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  • Hello Boss…I'm Sick

    Friday, November 2, 2007

    Preparing for the holiday season is a marathon these days, with Americans testing their endurance beginning in November and crossing the finish line around mid-January. Given that most companies work in a global environment which operates 24/7, employees are challenged to find time to get everything accomplished.

  • "Quality Over Quantity" Remains the Holiday Trend

    Friday, November 2, 2007

    This holiday season consumers are thinking small. So small, in fact, that the space under the Christmas tree may appear a bit empty for some on Christmas morning. However, market researchers are seeing an ongoing trend of quality over quantity, and this holiday season looks to continue that trend.

  • Beyond the Perfect Present: Making the Holidays Meaningful

    Friday, November 2, 2007

    No matter our religious or cultural background, we have all felt pressured during the winter season to frame a picture-perfect holiday experience.  Whether it is to serve a flawless Thanksgiving dinner, create a Martha Stewart-inspired holiday home or to give (or receive) a much-desired gift, many feel a stressful frenzy ascending as the leaves continue to fall and the temperature drops.

  • Can Current Christmas Cinema Match the Holiday Classics?

    Friday, November 2, 2007

    As the public flips its calendars from October to November, December remains only one thin calendar page away, which means movie studios begin rolling out their holiday releases within the next several weeks. The question of whether or not these new Yuletide pictures will ever match up to the classics of old remains to be seen, but some films have a better chance than others, based on a number of factors.

  • Faculty Experts Available for Comment on Democratic Debate

    Tuesday, October 30, 2007

    Saint Joseph's University faculty experts from four fields – history, sociology, economics and marketing – are available to speak about issues facing presidential candidates who are converging on Philadelphia for the Democratic debate.

    The tips have been collected on the University's website, at http://www.sju.edu/vote08/. The site will be used throughout election season to highlight important voter issues.

  • Cinematic Classics Hit the Silver Screen…Again

    Monday, October 29, 2007

    Stepping into the already dimming movie theater, you scramble to an open seat in the first several rows. Getting comfortable, you dip your hand into your popcorn and look up at the screen to see the murky opening scene of…Jaws?

  • Students Receive Award for Forensic Accounting Case Study

    Monday, October 29, 2007

    Recent scandals in the news have focused public attention on corporate fraud. For the first time in nearly 20 years, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants has called for more emphasis on fraud education, recommending the development of fraud-related course materials and cases for students to explore the field of forensic accounting.

  • Diversity Initiatives Continue, Expand on Campus

    Monday, October 29, 2007

    In a message to the University community last week, Valerie Dudley, Ph.D., director of the Office of Institutional Diversity, provided a review and an update on diversity-focused events and initiatives for students, faculty and staff.

  • SJU Celebrates Annual Ignatian Week

    Monday, October 29, 2007

    The Saint Joseph's University community is celebrating Ignatian Week from Oct. 28 - Nov. 3 with events for students, faculty and staff to reflect on the Jesuit and Catholic ideals of the University.

  • Women and Absenteeism

    Tuesday, October 23, 2007

    PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 23, 2007) — It's Monday morning and you just woke up to a coughing, sneezing child burning with fever from the flu. In families with two working parents an important decision needs to be made: Who stays home? New research says that it's considered more socially acceptable for mom, rather than dad, to be absent from work.

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