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  • Songs and Service: SJU Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    Friday, January 14, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (Jan. 14, 2011) – Though Jan. 17 kicks off the first week of the spring 2011 semester at Saint Joseph’s University, no classes will be held Monday. Instead, student-athletes and faculty will come together in service to others as part of SJU’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration. The 2011 holiday marks the 25th anniversary of the holiday’s national observance – it was first officially celebrated on Jan. 18, 1986.

  • Arrupe Center Director Named McShain Chair in Ethics

    Thursday, January 13, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (January 13, 2011) - John McCall, Ph.D., director of the Pedro Arrupe Center for Business Ethics and professor of management and philosophy, is the new John McShain Chair in Ethics at Saint Joseph’s University.

  • Marketing Students Earn Top Spot in Product (RED) Competition

    Friday, January 7, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (January 7, 2011) - A team of Saint Joseph’s University Erivan K. Haub School of Business students recently clinched the top spot in a nationwide marketing competition benefiting Product (RED).

  • SJU Nationally Recognized for Community Engagement

    Wednesday, January 5, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (January 5, 2011) - Saint Joseph’s University is among 115 colleges and universities nationwide earning the highly selective 2010 Community Engagement Classification designated by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

    Following a rigorous voluntary application process, the Carnegie Foundation recognized Saint Joseph’s for academic distinction, curricular engagement and “exemplary institutionalized practices of community engagement.”

  • Louisiana’s Wetlands: Exhibit Features Coastal Erosion

    Tuesday, January 4, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (Jan. 4, 2011) – In Louisiana, it is estimated that the coastal wetlands are eroding at such a quick rate that nearly 25 to 35 square miles disappear each year. This crisis, says photographer Daniel Kariko, illustrates the turbulent relationship between civilization and the natural world. From Jan. 18 to Feb. 11, a collection of his photographs exhibited at the Saint Joseph’s University Gallery – “Storm Season” – will feature this troubled region.

  • Academy of Food Marketing Announces Appointment of Six New Members

    Monday, December 27, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (October 25, 2010) – The Saint Joseph’s University Academy of Food Marketing has announced the appointment of six new members to its board.

    The Academy, established in 1962, provides food marketing students with industry-specific education and career opportunities. Services such as scholarship aid, counseling, recruiting, internships and cooperative education are also provided by the academy.

    The term of appointment is three years.

  • Psychologist Uncovers What Makes Us Cringe

    Saturday, December 25, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (October 25, 2010) — Everyone knows the game. Turn out the lights, pass around a dried apricot and it’s easy to believe it’s a human earlobe. Peel some grapes and in the dark they feel just like human eyeballs. It’s a game that tricks the senses and it’s something that psychologist Alex Skolnick, Ph.D., has been doing in his lab for the last several years.

  • SJU Debuts Online Program in Supply Chain-Procurement

    Friday, December 17, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (Dec. 17, 2010) – In today’s complex global marketplace, businesses that consistently provide high quality, low prices, fast turnaround and on-time delivery survive the longest.

  • No Nukes? WikiLeaks Roil the Waters of Statecraft

    Monday, December 13, 2010

    The current WikiLeaks saga has many in diplomatic circles either red-faced with embarrassment or laughing up their sleeves at what the cables revealed. International relations expert Lisa Baglione, Ph.D., chair and professor of political science at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, says that in the delicate dance between nuclear proliferation and containment, there is much more at risk than a loss of face.

  • What Are Secrets Worth in Corporate America?

    Monday, December 13, 2010

    The power of information and secrets lie in their relevance and timeliness. WikiLeaks, the controversial non-profit media organization, which gained notoriety for leaking classified U.S. military files, is believed to be in the process of leaking confidential documents relating to Bank of America and BP. If the leaked information pertains to secrets of strategic relevance to these companies, the corporate competitive landscape could be altered.

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