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  • National China Town Hall Meeting to Convene at SJU

    Monday, October 21, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (October 21, 2013) – China’s rapid development and Sino-American relations have a direct impact on the lives of Americans. To help illuminate this important international relationship, Saint Joseph’s University will partner with the National Committee on United States-China Relations of New York to present the seventh annual CHINA Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections, on Monday, Oct. 28.

  • University Mourns Loss of Terrence Toland, S.J., 23rd President

    Monday, October 21, 2013

    Rev. Terrence Toland, S.J., the 23rd president of Saint Joseph's University, was called to eternal life on October 18, 2013.  Fr. Toland passed away at Manresa Hall in Merion Station, Pa. He was 90 years old, a Jesuit for 74 years and a priest for 61 years.

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    The Age of Consequences — Photographs at SJU Gallery

    Friday, October 18, 2013 Gallery

    PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 17, 2013) — Matthew Christopher says he set out to chronicle the ruins of the American architectural scene by photographing abandoned churches, schools, theaters, hospitals, prisons, and resorts, because “the empty buildings offer a mute testimonial to our country’s past.” An exhibit of digital photographs from his journey into that past, “The Age of Consequences,” will be on display in the Saint Joseph’s University Gallery Nov. 15-Dec. 10.

  • Saint Joseph’s Named a 2014 Best Private College by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance

    Thursday, October 17, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (October 17, 2013) — Kiplinger’s Personal Finance has included Saint Joseph’s University on its list of the country’s best values in private universities. Kiplinger’s annual list ranks 100 private universities and 100 liberal arts colleges.

  • Princeton Review: Haub Among “Best 295 Business Schools"

    Monday, October 14, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (October 11, 2013) – Saint Joseph’s University is proud to announce that the Haub School of Business is featured as one of the outstanding business schools in the Princeton Review’s Best 295 Business Schools: 2014 Edition.

  • SJU Students to Award Liz and Jay Scott of Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation

    Wednesday, October 9, 2013

    On Thursday, Oct. 10, Saint Joseph's student chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA) will present Liz and Jay Scott, co-executive directors of Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, with their Marketer of the Year award.
  • Accumulation and Time: Abstract Art in SJU Gallery

    Tuesday, October 8, 2013

    The work of Deborah Zlotsky, featured in a show titled “Or something like it,” is currently exhibited in the Saint Joseph’s University Gallery on the second floor of Merion Hall. The collection of contemporary, abstract art, numbering nine drawings and seven paintings, will be on view now until Oct. 31.
  • Wally Lamb to Read from Latest Novel for SJU Writing Series

    Friday, October 4, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (October 4, 2013) —Bestselling author Wally Lamb will read from his new novel, We Are Water, Thursday, Oct. 24, at 7 p.m., in the Wolfington Teletorium in Mandeville Hall. A book signing and reception will follow the reading. We Are Water is set to release on Oct. 22 from HarperCollins Publishers. This free event, hosted by the English department’s Writing Series 2013-14, marks Lamb’s only stop in Philadelphia for his national book tour.

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    Sustainability Committee Helps Create A Greener SJU

    Friday, October 4, 2013

    Walking through campus this fall, you may notice a few subtle changes to the landscape: fewer dumpsters near the dining halls, fewer trashcans in the classrooms, and four newly-installed educational signs posted near each of SJU’s green walls and vegetative roofs. In April, the University welcomed the opening of the SJU Community Garden, a greenspace between Connelly and Paris Halls dedicated to teaching the SJU community about horticulture and the environment through actively maintained garden plots.
  • Student, Faculty Research Project Studies Turtles in Local Wildlife Refuge

    Tuesday, October 1, 2013 Video

    What are the characteristics and size of the turtle population at Philadelphia's John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge, the largest remaining freshwater tidal marsh in Pennsylvania? Saint Joseph's turtle expert and animal behaviorist Scott McRobert, Ph.D., professor of biology, and two SJU students have embarked on a long-term study to find out.
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