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  • 01/27/23- Saint Louis University will take part in the 11th annual Go Move Challenge. The challenge will determine which Jesuit institution is the most active.

  • 01/26/23- The SLU Women's Commission wants to help members of the University community share some love with their best gal, friend, co-worker, or anyone who holds a special place in their heart through its Galentine's Fundraiser. Four different design options are available.

  • 01/26/23- The Division of Diversity and Innovative Community Engagement is inviting the Saint Louis University Community to the inaugural Black in STEM Celebration and Awards Ceremony on Friday, March 3, at 6 p.m. in the Center for Global Citizenship Auditorium.

  • 01/24/23- The Ignite Seminar submission portal will open twice per academic year, once in the fall and once in the spring. The portal is open now through Wednesday, March 8. The Ignite Seminar is an opportunity to introduce first-year students to an intellectual "passion topic" of a particular instructor that serendipitously introduces first-year students to disciplines and majors that they often didn't know existed.

  • 01/24/23- Since 1977, the Saint Louis University Women's Commission has honored outstanding University women. Each year, five honorees, from administrators, faculty, staff, and students, are recognized for their contributions, commitment, and lives of service to the University and their community. They are selected from nominations submitted by colleagues, friends, supervisors, and others whose lives they have touched.

  • 01/24/23- Students can apply to attend classes at Saint Louis University's international campus in Madrid, Spain, for summer 2023, fall 2023, academic year 23-24, or spring 2024.

  • 01/24/23- The deadline to submit an event to be included in the Atlas Week 2023 calendar is Saturday, Feb. 4. A long-standing SLU tradition, Atlas Week serves to expose the SLU community to a variety of international events and programming with aims to increase awareness and discussion on both historical and contemporary global issues while celebrating global diversity.

  • 01/20/23- Copies of the annual Saint Louis University fact book can be ordered online. SLU's 2023 Profile includes updated enrollment figures, the latest SLU rankings and honors, and useful information about academics, campus life and student financial support.

  • 01/19/23- For SLU employees hitting the road in 2023, the University would like to remind travelers that Enterprise and National are the preferred rental car providers.

  • 01/19/23- Applications close for the Social Justice and Advocacy Training on Friday, Jan. 27. This four-session training is sponsored by the Center for Social Action and Cross Cultural Center for Global Citizenship. The sessions cover Social Change Concepts and Toolkits in a hybrid setting with recorded webinars and live speakers doing active social change work.

  • 01/19/23- Three candidates for the chair position of the Department of Languages, Literatures & Cultures will be hosting job talks on campus in January. The first event will be Tuesday, Jan. 24.

  • 01/18/23- The Office of Mission and Identity will host the start of the first Friday Mass and Speaker Series of the spring semester on Friday, Feb. 3. The presenters for the Feb. 3 session will be Afonso Seixas-Nunes, S.J., and Susan McGraugh, J.D. Together, they will speak about how the SLU Law School “walks with the poor and outcasts of the world in the mission of reconciliation and justice” in the SLU Legal Clinics.  

  • 01/18/23- The University Counseling Center has received a donated piano. UCC is seeking input on how to decorate the new wellness piano. Submissions for design are due Friday, Feb. 3.

  • 01/17/23- Starting this week, students and employees will see a new icon on the SLU My Apps Dashboard. Vector Solutions is replacing the Everfi Healthy Campus icon as part of a transition planned since 2021, when Vector Solutions purchased Everfi.

  • 01/17/23- For the last few months, the University's divisions of Marketing and Communications and Information Technology have been working on a redesign of Newslink. With the start of the new semester, it's time time to unveil the new look newsletter.

  • 01/17/23- This Lent, the Department of Campus Ministry and the Office of Mission and Identity will host a reading of The Spiritual Work of Racial Justice by Patrick Saint-Jean, S.J. Discussions will be on Thursdays starting at 12:45 p.m.

  • 01/17/23- Take a look back at some of the Division of Marketing and Communication's favorite photos from 2022.

  • 01/11/23- The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT), in conjunction with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and its community partners, will be hosting an open-house-style public meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 18, to introduce three I-64 central corridor improvements.

  • 01/10/23- In the coming weeks, the Office of Admission will be welcoming some of the nation's finest high school students to campus for Presidential Scholarship Interview Weekends and Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Interview Weekend. All SLU faculty, staff, and alumni are invited to participate as interviewers and are encouraged to invite colleagues or friends.

  • 01/06/23- The Center for Interprofessional Education & Research (CIER) at the Saint Louis University (SLU) Medical Center has been recognized by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as a Healthy People 2030 Champion. As a Healthy People 2030 Champion, the SLU CIER has demonstrated a commitment to helping achieve the Healthy People 2030 vision of a society in which all people can achieve their full potential for health and well-being across their lifespans.

  • 01/06/23- The Office of Mission & Identity is offering the fifth Magis brownbag lunch presentation on Thursday, Jan. 12, at noon on South Campus in the School of Nursing, Room 234. Danny Willis, DNS, Dean of the Trudy Busch Valentine School of Nursing, will be presenting on Integrating Spirituality & Action.

