The Insider: 3.24.21
expanding education | Thanks to a $1 million donation from Marianne and Peter Gleich, Webster University has established the Gleich Honors College. The new program will expand learning and research opportunities for undergrads, including international and transfer students.
Pictured: Marianne Gleich, Webster University chancellor Elizabeth Stroble, Peter Gleich
KTVI Fox 2 and KPLR News 11 are hosting an exclusive telecast of the March 30 mayoral debate for St. Louis City. Viewers can submit questions for the candidates at fox2now.com/debate.
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Bestselling local author Debbie Burns combines her love for rescue dogs with a compelling romantic journey in her new novel Summer by the River. The story follows a woman who relocates from Los Angeles to Galena, Illinois, and finds herself living with a journalist and his dog.
Congrats to Barnes-Jewish and Mercy hospitals! They came in at No. 25 and No. 38 respectively on Newsweek’s ranking of top hospitals in the United States.
Pedal the Cause has released its schedule for 2021. The cycling fundraiser for Siteman Cancer Center and Siteman Kids at St. Louis Children’s Hospital will be held Sept. 25 and 26 and feature both virtual and in-person components. Registration opens April 1 at pedalthecause.org.