News Articles

Julie Smith

In the News: Smith on social media; alumni profiles; Arcade exhibit

October 14, 2019

Julie Smith was quoted in Courthouse News about a Pew Research survey about how social media is affecting readers' trust in news ... A release on alumnus Wyatt Mailloux about his lighting design on The Psychedelic Furs tour appears in Live Design. ... Alumna Michelle (Haberberger) Oyola was featured in eMissourian for her latest book. ... The "Our Last Race" exhibit at Arcade Contemporary Art Projects was covered in Slovenian press.

tags: alumni, college of fine arts, employee news, global marketing and communications, media literacy, arcade contemporary art projects, faculty, school of communications, webster today

Julie Smith discussed how parents can coach their children on safe social media habits.

In the News: Parenting social media, student mobility, chess grandmaster

September 11, 2019

Julie Smith discussed tips for parents guiding children on safe social media during a feature on NBC affiliate KSDK, filmed in Webster's Sverdrup Complex. ... President Beth Stroble is mentioned in a University World News, "Urgent action needed to sustain global student mobility." ... Incoming student and chess team grandmaster Aleksandr Lenderman was profiled in World Magazine.

tags: academics, in the news, president, school of communications, chess, study abroad, global, students, media literacy, webster today

Erin Bode

In the News: Bode '03 on transferring, Alvarez '16 'Hot New Face,' Smith on literacy

August 30, 2019

Erin Bode '03 discussed the benefits and opportunities from her undergraduate transfer to Webster during a KTRS radio interview about her recording career. ... Cher Alvarez '16 was featured in the Chicago Tribune's "Hot New Faces: 10 new Chicago actors you should know." ... Julie Smith discussed media literacy during an interview on the parenting-focused podcast "Moxie Minutes with Gia."

tags: academics, college of fine arts, faculty, in the news, department of music, conservatory of theatre arts, media literacy, school of communications, webster today

Julie Smith

In the News: Chess champ, Smith on media literacy, Film Series opens

August 14, 2019

Graduate student and alumnus Illya Nyzhnyk won the U.S. Open chess championship, drawing coverage in the Washington Times and a comparison to Bobby Fischer. ... Julie Smith was interviewed by South Korean radio about media literacy, and quoted in Education Dive on a similar topic. ... We Are Movie Geeks featured the opening of the 2019-20 Webster University Film Series with this weekend’s “Paris Is Burning.”

tags: academics, alumni, employee news, chess, media literacy, global marketing and communications, students, in the news, film series, home page, in the news, school of communications, webster today

Bruce Umbaugh

In the News: Cross, Donovan '95, Smith, Stroble, Umbaugh

June 10, 2019

President Beth Stroble was interviewed on Radio 63119 about Webster's diversity and inclusion efforts. ... Remy Cross was on KMOX discussing study that found thousands of racist posts on Facebook by active-duty police. ... Bruce Umbaugh spoke with Reviewed about data privacy issues with life and health tracking apps. ... Julie Smith was quoted in a Forbes article about social media platforms handling false and doctored political material. ... Matthew Donovan '95 has become acting secretary of the Air Force.

tags: academics, alumni, college of arts and sciences, home page, global marketing and communications, criminology, media literacy, philosophy, diversity and inclusion, in the news, president, school of communications, webster today

Ted Green presented research on

News Around Webster: Green, Zinselmeyer at NCHE; Chappell on King; Miller on teens, media

March 25, 2019

Ted Green and Tom Zinselmeyer presented at the National Council for History Education conference on how collaboration between museums, educators, and historical societies can engage early adolescent learners. ... John Chappell presented a paper, "Carole King's Consciousness Raising Path to Tapestry" at the Southwest Popular/American Popular Culture Association conference. ... Donald Miller has written an exhaustive "teens and media" reference book, "Coming of Age in Popular Culture: Teenagers, Adolescence, and the Art of Growing Up."

tags: academics, alumni, college of arts and sciences, news around webster, history, media literacy, faculty, school of communications, school of education, webster life, webster today

Grosso presents on family law reform and gender equality.

