Spotlight STL: Disney Animator, History of Armor & Earthquake Evacuation Plans

    In this week’s episode, a U-City High graduate makes it big as a feature animator for Walt Disney, the history and artistry of defensive armor with a little pop culture mixed in, MODOT and The University of Missouri engineers study earthquakes and evacuation options for the St. Louis region, a New York Times best selling author talks about her latest detective novel, a look at the life and work of one of the world’s most important living scientific pioneers, and a woman honors her grandfather through her unique career.

    The Animated Works of Marlon West
    University City High grad Marlon West talks about his animation career, his inspirations, and working for Disney.

    Age of Armor at the Saint Louis Art Museum
    The Saint Louis Art Museum’s new exhibition, Age of Armor, explores the history and artistry of defensive armor.

    Earthquake Evacuation Routes
    Mizzou engineers will see how roads, bridges and other infrastructure might be impacted by a major earthquake using simulation models.

    Click here for more info about the Earth Quake Summit 2023

    Bestselling author Elizabeth George on “Something to Hide”
    The latest Lynley mystery novel plunges the New Scotland Yard detective into a world of secrecy and intrigue with wide ranging cultural associations.

    Becoming Jane: The Evolution of Dr. Jane Goodall at the Saint Louis Science Center
    The Saint Louis Science Center’s new special exhibit Becoming Jane explores the life and work of one of the world’s most important living scientific pioneers.

    Props to Alaina: The Art of Airplane Propellers
    In her workshop outside of Rolla, MO, Alaina Lewis crafts beautiful wooden airplane propellers using woodworking skills she learned from her grandfather.