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Call for 2016 Kemper Award Nominations

December 07, 2016

The Office of the Provost invites nominations for the 2017 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.

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Faculty Workshop: How Your Course Design Can Help Prevent Cheating

December 06, 2016

Join the Online Learning Center on Dec. 9 at 9 a.m. CST for the latest session, How Your Course Design Can Help Prevent Cheating. Instructional designer and training specialist Kate Sprague will cover tips and strategies that all instructors can use to inhibit the act of academic dishonesty by thoughtfully designing activities and assignments.

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Sign up to help welcome students to Webster in January.

Help Welcome Students to Webster for Spring Term

December 06, 2016

Welcoming our new and returning undergraduate and graduate students is crucial and impactful for Webster University, and the Welcome Student Committee needs your help during the weeks of Jan. 9-19. Faculty and staff can help in a variety of ways with these efforts, while meeting other colleagues and connecting with the people make up our student body.

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Check out student work at Research Across Disciplines Dec. 9-10.

First Year Inquiry Showcase at Research Across Disciplines

December 06, 2016

As part of the upcoming Research Across Disciplines conference Dec. 9-10, all are invited to visit First Year Inquiry Showcase, which will display the results of inquiry projects conducted by students enrolled in First Year Seminars during the Fall 2016 semester. The showcase will feature posters, films and artifacts that reflect the research conducted by First Year Students.

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From the cover of the Fall 2016 issue

Ampersand Fall 2016 Issue Available in Print, Mobile, App

December 05, 2016

The Fall 2016 issue of The Ampersand magazine is now available in print, mobile and digital app formats. Print copies are being handed out Tuesday, Dec. 6, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in Marletto’s, the University Center and Emerson Library. The app is available at the app store and Google Play and now available for iPhone.

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Members of the 2016 DBA Swiss cohort

Webster-GEM DBA Collaboration Marks 10th Anniversary Cohort

December 05, 2016

Webster University's Geneva campus celebrated 10 years of collaboration with Grenoble Ecole de Management's DBA program. This year's cohorts again represented a very culturally diverse group of students pursuing a rigorous academic part-time program that includes workshops, intensive online resources and face-to-face mentoring.

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Nikolaos Antonakakis

In the News: Rockwell on Cuba, Antonakakis on Energy and Environment, Schubert on OPEC Cuts

December 02, 2016

Nikolaos Antonakakis shared insights on Austrian national radio ORF about the energy-growth-environmental degradation nexus, Vienna's Samuel Schubert was interviewed on FM4 about OPEC's conditional decision to cut production and boost oil prices, and Rick Rockwell was interviewed on KMOX morning news about the impact of Fidel Castro's death on U.S.-Cuba relations.

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News Around Webster: Antonakakis Economics, Miller-Struttman Research, Barrett Photography

November 30, 2016

Webster Vienna professor Nikolaos Antonakakis was named by Thomson Reuters among the top economics researchers worldwide in 2016, Bill Barrett’s photograph of Dorothy Day was selected for the Museum of the City of New York "400 Years of NYC History" exhibit, and Browning Professor of Biology Nicole Miller-Struttmann presented in Puerto Rico on her research of bees.

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