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  • 09/30- The call for Proposals for the James H. Korn Award is currently open. Additionally, the call for applications for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Symposium is also open.

  • Noah Sioson pets Kai during Wellness Day on September 28, 2022. Classes were cancelled and a variety of activities were planned to promote students’ wellbeing.

    09/29- There were no undergraduate or graduate classes on Wednesday, Sept. 28, for a student wellness day. The goal of the wellness day is for students to focus on what they need.

  • 09/29- The Spiritual Exercises grew out of St. Ignatius' experience of prayer and discernment, his desire to grow in relationship with God, and discern God's will. The University community is invited to a brief introduction to the four weeks of these Spiritual Exercises on each of the four Tuesdays in October.

  • 09/29- The Division of Mission and Identity is hosting a Friday Mass and Speaker Series this fall. The Series will once again focus on the Universal Apostolic Preferences (UAP) of the Society of Jesus. The next event is Friday, Oct. 7.

  • 09/29- A number of events have been scheduled for the first Queer History Month. Several events are co-sponsored by the Rainbow Alliance, DICE, and the Student Involvement Center.

  • A shot from the Occupy SLU protests.

    09/29- The Division of Diversity and Innovative Community Engagement (DICE) is commemorating Occupy SLU Week with a series of events to remember the 2014 protests for equality and justice that took place on the SLU campus and in the surrounding St. Louis area. The kick-off event will be Monday.

  • A carnival featured games, rides, and activities during Homecoming and Family Weekend. Photo by Luke Yamnitz.

    09/27- Saint Louis University's Homecoming and Family Weekend brought out a crowd of students, families and alumni to the St. Louis campus. Check out a photo gallery highlighting some of the events from the weekend.

  • A SLU marketing photoshoot.

    09/26- The Division of Marketing and Communications is looking for students who want to participate in University photoshoots and videos.

  • Fr. Michael Garanzini, S.J., President of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, gives an address on “What Makes a Jesuit Core Jesuit” at the Center for Global Citizenship on Sept. 22, 2022. Photo by Sarah Conroy.

    09/23- Fr. Michael Garanzini, S.J., President of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, called Saint Louis University's new core unique. Garanzini helped celebrate the new University Core curriculum with a keynote address Thursday afternoon in the Center for Global Citizenship.

  • 09/22- There will be no undergraduate or graduate classes on Wednesday, Sept. 28. The goal of the wellness day is for students to focus on what they need. A number of events have been planned throughout the day.

  • 09/22- The Graduate Education is hosting a series of Communicating and Connecting Workshops. The workshops are designed to help with basic presentation skills, research presentation skills, and writing effective research plans and proposals.

  • 09/22- Professional Notes is a round-up of awards, presentations, papers, and other professional achievements of SLU faculty, staff members, and students.

  • 09/21- A Staff Flexible Work Policy is now active after completing the University policy approval process. The policy's objective is to strike the appropriate balance between caring for staff as well as the critical importance of caring for students, patients, and the University community.

  • 09/20- This fall the Division of Mission and Identity book club Mission will read "With God in Russia" a memoir by American-born Jesuit Fr. Walter Ciszek, who spent 23 years in the Soviet Union, including 15 years of imprisonment during the height of the cold war. The opening session will be Thursday, Oct. 6, at noon on Zoom.

  • 09/20- The Studio Art faculty and staff will host an opening reception of their annual exhibit in McNamee Gallery in the lower level of Cupples House. The reception will be on Friday, Sept. 23, from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

  • 09/16- Registration is open for members of the SLU community interested in becoming SafeZone trained. The first SafeZone session will be Wednesday, Sept. 27.

  • 09/16- All full-time employees enrolled in a United Healthcare medical plan are eligible to earn the medical premium discount. Saint Louis University partners with Quest Diagnostics to complete the biometric screening requirement.

  • 09/15- Saint Louis University will be hosting numerous Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) trainings this school year for faculty, staff, and students.

  • 09/13- The 4th Annual Henry and Amelia Nasrallah Center for Neuroscience Research Symposium will be Wednesday, Nov. 2. Abstract submissions are being accepted.

  • 09/13- SLU is launching a new week of events designed to allow students to reflect on and explore opportunities related to their degree and future endeavors. The Fall 2022 Week of Discovery takes place the week of Sept. 19.

  • 09/09- The Cross Cultural Center for Global Citizenship, in partnership with student organization OASIS, will be hosting a kick-off event on Thursday, Sept. 15, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Center for Global Citizenship Auditorium to celebrate the start of Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month.