  • 12/20/22- The inaugural Midwest Metabolic Symposium will take place from Friday, April 14, 2023, to Sunday, April 16, 2023, at The Westin St. Louis. The conference sessions will focus on current and emerging best practices for the management of obesity, diabetes, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, and cardiovascular disease.

  • 12/20/22- SLU's Transformative Workforce Academy (TWA) was recently awarded a contract with Missouri's Department of Corrections which will position the program to significantly expand services to justice-involved jobseekers. The new contract is a pilot project by the State of Missouri that will fund TWA to provide pre-release services that incorporate video resumes and interviewing in five correctional facilities for incarcerated individuals who will be returning to the St. Louis area.

  • 12/20/22- Professional Notes is a round-up of awards, presentations, papers, and other professional achievements of SLU faculty, staff members, and students.

  • Nancy McNeir Ring Award recipient Mark Ruff, Ph.D., delivers the address during the 2022 Midyear Commencement ceremony at Chaifetz Arena on Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022. Photo by Sarah Conroy.

    12/17/22- Mark Edward Ruff, Ph.D., the 2022 recipient of the Nancy McNeir Ring Award, delivered the commencement address. It is a SLU tradition to have the winner of the Nancy McNeir Ring Award, SLU's highest honor for teaching, deliver the Midyear Commencement remarks. Ruff, a professor of history at SLU since 2004, titled his address "The Power of Radical Generosity in Responding to Crisis."

  • 12/16/22- Launching in August 2023 for the fall 2024 enrollment cycle, undergraduate admissions and graduate admissions (excluding Med and Law) will migrate from Salesforce or any other CRM/CMT system to Slate by Technolutions.

  • 12/16/22- In-person registration is now open for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Tribute, scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023, and hosted by Saint Louis University and the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis.

  • 12/14/22- The Development Division's Office of Corporate and Foundations Relations has announced that Saint Louis University has received a $48,000 grant from the Patrick P. Lee Foundation in support of Mental Health First Aid training at SLU.

  • 12/14/22- The 2023 First-Year Experience Leader (FYE) positions have been posted, and the application is live. Positions that are available for application include SLU 101 Summer Orientation Leader, Oriflamme Fall Orientation Leader, and Transfer Mentor. Applications are due at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023.

  • 12/14/22- ITS has been working with its partners to apply critical updates to the Banner application and related underpinning infrastructure. ITS recently learned that some of this work necessitates multiple Banner outages later in December and early January.

  • 12/13/22- The new policy governs the ownership of Intellectual Property created at Saint Louis University. This policy aims to define the respective ownership rights of the University and its personnel relative to Intellectual Property resulting from University activities.

  • 12/13/22- 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 this spring. These orientations will have a short presentation to cover the basics, then enter the tool to demonstrate these features in action.

  • 12/13/22- On Monday, Jan. 30, 2023, Google will turn off the ability to edit any existing Classic Google Sites. These will remain viewable until they are automatically converted to the New Google Sites.

  • 12/13/22- The Parking, Card and Transportation Services department will be transitioning to a new rider application. "TripShot" will launch on Monday, Dec. 19, for SLU Ride and SLU Shuttles.

  • 12/13/22- The Office of Graduate Education invites Ph.D. and master's students to participate in Saint Louis University's Annual Three-Minute Thesis Competition. This is an opportunity for students to develop their presentation and research communication skills and enhance their ability to explain their research to a non-specialist audience effectively.

  • 12/13/22- In preparation for the spring semester and the second half of the academic year, the Office of the Vice President for Research will host SLU's second "Research Resources Week." Offering workshops, informational sessions, and discussions, the programming during the week aims to aid research practices, outcomes, and more amongst faculty, graduate students, and postdocs.

  • From left Tessa Bellante, Delaney Walker, and Maggie Schreiber work to dig a hole for a new tree outside of DuBourg Hall on Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. Photo by Joe Barker.

    12/13/22- As part of a campaign to plant 120 trees before Christmas break, the Facilities Services team and student volunteers planted trees on the SLU campus on Friday, Dec. 9.

  • 12/09/22- SLU's shuttle and SLU Ride service will adjust their runs and schedules for winter break. 

  • A SLU graduate holds his diploma holder.

    12/09/22- The newest group of Saint Louis University alumni will be honored at the Midyear Commencement. The ceremony will start at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 17, in Chaifetz Arena.

  • 12/08/22- The Division of Mission and Identity will hold its final Magis brown bag lunch for 2022 with David Suwalsky, S.J., vice president for Mission and Identity.

  • 12/08/22- The 16th Annual Pediatric Science Day and Research Symposium will be Wednesday, April 12, 2023. This event is free to attend and is sponsored by the Saint Louis University Department of Pediatrics with the support of the SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Foundation, as well as a Mead Johnson educational grant.

