• How So-Called Healthy Foods Can Fool You

    Friday, April 8, 2011

    As America’s collective waistline continues to expand, so does the number of food products parading themselves as healthy options. In light of growing concern over the nutritional value of the foods we put into our bodies, many food marketers have stepped up their advertising in an effort to stand out against their competitors.

  • Beyond the Battlefields: A Greater Understanding of the Civil War

    Friday, April 8, 2011

    April 12 marks the 150th anniversary of the attack on Fort Sumter in the Charleston, S.C., harbor, and signals the beginning of a multi-year commemoration of the United States Civil War (1861-1865). Accordingly, many national Civil War parks and sites – like Fort Sumter, Gettysburg, Pa., and Shiloh, Miss.– are ready to receive a bumper crop of visitors over the next four years, as our nation revisits this time from our history.

  • Students Celebrate Unity With Special Needs Community

    Wednesday, April 6, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (April 6, 2011) - On Saturday, April 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., fun and service will intersect as Saint Joseph’s University’s Hagan Arena transforms into Las Vegas for the annual Hand-in-Hand festival. This year the organization, which fosters unity and interaction between the SJU Community and people with special needs, will celebrate its 35th Anniversary.

  • Sports Marketing Major Formalized at Saint Joseph’s

    Tuesday, April 5, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (April 5, 2011) – Many children dream of catching a touchdown in the back of the end zone or hitting a walk-off homerun in front of their home crowd; however, with only a select few making it to the major league level, a career in sports is virtually unattainable.That notion is no longer true, according to John Lord, Ph.D., professor and chair of marketing, at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia

  • Professional Certificate in SAS Now Offered at Saint Joseph’s

    Tuesday, April 5, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (April 5, 2011) — SAS, the leader in business analytic software, has partnered with Saint Joseph’s University to offer a certificate for students majoring in business intelligence (BI). Program participants will be prepared for in-demand positions in all areas of industry.

  • Bestselling Author Hosts Discussion of Asperger’s Syndrome

    Thursday, March 31, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (April 1, 2011) — SJU’s Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support will host the New York Times bestselling author of Look Me in the Eyes, John Elder Robison, for the 7th Annual Autism Awareness Day on Tuesday, April 12. Robison’s new book, Be Different: Adventures Of A Free-Range Aspergian With Practical Advice For Aspergians, Misfits, Families & Teachers, was just released.

  • Haub School’s Honor Society Awarded Silver

    Tuesday, March 29, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (March 29, 2011) — Saint Joseph’s University’s Haub School of Business (HSB) collegiate chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) has been selected as the Silver Chapter Award winner for 2011. Rick Sherman, Ph.D., professor of accounting, was recognized as Beta Gamma Sigma’s 2011 Outstanding Chapter Advisor. The international organization will present Saint Joseph’s with these prestigious awards during its annual conference in New York City on April 28.

  • Seniors' Artwork Featured in New Merion Hall Gallery

    Monday, March 28, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (March 28, 2011) - The 2011 Saint Joseph’s University Senior Art Thesis Exhibition will mark its 12th year with an important change of venue. The collected works of 11 diverse student-artists will be the first pieces showcased at the new gallery on the second floor of Merion Hall on the James J. Maguire ’58 Campus. The inaugural student exhibit, titled “Fool’s Dream,” will open Fri., April 1, and will remain on display until Fri., April 29.

  • Fractals Expert to Speak at Student Research Symposium

    Monday, March 28, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (March 28, 2011) – The Saint Joseph’s University chapter of Sigma Xi, the scientific research society, is hosting its 22nd annual Student Research Symposium on Fri., April 8. Robert Devaney, Ph.D., professor of mathematics at Boston University, will be the symposium’s keynote speaker and recipient of the Christopher Clavius, S.J. Award, which recognizes the work of inspirational scientists.

  • Saint Joseph's University Sings the Music of the Night -

    Wednesday, March 23, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (March 23, 2011)—The longest-running show in the history of Broadway will make its way to Saint Joseph's University next month, when the Cap & Bells Dramatic Arts Society closes its 83rd season with Andrew Lloyd Webber’s masterpiece The Phantom of the Opera. The show, which is the first university-level performance in the Philadelphia region, opens Thursday, April 7 at 8 p.m. and runs through Sunday, April 17.