News Articles

Advertising students appeared on KMOV's Great Day Saint Louis after winning the Chevy competition.

In the News: Nursing, Advertising students; Smith on literacy

January 09, 2020

Two School of Communications students who won the Mid America Chevy Dealers College Marketing Program challenge were interviewed on Great Day Saint Louis. ... A MS in Nursing student's letter on workplace violence was published in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Webster's nursing program was named one of the best in the plains by Nursing Schools Almanac. ... Julie Smith's work with Rep. Jim Murphy to incorporate media literacy into public curriculum was covered by St. Louis Public Radio.

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Dieter Reinisch

In the News: Reinisch on Brexit; Roberts on balance transfers; Art is Labor

December 19, 2019

Vienna's Dieter Reinisch penned a column in the Washington Post on how Brexit has revived fears of a return to violence in Northern Ireland. The piece was also noted in TRT World. ... The Walker School's Joe Roberts was featured in WalletHub's piece about balance transfer credit cards. ... The St. Louis American noted the current exhibit at the Arcade Contemporary Projects Gallery, "Art is Labor."

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Arcade Contemporary Art Projects Gallery

In the News: Hinson on the MBA; Art is Labor; Drury carols

December 18, 2019

MBA program director Steve Hinson was featured on a panel of business school leaders that appeared in the Dec. 13 edition of the St. Louis Business Journal. ... The "Art is Labor" exhibit at Webster's Arcade Contemporary Art Projects Gallery was featured by St. Louis Public Radio. ... The Community Music School's Rebecca Drury was interviewed by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch about her role as a professional Christmas caroler in the St. Charles Christmas Traditions Festival.

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Grand opening in Uzbekistan

In the News: Uzbekistan, Spencer, Larson

December 09, 2019

Webster University’s new campus in Uzbekistan was covered in an Associated Press story about U.S. universities’ strategy as fewer students are coming to the United States from abroad. ... Vanika Spencer was profiled in St. Louis Magazine for a concert series she created showcasing artists of color. ... Allen Larson was interviewed on St. Louis on the Air about his book exploring letters from the Sisters of Loretto to Conrad Hilton that helped persuade the hotelier to fund the Webster University Loretto-Hilton Center.

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Peter Sargent in his office as dean

In the News: Sargent tributes, Jane Austen Festival, Smith on Tik Tok

December 05, 2019

Several publications ran memorial features on Peter Sargent, the dean emeritus and "man who changed fine arts" who passed away last month. ... St. Louis Magazine featured the upcoming Jane Austen festival that will take place on the main campus. ... School of Communications instructor and social media expert Julie Smith was interviewed on KMOX about the video app Tik Tok.

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Monica “Nikki” Louise Prieto-Teodoro was featured in a story in the Phillipine Tattler about her efforts to protect children and her role as envoy to UNICEF.

In the News: AIDS event, voting awards, UNICEF alumna profile

December 04, 2019

Webster University alumna Monica "Nikki" Louise Prieto-Teodoro was featured in a story in the Phillipine Tattler about her role as an envoy to UNICEF. ... Several St. Louis TV stations covered the World AIDS Day events and free HIV testing held on the Webster Groves campus. ... St. Louis County News ran a story on Webster receiving three national awards for the Student Affairs voter registration initiative during the 2018 election.

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Allen Carl Larson's 'The Sisters Backstage'

In the News: 'Sisters Backstage,' CMS student, Jane Austen festival

November 22, 2019

Professor Emeritus Allen Carl Larson will be interviewed on St. Louis Public Radio's "St. Louis on the Air" program at noon Dec. 3 to discuss his new book exploring correspondence between the Sisters of Loretto and Conrad Hilton to fund the Webster University Loretto-Hilton Center. ... Community Music School student Jerry Chang was highlighted at STLtoday h as he advanced to a national piano competition. ... The announcement for the upcoming Jane Austen festival was in Broadway World.

