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Traveling Together On An Unfamiliar Road

10/04/2007

PHILADELPHIA (October 4, 2007) – Thanks to the diversity of religious faith in the United States, Catholics and Jews have worked together in various social movements and have modeled interreligious dialogue for the rest of the world. This unprecedented relationship has developed since the Second Vatican Council and presents new challenges and opportunities for Jews and Christians everywhere. But what is distinctive about the American context?


Saint Joseph's University To Hold "Teach-In" For Myanmar

10/05/2007

What: In response to the crisis in Myanmar and in support of efforts by the U.S. Campaign for Burma to organize a nation-wide student Day of Action for Burma, Saint Joseph's University will hold an information session for students, faculty and staff to raise awareness about the issues surrounding the conflict.

When: Friday, October 5, noon.

Where: Saint Joseph's University Barbelin Hall (City Avenue and Cross Walk), Greaton Room


Professor Recognized as Student Favorite

10/02/2007

PHILADELPHIA (October 2, 2007) - BusinessWeek recently asked business undergraduate students to tell them about their favorite professors. Saint Joseph’s University students voted Richard George, Ph.D., professor of food marketing, as their favorite. The only professor from Pennsylvania selected, George joins an impressive roster of 20 others featured in BusinessWeek’s special report – “Class Acts.”


Catholic Intellectual Series Examines Race, Gender

10/01/2007

The University's Catholic Intellectual Series began Monday, September 24, with a discussion entitled "Catholic Dialogues on Race and Feminism: From the Past to the Future."


SJU Students and Area Residents Meet to Strengthen Community Ties

10/01/2007

Two years ago, Stanley Isenberg, who lives in the neighboring Latches Lane Condominiums, contacted Saint Joseph's Office of Government and Community Relations with a proposal. His idea: get the students living in houses along Lapsley Lane to meet with some neighbors of the condominium association to build better relationships. Unfortunately, scheduling conflicts prohibited the meeting, and the idea was put on hold.


'Godspell' Makes a Joyful Noise for 80th Anniversary Theater Season

09/28/2007

PHILADELPHIA (September 28, 2007) - The international musical theater phenomenon Godspell will open the 80th anniversary season of Cap and Bells Dramatic Arts Society, Saint Joseph's University's theater production program on Thursday, October 18, at 8 p.m., in the Bluett Theatre.


Now Hiring: SJU Helps Students Stand Out From the Pack

09/20/2007

PHILADELPHIA (September 20, 2007) – For the average student, preparation for a career fair may begin that morning, shuffling through what clothes to wear and printing out copies of their resume. For a Saint Joseph's student, however, preparation begins weeks in advance, long before the doors of the Alumni Memorial Fieldhouse open to students and employers on September 27 for the annual Fall Career Fair.


Sculptures Capture Personal Moments at SJU Gallery

09/20/2007

Donna Christine Kutz exhibition opens October 1

PHILADELPHIA (September 17, 2007) – Donna Christine Kutz opens the second professional exhibit of the year at Saint Joseph's University Gallery. Entitled "Passages," the sculptures of the award-winning ceramist will be on display October 1 – 31, 2007. The artist's reception will be held Friday, October 19, 6 – 8 p.m. This show is the sole ceramic exhibit for the year.


SJU to Hold Campus Safety and Security Awareness Fair

09/20/2007

What: September is National Campus Safety Awareness Month, and Saint Joseph's Universityis hosting a fair to educate students on how to make their college experience the safest possible.

Date: Thursday, September 20 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Where: Saint Joseph's University Campion Student Center – Crimson Café

Highlights: Self-Defense: Experts from Action Karate will give students a crash-course with a self-defense free lesson.


Remembering Kristin Mitchell

09/12/2007

Friends and family host a 5K run/walk to raise domestic violence awareness

What: Kristin's Krusade - a 5K Run/Walk for Domestic Violence Awareness


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