Wednesday, April 24, 2013
The student fell from an outside stairwell near Fournier Hall, according to reports.
An undergraduate student was injured after falling three from a building on the Chestnut Hill College Campus, according to ABC Local. The incident occurred on 3 p.m. on Wednesday when a student fell from the third-story outside stairwell near Fournier Hall on campus. The student was rushed to Albert Einstein Medical Center after suffering multiple injuries. The name of the student is not being released; the school urges members of the college community to keep the students in “thought sand prayers at this time.” For more on this story, visit AbcLocal.
Saturday, March 9, 2013
The lecture will focus on Hypoxia.
Saturday, March 9
The following is a press release. M. Celeste Simon, Ph.D., scientific director and investigator for the Abramson Family Cancer Research Institute (AFCRI), investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and professor of cell and developmental biology at the University of Pennsylvania will present the lecture, “Hypoxia, Hypoxia Inducible Factors and Tumor Progression” at the 20th Anniversary Biomedical Lecture Series on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 4 p.m. in the East Parlor of St. Joseph Hall. Dr. Simon’s research expertise includes the angiogenesis of solid tumors, cellular growth control in response to hypoxia and hematopoiesis. Her current research interests include understanding the molecular basis of how hypoxia and hypoxia-…
Friday, March 8, 2013
The lecture will focus on on how science and religion interact.
The following is a press release. Andrew Newberg, Ph.D., director of research at the Myrna Brind Center for Integrative Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Medical College and adjunct professor of religious studies and associate professor of radiology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, will present the lecture, “Neurotheology” on Monday, March 18 at 7 p.m. at the Commonwealth Chateau, SugarLoaf campus at Chestnut Hill College. This lecture reviews the major foundational principles of neurotheological research, principles that will be critical to the scientist, religious or spiritual person, and the general public as this highly important topic, neurotheology, is engaged. They articulate how science and …
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Chestnut Hill College will host a senior adviser to UNICEF next week as part of a human rights conference.
The following is a press release from Chestnut Hill College. Chestnut Hill College will host the 8th Annual United Nations Conference on Teaching Peace and Human Rights on Friday, March 15, at 9:30 a.m. in the East Parlor, St. Joseph Hall. This conference, a United Nations Academic Impact Event and sponsored by Global Education Motivators (GEM) is for teachers, future teachers, administrators and NGOs to engage in a global dialogue on the importance of human rights education to help achieve a better world for all. This year’s conference theme, “The Future We Want: A Better World through Human Rights Education” will allow participants to meet and interact with the United Nations on the importance of human rights education and participate …
Monday, March 4, 2013
The festival will focus on Eco Friendly issues as part of the college's Sustainability Conference.
The following is a press release. The Sisters of Saint Joseph Earth Center at Chestnut Hill College will present an Eco Film Festival during its second annual Sustainability Conference on Thursday, March 14, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the East Parlor, St. Joseph Hall. Sponsored by Lutron Electronics Company, Inc., the one-day film festival and discussion series is hosted by the Chestnut Hill College Green Sustainability Task Force and SEPCHE (Southeastern Pennsylvania Consortium for Higher Education). The Film Festival is a part of Sustainability Week, a week of green events designed to enhance knowledge sponsored by the Sustainability Coalition for Colleges and Universities established through the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability for …
Sunday, February 17, 2013
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
A recent study looks at the number of colleges that require gym classes and the affect of physical activity on education.
According to a recent study by Oregon State University, the number of colleges and universities that require physical education classes is at 39 percent, a historic low. The study looked at data from 354 randomly selected four-year universities and colleges, beginning in the 1920s when 97 percent of institutions required physical education classes. "Brain scans have shown that physical activity improves the area of the brain involved with high-level decision making,” said Brad Cardinal, lead author of the study. “In addition, we know employers often are concerned about employee health, in part because physically active employees attend work more and tend to perform better." Do Philadelphia Colleges Require PE? Chestnut Hill College …
Saturday, December 22, 2012
The Chestnut Hill Design Review Committee is for the school's new signage.
Representatives of Chestnut Hill College received support from the DRC on new ideas for a replacement sign at the college’s main entrance on Rogers Drive. The new design has a six inch reduction in diameter among other changes. “We think the design is great,” said Patricia Cove of the Chestnut Hill Historical Society. The signage received unanimous support from the committee.
Sunday, December 16, 2012
Chestnut Hill College's yearly holiday event looks like it was quite something.
This week's Photo of the Week comes in from Lisa Mixon over at Chestnut Hill College. The picture is from the college's yearly Carol Night and, from the looks of it, the event is no joke. Here's what Lisa had to say about it: Carol Night, a time honored tradition at Chestnut Hill College, brought holiday sights and sounds to the local community. This holiday concert featured spirited selections of classic holiday favorites and student performances, including a visit from Santa. Do you have a photo you think would be a good pick for Photo of the Week? Upload your pictures here and we'll pick a winner.
Saturday, December 15, 2012
The money will go to the Northwest Interfaith Hospitality Network.
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Saturday, December 15, 2012
Community support and soup were abundant at this year’s 14th Annual Empty Bowl Dinner at Chestnut Hill College, which raised $30,000 for the Northwest Interfaith Hospitality Network. The dinner host option as well as new sponsors helped to top this year’s total to the highest grossing dinner in the history of the College. Members of the College’s sports teams donated their time to serve soup at this popular community event.