Headlines from Saint Louis University – from research breakthroughs to student achievements to major campus events.
10/22- The Saint Louis University School of Medicine Health Resource Center (HRC) recently hosted a health fair. Operated by School of Medicine students under the guidance of SLU physicians, the HRC provides medical services through a Primary Care Clinic and a variety of specialty clinics to St. Louis residents at no cost.
10/22- The St. Louis Anchor Action Network (STLAAN) is bringing together institutions, businesses, community leaders, and other stakeholders to address racial, economic, and spatial inequities in the St. Louis region through focused efforts to increase employment, income, health and wealth building.
10/21- Best Value Schools recently ranked Saint Louis University's Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology as the No. 10 best college in the country for pilots and aviation.
10/19- Charles Parker, Ph.D., is a professor of History. Dr. Parker's research includes the first wave of globalization in early modern Europe. He also sees SLU as a destination for the study of Catholicism.
10/15- Seven years after the Occupy SLU protests the Office of Diversity and Innovative Community Engagement (DICE) commemorated the encampment 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.
10/15- Gladys W. Gruenberg, Ph.D., professor emeritus of economics and industrial relations, died Friday, Oct. 8, 2021. She was 101.
- SLU’s Center for Social Action Broadens Scope of the Former Center for Service and Community Engagement
10/15- Saint Louis University’s Center for Service and Community Engagement is now the Center for Social Action, a move that more fully encompasses the work of the Center and the mission of the University.
10/14- Richard "Dick" J. Blackwell Sr., Ph.D., professor emeritus of philosophy and former Danforth Chair in the Humanities, died Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021. He was 92.
10/12- Saint Louis University's Cross Cultural Center is now the Cross Cultural Center for Global Citizenship (CCCGC). Located in SLU's Center for Global Citizenship, the CCCGC falls under the newly renamed Division of Diversity and Innovative Community Engagement (DICE), formerly the Office of Diversity and Community Engagement.
10/12- Edwin Antony, Ph.D., is an associate professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Antony's research includes how enzymes function within cells and how they recognize damage to DNA that can cause diseases such as cancer. Antony includes SLU undergraduate students in this vital research.
10/12- Sanjay Jayaram, Ph.D., associate professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering at Saint Louis University, named an American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Class of 2022 Associate Fellow.
- SLU Names Clock Tower Amphitheater to Honor Work and Legacy of Late University Leader Jonathan Smith
10/11- SLU’s inaugural vice president for diversity and community engagement, Smith died suddenly on June 19 at the age of 61 following a recent stroke. The University community will hold a formal dedication ceremony for the newly named Dr. Jonathan C. Smith Amphitheater at the clock tower on Oct. 28.
10/08- Saint Louis University’s Office of Diversity and Community Engagement has a new name that reflects its expanded focus and a renewed commitment to innovative transformation.
10/08- Ajay Jain, M.D., professor of pediatrics, pharmacology, and physiology, received a grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases of the National Institutes of Health to study Short Bowel Syndrome in premature babies.
10/07- Author Rachel Greenwald Smith, Ph.D., talks about her new book, "On Compromise: Art, Politics, and the Fate of an American Idea."
10/05- Ness Sandoval, Ph.D, is associate director of SLU's Geospatial Institute (GeoSLU) and an associate professor of sociology. Dr. Sandoval's research tells stories using maps and works with students to use data and maps to look into the future.
10/04- Keon L. Gilbert, DrPH, associate professor of behavioral science and health education at Saint Louis University's College for Public Health and Social Justice and one of the founding co-directors of the Institute for Healing Justice and Equity at SLU, has been appointed to the third class of David M. Rubenstein Fellows at the Brookings Institution.
10/01- The Office 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.
09/30- Saint Louis University once again ranks in the top-10 among Catholic colleges in the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education 2022 college rankings.
09/28- The University is encouraging members of the SLU community to advocate for increased funding for the federal program, which helps 7 million low- and moderate-income students attend and complete college annually.
09/28- Marc Painter, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of finance at Saint Louis University. Painter discusses his research that uses innovtive data sources to see finance trends in a different way.
- Saint Louis University, SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital Receive $2 Million as Part of New Regional Pediatric Pandemic Network
09/22- Saint Louis University has received $2 million from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) as one of five medical centers making up a new network created to improve coordinated pandemic care for children.
