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New Graduate Programs Rankings Released

Saint Louis University programs have earned high honors in the new U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Rankings, including the No. 1 program in health law in the nation for the 12th year.

In the magazine's 2017 edition of "Best Graduate Schools," seven SLU programs were listed in the top 25. More than 20 of Saint Louis University's graduate programs were ranked among the top 100 in the United States, according to U.S. News & World Report.


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 Dissertations Defenses

  • Steven Jenkins, a Ph.D. candidate in Higher Education Administration, will defend his dissertation, "Reinvigorating the University Mission through Social Entrepreneurship: A Case Study of the Food Innovation Center at Saint Louis University," on July 26, 2016 at 10:00 A.M. in Room 123 of Fitzgerald Hall.
  • Habiba Abdullahi Ibrahim, a Ph.D. candidate in Public Policy Analysis, will defend her dissertation, "Participation in Rotating Savings and Credit Associations and Enhanced Asset Accumulation among African Immigrants in the United States: An Institutional Approach," on August 1, 2016 at 2:00 P.M. in Room 2714 of Morrissey Hall.
  • Ying Tung Chen, a Ph.D. candidate in Civil Engineering, will defend her dissertation, "Study of Shrinkage Mitigating Concrete Using Large-Scale Testing and Computer Modeling," on August 2, 2016 at 3:00 P.M. in McDonnell-Douglas Hall 1016.
  • Ying Tung Chen, a Ph.D. candidate in Civil Engineering, will defend her dissertation, "Study of Shrinkage Mitigating Concrete Using Large-Scale Testing and Computer Modeling," on August 2, 2016 at 3:00 P.M. in Room 102 of Litteken Hall
  • Kilinyaa Cothran, a Ph.D. candidate in Higher Education Administration, will defend her dissertation, "Determining the Validity of a Survey Instrument: Assessment of Professionalism in Pharmacy, a Novel Instrument--Original and Revised," on August 3, 2016 at 9:30 A.M. in Room 218 of Fitzgerald Hall.
  • Chih-Yin Chen, a Ph.D. candidate in Historical Theology, will defend her dissertation, "'Baptize the Trends': A Historical-Theological Analysis of Vincent Lebbe's Missiological Vision," on August 3, 2016 at 9:30 A.M. in Room 245 of Adorjan Hall.
  • Mary Clark, a Ph.D. candidate in Higher Education Administration, will defend her dissertation, "An Analysis of Historically Black Greek Letter Organizations at Predominantly White Institutions," on August 3, 2016 at 1:00 P.M. in Room 123 of Fitzgerald Hall.
  • Jonathan King, a Ph.D. candidate in Historical Theology, will defend his dissertation, "Theology under Another Form: Hans Urs von Balthasar's Formation and Writings as a Germanist," on August 4, 2016 at 8:30 A.M. in Room 245 of Adorjan Hall.

Saint Louis University Appoints Nancy Brickhouse, Ph.D., as Provost

As SLU's chief academic officer, Dr. Brickhouse will report directly to the president and will oversee most of the University's educational, research and enrollment efforts.

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School of Education Celebrates 90 Years of Educating Teachers

The school has a long history of preparing the students who go on to be teachers and administrators while continuing to advance their skills to meet the changing needs of the schools and students they will serve.


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The Reading List: Online reports on college, careers and more

Articles and information from the World Wide Web

"From school to work to school again: the changing face of graduate education" (First in a series about graduate education from the St. Louis Beacon)

"The financial burden of graduate education" (Second in a series about graduate education from the St. Louis Beacon)

"Successful job hunt means returning to basics " (Third, and final, in a series about graduate education from the St. Louis Beacon)

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