News Articles

Hasmik Chakaryan

News Around Webster: Carter, Chakaryan, Falconer, Pollak

January 17, 2019

Jeffrey Carter is music director for Circus Harmony, with six January performances beginning this weekend at the City Museum. ... Hasmik Chakaryan's "Effective Ways to Approach Sexual Assault Response" was 2nd on the American Counseling Association's Top Articles of 2018. Jameca Woody Falconer was selected for the APA Leadership Institute for Women in Psychology... Johannes Pollak co-edited the book, "Creating Political Presence: The New Politics of Democratic Representation."

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Webster University

Douglas Rau to Lead Human Resources

January 14, 2019

Webster University has appointed Douglas (Doug) Rau as its interim Chief Human Resources Officer, effective Jan. 15. "Doug is known as a champion for building employee engagement to improve retention and productivity,” said Webster University President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble. “We are eager for him to bring his insights and experience to Webster, and we look forward to welcoming him to our global community as he helps us build on the momentum of the accomplishments of our outstanding team in Human Resources."

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Student Artist Finds Inspiration and Opportunity in Athens

January 11, 2019

Maxim Heller, a senior Peace Studies student at Goucher College, a WINS affiliate in Baltimore, Maryland, decided to spend his last semester studying abroad at Webster Athens. There he was able to combine two passions in his life, volunteering and painting. He had no idea this experience would change his life in such a dramatic way.

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Ryan Gregg's

News around Webster: Gregg, Schoellhammer, Liberati, De Giorgi

January 09, 2019

Ryan Gregg’s new book, “In City Views in the Habsburg and Medici Courts,” was published by Brill. ... Geneva visiting professor Adm. Giuseppe De Giorgi was profiled in UN Special. ... Vienna's Ralph Schoellhammer's editorial about what the U.S. withdrawal from Syria says about Europe is in the Jerusalem Post. .... Ryan Liberati’s "Counselor competence with male body image disturbance” was published in the Alabama Counseling Association Journal.

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The ARC Ready to Help Students, Faculty, and Staff In Spring

January 07, 2019

The Academic Resource Center (ARC) offers support and a wide array of resources to students, faculty, and staff at Webster University throughout the global system. The challenge, however, is getting students to use the services. The ARC team, and Webster University, provides assistance in a variety of ways to help faculty and staff members take on these challenges in an effectively.

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Chess head coach Susan Polgar on Fox 2's morning show

In the News: Chess team, Sanders, marketing winners, Cross

December 21, 2018

Chess coach Susan Polgar and two team members played live on Fox 2 news ahead of this month’s Pan-Am championship, which they will attempt to win for the seventh consecutive time. … Two marketing students who were part of the winning team in the Chevy dealers competition were interviewed on Channel 4’s Great Day St. Louis. … Ghana director Christa Sanders was profiled in New African Woman magazine, on promoting a global approach to education. … Remy Cross was interviewed in Associated Press stories about a unionization vote in the St. Louis County Prosecutor’s Office.

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Applications are open for the Leif J. Sverdrup global teaching fellowship

Leif J. Sverdrup Global Teaching Fellowship: 2020 Applications Now Open

December 21, 2018

Applications for the Leif J. Sverdrup Global Teaching Fellowship for Spring & Summer 2020 are now open. The Leif J. Sverdrup Global Teaching Fellowship is the university’s in-network faculty mobility program open to full-time and adjunct faculty. The fellowship funds airfare, housing, visa fees, international health insurance, and some incidental costs. The submission deadline for Spring & Summer 2020 application is Friday, Feb. 15.

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study abroad

Proposals for Short-term, Faculty-led Study Abroad Programs Due Feb. 15

December 21, 2018

Members of the Webster faculty are invited to submit proposals for Short-term Faculty Led Study Abroad programs for Spring & Summer 2020. Information sessions on proposing and developing short-term programs will be held via WebEx on Jan. 10 and Jan. 16. The electronic proposal form is now open, with a deadline of Friday, Feb. 15.

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News Around Webster: Guterman, Moentmann, Albers

News Around Webster: Guterman, Moentmann, Albers, Rumenjak

December 20, 2018

Gad Guterman was invited to Argentina to teach a four-day intensive course in Contemporary Anglophone Drama. ... School of Communications student Eva Moentmann won an Oregon International Film Award. ... Paula Albers, electronic resources librarian, won the Robin Kespohl IUG Conference Scholarship. ... Webster Leiden's Nives Rumenjak was one of this year's recipients of the new ASEEES Convention Opportunity Travel Grant.

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Webster Athens hosted a holiday party for local refugee children.

Webster Athens Students Hold Holiday Party for Refugee Children; Reflections on Odyssey in Athens Experience

December 19, 2018

On Dec. 14, the Odyssey in Athens study abroad, along with the local and international students, through the guidance of the office of student affairs at Webster Athens held the fourth annual party for refugee children at Caritas Hellas. Over 100 children and their families came to the Caritas center, where they come daily for their meal, to see the kitchen area transformed to a festive holiday wonderland. In addition to 200 gift bags for the children, non-perishable food and supplies were purchased and delivered to the families who reside in one of the refugee squats in Athens.

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The students with Professor Stiles, who first conducted the study in 1988.

Psychology Students to Replicate Research in Leiden

December 17, 2018

Six Webster Leiden psychology students and their professor, Debbie Stiles, have begun the replication of a research study first conducted at Webster Leiden by Stiles in 1988. The project, "Conceptions of the Ideal Man or Woman by International Students in the Netherlands in 1988, 2007, and 2018/2019," is under the guidance of Stiles, who taught at Webster Leiden in 1988 and 2007. In 2018 she is at the campus as part of the Leif J. Sverdrup Global Teaching Fellowship.

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