In the News - DEI Conference, Smith, Miller-Struttmann, Cooper, Palmer, Kalomiri, Chaudhuri and More
March 21, 2023
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Conference
The Argus ran a story about Webster University’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Conference. The Pie News Network also ran a story about the Conference.
Julie Smith Interviewed by the Associated Press
Julie Smith was interviewed by the Associated Press about the need to teach Media
Literacy in the K-12 educational system. The story was picked up by numerous news
organizations in the United States, Asia and Europe:
- Western Pennsylvania Tribune
- Denver Gazette
- The Connecticut News Times
- The Springfield News Sun (Ohio)
- Aktualnosci (Poland)
- ABC News (National)
- The Valley News Daily (Ohio)
- The Conservative Investor Daily (New York)
- Knowledia (Paris)
- Spectrum News (New York)
- TDS Net (Chicago)
- Taiwan News (Taipei City)
- The Frontier Post (Pakistan)
- The Sacramento Observer (California)
- The Christian Science Monitor (Boston)
Nicole Miller-Struttmann Featured for Bee Research
The STL, the online magazine of Greater STL Inc., published part two of its series
exploring the efforts by several St. Louis residents to study and preserve bees in
the region. Webster University Biology Professor Nicole Miller-Struttmann was featured,
with emphasis on her research into the pollinating behaviors of various bee species.
Part two can be found here. Part one of the series is also online and also mentioned Professor Miller-Struttmann.
Jameca Woody Cooper Discusses Depression and Anxiety in Children
Jameca Woody Cooper, adjunct professor in the School of Education, was interviewed live on KMOV about the severe shortage of counselors in the United States who are trained to help
children who are suffering from depression and anxiety.
Anthi Kalomiri Publishes an Op-Ed
Athens Professor Anthi Kalomiri published an op-ed saying that the lack of investigative journalism in the country contributed to a tragic train crash that killed 57 people.
Julie Palmer on Staffing Cuts
George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology Professor Julie Palmer was quoted in the Business News about the recent trend of large companies to cut staffing to a bare minimum in order
to temporarily boost profits, and how those policies are actually impacting the work
Samrat Ray Chaudhuri on F1 Visas and DOE Rule Changes
Samrat Ray Chaudhuri, the assistant vice president of international enrollment, was
quoted in the PIE News about new rules that impact F-1 visas. He also was interviewed about changes announced by the U.S. Department of Education that will alter the responsibilities
of third-party recruiting services that are used by many universities to help international
students attend college in the United States.
Liem Le Mentioned as a Contender for World Chess Champion
Chess Coach Liem Le was mentioned in a story in the Guardian (United Kingdom) about an upcoming chess tournament that could crown
a new world chess champion. Le was mentioned as a potential contender for that title,
and his association with Webster University was also mentioned.
Erin Elstner Discusses Percussion Logistics, Wardrobes, and More
Department of Music adjunct professor Erin Elstner was recently interviewed on the Discussions in Percussion podcast, a program hosted by New York City based percussionists Damon Grant and Marcos Torres. In this episode, Elstner spoke about logistics, wardrobe, sight-reading, and more.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch ran an article about the recent renovations in the School of Communications’ Sverdrup Complex. Dean Eric Rothenbuhler and Professor Caleb Sawyer were quoted. That story was republished by the Spanish-language news organization Red Latina.
Yossi Mekelburg on Demonstrations in Israel
International Relations Adjunct Professor Yossi Mekelberg (Tashkent campus) was interviewed by The Australian about recent demonstrations in Israel.
Ana Nascimento on Loneliness
Authority Magazine interviewed Webster University alumna Ana Nascimento (counseling) about the recent rise in the number of young people who are reporting that they are lonely.
Donald Suggs Feature
The St. Louis American ran a feature profile on the owner and publisher of their publication, Dr. Donald M. Suggs. The article mentioned that Webster University has an annual scholarship named after him.
Joe Roberts in MoneyGeek
Walker School of Business Professor Joe Roberts was interviewed several times by MoneyGeek
in the past few weeks on a number of issues, ranging from car insurance to mortgaging
a rental property: