Saint Louis University is a Catholic, Jesuit institution with campuses in St. Louis, Missouri and Madrid, Spain that welcomes students of all faiths and no faith. SLU values academic excellence, life-improving research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to serving others. For nearly 200 years, the University has gone beyond teaching facts and figures; we motivate students to form their own opinions and to discover their true identities. Today, SLU is home to nearly 14,000 students, approximately 750 of whom study in Madrid, seeking to mold their lives into something more meaningful.
We believe that SLU-Madrid offers you an ideal multicultural environment in which to discover what the world will offer you so that you can prepare your contribution to our globalized future.
20 years ago, who could predict how much more researchers would know today about the human past – let alone what they could learn from a thimble of dirt, a scrape of dental plaque, or satellites in space.
Ancient DNA allows scientists to learn directly from the remains of people from the past. As this new field takes off, researchers are figuring out how to ethically work with ancient samples and each other.