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2014-07-15 10:20:42

Saint Louis University Children with developmental disabilities are at higher risk for abuse and neglect from parents than children developing at a typical rate. So far, there was little evidence of specific parental behaviors that were associated with the risk, but a SLU study finds inappropriate expectations and lack of empathy play a significant role in triggering the risk. Debra Zand, Ph.D., associate professor of pediatrics at Saint Louis University and the principal investigator...

2014-06-19 23:03:38

Dr. Beth Freeburg joins SLU from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Saint Louis University has named Beth Winfrey Freeburg, Ph.D., as the new dean of the School for Professional Studies. Freeburg comes to Saint Louis University from Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIU), where she most recently served as the director of its Center for Workforce Development. Freeburg worked at SIU for the past 19 years where she held the rank of professor...

2014-05-01 23:03:24

The School for Professional Studies at Saint Louis University is hosting an informational webinar on May 6 for those interested in learning more about the affordable, online degree programs from SLU for Busy Adults. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 The School for Professional Studies at Saint Louis University will hold an online information session Tuesday, May 6. This half-hour webinar will be held from 5:30 – 6:00 p.m. (CDT). The information session is offered online to fit around...

2014-04-24 23:11:02

The John Cook School Business at Saint Louis University announced a new format for the Master of International Business starting fall 2014. The 21-month program includes a new, blended learning format that combines in-class meetings one Saturday each month with a second class virtually delivered that comes with the option to attend on campus. St. Louis, Missouri (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 The new format – with one required class on campus each month and a second class virtually delivered or...

2014-04-07 23:29:16

Attend an Online Information Session to Learn More About Slu for Busy Adults - Affordable, Online Bachelor’s & Master’s Degrees from Saint Louis University St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 The School for Professional Studies at Saint Louis University will hold an online information session Tuesday, April 15. This half-hour webinar will be held from 5:30 – 6:00 p.m. (CDT). The information session is offered online to fit around the schedules of working adults who want to...

2014-02-27 18:49:40

Link Between Illnesses May Help Doctors Catch Some Cancer Earlier In a study published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Saint Louis University researchers have found a link between acute pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas) and pancreatic cancer, a finding which may eventually lead to some pancreatic cancers being detected earlier. Principle investigator Banke Agarwal, M.D., associate professor of gastroenterology and hepatology at Saint Louis University, says the...

2014-02-21 23:23:09

Students can now earn a Master’s in Applied Analytics from the School for Professional Studies at SLU. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 The School for Professional Studies at Saint Louis University is now accepting applications for its new Master of Science degree in Applied Analytics. This innovative program is offered fully online and designed for working adults looking to pursue a career or enhance their skills in information technology. The M.S. Applied Analytics degree...

2014-02-03 23:24:43

The School for Professional Studies at Saint Louis University is hosting its 5th annual Criminal Justice & Security Management Panel Discussion on March 6, 2014. This year's topic is "Business Continuity in Response to Crisis." St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 The School for Professional Studies at Saint Louis University will be hosting its 5th annual Criminal Justice and Security Management Panel Discussion on Thursday, March 6. This year’s topic is Business...

2014-01-29 23:29:36

SLU for Busy Adults Offers Affordable, Online Bachelor's & Master's Degrees for Working Professionals (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 The School for Professional Studies at Saint Louis University (also known as SLU for Busy Adults) will hold an information session at its St. Louis campus on Wednesday, February 5. SLU for Busy Adults offers affordable online Bachelor’s and Master’s programs that are flexible and accelerated. The session will include information about the Bachelor...

2013-12-20 13:27:32

Investigators Add Immune System Dimension to Discussion of Microbiota and Disease Scroll down to listen to an explanation of how scientists think the microbiome, disease, and the immune system are related. Saint Louis University researchers have analyzed the microbiomes of people with chronic rhinosinusitis and healthy volunteers and found evidence that some chronic sinus issues may be the result of inflammation triggered by an immune response to otherwise harmless microorganisms in...


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