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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.

  • Haub School Adds New Majors, Introduces Insurance Program

    Monday, March 1, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (March 1, 2010) Brian Durkin’s academic resume is longer than most. Durkin, who has an associate’s degree in accounting, will graduate from Saint Joseph’s University this spring with a bachelor of science degree in finance. And risk management and insurance.

    For more and more business students, one major just isn’t enough.

  • Is the United States Government Broken? -

    Monday, March 1, 2010

    There is no question that the U.S. government is facing its share of troubles. During the worst recession in its history, it is fighting two foreign wars. On top of that, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 9.7 percent of the workforce is unemployed, and despite months of congressional discussion and deal making, a solution to the health care crisis seems far off.

  • How to Manage Generational Clash in the Workplace

    Monday, March 1, 2010

    You’re on vacation in the Bahamas and your colleague e-mails you a question about the report she is scheduled to present to the board later that day. With your Blackberry close at hand, you quickly answer her message and get back to your hot rock massage.

  • This St. Patrick’s Day, Discover Hidden Irish Literary Gems

    Monday, March 1, 2010

    With shamrocks hung on doors and parade plans in the works, March is full of all things St. Patrick’s Day. Along with the festivities comes a curiosity about the culture they represent. A good way to get acquainted with the Irish is to pick up a novel by one of the island nation’s gifted authors.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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