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.

Ephrem Andemariam, editorial assistant in the Center for International Studies, was quoted in an article about the annual Africa World Documentary Film Festival, which he helped create four years ago. The article ran May 12 in The St. Louis American. Visit bit.ly/lxBimN to read the article.

The Arianna String Quartet, the quartet-in-residence, was mentioned in an article about a performance scheduled in South Africa. The article ran May 17 on the website for Classic 102.7 in Johannesburg.

Kurt Baldwin, cellist for the Arianna String Quartet, was quoted in an article about the quartet’s performance at the Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center, residency in South Africa and upcoming performance in Edwardsville, Ill. The article ran May 17 in The Edwardsville Intelligencer. Visit ow.ly/4Xkf2 to read the article.

Sanjiv Bhatia, associate professor of computer science, was quoted in an article about the effects an increase in mobile device usage has had on desktop computers. The article ran May 9 in Technology Review. Visit bit.ly/k8MfqC to read the article.

Joseph Carroll, professor of English, and his research on literary Darwinism were the focus of an article. The article ran in the May 6 edition of Science Magazine. Visit bit.ly/knP9SW to read the article.

Niyi Coker, professor of theater, was quoted in an article about the annual Africa World Documentary Film Festival, which he helped create four years ago. The article ran May 12 in The St. Louis American. Visit bit.ly/lxBimN to read the article.

Rita Csapo-Sweet, associate professor of media studies, was quoted in an article about The St. Louis Chinese American News. The article, the first in a three-part series about ethnic newspapers in St. Louis, ran May 16 in St. Louis Magazine. Visit bit.ly/mlmdZh to read the article.

Priscilla Dowden-White, associate professor of history, was scheduled to give a signing of her book “Groping Toward Democracy” at Left Bank Books in St. Louis. An article about the event ran May 17 in the Webster-Kirkwood (Mo.) Times.

Chancellor Tom George was mentioned in an article as an attendee of the kick-off meeting for the St. Louis Symphony’s annual gala concert. The article ran May 18 in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

David Gillham, second violinist for the Arianna String Quartet, was mentioned in an article about the quartet’s performance at the Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center, residency in South Africa and upcoming performance in Edwardsville, Ill. The article ran May 17 in The Edwardsville Intelligencer. Visit ow.ly/4Xkf2 to read the article.

Barbara Harbach, professor of music, was mentioned in an article as an attendee of the kick-off meeting for the St. Louis Symphony’s annual gala concert. The article ran May 18 in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

Terry Jones, professor of political science, discussed the just-completed session of the Missouri Legislature. The discussion aired live May 16 on “St. Louis on the Air,” a program on St. Louis Public Radio | 90.7 KWMU. Visit ow.ly/4WK8Y to listen to the discussion. Jones was interviewed about the change in Missouri’s political climate. The interview aired May 17 on KTVI (Channel 2). Visit ow.ly/4Xkjf to view the story.

David Kimball, associate professor of political science, was quoted in an article about Rep. Russ Carnahan’s future political options. The article ran May 9 in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Visit bit.ly/itUTOh to read the article. Kimball was quoted in an article about straight-ticket voting. The article ran May 6 in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Visit bit.ly/jxWgwT to read the article.

John McGrosso, first violinist for the Arianna String Quartet, was mentioned in an article about the quartet’s performance at the Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center, residency in South Africa and upcoming performance in Edwardsville, Ill. The article ran May 17 in The Edwardsville Intelligencer. Visit ow.ly/4Xkf2 to read the article.

Joanna Mendoza, violist for the Arianna String Quartet, was mentioned in an article about the quartet’s performance at the Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center, residency in South Africa and upcoming performance in Edwardsville, Ill. The article ran May 17 in The Edwardsville Intelligencer. Visit ow.ly/4Xkf2 to read the article.

Robert Ray, professor of music, was scheduled to lead a choral performance in San Antonio. Articles about the performance ran May 14 on the websites for KCYY (100.3 FM) in San Antonio and the San Antonio Current.

Dave Robertson, professor of political science, was quoted in an Associated Press article about Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon. The article appeared May 15 and May 16 on 22 news media websites in six states, Washington, D.C., and New Zealand, including the websites for KMOX (1120 AM), the Belleville News-Democrat and the Columbia Missourian. Visit onforb.es/jToJfo to read the article as it appears at Forbes.com. Robertson was quoted in a story about Todd Akin possibly making a Senate bid. The article ran May 17 on the website for KMOX (1120 AM). Visit ow.ly/4WKoZ to read the article.

Charles Schmitz, dean emeritus of the College of Education, was quoted in an article about St. Louis falling to 57th in U.S. city populations. The article ran May 8 in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Visit bit.ly/iySxP2 to read the article.

Howard Schwartz, professor emeritus of English, was scheduled to participate in an interfaith poetry reading at The Ethical Society of St. Louis in Ladue, Mo. An article mentioning Schwartz and the reading ran May 20 in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

Todd Swanstrom, professor of political science, was quoted in an article about St. Louis falling to 57th in U.S. city populations. The article ran May 8 in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Visit bit.ly/iySxP2 to read the article.

Kenneth Thomas, associate professor of political science, and his research were mentioned in an article on states using tax breaks as a way to lure employers. The article ran May 4 in Bloomberg Businessweek. Visit buswk.co/kL1NmJ to read the article.

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