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  • Salazar's art depicts a jagged, chaotic display of bright colors and harsh lines.

    Meditative Art Exhibit “Somnambulant” Debuts in University Gallery

    Thursday, June 7, 2018

    Works of art often reflect the inner workings of the human mind, revealing their artists through forms that hold conceptual significance. Artist Samantha Parker Salazar brings “Somnambulant” to the University Gallery and reveals her thoughts from within.
  • Pope Francis, dressed in white vestments, is shown in profile against a cloudy sky.

    Film Review | "Pope Francis: A Man of His Word"

    Friday, June 1, 2018

    When I was in high school, the local archbishop was scheduled to visit our school and preside over a Mass. Those of us who were going to participate in the celebration from the altar — readers, servers and members of the liturgical chorus — were given a crash course in how to behave in the company of a church official. And while some of the lessons were as formal and droning as one would expect, one piece of advice was strikingly down to earth.

  • Joe McCleery wears a light blue button down and smiles before a lush green landscape.

    Kinney Center Welcomes New Academic Director

    Tuesday, May 29, 2018

    Joseph McCleery, Ph.D., will join the University as assistant professor of psychology and executive director of academic programs for the Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support on Friday, June 1.
  • A student waves as he enters the arena.

    Class of 2018 Graduates from Saint Joseph’s

    Saturday, May 19, 2018 Gallery

    Nearly 2,200 students received their undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees today during Saint Joseph’s University’s 167th commencement exercises.
  • Jameer Nelson wears a green track suit and laughs behind a microphone at a press conference.

    NBA All-Star Jameer Nelson to Graduate with Class of 2018

    Thursday, May 17, 2018

    “Education will follow you farther than a basketball,” says Jameer Nelson ’18 on his decision to complete his undergraduate degree. “I would like to thank the University for believing in me.”
  • Court Simmons wears a black shirt and a gold cross around her neck as she sits on a bench outside on a sunny day.

    Celebrate Every Day

    Tuesday, May 15, 2018

    Court Simmons ’18 won’t walk across the commencement stage with the rest of the Class of 2018 on Saturday, May 19. The interdisciplinary health services major, who completed studies in December 2017, says it’s simple: “I’m not done yet.”
  • Chris Blewitt stands outside on campus on a spring day with the Saint Joseph's University sign in the background

    From the Lacrosse Field to Wall Street

    Thursday, May 10, 2018

    The demands of being a Division I athlete might discourage many students from devoting their time to other activities, but that didn’t hold back Lincoln Park, New Jersey, native Christopher Blewitt ’18 from getting involved.
  • A head shot of Nicholas Ripplinger in a suit

    Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans Graduate Develops Military Tech Tool

    Wednesday, May 9, 2018

    In April, the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans (EBV) at Saint Joseph’s University graduated its third cohort of students. The program included lectures, seminars and breakout sessions led by successful business owners, entrepreneurs and faculty members from the Haub School of Business.
  • Incoming Class Reflects Yield and Selectivity Improvements

    Wednesday, May 9, 2018

    A nine-percentage-point improvement in the acceptance rate since 2014 headlines early Class of 2022 enrollment returns, indicating strength in the academic quality of the incoming freshman class. Additionally, SJU is poised to enroll the largest percentage of students of color and Pell Grant-eligible recipients in its recent history.
  • On the left, Jameer Nelson stands and smiles wearing a Saint Joseph's jersey. On the right, Nelson dribbles a basketball in a Detroit Pistons jersey.

    Saint Joseph’s University to Celebrate Class of 2018 Commencement Ceremonies

    Tuesday, May 8, 2018

    Jameer Nelson, the SJU Athletics Hall of Famer and NBA All-Star, will be among the graduates walking in SJU's 167th commencement exercises.