Check out the latest announcements from Saint Louis University.
11/20- The new policy was approved after a nearly 18-month discussion and review process that included student, faculty and staff input.
11/20- The study's purpose is to research the safety and efficacy of an experimental vaccine to protect against the bird flu virus.
11/16- Services will be held for Annie Rues Neidel, Ph.D., a program manager in the Honors Program, at St. Francis Xavier College Church. A wake will be held at 9 a.m., with a funeral Mass at 11 a.m, and a celebration of Neidel's life following the liturgy.
11/16- Applications including Cognos, Workflow, and Billiken Buy will be down beginning on Tuesday, Nov. 20, through the end of the work period on Sunday, Nov. 25.
11/16- The members of 3200 Diversity and Anti-Oppression are hosting a day of story-sharing and breakout sessions centered on SLU and St. Louis community members' stories about facing or triumphing over adversity. Submissions are anonymous and will be read by volunteers.
11/16- Information sessions about the skill development contest centered on Amazon's Alexa voice assistant and SLU's strategic plan will take place next week.
11/16- Faculty and staff members who are involved in grant-funded research projects, and who received requests to complete SLU's Outside Interest Disclosure (OID) forms must do so by Friday, Nov. 30.
11/16- Agiloft will allow for a uniform, automated contract routing and approval process along with other benefits. Training sessions will be offered beginning in December.
11/16- The Student Government Association (SGA) challenged SLU students and University President Fred P. Pestello, Ph.D., to turn out for a snowy battle royale to celebrate a rare pre-Thanksgiving snow fall.
11/15- This year's contest is accepting poetry submissions and the first prize winner will receive $500. The deadline to submit contest entries is Monday, Feb. 18, 2019.
11/15- Short phone and voicemail outages are expected during the work period on Saturday, Nov. 17.
11/14- To celebrate the holiday season, Saint Louis University will host its second “Christmas on the Quad,” beginning at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1, and the entire SLU community is invited to celebrate.
11/13- Kathleen Davis, formerly vice president of enrollment management at Canisius College in Buffalo, New York, will begin her term tomorrow. During her time at Canisius, Davis oversaw undergraduate, graduate and online services.
11/13- SLU Giving Day, which runs from midnight to midnight on Friday, Nov. 16, is designed to benefit a variety of University fundraising efforts and donors can unlock matching gifts through their generosity. This year's event also includes an item drive for Billiken Bounty, SLU's student food resource center.
11/13- A number of University applications including Cognos and Banner will be unavailable during the work period, which is slated to last through the weekend.
11/13- Gifts and clothing will be on sale.
11/13- Users may experience some intermittent outages.
11/13- The new module will help with tracking space assignments and will streamline the process for single and small move requests.
11/13- The University's blue-clad St. Nick is seeking donations and help collecting all the toys tots wish for this season.
11/09- Faculty, staff members, and students are needed to judge the Saint Louis Urban Debate League Tournament on Saturday, Nov. 17.
11/09- Physical therapy students willl fashion foot orthotics for volunteer patients as part of their coursework.
11/09- The Staff Advisory Committee (SAC), Office of Mission and Identity, and Office of Diversity and Community Engagement are hosting the drive for several families in need, and donations will also benefit Billiken Bounty and Campus Kitchen.
11/09- The drive's donations will be donated to Catholic Urban Programs. Items needed range from macaroni and cheese to pudding cups to pretzels.
11/09- Tickets are now on sale for a show promising a celebration of life’s unforgettable moments.
11/08- The queer/transgender Tami Sri Lankan American comedian and writer D'Lo has published extensively on the South Asian American experience, rap, hip hop, and is the co-producer of DisOriented Comedy.
11/08- The annual awards program is a partnership with the YWCA of Greater St. Louis and honors SLU women of achievement.
11/08- The week's activities will take place throughout campus and will promote awareness about international and global affairs.
11/08- The department will re-open in its new space in Drummond Hall on Monday, Nov. 12.
