02/20- The international experience included special lectures, intensive field visits and small group discussions with students from four different countries. During the trip, the SLU students also toured the prison where Nelson Mandela was held for 18 years.
02/20- Despite reports about the increase in heroin use, more teens believed it was "probably impossible" to get heroin in 2014 than in 2002, according to a Saint Louis University study.
02/16- A $363,000 grant from The Mayday Fund will help take research from the lab to the clinic.
02/14- Dawn Hui, M.D., is passionate about working with her hands - as a SLUCare cardiac surgeon and as a violinist with the St. Louis SymphonyCares Heart Quartet.
02/13- Nursing professor Helen Lach, Ph.D., studies the debilitating impact taking a tumble can have on the lives of senior adults. She broke her own ankle in August and shares lessons learned.
02/02- Samkon Gado, M.D., is a second-year resident in otolaryngology at Saint Louis University and former NFL running back.
02/02- Veterans could better transition to civilian life by volunteering with civic service programs in their communities, Saint Louis University research suggests.
02/01- Saint Louis University scientists aim to advance our understanding of how the hepatitis B virus replicates in order to develop a new drug that could cure the viral infection.
01/31- Robert M. Heaney, M.D., assistant vice president for medical affairs, will permanently assume the role of SLUCare chief executive officer, effective Jan. 1, 2017.
01/30- Third-year law student Patricia Bailey Beckerle argued before the Missouri Court of Appeals last month on behalf of a client who was denied unemployment benefits and won the case.
01/25- SLU’s lead anthropologist Katherine C. MacKinnon, Ph.D., is one of 31 internationally recognized experts on primate conservation.
01/24- The College for Public Health and Social Justice is leading a campus-wide initiative to attack problems in the region that undermine the health of children and mothers.
01/18- SLU has partnered with EdAssist to offer reduced tuition rates and access to online degree and training options to 120 corporate employers nationwide.
01/17- Nancy Weaver, Ph.D., associate professor of behavioral health and health education at Saint Louis University, will study how bystanders might intervene when children are treated harshly.
01/12- More than 400 guests attended Thursday's celebration of Dr. King honoring local and national civil rights leaders.
01/10- SLU was ranked No. 35 in the nation in the newly released 2017 Best Online Nursing Programs by U.S. News & World Report.
01/09- SLU professor of physical therapy Ethel Frese, DPT, shares many ways daily exercise contributes to good health and quality of life.
01/05- New research shows bees prefer to forage upside down on wildflowers to warm themselves on the dark petals as they drink nectar and collect pollen.
01/04- SLU's chess team will advance to the President's Cup, also known as the Final Four, on March 24-26 in New York.
01/01- Of the 50 other universities represented, SLU is the only university ranked from Missouri and the highest ranked Jesuit institution.
12/29- On Dec. 4, 20 finalists of the Center for Entrepreneurship's fifth annual event competed in downtown St. Louis, pitching their business ideas to industry leaders on an elevator ride.
12/22- SLU is partnering with the City of St. Louis Division of Corrections to provide support to incarcerated women and men before and after they are released from the St. Louis City Jail and a facility known as the workhouse.
12/20- SLUCare neurologist Ghazala Hayat, M.D., was recognized by the YWCA as a 2016 Leader of Distinction award for fostering understanding between different religions.
12/20- Saint Louis University has been named one of Kiplinger's "Best Values in Private Colleges" for 2017. This year's list includes the top 100 private colleges in the country.
12/20- The Literature and Medicine program aims to provide SLU physicians, researchers and other health care professionals with an opportunity to meet over dinner to explore the vocation of medicine.
12/20- Ratchaneekorn Tongsookdee, Ph.D., a professor of special education at Chiang Mai University in Thailand, visited campus in November to explore collaboration opportunities.
12/20- Directed by renowned neurosurgeon James T. Goodrich, M.D., Ph.D., the three-day program welcomed 22 surgeons from nine countries.
12/19- Department of English faculty member Ted Mathys has been awarded a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Creative Writing and a 2016 St. Louis Regional Arts Commission Artistic Fellowship.
12/15- SLU scientist Angel Baldan, Ph.D., reports that turning off a protein found in liver and adipose tissue significantly improves blood sugar levels and reduces body fat in an animal model.
12/14- The new partnership will make available SLUCOR's Applied Healthcare Quality Improvement Analytics (AHQIA) training program to all association member hospitals throughout Missouri.
