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Vienna Students, Alumni Present Research at Graduate Research Summit

December 04, 2017

Webster Vienna held its Inaugural Graduate Research Summit (GRS) on Nov. 28. The evening began with a specialized thesis workshop, followed by oral presentations given by four students and alumni and a keynote address on the importance of student research. The research presented was selected by the scientific committee, with awards for the top presentations.

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Outcomes survey to be sent to graduates on Monday, Dec. 4

Encourage Participation in Webster's Outcomes Survey for Fall 1 Graduates

December 04, 2017

To gather important data about the outcomes of our graduates, the Office of Institutional Effectiveness needs your help in encouraging Fall 1 2017 graduates to complete Webster's Outcomes Survey. Graduates from Fall 1 will receive an email invitation to the survey the morning of Monday, Dec. 4.

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Nishant Upadhyay, BA '16

Alumus Spotlight: Nishant Upadhyay Reflects on His Learning Experience at Webster Thailand

November 30, 2017

Originally from India, Nishant Upadhyay studied for his BA in International Relations at Webster Thailand’s Cha-Am / Hua Hin campus from 2014 to 2016. After considering various institutions to attend across Southeast Asia, Upadhyay felt the opportunity to study ASEAN within the framework of global politics was best addressed in Thailand.

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A panel of experts included lawyers, health professionals and business leaders sharing insights on their career paths.

Orlando Women's Networking, Mentoring Event Connects Grads, Leaders

November 07, 2017

Webster University's Orlando campus location hosted a "Positivitea Mentoring and Networking Brunch" to connect recent graduates from Webster and FAMU with successful women business leaders, who will serve as mentors and advisors to these young professionals as the navigate their new career paths. More than 150 women attended and toured the Webster location in downtown Orlando.

tags: alumni, college of arts and sciences, extended campus, orlando, florida, community engagement, school of business and technology, webster life, webster today

Photo (by Gerry Love): Mysteria Spellazza.

Webster Dance Presents 'New Works' Concert Nov. 9-11

November 02, 2017

Webster University Dance faculty, alumni, and students collaborate to present New Works Dance Concert 2017. The concert features the creative work of Webster Dance faculty and alumni and is performed by Webster Dance students. Performances are Thursday, Nov. 9 at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 10 at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday, Nov. 11 at 2 p.m. at Stage III on Webster's main campus.

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Panel on higher education strategies for underrepresented populations

Around Webster: Reilly on TAP, Hipsher book, 'Amazing' Nurse Bentley '74, MA '88

October 31, 2017

Webster Thailand faculty member Scott Hipsher has published the book, "Poverty Reduction, the Private Sector, and Tourism in Mainland Southeast Asia." ... English faculty member Terri Reilly presented on the Transitions and Academic Preparation (TAP) program as part of a panel on effective higher education strategies for underrepresented populations. ... Judy Bentley '74, MA '88 was honored as an Ageless Remarkable St. Louisan at the St. Andrew's Resources for Seniors System annual gala.

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A Marine color guard opened the Veterans Center rededication.

In the News: Vet Center, Cyber Explorers, Cosic's 'A Murmuration'

October 26, 2017

The dedication of the Cpl. Thomas Palozola Veterans Center received coverage throughout St. Louis print and broadcast media. ... Simone Cummings and Quen Agnew were quoted in a St. Louis Public Radio story on the Cyber Explorers Workshop for young girls held at Webster. ... Zlatko Cosic was interviewed on St. Louis On The Air with Don Marsh, about his "A Murmuration" currently being projected on the front of the Contemporary Art Museum.

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President Stroble spoke to the significance of Browning Hall.

Videos and Dedication Highlights: Impact of Browning Hall

October 24, 2017

Webster University formally dedicated Browning Hall, the interdisciplinary science building, on Oct. 19 with a ceremony, academic symposium and faculty panel. Watch a video about what this means for the sciences at Webster, and see photos and video highlights from the dedication events, including heartfelt remarks from donor Jinny Browning, the faculty panel and the academic symposium keynote speaker, Vladimir Ivkovic '99.

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University Holds Cpl. Thomas Palozola Veterans Center Dedication

October 24, 2017

Family members and friends of the late Tom Palozola turned out in force, along with members of the Webster community, for the dedication ceremony for the Cpl. Thomas Palozola Veterans Center on Oct. 20 at the Webster University home campus. Nearly 100 guests witnessed President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble and Provost Julian Schuster speak of Palozola's accomplishments and honor him with a proclamation presented to his immediate family.

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Browning Hall

In the News: Inside Browning Hall; Miller-Struttmann in Scientific American; alum concert design

October 06, 2017

The St. Louis Business Journal featured inside looks at Browning Hall, which was recently recognized for design excellence. ... Nicole Miller-Struttmann is quoted in a Scientific American story on the effects of climate change on bee populations. ... Alumnus John Cameron Carter is profiled in Projection, Lights and Staging News talking about his experience at Webster.

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Oct. 20: Veterans Center dedication to honor Tom Palozola '15

October 04, 2017

Webster University will hold a dedication ceremony for the Veterans Center at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 20, when it is renamed the Cpl. Thomas Palozola Veterans Center. President Beth Stroble and Provost Julian Schuster will speak at the dedication and present a proclamation to Palozola’s family members, in recognition of Palozola’s selfless work for fellow veterans at the University.

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