Media Coverage: July 2010
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.
Brady Baybeck, director of the Public Policy Administration program, was quoted in an article about a Randolph County, Mo., collector attending the program. The article ran July 27 in The Moberly (Mo.) Monitor-Index. Baybeck was quoted in an article about the Shoshone County, Idaho, treasurer attending the PPA program. The article ran July 30 in the Shoshone News Press.
A story about the Benton-Stadler science buildings ran July 12 in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Niyi Coker, professor of theater, wrote the play “Preemptive,” which is being staged in Nigeria. He and the play were mentioned in an article that ran July 6 in the (Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria) Punch.
Chancellor Tom George was quoted in an article about UMSL reaching its $100 million Gateway for Greatness Campaign goal two years early. The article ran July 28 in The St. Louis American.
Terry Jones, professor of political science, was interviewed about the history of the divide between St. Louis city and St. Louis County and a look at the possibility of a merger. The interview aired live July 12 on St. Louis Public Radio | 90.7 FM. Jones was quoted in an article about poll results in Missouri’s U.S. Senate race. The article ran July 25 in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
David Kimball, associate professor of political science, was quoted in an article about the effect of new ethics rules on the election. The article ran July 17 in the St. Joseph (Mo.) News-Press.
Charles Korr, professor emeritus of history, wrote “More Than Just a Game,” a book about how political prisoners on Robben Island in South Africa created a soccer league and used the sport to continue the fight against apartheid. Korr was quoted about the subject in an article that ran July 5 in The New York Times.
Martin Leifeld, vice chancellor for university advancement, was mentioned in an article about UMSL reaching its $100 million Gateway for Greatness Campaign goal two years early. The article ran July 28 in The St. Louis American.
Dave Robertson, professor of political science, was interviewed about the St. Louis County executive challenger raising more than a million dollars for his campaign. The interview aired July 15 on KMOX (1120 AM).
Todd Swanstrom, professor of political science, was quoted in articles about the need for a Missouri foreclosure task force. The articles ran July 2 in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and July 6 in the Metro St. Louis Suburban Journals. Swanstrom wrote a white paper titled “Foreclosures in Missouri: Causes, Consequences and Solutions.” The Examiner in Independence, Mo., quoted the report in an article that ran July 20.
Mark Tranel, director of the Public Policy Research Center, was appointed by the state to a three-member special administrative board to run the Riverview Gardens School District. A story mentioning Tranel in that role ran July 1 in the St. Louis Beacon.
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