Check out the latest announcements from Saint Louis University.
12/11- SLU students, faculty and staff members gathered to celebrate the Kwanzaa holiday through dance, poetry and ritual calling of ancestors' names, and honoring the kinship between Black American and African cultural traditions.
12/11- The tips range from updating your emergency contact information to defrosting dorm refrigerators to prevent unhappy January surprises.
12/11- Honored for her impact on students, Anne McCabe, Ph.D. will give the keynote address at Friday's Midyear Commencement exercises. She is this year's recipient of the Nancy McNeir Ring Award, which honors SLU faculty for their teaching and devotion to students.
12/07- Amelia Arnold (A&S ’13, A&S Grad '15) is a native Chicagoan with a SLU heart through and through. Even her time away from campus is spent relatively close, and reflects Billiken values as Arnold volunteers as a mentor with SLU’s community partner and neighbor, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri.
12/07- Billikens got in touch with their creative sides while beating finals stress at the holiday-themed ornament painting evening hosted by the Graduate Student Association (GSA) and Campus Recreation and Wellness.
12/07- Two-time Tony Award winner Christine Ebersole and Billy Stritch, a Grammy-winning composer and performer, gave a Master Class for students in the Department of Fine and Performing Arts on Thursday, Dec. 6. They are just the latest theater stars to share their knowledge and tips with SLU students as part of a partnership with The Cabaret Project of St. Louis.
12/07- The next Atlas Week is set for March 2019 and will focus on migrants and migration. Events must be submitted by early February 2019.
12/07- Fuzzy therapists from C.H.A.M.P. Therapy Dogs are ready to listen and to love you through what gets you down on Monday, Dec. 10, and Tuesday, Dec. 11, on the second floor of the Pius XII Memorial Library.
12/05- Through a $300,000 endowment, Henry Nasrallah, M.D., chair and professor in the Department of Psychiatry, and his wife, Amelia, have created a new neuroscience center that will be housed in the School of Medicine. The center will foster and facilitate interdisciplinary research and education.
12/05- The newest 'sons and daughters of SLU forever' will celebrate graduation on Friday, Dec. 14 at Chaifetz Arena.
12/04- The café is seeking new student employees and will hold interviews on Tuesday, Dec. 11.
12/02- The University hosted its annual Employee Service Award breakfast on Thursday, Nov. 29. The staff and faculty members who were honored have been with the University for decades, including one who has given half a century of service to SLU.
12/01- There were s'mores and a snowfall of bubbles, hot chocolate and good cheer. Christmas began for SLU's Billikens this past weekend as the University community - and Old St. Nick - turned out to celebrate Christmas on the Quad.
11/30- Paul J. Hergenrother, Ph.D., will speak about drug discovery and other topics as part of the Department of Chemistry event in January.
11/30- The week's activities will include free massages, yoga, smoothies and a pottery painting night.
11/30- Submissions are due at the beginning of January for the March symposium, which will feature roundtables, lectures and a special Grand Rounds.
11/29- The team's wins include three awards from e-Healthcare for SLUCare's digital campaigns and programs, and honors for television, print campaigns and for the practice's doctor directory, SLUCare Find-a-Doc.
11/29- Snap a pic of that departmental holiday party, those meticulously decorated cookies or your favorite SLU pet in her or his ugly sweater and send it in to be part of SLU's holiday celebration photo story.
11/27- Christopher Duncan, Ph.D., dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and Molly Schaller, Ph.D., of the Office of Mission and Identity, will offer a Twilight Advent Retreat focused on building community, nurturing spirits and finding a balance between work and life as the SLU community prepares for the holidays.
11/27- DineSLU is baking it up this year and invites the SLU community to save time this busy holiday season by ordering holiday pies and cookies from the University’s campus dining partner.
11/27- The two sessions will include information about volunteering with the camp for children who have a parent impacted by cancer.
11/27- As part of the celebrations of Missouri's statehood bicentennial, the state will replace its current bluebird license plates with a new design. Staff members, faculty and students with Missouri plates should re-register all non-personalized license plate numbers with the Division of Parking and Card Services.
11/20- The new policy was approved after a nearly 18-month discussion and review process that included student, faculty and staff input.
11/20- The study's purpose is to research the safety and efficacy of an experimental vaccine to protect against the bird flu virus.
11/16- Services will be held for Annie Rues Neidel, Ph.D., a program manager in the Honors Program, at St. Francis Xavier College Church. A wake will be held at 9 a.m., with a funeral Mass at 11 a.m, and a celebration of Neidel's life following the liturgy.
