News Archive - October 2013

  • Wednesday, October 30, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (October 30, 2013) – On Friday, November 15, Saint Joseph's Haub School of Business will host a Co-op/Internship Information Session for local employers. The event — The Perfect Hire — will be held on campus in the Hall of Fame Room in the Hagan Arena from 9 to 10:30 a.m.

  • Thursday, October 24, 2013

    What’s not to love about an extra hour of sleep? Just ask any parent and they’ll tell you how that one little hour that gets added every fall as part of Daylight Savings Time can wreak havoc on their children’s routines.

    According to Jodi Mindell, Ph.D., sleep expert and professor of psychology at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, there’s plenty that parents can do to be proactive before we “fall back” on November 3.

  • Thursday, October 24, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (October 24, 2013) – The Academy of Food Marketing at Saint Joseph’s University recently appointed two new members to its Board of Governors. David E.

  • Wednesday, October 23, 2013 Video

    Few species are bi-parental, with both males and females showing high levels of care to their offspring. The California mouse is one such species and served as the subject for a summer research project conducted by behavioral neuroendocrinologist Elizabeth Becker, Ph.D., and psychology major Thomas Bernardo ’14. Becker’s research has been looking at the ways that early life father-son interactions are important for the development of future parental behavior in adult male offspring.

  • Tuesday, October 22, 2013

    This month, scores of Americans will enter the darkened realms of theatrical haunted houses, nighttime hayrides and horror film marathons where monsters, ghosts and pop-culture urban legends wait to give them a scare. A popular Halloween tradition, these dramatized attractions, coupled with costumes, trick-or-treat candy and festive decorations added up to an estimated $7 billion in 2011.

  • Monday, October 21, 2013

    Rev. Terrence Toland, S.J., the 23rd president of Saint Joseph's University, was called to eternal life on October 18, 2013.  Fr. Toland passed away at Manresa Hall in Merion Station, Pa. He was 90 years old, a Jesuit for 74 years and a priest for 61 years.

  • Monday, October 21, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (October 18, 2013) – For area high school juniors and seniors and their families, Saint Joseph’s University will host the SJU College Ready Workshop on Saturday, October 26, from 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., at the Cardinal Foley Student Center on Saint Joseph’s Maguire Campus.

  • Monday, October 21, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (October 21, 2013) – China’s rapid development and Sino-American relations have a direct impact on the lives of Americans. To help illuminate this important international relationship, Saint Joseph’s University will partner with the National Committee on United States-China Relations of New York to present the seventh annual CHINA Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections, on Monday, Oct. 28.

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    Friday, October 18, 2013 Gallery

    PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 17, 2013) — Matthew Christopher says he set out to chronicle the ruins of the American architectural scene by photographing abandoned churches, schools, theaters, hospitals, prisons, and resorts, because “the empty buildings offer a mute testimonial to our country’s past.” An exhibit of digital photographs from his journey into that past, “The Age of Consequences,” will be on display in the Saint Joseph’s University Gallery Nov. 15-Dec. 10.

  • Thursday, October 17, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (October 17, 2013) — Kiplinger’s Personal Finance has included Saint Joseph’s University on its list of the country’s best values in private universities. Kiplinger’s annual list ranks 100 private universities and 100 liberal arts colleges.

  • Monday, October 14, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (October 11, 2013) – Saint Joseph’s University is proud to announce that the Haub School of Business is featured as one of the outstanding business schools in the Princeton Review’s Best 295 Business Schools: 2014 Edition.

  • Wednesday, October 9, 2013

    On Thursday, Oct. 10, Saint Joseph's student chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA) will present Liz and Jay Scott, co-executive directors of Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, with their Marketer of the Year award.
  • Tuesday, October 8, 2013

    The work of Deborah Zlotsky, featured in a show titled “Or something like it,” is currently exhibited in the Saint Joseph’s University Gallery on the second floor of Merion Hall. The collection of contemporary, abstract art, numbering nine drawings and seven paintings, will be on view now until Oct. 31.
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    Friday, October 4, 2013

    Walking through campus this fall, you may notice a few subtle changes to the landscape: fewer dumpsters near the dining halls, fewer trashcans in the classrooms, and four newly-installed educational signs posted near each of SJU’s green walls and vegetative roofs. In April, the University welcomed the opening of the SJU Community Garden, a greenspace between Connelly and Paris Halls dedicated to teaching the SJU community about horticulture and the environment through actively maintained garden plots.
  • Friday, October 4, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (October 4, 2013) —Bestselling author Wally Lamb will read from his new novel, We Are Water, Thursday, Oct. 24, at 7 p.m., in the Wolfington Teletorium in Mandeville Hall. A book signing and reception will follow the reading. We Are Water is set to release on Oct. 22 from HarperCollins Publishers. This free event, hosted by the English department’s Writing Series 2013-14, marks Lamb’s only stop in Philadelphia for his national book tour.

  • Tuesday, October 1, 2013 Video

    What are the characteristics and size of the turtle population at Philadelphia's John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge, the largest remaining freshwater tidal marsh in Pennsylvania? Saint Joseph's turtle expert and animal behaviorist Scott McRobert, Ph.D., professor of biology, and two SJU students have embarked on a long-term study to find out.
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