Media Coverage: January 2017

by | Feb 2, 2017

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.

Leah Becoat, former English student
The Telegraph: her play “Three Purple Coats”

Cindy Blacklidge, social work graduate student
Perryville News: new mental health liaison for Perry County

Erin Brooks, assistant clinical professor of optometry
Inside Optometry: national mentoring month

Niyi Coker, E. Desmond Lee Endowed Professor of African/African American Studies and Cinema
City Voice: “Miriam Makeba: Mama Africa the Musical” returning to South Africa

Michael Cosmopoulos, The Hellenic Government-Karakas Foundation Chair of Greek Studies
The National Herald: celebrating 20 years of Greek professorship at UMSL
Haaretz: monumental discoveries in Iklaina

Kristy CoxWilliams, social work student
eMissourian: inducted into the National Society of Leadership and Success

Daniel Doerr, assistant director for international admissions
St. Louis Public Radio: advising students on Donald Trump’s executive order

Dan Freet, commanding officer in bureau of police operations
St. Louis Public Radio: advising students on Donald Trump’s executive order

Tom George, chancellor
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: cost of college education in Missouri

Joel Glassman, associate provost for academic affairs and director of International Studies & Programs
KMOX: addressing students on Donald Trump’s executive order

Kathy Harris, social work alumna
West End Word: chosen as the Kirkwood-Des Peres Area Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year

Jim Henry, associate professor of music and director of choral studies
West News Magazine: Ambassadors of Harmony

Tucker Hiegel, interdisciplinary studies alumnus
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Deck the Door Decor

Dan Isom, Endowed Professor of Policing and the Community
Associated Press: debate over tougher penalties for attacking police officers
Springfield News-Leader: an idea for uniting people to protect police and citizens

Tiffany Jackson, adjunct social work instructor
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: named executive director of Room at the Inn

Terrence Jones, Founders Professor of Political Science
St. Louis Public Radio: what to expect in the 2017 legislative session
West End Word: upcoming series on the aftermath of the 2016 elections

Minsoo Kang, associate professor in European history
Lenny Letter: the scandal around South Korean President Park Geun-hye

Raffi Karibian, education alumnus
RiverBender.com: returning home as Granite City’s boys basketball coach

Mary Lacity, Curators’ Professor of Information Systems
Aftenposten: the effects of automation

Sandra Langeslag, assistant professor of psychological sciences
Cosmopolitan (UK), Medical Daily, Viva (Indonesia): researching the science behind love

Shane W. Mahaney, criminology and criminal justice alumnus
Lake News Online: new Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers assigned to Lake of the Ozarks

Bill Mendelsohn, director of Charter Schools and Partnerships
St. Louis Public Radio: revoking UMSL’s sponsorship at Preclarus Mastery Academy
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Arch Community School
St. Louis Public Radio: impact of St. Louis Public Schools regaining full accreditation on school choice

Amy Milton, MFA alumna
St. Louis Public Radio: A Night of Laughs with STLPR

Brian Owens, fine arts and communication alumnus
Rolling Stone: new song, “For You,” with Michael McDonald

Robert Paul, professor and director of Missouri Institute for Mental Health
Dziennik Zachodni: collaboration with Sosnowiecka School Humanitas

Zoe Peterson, associate professor of psychological sciences
Yahoo! Style: western dress blamed for mass sexual harassment in India

Chris Pilz, education alumnus
Waynesville Daily Guide: debate over a shot clock in the high school basketball

Ed Protzel, master’s in English alumnus
PR Log: new book, “The Antiquities Dealer”

Dave Robertson, Curators’ Teaching Professor of Political Science
St. Louis Public Radio: reaction to Gov. Eric Greitens’ State of the State Address
USA Today: the challenge facing Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: new Missouri Republican chairman Todd Graves

Charlie Rodriguez, business administration alumnus
St. Louis American: promotion to sergeant in St. Louis County Police Department

Richard Rosenfeld, Founders Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Christian Science Monitor: lessons other cities can learn from New York
Politifact: checking Donald Trump’s numbers on homicide increases
The New York Times: crime in America’s cities

Daniel Rust, former transportation studies professor
St. Louis Public Radio: discussing “The Aerial Crossroads of America”

Taryn G. Sandheinrich, master’s in nursing alumna
Lee’s Summit News: named to the State Board of Nursing

Jeffery Schletzbaum, optometry alumnus
Hutchinson News: feature on Schletzbaum Optometry

Amanda Scott, head softball coach
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Midwest Baseball and Softball Coaches convention

Kristin Sobolik, incoming provost
WHIO, Dayton Daily News, St. Louis Public Radio and The Chronicle of Higher Education: named UMSL’s new provost

Scott Stallman, master’s in education alumnus
Parsons Sun: candidate to be president at Labette Community College

Todd Swanstrom, E. Desmond Lee Endowed Professor in Community Collaboration and Public Policy
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: new shared space for young entrepreneurs
Marketplace: fighting urban blight and the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency

Zuleyma Tang-Martinez, professor emerita of biology
The Conversation and Observer: smashing the myth of promiscuous males and sexually coy females

Jennifer Tappenden, MFA alumna
St. Louis Magazine: reading from her book “Independent City”

Sandra Verhaeghe, optometry alumna
The Northwestern: new optometrist at Aurora Health

Jim Westbury, one of UMSL’s founders
St. Louis Post-Dispatch and St. Louis Public Radio: obituaries

Clint Zweifel, political science and MBA alumnus
St. Louis Public Radio: outgoing state treasurer reflects on his public service

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