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  • Photographing the Pacific Rim of North America

    Tuesday, January 13, 2009

    PHILADELPHIA (January 12, 2009) - Over the last five years, David Freese has traveled the northeastern quadrant of the Pacific Rim – referred to as the “Ring of Fire” by geologists – to photograph six thousand miles of seacoast. A collection of his digitally toned photographs, titled “From Bering to Baja: The Pacific Rim of North America,” will be featured at Saint Joseph’s Univerty Gallery from Tuesday, Jan. 20 to Friday, Feb. 13. An artist’s reception will be held Friday, Jan.

  • Reflecting on Vatican II, 50 Years Later

    Wednesday, January 7, 2009

    PHILADELPHIA (January 7, 2009) – William Henry Cardinal Keeler, J.C.D., D.D., Cardinal Archbishop Emeritus of Baltimore, will present a lecture on the date of the 50th anniversary of the calling of Vatican II as part of Saint Joseph's University's Catholic Intellectual Series. The lecture, "Reflections on the Sacred Council of Our Time," will be held on Sunday, January 25, at 3 p.m. in the Wolfington Teletorium of Mandeville Hall.

  • Contemporary Questions about Covenants and Conversion

    Tuesday, January 6, 2009

    PHILADELPHIA  (January 6, 2009) – In recent years, official relations between Jews and Catholics have been shaken by disputes over the biblical concept of covenant within the Jewish and Catholic traditions, and how these understandings affect their interrelationship.

  • Newcombe Scholarship Provides Financial Relief for Women in University College

    Monday, December 8, 2008

    Working women and mothers have taken advantage of the flexibility of Saint Joseph's University College since 1946. The program plays a pivotal role for adult and part-time students who want to continue their studies through undergraduate or accelerated degree programs. Now, even more women have the opportunity to pursue their academic ambitions in the University College through the Newcombe Scholarships for Mature Women Students program.

  • Connecting the Campus, One Country at a Time

    Tuesday, December 2, 2008

    Over the past decades, Saint Joseph's has significantly increased its diversity efforts, thanks in part to a determined University administration. But one SJU student, junior English and Asian Studies double major Karrin Randle, has taken matters into her own hands by founding an English language conversation group that aims to unite international and local SJU students and, ultimately, foster the understanding of different cultures.

  • Wealth of Celebrations, Charities Highlight Holidays

    Wednesday, November 26, 2008

    Christmas, it seems, comes earlier every year. Area malls have displayed their most festive decorations for weeks and, this year, local radio stations started playing "Jingle Bells" before trick-or-treaters could count their candy from Halloween. At Saint Joseph's University, though, the holidays can never come too early, and departments around campus are rolling out plans to commemorate the season.

  • Jewish-Catholic Relations in Germany in 2008

    Wednesday, November 26, 2008

    PHILADELPHIA (November 26, 2008) – Rev. Dr. Hanspeter Heinz, a prominent Catholic priest, author and scholar active in the movement to promote Jewish and Christian interfaith dialogue, will visit Saint Joseph’s University on Dec. 9 to report on “Jewish-Catholic Relations in Germany in 2008.” The program, which is sponsored by SJU’s Institute for Jewish-Catholic Relations, will be held from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. in room 107 of Mandeville Hall.

  • Boosting Milk Production One Micro Dairy at a Time

    Tuesday, November 25, 2008

    Virginia Miori, Ph.D., assistant professor of decision and system sciences, is thinking a lot about milk these days. She even says the word differently, pronouncing the "k" as if it were its own syllable. Miori has boosted milk production and cut costs at two micro dairies with plans for installing her model at eight more dairies across the country.  Her secret - a production scheduling model she developed to change the way farmers process the milk we drink.

  • Students Shape Debate at Model European Union in Washington, D.C.

    Monday, November 24, 2008

    While their compatriots were consumed by the proceedings of the 2008 U.S. presidential election, eight Saint Joseph's students enrolled in an upper level political science course were hyper-focused on Ireland.

  • SJU Honors Mahoney, Hazel with Law Alumni Awards

    Thursday, November 13, 2008

    PHILADELPHIA (November 13, 2008) - The Saint Joseph’s University Law Alumni Chapter will present Patricia (McElwee) Mahoney ’76 and the Honorable Frank T. Hazel ’64 with the Sheehan and McClanaghan Awards, respectively, on Wednesday, November 19 at 6:00 p.m. at The Union League of Philadelphia.

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