11/08- Donations will benefit The Fit and Food Connection, a nonprofit agency that provides healthy groceries to families with limited access to healthy food options.
11/06- The campus community can place orders for turkeys and fresh-baked rolls through Tuesday, Nov. 13.
11/06- The celebrations include a social media campaign, giveaways and special contests.
11/06- Faculty and staff members can enter a code to save on tickets to attend men's and women's basketball games this season.
11/06- The study will examine the experiences of second-generation Asian Indian-American students.
11/06- Herman Koester will provide in-depth presentation about a new educational program offered by Toastmasters International.
11/06- The SLU Chapter of the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association is hosting the screenings on Friday, Nov. 9.
11/02- The VITAS (Vocational Inquiry Through Advocacy and Service) Program is now accepting undergraduate student applications for the Spring 2019 cohort.
11/02- On the heels of their hit collaboration, the pair will perform at the arena along with three guest artists.
11/02- Faculty members are invited to talk with publishers and to learn about ways to incorporate affordable textbooks into their courses.
11/02- Campus Kitchen is looking for any and all Thanksgiving fare, from turkeys to marshmallows. Items can be dropped off on-campus on Wednesday, Nov. 14, and Thursday, Nov. 15.
11/02- Rides to the polls, voter guides and an on-campus polling place are available for SLU community members who wish to cast ballots in tomorrow's elections.
11/02- A round-up of awards, presentations, papers and the other professional achievements of SLU faculty, staff and students.
11/01- The Jewish Student Association (JSA) will hold the gathering at the Clock Tower as a show of support for those who lost their lives in the Pittsburgh shooting.
11/01- More than 180 children and their families took part in the celebration on Saturday, Oct. 27.
11/01- The demonstrations will be on Monday, Nov. 5, and are part of the University's ongoing review of its learning management system, currently Blackboard Learn.
11/01- John O'Leary (CBS '99) returned to campus on Tuesday, Oct. 23, with a message about the power individuals have to transform their lives and the need to practice gratitude.
11/01- University President Fred P. Pestello, Ph.D., shared thoughts on the need for solidarity in troubled times.
10/30- The café's first lunch special launches today and the new eatery will serve breakfast and lunch. Café Fresh option is a partnership between Doisy College of Health Sciences and the College for Public Health and Social Justice and will be housed in a space that underwent an ambitious renovation.
10/30- The study is investigating how well listeners understand speakers with speech and voice disorders.
10/30- The Center for Service and Community Engagement is bringing 50 eighth grade students to campus tomorrow.
10/30- The seven SLU faculty members worked on projects ranging from race and Catholicism in St. Louis to global corporate responsibility as part of the University's 200th anniversary celebrations.
10/30- Graduating seniors, law students, medical students and graduate students are encouraged to apply.
10/26- Emergency maintenance requests can still be made by phone while the FM Systems application is upgraded.
10/26- Eighteen winners were chosen from more than 50 applications for the inaugural round of grants empowering students to undertake service and social justice. The program was launched as part of SLU's bicentennial celebration.
10/24- The screenings are ongoing until mid-November and are by appointment-only.
10/24- Departments can submit their academy and camp programs to the Summer At SLU program for inclusion in its marketing efforts until the end of November.
10/23- From making patient care packages to clearing roadside weeds to creating comforts for four-legged creatures, staff and faculty members from across Saint Louis University spent time going above and beyond their job descriptions as part of the University's first Staff-Faculty Day of Service.
10/23- SLU's Winter Session is in its second year and allows undergraduates to earn credit by taking classes during the University's winter break. The term's expanded offerings include 10 courses from a variety of disciplines.
10/23- 'Toast of SLU,' Saint Louis University's Toastmasters Club, will be having an open house from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25, in Room 128, Wool Center.
10/23- Information Technology Services (ITS) will perform mandatory upgrades to the Banner Database and the ODS this weekend.
10/19- The Flying Billikens, Saint Louis University Flight Team, had a successful year at the Safecon Regional Competition hosted by the National Intercollegiate Flight Association.