Media Coverage: October 2016

by | Nov 3, 2016

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.

UMSL Media Coverage

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.

Gillian Bowser, PhD alumna now a research scientist at Colorado State University
Caribbean News Now: three-country traveling program to promote ways ordinary “citizen scientists” can help observe and promote awareness of climate change in their communities

Alan Byrd, dean of enrollment
St. Louis Public Radio: aiming to reduce summer melt with early FAFSA
St. Louis Post-Dispatch and Associated Press: “15 to Finish” initiative

Steven Clark, English alumna
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: review of his novel “The Saint Louisans”

Niyi Coker, E. Desmond Lee Endowed Professor of African and African/American Studies
Talk of the Town by Orikinla: “Miriam Makeba: Mama Africa the Musical”

Jim Craig, chair of the Department of Military and Veteran Studies
Diverse Issues in Higher Education: helping military-connected students navigate higher education

Haydee Hernandez, biology alumna
St. Louis Public Radio: study on how nature-loving activities threaten rare plants

Corrine Hinton, English alumna
Texarkana Gazette: SuperLecture, “‘God Decreed It So’: The Rhetoric of Destiny in 1963”

Dan Isom, Endowed Professor of Policing and the Community
RiverBender.com: community police study in Alton, Illinois
KMOX: conflict of interest when sitting police chiefs run for mayor

Terrence Jones, Founders Professor of Political Science
CNN: Donald Trump voters could help Democratic outsider in Missouri Senate race

David Kimball, professor of political science
KMOV: Missouri’s no longer a swing state
Governing: voter ID ballot measure in Missouri
Associated Press: Missouri Senate race isn’t strange, just competitive
Columbia Daily Tribune: replace photo ID requirement with more effective election reforms
ProPublica: problems caused by poor ballot design
St. Louis Post-Dispatch and Kansas City Star: voter fraud isn’t as big a problem as media coverage suggests

David Klinger, professor of criminology and criminal justice
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: when videos of police shootings should become public
Southern California Public Radio: analyzing officer-involved shootings in Los Angeles
Southern California Public Radio: video from moments leading up to LA police shooting
ThinkProgress: Tulsa officer’s temporary deafness defense
Washington Examiner: incomplete statistics on complete officer-involved shootings
The San Diego Union-Tribune: officers dealing with emotional aftermath of shootings
Epoch Times: flaws in national policing statistics
The Washington Post: merits of lawsuit against an officer who kicked a suspect

Lea-Rachel Koskik, associate professor of economics
St. Louis-Post Dispatch: voter fraud isn’t as big a problem as media coverage suggests

Sandra Langeslag, assistant professor of psychological sciences
She ‘Said’: programming yourself in and out of love

Janet Lauritsen, Curators’ Distinguished Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice
The Marshall Project: National Crime Victimization Survey compared to the Uniform Crime Report

Jackie Lewis-Harris, director of Connecting Human Origin and Cultural Diversity Program
Huffington Post: street art from Ferguson part of a city-wide art exhibit
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: musicians take improvisational inspiration from “Outside/In: Paint for Peace” exhibit
The St. Louis American: black history mural at Better Family Life community center

Van Liu, business student
Riverfront Times, KSDK and Feast Magazine: on Liu’s new Thai-style ice cream shop, Snow Factory

Stella Markou, director of vocal studies
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: “Love and Betrayal”

Joyce Mushaben, Curators’ Professor of Comparative Politics & Gender Policies
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Republican women standing by Donald Trump

Zoe Peterson, associate professor of psychological sciences
Yahoo! Beauty: harassment women face while running

Margaret Phillips, adjunct instructor of Latin
The Hill: protests at the second presidential debate

Dave Robertson, Curators’ Teaching Professor of Political Science
St. Louis Public Radio: previewing second presidential debate
The Southern Illinoisan: significance of second presidential debate for Donald Trump
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: underlying reasons for how the country arrived at these two presidential candidates
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: evolution of the political outsider, as seen in Missouri Senate race
Kansas City Star: influence of independent candidates on the Missouri governor’s race

Rick Rosenfeld, Founders Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice
NewsOK: disconnect between police and community
KCUR: the “Ferguson Effect”
Los Angeles Times: ambush killings of police officers
The Washington Post: facts on crime in America compared to Trump rhetoric
The Marshall Project and Vice: Ferguson has become a wedge issue in the Missouri governor’s race
Vox: discrepancies between two sets of national crime data
New Zealand Herald: murder in Chicago
FactCheck.org: Trump wrong on murder rate

Vicki Sauter, professor of information systems
EQ: community discussion on diversity in tech fields

Paulette Isaac-Savage, associate provost
KMOX: Missouri universities sharing $5 million grant for STEM recruitment

Steve Stenger, accounting alumnus and St. Louis County Executive
KMOX: sharing about himself in KMOX profile

Jennifer Tappenden, MFA alumna
Ithaca Journal and The Citizen of Auburn, New York: poetry reading at Wells College

Jacqueline Thompson, assistant professor of theater
Broadway World and New Haven Independent: “Every 28 Hours”
St. Louis Public Radio and St. Louis Post-Dispatch: “Race”

Ra’Geen Washington, music alumna
The St. Louis American and St. Louis Post-Dispatch: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra’s In Unison program

Will Winter, research analyst, Public Policy Research Center
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: developer subsidies facing greater scrutiny

Steve Young, international relations student
Farmington Press: playing bass at a Chamber of Commerce anniversary celebration

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