News Around Webster: Rishe on MLB; Lange on Soccer; Fox on Business; Hubenschmidt/Wehling on Nursing Ed; Rosenblum on Pre-Hitler Germany; Roach Honored
Recent professional activities by Webster faculty and staff include:
• Growing revenues just as expenses increase: Are the Texas Rangers the new Philadelphia Phillies? A Forbes business of sports column asks that question and turns to the expertise of Patrick Rishe, Walker School of Business associate professor and sports economist.
• Soccer Made In St. Louis, a new book written by Dave Lange, adjunct professor in the School of Communications, covers the history, tactics and evolution of the world’s most popular sport in America’s first soccer capital — St. Louis. Starting with the first reported game in 1875, the book details the teams, players and organizations who brought home national championships at every level of soccer. Lange is a former sports reporter for the St. Louis Globe-Democrat and now teaches public relations courses at Webster. The book is published by Reedy Press.
• Warren Rosenblum, History, Politics and International Relations, has been invited to deliver the annual Arthur B. and David B. Jacobson Lecture in Judaic Studies at Brown University Oct. 24, 2011, at 7:30 pm. His speech, “The Paradox of ‘Jewish Power:’ The Struggle Against Antisemitism in Pre-Hitler Germany” is free and open to the public at Brown’s Petteruti Lounge.
UPDATE: You can see video of Rosenblum’s talk here.
• Holly Hubenschmidt, head of Instruction and Liaison Services, University Library; and professor Barbara Wehling, Nursing, presented a poster entitled “Enhancing Information Literacy Skills for RN to BSN Students” at the annual meeting of the Mid-contintental Chapter of the Medical Library Association (MCMLA) in St. Louis. The poster focused on faculty/librarian collaboration to teach information literacy skills to nursing students.
• Nicole Roach, director of the Old Post Office campus in downtown St. Louis, was selected by Delux Magazine as one of St. Louis’ Women Power Players of 2011. The honor appears in their October 2011 issue.
• Ken Fox, adjunct faculty at the Charleston, S.C., campus, returned from teaching an MBA marketing course in Chengdu, China, with the inspiration to launch his Global Galaxy blog about international business through his firm, The Sounding Group.