News Articles

Webster leaders were featured in Gazelle discussing the annual diversity and inclusion conference.

In the News: Stroble, Flewellen on diversity; Rodney on schools; Polgar on chess

January 16, 2019

President Beth Stroble and Chief Diversity Officer Vincent C. Flewellen were featured in Gazelle magazine discussing Webster's diversity and inclusion efforts and this spring's conference. ... Susan Polgar was interviewed by Fox 2 while two chess team members played live on air after Webster's seventh consecutive Pan-Am Championship. ... Basiyr Rodney was interviewed on KMOX radio and Fox 2 News about school districts that have moved to a four-day week.

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Vincent C. Flewellen

In the News: Flewellen on NBC, Chess champs, Gaspar NATS award

January 03, 2019

Vincent C. Flewellen, chief diversity officer, was quoted multiple times on camera in a national NBC News story about “Witnessing Whiteness” programs, which create spaces for white people to confront their biases. ... The chess team won its record seventh consecutive Pan-Am Championship, garnering coverage in multiple news and chess publications. ... Carole Gaspar's NATS Lifetime Achievement Award was covered in the Troy Messenger.

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Chess head coach Susan Polgar on Fox 2's morning show

In the News: Chess team, Sanders, marketing winners, Cross

December 21, 2018

Chess coach Susan Polgar and two team members played live on Fox 2 news ahead of this month’s Pan-Am championship, which they will attempt to win for the seventh consecutive time. … Two marketing students who were part of the winning team in the Chevy dealers competition were interviewed on Channel 4’s Great Day St. Louis. … Ghana director Christa Sanders was profiled in New African Woman magazine, on promoting a global approach to education. … Remy Cross was interviewed in Associated Press stories about a unionization vote in the St. Louis County Prosecutor’s Office.

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Chris Sagovac discusses the Animation program

In the News: World AIDS Day, Animation program, Hayes

November 30, 2018

Thursday's World AIDS Day events at Webster were covered in multiple outlets, with Fox 2 shooting on campus, KTRS radio interviewing Dean Tony Wallner, and CBS affiliate KMOV-TV also promoting the free HIV/AIDS testing. ... Chris Sagovac and several students were part of a Fox2 feature on the Animation program after SpongeBob SquarePants creator Stephen Hellburg's death. ... Bernie Hayes was featured on "St. Louis On the Air" for his new position as interim director of the National Blues Museum.

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Browning Hall has won two more design awards.

In the News: Corley, Roberts, Media Literacy, Browning Hall

November 06, 2018

The St. Louis on the Air discussion with Webster faculty members Jessica Bellomo and Art Silverblatt and student Deja Lawson is available online. ... Kathy Corley was interviewed on Fox2 for her film, "One Toke Over the Line and Still Smokin," which screened at the St. Louis International Film Festival. ... Joe Roberts was interviewed on WalletHub about how small business owners can manage business credit cards rewards. ... Browning Hall was highlighted in stltoday for two design awards.

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Webster in the news

In the News: Interfaith vigil, Remy Cross, Deja Lawson

November 01, 2018

Today at noon on St. Louis Public Radio’s “On the Air,” School of Communications student Deja Lawson and faculty members Art Silverblatt and Jess Bellomo will be part of a cross-generational conversation about media literacy. ... This week KMOX AM radio ran several segments about the candlelight vigil held on the Webster Groves campus Tuesday evening. ... Last weekend Remy Cross was interviewed for several segments on Fox 2 about the frequency of terrorism carried out through domestic mail.

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Webster in the news

In the News: iLLPHONiCS audio, Sverdrup, Croghan, Setele

October 16, 2018

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch profiled iLLPHONiCS, a hip-hop fusion group formed in 2007 by Webster University students, as they recorded with Grammy-winning music producer Tony Visconti with engineering by alumnus and audio faculty member Justin Fisher. ... Julie Setele was quoted in the Post-Dispatch on abortion rights. ... Jack Croghan's appearance on Friday's "St. Louis On The Air" can be replayed online. ... The Webster Kirkwood-Times featured today's Sverdrup grand opening event.

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Nicole Miller-Struttmann discussed her research on bees during the total solar eclipse in Smithsonian Magazine.

