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Congressmen Present Funds for Science Center Renovations

03/25/2008

U.S. Congressmen Robert A. Brady (D-Pa.) and Jim Gerlach (R-Pa.) visited campus last week and presented a check for $800,000 from the U.S. Dept. of Energy to Saint Joseph's President Timothy R. Lannon, S.J., that will help fund the purchase of energy-efficient HVAC equipment and roofing for the University's Science Center.


Jesuit's Book Examines Modern Day Catholicism

02/24/2008

You might not expect a book on Catholicism to have a chapter called "Catholicism Is Not for Dummies," but Richard Malloy, S.J., associate professor of sociology, has written his first book, A Faith That Frees: Catholic Matters for the 21st Century (Orbis Books, 2007), in a straightforward appeal to young Catholics.


Daniel J. Hilferty Honored with HSB Hall of Fame Award

02/24/2008

PHILADELPHIA (March 24 2008) – The Erivan K. Haub School of Business will recognize Daniel J. Hilferty III '78, president and chief executive officer of AmeriHealth Mercy, with the 18th Annual Hall of Fame Award during a dinner and award presentation on April 3. As the recipient of this award, Hilferty will be acknowledged for his outstanding corporate citizenship, strong leadership and management qualities.


Nutter to Speak with Area Young Professionals

03/20/2008

What: Mayor Michael Nutter will field questions from young professionals in the Philadelphia area and speak on the issues affecting our city and region.

Sponsors: The Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce’s Young Professionals Network The Erivan K. Haub School of Business

Where: Saint Joseph’s University Mandeville Hall, Wolfington Teletorium Entrance on 54th Street off of City Avenue

When: Monday, March 24, 5:30 – 8 p.m.


Saint Joseph's at the Center of Consumer Research

03/18/2008

PHILADELPHIA (March 17, 2008) – While we all consume things everyday - coffee, food, apparel, personal care products, media, entertainment - very few of us reflect on our own purchasing habits and how the things we buy affect our lives. But consumer behavior expert Michael Solomon, Ph.D., does. As founding director of the newly established Center for Consumer Research at Saint Joseph's University's Erivan K.


Students Get Firsthand Look at Healthcare Access

03/10/2008

Adequate healthcare may be beyond the realm of college students outside of presidential debates or searching for jobs with benefit packages.


SJU Dean Honored for Bridging Catholic-Jewish Relations

03/10/2008

The Center for Catholic-Jewish Studies, an interfaith program in Florida dedicated to open communications between the two religions, presented William Madges, Ph.D., dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Saint Joseph's University, with their Eternal Light Award.


Fond Farewell for Alumni Memorial Fieldhouse

03/07/2008

Thousands of fans joined a parade of former men's and women's basketball players, coaches and Hawk mascots at last Thursday's men's home game against Xavier as Saint Joseph's University celebrated the final regular season game at Alumni Memorial Fieldhouse and the closing of the historic building for renovations.


Class is in…Lockdown

03/06/2008

Students look at criminal justice from inside prison walls

Saint Joseph's students are learning in the most unlikely of places this semester, and what they're learning is likely to change them forever.


SJU Professor Reconstructing Melville's Puzzle

03/05/2008

It's not often that English professors get to play detective, but to piece together an accurate picture of American novelist Herman Melville (1819-1891), scholars have had to do just that. Peter Norberg, Ph.D., associate professor of English, recently won a $35,795 National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship that will allow him to continue his research into the work and life of Melville, and publish his findings in the electronic archive Melville's Marginalia Online.


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