Check out the latest announcements from Saint Louis University.
09/19- Two categories of the prestigious alumni honors, School and College Alumni Merit Awards and the Pioneer Award, are seeking nominations of distinguished SLU graduates.
09/19- Students from all health-related programs can participate in the 2019 Saint Louis University Gateway Geriatric Education Center Interprofessional Case Competition.
09/19- Campus customers who provide input to help DineSLU improve its offerings and service will be entered in a drawing for a prize.
09/19- The McNair Scholars Program is seeking applications from students who identify as first-generation and Pell Grant-eligible and who aspire to pursue graduate study. The program will host an information session in October.
09/18- Wines will be paired with specifically-prepared dishes by the Saint Louis University Culinary Program and area chefs.
09/17- The Atlas Planning Committee is accepting nominations for keynote speakers for the 2020 Atlas Week Program through Monday, Sept. 30.
09/17- Wynne Moskop, Ph.D., and Denise Hooks-Anderson, M.D., were recognized for their contributions at the Faculty Senate Kickoff Dinner Sept. 11 at the School of Law.
09/16- Join the Cross Cultural Center for its first Student of Color Leadership Retreat Nov. 8-10, 2019.
09/13- Students, faculty and staff members began a four-part brown bag retreat with Christopher Collins, S.J., with the Spiritual Exercises by St. Ignatius Loyola guiding their journeys toward a deeper, more intimate relationship with the spiritual side of everyday life.
09/13- Faculty, staff and students who study and work on the south campus can join Sr. Virginia Herbers, ASCJ, for a four-part brown bag retreat centered in the Spiritual Exercises.
09/10- The lecture series, sponsored by the African American Studies Program, invites the SLU community to engage with women scholars and the ways their research sheds light on the historical and contemporary African American and Black experience.
09/10- The Student Veterans Association (SVA) will lay a wreath to honor those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001 at 7:46 a.m. at the Clock Tower.
09/10- Will you study abroad in Italy or South Africa? Discover the diverse international opportunities available to SLU students at the Third Annual Study Abroad Fair.
09/09- Joe Laramie, S.J., will sign copies of his new book, 'Abide in the Heart of Christ,' a personal retreat grounded in the work of St. Ignatius Loyola.
09/09- Billiken Bounty, SLU’s student-focused, student-run food resource center, has re-opened and is seeking donations.
09/05- The Brain and Cognition Lab is recruiting young adults aged 18-35 for a study examining the effects of stress on memory.
09/04- Faculty and staff are encouraged to sign up individually or as a team to participate in the 9-11 Day of Service, taking place at Chaifetz Arena on Wednesday, Sept. 11.
09/04- The Office of Annual Giving is looking for potential projects to showcase to the SLU community on the next SLU Giving Day, April 23, 2020.
08/30- As classes resume for the fall semester, catch up on the awards and accolades SLU staff, faculty members and students received over the late summer.
08/30- Members of the project team, as well as representatives from Business and Finance, Human Resources, and Information Technology Services (ITS) will offer updates and answer questions.
08/30- TIAA, the University's retirement services partner, will hot a group planning orientation session, and free individual appointments can also be scheduled.
08/30- Is there a #LiveStrong for the soul? Find out when you join Christopher Collins, S.J., assistant to the president for mission and identity, for a guided lunchtime retreat series centered on the Spiritual Exercises, St. Ignatius Loyola's guide to spiritual health and fulfillment.
08/30- All SLU friends and alumni are welcome to celebrate mass and learn about the ways University faculty, staff members and special guests express the Jesuit educational mission through their work.
08/30- Guided by the University Policy on Policies, the SLU Policy Program was created to provide structure and clarity to the policy review and approval process.
08/29- Sparked by SLU’s 200-year history of service, engagement and living for others, Saint Louis University students used a grant inspired by the University’s bicentennial to plant the seeds of change for the better. The application period for new 1818 Community Engagement Grants opens on Tuesday, Sept. 3.
08/29- Saint Louis University and the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America are presenting a free seminar on Sept. 19 about Alzheimer’s disease and memory issues in older adults that is open to the public.
08/29- SLU is seeking nominations for distinguished individuals to be awarded honorary degrees at its May 2020 commencement ceremony.
08/29- Career Services will celebrate the grand opening of its new home in Griesedieck Hall with a inaugural bash on Thursday, Sept. 5, to give Billikens their first taste of the exciting possibilities housed in the newly-renovated, expanded center.
08/27- The Division of University Marketing and Communications is hosting an open casting call for students who want to participate in SLU commericials, photo shoots, videos, radio ads, print and/or social media campaigns.
