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IT Password Reminder

Webster IT Password Protection Reminder

March 23, 2017

Information Technology would like to remind everyone about Webster's password protection policies. Users may never share their passwords with anyone else in the University, including co-workers, managers, administrative assistants, IT staff members, etc. Everyone who needs access to a system will be given their own unique password. For more information visit the Information Technology page.

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Spring Faculty Institute

Spring Faculty Institute 2017: 'From Enrollment to Retention' April 7

March 23, 2017

This year’s Spring Faculty Institute, around the theme, “A Holistic Approach: From Student Interest to Enrollment to Retention,” will take place Friday, April 7, 2:30-6:30 p.m. in Sunnen Lounge. The goal of the event is to develop further institutional awareness among the faculty about the process of securing student enrollment and seeing them through to graduation. RSVP by April 3.

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News around Webster

News Around Webster: Armbruster, Cosic, Mossotti, Roberts

March 21, 2017

Karla Armbruster will present at Rhodes and Stellenbosch universities in South Africa, Joe Roberts received the Visionary Leader Award, Zlatko Cosic's film will screen in the U.K., and Travis Mossotti presented at TEDx Gateway Arch.

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Summer/Fall 2017 Software Deadline April 17

March 21, 2017

The lab and multimedia classroom software request deadline for Summer/Fall 2017 is Monday, April 17. The University’s IT organization will assess all new software requests based on a number of factors in coordination with the programs of each school. These factors include: the product life cycle, the vendor’s support structure for the software, compatibility with Webster’s PC/Mac platforms, and the product’s global roadmap, among other considerations.

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Webster in the news

In the News: School of Ed ranking; Alakoc on terror threats; Chess in Biz Journal

March 17, 2017

International Relations assistant professor Burcu Pinar Alakoc was interviewed on KMOX about security threats, the Final Four-bound chess team and coaches were highlighted by the St. Louis Business Journal, and Webster's state rankings among schools of education was mentioned on St. Louis Public Radio and in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

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Heof, Broeder, Buck and Preuss (clockwise from top left)

GLA Spring Week Wraps with Focus on Leadership, Student Experience

March 17, 2017

The 2017 cohort of Global Leadership Academy fellows is spending the year working around the theme of "Informed advocacy for engaged leadership." This theme is framed in five sessions delving deeper into the lifecycle of the student from recruitment through the alumni experience. The group's spring week together in St. Louis wrapped up with Webster experts explaining how different points in this cycle are handled.

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Graduate student Sepideh Shirafkan and professor Deborah Stiles

Educational, School Psychology Faculty, Students Present Research

March 16, 2017

Students and faculty in Webster University’s Applied Educational Psychology and School Psychology programs have added to a growing list of publications and academic presentations over the last few weeks at conferences in New York and New Orleans, with topics including the impact of Ferguson on schools and youth suicide prevention.

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GLA fellows study and practice leadership topics in workshop settings and engage in activities that complement the curriculum.

GLA Focuses on Students as Learners, Understanding Network

March 15, 2017

Global Leadership Academy's week in St. Louis continued with examinations of ways to support students as learners, with presentations on Tuesday and Wednesday from Institutional Effectiveness, the Faculty Development Center, the dean of the School of Education, a student panel and leaders of metro campuses.

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