<p>While many Americans have watched the price of gas rise and fall during the past decade’s energy crisis, few were aware of a similar crisis affecting their morning java. In Central America, coffee’s price per pound fell dramatically between 2000 and 2002, leaving many farmers without the means to continue growing crops.
<p>While most college students spent their winter break relaxing, 18 Saint Joseph’s students experienced the realities of a health care system in a communist nation during an academic immersion trip to Cuba. Thanks to the removal of travel restrictions, the class was among the first groups of students from the United States to visit the Caribbean nation through a program run by the Augsburg College (Minneapolis) Center for Global Education.</p>
<p>Richard Malott, Ph.D., president of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, will present at Saint Joseph’s University’s Campus Commons on Thursday, Jan. 26 at 6:30 p.m. The presentation, “Dream Chasers: Passion for dealing with behaviors in autism,” is free and open to the public.</p>