• SJU Appoints New Director of Jewish-Catholic Institute

    Wednesday, June 25, 2008

    Philip A. Cunningham, Ph.D., to head interfaith center

    PHILADELPHIA (June 25, 2008) – Saint Joseph's University has appointed Philip A. Cunningham, Ph.D., a noted leader and scholar in Jewish-Christian relations as director of the Jewish-Catholic Institute. He will succeed founding director Donald G. Clifford, S.J., who has guided the Institute for four decades, and will continue his association with the Institute as director emeritus.

  • Comey Institute Presents One-Man Drama About Labor Leader

    Wednesday, June 4, 2008

    "From Wharf Rats to Lords of the Docks" highlights career of Harry Bridges

    PHILADELPHIA (June 2, 2008) - British-born actor Ian Ruskin brings his one-man show portraying the life and times of Harry Bridges, the fiery San Francisco waterfront union activist of the 1930s, to Saint Joseph's University on Saturday, June 28.

  • SJU Launches National Day of Service

    Wednesday, May 28, 2008

    Saint Joseph's launched a new tradtion this May with the establishment of the National Day of Service. Sponsored by the National Alumni Board and co-chaired by Dan Gallagher '94 (B.S.) '99 (M.S.) and Pat McGrory '99 (B.S.), the inaugural event gathered nearly 100 alumni and friends to perform service projects in their local communities.

  • Professor's Music Research Takes a New Shape

    Friday, May 23, 2008

    From the Greek astronomer Pythagoras' theory of "the music of the spheres" to the concept of using colored lights to present songs to a deaf audience, the idea that we can "see" music or associate physical properties to it has been around for centuries. According to research supported by Saint Joseph's University mathematician Rachel Hall, Ph.D., that idea may not be far from the truth, and geometric delineation of music isn't as counterintuitive as some may think.

  • SJU Celebrates 157th Commencement Ceremonies

    Thursday, May 22, 2008

    Saint Joseph's 157th Commencement ceremonies were held Saturday, May 9, on Gest Lawn.

  • SJU Grad Awarded Prestigious Journalism Scholarship

    Wednesday, May 21, 2008

    PHILADELPHIA (May 21, 2008) – Of the 56 Pennsylvania students who applied for the Ralph Flamminio Memorial Scholarship, Pennsylvania Associated Press Managing Editors (PAPME) honored only one recipient, recent Saint Joseph's University graduate and English major David King, with a cash award at a public banquet earlier this month.

  • Trading the Beach for a Hammer and Nails

    Monday, May 19, 2008

    PHILADELPHIA (May 19, 2008)—Eighty Saint Joseph's University students are putting their summer plans on hold and traveling across the country to volunteer their time and efforts for Collegiate Challenge, a summer immersion trip.

  • SJU Junior Selected to Attend Notre Dame's Erasmus Institute

    Monday, May 19, 2008

    Junior psychology major Edward O'Brien is not interested in the average college experience. His hard work on Hawk Hill has landed him a slot at the Erasmus Institute summer program at the University of Notre Dame this summer. The Cherry Hill, N.J., native is one of only 12 students selected through a competitive application process from applicants throughout the country.

  • Saint Joseph's Bids Farewell to Four Professors

    Sunday, May 18, 2008

    The end of another school year inevitably brings with it some goodbyes. For four professors, their goodbyes are more permanent, marking the end of their SJU teaching careers. Francis J. Morris, Ph.D. '58, professor of English, Patrick J. Kirschling, Ph.D. '68, associate professor of food marketing, John Thinnes, director of Training and Organization Development Programs, and William F. Leahy, Ph.D., assistant professor of marketing are all retiring from their positions at Saint Joseph's.

  • Chemistry Students Present at National Conference

    Saturday, May 10, 2008

    Saint Joseph's University students traveled to New Orleans, La., in April to present research in the field of chemistry to some of the best scientific minds in the country and to their peers at the American Chemical Society's National Meeting and Exposition.