Saint Louis University News Archive 2014

August 24, 2015

Planning Ahead: Nominate Candidates for 2016 Honorary Degrees

Members of the SLU community are invited to help plan the 2016 spring commencement ceremony by nominating worthy individuals to be honored with honorary degrees. ...
September 18, 2014

SGA Implements Water Fountain Initiative

To reduce the use of disposable plastic water bottles, the Student Government Association has distributed free reusable bottles to students and installed filling stations at more than 30 locations across campus. ...
September 18, 2014

Hundreds Help Out at Learning Community Day of Service

The first-ever event provided more than 1,300 hours of service to 20 locations throughout the community. ...
September 18, 2014

University Launches Study on Pilot Preparedness

The Center for Aviation Safety Research at Parks College and two research partners will study methods to improve the pre-employment preparedness of the future professional pilot workforce. ...
September 17, 2014

Micahs Partner with New City Fellowship for Monthly Service Day

More than 40 students performed yard word and winterized homes for elderly widows as part of the nonprofit's monthly day of service. ...
September 17, 2014

Dozens Travel to SLU for Neurosurgery Course

Nearly 50 doctors from 16 countries visited campus for the second annual Combined Ventricular and Skull Base Endoscopy Course for Neurosurgeons Sept. 4-6. ...
September 16, 2014

Entrepreneurship Program Ranked Among Best in the Nation by The Princeton Review

The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur Magazine recognition follows last week's No. 13 best undergraduate entrepreneurship program ranking by U.S. News and World Report. ...
September 16, 2014

SLU Madrid Meets New University President Face-to-Face

University President Fred P. Pestello, Ph.D., made his first trip to Madrid, Spain, to meet with students, faculty and staff on the University's Madrid campus. ...
September 16, 2014

Professor Receives National Grant to Study State Supreme Courts

Jason Windett, Ph.D., assistant professor of political science, is a principal investigator of a grant worth nearly $130,000 that will examine the influence of public opinion in state supreme courts. ...
September 12, 2014

Nearly 1,700 New Students Welcomed During SLU 101

More than 1,500 incoming freshmen and nearly 200 transfer students visited Saint Louis University during the summer as part of the new student orientation program. ...
September 12, 2014

University Earns Top Marks for Commitment to Service

For the fourth year in a row, "Washington Monthly" has ranked the University in the top five in the nation for community service. ...
September 12, 2014

Scholarship-Focused College Fair Draws Hundreds to Campus

High school students from across the St. Louis area visited the University Sept. 6 to learn more about admission, financial aid and scholarship opportunities available at SLU and more than 50 other colleges and universities. ...
September 11, 2014

SLU Listed Among Teach for America's Top Contributing Schools

The University was listed among the top 20 universities represented by alumni who choose to serve the teaching corps. ...
September 11, 2014

Open Fora for Provost Search Scheduled for Next Week

The entire University community is encouraged to attend a session and provide input on the qualifications for the next provost. ...
September 11, 2014

An Update from the Chair of the Provost Search Committee

Douglas Williams, J.D., professor of law and president-elect of the Faculty Senate, announces the process for the search, including scheduled dates and times for open fora to discuss desired qualifications for the position. ...
September 11, 2014

Team Reaches Semi-Finals in Sim Wars Competition

A group of medical students took part in the Medical Student Sim Wars Competition for the fourth year in a row. ...
September 10, 2014

Mass for Peace

The Department of Campus Ministry within the Division of Mission and Ministry will host the Mass Thursday, Sept. 11. ...
September 10, 2014

John Cook School of Business Announces Next Dean

Mark Higgins, Ph.D., currently the dean of the business school at the University of Rhode Island, joins the University beginning Jan. 1, 2015. ...
September 09, 2014

'U.S. News & World Report' Names SLU Among Top-100 National Universities

The publication's "Best Colleges 2015" guidebook also ranks the University's undergraduate business programs among the best in the country, while SLU also gets a nod as a top school for veterans. ...
September 05, 2014

University President Offers Updates to Strategic Plan

University President Fred Pestello, Ph.D., announces changes to the University's academic administration and office alignment. ...
September 05, 2014

Chemistry Club Earns Two American Chemical Society Grants

The University's student chapter of the American Chemical Society received an Innovative Activities Grant and Community Interactions Grant for the 2014-2015 school year. ...
September 05, 2014

Students Launch SLU Chapter of Camp Kesem

The University's chapter of the camp that supports children affected by a parent's cancer is sponsored by former St. Louis Rams All-Pro wide receiver Torry Holt and his brother and former NFL star, Terrence. ...
September 05, 2014

College of Arts and Sciences Hosts Panel on Ferguson

Experts from the University and the community discussed ways to continue dialogue on issues such as inequality and injustice raised by the events in Ferguson. ...
September 05, 2014

Starbucks to Open in Clemens Hall

The University's newest dining location will open for business at 7 a.m. Monday, Sept. 8. ...
September 04, 2014

Students Give More $10,000 During Evening Mass

Collections donated during the 9 p.m. Sunday Mass have supported Student Emergency Relief Fund, SLU Relay for Life and Casa de Salud. ...
September 04, 2014

Area Educators Provide Continuing Dialogue at ‘Teaching Ferguson’ Event

More than 100 local pre-k through higher education teachers from across the St. Louis area took part in the campus forum sponsored by the Colleges of Education and Public Service and Arts and Sciences. ...
September 03, 2014

‘Dialogue on Ferguson’

The Departments of Political Science at SLU and Washington Adventist University in Maryland will participate in a joint long-distance discussion about Ferguson, Mo. ...
September 03, 2014

'Spotlight on Women in Medicine and Science (SWIMS) Symposium'

The event is sponsored by the School of Medicine Office of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development, and WIMS@SLU. ...
September 02, 2014

View Photos from 2014 Fall Welcome Events

Saint Louis University welcomed more than 12,000 students to campus as it kicked off the 2013-2014 academic year. ...
September 01, 2014

Area High School Students Work with Saint Louis University Researcher on Spacecraft Launch

About 35 students worked with 20 SLU faculty on STEM projects this summer ...
August 29, 2014

Mass of the Holy Spirit Unites St. Louis' Jesuit Schools

More than 2,800 students and faculty from St. Louis University High School, Loyola Academy and De Smet Jesuit High School joined SLU for the annual celebration of the new academic year. ...
August 28, 2014

‘Missouri Medicine’ Turns to SLU for Vaccine Research Insights

Saint Louis University is internationally recognized for its vaccine research. ...
August 28, 2014

MOVE Committee Announces 2014 'Biggest Loser' Winners

More than 90 faculty and staff participated in the program and went on to lose more than 400 pounds. ...
August 27, 2014

Earth, Atmospheric Sciences Team Takes Part in Operation Clean Stream

Faculty and students from the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences participated in an effort to remove trash from the Meramec watershed. ...
August 27, 2014

