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Join the 9th annual GCP Collaboratory in person or online

Join GCP Collaboratory Sessions Online

May 20, 2019

The ninth annual Global Citizenship Collaboratory will be held Tuesday and Wednesday with faculty, students and academic partners. This is a space for the Webster community to share research, collaborate across disciplines, strengthen assessment practices, and explore new directions related to teaching and learning. For those wishing to join us remotely, the following sessions will be streamed and video made available after the event on the GCP website.

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2018-19 Highlights: Academics, Athletics, Achievements and Awards

May 20, 2019

Webster University’s Class of 2019 numbers 5,000 graduates across the world, bringing Webster’s total alumni to more than 200,000 and capping another historic year for Webster University. Enjoy highlights of the 2018-19 academic year's achievements for students, alumni, faculty, staff and the University across the worldwide network.

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Syrian Refugee and Activist Rania Ali Awarded Scholarship at Webster Vienna

May 10, 2019

Webster University has awarded a scholarship to Rania Ali, who will enter into the International Relations Bachelors program at Webster Vienna beginning Fall I. Born in 1995, Ali escaped her hometown of Raqqa, Syria in 2014, filming every step. Her journey was later turned into the documentary. An aspiring journalist, she will be joining a competitive international student body at Webster Vienna.

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Celebrating the intercampus football championship

Geneva Hosts Intercampus Football, 'Webster's Got Talent' Final

May 03, 2019

Each year, students from across Webster University's European campuses gather for a weekend of activities, including a student leaders’ summit, an intercampus football (soccer) tournament and the European finals of "Webster’s Got Talent." This year was hosted by Student Affairs in Geneva, led by Kristina Shimkus, welcoming about 50 student leaders and participants from Webster’s Leiden and Vienna campuses to join their counterparts in Geneva.

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Webster Thailand Students and Faculty Attend ICSP 2019

May 03, 2019

The International Conference on Spirituality and Psychology (ICSP) 2019 was held in Bangkok, March 13-15. Four faculty members from Webster University Thailand’s Department of Psychology and Department of Media Communications, along with ten undergraduate students attended the event. ICSP 2019 provided an excellent opportunity to gain insight into a wide range of topics and to network with researchers.

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Data Security

Updated Resources: Security and Privacy Section of the Website

May 01, 2019

The Privacy and Information Security Department hosts critical resources regarding privacy and data security on a new section of the Webster University’s website: These resources are made available to help protect personal and sensitive information of the entire Webster community. Users can use the site to learn more about security and privacy topics, access pertinent forms and notices, as well as keep informed of awareness training, guidance and consultation.

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Beware of the "Are you available?" Email Scam

April 24, 2019

Webster Information Technology is seeing an increased number of reports from people who have been receiving an email from someone impersonating a Webster co-worker, supervisor or executive. These emails often come with a subject line of “Urgent” or something similar and try to engage the recipient into a conversation by asking if they are available. The purpose of these scams is to manipulate the recipients into replying by pretending to be someone they know. Please be extremely cautious in your daily email communications.

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Sandra Jenkins of Webster on WALB News

In the News: Faculty at border; Film, TV, Video; Fort Stewart's Jenkins

April 22, 2019

Faculty and students in the Film, Television, and Video Production program will be interviewed on 107.3 RAF at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 23. .... Anne Geraghty-Rathert, Mary Ann Drake and Silvia Navia will be interviewed on the April 25 "St. Louis on the Air" about their trips to the U.S.-Mexico border to offer legal advice and health services to migrants. ... Fort Stewart director Sandra Jenkins was interviewed on WALB about her efforts to support scholarships for first-generation students from low-income families.

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NCR Location Hosts Lt. Gen. Henry P. Osman of Toys for Tots

April 19, 2019

On April 2, Lt. Gen. Henry P. Osman (USMC, ret.) took time out of his active schedule to attend a class at Webster University’s Henderson Hall campus. As a momentous learning experience for this class, the graduate capstone students recently interviewed Osman, and gained valuable feedback on their research from a company president.

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gorlok greats

Spring 2019 Gorlok Greats Recipients Announced

April 18, 2019

The Gorlok Greats Award recognizes staff members whose achievements, whether an individual act or sustained effort of exemplary service, relate to Webster University strategies and support the University's values and mission. This spring, the Webster Staff Alliance received nearly 40 nominations for this distinguished award and a dedicated committee selected six exceptional employees from across the Webster Network.

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Speakers at Webster Ghana's event

In the News: Ghana, Vienna, ELL program, Smith and George

April 08, 2019

Numerous media outlets in Ghana covered Webster University’s lecture “Celebrity, Complicity and Community: Making Sense of ‘Surviving R. Kelly,'" held on the Ghana campus. ... NBC affiliate KSDK covered the English Language Learners certification program. ... Würstel Stand had a photo essay on Webster Vienna's Palais Wenkheim. ... Alexanderia Smith and Rebecca George, faculty in Webster's Professional Counseling program in South Carolina, were guests on Visibility's "Our Voices Our Stories" podcast series.

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Webster Ghana Examines the 'Surviving R. Kelly' Documentary Series

April 05, 2019

Since its airing last month, the controversial Lifetime documentary series, "Surviving R. Kelly," has seen the #MeToo movement catch up with a global superstar. In light of this development, Webster University Ghana Campus held a public lecture entitled "Celebrity, Complicity and Community: Making Sense of ‘Surviving R Kelly.’" A panel of three Webster University lecturers at the Ghana campus explored the themes presented.

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