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HOME-made: Where Business and Caring Meet


Philadelphia’s Project HOME might not be the first place you’d look to find two undergraduate business majors completing their coursework, but stop by the Fairmount-based charity and that’s exactly who you’ll find. 

Mayor’s Commission on Disabilities Recognizes SJU Student


Ather Sharif, a graduate student at Saint Joseph's University working towards a master’s degree in computer science, was recently awarded the Oliver H.M. Jordan Scholarship at the 19th Access Achievement Awards, organized by Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter’s Commission on Disabilities.

Will Marsh '18

International Dyslexia Association Awards Certificate of Merit to SJU Student, Advocate


SJU student Will Marsh '18 has received the 2015 Remy Johnston Certificate of Merit by the International Dyslexia Association.

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.

Peter Clark, S.J.

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.

Elizabeth Becker, Ph.D.

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.