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Around Webster: Global Learning, Community College conferences; Rosenblum; Ryan

November 16, 2017

Warren Rosenblum gave the lecture, "Disability and Human Rights: Towards a Global History," at the U.S. State Department. ... Kim McGrath, Ron Daniel and Tyann Cherry co-presented with WINS partner Kent State at the Global Learning Conference. ... Christina Gilbert and Kelsey Bourne and faculty member Stephanie Schroeder presented at the Missouri Community College Association convention. ... Tim Ryan received the Audio Engineering Society's Board of Governors Award.

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Saundra Yancy McGuire

Saundra McGuire, Sixth Annual Kemper Speaker on Excellence in Teaching and Learning

November 16, 2017

Provost Julian Schuster invites the Webster University community to activities, featuring the fifth Annual William T. Kemper Speaker on Excellence in Teaching and Learning, Saundra Yancy McGuire. McGuire is the director emerita of the Center for Academic Success and retired assistant vice chancellor and professor of chemistry at Louisiana State University, and a renowned author and speaker on the topic of how to teach students to excel academically.

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Mieko Hironaka-Bergt

In the News: Pollak, Cross, Werfelmann, Hironaka-Bergt, Bushey

November 14, 2017

Music faculty David Werfelmann and Mieko Hironaka-Bergt will be interviewed Wednesday on 107.3 FM about their Nov. 21 concert. ... Vienna director Johannes Pollak was on Austrian radio FM4 about Brexit's prospects. ... Criminology professor Remy Cross was interviewed about the investigation of police action during the Charlottesville “Unite the Right” rally. ... Art and psychology major Amanda Bushey was featured in the Belleville News Democrat for her art therapy work with veterans dealing with PTSD.

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The event is part of the ORSP's fall speaker series on faculty productivity.

Faculty Workshop: Developing Your Semester Plan

November 13, 2017

For many faculty, the end of a semester can signify the completion of one’s teaching and service responsibilities, at least for the time being. However, all too often, we find that yet another semester has passed before we could accomplish other professional goals, particularly with respect to our scholarship. Come take stock in your progress toward such goals and the effectiveness of your current approach in the Nov. 15 ORSP workshop with Eric Goedereis and Dani MacCartney.

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Event will help faculty build an international portfolio.

International Education Week: 'Internationalizing your CV' Nov. 16

November 10, 2017

Faculty are invited to attend a faculty networking session "Pathways to Internationalizing your CV" on Thursday, Nov. 16, from 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m. in the Library's Faculty Development Center. The event will highlight pathways for faculty to build an international portfolio through Webster resources and programs. RSVPs are required.

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Annual nation-wide celebration of international education and exchange

Webster to Celebrate International Education Week Nov. 13-17

November 09, 2017

International Education Week (IEW) is an annual nation-wide celebration of international education and exchange. It is joint initiative through the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education that started in 2000. Colleges and universities across the country host globally themed events and activities throughout the week.

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Training sessions have been announced for the Student Success Portal

Student Success Portal Advanced Training Announced

November 08, 2017

The Student Success Portal, powered by Starfish, is a robust system used throughout the global Webster network. Training sessions are being offered to more formally acclimate users to the current functionality. Advanced training has been scheduled for three key areas: advising tools, progress surveys, and advanced filters.

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United Way of Greater St. Louis

United Way Campaign Conclusion

November 07, 2017

The 2017 Webster University United Way planning committee would like to thank all St. Louis area faculty and staff for their generosity and participation this year. The three-week campaign closes with the announcement of the grand prize winner of a Bose Wi-Fi Music System, to Dorcas McLaughlin, professor, Nursing. Contributions support a network of 200 nonprofits that make a difference in the community, including more than 20 located within just two miles of the Webster Groves campus.

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University United Methodist Church in Baton Rouge

Chamber Singers Dazzle in National Performance

November 06, 2017

Webster University Chamber Singers performed on Friday, Nov. 3 at the biennial gathering of the National Collegiate Choral Organization (NCCO) in Baton Rouge, receiving a standing ovation. The Chamber Singers ensemble was one of 10 collegiate choirs selected through a blind peer review to perform at the conference.

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Find out what the portal can do for you and your students.

Student Success Portal Initial Training Wrapping Up

November 03, 2017

The Student Success Portal, powered by Starfish, launched Oct. 16. Users (students as well as faculty and staff members) may now access and explore the highly intuitive and easy-to-use system at their leisure, and trainings continue to more formally acclimate users to the current functionality. Please see the final sessions of Fall 2017 initial introductory training to get you up to speed.

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