  • 09/09- Applications for the 1st annual Student of Color Leadership Retreat are now open. Sponsored by the Cross Cultural Center for Global Citizenship, the Student of Color Leadership Retreat is a free, all-inclusive two-day overnight retreat for students who self-identify as a person of color.

  • 09/09- The Atlas Program at Saint Louis University is currently seeking members of the SLU Community to join the Atlas Week Planning Committee. Atlas Week at SLU is a week-long initiative in the Spring semester whose aim is to increase awareness and promote discussion on the global issues of today while also celebrating global diversity and multiculturalism.

  • 09/09- The University Core will welcome Fr. Michael Garanzini, S.J., President of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, to the St. Louis campus this fall to help celebrate the launch of the new University Core curriculum. He will give an address Thursday, Sept. 22, at 4 p.m. at the Center for Global Citizenship.

  • SLU Provost Michael Lewis, Ph.D., addresses the crowd at the Research Institute Fellows and Scholarly Works Awards Reception. Photo by Joe Barker.

    09/08- The inaugural class of SLU Research Institute fellows and the 2022 Scholarly Works Awards recipients were honored Wednesday afternoon in a joint ceremony. Saint Louis University's top scholars and researchers gathered in the Sinquefield Stateroom to recognize their achievements.

  • 09/06- The Office of Mission and Identity is launching a new mission formation initiative, the Magis Brownbag Lunch Series. The first session will be Wednesday, Sept. 14, from noon to 1 p.m. with Patrick Cousins, assistant director of Campus Ministry.

  • 09/06- Twice a year, in March and September, Workday - SLU's integrated, cloud-based administrative and finance system - releases feature upgrades designed to increase functionality and enhance the user experience. Workday will be unavailable for use on Saturday, Sept. 10, from 1 a.m. through 5 a.m.

  • 09/06- Fresh Check Day is designed to be an uplifting mental well-being and suicide prevention event that includes interactive booths, free food, entertainment, and exciting prizes and giveaways. It will take place Wednesday, Sept. 7, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the quad.

  • 09/06- The Learning Communities program is seeking faculty and staff presenters for the bi-annual Ed Talks. LC Ed Talks is a program where faculty and staff from around the University are invited to speak Ted Talk-style on a topic of interest or a passion area to first-year students.

  • 09/01- The first William Wold Memorial Lecture will be on Thursday, September 8, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. in the Education Union Auditorium, 1312 Carr Lane Ave. It will be given by Terry Hermiston, Ph.D., who was mentored by Wold.

  • 09/01- The Saint Louis University Museum of Art's newest exhibit is "IGNITE: Teaching and Learning at Saint Louis University." The exhibit will run through March 26, 2023, with an opening reception on Friday, Sept. 23, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

  • 08/30- The Division of Diversity and Innovative Community Engagement is holding an informational meeting about the first SLUChella to explain how the University community can get involved. The SLUChella meeting will be Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the CGC Auditorium.

  • 08/30- The 2022-2023 cycle for the 1818 Community Engagement Grant Program has launched. Each year, the program awards 18 grants of up to $1,800 each to groups of students, faculty, and staff, in partnership with a local non-profit, to make a positive impact on the community.

  • 08/30- The 2023 Literary Award programming will be kicking off with the Campus Read novel, Neil Gaiman's "Stardust."

  • 08/26- As part of DICE's activities commemorating the history of #OccupySLU and the Clock Tower Accords, the SLU community is invited to submit their plans for any events. Activities and events may be scheduled anytime during the month of October.

  • 08/26- The ceremony will be Wednesday, Sept. 7, and include a formal induction ceremony for the initial cohort of SLU Research Institute Fellows who were recently appointed in recognition of their exceptional scholarly output and impact.

  • Students outside of the Career Services Center. Photo by Douglas Garfield.

    08/26- The Dashboard is the result of the undergraduate First-Destination Survey (FDS) results from the past three academic years. This voluntary survey showcases what recent bachelor's degree recipients are doing and where they are going following graduation, among other information.

  • 08/25- Polo G will be in concert at Chaifetz Arena on Saturday, Sept. 10. For a limited time, SLU students and staff can receive $20 off all tickets when they purchase online using an exclusive code.

  • 08/25- The Cross Cultural Center for Global Citizenship and Campus Ministry presents our Annual Pride Reception. Each fall, SLU hosts a Pride Reception to welcome new LGBTQ+ Billikens and introduce them to one another and to resources on and off campus that can support their success and well-being. This year, the Pride Reception will be Monday, Aug. 29, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Cross-Cultural Center Seminar Room, Room 124.

