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Urban Coast Institute: Reflections from the COP26 Climate Summit

Monmouth University Urban Coast Institute (UCI) Director Tony MacDonald and Professor Randall Abate, Rechnitz Family/UCI endowed chair in marine and environmental law and policy and director of the Institute for Global Understanding (IGU), recently participated in the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), held Oct 31-Nov. 12 in Glasgow, Scotland. Over 20,0000 representatives of world governments, industries, advocacy organizations, scientific and policy bodies, and other interests gathered to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.

Holiday Cooking Class with Brianna Sebasto ’13

Brianna Sebasto tending to a garden.

Join us virtually for a high-end chef experience ahead of the holidays! Learn how to make that perfect dish to really wow your friends and family this holiday season. Hosting this event is Brianna Sebasto ’13, proud Hawk, and personal chef to local celebrities and professional athletes whose growing business has been featured in major news outlets.

Family Fun Day at The Franklin Institute

Join fellow Hawks in the heart of Philadelphia for a family friendly tour of The Franklin Institute, one of America’s most celebrated museums.

Must register by Monday, November 8, to secure your spot. Limited spots available.

The XIV Dalai Lama – Livestream Event

The XIV Dalai Lama will join Monmouth University and guests on Tuesday, September 21, at 11:30p.m. EDT for a livestream session to engage in conversation with our students and colleagues and offer his message of happiness, health, well-being, and the future of this earth, our only home.

Homecoming Weekend 2021

Come to Shadow Lawn for our Tailgate Party on October 2! We’ll also be featuring plenty of on-campus and remote activities all weekend long.

Virtual Wine Tasting – California

Note: Must be 21 years of age or older to participate. Please register by May 11 to receive your tasting kit in time.

Join us and your fellow Hawks for a guided, interactive wine tasting session. After you register for this event, a tasting flight of eight California coastal wines will be delivered right to your door.

Alumni Weekend 2021

Join us for a smattering of virtual get-togethers and in-person events for Alumni Weekend 2021.

Student Scholarship Week

Monmouth University’s 6th annual Student Scholarship Week: Celebrating the Research, Creative, and Service Accomplishments of MU Students will take place virtually April 19-23, 2021. Student Scholarship Week is a weeklong conference that showcases and celebrates students’ academic work inside and outside of the classroom, as well as highlights faculty-student collaboration, across the University. This includes highlighting students’ scholarly contributions in research, writing, service learning, clinical experiences (i.e. study abroad, internships), musical and theater productions, art exhibits, student development and leadership, student clubs, etc.

This year, Student Scholarship Week will be held virtually for the safety of our students and staff. Each day of the week will feature one theme with a variety of student projects showcased through a mix of live Zoom sessions and asynchronous posters and videos.

Please visit the website for a list of the daily live sessions and to view the students’ posters and videos.

Human Rights and the Environment: Perspectives from India

This panel features experts on a wide range of emerging challenges that India faces at the intersection of human rights and the environment including climate justice litigation, the interplay between sustainable development and the rights of indigenous communities, climate change communication and climate migration, and the relationship between climate migration and human trafficking.

Moderator: Prof. Randall S. Abate, Director, Institute for Global Understanding

The event is free and open to the public but registration is required. Please fill out and submit the available form to receive the Zoom link for this session.