04/19- The Coalition, which includes the City of St. Louis, was announced at a press conference at Scott Hall on Tuesday, April 17.
04/19- For the eighth time in nine years, a Saint Louis University nursing professor will be named the region's top nursing educator when St. Louis Magazine hands out its Excellence in Nursing awards on Thursday, April 19. SLU swept the category's nominations this year.
04/19- St. Francis Xavier College Church, originally established in 1841, grew alongside Saint Louis University’s (SLU) original campus in downtown St. Louis, MO. The first English-speaking parish in St. Louis, the space now affectionately known as College Church functioned both as an archdiocesan parish and as a University-owned chapel.
04/18- Future answers to quickly testing and treating those who have been exposed to chlorine gas may lie in chlorinated lipids.
04/17- Bill Nye joins a distinguished group of speakers including Carl Pope at the keynote session of the Saint Louis Climate Summit and Saint Louis University students, faculty and staff members can attend the talk for free by showing a valid University ID. SLU community members are entitled to two free tickets to the April 23 talk.
04/10- Students from SLU, Webster University and the Central Visual and Performing Arts High School performed pieces from jazz ballads to show tunes from Les Miserables with Broadway star and Tony nominee Norm Lewis on Friday, April 6. The master class was hosted by the Department of Fine and Performing Arts and was organized by the Cabaret Project of St. Louis and alumnus Tim Schall (A&S '84).
04/05- Saint Louis University researcher Daniel F. Hoft, M.D., Ph.D., has been named a fellow of the Academy of Science of St. Louis, an organization that works to promote the advancement and understanding of science and technology in the region.
04/04- A $8.4 million bequest, the largest gift in Saint Louis University School of Nursing's history, will fund student scholarships.
04/04- Fred Ochieng’, M.D., a fellow in cardiovascular medicine at Saint Louis University School of Medicine, and his brother Milton Ochieng’, M.D., are co-founders of Lwala Community Alliance. ?
04/03- Lentine is a professor of medicine, SLUCare nephrologist and is the medical director of living kidney donation at SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital.
03/30- Saint Louis University’s Department of Family and Community Medicine ranks in the top 20 in the nation in National Institute for Health (NIH) funding, per data compiled by the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research.
03/27- Now on her path to a Ph.D., Tennison has become one of 10 people nationwide to receive the National Science Foundation’s prestigious Community for Advancing Discovery Research Education (CADRE) fellowship.
03/26- Saint Louis University researchers describe their success in an animal model in turning off the excruciating pain that often accompanies a colorectal cancer drug.
03/23- Guided by their deep understanding of Bosnian culture, interpreters from SLUCare Physician Group, the academic medical practice of Saint Louis University, bridge the communications gap between physicians and patients, helping them to make informed medical decisions.
03/23- Members of the Saint Louis University School of Medicine Class of 2018 were honored recently for their four-year commitment to the Ignatian model of serving the needs of others in the community. The honorees are part of the Rodney M. Coe Distinction in Community Service Program.
03/23- Charles Ford, Ph.D., professor emeritus of mathematics and former director of the computer science program, died March 19. He was 76.
03/20- Four Chaifetz School of Business programs landed in the top 30, while the School of Nursing’s master’s program ranked among the top 50 out of more than 500 nursing graduate programs in the country.
03/19- Saint Louis University researchers have uncovered new answers about why cells rapidly age in children with a rare and fatal disease.
03/19- Back in the early 20th century, the area west of Grand was known as the “Prospect Industrial District.”
03/16- Fourth-year students from Saint Louis University’s School of Medicine participated Friday in the National Residency Match Program (NRMP). NRMP annually matches students with their preferred choice for residency.
03/12- Recent findings open the door to developing new treatments for a wide range of illnesses.
03/08- Saint Louis University researchers will test the safety and efficacy of an investigational drug's ability to slow the decline of brain function and possibly delay or prevent Alzheimer's disease in those at risk for Alzheimer's disease who do not yet have symptoms of the illness.
03/06- The Friends of the Saint Louis University Liver Center celebrated its anniversary with continued support of liver research, patient care and education.
03/01- Members of the Saint Louis University family as well as SSM Health St. Louis employees and community neighbors are being asked to name a new Midtown district that connects SLU’s north and south campuses.