09/21- Koyal Garg, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Saint Louis University. Dr. Garg’s research focuses on the enhancement of skeletal muscle regeneration and function following injury, disease, and aging. In her own words, Dr. Garg shares why she does what she does, her goals for her research and what it's like working at SLU.
09/21- Matthias H. 'Matt' Backer, Jr. M.D., emeritus professor in Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health at Saint Louis University School of Medicine, died Sept. 11, 2021. He was 94.
09/20- Saint Louis University Library Associates today announce author Arundhati Roy as the recipient of the 2022 St. Louis Literary Award. Roy will come to St. Louis next spring to accept the award.
09/17- The National Weather Service has designated Saint Louis University as StormReady, thanks to the efforts of SLU meteorology students. The StormReady program focuses on communication, mitigation, and community preparedness to save lives and property from severe weather.
09/15- Saint Louis University’s Pius XII Memorial Library was named Missouri Library of the Year for distinguished achievement in service. The Missouri Library Association (MLA) will recognize SLU during an awards ceremony at the MLA’s annual conference.
09/15- Dorothy Stroh Becvar, Ph.D., professor emerita of social work, died Aug. 31, 2021. She was 80 years old.
09/14- The event, hosted by Saint Louis University and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) and Saint Louis University, returned to the St. Louis campus and featured a number of presentations, sessions and speakers is intended to encourages collaboration between government, academia and industry to grow the geospatial ecosystem in the greater St. Louis region.
09/13- As part of the St. Louis Literary Award series of programs honoring the 2021 award recipient Zadie Smith, the 2021 Saint Louis University Campus Read Book Talk Series offers opportunities to explore the themes of Smith's work.
09/13- An interdisciplinary team at Saint Louis University is collaborating to educate African American adults 60 and over about the link between brain health and hearing loss while providing vital services for the community.
09/13- Undergraduate Rankings In addition to being ranked as one of the country's best values in higher education, SLU also was recognized for excellence in teaching, ranking No. 58 among national universities for Best Undergraduate Teaching in the magazine's 2022 Best Colleges guide
09/09- The weekend will feature a limited schedule of events in order to protect the health and safety of our Billiken community, but there will be plenty of opportunities to celebrate all things SLU.
09/02- Elizabeth Winfrey Shindel, Ph.D., retired professor of education at Saint Louis University, died Aug. 31, 2021. She was 70.
09/02- Forbes' third annual ranking of the nation's best employers by state has Saint Louis University landing at No. 18.
09/02- Opening receptions for the exhibitions at the Saint Louis University Museum of Art (SLUMA) and the Museum of Contemporary Religious Art (MOCRA) are slated for Friday, Sept. 3.
09/02- SLUCare gastroenterologist Christine Hachem, M.D., professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at Saint Louis University School of Medicine, was elected to serve as Missouri Governor for the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG). Hachem begins a three-year term in October 2021.
08/30- Saint Louis University continued its record-breaking fundraising success by raising more than $71 million in fiscal year 2021, making it the third-largest fundraising year in SLU’s 203-year history. The fundraising total is surpassed only by $119 million raised in fiscal year 2019 and $98.7 million raised in fiscal year 2018.
08/27- The Audre Lorde Scholars Program promotes academic excellence and mentorship among students who identify as women of color at SLU. The program is the sibling component of the University’s African American Male Scholars Initiative (AAMS), which aids in the retention and graduation of African American male students.
08/26- Saint Louis University, along with nine others from across the country, was invited to participate in the elite University Nanosatellite Program (UNP) in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
08/24- The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and Saint Louis University will co-host Geo-Resolution, an annual conference that encourages collaboration between government, academia and industry to grow the geospatial ecosystem in the greater St. Louis region.
08/24- Check out some photos and videos from the 2021 Fall Welcome.
08/24- Saint Louis University Trudy Busch Valentine School of Nursing held its White Coat Ceremony for the Class of 2023. Though not new in the health professions, the ceremony is relatively new to nursing and is viewed as a rite of passage.
