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The certificate will be offered at Webster Vienna beginning Fall 2016.

Vienna Introduces Change Leadership Certificate

May 23, 2016

The Vienna campus is the latest to add the Certificate in Change Leadership, set to be offered there in Fall 2016. Last week Webster Vienna graduate students and working professionals were invited to campus to learn more about the offering from faculty in the Department of Business and Management. Professor Pernille Eskerod and adjunct faculty members Marcello Carmignani and Tina Larsen presented to guests.

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The chess team's impact was noted in BBC Magazine.

In the News: Chess in BBC, Woolf on torture, Psihountas on MBA

May 20, 2016

Linda Woolf is profiled in St. Louis Magazine for her efforts to strengthen ethical codes in the APA and keep psychologists out of interrogation sites, Debbie Psihountas is quoted in the Ladue News for an article about MBA programs serving working professionals, and the chess program is cited in a BBC feature on how St. Louis has become a world hub for chess.

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Guillermo received the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan St. Louis’ Lifetime Achievement Award.

Around Webster: Awards for Rodriguez, Drake, Hawkins, Bullerdieck

May 19, 2016

Guillermo Rodriguez received the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce's Lifetime Achievement Award, Corey Hawkins and Erin Bullerdieck received awards from St. Louis Community College for their partnership with its TRIO program, and Mary Ann Drake was awarded the Mae J. Hamilton Nursing Excellence Award for contribution to the education of nursing students.

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Know someone who deserves recognition as a giant among alumni? Nominate them by May 31.

Submit Nominations for Annual Alumni Awards

May 18, 2016

Each year the Alumni Association recognizes the outstanding professional accomplishments of alumni, their service to Webster University and their contributions to society through involvement in civic, cultural or charitable activities. Submit nominations for the Distinguished Alumni Award, the Loretto Award, the Mary Elizabeth Newell Award and the Young Alumni Award by May 31.

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The Online Learning Center provides support for faculty and students using WorldClassRoom.

Faculty Support for New WorldClassRoom Interface

May 17, 2016

The Online Learning Center will be holding open office hours and WebEx meetings over the next two weeks to provide live support for any questions faculty may have related to supporting student success, teaching online and the new user interface (UI) for WorldClassRoom (Canvas). As a reminder, all operations remain virtually the same, with the exception of the top navigation bar now appearing on a left hand menu.

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Alliance for Interracial Dignity Sponsors Free 'Black and Blue' Production May 22

May 16, 2016

An alliance of regional arts collaboratives, churches and other community organizations have combined to sponsor the production of "Black and Blue," which explores the complex relationship between the African-American community and the police. The original play is authored and directed by Lee Patton Chiles, and the free May 22 performance includes Webster University professor and Webster Groves resident Garrett Bergfeld.

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OASIS sessions on the Eden campus are held in the S.D. Press Education Center

OASIS Partnership at Eden Continues with Summer Sessions on Syria, China

May 16, 2016

Webster University continues its partnership with Eden Theological Seminary and The OASIS Institute, a leader in adult continuing education and volunteer programs, to offer high-level learning opportunities for adults age 50+ in the Webster Groves community. Classes held on the Eden campus feature instructors from Eden, Webster and OASIS. Courses this summer include Don Conway-Long on the Syrian civil war Aug. 2 and Deborah Trott Pierce on the one-child policy in China on Aug. 8.

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Dean Eric Rothenbuhler salutes the students and faculty at a reception for the team in April.

Communications Student Team Advances to National Finals of Advertising Competition

May 13, 2016

After taking first place honors in the National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC) regionals in Kansas City in April and excelling in the semifinals in May, the Webster University School of Communications Advertising Competition Team will be one of eight teams moving on to the finals in Anaheim, California, June 4-6. They'll compete with teams from University of Virginia, University of California Berkeley, Ringling College of Art and Design, George Washington University, and Saint John's University.

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Concourse Syllabus Management Tool Expanded across Webster Network

May 12, 2016

The Office of the Provost and Office of Academic Affairs announced the expansion of the Concourse Syllabus Management Tool across the Webster University network. This effort is being led by the Faculty Development Center, Information Technology, and the Online Learning Center. "The expansion of Concourse will be beneficial in many ways,” said Vice Provost Nancy Hellerud. "It will be especially useful to leaders of programs and campuses with specialized accreditations and programs that are offered at multiple sites and online."

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Webster has begun the search for its next dean

Search Committee Formed for Walker School Dean

May 12, 2016

Webster University Provost, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Julian Schuster has announced the search committee for the position of dean of the George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology. Committee members will assist in recruiting and evaluating a strong and diverse pool of academic leaders. The members of the committee were selected through a collaborative effort with faculty members in the School.

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This year’s recipients are Emily Thompson, Rozan Riley, Mercedes Stephenson, Bruce Umbaugh

Excellence in Teaching: Kemper Winners Thompson, Umbaugh, Riley, Stephenson

May 10, 2016

The William T. Kemper Award for Excellence in Teaching is awarded each year to two full-time and two part-time faculty members at Webster University who demonstrate teaching at its finest. This year’s recipients are Emily Thompson, Bruce Umbaugh, Rozan Riley and Mercedes Stephenson.

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Crossing Borders Education

Crossing Borders Education Conference: Linking intercultural learning, diversity training and key skills

May 06, 2016

Join Arnd Wachter, founder and director of Crossing Borders Education (CBE), and Webster University faculty facilitators for a one-day program to support and ensure effective use of CBE intercultural resources. The CBE curriculum package is designed to link intercultural learning and diversity training through intentional activities to support a deeper level of transformative learning, enable the development of key skills such as empathy, curiosity, critical thinking, and global awareness, and stimulate interest in studying abroad.

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