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  • The Light in Their Eyes

    Christina King Smith, Ph.D., professor of biology, received an honorable mention from the American Society of Cell Biologists' "Cell Dance 2012" film contest for her entry, "Organelle Motility in Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cells." Watch her short video of cellular mechanisms dancing into action to a techno/Beethoven mix when the retina of a fish is exposed to light. 

  • Students Gain Realistic Perspective on Health Care Issues in Nicaragua

    Moral discernment reflecting Christian values and a commitment to social justice are two of the key principles in Saint Joseph’s University’s mission statement. Recently, 14 students fully emulated these values when they embarked on an immersion to Nicaragua during the first week of January.

  • SJU Offers Program for Teachers of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students

    PHILADELPHIA (January 30, 2013) — The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) recently approved Saint Joseph’s University’s Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (K-12 Hearing Impaired) certification in the Department of Special Education.  The new program includes an online-only curriculum that will successfully prepare teachers in educating individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing.

  • New Credit Card Surcharge OK for Some, Surprises Others

    For years, card issuers have been making money off the fees they charge retailers for the convenience of using a credit card at checkout. Beginning Jan. 27, however, retailers are now permitted to pass this cost onto customers in a big way as a U.S. District Court has decided that merchants can add a surcharge of up to 4 percent onto a customer's bill if they pay with a credit card.

  • Popular Music Adds Screen Time to the Big Game

    What could spark more interest than the Super Bowl XLVII game this year is the eagerly anticipated halftime performance of Grammy Award winner Beyoncé.

  • Catholic Schools Week Arrives Amidst More Changes for Philadelphia Archdiocese

    As parishes across the region prepare to celebrate Catholic Schools Week, more changes are affecting Catholic education in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. New initiatives have recently been announced aimed at reviving Catholic education and ensuring its sustainability.

  • SJU Theatre Company Presents “An Enemy of the People”

    The SJU Theatre Company will present Arthur Miller's adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's An Enemy of the People, opening Thursday, Feb. 14, and running through Sunday, Feb. 24.
  • Photo Gallery: Class of 2014 Orientation

    <p>From July 14-21, more than a thousand new Hawks came to campus for an introduction to SJU&#39;s academic, spiritual and social life. Four two-day sessions led by the &quot;red shirts,&quot; a group of dedicated upperclassmen, welcomed the Class of 2014 to Hawk Hill. Click on the image below to launch a gallery of the best photos from Orientation.</p>
  • American Marketing Association Partners with SJU for Certificate Program

    PHILADELPHIA (February 7, 2013) — The Philadelphia Chapter of the American Marketing Association (PAMA) has partnered with Saint Joseph's University's Haub School of Business (HSB) to offer a Marketing Excellence Certificate Program for area professionals.

  • SJU VITA Celebrates Its 20th Season

    As tax season begins, Saint Joseph’s University’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program (VITA) celebrates its 20th year filing free returns for the local community.