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Browning Hall is nearly complete, but the building is officially off limits until an occupation permit is issued.

Safety Reminder - Browning Hall Off Limits to All but Authorized Personnel

July 19, 2017

Browning Hall, the Interdisciplinary Science Building, is nearly completed, but construction crews are still on site installing major components of the building and completing punch list work. Because it is still officially under construction, the building and the area inside the fenced-off construction zone are off-limits to all but authorized personnel.

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Visiting Ghana for the first time, students and faculty integrated and formed connections and friendships on campus and in the surrounding community.

Life-Changing West African Study Abroad Experience in Ghana

July 14, 2017

This summer, 10 Webster University students had the experience of a lifetime through the inaugural "West African Experience" study abroad program at Webster's campus in Accra, Ghana. Danielle MacCartney, associate professor of Sociology at the Webster Groves campus, taught Global Social Problems, supported by the Leif J. Sverdrup Global Teaching Fellowship. Webster Ghana academic director Michael Williams taught a second course, Pan-African Social Movements. Learn more about their experience in this story and at a study abroad event this fall.

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Lt. Col. R. Tyler Willibanks, a Webster alumnus who is the deputy commander of

Webster Alumnus Serves as Deputy Commander of the Elite Old Guard Army Regiment

July 13, 2017

Lt. Col. R. Tyler Willbanks, who graduated with a master’s degree in international relations this spring, serves as the deputy regimental commander of The Old Guard, also known as the Third U.S. Infantry Regiment. The elite unit serves at military funerals, major events with international dignitaries, and other high-profile occasions such as the recent presidential inauguration.

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Most buildings on the Webster Groves Home Campus will lose power for most the day on July 29.

Power Outage Scheduled for Home Campus on Sat. July 29

July 12, 2017

An Ameren planned power outage is scheduled for the Webster Groves home campus on Saturday, July 29. Most buildings on campus will start to lose power as early as 2 a.m. that morning. Power is not anticipated to be restored until later Saturday afternoon.

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The path of the

Webster University Professors to Discuss How Eclipses Affect Birds, Bees, Religion and Photography

July 11, 2017

Just hours before the first coast-to-coast solar eclipse in North America in 99 years, several Webster University professors will give talks about solar eclipses and how they affect the world around us. The lectures are open to the public. Participants also will be invited to watch the eclipse with the professors, using special solar filter glasses supplied by Webster University.

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New Programs and Certificates Introduced for Summer 2017

July 07, 2017

With Browning Hall, Interdisciplinary Science Building, only weeks away from being completed, Webster University is augmenting its STEM-related courses by introducing a new undergraduate major that will be able to take advantage of the new lab space – Chemistry.

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Snapshots: University Celebrates July 4 with Webster Groves Community

July 06, 2017

Webster University again served as a gold sponsor of the Webster Groves Community Days festival, held July 1-4, and took part in the parade through Webster Groves on Tuesday, July 4. The University’s float was a science-theme, with giveaway items inviting the community to two upcoming events on the home campus: the Department of Biological Sciences' Solar Eclipse Viewing Event on Aug. 21 and the grand opening of Browning Hall, Interdisciplinary Science Building, on Oct. 19.

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Building Brands in Asia

Ellard in leader academy; Woolf elected to APA; Andrews branding book; Cosic at STL Showcase

July 03, 2017

Professor Linda Woolf was elected to the American Psychological Association's legislative body. ... ARC director Erica Ellard was nominated and accepted to the Penn State Academic Leadership Academy. ... Thailand associate professor Tim Andrews had his book "Building Brands in Asia" published. ... School of Communications adjunct faculty member Zlatko Cosic has three films in the St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase July 16.

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Using microphones and computer algorithms to rapidly identify and quantify bee activity could reduce the tracking costs for farmers and conservationists.

Science Professor's Bee-Tracking Research in the News

June 12, 2017

The recently published study on bee tracking co-authored by Nicole Miller-Struttman is making news across the nation, with coverage in public radio and science-focused outlets. With declines in pollinating species of bees concerning scientists, environmentalists and farmers, Miller-Struttman's research using microphones and computers to track bees provides a safer, less time-consuming and less expensive way to track and quantify bee flight activity.

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