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. This post will be updated with new highlights throughout the month and beyond.

The Arianna String Quartet, the university’s resident quartet, was mentioned Nov. 15 in a Times-Standard (Eureka, Calif.) and The Humboldt Beacon (Eureka, Calif.) news brief about a performance in Eureka.

Rita Csapo-Sweet, associate professor of media studies, was quoted Nov. 11 in the St. Louis Beacon article “Conference attendees enjoy learning and camaraderie.”

John Dalton, associate professor of English, and his book “The Inverted Forest” were mentioned Nov. 14 in The Wall Street Journal’s Dear Book Lover article “Finding jewels at the library.”

Barbara Harbach, professor of music, was quoted Nov. 11 in the St. Louis Beacon article “Conference attendees enjoy learning and camaraderie.” Harbach was interviewed Nov. 4 for the St. Louis Public Radio | 90.7 KWMU “Cityscape” segment on Women in the Arts at UMSL.

James Henry, director of choral studies, was mentioned Nov. 22 in The Rolla (Mo.) Daily News article “Students earn All-District, All-State vocal accolades.”

Terry Jones, professor of political science, participated Nov. 18 in the St. Louis Beacon’s weekly “Beacon and Eggs” roundtable discussion, which focused that week on politics in Missouri.

David Kimball, associate professor of political science, was quoted Nov. 7 in a Florissant (Mo.) Patch article on electing municipal judges.

Cameron Metheney, a senior majoring in interdisciplinary studies, was quoted Nov. 11 in the St. Louis Beacon article “Conference attendees enjoy learning and camaraderie.”

Tlaloc Rivas, assistant professor of theatre, was mentioned Nov. 4 in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch article “Shakespeare in the Streets gets its team.”

Dave Robertson, professor of political science, was quoted Nov. 8 in a St. Louis Public Radio | 90.7 KWMU story about the lack of a major GOP candidate for Missouri governor. Robertson was quoted Nov. 21 in the St. Louis Beacon article “County parks controversy could haunt Dooley.” Robertson was quoted Nov. 20 and Nov. 21 in the Associated Press article “Analysis: St. Louis businessmen on Mo. Ballot” that ran in 12 publications including the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Columbia (Mo.) Daily Tribune and Columbia Missourian.

J. Martin Rochester, professor of political science, was quoted Nov. 14 in the Daily Press (Newport News, Va.) article “Education trends: The end of the weekly spelling test.”

Steven Schreiner, associate professor of English, was mentioned Nov. 16 in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch article “Book of poems written in Nazi camp is up for auction Friday.”

Todd Swanstrom, professor of political science, was quoted Nov. 22 in the Riverfront Times (University City, Mo.) article “St. Louis ranks No. 6 in number of ‘native” inhabitants.”

Mary Troy, professor of English, was quoted Nov. 11 in the St. Louis Beacon article “Conference attendees enjoy learning and camaraderie.”

Susan Waller, associate professor of art, was quoted Nov. 11 in the St. Louis Beacon article “Conference attendees enjoy learning and camaraderie.”

Ron Yasbin, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted Nov. 20 in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch article “Vets returning to college face unique challenges.”

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Eye on UMSL: The flavor of homecoming
Eye on UMSL: The flavor of homecoming

Senior business major Jalen Walker-Wright gets a cup of southwest chili from Vanessa Loyd and Erin Schaeffer during last Thursday’s homecoming Chili Feed.

Eye on UMSL: The flavor of homecoming

Senior business major Jalen Walker-Wright gets a cup of southwest chili from Vanessa Loyd and Erin Schaeffer during last Thursday’s homecoming Chili Feed.

Eye on UMSL: The flavor of homecoming

Senior business major Jalen Walker-Wright gets a cup of southwest chili from Vanessa Loyd and Erin Schaeffer during last Thursday’s homecoming Chili Feed.