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Library Webinars: Research Techniques, Overview of Library Resources for You

March 22, 2017

In its continuing series of global webinars for faculty, students and staff at any campus, the Webster University Library offers more sessions this spring on "Beginning Research for BUSN and MNGT 5000," "Mendeley 102: Advanced Techniques for Researchers," plus its regular "Overview of Library Resources." For those who cannot attend at the time of the webinar, registering allows you to see a recorded version.

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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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Summer/Fall 2017 Software Deadline April 17

March 21, 2017

The lab and multimedia classroom software request deadline for Summer/Fall 2017 is Monday, April 17. The University’s IT organization will assess all new software requests based on a number of factors in coordination with the programs of each school. These factors include: the product life cycle, the vendor’s support structure for the software, compatibility with Webster’s PC/Mac platforms, and the product’s global roadmap, among other considerations.

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Heof, Broeder, Buck and Preuss (clockwise from top left)

GLA Spring Week Wraps with Focus on Leadership, Student Experience

March 17, 2017

The 2017 cohort of Global Leadership Academy fellows is spending the year working around the theme of "Informed advocacy for engaged leadership." This theme is framed in five sessions delving deeper into the lifecycle of the student from recruitment through the alumni experience. The group's spring week together in St. Louis wrapped up with Webster experts explaining how different points in this cycle are handled.

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GLA fellows study and practice leadership topics in workshop settings and engage in activities that complement the curriculum.

GLA Focuses on Students as Learners, Understanding Network

March 15, 2017

Global Leadership Academy's week in St. Louis continued with examinations of ways to support students as learners, with presentations on Tuesday and Wednesday from Institutional Effectiveness, the Faculty Development Center, the dean of the School of Education, a student panel and leaders of metro campuses.

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Join the Destination: WELLNESS Five-Week Challenge

March 08, 2017

Destination: WELLNESS is a 5-week challenge open to all students, staff and faculty at all campus locations. Focus on your health and wellness from the inside out, based on your personal goal(s) that you set in one or more of the wellness elements. Make wellness fun and holistic by participating in events such as yoga, interactive games, financial seminars, etc. during our weekly Wellness Wednesday events.

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International Site Review: Leiden summary

March 06, 2017

The review team for the international site review of Leiden has completed its report, and an executive summary follows. As part of a series of comprehensive campus reviews, this task force was required to assess the strengths and challenges at Webster Leiden in multiple areas, including management structures, student life and services, academics and accreditation, financial structures, and enrollment management.

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Nominations Sought for Student Life Hall of Fame

March 02, 2017

Nominations are due April 10 for the Student Life Hall of Fame, which recognizes those individuals who demonstrated an outstanding commitment to improving student life at Webster University through campus or community involvement and participation in organized campus activities. This is one of the most prestigious honors awarded by Student Affairs at Webster University to former students and employees.

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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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