Headlines from Saint Louis University – from research breakthroughs to student achievements to major campus events.
03/25- Whitney Linsenmeyer,Ph.D., an assistant professor of nutrition and dietetics at Saint Louis University, gives some advice on eating healthy at home.
03/25- As we continue to social distance to limit the spread of COVID-19 across the United States, prolonged change to day-to-day life can bring higher levels of stress.
03/24- Director of SLU's Institute for Biosecurity, Terri Rebmann, Ph.D., will address nurses across the U.S.
03/24- SLU first year medical students are offering emergency child care for medical faculty who are needed on the front line to fight COVID-19.
03/19- Robert “Bob” Petersen, an officer with the Department of Public Safety (DPS), died Thursday, March 12, 2020 after a battle with cancer. He was 68.
03/17- From television specials to airline brochures to majorly scholarly works, John Francis “Jack” Bannon, S.J., a Saint Louis University historian and internationally-renowned scholar brought history and the story of America to life. Learn his legend.
03/13- Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Geo-Resolution Conference and its related events have been postponed.
03/13- Inspired by a SLU English professor, philanthropists’ gift empowers students and scholars to unlock hidden messages from the past.
03/12- Saint Louis University and its Chaifetz Arena management partner, Spectra, announced today that all scheduled events at Chaifetz Arena will be postponed through April 30, 2020.
03/11- Results of a new survey by Ness Sandoval, Ph.D., associate professor and co-director of the public and social policy doctoral program at Saint Louis University, showed that the Indian foreign-born population is the largest foreign-born population in the St. Louis region.
03/09- Saint Louis University has canceled the 2020 Sam and Marilyn Fox Atlas Week and all associated events including a keynote address by actress and immigration activist Diane Guerrero.
03/06- Saint Louis University has canceled its annual Electronic Waste (E-Waste) and ShredMania event scheduled for Thursday, March 19.
03/06- In the first of a new series, learn what matters the University's Board of Trustees considered at its February 2020 meeting.
03/06- As part of their commitment to being men and women for others, members of the Department of Public Safety donned costumes and took an icy dip to benefit the Special Olympics of Missouri.
03/05- As SLUCare physicians and staff members prepare to move into new and renovated facilities adjacent to the new SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital, the University and SLUCare have announced the new permanent names for two buildings that will house the practice.
03/05- Saint Louis University School of Medicine is tackling the country’s opioid abuse crisis by training community physicians to recognize and treat addictions. SLU has created Missouri’s first addiction medicine fellowship.
03/04- A premier professional association focused on excellence in summer and special sessions is benefiting from Billiken best practices and expertise under the leadership of Saint Louis University’s Troy Hargrove, associate dean in the School for Professional Studies and director of the summer-winter office.
03/03- Two students have received the inaugural St. Vincent de Paul Scholarships, scholarships made possible through a partnership between Saint Louis University and the Society of St. Vincent de Paul that places donation bins around campus in an effort to benefit local St. Louisians in need.
03/03- Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, SLU and NGA have postponed the Geo-Resolution Conference. A new date for the conference will be set at a later date and time.
03/03- Sophomore Luca Zocche, an international business major at Saint Louis University’s campus in Spain, SLU-Madrid, a pilgrimage to the places the saint lived, studied and prayed has helped him gain insight into his own life and studies, while giving him the opportunity to form deeper bonds with other students and with the founder of the Society of Jesus himself.
03/03- With a newly-renovated space in Griesedieck Hall and expanded mission to support SLU students and alumni as they build their careers, the office has launched a new Student Success Stories initiative to capture the unique ways that University support has helped them become the working professionals they want to be.
03/02- Learn about the projects and passions of SLU faculty and staff members who have written books, in their own words. Harold Braswell, Ph.D., has recently published a book on hospice care in the United States and the system's ethical issues as related to family caregivers.
02/28- Hiral Choksi, M.D., who was recently named the associate dean of admissions for Saint Louis University School of Medicine, was honored as one of the St. Louis Business Journal's 40 Under 40.
