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News Around Webster: Rodney, Westmoreland at AECT, Cosic November Screenings, Kwon in Korea Journal

November 05, 2020

Basiyr Rodney and Kelli Westmoreland presented research on the barriers that teachers face when attempting to utilize Multimodal Internet Resources...Zlatko Ćosić will have three films screening at festivals this month, the St. Louis International Film Festival, and festivals in Portugal and Australia...Jong Bum Kwon recently published his research article “Forging Workers of Iron: The Politics of Memory and the Performance of Revolutionary Promise” in the international, peer-reviewed Korea Journal.

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Webster Athens Engages the Masses With Academic Articles and Online Forum

November 02, 2020

English Department faculty members at Webster Athens have been restless minds, actively engaging in publishing articles and partaking in conferences. Faculty members have published articles, "The Brain, a Language Learning Stimulant," and "Cognition: Its Evolutionary Impact on Language Learning, Literature, and Beyond," and participated in the 4th Central Asian International Online Forum on "Quality Assurance in Education."

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News Around Webster

News Around Webster: Saisanan at NVivo Virtual Conference, Stiles Member of RMHRN, Advisors Presents at Annual NACADA, Playwriting Faculty Upcoming Works

October 14, 2020

Yupa Saisanan presented her paper at the NVivo Virtual Conference 2020. … Debbie Stiles is on the Steering Committee of the Refugee Mental Health Resource Network. … Kyle McCool and Jordan Wienke were selected to present at the annual NACADA, the Global Community for Academic Advising. … Calamity West has been commissioned to write a new play, "PANGEA," for the Jackalope Theatre Company in Chicago. … Taylor Gruenloh was selected by Stowe Story Labs to work on a screenplay.

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Jonah Mixon-Webster

Around Webster: Mixon-Webster in Harper's, Williams voting PSA, Kwon on Ferguson, Ellard NCLCA

September 24, 2020

Jonah Mixon-Webster has three poems published in the September issue of Harper's Magazine. ... Jong Bum Kwon co-edited and contributed to an issue of the journal, American Ethnologist, centered on Ferguson. ... Gwyneth Williams participated in Public Service Announcement for the City of St. Louis encouraging people to vote. ... Erica Ellard contributed to a special issue of the journal, The Learning Assistance Review, about higher education’s response to the novel coronavirus.

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Amanda Kracen

Around Webster: Kracen research; Dixon panel on diversity; apprentice teaching

September 14, 2020

Amanda Kracen and several Webster alumni who were her research assistants co-published a paper on psychologists providing clinical care in psycho-oncology. ... Trezette Dixon appeared on a special panel discussion on a Society for Human Resource Management panel, "Diversity Despite Disruption." ... A Medium interview with MAT graduate Betsy McMahon discusses teaching during the pandemic and how the School of Education helped students navigate field experiences during these unique times.

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Calamity West

Alumna, Faculty Member Calamity West's Screenplay Places First in Midwest Film Festival

September 03, 2020

Alumna and adjunct faculty member Calamity West won the Judge's Choice Prize at the Midwest Film Festival on Aug. 26 for her work in the short film Cool for Five Seconds. West wrote the screenplay for the film. West earned a BA in dramatic writing from Webster University in 2004, and has taught playwriting in Webster's English Department since 2017.

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Around Webster: Zimmerman's 'Waiting Room' opening; Stiles published; 'Nothingness'

August 25, 2020

Sculptor Brian Zimmerman's solo show "Waiting Room" opens Saturday, Aug. 29, at the Cathy Gregory Gallery. ... Debbie Stiles was a panelist at the 2020 convention of the American Psychological Association (APA) and also authored an article in the International Psychology Bulletin, both relating to COVID-19. ... Anna Kuznetsova, who is presenting at Webster Geneva, lectured in Geneva's "Meet the Artist" series on how art affords insight into the political, social, and economic environment of countries, through the example of "Nothingness" in Russia.

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Joe Roberts

Roberts on Arts Entrepreneurship in Oxford Research Encyclopedia

August 19, 2020

Joseph Roberts had his article, "Arts Entrepreneurship: Education, Theory, and Practice," published an article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia. There are no clear definitions of entrepreneurship and art, making explanation and theory on arts entrepreneurship education difficult. The article explores what artists think about these issues in the United States, India and Mexico, and the business and aesthetic skill sets needed to make a living as an artist. It also shares results from a test of arts entrepreneurship theory through the Coleman Fellows Program.

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Ece Tuncel

Around Webster: Tuncel, Link, Christeson, Cosic

August 06, 2020

Ece Tunce has a paper on negotiations published in Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. ... John Link was a featured presenter at the MidWest Association of Colleges and Employers Virtual Conference. ... A compendium of Con Christeson's reflection prompts are featured by the Museum of Contemporary Religious Art (MOCRA). ... Zlatko Cosic had films screening in Berlin and streaming this month at e-flux.

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News Around Webster: McElwee's Laumeier installation, Rodney 'Challenging Racism,' DADAH students win film award

July 16, 2020

Recent professional news and achievements for Webster University community members include: Professor Van McElwee has been named the Ken and Nancy Kranzberg Artist at Laumeier Sculpture Park in St. Louis. ... Associate Professor Basiyr Rodney participated in the online discussion “Challenging Racism and Injustice,” hosted by the Pan-African Ahmadiyya Muslim Association. ... Department of Art, Design, and Art History students Bethany Clemens' and Emma Bright's film “Woolgathering” won first place in the Spotlight Experimental Category the Concordia Film Festival in Montreal.

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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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