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Call for Judges for Two Forensic Debate Tournaments, Dec. 1-2

November 21, 2018

Webster’s Forensic and Debate Team is preparing to host two collegiate tournaments Dec. 1 and Dec. 2. As is always the case, locally hosted tournaments succeed with community support, which includes guest critics. Gina Jensen, director of the program, anticipates as many as 25 schools from states throughout the Midwest. There are two tournaments running concurrently: the Study Break Tournament and the Gateway Swing.

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The Center for Innovation and Professional Development is holding its second information session.

New Innovation Center Holds Information Session, Nov. 20

November 20, 2018

The Center for Innovation and Professional Development (CIPD) will hold its second information session today, Nov. 20, from 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. in EAB 392. WebEx participation is also available. Joe Roberts and Gary Renz (CIPD Co-Directors) will discuss the Center’s mission and lead an informative discussion centering on ideas from session participants.

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Hannah Emerson, International Relations student

International Relation Student Wins Contest for Global Solutions

November 16, 2018

Hannah Emerson, who is studying International Relations through the Combine Degree Program offered at Webster, won a Citizens for Global Solutions contest which sent her to the organization’s national conference in Washington D.C., Citizens for Global Solutions Annual Board Meeting, Nov. 9-12. Emerson won the contest with her essay, “Urbanization: A Global Problem with a Global Smart City Solution,” which explored her international experience and how Smart City policies can help alleviate the problems that come with urbanization.

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Webster Conservatory Presents 'Fahrenheit 451' Nov. 14-18

November 14, 2018

The public is invited to the Webster Conservatory production of "Fahrenheit 451." Ray Bradbury’s classic drama is a timely and suspenseful journey, Fahrenheit 451 is a dystopian tale about the importance of reading and thinking for oneself. The production will take place at the Browning Mainstage Theatre Nov. 14-18 at 7:30 p.m., with the Sunday production at 2 p.m. Free admission is offered to Webster Students, Faculty, and Staff with a valid ID. $15 for adults, $7 for seniors, alumni, and non-Webster students. $2 for children 12 and under.

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CLICK Reception with Keynote Speaker, Yvonne Sparks, Nov. 13

November 12, 2018

Walker EDGE brings back CLICK: Creating Links In Community Knowledge. Webster University students, faculty and staff are invited to enjoy drinks and appetizers, network and gain insights on the impact of community collaboration from keynote speaker and Webster alum, Yvonne Sparks, MPA, MA, Assistant Vice President & Director, Community Reinvestment Initiatives at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

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Webster offers several resources for military-affiliated student and alumni communities in navigating the transition to a civilian career.

New Career Resource for Military-Affiliated Students

November 12, 2018

The Career Planning and Development Center (CPDC) has developed a resource to aid Webster University's military-affiliated student and alumni communities in navigating their transition into a civilian career. This resource is a one of several that the CPDC has developed for targeted student communities.

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Tips for Students: Preparing for final exams

November 12, 2018

Final exams often test the knowledge students have acquired throughout the entire semester. Depending on how their finals are weighted, their final exam grades could mean the difference between an A and a C on their transcripts. The Academic Resource Center (ARC) understands how stressful preparing for finals can be—for faculty members as well as students. If students are struggling with how to study for finals, these tips from the ARC can help.

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Emerson Library

Mendeley Reference Manager Streamlines Research for Large Projects

November 12, 2018

The Emerson library offers access to Mendeley Institutional Edition, which simplifies research organization, collaboration, and citation. Export sources directly to your collection from the web or library resources, then share, annotate, and more. The desktop application inserts citations and bibliographies into Word with just a click, potentially saving hours of formatting. Mendeley is recommended for students in research-intensive majors, those completing a thesis or capstone project, and faculty or staff who are interested in publishing.

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Lionel Cuillé

News Around Webster: Cuille, Ibroscheva, Kleinman, Cosic

November 12, 2018

Elza Ibroscheva presented at the ECREA conference, “Centres and Peripheries: Communication, Research, Translation," in Switzerland. ... Lionel Cuillé gave a lecture at the international conference "Paul Claudel : résolument contemporain" at Paris-Sorbonne University. ... Kim Kleinman published a featured review, “Working at the Intersection of the Histories of Science, Technology, and Agriculture” in Agricultural History. ... Zlatko Cosic's films are screening at international film festivals in Tehran, Miami, Marseille and St. Louis.

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The Chamber Singers will perform choral works from a variety of musical eras.

Chamber Singers to Perform in St. Louis Central Library

November 09, 2018

The Webster University Chamber Singers present "Sacred and Profane," a performance in the spectacular Great Hall of the St. Louis Central Library on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m. The concert features sacred choral works from a variety of musical eras, and concludes with "Harmonices Mundi," a work by David Werfelmann, director of the Bachelor of Arts in Music program. Admission is free.

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Applications are currently being accepted for the Spring 2019 Student/Faculty Collaborative Research Grant Program

Spring 2019 Student/Faculty Collaborative Research Grant Call for Submissions

November 08, 2018

Applications are currently being accepted for the Spring 2019 Provost's Student/Faculty Collaborative Research Grant Program. This program provides assistance to current undergraduate students across Webster’s global network who are conducting research under the direction of a faculty member which will result in a work product. The deadline for applications is Friday, Dec. 14.

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Annual nation-wide celebration of international education and exchange

Webster to Celebrate International Education Week, Nov. 12-16

November 08, 2018

International Education Week (IEW) is an annual nation-wide celebration of international education and exchange that kicks off Monday, Nov. 12. Events run all week. It began in 2000 as a joint initiative through the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education. Colleges and universities across the country host globally themed events and activities throughout the week.

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