05/25- SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital-St. Louis, staffed by SLUCare gynecologists and nurse midwives, has the second lowest C-section rate in the country for first-time, low-risk mothers, according to a new Consumer Reports investigation published on May 16, 2017.
05/12- After nearly a year of working on a consumer case, Emily Bell and Ryan Reed had the rare opportunity to serve as lead counsel in a jury trial, just months before graduation.
05/10- Antonia Miceli, J.D., co-director of academic support, was recognized with the Missouri Lawyers Weekly Legal Scholar Award, and third-year student Kaitlyn Parker received the Leaders of Tomorrow Award.
05/09- Diana Natalicio, Ph.D., this year's Spring Commencement speaker, has been named a "world leader" by Fortune for her work leading the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) where she has made wider access to higher education for underrepresented students a top priority.
05/05- Saint Louis University's Jesuit Health Resource Center, a free clinic operated by medical school students under the guidance of SLU doctors, now offers clinics run by students training to be physician assistants and nursing students as well as a monthly geriatric clinic.
05/05- Each spring, the SLU community gathers to see the academic possibilities and contributions of the University's graduating seniors.
05/05- The successful alumnus filmmaker discusses what fans can look forward to in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and reveals which guardian he relates to the most.
05/02- MEDLaunch, a non-profit, biomedical and entrepreneurship incubator partnering with Saint Louis University and other organizations in the area, held its second Demo Day on April 26.
05/01- Approximately 200 invited guests attended the unveiling of a portrait of Saint Louis University President Emeritus Lawrence Biondi, S.J.
04/27- Kristine L’Ecuyer, Ph.D., associate professor in the School of Nursing, was selected by St. Louis Magazine as the top nurse educator in the region. For seven out of the last eight years the magazine has given the award, a Saint Louis University faculty member has been named the top nursing educator.
04/21- Recipients are selected on the basis of academic and professional achievement as well as record of service and leadership potential in their respective fields.
04/19- Saint Louis University scientist Yuna Ayala, Ph.D., and her research team have made advances in understanding how damaging plaques build up in neurodegenerative illnesses like ALS and dementia.
04/17- Justice John MacMenamin of the Supreme Court of Ireland gave two lectures during his visit last week about the future of the European Union and the rule of law.
04/12- In patients experiencing a worsening of heart failure, the primary objective of treatment should be the patient-centric goal of symptom relief, says the author of an editorial in the current issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.
04/11- A SLU graduate student researcher recently participated in the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology's Hill Day, talking to lawmakers about the value of biomedical research.
04/03- The founders of Schlafly Beer, Urban Chestnut and Fitz’s Root Beer visited Scott Hall March 30, as part of a joint event hosted by the Center for Entrepreneurship and two SLU LAW student organizations.
03/31- The Rodney M. Coe Distinction in Community Service Program, which is a longitudinal, faculty-mentored community service program for SLU School of Medicine students.
03/27- SLU will begin the celebration of its 200-year anniversary with a Mass under St. Louis’ Gateway Arch on Saturday, Sept. 23.
03/27- Where in the continental United States is Zika most likely to occur? An early online article in the American Journal of Public Health by Saint Louis University researchers puts the bulls-eye of Zika transmission on the Mississippi delta.
03/24- A new student organization called the Justice Equity Collaborative (JEC) aims to involve legal students and alumni in its efforts to promote racial justice by going beyond equal opportunity.
03/23- With a series of new grants, Saint Louis University researchers will develop the potential of two nuclear receptors that control muscle metabolism.
03/22- Alum Brooks Goedeker (MSW ’04), has been selected to lead the redevelopment corporation that SLU formed earlier this year to help revitalize the Midtown area.
03/21- Jacki Kornbluth, Ph.D., professor of pathology, molecular microbiology and immunology, received the grant for her continuing work on anti-tumor and anti-microbial immunity.
03/20- In addition to Diana Natalicio, Ph.D., SLU will honor an influential Jesuit scholar and Ferguson Commission leaders during the May 20 ceremony.
03/17- Fourth-year students from Saint Louis University's School of Medicine hoped the luck of the Irish was with them on St. Patrick's Day as they participated in the National Residency Match Program (NRMP).
03/15- More than a dozen SLU graduate programs were highlighted in the rankings for 2018, including four business programs in the top 25.
03/14- Saint Louis University School of Medicine has launched a plan of action to correct deficiencies identified by the accrediting body for medical education in the United States.
03/13- Saint Louis University continues the push to develop an investigational vaccine for avian flu, amid concerns that the viruses could mutate to cause a potential pandemic.
