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Nurse Anesthesia student Hilary Mackin with Sister Lucy Arombo

In the News: Sullivan, Corrigan, Mackin

May 16, 2019

Nurse Anesthesia student Hilary Mackin was featured by NBC affiliate KSDK for the remarkable story of how she helped a nun, Sister Lucy Arombo, who had helped her on a visit to Uganda. ... Katy Sullivan '02 was featured in St. Louis Post-Dispatch coverage of commencement speakers. ... Don Corrigan will appear on KMOX Radio on May 25 and Kristi Carson’s “Talk of the Town” on May 26 to discuss his book about squirrels in pop culture.

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Katy Sullivan

In the News: Katy Sullivan live; Miller, Rosenblum Op-Ed

May 10, 2019

Webster alumna and Commencement speaker Katy Sullivan was interviewed live by both FOX 2 and CBS affiliate KMOV Thursday morning. The interviews can be watched online. ... History professors Warren Rosenblum and Steven Miller had an Op/Ed published in Thursday's St. Louis Post-Dispatch looking at roots of anti-immigration 100 years ago.

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Brenda Newberry

In the News: Newberry, Corrigan, Roberts, Tennis

May 08, 2019

NBC affiliate TV6 out of Marquette, Michigan, produced a story on Katrina Serbentes, who will begin study next year and join the Webster University tennis team. ... The St. Louis American highlighted Brenda Newberry, who will receive an honorary degree at Saturday’s 100th Commencement ceremony. ... Joe Roberts was quoted by Wallhub about advice for emerging entrepreneurs. ... Don Corrigan will be featured in a Festus-Crystal City radio interview and newspaper article next week on his new book “Nuts About Squirrels."

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Matthew West

In the News: Kodikara, Houk, Student Leadership Awards

May 07, 2019

Ravin Kodikara was interviewed on CBS affiliate KMOV's coverage of a local vigil he organized for the victims in the recent Sri Lanka church attacks. ... Carrie Houk was quoted in St. Louis Post-Dispatch and Ladue News coverage of the annual Tennessee William’s Festival in St. Louis she leads. ... Cape Cod Today ran an article on the Webster University Student Leadership Awards, highlighting Matthew West, who hails from nearby Orleans, Massachusetts.

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Englis and Sargent: Favorite theatre designers in St. Louis.

In the News: Sargent, Englis favorite designers; fastest theatre production; Hill on air

April 30, 2019

Peter Sargent and Dottie Marshall Englis were named the region's favorite lighting and costume designers, respectively, in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch's annual "The Go! List of Arts." ... The students attempting to break the world record for "fastest theatre production" were featured on local NBC and CBS affiliates. ... Stuart Chapman Hill was on St. Louis On The Air discussing inclusivity and CHARIS: The St. Louis Women's Choir he directs.

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Tom Lange of Union Pacific

In the News: Balogun on Sudan; faculty at the border; Rothenbuhler, Lange on Bush train; Portnoy and Martin

April 26, 2019

Emmanuel Balogun published an editorial in the Washington Post analyzing African Union response to Sudan. ... Anne Geraghty-Rathert, Mary Ann Drake and Silvia Navia were interviewed on St. Louis Public Radio about assisting with health and legal services at the Mexico-U.S. border. ... Kim Portnoy and Jim Martin were interviewed on 107.3 RAF about Portnoy's latest CD, which Martin produced, and their teaching. ... Eric Rothenbuhler and alumnus Tom Lange were interviewed on Fox 2 about the Bush Funeral Train.

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Sandra Jenkins of Webster on WALB News

In the News: Faculty at border; Film, TV, Video; Fort Stewart's Jenkins

April 22, 2019

Faculty and students in the Film, Television, and Video Production program will be interviewed on 107.3 RAF at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 23. .... Anne Geraghty-Rathert, Mary Ann Drake and Silvia Navia will be interviewed on the April 25 "St. Louis on the Air" about their trips to the U.S.-Mexico border to offer legal advice and health services to migrants. ... Fort Stewart director Sandra Jenkins was interviewed on WALB about her efforts to support scholarships for first-generation students from low-income families.

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Phyllis Nawrot (MAT '00) was featured in the Houston Chronicle for her Citizenship Education Teacher of the Year Award.

In the News: Goedereis, Miller-Struttmann, Patterson, Werfelmann, Nawrot '00

April 19, 2019

Eric Goedereis' insights on millennials during St. Louis On the Air can now be heard online. ... Nicole Miller-Struttmann also appeared on the show to discuss her bee research. ... School of Education alumna Phyllis Nawrot praised her time at Webster in a Houston Chronicle feature about her Citizenship Education Teacher of the Year Award. ... Trent Patterson and David Werfelmann will discuss Harmonices Mundi on Classic 107.3 FM Monday, April 22.