02/27- University leaders, students, faculty, staff, alumni, trustees, "Marguerite Girls," friends and family were on hand to help Dame Mary Bruemmer, a storied SLU administrator and alumna mark her 100th birthday at a special celebration on Wednesday, Feb. 26.
02/27- As it awaits the opening of its new space in the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Building, SLU's Center for Additive Manufacturing (SLU-CAM) is preparing to support researchers across the University with the acquisition of high-end 3D printers capable of creating an array of 3-D printed products now.
02/27- The student Mass on Friday, Feb. 11, 1944, began like any other. But as the liturgy’s presiding priest, Clause Heithaus, S.J., began his homily, the words the Jesuit spoke would change the course of Saint Louis University’s history, opening its doors to African-American women and men who had previously found SLU closed to them due to racism and segregation.
02/26- For Saint Louis University researcher Devita Stallings, Ph.D., RN, improving the heart health of St. Louis communities drives her research, teaching and outreach to others.
02/26- The State of Missouri recently honored the legacy of Norm White, Ph.D., a pioneering Saint Louis University criminologist who spent his life championing an end to the school-to-prison pipeline.
02/25- The members of the Saint Louis University’s Parks FSAE Racing Club live by the phrase, “Billikens, start your engines.” Connecting with classmates and faculty over a shared automotive passion, students apply the skills they learn in classrooms at Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology to build a competition-ready race car from scratch.
02/25- The partnership will focus on projects for emergency management, health care, public safety and economic development.
02/24- Saint Louis University's Office of Mission and Identity will launch its podcast, 'Mission Matters' on Wednesday, Feb. 26. The podcast will highlight people and initiatives which embody Jesuit traditions at Saint Louis University.
02/24- In its third annual “Women in the Workplace Scorecard,” the Women’s Foundation of Greater St. Louis recognized 16 St. Louis employers for excellence in four areas of workplace gender equity.
02/19- The Argus-2 satellite, built by students and faculty at Parks College for Engineering, Aviation and Technology, successfully launched into orbit from the International Space Station (ISS) on Feb. 19.
02/19- The winners will be announced during St. Louis Magazine's 11th annual Excellence in Nursing Awards reception on April 16.
02/18- As SLU historian Thomas Finan, Ph.D., and his students delve deeper into the Gaelic past, their work is being profiled in a premier publication in the archaeological world and the team's work is featured on the magazine's latest cover.
02/18- SLU legend, Dame Mary Bruemmer, will celebrate mark another milestone as her extraordinary life reaches 100 years on Wednesday, Feb. 26. And the entire SLU community and Billiken family are invited to wish her well and to honor her remarkable century.
02/13- Saint Louis University ranks #8 on the 2020 Wall Street Journal's list of the top 10 colleges in big Midwestern cities.
02/12- James A. Monteleone, M.D., a professor emeritus of pediatrics at Saint Louis University School of Medicine, died Monday, Feb. 10, 2020. He was 87.
- Saint Louis University, Washington University Collaborate to Share Access to Imaging Center and Invest in Powerful New Microscope
02/12- SLU will contribute $2.5 million toward the purchase of a new $5 million cryo-electron microscope (cryo-EM).
02/07- Hospitals, doctors and Medicare Advantage insurance plans that care for some of the most vulnerable patients are not reimbursed fairly by Medicare, according to recent findings in JAMA.
02/05- Nearly 50 new homes and condos will be built near Saint Louis University’s Medical Center as the result of a unique collaboration between the University and residents who live in the city’s Gate District West neighborhood.
02/04- David A. Sterling, Ph.D., a former professor in the College for Public Health and Social Justice, died Jan. 23, 2020. He was 65.
02/04- Saint Louis University has been recognized by the Princeton Review as a 2020 Best Value College in their newly released top 200 list announced Feb. 4.
01/30- Saint Louis University researchers have identified a potential approach to treating Morquio A syndrome, a rare, progressive and debilitating genetic disease.
