Check out the latest announcements from Saint Louis University.
02/13- Work by the Divisions of University Marketing and Communications and Development won 16 honors from the Council for Advancement of Education (CASE) District VI.
02/13- The Department of Nutrition and Dietetics is taking applications for the SLU Gardens to Tables Garden Plots.
02/13- Saint Louis University's Office of Mission and Identity will offer undergraduate students a discount on preventative well-being services at the Anthropedia Center for Well-Being.
02/11- As part of an Atlas Week event, “Hear Our Voices: Immigrant Stories from St. Louis and Beyond,” the School of Social Work is hosting a writing submission drive and contest seeking student stories about immigration.
02/11- During this coming season of Lent, the Office of Mission and Identity will offer individual SLU faculty and staff members a Short Guided Retreat.
02/11- The new exhibition at the Saint Louis University Museum of Art is a collaboration between SLU biologist Kasey Fowler-Finn, Ph.D., and sound artist Stephen Vitiello that includes an immersion in how rising temperatures impact insects.
02/11- Co-ed teams will compete in SLU's own World Cup soccer tournament as part of the celebrations of the 20th Sam and Marilyn Fox Atlas Week.
02/11- Summer 2020 will feature 10 new programs, from cyber and geospatial science camps to worlds of wizards.
02/11- Hundreds of students from schools across the Archdiocese of St. Louis will be on campus on Wednesday, Feb. 12, to compete and come together in fellowship at the Simon Recreation Center.
02/11- All Elite Wrestling (AEW) will make its St. Louis debut with a one-night heart-pounding night in April and tickets are available.
02/11- Participants are needed for a clinical trial assessing a new diagnostic test for tuberculosis infection.
02/11- A watch party for the campus community to see the SLU-built Argus-2 satellite launch into orbit from the International Space Station (ISS) will be rescheduled when a new launch date is set.
02/07- The campus community is invited to join students and faculty from Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology Wednesday, Feb. 12, as the SLU-built Argus-2 satellite is launched into orbit from the International Space Station (ISS).
02/07- Students who wish to vote in the March Missouri Presidential Primary can learn more about registering to vote and participating in the election.
02/07- The Kiln Project, SLU's literary magazine, and VIa: A Journal of Undergraduate Research, are seeking submissions from students for their spring 2020 issues.
02/07- The new groups, for faculty and staff members, are intended to help SLU community members strengthen their personal and collective vocations.
02/07- The series includes topics from caring for aging parents to coping with loss and aims to address SLU community members' needs beyond the workplace.
02/07- Copies of the annual Saint Louis University fact book are available, and there are two ways to order copies online.
02/06- In an email to the SLU community Wednesday, Feb. 5, University President Fred P. Pestello, Ph.D., shared a message affirming the University's commitment to walking in solidarity with campus community members impacted by incidents off-campus related to the coronavirus situation.
02/06- The SLU community will celebrate the impact of African-American culture and history with a series of events including scholar talks, brown bag sessions, lectures and events featuring special guests.
02/06- Graduate students from all University degree programs are encouraged to submit abstracts for papers and poster presentations for the competitive interdisciplinary forum.
02/06- Students, faculty and staff members are needed to help cheer on athletes, to serve as race assistants, to award prizes and in other roles at the first Saint Louis University Special Olympics Swim Meet and Wellness Fair.
02/06- The sale's proceeds benefit local children's hospitals including SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital.
02/06- In an effort to reduce the environmental impact of disposable plastic flatware, SLU's student-run cafe will offer reusable faltware kits for sale, with profits from the kit sales going toward Fresh Gatherings' sustainability efforts.
02/06- Election season has kicked off and Saint Louis University is providing ways for students to get involved and events aimed at ensuring Billikens don’t miss a minute of the action.
02/04- SLU has launched a new webpage with FAQs about the coronavirus and other helpful information, including tips on ways to prevent spread of various viruses, including influenza and the coronavirus, which have similar symptoms.
02/04- The Department of Public Safety will offer two sessions of its Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) Basic Self-Defense Course free of charge to SLU community members.
02/04- High school students interested in pursuing a career in medicine or health care can apply to the program which includes a research experience, mentoring, community service and the opportunity to shadow physicians.
02/04- From awards to presentations to publications, SLU's students, faculty and staff members have rung in 2020 with a bang.
01/30- As the Undergraduate Core Curriculum process concludes, two additional open fora are set for February to allow the SLU community to learn more about the final proposal.
