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In the News: Stroble on Ghana; Algieri on EU; Student on homelessness

December 12, 2018

President Stroble was Don Marsh's guest on "St. Louis On The Air" to discuss Webster and Ghana; the interview can be heard online. ... In an article published in Austria's Die Presse, Franco Algieri analyzed the recent calls for a European army by French president Emmanuel Macron and German chancellor Angela Merkel. ... Nurse Anesthesia student India Johnson's interview on homelessness outreach is now viewable online at The Pulse.

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New Team Captain Volunteers Needed for May Commencement Ceremony

December 10, 2018

Every year we celebrate Webster graduates in May at the Commencement ceremony at the Muny. This event requires the over 200 staff to make this a safe and pleasant experience for our graduates and their guests. The University is working to develop a larger committee of leaders to share the leadership, responsibility and rewards of Commencement day.

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Webster University President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble

In the News: Stroble on Ghana; Nurse Anesthesia student; Rothenbuhler and Starkey

December 07, 2018

President Beth Stroble discusses her recent Ghana campus and global strategy with Don Marsh for "St. Louis On the Air" today at noon. ... Nurse Anesthesia student India Johnson's interview by FOX 2/KPLR 11 reporter Shirley Washington about a homeless outreach program will air Saturday at 7 p.m. on Channel 11 and be posted online Monday. ... Eric Rothenbuhler and Jennifer Starkey were in Joe Holleman's column after they were named president and vice president, respectively, of the St. Louis Media History Foundation.

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Bruce Umbaugh

News Around Webster: Umbaugh, Groeneman, Carpenter '18, Bendiremed

December 06, 2018

Bruce Umbaugh has been elected to the Executive Council of the Association for General and Liberal Studies (AGLS). ... Ryan Groeneman had a paper published in the Royal Society of Chemistry journal CrystEngComm, with Dontrell Carpenter '18 as a co-author. ... Leila Bendiremed, a graduate student at the Vienna campus, published an article in Defense IQ on the strategy behind Belgium's decision to purchase F-35 fighters.

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Students presented at the

Webster Students Presented at 'HateBrakers in History' Research Conference

December 05, 2018

Almost 50 people attended the ‘HateBrakers in History’ undergraduate research conference at the Missouri History Museum this past Sunday, where six Webster students (and one SIUE student) presented original papers on historical figures who fought against hatred, xenophobia, and oppression. The conference was organized by professor Warren Rosenblum, history, politics & international relations department chair, in conjunction with the non-profit organization New Conscience Inc. and the Missouri Historical Society. HateBrakers is an innovation of New Conscience, Inc. and aims to reduce hate in the St. Louis community and around the country.

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Molly Stehn, assistant professor in the Department of Professional Counseling

News Around Webster: Ibroscheva on Bulgaria, Stehn on BPD, Campbell on homeopathy

December 03, 2018

Elza Ibroscheva was awarded a research grant to promote communication studies in emerging democracies. She also recently presented at the U. of Illinois EU Studies Conference. ... Leiden's Craig Campbell published an article in the Journal of Applied Linguistics and Professional Practice. ... Molly Stehn published on dialectical behavior therapy in the Journal of Counselor Practice.

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Chris Sagovac discusses the Animation program

In the News: World AIDS Day, Animation program, Hayes

November 30, 2018

Thursday's World AIDS Day events at Webster were covered in multiple outlets, with Fox 2 shooting on campus, KTRS radio interviewing Dean Tony Wallner, and CBS affiliate KMOV-TV also promoting the free HIV/AIDS testing. ... Chris Sagovac and several students were part of a Fox2 feature on the Animation program after SpongeBob SquarePants creator Stephen Hellburg's death. ... Bernie Hayes was featured on "St. Louis On the Air" for his new position as interim director of the National Blues Museum.

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The HateBrakers mission is to identify, educate, and award those acts and behaviors that interrupt the cycle of hate-breeds-hate.

Webster Students Present at 'Hatebrakers in History' Conference Dec. 2

November 28, 2018

Nine Webster students will be presenting their work at the Missouri History Museum on Sunday, Dec. 2, from 2-4 p.m., as part of the "Hatebrakers in History" Conference. The presentations will explore the lives and legacies of people who sought to defuse hatred, prevent violence, and heal the wounds of racial, ethnic, and social conflict.

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Student Graphic Design Showcase Dec. 7

November 27, 2018

Webster University Graphic Design students will present in a showcase on Friday, Dec. 7 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the University Center Sunnen Lounge. Each student will have individual tables with their most recent digital and print portfolios displayed and will be prepared to offer explanations and answer guests' questions.

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Nominate Students by Nov. 30 for Dean's Award for Service for Fall Semester

November 26, 2018

The Dean's Award for Service is an award given each semester that recognizes Webster University students for performing a valuable service on or off campus. Students can be nominated by any member of the Webster University community. Nominations are due in the Dean of Students office by Friday, Nov. 30.

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Faculty members have been selected for the APR Committee

Academic Program Review Committee Members Named

November 20, 2018

Provost Julian Schuster has announced the members of the Academic Program Review (APR) Committee for the current year. Following guidelines for the composition of the Committee established with Faculty Senate, the Faculty Senate selected five faculty members, one from each school and college, and recommended additional faculty members. Additional members – faculty, deans, the vice provost, and an international campus representative – were selected by the Provost in consultation with Faculty Senate President Gary Renz. The Committee will convene in the next weeks to create a work plan for Spring '19 and the 2019-20 Academic Year.

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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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