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Password Policy Compliance Measures

November 14, 2018

To ensure the security, privacy and protection of the personal and professional data of all its constituents, Information Technology will roll out password policy compliance measures to implement Webster University policy for systems, computers and mobile devices. To avoid disruption of service, please take the time to familiarize yourself with these guidelines and update your password to meet them.

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Chrissy Gilbert and Kelsey Bourne

Webster Sponsors Missouri Community College Convention in Branson

November 13, 2018

Webster University was a sponsor for the 54th Annual Convention of the Missouri Community College Association in Branson, Missouri, Nov. 7-9, a gathering of faculty, staff, administrators, and trustees from the state’s 12 community colleges. The Office of Admission's Chrissy Gilbert and Kelsey Bourne attended the convention, representing Webster in the tradeshow, and also presented the breakout session How to Help Prepare Students for a Successful Transfer.

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Lionel Cuillé

News Around Webster: Cuille, Ibroscheva, Kleinman, Cosic

November 12, 2018

Elza Ibroscheva presented at the ECREA conference, “Centres and Peripheries: Communication, Research, Translation," in Switzerland. ... Lionel Cuillé gave a lecture at the international conference "Paul Claudel : résolument contemporain" at Paris-Sorbonne University. ... Kim Kleinman published a featured review, “Working at the Intersection of the Histories of Science, Technology, and Agriculture” in Agricultural History. ... Zlatko Cosic's films are screening at international film festivals in Tehran, Miami, Marseille and St. Louis.

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CLICK Reception with Keynote Speaker, Yvonne Sparks, Nov. 13

November 12, 2018

Walker EDGE brings back CLICK: Creating Links In Community Knowledge. Webster University students, faculty and staff are invited to enjoy drinks and appetizers, network and gain insights on the impact of community collaboration from keynote speaker and Webster alum, Yvonne Sparks, MPA, MA, Assistant Vice President & Director, Community Reinvestment Initiatives at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

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Webster leadership meets with American Chamber of Commerce Ghana.

In the News: Global education in Ghana, Film Series, 'Fake News'

November 09, 2018

President Stroble and Provost Schuster were featured in Ghana Nation for their joint lecture, "The importance of Global Education in the 21st Century," delivered at the Ghana campus. Their visit was also the lead story in the American Chamber of Commerce Ghana. ... Julie Smith's lecture "What is Fake News" was featured by Gatehouse Media. ... The Webster University Film Series was noted among "Best Things to Do" by the Riverfront Times.

tags: employee news, faculty, in the news, president, provost, ghana, media literacy, film series, school of communications, webster today

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Invitation for 2019-20 Provost Faculty Fellow Program

November 09, 2018

The Provost’s Faculty Fellows Program is an invitation for faculty members to contribute to the leadership of key strategic efforts of Webster University on a part-time basis by partnering with Academic Affairs or its support units (Faculty Development Center, Academic Resource Center, Academic Advising, Office of Institutional Effectiveness, Study Abroad and global program development).

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Spring 2019 Academic Technology Request Deadline, Nov. 15

November 07, 2018

In order to manage a growing catalog of software titles, Webster University’s Information Technology organization will assess all new software requests based on a number of factors in coordination with the programs of each school. The lab and multimedia classroom software request deadline for Spring 2019 is Thursday, Nov. 15th. All requests are provided to the Department Chairs to identify opportunities to support the curriculum and for budget approval and planning.

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Browning Hall has won two more design awards.

In the News: Corley, Roberts, Media Literacy, Browning Hall

November 06, 2018

The St. Louis on the Air discussion with Webster faculty members Jessica Bellomo and Art Silverblatt and student Deja Lawson is available online. ... Kathy Corley was interviewed on Fox2 for her film, "One Toke Over the Line and Still Smokin," which screened at the St. Louis International Film Festival. ... Joe Roberts was interviewed on WalletHub about how small business owners can manage business credit cards rewards. ... Browning Hall was highlighted in stltoday for two design awards.

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Webster's Faculty Development Center Launches Creativity and Evidence Learning Community

Creativity and Evidence Faculty Learning Community: Adobe Tools Nov. 15

November 06, 2018

The next meeting will be held Thursday, Nov. 15, from 3-4 p.m. in the FDC Suite (Library 420). Faculty member Martha Kneib will demonstrate how she uses Adobe Spark and Illustrator to create engaging assignments for her students. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and to share how they are using digital tools to promote learning and creativity.

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Information Technology Announces Organizational Restructure

November 05, 2018

As part of Information Technology’s ongoing commitment to continual service improvement, Chief Information Officer Margie Muthukumaru announces additional changes to Information Technology’s organizational structure. These changes will place IT in a better position to support the Webster community and the university’s operational needs and strategic goals.

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Monday, Nov. 12

Annual Military Appreciation Breakfast Nov. 12

November 05, 2018

Webster’s Student Veterans Organization (SVO) will host the 7th annual Military Appreciation Breakfast on Monday, Nov. 12, from 8-9:30 a.m., honoring the military service of Webster students, faculty and staff. St. Louis-area veterans, military students and their families are invited to enjoy a free breakfast at Marletto’s Marketplace, along with camaraderie and fellowship with SVO members.

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Webster in the news

In the News: Interfaith vigil, Remy Cross, Deja Lawson

November 01, 2018

Today at noon on St. Louis Public Radio’s “On the Air,” School of Communications student Deja Lawson and faculty members Art Silverblatt and Jess Bellomo will be part of a cross-generational conversation about media literacy. ... This week KMOX AM radio ran several segments about the candlelight vigil held on the Webster Groves campus Tuesday evening. ... Last weekend Remy Cross was interviewed for several segments on Fox 2 about the frequency of terrorism carried out through domestic mail.

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Advising Curriculum Series 'Key Academic Policies and Questions' Nov. 9

October 31, 2018

The Academic Advising Center’s Undergraduate Team presents its third Advising Curriculum Program at 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 9, both in person and via WebEx. This session’s theme is “Key Academic Policies and Questions” and will include discussion on updating Degree Audits with minors and certificates, Overloads, using Starfish, Incompletes, and Drops/Withdrawals/Late Withdrawals.

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Community members gathered in Donor Plaza on Tuesday evening.

Snapshots: Community Interfaith Vigil

October 31, 2018

The Webster University community held an interfaith candlelight vigil on Tuesday evening to reaffirm the core value of diversity and inclusion and provide an opportunity to come together in the aftermath of tragedies and incidents across the world where individuals have been targeted for their beliefs and convictions. University leaders and students representing multiple faith traditions spoke, and each participant received the name of a recent victim to reflect upon during the gathering.

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