When you pick up a book, it can take you to another world: You could become a county sheriff charged with protecting the life of a controversial politician, or a teenage theme park guide who is suddenly tasked with stopping Disney’s most evil villains—or maybe even Peter Pan meeting Captain Hook for the very first time. And author Ridley Pearson, whose works include the adult suspense series Risk Agent, Walt Fleming and the children’s Kingdom Keepers and Starcatchers series, among others, has built almost 50 worlds where adults and kids alike can escape.
Dr. Samuel Achilefu received the 2014 St. Louis Award for his contributions to medical research and optical imaging technology, specifically for his invention of cancer-detecting glasses that were successfully used in surgery.
If you have (or know) a teenager, then you probably realize said teen by definition was born after 1995. So, while we adults might have thought a telegraph or a gramophone was a puzzling antique, our teens quirk a brow at a rotary phone or... paper. That startlingly recent DOB also means a lot a lot of incredible films hit theaters before they hit the maternity ward. Now, not every great film can capture the attention of a teenager. So, with that in mind, and with the help of three teenagers of my own (and a few of their friends), I have compiled a list of 20 'classic' movies you should watch with your teen.
The Webster University George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology hosted Bob and Dottie King, the founders of the Stanford Institute for Innovation in Development Economics (SEED), as well as Tralance Addy, its executive director. More than 75 guests attended the event, where the presenters spoke about using entrepreneurship to address poverty in West Africa. Pictured: George Herbert Walker, Dorothy King, Robert King, Tralance Addy, Carol Walker and dean Benjamin Akande
The new season of PBS' Genealogy Roadshow premieres this month, and will feature the St. Louis Public Library and St. Louis Union Station as the backdrop for two locally based episodes.
JERRY CRYLEN has joined Wexford Science + Technology, a BioMed Realty company, as senior director of development.
There are plenty of places around the Lou that profess to put out 'authentic' NOLA fare, but many, if not most, fall short somehow. One place that doesn't is Riverbend.
Raja, the birthday boy
“There is tremendous joy at how complete the family is right now, it just didn't feel complete until we were together," says Scott Wells, starting center for the St. Louis Rams and father of six.
Before the annual stroll around The Galleria in search of holiday gifts both selective and silly, it’s time to contemplate what occurred on local stages in the past 12 months.
Story: Singer/musician J.R. “Johnny” Cash was born in Arkansas in 1932 and died in Nashville in 2003. His impoverished childhood was grounded by a hard-working, God-fearing family, values that shaped his own philosophy. He was married twice, divorced once and briefly widowed after the death of his second wife, June Carter Cash, his spouse and oft-times performing partner for 35 years.
John and Pat Farley
Alice Scott, Greg and Vicky Spence, Julie Newman
Jaqui Melton, Destany Warren
Joe and Lyn Castellano
Lisa Gorham, Karen Geders, Karen Steitz
Bridget Nations, Kelly Schweiss
John Vatterott, Joe and Daria Conran, Pat Sly
Sarah Beadle, Jeff Riehlman, Kathy McElligott
Michelle Sowers, Brittany Jackson, Tylisha Stubbs, Pat Flavin, Kristen Van Uithoven, Lisa Flavin
Linda Buffa, Michelle Shanker
Jenny Vatterott, Kathleen Vatterott, Bob Vatterott, Martha Vatterott
Gina Faust, Dianne Stever