News Articles

Jonah Mixon-Webster

Around Webster: Mixon-Webster in Harper's, Williams voting PSA, Kwon on Ferguson, Ellard NCLCA

September 24, 2020

Jonah Mixon-Webster has three poems published in the September issue of Harper's Magazine. ... Jong Bum Kwon co-edited and contributed to an issue of the journal, American Ethnologist, centered on Ferguson. ... Gwyneth Williams participated in Public Service Announcement for the City of St. Louis encouraging people to vote. ... Erica Ellard contributed to a special issue of the journal, The Learning Assistance Review, about higher education’s response to the novel coronavirus.

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Confucius Institute

The Confucius Institute Virtual Workshop Introduces Beijing Opera

September 23, 2020

On Saturday, Sept.19, the Confucius Institute at Webster University partnered with the Confucius Institute of Chinese Opera at Binghamton University, SUNY to offer a virtual workshop on Beijing opera to Chinese language learners in the St. Louis community. The event featured a presentation and mini performances by Beijing opera actress Chenfu Zhu.

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Gorlok Greats

Two Additional Gorlok Greats Awardees, Last Chance to Nominate a Staff Member

September 22, 2020

The deadline to nominate a staff member for the Gorlok Greats Award is almost here. This semester, two additional awardees will be selected for a total number of eight Gorlok Great Awards for Fall 2020. Nominations will be accepted through Sept. 30. Don't delay, take a moment to recognize the outstanding efforts of a staff member who you feel has done an exemplary job in one or more of the areas outlined below.

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Academic Resource Center Writing Support Services

September 22, 2020

The Writing Center, Online Writing Center (OWC), and NetTutor provide students, faculty, and alumni with many types of writing support. Due to COVID-19, our services, providing students support and feedback on every step of the writing process from brainstorming to citation, are currently remote. All Webster students, worldwide, are welcome to use any of our services. Our friendly coaches give constructive, holistic feedback on all assignments.

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Doctor of Education

Seventeen Students Join the Doctor of Education Program

September 18, 2020

The Doctor of Education (EdD) program welcomes 17 students who have joined the fifth cohort in the EdD program. They are the first to take advantage of the recent revisions to the EdD program, beginning Fall 2020. Click through to read more about each of their areas of interest and study. The program has also just released a newsletter, which contains updates to the EdD program, new and alumni student profiles, academic journals, upcoming conferences and more.

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Webster University

Webster Announces 10 Donald M. Suggs Scholarship Recipients

September 17, 2020

Webster University is pleased to announce 10 incoming freshmen have been awarded the Dr. Donald M. Suggs Scholarship, a four-year full scholarship. This year, Webster has increased the number of Suggs Scholarships fivefold, from two to 10. "We are thrilled to be able to increase our Suggs Scholars," said Chancellor Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble. "We know these students are engaged and talented and will become leaders on campus. We look forward to their contributions in the classroom and in the community during their time at Webster."

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Amanda Kracen

Around Webster: Kracen research; Dixon panel on diversity; apprentice teaching

September 14, 2020

Amanda Kracen and several Webster alumni who were her research assistants co-published a paper on psychologists providing clinical care in psycho-oncology. ... Trezette Dixon appeared on a special panel discussion on a Society for Human Resource Management panel, "Diversity Despite Disruption." ... A Medium interview with MAT graduate Betsy McMahon discusses teaching during the pandemic and how the School of Education helped students navigate field experiences during these unique times.

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Outcomes Survey

Webster's Outcomes Survey for Summer Graduates

September 14, 2020

To gather important data about the outcomes of our graduates, the Office of Institutional Effectiveness needs your help in encouraging Summer 2020 graduates to complete the Webster University Outcomes Survey. The Outcomes Survey is delivered via email to recent graduates worldwide approximately four to six weeks after each term’s graduation date.

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Messing Awards

2021 Messing Faculty Award Application Period Open

September 08, 2020

The Office of the Provost and the Office of Academic Affairs are now accepting applications for the 2021 Wilma and Roswell Messing, Jr. Faculty Award. Since 1977, the Messing Faculty Award is presented to a full-time faculty member for summer activity which will strengthen the curriculum of his/her department or improve the teaching/learning relationship. The award will fund international travel and activities in Summer 2021. The deadline for applications is Friday, Nov. 6.

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2021-22 Faculty Research Grants

2021-22 Faculty Research Grants, Now Accepting Applications

September 08, 2020

The Office of the President and Office of Academic Affairs are pleased to invite applications for Faculty Research Grants for 2021-22. The purpose of the Faculty Research Grant program is to encourage and promote faculty research and professional development. Application deadline is Friday, Nov. 6, 2020.

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