• Candy Culture: Cashing in on Halloween

    Tuesday, October 19, 2010

    According to the National Retail Federation, the average American will spend $66.28 on Halloween this year. Second only to costumes, candy eats up the largest chunk of this budget with American families spending an average of $22 each Halloween on confections.

  • Social Media and Social Justice: A Beautiful Thing

    Tuesday, October 19, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (October 19, 2010) – Charged with creating classes that develop and engage ethical communicators, the faculty of the Communication Studies program at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia are pushing their students beyond the bounds of classic coursework.

  • A Special Time in Philadelphia Baseball History

    Tuesday, October 19, 2010

    As the Philadelphia Phillies play the San Francisco Giants for the National League Championship Series title, the team is already making baseball history.

  • That’s Gross: Uncovering the Creepy and Crawly

    Tuesday, October 19, 2010

    Everyone knows this popular Halloween game: turn out the lights, pass around a dried apricot and it’s easy to believe it’s a human earlobe. Peel some grapes and in the dark they feel just like human eyeballs. It’s a game that tricks the senses and it’s something Saint Joseph’s University psychologist Alex Skolnick, Ph.D., has been doing in his lab for the last several years.

  • Saint Joseph’s University Gallery Exhibit Reels You In

    Tuesday, October 19, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (October 19, 2010) – Imagine walking into a room and all around you golden nuggets are suspended in midair, close enough that you could reach out and grab them. Hooked? You should be. The latest exhibition of artist Michael Angelotti features such a display at Saint Joseph’s University Gallery from November 8 through December 10.

  • Student Organizations Join Forces in New Media Center

    Friday, October 15, 2010

    On October 12, Saint Joseph’s University President Timothy R. Lannon, S. J., along with student media leaders and faculty opened the New Media Center in Simpson Hall. The facility houses The Hawk – SJU’s student newspaper – Saint Joseph’s Radio station and 1851 Records, the University record label.

  • Haub School MBA Included Among Princeton Review’s “Best”

    Wednesday, October 13, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 13, 2010) - Saint Joseph’s University’s Haub School of Business is included in the Princeton Review’s 2011 edition of “The Best 300 Business Schools.”

  • Alert: SJU, Lower Merion Police to Stage Emergency Drill

    Wednesday, October 13, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (October 13, 2010) -- Saint Joseph’s University will conduct an emergency preparedness exercise on Tuesday, Oct. 19, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., in Sullivan Residence Hall, at 240 N. Latches Lane, and in the surrounding area on the University’s Merion campus. The drill will consist of a simulated crisis scenario involving an “active shooter” on campus.

  • Cap & Bells Explores the ‘Age of Aquarius’

    Tuesday, October 12, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (October 12, 2010)—Peace, love and shaggy locks might seem like relics from the past, but for five performances this month, Saint Joseph’s University students will immerse themselves in the counterculture of the 1960s as the Cap & Bells Dramatic Arts Society opens its 83rd season with the Tony Award-winning musical Hair. The show opens on Wednesday, Oct. 27 at 8 p.m., and runs through Halloween afternoon, Sunday, Oct. 31.

  • CA&S Introduces Two New Majors, Minor

    Friday, October 8, 2010

    It is a time of great change at Saint Joseph’s University with new and renovated buildings dotting the campus and an expansion of academic programs.

    Beginning this semester, the College of Arts and Sciences is offering two new majors to students in religious studies and ancient studies. Also offered is the new environmental and sustainability studies minor.