• From the Mouths of Bots: Catholic Ethics and Fake News

    Tuesday, March 13, 2018

    James Caccamo, Ph.D., associate professor and chair of theology and religious studies, shares his perspective, as a technology ethicist, on fake news.
  • Joseph Feeney, S.J., Coordinates First Russian Translation of Gerard Manley Hopkins’ Poems

    Monday, March 12, 2018

    Joseph Feeney, S.J., professor emeritus of English, has helped to develop the first ever Russian translation of Gerard Manley Hopkins / Selected Poems, published by Vodolei Press of Moscow, under the editorship of Valery Votrin.
  • University President Mark C. Reed, Ed.D., greets Pope Francis on campus, Sept. 27, 2015.

    Celebrating Five Years of Pope Francis: People, Mercy, Dialogue

    Monday, March 12, 2018

    Tuesday, March 13, marks the fifth year of the papacy of Pope Francis. Saint Joseph's University experts reflect on the meaning and power of the first Jesuit pope's contributions to Catholicism and the global community.
  • Sigma Xi to Welcome Animal Behaviorist Cynthia F. Moss, Ph.D., as Keynote Speaker

    Monday, March 5, 2018

    The Saint Joseph’s University Chapter of Sigma Xi, the scientific research society, will host the 29th annual research symposium on Friday, April 20. Guest speaker Cynthia F. Moss, Ph.D., of Johns Hopkins University, will deliver a keynote address from 5 – 6p.m. in the Wolfington Teletorium in Mandeville Hall.
  • Will Marsh '18

    Senior Political Science Major Advocates for Dyslexia Awareness on Local and National Levels

    Friday, March 2, 2018

    Will Marsh '18 has been an advocate for those with dyslexia since high school. Now, he will take his advocacy to a national platform at South By Southwest EDU in Austin, Texas.
  • Is Advertising the Flu Vaccine a Shot in the Dark?

    Thursday, March 1, 2018

    Ernest Baskin, Ph.D., assistant professor of food marketing, examines strategies to promote flu shots with his study "Increasing Influenza Vaccination Rates Via Low Cost Messaging Interventions" from PLOS ONE.
  • Venezuela Releases World’s First National Cryptocurrency

    Thursday, March 1, 2018

    Cristian Pardo, Ph.D., associate professor and chair of economics, shares his opinion on what directions Venezuela's new national cryptocurrency may take the Latin American nation.
  • Filmmaker Deron Albright, M.F.A., Talks Oscars

    Thursday, March 1, 2018

    Deron Albright, M.F.A., associate professor of film studies at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, shares his wisdom and opinions on the Oscars as a film lover and artist.
  • Students Gain Perspective in Appalachia During Spring Break Service Immersion

    Thursday, March 1, 2018

    While many college students spend spring break visiting their friends and families or traveling to exotic locations, others dedicate their time off to service. This year, over 500 SJU students will participate in the 26th Appalachian Experience immersion March 9-18. The campus community is invited to attend the send-off celebration, held on March 9 at 6 p.m., in the Chapel of St. Joseph-Michael J. Smith, S.J. Memorial.
  • Office of Teaching and Learning to host Open Classrooms

    Thursday, March 1, 2018

    Saint Joseph's Office of Teaching and Learning (OTL) will host its second annual Open Classrooms event March 5-7. The program’s founder, Usha Rao, Ph.D., associate professor of environmental chemistry and director of the OTL hopes the event will foster reflection and campus-wide conversations about teaching, and encourage the adoption of practices that enhance student learning.