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  • 05/20- The Chaifetz Entrepreneurship Fellows Program in the Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business at Saint Louis University has three new fellows for 2022-23.

  • 05/20- Employees and students who are looking for a few opportunities to serve the community are encouraged to visit the Center for Social Action's page of One-Time Volunteer Opportunities.

  • 05/20- A Baccalaureate Mass for the Class of 2022 was held Thursday, May 19. The mass is an opportunity for the University community to give thanks to God for gifts and opportunities bestowed upon the graduates, the growth and success they have achieved, and to pray for their continued protection as they are sent out for the greater glory of God and the service of humanity.

  • Trustee Paul Kalsbeek receives award from Maj. Gen. James W. Lukeman USMC (Ret.). Photo submitted.

    05/19- On April 30, the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation honored SLU trustee Paul Kalsbeek's service to the Foundation by awarding him its Heritage Award which recognizes an individual who has "provided unique and significant service to the Foundation in fulfillment of its mission preserve and promulgate the history, traditions, and culture of the Marine Corps and educate all Americans in its virtues."

  • 05/17- Core is on track to launch for all incoming SLU students this coming Fall 2022 semester. In an update, the Core director offered a snapshot of where things are now and where things are headed ahead to the Core Launch Year.

  • 2022 Cap and Gown

    05/13- Saint Louis University will celebrate the accomplishments of May 2022 graduates with a return to an in-person commencement ceremony, preceded by in-person precommencements for each individual college and school.

  • 05/12- This new senior-level administrator role will be responsible for strategic planning, operations management, and effective daily supervision of all organizational components of the Busch Student Center, Housing and Residential Life, the Student Involvement Center, and related services on behalf of the Division of Student Development.

  • 05/12- There were no classes on Tuesday, May 10, for Saint Louis University students ahead of finals. The day was designed as a study and mental health wellbeing day and featured a variety of activities and events for students.

  • 05/12- The recipients of the 1818 Community Engagement Grant Program gave presentations on the impact of their projects at the Annual Showcase, on Wednesday, May 4 in the Center for Global Citizenship. Nearly 100 attendees from campus and the community visited the 18 display tables to learn more about the difference the groups made through their grant funding.

  • 05/11- With the number of students moving out of SLU residence halls and nearby housing, traffic along Laclede Avenue will be heavier than usual. Faculty, staff and students should allow for extra time to park or use alternate lots associated with an individual's type of SLU parking permit to avoid delays.

  • 05/11- The entire Saint Louis University community is invited to a Baccalaureate Mass in celebration of the 2022 graduates. The celebration will be on Thursday, May 19 at 6:00 p.m. in St. Francis Xavier College Church.

  • 05/11- The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) will honor the work of faculty members and research administrators at its annual Scholarly Works and Grant Winner Reception on Wednesday, May 18. The annual ceremony celebrates research excellence and recognizes success in publications or pieces and in grant submissions from the previous year. Winners will be recognized for works and grants from 2020 and 2021.

  • 05/11- The Staff Advisory Committee (SAC) at Saint Louis University has announced its 2022-2023 executive board. The new officers will start or continue their duties on July 1.

  • 05/06- The purpose of this study is to test investigational booster vaccines for COVID-19. Researchers are seeking participants that are 61 years old or older and are in general good health.

  • 05/06- On May 3, the Division of Academic Affairs held the 15th Annual Senior Legacy Symposium, Saint Louis University's annual celebration of undergraduate research.

  • 05/05- The Division of Diversity and Innovative Community Engagement (DICE) and the Office of Mission and Identity invite faculty and staff to join a newly forming prayer group, the Circle of Hope. The group is open to people of all faiths and will meet on Wednesday mornings, 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m., in 102 DuBourg Hall, starting Wednesday, May 18, to pray for the needs of the SLU community.

  • 05/05- Shuttle and SLU Ride hours will change for the summer break.

  • 05/05- On Tuesday, May 10, 2022, Saint Louis University will have a Memorial Mass for Sean P. North, a student member of our community, who passed away on April 5, 2022. The Mass will be at noon at Saint Francis Xavier College Church.

  • 05/03- The 28th Annual Graduate Research Symposium, sponsored by the Graduate Student Association (GSA), occurred Friday, April 29th, 2022. Graduate students from several disciplines presented their research in the form of posters and paper/oral presentations. During the Symposium's Awards Ceremony, winners of both paper and poster presentations were honored.

  • 05/03- Starting in the Fall 2022 semester, Saint Louis University will require that all undergraduate students complete the Saint Louis University Core, an integrated intellectual experience completed by all baccalaureate students at SLU, regardless of major, program, college, school, or campus. In recognition of the important contributions our undergraduate students make to shaping the SLU experience for future students, the University Undergraduate Core Committee (UUCC) invites current SLU undergraduates to apply for one of three open Undergraduate Core Curricular Fellowships.