Interdisciplinary Ferguson Panel

A panel of experts will discuss "Ferguson: What Should We Learn? Where Do We Go From Here?" on Thursday, Sept. 4. ...
August 26, 2014

Summer Programs Bring Thousands to SLU

The Office of Summer Studies drew more than 10,000 students and visitors to the University this year as part of the Summer at SLU initiative. ...
August 26, 2014

AIMS Earns Fifth Consecutive Pinnacle Award

The University's Adventures in Medicine and Science was recognized for its remarkable quality of educational content and exceptional skill at program delivery. ...
August 25, 2014

'I Am A Billiken': SLU Welcomes Class of 2018

More than 1,600 students were welcomed to the University during New Student Convocation and Family Welcome on Aug. 22. ...
August 22, 2014

Legacy Lunch Celebrates Tradition of SLU Education

The University welcomed incoming students who are the children, grandchildren or siblings of alumni at the annual Fall Welcome event. ...
August 22, 2014

Candlelight Prayer Vigil for Ferguson

Saint Louis University will host a second prayer vigil to pray for peace and to support Ferguson on Sunday, Aug. 24. ...
August 22, 2014

A Prayer for the Class of 2018

A Prayer for the Class of 2018 ...
August 21, 2014

University to Hold Second Prayer Vigil for Ferguson

Dr. Pestello has announced a second prayer vigil for Ferguson. The vigil will be held across from College Church Sunday night before the first 9 p.m. student Mass of the year. ...
August 21, 2014

Civil Engineering Department Receives ABET Accreditation

The Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology has accredited the newly created Parks College program for six years. ...
August 20, 2014

You Are Here: Student Leaders Mentor, Guide Incoming Students

First-Year Experience Leaders, teams of students who help new and incoming students transition to life at SLU, have finished training and are ready to kick off Fall Welcome. ...
August 18, 2014

Belize Summit Builds Relationships, Hope

Representatives from Belize, including faith and education officials, attended the summit at the University to address the most critical issues facing them today. ...
August 18, 2014

International Billikens Arrive on Campus

The University will welcome more than 250 students from around the world to St. Louis during the International Student Orientation. ...
August 18, 2014

Back to School: University Prepares for Start of Academic Year

2014 Fall Welcome activities will begin with New Student Move-in beginning at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20. ...
August 15, 2014

International Student Orientation Begins Today

More than 250 international students will arrive on campus and take part in activities to prepare for the upcoming academic year. ...
August 14, 2014

Prayer for Peace: A Vigil for Ferguson

Join the SLU community on Thursday, Aug. 14, as it prays for peace and dialogue in the larger St. Louis community. ...
August 13, 2014

SLUCare PMO Raises $700 to Fight Cancer

The Practice Management Operations Special Events Committee sold boxing gloves in memory of those who have died of cancer and those still fighting against the disease. ...
August 13, 2014

P.O.D. Now Open at The Bean

Faculty and staff can enjoy $1 tall specialty Starbucks coffee Aug. 13-15 in honor of the opening of the Provisions on Demand opening. ...
August 12, 2014

Chaifetz Arena Hosts Thousands for Back to School Festival

The annual event, hosted in part with St. Louis Public School District, brought more than 6,500 St. Louis-area students and families to SLU's campus. ...
August 08, 2014

Researcher Earns Jesuit Grant to Study Wellness in Honduras

Fernando Serrano, Ph.D., will study the impact of mining activities on the health of women, children, individuals living in poverty and indigenous groups in Honduras. ...
August 08, 2014

SLU Named One of Princeton Review's 'Best 379 Colleges'

In addition to making the national and Midwestern lists of best colleges, the University’s entrepreneurship program was ranked No. 23 in the United States. ...
August 07, 2014

Dr. Pestello Reflects on First Month in Office

University President Fred P. Pestello, Ph.D., shares his short-term goals for his first few months in office. ...
August 07, 2014

Student Leaders Attend National Jesuit Student Leadership Conference

Representatives from the Student Government Association, Residence Hall Association, Student Activities Board and Campus Ministry heard from student leaders of other Jesuit institutions during the five-day event at Boston College. ...
August 06, 2014

SLU Scientists Will Examine Regional Climate Change As Part of $20 Million Missouri Research Consortium

Tim Eichler, Ph.D., assistant professor of earth and atmospheric sciences, is the principal investigator at SLU and will study changes to regional weather patterns as a part of the National Science Foundation study. ...
August 05, 2014

Trapped: Cell-Invading Piece of Virus Captured in Lab

Scientists try to stay a step ahead of HIV in order to combat drug resistance and to develop better treatments. ...
August 04, 2014

SLU 101 in China Brings University to International Students

The summer orientation program traveled to Shanghai, Beijing and Los Angeles for the first time to bring important information to new students. ...
August 01, 2014

Parks Alum Joins Blue Angels

Navy Lt. Matt Suyderhoud, a 2005 graduate of Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology, is a demonstration pilot with the famous flight squadron. ...
July 31, 2014

Forbes Calls SLU a ‘Rising Star' Among the Nation's Colleges and Universities

The magazine released its "America's Best Colleges" list July 30, highlighting 10 schools that have climbed the most since Forbes' began its rankings in 2009. ...
July 31, 2014

SLU’s Di Bisceglie Honored for Leadership in Hepatitis Prevention and Treatment

At a ceremony at the White House on World Hepatitis Day, Dr. Adrian Di Bisceglie was honored for his contributions to fighting the liver disease. ...
July 31, 2014

SLU Instagram Listed Among St. Louis' Top Accounts

The University's Instagram account, @SLU_Official, was listed as one of 15 to follow to get a feel of the city. ...
July 30, 2014

Dance Marathon Leadership Attends National Conference

Representatives from SLU Dance Marathon met with student leaders from throughout the nation to celebrate the organization's mission and Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. ...
July 30, 2014

'St. Louis Business Journal' Names SLU One of Region’s Largest Employers

With more than 6,800 employees, SLU is considered a key economic driver for St. Louis. ...
July 28, 2014

Tenet, UHC Reach Contract Agreement

Tenet, the parent company of Saint Louis University Hospital and Des Peres Hospital, and United Healthcare (UHC) agree to a new contract. ...
July 28, 2014

Hundreds of Faculty, Staff Attend Annual Vendor Fair

Nearly 600 faculty and staff attended the 2014 Preferred Vendor Fair to meet with representatives from 45 companies. ...
July 28, 2014

Best Doctors 2014

More than 160 SLUCare Physicians have been chosen as St. Louis Magazine's 2014 'Best Doctors' ...
July 25, 2014

Billikens Mourn the Loss of Eugene Grollmes, S.J.

