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  • 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.

  • SJU to Present von Eschenbach with Shield of Loyola

    Thursday, October 23, 2008

    PHILADELPHIA (October 23, 2008) – Andrew C. von Eschenbach, M.D. '63, director of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, will be honored with the Saint Joseph's University Alumni Association's most prestigious honor, the Shield of Loyola Award, on Friday, November 7, at the Park Hyatt at the Bellevue in Philadelphia.

  • Activist-Author Tim Wise to Speak at Saint Joseph’s University

    Monday, October 20, 2008

    PHILADELPHIA (October 20, 2008) – Prominent anti-racism author activist Tim Wise, author of White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son, will present a lecture titled “Between Barack and a Hard Place: Racism and White Denial in the Age of Obama,” at Saint Joseph’s University on Wed., Oct. 22, at 6 p.m., in the Chapel of St. Joseph – Michael J. Smith, S.J., Memorial.

  • SJU to Host Foreign Journalists Covering Presidential Election

    Wednesday, October 15, 2008

    What: Fresh from their attendance at the final presidential debate at Hofstra University the previous evening, more than 25 foreign political editors, journalists and correspondents touring the U.S. to learn about American elections will visit Saint Joseph’s University. The group will attend a lecture on the 2008 presidential campaign as well as a panel about the way the media reports the political process featuring members of Philadelphia print and electronic media.

  • Love in the Time of Swordplay: 'Romeo and Juliet' at SJU

    Wednesday, October 15, 2008

    PHILADELPHIA (October 15, 2008) - William Shakespeare’s classic love story “Romeo and Juliet” opens the 2008-2009 theatre season of Saint Joseph’s University’s Cap and Bells Dramatic Arts Society on Thursday, Oct. 30 at 8 p.m. in Bluett Theatre.

  • Overbrook Hall Rededicated to Honor James W. Moore, S.J.

    Tuesday, October 14, 2008

    The longtime service of James W. Moore, S.J. was recognized by Saint Joseph's University on October 1 with the rededication of Overbrook Hall in his honor. The ceremony, which included remarks from William Madges, Ph.D., dean of the College of Arts and Sciences; Tiffany Conde '09 (New Cumberland, Pa.); Provost Brice Wachterhauser, Ph.D., and University President Timothy R. Lannon, S.J., took place on the steps in front of the renamed Moore Hall.

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