In the News: Rishe on NHL Lockout, Citrus Bowl; Chess in Biz Journal; Schuster on HEC-TV

| September 17, 2012

Recent news media featuring Webster University includes:

The National Hockey League has begun a lockout of its players, and the L.A. Times’ Helene Elliott turned to Webster University economics professor Patrick Rishe for his assessment of both sides’ strategies, estimating that teams are willing to incur the cost of missing 20-25 games in the upcoming season.

Rishe was also quoted in the Orlando Business Journal‘s coverage of economic impact of the Citrus Bowl’s renovations.

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Professor and chair of Communications & Journalism Joe Schuster was on the HEC-TV series “State of the Arts” discussing his debut novel The Might Have Been. The program airs Sundays and Thursdays at 7 p.m. and is also available online at

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The St. Louis Business Journal highlighted the success of Webster University Wesley So and Ray Robson, chess team members who helped win medals for their countries at the recent 2012 Chess Olympiad in Istanbul, Turkey. So led the Philippines to a bronze medal finish in category B, while his roommate, Robson, helped the U.S. team capture the silver medal in category A.

Category: Faculty, Webster in the News

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