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.
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.