- SLU Biology Professor to Direct New Institute to Restore Ecosystems at the Danforth Plant Science Center
08/24- The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center announced a $12.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to establish the New Roots for Restoration Biology Integration Institute (NRR-BII). Allison Miller, Ph.D., member, Danforth Center and professor of biology at SLU, will serve as the Director of the NRR-BII.
08/21- The newest Billikens and their families filed into Chaifetz Arena Saturday morning for the 2021 New Student Convocation and Family Welcome.
08/20- Harold 'Hal' Bush, Ph.D., professor of English at Saint Louis University, died Aug. 18, 2021. He was 64.
08/19- Students began moving in to residence halls Thursday as the University gears up to start the fall 2021 semester.
- SLU Research: Access to Care for Minority Medicare Patients Worse Than That of Non-Minority Patients
08/17- Saint Louis University research has found that Medicare patients who belong to racial or ethnic minority groups (Black, Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, or Native American) experience worse access to and quality of ambulatory medical care than Medicare patients who are White or multiracial, regardless of whether they may be enrolled in Medicare Advantage or traditional Medicare,
08/17- Saint Louis University's newest Billikens will kick off their college journey during Fall Move-In. Here are some things to know before you head to campus.
08/12- Allison Miller, Ph.D., a professor of biology at Saint Louis University, will participate Saturday in a discussion with artist Dornith Doherty as part of the Grafting the Grape online art and science series presented by the Missouri Botanical Garden in partnership with the Missouri Humanities Council and support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
- SLUCare's Thanh-Mai Vo Named to St. Louis Business Journal's 2021 Class of Most Influential Business Women
08/11- Thanh-Mai Vo, M.D., an associate professor of nephrology at Saint Louis University School of Medicine and a SLUCare nephrologist, was named one of the St. Louis Business Journal's "Most Influential Business Women" of 2021.
08/10- The July SLU/YouGov Poll interviewed 950 likely Missouri voters about issues important to Missourians.
08/10- Incoming freshman looking for mentorship, connection through shared experience, and a celebration of Black diasporic identities, will find support and comradery through Saint Louis University’s THRIVE: Black and Talented Learning Community.
08/07- After being postponed last spring because of the COVID-19 pandemic, May 2020 graduates finally were able to celebrate their commencement during a ceremony Saturday at Chaifetz Arena.
08/04- The next generation of Saint Louis University-trained researchers and healers have officially been welcomed to campus. The White Coat Ceremony marks the start of the students journey into the medical profession.
08/03- St. Louis Magazine has released its 2021 Top Doctors issue, revealing the area’s top physicians. The list includes 96 physicians representing SLUCare Physician Group across more than 40 different specialties.
08/02- The American Society of Transplantation presented SLUCare nephrologist Krista Lentine, M.D., Ph.D., with its 2021 Clinical Science Established Investigator Award at the virtual American Transplant Congress.
07/28- After more than a year of remote work brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, Saint Louis University will take its first steps toward having a more traditional fall semester. As announced in June, SLU is planning for a full return of our non-clinical staff to campus beginning Monday, Aug. 2. Before heading back, here are some things to know about what’s going on at the University.
07/28- Saint Louis University will honor May 2020 graduates with a special commencement and celebration weekend Aug. 6-8. The commencement ceremony will be held Aug. 7 in Chaifetz Arena. SLU alumna Dr. Tiffany Anderson (Ed '94, Grad Ed '01) will deliver the commencement address.
07/21- Saint Louis University scientists will study an investigative vaccine to protect against a deadly tropical virus.
- SLU Researchers Awarded $1.8 Million Grant to Help Improve Behavioral Health Services for Children, Adolescents
07/21- A team of researchers from Saint Louis University has received a new, four-year $1.8 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to establish the Integrated Behavioral Health Practice Fellowship for Children and Youth.
07/20- Olympic athletes will take the stage this week in Tokyo, dazzling the world with feats of athletic prowess and inspiring spectators to challenge themselves by starting their own fitness regime. SLUCare primary care sports medicine doctor Jamil Neme, M.D., shares tips for those wanting to up their exercise levels.
07/13- Saint Louis University’s School of Medicine Summer Scholars Program is designed to expose minority students in grades 9-12 to careers in medicine and health care. A rising senior at Rosati-Kain High School shares her experience in the program.
