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Genius Meets Envy: 'Amadeus' at Saint Joseph's


PHILADELPHIA (February 7, 2008) – Peter Shaffer's internationally renowned London and Broadway hit Amadeus will continue the 80th anniversary season of Cap and Bells Dramatic Arts Society, Saint Joseph's University's theater production program, when it opens February 14 at 8 p.m. in Bluett Theatre.

English Professor Gets Humanities Fellowship


It's always exciting for the SJU community when a new faculty member comes on board. When that person comes in with a prestigious $52,000 fellowship under his belt, the arrival is even more exciting.

Co-Op Advising Center Gets a Face-Lift


The Erivan K. Haub School of Business' Co-op Advising Center has received an extreme office makeover. Although the center remains grounded in its original mission to serve the students enrolled in the business school's co-op program, the center's responsibilities have expanded to enculturate students into the professional environment.

Graduate Student Fights Terrorism With Business


Saint Joseph's University's Steve Alvater, a graduate management major, was recently awarded third place in a national business ethics competition.

Alvater achieved third place in Net Impact's Network Challenge held at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn. Net Impact, an international network of over 10,000 M.B.A. students and business leaders who work to use business for social good, challenged members to devise a business plan that the network would implement in the future.

Encountering Ignatius in the City


Ignatius of Loyola was a compelling man. A small group of the best, brightest, and in some cases, the wealthiest young men of his day left the comfort and promise of their secular lives behind and joined him in Rome to discern a new spirituality and theology – while living amidst and caring for the city's poor, sick and disenfranchised.

Students Get Hands-on with the Autism Puzzle


We've all seen the magnetic ribbons on the rear bumpers of cars — a brightly-colored jigsaw puzzle, the word "autism" in bold letters. Although the disorder has been recognized since the 1940s, its causes and treatments remain a mystery, and it is just recently that it began getting widespread attention.

Cardinal John Foley Celebrates Mass at SJU


Saint Joseph's University's esteemed alumnus and friend, His Eminence John Cardinal Foley '57, will celebrate a special Mass of Thanksgiving for the SJU community on Sunday, January 27, at 11:00 a.m., in the Chapel of Saint Joseph­Michael J. Smith, Memorial. All are welcome to attend.

SJU to Mark Martin Luther King, Jr., Day with Service and Song


Although no classes are scheduled for Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, Saint Joseph's University will make the holiday "a day on, not a day off" as a part of its annual day of service and celebration.

University's Birthplace Celebrates 275 Years with Symposium


As one of the oldest Catholic parishes in America and the first site of Saint Joseph's University, Old Saint Joseph's in Center City Philadelphia celebrated its 275th anniversary with a day-long program of speakers and presentations on Sunday, Jan. 6, in its original location at 321 Willings Alley.

SJU Officially Opens Doors to DCCC


For over a decade, Saint Joseph's University and Delaware County Community College have enjoyed an informal partnership that has united both academic communities. During the fall 2007 semester, the institutions finalized an official agreement that now allows DCCC students to seamlessly transfer credits to SJU for select four-year degrees.