Check out the latest announcements from Saint Louis University.
08/23- SLU's student-led, student-run food resource center is seeking donations, from macaroni and cheese to trail mix to stock its shelves this semester as it continues its mission to ensure that no Billiken goes hungry.
08/23- Academic departments who wish to participate in the University's first ceremony celebrating endowed chairs and professorships should submit their participation forms by Friday, Aug. 30.
08/23- Atlas Week is SLU's longtime celebration of its global community, and this year's organizers need help planning its 20th anniversary festivities.
08/22- Information Technology Services will be performing mandatory upgrades to Banner SSB, and some applications will be unavailable during the maintenance period.
08/22- The Department of Psychology is seeking healthy adults ages 60 or older to participate in a study about brain aging.
08/22- The choir, a select group of musicians who perform challenging music in a variety of styles, is seeking new members.
08/20- Forgot the can opener? Need a lamp to study by? Saint Louis University’s new Billiken 2 Billiken (B2B) resale shop has just what you need to make your SLU dorm room feel like home.
08/20- The traditional welcome ceremony will feature outstanding speakers and an inspirational message from University President Fred P. Pestello, Ph.D.
08/19- Registration has opened for Converging Roads, a conference for health care professionals and students that focuses on Catholic medicine in a secular society, will be hosted at Saint Louis University on Saturday, Oct. 12.
08/19- Sidewalks and walkways east of Grand Boulevard that have been closed this summer for work related to SLU's utility infrastructure upgrade project will be open in time for Fall Move-In later this week
08/16- As Saint Louis University prepares for the start of the 2019-2020 academic year, new faculty members will find resources and support available during this year's Fall Orientation events.
08/16- SLU will welcome its adjunct faculty members to campus as they begin the fall semester with an evening including roundtables and a welcome from University academic leaders.
08/16- Find out how Fall Move-In and Welcome events will impact where you park and how long it takes to get to and from campus.
08/15- All University shuttle services will resume their regular academic year service hours and routes on Monday, Aug. 19.
08/15- Saint Louis University is competing against four area colleges and universities to see which has the most mass transit riders during the first-ever College Transit Challenge, Wednesday, Aug. 28.
08/13- Saint Louis University professor Willis K. “Rick” Samson Ph.D., D.Sc., has been elected as the 33rd president of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behaviors (SSIB).
08/13- Individuals at all levels – from functional experts to end-users – will be involved in an initial testing phase that will focus on HR and Payroll business processes, which go live in January.
08/13- Volunteers are needed on Thursday, Aug. 22, and Friday, Aug. 23, as well as for Fall Welcome events during the weekend of Aug. 24 and 25.
08/09- As part of the University’s efforts to raise visibility about the support systems available for first generation (“1st Gen”) students, SLU faculty and staff who identify as first-generation college students are being sought as Move-In volunteers
08/07- All attending physicians, fellows and residents who practice at SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital, and who have not received the award in the past seven years, are eligible. Nominations will be accepted through Tuesday, Sept. 10, and awards presented in October.
08/07- Information Technology Services (ITS) will perform maintenance on the University’s servers to enhance performance, security and reliability. The work, required upgrades on the UPS’S (power supply) in the Des Peres Hall Data Center, will begin at 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 13.
08/07- Banner and related applications will be unavailable beginning at 10 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 9, through Saturday, Aug. 10.
08/01- Items that will go inside a time capsule that will be buried on the grounds of the new SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital and physician office building are being accepted until Sunday, Aug. 25.
08/01- The inaugural run on Saturday, Aug. 24, supports behavioral health programs at six regional SSM Health St. Louis hospitals, including SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital.
08/01- The barbecue cookout and car wash hosted by the Department of Public Safety will benefit the Special Olympics and the American Foundation of Suicide Prevention.
07/31- The luncheon will include giveaways, vendors, Brenda Hampton from BGPH and Tiffany Luster, who will be selling Paparazzi accessories, an opportunity to learn how to make tutus and a speaker who will talk about breast cancer.
07/26- The University will mark the feast day of the founder of the Society of Jesus with prayer and a fellowship meal.
07/26- Young adults ages 18 to 35 are needed for the study examining the effects of stress on memory.
