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SJU Hosts Reading Conference Featuring Richard Allington

04/08/2014

Saint Joseph’s University’s Alpha Zeta Chapter of Alpha Upsilon Alpha, the International Reading Association’s (IRA) Honor Society, will host its annual reading conference on campus Sat., May 3, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., in the Wolfington Teletorium in Mandeville Hall. The conference will be led by Richard Allington, Ph.D., an award-winning author and educator, who will share his extensive teaching knowledge and industry expertise.


Hoops Hysteria: Men’s, Women’s Basketball Earn NCAA Tourney Bids

03/18/2014

For just the third time in school history, March brings a double dose of Hawk happiness to campus, as both the men’s and women’s basketball teams will play in their respective NCAA Tournaments.


Interfaith Dialogue: Strengthening the Bonds Between Jews and Christians

03/14/2014

To mark the upcoming canonizations of the two remarkable popes, John XXIII and John Paul II, who both worked to eliminate religiously based hostility to Judaism, Saint Joseph’s University’s <a href="http://www.sju.edu/int/academics/centers/ijcr/events/index.html" target="_blank">Institute for Jewish-Catholic Relations</a> will host the series, &ldquo;The Popes and the Jewish People: The Story of a Transformed Relationship.&rdquo;


Haub School Ranked Among Nation's 'Best'

03/13/2014

PHILADELPHIA (March 12, 2014) – In its 2015 edition of “America’s Best Graduate Schools,” released March 11, 2014, U.S. News & World Report ranked five disciplines in Saint Joseph’s University Haub School of Business (HSB) among its “Top Programs.”


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Up Close with History: Students and Faculty in the Archives

01/31/2014

Sophomore history majors Allison Darhun and Darcey Paulding encountered the original letters of a Union Civil War soldier at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania when they participated in Students and Faculty in the Archives.


Course Brings Students Into the World of "The Wire"

01/24/2014

HBO’s popular series “The Wire” won many devoted fans and earned critical praise for painting a picture of\ modern day Baltimore for everyone from police and city hall, to the drug dealers, a dwindling middle class and teachers cash-strapped school districts.


Saint Joseph’s Remembers the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

01/16/2014

On October 26, 1967, a crowd of 3,400 in Saint Joseph’s fieldhouse heard a stirring address by Dr. King. He criticized the Johnson administration for being more concerned about winning “an unjust war in Vietnam than in winning the war on poverty here at home” and explained the importance of enforcing civil rights legislation, despite criticisms that laws could not change people’s hearts. See photos from the event and listen to excerpts from Dr. King's speech.


Remembering Thomas Patrick Melady, 1927-2014

01/08/2014

Thomas Patrick Melady, who served as Saint Joseph’s University’s first executive vice president from 1973 to 1976, passed away on Monday, January 6, 2014.

His academic career included stints as a professor at St. John’s and Fordham universities in New York; he left Saint Joseph’s to assume the presidency of Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Conn., a position he held from 1976 to 1986.


Painting as Spectator Sport: Student Competes in ArtBattles U

11/26/2013

When Sequoia Collier-Hezel ’15 heard about ArtBattles U, a New York organization that gives college students the opportunity to show off their talents in a public setting, he immediately applied to enter the competition. ArtBattles U pits four artist-students against each other in a Live Art Battle as they create original pieces in front of an audience.


First Impressions: SJU’s Career Fair

11/15/2013

In this video, recruiters and students extol the value of the Career Fair experience; Career Development Center executive director Trish Shafer explains the attributes that make Saint Joseph’s students attractive to employers.


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