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  • Christopher Kelly

    SJU Professor Embarks on Government-Sponsored Study of Interrogation

    Wednesday, November 26, 2014

    Assistant Professor Chris Kelly is designing a study with the Philadelphia Police Department to investigate how contextual cues can influence the memory, cooperation, and openness of witnesses to serious crime in the city.
  • UCA Martyrs’ Memorial Gives ‘Voice to the Voiceless’

    Wednesday, November 26, 2014

    During Holy Week in Latin America, richly colored alfombras (the Spanish word for carpets) decorated with sacred images made of dyed sawdust or salt, grace procession lanes. Recently at Saint Joseph’s, a group of faculty, staff, students and administrators adopted this tradition by creating an alfombra to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the martyrdom of six Jesuit scholars who lived and worked at Universidad Centroaméricana (UCA) in San Salvador.

  • John R. Post ’60 Sculpture Named Through Campus Contest

    Friday, November 21, 2014

    The sculpture, created by long-time SJU benefactor John R. Post ’60, was named through a campus-wide naming contest open to faculty, staff, students, their parents and alumni over Hawktoberfest + Family Weekend.
  • SJU’s Student Newspaper Receives ACP Pacemaker Award

    Thursday, November 6, 2014

    The Associated Collegiate Press (ACP) has awarded Saint Joseph’s University’s student newspaper, The Hawk, a 2014 Pacemaker award for excellence in student media. The Hawk is one of 10 universities to receive the award in the “Four Year Non-Daily Newspaper” category.

  • Medical Microbiologist Comments on Mutating Ebola Virus

    Monday, November 3, 2014

    While the numbers surrounding the Ebola epidemic in West Africa are scary enough — the death toll is nearing 5,000, and a possible infection rate of 50,000 has been forecast — mutation, a single word, may be more worrisome to many than all of the virus's epidemiological statistics put together.

  • SJU Commemorates 25th Anniversary of Jesuits Martyred in El Salvador

    Monday, November 3, 2014

    On Nov. 16, 1989, the Salvadoran army raided the Jesuit Residence at the Universidad Centroaméricana (UCA) in San Salvador, El Salvador, where they murdered six Jesuit priests, their housekeeper and her daughter. This violence resulted from contentions for social and economic power throughout El Salvador.

  • Sculptor Lindsay Carone Presents “Gabion” at SJU Gallery

    Wednesday, October 29, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (October 29, 2014) — Derived from the Italian word gabbione, meaning “big cage,” a gabion is a durable box or basket, often made of wire mesh and filled with rocks, concrete, sand or other heavy substances. Used predominantly in civil engineering to combat erosion and in the creation of dams, gabions have recently been incorporated into landscape design as a decorative feature.

  • Student Awarded Arthur N. Caple Foundation Scholarship

    Thursday, October 23, 2014

    Bhumi Shah, a Master of Science in Financial Services student from Gujarat, India, received her award at the opening ceremony of the National Association of Government Defined Contribution Administrators, Inc. (NAGDCA), Conference.
  • SJU Receives $10K Grant to Support Recovering Students

    Wednesday, October 22, 2014

    Transforming Youth Recovery, a national nonprofit organization that supports educators, parents and communities assisting students in recovery, has selected Saint Joseph’s University to receive a $10,000 grant.
  • Key Measures Indicate Strong Financial Performance for Saint Joseph’s University

    Wednesday, October 22, 2014

    Saint Joseph’s University finished the 2013-2014 academic year with a net operating margin of $7.2 million, according to the school’s audited financial statements.

    Saint Joseph’s posted total operating revenue of $221.7 million against total operating expenses of $214.4 million. Revenue was up more than $6 million, or 2.9 percent over the 2012-2013 year. Expenses were up $4.7 million, or 2.2 percent over the prior year.

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