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Reflective Teaching Community Meeting, March 1

February 22, 2019

The next meeting of the Reflective Teaching Community (RTC) will be Friday, March 1, 12-1 p.m. Muthoni Musangali, Associate Professor in the Dept. of Professional Counseling, will facilitate our session, Teaching with Empathy and Analyzing My Implicit Biases. 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.

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Great Decisions 2019

RSVP for Great Decisions 2019

February 21, 2019

Alumni, students and members of the Webster Community are invited to participate in the 2019 edition of Great Decisions, the ever-popular series of current events, presentations and discussions led by Webster University faculty and sponsored by the Webster University Alumni Association. The series runs on eight consecutive Monday evenings, March 4-April 22.

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Brown and Stiles

News Around Webster: Jefferson Higgins, School Psychology, Cosic

February 20, 2019

Robin Jefferson Higgins is this month's featured speaker in the St. Louis Paralegal Association Programs and Education series, delivering her talk, "Unconscious Bias in the Legal Profession." ... Debbie Stiles and graduate student Kelly Ann Brown presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Cross-Cultural Research. ... Zlatko Cosic's new video, Pizzicato, is screening at the Moving-Image-Arts International Film Festival, Toronto, Canada.

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Short-term faculty-led study abroad proposals has been extended to March 15.

Short-term, Faculty-led Study Abroad Proposals Deadline Extended

February 20, 2019

Webster faculty members are invted to submit proposals for short-term, faculty-led study abroad programs for Spring and Summer 2020. These programs are credit-bearing and have an embedded travel component that highlights and supports the course learning objectives. The format may include but is not limited to global hybrid format (online course with travel component), condensed on-location courses, and other approved structures.

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Join Webster at the Cardinals game April 8

Webster Day at Busch Stadium April 28

February 19, 2019

The Webster University Alumni Association and Parent Association would like to invite all members of the Webster University community to join us for Webster Day at Busch Stadium on Sunday, April 28, at 1:15 p.m. as the Cardinals take on the Cincinnati Reds. Tickets are $25 per person and are located on the Left Field Porch. All ticket holders will receive a limited edition Webster University Alumni Baseball Cap as well as a free jumbo hot dog & soda, redeemable at any concession stand.

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Update Regarding Concur Expense Reports

February 15, 2019

Effective immediately, the Faculty Professional Development – Concur Expense Template is no longer available for recording and reconciling professional development and/or professional travel in Concur. The template has been removed from the Accounts Payable section of the website. In order to properly record expenses, each receipt must be attached to its own unique record within the expense report.

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In the News: Hall on 20/20, CMS students on Classic 107.3

February 14, 2019

Adjunct faculty member William "Bill" Hall will be one of several interviews featured on the Feb. 16 edition of 20/20. The popular news-magazine program is revisiting the "City Hall Massacre" that occurred in Kirkwood two decades ago. ... Friday at 1 p.m. CST on Classic 107.3 FM, Kathy Lawton Brown will interview Laureen di Bisceglie, vice president of the Artist Presentation Society (APS), and Community Music School students Ilya Rice and Aaron Zoll, winners of the first APS Scholarship for CMS students.

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Chopin Visiting Professorship Brings Neumann, Kraidy to Vienna

February 14, 2019

Webster Vienna, through the Elizabeth Chopin Visiting Professorship, will host Iver Neumann and Marwan M. Kraidy for a lecture and seminar.  Neumann has been scheduled for Feb. 19-20. Dates for Kraidy will be announced. This endowment brings world-renowned professors in the fields of Business, International Relations, Art, Media and Psychology to lecture and share their professional experiences through public forums.

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Summer Study Abroad Faculty Led Programs

February 13, 2019

Webster is offering seven fantastic short term faculty led programs in various locations for students this summer! There are options for both undergraduates and graduate students. Four of the seven courses are taught online so they will work well for students at any Webster Campus. The academic disciplines offered include Art; Art History; Criminology; International Studies; Legal Studies; Management; Religious Studies; and Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies. Programs range in length from one to five weeks.

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Professor Nicole Miller-Struttmann will receive the 2019 Science Educator Award from the Academy of Science, St. Louis

Professor Nicole Miller-Struttmann Receives Science Educator Award

February 12, 2019

Biology Professor Nicole Miller-Struttmann is the recipient of the 2019 Science Educator Award by the St. Louis Academy of Science, it was announced this month. The Science Educator Award recognizes a distinguished individual for outstanding contributions to science education or to the public understanding of science, engineering, or technology.

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Music's Werfelmann Named Semi-Finalist for The American Prize

February 11, 2019

David Werfelmann, associate professor and director of the Bachelor of Arts in Music program, has been named a semi-finalist for The American Prize, recognized in the ‘instrumental chamber work’ category for his composition "Suite à l’antique." The work will be performed by Mieko Bergt and the Ariana String Quartet on Sunday, Feb. 17 at 4 p.m. in Moore Auditorium. Werfelmann also recently received a Faculty Research Grant for 2019-20 to support performance of the work this summer in Belgium at the College Music Society international conference.

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News Around Webster: Foley, McGrath, Woolf, Boakye

News Around Webster: Foley, McGrath, Woolf, Boakye

February 06, 2019

Tate Foley's "In Shadows" is on view through Feb. 9 at the Bolivar Gallery at the University of Kentucky. ... Kim McGrath presented “Women in Leadership: Candid Conversations with Positive Disruptors,” at the AIEA conference. ... Linda Woolf presented at the 41st Annual National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology. ... Webster Ghana librarian Ernest Boakye a case study in the Library Philosophy and Practice Journal.

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