Seton Hall University
Petersheim Posters in the McNulty Atrium.

2018 Schedule of Events

Additional events will be coming soon.

Monday, April 23, 2018

Baccalaureate Social Work Poster Presentations: Analyses of Policies Impacting Youth
9:30 – 11 a.m. (University Center, Main Lounge & Foyer)

Petersheim Interdisciplinary & Study Abroad Poster Session 
11 a.m. – 2 p.m. (University Center, Main Lounge Foyer)

2018 Petersheim Academic Exposition Keynote Lecture 
Welcome Address: Dr. Mary Meehan, Interim President 
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Peter Shoemaker, Dean of College of Arts & Sciences 
Title: "What the Research Tells Us About Student Research"
Noon – 2 p.m. (University Center, Main Lounge)
R.S.V.P. for Opening Lunch Ceremony

Petersheim Interdisciplinary & Study Abroad Presentations Event 
2:15 – 6 p.m. (University Center, Faculty Lounge)

Bateman National Case Study Competition Teams with Purpose Campaign Highlights 
Presented by students from the Public Relations Program 
6:30 – 7:30 p.m. (Arts and Sciences Hall, Room 107) 

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

'SHU-Mazing Race' Challenge
Grab your fastest friends and challenge other peers as you "race" through campus on an adventurous technology scavenger hunt. Use your smartphone to capture virtual items and clues and receive points along the way. Photograph and tweet your stops to earn bonus points. Prizes such as Bluetooth speakers, 3D VR headsets, and charging blocks will be given to each team member of the three teams with the highest points.
8:30 a.m.– 4 p.m. (SPACE 154)

Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry Poster Session 
5 – 9 p.m. (McNulty Hall, Atrium)

Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry Petersheim Symposium 
Speaker: Eric N. Carrion, Ph.D. Candidate, Final Seminar Presentation
5:45 – 7 p.m. (McNulty Hall, Amphitheater)

Speaking the Truth to Power: How Faith Can Get a Fair Hearing in Today's Media with Award-Winning Religion Journalist David Gibson
Presented by the Institute for Communication and Religion within the College of Communications and the Arts, featuring award-winning religion journalist David Gibson delivering his keynote address "Telling the Old, Old Story in a Brand-New World." The evening will also include an interreligious panel discussion, a Q&A session, and a meet and greet opportunity. The event is free and open to the public. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. Refreshments will be served. 
6:30 – 8:30 p.m. (Bethany Hall, Auditorium)

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Philosopher Speak Lecture Series
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Noël Carroll, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the Graduate Center of CUNY
Title: "Literature and the Emotions of Learning"
5 – 6:15 p.m. (University Center, Chancellor's Suite)

Designing A Fruitful Existence: Human Development from above Downwards and Self -Appropriation
Presenter: Dr. Francesca Zaccaron, ISISS Da Collo, Conegliano, Italy
Sponsored by Praxis Program of the Advanced Seminar on Mission & the Center for Catholic Studies 
2 – 3 p.m. (Beck Rooms, Walsh Library)

Undergraduate Research Conference on Urban Issues- Part I 
Students share research papers on topics that illuminate urban issues. 
5 – 7 p.m. (Mooney Hall, Room 28)

Department of Physics Student Research Symposium
Oral and poster presentations of physics research conducted by SHU Physics students. 
6 – 8 p.m. (McNulty Hall, Amphitheater)

Thursday, April 26, 2018

SHU Symposium on Sports Business and Media Ethics: Innovation and the Future of a Rapidly Evolving Industry
Confirmed panelists include: 

  • Regis Becker, J.D., M.B.A., Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, Penn State University
  • Robert A. Boland, J.D., Athletics Integrity Officer, Penn State University
  • Keynote Speaker: David Stern, Former Commissioner of the National Basketball Association Sponsors: Stillman School of Business, College of Communications & the Arts, School of Law Free R.S.V.P required for Luncheon.

