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GCP Committee Seeks Fall 2020 Proposal For Global Cornerstone Seminar

November 14, 2019

The Global Citizenship Committee is seeking Fall 2020 seminar proposals for incoming, first-time, traditional-age students. The Global Cornerstone Seminar (GLBC 1200, a renamed FRSH 1200, pending Curriculum Committee approval) is the first course in the GCP of undergraduate general education. The seminars provide students with an interdisciplinary academic experience. These seminars emphasize the skills of integrative learning, critical thinking, written and oral communication.

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Debbie Stiles

News Around Webster: George, Gregg, McBride, Stiles

November 11, 2019

Ryan Gregg presented a paper, "Francesco da Sangallo’s Beard: Artistic Identity in Portraits of Cinquecento Sculptors,” at the Sixteenth Century Society and Conference. ... Counseling faculty member Rebecca George conducted a workshop for local high schools students applying for college. ... Jovan McBride finished third in the Student Human Resource Management competition at the Greater Miami Society of Human Resource Management Legal Update Conference. ... Debbie Stiles has two additional psychology papers publishing this fall.

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Webster University Dance Faculty, Alumni, Students Collaborate in 'New Works' Nov. 7-9

October 30, 2019

Webster University’s Department of Dance in the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts (LGCFA) Presents the "New Works" Concert 2019 on Nov. 7 & 8 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 9, at 2 p.m. on Stage III in Webster Hall. "New Works" is an opportunity for choreographers to try new methodologies, to explore new ideas. It is a laboratory for taking risks, growing and seeking feedback. The choreographers for the "New Works" Concert consist of alumni Marcus Johnson, Paige Walden-Johnson and Rain Stippec. Webster University Faculty Maggi Dueker, Dawn Karlovsky, Monica Newsam, Beckah Reed and Zhao Xi are also contributing pieces.

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Monday, Nov. 11

Annual Military Appreciation Breakfast Nov. 11

October 30, 2019

Webster University’s Student Veterans Organization (SVO) will host the 8th annual Military Appreciation Breakfast on Monday, Nov. 11, from 8-9:30 a.m., honoring the military service of Webster students, faculty and staff with a free breakfast at Marletto’s Marketplace. Please check in with the SVO hosts for a breakfast voucher upon arrival, and redeem for a custom cooked-to-order full breakfast. Other members of the Webster community are also welcome to stop by, say hello and "thank a vet."

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ARC to Conduct Academic Integrity/PPP Focus Groups

October 29, 2019

This Fall semester, the ARC will conduct faculty/staff focus groups that will help assess success in meeting the individual program goals of the Plagiarism Prevention Program (PPP) and academic integrity initiatives. The PPP addresses plagiarism by educating students about Webster University’s academic honesty policy and then by having students incorporate those principles into their own work. Both full-time and adjunct faculty members, as well as staff throughout the worldwide network, are invited to attend these focus groups and provide feedback either in person or remotely.

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Lionel Cuille

News Around Webster: Chappell, Cosic, Cuille, Fatton

October 21, 2019

John Chappell presented the paper "No Secrets: Carly Simon in the Early 70s," as the Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio. ... Lionel Cuillé delivered a paper during the Biennale du français at the University of Chicago, "Learn French, and find a job!" ... Zlatko Cosic has films screening next month at international film festivals in St. Louis and Marseilles. ... Lionel Fatton embarked on a book a tour in Asia and Europe to promote his new book, "Japan’s Awakening: Moving toward an Autonomous Security Policy."

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Paula Witkowski (center) discussed dyslexia on St. Louis On The Air.

In the News: Fatton on Asia security, Witkowski on dyslexia, Film Series

October 18, 2019

School of Education Professor Paula Witkowski was interviewed for a half hour discussion on dyslexia on St. Louis Public Radio’s “St. Louis on the Air” program. ... Geneva's Lionel Fatton was interviewed by Swiss, Swedish and Chinese media to discuss different aspects of security and international relations topics in Japan, China, North Korea and Hong Kong. ... Webster's Film Series was featured for the upcoming screening of "The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari" with live accompaniment by The Invincible Czars.

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GCP Committee Seeks Keystone Seminars Director Applicants

October 17, 2019

The Global Citizenship Program Committee is seeking applicants for Director of Keystone Seminars to to serve a three-year term, beginning Summer 2020. The applicant must be a full-time faculty member with tenure/FDL status (probationary status may be considered). Compensation will be $7,000 annually and two courses reassigned time with the approval of the dean and department chair (1-course release per semester). The Director of Keystone Seminars reports to the Director of the Global Citizenship Program.

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Fall 1 Grades Due Oct. 25: Guidance on incomplete grades

October 16, 2019

Incompletes are tricky business. Since all graduate and undergraduate Fall 1 course grades are due by Oct. 25, now is the time to look over the resources Webster has available to help faculty determine when or if an Incomplete grade is appropriate.

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Human Rights Conference

In the News: Witkowski, Geraghty-Rathert, Human Rights Conference

October 15, 2019

Paula Witkowski will be on St. Louis Public Radio at noon Wednesday to discuss the many misunderstandings the public has about dyslexia. ... Anne Geraghty-Rathert appears in a Time Magazine story about a murder conviction that was overturned due to an ineffective defense attorney. ... Blake Hamilton, one of the guest speakers at last week's annual Human Rights Conference, was on KMOX 1120 discussing the conference and immigration in St. Louis.

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