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Mary Jo Leddy
Posted: November 16, 2015

Inspired by Pope Francis’ visit to Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families, and the mission of the Sisters of Saint Joseph, Chestnut Hill College’s Institute for Forgiveness and Reconciliation will host Mary Jo Leddy, Ph.D., who will deliver a lecture titled “Seeing the ‘Dear Neighbor’ in Faces Not Like Ours” on Tuesday, November 17, at 7 p.m. at the College’s SugarLoaf Campus.

Marc Schulz
Posted: November 11, 2015

Chestnut Hill College’s Institute for Religion and Sciences welcomes Marc Schulz, Ph.D., Rachel C. Hale professor in Science and Mathematics, at Bryn Mawr College to deliver the lecture titled “Science of Mindfulness: What We Know and Don’t Know,” on Monday, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m., at Chestnut Hill College’s SugarLoaf Campus.

Posted: October 9, 2015

Chestnut Hill College’s Institute for Religion and Sciences welcomes Michael Mann, Ph.D., distinguished professor of meteorology and director of Earth System Science Center, on Oct. 19, at Commonwealth Chateau, SugarLoaf Campus at 7 p.m.

Posted: October 9, 2015

In conjunction with the Harry Potter Festival in Chestnut Hill, Chestnut Hill College will hold its annual Harry Potter Conference, Philadelphia Brotherly Love Cup Quidditch Tournament and Wizard Rock Concert from October 16-17.

Posted: October 1, 2015

Chestnut Hill College welcomes Stephen P. Hunger, M.D., to deliver the lecture “Precision Medicine in Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia” on Wednesday, Oct. 21, at 3 p.m. in the East Parlor, St. Joseph Hall as part of the 22nd Annual Biomedical Lecture Series.

Posted: September 10, 2015

Twelve years after going coed, Chestnut Hill College will once again make history by hosting its inaugural sprint football game versus Princeton University at Plymouth Whitemarsh High School on Saturday, Sept. 19, at 12 p.m.

Posted: September 9, 2015

In preparation for Pope Francis’ visit to Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families, Chestnut Hill College will be marking this historic and spiritual event through numerous celebrations. The College’s annual Mission & Legacy week will provide opportunities for the College community and the public to engage in the event.

Ursula King
Posted: September 3, 2015

Chestnut Hill College’s Institute for Religion and Science will host renowned scholar of spirituality, interfaith dialogue, women and religion at the Commonwealth Chateau on the SugarLoaf Campus Tuesday, Sept. 15 at 7 p.m.

Ursula King Ph.D., will give a lecture titled: “Following the ‘Road of Fire’: The Emergence of Teilhard de Chardin’s Panchristic Mysticism during the First World War.”

Posted: August 11, 2015

Chestnut Hill College is one of the best colleges in the Northeast according to The Princeton Review (

A kid holding a tube
Posted: August 3, 2015

The Forensic Sciences Summer Camp, directed by Joe Kulkosky, Ph.D., chair of the College’s biology department, will be once again offering the unique opportunity to students grades 5-12, to participate in a week-long summer camp with immersion into the Forensic Sciences.