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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.


Changing Attitudes Towards Jews in Post-Communist Poland

03/03/2008

PHILADELPHIA (March 3, 2008) - A noted expert in the contemporary relationship among Jews and other Poles will speak at Saint Joseph's University on Thursday, March 27, at 7 p.m., in the Haub Executive Center of McShain Hall. Janusz Salamon, S.J., will present "Absent Neighbors: Changing Attitudes Towards Jews in Post-Communist Poland," in a discussion that will focus on the current state of affairs against the backdrop of historical tensions among Polish Jews and other Polish citizens.


Program Opens Doors for Saudi Arabian Students

02/26/2008

Saint Joseph's University is a major beneficiary of an international agreement in 2005 between King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia and President George W. Bush designed to increase the exchange of students and dialogue between the two nations.


SJU Theologian Earns Research Fellowship

02/26/2008

Hebrew Bible scholar Bruce Wells, Ph.D., assistant professor of theology, has been awarded a $52,000 Humboldt Research Fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation for his research on Neo-Babylonian trial procedure. The government of Germany established the Foundation to promote international research, and to foster long-term collaboration among researchers.


SJU Receives President's Award for Service

02/25/2008

The Corporation for National and Community Service has placed Saint Joseph's University on the 2007 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest honor a school can achieve for its commitment to service-learning and civic engagement.


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