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Professor Emeritus of Physics Br. Novak passes away

Margaret Dougherty, Editor in Chief
November 17, 2022

Br. Robert Novak, Iona University Professor Emeritus of Physics, has passed away as announced in a campus-wide email on Nov. 14 from President Seamus Carey.  Br. Novak served as a member of the faculty at Iona for over four decades from 1976 until his retirement in 2018.  He assumed the role of Physics Chairperson in 2002. Br. Novak also served as the faculty moderator of the Iona rowing teams...

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Jocelyn Arroyo-Ariza, News Editor
November 17, 2022

“Refugees in Westchester County: The Local Response to a Global Crisis” was held on Nov. 15 as part of the Week of the Peacemaker.   The Week of the Peacemaker is held annually after Veterans Day to celebrate a theme related to peace and justice. This Iona tradition honors the memory and sacrifice of veterans by inviting students, faculty and staff to be engaged to be peacemakers who are knowledgeable about complex issues such as violence and global conflicts. The theme of 2022 is “This...

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Iona’s rebranded education club hopes to make difference

Jocelyn Arroyo-Ariza and Megan Nolan
November 17, 2022

Founded by a group of sophomore education majors, the education club has made its mark on Iona University. Even though the education club launched this month, it has been around a couple of times in the past. However, it has not been active since the pandemic began.   The club’s president is sophomore Megan Nolan, who is an adolescent education major with a concentration in English. The E-Board...

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