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Nives Rumenjak, Webster Leiden

News Around Webster: Newsam, Rumenjak, Cosic, Stiles

March 05, 2020

Nives Rumenjak published an article in "Empedocles: European Journal for the Philosophy of Communication" about political cartooning and freedom of expression in multicultural societies. ... Dance adjunct faculty member Monica Newsam will perform at the 2nd International Meeting of Circus Schools March. ... Debbie Stiles and her Applied Educational Psychology and School Psychology graduate students presented their research at the Society for Cross-Cultural Research in Seattle. ... Zlatko Cosic's films will screen in St. Louis and Michigan.

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CDC Officials Visit Webster Ghana for COVID-19 Awareness Talk

March 05, 2020

Amidst news on the rapid increase of COVID-19 cases sprouting up globally, Webster University Ghana held a campus awareness talk on the virus in partnership with the CDC Global Health Ghana on Feb. 25. The talk involved a team of CDC representatives from the US and Ghana presenting the hard facts of COVID-19 to students and staff, demystifying misconceptions about the virus and discussing relevant international relations implications.

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Webster languages instructors share traditional foods from their respective cultures.

In the News: Schuster on coronavirus, Schöllhammer on U.S. elections, ILC on food, Kaiser on LGBTQ

March 03, 2020

Julian Z. Schuster was quoted by KMOV, KSDK and the St. Louis Business Journal about how a global institution like Webster is taking precautions amid the coronavirus outbreak. ... Ralph Schöllhammer at Webster Vienna was interviewed by Puls 24 about the U.S. primaries. ... Webster language instructors Yamile Mauad, Malte Hansen and Morgane Daynes were in the KMOX and KSDK newsrooms to share traditional foods and traditions around "Fat Tuesday." ... DJ Kaiser’s latest Medium piece was published in TH-Ink Queerly.

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Ali accepts the award

Vienna Student Receives Global 'Champion of Tolerance' Award in Dubai

February 21, 2020

Syrian national Rania Ali, an international relations student at Webster Vienna, was recognized with the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Tolerance Award in Dubai on Feb. 19. Ali won the tolerance award in the visual arts category for her efforts in spreading awareness about refugee and women issues through filmmaking.

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Adm. Giuseppe De Giorgi is an adjunct faculty member in international relations at Webster Geneva.

In the News: De Giorgi on Mideast, Zhou on resolutions, Breault on gaming

January 22, 2020

Geneva's Giuseppe De Giorgi appeared on three Italian national TV news programs analyzing military and geopolitical implications of the current crises in Iran, Iraq, and Libya. ... The School of Education's Zhichun Zhou penned an article published on Medium about why your New Year's resolutions are likely already broken. ... Mike Breault discussed his gaming career and teaching in Webster's game design program on the gaming podcast, Dice Geeks.

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Geneva Hosts Panel on US-Iran Confrontation

January 17, 2020

On Jan. 16, Webster University Geneva’s International Relations Department and Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Initiative organized a panel of experts to share their insights and perspectives on the implications of the recent US-Iranian tensions following the assassination of senior Iranian military commander, Qassem Soleimani.

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Lindsey Kingston

Around Webster: Balogun, Cosic, Cuille, Kingston, Liberati, Stehn

December 06, 2019

Ryan Liberati and Molly Stehn were awarded a Melanie E. Rawlings research grant for research on college counselor treatment of gay male college students. ... Lindsey Kingston delivered a human rights lecture in Seoul, South Korea, and has spent November on a research fellowship in Melbourne, Australia. ... Emmanuel Balogun delivered a public lecture at Johns Hopkins on African Studies. ... Lionel Cuille’s article on Francis Ponge was published in Contemporary French and Francophone Studies. ... Zlatko Cosic's films are screening at festivals in Argentina and Spain.

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Ethiopian Ambassador to Ghana Joins Students for International Relations Master Class

November 19, 2019

Amongst both criticism and support on the topic of this year's Nobel Peace Prize winner, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali, Webster Ghana held an International Relations Masterclass to examine the debates, both current and historical, surrounding the prize and its role in the politics of peace. Ethiopian Ambassador to Ghana, Kefale Regassa Ere, joined for the discussion and answered questions during the lively Q&A session, followed by a celebratory cake cutting ceremony.

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Leiden Commemorates Fall of Berlin Wall with Simulation, Panel

November 18, 2019

On Nov. 7 Webster's Leiden campus commemorated the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall with the four-hour program on the topic: “30 Years After the Fall of the Berlin Wall - Pax Europeana or Securitization of Europe?” Hosted by the International Relations Department, and two student clubs – Model United Nations Association and the International Relations Club. The event included two simulation games and Ambassadors’ Discussion Panel.    

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turkey map

'Perspectives on the Conflict in Northern Syria' Seminar Nov. 16

October 30, 2019

Webster's History and International Relations faculty members will present “The Turkish Attack and the American Retreat: Perspectives on the conflict in northern Syria” on Saturday, Nov. 16, from 10 a.m. – noon in the H. Sam Priest House, room 104. Assistant Professor Burcu Pinar Alakoc, an expert on terrorism and Middle Eastern politics, along with global history professor and historian Warren Rosenblum, will discuss President Trump’s removal of American troops from Northern Syria that brought fierce criticism from across the political spectrum.

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Webster University in Tashkent

Webster in the News: Top colleges, Uzbekistan, Pease on Venezuela

October 25, 2019

Webster's 2nd-in-Missouri ranking by WalletHub was covered in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and by KSDK, the NBC affiliate. ... Kelly-Kate Pease was interviewed and quoted by El Mercurio about the controversial election of Venezuela to the United Nations Human Rights Council. ... Webster's campus in Tashkent was covered by University World News as part of Uzbekistan's efforts to expand higher education throughout the country.

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Lionel Cuille

News Around Webster: Chappell, Cosic, Cuille, Fatton

October 21, 2019

John Chappell presented the paper "No Secrets: Carly Simon in the Early 70s," as the Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio. ... Lionel Cuillé delivered a paper during the Biennale du français at the University of Chicago, "Learn French, and find a job!" ... Zlatko Cosic has films screening next month at international film festivals in St. Louis and Marseilles. ... Lionel Fatton embarked on a book a tour in Asia and Europe to promote his new book, "Japan’s Awakening: Moving toward an Autonomous Security Policy."

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Paula Witkowski (center) discussed dyslexia on St. Louis On The Air.

In the News: Fatton on Asia security, Witkowski on dyslexia, Film Series

October 18, 2019

School of Education Professor Paula Witkowski was interviewed for a half hour discussion on dyslexia on St. Louis Public Radio’s “St. Louis on the Air” program. ... Geneva's Lionel Fatton was interviewed by Swiss, Swedish and Chinese media to discuss different aspects of security and international relations topics in Japan, China, North Korea and Hong Kong. ... Webster's Film Series was featured for the upcoming screening of "The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari" with live accompaniment by The Invincible Czars.

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