News Articles

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Provost Schuster on set at Channel Nine

In the News: Schuster on economy, Batora on Slovakia, Smith on social media, Cybersecurity ranking

March 23, 2018

Provost Julian Schuster's appearance Monday on ninePBS's "Living St. Louis" about the regional job market is now online. ... Vienna professor Jozef Bátora was interviewed on Austrian TV during protests in Bratislava. ... Webster's recognition as a top cybersecurity program was featured in the St. Louis Business Journal. ... Julie Smith was quoted in USA Today on social media's role in spreading a white supremacist fabrication into news media. She also appears on Radio 63119 today at 1 p.m. to discuss the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica data privacy story.

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Webster in the news

In the News: Sand mandala, Brown on media consolidation, Preuss at Cori event

December 04, 2017

HEC TV created a five-minute video featuring the sand mandala created at the Webster Groves campus this fall. ... Jessica Brown was quoted in the West End Word on the effects of media consolidation and the latest Sinclair Media acquisition. ... Mary Preuss represented Webster University at an event commemorating local Nobel Prize winning scientists Gerty and Carl Cori, covered in the Webster-Kirkwood Times.

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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.

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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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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.

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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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