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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.