  • 08/23- New Vice President for Diversity and Innovative Community Engagement (DICE), Rochelle Smith, will be visiting campus this Friday, Aug. 26, to meet with the community and begin shaping a shared vision for DICE. All faculty, staff and students will have an opportunity to interact with and hear from Smith during one of the sessions.

  • Boeing provided five scholarships for middle school students to attend Visual Mobile App and Game Development with MIT App Inventor, taught by Chaifetz School of Business professor Kerry Guilliams. Pictured are the scholarship recipients who attended Visual Mobile App and Game Development with MIT App Inventor summer camp at SLU.

    08/23- Boeing provided five scholarships for middle school students to attend Visual Mobile App and Game Development with MIT App Inventor, taught by Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business professor Kerry Guilliams.

  • 08/23- Did you know that members of the class of 2026 come from 42 American states and provinces? Learn more about the newest Billikens with a collection of first-year facts.

  • Oriflamme members help a student move into Saint Louis University on Thursday, Aug. 18. Photo by Joe Barker.

    08/19- As Fall Welcome continues, get some information about the schedule and check out some pictures from the first day of student move-in.

  • 08/19- The Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business and the Chaifetz Center for Entrepreneurship hosted the 2022 Arch Grants Finalist Pitch Day on August 11. The annual Startup Competition awards innovative, scalable and job-creating startups with $75,000 non-dilutive grants (plus an additional $25,000 for companies relocating to St. Louis) and access to an ecosystem of resources in exchange for headquartering their business in the city of St. Louis for at least one year.

  • 08/18- Housing and Residential Life director Manisha Ford-Thomas and her team have spent countless hours this summer preparing for Move-In and a successful 2022-23 academic year.

  • 08/18- The Audre Lorde Scholars Program is an established program at Saint Louis University whose aim is to provide support for students who self-identify as women of color while facilitating networking, community, and social opportunities. Mentors will serve as a support for scholars throughout their tenure at SLU.

  • 08/16- With the start of the fall semester approaching, many new faces on campus are receiving their first edition of Newslink. Here's everything you need to know about Saint Louis University’s official source for University-wide news, including significant administrative appointments, policy changes that affect the SLU community, and major campus events.

  • 08/16- Saint Louis University is set to come alive this week with the newest Billikens starting their college journey and arriving on campus for Fall Move-In.

  • 08/12- New student move-in will be Thursday, Aug. 18, and Friday, Aug. 19. There are a number of volunteer opportunities over those two days to help ensure that move-in is a smooth and welcoming experience for SLU's newest Billikens.

  • 08/12- Saint Louis University will welcome its new and returning Billikens home to campus beginning Thursday, Aug. 18. During this time, traffic will be heavy in the area around campus, and campus parking options will be impacted.

  • 08/11- The Division of Mission and Identity is hosting a Friday Mass and Speaker Series this fall. The series will once again focus on the Universal Apostolic Preferences (UAP) of the Society of Jesus.

  • 08/11- ITS has developed a summary of online resources to help support instructors with technology specific to teaching.

  • Billiken throws out the first pitch.

    08/05- Does the Billiken like peanuts or Cracker Jacks? Find out and root, root, root for the home team at a special theme night at Busch Stadium dedicated to Saint Louis University.

  • 08/03- Professional Notes is a round-up of awards, presentations, papers, and other professional achievements of SLU faculty, staff members, and students.

  • 08/03- Professional Notes is a round-up of awards, presentations, papers, and other professional achievements of SLU faculty, staff members, and students.

  • 08/03- The SLU International Business Now: Conversations That Matter podcast series has been developed by the Boeing Institute of International Business in the Chaifetz School of Business at Saint Louis University.

  • 08/02- This fall, mySLU will be getting a new, modern layout. The current platform has served SLU well for over thirteen years, but with the introduction of Workday and aging technology, the portal has lost functionality and is slowly becoming obsolete.

  • 07/22- The Center for Research on Global Catholicism (CRGC) supports scholarship at the nexus of Catholicism and culture, providing robust programming that promotes interdisciplinary research, collaboration, and methodological innovation. It brings together three key components of SLU's Jesuit history and mission: a legacy of global engagement, a commitment to rigorous academic inquiry, and a focus on social justice.

  • 07/21- The Saint Louis University Institute for Drug and Biotherapeutic Innovation invites the University community to its inaugural research symposium. The event will be from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 23, at the COLLAB@Cortex.

  • Group photo of Summer Scholar Program participants.  Program Director, Fannie Acoff on left and medical students Caroline Wright (second row, right) and Tyric Goode (third row, right).

    07/19- The School of Medicine's Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion recently hosted the Saint Louis University Summer Scholars Program. The program is designed to further expose interested youth to careers in medicine and health care.