- SLU Receives $2.1 Million Federal HRSA Grant to Support Diverse Nursing Students, Provide Faculty Development
07/13- Saint Louis University (SLU)’s Trudy Busch Valentine School of Nursing is the recipient of a Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) nursing workforce diversity grant. This is the third time the school has received the nursing workforce grant.
07/08- The Empowerment Network presented Sameer Siddiqui, M.D., a SLUCare urologist and the C. Rollins Hanlon Endowed Chair of Surgery, with its Blue Diamond Award for his work with the organization
07/07- In the United States, low-income and minority students are completing college at low rates compared to higher-income and majority peers — a detriment to reducing economic inequality. Double-dose algebra could be a solution, according to a new study.
07/05- Dragonflies consistently adapt to climate change by evolving to look less male, based on the melanin in their wing ornamentation, per new findings from Saint Louis University and Washington University researchers.
07/01- Saint Louis University has announced that an anonymous donor has made a gift of $100,000 in support of the Department of Psychology and Accelerating Excellence: The Campaign for Saint Louis University.
06/30- Family, friends and members of the Saint Louis University community said farewell to Jonathan C. Smith, Ph.D., Wednesday morning in Chaifetz Arena. Smith, SLU’s vice president for diversity and community engagement, died suddenly on June 19, 2021, at the age of 61 following a recent stroke.
06/30- A new roster will make its debut at a St. Louis tournament. Team director Nicholas Chiu said the Billikens should be a top team this year.
06/29- Fourth of July festivities are upon us and for many, that means celebrating with fireworks. Before you light that sparkler or set off a smoke bomb, SLUCare ophthalmologist Gabriela Espinoza, M.D., says it is important to protect your eyes.
06/23- William "Bill" Sydney Martin Wold, Ph.D., professor and former department chair in Molecular Microbiology and Immunology at Saint Louis University School of Medicine, died June 14, 2021. He was 77.
06/17- Amber Johnson, Ph.D., (A&S ’01, Grad A&S ’03), associate professor of communication, will serve in the newly created leadership role starting July 1. An award-winning scholar and author, Johnson is the co-founder of SLU’s Institute for Healing Justice and Equity, and the creator of Justice Fleet, a mobile, social justice museum.
06/17- Chemistry grad student Steven Skaggs was recently selected for funding by the Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology (FINESST) program.
06/17- Members of the task force thanked health care workers for putting their own lives at risk to care for patients during the COVID-19 public health crisis. The task force is led by SLU alumnus and former faculty member Alexander Garza, M.D.
06/17- Director of SLU's Cross Cultural Center, Richard Marks, Ed.D., was named as one of the St. Louis Business Journal's inaugural "Business of Pride" award honorees, which celebrate both LGBTQ+ leaders and allies who advocate for inclusion and equality.
06/15- A collection of works by Jonathan Smith, Ph.D., vice president for diversity and inclusion at Saint Louis University, is being brought to life on the stage.
06/15- Saint Louis University has been awarded a $2 million grant from the J.E. & L.E. Mabee Foundation toward the construction of the Jesuit Center, a new, $16 million residential facility for Jesuit priests located on SLU's north campus.
06/11- SLU’s special advisor to the University President on COVID-19 will be honored June 28 by the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC).
06/07- SLU-CAM offers turn-key service for regional manufacturers and partners in need of additive manufacturing resources and expertise.
06/07- The Justice Fleet will kick off the 2021 Black Love Convergence Festival with the debut of TJF’s third exhibit, “TransFuturism: Gender Euphoria as Peak Blackness." The virtual exhibit will be held on June 12 from 12 to 5 p.m.
06/04- Approximately 70-80% of classes were fully or primarily in-person this year, and more than 3,500 students lived on campus. There were no documented cases of disease transmission in classrooms, lab spaces or other educational settings at the University.
06/02- The American Board of Orthodontics (ABO) recently installed Patrick F. Foley, D.D.S., M.S.D., as president-elect for the year. Foley is the assistant director of Saint Louis University's Center for Advanced Dental Education (CADE).
- $1 Million Gift Supports Future Endowed Chair in School of Medicine's Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Department
06/02- Saint Louis University has announced that School of Medicine researcher and faculty member Abdul Waheed, Ph.D., has made a gift of $1 million in support of the school's biochemistry and molecular biology department and Accelerating Excellence: The Campaign for Saint Louis University.
