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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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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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Keith Welsh

News Around Webster: Welsh, Hill, Guterman, Glaveanu

April 29, 2019

Keith Welsh presented "Karma or Anti-Karma: Teaching Thai Culture using Chart Korbjitti's 'The Judgment' at ASIANetwork conference. … Stuart Hill led two CHARIS Women’s Chorus concerts. … Gad Guterman presented at the 2019 Popular Culture Association’s national conference. … Vlad Glaveanu co-authored four chapters in the second edition of the Cambridge Handbook of Creativity.

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Armbruster's essay appears in the

News Around Webster: Armbruster, Foppiani, Rothbart, Stehn

April 15, 2019

Andrea Rothbart delivered the keynote address at a convention for community college mathematics teachers. ... Oreste Foppiani met with Swiss Federal Councilor Ignazio Cassis, who is invited to speak at next year's International Humanitarian and Security Conference. ... Karla Armbruster’s essay, "The Gaze of Predators, Fleshly Worlds, and the Redefinition of the Human," is published in a environmental humanities collection. ... Molly Stehn presented with MA in Counseling students Brooke Blythe and Andy Conrad at the American Counseling Association of Missouri annual conference.

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Thommi Lawson, full-time faculty member at Myrtle Beach

News Around Webster: Henley, Tuncel, Lawson, Cosic

April 02, 2019

Charleston's Patricia Henley was honored her natural disaster preparation leadership efforts, including leading Charleston to be the first county in South Carolina to attain EMAP accreditation. ... Myrtle Beach's Thommi Lawson has published two papers, including one on using narrative therapy with trauma-exposed black youth. ... Ece Tuncel's "The Retrospective Imputation of Nefarious Intent," was selected to appear in the Best Paper Proceedings at the 2019 Academy of Management Meeting. ... Zlatko Cosic's films are screening in New York, Cuba and Italy this month.

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Richard Sheng

Sheng Publishes 'Making Aircraft More Effective and Profitable'

April 02, 2019

Richard Sheng, adjunct faculty member teaching in Webster's MBA program at China, has published a new text, "Systems Engineering for Aerospace: A Practical Approach." The book stems from his years of experience with McDonnell Douglas and Boeing. More recently, Sheng has been serving as a Senior Technical Fellow at the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) in its Aircraft Design and Research Institute.

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Lindsey Kingston

Fully Human: Kingston book takes new look at human rights, 'functioning citizenship'

March 27, 2019

Lindsey Kingston’s monograph Fully Human: Personhood, Citizenship, and Rights was published this month by Oxford University Press. Kingston argues that citizenship within our current international system signifies being fully human, or being worthy of fundamental human rights. For some vulnerable groups, however, this form of political membership is limited or missing entirely, and they face human rights challenges despite a prevalence of international human rights law.

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Webster University Faculty and Staff Present at TESOL in Atlanta

March 26, 2019

Webster University was well represented at the TESOL Convention and English Language Expo in Atlanta, Georgia this March. The organization Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) is more than fifty years old and has a global membership of approximately 10,000 English language teachers and specialists in more than 100 countries that serve the needs of English learners. The five-day convention saw representation from Webster University every day.

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