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"Laudato si" is a Call for Justice

06/18/2015

Associate Professor of Biology Clint Springer, Ph.D., comments on Pope Francis's encyclical, "Laudato si."


Pope Francis and Catholic Philadelphia

06/01/2015

Katie Oxx, Ph.D., assistant professor of theology, discusses a brief history of Catholicism in Philadelphia and shares her thoughts on how it will inform Pope Francis' visit.


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All Work and No Play? The Impact of Gamification on ‘Traditional’ Industries

05/21/2015

What do filling out insurance forms, applying for a mortgage, registering for healthcare benefits, completing data entry, or working with thousands of lines of code have in common with playing video games? Perhaps more than you’d think, thanks to a hot trend called “gamification.”


Pope Francis and Servant Leadership

05/12/2015

In advance of Pope Francis’s scheduled visit to Philadelphia during the World Meeting of Families, September 22-27, 2015, Saint Joseph's University experts are sharing their thoughts on a variety of subjects related to Pope Francis and the papacy. In this video, Ronald Dufresne Ph.D., associate professor of management, explores Pope Francis' example of servant leadership. Dufresne, along with SJU colleagues Karin Botto and E.


Pope Francis as Pastor

04/21/2015

In advance of Pope Francis’s scheduled visit to Philadelphia during the World Meeting of Families, September 22-27, 2015, Saint Joseph's University experts are sharing their thoughts on a variety of subjects related to Pope Francis and the papacy. In this video, William Madges, Ph.D., professor of theology and religious studies, discusses Francis in the context of his two immediate predecessors.


Dennis G. Raible, C.P.A., visiting professor of accounting

The Trickiest Tax Season Yet: Advice from an Expert

02/17/2015

“Every year, changes are made to the tax code and annual renewals of proposed deductions or credits,” explains Dennis G. Raible, C.P.A., visiting professor of accounting at Saint Joseph’s University. But this year, a few things will make filing more complicated.


Brands Pump Up Fans With Kickoff of Super Bowl Ads

01/26/2015

This Sunday the country’s largest sporting event and one of the most-watched nights of television will have fans glued to their flat screens. But it’s not just the “Big Game” that fans are anticipating – it’s also the commercials.


Cuban Youth Hope for ‘Greater Private Property and Market-Based Activities’

12/22/2014

Cuba scholar Richard Gioioso, Ph.D., assistant professor of political science, comments on the historic normalization of U.S.-Cuba relations. An expert in Cuban migration and Cuban youth, whom Gioioso calls “expressly apolitical,” he adds that his research suggests “many Cuban young people would like to see some sort of political change in their country...


World Meeting of Families: Pope Francis Comes to Philadelphia

06/01/2015

The following Saint Joseph’s University faculty and administrators — renowned theologians, scholars and experts — are available to comment on various topics relating to Pope Francis’s scheduled visit to Philadelphia during the World Meeting of Families, September 22-27, 2015.


Medical Microbiologist Comments on Mutating Ebola Virus

11/03/2014

While the numbers surrounding the Ebola epidemic in West Africa are scary enough — the death toll is nearing 5,000, and a possible infection rate of 50,000 has been forecast — mutation, a single word, may be more worrisome to many than all of the virus's epidemiological statistics put together.


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