In the News: Miller-Struttmann in Smithsonian, Croghan 'On the Air,' Dubberke on KSDK

October 12, 2018

Nicole Miller-Struttmann is in Smithsonian Magazine discussing her research of bee behavior during the 2017 total solar eclipse. ... Sports and Entertainment Marketing program lead Jack Croghan appears on Friday's "St. Louis On The Air" program to discuss the latest proposal to bring MLS soccer to St. Louis. ... Economics faculty member Sarah Dubberke was on NBC affiliate KSDK Thursday morning discussing consumer tips for using credit cards.

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Emmanuel Balogun

In the News: Balogun on Africa, Shah in Dutch News; Rodak on Melbourne

September 28, 2018

Emmanuel Balogun co-wrote a guest column in the Sept. 27 issue of the Washington Post drawing on his research on health crises initiatives in Africa. ... Leiden's Sheetal Shah is the latest subject in the “10 Questions” series on Dutch News, discussing her experiences in India and the Netherlands. ... Dawn Rodak and the new Melbourne location are the cover story of the Brevard Business News, describing Webster's history and plans in this coastal Florida region.

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Jill Stulce demonstrates lab technology during a KSDK Newschannel 5 feature on the nurse anesthesia program.

In the News: Nurse anesthesia, cybersecurity, LouFest

September 14, 2018

Webster's Nurse Anesthesia program and Browning Hall were featured by NBC affiliate Newschannel 5, including an interview with program director Jill Stulce. ... Cybersecurity program lead Paul Frazier was part of an international TRTWorld roundtable on cyber attacks recorded out of London. ... Sports and Entertainment Management program lead was interviewed on St. Louis Public Radio about why the annual LouFest music festival was canceled.

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Walker School Dean Simone Cummings was profiled in the St. Louis Business Journal.

In the News: Cummings featured; CMS on NPR; WILLOW in national news

September 04, 2018

Simone Cummings was featured in the St. Louis Business Journal on work-life balance. ... Coverage of WILLOW Project client Angel Stewart went national, with Associated Press stories appearing in outlets across the country. ... Community Music School student Jerry Chang's live performance will air along with an interview on NPR's From the Top this week.

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Geraghty-Rathert is professor of Legal Studies and director of the WILLOW Project.

In the News: Geraghty-Rathert on WILLOW Project, Angel Stewart Parole

August 30, 2018

Anne Geraghty-Rathert was interviewed by St. Louis Public Radio, Associated Press and the Riverfront Times about the case of Angel Stewart, a woman who has spent the past 25 years in prison despite suspicions that she was also a victim in the crime for which she was convicted. Stewart has been paroled by Missouri, with help form the WILLOW Project, but still has a life sentence in Iowa. Geraghty-Rathert is professor of Legal Studies and director of the Willow Project.

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John Buck and Anna Dickherber were interviewed by Fox2 as part of a student move-in feature.

In the News: Top colleges overseas; Palmer on Monsanto; Student move-in; Ghana outreach

August 24, 2018

Forbes named Webster one of the top U.S. colleges with branches overseas. ... John Buck and Anna Dickherber were interviewed on camera for a Fox2 feature on student move-in day. ... J.P. Palmer was interviewed on Fox 2/KPLR 11 regarding the employee impact of the Monsanto-Bayer merger. ... Webster Ghana was featured in multiple news outlets for recent community engagement on National Youth Day, investigative journalism, and the #metoo movement.

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Chris Parr, chair of Religious Studies

In the News: Parr on Church abuse, Norman on hip hop, Smith on Twitter

August 17, 2018

Chris Parr, department chair of Religious Studies, was quoted in the Christian Science Monitor on the grand jury report of sexual abuse in Catholic parishes in Pennsylvania. ... Walker School faculty member Rosalind "Roz" Norman was on St. Louis Public Radio for the 30th anniversary of landmark hip hop albums by NWA and Public Enemy. ... School of Communications faculty member Julie Smith was quoted in the Huffington Post on ownership of news media Twitter accounts.

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The judges assess the Webster University float in the July 4, 2018 Community Days Parade.

Webster University Receives 'Outstanding' Award in July 4 Parade

July 11, 2018

Webster University's float in the annual Webster Groves Community Days July 4 parade received the "Outstanding" award in the category of Best Theme. Global Marketing and Communications, Community Engagement and Facilities Operations collaborated on the University's representation in this major community event, including constructing a float and organizing staff, alumni, student and family member volunteers to represent Webster during the parade, which drew an estimated 40,000 spectators.

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