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Maryville University students team up with National Blues Museum on downtown art project

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April 27, 2012

ST. LOUIS – Maryville University students teamed up with the National Blues Museum to create a blues music mural in the windows of the Laurel Building, future site of the museum in downtown St. Louis. Maryville students with the support of artist Phil Jarvis painted their own designs onto the building’s massive 11′ by 5′ […]

DeSanto Named Communication Program Director

July 22, 2009

Maryville University has announced that Barbara DeSanto, EdD, joined the College of Arts and Sciences on July 15, 2009, as director of the Communication Program and professor of communication.  Prior to coming to Maryville, she was a professor and chair of the mass media department at Washburn University in Topeka, Ks. “We are pleased to […]

Professor Featured in ‘History Detectives’ Episode

Steven Phipps, PhD

July 9, 2009

Steven Phipps, PhD, assistant professor of communication at Maryville University, will be featured in an upcoming episode of the popular PBS television program, History Detectives. Phipps, an expert in broadcast history, was asked to reveal the results of database and vintage newspaper searches, as well as discuss World War II journalism. The episode is scheduled […]

Fister Receives National Design Recognition

Chery Fister, MFA

April 22, 2009

Cherie Fister, MFA, graphic and interactive design program director, has been honored with a Fellow Award by AIGA, the national association for professional designers. The Fellow award program recognizes designers who have made a significant contribution to the field and to their local or regional design community. In the 20-year history of the chapter, Fister […]

Interior Design Student Wins National Contest

Katherine Conti presented with a check and prototype of her winning screen design

March 30, 2009

The Maryville University Art & Design building hummed with excitement recently as Katherine Conti, senior interior design student, was surprised in class with news of her winning entry in a national design contest. Sponsored by Kimball Office, company representatives awarded $5,000 to Conti, along with an all-expense paid trip to Chicago in June for the […]

Maryville Professor Featured on ‘History Detectives’

Steven Phipps, PhD

February 6, 2009

Steven Phipps, Ph.D., assistant professor of Communication at Maryville University, will be featured in an upcoming episode of the popular PBS television program History Detectives. Lion Television, producers of the program, recenty videotaped an interview with Phipps in New York. The segment involves the story of Iva Toguri, accused of being WWII radio propagandist “Tokyo Rose.” […]

Human Anatomy 101 for High School Students and Teachers

April 11, 2008

Being the first of its kind in the St. Louis area, Maryville University is to offer a unique summer course teaching innovative ways of human anatomy instruction to eight St. Louis area high school science teachers and 16 high school students. Dr. Kristen Bruzzini, assistant professor of biology at Maryville, developed the S.T.A.R.S., Students and […]

Actuarial Science Majors Figure to be Successful

December 19, 2007

ST. LOUIS — After taking a seven-hour aptitude test which told him he should choose a career dealing with numbers, Maryville University senior Adam Bates decided to become an actuary. Now, Bates of Chesterfield is preparing to finish his final semester in Maryville’s Actuarial Science program, and is completing an internship with Berkley Medical Excess […]

Biochem Program To Add Elements of Success for Students

November 26, 2007

ST. LOUIS — To complement its existing programs in biology and chemistry and to supply demand in a burgeoning career field, Maryville University is launching a new bachelor of science major in biochemistry, which will become effective with the start of the 2008 Fall Semester. “Knowledge and career opportunities in the field of biochemistry are […]

Graphic Design: A Decade of Excellence

October 10, 2007

ST. LOUIS — Look around you. No matter where you are, the artistic elements of graphic design are bound to be in your presence. The cover of your book, pages in a magazine, CD jackets, and that poster hanging on your wall all incorporate the works of a graphic designer. As it celebrates its 10-year […]


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