07/26- The Citrix environment will be unavailable beginning Friday, Aug. 2, through Saturday, Aug. 3, while the work is performed.
07/26- The work to enhance the University servers' performance, security and reliability should not impact campus users.
07/19- SLU community members heard tales of art-collecting Flemish nobles and St. Louis business tycoons as they uncovered the SLU history and spirituality hiding in plain sight as part of the Office of Mission and Identity's second "Pop-Up Pilgrimage" on Wednesday, July 17.
07/19- Alumni from Saint Louis University have participated in every NASA manned mission to date. Astronauts and pioneers of space exploration have visited campus. Check out these highlights from SLU's past.
07/19- SLU community members should stop using Tegrity by Wednesday, July 31. Recordings made using Tegrity in the past have been or will be migrated to Panopto. Training sessions will be available in August.
07/19- Associate Provost Michael Lewis, Ph.D., will begin a 10-month appointment as interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences on Saturday, Sept. 1.
07/19- Noelle Fearn, Ph.D., has been appointed as director of the School of Social Work by Dean Thomas Burroughs, Ph.D., of the College for Public Health and Social Justice. Her appointment began on Monday, July 1.
07/17- The patches will automatically install at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, July 24.
07/17- Males between the ages of 18 and 30 years-old are needed for the study examining the effects of clomiphene on testosterone levels.
07/08- Looking for that next great read? In this mini-series, some of Saint Louis University’s published authors share their recommendations for memorable summer reading with their fellow staff, faculty and students.
07/03- Researchers in the College for Public Health and Social Justice are conducting a study to find out what people think about HPV and HPV vaccines. The researchers want to learn about the challenges people face in getting vaccinated.
07/02- The Brain and Cognition Lab is recruiting young adults aged 18 to 35 for a study examining the effects of stress on memory.
07/02- Catch up on this summer's achievements and find out which SLU faculty, staff members and students have spent the summer organizing international presentations, publishing new articles and winning grants and awards.
07/01- To enhance performance and reliability, Information Technology Services will be performing scheduled maintenance to the Oracle databases beginning at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 3, until 10 p.m. Sunday, July 7.
06/28- The Office of Professional Oversight (OPO) has begun a new initiative to recognize members of the School of Medicine community who have made a positive impact on its learning environment.
06/28- The patches will install automatically starting around 10 a.m. on Monday, July 1.
06/26- The new paid internship is a joint effort between the Center for Service and Community Engagement and the Inter-Faith Committee on Latin America (IFCLA). The deadline to apply is Sunday, June 30.
06/26- University staff, faculty members and students who work with patient care at SLU must complete the training by Wednesday, July 31.
06/21- The Office of the Provost has announced the appointment of the Academic Portfolio Review Committee and the committee has issued its first report on its efforts to evaluate the University’s academic programs.
06/21- The training module must be completed by Friday, July 26, and its completion is mandatory.
06/19- SLU will close on Friday, July 5, and the day will be a bankable holiday for SLUCare employees according to an announcement from University President Fred P. Pestello, Ph.D.
06/19- Saint Louis University’s bicentennial “200-Years-In-One” marketing and communications campaign has received national and international attention.
06/13- Functions related to Human Resources, including performance reviews and hiring, will become easier and better in the new system.
06/12- The fair is an opportunity for faculty and staff to meet account representatives from preferred vendors.
06/10- Employees can learn more about new homes being built near the University’s medical center.
06/07- The SLU Gambling Lab is seeking participants for a study examining gambling relapses.
06/07- The fourth annual Eastern Missouri Distance Learning Summit brings together leaders in the the field of distance educators from across the region.
06/07- Chaifetz Arena will host Tyler, the Creator at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 4, and tickets are now available.
06/06- Peggy Ellis, Ph.D., will serve as interim dean of the nursing school for the 2019-2020 academic year. She previously served as associate dean and in other leadership roles in the School of Nursing from 2006 to 2012.
06/05- Every Thursday and Friday in June and July, Chef Dan Brewer and team will create multiple course lunch experiences featuring the seasons best produce from local farmers and purveyors
06/05- The study is to evaluate the safety of an investigational flu M2SR vaccine.
06/04- Looking for that next great read? In this mini-series, some of Saint Louis University’s published authors share their recommendations for memorable summer reading with their fellow staff, faculty and students.