11/17- The event celebrating SLU's Nov. 16 birthday encouraged the University community to take part in specific giving challenges and 887 alumni, staff, faculty, students, Billiken families and friends of the University participated to unlock challenge gifts.
11/16- From his first plane ride as a toddler to his recent trek to the South Pole, Buzz Aldrin came to speak to a full house at Saint Louis University’s Center for Global Citizenship, detailing not only his new adventures but also urging those gathered to continue to gaze skyward and to push for exploration beyond Earth’s bounds.
11/14- Students, faculty, staff and alumni gathered at Grand and Lindell to celebrate the entry of the first service hours kicking off the University's bicentennial clock.
11/14- The new creator space in the Pius XII Memorial Library is a collaborative effort, bringing together SLU's students, libraries and technology resources to create a state-of-the-art learning space. It held its grand opening on Tuesday, Nov. 14.
11/14- Junior Maria Garcia attended her third Ignatian Teach-In this year and served as a team leader at this year's Teach-In, nominated by her peers to lead discussions on immigration and foreign policy.
11/14- The Saint Louis University alumnae and civil rights pioneer died Saturday, Nov. 11. She was 93.
11/14- SLU Giving Day honoring the University's birthday on Thursday, Nov. 16, will be a chance for the SLU community to support initiatives benefiting SLU students.
11/09- Samkon Gado, M.D., a third-year resident in otolaryngology at Saint Louis University and former NFL running back, was profiled Nov. 6 on ESPN's Monday Night Countdown.
11/07- Scientist Francis M. Sverdrup, Ph.D., studies an inherited type of muscular dystrophy that typically begins with weakness in the face and shoulders before spreading to all skeletal muscles.
11/07- Through education, advocacy and legal action, law students, faculty and alumni are responding to the needs of immigrants and asylum-seekers in the St. Louis region.
11/03- Medical students at Saint Louis University honored those who donated their bodies for medical education with an interfaith memorial service Friday.
11/02- Dashawn Cason, Brandon Rahimi and Bridget Boyle took home the trophy this year, beating six teams from the three other Missouri law schools.
10/27- Through their professional successes and contributions to the community, this group has brought honor to both the University and the law school by demonstrating SLU's mission and embodying the Jesuit spirit.
10/27- The St. Louis man who was mauled and nearly killed by chimpanzees in 2012 is putting his name and energy behind a new Saint Louis University initiative to support trauma patients.
10/26- The annual Garden to Tables Food Day promotes sustainable, healthy and just agricultural practices as well as an overall healthier St. Louis community.
10/13- On Oct. 12, alumnus Stanley Andrisse, Ph.D., shared his story of overcoming adversity and pursuing a career as a biomedical scientist.
10/10- Dorsa Derakhshani, named International Grandmaster by the World Chess Federation in 2016, is now playing for the Billikens. Derakhshani is a freshman at SLU and a member of the chess team.
10/10- The John Cook School of Business has received a $1 million gift to establish the Edward Jones Deanship.
10/10- Most days you can find digital humanities librarian Debra Taylor Cashion, Ph.D., MLIS, tucked away in a quiet corner of Pius XII Memorial Library examining and researching some of the most fascinating and historically significant material many of us have never seen.
10/10- In the second of two high-profile articles published in recent weeks, SLU scientist Mee-Ngan F. Yap, Ph.D, continues to uncover the secrets of how ribosomes hibernate under stressful conditions.
10/05- The University Theatre will perform at sites in the Grand Center neighborhood through a new agreement with the Kranzberg Arts Foundation this and is collaborating with a local nonprofit agency in its opening production.
09/29- The Ability Institute took its Ability Exhibit overseas to London for its first international trip.
09/29- The summit will be the first in a series of events in 2017-2018 that will highlight areas of research excellence and growth at SLU.
09/24- Thousands attended the outdoor Mass and festivities that followed in a gathering that included SLU students, faculty, staff, alumni and the larger St. Louis community.
09/23- Following the Bicentennial Mass at the Gateway Arch, SLU revealed plans to mark its 200 years with a service challenge that begins Nov. 14.
09/21- The law school hosted three prestigious speakers, including two alumni, to weigh in on their understandings of the Constitution in their areas of practice.
09/19- True Gaelic: Unearthing Medieval Ireland, a documentary by HEC-TV, will open next week at SLU's Center for Global Citizenship. The documentary follows Thomas Finan, Ph.D., and his students as they dig for history on the shores of Lough Ce in County Roscommon, Ireland.
09/19- Longtime SLU librarian W. Charles Heiser, S.J., died on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in St. Louis. He was 95, a Jesuit for 77 years and a priest for 64 years.
09/19- For Frank Tucci, living Saint Louis University's Jesuit mission means literally giving of himself to others and Friday marked a milestone for him as he made his 100th gift of life-saving blood to the American Red Cross.
09/14- As Saint Louis University prepares to celebrate its 200th birthday, Homecoming 2017 and Family Weekend, Sept. 21 to 24, promise to be part of a "landmark celebration" of all that it means to be a Billiken.
