Media Coverage: November 2013

Susan Feigenbaum, professor of economics at UMSL

Susan Feigenbaum, professor of economics at UMSL, discusses the Affordable Care Act on KMOV.

The University of Missouri–St. Louis makes a significant impact on the St. Louis area. Stories about the university, its scholars and their expertise are often covered by local and national news media. Media Coverage highlights some of the top coverage, but does not serve as a comprehensive listing.

Peter Acsay, associate teaching professor of history, was quoted Nov. 22 in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch article “St. Louis cries in the rain after news of assassination.”

Kathleen Sullivan Brown, associate professor of educational leadership and policy studies, was quoted Nov. 8 in the St. Louis Beacon article “Supporters demand reinstatement of Ferguson-Florissant superintendent.” Brown was interviewed for the KMOV (Channel 4) story “Missouri’s education chief provides advice on proposal to end teacher tenure.”

Deborah Burris, director of the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, was quoted Nov. 20 in The St. Louis American article “UMSL honors African-American contributions.”

Alumnus David Crigger, BSEd 2009 and MS biology 2013, wrote the Nov. 15 St. Louis Post-Dispatch column “Leaky new homes drain $37 million from local economies.”

Larry Davis, dean of the College of Optometry, was quoted Nov. 25 in the Columbia Daily Tribune article “UMSL students want new clinic.”

Jerry Dunn, director of Children’s Advocacy Services of Greater St. Louis, was quoted Nov. 11 in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch article “St. Louis County tackles childhood trauma.”

Tim Eby, general manager of St. Louis Public Radio | 90.7 KWMU, was quoted Nov. 20 in the St. Louis Beacon article “Vote set on merger of Beacon, St. Louis Public Radio.” Eby was quoted Nov. 22 in the St. Louis Business Journal article “Merger of KWMU, Beacon wins approval.” He was quoted Nov. 22 in the Current article “University board approves St. Louis Public Radio merger with St. Louis Beacon.”

Susan Feigenbaum, professor of economics, weighed in on the Affordable Care Act on Nov. 13 in the St. Louis Beacon article “Congress adds fuel to debate over whether consumers can keep old policies.” Feigenbaum was quoted in the KMOV (Channel 4) story “ACA could force 80 million Americans to have canceled coverage.” She was quoted Nov. 8 in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch article “Burger activism isn’t the answer to social problems.”

Alumnus Lathon Ferguson, BA political science 2003 was featured Nov. 27 in The St. Louis American article “Lathon Ferguson of INROADS develops diverse leadership talent.”

Kevin Fernlund, professor of history, wrote the Nov. 4 St. Louis Beacon commentary “Nothing impossible: The guiding spirit of St. Louis.”

Chancellor Tom George was quoted Nov. 20 in the St. Louis Beacon article “Vote set on merger of Beacon, St. Louis Public Radio.” George was quoted Nov. 22 in the St. Louis Beacon article “UM curators OK merger of Beacon, St. Louis Public Radio.” He was quoted Nov. 23 in the Columbia (Mo.) Daily Tribune article “Merger of St. Louis Radio station, newspaper to benefit MU journalism students.” George was quoted Nov. 22 in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch article “UM curators approve KWMU/Beacon merger.” He was mentioned Nov. 25 in the Columbia Daily Tribune article “UMSL students want new clinic.” George was mentioned Nov. 26 in the St. Louis Business Journal article “UMSL could get new eye clinic.” He was quoted in the Saint Louis Construction News and Review article “UMSL students drove $36M rec project.” George was quoted Nov. 6 in the Chesterfield (Mo.) Patch article “UMSL, STLCOP sign course exchange agreement.”

Kevin Gomez, a junior interdisciplinary studies major, was quoted Nov. 22 in The St. Louis American article “Edward Jones internship program creates pipeline to employment for STLCC students.”

Jim Henry, director of choral studies, was mentioned Nov. 24 in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch article “Dance, jazz and art don’t take a holiday.”

Charlie Hoffman, dean of the College of Business Administration, was featured in the Nov. 1 St. Louis Post-Dispatch article “UMSL grad returns as new business school dean.”

Robert Howard, University Orchestra conductor, was mentioned Nov. 24 in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch article “Dance, jazz and art don’t take a holiday.”