05/26- Students in grades 9-12 are encouraged to apply for the second session of SLU's School of Medicine Summer Scholars Program which will run June 14-July 2.
05/25- Low testosterone levels in men are linked to more severe cases of COVID-19, according to Saint Louis University School of Medicine and Washington University School of Medicine researchers.
- In Lab, SLU Researchers Find Benefits for Diabetes, Fatty Liver Disease When Combining Two Anti-Diabetes Drugs
05/24- A Saint Louis University research team, led by Kyle S. McCommis, Ph.D., assistant professor in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, found that combining two classes of anti-diabetes drugs provides superior benefits in mouse models of diabetes and fatty liver disease.
05/24- Saint Louis University released its commencement ceremony online Sunday, May 25.
05/21- This fall, Saint Louis University will become the fourth Jesuit university in the nation to formally establish a Department of African American Studies. It’s a historic milestone for SLU’s African American Studies Program, which has existed in some capacity at the University for more than 40 years.
05/14- Irene T. Schulze, Ph.D., professor emeritus in molecular microbiology and immunology, died May 6, 2021.
05/13- After leading Saint Louis University's Division of Information Technology Services on an interim basis since March 2020, Kyle Collins has been appointed permanent vice president and CIO.
05/11- Saint Louis University made The Princeton Review’s list of Best Value Colleges for 2021 and was ranked No. 10 on its list of the Top 20 (Private) Schools for Making an Impact. SLU is the only Jesuit university on the Making an Impact list
05/10- Research from Saint Louis University finds that adult patients who have received a Tdap vaccination have a 42% lower risk for dementia, compared with patients who are not vaccinated.
05/10- Alumnus Alexander Garza, M.D., will deliver remarks during a virtual, pre-recorded ceremony that will premiere online at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 23. He will also join Brenda and Larry Thompson and Linda and Alan Vogt in receiving honorary degrees from the University this year.
05/07- Saint Louis University has announced that Donald and Nancy Ross have made a $1 million gift to the University in support of the Chaifetz Center for Entrepreneurship and Accelerating Excellence: The Campaign for Saint Louis University.
05/06- A team of SLU’s undergraduate meteorology students is working with the National Weather Service St. Louis office and SLU's Department of Public Safety to seek the StormReady designation on behalf of the University.
05/04- The new institute brings together researchers in medicine, biology, engineering, and computational and applied chemistry to discover, develop and translate new medical therapies to address unmet patient needs.
05/03- Saint Louis University leaders and members of the Student Government Association (SGA) celebrated the opening of Phase II of the Academic Tech Commons (ATC) in a ceremony broadcast on Zoom Monday.
04/30- The visit provided 85 potential future Air Force officers with strategic perspective and leadership guidance from the Air Force's senior uniformed officer.
04/27- In a special visit following the team’s last home training session, SLU President Fred P. Pestello, Ph.D., told the Billikens that the entire SLU community is proud of and supports them as they are set to vie for a national championship this year.
04/27- Saint Louis University, LifeWise STL partner for COVID-19 vaccine clinics at South City Hospital. SLU students serve as interpreters for Spanish-speaking patients.
04/26- College Consensus recently ranked Saint Louis University as the No. 9 best Catholic college in the country with online degree programs and No. 24 overall. SLU is one of four Jesuit universities in the top 10 for online programs, along with Georgetown, Marquette University and the University of San Francisco.
04/23- Deborah Hortman, assistant professor of nursing in SLU's Trudy Busch Valentine School of Nursing and a member of SLU's COVID-19 Vaccination Team, was recognized at the 2021 Excellence in Nursing awards.
04/23- In just 24 hours, the University raised a record $543,858 from 970 gifts for various student organizations, scholarships, programs and service organizations.
04/21- On Wednesday, April 21, the Saint Louis University community gathered at the Lipic Clock Tower Plaza to remember the victims of systemic racism and police brutality.
04/21- Margaret Benz, MSN, an assistant professor in Saint Louis University’s Trudy Busch Valentine School of Nursing, was honored recently for her work assisting the City of St. Louis with its COVID-19 vaccine clinics.
