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Hoffman LaChance Contemporary hosts a reception for

News Around Webster: Lang, Cosic, Woolf, Hulsizer

January 19, 2017

A reception for Tom Lang's recent prints and drawings takes place Jan. 20 at Hoffman LaChance Contemporary in Maplewood; on the same day, Zlatko Cosic's "It Can't Go Forever #1" will screen in Karlsruhe, Germany. Separately, psychology professors Linda Woolf and Michael Hulsizer presented in Florida on "Politics, Sex and Religion."

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The topic of week one is

Seminar: Political and Historical Implications of the Trump Administration

January 19, 2017

The Department of History, Politics and International Relations is hosting a seminar series open to the broader community, and available for student credit, with guest speakers and readings on the political and historical implications of the Trump Administration. Seating is limited and begins Monday, Jan. 23.

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FDC Monthly Faculty Writing Hours Begin Feb. 3

January 18, 2017

The Faculty Development Center invites all part-time and full-time faculty to participate in monthly writing hours in the FDC Suite, a quiet space designated for faculty use. All are welcome, and coffee and tea will be provided. Click through to view the Writing Hours schedule for Spring 2017. In addition, the Library and the FDC will offer a full-day writing retreat on March 31.

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Groeneman and students' paper on thermal expansion earned the cover story for the peer-reviewed journal CrystEngComm.

Groeneman, Student Researchers Present, Earn Cover Story in Chemical Engineering Journal

January 06, 2017

Webster University professor Ryan Groeneman and student researchers' work on thermal expansion properties of crystals earned the cover story for the peer-reviewed journal CrystEngComm, and he and other students presented further work at the 51st Midwest American Chemical Society in Manhattan, Kansas.

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Call for Papers: Webster Hosts Philosophy of Management International Conference July 13-16

January 04, 2017

Webster University will host the 12th annual Philosophy of Management International Conference at the Gateway Campus in downtown St. Louis, July 13-16. It will be of special interest to philosophers, management researchers, management teachers and students, practicing managers, and consultants. Submission of conference papers are due Feb. 22.

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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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News around Webster

Around Webster: Barrett's Day Review; Woolf on TOPSS; Ft. Leavenworth security roundtable; Ali on OPEC

December 19, 2016

Bill Barrett’s review of a Dorothy Day book appears in the Catholic Worker, Linda Woolf was named to an APA committee on secondary schools, Katie Ervin, Gary Hobin and Mark Wilcox joined the CGSC Foundation National Security Roundtable, and Mehdi Ali was an oil analyst at the Nov. 30 OPEC meeting.

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Anthony Rhodes

Thailand 'Psychology Matters' Podcast Launches with Cross-Cultural Perspectives

December 16, 2016

Webster University Thailand has launched a new "Psychology Matters" podcast on Hua Hin Surf 102.5 FM radio, with faculty member Anthony Rhodes devoting the first few episodes to exploring perceptions and misunderstandings between native Thais and foreigners. With a light-hearted, accessible approach, the series will take a psychological look at a range of topics like Thai language, cross-cultural exchanges and working in culturally diverse workplaces.

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The conference is purposefully organized to be inclusive of all disciplines.

4th RAD Highlights Collaborative Research across Webster Network

December 16, 2016

Webster’s fourth Research Across Disciplines Conference drew 64 undergraduate and graduate student research participants from across Webster and local universities, including Webster students presenting via videoconference from Geneva, Vienna, Zurich and online learning modules. The conference buttresses on-going efforts to afford students access to the high-impact educational practice of collaborative research.

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The panel helped students understand the realities and skills needed for finding a job in international organizations.

Geneva Alumni Share Experience Working for International Organizations

December 15, 2016

More than 70 students, alumni and faculty gathered at Webster Geneva for a career services panel discussion on the skills needed to land jobs in international relations and the realities of working in the field. The panel moderated by Oreste Foppiani included several alumni currently working for such organizations.

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Webster faculty and staff quoted in the news

In the News: Billhymer, Harrison, Houston on fake news, Trump, Wehrenberg

December 14, 2016

School of Communications adjunct faculty member Jessica Brown Billhymer's op/ed on teaching media literacy to combat fake news appeared in the Post-Dispatch, James Harrison was quoted in Webster-Kirkwood Times on the sale of Wehrenberg Theatres, and Webster Thailand's Kenneth Houston's piece on identity politics and Trumpism was published in World Politics Journal.

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Snapshots: Feminism Awareness Project Demonstration

December 06, 2016

Introduction to Women and Gender Studies students took part in the annual Feminism Awareness Project on Dec. 1 at the home campus, learning a valuable lesson on feminist activism. The project was, “designed to bring awareness about feminism on campus and eradicate stereotypes," said Christiana Chekoudjian, professor and creator of the course.

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