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A Further Look into Fernando Abilleira’s Role at NASA

A Further Look into Fernando Abilleira’s Role at NASA

December 10, 2018

Q: Specifically, what was your role in NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory? What is the planning process, etc.? A: I have been working at NASA for 17 years. The last 15 at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laborat...

Stress Strikes Again As Finals Week Looms

Stress Strikes Again As Finals Week Looms

December 6, 2018

With final exams coming up, this is the most stressful time of year for most college students. The last few weeks before winter break are often jam-packed with last minute assignments, papers, reviews...

SLU Alum Manages NASA’s Successful Mars Mission

SLU Alum Manages NASA’s Successful Mars Mission

December 6, 2018

On Monday, NASA’s InSight robotic lander made contact with the rocky red ground of Mars’ surface. The event went somewhat viral after a St. Louis-born engineer involved in the landing was filmed celebrating...

Tragedy Befalls SLU Graduate Nursing Student

Tragedy Befalls SLU Graduate Nursing Student

December 6, 2018

A St.Charles County mother was on her way to work an extra shift at SLU Hospital when she was killed in a car accident on Nov. 24, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Thirty-one-year-old nurse...

Billiken Bounty Bestows Relief to Students

Billiken Bounty Bestows Relief to Students

November 30, 2018

While most college campuses have many different restaurants, dining halls and other options for students to purchase food, there is a growing number of college students that are experiencing food inse...

SLU Hospital Doctor Jailed After Impregnating Minor

SLU Hospital Doctor Jailed After Impregnating Minor

November 29, 2018

A doctor has resigned from his position at SLU Hospital in the wake of receiving serious criminal charges earlier this month. Dr. Ashu Joshi, a 46-year-old resident of Sunset Hills, Mo., was arrested in...

New Interim VP for Enrollment Announced

New Interim VP for Enrollment Announced

November 29, 2018

In an email sent to the SLU community earlier this month, President Fred Pestello introduced Kathleen Davis as the Interim Vice President for Enrollment and Retention Management (ERM). Davis was hired...

Farewell to a Compassionate Face of SLU

Farewell to a Compassionate Face of SLU

November 29, 2018

Annie Neidel, Ph.D., program manager of the Honors Program, passed away on Nov. 15 at the age of 41 due to breast cancer. How- ever, her legacy at SLU will live on with every student and coworker that...

Polarized Communities come Together for Election Watch Party

Polarized Communities come Together for Election Watch Party

November 15, 2018

Held the evening of the midterm elections, the Political Science department invited all SLU students to watch the national election results all evening. The department supplied pizza and drinks for all...

18 SLU Groups Awarded 1,800 Dollars

18 SLU Groups Awarded 1,800 Dollars

November 15, 2018

Last year, the Center for Community Engagement and Service announced that the end of Make A Difference Day was upon us. As SLU students mourned the loss of the beloved day, the Center wasted no time to...

Donated Bodies Honored at Interfaith Service

Donated Bodies Honored at Interfaith Service

November 15, 2018

On Friday, Nov. 9th, students at SLU’s School of Medicine and Allied Health programs participated in an interfaith memorial ceremony honoring those who donated their bodies to SLU via the Gift Body ...

Diwali: a Festival of Light

Diwali: a Festival of Light

November 14, 2018

Last week, one of the four major religions celebrated its most important holiday—a joyous festivity of illumination, spirituality, familial and amicable gathering and decoration. Diwali. There...

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