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College Tennis Serves Up Support for Autism

11/07/2013

PHILADELPHIA (November 7, 2013) —Eight top universities will gather on Friday, Nov. 15, to compete in the Collegiate Tennis Showdown to support Saint Joseph’s University’s Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support.


Dinner Dance Brings Local Seniors and Students Together in Turkey

11/18/2010

What: Students will host neighbors from local senior centers during Saint Joseph’s University’s 35th annual Thanksgiving Dinner Dance.

When: Thursday, Nov. 18 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Dinner DanceWhere: Campion Student Center, Banquet Hall Saint Joseph’s University 5600 City Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19131


SJU Welcomes John P. McNulty Scholars in Science and Math

09/08/2010

PHILADELPHIA (September 8, 2010) - Saint Joseph’s University and Anne Welsh McNulty have announced the second cohort of young women to receive the John P. McNulty Scholarship for Excellence in Science and Math. The three scholars, Catherine Elorette of Cedar Knolls, N.J., Annamarie Everman of Philadelphia, Pa., and Lisa Mariani of Delran, N.J., will each receive a four-year, full-tuition, merit-based scholarship.


A Withering Challenge: Scholar Studies Leaf Scorch

08/04/2010

PHILADELPHIA (August 4, 2010) – With more than a month until the official start of fall, some leaves are already withering on the campus of Saint Joseph’s University. But it’s not the unusually intense summer heat that is shriveling the campus’s green foliage. It is the plant bacteria Xylella fastidiosa (Xf), which causes the disease known as leaf scorch.


Students Explore Medical Hot Topics

07/29/2010

PHILADELPHIA - (July 29, 2010) – Joseph Harrison and Matthew Fadus, two Saint Joseph’s University Summer Scholars, are exploring how innovations in health care – telemedicine and concierge medical care – are affecting health care consumers. Both students are engaging in hands on research with medical and legal professionals, and both studies will be submitted for publication when complete.


SJU Announces Appointment of Four New Trustees

07/13/2010

PHILADELPHIA (July 13, 2010) – Saint Joseph’s University has announced the appointments of four new members to its Board of Trustees: Gerianne Tringali DiPiano ’92 (M.B.A.), Ambassador David F. Girard-diCarlo ’70, John J. Griffin Jr. ’78 and Joseph J. McLaughlin, Jr. ’81. Representing a wide range of expertise in business, education, health care and government, these four new trustees bring a breadth of experience to the board.


Students Encounter Eco-Culture Along the Cynwyd Heritage Trail

07/19/2010

PHILADELPHIA (July 19, 2010) - The names of the plants are whimsical, evoking ancient mythology and folklore: Venus’ looking glass, enchanter’s nightshade, Asian dayflower, Dianthus armeria. Growing alongside the dainty wildflowers are pernicious invasive species: mile-a-minute weed, porcelainberry, Japanese knotweed, common mullein.


Summer Scholars Project Explores Paternal Behavior in California Mice

10/23/2013

Few species are bi-parental, with both males and females showing high levels of care to their offspring. The California mouse is one such species and served as the subject for a summer research project conducted by behavioral neuroendocrinologist Elizabeth Becker, Ph.D., and psychology major Thomas Bernardo ’14. Becker’s research has been looking at the ways that early life father-son interactions are important for the development of future parental behavior in adult male offspring.


University Mourns Loss of Terrence Toland, S.J., 23rd President

10/21/2013

Rev. Terrence Toland, S.J., the 23rd president of Saint Joseph's University, was called to eternal life on October 18, 2013.  Fr. Toland passed away at Manresa Hall in Merion Station, Pa. He was 90 years old, a Jesuit for 74 years and a priest for 61 years.


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