In the News - Chess Championship, UHSP Agreement, Mehringer, Cooper, Roberts, Mekelberg and the French Film Festival

President's Cup National Collegiate Chess ChampionshipWebster University's 2023 Chess Team

  • The St. Louis Post-Dispatch had a front-page story about the President’s Cup national collegiate chess tournament, which was held on Webster University’s Webster Groves campus.
  • The Edwardsville Intelligencer also had a story about the upcoming tournament.
  • The Alton Telegraph ran a story.  The Webster-Kirkwood Times had a story about the upcoming tournament.
  • KSDK had a story on the 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. newscasts on Saturday, April 1, about the President’s Cup chess tournament. President Julian Schuster was quoted, and Chess Coach Liem Le was included (clip not placed online).
  • KSDK also ran a brief story on Sunday announcing that Webster had won the President’s cup. A longer story on the win ran Monday morning on their website.
  • KMOX ran a story about the national win several times during the morning news drive on Monday (clip not posted online).
  • The St. Louis Post-Dispatch ran a front-page photo from Sunday’s session of the President’s Cup and announced Webster had won.
  • Fox2 News came to campus the day after the tournament win and interviewed Coach Liem Le, President Julian Schuster and students John Burke and Aram Hakobyan.
  • KSDK also returned to campus and interviewed Chancellor Stroble, President Schuster, Coach Le, John Burke and Aram Hakobyan.

Webster University's Agreement with University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis

The signing ceremony between Webster and UHSP

  • FOX2 News ran a news story about the agreement Webster University entered with University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis to allow Webster students to more easily be accepted into the Pharmacy School’s doctoral program.
  • That story was picked up and distributed nationally by
  • Becker’s Hospital Review, a magazine that covers issues in the hospital administration, ran a short story about the new agreement with University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis.

Mehringer on the Health Department Shutting Down a Seafood Supplier

Biology Professor Julie Mehringer was interviewed by KSDK about the reasons why St. Louis County Health officials shut down a business that supplied sea food to area restaurants.

Cooper on Talking to Children About School Shootings

Jameca Woody CooperJameca Woody Cooper was interviewed by KSDK about how to talk to children about school shootings. The interview was in the wake of the shooting in Nashville, Tennessee on March. 27.0

Joe Roberts Quoted by Money Geek

Professor Joe RobertsGeorge Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology Professor Joe Roberts was quoted in several articles in Money Geek:

The Roberts Classic French Film Festival

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch had a feature story on the Annual Roberts Classic French Film Festival, which is co-sponsored by the Webster University Film Series.

Mekelberg on Civil Unrest in Israel

International Relations Adjunct Professor Yossi Mekelberg (Tashkent) was interviewed by France 24 about the civil unrest in Israel.

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