11/16- Applications including Cognos, Workflow, and Billiken Buy will be down beginning on Tuesday, Nov. 20, through the end of the work period on Sunday, Nov. 25.
11/16- The members of 3200 Diversity and Anti-Oppression are hosting a day of story-sharing and breakout sessions centered on SLU and St. Louis community members' stories about facing or triumphing over adversity. Submissions are anonymous and will be read by volunteers.
11/16- Information sessions about the skill development contest centered on Amazon's Alexa voice assistant and SLU's strategic plan will take place next week.
11/16- Faculty and staff members who are involved in grant-funded research projects, and who received requests to complete SLU's Outside Interest Disclosure (OID) forms must do so by Friday, Nov. 30.
11/16- Agiloft will allow for a uniform, automated contract routing and approval process along with other benefits. Training sessions will be offered beginning in December.
11/16- The Student Government Association (SGA) challenged SLU students and University President Fred P. Pestello, Ph.D., to turn out for a snowy battle royale to celebrate a rare pre-Thanksgiving snow fall.
11/15- This year's contest is accepting poetry submissions and the first prize winner will receive $500. The deadline to submit contest entries is Monday, Feb. 18, 2019.
11/15- Short phone and voicemail outages are expected during the work period on Saturday, Nov. 17.
11/14- To celebrate the holiday season, Saint Louis University will host its second “Christmas on the Quad,” beginning at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1, and the entire SLU community is invited to celebrate.
11/13- Kathleen Davis, formerly vice president of enrollment management at Canisius College in Buffalo, New York, will begin her term tomorrow. During her time at Canisius, Davis oversaw undergraduate, graduate and online services.
11/13- SLU Giving Day, which runs from midnight to midnight on Friday, Nov. 16, is designed to benefit a variety of University fundraising efforts and donors can unlock matching gifts through their generosity. This year's event also includes an item drive for Billiken Bounty, SLU's student food resource center.
11/13- A number of University applications including Cognos and Banner will be unavailable during the work period, which is slated to last through the weekend.
11/13- Gifts and clothing will be on sale.
11/13- Users may experience some intermittent outages.
11/13- The new module will help with tracking space assignments and will streamline the process for single and small move requests.
11/13- The University's blue-clad St. Nick is seeking donations and help collecting all the toys tots wish for this season.
11/09- Faculty, staff members, and students are needed to judge the Saint Louis Urban Debate League Tournament on Saturday, Nov. 17.
11/09- Physical therapy students will fashion foot orthotics for volunteer patients as part of their coursework.
11/09- The Staff Advisory Committee (SAC), Office of Mission and Identity, and Office of Diversity and Community Engagement are hosting the drive for several families in need, and donations will also benefit Billiken Bounty and Campus Kitchen.
11/09- The drive's donations will be donated to Catholic Urban Programs. Items needed range from macaroni and cheese to pudding cups to pretzels.
11/09- Tickets are now on sale for a show promising a celebration of life’s unforgettable moments.
11/08- The queer/transgender Tami Sri Lankan American comedian and writer D'Lo has published extensively on the South Asian American experience, rap, hip hop, and is the co-producer of DisOriented Comedy.
11/08- The annual awards program is a partnership with the YWCA of Greater St. Louis and honors SLU women of achievement.
11/08- The week's activities will take place throughout campus and will promote awareness about international and global affairs.
11/08- The department will re-open in its new space in Drummond Hall on Monday, Nov. 12.
11/08- Donations will benefit The Fit and Food Connection, a nonprofit agency that provides healthy groceries to families with limited access to healthy food options.
11/06- The campus community can place orders for turkeys and fresh-baked rolls through Tuesday, Nov. 13.
11/06- The celebrations include a social media campaign, giveaways and special contests.
11/06- Faculty and staff members can enter a code to save on tickets to attend men's and women's basketball games this season.
11/06- The study will examine the experiences of second-generation Asian Indian-American students.
11/06- Herman Koester will provide in-depth presentation about a new educational program offered by Toastmasters International.
11/06- The SLU Chapter of the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association is hosting the screenings on Friday, Nov. 9.
11/02- The VITAS (Vocational Inquiry Through Advocacy and Service) Program is now accepting undergraduate student applications for the Spring 2019 cohort.
11/02- On the heels of their hit collaboration, the pair will perform at the arena along with three guest artists.
11/02- Faculty members are invited to talk with publishers and to learn about ways to incorporate affordable textbooks into their courses.