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WATTS scholars toured Cofactor Genomics as part of the Career Development Tour.

WATTS Scholars Meet Scientists, Visit Cofactor Genomics

April 20, 2018

Winning Approaches for Talented Transfers in STEM (WATTS) Scholarship recipients met with scientists and heard career advice as part of a Career Development Tour coordinated by the Career Planning and Development Center. Accompanied by Mary Preuss, associate professor and chair of Biological Sciences, Julie McHugh, program director, and Trezette Dixon, assistant director, Employer Relations, the students heard about a variety of science career paths while visiting with Doisy College of Health Sciences and touring Cofactor Genomics.

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Professor John Nomikos welcomed defense attachés from nine states during the lecture series at Webster Athens.

What's a Defense Attaché? Webster Athens Students Learn from the Experts

April 19, 2018

What does a defense attaché do, anyway? Webster students from four continents at the Athens campus heard from those who do the job, in a lecture series led by assistant professor John Nomikos and featuring defense attachés from France, Germany, Poland, Israel, Italy, Romania, Russia, Serbia and the United States. These international representatives touched on national security issues and presented in unique styles reflecting the diversity of how each gathered, analyzed and disseminated information in their roles.

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Craig A. Miller Sr. Of Facilities Planning and Management and Lisa Sombart of William Tao and Associates accepting first place 2018 Technology Award in Category - New Educational Buildings - Outstanding Achievement in the Application of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Technology from the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) St. Louis Chapter.

Browning Hall Recognized for Innovation in Heating and Air Conditioning

April 18, 2018

Browning Hall, the Interdisciplinary Science Building, was honored with a first-place technology award for “Outstanding Achievement” from the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE). The award was presented by the St. Louis Chapter of ASHRAE during their annual awards dinner Monday night, April 16, 2018, and accepted by Craig Miller Sr. Of Facilities Planning and Management.

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Nikolaos Antonakakis

Around Webster: Antonakakis, Cuille, Jensens, Rosenblum

April 17, 2018

Warren Rosenblum is giving two talks this week on the origins of the Nazi euthanasia program. ... Vienna's Nikolaos Antonakakis published a guest post for the London School of Economic's British Politics and Policy Blog drawing upon research with Ioannis Chatziantoniou and David Gabauer. ... Lionel Cuillé spoke at Brown University on the 50th anniversary of the Paris student revolution. ... Gina Jensen and Scott Jensen were presented the CSCA Outstanding Contributions to Forensics award.

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Congratulations to Michelle Delbert, Shannon Clark, Judith Agyenium-Boateng, Monica Hagelstine, Hannah Kitners, Dayla Ramsey, Chris Smith, Nathan Webb, and Kelsey Wheatley

Honor Society for International Studies Inducts New Members

April 17, 2018

On Sunday, April 15, the Eta Alpha Chapter of the Sigma Iota Rho National Honor Society for International Studies (SIR) inducted nine new members from across Webster University’s global network. The chapter’s faculty advisor, Kelly-Kate Pease, provided a warm welcome to students, faculty, friends and family who gathered for the event at the H. Sam Priest Center.

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Levine speaks with Nancy Hellerud, vice provost, and Patty Li, Confucius Institute director.

Trade War? Webster Hosts U.S.-China Economic Relations Expert

April 16, 2018

Are the United States and China headed for a trade war? That was the theme for a talk by Chinese affairs expert Hank Levine to an audience of over 80 Webster University students, faculty and community members. With the recent announcements of tariff hikes by both countries, Levine provided timely insights during an engagement moderated by Webster professor Allan MacNeill as part of the Contemporary China speaker series hosted by the Confucius Institute at Webster.

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Students can renew their Creative Cloud access and migrate their assets at a 60 percent discount.

