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University News

Category: Humanities and Social Sciences

Mark Rotella

Coccia Institute Welcomes New Director

Writer Mark Rotella takes over Institute

What Needs to Change?

Social justice expert Jason Williams discusses the underlying systemic issues that create an environment in which Black people die at the hands of police

What ‘Abolish’ and ‘Defund’ the Police Really Mean

By Jessica S. Henry, associate professor of Justice Studies

A Close Look at Nature vs. Nurture

Psychology Professor shares her research for University’s Distinguished Scholar lecture

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‘You Are a Gift’

Archbishop of Philadelphia Nelson J. Pérez ’84 calls on young people to serve the world

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Grants Awarded for Down Syndrome Research

Montclair State psychology lab studies spatial abilities to help support job and living skills

Patricia Matthew

Patricia A. Matthew Named Distinguished Visiting Scholar

English professor joins University at Buffalo Center for Diversity Innovation’s inaugural cohort

The Philadelphia Experience

New Study Finds 1% Recidivism Rate Among Released Philly Juvenile Lifers

Research from Montclair State University faculty shows that people age out of crime

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Montclair State Partners With NJ First Lady Tammy Murphy to Positively Impact Maternal Health

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Out of the Shadows

Montclair State pop-up exhibition raises awareness on human trafficking

Jeffrey Alan Miller, associate professor of English at Montclair State University, lectures at a community event on his discovery of the earliest draft of the King James Bible

Montclair State Community Basks in Evening with a ‘Genius’

Associate English Professor Jeffrey Alan Miller, a newly named MacArthur Fellow, shares his discovery of earliest known draft of King James Bible

choir rehearsal

‘Considering Matthew Shepard’ Strikes Responsive Chord

Concerts, outreach at Montclair State embrace a common humanity