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Out of Darkness walk at SJU

SJU Event Brings Suicide Awareness “Out of the Darkness”

11/12/2015

Over 350 Saint Joseph’s University students, staff, faculty and members of the community participated in an “Out of the Darkness” walk to raise awareness for suicide prevention on Sunday, Nov. 1.


Citizen Science Project Tracks On-Campus Bird Mortality, and Life

11/11/2015

Matthew J. Anderson, Ph.D., associate dean of social sciences, and the students in his research group, have initiated a study of bird mortality and a live bird count on campus.


HOME-made: Where Business and Caring Meet

11/11/2015

Philadelphia’s Project HOME might not be the first place you’d look to find two undergraduate business majors completing their coursework, but stop by the Fairmount-based charity and that’s exactly who you’ll find. 


Mayor’s Commission on Disabilities Recognizes SJU Student

11/11/2015

Ather Sharif, a graduate student at Saint Joseph's University working towards a master’s degree in computer science, was recently awarded the Oliver H.M. Jordan Scholarship at the 19th Access Achievement Awards, organized by Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter’s Commission on Disabilities.


Will Marsh '18

International Dyslexia Association Awards Certificate of Merit to SJU Student, Advocate

11/02/2015

SJU student Will Marsh '18 has received the 2015 Remy Johnston Certificate of Merit by the International Dyslexia Association.


SJU Senior Awarded Microbiology Research Fellowship

10/30/2015

Saint Joseph’s University senior chemical biology major Joseph Johnson, of Levittown, N.Y., was selected by the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) to receive the 2015 ASM Undergraduate Research Fellowship.


Peter Clark, S.J.

Mercy Suburban Grants SJU Health Promoter Project $65,000

10/29/2015

SJU's Institute of Catholic Bioethics recently received a $65,000 grant from Mercy Suburban to support its Health Promoter program.


Carlyle Letters Project Awarded NEH Grant

10/28/2015

David. R Sorensen, D. Phil., professor of English and associate director of the Saint Joseph’s University Honors Program, has been awarded $270,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Scholarly Editions Division to oversee the print and digital publication of volumes 43 to 45 of the Duke-Edinburgh Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle.


Urban Teaching Residency

Faith-Justice Institute Launches Urban Teaching Residency

10/23/2015

At the start of the fall semester, Saint Joseph’s University launched the Urban Teaching Residency (UTR), a graduate fellowship program that prepares students to become literacy educators in Philadelphia’s high-need elementary and middle schools.


Pope Francis and Rabbi Skorka on Saint Joseph's campus.

Campus Interfaith Statue Celebrates 50th Anniversary of ‘Nostra Aetate’

10/23/2015

To celebrate 'Nostra Aetate,' SJU commissioned “Synagoga and Ecclesia in Our Time,” an original bronze sculpture that represents the Jewish and Catholic faiths.