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Common Cold Project Researcher to Present Hyatt Lecture


PHILADELPHIA (March 18, 2009) – The psychology department at Saint Joseph’s University will host the 2009 Ralph I. Hyatt Lecture, presented by Sheldon Cohen, Ph.D., the Robert E. Doherty Professor of Psychology at Carnegie Mellon University. Cohen is a world-renowned psychologist who studies the relationship among stress, emotions, social support, and illness.

HSB Dean Appointed to PICA, AACSB Posts


PHILADELPHIA (March 18, 2009) – The Association to Advance Collegiate School of Business (AACSB) has appointed Saint Joseph’s University’s Erivan K. Haub School of Business Dean Joseph DiAngelo Jr., Ed.D. ’70 as vice chair of the AACSB Accreditation Quality Committee. Founded in 1916, AACSB, which accredits 528 business schools in 30 nations, celebrated its 90th anniversary during the 2006-2007 academic year.

Biology Professor, Students Present at AAAS Annual Meeting


A group of Saint Joseph's University students, led by Scott McRobert Ph.D., professor of biology, attended the American Association for the Advancement of Science's (AAAS) globally renowned annual conference in Washington, D.C. McRobert presented "Bedtime Stories for Fido: Life in a Biodiversity Laboratory" at Family Science Days, a sub-conference of AAAS on Feb. 19.

A Drop in the Bucket Makes Big Impact for Autism


PHILADELPHIA (Feb. 21, 2011) — Every 20 minutes a child is diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Consider the impact not just on the individual, but their family members, caregivers and educators. From March 7 through May 8, coin collection boxes at registers in Wawa Food Stores across Pennsylvania will be gathering funds to benefit Saint Joseph’s University’s Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support.

Cap & Bells to Present ‘Dead Man’s Cell Phone’


PHILADELPHIA (Feb. 9, 2011)—Mobile technology has taken over our lives. From status updates to social check-ins, it seems that there’s nothing we can’t accomplish with our phones. But how does our constant digital connection to others affect the way we exit this world? Saint Joseph's University’s Cap & Bells Dramatic Arts Society explores this question in Dead Man’s Cell Phone, the second production of its 83rd season. The show opens on Thursday, Feb.

SJU Students Advance to NYC Investment Challenge


PHILADELPHIA (March 4, 2009) — Three undergraduate students from Saint Joseph’s University’s Erivan K. Haub School of Business have advanced to the Global Investment Research Challenge - Americas Regional competition to be held in New York City March 18-20.

Haub School of Business Dean to Lead AACSB International


PHILADELPHIA (Feb. 7, 2011) - Joseph A. DiAngelo Jr., Ed.D. ’70, dean of Saint Joseph’s University’s Erivan K. Haub School of Business, was elected vice chair-chair elect of AACSB International — The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business based in Tampa, Fla.

Professors’ Research Offers a Plate of Surprises


PHILADELPHIA (February 7, 2011) - For many people, eating organic food is more than a culinary preference - it’s a carefully calculated lifestyle choice. Organic products typically cost 10 to 40 percent more than similar conventionally produced products, making this lifestyle choice expensive. But how organic are these products?

'BusinessWeek': SJU Among Top Undergrad Business Programs


PHILADELPHIA (March 3, 2009) — BusinessWeek ranked Saint Joseph's University's Erivan K. Haub School of Business (HSB) as one of the top undergraduate business programs in the country. At No. 57, Saint Joseph's is one of only three Philadelphia schools included in the top 60. Within the ranking, Saint Joseph's was placed at No. 18 in the United States by recruiters who hire HSB graduates.

SJU Remembers Philadelphia's Fallen


PHILADELPHIA (February 26, 2009) — Saint Joseph's University will hold its third annual candlelight vigil to remember the 333 victims of homicide in Philadelphia in 2008. The interdenominational service will be held Wed., March 4 at 7 p.m. in the Chapel of St. Joseph-Michael J. Smith, S.J., Memorial.