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Fear and health

'Tis the Season to be Fright-Filled

10/14/2016

Creepy Halloween attractions entertain and usually frighten participants with simulated scenes of terror and panic. Psychologist Alex Skolnick, Ph.D., who studies emotion and health, says that these fearsome experiences can actually be good for your health.


SJU Biologist Earns Grant from National Institutes of Health

10/12/2016

The National Institute of General Medical Sciences has awarded a $324,000 grant to Assistant Professor of Biology Matthew Nelson, Ph.D., to conduct research in sleep states.


Henry Kissinger

SJU to Host CHINA Town Hall Webcast with Former Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger

10/06/2016

China’s rapid development and relations with America have a direct impact on all U.S. citizens. To illuminate this relationship, SJU will host a webcast with former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger through the National Committee on United States-China Relations’ 10th annual CHINA Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections, on Oct. 18 at 6 p.m.


Alumna Earns Full Scholarship to PCOM

09/30/2016

Saint Joseph’s University alumna Emily Bilyk ’16 has been awarded the Inaugural Mason W. Pressly and Oscar John Snyder Scholarship to attend the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Of more than 250 first-year students, the former chemical biology major is one of only two students to receive the full-tuition award.

“I am extraordinarily grateful to PCOM and its benefactors for this amazing opportunity,” says Bilyk.


Clampet-Lundquist

‘Coming of Age in the Other America’: A Talk and Panel Discussion

09/16/2016

SJU's Department of Sociology will host a talk and panel discussion focused on Associate Professor Susan Cleampet- Lundquist, Ph.D.,'s book, "Coming of Age in the Other America,' Sept. 29, 4-6 p.m.


SJU Announces Newest Cohort of McNulty Scholars

09/14/2016

PHILADELPHIA (September 14, 2016) — Saint Joseph’s University and Anne Welsh McNulty awarded three women from the class of 2020 the John P. McNulty Scholarship for Excellence in Science and Math. Two of the scholars received four-year, full-tuition, merit-based scholarships and will take part in an intensive mentoring and research program. The remaining student serves as an associate, receiving a partial-tuition scholarship and opportunities for research and mentorship.


Campus and Magis

Saint Joseph’s University Climbs in ‘U.S. News & World Report’ Rankings

09/13/2016

Saint Joseph’s University has risen to a No. 11 ranking from No. 15 among 187 regional universities (North) in 'U.S. News & World Report’s' 2017 edition of Best Colleges.


Dyslexia

SJU to Host 38th Annual Dyslexia and Learning Disabilities Conference

09/12/2016

The PBIDA, in cooperation with Saint Joseph’s special education department, will hold its 38th annual conference, “Literacy and Learning Disabilities,” at SJU on Monday, Oct. 10.


Class of 2020 Hawk

Enrollment Surge, Student Quality Mark Start of Academic Year at SJU

09/01/2016

Saint Joseph’s University began the 2016-17 academic year by welcoming the largest undergraduate enrollment in its history, including a freshman class of 1,283 that represents an 8.6 percent increase over 2015-16.


Morris Grants Fund Faculty Research

08/30/2016

Ten faculty members representing disciplines from the College of Arts and Science and Haub School of Business have been announced as recipients of Michael J. Morris '56 Grants for Scholarly Research. The grants will allow these scholars to advance their research and scholarly pursuits this academic year.

Thanks to a gift from Morris in 2011, SJU established the fund to bestow up to 10 grants each year in the amount of $1,200, awarded to faculty who have been active in research.