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University Community Supports United Way

12/03/2007

Each holiday season for the past decade, Saint Joseph's has led a comprehensive campaign to raise money for the annual United Way appeal. Last year the University raised over $35,000. This year's campaign co-chairs Jeanne Brady, Ph.D., professor of education, and Louis Mayer '79, vice president for financial affairs, optimistically challenge the SJU community to exceed that impressive amount, as well as continue to broaden the level of participation.


'Tis the Season at Saint Joseph's

12/03/2007

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas around Saint Joseph's University, as departments across campus prepare for the holiday season with a number of annual events.


Series Promotes Understanding of Diverse Faith Traditions

12/03/2007

SJU Learns, a series dedicated to exploring the diverse faiths of Saint Joseph's students, faculty and staff, will present its latest program, "Kindling the Lights of Hanukah," on Wednesday, Dec. 5, in the Wolfington Center Conference Room at 4 p.m. The program is the third in the 2007-08 series entitled "The Roads to Spirituality."


University Offers Students the Convenience of Online Learning

12/03/2007

In many ways, technology is changing the landscape of higher education. The convenience of online learning offers students the opportunity to pursue degree and non-degree programs on their own schedule.


Students Lead Professor to Study of Philosopher Herbert Marcuse

12/03/2007

In the fall of 2001, Arnold Farr, Ph.D., and his students in the senior philosophy seminar experienced an epiphany about the work of philosopher and critical theorist Herbert Marcuse that still resonates with him today.


Two SJU Seniors Honored with W.W. Smith Charitable Trust Prize Awards

12/03/2007

Two Saint Joseph's University seniors, Kristen Mursch and Natalie Nash, have been named the W.W. Smith Charitable Trust Prize Award recipients for the 2007-08 academic year.

Mursch, a chemistry major, and Nash, a biology major, each received a $5,000 grant to help with tuition. These grants are in addition to scholarship funds that these students have already received through the W.W. Smith Charitable Trust.


Are You Smart Enough for Your Company?

11/28/2007

PHILADELPHIA (November 28, 2007) — Wall Street investors are weighing company growth on more than financials these days. An organization's intellectual capital, amassed through strategic data mining, is where companies are investing their resources and the demand for employees with the skills to interpret this data has never been higher.


Dinner Dance Brings Thanksgiving With a Twist

11/27/2007

While numerous forms of entertainment media have reduced the popular opinion of Thanksgiving to a stress-filled day of arguments with the in-laws, there are still people who believe in the spirit of togetherness at the holiday. With this in mind, more than 200 Saint Joseph's students and local senior citizens dined on turkey and danced the mashed potato during the University's 31st annual Thanksgiving Dinner Dance on Thursday, Nov. 8, in Campion Student Center's Crimson Cafeteria.


Institute of Catholic Bioethics Premieres Online Journal

11/26/2007

The Institute of Catholic Bioethics (ICB) at SJU has launched the Internet Journal of Catholic Bioethics, the first such publication by a university in the country. This publication will provide information and articles on the issues faced by Catholics and the world on medicine and health.


Alumna Quinlan to Receive Shield of Loyola

11/26/2007

The Saint Joseph's University's Alumni Association will present Mary Lou Finlayson Quinlan '75 with its most prestigious honor, the Shield of Loyola Award, on Friday, Nov. 30, at the Park Hyatt at the Bellevue in Philadelphia.


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