The longtime team chaplain, alumnus and former assistant dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, died Wednesday, July 23. He was 82 ...
July 23, 2014

New Dining Options Set to Open for Fall Semester

Construction has begun on SLU's newest dining locations, including Starbucks, Einstein Bagel and St. Louis Bread Co. ...
July 22, 2014

'The Tail End: The Conclusion of Urban Wanderers'

Take advantage of this final opportunity to view the paintings, sculptures and photographs displayed as part of the SLUMA exhibition Sunday, July 27. ...
July 17, 2014

Center for World Health and Medicine Selects Experienced Board of Advisers

SLU's Center for World Health and Medicine investigates treatments and cures for diseases that afflict children in the developing world. ...
July 10, 2014

Chaifetz Hosts Thousands for 2014 FeTNA Convention

The annual Federation of Tamil Sangams of North America convention brought Indian Americans from throughout the country to celebrate the Tamil language. ...
July 09, 2014

SLU Pediatrician to Develop Educational Video Game for Training Military Physicians

Game-based educational tool will train physicians on emergency room pediatric cases ...
July 08, 2014

Presidential Inauguration Date Set

The inauguration of SLU’s 33rd President Fred Pestello, Ph.D., will be Friday, Oct. 3. ...
July 08, 2014

Music Therapy Program Honored for Contributions to the Field

The Cancer Center Music Therapy Program and its director Mark Varvares, M.D., was recognized by the Missouri Music Therapy Institute. ...
July 08, 2014

Senior Selected as Winner of International Essay Contest

Timothy Wilhelm was one of only 60 students from around the world who were selected to attend the Global Youth Forum in New York. ...
July 02, 2014

Pestello Greets Class of 2018 on First Day in Office

New University President Fred Pestello, Ph.D., attended a SLU 101 luncheon with more than 300 incoming freshmen and their family members Tuesday. ...
July 02, 2014

Center for Health Care Ethics Leads 'End-of-Life' Symposium

The symposium, which was hosted in conjunction with Tel Aviv University, stimulated research and interdisciplinary conversation. ...
July 01, 2014

True Detective: SLU Toxicologist Alerted Nation to Deadly Fake Weed

Inspired by a family's tragic loss and his Jesuit background, Anthony Scalzo, M.D., crusaded against K2 – a mission “in my genes.” ...
July 01, 2014

Fred Pestello, Ph.D., Begins Tenure as SLU's 33rd President

Pestello, who is the University's first permanent lay leader in its 196-year history, has spent his entire career in Catholic higher education. ...
July 01, 2014

University Celebrates Retiring Faculty, Staff During Thanksgiving Mass

Employees participating in the Voluntary Enhanced Retirement Program were recognized during a noon Mass on their last day of employment at the University. ...
June 30, 2014

University Thanks Kauffman for His Efforts to Move SLU Forward

The veteran SLU administrator, who has led the University since last September, wraps up his tenure as interim president today. ...
June 30, 2014

Researcher to Use Smartphone Technology to Gather Real-time Data

Enbal Shacham, Ph.D., has received more than $400,000 from the National Institutes of Health to study the impact of alcohol consumption on medication adherence in among people living with HIV. ...
June 27, 2014

Parks Announces New Faculty Hires, Promotions

The seven new hires and internal promotions are part of the biggest changes and expansions in Parks College's 87 year history. ...
June 25, 2014

SAAS Hosts Eighth Annual Sankofa Graduation Ceremony

During the event, Jonathan Smith, Ph.D., was honored by the Society of African American Studies with the 2014 Ernest A. Calloway Award. ...
June 25, 2014

Parks Summer Academy Kicks Off

Parks College will host 40 high schools students this week as they build robots, take part in Innovation Challenges and even participate in a Discovery Flight over St. Louis. ...
June 24, 2014

Saint Louis University Searches for an Alzheimer’s Answer

Researchers will enroll participants with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease in a new research study. ...
June 24, 2014

SLU Investigates Experimental Anthrax Vaccine

The Center for Vaccine Development's Geoffrey Gorse, M.D. is the principal investigator at SLU studying an experimental vaccine to protect people from anthrax disease. ...
June 23, 2014

SLU Researchers See Possible Answer to Chemo Pain in a Multiple Sclerosis Drug

Investigators have discovered a pain pathway and a drug that may be able to stop it. ...
June 23, 2014

Nursing Faculty Captures Top State Nurse Practitioner Award

A champion for the underserved, Margaret Benz was awarded the AANP State of Missouri Excellence Award for her teaching and clinical expertise. ...
June 23, 2014

Saint Louis University Medical Students Wash Feet of the Homeless

New initiatives on campus provide socks, hygiene kits to the homeless ...
June 23, 2014

Thomas Crawford, Ph.D., Named Inaugural Banpu Endowed Chair of Sustainability

The appointment will build on the Center for Sustainability's commitment to sustainability education, research and community involvement ...
June 20, 2014

University Administrator Wins Prestigious Peggy Clinton Award

The Missouri Association of College Admission Counselors recently honored SLU's vice president for Enrollment Retention and Management for his career of detailed and compassionate service to students. ...
June 19, 2014

'Taste of Summer' Sale Supports 'Helping Our Own'

The annual sale of Ted Drewes frozen custard and Gus' soft pretzels raised more than $1,600 for the University's employee emergency fund. ...
June 18, 2014

University Announces New Catering Service

Check out the new CaterSLU website, view offered menus and learn more about how seek assistance with planning and catering events at SLU. ...
June 17, 2014

Arch Grants, School of Law Join Together For Grantee Programming

The six-week course will provide basic legal education to Arch Grant recipients for a successful startup. ...
June 17, 2014

SLU Wins 'Battle of the Boot' for Third Consecutive Year

The University collected more than 5,300 pounds of shoes during the annual shoe drive, which benefits the Shoeman Water Projects. ...
June 16, 2014

Billiken Club and Grill Opens in Busch Student Center

The new dining option, which features sports-bar inspired fare and atmosphere, opened June 13 with a soft-launch event. ...
June 16, 2014

Grant to PATH Will Fund Research at SLU’s Center for World Health and Medicine

$3.1 Million Sub-Grant Supports Search to Treat Deadly Childhood Diarrhea ...
June 12, 2014

University Builds Partnership to Improve Education in Belize

Representatives from schools and offices throughout the campus traveled to St. Martin de Porres grade school, a Jesuit school and parish in Belize City, and met with officials there to discuss how to support the students' academic success. ...
June 10, 2014

SLU Alumnus Appointed Ambassador to Ireland

The former adjunct professor in the School of Law and long-time friend of Dean Michael Wolff, has been appointed the 31st U.S. ambassador to Ireland by President Barack Obama. ...
June 10, 2014

2014 Saint Louis Literary Award Recipient Announced

Acclaimed British writer Jeanette Winterson will be honored by the SLU Library Associates at a special event in September. ...
June 09, 2014

SLUMA Opens Latest Installment of 'Urban Wanderers'

More than 800 people attended the opening reception for the fundraising art exhibition, which will support the care and rescue of abused and abandoned animals in St. Louis. ...
June 09, 2014