01/30- Through the Mediterranean Diet Trip, sponsored by SLU's Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, students immersed themselves in Italian culture, connecting what they learn in the classroom room with the flavors their Italian hosts know intimately.
01/30- Learn about the projects and passions of SLU faculty and staff members who have written books, in their own words.
01/30- Bernard J. Coughlin, S.J., former and first dean of the School of Social work at Saint Louis University, died Jan. 28, 2020. He was 97. Coughlin left SLU in 1974 to become the 23rd president of Gonzaga University.
01/29- From turning 200 to unprecedented growth and community engagement, check out this sampler of some of the many important things that happened during the past decade here at Saint Louis University.
01/28- It's game-on for Saint Louis University's latest effort to enhance the on-campus experience for its students as SLU's new, state-of-the-art Esports Gaming Lab officially opens.
01/28- The investment will set the stage for Phase I clinical trials for a new non-addictive pain-killer to begin later this year.
01/24- Saint Louis University forensic psychiatrist and SLUCare physician William Newman, M.D., will lead the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law (AAPL), a prominent organization of psychiatrists dedicated to excellence in the field of forensic psychiatry as the association’s new president.
01/23- USA Today named Saint Louis University Museum of Art as one of 10 university campus museums nationwide worth exploring.
01/22- A team of international researchers, which includes a Saint Louis University Madrid anthropologist, dug deep to find some of the oldest African DNA on record, in a new study published in Nature.
01/22- Led by Michael Podgursky, Ph.D., a team of researchers and colleagues at Saint Louis University's Sinquefield Center for Applied Economic Research (SCAER) are using big data to improve the lives of school-aged children and other St. Louisians.
01/16- At their annual memorial tribute honoring civil rights leader the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Thursday, Jan. 16, Saint Louis University and the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis honored those carrying forward King's legacy of activism and advocacy for racial equity and justice across the St. Louis region.
01/16- Danny G. Willis, DNS, R.N., FAAN, has been selected as dean of the Trudy Busch Valentine School of Nursing at Saint Louis University.
01/15- Saint Louis University is among the top 9.4% of colleges in the nation for awarding student financial aid, according to LendEDU, a student financial product website.
01/14- Fresh off matching wits with teams from across the nation at the Pan-American Intercollegiate Championships over winter break, Saint Louis University’s Chess Team will spend spring preparing for a new battle royale – the Final Four of Chess – in April.
01/10- Long-time SLU School of Medicine faculty member Raymond C. Tait, Ph.D., will receive one of the Academy of Science-St. Louis' most prestigious recognitions - the Science Leadership Award -- on Thursday, April 2.
01/08- Bitter melon has properties that prevent cancer from growing and spreading and shows promise in slowing the progression of cancer, according to Saint Louis University research.
01/07- Richard Bucholz, M.D., professor in the division of neurosurgery at Saint Louis University, will receive the St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society's 2019 Award of Merit on Saturday, Jan 25.
01/06- Vernon L. Yeager, Ph.D., a retired faculty member at Saint Louis University School of Medicine, died Friday, Dec. 13, 2019. He was 93.
12/20- Researcher Daniela Salvemini, Ph.D., professor of pharmacology and physiology at Saint Louis University, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) for her contributions toward understanding and finding better treatments for pain. Fellows of the NAI are academic inventors who have made a difference in the quality of life in society.
12/19- Azra Blazevic, DVM, assistant research professor at SLU's Center for Vaccine Development, prepares a swab sample during a research influenza study.
12/19- As Saint Louis University embraces the holiday season, students, faculty and staff members were asked to share reflections on the season's big ideas - themes that warm their hearts, ideas that lead them to seek greater truths and moments that inspire them to nurture the light of good in themselves and others through winter's darkest days.
12/13- Saint Louis University celebrated its newest alumni at 2019's midyear commencement celebrations on Friday, Dec. 13, at Chaifetz Arena.
