SLU Announcements

Check out the latest announcements from Saint Louis University.

  • 11/20- Tobias Winright, Ph.D., Maeder Endowed Chair and associate professor of health care ethics and theological ethics, met Pope Francis while at a recent Vatican symposium which included international scholars, diplomats, several Nobel Prize laureates and officials from the United Nations and NATO.

  • 11/20- The ResoLOUtion 2017 show featuring Lil Wayne & Migos will play the SLU arena on Friday, Dec. 29 and tickets are onsale now.

  • 11/20- As SLU students hunker down to finish papers and prepare for exams in the lead up to the fall finals period this December, the Graduate Student Association (GSA) is offering a wide array of wellness activities aimed at helping students relax and re-focus.

  • 11/17- The patches were sent out on friday, Nov. 10, and will automatically install on Friday, Nov. 24.

  • 11/17- Members of the SLU community, Billiken families and the Billiken himself will strut their stuff in this year’s Turkey Day parade in downtown St. Louis on Thursday, Nov. 23.

  • 11/16- Faculty and staff members should not use the University's mail and distribution services to receive personal packages this holiday season.

  • 11/16- The collections that benefit a host of local nonprofits and SLU-affiliated causes including the Student Emergency Relief Fund and Campus Kitchen, have raised over $3,400 so far this year.

  • 11/14- Saint Louis University will host its first 'Christmas on the Quad,' featuring crafts, carolers, fire pits, s'more-making stations and the lighting of the University's Christmas tree on Saturday, Dec. 2.

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    11/14- Saint Louis University Dietitian Suggests Tips to Avoid Falling off Healthy Eating Wagon

  • 11/13- Suma Chand, Ph.D., associate professor in the department of psychiatry at Saint Louis University, says that cultivating a habit of gratitude in your life can boost your mood, build your resilience and improve your relationships.

  • 11/13- The study about older adults' communication about their care preferences and end-of-life plans is seeking participants 65 and older for interviews.

  • 11/13- An eMOA/EPAF training session will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 29, in Room 236, Cook Hall.

  • 11/13- The Research Innovation Group (RIG) in the Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is accepting applications for SLUStart, a program modeled on the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) I-Corps program.

  • 11/10- The University will be co-grand marshal in this year's downtown parade and 40 to 75 Billikens are needed to represent SLU as walkers.

  • 11/10- The international students of Saint Louis University are collecting canned and boxed food items that are “kid-friendly” from Monday, Nov. 13, to Monday, Nov. 20.

  • 11/10- The application process for spots as a SLU 101 leader, Oriflamme Fall Orientation Leader, transfer mentor, peer mentor and for other roles welcoming the next generation of Billikens is now open.

  • 11/10- The annual SLU toy drive will be collecting gifts for children ages 4 to 12 and Blue Santa will visit participating University departments during the first week of December.

  • 11/09- This November, Saint Louis University will host a variety of presentations, events and panels as part of International Education Week (IEW). Celebrated in more than 100 countries, IEW was founded 17 years ago to promote international understanding and build support for educational exchange.

  • 11/09- Sixth-year physical therapy students are seeking faculty and staff volunteers to take part in an individualized foot and ankle evaluation and orthotics fabrication exercise as part of a class lab.

  • 11/09- The Department of Nutrition and Dietetics is taking orders for locally-sourced Thanksgiving turkeys until Wednesday, Nov. 15. The Buttonwood Farms birds will be available for pick-up on Monday, Nov. 20, and Tuesday, Nov. 21.

  • 11/09- The annual drive ended on Friday, Nov. 10, and one division achieved 100 percent participation in this year's campaign.

  • 11/09- The celebration for the opening of the new Academic Tech Commons (ATC) in the Pius XII Memorial Library will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 14.

  • 11/09- The 2017 Distinguished Service Award ceremony recently honored faculty and staff members who have served the SLU community for 10, 15 or 20 years.

  • 11/07- No appointment is necessary for the short screenings set for Friday, Nov. 10. The screenings are sponsored by SLU's Chapter of the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Screenings are available for SLU staff members, students, faculty and Billiken families.

  • 11/07- SLU community members can reflect the presence of God in ordinary life during the evening retreat led by Dave Meconi, S.J., on Thursday, Dec. 7.

  • 11/07- SLU faculty and staff member can purchase discounted tickets for the Friday, Nov. 10, season-opener for the men’s basketball team using a promo code.

  • 11/06- The University's Miracle Dance Network wants to raise the funds during a single-day fundraiser, Miracle Jeans Day, on Wednesday, Nov. 8. Faculty and staff who make a donation of $5 or more to the drive can wear jeans to work today. Other donations are also accepted.

  • 11/06- Teams are developing plans to increase housing occupancy, optimize student fees, build more industry partnerships and improve ways of working for faculty and staff.

  • 11/03- Saint Louis University’s School for Professional Studies (SPS) will celebrate SLU community members who have made great sacrifices on their untraditional paths toward attaining their educational dreams during 2017’s Nontraditional Student Week.

  • 11/03- Over 700 high school students from more than 70 high schools showcased their entrepreneurial talents at Independent Youth's TrepStart Day on Monday, Oct. 30. Trep is short for “entrepreneur” and was hosted in conjunction with Saint Louis University's Center for Entrepreneurship.

