On August 1st of this year, Monmouth University welcomed its own Rekha Datta, Ph.D. as the new Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. Dr. Datta has been a professor in the political science department at Monmouth since 1994, and she is also the founder of the Institute for Global Understanding at Monmouth University. […]
"Major" Decision Making is Always Hard
Many freshmen attending college this coming fall will probably have the same questions on their mind – “Where are the parties?” “How do I make friends?” – and most importantly, “What should I major in?” Choosing a major defines how your college experience will go, and is therefore a huge decision.
The Struggles are Real When You Study Abroad
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. – Every former study abroad student can probably write you a 100-page long list of reasons why a semester abroad is an amazing and inspiring once-in-a-lifetime experience. What they don’t tell you are all of the struggles that can make time abroad seem like a far away, unreachable dream. Luckily, while these struggles may […]
5 Ways to Stay Motivated This Semester
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. – Now that fall break is officially over, some feel like the semester is just flying by, while others feel as though the workload will never end. Being halfway through the semester can make it difficult to find the motivation one may have had while starting off the new school year. Luckily, there are a few […]
How Can You Fight Climate Change?
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.–“I think it’s scary to be living [in New Jersey] with the constant fear of things like Hurricane Sandy,” said Dr. Catherine Duckett, Interim Dean of the School of Science at Monmouth University and professor of the Perspectives in the Science and Politics of Climate Change class with Honors School Dean Kevin Dooley. “In the […]
Stay Calm, Finals Are Coming
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.—With final season among us, it is safe to say stress levels are at the all time high. From papers to exams, the work load can be unbearable and occasionally, unmanageable. And since the average student juggles 15 to 18 credits each semester, that can add up to four or more finals falling in the […]
Edison Renovations Usher in New Era
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.–The current construction on Edison Hall is the first step in transforming the way science is taught at Monmouth University. The construction, which began this past summer and is predicted to be complete in 2017, consists of replacing the link that once connected Edison and Howard Halls and renovating the entirety of […]
Adderall: A Growing Trend Amongst College Students
Adderall is a growing trend among college students, who overwhelmingly do not understand its dangers.
What's New At MU
A quick look at the latest campus news with What’s New At MU.
The Tyranny of Textbook Publishers
WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ – Over the past decade the cost of education has been steadily rising. More often than not, the cost of college education is divided intro three major categories: tuition and fees, boarding costs, and meal plans. Equally important is a fourth major category: textbooks and supplies. While it may be surprising to […]