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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Panel Opens Yearlong Reflection on the Meaning of Freedom

    Thursday, January 24, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (January 24, 2013) – “Emancipation Narratives,” a panel discussion at Saint Joseph’s University on Jan. 31 at 4 p.m., will shed light on the meaning and obligations of freedom in the context of the Emancipation Proclamation’s 150th anniversary and the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech.

  • The Light in Their Eyes

    Wednesday, January 23, 2013 Video

    Christina King Smith, Ph.D., professor of biology, received an honorable mention from the American Society of Cell Biologists' "Cell Dance 2012" film contest for her entry, "Organelle Motility in Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cells." Watch her short video of cellular mechanisms dancing into action to a techno/Beethoven mix when the retina of a fish is exposed to light. 

  • Three SJU Online Programs Recognized by U.S. News

    Tuesday, January 15, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (January 15, 2013) – Three Saint Joseph’s University online programs have been recognized in U.S. News & World Report’s 2013 online education rankings. In the rankings, which were released on January. 15, Saint Joseph’s Haub School of Business was listed among the top 20 – at #18 – among 148 online graduate business programs.

  • SJU Honors Leaders in Catholic Education

    Monday, January 14, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (January 14, 2013) — As part of Catholic Schools Week (Jan. 27-Feb. 2), Saint Joseph’s University’s Center for Catholic and Urban Education (CCEU) will host a lecture and inaugural awards ceremony on Wednesday, Jan. 30 in the Wolfington Teletorium of Mandeville Hall, beginning at 6:15 p.m. Two prominent visionaries in the field of education will be honored: Christine L.

  • Insurance: Guidelines For a More Ethical Industry

    Friday, January 11, 2013

    From the Enron failure of 2001 to the mortgage meltdown of 2007, scandal has pervaded corporate America for the past decade. The insurance industry, which touches everything from household to global commerce, has also had its share of ethical oversights during this period. Ethics in the Insurance Industry, an upcoming symposium for local insurers at Saint Joseph's University, will tackle difficult topics often faced by those in the industry and share best practices.
  • Haub School of Business Earns International Recognition

    Wednesday, January 9, 2013

    In its ranking of the best master’s and MBA programs around the globe, Eduniversal has named four of Saint Joseph's University's Haub School of Business programs among the Top 100 worldwide.
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