Faculty Tips Archives - September 2010

  • Hi, I’m Your New Roommate!

    09/09/2010

    For many first-year college students, it may be the first time they have had to share a room with another person. It can be an exciting, but at times trying experience, says Marci Berney, an associate director in the office of Residence Life at Saint Joseph’s University.


  • Oil Spill 101: What Have We Learned?

    09/09/2010

    Though the recent oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico caused by the BP/Deep Water Horizon oilrig explosion is no longer leading headlines, this fall, the disaster will be a major topic of conversation and study in environmental science classrooms around the country.


  • Retelling 'Jane Eyre:' A Modern Y.A. Story

    09/09/2010

    Young adult (y.a.) fiction is a huge market in the publishing industry. According to the Association of American Publishers, paperbound book sales in children’s and y.a. titles topped $1.5 billion in 2009. But while these books are usually written for readers between the ages of 14 and 21, they also have immense crossover appeal to older audiences, says April Lindner, Ph.D., associate professor of English at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, Pa.


  • Predicting Changes in Television Programming and Advertising

    09/09/2010

    As television season premieres make their debuts this fall, experts predict major changes in programming in the near future.

    Nowadays, viewers can DVR, TiVo, live stream or use onDemand to catch their favorite shows via a variety of mediums. Entertainment is available at the audience’s fingertips - on televisions, computers, iPods and Smartphones - and will continue to change with the technology.


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