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Teaching Festival Preview: Panel Discussion on College Credit for Adult Learners

February 07, 2017

Faculty, students and academic partners are invited to attend a panel discussion entitled “College Credit for What Adult Learners Already Know: Helping Students Document Their Learning,” to be held Wednesday, Feb. 15, noon to 1 p.m. in the Faculty Development Center Suite (Library 420).

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Research Across Disciplines

Attend Research Across Disciplines Dec. 9-10

December 08, 2016

Webster’s bi-annual student research conference, Research Across Disciplines (RAD), will take place Friday and Saturday, Dec. 9-10, in the East Academic Building on the Webster Groves main campus. The conference showcases the scholastic and creative efforts of undergraduate and graduate students from around the region and across a variety of academic fields.

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Intrusive Advising and Faculty Guidance Regarding Incompletes

November 21, 2016

In an effort to continue to improve student success, including persistence and graduation, the University is tracking incomplete grades (as well as other unsuccessful grades including Ds, Fs, and Ws) and more actively and regularly reaching out to students and academic departments to resolve the grades before they turn to ZFs after one year.

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Leif J. Sverdrup Global Teaching Fellowship: Applications due Nov. 18

October 26, 2016

Applications are now open for the Leif J. Sverdrup Global Teaching Fellowship for Summer 2017 and Fall 2017. The fellowship is a revision of Webster’s in-network faculty mobility program. This program provides the opportunity for faculty members to travel to teach at Athens, Geneva, Leiden, Vienna, Accra, Cha-am/Bangkok, St. Louis (main campus and Gateway campus). The submission deadline for Summer 2017 and Fall 2017 applications is Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

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Dec. 9-10

Research Across Disciplines: WebEx information session Oct. 24

October 20, 2016

Students and interested faculty from across the Webster network are invited to an information session about Webster University’s Research Across Disciplines (RAD). The session will be held on Oct. 24, from 9-10 a.m. CDT, in the East Academic Building, room 137, on the main campus and will be broadcast via WebEx for online, extended campus and international students.

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Student Employment Realigned to Financial Aid Office

October 19, 2016

Enrollment Management and Student Affairs (EMSA) announces the realignment and relocation of Student Employment from Career Planning and Development Center to the Financial Aid Office, Webster Hall 101, effective Oct. 24. In addition, the new general phone number for student employment questions will be the Financial Aid Office at 314-246-6992.

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Spring 2017 Student/Faculty Collaborative Research Grant Call for Submissions

October 17, 2016

The Student/Faculty Collaborative Research Grant Program, funded by the Office of the Provost, provides assistance to current undergraduate students conducting research under the direction of a faculty member. Applications are reviewed twice each academic year by a Grant Program committee. The application deadline has been extended to no later than Friday, Dec. 12, for funding to be used in Spring 2017.

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Dec. 9-10

Research Across Disciplines: Call for submissions

October 06, 2016

The submission period is now open for Webster’s Fall 2016, Research Across Disciplines (RAD) conference, to be held Dec. 9-10 in the East Academic Building, with opportunities for extended campus and online students to participate remotely. Students are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity to showcase their research, scholarship, or creative projects and gain valuable experience for their academic careers. Submissions are being accepted through the extended deadline of Nov. 7.

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Dec. 9-10

Save the Date: Research Across Disciplines Conference Dec. 9-10

October 04, 2016

Webster’s bi-annual student research conference, Research Across Disciplines (RAD), will take place Dec. 9-10 in the East Academic Building on the Webster Groves main campus. The conference showcases the scholastic and creative efforts of undergraduate and graduate students from around the region and across a variety of academic fields. This year's conference is expanded, and will include Webster students from across the global network who will be able to present their work via teleconference.

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Lynch named interim director of Confucius Institute

Bill Lynch Named Interim Director of Confucius Institute

September 30, 2016

The Office of Academic Affairs announced that William (Bill) Lynch, professor in the Conservatory of Theatre Arts and former director of Webster’s London campus, has been named interim director of the Confucius Institute at Webster University. Lynch joined Webster University in 1992 as associate professor of voice and speech and was promoted to full professor in 2006. He served as London director from 2009 to 2015.

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Provost's Faculty Research Grant Session: Learn from Successful Projects

September 21, 2016

Join Jeffrey Carter, Michael Hulsizer, Eric Goedereis, Ravin Kodikara and Ece Tuncel for a panel discussion about faculty research projects and the role the Provost’s Faculty Research Grant played in helping faculty members advance their scholarly work on Tuesday, Oct. 4, at 3 p.m. in the Faculty Development Center (Emerson Library 420). This session is an opportunity for faculty members who are considering applying for a grant to learn more about successful projects and the impact they have had on the scholarly work of those who received them.

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Submit proposals by Nov. 4.

2017-18 Faculty Research Grant Applications

September 08, 2016

The Office of the Provost and the Office of Academic Affairs are now accepting applications for Faculty Research Grants for the 2017-18 academic year. The purpose of the Faculty Research Grant program is to encourage and promote faculty research and professional development. Grant applications are invited for scholarly research, academic projects, artistic performances, exhibitions and studies in any discipline. Proposals that might lead to external funding are encouraged. The deadline is Friday, Nov. 4.

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