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  • Summer Scholars Project Explores Paternal Behavior in California Mice

    Wednesday, October 23, 2013 Video

    Few species are bi-parental, with both males and females showing high levels of care to their offspring. The California mouse is one such species and served as the subject for a summer research project conducted by behavioral neuroendocrinologist Elizabeth Becker, Ph.D., and psychology major Thomas Bernardo ’14. Becker’s research has been looking at the ways that early life father-son interactions are important for the development of future parental behavior in adult male offspring.

  • Facing Our Fears: How Horror Helps

    Tuesday, October 22, 2013

    This month, scores of Americans will enter the darkened realms of theatrical haunted houses, nighttime hayrides and horror film marathons where monsters, ghosts and pop-culture urban legends wait to give them a scare. A popular Halloween tradition, these dramatized attractions, coupled with costumes, trick-or-treat candy and festive decorations added up to an estimated $7 billion in 2011.

  • University Mourns Loss of Terrence Toland, S.J., 23rd President

    Monday, October 21, 2013

    Rev. Terrence Toland, S.J., the 23rd president of Saint Joseph's University, was called to eternal life on October 18, 2013.  Fr. Toland passed away at Manresa Hall in Merion Station, Pa. He was 90 years old, a Jesuit for 74 years and a priest for 61 years.

  • SJU to Hold “College Ready Workshop” for High School Students

    Monday, October 21, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (October 18, 2013) – For area high school juniors and seniors and their families, Saint Joseph’s University will host the SJU College Ready Workshop on Saturday, October 26, from 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., at the Cardinal Foley Student Center on Saint Joseph’s Maguire Campus.

  • National China Town Hall Meeting to Convene at SJU

    Monday, October 21, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (October 21, 2013) – China’s rapid development and Sino-American relations have a direct impact on the lives of Americans. To help illuminate this important international relationship, Saint Joseph’s University will partner with the National Committee on United States-China Relations of New York to present the seventh annual CHINA Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections, on Monday, Oct. 28.

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    The Age of Consequences — Photographs at SJU Gallery

    Friday, October 18, 2013 Gallery

    PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 17, 2013) — Matthew Christopher says he set out to chronicle the ruins of the American architectural scene by photographing abandoned churches, schools, theaters, hospitals, prisons, and resorts, because “the empty buildings offer a mute testimonial to our country’s past.” An exhibit of digital photographs from his journey into that past, “The Age of Consequences,” will be on display in the Saint Joseph’s University Gallery Nov. 15-Dec. 10.

  • Saint Joseph’s Named a 2014 Best Private College by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance

    Thursday, October 17, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (October 17, 2013) — Kiplinger’s Personal Finance has included Saint Joseph’s University on its list of the country’s best values in private universities. Kiplinger’s annual list ranks 100 private universities and 100 liberal arts colleges.

  • Princeton Review: Haub Among “Best 295 Business Schools"

    Monday, October 14, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (October 11, 2013) – Saint Joseph’s University is proud to announce that the Haub School of Business is featured as one of the outstanding business schools in the Princeton Review’s Best 295 Business Schools: 2014 Edition.

  • SJU Students to Award Liz and Jay Scott of Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation

    Wednesday, October 9, 2013

    On Thursday, Oct. 10, Saint Joseph's student chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA) will present Liz and Jay Scott, co-executive directors of Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, with their Marketer of the Year award.
  • Accumulation and Time: Abstract Art in SJU Gallery

    Tuesday, October 8, 2013

    The work of Deborah Zlotsky, featured in a show titled “Or something like it,” is currently exhibited in the Saint Joseph’s University Gallery on the second floor of Merion Hall. The collection of contemporary, abstract art, numbering nine drawings and seven paintings, will be on view now until Oct. 31.
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