News Archive - August 2012

  • Wednesday, August 29, 2012

    The Haub School of Business and its Dean Leadership Program is partnering with The World Affairs Council of Philadelphia to host an event with award-winning journalist and bestselling author Tom Brokaw on Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 6:30 p.m. at the Michael J. Hagan Arena on Saint Joseph's campus. Brokaw will discuss his latest book, The Time of Our Lives: A Conversation about America.

  • Tuesday, August 28, 2012

    PHILADELPHIA (August 28, 2012) - The creatures that populate Kaitlyn Coppola's ceramic sculptures twist and turn and pile up on one another in an explosion of ambiguity. The fantasy figures in "Kinde," which could be animals in distress, trapped by their partner's limbs, or could be mutants comforted by their intertwined connection, will be exhibited at Saint Joseph's University's Boland Hall Gallery Sept. 2-28. An artist's reception will be held on Thursday, Sept. 6, from 6-8 p.m.

  • Monday, August 27, 2012

    PHILADELPHIA (August 27, 2012) – Deron Albright, M.F.A., associate professor of film, has been awarded a 2012 Pew Fellowship in the Arts from The Pew Center for Arts and Heritage.

  • Wednesday, August 22, 2012 Gallery

    Earlier this month, twenty-four pre-K through 8th grade teachers from GeoKids LINKS partner schools (Meade, Kearney, Reynolds, Gesu and Gompers) participated in three days of interactive sessions to increase their science content knowledge. 

  • Tuesday, August 21, 2012

    PHILADELPHIA (August 21, 2012) - Saint Joseph’s University is one of the best colleges in the Northeast according to The Princeton Review.  It is one of 222 institutions the company recommends in its "Best in the Northeast" section of its website feature, "2013 Best Colleges: Region by Region," that posted August 20, 2012 on PrincetonReview.com.

  • Monday, August 20, 2012

    <p>Although many Catholic schools received reprieves from impending closings and mergers, hundreds of students will be affected by Catholic school restructuring this September.</p>
  • Monday, August 20, 2012

    <p>One hundred-plus first-year students from the Class of 2016 arrived at Saint Joseph&rsquo;s four days earlier than their classmates to participate in the Philadelphia Service Immersion Program</p>
  • Monday, August 20, 2012

    <p>Consumers see buying from area farmers and producers as a good way to keep money and jobs close to home, improving the local economy while protecting American jobs.&nbsp;But does buying local really make a significant economic difference?</p>
  • Monday, August 20, 2012

    <p>As preparations for a new school year get under way, Saint Joseph&rsquo;s University psychologist and sleep expert Jodi Mindell, Ph.D., reminds parents and kids not to forget the most important school supply of all: sleep.</p>
  • Friday, August 17, 2012

    <p>For many first-year college students, living in a residence hall may be the first time they have to share a room with another person. It can be an exciting, but at times trying experience.</p>
  • Friday, August 10, 2012

    PHILADELPHIA (Aug. 10, 2012) – The work in “Posey,” a collection of paintings by Philadelphia artist Meghan Cox on exhibit at Saint Joseph’s University Gallery, Monday, Aug. 20, thru Friday, Sept. 21, features subjects caught in moments of ambiguous action. The exhibit opens the 2012-13 academic year for the SJU Gallery. An artist’s reception will be held on Thursday, Sept. 6, from 6-8 p.m.

  • Tuesday, August 7, 2012 Video

    <p>The World Health Organization estimates that 1.1 billion people worldwide lack access to a safe and adequate water supply. To help address this public health crisis, a team of students, faculty and fellows associated with Saint Joseph&rsquo;s University&rsquo;s&nbsp;<a href="http://www.sju.edu/int/academics/centers/bioethics/index.html">Institute of Catholic Bioethics</a>&nbsp;has developed an inexpensive and sustainable slow-sand water filter for use by less-developed nations.</p>
  • Thursday, August 2, 2012

    PHILADELPHIA (Aug. 2, 2012) – On August 2, the Philadelphia Health Commissioner and Deputy Mayor for Health and Opportunity Donald Fr. Schwarz, M.D., MPH, awarded Saint Joseph’s University a "Breastfeeding Friendly Employer" certificate for its initiatives in support of nursing mothers. Alex Skolnick, Ph.D., an assistant professor of psychology who served on a committee responsible for the introduction of a lactation room on campus, accepted the award of behalf of the University.

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