Pope Francis made an unscheduled stop at Saint Joseph’s University today, greeting campus officials, student and religious leaders, and visiting the newly dedicated statue, “Synagoga and Ecclesia in Our Time.” The bronze work by noted Philadelphia artist Joshua Koffman was installed Sept. 25 at the plaza in front of the Chapel of St. Joseph-Michael J. Smith, S.J., Memorial, commemorating the 50th anniversary of 'Nostra Aetate,' the Vatican II document that transformed the relationship between the Catholic and Jewish faiths.
Inadequate parental supervision during early adolescence forecasts a host of behavior problems, including problem drinking. A new study at FAU reveals that early maturing girls given the most autonomy had the highest rates of alcohol abuse, with intoxication frequency increasing an average of 234 percent.
Dr. Antonia Novello, 14th U.S. Surgeon General, brought her wit and wisdom to students at Georgia Campus – Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine this week as part of the Diversity Lecture Series. Speaking on the topic, “Health Policy Management in the 21st Century,” she shared healthcare disparity statistics, as well as medical school applicant information to highlight the need for a more diverse group of healthcare professionals. In addition, she issued a warning that in the year 2025, there may not be enough physicians to care for Americans.
As the first year of operation closes for Missouri University of Science and Technology’s geothermal energy system, university officials announce that the system has exceeded its projected campus impact.
Retired Rear Adm. (Dr.) Boris D. Lushniak, former Deputy Surgeon General of the United States, will join the faculty of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine, “America’s Medical School,” effective in November 2015. Lushniak was selected as the school’s Preventive Medicine and Biostatistics department chair and succeeds retired chair Dr. Gerald Quinnan in the position.
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The Online News Association (ONA) today has awarded the Georgia News Lab, a collaborative investigative reporting initiative housed at Georgia State University, the $65,000 Challenge Fund Grand Prize for Innovation in Journalism Education.
On Friday, Baylor Scott & White Health's Faith in Action Initiatives (FIAI) is joining forces with Sarah and Ross Perot, Jr. to help Syrian refugees who have been displaced by civil war. The Perots are underwriting the costs associated with delivering essential medical supplies and equipment to Hungarian Baptist Aid workers in Hungary, one of the countries in which Syrian refugees are seeking asylum.
The Gonzaga University School of Business Administration will present a conversation with John C. Williams, Ph.D., president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, from 10-11:15 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 7 in the Jepson Center’s Wolff Auditorium.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University is pleased to announce that it will host Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia and winner of the 2011 Nobel Prize for Peace, on Oct. 4. President Sirleaf, the first democratically elected female head of state in Africa, has also graciously agreed to deliver Gonzaga’s sixth Presidential Speaker Series lecture, the first by a visiting head of state, at 7 p.m., in the McCarthey Athletic Center.