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Aug 28, 2018, 11:40 ET $50 Million Gift from Dr. Jeanne and Rex Sinquefield Is the Largest Donation in Saint Louis University's 200-Year History

Today, Saint Louis University announces that St. Louis philanthropists Dr. Jeanne and Rex Sinquefield are donating $50 million to the University to...


Aug 09, 2018, 14:46 ET Saint Louis University Installing Amazon Alexa-Enabled Devices in Every Student Living Space on Campus

Saint Louis University is the first college or university in the country to bring Amazon Alexa-enabled devices, managed by Alexa for Business, into...


Aug 09, 2018, 08:56 ET Saint Louis University Has Best Fundraising Year in its History with Nearly $100 Million in Gifts

Today, Saint Louis University announced that it raised a record $98.7 million during the 2017-18 fiscal year, which ended June 30, making it the most ...


Feb 07, 2018, 02:20 ET Saint Louis University Announces Record Fundraising Total

Saint Louis University President Fred P. Pestello, Ph.D., announced today that SLU received $56.7 million in gifts from July through December 2017,...


Jan 05, 2017, 04:00 ET Saint Louis University Scientists Discover Bees Prefer Warm Violets in Cool Forests

Research by scientists at Saint Louis University's Bernhardt/Meier Laboratory engaged in a study of Missouri bees and wildflowers has been published...


Oct 05, 2016, 07:33 ET $4.6 Million NSF Grant Will Help Missouri-Led Team Study Grafting As A Way To Adapt Crops To Climate Change

Saint Louis University has been awarded a $4.6 million grant by the National Science Foundation to lead a Missouri-based team of researchers in...


Sep 03, 2015, 02:40 ET Saint Louis University Partners With Chess Club And Scholastic Center Of St. Louis To Establish SLU's First Chess Team

While the chess world's attention is focused on St. Louis -- as the best players compete in the 2015 Sinquefield Cup -- Saint Louis University and...


Jul 31, 2015, 04:50 ET Federal $2.5 Million Grant to SLU Aims to Transform Geriatric Care

Funded by a three-year, $2.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Saint Louis University will lead an initiative to...


Jun 24, 2015, 06:00 ET Saint Louis University Philosopher Awarded $5.1 Million Grant to Study Happiness and Well-Being

Daniel M. Haybron, Ph.D., professor of philosophy at Saint Louis University, has received a $5.1 million grant to study happiness and well-being. The ...


May 01, 2015, 01:35 ET Celebrated Chess Grandmaster Garry Kasparov To Deliver 2015 Commencement Address At Saint Louis University

Garry Kasparov, a world champion chess player who has also led the battle for democracy in his Russian homeland, will address this year's graduates...


Nov 20, 2013, 03:32 ET Saint Louis University to Launch Spacecraft in Conjunction with NASA, USAF

COPPER (SLU-01), Saint Louis University's first spacecraft designed, built, tested and operated by students at Parks College of Engineering, Aviation ...


Jun 05, 2013, 06:12 ET SLU Parks College Dean Receives $1.4 Million Award For Medical Device Research

A research team led by Theodosios Alexander, Sc.D., Dean of Parks College Engineering, Aviation and Technology at Saint Louis University, was awarded ...


May 22, 2013, 03:45 ET Saint Louis University Marks Aviation Milestone

Just as in 1929 when Parks Air College was awarded Certificate No. 1, making it the first federally certificated pilot training school in the nation, ...


Apr 16, 2010, 09:15 ET Saint Louis U. Gets $5m for New Sustainability Center

Saint Louis University today announced a $5 million grant from the Alberici Foundation to establish the new Center for Sustainability -- a first for...


Apr 16, 2010, 03:15 ET Casa de Salud Community Celebrates New Approach to Health Care

One year after two clinics serving Hispanic immigrants in the St. Louis region closed their doors, Casa de Salud, a new health and wellness center,...