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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    Learning to Pay Attention

    Monday, July 30, 2018

    For the Summer Scholars program, Erin Breen ’19 is writing a series of creative nonfiction essays this summer that explore the intersection of spirituality and the literary. She also traveled to South Africa for a 5-week summer journalism course.
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    Summer Scholar Takes an Economic Survey of Student Debt

    Thursday, July 26, 2018

    Charles Gallagher ’19 has dedicated his summer to researching how the financial burden of loans affects the job market behavior of students once they’ve graduated.
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    Saint Joseph's University Announces New School of Health Studies and Education

    Thursday, July 19, 2018

    Saint Joseph’s University today announced the formation of its School of Health Studies and Education. The new school brings together — and builds upon — dozens of established undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and certificate programs in two rapidly changing and growing industries.
  • Don DiJulia sits in the seats at Hagan Arena. Behind him, the student section bleachers are folded back, revealing the letters SJU.

    DiJulia to Be Honored with Shield of Loyola, Named Scholarship

    Thursday, July 5, 2018

    Don DiJulia ’67, longtime athletics director at SJU and now special assistant to University President Mark C. Reed, Ed.D., will be honored with the Shield of Loyola. In addition to recognizing Don with this distinguished award, the University has designated a scholarship in his name. Proceeds from the Leadership Awards Dinner will provide the initial funding for this scholarship.
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    Saint Joseph’s University Awarded $1.45 Million Grant from National Science Foundation

    Tuesday, July 3, 2018

    The National Science Foundation has awarded Saint Joseph’s University a $1.45 million grant through the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program. The grant will provide funding to the six local colleges and universities to encourage students to pursue and sustain a career as educators in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.