PHILADELPHIA (March 27, 2008) – People say the pharmaceutical industry is out to make money. And health care expert Edward Balotsky, Ph.D., agrees: "It's true;" he said, "and particularly in response to Medicare Part D coverage, concern has been raised that pharmaceutical companies might raise prices for drugs that are most often used by the elderly."
PHILADELPHIA (April 1, 2008) – Kander and Ebb's Chicago, the Tony Award-winning musical theater sensation, opens in Saint Joseph's University's Bluett Theater on Thursday, April 10 at 8 p.m.
PHILADELPHIA (March 31, 2008) – Noted theologian James H. Cone, Ph.D., founder of Black Liberation Theology, will present a lecture titled "Wrestling with the Cries of the Oppressed"at Saint Joseph's University on Fri., April 4, from 4 – 6 p.m. in the Presidents' Lounge of Campion Student Center. The event commemorates the 40th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
On Saturday, April 5, Saint Joseph's legendary Alumni Memorial Fieldhouse will be transformed into a carnival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., as University volunteers host community members with disabilities in the 32nd annual Hand-in-Hand festival.
Saint Joseph's University is pleased to announce that it will recognize Brian '69 and Nancy Duperreault, Charles Kahn, Jr. and James Nevels with honorary degrees at the Class of 2008 commencement exercises. Mr. Duperreault will deliver an address during the undergraduate ceremony and Nevels at the graduate exercise. Commencement weekend will be held this year on Friday and Saturday, May 9-10. The graduate ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday, and the undergraduate ceremony at 3 p.m.
PHILADELPHIA (March 26, 2008) - The Senior Exhibition, which features the thesis work of 14 young Saint Joseph's University artists, will be on display on the second floor of Mandeville Hall from April 4-25. A reception for the artists will be held Fri., April 4 from 5-9 p.m.
PHILADELPHIA (March 26, 2008) – Nobel Peace Laureate and human rights activist Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu will visit Saint Joseph's University on Sunday, April 6, and deliver a talk at 7 p.m., in the Alumni Memorial Fieldhouse.
Three students from the Haub School of Business were recently awarded first prize in the annual Graduate Ethics Paper Competition, sponsored by The Pedro Arrupe Center for Business Ethics
Bledar Qato, Mark Bidoli and Ayse Kalic were awarded $2,000 for their paper, "Honda and the United Auto Workers Clash over New Factory Jobs."
U.S. Congressmen Robert A. Brady (D-Pa.) and Jim Gerlach (R-Pa.) visited campus last week and presented a check for $800,000 from the U.S. Dept. of Energy to Saint Joseph's President Timothy R. Lannon, S.J., that will help fund the purchase of energy-efficient HVAC equipment and roofing for the University's Science Center.
You might not expect a book on Catholicism to have a chapter called "Catholicism Is Not for Dummies," but Richard Malloy, S.J., associate professor of sociology, has written his first book, A Faith That Frees: Catholic Matters for the 21st Century (Orbis Books, 2007), in a straightforward appeal to young Catholics.