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Hannah Emerson, International Relations student

International Relation Student Wins Contest for Global Solutions

November 16, 2018

Hannah Emerson, who is studying International Relations through the Combine Degree Program offered at Webster, won a Citizens for Global Solutions contest which sent her to the organization’s national conference in Washington D.C., Citizens for Global Solutions Annual Board Meeting, Nov. 9-12. Emerson won the contest with her essay, “Urbanization: A Global Problem with a Global Smart City Solution,” which explored her international experience and how Smart City policies can help alleviate the problems that come with urbanization.

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Webster leaders visited the campus in Accra, Ghana in November.

In the News: Ghana visit, chess team, Cross on violence

November 16, 2018

President Beth Stroble was quoted in CitiNewsroom about the growing need for more higher education capacity in Ghana, in a story featuring a recent seminar on the topic hosted by the Webster Ghana campus. ... Remy Cross was interviewed by The Globe Post about an increase in violence associated with right-wing extremist "nationalist" groups. ... The #1-ranked Webster chess team was covered by KMOX radio and in stltoday.

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Lionel Cuillé

News Around Webster: Cuille, Ibroscheva, Kleinman, Cosic

November 12, 2018

Elza Ibroscheva presented at the ECREA conference, “Centres and Peripheries: Communication, Research, Translation," in Switzerland. ... Lionel Cuillé gave a lecture at the international conference "Paul Claudel : résolument contemporain" at Paris-Sorbonne University. ... Kim Kleinman published a featured review, “Working at the Intersection of the Histories of Science, Technology, and Agriculture” in Agricultural History. ... Zlatko Cosic's films are screening at international film festivals in Tehran, Miami, Marseille and St. Louis.

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Browning Hall was recognized for the design of the common areas and its overall design by two architecture magazines this month.

Browning Hall Earns Two Design Awards

November 01, 2018

Browning Hall, the Interdisciplinary Science Building that opened in fall of 2017, receives interior design excellence awards by two national educational publications for effective learning environments and benchmark type designs, Spellman Brady and Company announced this week. Spellman Brady was applauded for the interior design, planning and procurement for the project’s finishes and furniture.

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Webster in the news

In the News: Interfaith vigil, Remy Cross, Deja Lawson

November 01, 2018

Today at noon on St. Louis Public Radio’s “On the Air,” School of Communications student Deja Lawson and faculty members Art Silverblatt and Jess Bellomo will be part of a cross-generational conversation about media literacy. ... This week KMOX AM radio ran several segments about the candlelight vigil held on the Webster Groves campus Tuesday evening. ... Last weekend Remy Cross was interviewed for several segments on Fox 2 about the frequency of terrorism carried out through domestic mail.

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Jane Ellen Ibur was honored with the Loretto Award and was part of the

Jane Ellen Ibur '73 Selected as Poet Laureate of St. Louis

October 30, 2018

Webster University alumna Jane Ellen Ibur '73 has been selected to become poet laureate of St. Louis, to begin during National Poetry Month in April 2019. The 2013 recipient of the Alumni Association's Loretto Award, Ibur is a poet, creative writer and teacher. She has brought the joys of literature to homeless shelters, prisons, museums, arts centers. "I teach all ages from birth to death, and I treat everybody exactly the same: My job is to give them their voice.”

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RAD

RAD Submission Deadline Approaching

October 24, 2018

The submission period is winding down for Webster’s Fall 2018 Research Across Disciplines (RAD) conference. This conference is open to all levels, disciplines, and campuses. RAD is open to both undergraduate and graduate students from any discipline, studying anywhere in Webster’s network (including global and online). The deadline for submissions is Nov. 2.

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study abroad

Exciting Spring Break Study Abroad Offerings for 2019

October 23, 2018

Webster is offering 6 fantastic programs in various locations from Vienna, to Thailand, to Ecuador for students this Spring Break. Options for both undergraduates and graduate students are available in a variety of academic disciplines. These courses are taught during the Spring Semester with the study abroad component taking place over Spring Break.

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Rita Duke and Megan Weber were selected for an oral presentation.

Nurse Anesthesia Students, Faculty Present at AANA Congress

October 22, 2018

Five posters were presented representing the research efforts of Webster University Nurse Anesthesia students at the America Association of Nurse Anesthetists Annual Congress in Boston. Two Webster students, Rita Duke and Megan Weber, were selected for an outstanding oral presentation of their research with nurse anesthesia faculty and research chair Ron Gaddis cheering them on.

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Jenny Broeder

News Around Webster: Broeder, Chappell, Umbaugh

October 19, 2018

Jenny Broeder is a finalist for the nurse educator award presented by the March of Dimes of Missouri-Metro East Illinois. ... John Chappell presented "Johnny Nash: Singer, Actor, Reggae Envoy," at the Popular Culture Association in the South/American Culture Association in the South Conference. ... Bruce Umbaugh presented "A Pedagogy of Autonomy and Care: a manifesto for equity in education for engaged citizenship" at the meeting of the Association of General and Liberal Studies.

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faculty

Call for Director of First Year Seminars

October 17, 2018

The Global Citizenship Program Committee is seeking applicants for the Director of First Year Seminars. This will be a 3-year term position starting in May, 2019. Applicants should be familiar with the First Year Seminar program, have experience teaching first year students and be a full-time faculty member with tenure or FDL status.

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Webster in the news

In the News: iLLPHONiCS audio, Sverdrup, Croghan, Setele

October 16, 2018

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch profiled iLLPHONiCS, a hip-hop fusion group formed in 2007 by Webster University students, as they recorded with Grammy-winning music producer Tony Visconti with engineering by alumnus and audio faculty member Justin Fisher. ... Julie Setele was quoted in the Post-Dispatch on abortion rights. ... Jack Croghan's appearance on Friday's "St. Louis On The Air" can be replayed online. ... The Webster Kirkwood-Times featured today's Sverdrup grand opening event.

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Nicole Miller-Struttmann discussed her research on bees during the total solar eclipse in Smithsonian Magazine.

In the News: Miller-Struttmann in Smithsonian, Croghan 'On the Air,' Dubberke on KSDK

October 12, 2018

Nicole Miller-Struttmann is in Smithsonian Magazine discussing her research of bee behavior during the 2017 total solar eclipse. ... Sports and Entertainment Marketing program lead Jack Croghan appears on Friday's "St. Louis On The Air" program to discuss the latest proposal to bring MLS soccer to St. Louis. ... Economics faculty member Sarah Dubberke was on NBC affiliate KSDK Thursday morning discussing consumer tips for using credit cards.

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