PHILADELPHIA (Feb. 27, 2013) – Excess storm water runoff causes significant damage to streams and waterways in many communities. Created through melted snow and excess rainwater, it leads to stream bank erosion, sewer overflow and downstream flooding. Historic landmarks and sites near rivers and streams may be particularly vulnerable to its hazards.
In collaboration with the Office of Institutional Diversity, SJU Women of Color Planning Committee and the women of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Omega Omega Chapter, Saint Joseph’s will host their second Women of Color Conference. The event will take place on Saturday, March 9, beginning at 8 a.m. in the University’s Campion Student Center.
PHILADELPHIA (Feb. 18, 2013) – The Saint Joseph’s University Diversity Lecture Series will feature acclaimed actor and positive role model Hill Harper for a lecture and book signing on Wednesday, Feb. 20 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Cardinal John P. Foley Campus Center.
Employers representing an array of industries and organizations will be on the Saint Joseph’s University campus for the Spring Career Fair on Thursday, Feb. 21. The event, hosted by the University’s Career Development Center (CDC), will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in SJU’s Athletics Center.
As tax season begins, Saint Joseph’s University’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program (VITA) celebrates its 20th year filing free returns for the local community.
<p>From July 14-21, more than a thousand new Hawks came to campus for an introduction to SJU's academic, spiritual and social life. Four two-day sessions led by the "red shirts," a group of dedicated upperclassmen, welcomed the Class of 2014 to Hawk Hill. Click on the image below to launch a gallery of the best photos from Orientation.</p>
The SJU Theatre Company will present Arthur Miller's adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's An Enemy of the People, opening Thursday, Feb. 14, and running through Sunday, Feb. 24.
PHILADELPHIA (January 30, 2013) — The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) recently approved Saint Joseph’s University’s Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (K-12 Hearing Impaired) certification in the Department of Special Education. The new program includes an online-only curriculum that will successfully prepare teachers in educating individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing.
Moral discernment reflecting Christian values and a commitment to social justice are two of the key principles in Saint Joseph’s University’s mission statement. Recently, 14 students fully emulated these values when they embarked on an immersion to Nicaragua during the first week of January.
Christina King Smith, Ph.D., professor of biology, received an honorable mention from the American Society of Cell Biologists' "Cell Dance 2012" film contest for her entry, "Organelle Motility in Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cells." Watch her short video of cellular mechanisms dancing into action to a techno/Beethoven mix when the retina of a fish is exposed to light.