• Fr. Curry at the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial in Washington, D.C.

    Founder of National Theater Workshop of the Handicapped Passes Away

    Monday, December 21, 2015

    Richard Curry, S.J. ’68 (B.A.), died December 19 at the age of 72. Fr. Curry — a Jesuit priest, an actor, a teacher, a master baker and an author — was born without a right forearm. He devoted his life’s work to God, the arts and empowering people with disabilities.
  • Winter scene.

    Beyond the Perfect Present: Making the Holidays Meaningful

    Friday, December 18, 2015

    Shawn Madison Krahmer, Ph.D., associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences offers her thoughts on how to make the most of the holiday season.
  • Jonathon Lopes'16

    SJU Senior Finishes Among Top 10 in Global Investment Competition

    Thursday, December 17, 2015

    Senior finance and actuarial science major Jonathan Lopes of Moorestown, N.J., finished in the top 10 among hundreds of participants in the 2015 Fall ETF Global Portfolio Challenge.
  • "Star Wars" game day gear for sale at the Saint Joseph's University bookstore.

    It’s beginning to look a lot like “Star Wars” — A case of co-branding success

    Thursday, December 10, 2015

    Brands in virtually every market are capitalizing on the impending release of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” From COVERGIRL cosmetics to Duracell batteries; General Mills cereals to Chrysler Fiat models, “the Force” is all around us. Janée N. Burkhalter, Ph.D., associate professor of marketing, weighs in on what makes STAR WARS co-branding successful.
  • Lin Manuel Miranda, composer of the "STAR WARS: The Force Awakens" cantina music.

    Could New Music Add New Force to the Star Wars Franchise?

    Thursday, December 10, 2015

    J.J. Abrams partnered with Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator of the widely acclaimed musical “Hamilton”, to write new “Star Wars” cantina music, perhaps in an attempt to revitalize the franchise says David Allan, Ph.D.’99, professor of music marketing
  • John L. Stanton, Ph.D., professor of food marketing

    European Retail Academy Hall of Fame Inducts SJU Professor

    Wednesday, December 9, 2015

    John L. Stanton, Ph.D., professor of food marketing at Saint Joseph’s University (SJU) in Philadelphia, Pa., was selected by the European Retail Academy (ERA) for their 2016 Honored Personality recognition and induction into its hall of fame.
  • Bridging the East and West at SJU Gallery

    Monday, December 7, 2015

    PHILADELPHIA (December 7, 2015) – Saint Joseph’s University Gallery will host Drew Ippoliti’s collection of sculptures titled “All Hits and One Miss May Still Constitute a Loss” from Dec. 14 – Feb. 6. The collection of blue and white porcelain pieces explores the semiotics surrounding ceramics and their potential for cultural dialogue between the East and West.

  • Child sleeping.

    Silent Night: Helping Children Get Proper Sleep During the Holidays

    Friday, December 4, 2015

    As the holidays approach, Saint Joseph’s University sleep expert Jodi A. Mindell, Ph.D., recommends that no matter what date the calendar indicates, parents need to keep their children’s bedtime hour consistent.
  • Fair Trade

    Shopping for a Cause: Altruism Sells this Season

    Friday, December 4, 2015

    SJU Sociologist Keith Brown, Ph.D., discusses fair trade trends for holiday shopping.
  • Children and gender norms

    Children and Gender Norms This Holiday Season: Dolls or Dump Trucks?

    Thursday, December 3, 2015

    Assistant Professor of Psychology Clare Conry-Murray, Ph.D., published research in Merrill-Palmer Quarterly revealing that children are influenced by gender norms in potentially harmful ways: They do not recognize unequal opportunities available to boys and girls.