St. Francis Xavier College Church was packed with students, faculty, staff and administrators to begin the academic year with the Jesuit tradition. Chris Collins, S.J., presided, and Steve Schoenig, S.J., was the homilist.
Inspired by SLU’s mission, Mardell Wilson, Ed.D., and her husband Dave celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary by running in the ‘St. Jude Memphis to Peoria Run’ during one of the hottest weeks of summer.
Previously housed in the College of Arts and Sciences, the department will have increased opportunities for clinical, educational and research collaboration with other allied health professions within Doisy College.
Ted Weiss, Ph.D., associate professor of nutrition and dietetics, practices what he preaches.
Craig Adams, Ph.D, P.E., will provide an environmental engineering component to the program and establish a water quality and treatment research laboratory.
Heather Bednarek, Ph.D., has been a SLU faculty member for 15 years and served as chair of the economics department from 2011 to 2016.
Nori Katagiri, Ph.D., joined fellow scholars this summer for the start of a U.S.-Japan Network for the Future program. He also received recognition as the first visiting fellow of Japan's air defense force and conducted field research in Myanmar.
Three professors from different departments came together to apply for the funding united by a mutual need for an ICP spectrometer for their research programs.
The University’s newest students learned what will be expected of them and what they can anticipate from SLU during the New Student Convocation and Family Welcome Aug. 18.
The Adventures in Medicine and Science (AIMS) program has received the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration's Pinnacle Award for the eighth year in a row.
First-year students in St. Louis began moving into on-campus housing Wednesday, Aug. 17.
The Center for Service and Community Engagement gave a special "shout out" to the Department of Anesthesiology for collecting three full boxes of supplies.
A professor of management, Shaner has mastered a summer schedule that has taken him from Croatia to England and Australia to teach about “Failing Forward” and have a few adventures of his own.
Kevin Behrns, M.D., currently the chair of the department of surgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine.
More than 200 people turned out for the ribbon-cutting ceremony, building blessing of SLU’s first new residence hall in more than 20 years.
Fran Sverdrup, Ph.D., a researcher at SLU’s Center for World Health and Medicine, is playing beat the clock in finding a treatment for a rare form of muscular dystrophy.
Saint Louis University will receive $2.1 million in federal funds for scholarships to future nurses who come from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.
Robert Hughes Jr., Ph.D., and Thomas Vincent have been playing in the Muny orchestra for 20 and 10 years, respectively.
Genetics has seen breakthroughs and world-changing technologies in the past half century.
In research featured in the August edition of Obesity, investigator Andrew Butler, Ph.D., and his team report that levels of the peptide hormone adropin vary based on carbohydrate consumption and appear to be linked to lipid metabolism.
From classes and advising to enrollment and payments, the INTO SLU Center will be an integrated experience for international students in INTO SLU programs and campus partners.
Students in the program will meet successful business owners, participate in a Kickstarter challenge, present elevator pitches and develop a business plan to pitch to a panel of professionals.
In the annual survey, physicians are asked to identify the doctors they consider the leaders in their field. The local list is published each year by St. Louis Magazine.
SLU's Center for Vaccine Development is studying an investigational vaccine for yellow fever, a potentially deadly disease that is spread by the same mosquito that transmits Zika virus.
Noted communication scholar and director of SLU’s African-American studies program, Karla Scott, Ph.D., seeks to challenges ideas and challenge identities in her classroom.
First-year medical student Michael Scolarici received a 2016 HIV Medical Association (HIVMA) Medical Student Award, which will support an HIV research project for up to three years.
SLU Professor Yifan Tu, M.D., Ph.D., was a co-author on the study, which could have policy implications for U.S. lawmakers and pharmaceutical companies.
Joel Goldstein, J.D., is considered the nation’s leading expert on the vice presidency. When running-mate season hits its peak every four years, he becomes the most sought-after man in political journalism.
Kevin Lisch, a native of a Belleville, Illinois, who played for the Billikens from 2005 to 2009, recently received Australian citizenship.
Saint Louis University alumna and former dean of student affairs Mary Bruemmer has been named a Dame Commander of the Order of Saint Sylvester, Pope and Martyr.
SLU researchers will conduct a human clinical trial of a vaccine to prevent Zika and a natural history study to learn about the body’s immune response to the virus.
Construction crews are just weeks away from completing Spring Hall, while work on Grand Hall -- set to open in summer 2017 -- gets underway.
SLU has added three new members to its Board of Trustees: former Jesuit university presidents, Michael C. McFarland, S.J., and Stephen A. Privett, S.J., as well as longtime Enterprise executive Greg Stubblefield.
The new complex will be located on the north side of the existing facility between Rutger and Lasalle Streets, with plans to better integrate the hospital with neighboring SLU School of Medicine and SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital.
SLU's Summer Geriatrics Institute, the University's largest continuing medical education program, covered a range of topics -- from the therapeutic benefits of dance to a non-drug treatment for dementia.
A graduate of SLU's Parks College, Matt Suyderhoud saw his first Blue Angels show when he was 3 years old. Now he is a member of the the elite flying team.
The MEDLaunch program is the product of collaborative efforts between SLU's medical school, law school, business school and Parks College.
Biology professor Allison Miller, Ph.D., received two research grants for the project, which involves a number of undergraduate and graduate students.
To plan Saint Louis University’s 200th birthday, a Bicentennial Steering Committee has been formed that includes representatives from throughout SLU, as well as the Jesuit community.
This year, 170 fourth-year medical students at SLU participated in the National Residency Match Program, which annually matches students with their preferred choice for residency programs.
Nearly 2,600 graduates became "sons and daughters of Saint Louis University forever" during the annual ceremony, which drew nearly 10,000 friends and family members to Chaifetz Arena.
To conduct her research, Betty Chen, a third-year medical student, was awarded the 2016 Alpha Omega Alpha Carolyn L. Kuckein Student Research Fellowship.
The School of Law Legal Clinics will help to create a youth re-entry program in St. Louis. The grant is part of a national effort to provide pro bono services with the goal of giving youth a second chance.
The Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation will partner with SLU to provide clinical care, support and research for those with Charcot-Marie-Tooth and inherited neuropathies
Saint Louis University's bioinformatics and computational biology program has been awarded a $649,681 grant by the National Science Foundation.
Boeing executive Leanne Caret and St. Louis entrepreneur Darryl Jones have been elected to the SLU Board of Trustees.
Joan Dodgson, Ph.D., is a globally renowned expert in the field of maternal child medicine, and is the first recipient of the Patricia and James R. Hemak Endowed Professorship in Maternal Child Health.
Thomas Burris, Ph.D., chair of the department of pharmacology and physiology, is being honored for advancing potential treatments in many areas.
Enrico Di Cera, M.D., is among a group of researchers who found that a new data-sharing consortium helps leverage findings faster. Their findings were published in Nature Communications.
Currently the chair of SLU’s Biomedical Engineering Department, Michelle Sabick, Ph.D.,is passionate about improving the ways that universities deliver engineering education to students.
SLU researcher Duane Grandgenett, Ph.D., is part of a team that successfully determined the molecular structure of a virus similar to the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) that’s easier for scientists to study.
Twenty-five students, faculty, staff and alumni met with local and national officials in Belize City to plan how to continue successes achieved through the Belize 2020 project.