Faculty Tips

  • Stephanie Tryce, Ph.D.

    Team USA and The Future of Women’s Soccer

    Monday, August 8, 2016

    The United States women’s soccer team arrived in Rio with two goals: to become the first team to win a World Cup and Olympics in back-to-back years, and to elevate professional women’s soccer. Just one year ago the team defeated Japan 5-2 in the 2015 FIFA World Cup – the most watched soccer game in U.S. history, with 25 million viewers. A media onslaught and a nationwide social media celebration followed, raising the question — could this be a turning point for women’s sports?
  • SJU Faculty Experts: Evangelical Voters and Presidential Politics

    Tuesday, July 19, 2016

    Assistant Professor of Theology and Religious Studies Katie Oxx, Ph.D., offers insight into the difference between religious and evangelical voters.
  • Why Choose Just One? A Different Approach to Voting

    Friday, June 3, 2016

    Recently, The Washington Post and ABC News annual poll found that, for the first time in its history, the two leading candidates for president — Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump — are viewed unfavorably by a majority of the voting public. Meanwhile, Green Party leader Jill Stein has called on Bernie Sanders to collaborate with her on a third-party ticket. But what would an election with three viable candidates do to election math?

  • Professors Share Expertise, Commentary on GMO Labeling

    Tuesday, May 24, 2016

    The summer 2016 issue of Saint Joseph's, the University's magazine, features an article titled "A Delectable Debate: Labeling GMOs". On July 1, 2016, the state of Vermont will enact a law that requies labels on products contating genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Several faculty members at Saint Joseph's University weighed in on the topic both in the magazine article and in media coverage of the labeling debate.
  • Distance Makes the Habits Healthier: Advice on Snacking

    Thursday, May 12, 2016

    Free food: It’s a growing workplace trend, especially in tech companies, to incentivize productivity and morale around the office. But how can companies promote healthy choices and still provide indulgent goodies? Google executives asked consumer behavior expert and Saint Joseph’s University professor Ernest Baskin, Ph.D. and his colleagues, to help them resolve that question.