Former Lindenwood University hockey goaltender and U.S. Olympian Nicole Hensley was prominently featured in a Buffalo News article about the two star goaltenders for the Buffalo Beauts professional women’s hockey team, with which Hensley signed earlier this year.
Alumna Miriah Ludtke, who graduated from Lindenwood University in May 2015 with a degree in journalism, was recently crowed Miss Missouri USA at the pageant in Booneville. She will compete for the title of Miss USA in Las Vegas in May.
KMOV TV aired a story Oct. 2 about a new program called Linden Teach, in which Lindenwood education students serve as substitute teachers in the Orchard Farm School District to address a reported shortage of substitute teachers.
On Friday, Sept. 28, KTVI TV aired a story in advance of the FIRST Robotics Gateway Robotics Challenge, which was held in Lindenwood’s Hyland Arena on Sept. 29.
KMOV TV did a story on Sept. 21 about a new scholarship Lindenwood University created in memory of 2-year-old Felicity Karam, daughter of alumna and former employee Lucia Karam. Felicity Karam died in an accident on Sept. 16.
Lindenwood University economics professor Rik Hafer, from the Plaster School of Business & Entrepreneurship, was quoted in a Sept. 18 Post-Dispatch business column by David Nicklaus about a proposed tax on employers whose workers require federal assistance for food, housing, or insurance.
Lindenwood Alumnus Chris Stanfield (’11) was recently featured in a St. Louis Riverfront Times article for his podcast, Killer Jobs, which examines the day jobs of infamous serial killers. Stanfield, whose own day job is neurophysiologist, has a Master of Arts from Lindenwood and lives in St. Charles, Mo.
Jennifer Doermer (’11), Lindenwood graduate and music teacher at Mullanphy Elementary in St. Louis’ Shaw neighborhood, was featured in a segment on KSDK-TV’s Today in St. Louis show. Doermer, who admits in the segment to spending her own money on supplies for her classroom, was surprised when the show donated a variety of musical instruments for use by her students in class.
Lindenwood University’s Chad Kerksick, director of the Exercise and Performance Nutrition Laboratory, was among a group of experts quoted in a U.S. News and World Report article on sports nutrition, specifically, the importance of protein intake.
Lindenwood University music education major Jerod Broadbooks won a contest to play guitar for the song “This Is War” during a concert by Jared Leto and Thirty Seconds to Mars on Monday, July 9, at Hollywood Casino Amphitheater in Maryland Heights. Broadbooks’ performance garnered a piece on St. Louis Public Radio and mention in concert coverage by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and St. Louis Magazine.