12/13- The donated site also is adjacent to the 14 acres at the corner of Grand Boulevard and Chouteau Avenue that SLU is selling to Cullinan Properties for a planned mixed-use development called Iron Hill that will include a hotel, apartments, retail space and restaurants.
12/12- Marla Bernbaum, M.D., who had been on faculty in the division of endocrinology at Saint Louis University School of Medicine for 38 years, died Tuesday, Dec. 10.
12/12- When she was exploring her college options, Sophie Rudder wanted to find a place where her faith would be nurtured and supported. Awed by the amount of love and dedication she encountered from students, alumni, faculty and staff members, Rudder chose Saint Louis University. Four years later, the graduating senior has embraced SLU’s Jesuit mission and call to live in fellowship and service to others.
12/11- The Arthritis Foundation named Austin Dalrymple, DO, a SLUCare pediatrician and an assistant professor of pediatrics at Saint Louis University School of Medicine, as its 2019 Medical Champion. Dalrymple received the award at the Foundation's Silver Ball Gala on Dec. 7.
12/10- A new program and online resources train participants to defuse tense situations with empathy
12/06- University leaders, St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson, trustees, students, faculty and staff members gathered to mark the topping-out of Saint Louis University's new $50 million Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering (ISE) Building.
12/06- Old St. Nick may be known for his red suit, but a close relation - Blue Santa - wears a color unique to Saint Louis University. A beloved SLU visitor and honorary Billiken, Blue Santa has inspired the SLU community to help make the season more joyful for kids across St. Louis for more than a decade.
12/05- Saint Louis University is offering early applicants to SLU’s new Casa Belize study abroad an opportunity to win a free flight for their travel to Belize.
12/05- Spurred by student interest and faculty research, the SGA Technology Committee, Information Technology Services (ITS) and the University Libraries partnered to bring the technology to campus and to develop a space for virtual reality exploration.
12/04- The Saint Louis University chess team took third place at the 2019 World Prestigious University Chess Invitational Tournament over the Thanksgiving holiday, defeating universities such as Harvard, Princeton and Oxford
12/03- Residents of rural areas are more likely to be hospitalized and to die than those who live in cities primarily because they lack access to specialists, according to a research team led by SLU's Kenton Johnston, Ph.D.
12/03- The hustle and bustle of the holiday season can take its toll on health. In addition to maintaining healthy habits for yourself, it can be a surprise to see that the health of family members may have declined since last you saw them.
12/02- SLU's Flavio Esposito, Ph.D., shares advice to keep smartphone data safe from scammers.
11/26- During this holiday season, Saint Louis University is highlighting organizations at SLU that could benefit from the gift of time or donations.
11/26- For nearly 100 years, Saint Louis University's Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology has been helping women take flight - as pilots, instructors and in a host of careers in aviation and flight science.
11/26- Convenient generational labels like boomer, millennial and Gen Xers are flat out wrong, says Cort Rudolph, Ph. D., a Saint Louis University psychologist who studies generational differences.
11/26- New research using satellite imagery yields interesting data on analyst forecasts.
11/26- Enrico Di Cera, M.D., says that the best part of his work as a scientist is generating new knowledge that translates into medical benefits, making it a privilege to work in a medical school.
11/25- Saint Louis University capped a week of learning from the faith-fueled humanitarian work of the 2019 Opus Prize finalists when SLU President Fred P. Pestello, Ph.D., announced that Sr. Catherine Mutindi would receive the $1 million prize on Thursday, Nov. 21.
11/21- Saint Louis University and the Opus Prize Foundation proudly announce that Sr. Catherine Mutindi, the founder of Bon Pasteur in the Democratic Republic of Congo, is awarded the 16thannual Opus Prize. The Opus Prize is awarded annually to a leader in faith-based humanitarian work.
11/21- A celebration of the life and legacy of Wilson at SLU and in the theatre community at large was held Nov. 2.
11/20- The University has started recruiting students for the varsity team, which will begin competing in the spring. Students who are selected for the team will be eligible for up to $2,000 in scholarship support.
