Julie Chavez Rodriguez, program director for the Cesar E. Chavez Foundation and advocate for social justice and workers' rights, will kick off the 2008-09 Diversity Lecture series with a talk on Wednesday, Sept. 17, in the Forum Theatre of Campion Student Center from 4-6 p.m. The series is presented by the Office of Multicultural Life.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.