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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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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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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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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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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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Geneva's 24th International Humanitarian Conference: Humanitarian law and human rights

March 14, 2019

Webster University Geneva’s Department of International Relations, together with the Webster Humanitarian Association (WHA), held its 24th International Humanitarian and Security Conference (IHSC) on March 7-8. This year’s conference, “Rebalancing International Humanitarian Law (IHL) and Human Rights: The Significance of the 1949 Geneva Conventions Seventy Years On,” included a gripping and motivating keynote address by Dr. Gilles Carbonnier, Vice-President of the ICRC and Professor of Development Economics at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies.

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Webster Sponsors Phi Theta Kappa Regional Convention

March 13, 2019

Webster University took part as a sponsor of the Phi Theta Kappa Missouri Regional Convention in Branson, Missouri, March 8 and 9. Transfer Admissions Representatives Stacey Tunnicliff and Damian Whitney were present at the sponsorship table, general sessions, and college fair throughout the Convention to support the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and to promote the University to prospective students.

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Spring Break in Thailand, Italy, Ecuador: Follow Study Abroad Instagram this week

March 12, 2019

It may be Spring Break week for the University, but there are several faculty-led short-term study abroad trips happening right now, all around the world. Four students are publishing their experiences to the Office of Study Abroad's Instagram account. Follow along with them as they experience the sights and cultures of Florence, Italy; Quito and the Galapagos, Ecuador; and Bangkok, Thailand!

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Merit Student-Recognition Platform Training Sessions March 19, March 27

March 06, 2019

Webster students do great things every day. To recognize their accomplishments and connect their stories of success to our institution’s key stakeholders, the University has implemented the Merit Pages system to showcase the success of our students. A live tutorial is the best way to illustrate how Merit could be implemented. Patrick Giblin, director of Public Relations, will demonstrate the Merit system on March 19 and March 27 for faculty and staff, and provide information on how to get started.

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President Stroble and Jackie Joyner-Kersee, who opened the conference's first day.

Thank You from Diversity and Inclusion Conference Planners

March 06, 2019

The 4th Annual Diversity and Inclusion Conference was a tremendous success thanks to speakers, panelists, volunteers and attendees. We hope that you found the conference informative and worthwhile as members of our community came together to expand the conversation on diversity and learn how to become a more inclusive society. The event this year broke all previous attendance records and would not have been possible without the contributions of so many of you and our generous sponsors.

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