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Lights, Camera, Action: Cue the Goldfish

03/01/2010

PHILADELPHIA (March 1, 2010) - Biologist Scott McRobert, Ph.D., likes studying fish behavior. He has published research on shoaling, or grouping behavior, in zebra fish, molly fish, painted tetras, killifish and female fighting fish. Soon, and for the first time, he will begin a study of Carassius auratus, or the pet shop variety of goldfish.


SJU Sponsors 40th Annual Conference on the Holocaust

02/19/2010

PHILADELPHIA (Feb.18, 2010) – The Annual Scholars’ Conference on the Holocaust and the Churches, an international conference dedicated to teaching, learning and remembering the lessons of the Holocaust while examining the churches’ struggle and failure to confront Nazi anti-Semitism and “the Final Solution,” will be held at Saint Joseph’s University from March 6-8.


Research Forum Examines the Validity of Survey Questions

02/15/2010

The spring semester’s Haub School of Business (HSB) Research Forum kicked off with a presentation on linguistics in survey research led by Assistant Professor of Management Lucy Ford, Ph.D.

The classroom was packed with faculty members attending the presentation on Thursday, Jan. 28, in Mandeville Hall. A lively discussion was held about how our understanding of language, and by extension our comprehension of survey questions, is driven by our individual life experiences.


Author, Humorist Returns to SJU for Lecture

02/15/2010

PHILADELPHIA (February 15, 2010) — Joe Queenan, ’72, noted author, culture critic and humorist, presents “Why Europe Still Matters – At Least to My Family” on Wednesday, Feb. 17, at Saint Joseph’s University Francis A. Drexel Library at 3:30 p.m.


Religion, Politics and Moral Decision-Making

09/04/2008

PHILADELPHIA (September 4, 2008)—In an election year in which “family values” are much discussed and “faith-based” constituencies of all sorts are increasingly vocal, religious leaders and preachers are forced to deal with a fundamental question: what is to be said from the pulpit during an election campaign?


Comey Institute Offers Seven Courses on Labor Issues

09/03/2008

PHILADELPHIA (September 3, 2008) — The Comey Institute of Industrial Relations at Saint Joseph’s University, in cooperation with the Philadelphia AFL-CIO, returns for the Fall 2008 semester with seven courses. The Institute offers a variety of new and revised courses to provide training, technical assistance, and applied research services to Delaware Valley workers and their employers.


SJU Again Ranked in Top 10 Best Colleges by 'U.S. News'

09/02/2008

The "America's Best Colleges" 2009 edition of U.S. News & World Report has ranked Saint Joseph's University among the top 10 master's universities in the north. The rankings, released on August 22, placed Saint Joseph's at eighth in its category, Best Universities-Master's (North). This ranking marks the sixth time in the past eight years that SJU has attained top 10 status in its U.S. News cohort.


Visiting Faith-Justice Fellow Seeks to Multiply Service Efforts

02/12/2010

Among the many new faces at Saint Joseph’s University this semester is Joseph Sands, S.J., who comes to SJU as the inaugural Faith-Justice Institute Visiting Fellow.


For Scholarship Winner, It’s All About Mangia and Marketing

02/12/2010

n the first scholarship of its kind, the International Food Marketing Association (IFMA) has awarded a Saint Joseph University senior $5,000 toward the completion of a food marketing degree.


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