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  • Research Forum Examines the Validity of Survey Questions

    Monday, February 15, 2010

    The spring semester’s Haub School of Business (HSB) Research Forum kicked off with a presentation on linguistics in survey research led by Assistant Professor of Management Lucy Ford, Ph.D.

    The classroom was packed with faculty members attending the presentation on Thursday, Jan. 28, in Mandeville Hall. A lively discussion was held about how our understanding of language, and by extension our comprehension of survey questions, is driven by our individual life experiences.

  • Visiting Faith-Justice Fellow Seeks to Multiply Service Efforts

    Friday, February 12, 2010

    Among the many new faces at Saint Joseph’s University this semester is Joseph Sands, S.J., who comes to SJU as the inaugural Faith-Justice Institute Visiting Fellow.

  • Cap and Bells’ ‘White People’ Challenges Social Intolerance

    Friday, February 12, 2010

    Saint Joseph's University’s Cap and Bells Dramatic Arts Society will continue its 82nd season this month with J.T. Rogers’ dark comedy White People. The show opens Thursday, Feb. 18, at 8 p.m. in Bluett Theatre and runs through Sunday, Feb. 28.

  • For Scholarship Winner, It’s All About Mangia and Marketing

    Friday, February 12, 2010

    n the first scholarship of its kind, the International Food Marketing Association (IFMA) has awarded a Saint Joseph University senior $5,000 toward the completion of a food marketing degree.

  • Candlelight Vigil to Commemorate City's Homicide Victims

    Tuesday, February 9, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (February 15, 2010) - In memory of the 305 Philadelphia homicide victims of last year, Saint Joseph’s University students and members of the community will light 305 candles at an interdenominational prayer service to be held in the Chapel of St. Joseph-Michael J. Smith, S.J. Memorial, at Cardinal and City Avenues on Thursday, Feb. 18 at 7 p.m.

  • ‘Soft’: SJU Gallery Exhibits Four Ceramic Artists

    Thursday, February 4, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (Feb. 4, 2010) – An exhibition of sensuously formed ceramic pots crafted by four ceramists – “Soft” – will be shown at Saint Joseph’s University (SJU) Gallery, Feb. 22- April 3. A reception for the artists will be held Thursday, April 1, 6-8 p.m.

  • Guest Speakers Bring Real-Life Experience to Polisci Course

    Tuesday, February 2, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (Feb. 2, 2010) - In a new spin on an established class, students enrolled in Joe Powers’ ’71 state and local government course will spend the spring 2010 semester not just learning about the people and processes of our three-tiered government system, but learning from them. The goal of the five-guest series, says Powers, is to foster a greater understanding and knowledge of what government service, specifically at the state and local level, actually entails.

  • At the Heart of Haiti, a Faith that Carries On

    Thursday, January 28, 2010

    In times of crisis, every thought and action becomes a means of answering a basic question: “How will I survive?”

    When the 7.0-magnitude earthquake devastated Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and its environs, many nations offered help – sending water, funds and manpower – slowly helping to answer this question for the people affected. Yet it may well be a resource the Haitian people possess within themselves that gets them through the greater turmoil: an unwavering, unquestioning faith.

  • SJU Microbiologist John J. Tudor Receives Carski Award

    Thursday, January 28, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (Jan. 28, 2010) – Microbiologist John J. Tudor, Ph.D., professor of biology at Saint Joseph’s University, has been named the 2010 laureate of the Carski Foundation Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award. Administered by the American Society for Microbiology (ASM), the award honors an educator for outstanding teaching of microbiology to undergraduate students and for encouraging them to subsequent achievement.

  • Homeland Security: A Personal Call to Action

    Thursday, January 28, 2010

    Most Americans leave homeland security efforts to government officials and emergency responders. Paul Andrews, adjunct professor for Saint Joseph's University’s Criminal Justice and Public Safety Institute and a nationally recognized expert in homeland security, has a different view. He suggests individuals must do their own part in protecting our country.

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