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Student Well Being Task Force Releases Draft of Strategies for a Culture of Well Being

Student Well Being Task Force Releases Draft of Strategies for a Culture of Well Being

Gabby Chiodo, News Editor May 3, 2022

On April 13,  Saint Louis University’s new Student Well-Being Taskforce released its first comprehensive draft of strategies to move SLU “toward a culture of well-being.” With 3 different ways...

SLU’s Model UN Team Finishes Season in California

Gabby Chiodo, News Editor May 3, 2022

On April 21, 2022, fifteen of Saint Louis University’s students traveled to Los Angeles, California to attend a Model United Nations conference hosted by the University of California, Berkeley.    ...

Seyoon Choi at the award cermony with his service dog, Kaplan

SLU Junior Earns Governor’s Council on Disability Youth Leadership Award

Ulaa Kuziez, Associate News Editor May 3, 2022

The Missouri Governor´s Council on Disability (GCD) awarded Saint Louis University junior Seyoon Choi the 2021 Youth Leadership Award.     The honor “recognizes an outstanding Missouri...

Health Policy Pod Hosts Narcan Training

Gabby Chiodo, News Editor May 3, 2022

On Monday, April 15, the Health Care Policy Pod in partnership with SLU’s Center for Social Action hosted a Naloxone, commonly known as NARCAN, training and harm reduction program.    ...

Becca Townley Wins Truman Scholarship

Becca Townley Wins Truman Scholarship

Ulaa Kuziez, Associate News Editor May 3, 2022

Rebecca Townley had expected a simple email or letter. Instead, she found that she was awarded the prestigious Harry S. Truman Scholarship when Saint Louis University President Dr. Fred  Pestello...

SLU Chess Team Wins Final Four of Collegiate Chess

Conor Dorn, Editor-in-Chief May 3, 2022

Earlier this month, SLU’s chess team continued its dominating performance by winning the team’s first President’s Cup, beating out Webster University, Texas Tech University and the University of...

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Law Professor Participates in International War Crimes Conference

Brian Guerin, Staff Writer April 1, 2022

On March 4th, the prestigious London-based policy institute Chatham House held a virtual conference attended by many leading academic and diplomatic figures. The goal of the conference was to explore...

Photo Courtesy of Sarah Adam

SLU’s Sarah Adam: The Next Paralympic Athlete?

Alex Rozar, Staff Writer April 1, 2022

Professor Sarah Adam, O.T.D. hopes on taking a trip to Paris in summer 2024, but she’s not planning a vacation. She’s competing for a spot with   Team USA’s wheelchair rugby team.   ...

SLU Professors Oppose Anti-Critical Race Theory Bill

Ulaa Kuziez, Associate News Editor April 1, 2022

Charles Parker, Ph.D., had been vaguely aware of bills circulating in the Missouri legislature that aim to increase parental involvement in curriculum setting in public schools.       ...

Two SLU Acapella Groups Compete At ICCA Midwest Semi-Finals

Two SLU Acapella Groups Compete At ICCA Midwest Semi-Finals

Gabby Chiodo, News Editor April 1, 2022

On Sat., March 28, two SLU teams competed at the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella Midwest Semifinals (ICCA) at Washington University.     Astha with soloist Laasya Sarva The...

“This far exceeds my worst-case scenario:” SLU Experts Discuss Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

Alex Rozar, Staff Writer March 17, 2022

The world has been on high alert since Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a “military operation” in Ukraine on Feb. 24. The University News talked to three experts on Russia and Ukraine to...

Photo Courtesy of Alex Rozar

Law Professor to Advocate Assisting Ukrainian Refugees

Alex Rozar, Staff Writer March 7, 2022

Monica Eppinger, Ph.D, J.D, a professor at the Saint Louis University School of Law, told the University News that she will call on SLU to assist Ukrainian refugees fleeing the Russian invasion. “We...

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