News Around Webster: Grosso, Ibroscheva, Polic

December 11, 2018

Sarah Grosso of Webster Geneva presented at the 3rd International Conference of the Asian Yearbook on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law on the theme of Law, Gender and Sexuality. ... School of Communications Associate Dean Elza Ibroscheva published an essay on European media and #MeToo in Media Ethics Magazine. ... Geneva's Viktor Polic presented on corporate use of the cloud and security at the Annual CISO Summit Europe in Montreux.

tags: employee news, faculty, global, news around webster, school of business and technology, cybersecurity, media literacy, gender studies, school of communications, webster today

Webster leadership meets with American Chamber of Commerce Ghana.

In the News: Global education in Ghana, Film Series, 'Fake News'

November 09, 2018

President Stroble and Provost Schuster were featured in Ghana Nation for their joint lecture, "The importance of Global Education in the 21st Century," delivered at the Ghana campus. Their visit was also the lead story in the American Chamber of Commerce Ghana. ... Julie Smith's lecture "What is Fake News" was featured by Gatehouse Media. ... The Webster University Film Series was noted among "Best Things to Do" by the Riverfront Times.

tags: employee news, faculty, in the news, president, provost, ghana, media literacy, film series, school of communications, webster today

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.

tags: employee news, faculty, school of business and technology, global marketing and communications, school of communications, management, media literacy, in the news, home page, film production, webster today

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.

tags: college of arts and sciences, employee news, faculty, media literacy, global marketing and communications, home page, criminology, in the news, school of communications, webster today

Billy Spears

News Around Webster: Spears award, Davis chapter, Christeson remarks, Aaron film

August 31, 2018

School of Communications faculty member Dorian Hunter Davis has co-written a new textbook chapter, "Tweet the Press: Effects of Donald Trump's 'Fake News!' Epithet on Civics and Popular Culture." ... Con Christeson will speak at the National Arts Marketing Project Conference. ... Irvine cybersecurity faculty member Billy Spears won the Evanta Global CISO Breakaway Leadership Award in the "influence" category. ... A film edited by Chris Aaron, Forever Waves, premiered at the French Quarter Festival over the summer.

tags: academics, employee news, extended campus, media literacy, cybersecurity, film production, speech communication, faculty, school of business and technology, school of communications, webster today

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.

tags: college of arts and sciences, employee news, faculty, global marketing and communications, religious studies, media literacy, media communications, in the news, school of business and technology, school of communications, webster today

Rosenblum on TV

In the News: Miller-Struttmann on bees, Rosenblum on Holocaust, Ibroscheva on media stereotypes

June 21, 2018

Warren Rosenblum was on KPLR Channel 11/Fox 2 News with representatives from the Holocaust Museum Learning Center to discuss the their summer teacher institute at Webster. ... St. Louis Public radio followed Nicole Miller-Struttmann in Forest Park as volunteers tracked bees as part of a national study. ... Elza Ibroscheva was quoted in the story, “Why are Men So Afraid of Skin-Care Products?” in Stylecast Magazine.

tags: college of arts and sciences, employee news, faculty, home page, global marketing and communications, in the news, history, biological sciences, media literacy, school of communications, webster today

Julie Smith

In the News: Pease on Korea radio, Smith on social media, Miller-Struttmann's Bee Blitz

June 04, 2018

Kelly-Kate Pease was interviewed by the "Morning Wave” radio program on BEFM Radio in Busan, South Korea, about President Trump’s trade war against China. ... Julie Smith appeared live on the 6 p.m. FOX 2 newscast Tuesday to discuss the Roseanne Barr controversy, offering advice on social media use. ... The community-based St. Louis Bee Blitz science project led by Nicole Miller-Struttmann was one of St. Louis Magazine’s recommended outdoor activities for June.

tags: college of arts and sciences, faculty, school of communications, international relations, media literacy, biological sciences, in the news, webster today

Dean Cummings on NBC affiliate KSDK television.

In the News: Cummings on jobs, Smith on media, Cross on police, Folds of Honor alum

May 25, 2018

Two students were featured with Dean Simone Cummings in a TV segment on what graduates should be doing to find a job. ... New photography graduate Beatrice Gibson is featured as a Schnucks Folds of Honor scholarship recipient. ... Julie Smith was featured by Experts Finder for her ability to translate her expertise on media literacy and social media to reporters. ... Remy Cross was quoted in a story in the Webster-Kirkwood Times about police advisory boards.

tags: academics, alumni, college of arts and sciences, home page, media literacy, criminology, sociology, global marketing and communications, in the news, school of business and technology, school of communications