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  • English Professor Gets Humanities Fellowship

    Monday, February 4, 2008

    It's always exciting for the SJU community when a new faculty member comes on board. When that person comes in with a prestigious $52,000 fellowship under his belt, the arrival is even more exciting.

  • Graduate Student Fights Terrorism With Business

    Tuesday, January 29, 2008

    Saint Joseph's University's Steve Alvater, a graduate management major, was recently awarded third place in a national business ethics competition.

    Alvater achieved third place in Net Impact's Network Challenge held at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn. Net Impact, an international network of over 10,000 M.B.A. students and business leaders who work to use business for social good, challenged members to devise a business plan that the network would implement in the future.

  • Encountering Ignatius in the City

    Monday, January 28, 2008

    Ignatius of Loyola was a compelling man. A small group of the best, brightest, and in some cases, the wealthiest young men of his day left the comfort and promise of their secular lives behind and joined him in Rome to discern a new spirituality and theology – while living amidst and caring for the city's poor, sick and disenfranchised.

  • Students Get Hands-on with the Autism Puzzle

    Monday, January 28, 2008

    We've all seen the magnetic ribbons on the rear bumpers of cars — a brightly-colored jigsaw puzzle, the word "autism" in bold letters. Although the disorder has been recognized since the 1940s, its causes and treatments remain a mystery, and it is just recently that it began getting widespread attention.

  • Cardinal John Foley Celebrates Mass at SJU

    Wednesday, January 23, 2008

    Saint Joseph's University's esteemed alumnus and friend, His Eminence John Cardinal Foley '57, will celebrate a special Mass of Thanksgiving for the SJU community on Sunday, January 27, at 11:00 a.m., in the Chapel of Saint Joseph­Michael J. Smith, Memorial. All are welcome to attend.

  • SJU Officially Opens Doors to DCCC

    Monday, January 14, 2008

    For over a decade, Saint Joseph's University and Delaware County Community College have enjoyed an informal partnership that has united both academic communities. During the fall 2007 semester, the institutions finalized an official agreement that now allows DCCC students to seamlessly transfer credits to SJU for select four-year degrees.

  • SJU to Mark Martin Luther King, Jr., Day with Service and Song

    Monday, January 14, 2008

    Although no classes are scheduled for Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, Saint Joseph's University will make the holiday "a day on, not a day off" as a part of its annual day of service and celebration.

  • Thomas Cronin to Head Labor Institute at SJU

    Friday, January 11, 2008

    PHILADELPHIA (January 11, 2008) - Veteran Philadelphia labor leader Thomas Paine Cronin has been named director of the Comey Institute of Industrial Relations at Saint Joseph's University.

  • Gift From Alumnus to Support Library Learning Commons

    Thursday, January 10, 2008

    A recent $7.5 million gift from alumnus John R. Post '60, and his wife, Maryanne, will dramatically reshape the academic hub of the Saint Joseph's University campus.

    The gift is the centerpiece of what ultimately will be known as the John R. Post '60 Academic Center—which includes the construction of a new, three-story building, to be named the John and Maryanne Post Learning Commons, and the renovation of the existing Francis A. Drexel Library.

  • Philadelphia's Expectations for Great Change

    Thursday, January 3, 2008

    The New Year always brings change – even if it is just the annual modification of the year in our check registers. But last November, Philadelphians voted for a major transformation when they elected Michael A. Nutter as mayor, signaling they were no longer satisfied with city government's seeming acceptance of a dangerous status quo, and that they expect much more than a date change with the start of his administration.

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