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Nicole Miller Struttmann named Science Educator of the Year

In The News: Miller-Struttmann, Rosenblum, Starkey

April 15, 2019

Nicole Miller-Struttmann will be interviewed on St. Louis Public Radio's "St. Louis On The Air" about her bee research this Thursday at noon. ... Warren Rosenblum presented “From the Age of Good Intentions to Programs of Mass Destruction: The ‘Feeble-Minded’ in Modern Germany” in conjunction with a United States Holocaust Memorial Museum traveling exhibition, with an article in the Tribune Democrat. ... Jennifer Starkey was interviewed by Radio 63119 for a discussion on Webster's outreach which airs at 1:30 p.m. Monday and again Wednesday and Friday at 7:30 a.m.

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Webster recently hosted Bobby Berk and Karamo Brown from the Netflix series,

In the News: Loretto-Hilton, Stroble and Flewellen, Brasfield, Corrigan

April 12, 2019

The New York Times' "36 Hours in..." travel series listed performances at the Loretto-Hilton Center as a must-see when visiting St. Louis. ... The St. Louis Post-Dispatch quoted Beth Stroble and Vincent C. Flewellen in coverage of "Queer Eye" stars' visit to campus. ... The Post-Dispatch reviewed Don Corrigan's latest book about squirrel's in popular culture. ... Jim Brasfield was quoted in Post-Dispatch analysis of the "Better Together" proposal to merge St. Louis and St. Louis County.

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Zhao Xi, Department of Dance

Dance Visiting Guest Artist Honored for International Efforts

April 10, 2019

Zhao Xi (Cecilia), visiting guest artist in the Department of Dance, received the “Award MENADA for Extraordinary Achievement in the Field of Contemporary Dance” from the Dance Fest Skopje in North Macedonia. Zhao is the first young artist to be recognized for this honor, with artists such as Hans van Manen and Vladimir Vasiliev, having preceded her. Zhao Xi is founder of the NEW, Beijing New Dance Festival, which has brought world-renowned artists and companies from around the world to China.

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Speakers at Webster Ghana's event

In the News: Ghana, Vienna, ELL program, Smith and George

April 08, 2019

Numerous media outlets in Ghana covered Webster University’s lecture “Celebrity, Complicity and Community: Making Sense of ‘Surviving R. Kelly,'" held on the Ghana campus. ... NBC affiliate KSDK covered the English Language Learners certification program. ... Würstel Stand had a photo essay on Webster Vienna's Palais Wenkheim. ... Alexanderia Smith and Rebecca George, faculty in Webster's Professional Counseling program in South Carolina, were guests on Visibility's "Our Voices Our Stories" podcast series.

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President Beth Stroble

In the News: Stroble DIVERSE honor, Polgar HOF induction, SVO event

April 03, 2019

President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble was named to DIVERSE: Issues in Higher Education's "Top 35 Women in Higher Education." ... Head coach Susan Polgar was featured in STL Magazine for her induction into the U.S. Chess Hall of Fame. ... This week's Student Veterans Organization events, including an improv workshop with BJ Lange and a film screening with alumna Jas Boothe, were featured in We Are Movie Geeks.

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Géopolitis on channel RTS

In the News: Fatton, Frazier, Nyzhnyk, Rothenbuhler, Seurkamp

March 15, 2019

International relations professor Lionel Fatton was interviewed on Swiss TV about tensions around Taiwan and the South China Sea. ... School of Communications Dean Eric Rothenbuhler was interviewed on KMOX about finding the right fit for college amid an admission scandal among "ultra-wealthy" parents. ... Graduate student and chess team member Illya Nyzhnyk was interviewed by the Associate Press. ... Cybersecurity professor Paul Frazier was interviewed on KMOV about child safety on the internet. ... Alumna Mary Pat Seurkamp was inducted into the Baltimore Sun Civic and Business Hall of Fame.

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Marilyn Booker delivers the keynote on Thursday, Feb. 28 during the fourth annual Diversity and Inclusion Conference at Webster University.

In the News: Diversity and Inclusion Conference, Susan Polgar

March 01, 2019

The fourth annual Diversity and Inclusion Conference drew coverage on several St. Louis outlets this week, and viewers can tune into KPLR Channel 11 this weekend to catch an interview with Morgan Stanley's Marilyn Booker, who delivered the keynote on Thursday. ... Susan Polgar was featured in a profile by WFMZ News in Pennsylvania about how she has broken barriers in her career and inspires young girls today.

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