10 a.m. – 6 p.m. (Bethany Hall)

Multi-Culture Day 
11 a.m. – 9 p.m. (Fahy Hall)

Arabic Poetry, Video/Presentation and Food
11 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. (Fahy Hall, Room 202)

Spanish Original Poetry Reading and Lunch
Sponsored by the Unanue Latino Institute
Noon – 1 p.m. (Fahy Hall, Room 246)

Chinese Corner at the Library, Resource Demonstration and Food
In collaboration with the Asian Studies Program
Noon – 1 p.m. (Walsh Library, Second Floor)

Sustainability at Seton Hall- Past, Present, and Future 
Student-led presentation supported by the University Sustainability Committee to provide the audience with a history of sustainability efforts at Seton Hall, current practices, and future recommendations.)
12:30 – 1:30 p.m. (Stafford 110)

Japanese Video/Storytelling Showcase
12:30 – 1:45 p.m. (Fahy Hall, Room 202)

French Poetry 1
2 – 3:15 p.m. (Fahy Hall, Room 203A)

French Poetry 2
3:30 – 4:45 p.m. (Fahy Hall, Room 203A)

German Club- Fun with German Proverbs
3 – 4 p.m. (Fahy Hall, Room 202)

Mythos Club Presentation
Student Presentations
3:15 – 4 p.m. (Nursing Building, Room 101)

11th Annual Department of Biological Sciences Symposium
Opening Remarks and Poster Session
3:30 – 5:25 p.m. (McNulty Hall, Atrium)

Father Cotter Lecture
Presenter: Dr. John R. Lenz, Associate Professor of Classics at Drew University. His lecture is entitled: "Food of the Gods and Fruits of Mortals: Persephone's Pomegranate and Eve's Apple."
This lecture is sponsored by the Classics Club and Eta Sigma Phi Honor Society. 
4 – 5:30 p.m. (Nursing Building, Room 101)

Department of Biological Sciences Symposium
Keynote Speaker: Dr. David Goldman, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAA) at the National Institute of Health
Title: "How Complex is the Complex Genetics of Addiction?"
5:25 – 6:30 p.m. (McNulty Hall, Amphitheater)

Delta Epsilon Sigma (Alpha Mu local- Seton Hall Chapter Induction Ceremony) 
Following the 5 p.m. Mass, Delta Epsilon Sigma Honor Society, the National Scholastic Honor Society for Students of Catholic Colleges and Universities will have their annual induction. The Catholic Studies Program is sponsoring this event. 
5:30 – 6:30 p.m. (Immaculate Conception Chapel)

Chinese Speech Contest
6 – 10 p.m. (Arts and Sciences Hall, Room 109)

Russian Academic Olympiad
6:30 – 8 p.m. (Fahy Hall, Room 236)

Friday, April 27, 2018

First-Year Symposium- Freshman Studies
9 – 10:30 a.m. (University Center, Faculty Lounge)

Honors in History Thesis Presentations
Department of History students' presentations of Senior Theses.
9 a.m. – noon (Fahy Hall, Room 307)

Mandela-King Symposium on Global Justice with the MLK Scholars
11 – 11:45 a.m. (University Center, Faculty Lounge)

Psychology Research Symposium
11 a.m. – noon (Jubilee Hall, Room 383)

Undergraduate Research Conference on Urban Issues- Part II 
Students share research papers on topics that illuminate urban issues. 
11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (University Center, Faculty Lounge)

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science Charles Franke Memorial Lecture 
Presenter: Dr. Shriram Krishnamurthi, Professor at Brown University
Title: "The Recurring Rainfall Problem"
1 – 3 p.m. (Arts and Sciences Hall, Room 107)

Pi Mu Epsilon (IIME) Induction Ceremony and Student Awards
Mathematics Honor Society
2 – 3 p.m. (Arts and Sciences Hall, Room 105)

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science Poster Session
2:45 –3: 30 p.m. (Arts and Sciences Hall, Room 105)

Psychology Honors Reception and Lombardi Scholarship Awards
3 – 5 p.m. (University Center, Faculty Lounge)