03/01- The chairman of Saint Louis University's Board of Trustees from 1985 to 1992 died Tuesday, Feb. 27. He was 79.
02/27- Follow SLU's historic journey from 1818 to the present with the book and exhibit, Always at the Frontier.
02/26- Researcher Irma Kuljanishvili, Ph.D. developed a promising technique to produce nanoscale materials using simple processes.
02/23- Peter Bernhardt, Ph.D.'s illustrated emails from his research travels bring alive exotic locales for colleagues and the next generation of botanists.
02/20- Transformative gift to boost national stature of Chaifetz School of Business and launch Chaifetz Center for Entrepreneurship
02/16- The legacy of local Civil Rights pioneer Judge Nathan B. Young Jr. lives on for students and scholars thanks to the judge's donation of his personal archive to Saint Louis University.
02/09- Once an Olympic figure skater, Pauline Lee, Ph.D., is now an associate professor of Chinese religions and cultures at Saint Louis University.
02/07- Saint Louis University President Fred P. Pestello, Ph.D., announced today that SLU received $56.7 million in gifts from July through December 2017, the most money the University has ever raised in the first six months of a fiscal year.
02/05- Opioid cessation in non-cancer pain may be more successful when depression is treated to remission, a Saint Louis University study shows.
02/02- The accreditation status is the highest awarded by the accrediting body for graduate medical education.
01/31- According to University archives, the first record of SLU students doing service is a short article in the May 13, 1927, student newspaper about medical students volunteering with the Red Cross during a flood.
01/31- The partnership supports Jesuit ministries in Belize in providing educational and human resources that nurture spiritual, physical, academic and economic health.
01/31- Established in 1959, the advanced college credit program is one of the oldest dual college credit programs in the country and the first west of the Mississippi.
01/31- Gail Miller Bisher is the club's director of communications and the first female analyst to call the club's show in 30 years.
01/31- Researchers studied blood samples taken from patients diagnosed with sepsis and found that elevated chlorinated lipids predicted whether a patient would go on to suffer acute respiratory distress symptom and die within 30 days from a lung injury.
01/30- Keith S. Naunheim, M.D., the Vallee L. and Melba Willman professor and chief of cardiothoracic surgery at Saint Louis University School of Medicine, was elected president of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons.
01/30- Through an immersion program established in her memory, the legacy of Mev Puleo (A&S '85) lives on through current SLU students who discover the power of presence in the relationships they formed with Nicaragua's people.
01/25- Saint Louis University's Health Resource Center, a free clinic operated by medical school students under the guidance of SLU doctors, now operates its pediatric clinic at the Danis Pediatric Center at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital.
01/19- Two new graduate degree programs aim to train the workforce that employers need as they continue to make the Midwest a new Silicon Valley.
01/18- Macy Walz, a second-year medical student, volunteered in early January at Winter Inn, a temporary shelter for homeless men held in the basement of St. Francis Xavier College Church.
01/18- Visitors to Saint Louis University's Museum of Contemporary Religious Art can interact with the team conserving a major mixed media work by one of the museum's early supporting artists as part of the museum's Visible Conservation exhibit.
01/16- Keynote speaker Ambassador Andrew Young reminded attendees that the legacies of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., and other civil rights advocates, should inspire them to work for inclusivity, racial equity, peace and economic justice.
01/08- Saint Louis University's chess team finished second at the 2017 Pan-American Intercollegiate Chess Championships in Columbus, Ohio, beating Harvard University to secure a spot in the Final Four tourney in New York on March 29.
01/04- Grossman was a longtime economist at SLU who was widely recognized as an expert witness on the measurement of economic damages. The professor emeritus and former dean of the John Cook School of Business died on Wednesday, Jan. 3.
12/21- The Clinics, together with Christopher Collins, S.J., and the Community Coalition for Clemency advocated for freedom for 68-year-old grandmother Judy Henderson, who has been released from prison after serving more than 35 years.
12/15- As they celebrated their first day as alumni, the University's newest graduates — and their families and friends — heard from speakers who connected their SLU experiences with thriving in the face of life's surprises.
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- Jeremiah Weinstock, Ph.D., an associate professor of psychology, is among scholars and researchers from more than 25 universities who pushing for expanded resources for gambling-related research and treatment.
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- Now in its second year, the chartered student organization is focused on connecting with Madrid’s homeless women and men through shared meals and conversation.
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.