12/14- With a $580,000 grant from Missouri Foundation for Health, a team of Saint Louis University researchers aims to lower the rate of food insecurity while connecting families to available resources by improving screening practices and follow-up care.
12/14- SLU Researcher Leads Call for Action to Address Gambling Disorders
12/08- Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a form of a muscle wasting disorder that affects one out of every 5,000 to 10,000 boys.
12/08- Norman White, Ph.D., an associate professor of criminology and criminal justice at Saint Louis University noted for his dedication to breaking the school-to-prison pipeline, died suddenly Dec. 6. He was 64.
12/07- Nearly two years ago, a group of four SLU-Madrid students made some sandwiches and headed to Madrid’s city center to distribute meals among people sleeping on the streets. The sandwich, or bocadillo in Spanish, was only the pretext. The group’s main goal was to get to know and to become companions to some of Madrid’s residents who are homeless.
12/07- Maurice Green, Ph.D., a researcher at Saint Louis University for more than six decades and among the first scientists to use viruses to shed light on what goes on inside cells, died on Tuesday, Dec. 5, after an illness. He was 91.
12/05- More than 90 percent of study volunteers in the three trials who received the investigational vaccine demonstrated an immune response to the Zika virus.
12/04- A longtime member of the University’s Board of Trustees and supporter of SLU, Lorenzini passed away Nov. 30, 2017, at age 78.
11/30- Saint Louis University has received a new $1.2 million Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program (McNair Scholars Program) grant from the U.S. Department of Education to prepare eligible, high-achieving undergraduate students for doctoral studies.
11/29- Jesuit educated, Gary Ritter, Ph.D., is a professor of education policy and holder of the 21st Century Endowed Chair in Education Policy at the University of Arkansas.
11/28- Alan Felthous, M.D., is this year's recipient of the Seymour Pollack Award, a national laurel recognizing contributions to teaching and education in forensic psychiatry.
11/28- Saint Louis University will receive $1.5 in federal funds over the next four years to support disadvantaged students by providing them student mentors, faculty mentors and pre-entry work experiences.
11/28- Researchers hope their findings may lead to improved chemotherapy drugs and shed light on why some cells develop chemotherapy resistance.
11/27- SLU professor of physics Jean Potvin, Ph.D., investigated the body composition of 32 shark species to understand how they evolved to thrive in different ocean ecosystems.
11/27- Thousands of Missouri residents on Medicaid affected by hepatitis C are closer to a cure, following litigation brought by the Legal Clinics in collaboration with the Liver Center.
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- SLU’s newest class comes from 44 states and nearly 80 nations from Argentina to Vietnam. The Class of 2021 has an average GPA of over 3.9 and their ACT and SAT entrance scores are the highest in SLU history.
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.
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.