Petershiem Academic Expo & University Libraries Involvement

The annual Seton Hall University Petersheim Academic Exposition will take place campus-wide between Monday, April 22nd through Saturday, April 27th, 2024. There will be several detailed and intellectually concentrated presentations during this week. Included within the schedule are various sessions that will feature themes and representation provided by the University Libraries. Individual events are highlighted below . . .

Monday, April 22, 2024

OGRS Research Grant Series: Proposals 101
Organizers: Norma RubioMaria Alonso
10 – 11:30 a.m. or 2 – 3:30 p.m. | Walsh Library, Silent Study Room
The Office of Grants and Research (OGRS) is pleased to organize a series of talks to help faculty understand and navigate the different phases of research grants. Faculty will have the opportunity to learn the different tools available to submit competitive proposals and the different reports, forms, and compliance regulations that must be followed to satisfy the sponsor’s and Seton Hall University requirements. View more information »

2024 Petersheim Academic Exposition Opening Ceremony and Keynote Lecture
Organizers: Sulie L. ChangJose L. Lopez
Noon – 2 p.m.  | Bethany Hall, Rooms B and C and Virtual (Click here to view the event)

  • Welcome Address from Erik Lillquist, J.D., Interim Provost, Seton Hall University
  • Keynote Speaker and Lecture: Katia Passerini, Ph.D., Interim President, Seton Hall University , titled “The Importance of Multidisciplinary Research in the Arts, Humanities and Sciences: An International Perspective.”
  • Certificate Ceremony for participants in the BIG EAST Undergraduate Research Poster Symposium

    Attendees will receive a complimentary lunch following the event; however, pre-registration is required. 
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Silver Anniversary Commemoration of Catholic Studies Program/Department
Organizer: Alan Delozier
4 – 5: 30 p.m. | Walsh Library, Common Area and Virtual (Click here to join the event)
In honor of this milestone, Catholic Studies acknowledges the collective achievements of those associated with this academic program, highlighting a significant success story. Faculty members affiliated with the program have developed an effective and dynamic curriculum grounded in Catholic-centered pedagogy. During the Petersheim Expo, presentations will offer historical insights and showcase specific examples of the course content provided to the Seton Hall community.

Panelists include:

  • Ines Murzaku, Overview
  • Alan Delozier, Historical Overview of the Department
  • Ines Murzaku and Joseph Rice, Catholic Studies Commemorative Volume
  • Dawn Apgar, Catholic Social Thought in Action: Social Work
  • Jessica Vital, “Fresh Perspectives: Insights from New Students Minoring in the Program”
  • Nimmy Roy, Poster on Catholic Studies
  • Forrest Pritchett, Inter-Departmental Collaborations
  • Ines Murzaku,  Final Thoughts

Tuesday, April 23, 2024

OGRS Research Grant Series: Cayuse Training
Organizers: Norma RubioMaria Alonso
10 – 11:30 a.m. or 2 – 3:30 p.m. | Walsh Library, Silent Study Room
The Office of Grants and Research (OGRS) is pleased to organize a series of talks to help faculty understand and navigate the different phases of research grants. Faculty will have the opportunity to learn the different tools available to submit competitive proposals and the different reports, forms, and compliance regulations that must be followed to satisfy the sponsor’s and Seton Hall University requirements. View more information »

Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Stanley Jaki International Congress
Organizer: Gloria AroneoFather Joseph Laracy
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Bethany Hall, Room A
The Department of Physics and the Department of Catholic Studies, as well as Immaculate Seminary School of Theology, in collaboration with the Stanley Jaki Foundation, are pleased to host the 2024 Stanley Jaki International Congress.

This conference marks the centenary of Father Stanley Jaki’s birth on August 17, 1924, and will be held on April 24, 2024, at Seton Hall University. The event follows the successful inaugural 2015 Stanley Jaki International Conference.

Faculty Research Showcase 
Organizer: Norma Rubio
10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. | Walsh Library, Beck Rooms
What Great Minds Can Do! From creating innovative ways to teach by developing new curriculum to trying to find new options to cure diseases, or to analyze data to see the effect and changes on society, Seton Hall multidisciplinary research is vibrant, exciting and inspiring. This event will showcase research addressing the challenging problems that we as a society living on this planet may be facing. Please join us and see the new discoveries!