03/06- Posters have been placed around the Information Desk at Busch Student Center to offer positive messages of inclusion.
03/03- New findings suggest that drugs targeting a nuclear receptor may be able to lower LDL (bad) cholesterol in an animal model.
03/02- SLU researchers report that the use of opioid pain medications may play a significant role in patient outcomes following liver transplantation.
02/28- A SLU team joined Belizeans at a retreat in the Central American country in an effort to build relationships and address global issues of poverty, violence and education.
02/28- Saint Louis University’s SOE has been awarded the largest grant in the school’s history from the Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission, which implements its country’s national educational and training policies.
02/28- Donald W. Reck, S.J., died Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 in St. Louis. He was 83 years old.
02/28- FOCUS St. Louis will honor the Saint Louis University Family Medicine Residency program as one of four organizations making a difference in the St. Louis community by improving racial equality and social justice.
02/27- Mark Buller, Ph.D., one of the nation's foremost poxvirus researchers and a world-class scientist, was killed Friday, when he was hit by a car while riding his bicycle. He was 67.
02/24- SLU’s Prison Program and the School of Law's Legal Clinics were selected from among hundreds of nominations based on their commitment to regional prosperity, opportunity and equity.
02/24- Saint Louis University alum Hannah Vestal lives out SLU's Jesuit mission. Read about her role in advocacy and how we’re all connected.
02/24- Teri Murray, Ph.D., RN, dean of the School of Nursing, has been re-elected treasurer of the national organization that represents public and private colleges and universities with nursing programs.
02/23- President Trump’s EO has presented complex legal questions about its constitutionality and how it is to be applied. Students and faculty have addressed these at various sessions and will host a conference Feb. 27.
02/23- The top research from Saint Louis University School of Medicine student was showcased recently as the school held its 52nd annual Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society medical student research forum.
02/23- Thanks to recent scientific advances and plunging costs in genetic sequencing, consumers now can order simple, inexpensive, mail-in genetic tests to learn more about health risks, inherited traits and ancestry.
02/22- Groundbreaking for the $550 million complex is planned for Aug. 31, 2017. The project is expected to total more than 2.2 million workforce construction hours and a peak workforce team of more than 600.
02/20- The international experience included special lectures, intensive field visits and small group discussions with students from four different countries. During the trip, the SLU students also toured the prison where Nelson Mandela was held for 18 years.
02/20- Despite reports about the increase in heroin use, more teens believed it was "probably impossible" to get heroin in 2014 than in 2002, according to a Saint Louis University study.
02/16- A $363,000 grant from The Mayday Fund will help take research from the lab to the clinic.
02/14- Dawn Hui, M.D., is passionate about working with her hands - as a SLUCare cardiac surgeon and as a violinist with the St. Louis SymphonyCares Heart Quartet.
02/13- Nursing professor Helen Lach, Ph.D., studies the debilitating impact taking a tumble can have on the lives of senior adults. She broke her own ankle in August and shares lessons learned.
02/02- Samkon Gado, M.D., is a second-year resident in otolaryngology at Saint Louis University and former NFL running back.
02/02- Veterans could better transition to civilian life by volunteering with civic service programs in their communities, Saint Louis University research suggests.
02/01- Saint Louis University scientists aim to advance our understanding of how the hepatitis B virus replicates in order to develop a new drug that could cure the viral infection.
01/31- Robert M. Heaney, M.D., assistant vice president for medical affairs, will permanently assume the role of SLUCare chief executive officer, effective Jan. 1, 2017.
01/30- Third-year law student Patricia Bailey Beckerle argued before the Missouri Court of Appeals last month on behalf of a client who was denied unemployment benefits and won the case.
01/25- SLU’s lead anthropologist Katherine C. MacKinnon, Ph.D., is one of 31 internationally recognized experts on primate conservation.
01/24- The College for Public Health and Social Justice is leading a campus-wide initiative to attack problems in the region that undermine the health of children and mothers.
01/18- SLU has partnered with EdAssist to offer reduced tuition rates and access to online degree and training options to 120 corporate employers nationwide.
01/17- Nancy Weaver, Ph.D., associate professor of behavioral health and health education at Saint Louis University, will study how bystanders might intervene when children are treated harshly.
01/12- More than 400 guests attended Thursday's celebration of Dr. King honoring local and national civil rights leaders.
01/10- SLU was ranked No. 35 in the nation in the newly released 2017 Best Online Nursing Programs by U.S. News & World Report.
01/09- SLU professor of physical therapy Ethel Frese, DPT, shares many ways daily exercise contributes to good health and quality of life.