Graduate Education Names 2014 Golden Scholarship Recipient

Master's student Gabriella Rodriguez will receive the award, which honors students planning to work with handicapped children or adults, individuals with autism or the elderly. ...
June 06, 2014

Chaifetz Arena Wraps Up Successful Graduation Season

More than 85,000 people visited Chaifetz Arena to attend a record number of ceremonies during the three-week run. ...
June 06, 2014

Older Adults Feel Less Hip and Knee Pain When Moving to the Grooving

Research by Jean Krampe, Ph.D., supports dance to relieve hip pain, improve walking in older adults. ...
June 06, 2014

SLU Paper on Professionalism in Medicine Captures National Award

Erin Bakanas, M.D., is interim director of SLU's Bander Center for Medical Business Ethics. ...
June 06, 2014

Donation Establishes Bob Bauman Endowed Scholarship in Athletic Training

A $10,000 gift from Mark Kaufman, CEO of Athletico Physical Therapy, and $6,500 raised by SLU's Athletic Training Society have contributed in creating the scholarship that will provide tuition support for AT students in their final year of study. ...
June 04, 2014

University Begins Installation of 'Blue Prints' Program Devices

The campus-wide print services program, created in partnership with Xerox, will be implemented in every University building as part of an effort to cut printing supply costs and improve customer service. ...
June 03, 2014

New 'Find-a-Physician' Tool Now Live on SLUCare Website

The tool now enables patients from across the St. Louis metro area to view profiles and video of SLUCare doctors. ...
June 02, 2014

SLU Medical Students offer Free Allergy and Asthma Clinic

The clinic will provide care for medically underserved patients in St. Louis ...
May 30, 2014

Parks College Recognizes Grand Challenges Scholars

The two recent graduates have been honored for their dedication to research experience, interdisciplinary curriculum, entrepreneurship, global education and service learning. ...
May 30, 2014

Grant to SLU Supports More Diverse Nursing Workforce

Since 2007, SLU has received more than half a million dollars from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to support students who are under-represented in nursing. ...
May 28, 2014

Cancer Center Receives $25K from Men's Group

The gift from the St. Louis Men's Group Against Cancer will support the Center's hereditary cancer, prostate cancer outreach and music therapy programs. ...
May 28, 2014

Student Development Recognizes Staff Excellence

The division honored 25 staff members who have made outstanding contributions to the University during its annual award ceremony. ...
May 23, 2014

Joseph Hawkins: 1936-2014

The retired member of the SLU community died May 19 at the age of 78. ...
May 22, 2014

SLU Virologists Harness Adenovirus to Kill Breast Cancer Cells

A new grant will allow scientists to study a promising approach to HER2 breast cancers. ...
May 22, 2014

University's 'Trash to Treasure' Benefits Local Nonprofits

The annual collection drive recycled more than 12,000 pounds of materials — valued at more than $29,000 — by donating items to the Salvation Army, Campus Kitchens and other area organizations. ...
May 21, 2014

Defying Gravity: SLU Scientists Seek Elusive Answers in Space

Researchers Sergey Korolev, Ph.D., and Enrico Di Cera, M.D., sent their work into space to solve two difficult problems. The answers could lead to better therapies in several areas of medicine. ...
May 21, 2014

Urban Wanderers 2014

The opening reception for the annual fundraising exhibition, which benefits Stray Rescue of St. Louis, will be held Friday, June 6. ...
May 21, 2014

Saint Louis University Named a ‘Green College’

The University has been recognized by the Princeton Review for its commitment to sustainability in both its academics and its operations. ...
May 20, 2014

University Celebrates 2014 Spring Commencement

View photos from Saturday's Commencement at which more than 1,500 graduates celebrated becoming "sons and daughters of Saint Louis University forever." ...
May 19, 2014

Baccalaureate Mass, Precommencement Ceremonies Honor Graduates

View photos from the 2014 Precommencement celebrations that honored individual graduates from the University's schools, colleges and centers. ...
May 16, 2014

Freeburg Named Dean of School for Professional Studies

Beth Freeburg, Ph.D., is currently the director of the Center for Workforce Development at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. ...
May 16, 2014

Parks College Hosts Prestigious Engineering Deans' Conference

The second annual Conference of Engineering Deans of Catholic Universities brought educators from around the nation to SLU to discuss opportunities for cooperation and how to address common challenges. ...
May 15, 2014

Student Receives 2014 Oliver L. Parks Award

Keegan Faudree, a senior mechanical engineering and business student, has been honored for his academic excellence, leadership and service. ...
May 14, 2014

Seven Students Selected for Alum Service Corps

The students, all members of the Class of 2014, have committed to a year of service with the Jesuit-sponsored program, teaching in schools located throughout the Missouri province. ...
May 14, 2014

Faculty Senate Announces Election Results

The new president-elect and two at-large members were elected to the Faculty Senate Executive Committee. ...
May 14, 2014

Billiken Angels Network Celebrates Milestone Achievement

The group has invested more than $1 million in local startups over the last 400 days. ...
May 13, 2014

Diversity Workshop Garners Record Attendance

The annual event drew 150 faculty, staff and graduate students to discuss "Social Identity Differences, Diversity and Divisions: Taboos, Teachable Moments and Transformation." ...
May 13, 2014

SAC Shoe Drive Enters Final Weeks

The annual "Battle of the Boot" is winding to a close, and there's still time for the University to take the lead. ...
May 13, 2014

Students Receive John H. Gladney Diversity Award for Their Impact in the Community

Three medical students were recognized for promoting and enhancing diversity on campus and beyond ...
May 12, 2014

Chemistry Club Brings Fun Lessons to Youth

Members of the University's Chemistry Club led youth at the Blumeyer Community Center in fun activities about states of matter, pH levels and polymers. ...
May 09, 2014

Study Validates Air Sampling Techniques To Fight Bioterrorism

Former Department of Homeland Security medical officer reviews data from experiments ...
May 08, 2014

Students, Faculty, Alumna Receive Fulbright Awards

Three students, three faculty members and one 2012 alumna have been selected to participate in the prestigious Fulbright Program. ...
May 08, 2014

Sigma Xi Announces Symposium Winners

Nearly 70 posters from undergraduate and graduate students were judged by more than 35 judges during the annual Sigma Xi SLU Chapter research symposium in May 5. ...
May 08, 2014

SLU Sculpture Park Named One of 'World's Most Amazing'

The Ellen Clark Sculpture Park was listed at No. 8 on Best Value Schools' list of gardens noted for their popularity and complementary use of art. ...
May 08, 2014

Nurse Researcher to Study Placing Feeding Tubes in Infants

Norma Metheny,Ph.D., receives an AACN grant to study ways to confirm correct placement of feeding tubes in critically ill infants. ...
May 08, 2014

BSA Speaks Out Against Racism, Calls for Greater Campus Diversity

The Black Student Alliance held a news conference Tuesday night. Interim President Bill Kauffman attended the event and commended the group's members for bringing important issues forward. ...
May 08, 2014

