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SJU Celebrates Annual Ignatian Week

10/29/2007

The Saint Joseph's University community is celebrating Ignatian Week from Oct. 28 - Nov. 3 with events for students, faculty and staff to reflect on the Jesuit and Catholic ideals of the University.


SJU Joins Regional Effort to Promote Emergency Preparedness

10/23/2007

PHILADELPHIA (October 23, 2007)— Taking into account the impact that disasters have on communities, and using events such as the terrorist attacks of September 11 and Hurricane Katrina as examples, the City of Philadelphia's Emergency Preparedness Review Committee (EPRC) released an evaluation of the city's preparedness and detailed more than 200 recommendations.


Women and Absenteeism

10/23/2007

PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 23, 2007) — It's Monday morning and you just woke up to a coughing, sneezing child burning with fever from the flu. In families with two working parents an important decision needs to be made: Who stays home? New research says that it's considered more socially acceptable for mom, rather than dad, to be absent from work.


Endangered Art: Faded, Cracked and Torn

10/19/2007

PHILADELPHIA (October 19, 2007) - Images from and of the past are featured in the next professional gallery exhibit at Saint Joseph's University. Award-winning photographer Johanna Inman's Faded, Cracked and Torn, a collection of 16 photographs of antique lantern slides and old, disregarded books and postcards will be on display Nov. 5 – Dec. 10, 2007. A reception for the artist will be held Friday, Nov. 9, 6 – 8 p.m.


Program Brings Expert in International HR Issues to Campus

10/22/2007

The Executive-In-Residence for the College of Arts and Sciences, James J. Nealis III '69, former executive vice president of human resources for construction materials giant Lafarge North America, visited campus for the day on Wednesday, October 17. Now retired, Nealis and his wife recently established the Bernadette B. and James J. Nealis '69 Program in Asian Studies with their gift of $2.5 million. The interdisciplinary program will be housed within the College of Arts and Sciences.


SJU Community Day Brings Unity to Message of Service

10/22/2007

Approximately 250 members of the Saint Joseph's University community will come together on Saturday, October 27 for the second annual SJU Community Day, a program uniting students, faculty and staff in an effort to help the neighborhoods around the University.


Technology Open House Celebrates SJU Computing Efforts

10/22/2007

As technology continues to become a ubiquitous facet of our daily lives, members of the Saint Joseph's University community regularly look for ways to improve the academic experience through computing. In the 10th Annual Technology Open House, held October 11 in the Haub Executive Center, faculty, staff and administrators gathered to assess their progress and look to the future.


Alumnus, Archbishop John Foley Named Cardinal

10/17/2007

Saint Joseph's University alumnus Archbishop John Foley '57 was one of 23 priests named as new cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church today by Pope Benedict XVI. The archbishop will be officially elevated in a ceremony at the Vatican on November 24.


Making Halloween a Treat – No Trick

10/12/2007

PHILADELPHIA (October 12, 2007) ­— Halloween is a time for dressing up like a favorite comic book character or movie star. But for Saint Joseph's University students, no costumes will be necessary to act as heroes for approximately 400 elementary school students this month, when University will host a series of holiday events to ensure a safe Halloween experience.


Community Leaders to Examine Philadelphia's Epidemic of Violence

10/12/2007

The Institute for Violence Research and Prevention at Saint Joseph's University hosts forum with grass roots leaders seeking solutions to violence in the city

PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 12, 2007) — Community leaders from more than a dozen grass roots organizations throughout the city have been invited to a "think-tank" discussion of violence in Philadelphia, hosted by the Institute for Violence Research and Prevention (IVRP) at Saint Joseph's University.


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