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Faculty Conversation Series: Supporting trans and non-binary students

March 22, 2019

All faculty, students, and staff are invited to the next session of the Equity and Access Faculty Conversation Series. This session will focus on supporting trans and non-binary students and will be held March 28 from 12-1 p.m. in the Faculty Development Center Suite (Library 420). RSVP if you plan to attend, as pizza will be served. Students are more than welcome to attend.

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Message to the Community from the President, Provost and Chief Diversity Officer

March 22, 2019

The tragic loss of 51 lives during two horrific terrorist attacks on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand last weekend is another stark reminder that we have much work to do toward encouraging others to learn and accept others with different backgrounds and belief systems. This hatred and bigotry toward our Muslim brothers and sisters, as well as any act of hate toward any member of the human community, should immensely affect us all.

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ARC Announces Demo for Online Tutoring Program, NetTutor

ARC Announces Demo for Online Tutoring Program, NetTutor

March 21, 2019

The Academic Resource Center (ARC) is hosting a demo for a professional online tutoring program, NetTutor. The proposed partnership with NetTutor will supplement the current options within the Tutoring Program. An online demonstration showing of NetTutor is scheduled for Wednesday, March 27, from 3-4:30 p.m., in EAB 137. Anyone interested in joining the session remotely may join via WebEx.

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Hunt Gallery Exhibition: 'palaisdesbeuxarts.at'

March 21, 2019

Popularized in the 19th century as an architectural container for primarily Western European aristocratic wealth and its colonial exploits, Palais des Beaux Arts is now treated with varying degrees of intensity across the globe. For their work in the Hunt Gallery, Palais des Beaux Arts Wien has scaled their website to the limits of the gallery's walls, treating the light from the browser as a sculptural material. The opening reception is 6-8 p.m. Friday, March 22, with remarks by the artist at 6:45 p.m. in the Hunt Gallery.

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Humanitarian Perspectives on a Global Scale at Webster Leiden

March 20, 2019

Webster Leiden's International Relations Department welcomed humanitarian perspectives on a global scale to start the Spring 2019 semester. Visiting leaders from Malaysia, legal experts and NGO coordinators from around Europe engaged students in Leiden, while local trips and regional conferences brought them into the field.

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Starfish Analytics Orientation March 26, April 2

March 20, 2019

Department chairs, program leaders, faculty working with student success initiatives, and managers of student support areas are invited to attend a one-hour Starfish Analytics orientation, focused on empowering campus leaders to dive into predictive and historical data about our students, their courses and what characteristics can help improve student retention.

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Webster Dance Students Perform at ACDA Gala

March 20, 2019

Seventeen Webster Dance students attended the American College Dance Association's (ACDA) Central Regional Conference at Missouri State University in Springfield, March 13-16. Amongst the lectures and workshops the students attended, two dance pieces, choreographed by graduating seniors Jaqueline Edwards and Megan Reed, were presented and selected to be performed at the closing gala concert for the conference.

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The ARC's Testing Center gives tips to faculty on ensuring the testing process runs smoothly.

ARC Offers Testing Center Tips For Faculty

March 19, 2019

The Testing Center at the Webster Groves campus serves students who need tests rescheduled with an instructor’s approval as well as accommodated tests, MBA waiver exams, foreign language placement exams, the MoGEA (Missouri General Education Assessment), and credit by exam assessments. When scheduling an exam for a student, there are procedures for faculty that ensure a smooth testing process.

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FDC Announces Additional Active Learning Tuesdays Topics for March and April

FDC Announces Active Learning Tuesdays Topics for March and April

March 18, 2019

The Faculty Development Center invites all interested Webster University faculty and staff to join them for Active Learning Tuesdays, workshops focused on engaged learning, technology, and student success. All workshops are held on Tuesdays from 3-4 p.m. in Sverdrup 119, the Active Learning space. Feel free to drop in or register now. RSVPs are appreciated.

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