Jerry Dunn, director of the Children’s Advocacy Services of Greater St. Louis at UMSL

Jerry Dunn, director of the Children’s Advocacy Services of Greater St. Louis at UMSL, was quoted April 1 in a KSDK news story.

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, program coordinator of African and African American studies, was quoted April 23 in The St. Louis American article “Africa World Documentary Film Festival screens at Missouri History Museum.”

Carole Basile, dean of the College of Education, was quoted April 2 in The St. Louis American article “Normandy Schools gaining public support.” Basile was quoted April 15 in the St. Louis Public Radio article “Normandy faces big deficits – if it survives.”  She was quoted April 22 in the St. Louis Public Radio article “Normandy task force ponders how district will be governed.”

Kathleen Sullivan Brown, associate professor of educational leadership and policy studies, was discussed the characteristics of a good school board member on the April 1 episode of “St. Louis on the Air” on St. Louis Public Radio.

Michael Budka, a senior on the baseball team, was featured April 25 in The Courier-News (Elgin, Ill.) article “College Report: Michael Budka is close to perfection at first base for UMSL.”

Brittni Chapman, a junior educational studies major and pitcher on the softball team, was featured April 2 in the KSDK (Channel 5) segment “UMSL pitching dominating in the early season.”

Niyi Coker, the E. Desmond Lee Professor of African/African American Studies, was quoted April 23 in The St. Louis American article “Africa World Documentary Film Festival screens at Missouri History Museum.

Jerry Dunn, director of the Children’s Advocacy Services of Greater St. Louis, was quoted April 1 in the KSDK (Channel 5) story “Two children shot in less than a week.”

J. Frederick Fausz, associate professor of history, was interviewed by Charlie Brennan about St. Louis history on April 24 on KMOX (1120 AM). Fausz was quoted April 2 in the NPR story “Scientists discover remnants of St. Louis’ French colonial past.”

Gregory Geisler, associate professor of accounting, was quoted April 5 in the USA Today article “How to save for retirement early in your career.”

Chancellor Tom George was quoted April 17 in the KSDK (Channel 5) story “Former convent may be saved from demolition.” George was mentioned April 23 in The Telegraph (Alton, Ill.) article “Expanding Horizons.”

Karl Guenther, community development specialist at the Public Policy Research Center, discussed building a sense of community within neighborhoods on the April 14 episode of “St. Louis on the Air” on St. Louis Public Radio.

Barbara Harbach, Curators’ Professor of Music, was featured April 28 in The Classical Reviewer article “Beautifully crafted works for string orchestra by Barbara Harbach on a release from MSR Records.”

Dan Isom, the Endowed Professor of Policing and Community, discussed crime in St. Louis on the April 10 episode of “Stay Tuned” on KETC (Channel 9).

Terry Jones, Founders Professor of Political Science, was quoted April 9 in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch article “Controversy over Sunset Hills QuikTrip propels a write-in to victory.” Jones was quoted April 23 in the St. Louis Public Radio story “Is smaller better? Multitude of municipalities plays into city-county merger debate.”

David Klinger, associate professor of criminology and criminal justice, was quoted April 8 in the Lake Wylie Pilot (Clover, S.C.) article “Fort Mill man killed after pointing gun at York County deputies.” Klinger was quoted April 9 in The State (Columbia, S.C.) article “Experts debate whether deadly Fort Mill shooting was ‘suicide by cop.’

Kristen Kramlich, a second-year optometry student, wrote the April 8 OptometryStudents.com article “Pursuing leadership positions in optometric organizations – SVOSH.”

Alumna Danielle Lee, PhD biology 2010, was featured April 21 in the OZY article “Danielle Lee: Urban scientist, hip-hop maven, genius.”

Brian Levin, head softball coach, was quoted April 2 in the KSDK (Channel 5) segment “UMSL pitching dominating in the early season.”

Kara Lubischer, community development specialist, was quoted April 20 in the St. Louis Public Radio article “To offset loss of grocery stores, city tries alternate tactics.”

Howard Mayes, a senior chemistry major, was featured April 15 in the KTVI (Channel 2) segment “St. Louis couple returning to Boston for marathon.”

Alumnus Paul Orso, BSBA 1983, was featured April 23 in The St. Louis Review article “Man with ALS reaches potential with community’s help.”

