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  • Cuban Youth Hope for ‘Greater Private Property and Market-Based Activities’

    Monday, December 22, 2014

    Cuba scholar Richard Gioioso, Ph.D., assistant professor of political science, comments on the historic normalization of U.S.-Cuba relations. An expert in Cuban migration and Cuban youth, whom Gioioso calls “expressly apolitical,” he adds that his research suggests “many Cuban young people would like to see some sort of political change in their country...

  • English Professor Receives NEH Fellowship for Thomas Wyatt Scholarship

    Thursday, December 18, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (December 17, 2014) — Jason Powell, D.Phil., associate professor of English at Saint Joseph’s University, has received a $50,400 fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to complete the second of a two-volume project on the poetry and prose of Sir Thomas Wyatt. With this award, Powell plans to take a sabbatical during the 2015-16 academic year to focus on Wyatt’s poetry.

  • Saint Joseph’s Named to President’s Higher Ed Community Service Honor Roll

    Monday, December 15, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (December 15, 2014) —Saint Joseph’s University has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the eighth consecutive year. Since 2006, The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has recognized the colleges and universities that are highly committed to volunteering and community service.

  • They Can See Clearly Now

    Thursday, December 11, 2014 Gallery

    Frames to Go, an Institute of Catholic Bioethics program, has collected 1,500 pairs of used eyeglasses for distribution in developing countries.
  • SJU Student Honored as mtvU Changemaker

    Monday, December 8, 2014

    Giuliana Carella ’16, a food marketing major, was one of eight students featured in “mtvU Changemakers,” a segment on MTV that highlights outstanding university students with a commitment to improving their communities. Sponsored by MTV and Simon Premium Outlets, the award includes a $1,000 gift card for the holiday season. Carella’s segment aired throughout the day on Saturday, Dec. 6, on MTV.

  • International Experts Engage on Family Business Succession at Saint Joseph’s

    Friday, December 5, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (December 3, 2014) — The Initiative for Family Business and Entrepreneurship (IFBE) at the Erivan K. Haub School of Business at Saint Joseph’s University will host an event titled Succession: The keys to a successful leadership transition.

  • Christopher Kelly

    SJU Professor Embarks on Government-Sponsored Study of Interrogation

    Wednesday, November 26, 2014

    Assistant Professor Chris Kelly is designing a study with the Philadelphia Police Department to investigate how contextual cues can influence the memory, cooperation, and openness of witnesses to serious crime in the city.
  • UCA Martyrs’ Memorial Gives ‘Voice to the Voiceless’

    Wednesday, November 26, 2014

    During Holy Week in Latin America, richly colored alfombras (the Spanish word for carpets) decorated with sacred images made of dyed sawdust or salt, grace procession lanes. Recently at Saint Joseph’s, a group of faculty, staff, students and administrators adopted this tradition by creating an alfombra to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the martyrdom of six Jesuit scholars who lived and worked at Universidad Centroaméricana (UCA) in San Salvador.

  • John R. Post ’60 Sculpture Named Through Campus Contest

    Friday, November 21, 2014

    The sculpture, created by long-time SJU benefactor John R. Post ’60, was named through a campus-wide naming contest open to faculty, staff, students, their parents and alumni over Hawktoberfest + Family Weekend.
  • SJU’s Student Newspaper Receives ACP Pacemaker Award

    Thursday, November 6, 2014

    The Associated Collegiate Press (ACP) has awarded Saint Joseph’s University’s student newspaper, The Hawk, a 2014 Pacemaker award for excellence in student media. The Hawk is one of 10 universities to receive the award in the “Four Year Non-Daily Newspaper” category.

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