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Jon Hamm Praises the Resilience of Saint Louis University’s Class of 2024

Emmy-winning actor and St. Louis native Jon Hamm took the stage Saturday, May 18, to offer words of wisdom to the newest graduates of Saint Louis University (SLU) during the University’s spring commencement in St. Louis.
18-May-2024 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Saint Louis University Researchers Identify a Biomarker for Severe Liver Disease in Infants

In a new study, Saint Louis University School of Medicine researchers and colleagues have identified biomarkers in high-risk infants with alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (AATD). This is a condition that is life-threatening in some infants but very...
29-Apr-2024 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Colson Whitehead to Receive the 2025 St. Louis Literary Award

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Colson Whitehead will receive the 2025 St. Louis Literary Award from Saint Louis University. Whitehead will come to St. Louis next spring to accept the award.
25-Apr-2024 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Emmy-Award-Winning Actor and St. Louis Native Jon Hamm to Deliver May 2024 Commencement Address at Saint Louis University

Emmy-award-winning actor Jon Hamm will return to his hometown of St. Louis to deliver the spring commencement address this year at Saint Louis University.
10-Apr-2024 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Novel Findings from 2017 Lead to Changes in How Experts Will Research the 2024 Solar Eclipse

Research published in Atmosphere has shown that in 2017, temperature cooling expected during a total solar eclipse was moderated by St. Louis’ Urban Heat Island (UHI). Researchers found the short duration of the eclipse cooling and the larger...
5-Apr-2024 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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SLU/YouGov Poll: Missouri Voters Support Abortion Initiative, Sports Betting and Open Enrollment

The February 2024 SLU/YouGov Poll surveyed 900 likely Missouri voters about their opinions regarding the 2024 election, critical political issues facing the state and country, Missouri education issues, and matters being considered by the Missouri...
13-Mar-2024 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

SLU Professor Recognized By AUPHA for Excellence in Health Education

Kimberly R. Enard, PhD, MSHA, MBA, FACHE, associate professor in the College for Public Health and Social Justice (CPHSJ) at Saint Louis University, made history when she was named the 2024 John D. Thompson Prize Recipient by the Association of...
11-Mar-2024 11:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Slu Associate Professor of Internal Medicine Named Society of Hospital of Medicine’s ‘Unsung Hero’

Farzana Hoque, M.D., associate professor of internal medicine and acting internship co-director at Saint Louis University’s School of Medicine, is the president of SHM’s St. Louis Chapter. The Unsung Hero award is given to a chapter leader who...
7-Mar-2024 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Bridging the Gap: SLU Speech Pathologist Advocates for Underrepresented Minorities in Rising Career Field

Though the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the employment of speech-language pathologists (SLPs) to grow 19% from 2022 to 2032, a Saint Louis University speech pathologist says there aren’t enough students majoring in the profession,...
20-Sep-2023 12:05 PM EDT

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SLU Ophthalmologist: Fireworks, Eye Safety Tips You Need to Know

Fourth of July celebrations and fireworks-related emergencies are here. Gabriela Espinoza, M.D., professor of ophthalmology at Saint Louis University School of Medicine, has eye safety tips you need to know.
27-Jun-2023 1:05 PM EDT

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Kids Don’t Always Outgrow Stuttering, SLU Experts Say, But Speech Therapy Can Help

For the parents of children who stutter, managing the communication disorder alone can be stressful and isolating. At Saint Louis University’s Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic, one mother discovered a team to help her daughter communicate more...
26-May-2023 1:40 PM EDT

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With SPOTS Program, SLU Med Students Encourage Skin Cancer Awareness for Young People

New, unusual-looking growths or changing spots on your skin are important indicators that it is time to see a dermatologist, says Sofia Chaudhry, M.D., associate professor of dermatology at Saint Louis University’s School of Medicine.
28-Mar-2023 6:10 PM EDT

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SLU Geriatric Psychiatrist: African Americans at Highest Risk for Alzheimer's Disease

Now that the holiday season has concluded, perhaps you’ve noticed the warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia in aging family members. George Grossberg, M.D., the Samuel W. Fordyce professor and director of geriatric...
24-Feb-2022 12:45 PM EST

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