  • 05/03- Saint Louis University is one of the nation's top schools for entrepreneurship with over 200 courses across 20-plus departments.

  • 05/02- Professional Notes is a round-up of awards, presentations, papers, and the other professional achievements of SLU faculty, staff members, and students.

  • 04/29- SLU is offering over 300 undergraduate and graduate courses this summer. Courses are being offered in the fields of healthcare ethics, theology, philosophy, business, health sciences, and more. The Office of Summer and Extended Studies is hosting a free snow cone event for all SLU students to promote summer courses on Monday, May 9, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. by the Clocktower.

  • 04/29- The Saint Louis University Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) held its induction ceremony on Wednesday, April 27 in Queen's Daughters Hall, adding 14 new students to its rolls.

  • SLU Giving Day Graphic

    04/29- In 24 hours the SLU family raised $331,596 from 1,002 gifts for various student organizations, scholarships, programs, and service organizations.

  • 04/29- On Friday, May 13, the focus will be the Universal Apostolic Preference, "To show the way to God through the spiritual exercises and discernment." Fr. Kevin Burke, S.J., Vice President for Mission at Regis University will speak about Ignatian spirituality, discernment, and the spiritual exercises.

  • Two kids smile for the camera at a previous Summer at SLU event.

    04/27- Summer At SLU is back. After two years of limited in-person programming due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Saint Louis University will once again host over 50 K-12 camps and academies on campus from late May to early August.

  • 04/27- An information session about the St. Louis Regional Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Center (AMICSTL) will be Thursday, May 5, from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. in the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Building, Room 211. The event also will be on Zoom.

  • 04/26- The Saint Louis University Chapter of Alpha Sigma Nu, the Jesuit Honor Society, inducted 87 new members on Sunday, April 24. Alpha Sigma Nu recognizes students who distinguish themselves in scholarship, loyalty, and service.

  • 04/26- The symposium will be held on Saturday, May 7, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Busch Student Center and will be a half-day of interactive presentations, workshops, and speakers with a focus on women's issues while amplifying women's voices and stories.

  • 04/26- The Art History programs at the St. Louis and Madrid campuses of Saint Louis University will present an undergraduate Art History Symposium on Friday, April 29.

  • 04/26- Microsoft Teams is a comprehensive communication solution for enterprises that helps to connect colleagues via multiple channels and even provides file hosting. ITS is offering one-hour Teams Introductory training courses. These orientations will have a short presentation to cover the basics, then enter the tool to demonstrate these features in action.

  • The SLU Giving Day graphic

    04/25- The Office of Alumni and Donor Engagement invites the SLU family - faculty, staff, students, and alumni - to showcase how Billikens paint the world SLU blue by participating in the fifth annual SLU Giving Day on Thursday, April 28.

  • 04/22- This summer camp will include research-based activities prepared by SLU speech and language therapists, occupational therapists, and special education faculty.

  • 04/22- The search committee for the internal search for the Associate Provost - Undergraduate Education has identified two candidates, Lisa Dorsey, Ph.D., and Cathleen Fleck, Ph.D., to move forward to the interview phase.

  • 04/22- The search committee for the internal search for the Associate Provost - Graduate Education has identified two candidates, Tony Breitbach, Ph.D., and Terri Rebmann, Ph.D., to move forward to the interview phase.

  • 04/21- Led by Saint Louis University, the Taylor Geospatial Institute is a first-of-its-kind institution that brings together eight leading research institutions to collaborate on research into geospatial technology.

  • 04/21- The Office of Mission and Identity is hosting "Ignatian Conversation" as a way to get to know the Jesuits who serve the Mission of the University through their vocation as Jesuits, men who have given their lives to the Mission of Ignatius. The next event will be Wednesday, April 27, at noon on Zoom.

  • 04/21- All students, faculty, staff, and community members are invited to attend the annual 1818 Community Engagement Grant Showcase on Wednesday, May 4, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 pm in the Center for Global Citizenship.

  • From left, Jemma Kim, Victoria Villarreal, Lorri Glover, Sharon Frey, and Ilene Berman received the Women of the Year Award on April 20, 2022.

    04/21- For the first time in three years, the Women's Commission gathered in person for its annual Women of the Year Luncheon. The event recognizes the contributions of women to the success of the University's mission. At the lunch on Wednesday, April 20, in the Wool Ballroom in Busch Student Center, five new names were added to the list of winners.

  • 04/19- The University community has the opportunity to provide feedback during a 30-day comment period on two proposed new policies. The policies are related to staff flexible work and intellectual property ownership.

