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Webster Vienna

Vienna Series Hosts Political Scientists, Historians, Sociologists, Philosophers

September 10, 2019

Webster Vienna this fall is hosting a series of lectures and workshops with leading political scientists, historians, sociologists, and natural philosophers. Among them are top Norwegian political scientist and social anthropologist Iver B. Neumann, returning to Webster Vienna, and Asian Studies expert David Shambaugh as the Elizabeth Chopin Visiting Professor.

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Attending the U.S.-Iran panel discussion

U.S.-Iran: Geneva panel on politics of confrontation, escalation

September 04, 2019

The International Relations Department at Webster University Geneva hosted a panel of experts discussing the escalation of tensions between the United States and Iran in the Persian Gulf region. Department head Jubin Goodarzi welcomed colleagues from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies and the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs to discuss the latest phases of the conflict and the U.S. withdrawal from the 2015 Iran Nuclear Agreement.

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Dog's Best Friend?

Around Webster: Armbruster on dogs, Vahldick audition guide, Cosic films

September 04, 2019

Karla Armbruster's essay, “Dogs, Dirt, and Public Space," is part of the collection, "Dog’s Best Friend?: Rethinking Human-Canid Relations," published by McGill-Queen’s University Press. ... Community Music School faculty member Tyler Vahldick partnered with the Kansas City Symphony to create a website and video guide for students preparing for All-State Band auditions. ... Zlatko Cosic has films screening at international festivals in Malta and Palestine this month.

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Dorian Hunter Davis

Around Webster: Davis, Liberati, Woolf, Hulsizer, Stiles, Cosic

August 26, 2019

Linda Woolf, Michael Hulsizer and Debbie Stiles presented at the APA convention, and Woolf published a Psychology Today column on mass shootings. ... Ryan Liberati was awarded the Registered Play Therapist credential by the Association for Play Therapy. ... Dorian Davis Hunter critiqued a book on elections reporting for the International Journal of Communication. ... Zlatko Cosic is a finalist for InSITE 2020, a May 2020 public exhibition developed by the Downtown STL Public Art Initiative.

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Mobil

Faculty Mobility Opportunities, Apply by Oct. 15

August 23, 2019

Applications for the Leif J. Sverdrup Global Teaching Fellowship and proposals for the short-term faculty-led study abroad program for Fall 2020 are now being accepted. The deadline for both of these mobility opportunities is Oct. 15. Informational sessions will be held on WebEx for each.

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Student Success Portal Updates and Reminders for Fall 2019

August 23, 2019

The Student Success Portal, powered by Starfish, is already contributing to student success and improving Webster administrative processes as we kick off the Fall semester. Updates for Fall 2019 include: attendance verification surveys, the flagging system and additions to the website resources. There will be future updates rolling out throughout fall semester and a variety of training options to get familiar with the system.

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Vincent C. 'Best Dressed' Flewellen

Around Webster: Kingston, Miller books; 'Best Dressed' Flewellen, Reed mudder

August 16, 2019

Andrea Miller co-edited “Expanding the Rainbow: Exploring the Relationships of Bi+, Consensually Polyamorous, Kinky, Ace, Intersex, and Trans People." ... Lindsey Kingston’s “Fully Human: Personhood, Citizenship, and Rights” was reviewed in Times Higher Education. ... Margaret Reed represented Webster in the Tough Mudder CO 19. ... You can vote for Vincent C. Flewellen, a finalist for Best Dressed in St. Louis.

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Applications are open through Sept. 16, for activities beginning June 1, 2019 through May 31, 2020.

Applications for 2019-20 Adjunct Faculty Development Fund

August 15, 2019

Applications for the 2019-20 Adjunct Faculty Development Fund are now open. Applications will be accepted through Sept. 16, 2019. Requests for funds should be for activities during the period beginning June 1, 2019 through May 31, 2020. The fund, which was established in Spring 2016 by the Office of the Provost, is designed to support eligible adjunct faculty for professional development, professional travel and research activities.

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Sheila Hwang

News Around Webster: Hwang, B. Smith, Stiles

July 29, 2019

Sheila Hwang has an article in the latest Jane Austen Society of North America journal, "Persuasions." ... Debbie Stiles presented a poster at the 77th Annual Conference of the International Council of Psychologists in Càdiz, Spain, and published an article related to her Faculty Research Grant in "The Peace Psychologist," an APA publication. ... Barry Smith has been appointed to the board of directors of the Advertising Club of Greater Saint Louis.

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Matt Vogel

In the News: Pickart on music career, Vogel's Big Bird in KC, Smith on media literacy, Laburda on mental health

July 25, 2019

Matt Pickart was a recent subject of "20Q," a feature that introduces readers to people involved in the area’s arts and entertainment community in The Gazette. ... Conservatory of Theatre Arts alumnus Matt Vogel and his work on "Sesame Street" was the focus of a July 10 Kansas City Star feature story. ... Julie Smith was quoted in Education Dive about a study that exposed the difficulties in trying to teach media literacy in K-12 environments. ... Webster alumna and licensed mental health counselor Mary Beth Laburda was a featured columnist in USA Today’s “Florida Today” section.

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Linda Woolf

News Around Webster: Filmmakers, Woolf on Social Justice, Miller-Struttmann on bees

July 18, 2019

Linda Woolf gave a presentation, “Hate groups: The many faces of enmity,” at the Gateway to Diversity Conference, and also had two new book chapters published, one with Michael Hulsizer. ... Nicole Miller-Struttmann is part of a panel discussion of native plant gardening and farming at St. Louis Public Library July 24. ... Several faculty, alumni and student had films screening at this month's St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase.

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John Sprague (Photo: NASA)

News Around Webster: Edwards, Higgins, Sprague, Hellinger

July 15, 2019

Webster Rolla director Gregory Edwards was elected as an officer for the Meramec Community Enhancement Corporation's board of directors. ... Cybersecurity faculty member John Sprague was honored as part of the Diversity and Inclusion Team in NASA’s Office of the Chief Information Officer. ... Professor Emeritus Daniel Hellinger returned from a five-month Fulbright residency in Spain with several publications on Venezuela and Nicaragua. ... Craig K. Higgins has been appointed Associate Circuit Judge for Missouri's 22nd Judicial Circuit .

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Liam Le Quang

In the News: Miller-Struttmann on pesticides, Flewellen on diversity, Mink on film, chess alumnus, Conservatory student

July 03, 2019

Nicole Miller-Struttmann discussed the effect of pesticides on pollinators on Fox2 after the City of Glendale announced it would stop weekly fogging for mosquitoes. ... Vincent C. Flewellen and Patrick Giblin were quoted in an "Insight into Diversity" article on "Witnessing Whiteness." ... Webster alumnus and former chess team member Liam Le Quang was in Vietnamnet news after winning the Summer Chess Classic. ... School of Communications faculty member Eric Mink will lead a post-film discussions during the “Silver Screen” film festival. ... Conservatory student Nate Walczyk was mentioned in the River Cities Reader for summer work at a live performance lighting company.

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Anna Grobelny

Grobelny Named to Academic All-America Track/Cross Country Team

June 26, 2019

Webster University senior Anna Grobelny has been named to the 2018-19 Division III Google Cloud Academic All-America Women's Track & Field/Cross Country Team selected by CoSIDA. She is just the fourth Webster student-athlete to earn Academic All-American honors from CoSIDA and the first since 2013. Grabelny graduated this spring with a degree in Biological Sciences and an emphasis on Research and Technology. She is one of 18 women on this year's Academic All-America Team to carry a 4.0 GPA.

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