02/23- Peter Bernhardt, Ph.D.'s illustrated emails from his research travels bring alive exotic locales for colleagues and the next generation of botanists.
02/20- Transformative gift to boost national stature of Chaifetz School of Business and launch Chaifetz Center for Entrepreneurship
02/16- The legacy of local Civil Rights pioneer Judge Nathan B. Young Jr. lives on for students and scholars thanks to the judge's donation of his personal archive to Saint Louis University. The donation came about due to the personal relationship Young formed with SLU's archivists before his death in the late 1990s.
02/09- Once an Olympic figure skater, Pauline Lee, Ph.D., is now an associate professor of Chinese religions and cultures at Saint Louis University.
02/07- Saint Louis University President Fred P. Pestello, Ph.D., announced today that SLU received $56.7 million in gifts from July through December 2017, the most money the University has ever raised in the first six months of a fiscal year.
02/05- Opioid cessation in non-cancer pain may be more successful when depression is treated to remission, a Saint Louis University study shows.
02/02- The accreditation status is the highest awarded by the accrediting body for graduate medical education.
01/31- According to University archives, the first record of SLU students doing service is a short article in the May 13, 1927, student newspaper about medical students volunteering with the Red Cross during a flood.
01/31- The partnership supports Jesuit ministries in Belize in providing educational and human resources that nurture spiritual, physical, academic and economic health.
01/31- Established in 1959, SLU’s 1818 Advanced College Credit Program is one of the oldest dual college credit programs in the country and the first west of the Mississippi. It allows high school students to get both high school and college credit by taking college-level courses taught by specially qualified high school teachers.
01/31- Gail Miller Bisher is the club's director of communications and the first female analyst to call the club's show in 30 years.
01/31- Researchers studied blood samples taken from patients diagnosed with sepsis and found that elevated chlorinated lipids predicted whether a patient would go on to suffer acute respiratory distress symptom and die within 30 days from a lung injury.
01/30- Keith S. Naunheim, M.D., the Vallee L. and Melba Willman professor and chief of cardiothoracic surgery at Saint Louis University School of Medicine, was elected president of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons.
01/30- Through an immersion program established in her memory, the legacy of Mev Puleo (A&S '85) lives on through current SLU students who discover the power of presence in the relationships they formed with Nicaragua's people.
01/25- Saint Louis University's Health Resource Center, a free clinic operated by medical school students under the guidance of SLU doctors, now operates its pediatric clinic at the Danis Pediatric Center at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital.
01/19- Two new graduate degree programs aim to train the workforce that employers need as they continue to make the Midwest a new Silicon Valley.
01/18- Macy Walz, a second-year medical student, volunteered in early January at Winter Inn, a temporary shelter for homeless men held in the basement of St. Francis Xavier College Church.
01/18- Visitors to Saint Louis University's Museum of Contemporary Religious Art can interact with the team conserving a major mixed media work by one of the museum's early supporting artists as part of the museum's Visible Conservation exhibit.
01/16- Keynote speaker Ambassador Andrew Young reminded those gathered for the Friday, Jan. 12 ceremony that the legacies of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., and other civil rights advocates, should inspire them to work for inclusivity, racial equity, peace and economic justice in their daily lives and in the future.
01/08- Saint Louis University's chess team finished second at the 2017 Pan-American Intercollegiate Chess Championships in Columbus, Ohio, beating Harvard University to secure a spot in the Final Four of Collegiate Chess tourney that will be held in New York on Thursday, March 29.
01/04- Grossman was a longtime economist at SLU who was widely recognized as an expert witness on the measurement of economic damages. The professor emeritus and former dean of the John Cook School of Business died on Wednesday, Jan. 3.
12/21- The Clinics, together with Christopher Collins, S.J., and the Community Coalition for Clemency advocated for freedom for 68-year-old grandmother Judy Henderson, who has been released from prison after serving more than 35 years.
12/15- As they celebrated their first day as alumni, Saint Louis University's graduating students, their friends, loved ones and the SLU community heard from speakers who connected their SLU experiences with thriving in the face of life's surprises.
12/14- With a $580,000 grant from Missouri Foundation for Health, a team of Saint Louis University researchers aims to lower the rate of food insecurity while connecting families to available resources by improving screening practices and follow-up care.
12/14- Jeremiah Weinstock, Ph.D., an associate professor of psychology, is among scholars and researchers from more than 25 universities who pushing for expanded resources for gambling-related research and treatment.
12/08- Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a form of a muscle wasting disorder that affects one out of every 5,000 to 10,000 boys.
12/08- Norman White, Ph.D., an associate professor of criminology and criminal justice at Saint Louis University noted for his dedication to breaking the school-to-prison pipeline, died suddenly Dec. 6. He was 64.
12/07- Nearly two years ago, a group of four SLU-Madrid students made some sandwiches and headed to Madrid’s city center to distribute meals among people sleeping on the streets. The sandwich, or bocadillo in Spanish, was only the pretext. The group’s main goal was to get to know and to become companions to some of Madrid’s residents who are homeless.
12/07- Maurice Green, Ph.D., a researcher at Saint Louis University for more than six decades and among the first scientists to use viruses to shed light on what goes on inside cells, died on Tuesday, Dec. 5, after an illness. He was 91.
