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.
A lucky few get through childhood and adolescence without dealing, at some point, with bullying. The National Education Association estimates that every day, 60,000 children miss school due to fear of an attack or intimidation.
The question of developing and nurturing successful public schools is one that every person in the education system, from the youngest teachers to the most experienced policy makers, grapple with every day.
In the fall of 2009, a yearlong course plunged a group of freshman researchers into the uncharted territory of bacteriophages — also called phages — which are constantly evolving viruses that attack bacteria but do not harm people.
In his introductory essay to Lincoln and Leadership: Military, Political and Religious Decision Making (Fordham University Press, 2012), Civil War historian and Professor of History Randall M. Miller, Ph.D., notes that as biographer David Donald observed, Americans have been trying to “get right with Lincoln” since his death, and predicted that the attempt to do so would continue thereafter.