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.
The SJU Office of Veterans Services will host Anders Fogh Rasmussen, the 12th Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, on Thursday, Nov. 16, at 7 p.m., in the Wolfington Teletorium at Mandeville Hall. Rasmussen, who is also the former prime minister of Denmark, will offer his remarks, “NATO: Past, Present and Future,” following a reception at 6:15 p.m., in the Mandeville Hall lobby.
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.
This year marks the 70th anniversary of the creation of Pakistan on August 14, 1947. To commemorate the occasion, Saint Joseph’s University will host the Pakistan at 70 Conference on Friday, Oct. 20 and Saturday, Oct. 21.
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.
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.
On Thursday, Oct. 26, 1967, civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. spoke to a crowd of 1,500 students, faculty and community members in Alumni Memorial Field House (now Hagan Arena) on Saint Joseph’s campus. On Thursday, Oct. 26 — 50 years after King delivered the speech on campus — SJU will commemorate the anniversary of his speech with a daylong series of events.
On Sept. 26, Yoshimi Yamauchi, a certified Alexander Technique practitioner from Japan, taught a master class at the Nicoletti Music Studio that focused on the Integration Technique, a variation of the Alexander Technique she developed.