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October 14, 2014 - Welcome home, Billikens              October 14, 2014 - Discussing the desegregation of SLU              October 14, 2014 - Friend of the Court – and Community              October 14, 2014 - Meet the chairman              October 14, 2014 - Fantastic Freshmen              October 14, 2014 - Let Us Introduce You: Yuan Gao              October 14, 2014 - Canada conquers curriculum              October 14, 2014 - Literacy Award: Winterson honored             

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Homecoming: SLU students, alumni, and family participate in the golf-cart parade, one of the many activities held during the weekend.
Elizabeth Scofidio  / Contributor

Welcome home, Billikens

October 14, 2014 at 6:12 pm 0 comments

University draws students, alumni, family Homecoming and Family Weekend gave visitors to SLU a chance to see a variety of changes, from the new catering on campus to the selection of a new president and staff members. The three major departments involved in the planning of the weekend were Alumni […]

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Discussing the desegregation of SLU

Discussing the desegregation of SLU

October 14, 2014 at 6:05 pm 0 comments

70 years later, Heithaus homily has lasting impact The year 2014 marks the 70th anniversary of the official desegregation of Saint Louis University; 1944 was the first year that blacks and other non-white students were allowed to study at SLU.. On Saturday, Sept. 27, Dr. Jonathan C. Smith, Professor of […]

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Friend of the Court – and Community

Friend of the Court – and Community

October 14, 2014 at 5:57 pm 0 comments

Gathered in a tiny classroom, a handful of pre-law students decided to change the Saint Louis Community for the better. The group they formed, Amicus Curiae, is SLU’s new pre-law society on campus. Founded on a mission to educate and prepare members for a career of serving others, Amicus Curiae […]

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Meet the chairman

Meet the chairman

October 14, 2014 at 5:20 pm 0 comments

This December, Saint Louis University will welcome a new chairman to its Board of Trustees, according to a news statement released on Saturday, Sept. 27. At that time, current chairman Joe Adorjan will step down from his position and become Chairman Emeritus, while Board member Joseph Conran will acquire the […]

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Fantastic Freshmen

Fantastic Freshmen

October 14, 2014 at 5:16 pm 0 comments

This year’s freshmen, the Class of 2018, stand out in SLU’s Fall 2014 census. The class boasts a mean GPA of 3.85 and an average ACT score of 27.6, both of which are all-time University records. In addition, nearly a third of the freshman class scored above a 30 on […]

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Let Us Introduce You: Yuan Gao

Let Us Introduce You: Yuan Gao

October 14, 2014 at 5:12 pm 0 comments

CGC Program Coordinator Speaks on Increasing Diversity She may still be learning the ropes at Saint Louis University, but Yuan Gao has already immersed herself in efforts to enhance SLU’s diversity and inclusion. The new Program Coordinator for Multicultural Education, Gao was welcomed by the University in June and has […]

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Canada: Geoffrey Canada speaks to the SLU community about his work in urban education
Ryan Quinn / Photo Editor

Canada conquers curriculum

October 14, 2014 at 4:56 pm 0 comments

Education reform leader speaks on the school system The nation’s top leader in the education reform movement, Dr. Geoffrey Canada, came to Saint Louis University’s campus to speak on his experiences on Monday, Sept. 22 in the Center for Global Citizenship. Brought to campus by the Great Issues Committee, Canada […]

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Literary Award: Jeanette Winterson addressed those in attendance at the award ceremony.
Ryan Quinn / Photo Editor

Literacy Award: Winterson honored

October 14, 2014 at 4:48 pm 0 comments

On Tuesday, September 23, English author Jeanette Winterson was presented with the St. Louis Literary Award by the St. Louis University Library Associates, a group dedicated to the promotion of SLU’s libraries and their resources. In receiving the award, Winterson joined the ranks of many notable authors who have been […]

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Understanding disability: Event highlights solidarity

Understanding disability: Event highlights solidarity

October 14, 2014 at 4:43 pm 0 comments

October is Disability Awareness Month, and as the month comes closer, Student Disability Services and the Disability Services Club (DSC) here at SLU set up an exhibit to kick it all off. Students and faculty lined up to venture into the Allies of Inclusion exhibit in the BSC Tuesday. There […]

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IFSA: The association provides international faculty with the opportunity to connect
Javier Muro de Nadal / Staff Photographer

IFSA Welcomes International Faculty

October 14, 2014 at 4:29 pm 0 comments

Event held to assist foreign members of SLU Staff The SLU IFSA (International Faculty and Staff Association) Fall Welcome Event, held on Wednesday, Sept. 24, provided a setting for faculty members to mingle with each other. There were new faculty members from China and India, as well as other countries. […]

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