Webster in the News Tonight: Student Powers on KSDK; Faculty on KETC for Sustainability

| April 18, 2013

Two media appearances tonight (Thursday, April 18) involving Webster University community members:

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Powers, a softball player and recent recipient of a prestigious fellowship, will be on KSDK.

Webster University junior Samantha Powers is scheduled to be featured in an interview with Rene Knott on NBC affiliate KSDK’s (channel 5 in St. Louis) 5 p.m. newscast tonight, Thursday, April 18. UPDATE: This feature has been rescheduled for Sunday, April 21 at 5 p.m.

A pitcher and infielder/outfielder for the Webster University softball team, Powers was recently awarded a prestigious Student Undergraduate Research Fellowship from the American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB).

She will conduct research this summer for the national organization. Powers is only one of 15 students nationwide to receive a Fellowship.

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Separately, two Webster faculty members will be part of a roundtable for KETC’s “Stay Tuned” program, airing tonight at from 9 – 10 p.m. Don Conway-Long, associate professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences in Webster’s College of Arts & Sciences, and Lori Diefenbacher, coordinator of Experiential Learning- and adjunct faculty member in the School of Education, will discuss sustainability topics on the roundtable.

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Finally, a group of students from the School of Communications braved the weather and appeared on KSDK’s Show Me St. Louis on Thursday April 18.  The students were there to promote Kinematifest (kinematifest.com), the international animation festival which begins tomorrow on Webster’s campus.

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