05/19- Nearly 6,000 family and friends attended the ceremony May 19. The class of 2018 includes students 145 students who graduated summa cum laude, the highest academic distinction possible, and another 529 who graduated with other Latin honors.
05/18- Saint Louis University honored one its proudest sons this weekend at the 2018 commencement ceremony. Tim Gruensfelder was a senior in the Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business, double majoring in accounting and finance.
05/15- Saint Louis University School of Medicine student researchers recently showcased their work, each winning first prize in their respective research category, at a national medical student forum.
05/14- Walter Ong, S.J.has a new book out, more than a decade after his death in 2003. Language as Hermeneutic, A Primer on the Word and Digitization, was compiled from four unpublished drafts discovered in Ong’s archive in Saint Louis University’s Archives and Special Collections.
05/10- Sophomore Jenna Sims volunteers with the Overground Railroad to Literacy Project, a student organization that focuses on breaking the school to prison pipeline through tutoring and mentoring kids across St. Louis.
05/10- Saint Louis University is one of four NIH-funded vaccine research centers studying an investigational vaccine to protect against multiple strains of influenza. Dr. Sharon Frey is SLU's principal investigator on the project.
05/03- A gift by an anonymous donor will establish the Sr. Mary Imelda Pingel Endowed Professorship in Physical Therapy. SLU was among the first Jesuits institutions to offer a degree in physical therapy and continues to have a nationally ranked program.
05/01- Findings from a multi-year study of slipper orchids by a team of SLU researchers were recently published in the Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society of London.
05/01- The Saint Louis University research team found that after following a ketogenic diet, study participants did not perform as well at anaerobic exercise tasks.
04/30- Some families have a weekly movie night. Others play board games together or have a shared hobby. SLU alums Peter and Marsha Maller and their children volunteer, bonding over a shared vision of service that uses each person’s talents to help make the world a better place.
04/27- Tree Campus USA recognizes colleges and universities for promoting healthy trees and engaging their campus communities in conservation efforts.
04/27- Researchers from Saint Louis University School of Medicine have discovered why many multiple myeloma patients experience severe pain when treated with the anticancer drug bortezomib.
04/27- Ronald Mercier, S.J., the head of one of the Jesuits' largest provinces, will also receive an honorary degree at May's graduation celebration and three St. Louisians known for their activism and politicial engagement will also be honored.
04/26- Timed with its bicentennial year, SLU announces new initiatives that reinforce its commitment to service.
04/25- St. Louis Archbishop Robert J. Carlson and Fred Pestello, Ph.D., president of Saint Louis University, signed an agreement on Monday, April 23, that brings the Kenrick-Glennon Seminary undergraduate program fully into SLU’s College of Philosophy and Letters.
04/24- Saint Louis University students showcased solutions to a wide range of medical problems at the third annual MEDLaunch Demo Day.
04/20- A Saint Louis University professor has developed a method for teaching a new language through gaming.
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 was named the region's top nursing educator by St. Louis Magazine. SLU swept the Excellence in Nursing educator category's nominations this year.
04/19- Originally established in 1841, College Church is both its own parish and the site of worship for Saint Louis University’s students, the space is uniquely at the heart of the Jesuit mission.
04/18- Future answers to quickly testing and treating those who have been exposed to chlorine gas may lie in chlorinated lipids.
04/17- SLU is hosting the summit this year as part of its?bicentennial anniversary?celebration and to honor Pope Francis’ call to unite leaders in defense of the health and well-being of the planet.
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.
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- Members of the SLU of Medicine Class of 2018 were honored 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- 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- 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- 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.