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News Around Webster: Armbruster, Cosic, Mossotti, Roberts

March 21, 2017

Karla Armbruster will present at Rhodes and Stellenbosch universities in South Africa, Joe Roberts received the Visionary Leader Award, Zlatko Cosic's film will screen in the U.K., and Travis Mossotti presented at TEDx Gateway Arch.

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In the News: School of Ed ranking; Alakoc on terror threats; Chess in Biz Journal

March 17, 2017

International Relations assistant professor Burcu Pinar Alakoc was interviewed on KMOX about security threats, the Final Four-bound chess team and coaches were highlighted by the St. Louis Business Journal, and Webster's state rankings among schools of education was mentioned on St. Louis Public Radio and in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

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Graduate student Sepideh Shirafkan and professor Deborah Stiles

Educational, School Psychology Faculty, Students Present Research

March 16, 2017

Students and faculty in Webster University’s Applied Educational Psychology and School Psychology programs have added to a growing list of publications and academic presentations over the last few weeks at conferences in New York and New Orleans, with topics including the impact of Ferguson on schools and youth suicide prevention.

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Darkwah and Suransky discussed ways to hold African leaders accountable.

Ghana Public Lecture on African Leadership, Development

March 07, 2017

The latest public lecture at Webster's campus in Accra, Ghana, featured Leonard Suransky and Akosua Darkwah discussing media, civic engagement, and other trends that can help hold African political leaders accountable to help living standards improve along with growing economies.

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News media coverage with Webster University faculty and staff

In the News: Cuille, Joe Schuster, van der Steege and Yang Fan

March 07, 2017

Endowed professor of French Lionel Cuille was profiled in the March 3 St. Louis Business Journal, Communications and Journalism professor Joe Schuster was quoted in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on former Cardinal Charlie Peete, and Madeleine van der Steege and Yang Fan were quoted on Webster Leiden's offerings for women entrepreneur development.

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Elina Brutschin's book,

News Around Webster: Kwon, Fan, Brutschin, Cosic

March 06, 2017

In the Department of Anthropology and Sociology, Jong Bum Kwon co-edited a volume on "Anthropologies of Unemployment," while Elsa Fan co-edited a special section on global health for "Critical Public Health." In Vienna, international relations faculty member Elina Brutschin published her book, "EU Gas Security Architecture." Filmmaker Zlatko Cosic's "Colorboarding" and "Shifted" will screen at the International Video Art Festival of Camagüey, Cuba.

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Rosen was recognized for the use of games and simulation in the classroom.

Rosen Receives Gerner Innovative Teaching Award

March 02, 2017

Recognizing a range of classroom techniques from "Zombie Pie" to the "Best Breakfast in Town," Webster history, politics and international relations faculty member Amanda Rosen has received the International Studies Association’s 2017 Deborah Gerner Innovative Teaching Award. The award honors her use of gaming and simulation in the classroom, as well as her efforts to disseminate these techniques to colleagues.

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Model UN provides students with real life diplomatic experience that also tests and develops their critical decision-making.

Thailand International Relations Students Attend Pan Asia Model UN

March 02, 2017

Two Webster University Thailand students were selected as delegates for the 2016 Pan Asia Model United Nations Conference during Fall semester held in Taipei, Taiwan, Dec. 8-11. The conference provided Solomiya Dzera and Cassie Dodge with a unique opportunity to engage with hundreds of other students from around the world in a simulation of an actual UN meeting.

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The students, part of the Provost's Faculty/Student Collaborative Research Grant program, also presented their findings at Webster's Research Across Disciplines conference in December 2016.

Grant Recipients in History, Politics, Education Present Colonial Research

March 01, 2017

Students majoring in History, Politics and Secondary Social Studies Education who participated in the colonial Tidewater, Virginia, field-based course in Summer 2016 presented at the Missouri Council for Social Studies state conference this month. These students, with faculty mentor Ted Green, were participants in the Provost's Student/Faculty Research Grant program and also presented at Webster's December 2016 Research Across Disciplines.

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A group of attendees at an academic conference at Webster Thailand

Webster Thailand's International Relations Department Gathers Experts in Regional Security, Migration

February 28, 2017

Webster University Thailand hosted an academic conference Feb. 22-23 in collaboration with Calcutta University, covering the 'Regional Dynamics in Asia.' It was organized by the International Relations department. The event brought together scholars from Webster University Thailand and Calcutta University as well as a contribution from Thammasat University.

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Centre Francophone hosts a forum on Reimagining French Instruction for the 21st Century

February 28, 2017

Webster University’s Centre Francophone and Vista Higher Learning will host a forum on Reimagining French Instruction for the 21st Century on March 4, from 8:30-11 a.m., in the EAB. This event is hosted by Lionel Cuillé, the Jane and Bruce Robert endowed professor of French at Webster University.

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Stroble on education, van Marissing on Dutch law, Cross on protests

In the News: Stroble in Post, van Marissing on Dutch radio, Cross in Sacramento Bee

February 23, 2017

Webster University President Beth Stroble was quoted in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on a Chamber effort to make St. Louis a top-10 education region, Leiden director Jean Paul van Marissing was interviewed on Dutch national radio about a law affecting the telecom sector, and Criminology faculty member Remy Cross was interviewed by the Sacramento Bee on the impact of protest movements in the United States.

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Dr. Anton Wallner was named the new dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Anton Wallner Appointed Dean of College of Arts and Sciences

February 23, 2017

Anton S. Wallner, associate dean of Undergraduate Programs and a professor of Chemistry at Barry University in Florida, was appointed the new dean of Webster University’s College of Arts and Sciences, it was announced today. Wallner will start the new position this summer, just in time to help faculty and staff move into Browning Hall, the Interdisciplinary Science Building.

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