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3D Printing Class: Communication ‘Magic’

10/14/2014

SJU students enrolled in COM 473 — Information, Materiality and 3D Printing — are studying “how the flow of information transforms culture,” says Chair and Associate Professor of Communication Studies David Parry, Ph.D., who originated and teaches the course.


SJU, Bureau of Labor Statistics Launch Pilot Partnership

10/03/2014

A thriving internship program offered through the University’s economics department has led to a pilot program with the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). SJU sends two students per year for internships at the BLS, and beginning this semester, SJU will expand that partnership to host a series of meet and greets and lectures aimed at bringing students and economists together.


Sacred Sounds: World Premiere of Parciak’s “Mass in F Minor”

09/30/2014

May 5, 2014, was a red-letter day in the life of music major Keara Parciak ’14. That evening, she had the unique opportunity to attend the world premiere performance of her “Mass in F Minor” in the Chapel of St. Joseph – Michael J. Smith, S.J., Memorial, in three different capacities: as the composer; as a featured vocal soloist; and for one movement, as the conductor.


Chinese High School Students Experience University Life

08/20/2014

On Monday, July 14, a group of Chinese high school students and their teachers arrived on the Saint Joseph’s University campus for an immersion into life in Philadelphia. The Summer Academy, a week-long camp and pilot program, was designed by Juan Julie Yu, Ph.D., director of Chinese programs, with the help of Cary Anderson, Ed.D., vice president for student life and associate provost, and David Carpenter, Ph.D., director of the Asian Studies Program.


Philosopher T. Michael McNulty, S.J., Named MacLean Chair for 2014-15

09/09/2014

The College of Arts and Sciences has invited T. Michael McNulty, S.J., to serve as the Donald I. MacLean, S.J., Chair for the 2014-15 academic year in the Department of Philosophy. An associate professor emeritus of philosophy at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wis., Fr.


University Adds New Academic Programs

08/29/2014

Saint Joseph’s University has added nine new majors and minors. The College of Arts and Sciences will now offer major programs in biology and secondary education (double major), information technology, linguistics, and secondary education, as well as minors in creative writing, educational studies, and justice and ethics in the law. The Haub School of Business has added a major in entertainment marketing and a minor in pharmaceutical and healthcare marketing (for non-business students).


Morris Grants Support Faculty Research

08/28/2014

Ten faculty members will advance their research and scholarly endeavors this academic year courtesy of the Michael J. Morris '56 Grants for Scholarly Research. Disciplines represented include the sciences, business and the humanities.


First-Year Students Experience Service and the City with PSIP

08/22/2014

SJU’s Philadelphia Service Immersion Program brought 132 first-year students to campus four days earlier than their classmates for a service immersion and introduction to Philadelphia.


‘Science on the Hill’ Encourages Neighborhood Conversations on Topical Science

08/18/2014

PHILADELPHIA (August 16, 2014) — Science cafés bring scientific knowledge out of research labs and lecture halls and into neighborhood venues. The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) recently awarded a three-year, $6,000 grant to fund “Science on the Hill,” Saint Joseph’s version of the brainy but breezy community gathering.


Philadelphia Welcomes Cameroon Delegation for SJU Study Tour

07/10/2014

A delegation from Cameroon will arrive in Philadelphia Sunday, July 13. They will come from halfway around the world to participate in an executive education study tour sponsored by Saint Joseph's University.


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