2018 Petersheim Academic Exposition Closing Ceremony
Closing Remarks by Dr. Tracy Gottlieb, Vice President, Student Services
3 – 5 p.m. (Bethany Hall)
Pizza and refreshments provided.
R.S.V.P. for the Closing Ceremony

Connected Events

The Italian Humanists on Tyranny 
Guest Lecturer: James Hankins, Professor of History, Harvard University and General Editor, The I Tatti Renaissance Library 
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 
6 –7 p.m. (Walsh Library, Beck Rooms)

Catholic Life in Literature Series with Dr. Jim McGlone: The Invisible Man 
Dr. James McGlone will present a reading of G. K. Chesterton's Father Brown Story: The Invisible Man.
Commentary by: Father Ian Boyd, Editor of the Chesterton Review and Dr. Dermot Quinn, Associate Editor of the Chesterton Review. 
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 
7:30 – 9:30 p.m. (University Center, Theater-in-the-Round)

Shakespeare Day
Sponsored by the Department of English and English Club
Wednesday, April 11
10 a.m. – 3 p.m (University Center, Chancellor's Suite)

An Evening of Irish Songs and Recitations 
Come and enjoy this celebration of Irish cultural heritage, orchestrated by Catholic Studies Professor, Dr. James McGlone and presented by the talented performers of the Celtic Theatre Company. Light refreshments will be served. This event is free of charge and open to the public. 
Tuesday, April 17 
7:30 – 9:30 p.m. (University Center, Theater-in-the-Round)

Wednesday, April 18 
(Noon – 4 p.m., University Green)

8th Annual Irish Language Mass
All are welcome to join the Pirates of Irish Persuasion & Extraction (PIPE) Alumni Club at the
8th Annual Irish Language Mass and Dinner. Parts of the Mass will be said in Irish, and parts in English. The musical selections for the Mass will include Irish-inspired hymns. 
Mass: Friday, April 20 (6– 7 p.m., Chapel of the Immaculate Conception)

8th Annual Irish Language Mass & Dinner
Following Mass, join us for an Irish-themed dinner, catered by Town Hall Deli. Enjoy Town Hall’s famous Sloppy Joes, as well as classic and special homemade salads, hot corned beef, boiled
potatoes and carrots, and a variety of desserts. Musical entertainment will be provided by Dr. Manus McGuire, a multi-award-winning Irish fiddler. At the dinner, we will also recognize Seton Hall University faculty and administrators who were recognized by the Irish Voice in December 2017 as
recipients of the Irish Education 100 award. All at the dinner will be entered to win fabulous door prizes! Donations will be accepted for the Division of Volunteer Efforts' (DOVE's) work with St. John's Soup Kitchen in Newark. Donations can also be made while registering online for the event.
Tickets: $15 for Adults, $10 for Children (under 12)
Tickets for the dinner must be pre-purchased by Friday, April 13 via 
For more information contact Brian O'Malley, Director of Alumni Clubs, or at (973) 378-9818.
Dinner: Friday, April 20 (7– 9 p.m., University Center, Main Lounge)

Gospel Choir Anniversary Celebration
Saturday, April 28 7 – 9:30 p.m. (University Center, Living Room)

School of Health and Medical Sciences (SHMS) Poster Session
M.S. in Athletic Training, M.S. in Physician Assistant, M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology, and Master of Healthcare Administration
Monday, April 30 
10 a.m.– noon (University Center, Chancellor's Suite)

SHMS - M.H.A. Student Virtual Presentations
Monday, April 30
10 a.m. – noon  (Virtual event)

SHMS - M.S. in Physician Assistant Program Oral Presentations
Monday, April 30
12:30 – 3:30 p.m. (University Center, Chancellor's Suite)

Spring Recital Showcase
Organized by the Music Program of the College of Communication and the Arts
Thursday, May 3
6–8 p.m.

2018 Experiential Education Awards Ceremony
Breakfast by Invitation Only
Wednesday, May 9
9 – 11 a.m. (University Center, Chancellor's Suite)