• 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.

  • Accomplished Alumna to Present Fall McNulty Scholars Lecture

    Friday, October 21, 2011

    Mary Lynn Fecile, ’88, M.D., Ph.D., will deliver the fall installment of the McNulty Scholars Lecture Series. Entitled “Listen to Your Life,” the lecture will be held on Thursday, Oct. 27 at 11:30 a.m. in the SJU Science Center, Room 200.

  • Filmmaker’s Debut Feature to Receive Philadelphia Premiere

    Thursday, October 20, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (October 20, 2011) – The Destiny of Lesser Animals (Sibo ne kra, Dabo ne kra), a film produced and directed by Deron Albright, M.F.A., associate professor of film at Saint Joseph’s University, will receive its Philadelphia premiere when it is screened as a special event by the Philadelphia Film Festival on Sunday, Oct. 30, 7:30 p.m., at the International House, 3701 Chestnut Street. A subsequent showing is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 3, at the Ritz East B, 125 S.

  • Lactation Room Supports Nursing Mothers on Campus

    Tuesday, October 18, 2011

    With the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) in March 2010, employers and their employees across the nation experienced changes to their healthcare provisions, many of which benefitted women’s maternity care.

  • Professor Examines Generation Gap in Foodservice Habits

    Friday, October 14, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 14, 2011) – America’s two largest generations, Baby Boomers and Millennials, jointly comprise 151 million individuals who are responsible for nearly 65 out of every $100 spent in the foodservice industry – this figure will rise to close to $75 within the next ten years. Possessing a firm grasp of their habits and expectations regarding foodservice is invaluable to marketers and will be even more so in the future.

  • Occupy Wall Street: Crowd Action as American Tradition

    Friday, October 14, 2011

    On Oct. 6, a group of Philadelphians gathered at Dilworth Plaza by City Hall in the name of Occupy Philadelphia. The demonstration was organized in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street, which began in September and has since gone national. Jeffrey Hyson, Ph.D., assistant professor of history and director of the American studies program at Saint Joseph’s University, says that historically, a key component of revolution is the action of crowds taking to the streets.

  • Money Matters: Funds Key to MLB Success

    Friday, October 14, 2011

    In a world of perfect competitive balance, all 30 Major League Baseball clubs would have an equal chance at playoff baseball. While that thought is nice, it’s not reality. Teams like the Chicago Cubs, a team without a World Championship since 1908, and the Pittsburgh Pirates, who finished below .500 for the 19th straight season, make that evident.

  • Real Estate CEOs to Look at What Lies Ahead

    Thursday, October 13, 2011

    PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 13, 2011) - Three of the biggest names in Philadelphia-area real estate will take part in a breakfast and a panel discussion titled “The Current (and Future) State of Affairs in Local Residential Real Estate" at Saint Joseph’s University on Thursday, Oct. 27.

  • Roll Up Your Sleeves and Avoid the Flu

    Thursday, October 13, 2011

    October marks the beginning of flu season, and once again, health care professionals are exhorting people to get a flu shot. Microbiologist John Tudor, Ph.D., professor of biology at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, agrees that it’s time to roll up our sleeves and offer up our arms for the vaccination.