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Fred Pestello Named SLU President

Dr. Pestello, a Roman Catholic, is currently the president of Le Moyne College, a comprehensive Jesuit liberal arts institution in Syracuse, N.Y.

03/21/2014

(4/26/13) More than 12,000 K-12 students from around the country, and around the globe, are gathered this weekend at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis for the FIRST Robotics Championship. Teams compete in different classes with robots they've built from the ground up over the past several weeks to perform different assigned tasks, like shooting a frisbee through a small slot or dragging themselves up a wall. (Photo: KMOX/Brett Blume)

FIRST Robotics Teaches Students Leadership, Innovation

Competition opened in the FIRST Robotics Regionals, featuring teams of high schoolers from throughout the Midwest showing off what their home-made robots can do.

03/14/2014

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Mini Heart Monitors Help Doctors and Patients

Cardiologists at Saint Louis University Hospital are now using a new mini-monitor that lets patients go about their lives while doctors keep track of their heart functions remotely.

02/24/2014

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Two Herbs Found to Improve Learning, Memory in SLU Research

Dr. Susan Farr found mice, when given enhanced extracts made from spearmint and rosemary, were able to improve their memory and learning.

11/18/2013

Fr. Lawrence Biondi

SLU Officials Update President Search, Plan Public Forums

Those discussions are scheduled for October 14, one in the morning and another in the afternoon, though no times or locations were announced Monday.

09/30/2013

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Millions Receiving Antibiotic-Resistant Illnesses

“Antibiotics, when they’re used appropriately, are life-saving drugs but when they’re used inappropriately that’s when we run into the problems,” SLU physician Nirav Patel says.

09/18/2013

Study Recommends Mammograms For Younger Women

The study found 609 confirmed breast cancer deaths. The median age of death from breast cancer was 49, and the median age of death from any other cause was 72.

09/11/2013

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Washington University 14th in ‘Best Colleges’ Rankings

The University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign at 41, University of Missouri – Columbia at 97, Saint Louis University at 101, and Maryville University at 161.

09/11/2013

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SLU Expert Explains Chemical Weapons Response

“What we saw in serious last week should shock the conscience of the world,” Secretary of State John Kerry said recently about a nerve gas attack. “It defies any code of morality.”

08/27/2013

Golden State Warriors Media Day 2010

Calbert Cheaney Named Billiken Assistant Coach

Former Indiana University and NBA player Calbert Cheaney will come to coach at SLU this season.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–08/21/2013

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