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  • 01/16- In consultation with Dean Robert Wilmott, M.D., of the School of Medicine, University President Fred P. Pestello, Ph.D., has appointed William Kaufmann, J.D., vice president and general counsel, as special assistant to the president for clinical affairs for SLUCare.

  • 01/16- Four finalists are in the running to lead the college and each will be on campus for an open fora to allow the campus community to provide feedback to the search committee.

  • 01/14- A sellout crowd is expected for the Billikens men’s basketball game against the University of Dayton, which begins at 6 p.m. this Friday, Jan. 17.

  • 01/14- Get ready to show off your trivia prowess and reserve a table now for a Mardi Gras themed night benefiting Billiken Bounty and the Student Emergency Relief Fund in February.

  • (From left) Megan Goessling, SLU development officer, SIOR Scholars Keara Anderson, Henry Lim, Benjamin Cleveland, and Scott Savacool, president of the St. Louis Chapter of the SIOR: Society of Industrial and Office Realtors. Submitted photo

    01/13- Three students in the Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business have received SIOR: Society of Industrial and Office Realtors 2019-2020 Scholarships, awards that supports students interested in entering the field of commerical real estate.

  • 01/10- Two policies are now effective after completing the University policy approval process.

  • 01/08- The Office of Mission & Identity invites SLU faculty and staff to "get away for a day" of retreat during spring break. Twenty-five SLU employees from different departments, with supervisor approval, will be provided a comp day on Wednesday, March 11, at White House Retreat Center.

  • 01/08- Information Technology Services (ITS) is deploying a next-generation security solution to better protect the University community from the threat of ransomware and advanced malware.

  • 01/07- The Department of Innovation and SLU ITS, in partnership with the Geospatial Institute, will hold an Innovative Technology Challenge to encourage accessible geospatial innovation to advance Saint Louis University's strategic plan.

  • 01/03- The SLUCare marketing team earned 14 awards in 2019 for exceptional work in marketing, advertising and website content and design.

  • SLU's Workday transition logo

    01/02- As Workday's implementation continues after a successful launch, University employees can begin completing tasks including updating tax and emergency contact information in the new system.

  • 12/19- In a message to the SLU community on Thursday, Dec. 19, University President Fred P. Pestello, Ph.D., announced that Debie Rudder Lohe, Ph.D., director of the Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning, will serve as interim vice president for student development effective Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020.

  • Vrushangi Shah

    12/19- As Saint Louis University marks the season of Advent, students, faculty and staff members were asked to share reflections on the season's big ideas - themes that warm their hearts, ideas that lead them to seek greater truths and moments that inspire them to nurture the light of good in themselves and others through winter's darkest days.

  • SLUCare's Sam the Elf.

    12/19- From halls decked with holly to snowy walks around campus, see how SLU community members captured scenes of cheer and wonder around the University this year.

  • 12/19- Courses from prior to the 2017 fall semester will no longer be immediately available. The process is underway to ensure Blackboard Learn operates efficiently.

  • Santa Marley brings cheer to the College for Public Health and Social Justice

    12/19- There has been much mistletoeing and many hearts glowing as the Saint Louis University community, from alumni to students to staff to faculty to future graduates, celebrated the holiday season.

  • 12/18- As a token of gratitude on behalf of Billiken Athletics and the Division of Human Resources, all SLU faculty and staff members can receive up to four complimentary tickets per game to the each of two upcoming Billiken basketball games.

  • Daniel Blash, Ph.D, Dueane Moore, M.D., Tajhshea Walden, Aaron Dotson, Javonda Quinn , Robert Wilmott, M.D.

    12/18- Alumnus and SLUCare physician Duane Moore, M.D., (Med '02, MHA '14) and his wife, Katrina Thompson Moore, Ph.D., of the Department of History in the College of Arts and Sciences, have established the John Berry Meachum Scholarship Fund to honor the legacy of a pioneering St. Louisian who dedicated his life to championing educational opportunities for African-Americans. Two medical students are the first recipients of the award.

  • 12/18- Matthew Zimmie, M.D., will serve as assistant vice president and chief medical information for SLUCare effective Thursday, Jan. 2. He most recently served as vice president and chief medical informatics officer at Beaumont Health in Southfield, Michigan.

