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  • 04/20- SLU students, faculty and staff members can download the app, Rave Guardian, to help them travel more safely on and off campus. The app includes a safety timer to alert friends or the Department of Public Safety (DPS) if they need help and allows users to alert DPS to suspicious activity through texting and photo sharing among other features.

  • 04/19- P. David Brown, S.J., joined the Vatican Observatory in 2008. He will speak on Tuesday, April 24, at the bicentennial symposium honoring Jesuit contributions to science.

  • 04/19- TIAA, the University's retirement planning partner, is offering individual counseling sessions.

  • 04/17- Thomas Croat, Ph.D., of the Missouri Botanical Garden, has amassed a prodigious plant collection over more than 50 years of research. He will deliver the Department of Biology's annual John Dwyer Public Lecture on Friday, April 27.

  • 04/17- The afternoon mini-retreat includes prayer, talk, reflection and dinner. Registration is due by Wednesday, April 25.

  • 04/17- The FTKolor Run 5K fun run and walk will take place on Saturday, April 28 and the proceeds benefit local children's hospitals.

  • 04/13- This year's Sam and Marilyn Fox Atlas Week events celebrated the SLU community's global relationships and the impact of SLU around the world in changing the world for good.

  • 04/13- Graduating seniors, nominated by their departments from across the University, will present as part of an exhibit highlighting their creative and academic work.

  • 04/13- Molly Schaller, Ph.D., was previously interim dean for the School of Education. Her new appointment begins on Aug. 1 and she will support the Institutional Examen review process, a one-year period of reflection and discernment of Jesuit identity and commitment adopted by the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU).

  • 04/12- Denise Sleet, Ph.D., will begin assembling a team to refine and implement plans for a new advising model, fulfilling a key recommendation from the University-wide committee that evaluated SLU's existing advising structure.

  • 04/12- Patrick McCruden, chief mission integration officer for SSM Health, will as part of the Conference on Medicine and Religion hosted by SLU's Bander Center for Medical Business Ethics this weekend at St. Louis's Union Station.

  • Members of the MEDLaunch executive board pose with others at the MEDLaunch Demo Day in April 2016. Photo by Re-I Chin

    04/12- MEDLaunch teams will showcase new devices, technologies at 3rd Annual Event

  • 04/10- Julie Howe, an instructor in health information management, received the John R. Hunt Award from the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. Her recent work has included helping to develop a national case management system to collection uniform death certificate information to help the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) drive public health initiatives and presenting more than 20 peer-reviewed studies at the national and international level.

  • 04/10- Abstracts are due by Monday, April 23, for the symposium which brings together faculty whose research interests further wound healing initiviatives across the region.

  • 04/10- Doctoral students in the College for Public Health and Social Justice are researching the association between exposure to air pollutants and perceived stress.

  • 04/10- The course, taught by Tobias Winright, Ph.D., will study the foundations of Catholic health care ethics on the ground in Maynooth, Ireland, this summer.

  • 04/10- Tickets are available for $5 for the Tuesday, May 1 game against the Chicago White Sox.

  • 04/10- Shari M. Ling, M.D., deputy chief medical officer with the Center for Clinical Standards and Quality Centers for Medicare and Medicaid will present at a special Grand Rounds.

  • 04/06- The fair will include both federal work study and non-federal work study jobs for the fall semester, and also includes off-campus federal work study sites offering job possibilities.

  • 04/06- The study will explore how environmental variations encourage or discourage gambling behavior.

  • 04/05- The spring issue of Conversations in Jesuit Higher Education features an article about the SLU Prison Program by Daniel Smith, Ph.D., and one on the University's bicentennial by staff member Amelia Blanton Hibner.

  • 04/05- Three students won the prize for their short stories. The winners will be honored at a ceremony on Wednesday, April 11.

  • 04/05- The April 19 networking event is hosted by the SLU Entrepreneurs' Club. The evening will include workshops, networking and dinner.

  • 04/05- I would like to share what the University leadership team is planning and proposing for the FY19 budget as it relates to compensation, one of our top priorities.

  • 04/05- Diana Rupprecht, program coordinator for the Center for Environmental and Occupational Health in the College for Public Health and Social Justice, spends lunch hours and weekends racking up between 18,000 and 30,000 steps as she trains Katy and Leo, her two current canine agility competitors. Rupprecht fell head over heels for the sport 15 years ago, when her son went off to college.

  • 04/03- The Cross Cultural Center and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship 2018 Committee are seeking help.

  • 04/03- The free challenge runs until Monday, April 30. Twelve winners will win money to spend at the bookstore and those who take over 70,000 steps per challenge week will be entered for a chance to win one of 12 prizes.

