Media Coverage: November 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

Jessie Anderson, nursing alumna
Digital Journal: American Health Council’s “Best Nurse” honoree

George David Banks, economics alumnus
The New York Times: forum at U.N. Climate talks

Jim Brady, head baseball coach
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: former players remember him after his death Nov. 23

Niyi Coker, E. Desmond Lee Endowed Professor of African/African-American Theatre and Cinema
The Gleaner: E. Desmond Lee Africa World Documentary Film Festival

Michael Cosmopoulos, The Hellenic Government-Karakas Foundation Chair of Greek Studies
The Greek Reporter: induction into the Royal Society of Canada

Tom George, chancellor
St. Louis Public Radio: set to perform at program paying tribute to the Harlem Renaissance
The St. Louis American: 13th annual NCCU Awards Dinner

Tom Hoerr, assistant teaching professor and scholar in residence in College of Education
Education Week Teacher: most exciting things happening in education

David Holtgrave, psychology alumnus
Albany Times Union: tapped to lead University at Albany School of Public Health

Beth Huebner, professor of criminology and criminal justice
Wisconsin State Journal: Missouri as model for juvenile justice changes

John Hoover, director of the St. Louis Mercantile Library
Ladue News: “Headlines of History” exhibit

David Klinger, professor of criminology and criminal justice
Indiana Public Media: police officer standards for termination
Columbus Dispatch: police officer ambushes

Dan Lauer, founding executive director of UMSL Accelerate
Entrepreneur: skills needed to survive in an automated world

Tim Maher, teaching professor of criminology and criminal justice
Splinter News: problems of harassment by police officers

Stella Markou, associate professor of music and director of vocal studies
St. Louis Public Radio: opportunities to enjoy opera in St. Louis

Katie McElvaine, optometry alumna
Biz 417: Springfield Family Vision optical boutique with a splash of vintage

Bill Mendelsohn, director of charter schools and partnerships
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: difficulty in assessing the job schools are doing

Jerome Morris, E. Desmond Lee Endowed Professor of Urban Education
The Daily Progress: lecture on “Why Study the South?”

Dave Robertson, Curators’ Teaching Professor and chair of the Department of Political Science
Springfield News-Leader: potential change in the vote on right-to-work and U.S. Senate race

Marty Rochester, Curators’ Teaching Professor of Political Science
St. Louis Jewish Light: tech-enhanced learning

Richard Rosenfeld, Founders Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice
The Washington Post: tough-talking sheriffs
Huffington Post: missing information from FBI’s crime report

Zuleyma Tang-Martinez, professor emerita of biology
UNDark: minorities in science

Jacqueline Thompson, assistant professor of theater
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: directing production of “Of Mice and Men”

Cathy Vatterott, professor of education
The Week: how to make students like doing homework

Travis Wood, MPPA candidate
Ensia: closing golf courses make room for nature


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