PHILADELPHIA (January 15, 2010)—A team of 16 SJU students led the most recent proceedings of the Mid-Atlantic European Union (EU) Simulation Consortium held in Washington, D.C., in November. The Consortium consists of 12 colleges and universities that offer an upper-level political science course entailing semester-long study of the EU through the lens of one of its member nations. The SJU team was chosen to represent Sweden, which held the EU Presidency.
In Pennsylvania, which is home to 58,000 farms and 250,000 beef cattle, government officials and food industry leaders are working together to prevent a contamination of our nation's meat supply.
In an effort to bolster its sustainability movement, Saint Joseph’s University is taking part in its third RecycleMania competition. University officials hope that increased participation will raise SJU’s green profile.
PHILADELPHIA (Jan. 14, 2010) – The tattered and worn sticky notes that adorn Amanda Burd’s bedroom mirror are small windows into her ambitions and goals. Many have been there so long that they’ve lost adhesive and are now supported only with the help of tape.
August 8, 2008 was an historic day for Saint Joseph's University, marking the formal acquisition of the James J. Maguire '58 Campus.
The 38-acre property, longtime home of the Episcopal Academy, will instantly transform every aspect of the University experience and position SJU to achieve its bold vision for the future. Not since relocating from downtown Philadelphia to City Avenue in 1927 has Saint Joseph's made such a dramatic move.
PHILADELPHIA (Jan. 8, 2010) – The Association to Advance Collegiate Business Schools (AACSB) has extended accreditation to Saint Joseph’s University’s Erivan K. Haub School of Business (HSB). The international accrediting agency maintains the school has furthered its commitment to ethics, justice and social responsibility while managing rapid enrollment growth. The school’s industry-focused programs also received recognition.
PHILADELPHIA (Jan. 6, 2010) – Elephant ears – the garden variety – are tropical plants popular in many climes because of their lush and large heart-shaped leaves resembling the ears of pachyderms. Saint Joseph’s University Gallery will exhibit Philadelphia Museum of Art (PMA) photographer Lynn Rosenthal’s collection of archival pigment prints of the “ears” grown in her garden, Jan.19 through Feb. 12. An artist’s reception is scheduled for Friday, Jan. 29, 6-8 p.m.
The turtle went missing, so the visiting high school students immediately got to work testing evidence in SJU’s Science Hall. It was just another day on campus, at least for the ICC campers who came to SJU to sample college life. As part of a fun scientific session led by biology department chair Karen Snetselaar, Ph.D., and a cohort of SJU biology graduate students, the high schoolers spent an afternoon in her lab, testing evidence to crack the case of a kidnapped turtle.
Everyone knows what flamingos are, but not many people, scientists included, have thought much about the real creatures behind the plastic lawn ornaments. In fact, there are surprisingly few published research articles on the flamingo. But this summer, as people flock to zoos in droves, a Saint Joseph’s University professor and student are working to broaden our understanding of the tropical birds.