Saint Joseph's University was founded by the Jesuits — visionary Catholic priests and educators who prioritized social justice, the pursuit of excellence, service to others, and the development of the whole person, or, cura personalis. One of only 28 universities and colleges nationwide exemplifying this 500-year- old Jesuit tradition, SJU offers each of its students an educational experience that will hone their skills, expand their knowledge, grow their faith and strengthen their character.
During the holidays, consumers can struggle under the pressure of gift giving. Ernest Baskin, Ph.D., assistant professor of food marketing at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, encourages family and friends to focus on practicality when selecting gifts this holiday season.
Paul J. Patterson, Ph.D., associate professor of English at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, offers his perspective on why zombies, which have roots in medieval legends and literature, persist in popular culture and their timelessness as symbols of horror.