09/12- A $599,821 National Science Foundation grant will fund a new SLU lab that will encourage experiential learning.
09/12- Miss Missouri Jennifer Davis (A&S '16) was crowned runner-up in the Miss America Pageant Sunday night.
09/12- Saint Louis University scientist Mee-Ngan F. Yap, Ph.D.,has uncovered the way a bacterial ribosome moves from an inactive to an active form, and how that "wake up call" is key to its survival.
09/07- A Saint Louis University School of Medicine student took time off between her third and fourth year of medical school to work on the syndicated Dr. Oz Show.
09/06- More than 100 countries will be represented by 827 new Americans at Friday's naturalization ceremony, which will be held at Chaifetz Arena.
09/06- Saint Louis University's Doisy Scholar program gives undergraduates from SLU and other universities experience conducting laboratory research.
08/31- Officials from Saint Louis University and SSM Health St. Louis ceremonially began construction on the new $550 million SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital on Aug. 31 with the new facility's groundbreaking. The new hospital will welcome its first patient in 2020.
08/31- SLU's School of Nursing provides a refresher course for SSM Health nurses who want to return to direct patient care after taking some time away from their careers.
08/28- Daniel Hoft, M.D., Ph.D., has received a $6.4 million task order from NIAID/NIH to study a treatment for MDR-TB, a worsening, deadly global health threat.is leading a multi-national clinical trial for a possible treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis.
08/25- SLUCare Physician Group and SSM Health collaborated closely to design the new SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital and ambulatory care center.
08/24- Speaking to the second-largest class in SLU history, senior Molly Layman joined University President Fred P. Pestello, Ph.D., Provost Nancy Brickhouse, Ph.D., Daniel Carter, president of the Student Government Association, and the entire SLU community in welcoming its newest members at 2017’s New Student Convocation on Aug. 24 at the Chaifetz Arena.
08/24- For Izabel Trizlova, the international community she experienced as a student at Saint Louis University's Madrid campus has prepared her to work with people from across the globe. Newslink caught with her for a Q&A about her experiences as an intern in Astana, Kazakhstan.
08/18- The new recommendations evaluate factors like demographics, blood pressure and smoking as a whole, rather than in isolation.
08/18- Gearing up for this year's total solar eclipse, Saint Louis University looks back to the archives for the story of a Jesuit astronomer who pointed his camera at the sky in 1889 and prayed for an "astro miracle" while pioneering new ways to capture celestial events on film.
08/17- Saint Louis University scientist Kasey Fowler-Finn, Ph.D., and her research team will study treehoppers to learn how changing temperatures affect singing insects' ability to recognize the songs of potential mates.
08/16- A $597,380 grant from the National Science Foundation will fund SLU scientist Paul Bracher, Ph.D., and his research team as they study what life might look like on other planets - or, here on earth - if it began in oil.
08/14- Saint Louis University researchers are encouraged by study results which they hope can reduce the risks associated with this type of brain surgery.
08/11- With the first total eclipse of the sun in four decades less than a month away, Sweta Kavali, M.D., a SLUCare ophthalmologist and retina specialist, has recommendations for how to get a full view of this rare event without causing permanent optical damage.
08/09- Saint Louis University's newest residence hall opened with a ribbon cutting, blessing and celebration on Aug. 8. The building will welcome its first student residents later this month.
08/02- William "Bill" Stoneman III, former dean of Saint Louis University School of Medicine, died Aug. 1, 2017. He was 89.
08/02- The City of St. Louis won an award for emergency preparedness because of its partnership with the School of Nursing that teaches students to assist in case of a public health emergency.
08/01- Saint Louis University School of Medicine held its 2017 white coat ceremony for the Class of 2021 on Sunday, July, 30.
07/28- Saint Louis University dietetic interns are learning how to create their own culinary entrepreneurship opportunities in a class which gives students six weeks to start a business and double their initial investment.
07/26- More than 170 SLUCare physicians from a variety of specialties have been recognized by St. Louis Magazine as best doctors of 2017.
07/24- A SLUCare cardiologist looked at the type of stem cell treatments being marketed to patients with heart failure, as well as the cost and statements about efficacy.
07/21- SLU's new Academic Technology Commons will bring students, faculty and staff with innovative software and tools.
07/19- Demonstrating expanding support, SLU will provide the building for Casa de Salud's new behavioral health service.
07/14- Peter G. Sotiropoulos, D.D.S., M.S., a professor and instructor at Saint Louis University for more than 60 years died Friday, July 7, 2017. He was 92.
07/12- The Arch City Religion digital project offers students new, collaborative ways to seek out the spiritual side of the Gateway City.
07/07- It's not just kids of all ages who come to Saint Louis University for summer camp. Community organizations that help run, staff and program experiences for those kids also come to campus, partnering with SLU to expand opportunities for summer learning and fun to more children from across the St. Louis region.