News

  • From Stormwater to Sustainability

    Tuesday, November 8, 2011

    Significant areas of the country have experienced heavy rains this year, leaving government officials to grapple with the problem of how to safely handle excess stormwater. In the Philadelphia area, for instance, with two months left to measure, the 2011 rainfall total is within one half-inch of its record 56.45 inches.

  • Compassion and Charity Abound for Poverty Awareness Week

    Friday, November 4, 2011

    A student committee from the Faith-Justice Institute, in partnership with the Old St. Joseph’s Church Social Justice Committee, has planned a week of generous, reflective and engaging activities in order to raise awareness about poverty, Nov. 7-11.

  • Workshop Helps Teens, Parents Navigate the Autism Spectrum

    Wednesday, November 2, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (November 2, 2011)  — Dealing with autism in childhood is difficult, but as children become teenagers, new challenges emerge. Saint Joseph’s University’s Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support will host a unique, one-day workshop designed to help parents and their teenagers with high-functioning autism, as well as professionals in the field, to be held Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. in Merion Hall.

  • HSB Faculty Awarded USDA Grant

    Tuesday, November 1, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (Nov. 1, 2011) – John Stanton, Ph.D., professor of food marketing, and Neal Hooker, Ph.D., CJ McNutt Chair of food marketing, received a $322,202 grant to enhance the mushroom industry’s viability by marketing mushrooms as a source of vitamin D.

  • SJU Hosts Workshop on Stormwater Management

    Friday, October 28, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (October 28, 2011) – Celebrating the one-year anniversary of the installation of the first green roof on the Saint Joseph’s University campus, the College of Arts and Sciences will host “Turning Stormwater Challenges into Opportunities: A Workshop for Homeowners,” on Friday, Nov. 18, from 7 to 8:45 p.m., and Saturday, Nov. 19, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Funded by a grant from the U.S.

  • National Town Hall Meeting to Discuss China

    Tuesday, October 25, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (October 24, 2011) - China’s rapid development and Sino-American relations have a direct impact on the lives of Americans. On Wednesday, Nov. 16, at 6:15 p.m., Saint Joseph’s University will partner with the National Committee on United States-China Relations of New York, for the fifth annual CHINA Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections.

  • Community Day Strengthens Local Ties with SJU

    Monday, October 24, 2011

    On Saturday, October 22, Saint Joseph’s University marked its 10th Community Day, a bi-annual event intended to strengthen the campus community while serving the community at large.

  • SJU to Host 38th Annual NBEA Conference

    Friday, October 21, 2011

    Thursday, Nov. 3 through Saturday, Nov. 5, Saint Joseph’s University will host the 38th annual conference of the Northeast Business and Economic Association at the Sheraton Society Hill in Philadelphia. Covering a variety of topics in 22 tracks, such as accounting, economics and pharmaceutical marketing, the annual meeting provides a forum for constructive discussion between academics and professionals in business fields.

  • SJU Announces Start of 2011 United Way Campaign

    Friday, October 21, 2011

    Saint Joseph’s University, led by co-chairs John Smithson ’68, M.B.A. ’82, interim president, and Cindy Griffin ’91, M.B.A. ’93, head women’s basketball coach, recently launched the annual campaign for the United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania.

  • Gallery Exhibit Brings Exquisite India to Life

    Friday, October 21, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (October 21, 2011) – India, a country whose struggles have been chronicled by photojournalists and artists for decades, boasts its own unique aesthetic appeal – from its naturally colorful environment to the arrangement of merchant goods along the market streets. Starting Monday, Nov.