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  • Endangered Art: Faded, Cracked and Torn

    Friday, October 19, 2007

    PHILADELPHIA (October 19, 2007) - Images from and of the past are featured in the next professional gallery exhibit at Saint Joseph's University. Award-winning photographer Johanna Inman's Faded, Cracked and Torn, a collection of 16 photographs of antique lantern slides and old, disregarded books and postcards will be on display Nov. 5 – Dec. 10, 2007. A reception for the artist will be held Friday, Nov. 9, 6 – 8 p.m.

  • Alumnus, Archbishop John Foley Named Cardinal

    Wednesday, October 17, 2007

    Saint Joseph's University alumnus Archbishop John Foley '57 was one of 23 priests named as new cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church today by Pope Benedict XVI. The archbishop will be officially elevated in a ceremony at the Vatican on November 24.

  • Community Leaders to Examine Philadelphia's Epidemic of Violence

    Friday, October 12, 2007

    The Institute for Violence Research and Prevention at Saint Joseph's University hosts forum with grass roots leaders seeking solutions to violence in the city

    PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 12, 2007) — Community leaders from more than a dozen grass roots organizations throughout the city have been invited to a "think-tank" discussion of violence in Philadelphia, hosted by the Institute for Violence Research and Prevention (IVRP) at Saint Joseph's University.

  • Making Halloween a Treat – No Trick

    Friday, October 12, 2007

    PHILADELPHIA (October 12, 2007) ­— Halloween is a time for dressing up like a favorite comic book character or movie star. But for Saint Joseph's University students, no costumes will be necessary to act as heroes for approximately 400 elementary school students this month, when University will host a series of holiday events to ensure a safe Halloween experience.

  • Saint Joseph's One of Princeton Review's "Best"

    Wednesday, October 10, 2007

    PHILADELPHIA (October 10, 2007) - For a school that prides itself on its technological advancement, an ethics-driven curriculum and the cultivation of interpersonal skills, it's no surprise that Saint Joseph's University's Erivan K. Haub School of Business (HSB) has once again landed in Princeton Review's Best 290 Business Schools. The Haub School is profiled in the latest 2008 edition among other prestigious business schools.

  • SJU Professors Nominated for Awards in Innovative Teaching

    Wednesday, October 10, 2007

    PHILADELPHIA (October 10, 2007) — Three Saint Joseph's University professors have been selected for Middle Atlantic Association of Colleges of Business Administration (MAACBA) Innovation in Teaching Awards.

    The awards, which were judged by faculty of LaSalle University's education department, carry a $1,000 stipend and expenses paid to the MAACBA Conference. The faculty were presented with the awards on October 5-7 during the annual conference at Niagra University.

  • Students Spend Fall Break Serving Local Community

    Monday, October 8, 2007

    With Fall Break quickly approaching, many students anxiously await the four-day weekend, their families and their beds no longer a hazy vision in their distant future. A select few Saint Joseph's students, however, will be forgoing those comforts in favor of immersing themselves in the local community for a new service trip.

  • President Highlights Priorities, Campaign at Fall Convocation

    Monday, October 8, 2007

    University President Timothy R. Lannon, S.J., presided at the annual Fall Convocation last Wednesday, October 3, in the Wolfington Teletorium of Mandeville Hall.

  • SJU Kicks off $150 Million Comprehensive Campaign

    Friday, October 5, 2007

    PHILADELPHIA (October 5, 2007) — Saint Joseph's University will embark on the public phase of the most comprehensive capital campaign in University history — an ambitious $150 million effort focusing on six University priorities.

  • Making Halloween Healthier

    Friday, October 5, 2007

    At Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia, Joseph Cifelli, Ed.D., assistant professor of science education, recently surveyed his undergraduate students about their preferences in Halloween treats. Reese's Peanut Butter Cups was the hands down most popular choice, followed by Snickers, Swedish Fish, Twix and Skittles. "It's clear that our students reflect the national consumer trend and candy is still the number one Halloween treat," says Dr. Cifelli.

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