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Leslie Klieb

News Around Webster: Chappell, Cosic, Klieb, Wiggins

March 14, 2018

Leslie Klieb at Webster Thailand presented a research paper on trust and online shopping in China. ... John Chappell chaired a panel and presented a paper at the Far Western Popular Culture Association conference. ... Webster Vienna's Bradley Wiggins spoke by invitation at a special debate on upholding democracy in an age of "fake news" at the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly meeting. ... Zlatko Cosic's "STORY 2: SCENES 1-9" will screen at the INTERFACE exhibition in Bolton, United Kingdom.

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The Briefing Book published by the Foreign Policy Association

Discuss Global Issues with Webster Faculty in Great Decisions 2018

February 21, 2018

Alumni, students and members of the Webster Community are invited to Great Decisions 2018, the ever-popular series of current events presentations and discussions led by Webster University faculty and sponsored by the Webster University Alumni Association. The schedule this year will run eight consecutive Monday evenings, March 5 to April 23. Register online or by calling the Alumni Office at 314-968-7149.

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Molly Stehn

News Around Webster: Stehn on 'Frozen'; Brown on dating violence; History, IR students present on gender

February 20, 2018

Molly Stehn was published in The Journal of Creativity in Mental Health. ... La Vera Brown presented on teen dating violence and received a leadership award at the North Carolina Counselor Association. ... Vienna international relations grad students Krista Price and Julia Zimmerman presented at the Vienna UN Conference on Gender Equality. ... History student Katie Lade will present in Birmingham at the conference on Bystanders And Complicity In Nazi Germany And The Jim Crow South.

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Remember to RSVP for the talk on Feb. 10

Author of 'Empire of Cotton: A Global History' Visits Webster Feb. 10

February 06, 2018

Celebrated author and Harvard professor Sven Beckert is speaking at Webster University Saturday, Feb. 10, 9:30-10:30 a.m. in H. Sam Priest Center 104. Sven is the author of Empire of Cotton: A Global History, which won the Bancroft Prize in history and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2014. The book is a brilliant retelling of the origins and spread of capitalism, focused on one essential commodity. In his Webster talk, Sven will reflect on the significance of his book, its challenge to conventional wisdom, and the response of his critics.

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Donors and alumni are honored at luncheon celebrating the Colonial Williamsburg Field Studies Program

Donors, Alumni Celebrate Colonial Williamsburg Field Studies Program

December 15, 2017

On Friday, Dec. 8, Webster University donors and alumni were honored with a luncheon at Cyrano’s to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Colonial Williamsburg Field Studies Program, a living history program in Tidewater Virginia offered through the School of Education. Since 2002 over $20,000 in scholarships have been awarded to students, both undergrad and graduate, to attend the four-day immersive program under the guidance of professor Ted Green, who developed the program.

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Darkwah and Suransky discussed ways to hold African leaders accountable.

Ghana Public Lecture on African Leadership, Development

March 07, 2017

The latest public lecture at Webster's campus in Accra, Ghana, featured Leonard Suransky and Akosua Darkwah discussing media, civic engagement, and other trends that can help hold African political leaders accountable to help living standards improve along with growing economies.

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Rosen was recognized for the use of games and simulation in the classroom.

Rosen Receives Gerner Innovative Teaching Award

March 02, 2017

Recognizing a range of classroom techniques from "Zombie Pie" to the "Best Breakfast in Town," Webster history, politics and international relations faculty member Amanda Rosen has received the International Studies Association’s 2017 Deborah Gerner Innovative Teaching Award. The award honors her use of gaming and simulation in the classroom, as well as her efforts to disseminate these techniques to colleagues.

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The $25 Great Decisions Briefing Book features impartial, thought-provoking analyses on the eight topics selected for this year’s series.

RSVP for Great Decisions 2017: Discussing global issues with Webster faculty

February 13, 2017

It's time to register for Great Decisions 2017, the ever-popular series of current events presentations and discussions led by Webster University faculty and sponsored by the Webster University Alumni Association. Topics in this year's program, which runs on Monday nights in March and April, include nuclear security, the future of Europe, Middle Eastern issues and Latin American politics. RSVP by March 3.

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The topic of week one is

Seminar: Political and Historical Implications of the Trump Administration

January 19, 2017

The Department of History, Politics and International Relations is hosting a seminar series open to the broader community, and available for student credit, with guest speakers and readings on the political and historical implications of the Trump Administration. Seating is limited and begins Monday, Jan. 23.

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Schoellhammer is a business and management faculty member at Webster Vienna.

Around Webster: Schoellhammer on voter emotions; Green on NCHE board; Rosenblum on imperial Germany

April 28, 2016

Ralph Schoellhammer published a chapter on the question of voting behavior and emotion in "Jugend und Politik Generationendialog oder Gesellschaftskonflikt?" Ted Green was elected to a three year term on the board of directors at the National Council for History Education’s International Conference, and Warren Rosenblum presented "On the Dangers of Diversity: The Feeble-Minded In Imperial Germany" at a conference in Quebec.

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The $25 Great Decisions Briefing Book features impartial, thought-provoking analyses on the eight topics selected for this year’s series.

RSVP for Great Decisions 2016: Discussing global issues with Webster faculty

February 23, 2016

It's time to register for Great Decisions 2016, the ever-popular series of current events presentations and discussions led by Webster University faculty and sponsored by the Webster University Alumni Association. Topics in this year's program, which runs on Monday nights in March and April, include Middle East alliances, ISIS, the future of Kurdistan, migration, the Koreas, the United Nations, Climate Change, and Cuba-U.S. relations. RSVP by Feb. 26.

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