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Great Decisions 2019

RSVP for Great Decisions 2019

February 21, 2019

Alumni, students and members of the Webster Community are invited to participate in the 2019 edition of Great Decisions, the ever-popular series of current events, presentations and discussions led by Webster University faculty and sponsored by the Webster University Alumni Association. The series runs on eight consecutive Monday evenings, March 4-April 22.

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Amnesty International Thailand Hosts International Relations Students

February 08, 2019

Graduate students in the international relations program at Webster University Thailand were hosted by Amnesty International Thailand (AI). Arranged by Professor Latifa Laghzaoui of Webster University, this meeting with AI was an opportunity to explore the organization’s work both in Thailand and internationally. The topics focused on AI’s work with urban refugees in Bangkok and their human rights activism globally.

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Dominic Cheli mentioned Zena Ilyashov's influence in Symphony Magazine's article,

In the News: Human Trafficking, Hellinger on Venezuela, Ilyashov's Impact

February 06, 2019

FOX 2 news covered the Human Trafficking Workshop hosted by the College of Arts and Sciences Legal Studies department, interviewing Anne Geraghty-Rathert. ... Community Music School faculty member Zena Ilyashov was cited in Symphony Magazine's "Teachers Who Made a Difference." ... Dan Hellinger wrote a column in "The Conversation" academic blog on the constitutional crisis in Venezuela.

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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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St. Louis On the Air

In the News: Stroble on Ghana; Algieri on EU; Student on homelessness

December 12, 2018

President Stroble was Don Marsh's guest on "St. Louis On The Air" to discuss Webster and Ghana; the interview can be heard online. ... In an article published in Austria's Die Presse, Franco Algieri analyzed the recent calls for a European army by French president Emmanuel Macron and German chancellor Angela Merkel. ... Nurse Anesthesia student India Johnson's interview on homelessness outreach is now viewable online at The Pulse.

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Bruce Umbaugh

News Around Webster: Umbaugh, Groeneman, Carpenter '18, Bendiremed

December 06, 2018

Bruce Umbaugh has been elected to the Executive Council of the Association for General and Liberal Studies (AGLS). ... Ryan Groeneman had a paper published in the Royal Society of Chemistry journal CrystEngComm, with Dontrell Carpenter '18 as a co-author. ... Leila Bendiremed, a graduate student at the Vienna campus, published an article in Defense IQ on the strategy behind Belgium's decision to purchase F-35 fighters.

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Students presented at the

Webster Students Presented at 'HateBrakers in History' Research Conference

December 05, 2018

Almost 50 people attended the ‘HateBrakers in History’ undergraduate research conference at the Missouri History Museum this past Sunday, where six Webster students (and one SIUE student) presented original papers on historical figures who fought against hatred, xenophobia, and oppression. The conference was organized by professor Warren Rosenblum, history, politics & international relations department chair, in conjunction with the non-profit organization New Conscience Inc. and the Missouri Historical Society. HateBrakers is an innovation of New Conscience, Inc. and aims to reduce hate in the St. Louis community and around the country.

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Hannah Emerson, International Relations student

International Relation Student Wins Contest for Global Solutions

November 16, 2018

Hannah Emerson, who is studying International Relations through the Combine Degree Program offered at Webster, won a Citizens for Global Solutions contest which sent her to the organization’s national conference in Washington D.C., Citizens for Global Solutions Annual Board Meeting, Nov. 9-12. Emerson won the contest with her essay, “Urbanization: A Global Problem with a Global Smart City Solution,” which explored her international experience and how Smart City policies can help alleviate the problems that come with urbanization.

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Emmanuel Balogun

In the News: Balogun on Africa, Shah in Dutch News; Rodak on Melbourne

September 28, 2018

Emmanuel Balogun co-wrote a guest column in the Sept. 27 issue of the Washington Post drawing on his research on health crises initiatives in Africa. ... Leiden's Sheetal Shah is the latest subject in the “10 Questions” series on Dutch News, discussing her experiences in India and the Netherlands. ... Dawn Rodak and the new Melbourne location are the cover story of the Brevard Business News, describing Webster's history and plans in this coastal Florida region.

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Webster University Geneva is set to participate in Geneva Peace Week 2018.

Webster to Participate in 2018 Geneva Peace Week

September 28, 2018

Webster University Geneva will take part of the 2018 Geneva Peace Week, Nov. 5-9. This year’s theme “Peace Building in a Turbulent World” will highlight the urgent need to develop peaceful solutions caused by violent conflict. Webster University Geneva jointly organized one event for the 100th commemoration of the End of the Great War, "Italy and the Allies: War Goals and Post-War Disillusions".

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Webster Co-Hosts University Conference in Beijing

September 26, 2018

Webster University China co-hosted a conference in Beijing featuring Adjunct Professor, Indira Ravindran. Other hosts included members of the American Universities-China Association (AUCA) and the Schwarzman College of Tsinghua University. The all-day event included issues vital to U.S. universities that have operations inside of China.

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Robin Ramcharan presenting his analysis at the Rohingya Crisis conference

Thailand Faculty Contribute to International Conference on Rohingya Crisis

September 04, 2018

Webster University Thailand’s faculty members, Kenneth Houston and Robin Ramcharan, along with scholars from around the world, contributed to “The Rohingya Crisis: A Multidimensional Tragedy” International Conference in Bangkok on Aug. 24. Ramcharan presented analysis of the role that ASEAN has (or has not) played in the crisis, while Houston analyzed the official discourse of Myanmar’s government.

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News Around Webster: Foppiani, Kaiser, Cosic, CPDC

July 06, 2018

Geneva's Oreste Foppiani participated in and spoke at the “SOS Rule of Law” side-event at the 38th Session of the U.N. Council of Human Rights. ... The School of Education's DJ Kaiser presented at the 16th annual Asia TEFL International Conference in Macau SAR, China. ... Zlatko Cosic's films are screening at festivals in St. Louis, Chicago, and Varna, Bulgaria, this month. ... NACE featured a diversity recruiting video produced by John Link and Trezette Dixon of Webster's CPDC.

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Julia Feil Zimmerman

From Music to Youth Advocacy, with Help from the Career Center

June 27, 2018

Julia Feil Zimmerman was a musician with a degree from the University of California-Irvine when she changed career paths and enrolled in Webster's MA in International Relations program through the Vienna campus. Now she's a women and youth empowerment advocate at the Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens, in part thanks to guidance from the Career Development Center, services she encourages all Webster students to utilize.

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