• Psychologist Uncovers What Makes Us Cringe

    Saturday, December 25, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (October 25, 2010) — Everyone knows the game. Turn out the lights, pass around a dried apricot and it’s easy to believe it’s a human earlobe. Peel some grapes and in the dark they feel just like human eyeballs. It’s a game that tricks the senses and it’s something that psychologist Alex Skolnick, Ph.D., has been doing in his lab for the last several years.

  • SJU Debuts Online Program in Supply Chain-Procurement

    Friday, December 17, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (Dec. 17, 2010) – In today’s complex global marketplace, businesses that consistently provide high quality, low prices, fast turnaround and on-time delivery survive the longest.

  • No Nukes? WikiLeaks Roil the Waters of Statecraft

    Monday, December 13, 2010

    The current WikiLeaks saga has many in diplomatic circles either red-faced with embarrassment or laughing up their sleeves at what the cables revealed. International relations expert Lisa Baglione, Ph.D., chair and professor of political science at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, says that in the delicate dance between nuclear proliferation and containment, there is much more at risk than a loss of face.

  • What Are Secrets Worth in Corporate America?

    Monday, December 13, 2010

    The power of information and secrets lie in their relevance and timeliness. WikiLeaks, the controversial non-profit media organization, which gained notoriety for leaking classified U.S. military files, is believed to be in the process of leaking confidential documents relating to Bank of America and BP. If the leaked information pertains to secrets of strategic relevance to these companies, the corporate competitive landscape could be altered.

  • Law Alumni Honor Raucci ’58, Chase with Awards

    Monday, December 6, 2010

    Saint Joseph’s University’s Law Alumni Chapter presented Francis J. (Hank) Raucci, Esq. ’58 with the Honorable Francis X. McClanaghan ’27 Award and Elwyn F. Chase, Ph.D. with the Bro. Bartholomew A. Sheehan S.J. ’27 Award at its annual awards dinner on Tuesday, Nov. 30, in the University’s Campion Banquet Facility.

  • Scholars Shed Light on the Future of the Church

    Monday, December 6, 2010

    On Sunday, Dec. 5, the Catholic Intellectual Series hosted a forum featuring senior fellows from the Woodstock Theological Center. "The Future of the Church: Sources of Hope," attracted an overflow crowd of 321 to the Wolfington Teletorium. The forum discussed how the Church could change in the coming years.

  • Winter Wonderland: Holiday Events Greet the Season

    Monday, December 6, 2010

    It’s the best of times, it’s the worst of times: the time of year when students and faculty prepare for final exams and the end of the semester, while all around them holiday spirit and Christmas cheer blanket campus like a comforting winter snow. The good news? SJU’s holiday events are plentiful – enough to help students, staff and faculty alike take a break and celebrate the season.

  • Student Tutors Write the Stories of Lifetimes

    Tuesday, November 23, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (November 23, 2010) - Committing a life's worth of stories to paper is a daunting task, as sophomore education major Melanie Solano can attest. Weekly, Solano interviews William J. McGrath, S.J., a resident of Manresa Hall, the on-campus nursing home for retired Jesuit priests and brothers at Saint Joseph’s University, to record the story of his inspiring life.

  • Zoning Board Approves University’s Plans for Maguire Campus

    Tuesday, November 23, 2010

    At its meeting last Thursday, the Lower Merion Zoning Hearing Board unanimously approved the University’s special exception application to install certain improvements on its athletic fields on the James J. Maguire ’58 campus. Modifications to the fields, appropriate for their use for intercollegiate and intramural athletics, had been challenged by a group of neighbors and the subject of a series of lengthy hearings before the ZHB.

  • Senior Awarded Prestigious Scholarship for Actuarial Science

    Monday, November 22, 2010

    PHILADELPHIA (November 22, 2010) – It’s all adding up for Megan Rigler, a senior actuarial science and math double major at Saint Joseph’s University. Rigler, a native of Marlton, N.J., was recently announced as one of 13 college students worldwide to receive a 2010 John Culver Wooddy Scholarship for actuarial science.