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.

Gary Brandes, associate teaching professor of music, was mentioned in an article about the Northeast Missouri All-District Band. The article appeared Jan. 21 on the Web site for KTVO (Channel 3) in Ottumwa, Iowa.

Tara Galovski, assistant professor of psychology, was interviewed for a story about road rage. The story aired Jan. 25 on KTVI (Channel 2).

Jean-Germain Gros, associate professor of political science, is a native of Haiti, and he has conducted extensive research on the nation. He was featured Jan. 14 in a St. Louis Beacon article about the country following a magnitude 7.0 earthquake that struck on Jan. 12.

Barbara Harbach, professor of music, was the subject of a feature profile. The article ran in the January/February issue of Fanfare magazine.

Terry Jones, professor of political science, was part of a roundtable discussion previewing the new session of the Missouri State Legislature. The discussion aired live Jan. 4 on KWMU (90.7 FM). Jones participated in the conference “Sharing Responsibility, Improving Community Health.” A brief mentioning Jones’s participation in the conference ran Jan. 7 in The St. Louis American. Jones was a guest speaker at a community health conference in St. Louis. An article about the conference mentioned Jones’s participation and ran Jan. 15 in the St. Louis Beacon. Jones was interviewed about local politics. The interviews aired Jan. 4, 20 and 27 on KWMU (90.7 FM).

Marilu Knode, professor of art, wrote a commentary about the creation and expansion of museums and what it does for the community. The article appeared Jan. 7 in the Milwaukee (Wisconsin) Journal Sentinel. Knode was the subject of a feature about her becoming the new executive director of Laumeier Sculpture Park. The article ran Jan. 22 in the Webster-Kirkwood (Missouri) Times.

Edward Lawrence, professor of finance, was quoted in a story about the banking industry. The story ran Jan. 1 online on Yahoo! Finance, Yahoo! News and SmartBrief.

Ray Mundy, professor of logistics and operations management, was interviewed about high speed trains. The inview aired Jan. 28 on KMOV (Channel 4).

Dr. Raymond Myers, clinical professor of optometry, was quoted in a story about Lions Clubs’ efforts to help people with vision problems. The article ran Jan. 4 in the Belleville News-Democrat.

Don Phares, professor emeritus of economics, was quoted in a story about the economy. The story ran Jan. 20 in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Phares was interviewed about the economy. The interview aired Jan. 12 on KWMU (90.7 FM).

Robert Ray, professor of music, announced he was retiring as director of the St. Louis Symphony In Unison Chorus. Articles about the announcement ran Jan. 12 in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and The St. Louis American.

Dave Robertson, professor of political science, was quoted in an article about one-third of Missouri Legislature beginning their last session due to term limits. The article appeared Jan. 11 in the St. Louis Beacon. Robertson was interviewed for a story about lawmakers’ push for big tax changes in a tough budget year. The interview aired Jan. 8 on KWMU (90.7 FM). Robertson was quoted in an article about how a Supreme Court decision on campaign contributions could affect Missouri’s U.S. Senate race. The article appeared Jan. 21 in the St. Louis Beacon. Robertson was interviewed about local politics. The interview aired Jan. 8 on KWMU (90.7 FM). Robertson was interviewed about local politics. The interview aired Jan. 21 and 22 on KSDK (Channel 5). Robertson was quoted in a story about Scott Brown winning a Senate seat in Massachusetts. The story ran Jan. 20 on KMOX (1120 AM).

William Rogers, assistant professor of economics, was interviewed about the economy. The interview aired Jan. 25 on KMOX (1120 AM).

David Rose, professor of economics, was quoted in a story about health-care reform. The story ran Jan. 18 in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

Richard Rosenfeld, professor of criminology and criminal justice, was quoted in a story about a decrease in crime rates. The story ran Jan. 6 in the Macon (Georgia) Area online, The Oregon Herald, the Philippine Star and Yahoo! News. Rosenfeld was quoted in a story about crime rates, the story ran Jan. 16 in the Milwaukee (Wisconsin) Journal Sentinel.

Terry Suhre, director of Gallery 210, was interviewed about an upcoming exhibit. The interview aired Jan. 29 on KWMU (90.7 FM).

Todd Swanstrom, professor of political science, was quoted in an article about a conference where foreclosure experts met to debate strategies to address the ongoing crisis. The article ran Jan. 15 in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Swanstrom was interviewed for a story about foreclosures. The story ran Jan. 26 on KTVI (Channel 2).

The University of Missouri-St. Louis celebrated the life of philanthropist E. Desmond Lee who passed away in January. UMSL was mentioned in an article about the event which ran Jan. 27 in the St. Louis American, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and Ladue News.  A story on the celebration ran Jan. 27 on KSDK (Channel 5). UMSL unveiled a new mascot. A story about the new Triton mascot ran Jan. 21 on KSDK (Channel 5).

Mel Watkin, director of the Public Policy Research Center Photography Project, was quoted in an article about Jean Tucker and how she helped the art community grow at UMSL and in St. Louis. The article appeared Jan. 8 in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Watkin was quoted in an article about the project’s exhibit, “Russian St. Louis.” The article ran Jan. 25 in the St. Louis Beacon.

Peter Wolfe, professor of English, reviewed “Family Album,” a novel by Penelope Lively. The review ran Jan. 3 in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

Keith Womer, dean of the College of Business Administration, was quoted in a story about handling work violence. The story ran Jan. 13 in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

Richard Wright, professor of criminology and criminal justice, was quoted in a story about increases in burglaries. The story ran Jan. 17 in the Tucson Arizona Daily Star.

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