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  • Archbishop Desmond Tutu Speaks at SJU

    Thursday, April 10, 2008

    A crowd of more than 3,000 students, faculty, staff, community members and city officials filled Alumni Memorial Fieldhouse on April 6 to hear Nobel Laureate Archbishop Emeritus Desmon Tutu give an inspiring lecture entitled "Creating a Community of Peace." Archbishop Tutu drew comparisons between his homeland and Philadelphia, saying that if peace could be achieved after South Africa's struggle with apartheid, the city could stem its problem with urban violence.

  • The Fed Gets Creative in Recession-Proofing the Economy

    Tuesday, April 8, 2008

    With the economy fast becoming the number one issue in voters’ minds this election season and the Bear Stearns takeover sending shockwaves through Wall Street, the word recession is making its way from the business pages to everyday conversations.

  • Vigil Aims To Combat Sexual Violence

    Monday, April 7, 2008

    Saint Joseph's will hold its eighth annual Take Back The Night Vigil on Wednesday, April 9, in an initiative that aims to end the silence about sexual violence and promote strategies for prevention. The event will be held in the Chapel of St. Joseph-Michael J. Smith, S.J., Memorial at 7 p.m.

  • SJU Finance Team's Portfolio Clinches Top Spot at National Competition

    Friday, April 4, 2008

    PHILADELPHIA (April 3, 2008) – Saint Joseph's University's Finance Team recently won the Top Portfolio Team Award for the Core Style of Management at the Undergraduate Level at the Eighth Annual Global Student Investment Forum 2008 in Dayton, Ohio.

  • John Adams: Historical Accuracy And Artistic License

    Wednesday, April 2, 2008

    HBO's current miniseries "John Adams," which is based on historian David McCullough's Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of the same name, is earning praise from television critics for an historical accuracy and gritty realism that is as close to the real thing as we are able to imagine.

  • Is Pharma Profiting Too Much from Medicare Part D?

    Wednesday, April 2, 2008

    PHILADELPHIA (March 27, 2008) – People say the pharmaceutical industry is out to make money. And health care expert Edward Balotsky, Ph.D., agrees: "It's true;" he said, "and particularly in response to Medicare Part D coverage, concern has been raised that pharmaceutical companies might raise prices for drugs that are most often used by the elderly."

  • U.S. News Ranks SJU Part-Time M.B.A. No. 1 in PA

    Wednesday, April 2, 2008

    PHILADELPHIA (April 2, 2008) -- The Erivan K. Haub School of Business at Saint Joseph's University was recognized by U.S. News & World Report as having the No. 1 part-time M.B.A. program in Pennsylvania. This is the fourth time in six years that the Haub School's professional (part-time) M.B.A. program has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report's survey as one of the top 25 part-time programs in the nation.

  • Satellite Merger: What Will Happen to Radio?

    Wednesday, April 2, 2008

    The proposed XM/Sirius Satellite radio merger wasn't necessarily a bad day for broadcast radio. David Allan, Ph.D., an entertainment marketing professor at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia, sees the merger as an opportunity for broadcast radio to reestablish its roots by providing more local content.

  • SJU Professor Puts Martin Luther King's Final Speech in Context

    Wednesday, April 2, 2008

    On April 4th, the 40th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., much attention will likely be paid to his final speech, "I've Been to the Mountaintop." The speech, delivered April 3, 1968 at the Masonic Temple in Memphis to a relatively small crowd of 2,000 people, has since become one of King's most famous.

  • All That Razzle Dazzle: 'Chicago' at Saint Joseph's

    Tuesday, April 1, 2008

    PHILADELPHIA (April 1, 2008) – Kander and Ebb's Chicago, the Tony Award-winning musical theater sensation, opens in Saint Joseph's University's Bluett Theater on Thursday, April 10 at 8 p.m.

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