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Pollak

Around Webster: Pollak election, Corrigan awards, Kracen keynote, Christeson arts

October 07, 2019

Webster Vienna director Johannes Pollak has been elected chairman of the Institute for European Politics board of directors. ... Don Corrigan won two first-place awards for journalism at the 153rd Missouri Press Association convention. ... Amanda Kracen was the keynote speaker for the Mental Health Assembly to kick off the mental health week at the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA). ... Con Christeson and two colleagues will present with Americans for the Arts in Oakland this month.

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Juan William Chávez

Around Webster: Chávez grant, Drake, Palmer nominations, Rosenblum talk

September 26, 2019

Juan William Chávez has received a Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grant. ... Nursing faculty members Mary Ann Drake and Janice Palmer are finalists for the March of Dimes Missouri, Metro-East Nurse of the Year Awards. ... Warren Rosenblum was selected to deliver the University of Cincinnati History Department’s annual Von Rosenstiel lecture, "No Place for Disability: The Origins of Mass Murder in Fantasies of Perfection."

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Hemla Singaravelu received an award for her presentation on

News Around Webster: Singaravelu award, Brown state appointment, Cuille on Camus

September 25, 2019

Hemla Singaravelu received an award for her presentation on "Gender Difference in Mental Health Needs Among Bosnian Refugees" at the World Communication Association Conference in New Zealand. ... Earl Brown, who has been a faculty member in the Counseling program at Webster Rolla for two decades, has been appointed by Missouri Gov. Mike Parson to the State Rehabilitation Council. ... Lionel Cuillé will present in French on "La Chute" by Albert Camus at La Société Française on Sept. 27

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Webster University

News Around Webster: Andrews, Butler, Cosic

September 13, 2019

Webster Thailand's Tim Andrews received the "Best Reviewer" award for the International Management Division at this year’s Academy of Management conference in Boston. ... Kansas City's Cass Butler has been selected for the 2020 class of The Emerging Leaders | Institute for Advancing Women, Kansas City’s premier women’s leadership development program. ... Zlatko Cosic will have two more films screening at festivals this month, two in Milwaukee and one in Wrocław, Poland.

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Dog's Best Friend?

Around Webster: Armbruster on dogs, Vahldick audition guide, Cosic films

September 04, 2019

Karla Armbruster's essay, “Dogs, Dirt, and Public Space," is part of the collection, "Dog’s Best Friend?: Rethinking Human-Canid Relations," published by McGill-Queen’s University Press. ... Community Music School faculty member Tyler Vahldick partnered with the Kansas City Symphony to create a website and video guide for students preparing for All-State Band auditions. ... Zlatko Cosic has films screening at international festivals in Malta and Palestine this month.

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Dorian Hunter Davis

Around Webster: Davis, Liberati, Woolf, Hulsizer, Stiles, Cosic

August 26, 2019

Linda Woolf, Michael Hulsizer and Debbie Stiles presented at the APA convention, and Woolf published a Psychology Today column on mass shootings. ... Ryan Liberati was awarded the Registered Play Therapist credential by the Association for Play Therapy. ... Dorian Davis Hunter critiqued a book on elections reporting for the International Journal of Communication. ... Zlatko Cosic is a finalist for InSITE 2020, a May 2020 public exhibition developed by the Downtown STL Public Art Initiative.

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Vincent C. 'Best Dressed' Flewellen

Around Webster: Kingston, Miller books; 'Best Dressed' Flewellen, Reed mudder

August 16, 2019

Andrea Miller co-edited “Expanding the Rainbow: Exploring the Relationships of Bi+, Consensually Polyamorous, Kinky, Ace, Intersex, and Trans People." ... Lindsey Kingston’s “Fully Human: Personhood, Citizenship, and Rights” was reviewed in Times Higher Education. ... Margaret Reed represented Webster in the Tough Mudder CO 19. ... You can vote for Vincent C. Flewellen, a finalist for Best Dressed in St. Louis.

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Ece Tuncel

News Around Webster: Bhaila, Bode, Cosic, Smith, Tuncel

August 12, 2019

Ece Tuncel published an article in Group Decision and Negotiation and received a $10,000 (NTR)-Peterson Grant for her research on negotiations. ... Karuna Bhaila completed a summer internship at Janzabar with faculty advisor Marty Smith, made possible through a grant received by Webster. ... Erin Bode's latest recording, "Here and Now," is available for download and on CD. ... Zlatko Cosic's "Pizzicato" will screen at festivals in Switzerland this month.