Seung Kim, Ph.D., Receives Inaugural St. Louis International Ambassador Award

Kim was selected as the first honoree for his years of service developing global business education programs, professional events and opportunities for Saint Louis University, St. Louis, and the Midwest region ...
May 07, 2014

Fulbright Recipients Announced

Seven members of the Saint Louis University community, including students, members of the faculty and a 2012 alumna, have been selected to participate in the prestigious program the 2014-2015 academic year. ...
May 07, 2014

SLUCOR Offers New Online Post-Graduate Certificate

The new program in health outcomes research, inspired by national health care reform, will prepare students to improve the effectiveness and economic value of tests treatments, procedures and other health services. ...
May 06, 2014

SLU Community Stands United Against Intolerance

Hundreds of students, faculty, staff and administrators attended a candlelight vigil Sunday night organized by the University’s Jewish Student Organization. ...
May 06, 2014

SLU Participates in 'Give STL Day' Today

Gifts made to the University during the 24-hour fundraising effort will benefit the Saint Louis University Annual Fund. ...
May 06, 2014

Children's Miracle National Officers Visit SLU Dance Marathon

Officials with the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals National Office called the SLU event one of the strongest in the nation. ...
May 05, 2014

University Exceeds Goals in 2014 RecycleMania

Saint Louis University recycled more than 235,000 pounds of waste during the annual competition — well above its goal of 220,000. ...
May 05, 2014

NIH Grant to Further SLU Research on Link between Prescription Painkillers and Depression

Epidemiologist explores which patients are more susceptible to depression ...
May 02, 2014

Micahs Work in Shaw Neighborhood for Operation Brightside

Students in the Micah Program performed outdoor chores for residents as part of the annual springtime service project. ...
May 02, 2014

Michael Railey, M.D., Receives Award for Supporting Diversity

The associate dean in the Office of Multicultural Affairs receives Stellar Performer in Health Care award ...
May 02, 2014

SLU to Celebrate Spring Commencement May 17 at Chaifetz Arena

Distinguished SLU alumnus Judge Jimmie M. Edwards is this year’s speaker. ...
May 01, 2014

The Friends of the Saint Louis University Liver Center Host Sixth Annual “Shoot for a Cure”

Proceeds will benefit the Friends of the SLU Liver Center, which supports the research efforts of the Saint Louis University Liver Center for the treatment and cure of liver diseases. ...
May 01, 2014

Women's Commission Honors 2014 'Women of the Year'

The accomplishments of the five award recipients were celebrated Wednesday during an annual spring luncheon. ...
April 30, 2014

Law School Dedicates New Immel Law Library

The Vincent C. Immel Law Library honors the legacy of the professor who taught at SLU's School of Law for more than 50 years. ...
April 30, 2014

AAMS Completes Successful Third Year

The African American Male Scholars Initiative hosted renowned education Steve Perry, Ed.D., during its annual community education panel. ...
April 30, 2014

Center for Sustainability Takes Part in Earth Day Festival

As an event sponsor for the second-largest Earth Day celebration in the nation, the center promoted its graduate programs to the local community. ...
April 29, 2014

Grueber Awards Honors Globalization Efforts at SLU

Four members of the SLU community have been honored for their advancement of the international and global mission at the University. ...
April 28, 2014

Three Seniors, Alumna Receive Fulbright Awards

Three seniors and one recent graduate have been selected to receive the prestigious award, the largest number of students ever selected in one year. ...
April 25, 2014

Born in a Place of Death, SLU Doc Brings Life to the World

Raul Artal, M.D., seldom discusses his struggles as a Holocaust survivor, which have shaped his decision to become an obstetrician. ...
April 25, 2014

Doisy College Names New Dean

Mardell Wilson, Ed.D., has been named dean of the Edward and Margaret Doisy College of Health Sciences following a national search. ...
April 25, 2014

SLU Climate Survey Underway

The deadline for faculty and staff to complete SLU's 2014 climate assessment survey is Wednesday, April 30. ...
April 25, 2014

Students Engineer Campus Storm Water Project

As part of the Environmental Protection Agency's Campus RainWorks Challenge, three students have designed a water diversion project that will be installed at Busch Student Center. ...
April 24, 2014

SLU Stars Honored For Exemplary Service

Twelve members of the SLU community received the SLU Star Award at a recognition breakfast at Bannister House Wednesday. ...
April 23, 2014

SLU OB/Gyn Chair and Holocaust Survivor to Teach Medical Ethics

Raul Artal, M.D., will serve as a champion for the Center for Medicine after the Holocaust. ...
April 23, 2014

University to Form Partnership with Jesuit Parish and Schools in Belize City

A lead team that includes faculty from business, arts and sciences, and education and public service will travel to Belize in May to do a needs assessment and meet local officials. ...
April 23, 2014

Fed Cup Playoff Brings Spotlight to Campus

The two-day international tennis competition at Chaifetz Arena featured matches between Team USA and Team France. ...
April 22, 2014

SLU/SSM Launch New Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency

Directed by Chris Sebelski, DPT, SLU's orthopedic physical therapy residency offers advanced training to practitioners. ...
April 21, 2014

Spring Could Be Harsh For People with Multiple Tree Allergies, SLU Allergy Expert Says

Because the cold weather extended into the spring, the allergy season will likely be more intense. ...
April 21, 2014

Medical Student Named Finalist for Microsoft Youth Challenge

Visit the Microsoft Facebook page to vote for Jeremy Goss' idea for a mobile farmer's market ...
April 21, 2014

John E. Dunsford: 1927-2014

The SLU alumnus and School of Law professor for more than 50 years died Monday, April 14. He was 86. ...
April 17, 2014

Project: ELI Sends Books to Children Around the World

The new book collection project has sent hundreds of donated books to children in countries such as Spain, Lithuania and Tanzania. ...
April 16, 2014

SLU Relay for Life Raises Nearly $150K

More than 1,500 participants took part in the annual fundraising event that benefits cancer research, patient care and more. ...
April 16, 2014

Doisy Students Awarded for Research Efforts

Seven students from Doisy College of Health Sciences received travel awards to take part in the 2014 Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Conference. ...
April 16, 2014

SLU Partners with Ameren for Service Project

Students and Ameren employees volunteered together as part of an initiative that enables first-year students to meet and network with companies in St. Louis. ...
April 16, 2014

Molecular Imaging and Therapeutics Graduates First Student

Aaron Ferguson is the first student to complete the new graduate program, which was established in the fall of 2012. ...
April 16, 2014

Education Professor Takako Nomi, Ph.D., Receives $45,000 Grant

The funding will support the research study “Pathway to College: Understanding the Mechanism of the Long-term Impact of Ninth-grade Algebra Intervention on Student’s Educational Attainment in Urban Schools.” ...
April 15, 2014

'Celebrating the Silver Years'

