PHILADELPHIA (January 15, 2010)—A team of 16 SJU students led the most recent proceedings of the Mid-Atlantic European Union (EU) Simulation Consortium held in Washington, D.C., in November. The Consortium consists of 12 colleges and universities that offer an upper-level political science course entailing semester-long study of the EU through the lens of one of its member nations. The SJU team was chosen to represent Sweden, which held the EU Presidency.
In Pennsylvania, which is home to 58,000 farms and 250,000 beef cattle, government officials and food industry leaders are working together to prevent a contamination of our nation's meat supply.
In an effort to bolster its sustainability movement, Saint Joseph’s University is taking part in its third RecycleMania competition. University officials hope that increased participation will raise SJU’s green profile.
PHILADELPHIA (Jan. 14, 2010) – The tattered and worn sticky notes that adorn Amanda Burd’s bedroom mirror are small windows into her ambitions and goals. Many have been there so long that they’ve lost adhesive and are now supported only with the help of tape.
PHILADELPHIA (Jan. 8, 2010) – The Association to Advance Collegiate Business Schools (AACSB) has extended accreditation to Saint Joseph’s University’s Erivan K. Haub School of Business (HSB). The international accrediting agency maintains the school has furthered its commitment to ethics, justice and social responsibility while managing rapid enrollment growth. The school’s industry-focused programs also received recognition.
PHILADELPHIA (Jan. 6, 2010) – Elephant ears – the garden variety – are tropical plants popular in many climes because of their lush and large heart-shaped leaves resembling the ears of pachyderms. Saint Joseph’s University Gallery will exhibit Philadelphia Museum of Art (PMA) photographer Lynn Rosenthal’s collection of archival pigment prints of the “ears” grown in her garden, Jan.19 through Feb. 12. An artist’s reception is scheduled for Friday, Jan. 29, 6-8 p.m.
The turtle went missing, so the visiting high school students immediately got to work testing evidence in SJU’s Science Hall. It was just another day on campus, at least for the ICC campers who came to SJU to sample college life. As part of a fun scientific session led by biology department chair Karen Snetselaar, Ph.D., and a cohort of SJU biology graduate students, the high schoolers spent an afternoon in her lab, testing evidence to crack the case of a kidnapped turtle.
What: Fifteen students and a staff advisor from Saint Joseph's University will take time out of their summer vacations to work with a volunteer organization to clear out the damage from last month's disastrous Midwest floods.
When: Team meeting Thursday evening, July 10, 8:30 p.m. at SJU's Wolfington Hall Students depart campus Friday morning, July 11 at 5:30 a.m and return the evening of Tuesday, July 15.
Where: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Due to escalating health care costs, Saint Joseph's will make changes in its medical insurance offerings to employees, effective November 1, 2008.