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Dr. Simone Cummings was named the new dean of the Walker School of Business and Technology

Cummings Named Dean of Walker School of Business and Technology

February 24, 2017

Simone Cummings, associate dean of Academic Quality Assurance for the George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology and an associate professor in the Business Department at Webster University, was appointed the new dean of Webster University’s Walker School of Business and Technology, it was announced today. Cummings will begin the position in June 2017.

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Dr. Anton Wallner was named the new dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Anton Wallner Appointed Dean of College of Arts and Sciences

February 23, 2017

Anton S. Wallner, associate dean of Undergraduate Programs and a professor of Chemistry at Barry University in Florida, was appointed the new dean of Webster University’s College of Arts and Sciences, it was announced today. Wallner will start the new position this summer, just in time to help faculty and staff move into Browning Hall, the Interdisciplinary Science Building.

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The MOU will enable collaboration at multiple Webster campuses around the globe.

Webster to Sign MOU with African Renaissance and Diaspora Network

February 06, 2017

Webster University and the African Renaissance and Diaspora Network, Inc. (ARDN) will sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Wednesday, February 8 at 11 a.m. in the East Academic Building, room 252/263. Djibril Diallo, the Director of the UNAIDS Regional Support Team for West and Central Africa, will be at Webster University for the event.

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December Toast

Snapshots: December Toast to Mid-Year Grads

December 22, 2016

The 5th annual December Toast: A Celebration of Our Mid-Year Graduates was held Friday, Dec. 16, in the Community Music School Concert Hall. President Beth Stroble, Provost Julian Schuster and the deans from each of the schools offered congratulations and remarks to the graduates. Charlie Hahn, vice president of Advancement, welcomed the newest alumni to the Alumni Association, which was founded by a small group of Webster graduates in 1923 to maintain a connection between Webster alumni and their alma mater.

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Action Required for New Turnitin-Canvas Integration

December 22, 2016

Turnitin and Canvas have recently released a new Turnitin-Canvas integration which will be ready to use starting Spring I, 2017. All faculty teaching online will need to view assignments that use Turnitin in their course prior to graduate students returning on Jan. 6 or undergraduate and School of Education graduate students returning on Jan. 13.

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'We Are All Webster' Community Solidarity Art Project

December 08, 2016

A public art project for students, faculty and staff to express messages of solidarity in the face of a hate incident on campus titled “We Are All Webster” began on Dec. 5. The pieces will be displayed around the home campus as a celebration and statement that all are welcome at Webster. Submissions will still be accepted at the Office of Student Engagement, West Hall Housing Office, Office of First Year Experience Programs and the Multicultural Center and International Student Affairs department.

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2017 Teaching Festival Call for Proposals; Deadline Dec. 16

November 21, 2016

The Teaching Festival Committee continues to accept proposals for presentations, posters, panels, and roundtable discussions for the 2017 Teaching Festival on the theme “Finding and Sharing Voice: Active Learning for Inquiry, Agency, and Leadership.” The Teaching Festival will be held Feb. 13-17, 2017, and proposals will be accepted until Dec. 16, 2016.

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