A Healing Relationship: Orthodox Jews and the Catholic Church


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.

Confidence Grows at the Kinney Center


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.

Anders Fogh Rasmussen

Former NATO Head to Address SJU Veterans Services Speaker Series


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.

SJU to Host CHINA Town Hall Webcast with Former National Security Advisor Susan Rice


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.

SJU’s Kinney Center Offers Inclusive Halloween for Children on the Autism Spectrum


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.

SJU to Commemorate Pakistan’s 70th Anniversary with Two-Day Conference


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.

2021 ICC Scholars

SJU Welcomes First-Year ICC Scholars to Campus


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.

Sweeney Todd

Attend the Tale of ‘Sweeney Todd’


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.


"Our Destinies Are Tied Together”: Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr. Speech Delivered on Campus


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.

Yamauchi and students

Pianist Holds Master Class in the Integration Technique for Music Students


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.