Rick Rockwell is the Chief Communications Officer at Webster University. He is the host & producer of the Webster World Report. He is the former host & producer of Latin Pulse, a program distributed through KCET/Link Public Media.
On Webster World Report No. 17, the discussion linking Webster University’s global operations during this year of crises, the program features an interview with Webster University Alumni Association President Alexandria McCuien about diversity issues in the technology sector (the second of two parts) and also an in-depth discussion with Beijing Site Representative Candice Zhao about Webster’s operations in China. The program’s news segment also features an excerpt from the latest Webster Speaks webinar series on diversity and equity issues, along with an excerpt from the Webster Writers Series, sponsored by the English Department, this time highlighting African American poets.Executive Producer/Host: Rick Rockwell. Staff: Jennifer Gammage, associate producer; Tierra Gray, newscaster; and Jennifer Starkey, announcer.The photo is from Webster University China and is copyright Webster University.
On the sixteenth edition of the Webster World Report, the discussion linking Webster University’s global operations during this year of crises, the program features in-depth discussions with faculty experts and a student about how they see the presidential election in the United States and what they think of the aftermath. This special hour-long version of the program features a panel discussion with Prof. Gwyneth Williams and Prof. Bill Hall analyzing the election and giving a forecast of what is likely ahead. The program also includes an interview with Suggs Scholar Tekoa Bell. The news segment of the program includes excerpts from the recent Webster Speaks program entitled “My Journey Toward Becoming an Anti-Racist,” which included Rob Good, a facilitator in the Witnessing Whiteness program and Hannah Verity, the director of global program development at Webster University, and more.Executive Producer/Host: Rick Rockwell. Staff: Jennifer Gammage, associate producer; Tierra Gray, newscaster; and Jennifer Starkey, announcer.The photo is from ShutterStock using a Webster University license; acquired with permission. 
Program #15 of the Webster World Report, the discussion linking Webster University’s global operations during this year of crises, features a deep dive into the philosophy of teaching. The program includes Julie Smith of the School of Communications discussing her new book: “Wake ‘Em Up: Supercharge Your Classroom Engagement.” The program also features the second part of an in-depth discussion with Associate Vice President Michelle Loyet, the director of the Online Learning Center (OLC) on the philosophical approaches to creating and teaching online courses, a topic that has gained even more importance during the pandemic. The news segment of the program includes: excerpts from a panel on U.S. politics that featured Prof. Gwyneth Williams; coverage of the School of Communications’ conference on health communications; highlights from the “Webster Speaks” video series on race and equity issues from October; and more.Executive Producer/Host: Rick Rockwell. Staff: Jennifer Gammage, associate producer; Tierra Gray, newscaster; and Jennifer Starkey, announcer.Jessica Battle is seen in the photo. The photo is by Webster University Manager of Photographic Services Inocencio Boc and is the copyrighted material of Webster University.
The 14th edition of the Webster World Report, the discussion linking Webster University’s global operations during this year of crises, features a discussion among two of the University’s experts on political science, analyzing the state of the presidential election in the U.S.  Topics covered in the discussion included: the condition of democracy in the U.S.; the role of race and racism in U.S. political discourse; and a historical perspective of elections during crisis periods. Expert guests include: Professors Bill Hall and Gwyneth Williams. The news segment of the program includes excerpts from the Women of the Diaspora Global Virtual Summit that featured both Chancellor Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble and Director of the Geneva Campus Clementina Acedo. The news segment also features highlights from the “Webster Speaks” video series.Executive Producer/Host: Rick Rockwell. Staff: Jennifer Gammage, associate producer; Tierra Gray, newscaster; and Tara Graves, announcer.The photo illustrating this podcast is from the Commission on Presidential Debates and is in the public domain.
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St Louis, Missouri, United States of America
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107
Podcast Count
2
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9 hours, 30 minutes
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