Check out the latest announcements from Saint Louis University.
11/10- After winning their second consecutive Atlantic 10 Conference Championship, the Billikens will advance to the NCAA Tournament. The women's soccer team will gather at Lorenzini's at Chaifetz Arena at 3 p.m. today for the NCAA Selection Show and the SLU community is invited to watch with the team and to celebrate.
11/08- The class, part of Sodexo's Kitchen Academy, offers SLU students the chance to learn how to make a meal featuring shrimp, corn and black bean tacos and two kinds of salsas.
11/08- Following the release of his new album and Netflix Original anime movie, Sound & Fury, Sturgill Simpson and special guest Tyler Childers will take the stage at Chaifetz Arena in March.
11/08- The international students of Saint Louis University are collecting canned and boxed food items that are "kid-friendly."
11/07- The Saint Louis University School for Professional Studies (SPS) and its SLU Online program celebrated Non-Traditional Student week over the week of Nov. 4.
11/07- Physical Therapy students in the sixth and final year of their program need faculty and staff volunteers, considered to be mild over or under-pronators, to participate in an individualized foot and ankle evaluation and subsequent fabrication of a pair of foot orthotics.
11/05- The auction begins Tuesday, Nov. 12, and runs through Monday, Nov. 25, and includes surplus SLU property from furniture to restaurant equipment.
11/05- Departments and offices can contribute unwrapped toys to help Blue Santa bring holiday cheer to local kids this holiday season.
11/05- Campus Kitchen, a student-led organization that reduces food waste and provides meals to those who are hungry in and around the SLU neighborhood, needs help preparing and delivering meals over the winter season.
11/01- The Saint Louis University community is called to remember and celebrate the lives of departed friends and family as SLU holds its annual Memorial Mass on Monday, Nov. 4. The celebration honors two traditional feast days in the Catholic Church’s religious calendar that honor the lives of those dear to us – All Souls Day and All Saints Day.
11/01- Information Technology Services (ITS) has issued a warning about email phishing schemes, and is offering guidance to the SLU community about ways to thwart scammers. New email security measures will also take effect this week.
11/01- The VITAS (Vocational Inquiry Through Advocacy and Service) Program is now accepting undergraduate student applications for the Spring 2020 cohort.
11/01- SLU students, faculty and staff members can join Sr. Virginia Herbers, ASCJ, of the Office of Mission and Identity, for a new series featuring snacks and fellowship.
10/31- From awards to presentations to publications, the Billiken community has been busy as the autumn leaves have begun to turn. Catch up on the SLU community's accomplishments.
10/31- As the holiday season approaches, Saint Louis University is highlighting organizations at SLU that could benefit from the gift of time or donations. Winter Inn is a men's shelter operating in St. Francis Xavier College Church.
10/31- SLU students, faculty and staff can submit proposed events for the 2020 Sam and Marilyn Fox Atlas Week. This year's theme is "20/20: A Vision of Activism on the Global and Local Stage - Past, Present and Future."
10/31- SLU's National Student Speech, Language and Hearing Association is offering free, walk-in screenings.
10/31- The workshop will teach participants about the ways different generations work together and how generational preferences and expectations impact the workplace.
10/31- The University community will celebrate the Solemnity of All Saints will liturgies throughout the day.
10/29- University President Fred P. Pestello, Ph.D., Interim Provost Chester "Chet" Gillis, Ph.D., and members of the University Undergraduate Core Committee (UUCC) will hold an open conversation about the proposed Common Core for the SLU community.
10/29- An internal competition is being held to determine the SLU research proposals that will be submitted to the Edward Mallinckrodt Jr. Foundation's award program. Interested investigators must submit their materials for internal review by Friday, Nov. 15.
10/29- The annual Memorial Mass honors the SLU community's friends and loved ones who have passed away.
10/29- A number of applications will be unavailable as Information Technology Services (ITS) makes upgrades to the Banner SSB system.
10/25- The office has partnered with Galilee Missionary Baptist Church to help make the holidays brighter for local families in need.
10/24- Departments interested in hosting a camp or academy as part of Summer at SLU 2020 should submit the required information to the Summer-Winter Office by Friday, Nov. 29.
10/24- Both the Goldwater and Truman Scholarship Programs require institutional endorsement and the internal deadline to apply for the program is Sunday, Dec. 15.
10/24- The new SLU Policy Program will accept feedback on three new University-wide policies until Sunday, Nov. 10.
10/22- More than 50 staff members from across the SLU campus took time out of their days to give back to others in the St. Louis community as part of the second annual Staff Service Day sponsored by the Division of Human Resources’s Cura Program and Center for Service and Community Engagement.