04/19- The Office of Alumni and Donor Engagement invites the SLU family - faculty, staff, students and alumni - to show the world all the good SLU can do in just one day by participating in the fourth annual SLU Giving Day.
04/19- Prominent race and gender justice activist, Rev. Nontombi Naomi Tutu, delivered the keynote address Friday, April 16, for the 21st annual Sam and Marilyn Fox Atlas Week. The theme of the week was “The House that Race(ism) Built.”
04/16- Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Michael Chabon was honored Thursday, April 15, with the 2020 St. Louis Literary Award. He received the honor in a virtual ceremony which featured a conversation between Chabon and St. Louis native Jon Hamm.
04/15- Krista Lentine, M.D., Ph.D., who is professor of medicine at SLU and medical director of living donation at SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital, recently received the National Kidney Foundation's 2021 Excellence in Transplantation Award.
04/14- Saint Louis University began to provide COVID-19 vaccines for members of the SLU community who were eligible under the state’s guidelines as vaccine was made available. Soon after, the University also began helping leaders of neighboring churches vaccinate their members.
04/09- The 21st Annual Sam and Marilyn Fox Atlas Week program will be held the week of April 12-16, 2021. The theme for the 2021 Atlas Program is "The House that Race(ism) Built."
04/06- Saint Louis University broke ground Tuesday, April 6, on a new Jesuit Center. The facility will serve as an on-campus home for SLU Jesuits. It will also have a chapel, dining space, and meeting rooms.
04/01- The School of Education will host "One-Year Out: Before, During and After COVID-19." The first webinar, featuring Missouri Education Commissioner Margie Vandeven, Ph.D., will be held Wednesday, April 7.
04/01- The Justice Fleet was awarded $23,000 to continue its mission of building intentional healing spaces in the community as a part of the St. Louis Regional Racial Healing + Justice Fund's inaugural group of community grants.
03/30- Members of the Saint Louis University community are invited to join University leadership and members of the Jesuit Central and Southern Province for a virtual groundbreaking ceremony for a new Jesuit Center which will also serve as the on-campus residence for SLU Jesuits.
03/30- Anne Sescleifer, a fourth-year medical student at Saint Louis University, participated in the filming of 1001 Cuts, a documentary about women surgeons.
03/30- Paul Bracher, Ph.D., assistant professor of chemistry at SLU, shares his experience of being the original "accidental cat" with The New Yorker.
03/30- The University has 25 programs in business, engineering, humanities, law, medicine, nursing and public health ranked in the top-100 in the 2022 edition of the magazine’s annual “America’s Best Graduate Schools” guide.
03/25- For the second year in a row, Saint Louis University has been named a top workplace in St. Louis for women by the Women’s Foundation of Greater St. Louis.
03/22- Saint Louis University ranks No. 22 on Intelligent.com's list of the top Project Management Degree programs for 2021 nationwide.
03/19- Fourth-year students from Saint Louis University's School of Medicine participated Friday in "The Match," which is the culmination of placement into a residency position in the students' preferred specialties
03/16- Fourth-year students from Saint Louis University's School of Medicine will participate Friday, March 19, in "The Match," which is the culmination of placement into a residency position in the students' preferred specialties.
03/16- SLU volunteers have administered COVID vaccines to students, faculty, staff, employees and employee household members who qualified for vaccination based on the State of Missouri's priority phases and eligible tiers.
03/11- Niche recently ranked Saint Louis University's Trudy Busch Valentine School of Nursing as the No. 8 best college in the country for nursing.
03/08- Due to a forecast of inclement weather for Thursday, Saint Louis University has decided to postpone the groundbreaking event. A new date will be announced at a later time.
- Saint Louis University, SLUCare Nurses Named St. Louis Magazine's 2021 Excellence in Nursing Finalists
03/08- The winners of the 12th annual St. Louis Magazine's Excellence in Nursing award will be honored in a virtual celebration on Thursday, April 22, and winning nurses are profiled in the magazine's May issue.
03/05- Scott Duellman, Ph.D., recently served as interim dean of the business school and was noted for his focus on increasing graduate enrollment — a priority for SLU. He was selected for the Parks position based on input from the college’s faculty and staff on the qualities they most wanted to see in an interim dean.
