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  • Getting to Know Philadelphia Through Culture and Care

    Friday, August 20, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA – (Aug. 20, 2010) - On Aug. 24, 100 of Saint Joseph’s University’s incoming freshman class will begin a five-day exploration of Philadelphia to get to know the city – from its culture to its needs – in the days preceding their academic orientation.

  • Haub School Offers New Course in Business Journalism

    Friday, August 20, 2010

    At a time when the newspaper industry is suffering significant losses and the financial industry is redefining itself, a new undergraduate course will combines the two areas. Adjunct professor and veteran business writer at The Philadelphia Inquirer Joseph N. DiStefano has developed such a course at Saint Joseph’s University.

  • Getting to Know Philidelphia Through Culture and Care

    Friday, August 20, 2010

     

  • SJU Ranked Again Among “America’s Best Colleges”

    Tuesday, August 17, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (August, 17, 2010) - U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges” 2011 edition has again ranked Saint Joseph’s University among the top 15 master’s universities in the north.  The rankings, which were released on August 17, placed Saint Joseph’s at No. 13 among 179 institutions in its category, Best Regional Universities (North).  It is the thirteenth consecutive year that SJU has been ranked in the top 15.

  • Professional and Liberal Studies Offers Autism Certificate

    Thursday, August 12, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (August 12, 2010) — Autism diagnoses are on the rise. One in 110 children has an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). With the growing diagnoses comes a growing need to understand and learn to assist this population. Saint Joseph's University's College of Professional and Liberal Studies in conjunction with the University’s Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support is offering a new certificate program for adult undergraduate students with an interest in Autism studies.

  • SJU Adds Computer Gaming and Animation Program

    Thursday, August 12, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (August 12, 2010) – For some at Saint Joseph’s University, video games are more than simply entertainment – they are part of a multi-billion dollar industry and an in-demand area of study.

  • Summer Scholar Studies Leaf Scorch

    Wednesday, August 4, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (August 4, 2010) – With more than a month until the official start of fall, some leaves are already withering on the campus of Saint Joseph’s University. But it’s not the unusually intense summer heat that is shriveling the campus’s green foliage. It is the plant bacteria Xylella fastidiosa (Xf), which causes the disease known as leaf scorch.

  • Everyday Materials, Unusual Couture

    Wednesday, August 4, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (August 4, 2010) - This fall, fashion is given a new edge at Saint Joseph’s University’s Gallery, where award-winning sculptor C. Pazia Mannella’s fiber art sculptures will be shown from Aug. 30 to Sept. 23. Entitled “Conviction of Vanity,” the show features sculptures that can be worn on the body, mimicking high-end fashion and costuming. An artist’s reception will be held Thursday, Sept. 9, from 6 – 8 p.m.

  • A Withering Challenge: Scholar Studies Leaf Scorch

    Wednesday, August 4, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (August 4, 2010) – With more than a month until the official start of fall, some leaves are already withering on the campus of Saint Joseph’s University. But it’s not the unusually intense summer heat that is shriveling the campus’s green foliage. It is the plant bacteria Xylella fastidiosa (Xf), which causes the disease known as leaf scorch.

  • Students Explore Medical Hot Topics

    Thursday, July 29, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA - (July 29, 2010) – Joseph Harrison and Matthew Fadus, two Saint Joseph’s University Summer Scholars, are exploring how innovations in health care – telemedicine and concierge medical care – are affecting health care consumers. Both students are engaging in hands on research with medical and legal professionals, and both studies will be submitted for publication when complete.

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