Check out the latest announcements from Saint Louis University.
12/05- For Kevin Kuehl, a Jesuit Scholastic and student in Saint Louis University’s College of Philosophy and Letters, his passion about issues related to migration led him on a journey just before the holiday season, leading high school students from across the Archdiocese of Saint Louis on El Paso, on the border between the United States and Mexico. Kuehl reflects on his experiences as part of the Solidarity Pilgrimage in late October 2019.
12/05- Information Technology Services (ITS) will install a critical security update to all SLU-managed Windows workstations on Thursday, Dec. 19, at 9 a.m.
12/04- A Saint Louis University chemist put his luck on the line and spun the wheel – the “Wheel of Fortune” – as a contestant on the popular game show that made Pat Sajak and Vanna White household names. And he spun and solved his way to success and adventure.
12/03- As Saint Louis University embraces the holiday season, students, faculty and staff members were asked to share reflections on the season's big ideas - themes that warm their hearts, ideas that lead them to seek greater truths and moments that inspire them to nurture the light of good in themselves and others through winter's darkest days.
12/03- The allocated space covers more than 6,000 of the 90,000 square feet in the new $50 million facility and the selected teams' projects range from clean water research to digital humanities projects to work focused on how humans and computers interact.
12/03- As part of the University's transition to Workday, Facilities Services (FM Systems) will become the data source for all employee locations in the new system for University-affiliated locations. FM Systems is asking employees to confirm and/or update their locations by Friday, Dec. 13, to help the transition go smoothly.
12/03- On Friday, Dec. 6, Information Technology Services, SLUCare and the University's partners will implement changes that will allow IDX from its aging hosting equipment to a new hosting service, Athena. IDX will be unavailable during the transition period.
12/03- As work continues on SLU’s new Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering (ISE) Building, the University community will celebrate the building’s progress to-date with a topping-out ceremony at 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 6, at the construction site on the West Pine Mall between the Busch Student Center and the building site.
12/03- Members of the project team, as well as representatives from Human Resources and Information Technology Services (ITS) will be on hand to provide information on what to expect at go-live and to answer questions.
11/26- Don your reindeer antlers or favorite Ugly Sweater and send your best holiday photos of SLU cheer to Newslink for the annual Holiday Photo Feature. Submitted photos of holiday fun at SLU will be published as part of Newslink's annual holiday photo story.
11/26- The pilgrimage is part of a series that allows SLU students, faculty and staff members to explore and learn about a place on campus that is often unknown or overlooked but rich with our Jesuit history and spiritual heritage.
11/26- The Saint Louis University Library Associates Undergraduate Writing Award competition is now open for submissions for the 2019-2020 cycle.
11/26- Microsoft is ending support for the Windows 7 Operating System in January 2020. SLU’s Information Technology Services (ITS) has requested and received a one-year extension to allow SLU users to continue using Windows 7 until January 2021.
11/26- Since 1994, Saint Louis University School of Medicine students and physicians have been committed to providing free health care services in an academic environment.
11/25- Saint Louis University’s athletic training program is holding its annual toy drive benefiting Cardinal Glennon Children’s Foundation, and they are seeking donations until the end of finals week from members of the campus and St. Louis community.
11/25- Faculty members who plan to send-off the University’s new alumni at this year’s mid-year commencement celebrations should register to attend the ceremony by Saturday, Dec. 7.
11/25- Board members are needed to help with the selection and induction of eligible students. All board and committee members must have been previously been inducted into Phi Beta Kappa themselves.
11/25- Feedback on the University's new Workplace Violence Prevention Policy will be accepted until Friday, Jan. 3, 2020.
11/25- Allies for Inclusion: The Ability Exhibit will be on display on the second floor of the Pius XII Memorial Library through Monday, Dec. 16.
11/25- Lauded by students for her emphasis on teaching students the value of ethics in the business world, Katie Kelting, Ph.D., assistant professor of marketing in the Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business, has been named as this year’s Nancy McNeir Ring Award winner.
11/22- The patches will automatically install without user action or pop-up notifications.
11/21- Information Technology Services (ITS) and its partners will work to increase SLU's Internet2 bandwidth.
11/19- Committed to ensuring that everyone can successfully use the system when it goes live in January, the Workday project team has put together a support plan that includes a variety of ways to get help.
11/19- Intervarsity Campus Ministry will host the first meeting of the Black Campus Ministry Small Group on Thursday, Nov. 21. The small group is focused on creating a space for Black students to further their relationships with Jesus Christ.
11/19- Billiken 2 Billiken (B2B), an on-campus resale store that sells items back to students at affordable prices, is seeking donations as the holiday season nears.
11/19- The Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapuetics Club (MIRT) is collecting toys and other needed items for children and parents at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital this season.
11/19- University phone users could experience short telephone and voice mail outages on Saturday, Nov. 23, during the work period.
11/18- Billiken Bounty, a free on-campus food resource that seeks to alleviate food insecurity among SLU students, is seeking volunteers for both winter break and the spring semester.
11/15- More than 320 SLU faculty and staff members have served SLU for more than 6,100 years of combined service. The University honored their contributions to SLU life on Thursday, Nov. 14.
