In the News: Wilson on Leadership; Powers on Scavenger Hunt; Rishe on Sports; ‘The Vienna Review’ Partnership

| September 9, 2011
David Carl Wilson, dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, writes about leadership in St. Louis higher education in the Sept. 9 issue of the St. Louis Beacon.

• Director of digital marketing and communications Patrick Powers was interviewed for “Mobile Game Turns College Tours and Orientations Into Scavenger Hunts,” Sept. 9, in The Chronicle of Higher Education, Wired Campus blog. Powers discusses the SCVNGR trek offered to students attending Webster University’s student orientation events this year.

• Sports economic expert Patrick Rishe breaks down the stats on how football long ago surpassed baseball in both ratings and revenue in “Packers and Saints get it rolling for the NFL. Will it be a super season?,” Sept. 8, in The Christian Science Monitor. Rishe also penned “New ESPN/MNF Deal Highlights Connection Between Media Revenues and Franchise Values in Pro Sports,” Sept. 8, at Forbes.com and “The Economics of Why American Men’s Tennis Struggles to Achieve Yesteryear’s Dominance,” Sept. 9, at Forbes.com.

The Vienna Review, an English-language monthly, has entered into partnership with the Falter Verlag, publishers of the weekly city paper the Falter, the partners announced Sept. 8 in Vienna. Launched in the fall of 2006, The Vienna Review is a publication of the Vienna Journalism Institute, a non-profit association (Verein) affiliated with Webster University-Vienna, providing training and practical experience for undergraduate and graduate students in all areas of paper’s operations.

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