Media Coverage: January 2015

by | Feb 15, 2015

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 stories, but does not serve as a comprehensive listing. Notice a…

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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 stories, but does not serve as a comprehensive listing. Notice a clip we missed? Email us at umsldaily@umsl.edu.

Ephrem Andemariam, program coordinator of African and African American studies
West End Word: UMSL’s Africa World Documentary Film Festival

Carole Basile, dean of the College of Education
St. Louis Public Radio | 90.7 KWMU: departure of Normandy Schools Collective superintendent

Susan Brownell, professor of anthropology
The New York Times: China’s Olympic crusader He Zhenliang
Lake Placid (New York) News: China’s Olympic crusader He Zhenliang

Alan Byrd, dean of enrollment services
St. Louis Public Radio: hiring freeze at UMSL

Niyi Coker, E. Desmond Lee Professor of African/African American Studies
West End Word: UMSL’s Africa World Documentary Film Festival

Chancellor Tom George
St. Louis Public Radio: hiring freeze at UMSL
St. Louis Public Radio: Normandie Golf Course deal

Barbara Harbach, Curators’ Professor of Music
St. Louis Public Radio: women in the arts

Aurelia Hartenberger, associate adjunct professor of music
St. Louis Public Radio: Hartenberger’s extensive musical instrument collection

David Klinger, professor of criminology and criminal justice
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: police use of tactical retreat instead of force
The Washington Times: police-involved shootings
The Salt Lake (Utah) Tribune: statistics on police-involved shootings
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: misperceptions of police during deadly encounters
“Anderson Cooper 360 Degrees” on CNN: whether an officer was justified in shooting

Chuck Korr, professor emeritus of history
St. Louis Public Radio: what having an NFL team means for a city’s status on a national level

Jennifer McKnight, associate professor of art
The Guardian (London): design competition to create a new typeface

Ray Mundy, director of the Center for Transportation Studies
American Public Media’s “Marketplace”: mass transit ridership
Yahoo News: regulation in the taxi industry

Dave Robertson, Curators’ Teaching Professor of Political Science
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: negotiations between Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon and a Republican-dominated Missouri Legislature

J. Martin Rochester, Curators’ Teaching Professor of Political Science
St. Louis Jewish Light: commentary reflecting on the new Congress

Richard Rosenfeld, Founders Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Associated Press (via the Columbia Missourian): changes in crime trends after Michael Brown’s death
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: St. Louis’ spike in homicide
The New York Times: effects of an increase in imprisonment
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: initiatives to decrease number of homicides in St. Louis
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: gun-related arrests in St. Louis
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: co-wrote an article about how to get better information on firearm crime
KMOX (1120 AM): gun-related arrests in St. Louis

James Shuls, assistant professor of educational leadership and policy studies
KSHB (Channel 41 in Kansas City, Missouri): choosing schools that best meets child’s needs
St. Louis Public Radio: President Obama’s community college plan
“Stay Tuned” on KETC (Channel 9): state of education

Walter Siewert, director of the Center for Ethics in Public Life
Kansas City Star: Missouri lawmakers’ shift to lobbying

Terry Suhre, director of Gallery 210
The Guardian (London): design competition to create a new typeface

Mark Tranel, director of the Public Policy Research Center
St. Louis Public Radio: attracting immigrants to St. Louis

Jim Widner, director of jazz studies
Bolivar Herald-Free Press: feature on Widner

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Eye on UMSL: ‘The Impresario’
Eye on UMSL: ‘The Impresario’

University of Missouri–St. Louis students Rachel Anthonis, Rita Schien, and Vanessa Tessereau rehearsed for the UMSL Opera Workshop’s production of “The Impresario,” Mozart’s one-act comic opera.

Eye on UMSL: ‘The Impresario’

University of Missouri–St. Louis students Rachel Anthonis, Rita Schien, and Vanessa Tessereau rehearsed for the UMSL Opera Workshop’s production of “The Impresario,” Mozart’s one-act comic opera.

Eye on UMSL: ‘The Impresario’

University of Missouri–St. Louis students Rachel Anthonis, Rita Schien, and Vanessa Tessereau rehearsed for the UMSL Opera Workshop’s production of “The Impresario,” Mozart’s one-act comic opera.

Eye on UMSL: Walk about

Oluchi Onyegbula, a psychology major and co-president of the Able-Disable Partnership, leads an accessibility walk Thursday on the UMSL campus.