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  • "Laudato si" is a Call for Justice

    Thursday, June 18, 2015

    Associate Professor of Biology Clint Springer, Ph.D., comments on Pope Francis's encyclical, "Laudato si."
  • Diane Phillips, Ph.D.

    The Influence of "Laudato si" on Sustainability in the U.S.

    Thursday, June 18, 2015

    Diane Phillips, Ph.D., professor of marketing at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, is available to comment on Pope Francis’s anticipated climate change encyclical, “Laudato si,” (Praised Be).
  • Pope Francis and Rabbi Skorka.

    Philadelphia Jews and Catholics to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Nostra Aetate at SJU

    Wednesday, June 17, 2015

    SJU and the Philadelphia Jewish community will dedicate “Synagoga and Ecclesia in Our Time,” an original sculpture portraying feminine figures signifying both religions on Sept. 25. The statue was commissioned to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council’s declaration "Nostra Aetate."
  • Interdisciplinary Course Exposes Students to Health Care in Nicaragua

    Wednesday, June 17, 2015

    Once final exams conclude in the spring, most University students head for the beach, their parents’ homes or the couch for relaxation. Yet, 10 Saint Joseph’s University students forwent the relaxation to study public health issues for over two weeks in Nicaragua.

  • Haub School of Business Receives Recognition for Sustainability Curriculum

    Tuesday, June 16, 2015

    Saint Joseph’s University’s Haub School of Business (HSB) recently earned an honorable mention in the 2014 Dr. Alfred N. and Lynn Manos Page Prize for Sustainability Issues in Business Currciula competition, presented by the University of South Carolina’s Darla Moore School of Business.
  • Graduates Commit to Volunteer Service

    Tuesday, June 9, 2015

    Saint Joseph’s University is pleased to announce that 34 members of the Class of 2015 have committed to 14 different local, national or international postgraduate service programs. Full-time positions will take graduates as far as Sitka, Alaska, and Guayaquil, Ecuador, in fields ranging from immigration and refugee services to campus ministry and environmental conservation.

  • Unconventional Photography Methods Highlight Bridges in SJU Gallery

    Tuesday, June 2, 2015

    PHILADELPHIA (June 2, 2015) — Elements of unpredictability and intentional imperfections add new dimension to Vaughn Wascovich’s photography in his exhibit “Bridging Cleveland,” which will be on display at Saint Joseph's University Gallery from Monday, June 8 until Saturday, Aug. 1.

  • Scholars and Experts Available to Comment on Pope Francis, Papal Visit

    Monday, June 1, 2015

    The following Saint Joseph’s University faculty and administrators — renowned theologians, scholars and experts — are available to comment on various topics relating to Pope Francis’s scheduled visit to Philadelphia during the World Meeting of Families, September 22-27, 2015.

  • Pope Francis and Catholic Philadelphia

    Monday, June 1, 2015 Video

    Katie Oxx, Ph.D., assistant professor of theology, discusses a brief history of Catholicism in Philadelphia and shares her thoughts on how it will inform Pope Francis' visit.
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    All Work and No Play? The Impact of Gamification on ‘Traditional’ Industries

    Thursday, May 21, 2015

    What do filling out insurance forms, applying for a mortgage, registering for healthcare benefits, completing data entry, or working with thousands of lines of code have in common with playing video games? Perhaps more than you’d think, thanks to a hot trend called “gamification.”
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