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  • John Adams: Historical Accuracy And Artistic License

    Wednesday, April 2, 2008

    HBO's current miniseries "John Adams," which is based on historian David McCullough's Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of the same name, is earning praise from television critics for an historical accuracy and gritty realism that is as close to the real thing as we are able to imagine.

  • Satellite Merger: What Will Happen to Radio?

    Wednesday, April 2, 2008

    The proposed XM/Sirius Satellite radio merger wasn't necessarily a bad day for broadcast radio. David Allan, Ph.D., an entertainment marketing professor at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia, sees the merger as an opportunity for broadcast radio to reestablish its roots by providing more local content.

  • Is Pharma Profiting Too Much from Medicare Part D?

    Wednesday, April 2, 2008

    PHILADELPHIA (March 27, 2008) – People say the pharmaceutical industry is out to make money. And health care expert Edward Balotsky, Ph.D., agrees: "It's true;" he said, "and particularly in response to Medicare Part D coverage, concern has been raised that pharmaceutical companies might raise prices for drugs that are most often used by the elderly."

  • U.S. News Ranks SJU Part-Time M.B.A. No. 1 in PA

    Wednesday, April 2, 2008

    PHILADELPHIA (April 2, 2008) -- The Erivan K. Haub School of Business at Saint Joseph's University was recognized by U.S. News & World Report as having the No. 1 part-time M.B.A. program in Pennsylvania. This is the fourth time in six years that the Haub School's professional (part-time) M.B.A. program has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report's survey as one of the top 25 part-time programs in the nation.

  • SJU Professor Puts Martin Luther King's Final Speech in Context

    Wednesday, April 2, 2008

    On April 4th, the 40th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., much attention will likely be paid to his final speech, "I've Been to the Mountaintop." The speech, delivered April 3, 1968 at the Masonic Temple in Memphis to a relatively small crowd of 2,000 people, has since become one of King's most famous.

  • All That Razzle Dazzle: 'Chicago' at Saint Joseph's

    Tuesday, April 1, 2008

    PHILADELPHIA (April 1, 2008) – Kander and Ebb's Chicago, the Tony Award-winning musical theater sensation, opens in Saint Joseph's University's Bluett Theater on Thursday, April 10 at 8 p.m.

  • Alumnus, Former Trustees to be Honored at SJU Commencement

    Monday, March 31, 2008

    Saint Joseph's University is pleased to announce that it will recognize Brian '69 and Nancy Duperreault, Charles Kahn, Jr. and James Nevels with honorary degrees at the Class of 2008 commencement exercises. Mr. Duperreault will deliver an address during the undergraduate ceremony and Nevels at the graduate exercise. Commencement weekend will be held this year on Friday and Saturday, May 9-10. The graduate ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday, and the undergraduate ceremony at 3 p.m.

  • Students Connect with Disabled Neighbors

    Monday, March 31, 2008

    On Saturday, April 5, Saint Joseph's legendary Alumni Memorial Fieldhouse will be transformed into a carnival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., as University volunteers host community members with disabilities in the 32nd annual Hand-in-Hand festival.

  • Theologian James H. Cone, Ph.D., to Speak at SJU

    Monday, March 31, 2008

    PHILADELPHIA (March 31, 2008) – Noted theologian James H. Cone, Ph.D., founder of Black Liberation Theology, will present a lecture titled "Wrestling with the Cries of the Oppressed"at Saint Joseph's University on Fri., April 4, from 4 – 6 p.m. in the Presidents' Lounge of Campion Student Center. The event commemorates the 40th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

  • SJU Seniors Exhibit Fine and Performing Arts Talent

    Thursday, March 27, 2008

    PHILADELPHIA (March 26, 2008) - The Senior Exhibition, which features the thesis work of 14 young Saint Joseph's University artists, will be on display on the second floor of Mandeville Hall from April 4-25. A reception for the artists will be held Fri., April 4 from 5-9 p.m.

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