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Erin Bode '03, who teaches lyric writing and song writing, is experimenting with new ways of reaching audiences.

Erin Bode '03 Charts New Path in Songwriting

August 05, 2019

Erin Bode (BA ’03), Saint Louis-based singer/songwriter, is having a busy 2019. Her latest album, Here and Now, is available for download and on compact disc. Bode has also released the album on vinyl, a first for her. Bode, who teaches lyric writing and song writing in the Department of Music’s Bachelor of Music in Composition (Songwriting) major, is also experimenting with new ways of reaching audiences in the fast-changing world of popular music and recordings.

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Sheila Hwang

News Around Webster: Hwang, B. Smith, Stiles

July 29, 2019

Sheila Hwang has an article in the latest Jane Austen Society of North America journal, "Persuasions." ... Debbie Stiles presented a poster at the 77th Annual Conference of the International Council of Psychologists in Càdiz, Spain, and published an article related to her Faculty Research Grant in "The Peace Psychologist," an APA publication. ... Barry Smith has been appointed to the board of directors of the Advertising Club of Greater Saint Louis.

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Linda Woolf

News Around Webster: Filmmakers, Woolf on Social Justice, Miller-Struttmann on bees

July 18, 2019

Linda Woolf gave a presentation, “Hate groups: The many faces of enmity,” at the Gateway to Diversity Conference, and also had two new book chapters published, one with Michael Hulsizer. ... Nicole Miller-Struttmann is part of a panel discussion of native plant gardening and farming at St. Louis Public Library July 24. ... Several faculty, alumni and student had films screening at this month's St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase.

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John Sprague (Photo: NASA)

News Around Webster: Edwards, Higgins, Sprague, Hellinger

July 15, 2019

Webster Rolla director Gregory Edwards was elected as an officer for the Meramec Community Enhancement Corporation's board of directors. ... Cybersecurity faculty member John Sprague was honored as part of the Diversity and Inclusion Team in NASA’s Office of the Chief Information Officer. ... Professor Emeritus Daniel Hellinger returned from a five-month Fulbright residency in Spain with several publications on Venezuela and Nicaragua. ... Craig K. Higgins has been appointed Associate Circuit Judge for Missouri's 22nd Judicial Circuit .

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At the Fulbright Conference

News Around Webster: George, Hanssen, Hock, Liberati, MacCartney, Cosic

June 04, 2019

Paula Hanssen and Markus Hock represented Webster at the Fulbright Conference, "Building Bridges." ... Dani MacCartney's chapter "Monitoring the World Society: LGBT Human Rights in Russia and Sweden" was selected to commemorate Pride Month. ... Rebecca George presented to the Columbia, S.C., chapter of the National Council of Negro Women. ... Zlatko Cosic's video PIZZICATO is screen at the Citygarden, a co-presentation of Cinema St. Louis and Gateway Foundation. ... Ryan Liberati has been awarded an Alumni Award for Scholarship from Bradley University.

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Hyman

News Around Webster: Hyman, Rosenblum, Cosic, Corrigan

May 06, 2019

Randall Hyman's traveling interactive exhibit on climate change is on display in Minneapolis. ... Warren Rosenblum will present two lectures in St. Louis, on Holocaust denial and antisemitism in Europe. ... Zlatko Ćosić has two films, "DIRTY LOOK" and "UN-POLLUTE," screening as part of Twisted Oyster Film and New Media Festival. ... Don Corrigan had a paper on “Squirrels and Popular Culture” accepted for the Midwest Popular Culture Association conference.

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Webster junior Rea Bedalli led an afternoon session.

Students Present, Honored at Gateway Career Services Association

April 30, 2019

Webster's Career Planning and Development Center (CPDC) played a major part in the Gateway Career Services Association spring conference, with junior Rea Bedalli leading an afternoon session, senior Rachel Downey receiving the organization's scholarship, and Trezette Dixon moderating a stakeholder panel. CPDC director John Link was nominated to serve as GCSA's president-elect.

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