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Kingston is also director of the Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies.

Kingston's Fulbright, NEH Awards Will Advance Research in Human Rights

April 27, 2017

Associate professor Lindsey Kingston has received a Fulbright Lectureship and a National Endowment for the Humanities award, two prestigious honors that will advance her research in the areas of human rights and citizenship. The Fulbright will entail teaching and researching in Milan, Italy -- her ancestral home -- in 2018, while the NEH award will fund three weeks in residence at the Library of Congress researching indigenous sovereignty and identity.

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One of the stools selected for Browning Hall. This model will be used in the teaching kitchen.

Browning Hall, ISB Furniture Selected

April 27, 2017

The votes have been counted, and the campus community has selected their favorite pieces of furniture for Browning Hall, Interdisciplinary Science Building when it opens later this year. Links are included in this announcement that will allow readers to see the color palettes selected and which furniture received the most votes.

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Opera Scenes presented by the Department of Music

Webster University Presents Opera Scenes April 28-29

April 27, 2017

Webster University proudly presents the Spring Opera Scenes under the direction of Alice Nelson. Students perform scenes from Mozart's La Clemenza di Tito; Poulenc's Dialogues of the Carmelites; Kurt Weill's Street Scene; Richard Strauss' Arabella; Menotti's The Saint of Bleecker Street; Cavalli's L'Ormindo; and Gilbert & Sullivan's The Mikado accompanied by Sandra Geary, pianist.

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Gabrielle Christiansen

Annual Senior BA Exhibition, Art History Symposium

April 27, 2017

This Friday, April 28, offers the Webster University community a chance to see the culminating work by senior students in the Department of Art, Design & Art History (DADAH) through the annual BA Exhibition and the Art History Symposium. The symposium with presenter Gabrielle Christiansen will be at noon in Sverdrup 123, while the opening reception for the BA Exhibition is from 6-8 p.m. in the Hunt Gallery.

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A rendering of the interior of Browning Hall

Fan Installation Delayed Due to Weather

April 27, 2017

A planned installation of large ventilation fans for Browning Hall that would have required the evacuation of the north wing of the East Academic Building on Saturday, April 29, has been postponed due to forecasts of thunder storms that day.

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Students receiving these grants often go on to present their work at academic conferences .

Provost's Student/Faculty Research Grant Application Period Extended

April 26, 2017

The application period for the Provost’s Student/Faculty Collaborative Research Grant Program has been extended to May 3. These applications are to be for Summer/Fall 2017 projects. The program provides assistance to current undergraduate students from across Webster’s global network who are conducting research under the direction of a faculty member resulting in a work product. Webster University defines research broadly and includes artistic, scholarly, and other activities fitting our variety of disciplines and majors.

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Theresa Rueth and Priscillia Holbrook

Vienna Student's Paper on EU Asylum Policy Wins Graduate IR Thesis Award

April 26, 2017

Webster Vienna student Theresa Rueth has won the 2017 Best Graduate Thesis in International Relations Award for her thesis, "Asylum Seekers and European Integration: The Impact of EU Asylum Policy." Priscillia Holdbrook of the campus in Accra, Ghana campus received honorable mention for her paper on making agriculture to African youth for sustainable growth.

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wellness wheel

Webster Wellness 1st Annual Indoor ''Try''-Athlon Results

April 26, 2017

The Webster Wellness Committee would like to congratulate the 22 participants of the 2017 Webster Wellness 1st Annual “Try”-athlon that took place from April 17-23 in the University Pool & Fitness Center. Participants competed against fellow members of the Webster community in one of the three divisions (All-in-a-day, One-Week Format and Team). All participants are invited to the Final Celebration on April 28, 2017 @ Noon in the Library Conference Room.

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faculty

Staff: Completed Your Degree? HR Accepting Request for Award Forms through May 20

April 26, 2017

Human Resources is accepting Request for Award Completion of Degree forms from Webster Staff through May 20, 2017. Full-time non-academic staff in the United States who complete a degree from Webster University or from any other accredited institution of higher education will be granted a cash award of $500 for an associate’s degree, $1000 for a bachelor’s degree, $1500 for a master’s degree and $2000 for a doctorate degree. 

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SUNY Geneseo

Webster Welcomes SUNY-Geneseo to WINS Study Abroad Network

April 25, 2017

Webster University welcomes its newest Webster International Network of Schools (WINS) member, the State University of New York (SUNY) Geneseo, a premier public liberal arts college in the picturesque Finger Lakes region of Upstate New York. Founded in 1871, Geneseo is now a part of the statewide SUNY system that was designed to meet diverse needs across a vast geographic landscape. WINS expands Geneseo's study abroad programming, and also extends Webster campuses as study abroad destinations for students across the SUNY system.

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Lombok, Indonesia

A Photographer's Dream in Indonesia

April 25, 2017

As part of a creative research program for Webster University Thailand’s media communications faculty member Thomas Martin Ronald Groves recently completed and published a photo book entitled "A Glimpse of Kawah Ljen and Lombok, Indonesia." Situated just east of Indonesia’s tourist island of Bali, Lombok is famous for its pristine beaches, adventurous surfing and unique wildlife. The Kawah Ljen volcano and sulphur mines in East Java, meanwhile, provide a completely different setting.

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student at national conference

Webster Students Present at National Undergraduate Research Conference

April 25, 2017

Eleven students along with their faculty mentors from Webster University’s departments of Biological Sciences and Psychology attended the 31st annual National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) in Memphis, Tennessee, with each student presenting results from their several collaborative research projects.

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