10/22- A Memorial Mass on Wednesday, Oct. 30, will honor the life of Bridget Ann DeClue, a SLU staff member of 22 years, who died in September.
10/22- As staff members came together to celebrate at the annual Cannonball Staff Appreciation Picnic, University President Fred P. Pestello, Ph.D., shared a special video message via email thanking them for their contributions to SLU life and announcing bonus holidays in December.
10/22- This year's celebration promoting awareness of international and global affairs will feature a World Poetry and Open Mic Night, gala and International Bazaar and Gallery among its events.
10/22- SLU has expanded its winter term course offerings to 16 classes, including new offerings in anthropology, English, political science, the humanities and women's and gender studies.
10/18- Shuttles will be running a special schedule to help staff members from across the campus attend this year's Cannonball Picnic.
10/18- The Department of Public Safety will offer four sessions of its new co-ed Defense and Personal Safety (D.P.S) class in November.
10/18- SLU staff and faculty members who are interested in becoming mentors with one of the University's community partners can attend an information happy hour.
10/18- On-campus sites are available for walk-in volunteers on Monday, Oct. 21.
10/17- As they buckled down with their books, SLU students also had a chance to de-stress with the help of rabbits, goats, pigs and other furry therapists at the Student Activities Board (SAB) Petting Zoo on Wednesday, Oct. 16. The zoo's visit to campus is one example of the many ways the SLU community comes together during exam periods to combat stress.
10/15- The Brain and Cognition Lab is recruiting adults ages 18 to 35 for the study examining how stress affects thinking.
10/15- The outage is due to scheduled maintenance and upgrades on Friday, Oct. 18. Multiple applications will be unavailable during the work period.
10/11- The 18 winning projects range from efforts to engage encourage gardening and healthy eating to providing vision screenings and eyeglasses to those experiencing homelessness.
10/11- The ceremony will celebrate the many friendships and accomplishments made during a life that ended too soon and conclude with a prayer and benediction.
10/11- The exhibition, hosted by the Cross Cultural Center and Division of Housing and Residence Life, needs multiple student, staff and faculty volunteers to assist with the interactive week-long program in November.
10/11- Panopto Version 7 is available for installation on personal, classroom and University computers.
10/10- SLU's Open Enrollment period opens today and will end on Friday, Oct. 25. Information sessions are set next week as opportunities to ask questions and to learn more about selecting benefits packages for 2020.
10/10- The events will include a teach-in, screening of the documentary Whose Streets, discussions and a reading honoring the speech the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave at SLU in 1964.
10/10- Cannonball Picnic, the University’s annual staff appreciation event, will be held Tuesday, Oct. 22, and attendees who register by Wednesday, Oct. 16, will receive a free lunch and have the chance to win prizes.
10/10- Employee Health will offer opportunities to receive this year's influenza vaccines beginning this weekend, and there will be scheduled times to receive the shots through mid-November.
10/10- Shakespeare's comedy of shipwrecked twins and complicated romances has opened University Theatre's 2019-2020 season.
10/10- SLU employees can donate gently-used household items to the store beginning Monday, Oct. 14.
10/10- The Physical Therapy Program is seeking staff and faculty volunteers to participate in an individualized ergonomic and work station assessment session.
10/10- Beginning Thursday, Oct. 31, Facilities Construction Services will implement a new electronic process for the submission and approval of Facilities Project requests.
10/08- The Cross Cultural Center has announced the new Audre Lorde Scholarship Program, a non-monetary program to promote academic excellence among students who self-identity as women of color.
10/08- This research study aims to understand what happens when a person is infected with influenza ("flu") and how the body controls the infection.
10/08- The event on Thursday, Oct. 10, will bring together more than 15 departments and organizations to offer information and resources to students about mental health topics.
10/08- The survey will provide a baseline on specific metrics to help determine how well Workday is meeting the SLU community’s needs after it launches in January.
10/04- Catch up on the achievements, publications and promotions of the SLU community.
10/04- Stop. Take a moment to nourish your body, mind and spirit. Reflect on your relationship with God. As you do so, continue your personal and spiritual journey through a community retreat gounded in a new book by SLU's Joe Laramie, S.J.
10/04- Nominations of outstanding SLU staff and faculty members are due Monday, Nov. 4.
10/04- Dietetic students are seeking volunteers for weight management and nutrition counseling experiences.
10/04- Belief, Unbound is a public art collaboration between Columbus, Ohio, based photographer Lauren Pond and the Lived Religion in the Digital Age project at Saint Louis University.