11/19- At a public panel discussion on Tuesday, Nov. 19, the three finalists for one of the world's most prestigious awards for faith-based humanitarian projects shared the stories of their work and their communities.
11/19- Entrepreneurship programs at Saint Louis University's Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business are among the best in the country, according to recent rankings from the Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine.
- SLU Joins Culture of Respect Collective, a National Effort to End Sexual Violence on College Campuses
11/18- The two-year program helps universities create policies and programs that support survivors, prevent sexual violence and communicate that violence is unacceptable.
11/17- Saint Louis University will celebrate the Opus Prize with a week of events, beginning at SLU’s regular Sunday evening student Mass, and culminating in the awarding of the $1 million prize on Thursday, Nov. 21.
11/15- Saint Louis University archaeologist Thomas Finan, Ph.D., has been recognized for his work recovering the history of medieval Irish castles, becoming the first American to join a leading international group dedicated to the study of castles, the Comité Permanent of the Chateau Gaillard European Castle Studies Colloque.
11/15- Saint Louis University held its first University-wide investiture ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 13, appointing 17 distinguished faculty members to 15 endowed positions of distinction in various academic units.
11/15- Two Saint Louis University faculty members and their community partner are working to improve the health of rural Missourians as they participate in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Interdisciplinary Research Leaders Fellowship.
11/14- In a miniaturized laboratory, microfluidic systems can conduct chemical experiments on a chip through a series of small connected tubes the size of a hair.
11/12- Saint Louis University’s new Queer Closet, a student-founded, student-run clothing resource center aims to help, creating community and carrying cura along with jackets, shirts, dresses and other clothing items.
11/12- A professor in the Trudy Busch Valentine School of Nursing who has spent decades studying how to talk about end-of-life issues with the families of dying children was honored for her work Saturday, Nov. 9, at the 2019 March of Dimes Missouri Chapter Nurse of the Year Awards gala.
11/08- When the world went to war, Saint Louis University answered the call. For University President Harry Crimmins, S.J., and the men and women of the 70th General Hospital, a medical unit sponsored by SLU during World War II, service to God blended with service to country. Learn the legend of SLU's 70th General Hospital Unit.
11/08- A team of researchers from Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology has received a new $512,226 grant from the Kern Family Foundation to provide professional development opportunities for STEM faculty to facilitate connections between engineering, math and the sciences.
11/08- Medical students at Saint Louis University honored those who donated their bodies for medical education with an interfaith memorial service Friday.
11/06- Handing out awards at the bowling contest is just one of the ways that SLU's officers, and Chief Jim Moran, nurture a longtime relationship with the Special Olympics, its families and athletes.
11/06- SLU computer scientist Flavio Esposito, Ph.D., has received a $206,206 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) aimed at developing theoretical foundations for breaking down the components of software applications over a distributed complex cyberinfrastructure in order to help software designers and technology companies develop greener and more efficient computing resources for society.
11/05- The rate of uninsured patients with head and neck cancers was "significantly reduced" following the implementation of the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). The findings, led by Nosayaba Osazuwa-Peters, BDS, Ph.D., MPH, of Saint Louis University's Department of Otolaryngology, were published online Oct. 31 in the latest issue of the journal JAMA Otolaryngology.
11/05- A new certificate program is bringing students from across the spectrum to lean about the art and science of brewing beer.
11/04- Saint Louis University and the Opus Prize Foundation invite the St. Louis community to join the campus family in learning from, praying with and honoring the three finalists for the Opus Prize, one of the world's largest and most prestigious awards for faith-based, nonprofit innovation and work.
- Though Children's Sexual Abuse Rates Are Declining, Admissions to ER's for Adolescent Sexual Abuse Have More than Doubled
11/04- Researchers found that emergency department admissions for children between 12 - 17 doubled over a six-year time period.
11/04- While many Saint Louis University staff members might take to the court for a pick-up game, César Rioja Álvarez of SLU-Madrid can really drive the net. He puts the skills and lessons he learned as a professional basketball player in Spain's version of the NBA to work, by guiding student athletes, and by serving others in the wider Madrid community through sports.