The Geriatrics Division of Internal Medicine will host its 25th annual Summer Geriatric Institute June 3-4. ...
April 15, 2014

Ernest A. Calloway Jr., Prayer Breakfast

Jessie J. Knight Jr., (A&S '72) will be the guest speaker 2014 Distinguished Black Alumni Award Recipient at the annual event Saturday, April 26. ...
April 14, 2014

Porterfield Elected President of American College Personnel Association

SLU’s vice president for student development will lead the largest student affairs association in the country. ...
April 14, 2014

Nursing Students Advocate for Medicaid Expansion

Nursing students, along with students from the School of Law and other universities, traveled to Jefferson City and meet with 84 members of the General Assembly. ...
April 14, 2014

Bare Naked Statues Headed to Big Apple for Varsity Vocals Finals

SLU's premiere all-male music group will compete in International Championships of Collegiate A Cappella in New York City. ...
April 11, 2014

Seniors Selected for Coro Fellows Program

The program prepares individuals with graduate-level leadership training to help them provide effective and ethical leadership in public affairs. ...
April 11, 2014

Micah Partners with Historical Lewis Place for Showers of Service

Students helped residents of St. Louis' oldest African-American private street prepare community gardens and assisted with outdoor chores. ...
April 11, 2014

Graduate Education Week Spotlights Parks Students' Success

Learn more about the achievements of three doctoral students in Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology. ...
April 11, 2014

Thai Students Celebrate Songkran Festival

Members of the SLU and local community visited the Center for Global Citizenship on April 9 to celebrate the Thailand New Year. ...
April 11, 2014

Undergraduate Researchers Present at 2014 NCUR

Two University students presented their findings at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research in Louisville, Ken. ...
April 11, 2014

NIH Grant to Further SLU Research on Link between Prescription Painkillers and Depression

Epidemiologist explores which patients are more susceptible to depression ...
April 10, 2014

SLU Family and Community Medicine Physician Receives Woman of Distinction Award

Denise Hooks-Anderson, M.D. will be honored at the Missouri Athletic Club Luncheon on April 11 ...
April 09, 2014

University Awards Five-Year Campus Dining Contract to Aramark

Under the terms of the new agreement, Aramark will manage dining services in the University’s residence halls, student centers and numerous retail locations across the SLU campus, and oversee catering services. ...
April 08, 2014

National Multiple Sclerosis Society Gives $600,000 to SLU Researcher to Study Immune Attacks Gone Awry

Multiple sclerosis, a chronic disease of the central nervous system, occurs when some of the immune system’s “T-cells” mistake the nerve fiber coating called myelin as a foreign tissue to be destroyed. ...
April 08, 2014

Students Travel to Jefferson City for International Education Day

More than 450 international and study abroad students visited the Missouri State Capitol as part of a statewide initiative to promote international education. ...
April 07, 2014

Graduate Education Hosts Second Annual 'Program G.R.A.D.'

The event, which seeks to increase diversity among the graduate student population at SLU, promoted the University's programs to 25 juniors from institutions around the country. ...
April 04, 2014

University Caps Off Successful Atlas Week

Saint Louis University celebrated the end of its annual week-long program with food, music and dance. ...
April 03, 2014

Business Students Lend a Hand at Northside Youth and Senior Service Center

More than 160 volunteers spent the day adding fresh paint and spring landscaping at the historic Ville Neighborhood location ...
April 02, 2014

Interfaith Day of Service Unites SLU Faith Communities

More than 50 students from 14 different faith traditions came together to serve the community and engage in interfaith dialogue. ...
March 31, 2014

2014 Atlas Week Kicks Off Today

Events promoting awareness of global issues will be held all this week and conclude with the annual Parade of Nations and Billiken World Festival on Friday, April 4. ...
March 31, 2014

SLU Installs New Chapter of Gamma Sigma Epsilon

Thirteen students were inducted the University's chapter of the national honor society that promotes undergraduate research and scholarship in chemistry. ...
March 31, 2014

SLU Student Wins Award for Research that Finds Potential Treatment For Vascular Disease

Studies find drug therapies that could treat the disease in patients with Type 2 diabetes ...
March 28, 2014

Parks Instructor Answers Questions About Missing Plane

William Irwin, an instructor of aviation science at Parks College, offers an expert's opinion on what may have happened to the missing flight. ...
March 28, 2014

Friedrich G. Schuening, M.D., 1942-2014

An international expert in bone marrow transplant and professor of internal medicine at Saint Louis University School of Medicine, Friedrich G. Schuening, M.D. passed away on March 27. ...
March 28, 2014

SLU Junior Receives Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

Morgan Elliott, a junior biomedical engineering major, is one of fewer than 300 students to be named a Goldwater Scholar for her research efforts. ...
March 28, 2014

SLU Researchers to Study Alpha-1 Liver Disease in Adults

The study aims to understand the natural history and progression of the disease ...
March 26, 2014

St. Louis Rams Host SLU Athletic Training Students

Students in the University's Athletic Training Program got to tour the Ram's headquarters and training facilities, as well as speak with the team's head athletic trainer. ...
March 25, 2014

The Search Is On for a Hepatitis B Drug, Thanks to A Million Dollars in NIH Grants to SLU

Scientists will scour drug libraries for the one to do the trick. ...
March 25, 2014

President-Elect Spends Weekend Getting to Know SLU

Fred P. Pestello, Ph.D., met with student, faculty and staff leaders, as well as other constituents, following his introduction as the University's 33rd president March 21. ...
March 22, 2014

Loe, Jett Lead Billikens to Comeback Victory, 83-80

The men's basketball team will take on No. 4 seed Louisville Saturday, March 22, during the third round of NCAA Tournament action. ...
March 21, 2014

Dr. Fred P. Pestello Named President of Saint Louis University

Currently President of a Jesuit College in New York, SLU’s New Leader Has Spent His Entire Career in Catholic Higher Education ...
March 19, 2014

Sports Business Symposium

The 2014 Sports Business Symposium, featuring a panel of sports business experts discussing “When Worlds Collide: The Impact of Social Media on Sports,” will be held Tuesday, April 15. The event is free and open to the public and the SLU community. ...
March 12, 2014

'Marching Toward Madness'

The Center for Global Citizenship will host a three-day series leading up to March Madness that will explore the impact of basketball and sports on American culture and the global reach of the game. ...
March 07, 2014

Alumni Relations, Student Alumni Ambassadors Honor 18 Seniors

The students received the Spirit of the Billiken Award in recognition of their commitment to being proud and dedicated alumni of the University. ...
March 06, 2014

'Collecting Black Art: A Community Discussion Event'

The Saint Louis University Museum of Art will host a panel discussion about the art collecting process Thursday, March 6. ...
March 05, 2014

Frank R. Burton, M.D., Memorial Lecture

David Whitcomb, M.D., Ph.D., will deliver two presentations as part of the third annual event March 6-7. ...
February 28, 2014