  • 04/19- Saint Louis University School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology, in conjunction with the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) will host a skin cancer screening on Saturday, May 21.

  • 04/19- The Search Committee for the Vice President of the Division for Diversity and Innovative Community Engagement has invited three candidates to participate in on-campus interviews. The interviews will be Friday, April 22, Tuesday, April 26, and Thursday, May 3.

  • 04/13- MEDLaunch is a product of collaborative efforts between SLU School of Medicine, Chaifetz School of Business, Parks College of Engineering, Aviation, and Technology, and SLU School of Law. MEDLaunch brings together multidisciplinary teams who, under the guidance of clinical and industry mentors, develop innovations in areas including (but not limited to) surgical devices, health information technology, and medical diagnostics.

  • 04/12- The Lavender Graduation celebration for LGBTQ+ students, activists and allies will be Wednesday, May 18, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the CGC Auditorium.

  • The Parade of Nations kicks off the Billiken World Festival during Atlas Week on April 8 with members of the SLU community carrying flags from around the world. Photo by Sarah Conroy.

    04/12- The 22nd Annual Sam and Marilyn Fox Atlas Week took place April 3 to April 9. Check out some photos from a number of events held throughout the week.

  • 04/12- Student researchers at SLU are seeking volunteers to take part in a brief research survey to assess barriers contributing to future COVID-19 booster vaccine hesitancy.

  • 04/12- The annual Senior Legacy Symposium returns to an in-person format on Tuesday, May 3 in the Busch Student Center. The Division of Academic Affairs is in need of volunteers for a variety of tasks throughout the day to help the event run smoothly.

  • St. Francis Xavier College Church nave.

    04/11- Everyone in the SLU community is invited to join a time of quiet reflection to pray for students, faculty, staff and the needs of the SLU community on Wednesday, April 13.

  • The 2021 SLU Research Center Annual Impact Report

    04/08- The Saint Louis University Research Institute has published its 2021 Annual Impact Report, celebrating research successes from September 2020 to September 2021.

  • 04/08- The Department of Campus Ministry and the Catholic Studies Program are hosting a Mass at 6 p.m. at St. Francis Xavier College Church on Monday, April 11, 2022. After Mass, the group will lead a Eucharistic Procession from the Church to Campus Ministry (Wuller Hall) to hear some short readings from Pope Francis.

  • Fr. Charles Samson leads participants on a virtual pilgrimage through the Holy Land with stories, pictures, and commentary on the Biblical text. Photo by Michael Orosz-Fagen

    04/08- The "Continuing Catholicism" series of adult catechesis and education offered by the Catholic Studies Center at SLU has seen record numbers of participants this Spring. The mini-course has taken participants on a journey through the Bible and the places in which it unfolded.

  • 04/07- The Division of Diversity and Innovative Community Engagement (DICE) will be hosting town hall listening sessions on Wednesday, April 27, at 1 p.m. in the Center for Global Citizenship and again at 3 p.m. on Zoom. The event is for members of the SLU community interested in providing input to the strategic planning for the Division.

  • 04/07- Shuttle and SLU Ride hours will be altered during the Easter Break.

  • 04/07- To celebrate the grand finale of the Spring 2022 Semester Friday Seminar Series at Chaifetz School of Business, a special event will be hosted on Friday, April 22, for all students, staff, faculty, friends and supporters of Chaifetz.

  • Students at the AJCU Honors Conference

    04/07- The Saint Louis University Honors Program hosted the 2022 AJCU Honors Conference on campus on April 1 and April 2. The annual gathering of students, faculty, and staff is designed to promote discussion and share best practices surrounding honors education at Jesuit institutions.

  • 04/05- Saint Louis University has been named one of the top colleges for veterans. College Consensus recently released rankings of top colleges for veterans. Saint Louis University was ranked No. 5 overall for best online colleges, No. 1 in the state of Missouri and No. 38 for best college overall.

  • 04/05- SLU Chapter Sigma Xi Scientific Research Honor Society held its annual research symposium on Friday, April 1, 2022. Again this year, organizers held a virtual rapid flash talk platform in lieu of posters and received more then 90 abstracts from various disciplines. The first- and second-place finishers for each division will receive a cash prize.

  • 04/04- The full-day conference will provide a range of engaging opportunities to develop new skills, learn about emerging research and participate in critical conversations with conference presenters and other attendees.

  • 04/04- The SLUStart I-Corps program, underwritten by the National Science Foundation, provides a collaborative environment for students, researchers, and faculty to test business ideas.  The first online session for this Cohort will take place on Saturday, April 9, from 8 a.m. to noon on Zoom.