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Faculty can register to have conference fees covered.

Focus on Teaching and Technology Conference Registration

September 29, 2016

The Faculty Development Center (FDC) is pleased to announce the opportunity for St. Louis-based Webster full- and part-time faculty to participate in regional teaching conferences with registration fees covered by the FDC (a $100-$300 benefit to Webster faculty members). Opportunities for Fall 2016 include the Nov. 3-4 Focus On Teaching and Technology conference at UMSL.

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Reflective Teaching Community to Discuss Grading versus Growth

September 28, 2016

The Reflective Teaching Community (RTC) will hold its next session on Friday, Oct. 7, 12 to 1 p.m. All part-time and full-time faculty and academic partners are invited to join the group for discussion and a pizza lunch in the Faculty Development Center Suite (Emerson Library 420).

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Student turnout for the Residential Life Debate Watch Party spilled over into a second building.

In the News: Jensen, Karins on debate; Shah on Brexit, Trump; Cross, Barnidge on terrorism

September 27, 2016

Gina Jensen was interviewed on debate strategy ahead of the first presidential debate, Journal news editor Jessica Karins was quoted in USA Today about student reactions to the debate, Sheetal Shah wrote an article on the psychology of movements behind Brexit, Trump and Wilders, Remy Cross discussed counter-terrorism measures on St. Louis On The Air, and Robert Barnidge wrote a column on religious ideology and characterizations of the motivation behind acts of terrorism.

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Parking for Career and Internship Fair: Oct 6

September 27, 2016

The annual Career and Internship Fair is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 6, in Grant Gymnasium in the University Center from 1:00 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. Most of Lot H near the University Center will be reserved for the employers with booths at the Fair. The University has arranged off-campus lots and approximately 120 staff members in selected campus departments will be parking in these off-campus lots, or utilizing other modes of transportation that day.

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From Cosic's 'Shifted'

Around Webster: Pease's Humanitarian Diplomacy Text; Woolf Twice a Fellow; Cosic in Montana

September 23, 2016

Manchester University Press has published Kelly-Kate Pease's text, "Human Rights and Humanitarian Diplomacy," Linda Woolf has been named a fellow by both the Society for General Psychology and the Society for the Psychology of Women, and Zlatko Cosic has three videos screening at next month's Montana FIlm Festival.

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Webster has completed the move within Accra.

Webster Ghana Campus Relocates within Accra

September 22, 2016

Webster University's campus location in Accra, Ghana, has completed its move to the business and residential neighborhood of East Legon in the Greater Accra region. Situated in the very heart of East Legon, the beautiful three-story structure is a blend of traditional design and modern technology, with modernized classrooms and housing for residential students and visiting faculty.

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Webster in the News

In the News: African-American chess players, Remy Cross 'On the Air,' Dutch youth champ

September 22, 2016

Webster freshmen Josh Colas and Justus Williams were the focus of a major feature story on young African-American chess players in The Undefeated, ESPN's African-American sports and culture site, sociology and criminology professor Remy Cross will be interviewed live on KWMU’s “St. Louis on the Air” on Friday, Sept. 23, and World Youth Chess Championship contestant Anna Maja Kazarian was on Dutch National Radio discussing Webster University and Susan Polgar.

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Webster, USA Today Partner for 'Buzz' Student News Resource

September 22, 2016

For years Webster University has been a part of the Collegiate Readership Program providing a selection of print newspapers for our students. However, the consumption of print news is on the decline and reaching the most connected and tech-savvy generation with reliable news and information is a real challenge. As an additional resource, Webster has partnered with USA TODAY to provide another way to connect students to the world around them.

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Provost's Faculty Research Grant Session: Learn from Successful Projects

September 21, 2016

Join Jeffrey Carter, Michael Hulsizer, Eric Goedereis, Ravin Kodikara and Ece Tuncel for a panel discussion about faculty research projects and the role the Provost’s Faculty Research Grant played in helping faculty members advance their scholarly work on Tuesday, Oct. 4, at 3 p.m. in the Faculty Development Center (Emerson Library 420). This session is an opportunity for faculty members who are considering applying for a grant to learn more about successful projects and the impact they have had on the scholarly work of those who received them.

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Sept. 28-29 at Webster University

Human Rights Conference 2016: Equality Before The Law

September 20, 2016

The Webster University Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies presents its 9th Annual Human Rights Conference Sept. 28-29, 2016, on Equality Before The Law. The keynote address, “Ferguson to Geneva: A Human Rights Framework for the Movement,” will be given by Justin Hansford, Associate Professor at Saint Louis University School of Law. The conference is free and open to the public.

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