publishes Children’s Book in Mother’s Memory

    Andrew Kranichfeld ’07 overcame a brain tumor and resulting blindness through his creative pursuits.

  277. Nuwan Jayawickreme

    Manhattan College Professor Offers Perspective on Boston Bombings Recovery

    Don't push witnesses into psychotherapy prematurely, says Nuwan Jayawickreme, an expert on large-scale traumatic events

  278. Br. Francis Bowers

    Brother Francis Bowers Celebrates 50-Plus Years of Service

    Br. Francis’ longtime and wide-ranging service helped shape the future of Manhattan College

  279. Thomas Stanton

    Notable Expert on Public Financial Institutions Will Deliver Gargano Lecture at Manhattan College on April 18

    Thomas Stanton will discuss why some firms thrived and others failed following the recent economic collapse

  280. Alberto Morgante

    Manhattan College Student Presents Engineering Research to Members of Congress

    Alberto Morgante, one of 60 undergraduates selected for prestigious academic convention, builds miniature tunnels and exposes them to explosions to simulate potential terrorist attacks

  281. Honor Moore

    Manhattan College Reading Series Concludes with Acclaimed Writer Honor Moore

    Award-winning memoirist will read on April 24.

  282. Campus Shot

    Government Course Puts Students in Control at United Nations

    Each spring, Manhattan College students are immersed in international policy with a visit to UN headquarters in New York City and a docket of issues to resolve.

  283. campus shot

    Public Relations Classroom Gains Experience with Real Clients

    From practicing to professional, COMM 320: Strategic Planning in Public Relations asks students to hone career skills by working with organizations and businesses as they strategize and write on behalf of actual clients.

  284. Andrew Neel

    Filmmaker Andrew Neel Will Discuss “Alice Neel” at Manhattan College

    Award-winning film profiles 20th century New York City artist

  285. Carol Berkin

    Esteemed American Revolution Scholar to Deliver Christen Lecture at Manhattan College

    Carol Berkin will address the role of women during U.S. Revolution on April 8

  286. Classroom

    International Relations Course Brings Current Events Into the Classroom

    In INTL 201: Global Issues Seminar, students examine global problems to better frame worldly solutions.

  287. Campus shot

    Manhattan College’s Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education Center Holds Several April Events

    Lineup includes book discussions by authors Jasha Levi and Nina Wolff

  288. Pollock

    Manhattan College Reading Series Continues with Poet Iain Haley Pollock

    Pollock will read from his award-winning poetry collection on March 26

  289. campus shot

    Manhattan College to Mark 50th Anniversary of "Pacem in Terris" With Lecture Series, Library Exhibit

    Pope John XXIII’s historic encyclical has deep ties to campus community

  290. Laura Schroff

    Author Laura Schroff to Discuss Best-Selling Book "An Invisible Thread" at Manhattan College

    Schroff’s personal story about a chance encounter with a panhandler is uniquely inspiring

  291. Manhattan College Signage

    Award-Winning Authors to Visit Manhattan College

    For the sixth consecutive semester, Manhattan College’s English department will host the Major Authors Reading Series (M.A.R.S.), starting on Thursday, Feb. 28, with a reading by award-winning author Josh Weil.