Saint Joseph's University was founded by the Jesuits — visionary Catholic priests and educators who prioritized social justice, the pursuit of excellence, service to others, and the development of the whole person, or, cura personalis. One of only 28 universities and colleges nationwide exemplifying this 500-year- old Jesuit tradition, SJU offers each of its students an educational experience that will hone their skills, expand their knowledge, grow their faith and strengthen their character.
In the classroom, and in his recent book What Insurance Companies Don’t Want You to Know: An Insider Shows You How to Win at Insurance, Todd Erkis has made it his goal to demystify the concept of insurance for people, including helping them avoid making the wrong decisions.
Sunday, March 12, marks the start of Daylight Saving Time. While few relish losing an hour of sleep, an hour of sleep, parents often worry most about how their children will adjust to the change. Pediatric sleep expert Jodi Mindell, Ph.D., professor of psychology, has advice to help parents successfully transition children into Daylight Saving Time.
Super Bowl LI, like every championship match-up before it, will inspire friendly bets, team rivalry and lots of yelling at the television. This year’s commercials, however, might get as heated as the game. David Allan, Ph.D. ’99 (MBA), chair of marketing at Saint Joseph’s University, offers predictions and commentary on this year's politically-charged championship.
The holidays can pose great challenges for parents who must juggle seasonal excitement and overtired kids. SJU sleep expert and Professor of Psychology Jodi A. Mindell, Ph.D., offers suggestions for parents to help kids navigate high spirits and the need for rest during the holiday season.
’Tis the season to create wish lists, stock up on stocking stuffers and obsesses over selecting the right presents. Ernest Baskin, Ph.D., assistant professor of food marketing and gift giving expert, notes the importance of focusing on practicality over desirability during the gift selection process.