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President Stroble discussed the upcoming conference on Fox 2.

In the News: Diversity and Inclusion, English-language learners, #NeverAgain

February 27, 2018

President Beth Stroble appeared on Fox 2 This Morning to discuss this week's Diversity and Inclusion conference. She discussed keynote speaker Donald Suggs and the topic of unconscious bias. ... Nicole Roach also discussed those topics on "St. Louis on the Air" on St. Louis Public Radio. ... DJ Kaiser was also on that NPR affiliate to discuss the growth of English-language learners in the suburbs. ... Remy Cross was credited for his work on a New York Times video about youth leading recent protest movements.

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Tarana Burke, founder of the Me Too movement, speaks at Webster University on Feb. 19, 2018.

In the News: Burke's visit, and Ibroscheva, Cummings and Thomas on MeToo

February 23, 2018

The visit by #MeToo founder Tarana Burke to the Webster Groves campus this week generated coverage on television, radio and print media. School of Communications Associate Dean Elza Ibroscheva, Webster psychology major Baleisha Thomas and Colette Cummings, associate dean of students, also appeared on the Fox 2/Channel 11 program “The Pulse of St. Louis” to discuss Burke’s lecture and what the #MeToo movement means for universities as a whole.

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Webster faculty in the news

In the News: Page, Woolf on school shootings; Ibroscheva on #metoo; Reddy on 'smart' gyms

February 19, 2018

Webster's Florida State counseling program director Kristin Page was interviewed by multiple local news outlets about how to respond to tragedies like last week's school shooting in Parkland, Florida. ... Linda Woolf's article on the topic was one of Psychology Today's "Essential Reads" on Thursday. ... Exercise Science director Dave Reddy was in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on the evolution of "smart" gyms. ... Elza Ibroscheva was quoted in Footwear News article about how the #MeToo movement challenges the marketing industry to diverge from "sex sells" policies.

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Stevens MBA '13 and Sansone MBA '13 will be saluted at the Feb. 22 dinner and in the St. Louis Business Journal special issue.

Two Webster Alumni Named to 40 Under 40

February 16, 2018

The St. Louis Business Journal's 2018 40 Under 40 class includes two Webster University alumni: Michael Sansone, MBA '13 and Andre Stevens, MBA '12. Sansone was recognized for his "ambitious business vision" in launching Sangita Capital Partners as well as his charity efforts with Mercy Clinic Children’s Cancer and Hematology. Stevens was praised for his “ability to connect and mentor colleagues” at Daugherty Business Solutions as well as his volunteer efforts with Father’s Support Center and the St. Louis Area Foodbank.

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Doaa Al Zamel shared her experiences in Austria as a Syrian refugee.

Vienna Campus on National TV for Panel with Syrian Refugee, Policy Experts

January 11, 2018

The Webster Vienna campus was featured on Austrian national television as it hosted a panel with Syrian refugee Doaa Al Zamel and several international influencers and policy experts discussing pressing issues around refugee rights and public policy. The panel was hosted by Klaus Unterberger of ORF, which profiled Doaa Al Zamel in its news program.

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Nicole Roach

In the News: Roach reflects on role, lessons of chief diversity officer

January 10, 2018

Nicole Roach's column on the role of a chief diversity officer is the cover story in this month's newsletter of the American Council on Education. The newsletter goes to thousands of administrative officers and employees in higher education in the United States. She recounts lessons and challenges in her four-plus years in the role, and offers tips for her peers in higher education on how to build inclusion and collaboration in a diverse university community.

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Tom Palozola's family attended the Veterans Center dedicated in his memory in October.

In the News: Kingston on BBC; Miller-Struttmann in UK; Cross in AP; Vet Center on public radio

January 03, 2018

Nicole Miller-Struttmann was quoted on dwindling bee populations in a story for the U.K.-based Independent that was carried by several international outlets. ... Lindsey Kingston was interviewed on BBC Newsday about the cessation of refugee status for thousands of Rwandans. ... Remy Cross was quoted about the "swatting" incident in Kansas for an AP story picked up by NBC affiliates nationwide. ... Several public radio affiliates aired a story on Webster's Vet Center dedication and Tom Palozola's family's efforts to increase services for veterans with PTSD.