Hannah Perryman, a sophomore criminology and criminal justice major and pitcher on the softball team, was featured April 2 in the KSDK (Channel 5) segment “UMSL pitching dominating in the early season.” Perryman was featured April 14 in The Courier-News (Elgin, Ill.) article “College Report: Elgin graduate Hannah Perryman avoids second-year slump.”

Sharon Pruitt, a senior majoring in English, was quoted April 23 in the Riverfront Times article “UMSL will save The Current newspaper after student committee slashes funding.”

Andrea Purnell, communications and artistic director for the Missouri Institute of Mental Health, was featured April 8 in the STLCurator article “How art can change the conversation about mental health.”

Alumna Jennifer Redfern, OD 2010, wrote the April 1 Optometric Management article “Progressive Point of View: Hybrid lens offers patients a convenient option.”

Dave Robertson, Curators’ Teaching Professor of Political Science, was quoted April 28 in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch article “From a deluge to a trickle: Nixon’s lack of fundraising adds to mystery about his plans.”

Richard Rosenfeld, Curators’ Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice, was quoted April 9 in the Tucson (Ariz.) Sentinel article “Can we trust crime numbers?” Rosenfeld was featured April 11 in the Missouri Lawyers Weekly article “Gun docket idea resurfaces to mixed reactions.” He discussed crime in St. Louis on the April 10 episode of “Stay Tuned” on KETC (Channel 9).

Vicki Sauter, professor of information systems, was quoted April 9 in the KMOV (Channel 4) segment “Security bug rips off user passwords nationwide.”

The softball team was featured April 10 in the Belleville (Ill.) News-Democrat article “Metro-east players playing key roles for sixth-ranked UMSL softball.”

Todd Swanstrom, the E. Desmond Lee Professor of Community Collaboration and Public Policy Administration, was quoted April 13 in the St. Louis Public Radio article “This is Chesterfield: “Bedroom” community experiences business boom.”

Zuleyma Tang-Martinez, Founders Professor of Biology, was quoted April 21 in the OZY article “Danielle Lee: Urban scientist, hip-hop maven, genius.”

Kenneth Thomas, professor of political science, was mentioned April 24 in the Governing article “Corporate tax attacks in the states.”

Alumna Sally Van Doren, MFA 2000, wrote “Thief,” which was featured April 4 on Poem-A-Day, a Poets.org publication.

Betty Van Uum, assistant to the provost for public affairs and economic development, was quoted April 16 in the St. Louis Business Journal article “Plans to demolish two historic buildings on UMSL’s campus on hold.” Van Uum was quoted April 10 in the St. Louis Business Journal article “UMSL hopes $14 million street project will attract new businesses.” She was mentioned April 11 in the St. Louis Business Journal article “UMSL invests $105 million to replace aging campus facilities.” Van Uum was quoted April 18 in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch article “New road project aims to give North County a taste of Clayton.”  She was quoted April 24 in The St. Louis American article “UMSL organizes North County redevelopment effort.”

Eamonn Wall, the Smurfit-Stone Corporation Professor in Irish Studies, was quoted April 10 in The Mountain Times (Boone, N.C.) article “April is National Poetry Month.” Wall was featured April 23 in The Portland (Maine) Sun article “Spring poet at UNE raises timely issues of identity and place.”

Alumnus Kel Ward, BS criminology and criminal justice 1995, was featured April 24 in The St. Louis American article “Kel Ward: Lifting St. Louis through community partnerships.”

Stacy West, executive director of MADCO, the university’s resident dance company, was quoted April 9 in the St. Louis Public Radio article “MADCO hopes ‘Liquid Roads’ is its path to national spotlight.” West was quoted April 11 in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch article “MADCO dance troupe gets ambitious with ‘Liquid Roads.’

Jim Widner, director of jazz studies, was quoted April 23 in The Edwardsville (Ill.) Intelligencer article “Greater St. Louis Jazz Festival scheduled.” Widner was quoted April 23 in the St. Louis Public Radio article “Sandoval, Basie Orchestra headline Greater St. Louis Jazz Festival.”

Richard Wright, Curators’ Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice, was quoted April 5 in The Palm Beach (Fla.) Post article “Does a cashless society mean less crime?

Dan Younger, professor of art, was featured on the April 15 episode of “City Corner” on STL TV.

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