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Using Data to Solve Problems — and Win the Cup


What do preventing data breaches, determining soccer ticket prices, scheduling beer production and predicting bequests have in common? They’re all challenges that can be solved with data. Eight teams of business intelligence & analytics students at Saint Joseph’s spent weeks analyzing real challenges presented by Privacy Ref, the Philadelphia Union, Flying Fish Brewery, and SJU’s alumni office as part of their final project for the Advanced Analytics course.

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Food Chemistry: Where Business, Science and Chocolate Collide


When eating chocolate is on the syllabus, you can bet no one skips class. Students enrolled in Chem. 112 and 112L, a chemistry course for food marketing majors, packed into a Science Center classroom on Tuesday, November 9, for a visit from MARS Chocolate’s North American Headquarters. In the food chemistry course, business students learn about the nutritional makeup of foods and cover hot topics in the industry related to food composition.

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Deck the Aisles: Expert Tips on Selecting the Perfect Gift


’Tis the season to create wish lists, stock up on stocking stuffers and obsesses over selecting the right presents. Ernest Baskin, Ph.D., assistant professor of food marketing and gift giving expert, notes the importance of focusing on practicality over desirability during the gift selection process.

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International Business Students Present On Issues Of Sustainability


Saint Joseph’s Pedro Arrupe Center for Business Ethics presents “Sustainability in the International Arena,” a competition of international business students, on Thursday, December 1, 6:30 – 8 p.m. in the Wolfington Teletorium of Mandeville Hall.

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Uber, Yelp and Marketing Decision-Marking: The Future of Crowdsourcing


Recent research by Mark Lang, Ph.D., assistant professor of food marketing, proposes how crowdsourcing, the fuel behind today's sharing economy, can benefit more than just consumers — it can also accurately predict market outcomes and trends that affect profitability for major companies.

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SJU Recycling Efforts Honored with Pennsylvania State Resolution


Pa. State Rep. Lynwood Savage on Nov. 17 presented SJU with a citation for its 2016 RecycleMania Grand Champion (Pennsylvania) title. SJU achieved a 48.9 percent recycling rate, the highest in the state.

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SJU Graduates Join JVC and JVC Northwest


Eleven graduates of Saint Joseph’s have embarked in full-time service by dedicating a year of service with two Jesuit Volunteer organizations, Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC) and JVC Northwest.

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Saint Joseph’s Once Again Named Military Friendly School


Saint Joseph’s University earned a 2017 Military Friendly® School designation by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs®, STEM JobsSM , and Military Spouse, announced today.

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SJU Pharmaceutical Marketing Students Attend Research Roundtable Conference


Fifteen Saint Joseph University undergraduate students attended the Pharmaceutical Marketing Research Group (PMRG) Research Roundtable Conference on Tuesday, October 25. The event is a national industry conference for marketing researchers to network and share their knowledge, skills and techniques. It was held at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.

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Ignatian College Connection Fosters Diversity and Inclusion on Campus


Saint Joseph’s University welcomed five Ignatian College Connection (ICC) scholars at the start of the fall semester. Each scholar will receive eight semesters of full tuition awarded for academic achievement and faithful participation in the ICC program throughout high school.