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  • Medical Microbiologist Comments on Mutating Ebola Virus

    Monday, November 3, 2014

    While the numbers surrounding the Ebola epidemic in West Africa are scary enough — the death toll is nearing 5,000, and a possible infection rate of 50,000 has been forecast — mutation, a single word, may be more worrisome to many than all of the virus's epidemiological statistics put together.

  • SJU Commemorates 25th Anniversary of Jesuits Martyred in El Salvador

    Monday, November 3, 2014

    On Nov. 16, 1989, the Salvadoran army raided the Jesuit Residence at the Universidad Centroaméricana (UCA) in San Salvador, El Salvador, where they murdered six Jesuit priests, their housekeeper and her daughter. This violence resulted from contentions for social and economic power throughout El Salvador.

  • Sculptor Lindsay Carone Presents “Gabion” at SJU Gallery

    Wednesday, October 29, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (October 29, 2014) — Derived from the Italian word gabbione, meaning “big cage,” a gabion is a durable box or basket, often made of wire mesh and filled with rocks, concrete, sand or other heavy substances. Used predominantly in civil engineering to combat erosion and in the creation of dams, gabions have recently been incorporated into landscape design as a decorative feature.

  • Student Awarded Arthur N. Caple Foundation Scholarship

    Thursday, October 23, 2014

    Bhumi Shah, a Master of Science in Financial Services student from Gujarat, India, received her award at the opening ceremony of the National Association of Government Defined Contribution Administrators, Inc. (NAGDCA), Conference.
  • Key Measures Indicate Strong Financial Performance for Saint Joseph’s University

    Wednesday, October 22, 2014

    Saint Joseph’s University finished the 2013-2014 academic year with a net operating margin of $7.2 million, according to the school’s audited financial statements.

    Saint Joseph’s posted total operating revenue of $221.7 million against total operating expenses of $214.4 million. Revenue was up more than $6 million, or 2.9 percent over the 2012-2013 year. Expenses were up $4.7 million, or 2.2 percent over the prior year.

  • SJU Receives $10K Grant to Support Recovering Students

    Wednesday, October 22, 2014

    Transforming Youth Recovery, a national nonprofit organization that supports educators, parents and communities assisting students in recovery, has selected Saint Joseph’s University to receive a $10,000 grant.
  • SJU Workshop Provides Overview, Advice on College Admissions Process

    Friday, October 17, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (October 17, 2014) — Saint Joseph’s University will host a College Ready Workshop on Saturday, Oct. 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the Cardinal Foley Student Center on the Maguire Campus, for high school juniors or seniors and their families preparing to apply to college.

  • Supporting Disabled Veterans in Developing Civilian Careers

    Wednesday, October 15, 2014

    On Oct. 5, President Obama dedicated the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial, honoring current and former military members who have suffered while serving their country. In his speech, the president emphasized the country’s duty to care for veterans, saying, “When our wounded veterans set out on that long road of recovery, we need to move heaven and earth to make sure they get every single benefit, every single bit of care that they have earned, that they deserve.”

  • 3D Printing Class: Communication ‘Magic’

    Tuesday, October 14, 2014

    SJU students enrolled in COM 473 — Information, Materiality and 3D Printing — are studying “how the flow of information transforms culture,” says Chair and Associate Professor of Communication Studies David Parry, Ph.D., who originated and teaches the course.

  • SJU Hosts Ninth Annual Food Industry Summit

    Thursday, October 9, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (October 9, 2014) — The Department of Food Marketing at Saint Joseph's University will host the ninth annual Food Industry Summit on Tuesday, Oct. 14, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. This year’s conference, “Great Food Marketers Meeting the Food-on-Demand Challenge of Today's Connected Consumer” will take place in Mandeville Hall.

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