  • 12/17- Information Technology Services (ITS) will perform mandatory upgrades to Banner SSB and the system will be unavailable during the work period.

  • 12/13- Tickets are on sale for the annual benefit auction supporting SLU's Health Resource Center (HRC), a student-staffed clinic that serves more than 2,000 patients annually.

  • 12/13- Qualified undergraduates can apply for SLU’s 2020 McNair Summer Research Internship Program. The summer program serves up to 12 students annually and provides faculty mentoring, professional development seminars, GRE prep, free housing on campus and a stipend of up to $2,800.

  • 12/13- Facilities Management has put together a list of recommendations that will help the SLU community conserve energy and prevent unwanted surprises upon SLU’s re-opening for business in January.

  • 12/12- Regular shuttle and SLU Ride services will run through Friday, Dec. 20, before a hiatus that will last through the New Year and the start of the new semester.

  • Mary O'Connell

    12/12- As Saint Louis University embraces the holiday season, students, faculty and staff members were asked to share reflections on the season's big ideas - themes that warm their hearts, ideas that lead them to seek greater truths and moments that inspire them to nurture the light of good in themselves and others through winter's darkest days.

  • 12/12- The closures and limited dining hours will begin on Tuesday, Dec. 17, and will last through the University's re-opening on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020.

  • Timothy Major

    12/10- As Saint Louis University embraces the holiday season, students, faculty and staff members were asked to share reflections on the season's big ideas - themes that warm their hearts, ideas that lead them to seek greater truths and moments that inspire them to nurture the light of good in themselves and others through winter's darkest days.

  • The SLU students and staff members who traveled to the 2019 Ignatian Teach-In.

    12/10- From publications to awards, the University's students, faculty and staff members have finished out semester with a host of accomplishments. Catch up on SLU's achievements.

  • University President Fred P. Pestello, Ph.D., waves to new graduates.

    12/10- Saint Louis University will celebrate the graduation of its newest group of alumni at 2019’s Midyear Commencement on Friday, Dec. 13, at the Chaifetz Arena. The commencement exercises begin at 3 p.m.

  • The bishop of El Paso and other clergy celebrate Mass on the Border during October's Solidarity Pilgrimage.

    12/05- For Kevin Kuehl, a Jesuit Scholastic and student in Saint Louis University’s College of Philosophy and Letters, his passion about issues related to migration led him on a journey just before the holiday season, leading high school students from across the Archdiocese of Saint Louis on El Paso, on the border between the United States and Mexico. Kuehl reflects on his experiences as part of the Solidarity Pilgrimage in late October 2019.

  • 12/05- Information Technology Services (ITS) will install a critical security update to all SLU-managed Windows workstations on Thursday, Dec. 19, at 9 a.m.

  • Brian Woods, Ph.D., is a SLU chemist who will appear on

    12/04- A Saint Louis University chemist put his luck on the line and spun the wheel – the “Wheel of Fortune” – as a contestant on the popular game show that made Pat Sajak and Vanna White household names. And he spun and solved his way to success and adventure.

  • Marlene Wu, academic coordinator, TRIO-Educational Talent Search.

    12/03- As Saint Louis University embraces the holiday season, students, faculty and staff members were asked to share reflections on the season's big ideas - themes that warm their hearts, ideas that lead them to seek greater truths and moments that inspire them to nurture the light of good in themselves and others through winter's darkest days.

  • A rendering of the new ISE Building on SLU's campus.

    12/03- The allocated space covers more than 6,000 of the 90,000 square feet in the new $50 million facility and the selected teams' projects range from clean water research to digital humanities projects to work focused on how humans and computers interact.

  • 12/03- As part of the University's transition to Workday, Facilities Services (FM Systems) will become the data source for all employee locations in the new system for University-affiliated locations. FM Systems is asking employees to confirm and/or update their locations by Friday, Dec. 13, to help the transition go smoothly.

  • 12/03- On Friday, Dec. 6, Information Technology Services, SLUCare and the University's partners will implement changes that will allow IDX from its aging hosting equipment to a new hosting service, Athena. IDX will be unavailable during the transition period.

  • A rendering of the new ISE Building on SLU's campus.

