News Articles

Bruce Umbaugh

News Around Webster: Umbaugh, Groeneman, Carpenter '18, Bendiremed

December 06, 2018

Bruce Umbaugh has been elected to the Executive Council of the Association for General and Liberal Studies (AGLS). ... Ryan Groeneman had a paper published in the Royal Society of Chemistry journal CrystEngComm, with Dontrell Carpenter '18 as a co-author. ... Leila Bendiremed, a graduate student at the Vienna campus, published an article in Defense IQ on the strategy behind Belgium's decision to purchase F-35 fighters.

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This year there are two

Music Students, Faculty in 'Gift to the City' Holiday Concert

December 05, 2018

For the tenth year in a row, Webster University music students and faculty will give St. Louis a performance to remember with the “Gift to the City” holiday concert at Christ Church Cathedral in downtown St. Louis. This year, however, they've added an additional performance across the river, at the Cathedral of Saint Peter in Belleville, Illinois.

tags: academics, college of fine arts, faculty, department of music, school of education, webster life, webster today

Webster’s annual student research conference, Research Across Disciplines (RAD), will take place Friday, Dec. 7

Annual Research Across Disciplines (RAD) Conference Dec. 7

December 05, 2018

Webster’s annual student research conference, Research Across Disciplines (RAD), will take place Friday, Dec. 7. The 2018 RAD conference kicks off at 9:20 a.m., led by a session of Global Presentations delivered via WebEx by students from across Webster’s global network. A keynote address will be delivered at 11 a.m. in the Browning Hall Auditorium. Concurrent oral presentation and poster sessions will commence at 12:00pm. RAD is conveniently designed to end at 3 p.m., so you’ll no doubt have plenty of time to make it to the President and Provost’s Faculty and Staff Holiday Party!

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Students presented at the

Webster Students Presented at 'HateBrakers in History' Research Conference

December 05, 2018

Almost 50 people attended the ‘HateBrakers in History’ undergraduate research conference at the Missouri History Museum this past Sunday, where six Webster students (and one SIUE student) presented original papers on historical figures who fought against hatred, xenophobia, and oppression. The conference was organized by professor Warren Rosenblum, history, politics & international relations department chair, in conjunction with the non-profit organization New Conscience Inc. and the Missouri Historical Society. HateBrakers is an innovation of New Conscience, Inc. and aims to reduce hate in the St. Louis community and around the country.

tags: academics, college of arts and sciences, webster life, webster today, students, faculty, history, politics, international relations

The Office of the Provost invites nominations for the 2017 William T. Kemper Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Call for 2019 Kemper Award Nominations

December 04, 2018

The Office of the Provost invites nominations for the 2019 William T. Kemper Award for Excellence in Teaching. This award, generously funded by the William T. Kemper Foundation, recognizes faculty members who demonstrate teaching at its finest. Up to four Kemper Awards will be presented: two for full-time faculty members on the home campus who will each receive a $10,000 award, and two adjunct faculty members (all campuses and online) who will each receive a $5,000 award.

tags: employee news, faculty, provost, webster life, webster today, kemper award

Meet the Artist series at Webster Geneva

'Meet the Artist' Series Forges Bonds in Geneva Community

December 04, 2018

Fifteen visual artists are presenting their work to an audience of the campus community and local guests as part of the second season of Webster Geneva's "Meet the Artists" series. Apart from providing a platform for visual arts and outreach to the local community, the series was also created to enhance the potential of students to think in critical, creative, and cross-disciplinary ways. "Campus response has been tremendous," says Dr. Julianna Sandholm-Bark. "It has definitely created some interesting conversations."

tags: employee news, faculty, global, geneva, students, community engagement, human rights, global citizenship program, art, home page, webster life, webster today

Molly Stehn, assistant professor in the Department of Professional Counseling

News Around Webster: Ibroscheva on Bulgaria, Stehn on BPD, Campbell on homeopathy

December 03, 2018

Elza Ibroscheva was awarded a research grant to promote communication studies in emerging democracies. She also recently presented at the U. of Illinois EU Studies Conference. ... Leiden's Craig Campbell published an article in the Journal of Applied Linguistics and Professional Practice. ... Molly Stehn published on dialectical behavior therapy in the Journal of Counselor Practice.

tags: academics, college of arts and sciences, psychology, professional counseling, gender studies, news around webster, faculty, school of communications, webster today

Chris Sagovac discusses the Animation program

In the News: World AIDS Day, Animation program, Hayes

November 30, 2018

Thursday's World AIDS Day events at Webster were covered in multiple outlets, with Fox 2 shooting on campus, KTRS radio interviewing Dean Tony Wallner, and CBS affiliate KMOV-TV also promoting the free HIV/AIDS testing. ... Chris Sagovac and several students were part of a Fox2 feature on the Animation program after SpongeBob SquarePants creator Stephen Hellburg's death. ... Bernie Hayes was featured on "St. Louis On the Air" for his new position as interim director of the National Blues Museum.

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Join Webster University's Sustainability Coalition

November 30, 2018

The Webster University Sustainability Coalition promotes ongoing activities led by faculty, staff, and students on and off campus aimed at developing and implementing sustainability-focused goals. The coalition is an open, voluntary, stakeholder forum that anyone from campus may join and contribute to. The final meeting of 2018 will be held on Thursday, Dec. 6 at 10 a.m. in EAB Room 392.

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Reflective Teaching Community Meeting, Dec. 7

November 29, 2018

The next meeting of the Reflective Teaching Community (RTC) will be Friday, Dec. 7, 12-1 p.m. David Werfelmann, Assistant Professor of Music, will facilitate our discussion on I Have No Time! Creating Change Amidst the Hustle. The Faculty Development Center invites all full-time and part-time faculty and academic partners to participate in these monthly discussions and to join us for a pizza lunch.

tags: academics, employee news, faculty, webster today, reflective teaching community, faculty development center


Gorlok Greats Award Winners Recognized for Fall 2018

November 28, 2018

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 fall the Webster Staff Alliance received over 20 nominations for this distinguished award and a dedicated committee selected six exceptional employees from across the Webster Network.

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Join the forum

Education Device Adoption IT Forum

November 27, 2018

On Wednesday, Nov. 28 the Department of Teacher Education in conjunction with the Student Education Association (SEA) will host a student IT forum to discuss the adoption of a single touch-screen computing platform for classes in the department. The forum will be in Sunnen Lounge from 4:30-5:30 p.m. and all teacher education students, both undergraduate and graduate students, are expected to attend.

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Tom Cornell with his grandson in studio at Fox 2

In the News: Chamber Singers, Dean Cornell live; Leiden Digital Starters

November 26, 2018

The Chamber Singers performed live twice Friday morning on Fox 2 News, ahead of the Department of Music's annual "Gift to the City" concerts. ... Tom Cornell read a children’s book on air at Fox 2 Sunday morning, then discussed what to look for when buying books for toddlers as they learn to read. ... Webster Leiden's "Move it Forward: Female Digital Starters" event was featured by Dutch News.

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