01/30- Faculty, staff members and students who update their preferred names in the system will not automatically receive a new email address. New email addresses must be requested.
01/28- Students, faculty and staff members can access $35 tickets for the hip hop concert featuring Yo Gotti, Lil Baby and other artists next month through an exclusive offer.
01/28- Saint Louis University, the Archdiocese of Saint Louis Peace and Justice Commission and Jesuit Refugee Service USA (JRS/USA) will host Danielle Vella, author of Dying to Live: Stories on the Road to Freedom, a new book telling stories of people who have been forced to flee their homes in their own words.
01/24- Researchers in the College for Public Health and Social Justice are seeking volunteers for a study examining attitudes about HPV and its related vaccine and the barriers people face in receiving vaccinations.
01/24- The competitive, two-semester fellowship provides either a $3,200 stipend or funding to cover a one-course teaching reduction in order to support fellows as they design courses and participate in other professional development opportunities.
01/24- The new camp, to be held this summer, is for rising high school sophomores and juniors who are interested in careers in health care, with a special focus on students from underrepresented communities.
01/23- The review of applications begins on Monday, Feb. 10, and will continue until the position is filled. The selected fellow will have a 0.5 FTE commitment to the Office of the Provost.
01/23- Know the great story behind someone's name badge? Nominate a colleague to be featured in a "Staff Spotlight."
01/22- The February conference will bring together SLU faculty members and their peers from Jesuit colleges and universities across the country to explore their shared mission in the context of teaching, research and service.
01/22- Events for this year's 20th Anniversary Sam and Marilyn Fox Atlas Week are due Saturday, Feb. 1.
01/21- The new site also will feature job listings that will be for internal applicants only, and may not be advertised externally, providing for more career development opportunities for employees.
01/21- Interested faculty and staff members have three opportunities to assist with selecting candidates for two of the University's most prestigious scholarships.
01/21- Challenge yourself to complete SLU's "Ironman" triathlon for bragging rights and the chance to win great prizes.
01/21- Students are encouraged to submit research papers and projects completed as part of a health ethics or related course, as well as independent research. Graduate and undergraduate students are eligible to submit.
01/21- Participants will explore the Ignatian pillars of prayer, discernment, reconciliation and "Finding God in All Things."
01/16- In consultation with Dean Robert Wilmott, M.D., of the School of Medicine, University President Fred P. Pestello, Ph.D., has appointed William Kaufmann, J.D., vice president and general counsel, as special assistant to the president for clinical affairs for SLUCare.
01/16- Four finalists are in the running to lead the college and each will be on campus for an open fora to allow the campus community to provide feedback to the search committee.
01/14- A sellout crowd is expected for the Billikens men’s basketball game against the University of Dayton, which begins at 6 p.m. this Friday, Jan. 17.
01/14- Get ready to show off your trivia prowess and reserve a table now for a Mardi Gras themed night benefiting Billiken Bounty and the Student Emergency Relief Fund in February.
01/13- Three students in the Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business have received SIOR: Society of Industrial and Office Realtors 2019-2020 Scholarships, awards that supports students interested in entering the field of commercial real estate.
01/10- Two policies are now effective after completing the University policy approval process.
01/08- The Office of Mission & Identity invites SLU faculty and staff to "get away for a day" of retreat during spring break. Twenty-five SLU employees from different departments, with supervisor approval, will be provided a comp day on Wednesday, March 11, at White House Retreat Center.
01/08- Information Technology Services (ITS) is deploying a next-generation security solution to better protect the University community from the threat of ransomware and advanced malware.
01/07- The Department of Innovation and SLU ITS, in partnership with the Geospatial Institute, will hold an Innovative Technology Challenge to encourage accessible geospatial innovation to advance Saint Louis University's strategic plan.
01/03- The SLUCare marketing team earned 14 awards in 2019 for exceptional work in marketing, advertising and website content and design.
01/02- As Workday's implementation continues after a successful launch, University employees can begin completing tasks including updating tax and emergency contact information in the new system.
12/19- In a message to the SLU community on Thursday, Dec. 19, University President Fred P. Pestello, Ph.D., announced that Debie Rudder Lohe, Ph.D., director of the Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning, will serve as interim vice president for student development effective Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020.
12/19- As Saint Louis University marks the season of Advent, 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.
12/19- From halls decked with holly to snowy walks around campus, see how SLU community members captured scenes of cheer and wonder around the University this year.
12/19- Courses from prior to the 2017 fall semester will no longer be immediately available. The process is underway to ensure Blackboard Learn operates efficiently.