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Students Spend Inauguration Week in Nation's Capital

02/02/2009

Alicia Plummer, a senior public administration major, hopes to one day have a career in government. The South Philadelphia native and graduate of Girls High saw an opportunity to be immersed in American political history and government when she heard about a program for academic credit offered by the Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars.


Hess Corporation Supports Business Education at SJU

01/21/2009

PHILADELPHIA (January 21, 2009) – Hess Corporation recently donated $25,000 to Saint Joseph's University to support student scholarships and the Erivan K. Haub School of Business' annual business policy competition.


SJU Nationally Recognized for Community Engagement

01/05/2011

PHILADELPHIA (January 5, 2011) - Saint Joseph’s University is among 115 colleges and universities nationwide earning the highly selective 2010 Community Engagement Classification designated by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Following a rigorous voluntary application process, the Carnegie Foundation recognized Saint Joseph’s for academic distinction, curricular engagement and “exemplary institutionalized practices of community engagement.”


Photographing the Pacific Rim of North America

01/13/2009

PHILADELPHIA (January 12, 2009) - Over the last five years, David Freese has traveled the northeastern quadrant of the Pacific Rim – referred to as the “Ring of Fire” by geologists – to photograph six thousand miles of seacoast. A collection of his digitally toned photographs, titled “From Bering to Baja: The Pacific Rim of North America,” will be featured at Saint Joseph’s Univerty Gallery from Tuesday, Jan. 20 to Friday, Feb. 13. An artist’s reception will be held Friday, Jan.


Louisiana’s Wetlands: Exhibit Features Coastal Erosion

01/04/2011

PHILADELPHIA (Jan. 4, 2011) – In Louisiana, it is estimated that the coastal wetlands are eroding at such a quick rate that nearly 25 to 35 square miles disappear each year. This crisis, says photographer Daniel Kariko, illustrates the turbulent relationship between civilization and the natural world. From Jan. 18 to Feb. 11, a collection of his photographs exhibited at the Saint Joseph’s University Gallery – “Storm Season” – will feature this troubled region.


Reflecting on Vatican II, 50 Years Later

01/07/2009

PHILADELPHIA (January 7, 2009) – William Henry Cardinal Keeler, J.C.D., D.D., Cardinal Archbishop Emeritus of Baltimore, will present a lecture on the date of the 50th anniversary of the calling of Vatican II as part of Saint Joseph's University's Catholic Intellectual Series. The lecture, "Reflections on the Sacred Council of Our Time," will be held on Sunday, January 25, at 3 p.m. in the Wolfington Teletorium of Mandeville Hall.


Saint Joseph’s Introduces Online MBA

09/10/2010

PHILADELPHIA (September 9, 2010) - The MBA program at Saint Joseph’s University just got a lot more convenient. Beginning January 2011, the Erivan K. Haub School of Business will offer students an online MBA.


SJU President to Become 24th President of Creighton University

09/10/2010

PHILADELPHIA (September 10, 2010) – Saint Joseph's University President Timothy R. Lannon, S.J., has informed the University community that he will leave the University at the conclusion of the current academic year (2010-11) to become the president of Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska.


MacLean Chair Looks to Further Understanding of Sacraments

09/09/2010

Among the many new faces on campus this fall semester is Bruce Morrill, S.J., who will join the University community for this academic year as the University’s new Donald I. MacLean, S.J., Chair.


SJU Sociologist’s Research Aims to Help At-Risk Youth

09/09/2010

PHILADELPHIA (September 9, 2010) — Assistant Professor of Sociology Susan Clampet-Lundquist, Ph.D., spent the summer revisiting Baltimore, a city she says she loves almost as much as Philadelphia. According to Clampet-Lundquist, Baltimore is one of those places ripe with learning opportunities for a sociologist interested in the inner-workings of urban neighborhoods and how places inform lives.