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  • Insurance Society of Philadelphia Recognizes Students with Scholarships

    Monday, June 30, 2008

    PHILADELPHIA (June 30, 2008) –Three students studying risk management and insurance at Saint Joseph's University were awarded scholarships from the Insurance Society of Philadelphia (ISP).

    The Society, with over 200 member organizations, aims to educate and promote professionalism in the insurance industry. Scholarship recipients are selected based on the application materials including an essay, grades and professor recommendations.

  • C.S.I. Mock Caper: Who Took the Turtle?

    Monday, June 30, 2008

    What: Eighteen promising inner-city high school students participating in the Ignatian College Connection (ICC) Summer Enrichment Program will hone their science skills and apply C.S.I.-style forensic investigative techniques to solve a mock crime at Saint Joseph’s University.

  • Students Take First Service-Learning Trip to China

    Monday, June 30, 2008

    Campus communities often take for granted the many steps that foreign students take to prepare themselves for American college life. As part of the new service-learning course Writing through Race, Class and Gender-China, Ann Green, Ph.D., professor of English, accompanied six SJU students to China to help Chinese university students practice their English for upcoming study abroad trips to the U.S.

  • Student Conference Focuses on Humanitarian Aid

    Monday, June 30, 2008

    One of the most central values of Jesuit education is that of service to others, but just beyond that is the idea of magis, or the search for more. Ten Saint Joseph's University students joined their counterparts from other Jesuit institutions in combining those two concepts this past weekend at a national workshop for the Jesuit Universities Humanitarian Action Network (JUHAN).

  • SJU Appoints New Director of Jewish-Catholic Institute

    Wednesday, June 25, 2008

    Philip A. Cunningham, Ph.D., to head interfaith center

    PHILADELPHIA (June 25, 2008) – Saint Joseph's University has appointed Philip A. Cunningham, Ph.D., a noted leader and scholar in Jewish-Christian relations as director of the Jewish-Catholic Institute. He will succeed founding director Donald G. Clifford, S.J., who has guided the Institute for four decades, and will continue his association with the Institute as director emeritus.

  • Comey Institute Presents One-Man Drama About Labor Leader

    Wednesday, June 4, 2008

    "From Wharf Rats to Lords of the Docks" highlights career of Harry Bridges

    PHILADELPHIA (June 2, 2008) - British-born actor Ian Ruskin brings his one-man show portraying the life and times of Harry Bridges, the fiery San Francisco waterfront union activist of the 1930s, to Saint Joseph's University on Saturday, June 28.

  • SJU Launches National Day of Service

    Wednesday, May 28, 2008

    Saint Joseph's launched a new tradtion this May with the establishment of the National Day of Service. Sponsored by the National Alumni Board and co-chaired by Dan Gallagher '94 (B.S.) '99 (M.S.) and Pat McGrory '99 (B.S.), the inaugural event gathered nearly 100 alumni and friends to perform service projects in their local communities.

  • Professor's Music Research Takes a New Shape

    Friday, May 23, 2008

    From the Greek astronomer Pythagoras' theory of "the music of the spheres" to the concept of using colored lights to present songs to a deaf audience, the idea that we can "see" music or associate physical properties to it has been around for centuries. According to research supported by Saint Joseph's University mathematician Rachel Hall, Ph.D., that idea may not be far from the truth, and geometric delineation of music isn't as counterintuitive as some may think.

  • SJU Celebrates 157th Commencement Ceremonies

    Thursday, May 22, 2008

    Saint Joseph's 157th Commencement ceremonies were held Saturday, May 9, on Gest Lawn.

  • SJU Grad Awarded Prestigious Journalism Scholarship

    Wednesday, May 21, 2008

    PHILADELPHIA (May 21, 2008) – Of the 56 Pennsylvania students who applied for the Ralph Flamminio Memorial Scholarship, Pennsylvania Associated Press Managing Editors (PAPME) honored only one recipient, recent Saint Joseph's University graduate and English major David King, with a cash award at a public banquet earlier this month.

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