News Articles

Stange

Contemporary Conversations: Eric Stange, Echoes of History in a New Media Landscape

March 02, 2017

Webster University welcomes Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow and documentary filmmaker Eric Stange to the Webster Groves campus for a talk and reception on March 8. Stange's address, "Echoes of History in a New Media Landscape," is part of the President's Contemporary Conversations for a Connected World speaker series.

tags: academics, home page, president, critical conversations, school of communications, film production, media literacy, webster life, webster today

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.

tags: academics, college of arts and sciences, faculty, media literacy, thailand, history politics and international relations, film studies, in the news, school of communications, webster today

Speakers at the lecture on perceptions of Africa

Ghana Faculty Lecture on Africa's Perception Around the World

November 28, 2016

Most people who live outside of Africa fail to truly understand this rich, complex, and diverse continent. Globally, it is perceived as a land plagued by poverty, war, diseases, etc. Webster's Ghana campus hosted a public lecture with faculty discussing how these perception of Africa are shaped largely by how it is portrayed by the media.

tags: global, webster today, ghana, international relations, home page, ghana lecture series, school of communications, media communications, media literacy, community engagement

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.

tags: employee news, faculty, school of communications, school of business, management, media literacy, in the news, webster today

Webster experts in the news

In the News: Stroble on STEM in St. Louis, Orlando opening; Page on grief; Hayes on plagiarism

August 05, 2016

President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble was quoted in a St. Louis Business Journal article about the growing need for STEM-educated graduates in the St. Louis region, and in an Orlando Business Journal about Webster's campus downtown. Orlando faculty member Kristin Page discussed the counseling effort to help Orlando recover from a mass shooting. Sister Jan Hayes appeared on Fox2 to discuss plagiarism allegations at the GOP convention.

tags: extended campus, faculty, in the news, counseling, media literacy, president, school of communications, webster today