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  • Peace Activist Daniel Berrigan, S.J., to Visit SJU

    Friday, February 8, 2008

    PHILADELPHIA (February 8, 2008) – Daniel Berrigan, S.J., poet-in-residence at Fordham University and one of the world's leading peace activists, will visit Saint Joseph's University for "An Evening with Daniel Berrigan" on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at 7 p.m., in the Chapel of St. Joseph–Michael J. Smith, S.J., Memorial. Fr. Berrigan will reflect on his experience of war protest, civil disobedience and imprisonment, and will also read from his poetry.

  • The State of our Economy: What Americans Can Do

    Tuesday, February 5, 2008

    The economy is a topic on everyone's mind and Americans are frustrated that the problem cannot be fixed overnight. With experts, political candidates and journalists weighing in on the issue, many varied opinions are in the forefront of the media.

    Christopher Coyne, Ph.D., associate professor of finance at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia, thinks the best response is to not panic about the state of our economy.

  • St. Valentine's Day Lost in Consumerism

    Tuesday, February 5, 2008

    Amidst the hectic scrambling for dinner reservations and artfully prepared floral decorations for Valentine's Day, it's unlikely that one may stop to think about who St. Valentine was or why his feast day is celebrated with red-heart gift cards and plush teddy bears.

  • Co-Op Advising Center Gets a Face-Lift

    Monday, February 4, 2008

    The Erivan K. Haub School of Business' Co-op Advising Center has received an extreme office makeover. Although the center remains grounded in its original mission to serve the students enrolled in the business school's co-op program, the center's responsibilities have expanded to enculturate students into the professional environment.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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