Norma Metheny Named to Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame

Known for her feeding tube research, Norma Metheny, Ph.D., has been selected to receive an international honor. ...
February 26, 2014

Screen Some Patients with Acute Pancreatitis for Pancreatic Cancer, Saint Louis University Researchers Suggest

The link between illnesses may help doctors catch some cancer earlier. ...
February 25, 2014

Billikens Rise to No. 8 in National Rankings

The men's basketball team now ranks No. 8 in the USA Today coaches' poll. ...
February 25, 2014

Micahs Support Magdalene St. Louis Fundraising Event

Students in the Micah Program volunteered at the organization's Making a House a Home gala, which raised money to build a new home for abused women. ...
February 25, 2014

No. 10 Billikens Upend George Washington for 19th Straight

The men's basketball team remains undefeated in Atlantic 10 conference play after besting George Washington, 66-59. ...
February 24, 2014

Students Remember SIU Carbondale Student

More than 250 students attended a vigil and memorial service for Pravin Varughese, whose sister is a junior at SLU. ...
February 21, 2014

MIRT Receives Gift from Orfit Industries America

The donation of immobilization mask will allow students in the Department of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapeutics to gain hands-on practice with industry devices. ...
February 21, 2014

Billikens Win in OT; Extend Streak to 18

The men's basketball team defeated George Mason 89-85 on Wednesday, improving the team's record 24-2 overall. ...
February 20, 2014

Jewish Community Relations Council to Honor SLU Leader

Paul Stark, S.J., vice president for Mission and Ministry, will receive the prestigious Norman A. Stack Community Relations Award. ...
February 19, 2014

SLU Gives Area Senior Citizens a Happy Valentine's Day

Cards, gift baskets filled with items donated by the University community and heart-healthy meals were delivered to residents at Metropolitan Village Apartments Feb. 14. ...
February 19, 2014

Nuclear Medicine Earns Continued Accreditation

The Nuclear Medicine Technology Program has been awarded accreditation for seven years by the Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology. ...
February 18, 2014

Feedback from Community Solicited on ‘For the Sake of All’ Project

SLU and Washington University researchers seek feedback on their report on the health and well-being of local African Americans. ...
February 18, 2014

Billikens up to No. 10 in National Rankings

The men's basketball team has been ranked No. 10 in the nation by both the AP and the USA Today coaches' poll. ...
February 18, 2014

Help Wish Mary Bruemmer 'Happy Birthday'

All members of the University community are encouraged to send cards to celebrate Mary Bruemmer's birthday Feb. 26. ...
February 17, 2014

Sharkey Named ‘Hero with a Heart’

Angela Sharkey, M.D., will be recognized by The Marfan Foundation for her research and clinical care of children who have Marfan syndrome. ...
February 17, 2014

Record Crowd Sees Billikens Win 17th Straight

The men's basketball team posted a 64-62 victory over VCU on Saturday. ...
February 14, 2014

'What is Sexuality Studies?'

Hear from a panel of faculty who teach within the discipline of sexuality studies Tuesday, Feb. 18. ...
February 13, 2014

Heart Shaped Foods Good for Your Ticker

Celebrate Valentine's Day and heart month by eating heart shaped foods that are good for your cardiovascular system. ...
February 13, 2014

Civil Rights Symposium

Civil rights attorney Stephen F. Hanlon and the daughters of Oliver L. Brown, the plaintiff in the landmark case Brown v. Board of Education will speak at the event Friday, Feb. 21. ...
February 12, 2014

Men's Basketball Team Ranked No. 12; Jett Named A-10 Player of the Week

The Billikens moved to No. 12 in the latest AP Top 25. ...
February 12, 2014

University Libraries Digitizes 19th-Century Prefect Diaries

The diaries, which include some of the earliest first-hand accounts of the daily lives of students and Jesuits at SLU, are now available online. ...
February 12, 2014

Nominee Selected for 'Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Technology Award'

Rebecca Aldrich, Ph.D., was nominated based on her occupational science course redesigned for the Learning Studio. ...
February 11, 2014

Diane Holloman 1950-2014

The longtime member of the Saint Louis University human resources staff died Tuesday, Feb. 4. ...
February 11, 2014

Heithaus Homily Honored During 9 p.m. Mass

Claude Heithaus, S.J., a former University professor, delivered a historic sermon condemning racial injustice and calling for the integration of the University 70 years ago today. ...
February 11, 2014

PT/AT Chair Earns Lifetime Excellence in Education Award

Mark Reinking, Ph.D., was recognized by the American Physical Therapy Association for his long-term contributions to the profession. ...
February 10, 2014

Students Discuss Faith at 'Super Faith Sunday'

Students took part in discussion of Judaism, Christianity and Islam as part of the White House's Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge. ...
February 10, 2014

SLU, Afghan Students Talk Politics in International Debate

Technology allowed students at the University to speak face-to-face with students from Kabul University, Karwan University, Kardan University and Kabul Polytechnic University during a discussion about the role of women in society. ...
February 09, 2014

Jett Takes Over, Powers Billikens to Win at La Salle

The men's basketball team defeated La Salle 65-63. This is the team's 16th straight victory. ...
February 07, 2014

Billikens Win School-Record 15th Straight Game

The men's basketball team bested Saint Joseph's Feb. 5 with a 65-49 victory. ...
February 06, 2014

A Cappella Groups Shine at Varsity Vocal's ICCA Quarterfinals

Members of SLU's vocal groups took home multiple awards, including Best Choreography, Best Male Soloist and Best Female Soloist. ...
February 06, 2014

Billikens Up to No. 13 in AP Top 25

The men's basketball team are now ranked 13th in the nation. ...
February 06, 2014

MIRT Receives Gift from Siemens Medical Solutions

The Department of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapeutics received an imaging workstation and the latest software from the health care technology supplier. ...
February 05, 2014

Beyond PB & J: SLU to Prepare Meals for Marian Middle School

SLU school lunch program demonstrates the tasty benefits of eating local while offering hands-on education for tomorrow's dietitians. ...
February 05, 2014

Laura Wheeler: 1951-2014

A longtime member of the SLU staff has died. ...
February 05, 2014

SLU to Close at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4; SLUCare Remains Open

Due to inclement weather, the University will close at 3 p.m. today, Tuesday, Feb. 4. ...
February 04, 2014

School of Law Names New Clinic Director

Patricia Lee, J.D., brings extensive urban entrepreneurial and leadership experience to her new position as associate professor and director of the School of Law's Legal Clinics. ...
February 04, 2014

'How to Prevent Compassion Fatigue'

The workshop will provide tips on maintain self-care in high-stress environments on Thursday, Feb. 6. ...
February 03, 2014

Sustainability Efforts Move Forward at Chaifetz Arena

The home of the Billikens is a greener place thanks to an ongoing partnership between SLU's Division of Facilities Services, Global Spectrum and Sodexo. ...
February 03, 2014

