News

  • Untying Knots with the Children of Camden

    Thursday, July 9, 2015 Gallery

    In honor of Pope Francis’s visit to Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families (WMoF), artist Meg Saligman is creating a grotto dedicated to those in need of a prayer both in the Philadelphia area and around the world. The  Saligman’s artistic team brought this installation to Saint Joseph’s University on Tuesday, July 7, in the Chapel of St. Joseph-Michael J. Smith, S.J. Memorial.

  • Stephanie Tryce, Ph.D.

    From the World Cup to the World’s Stage: The Future of Women’s Soccer

    Thursday, July 9, 2015

    On Sunday, July 5, the United States women’s soccer team defeated Japan 5-2 in the 2015 FIFA World Cup – the most watched soccer game in U.S. history, with 25 million viewers. A media onslaught and a nationwide social media celebration featuring celebrities, athletes and politicians, has continued since then, raising the questions – how long will the hype last, and could this be a turning point for women’s sports?
  • SJU Hosts Second Annual Conference on Ignatian Leadership

    Thursday, July 2, 2015

    Saint Joseph’s University will host the second annual Ignatian Leadership Conference on Friday, July 31. The conference explores leadership through the teachings of St. Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Society of Jesus. University President Mark D. Reed, Ed.D., will serve as the keynote speaker.
  • Saint Joseph’s University’s 28th President Takes Office

    Tuesday, June 30, 2015

    Mark C. Reed, Ed.D., begins his tenure as the 28th president of Saint Joseph’s University, and the first lay president in the University’s 164-year history, on July 1.
  • Camp Kinney Provides Safe Learning Environment for Youth with Autism

    Thursday, June 25, 2015

    While children may believe their learning ends on the last day of school, summertime offers invaluable opportunities to make friends, grow socially and learn a new skill or sport. For the sixth consecutive year, the Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support at Saint Joseph’s University will offer these experiences to youth on the autism spectrum.
  • Vatican to Host SJU Professor’s Exhibit on John Paul II and the Jewish People

    Thursday, June 18, 2015

    An award-winning exhibit celebrating the connection between Saint John Paul II and the Jewish people and co-created by William Madges, Ph.D., professor of theology at Saint Joseph's University, will travel to the Vatican and be on display from Tuesday, July 28 through Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015.
  • "Laudato si" is a Call for Justice

    Thursday, June 18, 2015

    Associate Professor of Biology Clint Springer, Ph.D., comments on Pope Francis's encyclical, "Laudato si."
  • Diane Phillips, Ph.D.

    The Influence of "Laudato si" on Sustainability in the U.S.

    Thursday, June 18, 2015

    Diane Phillips, Ph.D., professor of marketing at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, is available to comment on Pope Francis’s anticipated climate change encyclical, “Laudato si,” (Praised Be).
  • Pope Francis and Rabbi Skorka.

    Philadelphia Jews and Catholics to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Nostra Aetate at SJU

    Wednesday, June 17, 2015

    SJU and the Philadelphia Jewish community will dedicate “Synagoga and Ecclesia in Our Time,” an original sculpture portraying feminine figures signifying both religions on Sept. 25. The statue was commissioned to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council’s declaration "Nostra Aetate."
  • Interdisciplinary Course Exposes Students to Health Care in Nicaragua

    Wednesday, June 17, 2015

    Once final exams conclude in the spring, most University students head for the beach, their parents’ homes or the couch for relaxation. Yet, 10 Saint Joseph’s University students forwent the relaxation to study public health issues for over two weeks in Nicaragua.