In the News: Rishe on MLB Playoffs; Powers on Facebook; Alum Tim Johnsen; Study Abroad; Ken Burns’ Visit

| October 4, 2011

Recent news coverage of Webster University includes:

Sports economics expert Patrick Rishe was interviewed by Fox2 in St. Louis on the economic impact of the St. Louis Cardinals making the Major League Baseball playoffs. Watch the clip here.

Patrick Powers’ recent appearance on Higher Ed Live to discuss Facebook in higher education was highlighted on the Chronicle’s “Wired Campus” blog.

Filmmaker Ken Burns’ visit to Webster University was part of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch write-up on Prohibition, the documentary he was in town to promote. Webster University is the local underwriter for the film on PBS affiliate KETC.

The high standing of Webster University’s study abroad programs according to U.S. News & World Report was highlighted in the local Webster-Kirkwood Times.

Webster University alumnus Tim Johnsen, president of St. John’s Mercy Health System in Hot Springs, Ark., was interviewed in Arkansas Business.

Category: Advancement, Faculty, Webster in the News

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