• 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.
  • Wally Lamb to Read from Latest Novel for SJU Writing Series

    Friday, October 4, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (October 4, 2013) —Bestselling author Wally Lamb will read from his new novel, We Are Water, Thursday, Oct. 24, at 7 p.m., in the Wolfington Teletorium in Mandeville Hall. A book signing and reception will follow the reading. We Are Water is set to release on Oct. 22 from HarperCollins Publishers. This free event, hosted by the English department’s Writing Series 2013-14, marks Lamb’s only stop in Philadelphia for his national book tour.

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    Sustainability Committee Helps Create A Greener SJU

    Friday, October 4, 2013

    Walking through campus this fall, you may notice a few subtle changes to the landscape: fewer dumpsters near the dining halls, fewer trashcans in the classrooms, and four newly-installed educational signs posted near each of SJU’s green walls and vegetative roofs. In April, the University welcomed the opening of the SJU Community Garden, a greenspace between Connelly and Paris Halls dedicated to teaching the SJU community about horticulture and the environment through actively maintained garden plots.
  • Student, Faculty Research Project Studies Turtles in Local Wildlife Refuge

    Tuesday, October 1, 2013 Video

    What are the characteristics and size of the turtle population at Philadelphia's John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge, the largest remaining freshwater tidal marsh in Pennsylvania? Saint Joseph's turtle expert and animal behaviorist Scott McRobert, Ph.D., professor of biology, and two SJU students have embarked on a long-term study to find out.
  • SJU Theater Company to Present “Next to Normal”

    Monday, September 30, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (September 30, 2013) – The SJU Theatre Company will perform Brian Yorkey and Tom Kitt’s Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Next to Normal this fall. The show opens Wednesday, October 2, at 8 p.m., in Bluett Theatre and runs through Sunday, October 6.

  • SJU Arrupe Center Hosts Discussion Panel with President of Independence Blue Cross

    Friday, September 27, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (Sept. 25, 2013) – The Pedro Arrupe Center for Business Ethics at Saint Joseph’s University will host “Transforming Health Care Through Innovation,” its first Business Leaders Series discussion, on October 2, 2013 in the Wolfington Teletorium in Mandeville Hall. The reception will begin at 6 p.m. and the discussion will follow at 7 p.m.

  • Morris Research Grant Recipients for 2013-14 Announced

    Friday, September 27, 2013

    From sociology to management, political science to accounting, faculty members receiving this year’s Michael J. Morris '56 Grants for Scholarly Research reflect the academic breadth and depth of Saint Joseph’s University.

  • Theologian Aquiline Tarimo, S.J., to Serve as MacLean Chair for 2013-14

    Wednesday, September 25, 2013

    SJU’s College of Arts and Sciences has invited Aquiline Tarimo, S.J., to serve as the Donald I. MacLean Chair for the 2013-14 academic year in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies. Father Tarimo is an associate professor of Christian social ethics at Hekima College in Nairobi, Kenya, a Constituent College of the Catholic University of Eastern Africa.

  • SJU Welcomes John P. McNulty Scholars and Associates

    Wednesday, September 25, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (Sept. 24, 2013) — Saint Joseph’s University and Anne Welsh McNulty have awarded seven young women the John P. McNulty Scholarship for Excellence in Science and Math. Four of the scholars will receive four-year, full-tuition, merit-based scholarships and will participate in an intensive mentoring and research program. The remaining three scholars hold Associate positions, receiving partial-tuition scholarships, mentoring and research opportunities.

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