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Debbie Stiles

News Around Webster: George, Gregg, McBride, Stiles

November 11, 2019

Ryan Gregg presented a paper, "Francesco da Sangallo’s Beard: Artistic Identity in Portraits of Cinquecento Sculptors,” at the Sixteenth Century Society and Conference. ... Counseling faculty member Rebecca George conducted a workshop for local high schools students applying for college. ... Jovan McBride finished third in the Student Human Resource Management competition at the Greater Miami Society of Human Resource Management Legal Update Conference. ... Debbie Stiles has two additional psychology papers publishing this fall.

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Africana Studies Students Return from Ghana Campus

November 04, 2019

A cohort of nine students of color returned to the main campus in St. Louis after a week-long, immersive, experience in Ghana. The trip was part of a semester-length Introduction to Africana Studies experiential learning course. The students, led by Emmanuel Balogun, assistant professor of International Relations and co-director of Global M.A. International Relations program, also included Corey Hawkins of the Academic Resource Center, and Vincent Flewellen, chief diversity officer of Webster University St. Louis, main campus.

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'Perspectives on the Conflict in Northern Syria' Seminar Nov. 16

October 30, 2019

Webster's History and International Relations faculty members will present “The Turkish Attack and the American Retreat: Perspectives on the conflict in northern Syria” on Saturday, Nov. 16, from 10 a.m. – noon in the H. Sam Priest House, room 104. Assistant Professor Burcu Pinar Alakoc, an expert on terrorism and Middle Eastern politics, along with global history professor and historian Warren Rosenblum, will discuss President Trump’s removal of American troops from Northern Syria that brought fierce criticism from across the political spectrum.

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faculty

ARC to Conduct Academic Integrity/PPP Focus Groups

October 29, 2019

This Fall semester, the ARC will conduct faculty/staff focus groups that will help assess success in meeting the individual program goals of the Plagiarism Prevention Program (PPP) and academic integrity initiatives. The PPP addresses plagiarism by educating students about Webster University’s academic honesty policy and then by having students incorporate those principles into their own work. Both full-time and adjunct faculty members, as well as staff throughout the worldwide network, are invited to attend these focus groups and provide feedback either in person or remotely.

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Webster University in Tashkent

Webster in the News: Top colleges, Uzbekistan, Pease on Venezuela

October 25, 2019

Webster's 2nd-in-Missouri ranking by WalletHub was covered in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and by KSDK, the NBC affiliate. ... Kelly-Kate Pease was interviewed and quoted by El Mercurio about the controversial election of Venezuela to the United Nations Human Rights Council. ... Webster's campus in Tashkent was covered by University World News as part of Uzbekistan's efforts to expand higher education throughout the country.

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Lionel Cuille

News Around Webster: Chappell, Cosic, Cuille, Fatton

October 21, 2019

John Chappell presented the paper "No Secrets: Carly Simon in the Early 70s," as the Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio. ... Lionel Cuillé delivered a paper during the Biennale du français at the University of Chicago, "Learn French, and find a job!" ... Zlatko Cosic has films screening next month at international film festivals in St. Louis and Marseilles. ... Lionel Fatton embarked on a book a tour in Asia and Europe to promote his new book, "Japan’s Awakening: Moving toward an Autonomous Security Policy."

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Webster Teaching Festival 2020 Call for Proposals

October 21, 2019

The Teaching Festival Committee is accepting proposals for presentations and posters for the 10th annual Webster Teaching Festival, to be held the week of Feb. 10, 2020. Proposals will be accepted until Dec. 20. All Webster instructors, part-time and full-time, are invited to participate.

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Paula Witkowski (center) discussed dyslexia on St. Louis On The Air.

In the News: Fatton on Asia security, Witkowski on dyslexia, Film Series

October 18, 2019

School of Education Professor Paula Witkowski was interviewed for a half hour discussion on dyslexia on St. Louis Public Radio’s “St. Louis on the Air” program. ... Geneva's Lionel Fatton was interviewed by Swiss, Swedish and Chinese media to discuss different aspects of security and international relations topics in Japan, China, North Korea and Hong Kong. ... Webster's Film Series was featured for the upcoming screening of "The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari" with live accompaniment by The Invincible Czars.

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Fall 1 Grades Due Oct. 25: Guidance on incomplete grades

October 16, 2019

Incompletes are tricky business. Since all graduate and undergraduate Fall 1 course grades are due by Oct. 25, now is the time to look over the resources Webster has available to help faculty determine when or if an Incomplete grade is appropriate.

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Human Rights Conference

In the News: Witkowski, Geraghty-Rathert, Human Rights Conference

October 15, 2019

Paula Witkowski will be on St. Louis Public Radio at noon Wednesday to discuss the many misunderstandings the public has about dyslexia. ... Anne Geraghty-Rathert appears in a Time Magazine story about a murder conviction that was overturned due to an ineffective defense attorney. ... Blake Hamilton, one of the guest speakers at last week's annual Human Rights Conference, was on KMOX 1120 discussing the conference and immigration in St. Louis.

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Annual Research Across Disciplines Conference Dec. 6

October 10, 2019

Submit your work for the RAD conference and gain valuable experience as an emerging contributor to your field. Original work from students in any field, and throughout all levels of Webster’s global network can be submitted. All submissions will be considered for an oral presentation, poster presentation, or creative display. Submissions are being accepted until Nov. 10.

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St. Louis Sound

'St. Louis Sound' Book Author Reading Oct. 10

October 08, 2019

The English Department and Faculty Speaker Committee welcome Steve Pick, author of "St. Louis Sound: An Illustrated Timeline," for a book reading on Thursday, Oct. 10, at 1:30 p.m. in Pearson House. The book is a remarkable compendium of 170-plus entries spanning more than 100 years of St. Louis music history. Pick and collaborator Amanda Doyle have fashioned an unabashed love letter to the city’s rich and varied tradition of jazz, blues, folk, rock ‘n’ roll, R&B, country, hip hop, and more, accompanied throughout by a lavish array of photographs.

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Pollak

Around Webster: Pollak election, Corrigan awards, Kracen keynote, Christeson arts

October 07, 2019

Webster Vienna director Johannes Pollak has been elected chairman of the Institute for European Politics board of directors. ... Don Corrigan won two first-place awards for journalism at the 153rd Missouri Press Association convention. ... Amanda Kracen was the keynote speaker for the Mental Health Assembly to kick off the mental health week at the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA). ... Con Christeson and two colleagues will present with Americans for the Arts in Oakland this month.

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Webster director Jean Paul van Marissing congratulated Fried Kramer with his recent appointment as Program Director of the Leiden City of Science 2022 organization.

Leiden Named 'City of Science' 2022

October 03, 2019

The city of Leiden has received the prestigious title "European City of Science" for the year 2022. As a result, the home city of Webster's campus in the Netherlands will host the biggest biennial multidisciplinary science convention of Europe in 2022. “This will be a great opportunity for our faculty, Leiden students and study abroad students coming to our campus in 2022,” says Jean Paul van Marissing, director of Webster Leiden Campus.

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Juan William Chávez

Around Webster: Chávez grant, Drake, Palmer nominations, Rosenblum talk

September 26, 2019

Juan William Chávez has received a Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grant. ... Nursing faculty members Mary Ann Drake and Janice Palmer are finalists for the March of Dimes Missouri, Metro-East Nurse of the Year Awards. ... Warren Rosenblum was selected to deliver the University of Cincinnati History Department’s annual Von Rosenstiel lecture, "No Place for Disability: The Origins of Mass Murder in Fantasies of Perfection."

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