PHILADELPHIA (September 11, 2007)—Saint Joseph’s University will host a landmark exhibit chronicling the late Pope John Paul II’s life and legacy of improving dialogue between Catholics and Jews. “A Blessing to One Another: Pope John Paul II and the Jewish People,” will be at The Kimmel Center from October 18 through December 23, free of admission. The exhibit comes to Philadelphia after stops in Cincinnati, Washington, D.C., Pittsburgh, Chicago, and New York.
To fight breast cancer and teach her girls about social responsibility PHILADELPHIA (September 3, 2007) — Unless you count spectating during her daughter’s track and field meets, Virginia (Ginny) Miori, Ph.D., has never participated in an official race. Philadelphia’s Breast Cancer 3-Day on October 5-7 will be this Saint Joseph’s University professor and mother of two daughter’s first.
<p>“I read while I walk, I take pride in wearing a lab coat, and my glasses are held together by paperclips,” says Stephen Capuzzi ’12 of Marple, Pa., a self-proclaimed “nerd,” whose thirst for knowledge and commitment to helping others have fueled his love of the sciences.</p>
<p>To U.S. citizens, the idea of starting a family business, setting your own hours and working for yourself is a slice of the American dream. For twins Arrial and Gaelan Finnerty ’12, that dream is a reality. For many, being an entrepreneur is a full-time job. For others, being a full-time student is a full-time job.
<p>Asked to name his favorite opera, senior classics major Jonathan Mortensen ’12 at first shakes his head, daunted by the magnitude of the question. But then he settles.</p> <p>“It has to be Otello,” he says, referring to Giuseppe Verdi’s four-act work based on Shakespeare’s Othello. “Specifically the character Iago. It’s the best bass role.”</p>
<p>With its soaring, floor-to-ceiling windows offering spectacular views of campus, expanded and varied study spaces, plush lounge furnishings, a first floor café (complete with plasma TVs broadcasting worldwide satellite news channels) and enhanced electronic resources, the John and Maryanne Post Learning Commons at Drexel Library is certain to become a hub for students seeking space for both studying and study breaks.
<p>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 a conference to address issues impacting women of color in the community. The conference, which will feature speakers from various cultural and professional backgrounds, will be held on Saturday, March 17, beginning at 9 a.m.
<p>Three Haub School of Business students were finalists in the Delaware Valley Risk Management and Insurance Society’s (RIMS) annual college essay competition hosted by Saint Joseph's University on March 20. Leonard Markert ’12 and Brian Allen ’12 placed third in the competition, and Jill Feeney ’12 placed first in the regional essay competition, earning a $1,000 scholarship.</p>