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News Around Webster: Andrews, Butler, Cosic

September 13, 2019

Webster Thailand's Tim Andrews received the "Best Reviewer" award for the International Management Division at this year’s Academy of Management conference in Boston. ... Kansas City's Cass Butler has been selected for the 2020 class of The Emerging Leaders | Institute for Advancing Women, Kansas City’s premier women’s leadership development program. ... Zlatko Cosic will have two more films screening at festivals this month, two in Milwaukee and one in Wrocław, Poland.

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Leadership Structure for Military, Online Programs

September 10, 2019

New leadership and organization have been announced for Webster University’s Military Campuses and Online Learning unit. Michelle Loyet has been named Associate Vice President for Online Education and will lead the online area across all of Webster’s network as well as the academic area for military programs. Ben Brink has moved to the expanded role of Senior Director Military Campus Operations and will lead all aspects of operations at the military campus locations.  

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Starfish Training Opportunities, Fall 2019

August 30, 2019

The Academic Resource Center and the Student Success Portal have a variety of trainings scheduled throughout September and October. These trainings will cover a variety of topics throughout the year, starting with an introduction to Starfish on Sept. 3 and 4 where you can learn tips on navigating the system's features for teachers and students. Come learn how to leverage this tool to help you enhance your relationships with students and motivate them to persevere and succeed in your courses.

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Call for Nominations: Honorary Degree Recipient and Commencement Speaker

August 29, 2019

The Honorary Degree Committee is seeking nominations for the honorary degree recipient and commencement speaker for Webster University's 101st Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 9, 2020, at The Muny in Forest Park in St. Louis. This annual ceremony is the largest gathering of graduates and their families from Webster University campus locations throughout the world. Nominations must be submitted through the online form and will be accepted through Friday, Sept. 27.

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2019-20 IRB Submission Deadlines for Research Involving Human Subjects

August 29, 2019

With the start of the new academic year upon us, the Institutional Review Board (IRB) would like to inform everyone of the application due dates for student research projects using human participants completed as part of course requirements. Prior to beginning these research projects, all Webster faculty, students, and staff conducting this type of research must submit an application to the IRB.

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Snapshots: President Stroble Speaks at Myrtle Beach Commencement

August 28, 2019

As Webster campuses continue celebrating the 100th graduating class, the Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, graduation ceremony welcomed President Beth Stroble as the commencement speaker on Aug. 16. Also attending the ceremony in Myrtle Beach included graduates from other Webster extended campus locations in Columbia, Fort Gordon, Shaw Air Force Base, and online students.

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Network-Wide Success Resources for Students

August 26, 2019

In an effort to promote several network-wide student-focused resources, Global Marketing and Communications has created a poster (for display at your campus if needed) website and some social media graphics which will be deployed this fall. This campaign highlights main campus resources that can be accessed remotely by online and extended campus students.

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Faculty Mobility Opportunities, Apply by Oct. 15

August 23, 2019

Applications for the Leif J. Sverdrup Global Teaching Fellowship and proposals for the short-term faculty-led study abroad program for Fall 2020 are now being accepted. The deadline for both of these mobility opportunities is Oct. 15. Informational sessions will be held on WebEx for each.

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Vincent C. 'Best Dressed' Flewellen

Around Webster: Kingston, Miller books; 'Best Dressed' Flewellen, Reed mudder

August 16, 2019

Andrea Miller co-edited “Expanding the Rainbow: Exploring the Relationships of Bi+, Consensually Polyamorous, Kinky, Ace, Intersex, and Trans People." ... Lindsey Kingston’s “Fully Human: Personhood, Citizenship, and Rights” was reviewed in Times Higher Education. ... Margaret Reed represented Webster in the Tough Mudder CO 19. ... You can vote for Vincent C. Flewellen, a finalist for Best Dressed in St. Louis.

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Applications are open through Sept. 16, for activities beginning June 1, 2019 through May 31, 2020.

Applications for 2019-20 Adjunct Faculty Development Fund

August 15, 2019

Applications for the 2019-20 Adjunct Faculty Development Fund are now open. Applications will be accepted through Sept. 16, 2019. Requests for funds should be for activities during the period beginning June 1, 2019 through May 31, 2020. The fund, which was established in Spring 2016 by the Office of the Provost, is designed to support eligible adjunct faculty for professional development, professional travel and research activities.

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Extended Campuses: ADA Accommodations Webinar Aug. 13

August 09, 2019

Nellie Hopmann, Webster University’s Academic ADA coordinator, will be hosting a webinar for all extended site employees who work with students to set up and implement ADA accommodations on Tuesday, Aug. 13, at 12:30 p.m. CST. The webinar will provide information on the steps that should be taken in setting up accommodations, and how extended site staff can support students throughout the accommodations process.

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John Sprague (Photo: NASA)

News Around Webster: Edwards, Higgins, Sprague, Hellinger

July 15, 2019

Webster Rolla director Gregory Edwards was elected as an officer for the Meramec Community Enhancement Corporation's board of directors. ... Cybersecurity faculty member John Sprague was honored as part of the Diversity and Inclusion Team in NASA’s Office of the Chief Information Officer. ... Professor Emeritus Daniel Hellinger returned from a five-month Fulbright residency in Spain with several publications on Venezuela and Nicaragua. ... Craig K. Higgins has been appointed Associate Circuit Judge for Missouri's 22nd Judicial Circuit .

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