Time Machines: Original Archival Research Projects of 2023-24
Organizer: Sarah Ponichtera
2 – 4 p.m. | Silent Study Room, Walsh Library (First Floor)
This panel discussion will showcase the results of the Time Machines projects, where five undergraduate students conducted research in Seton Hall’s collections to support creative and academic projects.  Students will present their research and their results, and attendees will have the opportunity to see the historical materials used in their projects.

The event will also incorporate faculty from different disciplines working in archives.  They will share their experience and their projects, finding common ground in the archival research experience across disciplinary boundaries. Archival projects such as digitizing endangered collections and creating digital repositories will be included alongside research projects.

OGRS Research Grant Series: Compliance
Organizers: Norma RubioMaria Alonso
10 – 11:30 a.m. or 2 – 3:30 p.m. | Walsh Library, Silent Study Room
The Office of Grants and Research (OGRS) is pleased to organize a series of talks to help faculty understand and navigate the different phases of research grants. Faculty will have the opportunity to learn the different tools available to submit competitive proposals and the different reports, forms and compliance regulations that must be followed to satisfy the sponsor’s and Seton Hall University requirements. View more information »

Friday, April 26, 2024

OGRS Research Grant Series: Awards 101
Organizers: Norma RubioMaria Alonso
10 – 11:30 a.m. or 2 – 3:30 p.m. | Walsh Library, Silent Study Room
The Office of Grants and Research (OGRS) is pleased to organize a series of talks to help faculty understand and navigate the different phases of research grants. Faculty will have the opportunity to learn the different tools available to submit competitive proposals and the different reports, forms and compliance regulations that must be followed to satisfy the sponsor’s and Seton Hall University requirements. View more information »

2024 Petersheim Academic Exposition Closing Celebration and Awards Ceremony
Organizer: Edward Tall
3:30 – 5 p.m. | McNulty Hall, Amphitheater and Virtual (Click here to view the event)
The formal close to our week of events, featuing a keynote lecture from  alumna Lori Zerrusen, B.S.W., M.S.W., L.S.W. , titled “My Journey to Petersheim and Beyond.”

In addition, here is a full list of all presentations that will occur during the Petersheim Academic Exposition

Need additional help through the University Libraries? You can book a research appointment here: Research Appointment Site.

University Libraries & The Petersheim Academic Exposition

The 27th annual edition of the Petersheim Academic Exposition and its theme of: “Share, Honor, Unite,” will take place from Monday, April 24 – Friday, April 28, 2023. This annual celebration of scholastic accomplishments involves the entire Seton Hall University community including undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, administrators, and staff from among the various disciplines.

The following panels are dedicated to accomplishments associated with the University Libraries or feature individuals representing our repository in chronological order . . .

Exploring the Historical Development of U.S. Higher Education – Student Panel

Monday, April 24th = 2:00-3:00 p.m. Walsh Library, Second Floor Commons Area

In this session, a panel of master’s and doctoral students of Higher Education will share their research exploring various facets of the history of American higher education. Panelists will share work on wide-ranging topics including the historical development of: U.S. colleges serving students with disabilities, Greek life at Seton Hall, higher education in prisons, women in postsecondary STEM subjects and courses, remote work in higher education, and the development of the Catholic Archdiocese of Newark’s higher education system in the 1800s and the 1900s. 

Ethics Across the Disciplines: Expert Faculty Session

Tuesday, April 25th = 10:00-11:00 a.m.

In this session, faculty experts from a variety of disciplines come together to discuss ethical considerations within their own disciplines and the possibilities of commonalities across different kinds of ethics and ethics in research. This expert panel includes:

  • LaMar Bolden, Assistant Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy
  • John Buschman, Associate Provost for Research and Innovation and Dean of University Libraries
  • Sulie Chang, Professor, Department of Biological Sciences
  • Madison Krall, Assistant Professor of Communication
  •  Link To Attend Via Teams Video = Click here to join the event

DataLab Showcase – Presented by University Libraries 

Wednesday, April 26th = 3:00-5:00 p.m. Walsh Library, Second Floor Commons Area

The DataLab is an interdisciplinary project providing data management and data analysis training to students working with faculty on small-scale research projects. Students will use many quantitative and qualitative data analysis software such as Atlas.ti, SPSS, Stata, jamovi and data visualization techniques to analyze and report their project results. Students are required to attend a minimum of four data classes plus participate in hands-on exercises and assignments. DataLab student stipends are paid by the Office of the Provost as part of the Seeds of Innovation

For more information on these and other events including registration requirements please consult the event web site = 2023 Petersheim Academic Exposition

We look forward to seeing you next week!