Rita Csapó-Sweet grew up a first-generation Hungarian-American. Her parents came to the United States after World War II. Because of her ethnic background, she felt a little out of place growing up in America. But a college trip to Hungary remedied her feelings of alienation and carved out a path that saw her become a [...]
Tom McPhail, professor of media studies and chair of the Department of Theatre, Dance and Media Studies at the University of Missouri–St. Louis, has accepted an invitation to join an advisory group at the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru.
University of Missouri–St. Louis music students Thomas Winkler (piano), Charles Clements (bass) and Corey Axelson (marimba) perform “Bass Ostinato,” a piece of music composed by Winkler. The performance was part of the university’s Student Chamber Music Concert on May 8 at the Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center. The photograph was taken by UMSL photographer [...]
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The College of Fine Arts and Communication at the University of Missouri–St. Louis announces Acappellooza Summer Camp, an a cappella music camp for students in grades 9–12. For four days, from July 16–19 students will be immersed in singing led by some of the world’s most prominent names in a cappella music, including members of the internationally famous Ambassadors of Harmony and Jim Henry, director of choral studies at UMSL.
Jean M.K. Miller has been named dean of the College of Fine Arts and Communication at the University of Missouri–St. Louis. Miller, who will begin the position July 1, currently serves as associate dean of administrative affairs in the College of Visual Arts and Design at the University of North Texas in Denton. She oversees [...]
Bob Sundvold, a veteran coach with more than 30 years of experience as both a head coach and assistant coach, has been named the head men’s basketball coach at the University of Missouri–St. Louis.
While most University of Missouri–St. Louis students spent spring break on icy cold slopes or hot sandy beaches, twenty members of the Catholic Newman Center at UMSL felt called to do otherwise. Nineteen students and Rachelle Simon, the CNC campus minister, chose to spend their break completing community service on Bethlehem Farm.
Jessi Cerutti’s creative spark was lit early on. The senior lecturer in art at the University of Missouri–St. Louis recently came across some drawings she made as a child. One piece foreshadowed her future vocations as a printmaker and papermaker. The young Cerutti had colored a picture with a red crayon and added a layer [...]
Jessica Lake has spent the past seven years at the University of Missouri–St. Louis. The 25-year-old graduate student says UMSL feels like home and for good reason.