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Cap & Bells Revisits Sondheim with ‘Sweeney Todd’

04/12/2010

PHILADELPHIA (April 12, 2010) -- Stephen Sondheim’s Tony Award-winning Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, a musical thriller about love and revenge, will close the 82nd season of Saint Joseph's University’s Cap & Bells Dramatic Arts Society. The show opens Wednesday, April 21 and runs through Sunday, April 25.


Boosting Milk Production One Micro Dairy at a Time

11/25/2008

Virginia Miori, Ph.D., assistant professor of decision and system sciences, is thinking a lot about milk these days. She even says the word differently, pronouncing the "k" as if it were its own syllable. Miori has boosted milk production and cut costs at two micro dairies with plans for installing her model at eight more dairies across the country.  Her secret - a production scheduling model she developed to change the way farmers process the milk we drink.


Students Shape Debate at Model European Union in Washington, D.C.

11/24/2008

While their compatriots were consumed by the proceedings of the 2008 U.S. presidential election, eight Saint Joseph's students enrolled in an upper level political science course were hyper-focused on Ireland.


Career Development Center Aids Class of 2010 in Job Search

04/09/2010

PHILADELPHIA (April 9, 2010) – Graduating without knowing their next destination can be daunting for seniors. But it’s still not too late to take advantage of on-campus services that help students in their job searches, according to Saint Joseph’s University’s Career Development Center. The Career Center encourages seniors and graduates to take part in the many services they have to offer.


SJU Honors Mahoney, Hazel with Law Alumni Awards

11/13/2008

PHILADELPHIA (November 13, 2008) - The Saint Joseph’s University Law Alumni Chapter will present Patricia (McElwee) Mahoney ’76 and the Honorable Frank T. Hazel ’64 with the Sheehan and McClanaghan Awards, respectively, on Wednesday, November 19 at 6:00 p.m. at The Union League of Philadelphia.


Food Marketing Professor Appointed to National Board

04/09/2010

PHILADELPHIA (April 9, 2010) -- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has appointed food marketing expert Nancy Childs, Ph.D., to the National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics Advisory Board (NAREEEAB) as the national representative for food retailing and marketing.


ALS Documentary 'Indestructible' to Premiere at SJU

11/11/2008

What: Saint Joseph's University will host the second screening of the two-night Philadelphia-area premiere of the award-winning documentary Indestructible. The film explores three years in the life of Ben Byer, a man diagnosed with ALS, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.

When: Thursday, November 13, 2008 7 p.m.

Where: Saint Joseph's University Wolfington Teletorium, Mandeville Hall 54th Street and City Avenue


SJU to Host Reading for Two Distinguished Poets

11/11/2008

PHILADELPHIA (November 7, 2008) -- Saint Joseph’s University will host a poetry reading on Nov. 20 for the English Department’s Writing Series. Distinguished poets Molly Peacock and Elizabeth Spires will read their work in the Forum Theatre of Campion Student Center at 7:30 p.m.


IVRP to Host Panel Discussing 'Stop Snitching' Subculture

04/09/2010

PHILADELPHIA (April 9, 2010) - In the city of Philadelphia, the silence of witnesses to obscene crimes too often allows these crimes to continue to endanger communities. On Wednesday, April 14, Saint Joseph’s University and the Institute for Violence Research and Prevention will host a symposium to educate the community about the severe crisis of trust undermining criminal justice institutions.


Local Senior Citizens, SJU Students to Share Thanksgiving

11/10/2008

What: Students will host neighbors from local senior centers during Saint Joseph's University's 32nd annual Thanksgiving Dinner Dance.

When: Thursday, November 13, 2008 5-8 p.m.

Where: Saint Joseph's University Simpson Hall Entrance from Cardinal Avenue Parking Lot


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