Check out the latest announcements from Saint Louis University.
01/15- To enhance performance, security and reliability, ITS will be performing scheduled maintenance on the North campus wired network connections from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday.
01/14- Saint Louis University will begin migrating to a new IT authentication solution, known as Okta, on Jan. 25, 2021.
01/13- The Department of Pediatrics will hold the 14th Annual Pediatric Science Days virtually on April 21-22, 2021.
01/13- The search committee for the permanent Provost at Saint Louis University has considered over sixty candidates for this key position. The Committee has selected four highly qualified finalists to introduce to the SLU community.
01/13- In 2016, the Saint Louis University Women's Commission established the Sister Shirley Kolmer Memorial Grant with endowed support from an anonymous Women's Commission member and the 1994 Woman of the Year award winner.
01/13- The University Undergraduate Core Committee (UUCC) is pleased to announce a Spring 2021 Core Component Brown Bag series.
01/08- Windows patches will be available to all workstations beginning Tuesday Jan. 26, starting at 5 p.m.
01/08- The search committee for the permanent Provost at Saint Louis University has considered over sixty candidates for this key position. The Committee has selected four highly qualified finalists to introduce to the SLU community.
01/07- Eighteen projects were recently selected for the 2020-2021 cycle of the 1818 Community Engagement Grant program, sponsored by the Center for Service and Community Engagement.
01/05- AI@SLU and SLU Poll are proud to announce the winners of the 2020 Election Prediction Contest. There were two rounds of entries, and participants were divided into Student and Faculty/Staff Divisions. C
01/05- ITS will perform telephone maintenance beginning at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 8, through 11 p.m. Saturday Jan. 9.
01/05- Information Technology Services will be performing mandatory upgrades to Banner INB beginning at 10 p.m. Friday, Jan. 8.
01/05- A Saint Louis University researchers is recruiting for a research study examining how couples are coping during coronavirus. The purpose of this study is to examine mental and physical health, health behaviors, mood and factors affecting mood, and social interactions while understanding the context of your employment and financial needs, concerns, and support.
01/05- Two policies are now active after completing the University policy approval process.
12/21- Due to popular demand, an additional Saint Louis University Mammography Day will take place.
12/18- The University's Transportation Services have announced the holiday service schedules for SLU's shuttles and SLU Ride Program.
12/18- Overcoming COVID-19 restrictions, Blue Santa and his elves were able to provide toys and other items to families in need throughout St. Louis and beyond. The virtual fundraiser, held through Billiken Backers, raised over $20,000, four times it's original goal.
12/18- To enhance performance and reliability, Information Technology Services will be performing scheduled network maintenance Dec. 21-22.
12/17- Want to make actual progress towards the completion of your seminar paper, thesis, dissertation, publication, and/or fellowship application? University Writing Services will offer a free virtual writing retreat for all graduate students during winter break.
12/16- Create an SLU-themed dessert, upload a picture (or pictures) of your dessert in this Google Form, and share it on social media using #SLUBakeOff. The deadline for submissions is Tuesday, Dec. 22.
12/11- Saint Louis University's annual Tunnel of Oppression is going virtual. The Tunnel of Oppression event is a multisensory exhibition of some of the most difficult and complex issues we face today.
12/09- The Pastoral Care Department of SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital is seeking nominations for the 2021 Caring Physician Awards. Nominations can be submitted through Tuesday, Jan. 12.
12/09- The confidential survey focuses on experiences working through the pandemic, views of the University’s workplace culture, and perceptions about diversity, equity and inclusion at SLU.
12/09- To enhance performance and reliability, Information Technology Services will be performing scheduled network maintenance.
12/08- Bill Kauffman, who serves as the University's Vice President and General Counsel and Secretary to the Board of Trustees, has decided to begin a retirement from full-time employment at SLU effective July 1, 2021.
12/07- As the SLU community continues to take measures to socially distance and keep the campus community safe and healthy, the Division of Human Resources (HR) is offering Billikens ways to stay connected virtually as it continues its calls for photo themed photo submissions.
12/04- In Between Me and the World: Women Artists in the Collection of the Saint Louis University Museum of Art is a joint effort of the art history course ARTH 4900 Research Methods and the Saint Louis University Museum of Art (SLUMA).
12/04- Blueprint for Success is a free student success series offered at the start of the spring 2021 semester. As part of a small group, participants will be guided through five 75-minute sessions on topics, such as managing time, finding motivation and gaining confidence in your academic abilities.
12/04- In a message to the University's staff and faculty members on Wednesday, Dec. 2, the Division of Human Resources offered information about a new Roth 403(b) retirement plan option for faculty and staff.
12/04- Updates to the Office 365 email system are coming soon. These changes will provide several improvements including enhancing email and calendar collaboration between @health.slu.edu and @slu.edu accounts.
