PHILADELPHIA (October 29, 2014) — Derived from the Italian word gabbione, meaning “big cage,” a gabion is a durable box or basket, often made of wire mesh and filled with rocks, concrete, sand or other heavy substances. Used predominantly in civil engineering to combat erosion and in the creation of dams, gabions have recently been incorporated into landscape design as a decorative feature.
PHILADELPHIA (September 29, 2014) — China’s rapid development and Sino-American relations have a direct impact on the lives of all Americans. To help illuminate this important international relationship, Saint Joseph’s University (SJU) will host the National Committee on United States-China Relations’ (NCUSCR) eighth annual CHINA Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections, on Thursday, Oct. 16.
PHILADELPHIA (August 26, 2014) —The International Council of Christians and Jews (ICCJ) announced that Philip A. Cunningham, Ph.D., director of the Institute for Jewish-Catholic Relations (IJCR) of Saint Joseph’s University was elected its president effective immediately.
PHILADELPHIA (September 19, 2014) — Saint Joseph's University President C. Kevin Gillespie, S.J.’72, announced recently that in the fall of 2015, the University will mark the golden anniversary of Nostra Aetate, the Vatican declaration that ushered in a new era of friendship with the Jewish people, by erecting a monument on its campus.
PHILADELPHIA (October 17, 2014) — Saint Joseph’s University will host a College Ready Workshop on Saturday, Oct. 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the Cardinal Foley Student Center on the Maguire Campus, for high school juniors or seniors and their families preparing to apply to college.
PHILADELPHIA (October 9, 2014) — The Department of Food Marketing at Saint Joseph's University will host the ninth annual Food Industry Summit on Tuesday, Oct. 14, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. This year’s conference, “Great Food Marketers Meeting the Food-on-Demand Challenge of Today's Connected Consumer” will take place in Mandeville Hall.
PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 6, 2014) – Saint Joseph’s University’s chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA) will host its annual Marketing Week Monday, Oct. 6 through Friday, Oct. 10.
Every year during the first full week of October, SJU’s chapter celebrates marketing with events designed to build community, and offers students valuable insight into the business world.
The SJU Theatre Company will begin its 2014-15 production season with “West Side Story,” Bernstein’s, Sondheim’s and Laurents’ modern take on a pair of star-crossed lovers, Tony and Maria. The production opens Wednesday, Oct. 15, at 8 p.m. in Bluett Theatre.
PHILADELPHIA (October 3, 2014) — On Thursday, Oct. 9, the Haub School of Business and its Dean’s Leadership Program will tackle the topic of holistic growth with a distinguished panel of local professionals and university professors. The University’s second TEDxSJU event, “Oh, the Places You’ll Grow,” will be held from 3:30 to 6 p.m. in the Cardinal Foley Campus Center on the James J. Maguire ’58 Campus.
PHILADELPHIA (September 25, 2014) — Saint Joseph's University will kick off its 2014-15 Catholic Intellectual Series (CIS) with “Burchard Villiger, S.J., the Restored Jesuits, and Global Catholicism in the Modern Age,” on Tuesday, Sept. 30, at 7 p.m., in the Wolfington Teletorium of Mandeville Hall. Offered by John T.