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  • Saint Joseph’s Experts Available to Comment on Pope’s Resignation

    Monday, February 11, 2013

    Pope Benedict XVI made a surprise announcement on Monday, Feb. 11, that he would resign the Holy See on Feb. 28. A new pope will be named after Easter. Saint Joseph’s University experts are available to comment on this historic development.
  • SJU Theatre Company Presents “An Enemy of the People”

    Friday, February 8, 2013

    The SJU Theatre Company will present Arthur Miller's adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's An Enemy of the People, opening Thursday, Feb. 14, and running through Sunday, Feb. 24.
  • SJU, Albright College Formalize Agreement

    Friday, February 8, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (February 8, 2013) — Saint Joseph’s University and Albright College have finalized an agreement that offers Albright College graduates streamlined admission to select Saint Joseph’s master’s programs.

  • Scholarship and the Magis

    Friday, February 1, 2013

    Saint Joseph’s University and the Honors Program will be hosting the 8th annual conference of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) Honors Programs, Feb. 15 through 17.  Directors and students from Jesuit institutions across the country will meet in the Haub Executive Center of McShain Hall to discuss a wide range of topics, centered around the theme “Scholarship and the Magis.”

  • Students Gain Realistic Perspective on Health Care Issues in Nicaragua

    Thursday, January 31, 2013

    Moral discernment reflecting Christian values and a commitment to social justice are two of the key principles in Saint Joseph’s University’s mission statement. Recently, 14 students fully emulated these values when they embarked on an immersion to Nicaragua during the first week of January.

  • Morris Research Grant Recipients for 2012-13 Announced

    Wednesday, January 30, 2013

    From physics to food marketing, photography to football ads, faculty members receiving this year’s Michael J. Morris Grants for Scholarly Research reflect the academic breadth and depth of Saint Joseph’s University.

  • SJU Offers Program for Teachers of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students

    Wednesday, January 30, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (January 30, 2013) — The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) recently approved Saint Joseph’s University’s Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (K-12 Hearing Impaired) certification in the Department of Special Education.  The new program includes an online-only curriculum that will successfully prepare teachers in educating individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing.

  • New Credit Card Surcharge OK for Some, Surprises Others

    Tuesday, January 29, 2013

    For years, card issuers have been making money off the fees they charge retailers for the convenience of using a credit card at checkout. Beginning Jan. 27, however, retailers are now permitted to pass this cost onto customers in a big way as a U.S. District Court has decided that merchants can add a surcharge of up to 4 percent onto a customer's bill if they pay with a credit card.

  • Popular Music Adds Screen Time to the Big Game

    Tuesday, January 29, 2013

    What could spark more interest than the Super Bowl XLVII game this year is the eagerly anticipated halftime performance of Grammy Award winner Beyoncé.

  • Catholic Schools Week Arrives Amidst More Changes for Philadelphia Archdiocese

    Friday, January 25, 2013

    As parishes across the region prepare to celebrate Catholic Schools Week, more changes are affecting Catholic education in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. New initiatives have recently been announced aimed at reviving Catholic education and ensuring its sustainability.

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