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Webster in the news

In the News: Stroble on tax bill impact; Commencement speaker; Algieri in Die Presse

December 21, 2017

President Stroble was the featured interview during NBC affiliate KSDK's coverage of the tax bill passed by Congress, capturing her thoughts on how it could impact access to higher education and the services non-profit organizations provide. ... Webster's choice of 2018 commencement speaker Michael McMillan was featured in the St. Louis American. ... Vienna's Franco Algieri penned a guest commentary in Die Presse on EU-Asia relations.

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Announcing the partnership on World AIDS Day

In the News: President on tax bill, AIDS initiative; Rothenbuhler on media

December 11, 2017

President Stroble was interviewed on CBS Radio affiliate KMOX about the current tax reform bills' potential impact on higher education. Separately, her op/ed on Webster's partnering with ARDN for AIDS awareness and prevention was published in the St. Louis American. Stroble also appeared on STL TV along with Dean Eric Rothenbuhler to discuss the initiative. Rothenbuhler was also quoted by Fox about NBC's internal investigation of sexual misconduct.

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Webster in the news

In the News: Sand mandala, Brown on media consolidation, Preuss at Cori event

December 04, 2017

HEC TV created a five-minute video featuring the sand mandala created at the Webster Groves campus this fall. ... Jessica Brown was quoted in the West End Word on the effects of media consolidation and the latest Sinclair Media acquisition. ... Mary Preuss represented Webster University at an event commemorating local Nobel Prize winning scientists Gerty and Carl Cori, covered in the Webster-Kirkwood Times.

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Mieko Hironaka-Bergt

In the News: Pollak, Cross, Werfelmann, Hironaka-Bergt, Bushey

November 14, 2017

Music faculty David Werfelmann and Mieko Hironaka-Bergt will be interviewed Wednesday on 107.3 FM about their Nov. 21 concert. ... Vienna director Johannes Pollak was on Austrian radio FM4 about Brexit's prospects. ... Criminology professor Remy Cross was interviewed about the investigation of police action during the Charlottesville “Unite the Right” rally. ... Art and psychology major Amanda Bushey was featured in the Belleville News Democrat for her art therapy work with veterans dealing with PTSD.

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President Beth Stroble

President Stroble Featured in KMOX Profiles Series

November 13, 2017

Webster University President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble was featured in KMOX 1120 AM radio's KMOX Profiles series with Carol Daniel. The wide-ranging and personal interview goes back to childhood influence from teachers, the inspiration she has experienced throughout her career, the importance of mentoring others, the reasons Webster's mission attracted her to the University.

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A Marine color guard opened the Veterans Center rededication.

In the News: Vet Center, Cyber Explorers, Cosic's 'A Murmuration'

October 26, 2017

The dedication of the Cpl. Thomas Palozola Veterans Center received coverage throughout St. Louis print and broadcast media. ... Simone Cummings and Quen Agnew were quoted in a St. Louis Public Radio story on the Cyber Explorers Workshop for young girls held at Webster. ... Zlatko Cosic was interviewed on St. Louis On The Air with Don Marsh, about his "A Murmuration" currently being projected on the front of the Contemporary Art Museum.

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Buudhist monks from the Drepung Gomang Monastery in India created the sand mandala at Webster University.

Video: Buddhist monks create sand mandala

October 17, 2017

Last week Webster University welcomed Buddhist monks from the Drepung Gomang Monastery in India to campus for the creation of a sand mandala around the theme of world peace and diversity. The three-day process involves careful, intricate design with grains of sand. It closes with a destruction of the sand mandala, evoking the theme that everything is moving and temporary in the world. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch and Fox 2 were among the outlets capturing the activity with video.

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