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    Sustainability Committee Helps Create A Greener SJU

    Friday, October 4, 2013

    Walking through campus this fall, you may notice a few subtle changes to the landscape: fewer dumpsters near the dining halls, fewer trashcans in the classrooms, and four newly-installed educational signs posted near each of SJU’s green walls and vegetative roofs. In April, the University welcomed the opening of the SJU Community Garden, a greenspace between Connelly and Paris Halls dedicated to teaching the SJU community about horticulture and the environment through actively maintained garden plots.
  • Student, Faculty Research Project Studies Turtles in Local Wildlife Refuge

    Tuesday, October 1, 2013 Video

    What are the characteristics and size of the turtle population at Philadelphia's John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge, the largest remaining freshwater tidal marsh in Pennsylvania? Saint Joseph's turtle expert and animal behaviorist Scott McRobert, Ph.D., professor of biology, and two SJU students have embarked on a long-term study to find out.
  • SJU Theater Company to Present “Next to Normal”

    Monday, September 30, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (September 30, 2013) – The SJU Theatre Company will perform Brian Yorkey and Tom Kitt’s Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Next to Normal this fall. The show opens Wednesday, October 2, at 8 p.m., in Bluett Theatre and runs through Sunday, October 6.

  • SJU Arrupe Center Hosts Discussion Panel with President of Independence Blue Cross

    Friday, September 27, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (Sept. 25, 2013) – The Pedro Arrupe Center for Business Ethics at Saint Joseph’s University will host “Transforming Health Care Through Innovation,” its first Business Leaders Series discussion, on October 2, 2013 in the Wolfington Teletorium in Mandeville Hall. The reception will begin at 6 p.m. and the discussion will follow at 7 p.m.

  • Morris Research Grant Recipients for 2013-14 Announced

    Friday, September 27, 2013

    From sociology to management, political science to accounting, faculty members receiving this year’s Michael J. Morris '56 Grants for Scholarly Research reflect the academic breadth and depth of Saint Joseph’s University.

  • Theologian Aquiline Tarimo, S.J., to Serve as MacLean Chair for 2013-14

    Wednesday, September 25, 2013

    SJU’s College of Arts and Sciences has invited Aquiline Tarimo, S.J., to serve as the Donald I. MacLean Chair for the 2013-14 academic year in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies. Father Tarimo is an associate professor of Christian social ethics at Hekima College in Nairobi, Kenya, a Constituent College of the Catholic University of Eastern Africa.

  • SJU Welcomes John P. McNulty Scholars and Associates

    Wednesday, September 25, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (Sept. 24, 2013) — Saint Joseph’s University and Anne Welsh McNulty have awarded seven young women the John P. McNulty Scholarship for Excellence in Science and Math. Four of the scholars will receive four-year, full-tuition, merit-based scholarships and will participate in an intensive mentoring and research program. The remaining three scholars hold Associate positions, receiving partial-tuition scholarships, mentoring and research opportunities.

  • Haub School Moves Up Again in 'U.S.News' Ranking

    Wednesday, September 18, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (Sept. 18, 2013) - Saint Joseph’s University's Haub School of Business (HSB) has moved to 101 — up from 117 —in U.S.News & World Report's 2014 edition of "Best Undergraduate Business Programs."

    The rankings, which were released on Sept. 13, also placed HSB's specialty programs in the top tier in their region. Insurance ranked No. 11, and Marketing (entertainment, food, international, pharmaceutical and healthcare, and sports) ranked No. 13.

  • SJU Recognizes Pa. Deputy Insurance Commissioner as 'Insurance Executive of the Year'

    Wednesday, September 18, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (Sept. 18, 2013) – Saint Joseph's University's Academy of Risk Management and Insurance presented Pennsylvania's Deputy Insurance Commissioner Stephen Johnson with its inaugural Insurance Executive of the Year Award during a dinner and award presentation at the Union League of Philadelphia on Thursday, Sept. 26.

  • SJU Celebrates Fourth Annual Diversity Awareness Week

    Monday, September 16, 2013

    PHILADELPHIA (September 13, 2013) – Saint Joseph’s University will celebrate its fourth annual Diversity Awareness Week from Sept. 23 – 27. Many activities will be available to students, faculty and staff to focus on the cultural differences on campus.

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