Nontraditional student uses UMSL-gained skills for nontraditional path. JUN/7/2019



UMSL names 6 women 2018 Trailblazers this Women’s History Month. MAR/26/2018

UMSL alumnus examines tangled intricacies of adolescence, tragedy and human resilience in debut novel. JAN/30/2018

UMSL alumna brings lessons in composition and rhetoric to broader St. Louis community with FLOW, her grant-funded startup. JAN/26/2018



Writers in the Schools initiative puts local teens and UMSL graduate students in vital conversation. DEC/4/2017

Alumna continues family tradition as ‘Jeopardy!’ contestant. OCT/2/2017

Students grapple with new documentary, linguistic inequality alongside visiting sociolinguist. APR/13/2017

Class assignment begun two years ago lives on as printed book and card game. MAR/8/2017

UMSL’s newest poet laureate continues a storied tradition. JAN/29/2017

Writing the divide: North St. Louisan, MFA alumnus wins RAC artist fellowship. JAN/2/2017

MFA students launch lively Natural Bridge podcast now available on iTunes. JAN/2/2017



Poetry, prose and applause: UMSL Writers Group draws eager crowd to open mic night. NOV/9/2016

Honors graduates now classmates again while pursuing MFAs in fiction, poetry. OCT/24/2016

Riverfront Times names MFA alumna among this year’s 75 reasons to love St. Louis. OCT/6/2016

Visiting Shakespeareans to teach, perform ‘Richard III’ on campus in October. SEP/21/2016

English professor partners with E. O. Wilson on ‘Darwin’s Bridge,’ heads up new journal. JUL/20/2016

Professor James E. Tierney, 1935-2016. JUN/25/2016

Newest edition of Litmag showcases campus community’s artistic, literary talents. JUN/8/2016

UMSL writers, high school students look to break down borders with new summer writing camp. MAY/24/2016

Professor of English, Gender Studies honored with UM System President’s Award for Service. APR/28/2016

‘Normal is Overrated’ series brings disability studies to the fore. MAR/8/2016

Professor Charles Dougherty, 1918-2016. FEB/27/2016

Meet Victoria Walls, UMSL’s new poet laureate. JAN/26/2016

Chip Houser draws lines between fiction, architecture. JAN/13/2016


Kat Riddler, The Current’s editor-in-chief, puts focus on writing, staff camaraderie. DEC/1/2015

MFA alumna’s documentary to premiere at St. Louis International Film Festival. NOV/12/2015

Transgender Spectrum Conference inspires understanding, hope. NOV/2/2015

Meet Shane Seely: UMSL poet, Hollis Summers Prize winner. NOV/1/2015

Rhetorician earns teaching award, motivates students as writers, citizens. SEP/15/2015

UMSL English professor awarded President’s Award for Leadership. APR/20/2015


‘Gallery walk’ boosts disability studies projects beyond seminar. DEC/18/2014

UMSL English student snags customer service gig with help of Career Services. NOV/20/2014

Karen Bartoni honors father with new scholarship for veterans. SEP/21/2014

UMSL poet earns Gerald and Deanne Gitner Excellence in Teaching Award. SEP/16/2014

Maltby wins Chancellor’s Award for innovation in teaching. SEP/16/2014

‘Emerging Voices’ Scholarship inspires young writer to press on. JUL/27/2014

MFA alumna breathes new life into december magazine. MAY/5/2014

English scholar tapped for prestigious distinguished visiting professorship. MAR/31/2014

Former editor, now Left Bank Books publicist talks latest UMSL Natural Bridge issue. MAR/16/2014

UMSL English professor honored with prestigious Irish studies position. JAN/23/2014

Benjamin Torbert, associate professor of English at UMSL, discusses uptalk and other styles of speech on KTVI. JAN/22/2014

WomenArts Quarterly develops influence in short time. JAN/16/2014


Alison Zeidler works to make St. Louis' economy stronger. DEC/9/2013

English professor’s book lands at No. 2 on local best-seller list. OCT/29/2013

Chancellor’s Award recognizes UMSL faculty member’s commitment to students. SEP/25/2013