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GDPR Privacy Regulation Takes Effect Today

May 25, 2018

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) begins today! The new regulation governs how organizations collect, store, use, process and transfer the personal data of EU residents. It treats data privacy as a fundamental right for individuals in the European Union. In order to help with GDPR awareness, consider the following recommended content for voice mail greetings and signature blocks in emails.

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Opera Theatre Offers Complimentary, Discounted Tickets for Webster University

May 25, 2018

Opera Theatre of Saint Louis has been proud to call Webster University home for the last 43 years. To thank the faculty, staff, and students of Webster for this long and meaningful partnership, OTSL is pleased to provide complimentary and discounted tickets to members of the Webster community for select performances.

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Werfelmann with resident performer Douglas O’Connor

Werfelmann Compositions Performed in South Carolina, Florida

May 23, 2018

David Werfelmann’s recent multi-movement composition received another hearing last month at Furman University, with the Consortium World Premiere performance of "On the Shoulders of Giants." His "Fractals in the Afterglow," a work for saxophone and piano, was performed at a new music festival in Florida. Werfelmann is now spending the first weeks of summer at PLAYA, a multi-disciplinary residency program in Oregon.

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Deborah Taffa

News Around Webster: Cosic, Kunz, Robinson, Taffa

May 21, 2018

Deborah Taffa was chosen Desert Writers Award recipient by the Ellen Meloy Fund for Desert Writers. ... Sandra Kunz was appointed to the Oklahoma Commission by the governor and confirmed by the Senate. ... Marva Robinson was nominated regional representative for the national board of directors of The Association of Black Psychologists. ... Zlatko Cosic had films screened at multiple festivals in Italy and the U.K. this month.

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Learn New Skills This Summer with Lynda

May 17, 2018

Webster students, faculty and staff may access Lynda, an online resource featuring a myriad of self-paced tutorials. Video guidance on various softwares, workplace skills, and even programming languages is offered by expert instructors. Lynda is a great way to avoid "summer slide" or try out a new skill before enrolling in a class. Access Lynda through your Connections account for full course listings.

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GCP Collaboratory: Opportunities to Join Remotely

May 16, 2018

Faculty, students, and staff throughout Webster’s worldwide network are invited to tune in for streamed events during the Global Citizenship Collaboratory on May 21-22. The plenary events on Monday will be streamed at webster.edu/live, and participants can also remotely join two concurrent sessions on Tuesday. Those attending in person should RSVP by May 17.

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ramadan

Iftar Pot Luck May 18, Ramadan Notes for Students, Faculty

May 16, 2018

Please join us in wishing our Muslim faculty, staff and students a joyful season of Ramadan May 15-June 14. The 9th annual Ramadan Iftar/Dinner will be held in Sunnen Lounge on Friday, May 18, from 7-10 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Space is limited to 100 guests. Click here to RSVP. Everyone is welcome. Click through for RSVP information.

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Webster Groves

Discounts Available at Webster Groves Businesses

May 16, 2018

The Office of Community Engagement is working with area businesses in Webster Groves to secure discounts for students, faculty and staff to encourage their support of local businesses. A number of businesses have already signed on to participate in the Webster University Discount Program, including Cyrano’s Café, Green Goose Consignment Gallery, Hub Bicycles, Webster Groves Garden Café and Leopard Boutique.

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Kemper

Excellence in Teaching: 2018 Kemper Award Winners Finlayson, Preuss, Flack, Garcia

May 15, 2018

One of Webster University's traditions before the annual commencement is to recognize four faculty members with Webster's most prestigious faculty awards, the William T. Kemper Award for Excellence in Teaching and the Wilma and Roswell Messing, Jr. Faculty Award. Recipients were honored at the annual commencement dinner and on other occasions throughout the weekend.

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Draft of the 2018-19 Academic Catalogs Online

May 14, 2018

In order to help new students and their advisors plan for Summer and Fall classes, preliminary versions of the 2018-19 Graduate Studies Catalog and Undergraduate Studies Catalog have been posted online and will stay in draft mode until the official publication date of June 1, 2018. Please continue to review the content for your programs and notify Kara Carline in the Office of Academic Affairs of any corrections

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Commencement 2018

In the News: Pease on NPR; Curtis on cybersecurity; Tony-nominee alumni; Shifting demographics

May 14, 2018

Kelly-Kate Pease's sit-down on the nationally broadcast NPR program 1A is now available online. ... Jim Curtis appeared on the educational podcast "Yes College" discussing Webster's cybersecurity program. ... An Inside Higher Ed column examines how schools like Webster have evolved over the decades to meet changing demographics, like non-traditional and online students. ... A sydnicated round-up of Tony nominees highlights where they went to school, like Webster alumnus Norbert Leo Butz.

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Wienke and Kracen

First Advisor of the Year Award Recipients Announced

May 14, 2018

The Academic Advising Center and Office of Academic Affairs announced the 2018 Advisor of the Year recipients. Amanda Kracen, assistant professor in the Department of Psychology, and Jordan Wienke, graduate international academic advisor, are the first faculty advisor and professional staff advisors to receive this honor, recognizing their outstanding care, knowledge and engagement as advisors to Webster students.

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