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‘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.


Pappas ’14

Greek America Foundation Awards Fellowship to Recent Graduate

07/07/2014

Dale Pappas '14 has been named the Greek America Foundation’s Post-Baccalaureate Fellow for the 2014-15 academic year.


Political Science Class Explores Cuban-U.S. Relations

06/30/2014

Cuba is often associated with its 1950s-era cars, all in bright colors and kept in mint condition. Ancient Buicks and Chevrolets, relics of the island’s former relationship with the United States, line the streets of Havana. But for 12 Saint Joseph’s students, recently returned from a study tour to Cuba, the island offered much more than a colorful show of the past.


McNulty Scholars and Fellows Head to Top Grad Programs

06/04/2014

The John P. McNulty Scholars Program for Excellence in Science in Math, which provides full- and partial-tuition scholarships for young women who wish to become leaders in the science and math professions, announces its Class of 2014 scholars, who receive full-tuition scholarships, and fellows, who receive support to conduct summer research.


SAP Partners with Haub School for Student Competition

05/30/2014

Business applications and software company SAP and the Promotion Optimization Institute (POI) co-sponsored a competition in which student teams developed and presented a comprehensive marketing plan for a product using real-world data and SAP’s proprietary software.


Class of 2014 Marks Commencement

05/20/2014

Saint Joseph’s University celebrated the Class of 2014 on Saturday, May 17, by conferring nearly 1,900 doctoral, graduate and undergraduate degrees at its Commencement ceremonies. Frannie and James J. Maguire ’58 received Honorary Doctorates of Public Service at  the undergraduate ceremony. David Hollenbach, S.J.


Crimson, the mother hawk, with her baby, E1. Photo by Chris Dixon.

Nesting Hawks ‘Crimson and Grey’ Are Proud Parents of Two

05/16/2014

The red-tailed hawk-watchers of Saint Joseph’s University are pleased to announce the birth of two eyasses — baby hawks with down for feathers — to the nesting raptor couple Crimson (female) and Grey (male), who were recently named in a contest in honor of SJU’s colors.


Graduate Finance Team Receives Honors in ACG Cup

05/09/2014

A three-person team from Saint Joseph’s University’s graduate financial services program competed in the final round for the ACG Philadelphia Cup, a business case competition presented by the Philadelphia Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) and sponsored by KPMG, LLP.


Canines on Campus

05/08/2014

As SJU students prepare for final exams, therapy dogs visit the library to help them de-stress with some canine companionship. First offered in fall 2012, PAWS for a Study Break engages students to mingle and nuzzle with the dogs. In pre- and post-PAWS surveys, students reported a 50 percent reduction in stress and said they felt relaxed and ready to get back to studying.


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