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Students displayed their work to local designers, art directors, prospective students, alumni, faculty, staff, and community members

Fifth Annual Graphic Design Showcase

December 12, 2017

Local designers, art directors, prospective students, alumni, faculty, and staff gathered to commemorate the Fifth Annual Graphic Design Showcase, held Dec. 1, in the East Academic Building's Edward Jones Commons. This event is co-hosted by the Department of Art, Art History and Design and the Career Planning and Development Center. Thirteen Graphic Design students presented their digital and print portfolios, while one walked away with a $1000 award presented by the event’s agency sponsors, Momentum Worldwide.

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Tom Johnson, chief architect of the Cybersecurity program and a former interim dean in the Walker School, will retire this month.

Chief Architect of the Cybersecurity Program, Tom Johnson, to Retire This Month

December 12, 2017

Tom Johnson, the chief visionary behind Webster University’s Cybersecurity Program, one of the fastest growing and most successful majors at Webster University, is retiring at the end of the month. But before he leaves, Johnson has one more program for the University – a degree in National Security that will launch next year.

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Students in the Introduction to Women and Gender Studies course at the Feminism Awareness Project on Dec. 7

Snapshots: Feminism Awareness Project Demonstration

December 12, 2017

Students in the Introduction to Women and Gender Studies course took part in the annual Feminism Awareness Project on Dec. 7, learning a valuable lesson on feminist activism. This semester, in particular, has been especially interesting for this class because some of the key topics, like sexual harassment in the workplace and sexual assault, have been all over the news.

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Spanish students visit Red Latina

Spanish Language Students Visit Red Latina

December 12, 2017

On Thursday, Dec. 7, students in SPAN 1100 (second semester Spanish), had an opportunity to put their language skills to good use when they met with the president of the bilingual newspaper Red Latina, located on Washington Ave. Students shared their future plans for networking, advertising and interest in working with Hispanic communities in the St Louis area.

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The School of Communications is again offering Adobe Creative Cloud one-credit workshops

Adobe Creative Cloud One-Credit Workshops in Spring 2018

December 11, 2017

The School of Communications is again offering a series of weekend, one-credit seminars that introduce students, faculty and staff to several Adobe applications. The courses are prerequisite-free, open to anyone (students, staff and faculty) at Webster, and will meet from 5:30-9:30 p.m. Friday and all day Saturday. The courses are offered early in the semester so that students are able to utilize the skills in their respective courses immediately in the fall semester.

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Announcing the partnership on World AIDS Day

In the News: President on tax bill, AIDS initiative; Rothenbuhler on media

December 11, 2017

President Stroble was interviewed on CBS Radio affiliate KMOX about the current tax reform bills' potential impact on higher education. Separately, her op/ed on Webster's partnering with ARDN for AIDS awareness and prevention was published in the St. Louis American. Stroble also appeared on STL TV along with Dean Eric Rothenbuhler to discuss the initiative. Rothenbuhler was also quoted by Fox about NBC's internal investigation of sexual misconduct.

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100 percent of participants think that the Webster Wellness Committee should offer NO-vember again next year.

Wellness NO-vember Impact: Reflections, survey results, drawing winners  

December 11, 2017

During Webster Wellness' NO-vember initiative, participants received a success tracking survey via email. In the final NO-vember survey, 100 percent of participants said they were at least somewhat successful in reaching their goals and 30 percent felt that they were definitely successful. Find out what some of them told us about the experience, how it helped them, and what we can do next year.

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Xerox Training Sessions Dec. 13-15

December 11, 2017

A Xerox trainer will be onsite to conduct one hour sessions Wednesday-Friday, Dec. 13-15. The training will highlight all the functionality of the equipment and address some specific questions relative to special needs of departments. Additionally, the trainer will be able to introduce the new fax capabilities instituted by the University. Individuals will be able to initiate and receive faxes at their desk.

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Go the Whole 9 is an awareness campaign funded through the Department of Mental Health, Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse and the United Way.

Production House Gives Students Experience with Real-World Clients

December 08, 2017

Part of the Career Launch Initiative in the School of Communications, the Production House course puts video production students in position to assist real-world clients with real deadlines and client-specific expectations that prepare them to work as freelancers or employees in the fields of film and video production. The latest client, the nonprofit St. Louis Arc, was thrilled with the students' work developing a PSA.

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All new CIC applications and renewed CIC and TE applications are due Dec. 15

Tuition Exchange Program Application and Renewal Deadlines Fast Approaching

December 08, 2017

In addition to Webster Tuition Remission, the university offers two programs where dependent children of full-time Webster employees may be eligible to apply for scholarships at other higher education institutions: the Tuition Exchange, Inc. (TE) Program and the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) Tuition Exchange Program.

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Service Remembering Professor Bill McConnell

December 08, 2017

A memorial service for longtime Webster University Professor Bill McConnell will be held from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 16, in the Winifred Moore Auditorium in Webster Hall. A pioneer for the MAT in Science program which he coordinated for most of his tenure, McConnell served as a professor at Webster from 1965-2009, and then continued as an adjunct faculty member until 2015.

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Kaat was longtime academic director and faculty member at Webster's Leiden campus.

Remembering Jacques Kaat, Former Leiden Academic Director

December 07, 2017

The Webster University community mourned the passing of Jacques Kaat, former academic director of the Leiden campus in the Netherlands. Serving as academic director at Leiden from 2000-14, Kaat was instrumental in bringing Dutch accreditation to the Leiden campus and is remembered as an exceptional leader and friend among colleagues throughout the Webster global network.

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ARC, Testing Center, Tutoring center and Writing Center

ARC Announces End of Semester, Winter Break Hours

December 07, 2017

The end of the Fall 2017 semester is near, and the Academic Resource Center (ARC) encourages Webster employees and students to use all services fully during this time and between the Fall and Spring semesters as well. Hours will be adjusted during student breaks; the ARC will be closed during the all-campus winter break—from 4:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 22, until 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 2.

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