Dan Isom, Endowed Professor in Policing and Community, was quoted Nov. 29 in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch article “When is an online threat really a threat?

Femi John, a student pursuing his MBA and a guard on the UMSL Tritons basketball team, was featured Nov. 6 in the KSDK (Channel 5) story “Femi John is finally healthy and playing basketball.”

Terry Jones, Founders Professor of Political Science, was quoted Nov. 25 in the St. Louis Beacon article “On the trail: Earnings tax could be piece of city-county puzzle.”

Chang Liu, a freshman business administration major, was quoted Nov. 29 in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch article “Shopping rebounds at St. Louis area malls.”

Haim Mano, associate professor of marketing, was quoted Nov. 24 in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch article “Black Friday still king of all shopping days, draws younger consumers.”

Ray Mundy, director of transportation studies, was quoted Nov. 6 in the KTVI (Channel 2) story “Lambert trying to become major player in Mexico cargo hub.”

Paul Peanick, a senior economics major, was quoted Nov. 24 in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch article “Are student loans the next big bust?

David Robertson, Curators’ Teaching Professor of Political Science, was quoted Nov. 25 in the St. Louis Beacon article “Missouri House probes of former Nixon officials could overshadow new session.” Robertson was quoted Nov. 8 in the St. Louis Beacon article “Despite controversies, Dooley says he still has ‘Fire in the belly’ for re-election bid.”

William Rogers, associate professor of economics, was quoted Nov. 14 in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch article “Homeownership rate slides in St. Louis area.” Rogers was quoted Nov. 23 in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch article “Is homeownership fading?

Richard Rosenfeld, Curators’ Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice, was quoted in the St. Louis Public Radio (90.7 KWMU) story “Video takes on St. Louis crime ranking.” Rosenfeld was quoted Nov. 13 in the Contra Costa Times (Walnut Creek, Calif.) article “Majority of killings go unsolved in Bay Area’s most violent cities, FBI data shows.” He was a source for Nov. 19 New York Times graphic “A divided city.”

Daniel Rust, assistant director for the Center for Transportation Studies, was quoted in the Nov. 13 KSDK (Channel 5) story “What does airline merger mean for passengers?

Karl Schoenherr, a student pursuing a PhD in education, was featured Nov. 20 in The St. Louis American article “SLPS names Special Education Teacher of the Year.”

Rebecca Schuman, adjunct instructor in the Pierre Laclede Honors College, wrote the Nov. 19 Slate.com article “The king of MOOCs abdicates the throne.” Schuman wrote the Nov. 26 Slate.com article “A ghost town with a quad.”

Todd Swanstrom, the E. Desmond Lee Endowed Professor of Community Collaboration and Public Policy Administration, was quoted Nov. 5 in the St. Louis Public Radio | 90.7 KWMU story “Connecting sides of St. Louis County with a road few seem to want.” Swanstrom discussed public transportation on the Nov. 14 episode of “Stay Tuned” on KETC (Channel 9). He discussed our relationship with our ride on the Nov. 21 episode of “Stay Tuned” on KETC.

Kenneth Thomas, professor of political science, was quoted Nov. 5 in the U.S. News & World Report article “Black Friday has become Thursday for workers.” Thomas wrote the Nov. 14 Business Insider commentary “Columbia U. conference shows incentives pervasive but controls work.” Thomas was quoted Nov. 3 in the WYNC (93.9 FM) story “Christie runs on rocky economic record.”

Laurie Thompson, a second-year optometry student, was quoted Nov. 25 in the Columbia Daily Tribune article “UMSL students want new clinic.” Thompson was quoted Nov. 21 in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch article “Proposed tuition hike for University of Missouri system would match inflation.” She was quoted Nov. 21 in the St. Louis Beacon article “UM tuition projected to rise 1.7 percent next year.”

Judith Walker de Felix, associate provost for academic affairs, was mentioned Nov. 23 in the Columbia (Mo.) Daily Tribune article “UM System sees 26 percent jump in number of students taking online courses.”

Jim Widner, director of jazz studies, was mentioned Nov. 24 in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch article “Dance, jazz and art don’t take a holiday.” Widner was quoted Nov. 29 in the St. Louis Beacon article “Clark Terry and his music have given back to St. Louis.”


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