2009


New Season of St. Louis Speakers Series Unveiled

March 25, 2009

ST. LOUIS — The 12th season of the Maryville University St. Louis Speakers Series, which runs from October 2009 through April 2010, features seven distinguished individuals of international renown. With each series guest, audiences will delve into the most pressing issues of our time, including environmental policy, politics, economics, literacy and human rights activism. Each […]

Medart Lecture Series: Naomi Susan Baron, Social Media Expert – April 6

March 20, 2009

Are you all a-Twitter about Facebook and other social media? What is it really doing to our communication skills? Maryville University’s upcoming guest speaker has answers. Naomi Susan Baron, Ph.D., will discuss “Control Freaks: How Language Technologies are Reshaping Future Communication,” at 7:30 p.m. on April 6 in the Maryville University Auditorium. Her talk is […]

School of Education Hosts Literacy Workshop

Timothy Rasinski, Ph.D.

March 19, 2009

Maryville University’s School of Education will host a literacy workshop for educators on Tuesday, July 7. Featured speaker Timothy Rasinski, Ph.D., professor of literacy education at Kent State University, will lead a highly interactive session titled, “Motivating Struggling Readers.” Rasinski will demonstrate how teachers can integrate word work, fluency and comprehension instruction. The workshop will […]

‘Faces of Caring’ Nursing Photo Exhibit Opens

March 19, 2009

Maryville University School of Health Professions and the Omicron Iota chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International will unveil a juried photography display, “Faces of Caring: Nurses at Work,” at a reception on 7 p.m., April 3, in Donius University Center on Maryville’s campus. The exhibit will continue through May 13. “This important exhibit shows nurses […]

Unterberg Named Director of Physical Therapy Program

March 9, 2009

St. Louis, Mo. — Michelle Unterberg, PT, DHS, has been named director of the Physical Therapy Program at Maryville University, effective June 1, 2009.  Unterberg, associate professor of physical therapy, joined Maryville as academic coordinator of clinical education for physical therapy in 2000. Prior to coming to Maryville, she was director of rehabilitation at St. […]

Director of Athletics Pens Story of Personal Triumph

Tony Duckworth, Director of Athletics

March 9, 2009

A childhood accident forced Tony Duckworth to revamp his basketball shot, rework his baseball swing, and develop a new golf grip. However, the toughest—and most rewarding—challenge of all has been maintaining a winning attitude. Duckworth, director of athletics at Maryville University, reflects on the traumatic hand injury that changed his life in a chapter of […]

‘Three Faiths’ Documentary Highlights, Panel Discussion

March 4, 2009

Maryville University will present highlights from the ground-breaking documentary, Three Faiths, One God: Judaism, Christianity, Islam, at 6 p.m. on Monday, March 23, in the University Auditorium. A panel discussion with representatives from these faith traditions and other experts will be held in conjunction with the film clips. The event is open to the public; […]

Saints Headed to NCAA Tournament

March 2, 2009

ST. LOUIS- The Maryville University women’s basketball team (22-5 overall) will face the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (22-3) at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 6, in the First Round of the NCAA Division III Women’s Basketball National Tournament. The tournament will be held at Stevens Point. In the Feb. 24 Top 25 poll, the Pointers were ranked […]

Author Robert Whitaker to Speak on Mental Health Issues

February 27, 2009

Robert Whitaker, author of Mad in America: Bad Science, Bad Medicine, and the Enduring Mistreatment of the Mentally Ill, will speak at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 25, in the Maryville University Auditorium. Throughout the month of March, Maryville University’s Rehabilitation Counseling program will observe its 10th anniversary. Whitaker’s visit, held in conjunction with those […]

Author Mark Bowden To Visit Campus

February 27, 2009

St. Louis-born author Mark Bowden will discuss his latest book, The Best Game Ever: The Birth of the Modern NFL, at 7:30 p.m. on March 11 at Maryville University Auditorium. His lecture is co-hosted by Maryville’s 13th annual Medart Lecture Series and the Maryville Talks Business speaker series. In his book, Bowden tells the story […]


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