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University Prepares for Possible Flu Outbreak

09/15/2009

With the announcement by the World Health Organization that a global pandemic of the Novel Influenza A (H1N1) virus is under way, Saint Joseph’s has been developing plans in the event of an outbreak on campus.


9/11 Commissioner’s Visit Commemorates New Criminal Justice and Public Safety Institute

09/11/2009

Eight years after 9/11, many Americans have recovered, healed.  Safety concerns have been bandaged with new regulations and long security lines at airports. For many, the dust has certainly settled. But John F. Lehman ’64 (B.S.), Ph.D., knows there is still a lot of cleaning up left to do.


Researcher Named Food Marketing Endowed Chair

09/02/2009

PHILADELPHIA (September 2, 2009) – With his blonde hair tied back into a low ponytail, Neal H. Hooker, Ph.D., looks like he spent the summer surfing waves rather than researching international food policy and childhood obesity. It just goes to show you – looks can be deceiving.


Haub School Programs Among U.S. News ‘Best’

08/29/2009

PHILADELPHIA (August 28, 2009) – The undergraduate business program at Saint Joseph’s University was included in "U.S.News & World Report America's Best Colleges 2010." The magazine also ranked the University’s marketing program among the nation’s best. This achievement is a first for both Erivan K. Haub School of Business programs.


The Class of 2013 To Move In

08/25/2009

PHILADELPHIA (August 27, 2009) – On Saturday, Aug. 29, Saint Joseph’s University will welcome its newest residents into campus housing – the class of 2013.

Saint Joseph’s incoming class, which is made up of students born around 1991, is a diverse group of young adults representing 25 states and seven countries.


Out of Destruction, Creation: ‘MorningStar’ at SJU Gallery

08/25/2009

PHILADELPHIA (August 25, 2009) –  “MorningStar,” an exhibit of burnt wood sculpture and India ink drawings by Alison Stigora, will open the 2009-10 season at Saint Joseph’s University Gallery. The exhibit will be on display from Monday, Aug. 31 to Friday, Sept. 25. An artist’s reception will be held on Thursday, Sept. 3, from 6-8 p.m.


SJU Again Ranked High in 'U.S. News'

08/20/2009

PHILADELPHIA (August 13, 2009) – The "America's Best Colleges" 2010 edition of U.S. News & World Report has ranked Saint Joseph's University among the top 15 master's universities in the north for the 12th consecutive year. The rankings, released on August 20, placed Saint Joseph's at No. 10 in its category, Best Universities-Master's (North). SJU was No. 8 in 2009, but has seen its ranking fluctuate regularly between Nos. 8-10 over the past six years.


100 Freshmen Immerse Themselves in Service, the City

08/13/2009

PHILADELPHIA (August 13, 2009) – The final weeks of the summer see millions of new college freshmen across the country anxiously awaiting their first taste of college life.


NSF Grant Supports Expanding Math, Science Education Program

08/12/2009

PHILADELPHIA (August 12, 2009) – A five-year math and science education program at Saint Joseph's University will expand its efforts to train teachers to serve in Philadelphia and other high-need school districts thanks to a $748,182 grant from the National Science Foundation's Robert Noyce Scholarship program.


Scholarship Program for Science and Math Launches

08/06/2009

PHILADELPHIA (August 6, 2009) — Saint Joseph’s University and Anne Welsh McNulty have joined to create an innovative program to inspire young women to strive for leadership roles in science and math.  The John P. McNulty Scholars Program for Excellence in Science and Math will not only provide full-tuition scholarships but will seek to create a challenging environment designed to help bright young women reach the top ranks of the science and math professions.