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University Offers Students the Convenience of Online Learning

12/03/2007

In many ways, technology is changing the landscape of higher education. The convenience of online learning offers students the opportunity to pursue degree and non-degree programs on their own schedule.


Students Lead Professor to Study of Philosopher Herbert Marcuse

12/03/2007

In the fall of 2001, Arnold Farr, Ph.D., and his students in the senior philosophy seminar experienced an epiphany about the work of philosopher and critical theorist Herbert Marcuse that still resonates with him today.


Two SJU Seniors Honored with W.W. Smith Charitable Trust Prize Awards

12/03/2007

Two Saint Joseph's University seniors, Kristen Mursch and Natalie Nash, have been named the W.W. Smith Charitable Trust Prize Award recipients for the 2007-08 academic year.

Mursch, a chemistry major, and Nash, a biology major, each received a $5,000 grant to help with tuition. These grants are in addition to scholarship funds that these students have already received through the W.W. Smith Charitable Trust.


Are You Smart Enough for Your Company?

11/28/2007

PHILADELPHIA (November 28, 2007) — Wall Street investors are weighing company growth on more than financials these days. An organization's intellectual capital, amassed through strategic data mining, is where companies are investing their resources and the demand for employees with the skills to interpret this data has never been higher.


Dinner Dance Brings Thanksgiving With a Twist

11/27/2007

While numerous forms of entertainment media have reduced the popular opinion of Thanksgiving to a stress-filled day of arguments with the in-laws, there are still people who believe in the spirit of togetherness at the holiday. With this in mind, more than 200 Saint Joseph's students and local senior citizens dined on turkey and danced the mashed potato during the University's 31st annual Thanksgiving Dinner Dance on Thursday, Nov. 8, in Campion Student Center's Crimson Cafeteria.


Institute of Catholic Bioethics Premieres Online Journal

11/26/2007

The Institute of Catholic Bioethics (ICB) at SJU has launched the Internet Journal of Catholic Bioethics, the first such publication by a university in the country. This publication will provide information and articles on the issues faced by Catholics and the world on medicine and health.


Alumna Quinlan to Receive Shield of Loyola

11/26/2007

The Saint Joseph's University's Alumni Association will present Mary Lou Finlayson Quinlan '75 with its most prestigious honor, the Shield of Loyola Award, on Friday, Nov. 30, at the Park Hyatt at the Bellevue in Philadelphia.


Teach-Ins Create Added Opportunities for Learning Outside the Classroom

11/26/2007

Senior international relations major Charles Wester of Omaha, Neb., was talking recently with Ian Petrie, Ph.D., about the political crisis unfolding in Pakistan. Wester realized there was more he wanted to know about the roots of the crisis than could be gleaned from Western news coverage. He also thought there might be others on campus with similar questions.


"Bella" Takes Center Stage

11/15/2007

An independent film garnering nationwide attention might not have gotten to the big screen without the help of Saint Joseph's University alum J. Eustace Wolfington '56, and his family.


Students Govern Virtual Cities, Learn Lessons on Writing and Life

11/12/2007

When he walks into his "Craft of Language" classroom, Sean Conrey, Ph.D., assistant professor of English, doesn't give his students a traditional writing prompt for the day's assignment; instead, he tells them to get out their laptops and start gaming.


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