    12/03- As work continues on SLU’s new Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering (ISE) Building, the University community will celebrate the building’s progress to-date with a topping-out ceremony at 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 6, at the construction site on the West Pine Mall between the Busch Student Center and the building site.

  • 12/03- Members of the project team, as well as representatives from Human Resources and Information Technology Services (ITS) will be on hand to provide information on what to expect at go-live and to answer questions.

  • Alumni Office poses with Santa at Christmas on the Quad.

    11/26- Don your reindeer antlers or favorite Ugly Sweater and send your best holiday photos of SLU cheer to Newslink for the annual Holiday Photo Feature. Submitted photos of holiday fun at SLU will be published as part of Newslink's annual holiday photo story.

  • David Suwalsky, S.J. (center) leads a Pop-Up Pilgrimage

    11/26- The pilgrimage is part of a series that allows SLU students, faculty and staff members to explore and learn about a place on campus that is often unknown or overlooked but rich with our Jesuit history and spiritual heritage.

  • 11/26- The Saint Louis University Library Associates Undergraduate Writing Award competition is now open for submissions for the 2019-2020 cycle.

  • 11/26- Microsoft is ending support for the Windows 7 Operating System in January 2020. SLU’s Information Technology Services (ITS) has requested and received a one-year extension to allow SLU users to continue using Windows 7 until January 2021.

  • 11/26- Since 1994, Saint Louis University School of Medicine students and physicians have been committed to providing free health care services in an academic environment.

  • 11/25- Saint Louis University’s athletic training program is holding its annual toy drive benefiting Cardinal Glennon Children’s Foundation, and they are seeking donations until the end of finals week from members of the campus and St. Louis community.

  • 11/25- Faculty members who plan to send-off the University’s new alumni at this year’s mid-year commencement celebrations should register to attend the ceremony by Saturday, Dec. 7.

  • 11/25- Board members are needed to help with the selection and induction of eligible students. All board and committee members must have been previously been inducted into Phi Beta Kappa themselves.

  • 11/25- Feedback on the University's new Workplace Violence Prevention Policy will be accepted until Friday, Jan. 3, 2020.

  • 11/25- Allies for Inclusion: The Ability Exhibit will be on display on the second floor of the Pius XII Memorial Library through Monday, Dec. 16.

  • Katie Kelting, Ph.D., assistant professor of marketing, is the 2019 winner of the Nancy McNeir Ring Award.

    11/25- Lauded by students for her emphasis on teaching students the value of ethics in the business world, Katie Kelting, Ph.D., assistant professor of marketing in the Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business, has been named as this year’s Nancy McNeir Ring Award winner.

  • 11/22- The patches will automatically install without user action or pop-up notifications.

  • 11/21- Information Technology Services (ITS) and its partners will work to increase SLU's Internet2 bandwidth.

  • Workday Logo

    11/19- Committed to ensuring that everyone can successfully use the system when it goes live in January, the Workday project team has put together a support plan that includes a variety of ways to get help.

  • 11/19- Intervarsity Campus Ministry will host the first meeting of the Black Campus Ministry Small Group on Thursday, Nov. 21. The small group is focused on creating a space for Black students to further their relationships with Jesus Christ.

  • 11/19- Billiken 2 Billiken (B2B), an on-campus resale store that sells items back to students at affordable prices, is seeking donations as the holiday season nears.

  • 11/19- The Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapuetics Club (MIRT) is collecting toys and other needed items for children and parents at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital this season.

  • 11/19- University phone users could experience short telephone and voice mail outages on Saturday, Nov. 23, during the work period.

  • Billiken Bounty, a free on-campus food resource that seeks to alleviate food insecurity among SLU students, is seeking volunteers for both winter break and the spring semester.

    11/18- Billiken Bounty, a free on-campus food resource that seeks to alleviate food insecurity among SLU students, is seeking volunteers for both winter break and the spring semester.

  • 11/15- More than 320 SLU faculty and staff members have served SLU for more than 6,100 years of combined service. The University honored their contributions to SLU life on Thursday, Nov. 14.

  • 11/15- Sr. Virginia Herbers, ASCJ, will lead the retreat, "God's Intrusions: When the Sacred Interrupts Our Plans," in December.

  • 11/14- Watch the Atlantic 10 Conference champion Saint Louis women's soccer team take on the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame at 12 p.m. Sunday.