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  • Seven Minutes Cast

    “Seven Minutes in Heaven” Revisits Life of ‘90s Teens

    Monday, November 11, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (November 11, 2013) – Remember the days when killing time didn’t involve email, social media, cell phones or mobile apps? The SJU Theatre Company revisits a time when unexpected moments of leisure forced the boundaries of teenage social class and stereotypes in playwright Steven Levenson’s comedy, “Seven Minutes in Heaven.” The show opens on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 8 p.m. and runs through Sunday, Nov. 24. It is the play’s premiere in the state of Pennsylvania.

  • Lincoln at Gettysburg

    Friday, November 8, 2013 Video

    In this video, Civil War scholar Randall Miller, Ph.D., professor of history, discusses the effect Lincoln’s own visit to the battlefield and the grave sites had on him, as he completed the draft of the speech that day 150 years ago.
  • College Tennis Serves Up Support for Autism

    Thursday, November 7, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (November 7, 2013) —Eight top universities will gather on Friday, Nov. 15, to compete in the Collegiate Tennis Showdown to support Saint Joseph’s University’s Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support.

  • Great Speeches by Lincoln, Kennedy Focus of Faculty Panel

    Wednesday, November 6, 2013

    “Lincoln and Kennedy, from 1863 to 1963 to 2013: From Civil War to Civil Rights to the Meaning of America,” an all-SJU faculty panel discussion, will celebrate the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address and the 50th anniversary of John Fitzgerald Kennedy’s landmark Civil Rights Address.
  • Haub School, Graduate Business Programs Receive Global Recognition

    Friday, November 1, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (October 30, 2013) –Saint Joseph’s University's Haub School of Business, and its graduate programs, have received international recognition from Eduniversal, a global ranking and rating agency specializing in higher education.

  • Co-op/Internship Program to Host "The Perfect Hire"

    Wednesday, October 30, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (October 30, 2013) – On Friday, November 15, Saint Joseph's Haub School of Business will host a Co-op/Internship Information Session for local employers. The event — The Perfect Hire — will be held on campus in the Hall of Fame Room in the Hagan Arena from 9 to 10:30 a.m.

  • Preventing “Fall Back” Setbacks in Children’s Sleep

    Thursday, October 24, 2013

    What’s not to love about an extra hour of sleep? Just ask any parent and they’ll tell you how that one little hour that gets added every fall as part of Daylight Savings Time can wreak havoc on their children’s routines.

    According to Jodi Mindell, Ph.D., sleep expert and professor of psychology at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, there’s plenty that parents can do to be proactive before we “fall back” on November 3.

  • SJU Academy of Food Marketing Names Industry Leaders to its Board of Governors

    Thursday, October 24, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (October 24, 2013) – The Academy of Food Marketing at Saint Joseph’s University recently appointed two new members to its Board of Governors. David E.

  • Summer Scholars Project Explores Paternal Behavior in California Mice

    Wednesday, October 23, 2013 Video

    Few species are bi-parental, with both males and females showing high levels of care to their offspring. The California mouse is one such species and served as the subject for a summer research project conducted by behavioral neuroendocrinologist Elizabeth Becker, Ph.D., and psychology major Thomas Bernardo ’14. Becker’s research has been looking at the ways that early life father-son interactions are important for the development of future parental behavior in adult male offspring.

  • Facing Our Fears: How Horror Helps

    Tuesday, October 22, 2013

    This month, scores of Americans will enter the darkened realms of theatrical haunted houses, nighttime hayrides and horror film marathons where monsters, ghosts and pop-culture urban legends wait to give them a scare. A popular Halloween tradition, these dramatized attractions, coupled with costumes, trick-or-treat candy and festive decorations added up to an estimated $7 billion in 2011.

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