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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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Géopolitis on channel RTS

In the News: Fatton, Frazier, Nyzhnyk, Rothenbuhler, Seurkamp

March 15, 2019

International relations professor Lionel Fatton was interviewed on Swiss TV about tensions around Taiwan and the South China Sea. ... School of Communications Dean Eric Rothenbuhler was interviewed on KMOX about finding the right fit for college amid an admission scandal among "ultra-wealthy" parents. ... Graduate student and chess team member Illya Nyzhnyk was interviewed by the Associate Press. ... Cybersecurity professor Paul Frazier was interviewed on KMOV about child safety on the internet. ... Alumna Mary Pat Seurkamp was inducted into the Baltimore Sun Civic and Business Hall of Fame.

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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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News Around Webster: Kracen research, Iacobacci book, Cosic screening

March 08, 2019

Amanda Kracen presented findings on research co-authored by Webster students at the American Psychosocial Oncology Society conference. ... Nicoletta Iacobacci of Webster Geneva presented her book, "Exponential Ethics," which explores the ethical challenges surrounding the use of the latest technologies such as artificial intelligence and robots. ... Zlatko Cosic's 'Tapeta Lucida' will screen during the St. Louis Symphony: Live at the Pulitzer series March 26-27.

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Science in the news

In the News: STEM teachers grant; Hayes on music; Science fair

February 27, 2019

Tony Wallner and Basiyr Rodney were each interviewed in a KMOV feature on the $124,000 National Science Foundation grant for Webster to educate future science teachers in the St. Louis region. ... Bernie Hayes was interviewed on KSDK about the musical legacies of Miles Davis and Chuck Berry. ... The annual High School Science Fair held in Browning Hall was covered on campus by KMOV.

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STEM Extravaganza

Biological Sciences Outreach and Recruitment at K-12 STEM Event

February 26, 2019

The Department of Biological Sciences represented Webster University at the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) Extravaganza at Hazelwood Central High School in Florissant, Missouri, on Saturday, Feb. 23. Assistant professor Victoria Brown-Kennerly and Exercise Science program director David Reddy were joined by two undergraduate students to make connections with many college hopefuls.

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Great Decisions 2019

RSVP for Great Decisions 2019

February 21, 2019

Alumni, students and members of the Webster Community are invited to participate in the 2019 edition of Great Decisions, the ever-popular series of current events, presentations and discussions led by Webster University faculty and sponsored by the Webster University Alumni Association. The series runs on eight consecutive Monday evenings, March 4-April 22.

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Brown and Stiles

News Around Webster: Jefferson Higgins, School Psychology, Cosic

February 20, 2019

Robin Jefferson Higgins is this month's featured speaker in the St. Louis Paralegal Association Programs and Education series, delivering her talk, "Unconscious Bias in the Legal Profession." ... Debbie Stiles and graduate student Kelly Ann Brown presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Cross-Cultural Research. ... Zlatko Cosic's new video, Pizzicato, is screening at the Moving-Image-Arts International Film Festival, Toronto, Canada.

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President Beth Stroble

In the News: Stroble on Ghana; Miller-Struttmann; Karash; Uzbekistan

February 19, 2019

The signing of a new agreement with Uzbekistan is gaining international notice for Webster’s new programmatic presence there, and is now featured on The Voice of America. … President Beth Stroble is interviewed in St. Louis Magazine, discussing the Ghana campus. … Nicole Miller-Struttmann was interviewed on KMOX radio discussing a recent study indicating major insect die-offs and the threat of extinctions. … Faculty member Igor Karash was interviewed in “Print” magazine about his illustration process and design career.

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In the News: Hall on 20/20, CMS students on Classic 107.3

February 14, 2019

Adjunct faculty member William "Bill" Hall will be one of several interviews featured on the Feb. 16 edition of 20/20. The popular news-magazine program is revisiting the "City Hall Massacre" that occurred in Kirkwood two decades ago. ... Friday at 1 p.m. CST on Classic 107.3 FM, Kathy Lawton Brown will interview Laureen di Bisceglie, vice president of the Artist Presentation Society (APS), and Community Music School students Ilya Rice and Aaron Zoll, winners of the first APS Scholarship for CMS students.

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Professor Nicole Miller-Struttmann will receive the 2019 Science Educator Award from the Academy of Science, St. Louis

Professor Nicole Miller-Struttmann Receives Science Educator Award

February 12, 2019

Biology Professor Nicole Miller-Struttmann is the recipient of the 2019 Science Educator Award by the St. Louis Academy of Science, it was announced this month. The Science Educator Award recognizes a distinguished individual for outstanding contributions to science education or to the public understanding of science, engineering, or technology.

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Webster University received a $124,000 grant to encourage more to become STEM Teachers in Missouri Schools

Webster Granted $124,000 to Encourage More to Become STEM Teachers in Missouri Schools

February 11, 2019

Webster University was awarded a $124,000 National Science Foundation Noyce Capacity-Building grant to encourage talented science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) majors to become math and science teachers in high-need Missouri K-12 schools, addressing a critical need in the state.

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Aya Abdullah

'Migration and Separation' Book Launch, Public Talk at Geneva's UN Library

February 07, 2019

The UN Library, together with Webster University Geneva, organized a public talk and book launch on the theme of "Migration and Separation: The Impact of the Global Refugee Crisis on Families," the title of a volume co-edited by Geneva's Oana A. Scarlatescu and Oreste Foppiani. Undergraduate student Aya M. Abdullah delivered the opening speech, telling her personal story of her family fleeing her home country, Iraq, and once again, when they were forced to leave Syria.

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Dominic Cheli mentioned Zena Ilyashov's influence in Symphony Magazine's article,

In the News: Human Trafficking, Hellinger on Venezuela, Ilyashov's Impact

February 06, 2019

FOX 2 news covered the Human Trafficking Workshop hosted by the College of Arts and Sciences Legal Studies department, interviewing Anne Geraghty-Rathert. ... Community Music School faculty member Zena Ilyashov was cited in Symphony Magazine's "Teachers Who Made a Difference." ... Dan Hellinger wrote a column in "The Conversation" academic blog on the constitutional crisis in Venezuela.

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