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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Gray Wolves, Grizzly Bears and Bald Eagles

    Friday, October 5, 2007

    2007 has been a big year for removal of protected animals from the endangered species list. Three species native to North America that were among the first to be listed after the passage of the Endangered Species Preservation Act of 1966 have been recovered and no longer need protection. In February, Canis lupus was delisted in certain areas of its range; in March, Ursus arctos horribilis was delisted; in July Haliaeetus leucocephalus was delisted, making headlines.

  • Pope John Paul II and the Jewish People

    Friday, October 5, 2007

    Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia will host a landmark exhibit chronicling the late Pope John Paul II's life and legacy of improving dialogue between Catholics and Jews. "A Blessing to One Another: Pope John Paul II and the Jewish People," will be at The Kimmel Center free of admission. The exhibit comes to Philadelphia after stops in Cincinnati, Washington, D.C., Pittsburgh, Chicago, and New York.

  • Clarence Thomas' "My Grandfather's Son:" Deja Vu All Over Again?

    Friday, October 5, 2007

    The first Monday in October means it's back to work for the highest justices of the land, and the U. S. Supreme Court has already accepted 43 cases for the current term.

  • Saint Joseph's University To Hold "Teach-In" For Myanmar

    Friday, October 5, 2007

    What: In response to the crisis in Myanmar and in support of efforts by the U.S. Campaign for Burma to organize a nation-wide student Day of Action for Burma, Saint Joseph's University will hold an information session for students, faculty and staff to raise awareness about the issues surrounding the conflict.

    When: Friday, October 5, noon.

    Where: Saint Joseph's University Barbelin Hall (City Avenue and Cross Walk), Greaton Room

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