11/01- Learn about the projects and passions of SLU faculty and staff members who have written books, in their own words.
10/31- SLU's Argus-2 will be launched on Saturday, Nov. 2, to the International Space Station (ISS). NASA TV will live stream the countdown and launch.
10/31- Karen Moore, DNP, associate professor from SLU's Trudy Busch Valentine School of Nursing, celebrates with colleagues as she was inducted as a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing at its annual policy conference in October.
- Interdisciplinary Center for Autism Services Trains Next Generation While Helping Area K-12 Students and Families
10/30- A new center at Saint Louis University is reaching across multiple disciplines to provide families of K-12 children experiencing signs of autism with comprehensive evaluation reports and serve as a liaison to access therapies and interventions.
10/29- Saint Louis University ranks 11th on the EPA's Green Power Partnership list of top 30 colleges and universities that use alternative power sources to reduce air pollution.
10/29- Edwidge Danticat, the recipient of the 2019 St. Louis Literary Award from the Saint Louis University Library Associates shared her writing process and advice profound and practical with the SLU community as part of Campus Read 2019, a series of events celebrating her writing.
10/28- Saint Louis University's biology program, which is housed in newly renovated Macelwane Hall, recently was ranked among the top 10% in the nation by College Factual.
10/28- After 200 years, there are many legends and untold tales hiding in the nooks and crannies of Saint Louis University. Discover the strange story of the 1949 St. Louis Exorcism.
10/25- The Sorting Hat has spoken and while they may belong to House Hufflepuff or Ravenclaw, the members of SLUpefy all call Saint Louis University home and live out SLU's Jesuit mission through their love of all things Harry Potter.
10/24- Learn about the projects and passions of SLU faculty and staff members who have written books, in their own words.
10/23- Daniel Hoft, M.D., Ph.D., directs SLU's Center for Vaccine Development, which is one of four NIH-funded sites that is studying the immune responses of healthy adults who are deliberately infected with influenza virus.
- Innovative Saint Louis University-Psychology Community Healthcare Partnership to Target Opioid Crisis
10/23- SLU clinical psychologists Terri Weaver, Ph.D., and Jeremiah Weinstock, Ph.D., have received an $820,000 grant that will provide specialized training for the next generation of psychologists while assisting those suffering from Opioid Use Disorder (OUD).
10/23- Researchers are encouraged by the findings, which suggest a way forward in developing the first treatment or cure for facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy.
10/22- SLU’s chess players continued their dominance of the board at the Midwest Collegiate Chess and Blitz Championship, taking both top team slots in the tournaments two section, Classical and Blitz, as well as five top finishes.
- SLU Continues Innovative Efforts to Enhance Campus Life for Students Through Voice and AI Technology
10/21- The University is building on its pioneering Alexa at SLU initiative launched last year, adding text messaging and an online chatbot to its program -- another first for higher education.
10/15- Saint Louis University's Anne Sebert Kuhlmann, Ph.D., MPH, will receive the Researcher Award from Generate Health STL at its annual Standing Up for Mothers and Babies event on Friday, Oct. 25.
10/11- Guided by the Jesuit emphasis on academic rigor and service to others, SLU's Billiken Teacher Corps is celebrating its fifth anniversary and its latest cohort of new student teachers working in local Catholic schools.
- St. Louis Mosaic Project, Saint Louis University American Community Survey Shows Positive Area Growth
10/10- Latest data from the annual survey shows foreign-born populations in St. Louis grew by four percent.
10/09- The American Geographical Society has named Michael Rozier, S.J., Ph.D., to its first class of Fellows to explore ethical issues related to geospatial tools and technology.
10/08- Also known as GeoSLU, the institute will support and accelerate research, training, and innovation in the rapidly growing fields of geospatial science and technology.
10/07- Jim Edwards, Ph.D., and Chris Arnatt, Ph.D., are among the chemistry department's faculty who will receive $5.7 million in federal research funding over the next five years.
