• Child sleeping.

    Silent Night: Helping Children Get Proper Sleep During the Holidays

    Friday, December 4, 2015

    As the holidays approach, Saint Joseph’s University sleep expert Jodi A. Mindell, Ph.D., recommends that no matter what date the calendar indicates, parents need to keep their children’s bedtime hour consistent.
  • Fair Trade

    Shopping for a Cause: Altruism Sells this Season

    Friday, December 4, 2015

    SJU Sociologist Keith Brown, Ph.D., discusses fair trade trends for holiday shopping.
  • Children and gender norms

    Children and Gender Norms This Holiday Season: Dolls or Dump Trucks?

    Thursday, December 3, 2015

    Assistant Professor of Psychology Clare Conry-Murray, Ph.D., published research in Merrill-Palmer Quarterly revealing that children are influenced by gender norms in potentially harmful ways: They do not recognize unequal opportunities available to boys and girls.
  • SJU Alumnus Named to Top Cabinet Post for Philadelphia Mayor-Elect

    Friday, November 20, 2015

    Philadelphia Mayor-elect Jim Kenney has named Michael DiBerardinis ’71 to be his managing director. Currently deputy mayor for environmental and community resources as well as parks and recreation commissioner, DiBerardinis will take office in January.

  • Saint Joseph’s University Strengthens Suicide Prevention Efforts

    Wednesday, November 18, 2015

    Colleges across the nation are seeing a rise in mental health issues impacting students. Saint Joseph’s University is one of about 100 universities to join the Jed & Clinton Health Matters Campus Program in which a team of 14 members including staff, administrators, faculty and one student who meat monthly to prevent suicide, curb substance abuse and promote the general well-being of our students.
  • Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis

    Former Sandy Hook Teacher to Share Her Story of Choosing Hope

    Tuesday, November 17, 2015

    Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis, former first grade teacher at Sandy Hook Elementary School, will speaks at Saint Joseph’s University on Friday, Nov. 20, at 6:30 p.m., in the Wolfington Teletorium in Mandeville Hall.
  • Out of Darkness walk at SJU

    SJU Event Brings Suicide Awareness “Out of the Darkness”

    Thursday, November 12, 2015 Gallery

    Over 350 Saint Joseph’s University students, staff, faculty and members of the community participated in an “Out of the Darkness” walk to raise awareness for suicide prevention on Sunday, Nov. 1.
  • Mayor’s Commission on Disabilities Recognizes SJU Student

    Wednesday, November 11, 2015

    Ather Sharif, a graduate student at Saint Joseph's University working towards a master’s degree in computer science, was recently awarded the Oliver H.M. Jordan Scholarship at the 19th Access Achievement Awards, organized by Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter’s Commission on Disabilities.

  • HOME-made: Where Business and Caring Meet

    Wednesday, November 11, 2015

    Philadelphia’s Project HOME might not be the first place you’d look to find two undergraduate business majors completing their coursework, but stop by the Fairmount-based charity and that’s exactly who you’ll find. 

  • Citizen Science Project Tracks On-Campus Bird Mortality, and Life

    Wednesday, November 11, 2015

    Matthew J. Anderson, Ph.D., associate dean of social sciences, and the students in his research group, have initiated a study of bird mortality and a live bird count on campus.