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SJU Mourns Legendary Coach Dr. Jack Ramsay

04/28/2014

Saint Joseph's University mourns the loss of legendary basketball coach Dr. Jack Ramsay '49, who passed away overnight at his home in Naples, Fla., at the age of 89 after a decade-long battle with cancer.


Red-tailed hawks on the James J. Maguire ’58 Campus. Photo by Chris Dixon.

Eye in the Sky: New Webcam Tracks SJU’s Nesting Hawks

04/21/2014

Two red-tailed hawks are nesting on SJU's Maguire Campus. “Hawkcam” provides a live stream of the pair. Campus hawk-watchers hope hawk babies will soon be seen.


Saint Joseph’s Earns Fair Trade University Status

04/17/2014

Saint Joseph’s University recently earned recognition as a Fair Trade University, as determined by Fair Trade Colleges and Universities. Only 19 other higher education institutions have been granted this status.


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.


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