11/15- Sr. Virginia Herbers, ASCJ, will lead the retreat, "God's Intrusions: When the Sacred Interrupts Our Plans," in December.
11/14- Watch the Atlantic 10 Conference champion Saint Louis women's soccer team take on the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame at 12 p.m. Sunday.
11/14- TurkeyPalooza, Campus Kitchen's annual Thanksgiving dinner food drive, has returned, and the SLU community can contribute holiday fixings to the drive on Nov. 19-21.
11/13- St. Benedict Joseph Labre Ministry with the Homeless will hold its second Winter Supply Drive to provide clothing and other supplies for the homeless. The drive will run until Tuesday, Dec. 10.
11/12- SLU's student veterans will be collecting unwrapped toys for the United States Marine Corps's Toys for Tots program at the Billikens men's basketball game on Sunday, Nov. 17, at Chaifetz Arena.
11/12- Three candidates for the role of director of career services will make presentations and answer SLU community questions at three open fora.
11/12- Applications are now live for 2020 First-Year Experience Leaders and multiple positions, from Oriflamme Leaders to Transfer Mentors, are available.
11/10- After winning their second consecutive Atlantic 10 Conference Championship, the Billikens will advance to the NCAA Tournament. The women's soccer team will gather at Lorenzini's at Chaifetz Arena at 3 p.m. today for the NCAA Selection Show and the SLU community is invited to watch with the team and to celebrate.
11/08- The class, part of Sodexo's Kitchen Academy, offers SLU students the chance to learn how to make a meal featuring shrimp, corn and black bean tacos and two kinds of salsas.
11/08- Following the release of his new album and Netflix Original anime movie, Sound & Fury, Sturgill Simpson and special guest Tyler Childers will take the stage at Chaifetz Arena in March.
11/08- The international students of Saint Louis University are collecting canned and boxed food items that are "kid-friendly."
11/07- The Saint Louis University School for Professional Studies (SPS) and its SLU Online program celebrated Non-Traditional Student week over the week of Nov. 4.
11/07- Physical Therapy students in the sixth and final year of their program need faculty and staff volunteers, considered to be mild over or under-pronators, to participate in an individualized foot and ankle evaluation and subsequent fabrication of a pair of foot orthotics.
11/05- The auction begins Tuesday, Nov. 12, and runs through Monday, Nov. 25, and includes surplus SLU property from furniture to restaurant equipment.
11/05- Departments and offices can contribute unwrapped toys to help Blue Santa bring holiday cheer to local kids this holiday season.
11/05- Campus Kitchen, a student-led organization that reduces food waste and provides meals to those who are hungry in and around the SLU neighborhood, needs help preparing and delivering meals over the winter season.
11/01- The Saint Louis University community is called to remember and celebrate the lives of departed friends and family as SLU holds its annual Memorial Mass on Monday, Nov. 4. The celebration honors two traditional feast days in the Catholic Church’s religious calendar that honor the lives of those dear to us – All Souls Day and All Saints Day.
11/01- Information Technology Services (ITS) has issued a warning about email phishing schemes, and is offering guidance to the SLU community about ways to thwart scammers. New email security measures will also take effect this week.
11/01- The VITAS (Vocational Inquiry Through Advocacy and Service) Program is now accepting undergraduate student applications for the Spring 2020 cohort.
11/01- SLU students, faculty and staff members can join Sr. Virginia Herbers, ASCJ, of the Office of Mission and Identity, for a new series featuring snacks and fellowship.
10/31- From awards to presentations to publications, the Billiken community has been busy as the autumn leaves have begun to turn. Catch up on the SLU community's accomplishments.
10/31- As the holiday season approaches, Saint Louis University is highlighting organizations at SLU that could benefit from the gift of time or donations. Winter Inn is a men's shelter operating in St. Francis Xavier College Church.
10/31- SLU students, faculty and staff can submit proposed events for the 2020 Sam and Marilyn Fox Atlas Week. This year's theme is "20/20: A Vision of Activism on the Global and Local Stage - Past, Present and Future."
10/31- SLU's National Student Speech, Language and Hearing Association is offering free, walk-in screenings.
10/31- The workshop will teach participants about the ways different generations work together and how generational preferences and expectations impact the workplace.
10/31- The University community will celebrate the Solemnity of All Saints will liturgies throughout the day.
10/29- University President Fred P. Pestello, Ph.D., Interim Provost Chester "Chet" Gillis, Ph.D., and members of the University Undergraduate Core Committee (UUCC) will hold an open conversation about the proposed Common Core for the SLU community.
10/29- An internal competition is being held to determine the SLU research proposals that will be submitted to the Edward Mallinckrodt Jr. Foundation's award program. Interested investigators must submit their materials for internal review by Friday, Nov. 15.
10/29- The annual Memorial Mass honors the SLU community's friends and loved ones who have passed away.
10/29- A number of applications will be unavailable as Information Technology Services (ITS) makes upgrades to the Banner SSB system.
10/25- The office has partnered with Galilee Missionary Baptist Church to help make the holidays brighter for local families in need.