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  • SJU to Present Honorary Degrees to Jamie Moyer, Wife Karen

    Tuesday, April 21, 2009

    PHILADELPHIA (April 20, 2009) — Saint Joseph’s University announced today that it will grant honorary degrees of Doctor of Public Service to world champion Philadelphia Phillies pitcher and former SJU student athlete Jamie Moyer and his wife, Karen.

  • SJU Expert Appointed to New Council on Food Safety

    Thursday, April 16, 2009

    PHILADELPHIA (April 16, 2009) — Nancy Childs, Ph.D., a Saint Joseph’s University food marketing researcher, has been appointed to Pennsylvania Governor Edward G. Rendell’s Food Safety Council.

  • Students Plan Sustainable Activities to Celebrate Earth Week

    Thursday, April 16, 2009

    What: Earth Day becomes Earth Week at Saint Joseph’s University with eco-conscious student organizations sponsoring a variety of terra-friendly events to raise awareness of sustainable lifestyle options on campus.

    When: Sunday, April 19 – Saturday, April 25, 2009 See below for detailed list of events.

    Where: Saint Joseph’s University 5600 City Avenue Philadelphia, Pa., 19131 See below for event locations.

  • Nerney Honored with HSB Hall of Fame Award

    Tuesday, April 14, 2009

    The Erivan K. Haub School of Business will recognize Thomas Nerney ’96 (M.B.A.), chairman, president and chief executive officer of United States Liability Insurance Group, with the 19th Annual Hall of Fame Award during a dinner and award presentation on April 23. As the recipient of this award, Nerney will be acknowledged for his outstanding community work, strong corporate leadership and management qualities.

  • SJU Announces Major Initiative in the Field of Autism

    Wednesday, April 8, 2009

    PHILADELPHIA (April 21, 2009) — Saint Joseph’s University formally announced the creation of The Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support on April 20, as part of the University’s 5th Annual Autism Awareness Day. The Center has received multiple gifts totaling in excess of $8 million, with lead support coming from Paul and Margaret Hondros. Paul Hondros is a graduate of the Class of 1970 and Chairman of SJU’s Board of Trustees. He and his wife Margaret are champions for autism.

  • ‘Sunday In the Park With George,’ Sondheim’s Ode to Artists

    Wednesday, April 8, 2009

    PHILADELPHIA (April 7, 2009) – Stephen Sondheim's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning Sunday in the Park with George, a dramatic musical centered on the life of impressionist painter Georges Seurat, will wrap up the 81st season of Cap and Bells Dramatic Arts Society, Saint Joseph’s University’s theatre production program. The show opens Wednesday, April 22 at 8 p.m. in Bluett Theatre, and runs through Sunday, April 26.

  • Working Mother Receives Prestigious Scholarship

    Tuesday, April 7, 2009

    Antoinette Bing '10 came to Hawk Hill as a woman having already achieved a great deal. As a mother of three and the senior vice president of sales and trading at Philadelphia investment firm BOE Securities, Inc., Bing was proof that a female can excel as a professional and a parent simultaneously.

  • An “Intelligent” Approach for Strapped Businesses

    Friday, April 3, 2009

    With tight budgets and economic uncertainty, departments in corporations nationwide are becoming more accountable for measurement.

  • Educating Socially Engaged Environmental Scientists

    Friday, April 3, 2009

    This year, Earth Day falls on April 22, and for its 39th anniversary, the eco-minded among us will be taking stock of advancements made by the green movement, as well as the challenges that remain.

  • 20th Annual Sigma Xi Symposium Hosts Prominent Biophysicist

    Friday, April 3, 2009

    PHILADELPHIA (April 2, 2009) – The Saint Joseph’s University chapter of Sigma Xi, the International Scientific Research Society, will open its 20th annual Student Research Symposium on Friday, April 17, with a lecture by Sheila Patek, Ph.D., of the department of integrative biology at the University of California, Berkeley. The presentation, entitled “Airborne Ants and Smashing Shrimp: Accident and Intent in the Evolution of Movement,” will begin at 5 p.m.

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