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  • SJU Hawks Attempt to “Flap” Their Way into Record Book

    Tuesday, November 13, 2012

    PHILADELPHIA (Nov. 13, 2012) - Celebrating National Philanthropy Day and Guinness World Records Day, the Saint Joseph's Hawk will lead up to 1,000 SJU students, faculty, staff and alumni in an attempt to set a world record for the longest simultaneous "group flap." Rally-goers will flap continuously for at least five minutes to show gratitude to supporters of a new scholarship initiative at the University during a rally dubbed "Flapitude 2012."
  • SJU Hosts Forum on Criminal Justice in Philadelphia

    Monday, November 12, 2012

    What:  Saint Joseph’s University’s Richard Johnson Center for Anti-Violence will host “Fighting Crime and Seeking Justice in the City of Brotherly Love: An Evening with Deputy Commissioner Richard J. Ross, Jr.,” a Q&A style session with Deputy Commissioner Ross.

     

    When:  Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012 7 p.m.

    Where:  Doyle Banquet Hall North, Campion Student Center   Off City and Cardinal Avenues   Philadelphia, Pa.

  • SJU Among Top Producers of Fulbright Scholars Nationwide

    Sunday, November 11, 2012

    A record number of U.S. Student Fulbright recipients from Saint Joseph's University have placed the institution among the top master's institutions nationwide in the Chronicle of Higher Education's Top Producers of U.S. Fulbright Students, 2012-13.
  • SJU Addresses Needs of Adults on the Autism Spectrum

    Thursday, November 8, 2012

    PHILADELPHIA (November 8, 2012) — As the autism population expands, so too have service options, especially for children. But a growing number of individuals with autism are adults, or are approaching adulthood. The Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support at Saint Joseph’s University is adding two programs with the aim of improving quality of life for adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

  • SJU Student Takes Hurricane Sandy By the Horns

    Wednesday, November 7, 2012

    PHILADELPHIA (November 7, 2012)- For Saint Joseph’s sophomore Gabriella “Gabby” Kenny, it started when she was daydreaming in class. The psychology major was worrying about how her family and friends back home in Fair Haven, N.J., a town in the north central part of the state that was hard-hit by Hurricane Sandy, were coping with the devastating aftermath of the superstorm.

  • Fiscal Cliff Poses Challenges for Family Businesses

    Monday, November 5, 2012

    The final presidential debate between President Obama and Mitt Romney briefly addressed a topic that Patrick Saparito, Ph.D., assistant professor of management, says has been weighing on the minds of family business owners: the fiscal cliff.

  • SJU Launches Center for Domestic Leadership and Preparedness

    Monday, November 5, 2012

    The College of Professional and Liberal Studies (CPLS) at Saint Joseph’s University has relaunched the former Early Responders Distance Learning Center (ERDLC) as the newly enhanced Center for Domestic Leadership and Preparedness (CDLP) to better meet the demands both regionally and nationally to prevent and respond to disasters of all kinds.

  • Not So Fast: Economics and the Election

    Monday, November 5, 2012

    There’s no doubt that the economy is the deciding factor for many voters. Americans are looking to presidential candidates for a fast remedy, but the reality will be far less immediate, according to Saint Joseph’s University economist Benjamin Liebman, Ph.D.

  • Vote This, Not That: Casting a Healthy Ballot

    Monday, November 5, 2012

    For many Americans, health care is a paramount issue when weighing their choices for the presidency, and rightly so. Currently the United States spends nearly $9,000 per capita annually for health care, which far exceeds any other nation in the world.  In addition to that statistic, America has disappointing infant mortality and life expectancy rates when compared to other developed nations. It’s clear to see that Americans have much at stake.

  • Climate Silence and the 2012 Presidential Campaign

    Friday, November 2, 2012

    Though the four debates of the presidential election ignored any talk of policies that could mitigate climate change, Hurricane Sandy’s disastrous path brought the issue front and center during the final week of the campaign.