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Nigora Turaeva

News Around Webster: Turaeva, Krueger, Baden, Cosic

May 15, 2020

Nigora Turaeva and Herman Krueger co-published an article on oxidization by gold nanoparticles, and Turaeva also published chemistry papers for Elsevier and in "Frontiers in Chemistry: Theoretical and Computational Chemistry." ... Larry Baden received the Distinguished Faculty Award from ACUI. ... Zlatko Cosic's pandemic-postponed collaboration with St. Louis composer Christopher Stark was broadcast by the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra.

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Debbie Stiles

Around Webster: Hellinger conspiracy book; Christeson finalist; Stiles at APA

April 24, 2020

Debbie Stiles was selected by the International Psychology Division of APA to serve on the new COVID-19 Task Force, where she will help build a larger collaborative APA task force to address community psychology needs during the pandemic. ... Dan Hellinger's book, "Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theory in the Age of Trump," is now available as an audio book. ... Con Christeson's community collabARTive is a finalist for the Robert E. Gard Award, which honors projects that have integrated the arts into the community in meaningful, measurable ways.

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Lindsey Kingston

News Around Webster: Kingston book award, Welsh in 'Prayer,' library spotlight

March 30, 2020

Lindsey Kingston's "Fully Human: Personhood, Citizenship, and Rights" won the International Studies Association’s 2020 Prize for the best book in human rights. ... Keith Welsh contributed to "The Prayer," a conceptual artwork by Diemut Strebe that can generate its own prayers via artificial intelligence that "learns" what a prayer is. ... Elieen Condon and Holly Hubenschmidt were featured in the Amigos consortia's Member Spotlight, discussing library resources and international accreditations.

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Warren Rosenblum

News Around Webster: Link, Pollak, Rosenblum, Stiles

March 25, 2020

Warren Rosenblum was awarded a Fulbright grant to Belgium for research and teaching on his project, "Between Sympathy and Persecution: The ‘Feeble-Minded’ in Modern Europe." ... Johannes Pollak’s book on the future of Europe was among the Council Library's most popular reads in 2019. ... John Link will present on “best practices for career engagement through digital tools." ... Debbie Stiles was invited by the International Council of Psychologists to serve on the Advisory Council for the Global Network of Psychologists for Human Rights.

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Soheil Mansouri

News Around Webster: Mansouri, Pesakovic, Wiggins

March 22, 2020

Soheil Mansouri was selected as a Specialized Professional Association program reviewer for TESOL and the Council for Accreditation of the Educator Preparation. ... Gordana Pesakovic's chapter on National and Regional Branding of Central Asia appears in the new text, "Economic, Educational, and Touristic Development in Asia." ... Bradley Wiggins’ book, "The Discursive Power of Memes in Digital Culture: Ideology, Semiotics, and Intertextuality," was reviewed by the prestigious European Journal of Communication.

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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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Nikolaos Antonakakis

News Around Webster: Antonakakis, Chappell, Sims, George and Smith

February 27, 2020

Webster Vienna's Nikolaos Antonakakis was named by IDEAS as one of the top 10 economics researchers in Austria. ... Rebecca George received the Human Rights Award and Alexanderia Smith received the Outstanding Administrator Award from the South Carolina Counseling Association. ... John Chappell chaired a panel and presented a paper at the Southwest Popular Culture Association Conference. Beth Sims was inducted into the Southeast Missouri State Athletics Hall of Fame.

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Paula Witkowski-Dieckmann

Around Webster: Perniciaro award, P. Stroble poem, Witkowski on reading

February 14, 2020

Paula Witkowski-Dieckmann authored a post in Medium critiquing approaches to teaching reading and their effect on young readers with dyslexia. ... Paul Stroble's poem was selected to appear on St. Louis transit vehicles as part of Arts In Transit. ... Westport's Karen Perniciaro received the "Rookie of the Year" award from the Northwest Chamber of Commerce.

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Stuart Chapman Hill

Around Webster: Jostedt, Umbaugh on Neil Young; Hill on teaching music; Tuncel appointment

February 06, 2020

Music education director Stuart Chapman Hill is the co-author of "Musicianship for Teaching," in the Oxford Handbook of Preservice Music Teacher Education in the United States. ... Philosophy faculty members Mike Jostedt and Bruce Umbaugh each contributed to "Neil Young and Philosophy," the latest in the Philosophy of Popular Culture series. ... Ece Tuncel was appointed associate editor at Group Decision and Negotiation," a journal focused on the process of group decision and negotiation.

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Alexanderia Smith

Around Webster: MacCartney, Goedereis in JISE; George, Smith present; GMC ad award

January 28, 2020

Dani MacCartney and Eric Goedereis published a peer-reviewed article, "Creating Common Ground: A framework for promoting interdisciplinarity," in the Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Education. ... Rebecca George and Alexanderia Smith will present at the Faculty Women of Color in the Academy National Conference. ... Global Marketing and Communications won a silver award from Higher Ed Marketing for an ad promoting last year's Diversity and Inclusion Conference.

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Elsa Fan

Around Webster: Fan, Vix, Scharf publications; Chakaryan workshop; Cosic screenings

January 14, 2020

Hasmik Chakaryan will present a workshop, "Working with Immigrant and Refugee Populations: Increasing Contextual Knowledge and Cultural Competency." ... Elsa Fan co-edited a special section in Medicine Anthropology Theory on how the category "men who have sex with men," or “MSM," circulates in global health spaces and development interventions. ... Heidi Vix and Emily Scharf wrote a chapter in "The Library Workplace Idea Book: Proactive Steps for Positive Change." ... Zlatko Cosic's films screened in Ethiopia, Germany and Croatia.

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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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chuck bunch

News Around Webster: Bunch veteran award, Cosic film in Russia, transgender conference

November 26, 2019

Recent professional news and achievements for Webster University faculty members include: Alumnus Charles (“Chuck”) Bunch, USAF United States Air Force (ret.), was presented an award by the San Antonio Business Journal, one of 14 Veterans honored with the Veterans in Business award. ... Webster alumnus and adjunct faculty member Zlatko Ćosić will screen an original film, Even the Birds Know It, at the Green Vision International Environmental Film Festival in St. Petersburg, Russia, Nov. 26-29. ... Webster alumni Taylor Michl and current Webster student Elliot Laurence presented at the 2019 Transgender Spectrum Conference, held on Nov. 8-9 at Washington University.

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Debbie Stiles

News Around Webster: George, Gregg, McBride, Stiles

November 11, 2019

Ryan Gregg presented a paper, "Francesco da Sangallo’s Beard: Artistic Identity in Portraits of Cinquecento Sculptors,” at the Sixteenth Century Society and Conference. ... Counseling faculty member Rebecca George conducted a workshop for local high schools students applying for college. ... Jovan McBride finished third in the Student Human Resource Management competition at the Greater Miami Society of Human Resource Management Legal Update Conference. ... Debbie Stiles has two additional psychology papers publishing this fall.

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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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