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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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Webster Vienna Hosts Panel on Brexit, Euro and Populism Feb. 21

February 01, 2019

With a Euro crisis, Brexit, and international developments shaking the very foundations of European Union integration, is it time to re-invent the European project? Webster Vienna will host an evening on this topic Thursday, Feb. 21. Professor and campus director Johannes Pollak will be joined by fellow panelists Thomas Wieser of BRUEGEL and Georg Svetnik of BKS Bank, with the discussion in German moderated by Eric Frey of Der Standard.

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Oreste Foppiani

In the News: Athletics, Cornell, Cuillé, Foppiani, and the Gorlok

January 25, 2019

Oreste Foppiani was on an Italian radio program about the migration crisis in the Mediterranean, and was also interviewed by Italian and Swiss radio about maritime security. ... Tom Cornell's Op/Ed about four-day school weeks ran in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. ... Lionel Cuillé was quoted in Post-Dispatch coverage of an event where France’s Legion of Honor medal was awarded to U.S. veterans who helped liberate France. ... The Gorlok was named by Atlas Obscura as one "eight mascots worth cheering for." ... The Athletics program was highlighted on KMOX radio for its recent national community service award.

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Lionel Cuillé

News Around Webster: Cuille, Cosic, Johnson

January 18, 2019

Lionel Cuillé published an essay on French novelist Emile Zola in the European journal RELIEF. ... Zlatko Cosic's exhibition, STORY 4: SCENES 1-9, has been selected for the Intimate Lens Ethnographic Film Festival, Caserta, Italy. ... Ashley Johnson was a panelist at two entrepreneurial-focused events this winter in St. Louis and Dallas.

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Hasmik Chakaryan

News Around Webster: Carter, Chakaryan, Falconer, Pollak

January 17, 2019

Jeffrey Carter is music director for Circus Harmony, with six January performances beginning this weekend at the City Museum. ... Hasmik Chakaryan's "Effective Ways to Approach Sexual Assault Response" was 2nd on the American Counseling Association's Top Articles of 2018. Jameca Woody Falconer was selected for the APA Leadership Institute for Women in Psychology... Johannes Pollak co-edited the book, "Creating Political Presence: The New Politics of Democratic Representation."

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Degree plans students, advisors and prospective students plan a path to graduation.

Undergraduate Degree Plans: Resource for students, families, advisors

January 10, 2019

Webster University students and their families as well as advisors, Admissions representatives, and others have an important tool: Course sequence degree plans for undergraduate majors, which are now available in one place on the web. A subcommittee of the Retention and Graduation Committee worked during 2017-2018 with faculty in all five schools and colleges to assemble this resource for students and their advisors to help plan their path to graduation.

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News around Webster: Gregg, Schoellhammer, Liberati, De Giorgi

January 09, 2019

Ryan Gregg’s new book, “In City Views in the Habsburg and Medici Courts,” was published by Brill. ... Geneva visiting professor Adm. Giuseppe De Giorgi was profiled in UN Special. ... Vienna's Ralph Schoellhammer's editorial about what the U.S. withdrawal from Syria says about Europe is in the Jerusalem Post. .... Ryan Liberati’s "Counselor competence with male body image disturbance” was published in the Alabama Counseling Association Journal.

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24 Webster faculty members received grants for 20 projects.

2019 Faculty Research Grant Recipients Announced

January 07, 2019

The Office of the Provost is pleased to announce the 24 recipients and 20 projects of the 2019 Faculty Research Grants. The awards will fund faculty research and professional development activities which will advance academic excellence for the individual faculty members and for Webster University. Congratulations to the 2019 recipients!

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Chess head coach Susan Polgar on Fox 2's morning show

In the News: Chess team, Sanders, marketing winners, Cross

December 21, 2018

Chess coach Susan Polgar and two team members played live on Fox 2 news ahead of this month’s Pan-Am championship, which they will attempt to win for the seventh consecutive time. … Two marketing students who were part of the winning team in the Chevy dealers competition were interviewed on Channel 4’s Great Day St. Louis. … Ghana director Christa Sanders was profiled in New African Woman magazine, on promoting a global approach to education. … Remy Cross was interviewed in Associated Press stories about a unionization vote in the St. Louis County Prosecutor’s Office.

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Wallace Named Student Ambassador to Keep Me In College Coalition

December 17, 2018

Political science major Darneesha Wallace has been selected to represent Webster University students with the new statewide student coalition Keep Me In College (KMIC). KMIC is made up of students selected from each of Missouri’s independent, nonprofit colleges who are working to build an advocacy apparatus to keep the Missouri legislature informed of the importance and the real-life impact of Missouri’s student aid programs.

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