10/04- The Piper Archer TX (PA28-181) planes will allow the Department of Aviation in Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology to teach students critical career skills as they train on technologically advanced aircraft.
10/04- The SLU team believes their system may provide clues to help solve the mystery of why all life on Earth spends so much energy enriching potassium inside cells and throwing sodium out.
10/03- Sophomore Andie Kaess and senior Cemil Can Ali Marandi, both students in Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology, represented SLU at the 2019 Global Grand Challenge Summit in London, working with teams of engineering students from around the world to propose solutions to some of society's greatest 21st Century issues.
10/03- Gina Yosten, Ph.D., associate professor of pharmacology and physiology at Saint Louis University, will become the most junior scientist ever been chosen editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Physiology -- Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology.
- Incidence of Pediatric, Adolescent and Young Adult Head and Neck Melanoma Up 51 Percent in Last Two Decades
10/03- Head and neck melanoma among pediatric, adolescent and young adult populations in the United States and Canada increased by 51.1% from 1995 to 2014, per research from Saint Louis University.
10/02- William Thacker, Ph.D., a long-time professor and former chair of the physics department, died Saturday, Sept. 28. He was 64.
10/01- Sophomore Benjamin Bok scored the best result of his chess career to date, ranking among the top 64 players at the 2019 FIDE Chess World Cup, one of the most prestigious chess tournaments in the world.
09/30- Sr. Virginia Herbers, ASCJ has joined the Office of Mission and Identity Office as the new director of spiritual formation.
09/27- Before Major League Soccer came to St. Louis, before the USL Championship's St. Louis FC and before the North American Soccer League's St. Louis Ambush, there were the Saint Louis University Billikens. No collegiate men’s program rivals the success that has been achieved by the Saint Louis University Billikens. In recent years, the women’s team has added their own chapter to SLU's illustrious soccer history.
09/27- Kevin F. O'Malley, J.D., (A&S '70, Law '73), will serve as ambassador in residence and professor of practice in the School of Law. O'Malley, a longtime litigator, served as United States ambassador to Ireland from 2014 to 2017.
09/26- Claudette Jenkins, an administrative assistant for more than two decades in the Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business, died Saturday, Sept. 24. Visitation and funeral services are set Saturday, Sept. 28.
09/24- A number of special programs featuring the noted writer's works are planned leading up to the Oct. 24 St. Louis Library Associates awards ceremony.
09/23- Denise Côté-Arsenault, Ph.D., the Hemak Endowed Professor of Maternal Child Nursing at the Trudy Busch Valentine School of Nursing at SLU, is an internationally recognized researcher who studies caring for women who suffer pregnancy loss.
09/19- Saint Louis University's Summer at SLU has been named as one of Blueprint4Summer's Top 20 summer programs in the St. Louis area for the fifth consecutive year, in a field with more than 8,700 summer camp programs.
09/19- James F. Scott, Ph.D., professor emeritus of English and director emeritus of film studies at Saint Louis University, died Friday, Sept. 13. He was 85.
09/13- Through a grant-funded partnership with the American Chemical Society (ACS), scientists from Saint Louis University’s Department of Chemistry are bringing young minds into the lab, providing opportunities for them to gain skills and to look ahead at possible paths into the scientific workforce.
09/13- Leaders from SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital, Saint Louis University and the City of St. Louis joined together Thursday to celebrate the burial of a 100-year time capsule to be opened by future doctors and nurses of the new academic medical center in 2119.
09/12- A professor emeritus of English, Lucien Fournier was a SLU faculty member for 43 years in the Department of English. Fournier died Tuesday, Sept. 10. He was 82.
09/09- SLU is No. 97 among nearly 400 national universities in the latest U.S. News Best Colleges Ranking and was the No.7 Catholic university in recent WSJ/Times Higher Education College Rankings.
09/06- Funded by an NIH grant, a Saint Louis University research team will study how to best communicate with parents of children who have cancer that is often difficult to survive.