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  • A young student smiles and chats with a potential employer at the Career Fair.

    Five Ways to Stand Out at the Career Fair

    Tuesday, September 18, 2018

    Preparing for this week’s Career Fair, featuring nearly 200 organizations? Trish Shafer, executive director of the Career Development Center, offers her best five tips for getting noticed.
  • Madeline Mollahan poses holding Homeboy Salsa and Guacamole containers.

    From Near and Far, SJU Grads Feed Boyle’s Mission

    Tuesday, September 11, 2018

    When Greg Boyle, S.J., talks Wednesday at the Chapel of Saint Joseph’s (7 p.m.), most of the attendees will know the Jesuit priest and his ministry Homeboy Industries, the largest rehabilitation and re-entry program for gang members in the world, from his TED Talk or a report on 60 Minutes.
  • "Pink Line," a photo from Ydeen's series, shows a neon line glowing across an auto shop.

    SJU Galleries Open New Semester with Dual Exhibitions

    Wednesday, September 5, 2018

    Saint Joseph’s University Galleries will begin the new academic year with a pair of professional exhibitions. “Easton Nights,” a collection investigating Americana through low-light stills by photographer Peter Ydeen, will be on display in the Merion Hall Gallery through September 25. “Z,” a series of photos exploring gender variance using historical developing techniques by multimedia artist Rowan Renee, will showcase in the Boland Hall Gallery through September 20.

  • A student in a Saint Joseph's hat and gardening gloves handles a big pile of weeds.

    PSIP Serves Up Welcome to Incoming Freshmen

    Tuesday, September 4, 2018

    More than 170 incoming freshmen joined the Saint Joseph’s community a week early for the Philadelphia Service Immersion Program (PSIP), an early move-in program that integrates service work with exploration throughout the city.
  • Two female scientists are surrounded by lab equipment.

    Biologist Receives National Science Foundation Research Grant

    Tuesday, September 4, 2018

    Saint Joseph’s associate professor of biology, Catalina Arango, Ph.D., has been awarded a $252,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for her research into the regulation of gene expression.
  • Students don black business suites and cluster around a portfolio as they plan a business presentation.

    Summer Scholar Puts Work Myths to the Test

    Thursday, August 30, 2018

    Nathan Vrabel ’20 spent his summer studying college students’ work habits for the Summer Scholars Program. He administered a 25-question survey of a person’s work tendencies, to 102 freshman business students.
  • Savio wears a blue suit and smiles before a white background.

    Kathleen Savio Named Insurance Executive of the Year 2018

    Tuesday, August 28, 2018

    Saint Joseph’s Maguire Academy of Insurance and Risk Management (MAIRM) has selected Kathleen Savio as Insurance Executive of the Year for 2018. She will be honored with a dinner on Wednesday, Sept. 12 at 6 p.m., at the Union League of Philadelphia.
  • Fr. Greg Boyle dons a turquoise and black graduation gown and speaks passionately in front of a large audience and the Saint Joseph's University logo.

    Greg Boyle, S.J., to Speak at Saint Joseph’s

    Wednesday, August 15, 2018

    The founder of Homeboy Industries, the largest rehabilitation and re-entry program for gang members in the world, Greg Boyle, S.J., will discuss his recent book, "Barking to the Choir: The Power of Radical Kinship," with the Saint Joseph’s University community on Wednesday, Sept. 12 at 6:15 p.m. in the Chapel of Saint Joseph – Michael J. Smith, S.J., Memorial.
  • A camera captures a blurry image of students with their backs to viewers.

    From Austin Powers to Deadpool: Where Are the Women?

    Tuesday, August 14, 2018

    Conor Neville ’18, ’19 (M.S.), who studies experimental psychology in SJU’s five-year dual undergraduate and graduate program, takes a look at the representation of women in popular film.
  • Three men set up a shot behind a camera across a rocky landscape.

    Students Learn Journalism in Immersion Trip to South Africa

    Monday, August 6, 2018

    This summer, eight budding journalists from Saint Joseph’s University traveled to South Africa for a five-week immersion experience.