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Building Brands in Asia

Ellard in leader academy; Woolf elected to APA; Andrews branding book; Cosic at STL Showcase

July 03, 2017

Professor Linda Woolf was elected to the American Psychological Association's legislative body. ... ARC director Erica Ellard was nominated and accepted to the Penn State Academic Leadership Academy. ... Thailand associate professor Tim Andrews had his book "Building Brands in Asia" published. ... School of Communications adjunct faculty member Zlatko Cosic has three films in the St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase July 16.

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Lara Teeter, seen here teaching in the Muny Summer Intensive, is head of Musical Theatre at Webster.

News Around Webster: Teeter at Broadway Bootcamp; McGrath, Daniel on GCP; Rockwell with Afghan journalists

June 26, 2017

Lara Teeter taught at Kristin Chenoweth’s Broadway Bootcamp in Oklahoma. ... Kim McGrath and Ron Daniel presented at NAFSA in Los Angeles on "Global Citizenship: Learning Outcomes in a Worldwide Curriculum." ... Rick Rockwell was cited for his webinar work with journalists in Afghanistan and the Salam Watandar radio network by Internews.

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News around Webster

Weeks on space law; Cosic film in Nepal; Church honored for book reviews

June 07, 2017

Adjunct faculty member and space law expert Edythe Weeks spoke at the Manfred Lachs Conference, where participants discussed the way forward 50 years after the Outer Space Treaty of 1967. ... Zlatko Cosic's film "It Can't Go Forever #1" will screen in Nepal. ... Research Services librarian Donna Church was one of six notable book reviewers honored by Reference and User Services Quarterly (RUSQ).

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International Journal of Media and Cultural Politics

Löwstedt, Wiggins, Schwärzler-Brodesser, Rockwell in International Journal of Media and Cultural Politics

June 05, 2017

Webster University School of Communications faculty members Anthony Loewstedt, Bradley Wiggins, Monika Schwärzler-Brodesser and Rick Rockwell have papers in the latest edition of the International Journal of Media and Cultural Politics. Loewstedt and Wiggins co-edited the special issue, with several of the papers originating at the annual Media Trends conference held in Vienna. They teach at Webster's Vienna campus, while Rockwell is based in St. Louis.

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David Carl Wilson

Wilson in LSE Business Review on Leadership Lessons from Philosophy

June 01, 2017

The London School of Economics Business Review featured an article by David Carl Wilson, dean emeritus and professor of philosophy, on the lessons philosophy can teach about leadership and management. Wilson addresses two recent books on philosophy in management and leadership that missed the mark.

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Carter

Carter Directs 'Sweet Smell of Success' with Students in Band

May 31, 2017

Jeffrey Carter, chair of the Department of Music, returns to musical theatre direction this week as "The Sweet Smell of Success" opens on Friday, June 2, and runs Thursday/Friday/Saturday through June 24 at New Line Theatre. With his fourth recent production, Carter says, “I view these shows as application of what we teach in the Bachelor of Music music direction program in the Department of Music." Two students are also in the band.

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From Cosic's

Around Webster: Erickson play opens; Rockwell in Peru; McElwee, Cosic screenings

May 17, 2017

Michael Erickson's "Honor Student" opens this weekend, directed by alumnus Taylor Gruenloh. ... Van McElwee's "Objects In A Landscape" was screened at the National Gallery of Art this month, while "Flag And Its Shadow" opened in Los Angeles. ... Several Zlatko Cosic films are screening this month in St. Louis and in June at the OtherMovie Lugano Film Festival in Switzerland. ... Rick Rockwell gave two presentations at the Latin American Studies Association conference in Lima, Peru.

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David Werfelmann

Werfelmann's Work "Fractals in the Afterglow" Featured in New Album of Music for Saxophone, Piano

April 17, 2017

Assistant professor of music David Werfelmann's work 'Fractals in the Afterglow' is featured in a new album by Andrew Harrison titled 'In the City: New Works for Saxophone and Piano.' Werfelmann wrote his piece in 2014 and Harrison later commissioned and recored it. This work, 'Fractals in the Afterglow,' is a kind of meditation on the notion that fractals really are everywhere in the known universe, the afterglow of the bigbang.

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News around Webster

News Around Webster: Rosenblum, Workie, Cuille, McGrath, Cosic

April 12, 2017

Warren Rosenblum was awarded a fellowship at the U.S. Holocaust Museum and Memorial. Lionel Cuille presented at an International French Studies colloquium. Kim McGrath presented "Women in Leadership: How to Prepare for Difficult Conversations" at the Forum on Education Abroad. Menbere Workie is publishing a monthly commentary on economics and finance. Zlatko Cosic's newest film, "Even The Birds Know It," will screen at a festival in Gdańsk, Poland.

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Dan Hellinger

Around Webster: Hellinger at Georgetown, Eskerod in Thailand, Mullen on Myanmar, van Marissing in The Hague

April 05, 2017

Thailand's Matthew Mullen was profiled for his research and book on Myanmar, Dan Hellinger spoke on Venezuela at the Center for Latin American Studies, the Netherlands' Jean Paul van Marissing spoke in The Hague on International Women's Day, and Vienna's Pernille Eskerod presented research as part of her visit to Webster Thailand in Spring 1.

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Elina Brutschin's book,

News Around Webster: Kwon, Fan, Brutschin, Cosic

March 06, 2017

In the Department of Anthropology and Sociology, Jong Bum Kwon co-edited a volume on "Anthropologies of Unemployment," while Elsa Fan co-edited a special section on global health for "Critical Public Health." In Vienna, international relations faculty member Elina Brutschin published her book, "EU Gas Security Architecture." Filmmaker Zlatko Cosic's "Colorboarding" and "Shifted" will screen at the International Video Art Festival of Camagüey, Cuba.

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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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News and professional activities from Webster University faculty and staff

News Around Webster: Rein Fulbright; Andrews London fellowship; Ervin leader summit; OLC on transfer students

February 28, 2017

The Library's Laura Rein has been named a Fulbright Specialist, Thailand's Tim Andrews has been appointed senior visiting research fellow at the London School of Economics, Katie Ervin served on a panel for the K.C. Executive Leadership Summit, and a team from the Online Learning Center and Advising will present in Jefferson City on how Webster serves transfer students.

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News and scholarly activities from Webster University community members

News Around Webster: Kingston, McGrath, Scharf, Cosic, Hellinger

February 17, 2017

Lindsey Kingston published "Haitians Seeking Refuge in Brazil," Kim McGrath presented a webinar on leadership and negotiation strategies, Emily Scharf co-published on transformative learning, Dan Hellinger consulted on Danielle Smith-Llera’s book on Che Guevara, and Zlatko Cosic's film "It Can't Go Forever" screens at Artspace in Tel Aviv.

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Hoffman LaChance Contemporary hosts a reception for

News Around Webster: Lang, Cosic, Woolf, Hulsizer

January 19, 2017

A reception for Tom Lang's recent prints and drawings takes place Jan. 20 at Hoffman LaChance Contemporary in Maplewood; on the same day, Zlatko Cosic's "It Can't Go Forever #1" will screen in Karlsruhe, Germany. Separately, psychology professors Linda Woolf and Michael Hulsizer presented in Florida on "Politics, Sex and Religion."

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