12/04- Windows patches will be available to all workstations beginning Tuesday, Dec. 22, starting at 5 p.m. CDT. The patches will install automatically without any intervention or pop-up notifications.
12/03- A round-up of awards, presentations, papers and the other professional achievements of SLU faculty, staff members and students.
12/03- Researchers are recruiting for a research study examining how couples are coping during coronavirus.
12/02- The SLU Mass Choir and Campus Ministry invite the SLU community and their families to A Lessons and Carols Christmas Concert on Friday, December 11.
12/01- The Office of the Vice President for Research, in coordination with SLU's Research Councils, has several internal award programs to foster research and scholarly activities, increase potential for external support, and promote Saint Louis University's excellence as a research institution.
12/01- The Office of the Vice President for Research will be closed for normal business on Fridays in December to enable the team to complete end of year tasks.
11/30- Following three years of service with the President's Office, Doug Williams, J.D., will complete his work on December 31, and will return to the School of Law faculty for the 2021-2022 academic year.
11/24- SLUCare Physician Group Marketing Team Receives Six eHealthcare Leadership Awards
11/24- Geralyn Meyer, Ph.D., a professor in the Trudy Busch Valentine School of Nursing, has been selected as the winner of SLU's 2020 Nancy McNeir Ring Award for Excellence in Teaching.
11/24- The First-Year Experience Leader (FYE) positions have been posted and the application is live.
11/24- After changing operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Billiken Bounty seeks feedback about fall operations to provide perspective on how to best continue next semester.
11/20- The Catholic Studies Centre, in partnership with the Friends of Edmund Campion, collected donations to create care packages including food, personal care items and religious gifts for some of the University’s unhoused neighbors as autumn comes to a close.
11/20- Due to the University’s COVID safeguards and the extended semester break, Facilities Management has put together a list of recommendations that will help conserve energy, and prevent unwanted surprises upon your return to the office in January.
11/20- Regular shuttle and SLURide services will continue until Tuesday, Nov. 24, and updated schedules will take effect Wednesday, Nov. 25.
11/20- SLU ITS is working on an update to the Office 365 system that will make email and calendar collaboration between the @health.slu.edu and @slu.edu addresses easier and more secure.
11/18- The Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program (SLU McNair) currently has service opportunities available for graduate students who are interested in serving as mentors to participants in the Gateway to McNair Scholars Program.
11/18- The Saint Louis University Cancer Center will host its Mammography Days on Friday, Dec. 11, and Friday, Dec. 18., and appointments are available for socially distanced mammograms.
11/18- Campus Recreation and Wellness will be hosting several virtual yoga classes on Zoom with Colleen Caul, a 200HR registered yoga teacher, to relax and take a moment to center before and during finals week.
11/17- The virtual fundraiser is a private screening from the comforts of your own home of My Beautiful Stutter.
11/12- Two SLU students have initiated a donation drive to help those impacted by the category 4 storm and donations will be accepted at three locations around campus through Monday, Nov. 23.
11/12- Abode will no longer support the Flash Player after Thursday, Dec. 31, and will block Flash-based content from running in Adobe Flash Player after that date.
11/10- Blue Santa, Saint Louis University’s beloved holiday hero, is asking for help this year as the precautions needed to combat the COVID-19 pandemic mean getting creative with his annual toy collection.
11/10- Submit photos of your favorite fall and Thanksgiving activities like making a Thanksgiving feast, what you are grateful for, and other fall traditions as part of latest call for photos from the Division of Human Resources.
11/10- Each candidate is scheduled to meet virtually with the community stakeholders over the next two weeks.
11/10- University’s STEM programs have launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for STEM@SLU, a new University initiative designed to increase the stature of the science, technology, engineering and math disciplines at SLU.
11/10- SLU's chapter of Delta Gamma is hosting a virtual 5K to benefit Joining Forces: a branch of Delta Gamma's philanthropy organization that seeks to aid veterans that have experienced vision-loss, eye trauma, or any other visual impairments from their service to the country.
11/09- TurkeyPalooza, Campus Kitchen's annual Thanksgiving dinner food drive, is here. The SLU community can contribute holiday fixings or monetary donations to the drive now through Nov. 19.
11/06- The Office of the Provost will host a workshop series focused on faculty professional development in 2020 through 2021.
11/03- In a message to the University's staff and faculty members, the Division of Human Resources offered reminders about upcoming events, biometric screenings and deadlines including Friday's open enrollment deadline.
11/03- The University's Innovation Department, Information Technology Services (ITS) and the Geospatial Institute (GeoSLU) will host a second Geospatial Innovation Challenge to advance accessible geospatial innovation and to foster creative thinking. This year's challenge will focus on the innovative application of open source geospatial data and/or tools to address a problem.