Jennifer Choi Tudor, Ph.D., assistant professor of biology at Saint Joseph’s University, has earned an Outstanding Early Investigator Award Honorable Mention from the Sleep Research Society.
The Institute for Jewish-Catholic Relations will sponsor a panel discussion featuring two leading rabbis, Rabbi Mark Dratch and Rabbi Eugene Korn, Ph.D., on Thursday, Nov. 9, 7-8:30 pm. The panel will focus on their involvement in preparing two recent statements regarding the Jewish community’s relations with the Catholic Church from their Orthodox Jewish perspective.
The harvest abounds at Saint Joseph's Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support, where students on the spectrum are tasting herbs and vegetables they planted this summer. The Kinney Center purchased the aeroponic gardening system after receiving a grant from the Whole Foods' Whole Kids Foundation.
Saint Joseph’s University will host the National Committee on United States-China Relations’ (NCUSCR) 11th annual CHINA Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections, on Tuesday, Oct. 24, from 6 to 7:45 p.m. The event features former national security advisor, Susan Rice, as the national webcast speaker.
For most children, Halloween ushers in an exciting time of the year that features costumes, candy and spooky events. Yet, for many people on the autism spectrum, interacting with strangers and overwhelming lights and sounds can be challenging. To best prepare its clients, SJU’s Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support will host its fourth annual Fall Fest on Friday, Oct. 20.
Saint Joseph’s is pleased to announce that six Ignatian College Connection scholars have joined the University this semester as first-year students. Founded in 2004 by then-President Timothy R. Lannon S.J., and George Bur S.J., then-rector of the University’s Jesuit Community, the ICC allows high school students of diverse backgrounds to learn about the college experience and Saint Joseph’s through yearlong programming held on campus.
On Thursday, October 12, and Friday, October 13, SJU students will be working to advocate and educate during Dream Action Week. Students will be stationed at tables within Campion Student Center, from 12-2 p.m., encouraging the community to use their voice.
Anushka Baral, of Kathmandu, Nepal, has earned the Main Line Chamber of Commerce Gold Leaf Scholarship, awarded to outstanding female leaders. Baral received the scholarship last month. She is currently enrolled in the second year of HSB's graduate business intelligence and analytics program.
It’s time for a close shave as the SJU Theatre Company presents “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street,” opening Wednesday, Oct. 25 in Bluett Theatre. The music and lyrics of the macabre melodrama were written by Stephen Sondheim, and Hugh Wheeler wrote the book, in the tradition of the Grand Guignol.