• "Star Wars" game day gear for sale at the Saint Joseph's University bookstore.

    It’s beginning to look a lot like “Star Wars” — A case of co-branding success

    Thursday, December 10, 2015

    Brands in virtually every market are capitalizing on the impending release of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” From COVERGIRL cosmetics to Duracell batteries; General Mills cereals to Chrysler Fiat models, “the Force” is all around us. Janée N. Burkhalter, Ph.D., associate professor of marketing, weighs in on what makes STAR WARS co-branding successful.
  • Lin Manuel Miranda, composer of the "STAR WARS: The Force Awakens" cantina music.

    Could New Music Add New Force to the Star Wars Franchise?

    Thursday, December 10, 2015

    J.J. Abrams partnered with Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator of the widely acclaimed musical “Hamilton”, to write new “Star Wars” cantina music, perhaps in an attempt to revitalize the franchise says David Allan, Ph.D.’99, professor of music marketing
  • John L. Stanton, Ph.D., professor of food marketing

    European Retail Academy Hall of Fame Inducts SJU Professor

    Wednesday, December 9, 2015

    John L. Stanton, Ph.D., professor of food marketing at Saint Joseph’s University (SJU) in Philadelphia, Pa., was selected by the European Retail Academy (ERA) for their 2016 Honored Personality recognition and induction into its hall of fame.
  • Bridging the East and West at SJU Gallery

    Monday, December 7, 2015

    PHILADELPHIA (December 7, 2015) – Saint Joseph’s University Gallery will host Drew Ippoliti’s collection of sculptures titled “All Hits and One Miss May Still Constitute a Loss” from Dec. 14 – Feb. 6. The collection of blue and white porcelain pieces explores the semiotics surrounding ceramics and their potential for cultural dialogue between the East and West.

  • 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.