03/04- Saint Louis University legend Dame Mary Bruemmer responds to well-wishers with a big thank you after the SLU community showered her with birthday cards the occasion of her 101st birthday Feb. 26.
02/26- Saint Louis University remains committed to ongoing sustainability efforts, converts McDonnell Douglas Hall to LED.
02/26- Saint Louis University's Office of Competitive Fellowships and Scholarships is pleased to announce that of the 10 students who applied for the prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Program, six have been selected as semifinalists.
02/25- MOKAN, the St. Louis Construction Contractors Assistance Center, honored Saint Louis University's Midtown Redevelopment Corporation as its 2020 developer of the year.
02/23- Deli Star offers SLU students learning opportunities and hands-on experience at its Food Discovery Center.
- Full Tuition Scholarships Await SLU Grads who Pursue Master of Arts in Teaching Degree, Teach in Local Schools
02/22- SLU seniors interested in graduate school are encouraged to apply for one of 10 full-tuition scholarships by March 1.
02/19- Sarah Cunningham, Ed.D., Saint Louis University’s new vice president for student development, started Monday, Feb. 15. She previously served in student affairs leadership roles at Johns Hopkins University, the University of Chicago, the University of Florida and George Mason University.
- Saint Louis University, SSM Health Partner in Research Initiative to Improve Public and Patient Health
02/18- The Advanced HEAlth Data (AHEAD) Institute at Saint Louis University – a new comprehensive center for data-driven innovation and research – is bringing together researchers from SLU and SSM Health to help improve patient and public health, advance the quality of health care, and decrease health care costs.
02/17- The appointment follows a national search that began in August 2020. A member of the chemistry faculty since 2004, Lewis will serve as SLU's chief academic officer. He also will oversee the divisions of enrollment and retention management, research, and student development, among other areas.
02/16- Well-wishers are invited to send a birthday card to a true SLU legend, Dame Mary Bruemmer, on the occasion of her 101st birthday. The cards will be shared with Bruemmer on her birthday, Feb. 26, 2021.
02/16- The gut is like your second brain and can have a significant impact on your overall health. Whitney Linsenmeyer, Ph.D., assistant professor of nutrition and dietetics at Saint Louis University, explains the gut-brain connection.
02/12- Philip LeFevre III, M.D., a former SLUCare psychiatrist and professor of psychiatry at Saint Louis University School of Medicine, died Feb. 8, 2021, in a plane accident. He was 82.
- SLU Receives $500,000 Grant to Create a Faculty Position in Robotics and Autonomous Systems for a New, Early-Career, Female Professor
02/11- Saint Louis University was awarded a $500,000 grant from the Clare Boothe Luce program of the Henry Luce Foundation to create a tenure-track assistant professor position in Robotics and Autonomous Systems for a new, early-career, female faculty member within Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology.
02/10- Saint Louis University ranks #8 on the 2021 Wall Street Journal's list of the top 10 colleges in big Midwestern cities.
02/10- The Saint Louis University Library Associates announced today that actor and St. Louis native Jon Hamm will interview Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Michael Chabon when Chabon receives the 2020 St. Louis Literary Award in April.
02/10- Eleonore Stump, Ph.D., the Robert J. Henle, S.J., professor of philosophy in the College of Arts and Sciences at Saint Louis University, is the recipient of a significant international award.
02/08- Shirley Loui, Ph.D, chair of the Department of American Studies from 1995 to 1999, died from complications of Covid-19 on Feb. 7, 2021. She was 90.
02/08- Wayne Loui, former professor in Fine and Performing Arts at Saint Louis University, died from complications of COVID-19 on Jan. 29, 2021. He was 89.
02/03- Saint Louis University's Geospatial Institute (GeoSLU) has been awarded $5 million to train the Department of Defense and National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) in geoinformatics and geospatial data sciences.
02/02- Saint Louis University has created a new scholarship program designed to support low-income, first-generation SLU students from historically underrepresented minority populations, many of whom start college but do not complete their degrees.
02/01- College Factual recently ranked Saint Louis University's College for Public Health and Social Justice as the No. 1 undergraduate public health program in the Plains States region and 27th in the nation.
02/01- Best Health Degrees named SLU’s radiation therapy program among the top 25 Best Radiation Science programs. SLU ranked No. 8 in the nation.