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Matt Vogel

In the News: Jensen on sports, Vogel on Kermit the Frog, GDPR team in CASE

November 21, 2019

Alumnus Matt Vogel was profiled by the Associated Press on the role of voicing Kermit the Frog and other roles on Sesame Street. ... Speech Communications professor Scott Jensen was quoted in a WalletHub article about what makes a community a “good sports city.” ... Dominik Jansky, Edna Schick-Bodric and Jeanelle Wiley were quoted in CASE's Currents magazine about the strategies and challenges of implementing GPRD-compliant policies. ...

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Emmanuel Balogun

In the News: Balogun, Guffey, Schwerin, Smith

November 18, 2019

The St. Louis American covered the Fulbright-Hays Projects Abroad grant to Emmanuel Balogun on improving curriculum about Africa. ... Thailand director Ryan V. Guffey published an op-ed in the Bangkok Post about increasing educational capacity in Thailand. ... Julie Smith was quoted by Global News about studies linking social media use to depression and isolation. ... Adjunct faculty member Michelle Schwerin was in several news articles after being nominated to the St. Louis County Board of Police Commissioners.

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Ralph Olliges, Webster University School of Education

In the News: Olliges, Smith on digital literacy and safety; Tashkent opening

October 30, 2019

Webster University professors Ralph Olliges and Julie Smith were quoted in separate stories relating to digital literacy and safety for children. Smith, in the School of Communications, was interviewed for a St. Louis Public Radio story about proposed legislation requiring such literacy in K12 curriculum. Olliges, in the School of Education, was on the KMOX commute-time news about teaching kids digital citizenship. ... Separately, the opening of Webster in Tashkent was covered by AKI Press in the Kyrgyz Republic.

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Webster University in Tashkent

Webster in the News: Top colleges, Uzbekistan, Pease on Venezuela

October 25, 2019

Webster's 2nd-in-Missouri ranking by WalletHub was covered in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and by KSDK, the NBC affiliate. ... Kelly-Kate Pease was interviewed and quoted by El Mercurio about the controversial election of Venezuela to the United Nations Human Rights Council. ... Webster's campus in Tashkent was covered by University World News as part of Uzbekistan's efforts to expand higher education throughout the country.

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Paula Witkowski (center) discussed dyslexia on St. Louis On The Air.

In the News: Fatton on Asia security, Witkowski on dyslexia, Film Series

October 18, 2019

School of Education Professor Paula Witkowski was interviewed for a half hour discussion on dyslexia on St. Louis Public Radio’s “St. Louis on the Air” program. ... Geneva's Lionel Fatton was interviewed by Swiss, Swedish and Chinese media to discuss different aspects of security and international relations topics in Japan, China, North Korea and Hong Kong. ... Webster's Film Series was featured for the upcoming screening of "The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari" with live accompaniment by The Invincible Czars.

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scholarship recipients

San Antonio Grad Students Awarded Endowed Scholarships

October 15, 2019

Two students from the Webster University San Antonio metro campus location were awarded scholarships: Courtney Leanne Bradford was awarded The Joyce Garlick Peavy Endowed Scholarship in the amount of $3,244, and Denzell Erves was awarded the William Thornton Memorial Endowed Scholarship in the amount of $1,454. Both scholarships are funded by esteemed alumni and community members who believe in and value a distinguished Webster education.

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Human Rights Conference

In the News: Witkowski, Geraghty-Rathert, Human Rights Conference

October 15, 2019

Paula Witkowski will be on St. Louis Public Radio at noon Wednesday to discuss the many misunderstandings the public has about dyslexia. ... Anne Geraghty-Rathert appears in a Time Magazine story about a murder conviction that was overturned due to an ineffective defense attorney. ... Blake Hamilton, one of the guest speakers at last week's annual Human Rights Conference, was on KMOX 1120 discussing the conference and immigration in St. Louis.

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Part of the Webster crew during their first litter cleanup in Rolla.

In the News: Rolla adopts highway, Owsley on music faculty, Eaton '06 design

October 02, 2019

The Rolla campus' student-initiated adoption of a stretch of Highway 72 was covered in the Rolla Daily News. ... Jameson Eaton '06 was profiled for his "illustrious career as a hairstylist and wig designer" for TV and film. ... Jazz historian and radio host Dennis Owsley sung the praises of Webster music faculty in a story about his new book on jazz in St. Louis.

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