  • 11/03- The new Academic Tech Commons (ATC) will be open for a preview beginning at 8 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 6. The SLU community is invited to stop by throughout the week to see the new technology enriched space.

  • 11/03- The Office of Mission and Identity has established a new affiliation with the Anthropedia Foundation, a 13-year-old non-profit group that applies evidence-based approaches to health and well-being for the whole person.

  • 11/03- As the days are getting shorter, the Cura program is asking staff, faculty and students to light a spark of gratitude through a SLU Spark.

  • 11/03- The Center for Service and Community Engagement, in collaboration with Campus Ministry and the Ignatian Family Teach-In, will hold an “Advocacy Call In Day” from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 6.

  • 11/03- Get to know the Jesuits of Saint Louis University in this occasional series. Dan White, S.J., is a regular fixture at the spiritual home for many on SLU's campus, St. Francis Xavier College Church.

  • Students volunteer for the annual Make a Difference Day,

    11/03- Students, faculty and staff came together on Oct. 28 for the University's annual day of service.

  • 11/03- Teams are developing plans to increase housing occupancy, optimize student fees, build more industry partnerships and improve ways of working for faculty and staff.

  • Each year, medical students honor those who donated their bodies for medical education with an interfaith memorial service.

    11/02- Medical students at Saint Louis University honrd those who donated their bodies for medical education with an interfaith memorial service Friday, Nov. 3..

  • 10/31- A group of SLU researchers from across the University will present short “lightning talks” as part of an event co-hosted by the Office of the Vice President for Research and Mission St. Louis.

  • 10/31- The talk is part of a new speakers series aimed at sparking dialogue in the SLU community about the rapidly changing landscape of higher education as SLU pursues its strategic goals.

  • 10/31- SLU students, faculty and staff members can volunteer as judges for this year’s St. Louis Urban Debate League Tournament, which is being held on campus on Saturday Nov. 4. The tournament will be held in the Center for Global Citizenship.

  • 10/31- Graduating seniors, law students, medical students and graduate students are encouraged to apply to be the mid-year student commencement speaker.

  • 10/31- The Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) has awarded accreditation to the laboratories operated by the Pathology department at Saint Louis University School of Medicine based on the results of a recent on-site inspection as part of the CAP’s Accreditation Programs. SLU's labs have been accredited by the body since 1998.

  • 10/31- Information Technology Services (ITS) will perform maintenance work on the Internet2 network on the north end of campus between 10 and 11:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 2.

  • 10/31- A round-up of this month's awards, presentations, papers and the other professional achievements of SLU faculty, staff and students.

  • 10/27- The SLU Campus Kitchen is collecting items for TurkeyPalooza, its annual food drive which serves hundreds of clients in need.

  • 10/27- The Thursday, Nov. 2 session, part of SLU's Strategic Enrollment Management (SEM) plan, will discuss new recruitment, retention and enrollment management research.

  • 10/27- A quarter of the SLU community will receive the survey on Wednesday, Nov. 1. The survey process is help Information Technology and Services (ITS) assess how technology product and service changes are impacting the University community.

  • 10/27- Host families made up of University alumni, faculty and staff members met their newest loved ones - SLU international students - and bonded over a kickoff meal on Thursday, Oct. 26.

  • 10/27- The first 100 people to attend the Nov. 8 workshop sponsored by Career Services will receive a copy of Mitch Matthews' bestselling book as part of the event.

  • 10/27- SLU's research, patient care and administrative communities will be able to utilize a new system, InfoED, to complete the required disclosure and review process for three conflict of interest (COI) policies.

  • 10/26- University President Fred P. Pestello, Ph.D., announced that SLU will close on Wednesday, Nov. 22, expanding the Thanksgiving holiday for most SLU staff and faculty members.

  • 10/26- Information Technology Services (ITS) has partnered with YouCanBook.Me (YCBM) to replace Google Calendar appointments. Integration between YCBM and Office 365 is available immediately.

  • 10/24- As part of Information Technology and Security’s ongoing Information Security Awareness Training program, SLU employees must complete a five to seven minute SkillSoft module, “Ensuring Data Security,” by Friday, Jan. 12, 2018.

  • 10/24- Volunteers are needed to act as workers and patients for the exercise on Thursday, Nov. 2, which simulates a point of dispensing site providing life-saving medications during a crisis.

  • 10/24- Saint Louis University’s Department of Public Safety is partnering with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) to hold a drug take-back drive as part of national drug take-back day on Saturday, Oct. 28 and again on Monday, Oct. 30.

  • 10/23- Discounted tickets are available for the women’s soccer team’s quarterfinals match against Saint Joseph University at Robert R. Hermann Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 28.

  • 10/20- Saint Louis University students met unlikely members of DineSLU’s culinary team during the Oct. 19 “Farm to Fork” dinner hosted in Grand Hall’s dining room – the over 4,000 species of bees native to North America that are integral to producing many of the foods students eat daily.

  • 10/20- The shuttle schedule for SLU’s annual staff appreciation event, Cannonball Picnic, has been announced. The picnic is set for 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 24, at the Medical Center Stadium.

  • 10/20- This year’s Open Enrollment period is approaching, with the schedule for open enrollment meetings set.