News

  • Mapping Obama’s Path to Victory

    Tuesday, November 11, 2008

    Before the election results rolled in late Tuesday night, political analysts across the country were feverishly predicting which states would go blue or red. Now that the dust has settled and the electoral map is clearly painted, those same experts are looking back on the campaigns to analyze how Senator John McCain and President-Elect Barack Obama got where they are today.

  • Local Senior Citizens, SJU Students to Share Thanksgiving

    Monday, November 10, 2008

    What: Students will host neighbors from local senior centers during Saint Joseph's University's 32nd annual Thanksgiving Dinner Dance.

    When: Thursday, November 13, 2008 5-8 p.m.

    Where: Saint Joseph's University Simpson Hall Entrance from Cardinal Avenue Parking Lot

  • Researchers Hip-Up to Social Networking

    Friday, November 7, 2008

    PHILADELPHIA (November 7, 2008) – An online community for researchers is gaining attention in academia. MyNetResearch, launched in June 2008, has quickly become the premier online portal for faculty and student academic research. Claire Simmers, Ph.D., professor of management at Saint Joseph’s University, is involved in the project.

  • SJU Scientists Study Bacterial Leaf Scorch on Campus

    Monday, November 3, 2008

    t's fall foliage season on campus. After a late start, the leaves on our numerous trees are turning brilliant, jewel-like shades of ruby, garnet, citrine and topaz. But mixed in with the autumnal palette, there are trees on main campus with leaves that have already turned brown. And if it seems too early in the season for foliage to be desiccated and brown, in many cases, it is.

  • Security Officer Seeks Championships on Racquetball Court

    Wednesday, October 29, 2008

    To much of the Saint Joseph’s University community, Public Safety Officer Don Acklin’s athletic ability is unknown. Even fewer know that Acklin, 61, won the 2008 Pennsylvania State Racquetball championship, or that his preferred practice space is our very own Alumni Memorial Fieldhouse.

  • Students to Serve as Translators at Polls on Election Day

    Wednesday, October 29, 2008

    While many Saint Joseph's University students will head to the polls on Election Day to vote, a group of student volunteers will join Heather Hennes, Ph.D., and Elaine Shenk, Ph.D., assistant professors of Spanish, in translating for Spanish-speaking voters in Philadelphia.

  • Community Day Boosts Messages of Service, Togetherness

    Tuesday, October 28, 2008

    More than 300 members of the Saint Joseph's University community joined together on Saturday, October 25, for the fourth SJU Community Day, a semiannual program uniting students, faculty and staff in embracing the Jesuit ideal of becoming men and women with and for others.

    "Community Day is a day of campus-wide service aimed at strengthening our SJU community while serving those around us," said senior Hollyanne Pronko, student body president and one of the event's organizers.

  • Familiarity Breeds Ambiguity: 'Allegation of Use' at SJU Gallery

    Monday, October 27, 2008

    PHILADELPHIA (October 24, 2008) – The work of 3-D artist Ephraim Russell is featured in the next exhibit at Saint Joseph’s University’s Gallery. Titled “Allegation of Use,” the show runs from Nov. 10 to Dec. 12. An artist’s reception will be held on Friday, Nov. 14, from 6-8 p.m.

  • Board Approves New Undergraduate Curriculum

    Monday, October 27, 2008

    At their October 10, 2008 meeting, the University’s Board of Trustees unanimously approved the proposed new undergraduate curriculum, the culmination of a five-year process that sought to consider and define the nature and the goals of a Jesuit education in the 21st century and design a curriculum that would reflect them.

  • Words of Inspiration Support Wounded Troops

    Friday, October 24, 2008

    Saint Joseph’s is engaging in a community effort to support and inspire the United States wounded servicemen and servicewomen and their support staff as we approach the holiday season. The Words of Inspiration Campaign, sponsored by the Office of the President and the University Student Senate, seeks to gather words of support and encouragement and send them to the troops.

News and Alerts Events