  • 04/03- Those seeking to book the center's auditorium must fully describe their events and ensure they are in line with the center's mission beginning in June 2018.

  • 04/03- The collection benefits Peter and Paul Ministries and runs through Friday, April 13.

  • 04/03- The study's purpose is to understand factors that influence the uptake of cervical cancer screening among female international students while they are in the United States.

  • 04/03- Friday's event marks the 30th year that the School of Law has invited scholars from around the country to discuss health law studies.

  • 04/03- All faculty and staff members are invited to attend one of two town halls to learn about the results of the survey administered earlier this year.

  • 04/03- The team competed in the Final Four of College Chess over the Easter weekend in New York City.

  • 03/29- Catch up on the awards, honors, accolades, and experiential learning the SLU community undertook last month.

  • 03/29- The series will continue with Matt Malone, S.J., editor-in-chief of America magazine and president of America Media.

  • 03/29- He's a popular history professor, associate director of SLU's Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, rector of the Bellarmine House of Studies, and author who can count Pope Francis among his readers. Learn more about the many hats that Steve Schoenig, S.J., wears daily.

  • 03/29- Members of the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences taught elementary school students the basics of storm forecasting as part of the Ambassadors After-School Program, an outreach effort of the Green House Venture, a collaboration that grew out of work by the Micah Program, Department of Biology, School of Education and efforts of more than 20 SLU faculty members.

  • 03/27- Graduating seniors as well as graduate, law and medical students can apply to speak at May's commencent ceremony until Monday, April 16.

  • 03/27- The study will examine whether a person's heart rate's response to caffeine is predictive of changes in blood pressure.

  • 03/23- The online service request form will be unavailable on the morning of Wednesday, March 28.

  • 03/23- The five will be honored by the Women's Commission on Wednesday, April 25, for their contributions to University life, leadership and service to others.

  • 03/23- While not planned, brief intermittent outages could occur during the work period on Tuesday, March 27.

  • 03/23- The Sam and Marilyn Fox Atlas Week Program is designed to recognize the international dimensions of Saint Louis University's academic programs and to celebrate SLU's role in international education and service. This year's events kick off on Friday, April 6.

  • 03/23- Saint Louis University will honor the life and legacy of pioneering criminologist Norman A. White, Ph.D., with a new lecture and awards ceremony on Monday, March 26.

  • 03/23- The fourth annual institute was held over the Spring Break and included a series of reflective exercises where participants focused on themselves as teachers and on ways to engage their students in deeper, more intentional learning.

  • 03/22- Today's donor registration drive will a student who is battling blood disorders.

  • 03/22- The 12th annual research symposium and science days events will take place in April. This year's multidisciplinary event will highlight diverse areas related to children's health and well-being.

  • 03/22- SLU's radio station and sustanability club have partnered with the Atomic Cowboy to provide students with a free concert featuring musicians Keller Williams and More than a Little!

  • 03/22- The April 18 symposium seeks volunteers for a variety of tasks throughout the day.

  • 03/22- The proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society and tickets are for the Cardinals' game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday, April 7.

  • 03/22- While at SLU, prospective Billikens will attend a class, speak with faculty in programs that have sparked their interest and have opportunities to meet and talk with current SLU students.

  • 03/22- The high students' visits began on Thursday, March 22, and continued through the weekend. The students represent some of the best and brightest in the nation.

  • 03/20- "Women at SLU: The Quest for Knowledge, Power and Legacy," brings together the University's Women's Commission, Department of Women's and Gender Studies, and English department to discuss the challenges and opportunities women confront as students, staff members and faculty at SLU.

  • 03/20- The hunt will involve activities that can be completed throughout the week of April 2 and sign-ups are due by Monday, April 2.

  • 03/20- The student team traveled with mentors from Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology, and spent time visiting several Mayan communities in the country's Toledo district where they met with community leaders, tested water samples and analyzed the region's clean drinking water needs.

  • 03/20- Campus Recreation and Wellness is offering discounts on group fitness classes.

  • 03/15- Gary Bledsoe, Ph.D., will lead the school effective July 1. The college's four engineering departments will be reorganized into a single school within Parks in order to promote interdisciplinary collaboration across disciplines.

  • 03/15- Faculty, staff and departments interested in employing eligible students for the summer can learn more about the program during the Wednesday, April 25 session.

  • 03/15- The symposium's featured speakers include SLU alumni Francis Slay (Law '80), former St. Louis mayor, and Kevin O'Malley (A&S '70, Law '73), former U.S. ambassador to Ireland among other current and former public servants.

  • 03/15- Those registering before Saturday, March 24, receive an early registration discount and are guaranteed a commemorative T-shirt and bicentennial medal for participating in the April fun run and walk.