In the News: Sverdrup Renovation, Hall, Cooper, Smith, Williams and Roberts
January 26, 2023
The Nine Network (St. Louis PBS) featured the newly installed virtual reality wall in the School of Communication’s Sverdrup Building. The wall was installed as part of the recent remodeling of the west wing of the building. Several professors, students and employees were interviewed as part of the segment, including Dean Eric Rothenbuhler.
The Webster-Kirkwood Times ran a story about the remodeling of the Sverdrup Complex and the recent open house.
Several trade magazines also featured the new virtual production stage completed as part of the west wing renovations in the School of Communication’s Sverdrup building:
- British Cinematographer
- Lavnch Code
- Production 360
- Digital Signage Pulse
- Commercial Integrator
- Redshark News
- Rave Publications
Bill Hall in Newsweek
Political Science Professor Bill Hall was interviewed by Newsweek magazine about how politicians often misquote The Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. to support their
personal agendas. The Belleville News-Democrat also published the story.
Cooper Interviewed Live on KMOV
Adjunct Professor Jameca Woody Cooper, School of Education, was interviewed live on KMOV about a recent study that shows the impact social media use is having on the development
of the brains of teenagers.
Smith on KMOX for News Literacy Week
School of Communications Instructor Julie Smith was interviewed live on KMOX Radio
on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings on a variety of Media Literacy
topics as part of “News Literacy Week:”
- Monday – Where are people getting their news in 2023?
- Tuesday – Are People Getting Their News from Places Like YouTube and TikTok?
- Wednesday – Things Have Changed on Where People Get the News.
- Thursday – What the Biggest Complaints People Have About the News.
Williams Quoted by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Political Science Professor Gwyneth Williams was interviewed by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch about a lawsuit that was filed in St. Louis courts that challenges Missouri’s recent
laws that ban abortion in the state.
Roberts Quoted in Wallethub
Business Professor Joe Roberts was quoted by Wallethub about whether state and federal spending can help small businesses.