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Steward was featured in a three-minute segment on KSDK after 'Manchester By The Sea' won big at the Golden Globes.

Steward '03 Featured after 'Manchester By The Sea' Golden Globes

January 10, 2017

Webster University alumna Kimberly Steward was called "one of the hottest young producers in Hollywood" in a segment on NBC affiliate KSDK after her film "Manchester By The Sea" won several honors at the Golden Globe Awards. The film's star and Best Actor Award winner thanked her and others in his acceptance.

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Webster Advertising and Marketing Communications Student Wins Ad Club Scholarship

December 16, 2016

Myra Nelson, a senior studying Advertising and Marketing Communications at Webster was one of three students to win the American Advertising Federation's Ad Club Scholarship for 2016. Myra and her professor Kristen DiFate were recognized last week at the Ad Club 2016 Reunion Dinner at Kingside Diner.

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Webster faculty and staff quoted in the news

In the News: Billhymer, Harrison, Houston on fake news, Trump, Wehrenberg

December 14, 2016

School of Communications adjunct faculty member Jessica Brown Billhymer's op/ed on teaching media literacy to combat fake news appeared in the Post-Dispatch, James Harrison was quoted in Webster-Kirkwood Times on the sale of Wehrenberg Theatres, and Webster Thailand's Kenneth Houston's piece on identity politics and Trumpism was published in World Politics Journal.

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Nikolaos Antonakakis

In the News: Rockwell on Cuba, Antonakakis on Energy and Environment, Schubert on OPEC Cuts

December 02, 2016

Nikolaos Antonakakis shared insights on Austrian national radio ORF about the energy-growth-environmental degradation nexus, Vienna's Samuel Schubert was interviewed on FM4 about OPEC's conditional decision to cut production and boost oil prices, and Rick Rockwell was interviewed on KMOX morning news about the impact of Fidel Castro's death on U.S.-Cuba relations.

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In the News: Gibbs on Bentonville; Steward on 'Manchester,' Hart on KSDK-TV

November 15, 2016

Kimberly Steward ’03 was featured in the St. Louis American for her movie, "Manchester by the Sea," Fayetteville director Mike Gibbs was in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette on the campus' Bentonville extension, and video game design student Luke Hart was part of a KSDK segment on restorative practices in counteracting bullying.

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The Conservatory's production of The Tempest

Teeter on the Importance of Failing in 'Stage Directions'

October 21, 2016

Lara Teeter, head of Musical Theatre in the Conservatory of Theatre Arts, was one of three faculty members asked to share their thoughts on letting students learn by failing for a feature in Stage Directions magazine. "We take a cultural view of failure. If you're going to be curious, failure is a huge part of that, part of the tools to understand what the process is really about."

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Bond is profiled on page 26 of the Oct. 7-13, 2016 issue.

In the News: Bond honored as director; Hayes on ethics; Rhiney on Thanksgiving retail

October 11, 2016

Amelia Bond, chair of Webster University's board of trustees, was one of five regional leaders honored in the St. Louis Business Journal's 2016 Outstanding Directors Awards. Sister Jan Hayes, adjunct faculty member in the School of Communications, was on KTRS to discuss the ethics – or lack thereof – deployed in the current presidential race. Eric Rhiney, assistant professor, Management, was interviewed by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on retailers' decision not to open on Thanksgiving.

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Stroble and Curtis on Fox 2

In the News: Cybersecurity, Chess, Schubert in TV Interviews

October 04, 2016

President Elizabeth Stroble and assistant professor Jim Curtis were featured on Fox 2 to discuss the growing cybersecurity program, chess coach Susan Polgar and Ray Robson were on STL Live to discuss Webster's four-time national champion chess team, and Vienna international relations assistant professor Samuel Schubert was on Austrian National Television to offer insights on the U.S. presidential election.

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Student turnout for the Residential Life Debate Watch Party spilled over into a second building.

In the News: Jensen, Karins on debate; Shah on Brexit, Trump; Cross, Barnidge on terrorism

September 27, 2016

Gina Jensen was interviewed on debate strategy ahead of the first presidential debate, Journal news editor Jessica Karins was quoted in USA Today about student reactions to the debate, Sheetal Shah wrote an article on the psychology of movements behind Brexit, Trump and Wilders, Remy Cross discussed counter-terrorism measures on St. Louis On The Air, and Robert Barnidge wrote a column on religious ideology and characterizations of the motivation behind acts of terrorism.

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Webster in the News

In the News: African-American chess players, Remy Cross 'On the Air,' Dutch youth champ

September 22, 2016

Webster freshmen Josh Colas and Justus Williams were the focus of a major feature story on young African-American chess players in The Undefeated, ESPN's African-American sports and culture site, sociology and criminology professor Remy Cross will be interviewed live on KWMU’s “St. Louis on the Air” on Friday, Sept. 23, and World Youth Chess Championship contestant Anna Maja Kazarian was on Dutch National Radio discussing Webster University and Susan Polgar.

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Stroble, Geraghty-Rathert Receive League of Women Voters Golden Lane Awards

September 06, 2016

Webster University President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble and Anne Geraghty-Rathert, professor of legal studies in Webster's College of Arts and Sciences, were among four women honored with Golden Lane Awards by the Metro St. Louis League of Women Voters as part of its “Celebrate the Vote” festival in downtown St. Louis.

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Webster community members in the news.

In the News: Stroble, Curtis on cyber security; de Jong on MBA; Polgar in Das Magazin

September 01, 2016

President Beth Stroble and faculty member Jim Curtis were on KMOX radio to discuss cyber security trends, MBA alum Pascal de Jong praised Webster's faculty and network in Dutch magazine "Hello Zuidas," and Susan Polgar was featured in the Swiss magazine, "Das Magazin."

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News media coverage highlighting Webster University

In the News: Cross on Milwaukee; Lyon on entrepreneurship; Clewell's new poetry; Chamber Singers in K.C.

August 22, 2016

Remy Cross was interviewed in a widely distributed Associated Press story on riots in Milwaukee, Little Rock's Kelly Lyon penned an article on higher education's role in entrepreneurship, English professor David Clewell talked with the Webster-Kirkwood Times about his new book of poetry, and the Chamber Singers' date with Josh Groban was covered in the Kansas City Star concert review.

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