Media Coverage: October 2017

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.

Anne Austin, teaching professor of anthropology
All Africa: osteoarthritis from the ancient Egyptian village of Deir el-Medina

Warner Baxter, business alumnus
Forbes: establishing a startup ecosystem in St. Louis

Ed Bennett, professor of optometry
American Optometric Association: illegal contact lenses

Alan Byrd, vice provost of enrollment management
St. Louis Public Radio: ACT

Felesha Clarke, engineering student
The St. Louis American: St. Louis American Foundation Salute to Excellence scholarship recipients

Maurice Dawson, assistant professor of information systems
St. Louis Public Radio: cybersecurity in light of the Equifax hack
Warren County Journal: attempted hacking in Wright City, Missouri

Dave Dickey, instructor of music, trombone
Daily Journal Online: day of jazz at North County High School in Bonne Terre, Missouri

Dan Doggendorf, information systems alumnus
D Magazine: his work with the Dallas Stars

Tom George, chancellor
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: impact of UMSL’s Whitney R. Harris Center-affiliated graduates
Fulton Sun: CEO salaries at Missouri’s public universities
Muscat Daily: Modern College of Business and Science graduation in Oman

Joel Glassman, academic director of International Studies and Programs
Muscat Daily: Modern College of Business and Science graduation in Oman

James Henry, associate professor of music and director of choral studies
Daily Journal Online: joint choir concert at North County High School in Bonne Terre

Andrew Holman, SUCCEED student
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: SUCCEED program provides college experience

John Hoover, director of the St. Louis Mercantile Library
St. Louis Post-Dispatch and St. Louis Public Radio: “Headlines of History” exhibition

Sharon Johnson, dean of School of Social Work
USAGnet: grant to train behavioral health experts

Terry Jones, professor emeritus of political science
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: unifying St. Louis City and County
Governing: fragmented government in St. Louis County

Shaji Khan, assistant professor of information systems
St. Louis Public Radio: cybersecurity in light of the Equifax hack

David Klinger, professor of criminology and criminal justice
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: St. Louis police sergeant who runs military-style training business
St. Louis Public Radio: use-of-force policies
QZ.com: videos of breaking crime
Green Bay Press Gazette: rise in fatal police shootings in Wisconsin
Philly.com: deadly force debate in context of shooting of Temple student

Dan Lauer, founding executive director of UMSL Accelerate
Entrepreneur: aspiring entrepreneurs in college
Forbes: jumping from classroom to entrepreneurial success
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Ameren Accelerator

Alisha Lewis, SUCCEED student
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: SUCCEED program provides college experience

Jonathan Lidgus, director of SUCCEED
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: SUCCEED program provides college experience

Roberta Lavin, associate dean for academic programs in the College of Nursing
Nurse.com: hurricane health effects

Joe Meisel, chemistry alumnus
Feast: beer brewing courses at UMSL

Tim Mosby, education alumnus
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: the success of the St. Louis Community College men’s soccer team

Brian Owens, music alumnus
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: “Soul of Cash” album

Matthew Payne, criminology and criminal justice alumnus
DVIDS: assuming command of 131st Maintenance Squadron

Zoe Peterson, associate professor of psychological sciences
Yahoo Style: misguided to talk about outfits in regard to sexual assault

Gualtiero Piccinini, associate professor of philosophy
Discover: McCulloch-Pitts model to describe brain function

Dave Robertson, Curators’ Teaching Professor and chair of the Department of Political Science
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: 2018 U.S. Senate race

Marty Rochester, Curators’ Teaching Professor of Political Science
St. Louis Post-Dispatch and St. Louis Post-Dispatch: social justice education
KMOX (Charlie Brennan Show, Oct. 17): politically correct Halloween costumes
St. Louis Jewish Light: campuses’ role in survival of Judaism

Rebecca Rogers, professor of education
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: social justice education

Richard Rosenfeld, Founders Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Politifact and Columbia Missourian: checking the facts about violent crime in St. Louis
FiveThirtyEight: First FBI crime report released under Trump

Nkazimulo Sibanda, information systems student
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: SUCCEED program provides college experience

Kristin Sobolik, provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: expanded course offerings with UMSL NOW

Kenneth Thomas, Founders Professor of Political Science
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: ways cities are trying to lure Amazon headquarters

Cathy Vatterott, professor of education
Pacific Standard: making homework better

Rachel Winograd, assistant research professor at the Missouri Institute of Mental Health
St. Louis Public Radio: opioid crisis and what’s being done to combat it

Ron Yasbin, retired dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
Feast: beer-brewing courses at UMSL

Patricia Zahn, director of the Des Lee Collaborative Vision
Forbes: UMSL’s high student voting rate

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