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.
01/05- New research shows bees prefer to forage upside down on wildflowers to warm themselves on the dark petals as they drink nectar and collect pollen.
01/04- SLU's chess team will advance to the President's Cup, also known as the Final Four, on March 24-26 in New York.
01/01- Of the 50 other universities represented, SLU is the only university ranked from Missouri and the highest ranked Jesuit institution.
12/29- On Dec. 4, 20 finalists of the Center for Entrepreneurship's fifth annual event competed in downtown St. Louis, pitching their business ideas to industry leaders on an elevator ride.
12/22- SLU is partnering with the City of St. Louis Division of Corrections to provide support to incarcerated women and men before and after they are released from the St. Louis City Jail and a facility known as the workhouse.
12/20- SLUCare neurologist Ghazala Hayat, M.D., was recognized by the YWCA as a 2016 Leader of Distinction award for fostering understanding between different religions.
12/20- Saint Louis University has been named one of Kiplinger's "Best Values in Private Colleges" for 2017. This year's list includes the top 100 private colleges in the country.
12/20- The Literature and Medicine program aims to provide SLU physicians, researchers and other health care professionals with an opportunity to meet over dinner to explore the vocation of medicine.
12/20- Directed by renowned neurosurgeon James T. Goodrich, M.D., Ph.D., the three-day program welcomed 22 surgeons from nine countries.
12/20- Ratchaneekorn Tongsookdee, Ph.D., a professor of special education at Chiang Mai University in Thailand, visited campus in November to explore collaboration opportunities.
12/19- Department of English faculty member Ted Mathys has been awarded a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Creative Writing and a 2016 St. Louis Regional Arts Commission Artistic Fellowship.
12/15- SLU scientist Angel Baldan, Ph.D., reports that turning off a protein found in liver and adipose tissue significantly improves blood sugar levels and reduces body fat in an animal model.
12/14- The new partnership will make available SLUCOR's Applied Healthcare Quality Improvement Analytics (AHQIA) training program to all association member hospitals throughout Missouri.
12/13- SLUCare Milta Little, D.O., believes that older patients who take five or more drugs should periodically talk to their doctors about their medications.
12/13- For the third year in a row, a former SLU nursing faculty member received the Legend in Nursing award.
12/12- As full-time volunteers, these 12 graduates serve thousands of people in nonprofit agencies and schools addressing social issues including homelessness, hunger, poverty, domestic violence, education and mental health.
12/12- The Empowerment Network presented Philip Alderson, M.D., dean of the School of Medicine and vice president for medical affairs, with its Wind Beneath Our Wings Award last week.