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  • Saint Joseph's University Remembers Philadelphia’s Fallen

    Monday, February 21, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (Feb. 21, 2011) — For the fifth year in a row, Saint Joseph’s University will host a candlelight vigil to remember the victims of homicide in Philadelphia over the last year. In 2010, 306 Philadelphians lost their lives to violence. The interdenominational service will be held Thurs., March 3, at 7 p.m. in the Chapel of St. Joseph-Michael J. Smith, S.J., Memorial.

  • 500 Students Set Out on Annual Appalachian Experience

    Monday, February 21, 2011

    On Friday, Mar. 4, 500 students, team leaders and participating faculty will gather in the Chapel of St. Joseph – Michael J. Smith, S.J., Memorial on Saint Joseph’s University’s campus to celebrate the beginning of the University’s annual spring break Appalachian Experience.

  • Investment Finance Team Advances to Philadelphia Finals

    Monday, February 21, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (Feb. 21, 2011) - A group of five undergraduate students, who make up the Saint Joseph's University Investment Finance team, will compete in the Philadelphia-area Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Global Investment Research Challenge local finals on Feb. 24 at the Union League of Philadelphia.

  • Spring Career Fair Brings 170 Employers to Campus

    Monday, February 21, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (February 21, 2011) - Employers representing an array of industries and organizations, including financial services, retail, food marketing, advertising, non-profits and government agencies will be on the Saint Joseph’s University campus for the Spring Career Fair on Thursday, Feb. 24.

    The event, hosted by the University’s Career Development Center, will take place from 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., in SJU’s Athletic Center.

  • A Drop in the Bucket Makes Big Impact for Autism

    Thursday, February 17, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (Feb. 21, 2011) — Every 20 minutes a child is diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Consider the impact not just on the individual, but their family members, caregivers and educators. From March 7 through May 8, coin collection boxes at registers in Wawa Food Stores across Pennsylvania will be gathering funds to benefit Saint Joseph’s University’s Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support.

  • Biology Professor, Students Present at AAAS Annual Meeting

    Thursday, February 17, 2011

    A group of Saint Joseph's University students, led by Scott McRobert Ph.D., professor of biology, attended the American Association for the Advancement of Science's (AAAS) globally renowned annual conference in Washington, D.C. McRobert presented "Bedtime Stories for Fido: Life in a Biodiversity Laboratory" at Family Science Days, a sub-conference of AAAS on Feb. 19.

  • Cap & Bells to Present ‘Dead Man’s Cell Phone’

    Thursday, February 10, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (Feb. 9, 2011)—Mobile technology has taken over our lives. From status updates to social check-ins, it seems that there’s nothing we can’t accomplish with our phones. But how does our constant digital connection to others affect the way we exit this world? Saint Joseph's University’s Cap & Bells Dramatic Arts Society explores this question in Dead Man’s Cell Phone, the second production of its 83rd season. The show opens on Thursday, Feb.

  • Professors’ Research Offers a Plate of Surprises

    Monday, February 7, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (February 7, 2011) - For many people, eating organic food is more than a culinary preference - it’s a carefully calculated lifestyle choice. Organic products typically cost 10 to 40 percent more than similar conventionally produced products, making this lifestyle choice expensive. But how organic are these products?

  • Haub School of Business Dean to Lead AACSB International

    Monday, February 7, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (Feb. 7, 2011) - Joseph A. DiAngelo Jr., Ed.D. ’70, dean of Saint Joseph’s University’s Erivan K. Haub School of Business, was elected vice chair-chair elect of AACSB International — The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business based in Tampa, Fla.

  • Gambling on the Big Game: The Risk of Concussions

    Friday, February 4, 2011

    A previous study of ex-NFL players showed that the damage caused by concussions occurs in the same region of the brain as damage caused by Alzheimer’s disease, resulting in increased concern over post-concussion related injuries and trauma of athletes.

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