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Webster's Chess TeamChess Championship

The Webster-Kirkwood Times ran an article about Webster University’s win at the President’s Cup national collegiate chess championship. 

Armbruster on Literacy, Libraries and Books

Karla ArmbrusterEnglish Professor Karla Armbruster was interviewed live on KMOX about the College of Humanities and Social Science’s recent “Big Questions” series on Book Banning. Questions discussed included what impact book banning has on communities, the importance of libraries, and why access to literature is important. The interview is featured on KMOX’s website.

Smith on the FOX/CNN Anchor Firings

Julie SmithSchool of Communications Instructor Julie Smith was interviewed on KMOX about the firings of cable news network personalities Tucker Carlson from FOX News and Don Lemon from CNN. In the interview, she touched upon some of the basics about media literacy and how it applies to these stories.

Belo on the Russian Arrest of an American Reporter

Dani BeloInternational Relations Professor Dani Belo was interviewed by about the international reaction to Russia’s arrest of a reporter for the Wall Street Journal.

Hyman on Research in the Arctic

Adjunct Biology Professor Randall Hyman photographed and wrote an article about a research team that studies oceanic creatures in the Arctic region. 

Curtis on the Teaching Computer Science in a Quantum Age

James CurtisWalker School Professor James Curtis wrote an opinion piece in CXOTech Magazine about the changing nature of teaching students computer science in an age when technology continues to make quantum leaps in advancements.

Cooper on Warning Signs of Mental Illness

Jameca Woody CooperAdjunct Professor Jameca Woody Cooper was interviewed by KSDK about potential warning signs to watch for that indicate if a person could become a danger to themselves or others. The interview was built around a case in St. Charles County where an 81 year old man shot a security guard in a residential care home.

Graduate Nursing on the News

FOX 2 News ran a short story at the top of the 5 p.m. news show on April 25 announcing that Webster University’s Master’s in Nursing program was nationally ranked at 106 by U.S. News & World Report (clip not placed online). 

Burton on the Gateway Jams Project

Matthew BurtonGame Design Professor Matthew Burton was profiled in Voyage STL Magazine. In the article, he spoke about the Gateway Jams project he runs through the School of Communications, which teaches young children from under resourced neighborhoods how to design video games.

Webster and Goldfarb Agreement on KSDK

KSDK ran a short story Friday morning about the recent agreement between Webster University and the Goldfarb School of Nursing. The program will allow students to earn a dual bachelor’s in biology and nursing simultaneously from both institutions. (No clip online). 

Chaudhuri on Advice to International Students

Associate Vice President Samrat Ray Chaudhuri was featured in the online financial news organization Samachar, where he shared advice to international students about steps to take in order to study in the United States. 

Hall on Classic Cars

Bill HallAdjunct Political Science Professor Bill Hall was interviewed by KMOV about the annual classic car show on Easter Sunday in Forest Park. Hall owns several classic cars that he often displays in the region.


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