SLU Earns Third Consecutive Charity Navigator Top Rating

The company gave the University a four-star rating — the highest rating possible — for its commitment to financial accountability and transparency. ...
February 03, 2014

Nutrition, Dietetics Chair Awarded $35,000 Composting Grant

The money will fund "Start to Actively Recycle Today III," a program originated by Mildred Mattfeldt-Beman, Ph.D., to direct food waste from landfills. ...
February 03, 2014

Samer Elbabaa Invested As Reinert Endowed Chair in Pediatric Neurosurgery

The Reinert Endowed Chair in Pediatric Neurosurgery honors two brothers who played significant roles at SLU. ...
February 03, 2014

Asian Study Abroad Course Provides New Perspectives

Ten MBA students and one graduating senior visited Hong Kong and southern China to complete the immersion component of their international business course. ...
February 02, 2014

No. 19 SLU Wins 14th Straight Game

The Billikens beat the Patriots 87-81 during overtime game action. ...
January 31, 2014

Say No to Double-Dipping this Super Bowl Sunday

Avoid germs by carefully choosing your menu and prevent guests from double-dipping their chip or veggie back into the common bowl of dip. ...
January 31, 2014

Global Immersion Students Experience Panama

Undergraduate business students started the year with a first-hand experience learning about emerging markets and the benefits for foreign companies doing business in Panama. ...
January 31, 2014

SLU to Hold Panel Discussion about the 1764 Founding of St. Louis

The city celebrates its 250th anniversary in February. ...
January 30, 2014

Evans, Jett Power No. 19 Billikens Past Richmond

The men's basketball team posted a 77-57 victory over Richmond on Jan. 29 at Chaifetz Arena. ...
January 30, 2014

Saint Louis University Commemorates Black History Month

The calendar of events includes a keynote lecture delivered by author, professor and radio personality Michael Eric Dyson, Ph.D., of Georgetown University. ...
January 29, 2014

Pain Researcher Daniela Salvemini Named Fellow of Academy of Science

The Fellows Award, which recognizes a distinguished individual for outstanding achievement in science, will be given to Salvemini for her contribution to our understanding of pain. ...
January 29, 2014

Students Earn Prestigious Gilman International Scholarship

The award provides students with up to $8,000 to apply to study abroad program and the countries and regions where students study. ...
January 28, 2014

Billikens Remain at No. 19 in AP Top 25

This marks the third week the men's basketball team has been included in both the AP's and USA Today's top 25. ...
January 28, 2014

A-10 Basketball Championship Tickets on Sale Now

Tickets can be purchased online or by calling the Chaifetz Arena box office. ...
January 27, 2014

University to Take Part in National RecycleMania Competition

Saint Louis University is preparing for its fourth year of participation in the recycling contest, which will include the annual e-waste drive, Adopt-A-Spot program and more. ...
January 27, 2014

Associate Dean, Six Alumni Receive St. Louis Business Journal Honors

The annual list recognizes those who have distinguished themselves in the local business community. ...
January 24, 2014

Billikens Best Duquesne for 12th Straight Win

No. 19 St. Louis avoided an upset with a 76-72 victory over Duquesne Wednesday night. ...
January 22, 2014

SLU Researchers Study Therapy to Relieve Sickle Cell Pain

A study led by William Ferguson, M.D., investigates a treatment for children and young adults suffering from a sickle cell pain crisis. ...
January 22, 2014

SLU Basketball Team Rises in National Rankings

The men's basketball team currently holds the sixth-longest winning streak in the country. ...
January 22, 2014

'Mental Health and the Athlete'

The Athletic Training Program and Iota Tau Alpha will host Michael Ross, Ph.D., and Tim Neal Monday, Feb. 10. ...
January 22, 2014

Billikens Post 11th Consecutive Win Against Rams, 70-48

Senior guard Jordair Jett recorded his 1,000 point during game action Saturday at Chaifetz Arena. ...
January 18, 2014

Faculty, Staff and Students Can Offer Input Through New Online Feedback Tool

The feedback tool was initiated by a task force developed to enhance communications at the University. ...
January 18, 2014

'Meet the Brewmaster'

Stephen Hale, brewmaster for Schlafly Beer, will present a new flavor for the season Thursday, Feb. 6, at The Docket. ...
January 17, 2014

Doisy College Receives $10,000 Grant

The grant will be used to investigate the effectiveness of current disinfection practices at local hospitals. ...
January 17, 2014

Professor Appointed to National Specialty Council

Ethel Frese, DPT, associate professor, has been named to the Specialty Council on Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy. ...
January 17, 2014

No. 24 Billikens Post 10th Consecutive Victory

The men's basketball team posted a 66-60 victory against St. Bonaventure. ...
January 16, 2014

Jett Named A-10 Player of the Week, Billikens Enter Top 25

The men's basketball team entered the national rankings this week for the first time this season. ...
January 16, 2014

Chaifetz Concerts Named Best in St. Louis

The "St. Louis Post-Dispatch" included four concerts hosted by Chaifetz Arena on its list of "Top 10 Best Concerts in St. Louis." ...
January 15, 2014

University Earns Circle of Excellence Award

SLU was recognized by the St. Louis Regional Chamber as part of its Green Business Challenge for efforts to make the University more sustainable. ...
January 15, 2014

Rolf Behrents to Serve As Editor-In-Chief of Leading Orthodontic Journal

Behrents is the Director and Lysle E. Johnston, Jr. Professor of Orthodontics at CADE ...
January 14, 2014

Facilities Services Announces Vision Award Winners

The awards, which are given semi-annually, recognizes the dedication and performance of the division's employees. ...
January 13, 2014

SLU Celebrates Dr. King's Legacy

Eight community leaders were recognized during the annual event that honors the life and influence of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. ...
January 13, 2014

SLU Pathology Labs Receive Re-Accreditation

Carole Vogler, M.D., chair of pathology at SLU, says her labs' re-accreditation is an assurance of quality. ...
January 10, 2014

SLU Neurosurgeon Honored for Inventing ‘StealthStation’

Richard Bucholz, M.D., has been named Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. ...
January 09, 2014

Sister Dolores Greeley, RSM, 1927-2013

The former associate professor and undergraduate director of theological studies died Dec. 9. She was 86 years old. ...
January 08, 2014

Resolve to Fight Cancer: More than Ever Before, We Know How to Reduce Some Risk

This year, take advantage of the latest knowledge about cancer prevention, a SLU doctor urges. ...
January 06, 2014

Center for Interprofessional Education and Research Names New Director

David Pole, MPH, will lead the center following the previous director's Irma Ruebling's appointment as interim dean of Doisy College of Health Sciences. ...
January 01, 2014

Six Tips for New Year's Resolutions to Improve Mental Health

SLU family physician says simple changes to lifestyle can relieve stress ...

Futures Decided: SLU Medical Students Match Into Residency Programs

All 160 medical students matched into residency programs. ...

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