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  • A Leg to Stand On

    Thursday, July 10, 2008

    Everyone knows what flamingos are, but not many people, scientists included, have thought much about the real creatures behind the plastic lawn ornaments. In fact, there are surprisingly few published research articles on the flamingo. But this summer, as people flock to zoos in droves, a Saint Joseph’s University professor and student are working to broaden our understanding of the tropical birds.

  • SJU Faces Medical Insurance Changes as Health Care Costs Grow

    Wednesday, July 9, 2008

    Due to escalating health care costs, Saint Joseph's will make changes in its medical insurance offerings to employees, effective November 1, 2008.

  • SJU Getting Summer Facelifts

    Wednesday, July 9, 2008

    Take even a cursory look around campus and you are bound to notice a number of changes that Saint Joseph's University is undergoing this summer in preparation for the fall semester.

  • New Leadership at Saint Joseph's

    Tuesday, July 8, 2008

    PHILADELPHIA (July 8, 2008) – Saint Joseph’s University’s Board of Trustees recently elected four new members to four-year terms:

  • SJU Food Marketing Department Welcomes New Chair

    Wednesday, July 2, 2008

    PHILADELPHIA (July 2, 2008) – An international food expert known for his numerous contributions to the field has been named chair of food marketing at Saint Joseph’s University.

  • Insurance Society of Philadelphia Recognizes Students with Scholarships

    Monday, June 30, 2008

    PHILADELPHIA (June 30, 2008) –Three students studying risk management and insurance at Saint Joseph's University were awarded scholarships from the Insurance Society of Philadelphia (ISP).

    The Society, with over 200 member organizations, aims to educate and promote professionalism in the insurance industry. Scholarship recipients are selected based on the application materials including an essay, grades and professor recommendations.

  • C.S.I. Mock Caper: Who Took the Turtle?

    Monday, June 30, 2008

    What: Eighteen promising inner-city high school students participating in the Ignatian College Connection (ICC) Summer Enrichment Program will hone their science skills and apply C.S.I.-style forensic investigative techniques to solve a mock crime at Saint Joseph’s University.

  • Students Take First Service-Learning Trip to China

    Monday, June 30, 2008

    Campus communities often take for granted the many steps that foreign students take to prepare themselves for American college life. As part of the new service-learning course Writing through Race, Class and Gender-China, Ann Green, Ph.D., professor of English, accompanied six SJU students to China to help Chinese university students practice their English for upcoming study abroad trips to the U.S.

  • Student Conference Focuses on Humanitarian Aid

    Monday, June 30, 2008

    One of the most central values of Jesuit education is that of service to others, but just beyond that is the idea of magis, or the search for more. Ten Saint Joseph's University students joined their counterparts from other Jesuit institutions in combining those two concepts this past weekend at a national workshop for the Jesuit Universities Humanitarian Action Network (JUHAN).

  • SJU Appoints New Director of Jewish-Catholic Institute

    Wednesday, June 25, 2008

    Philip A. Cunningham, Ph.D., to head interfaith center

    PHILADELPHIA (June 25, 2008) – Saint Joseph's University has appointed Philip A. Cunningham, Ph.D., a noted leader and scholar in Jewish-Christian relations as director of the Jewish-Catholic Institute. He will succeed founding director Donald G. Clifford, S.J., who has guided the Institute for four decades, and will continue his association with the Institute as director emeritus.

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