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SJU Senior Awarded Microbiology Research Fellowship


Saint Joseph’s University senior chemical biology major Joseph Johnson, of Levittown, N.Y., was selected by the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) to receive the 2015 ASM Undergraduate Research Fellowship.

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Mercy Suburban Grants SJU Health Promoter Project $65,000


SJU's Institute of Catholic Bioethics recently received a $65,000 grant from Mercy Suburban to support its Health Promoter program.

Carlyle Letters Project Awarded NEH Grant


David. R Sorensen, D. Phil., professor of English and associate director of the Saint Joseph’s University Honors Program, has been awarded $270,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Scholarly Editions Division to oversee the print and digital publication of volumes 43 to 45 of the Duke-Edinburgh Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle.

Urban Teaching Residency

Faith-Justice Institute Launches Urban Teaching Residency


At the start of the fall semester, Saint Joseph’s University launched the Urban Teaching Residency (UTR), a graduate fellowship program that prepares students to become literacy educators in Philadelphia’s high-need elementary and middle schools.

Pope Francis and Rabbi Skorka on Saint Joseph's campus.

Campus Interfaith Statue Celebrates 50th Anniversary of ‘Nostra Aetate’


To celebrate 'Nostra Aetate,' SJU commissioned “Synagoga and Ecclesia in Our Time,” an original bronze sculpture that represents the Jewish and Catholic faiths.

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Professor Awarded Grant to Study Link Between ASD and Prenatal Exposure to Antidepressants


Assistant Professor of Psychology Elizabeth A. Becker, Ph.D., received a $10,000 grant from the Tom and Mary Gallagher Foundation to support her research on the neuro-developmental mechanisms underlying autism.

ABC News Anchor John Quiñones to Speak at SJU


Saint Joseph’s University’s Office of Multicultural Life, as part of its Diversity Lecture Series, will host ABC news anchor John Quiñones. He will present “20/20 Vision of Hispanic America,” on Tuesday, Oct. 6, at 4 p.m. in Doyle Banquet Hall North in Campion Student Center.

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SJU to Host CHINA Town Hall Featuring a Webcast Panel Led by Former Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin


To help illuminate the relationship between the U.S. and China, Saint Joseph’s will host the NCUSCR's ninth annual CHINA Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections, on Monday, Oct. 5 from 6 to 9 p.m.

Saint Joseph’s University is Hub for Pilgrims, Volunteers During Historic Papal Visit


As Philadelphia’s Jesuit University, it seems only fitting that Saint Joseph’s would be a home away from home for sister institutions looking to experience the historic visit of the first Jesuit pope.

Haub School Programs Among ‘U.S. News and World Report's' Best


Saint Joseph’s University Erivan K. Haub School of Business was ranked in the top 100 at No. 93 for undergraduate business programs in U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 edition of “Best Colleges.”