  • 12/07/22- Over the past month, members of the Interfraternity Community have been participating in a mustache-growing competition to raise awareness for men's health. This is the third annual mustache-growing competition at Saint Louis University, and the IFC fraternities raised a total of $8,094 to help support Movember.

  • New lights on the upper level of the Olive-Compton parking lot can be seen at night.

    12/07/22- The SLU Facilities Department, in its dedication to sustainable energy practices, is working on replacing the outdated lighting fixtures around campus with LEDs. The top deck of the Olive-Compton parking garage is in the midst of being completed.

  • 12/06/22- The Office of the Vice President for Research has announced the call for submissions for Scholarly Works Awards 2023. The deadline for nominations is Friday, Jan. 20, 2023.

  • Santa Claus and the Billiken high five during Christmas on the Quad on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022. Photo by Sarah Conroy.

    12/06/22- The University community celebrated the holiday season at SLU's annual Christmas on the Quad on Saturday, Dec. 3. During the event, attendees strolled through campus while sipping hot chocolate, took part in festive activities, sang along to Christmas songs, and more. The evening featured a special blessing and tree-lighting ceremony on the Quad.

  • 12/05/22- A recent SLU doctoral dissertation from the Department of American Studies has been awarded the prestigious Lewis E. Atherton Dissertation Prize. The Atherton Prize is given annually by the State Historical Society of Missouri (SHSMO) to honor the year's most outstanding Ph.D. dissertation, from any institution worldwide, in areas related to the history of Missouri.

  • 12/02/22- Saint Louis University celebrates and recognizes International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) every year on December 3 since it was proclaimed by the United Nations in 1992. This year's theme is "Transformative solutions for inclusive development: the role of innovation in fueling an accessible and equitable world."

  • 11/29/22- Because of the University's extended semester break, Facilities Management has put together a list of recommendations that will help conserve energy and will prevent unwanted surprises upon the return to the office in January.

  • SLU Taekwondo Win Medals at the 2022 Midwest Open Taekwondo Championship

    11/29/22- The SLU Taekwondo club brought home a total of nine medals from the 2022 Midwest Open Taekwondo Championships, held this weekend in Decatur, IL. This was the club's first-ever university-sponsored competition since its formation in 2019.

  • 11/22/22- The Saint Louis University Dissertation Fellowship is competitively awarded to Saint Louis University Ph.D. candidates whose work, during their time at Saint Louis University, demonstrates outstanding academic achievement and whose dissertation will significantly extend the body of knowledge within their discipline. Students interested in being nominated should contact their department or Ph.D. mentor.

  • 11/22/22- The University's Transportation Services have announced updated service schedules for SLU's shuttles and SLU Ride Program for the Thanksgiving holiday.

  • Center: Troy Hargrove, Associate Dean, School for Professional Studies, John Buerck, Ph.D., Interim Dean, School for Professional Studies - Pictured with Laclede’s LAN team

    11/21/22- The $10,000 scholarship fund will allow students to attend Summer At SLU's STEM programs, which include offerings in robotics, coding, program development with java, game design, and more.

  • 11/21/22- The theme for 2022 is "Challenging Our Assumptions and Our Practices."

  • 11/21/22- The Division of Mission and Identity will hold an Advent retreat on Dec. 8, in Boileau Hall.

  • 11/18/22- The Cross Cultural Center for Global Citizenship and the Center for Social Action will be hosting a call-in advocacy day on Wednesday, Nov. 30, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Center for Global Citizenship. Members of the SLU community will have the opportunity to call and write letters to Congress representatives encouraging them to pass House Concurrent Resolution 110 & Senate Concurrent Resolution 47.

  • SLU student Caitlin Conrad speaks with Wayman Butler from Eli Lilly during the Career Services fall etiquette dinner on Tuesday, Nov. 15.

    11/18/22- Career Services hosted its fall etiquette dinner for students on Tuesday, Nov. 15. The event offered tips and advice for students for handling business dinners.

  • Piano concert 2022

    11/17/22- Saint Louis University's Department of Fine and Performing Arts will hold several end-of-semester music concerts.

  • Saint Louis University Department of Public Safety Officers recite an oath of affirmation during a ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022. Photo by Joe Barker.

    11/17/22- In an effort to recognize the promotions and appointments of nine officers, DPS hosted its inaugural pinning ceremony. Pinning ceremonies are common in law enforcement, the military, and with other first responders. During the ceremony, a newly promoted officer gets their new badge and rank pinned on their uniform.

  • Student volunteers prepare food for Campus Kitchen on September 19, 2022.

    11/17/22- The Office of Alumni and Donor Engagement invites the SLU family - faculty, staff, students, and alumni - to be men and women for others by participating in the University's Giving Tuesday efforts now through Tuesday, Nov. 29.

  • 11/17/22- In early November, five SLU students joined the Saint Louis Archdiocese Peace and Justice Commission and Youth Ministry teams to lead high schoolers to the border in El Paso. Through the Center for Social Action, Maddy Szell, Abby Prible, Cecilia Martinez, Monica Becker, and Noelle Tracey attended the high school trip as leaders for seven diocesan high schools.