60% Discount on Adobe Creative Cloud for Class of '18

April 10, 2018

Graduating this year? Webster University Class of 2018 graduates are eligible for a 60 percent discount on Adobe Creative Cloud All Apps subscriptions if they renew by July 31, 2018. Representing a $360 savings over the normal pricing, this allows access to over 20 creative apps, including Photoshop CC, Illustrator CC, and InDesign CC, plus you can migrate your assets developed during your studies.

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Mahfood discusses conditions for school teachers on KMOV.

In the News: Mahfood on teachers; Barrett on MLK; Schubert on world affairs; Media Academy

April 04, 2018

Education professor Stephanie Mahfood and two Webster students were interviewed in KMOV's coverage of teacher strikes across the U.S. ... St. Louis Public Radio featured Sonja Perryman, keynote at this year's School of Communications Media Academy. ... Photography professor Bill Barrett discussed a famous photo as part of KSDK coverage of the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination. ... Vienna international relations professor Samuel Schubert was interviewed by Kurier.at on current world affairs.

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Representatives from The Covering House spoke with students on March 28.

Students Assist Nonprofit Fighting Human Trafficking

April 04, 2018

Webster’s Eta Alpha chapter of the Sigma Iota Rho (SIR) Honor Society for International Studies and the History Politics and International Relations Club co-hosted a campus visit by The Covering House, a St. Louis nonprofit addressing issues of human trafficking. The representatives discussed realities of sex trafficking in the United States. The SIR has organized a donation drive to help The Covering House provide housing for girls between age 13-17 who are victims of trafficking.

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Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

Tips, Resources for Starting and Sustaining Successful Research Program

March 29, 2018

Webster's Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, and faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences invite community members to this informal and tasty opportunity to learn from two seasoned researchers about how to establish and grow a thriving research program. Join the lunch and learn April 12 and bring your questions for Washington University's Brian Carpenter, professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences, and Susy Stark, associate professor of Occupational Therapy, Neurology and Social Work.

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President Stroble

In the News: Stroble on Webster innovation; Algieri on Macron; Tuminas on media programs

March 29, 2018

The CIC released a report quoting President Beth Stroble and lauding Webster for its innovations in online learning across campuses and evolving multimedia programs. ... ACE quoted Stroble in an article about students' views of free speech. ... Vienna's Franco Algieri was interviewed on Austrian radio about French president Emmanuel Macron. ... Leiden's Daria Tuminas was profiled in IamExPat to discuss Webster media communications programs.

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Contemporary French and Francophone Studies, Vol. 21, Issue 4

News Around Webster: Stehn, Hwang, Cuille, Dozer, Weeks

March 28, 2018

Molly Stehn presented at an ACA conference on using dialectical behavior therapy within the counselor-client relationship. ... Lionel Cuille co-edited an issue of Contemporary French and Francophone Studies. ... Sheila Hwang presented on Jane Austen at an 18th century studies conference. ... Edythe Weeks contributed to a white paper in the "Contested Space Operations: A Strategic Multilayer Assessment" joint project. ... Brian Dozer was named Irvine Chamber Member of the Month.

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The event will be held at the home campus with opportunities to participate at Fort Bliss, Rolla, and Charleston

Department of Professional Counseling to Host Professional Development Event on Sex Trafficking April 20

March 28, 2018

The Department of Professional Counseling is hosting a professional development event that will also be streamed to extended locations: Fort Bliss, Rolla, and Charleston. This workshop is suited for counselors, social workers, psychologists, and other helping professionals who would like to advance their understanding in sex trafficking, and those who supervise counselor trainees working with survivors.

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Arcade Building at the Gateway Campus

Webster Faculty in Women's History Event at Arcade

March 26, 2018

In celebration of Women's History Month and in support of women's leadership, Webster University and the Global Leadership League invite the community to the Gateway Campus in downtown St. Louis. Art adjunct faculty member and alumna Yvonne Osei and associate professor of sociology Danielle MacCartney will engage participants in a discussion around "influence" in international higher education and within the fields of art and sociology. That's followed by a networking reception and chance to see the current exhibit, "Sisu."

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