12/05- More than 90 percent of study volunteers in the three trials who received the investigational vaccine demonstrated an immune response to the Zika virus.
12/04- A longtime member of the University’s Board of Trustees and supporter of SLU, Lorenzini passed away Nov. 30, 2017, at age 78.
11/30- Saint Louis University has received a new $1.2 million Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program (McNair Scholars Program) grant from the U.S. Department of Education to prepare eligible, high-achieving undergraduate students for doctoral studies.
11/29- Jesuit educated, Gary Ritter, Ph.D., is a professor of education policy and holder of the 21st Century Endowed Chair in Education Policy at the University of Arkansas.
11/28- Alan Felthous, M.D., is this year's recipient of the Seymour Pollack Award, a national laurel recognizing contributions to teaching and education in forensic psychiatry.
11/28- Saint Louis University will receive $1.5 in federal funds over the next four years to support disadvantaged students by providing them student mentors, faculty mentors and pre-entry work experiences.
11/28- Researchers hope their findings may lead to improved chemotherapy drugs and shed light on why some cells develop chemotherapy resistance.
11/27- SLU professor of physics Jean Potvin, Ph.D., investigated the body composition of 32 shark species to understand how they evolved to thrive in different ocean ecosystems.
11/27- Thousands of Missouri residents on Medicaid affected by hepatitis C are closer to a cure, following litigation brought by the Legal Clinics in collaboration with the Liver Center.
11/17- The event celebrating SLU's Nov. 16 birthday encouraged the University community to take part in specific giving challenges and 887 alumni, staff, faculty, students, Billiken families and friends of the University participated to unlock challenge gifts.
11/16- From his first plane ride as a toddler to his recent trek to the South Pole, Buzz Aldrin came to speak to a full house at Saint Louis University’s Center for Global Citizenship, detailing not only his new adventures but also urging those gathered to continue to gaze skyward and to push for exploration beyond Earth’s bounds.
11/14- Students, faculty, staff and alumni gathered at Grand and Lindell to celebrate the entry of the first service hours kicking off the University's bicentennial clock.
11/14- The new creator space in the Pius XII Memorial Library is a collaborative effort, bringing together SLU's students, libraries and technology resources to create a state-of-the-art learning space. It held its grand opening on Tuesday, Nov. 14.
11/14- Junior Maria Garcia attended her third Ignatian Teach-In this year and served as a team leader at this year's Teach-In, nominated by her peers to lead discussions on immigration and foreign policy.
11/14- The Saint Louis University alumnae and civil rights pioneer died Saturday, Nov. 11. She was 93.
11/14- SLU Giving Day honoring the University's birthday on Thursday, Nov. 16, will be a chance for the SLU community to support initiatives benefiting SLU students.
11/13- Stephen F. Hanlon, J.D., general counsel to the National Association for Public Defense, is working on addressing excessive workloads of public defenders.
11/09- Samkon Gado, M.D., a third-year resident in otolaryngology at Saint Louis University and former NFL running back, was profiled Nov. 6 on ESPN's Monday Night Countdown.
11/07- Scientist Francis M. Sverdrup, Ph.D., studies an inherited type of muscular dystrophy that typically begins with weakness in the face and shoulders before spreading to all skeletal muscles.
11/07- Through education, advocacy and legal action, law students, faculty and alumni are responding to the needs of immigrants and asylum-seekers in the St. Louis region.
11/03- Medical students at Saint Louis University honored those who donated their bodies for medical education with an interfaith memorial service Friday.
11/02- Dashawn Cason, Brandon Rahimi and Bridget Boyle took home the trophy this year, beating six teams from the three other Missouri law schools.
10/27- Through their professional successes and contributions to the community, this group has brought honor to both the University and the law school by demonstrating SLU's mission and embodying the Jesuit spirit.
10/27- The St. Louis man who was mauled and nearly killed by chimpanzees in 2012 is putting his name and energy behind a new Saint Louis University initiative to support trauma patients.
10/26- The annual Garden to Tables Food Day promotes sustainable, healthy and just agricultural practices as well as an overall healthier St. Louis community.
10/13- On Oct. 12, alumnus Stanley Andrisse, Ph.D., shared his story of overcoming adversity and pursuing a career as a biomedical scientist.
10/10- Dorsa Derakhshani, named International Grandmaster by the World Chess Federation in 2016, is now playing for the Billikens. Derakhshani is a freshman at SLU and a member of the chess team.
10/10- The John Cook School of Business has received a $1 million gift to establish the Edward Jones Deanship.
10/10- Most days you can find digital humanities librarian Debra Taylor Cashion, Ph.D., MLIS, tucked away in a quiet corner of Pius XII Memorial Library examining and researching some of the most fascinating and historically significant material many of us have never seen.
10/10- In the second of two high-profile articles published in recent weeks, SLU scientist Mee-Ngan F. Yap, Ph.D, continues to uncover the secrets of how ribosomes hibernate under stressful conditions.
10/05- The University Theatre will perform at sites in the Grand Center neighborhood through a new agreement with the Kranzberg Arts Foundation this and is collaborating with a local nonprofit agency in its opening production.