12/13- SLUCare Milta Little, D.O., believes that older patients who take five or more drugs should periodically talk to their doctors about their medications.
12/13- For the third year in a row, a former SLU nursing faculty member received the Legend in Nursing award.
12/12- As full-time volunteers, these 12 graduates serve thousands of people in nonprofit agencies and schools addressing social issues including homelessness, hunger, poverty, domestic violence, education and mental health.
12/12- The Empowerment Network presented Philip Alderson, M.D., dean of the School of Medicine and vice president for medical affairs, with its Wind Beneath Our Wings Award last week.
12/12- View photos from the ceremony on Friday, Dec. 9, where the 2016 graduates become "sons and daughters of Saint Louis University forever."
12/09- Millions of Americans will travel to celebrate the holidays with family or enjoy an exotic vacation. Donna Duberg, assistant professor of biomedical laboratory science, suggests taking action to keep germs at bay.
12/07- The conference, hosted by SLU’s Boeing Institute of International Business, featured prominent leaders in business from across the country.
12/07- MBA students traveled to Nebraska last month to spend an afternoon with billionaire investor Warren Buffett.
12/06- The Flex-to-Feed program converts 10 percent of the unused Flex dollars at the end of each academic year to help others.
12/02- The MacArthur fellow and author of this year's first-year reading book Just Mercy urged a packed crowd of SLU students, faculty and staff Thursday to be agents of change.
12/02- The Office of the Vice President for Research has awarded $15,000 dispersed to several projects across the University.
12/01- In statements released by the ACCU and AJCU, dozens of Catholic higher education leaders are raising a collective voice for immigrants.
11/29- With the funding, Bruce O'Neill, Ph.D., will conduct fieldwork in Bucharest to further his research, “The Underground: Urbanism and its Roots in Romania.”
11/29- Research from Saint Louis University finds that male and female same-sex partnered patients fail to identify as such in medical records and that failure may contribute to poorer health outcomes.
11/28- A first of its kind fetal surgery in Heidelberg, Germany was made possible by the expert guidance of SLUCare pediatric neurosurgery and fetal care experts in St. Louis.
11/28- The groups came together with local clergy on Nov. 21, to call on Gov. Jay Nixon during his last weeks in office to commute the sentences of 15 women, most of whom are victims of domestic violence.
11/28- William P. Johnson, a SLU law professor and highly regarded scholar of international business law, has been named to replace retiring dean Michael Wolff.
11/21- Eleven University faculty and staff members were recognized as the fall 2016 SLU Stars in a ceremony on Nov. 17.
11/18- Students were tasked with identifying the next market Southwest Airlines should target, and the winners received roundtrip travel prizes.
11/17- The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine have ranked Saint Louis University’s graduate business entrepreneurship program No. 18 in the country, up from 23 last year.
11/17- Facilities Services’ Department of Sustainability and Benchmarking coordinated a number of engaging events throughout the month centered around three themes: energy conservation, alternative transportation and food waste diversion.
11/15- Paul J. Hauptman, M.D., a SLUCare cardiologist specializing in heart failure and professor of internal medicine at Saint Louis University School of Medicine.
11/14- Saint Louis University researchers report new information about conditions that can cause the earth's tectonic plates to sink into the earth.
11/14- Stemming from University’s strategic plan and campus master planning process, the redevelopment effort seeks to better connect the north and south campuses by encouraging others to invest in the area.
11/11- The Maternal Child and Family Health Coalition (MCHFC) honored two Saint Louis University professors for their leadership in improving the health of babies and families in the St. Louis region.
11/11- An assistant professor at the College for Public Health and Social Justice has received a $50,000 grant to study an initiative designed to improve access to health care for low-income, uninsured or Medicaid patients.
11/11- A professor, a student and a community make a difference in the world as a writing assignment turns into a real-world policy.
11/10- SLU's vaccine center soon will soon begin a phase 1 safety trial of an investigational vaccine designed to prevent Zika virus infection, which can cause devastating birth defects and other health problems.
11/09- This year, the organization has focused its efforts on creating an opportunity for open dialogue through events like Islam Awareness Week and the annual Fast-a-thon.
11/08- The team won the division championship in Springfield, Missouri, last month, and is taking part in a national tournament in Foley, Alabama, Nov. 17-20.