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Immaculee Ilibagiza

Ubuntu Forum on Healing and Restoring Communities After Violence to be Held at SJU

10/27/2016

To focus on alternate ways to help aid communities in the wake of violent crime, a day-long series of events titled Ubuntu Philadelphia: A Forum on Healing and Restoring Our Communities, will be held at SJU’s Cardinal John P. Foley ’57 Campus Center, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.


Bioethics consult

Institute of Clinical Bioethics to Serve as Consultant for Aria-Jefferson Health

10/22/2016

SJU's Institute of Clinical Bioethics recently announced that it will serve as the bioethics consultant for Aria-Jefferson Health's three local Aria hospitals: Torresdale, Frankford and Bucks County.


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.