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July 6, 2018

One of the first projects of my freelancing career also was one of my most comprehensive -- a great introduction to agency work. 

Science and medical stalwart Elsevier was looking for a fun, full-experience promotion for its MEDai Navigator product, with multiple B...

July 3, 2018

Brand content, Alive Magazine, December 2, 2016

Photos by Alan Wang for Alive Magazine

Based in St. Louis, Alive Magazine focuses on makers and artisans in almost 10 cities in the Midwest. The magazine, which publishes full-sized traditional magazines as well as smaller...

July 3, 2018

Brand content, Alive Magazine, December 2, 2016

Photo by Emily Iovaldi for Alive Magazine

Based in St. Louis, Alive Magazine focuses on makers and artisans in almost 10 cities in the Midwest. The magazine, which publishes full-sized traditional magazines as well as small...

July 2, 2018

Prospective university students want to know what they can do in their adopted city; after all, college isn't just about academics.

As video began to emerge as a viable platform for Saint Louis University in the late 2000s, I was asked to produce something that would sh...

June 29, 2018

When Saint Louis University hired me in 2002, the internal communication channels weren't all that robust. A daily email and website for faculty and staff members existed, but they largely lacked images and relied upon reader submissions -- submissions that weren't eve...

June 29, 2018

Short story for Universitas magazine, Saint Louis University, Summer 2005

55 Years After He Started His Master's Degree, Stanley Mills Is One Glad Grad

By Allison Babka

Photo by Kevin Lowder

Sometimes we get an unexpected nudge to fulfill a lifelong dream.

Stanley Mills cer...

June 29, 2018

Short story for Universitas magazine, Saint Louis University, Fall 2005

Construction Under Way for Research Building

By Allison Babka

Photo by Paul Sableman via Flickr Creative Commons

After two years of planning, Saint Louis University broke ground on its Research Buildin...

June 29, 2018

Short story for Universitas magazine, Saint Louis University, Fall 2005

World-Class Glass

SLU's museums shimmer thanks to a generous gift of glass.

By Allison Babka

Photo by Paul Sableman via Flickr Creative Commons

In May, Saint Louis University received an exquisite glass...

June 29, 2018

Feature story for Universitas magazine, Saint Louis University, Summer 2006

Brothers in Song

SLU's all-male a cappella group has brought a new beat to campus.

By Allison Babka

Photo by Steve Dolan

They play practical jokes. They argue with a spirit the Survivor cast would b...

June 28, 2018

Cover story for Universitas magazine, Saint Louis University, Fall 2009

World Class

For six international students, Saint Louis University is now home.

By Allison Babka

Cover photo by Jay Fram

Do you remember your first day at a new school? Perhaps you were nervous about we...

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