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Accumulation and Time: Abstract Art in SJU Gallery


The work of Deborah Zlotsky, featured in a show titled “Or something like it,” is currently exhibited in the Saint Joseph’s University Gallery on the second floor of Merion Hall. The collection of contemporary, abstract art, numbering nine drawings and seven paintings, will be on view now until Oct. 31.

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Sustainability Committee Helps Create A Greener SJU


Walking through campus this fall, you may notice a few subtle changes to the landscape: fewer dumpsters near the dining halls, fewer trashcans in the classrooms, and four newly-installed educational signs posted near each of SJU’s green walls and vegetative roofs.

Student, Faculty Research Project Studies Turtles in Local Wildlife Refuge


What are the characteristics and size of the turtle population at Philadelphia's John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge, the largest remaining freshwater tidal marsh in Pennsylvania? Saint Joseph's turtle expert and animal behaviorist Scott McRobert, Ph.D., professor of biology, and two SJU students have embarked on a long-term study to find out.

Morris Research Grant Recipients for 2013-14 Announced


From sociology to management, political science to accounting, faculty members receiving this year’s Michael J. Morris '56 Grants for Scholarly Research reflect the academic breadth and depth of Saint Joseph’s University.

Theologian Aquiline Tarimo, S.J., to Serve as MacLean Chair for 2013-14


SJU’s College of Arts and Sciences has invited Aquiline Tarimo, S.J., to serve as the Donald I. MacLean Chair for the 2013-14 academic year in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies. Father Tarimo is an associate professor of Christian social ethics at Hekima College in Nairobi, Kenya, a Constituent College of the Catholic University of Eastern Africa.

SJU Recognizes Pa. Deputy Insurance Commissioner as 'Insurance Executive of the Year'


PHILADELPHIA (Sept. 18, 2013) – Saint Joseph's University's Academy of Risk Management and Insurance presented Pennsylvania's Deputy Insurance Commissioner Stephen Johnson with its inaugural Insurance Executive of the Year Award during a dinner and award presentation at the Union League of Philadelphia on Thursday, Sept. 26.

New Programs Added to College of Arts and Sciences and Haub School of Business


In an effort to provide its students with a broad selection of academic programs, Saint Joseph’s University (SJU) has significantly expanded its educational offerings effective this year. 

SJU Celebrates Fourth Annual Diversity Awareness Week


PHILADELPHIA (September 13, 2013) – Saint Joseph’s University will celebrate its fourth annual Diversity Awareness Week from Sept. 23 – 27. Many activities will be available to students, faculty and staff to focus on the cultural differences on campus.

SJU Professors Win Best Paper Award from Marketing Education Journal


Two Saint Joseph’s University (SJU) marketing professors received the prestigious Journal for Advancement of Marketing Education (JAME) 2013 Best Paper Award. Brent Smith, Ph.D., associate professor of marketing and director of the Office of Fellowships, and Feng Shen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Marketing, won the award for their article titled, “We All Think It’s Cheating. But We All Won’t Report It: Insights into the Ethics of Marketing Students.”

Second Annual Wellness Week on Hawk Hill


Saint Joseph’s University will hold its second annual “Wellness Week” Sept. 16-20 creating a University-wide effort to raise awareness of physical, mental and spiritual wellness. The Wellness Week Committee, made up of members from a dozen departments across campus, anticipates University-wide participation by students, faculty and staff in the week-long series of events and activities.