Move-In Shabbat Dinner for Freshmen & Families

  • Friday, August 26, 2016 • 6:30 pm

Students are invited to join Rabbi Hershey Novack for a classic “Chabad-Style” Shabbat dinner. Often, members of the faculty attend as well. Meets each week during the semester. No fee to participate. Barry H. Levites Chabad House, 7018 Forsyth Blvd. Please RSVP online. Contact: rabbi@chabadoncampus.org.


Swim Across America – Swim, Fight, Inspire

  • Saturday, August 27, 2016 • 6:30 am

The inaugural St. Louis Open Water Swim. In its first year, Swim Across America hopes to raise over $100,000 for cancer research at the Siteman Cancer Center. Lake St. Louis, Innsbrook Resort, 1 Aspen Lake Dr., Innsbrook, MO 63390.


Rally for Cancer Care – 12th Annual Rally Tennis Tournament

  • Saturday, August 27, 2016 • 9:30 am

Raise awareness and money for research at Siteman Cancer Center while playing an entertaining form of tennis called Rally Tennis. Registration needed. $25 per player. Refreshments provided. (Frontenac has eight indoor A/C courts.) Co-sponsored by Beginner’s World Tennis. Frontenac Tennis Club, just north of Highway 40 on Lindbergh Blvd. and German.


“Reflections: Unity, Social Justice & Peace”

  • Monday, August 29, 2016 • 4:00 pm

A universitywide gathering to reflect upon recent events, consider our individual and collective roles in the community, and celebrate our shared, core values. Opening remarks by Chancellor Wrighton; piano performance by Provost Holden Thorp; student speakers; keynote by Rev. Gary Braun, dir. of Catholic Student Center, “Living with Uncertainty;” concluding remarks by Lori White, vice chancellor for student affairs. Event in Graham Chapel, doors open at 3:30 p.m. Reception follows in Danforth University Center, Tisch Commons.