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  • Workshop Helps Teens, Parents Navigate the Autism Spectrum

    Wednesday, November 2, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (November 2, 2011)  — Dealing with autism in childhood is difficult, but as children become teenagers, new challenges emerge. Saint Joseph’s University’s Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support will host a unique, one-day workshop designed to help parents and their teenagers with high-functioning autism, as well as professionals in the field, to be held Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. in Merion Hall.

  • HSB Faculty Awarded USDA Grant

    Tuesday, November 1, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (Nov. 1, 2011) – John Stanton, Ph.D., professor of food marketing, and Neal Hooker, Ph.D., CJ McNutt Chair of food marketing, received a $322,202 grant to enhance the mushroom industry’s viability by marketing mushrooms as a source of vitamin D.

  • SJU Hosts Workshop on Stormwater Management

    Friday, October 28, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (October 28, 2011) – Celebrating the one-year anniversary of the installation of the first green roof on the Saint Joseph’s University campus, the College of Arts and Sciences will host “Turning Stormwater Challenges into Opportunities: A Workshop for Homeowners,” on Friday, Nov. 18, from 7 to 8:45 p.m., and Saturday, Nov. 19, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Funded by a grant from the U.S.

  • National Town Hall Meeting to Discuss China

    Tuesday, October 25, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (October 24, 2011) - China’s rapid development and Sino-American relations have a direct impact on the lives of Americans. On Wednesday, Nov. 16, at 6:15 p.m., Saint Joseph’s University will partner with the National Committee on United States-China Relations of New York, for the fifth annual CHINA Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections.

  • Community Day Strengthens Local Ties with SJU

    Monday, October 24, 2011

    On Saturday, October 22, Saint Joseph’s University marked its 10th Community Day, a bi-annual event intended to strengthen the campus community while serving the community at large.

  • Gallery Exhibit Brings Exquisite India to Life

    Friday, October 21, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (October 21, 2011) – India, a country whose struggles have been chronicled by photojournalists and artists for decades, boasts its own unique aesthetic appeal – from its naturally colorful environment to the arrangement of merchant goods along the market streets. Starting Monday, Nov.

  • Accomplished Alumna to Present Fall McNulty Scholars Lecture

    Friday, October 21, 2011

    Mary Lynn Fecile, ’88, M.D., Ph.D., will deliver the fall installment of the McNulty Scholars Lecture Series. Entitled “Listen to Your Life,” the lecture will be held on Thursday, Oct. 27 at 11:30 a.m. in the SJU Science Center, Room 200.

  • SJU to Host 38th Annual NBEA Conference

    Friday, October 21, 2011

    Thursday, Nov. 3 through Saturday, Nov. 5, Saint Joseph’s University will host the 38th annual conference of the Northeast Business and Economic Association at the Sheraton Society Hill in Philadelphia. Covering a variety of topics in 22 tracks, such as accounting, economics and pharmaceutical marketing, the annual meeting provides a forum for constructive discussion between academics and professionals in business fields.

  • SJU Announces Start of 2011 United Way Campaign

    Friday, October 21, 2011

    Saint Joseph’s University, led by co-chairs John Smithson ’68, M.B.A. ’82, interim president, and Cindy Griffin ’91, M.B.A. ’93, head women’s basketball coach, recently launched the annual campaign for the United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania.

  • Filmmaker’s Debut Feature to Receive Philadelphia Premiere

    Thursday, October 20, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (October 20, 2011) – The Destiny of Lesser Animals (Sibo ne kra, Dabo ne kra), a film produced and directed by Deron Albright, M.F.A., associate professor of film at Saint Joseph’s University, will receive its Philadelphia premiere when it is screened as a special event by the Philadelphia Film Festival on Sunday, Oct. 30, 7:30 p.m., at the International House, 3701 Chestnut Street. A subsequent showing is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 3, at the Ritz East B, 125 S.