In the News: Webster Profs on the Air; Chess in St. Louis and France; Rishe on Bloomberg TV

| November 28, 2012

Recent and upcoming news media coverage involving Webster University includes:

Rosenblum, Hulsizer Discuss Holocaust exhibit on ‘St. Louis on the Air’ Dec. 5

Tune into KWMU’s “St. Louis on the Air” next Wednesday, Dec. 5, as Webster University professors Michael Hulsizer and Warren Rosenblum discuss their role in the new exhibit at the Holocaust Museum Learning Center, as well as the broader theme of the history and politics of genocide since 1945. The program airs on 90.7 FM from 11 a.m. – noon and repeats from 10 – 11 p.m.. Replays of segments will also be available online at

Webster University Susan Polgar Girls' Invitational

The Shakoors moved to St. Louis after participating in the Susan Polgar Girls’ Invitational at Webster.

St. Louis Chess Scene Influences Families; SPICE Cup Covered in France

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch covers the growing chess scene in St. Louis — including the relocation of the Susan Polgar Institute for Chess Excellence to Webster University — with a recent article about families who are moving to St. Louis to further their children’s chess scholarship.

Included in the article are references to Webster’s top-ranked collegiate chess team, as well as the Susan Polgar Girls’ Invitational which influenced one participant and her father to move to St. Louis.

The recent SPICE Cup at Webster’s home campus was also thoroughly covered in print and online by Europe Echecs, the largest French chess magazine and website.

Rishe on Cowboys and Redskins’ Business Success

Associate professor of business Patrick Rishe was on Bloomberg TV’s “Market Makers” program to discuss how the NFL’s Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys continue to thrive in the bottom line even when on-field results don’t match.

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