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  • Lights, Camera, Action: Cue the Goldfish

    Monday, March 1, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (March 1, 2010) - Biologist Scott McRobert, Ph.D., likes studying fish behavior. He has published research on shoaling, or grouping behavior, in zebra fish, molly fish, painted tetras, killifish and female fighting fish. Soon, and for the first time, he will begin a study of Carassius auratus, or the pet shop variety of goldfish.

  • Kinney Center Offers After-School Social Skills Program

    Thursday, February 25, 2010

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  • SJU Sponsors 40th Annual Conference on the Holocaust

    Friday, February 19, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (Feb.18, 2010) – The Annual Scholars’ Conference on the Holocaust and the Churches, an international conference dedicated to teaching, learning and remembering the lessons of the Holocaust while examining the churches’ struggle and failure to confront Nazi anti-Semitism and “the Final Solution,” will be held at Saint Joseph’s University from March 6-8.

  • Author, Humorist Returns to SJU for Lecture

    Monday, February 15, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (February 15, 2010) — Joe Queenan, ’72, noted author, culture critic and humorist, presents “Why Europe Still Matters – At Least to My Family” on Wednesday, Feb. 17, at Saint Joseph’s University Francis A. Drexel Library at 3:30 p.m.

  • Research Forum Examines the Validity of Survey Questions

    Monday, February 15, 2010

    The spring semester’s Haub School of Business (HSB) Research Forum kicked off with a presentation on linguistics in survey research led by Assistant Professor of Management Lucy Ford, Ph.D.

    The classroom was packed with faculty members attending the presentation on Thursday, Jan. 28, in Mandeville Hall. A lively discussion was held about how our understanding of language, and by extension our comprehension of survey questions, is driven by our individual life experiences.

  • Cap and Bells’ ‘White People’ Challenges Social Intolerance

    Friday, February 12, 2010

    Saint Joseph's University’s Cap and Bells Dramatic Arts Society will continue its 82nd season this month with J.T. Rogers’ dark comedy White People. The show opens Thursday, Feb. 18, at 8 p.m. in Bluett Theatre and runs through Sunday, Feb. 28.

  • For Scholarship Winner, It’s All About Mangia and Marketing

    Friday, February 12, 2010

    n the first scholarship of its kind, the International Food Marketing Association (IFMA) has awarded a Saint Joseph University senior $5,000 toward the completion of a food marketing degree.

  • Visiting Faith-Justice Fellow Seeks to Multiply Service Efforts

    Friday, February 12, 2010

    Among the many new faces at Saint Joseph’s University this semester is Joseph Sands, S.J., who comes to SJU as the inaugural Faith-Justice Institute Visiting Fellow.

  • Candlelight Vigil to Commemorate City's Homicide Victims

    Tuesday, February 9, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (February 15, 2010) - In memory of the 305 Philadelphia homicide victims of last year, Saint Joseph’s University students and members of the community will light 305 candles at an interdenominational prayer service to be held in the Chapel of St. Joseph-Michael J. Smith, S.J. Memorial, at Cardinal and City Avenues on Thursday, Feb. 18 at 7 p.m.

  • Pepsi Ends Longtime Tradition of Super Bowl Ads

    Thursday, January 28, 2010

    David Allan, Ph.D., an entertainment marketing expert and professor at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, says the big news this year about Super Bowl commercials is what viewers won’t see.

    Pepsi, which has bought up commercial slots during the Super Bowl for more than 20 years, has opted out this time around, leaving the field open for other companies to make their move.

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