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  • Jerusalem in Babylonia Explored in Conference at SJU

    Thursday, March 11, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (March 11, 2010) – Saint Joseph's University's Ancient Studies program is sponsoring a conference focusing on a collection of recently discovered documents that shed light on a Jewish settlement in ancient Mesopotamia. “Jerusalem in Babylonia: New Discoveries from the Exilic Period,” will be held March 21-22 in the University's Campion Student Center.

  • HSB Ranked Among 'BusinessWeek' Top 100

    Monday, March 8, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (March 8, 2010) -- Saint Joseph’s University’s Erivan K. Haub School of Business (HSB) was ranked among the top 100 programs by BusinessWeek’s annual ranking of undergraduate U.S. business colleges. The University is one of only seven schools in Pennsylvania to earn this distinction.

  • SJU Earns Fourth Year on President’s Service Honor Roll

    Friday, March 5, 2010

    Saint Joseph’s University was named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the fourth year in a row. Since 2006, the Corporation for National and Community Service has recognized colleges and universities that display an involvement in and dedication to community service. Saint Joseph’s has appeared on the list every year since its inception, showing its steady commitment to service programs.

  • Lights, Camera, Action: Cue the Goldfish

    Monday, March 1, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (March 1, 2010) - Biologist Scott McRobert, Ph.D., likes studying fish behavior. He has published research on shoaling, or grouping behavior, in zebra fish, molly fish, painted tetras, killifish and female fighting fish. Soon, and for the first time, he will begin a study of Carassius auratus, or the pet shop variety of goldfish.

  • Haub School Adds New Majors, Introduces Insurance Program

    Monday, March 1, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (March 1, 2010) Brian Durkin’s academic resume is longer than most. Durkin, who has an associate’s degree in accounting, will graduate from Saint Joseph’s University this spring with a bachelor of science degree in finance. And risk management and insurance.

    For more and more business students, one major just isn’t enough.

  • Is the United States Government Broken? -

    Monday, March 1, 2010

    There is no question that the U.S. government is facing its share of troubles. During the worst recession in its history, it is fighting two foreign wars. On top of that, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 9.7 percent of the workforce is unemployed, and despite months of congressional discussion and deal making, a solution to the health care crisis seems far off.

  • How to Manage Generational Clash in the Workplace

    Monday, March 1, 2010

    You’re on vacation in the Bahamas and your colleague e-mails you a question about the report she is scheduled to present to the board later that day. With your Blackberry close at hand, you quickly answer her message and get back to your hot rock massage.

  • This St. Patrick’s Day, Discover Hidden Irish Literary Gems

    Monday, March 1, 2010

    With shamrocks hung on doors and parade plans in the works, March is full of all things St. Patrick’s Day. Along with the festivities comes a curiosity about the culture they represent. A good way to get acquainted with the Irish is to pick up a novel by one of the island nation’s gifted authors.

  • Kinney Center Offers After-School Social Skills Program

    Thursday, February 25, 2010

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  • SJU Sponsors 40th Annual Conference on the Holocaust

    Friday, February 19, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (Feb.18, 2010) – The Annual Scholars’ Conference on the Holocaust and the Churches, an international conference dedicated to teaching, learning and remembering the lessons of the Holocaust while examining the churches’ struggle and failure to confront Nazi anti-Semitism and “the Final Solution,” will be held at Saint Joseph’s University from March 6-8.

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