News Articles

Jameca Falconer

Webster in the News: Bio Sciences, Falconer, Smith

March 26, 2020

The Biological Sciences Department's donation of needed supplies to hospitals during the pandemic was covered by multiple outlets. ... Jameca Falconer has been interviewed on ABC and CNBC about anxiety and response to the pandemic. ... Julie Smith was interviewed by Catholic News Service about the importance of teaching media literacy.

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Chemistry lab

Biological Sciences Department Donates PPE to Mercy Hospitals to Aid Healthcare Workers

March 25, 2020

In support of the urgent nationwide need for personal protective equipment for those working on the front lines of the coronavirus testing and treatment, Webster University's Biological Sciences Department has donated their unopened stock supply of N-95 masks, goggles, gloves and disposable lab coats to Mercy Hospitals in St. Louis.

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Warren Rosenblum

News Around Webster: Link, Pollak, Rosenblum, Stiles

March 25, 2020

Warren Rosenblum was awarded a Fulbright grant to Belgium for research and teaching on his project, "Between Sympathy and Persecution: The ‘Feeble-Minded’ in Modern Europe." ... Johannes Pollak’s book on the future of Europe was among the Council Library's most popular reads in 2019. ... John Link will present on “best practices for career engagement through digital tools." ... Debbie Stiles was invited by the International Council of Psychologists to serve on the Advisory Council for the Global Network of Psychologists for Human Rights.

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Debbie Stiles and Kaori Chaki discussed their research on

In the News: Stiles on child separation, nursing nomination, Kaiser on Medium

March 24, 2020

Debbie Stiles and graduate student Kaori Chaki were interviewed on "St. Louis on the Air" to discuss their project, "The Psychological Impact of Separating Immigrant Children from their Families." ... Webster alumna Carlita Vasser is a nominee for the top nurses in the St. Louis area in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch's #CelebrateNurses contest. ... DJ Kaiser posted at Medium on varying public health responses to the coronavirus.

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Soheil Mansouri

News Around Webster: Mansouri, Pesakovic, Wiggins

March 22, 2020

Soheil Mansouri was selected as a Specialized Professional Association program reviewer for TESOL and the Council for Accreditation of the Educator Preparation. ... Gordana Pesakovic's chapter on National and Regional Branding of Central Asia appears in the new text, "Economic, Educational, and Touristic Development in Asia." ... Bradley Wiggins’ book, "The Discursive Power of Memes in Digital Culture: Ideology, Semiotics, and Intertextuality," was reviewed by the prestigious European Journal of Communication.

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In the News: Falconer, Baebler on coronavirus; Flewellen; Higgins and Rosenblum

March 13, 2020

Jameca Falconer was in the Washington Post, Wall Street Journal and KSDK on anxiety and reactions around COVID-19. Barrett Baebler was quoted in the St. Louis Business Journal on how businesses can prepare employees amid the pandemic. ... Vincent C. Flewellen provided commentary on Mary Engelbreit on the occasion of her Lifetime Achievement Award. ... Robin Jefferson-Higgins and Warren Rosenblum appeared on The Pulse to discuss the Milly Sawyers story.

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olc

Upcoming Faculty Professional Development Opportunities from the OLC

March 06, 2020

The Online Learning Center (OLC) is committed to supporting the ongoing teaching and learning in Webster University’s online courses. The same highly qualified faculty who teach for us in the classroom teach our online courses. These upcoming webinars are a great way to learn and practice skills to help elevate the learning process.

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Quinton Ward

In the News: S. Cummings, Wiggins, Ward, Zhou

March 06, 2020

Vienna's Bradley Wiggins was interviewed on RTVi about memes' impact in U.S. politics. ... Simone Cummings was in Ladue News for her role with the St. Louis Psychoanalytic Institute. ... Alumnus Quinton Ward was featured in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch for a position he took to lead a mobile grocery. ... Zhichun Zhou's research on self-control was featured on St. Louis On the Air as part of an interview with her collaborator, Leonard Green.

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Nives Rumenjak, Webster Leiden

News Around Webster: Newsam, Rumenjak, Cosic, Stiles

March 05, 2020

Nives Rumenjak published an article in "Empedocles: European Journal for the Philosophy of Communication" about political cartooning and freedom of expression in multicultural societies. ... Dance adjunct faculty member Monica Newsam will perform at the 2nd International Meeting of Circus Schools March. ... Debbie Stiles and her Applied Educational Psychology and School Psychology graduate students presented their research at the Society for Cross-Cultural Research in Seattle. ... Zlatko Cosic's films will screen in St. Louis and Michigan.

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Library

Register for the Spring Faculty Writing Retreat March 20

March 05, 2020

The Library and the Faculty Development Center invite all faculty to participate in the Spring 2020 Faculty Writing Retreat, to be held Friday, March 20, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Faculty Development Center Suite in Emerson Library, Suite 420. Registration is now open. Writing Retreats provide dedicated quiet time for faculty to pursue their scholarly and teaching agendas free from distraction, and to experience the support and camaraderie of working side-by-side with colleagues.

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Otto Hieronymi

Fatton, Foppiani, Kingston to Receive 2019 Otto Hieronymi Prize

March 04, 2020

The 2019 Otto Hieronymi Prize has been awarded to faculty members Lionel P. Fatton and Oreste Foppiani, who co-authored "Japan's Awakening," and Lindsey N. Kingston, who wrote "Fully Human" for the best scholarly monograph in International Relations. The Otto Hieronymi Prize is a bi-annual book prize for the best scholarly monograph in the field of International Relations (including Political Science, International Economics, Diplomatic History, International Public Law, and Humanitarian Migration/Refugee Issues).

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Webster languages instructors share traditional foods from their respective cultures.

In the News: Schuster on coronavirus, Schöllhammer on U.S. elections, ILC on food, Kaiser on LGBTQ

March 03, 2020

Julian Z. Schuster was quoted by KMOV, KSDK and the St. Louis Business Journal about how a global institution like Webster is taking precautions amid the coronavirus outbreak. ... Ralph Schöllhammer at Webster Vienna was interviewed by Puls 24 about the U.S. primaries. ... Webster language instructors Yamile Mauad, Malte Hansen and Morgane Daynes were in the KMOX and KSDK newsrooms to share traditional foods and traditions around "Fat Tuesday." ... DJ Kaiser’s latest Medium piece was published in TH-Ink Queerly.

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Vladimir Ivkovic '99 testing with NASA

2020 Commencement Speaker, Honorary Degree Recipients Announced

March 02, 2020

Vladimir Ivkovic, an expert on the neurological effects of spaceflight and extreme environments on human health and performance, has been named the commencement speaker for Webster University’s 101st Commencement to be held Saturday, May 9, 2020, at The Muny in Forest Park. Will D. Carpenter, the retired Monsanto scientist whose efforts were critical to the prohibition of chemical weapons, will also be celebrated at the ceremony with an honorary doctoral degree.

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Nikolaos Antonakakis

News Around Webster: Antonakakis, Chappell, Sims, George and Smith

February 27, 2020

Webster Vienna's Nikolaos Antonakakis was named by IDEAS as one of the top 10 economics researchers in Austria. ... Rebecca George received the Human Rights Award and Alexanderia Smith received the Outstanding Administrator Award from the South Carolina Counseling Association. ... John Chappell chaired a panel and presented a paper at the Southwest Popular Culture Association Conference. Beth Sims was inducted into the Southeast Missouri State Athletics Hall of Fame.

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