In the News: Webster-City Collaboration; Russian Global IR Student; Rishe on NHL Lockout; Jensen on Debates

| October 8, 2012

Recent news media highlights featuring Webster University:

W-K Times: Garden Ave. Improvements

Webster University and the city of Webster Groves are working together to beautify and improve road access to the Loretto-Hilton Theatre and businesses in the Old Orchard area which borders campus. The construction on Garden Ave., whose costs are shared by the University and the city, will facilitate traffic flow while making the area more pedestrian-friendly. Read about the project in the Webster-Kirkwood Times.

Global MA Student on ‘Voice of Russia’

Webster Global MA in International Relations student Liza Yanovich was interviewed by “Voice of Russia” (U.K. edition) while in London for the Fall 1 term of the global program. She explained to the program, on the topic of Russians in the U.K., how study at Webster brought her to London. Listen to the interview here, as first posted at Global Thinking.

Post-Dispatch: Rishe on NHL Lockout

The National Hockey League has locked out its players for the second consecutive time, and Patrick Rishe, sports economics expert in Webster’s George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology, says the move tests fans’ patience and puts the league in a precarious situation. Read his extensive comments in an article about the lockout by Jeremy Rutherford in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

KPLR: Jensen, Students Watch Presidential Debate

Webster Forensics and Debate program head Scott Jensen and his students were featured on KPLR-TV in St. Louis after attending a watch party for the first U.S. presidential debate.

Category: Faculty, Student Affairs and News, Webster in the News

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