08/27- The liturgy is a SLU tradition to celebrate the start of the new academic year.
08/27- The Department of Public Safety (DPS) will offer two sessions of its Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) course during the fall semester. The course is free to all SLU students, faculty and staff members.
08/27- Registration closes at midnight on Sunday, Sept. 1, and two key Greek events are set this week.
08/27- The group focuses on book and article writing in humanities fields. Four to six faculty members are sought, and junior faculty will be given priority.
08/23- SLU's student-led, student-run food resource center is seeking donations, from macaroni and cheese to trail mix to stock its shelves this semester as it continues its mission to ensure that no Billiken goes hungry.
08/23- Academic departments who wish to participate in the University's first ceremony celebrating endowed chairs and professorships should submit their participation forms by Friday, Aug. 30.
08/23- Atlas Week is SLU's longtime celebration of its global community, and this year's organizers need help planning its 20th anniversary festivities.
08/22- Information Technology Services will be performing mandatory upgrades to Banner SSB, and some applications will be unavailable during the maintenance period.
08/22- The Department of Psychology is seeking healthy adults ages 60 or older to participate in a study about brain aging.
08/22- The choir, a select group of musicians who perform challenging music in a variety of styles, is seeking new members.
08/20- Forgot the can opener? Need a lamp to study by? Saint Louis University’s new Billiken 2 Billiken (B2B) resale shop has just what you need to make your SLU dorm room feel like home.
08/20- The traditional welcome ceremony will feature outstanding speakers and an inspirational message from University President Fred P. Pestello, Ph.D.
08/19- Registration has opened for Converging Roads, a conference for health care professionals and students that focuses on Catholic medicine in a secular society, will be hosted at Saint Louis University on Saturday, Oct. 12.
08/19- Sidewalks and walkways east of Grand Boulevard that have been closed this summer for work related to SLU's utility infrastructure upgrade project will be open in time for Fall Move-In later this week
08/16- As Saint Louis University prepares for the start of the 2019-2020 academic year, new faculty members will find resources and support available during this year's Fall Orientation events.
08/16- SLU will welcome its adjunct faculty members to campus as they begin the fall semester with an evening including roundtables and a welcome from University academic leaders.
08/16- Find out how Fall Move-In and Welcome events will impact where you park and how long it takes to get to and from campus.
08/15- All University shuttle services will resume their regular academic year service hours and routes on Monday, Aug. 19.
08/15- Saint Louis University is competing against four area colleges and universities to see which has the most mass transit riders during the first-ever College Transit Challenge, Wednesday, Aug. 28.
08/13- Saint Louis University professor Willis K. “Rick” Samson Ph.D., D.Sc., has been elected as the 33rd president of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behaviors (SSIB).
08/13- Individuals at all levels – from functional experts to end-users – will be involved in an initial testing phase that will focus on HR and Payroll business processes, which go live in January.
08/13- Volunteers are needed on Thursday, Aug. 22, and Friday, Aug. 23, as well as for Fall Welcome events during the weekend of Aug. 24 and 25.
08/09- As part of the University’s efforts to raise visibility about the support systems available for first generation (“1st Gen”) students, SLU faculty and staff who identify as first-generation college students are being sought as Move-In volunteers
08/07- All attending physicians, fellows and residents who practice at SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital, and who have not received the award in the past seven years, are eligible. Nominations will be accepted through Tuesday, Sept. 10, and awards presented in October.
08/07- Information Technology Services (ITS) will perform maintenance on the University’s servers to enhance performance, security and reliability. The work, required upgrades on the UPS’S (power supply) in the Des Peres Hall Data Center, will begin at 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 13.
08/07- Banner and related applications will be unavailable beginning at 10 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 9, through Saturday, Aug. 10.
08/01- Items that will go inside a time capsule that will be buried on the grounds of the new SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital and physician office building are being accepted until Sunday, Aug. 25.
08/01- The inaugural run on Saturday, Aug. 24, supports behavioral health programs at six regional SSM Health St. Louis hospitals, including SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital.
08/01- The barbecue cookout and car wash hosted by the Department of Public Safety will benefit the Special Olympics and the American Foundation of Suicide Prevention.
07/31- The luncheon will include giveaways, vendors, Brenda Hampton from BGPH and Tiffany Luster, who will be selling Paparazzi accessories, an opportunity to learn how to make tutus and a speaker who will talk about breast cancer.
07/26- The University will mark the feast day of the founder of the Society of Jesus with prayer and a fellowship meal.